vSphere Jobs in the UK excluding London

VMware vSphere
UK > UK excluding London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for vSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited vSphere over the 6 months to 2 March 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
2 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 465 429 526
Rank change year-on-year -36 +97 -180
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 230 394 324
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.41% 0.62% 0.47%
As % of the System Software category 2.89% 3.98% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 207 281 267
10th Percentile £26,043 £26,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,000 £35,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.45% -3.33%
75th Percentile £56,875 £55,000 £53,750
90th Percentile £73,000 £63,750 £62,500
UK median annual salary £53,750 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

All System Software Skills
UK excluding London

vSphere is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for system software skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 7,967 9,893 11,818
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 14.22% 15.48% 17.03%
Number of salaries quoted 6,532 6,404 8,296
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,000 £31,996
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% - -
75th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £78,750 £82,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £56,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% -1.79% +1.82%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in the UK excluding London

vSphere
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing vSphere in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for vSphere in the UK excluding London

vSphere
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing vSphere in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 2 March 2024.

Salary histogram for vSphere in the UK excluding London

vSphere
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 2 March 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
South East +59 62 £52,500 +40.00% 16
South West +36 49 £52,500 +16.67% 13
East of England +21 47 £27,500 -47.62% 5
North of England +29 41 £47,500 -5.00% 12
Midlands +8 23 £50,000 +47.06% 7
Yorkshire +77 17 £37,500 -6.25% 2
West Midlands +37 17 £110,000 +238.46% 3
North West +10 17 £47,500 -9.52% 8
North East +7 8 £27,250 -48.10% 2
East Midlands -6 6 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Scotland -45 5 £70,000 +33.33% 3
Wales -3 3 £41,875 -6.94% 2
Northern Ireland +13 1 £34,628 +6.55%
vSphere
UK

vSphere
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 48 (20.87%) SharePoint
2 35 (15.22%) Microsoft Exchange
3 19 (8.26%) IIS
4 8 (3.48%) Confluence
5 3 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.30%) WordPress
6 2 (0.87%) nginx
7 1 (0.43%) SAS
7 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (4.78%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 121 (52.61%) Microsoft 365
2 105 (45.65%) Azure
3 31 (13.48%) AWS
4 25 (10.87%) Entra ID
5 21 (9.13%) OneDrive
6 18 (7.83%) IaaS
6 18 (7.83%) PaaS
7 13 (5.65%) Azure DevOps
8 11 (4.78%) SaaS
9 3 (1.30%) Power Platform
10 2 (0.87%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.87%) Nutanix
11 1 (0.43%) Azure Key Vault
11 1 (0.43%) Power Automate
11 1 (0.43%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 60 (26.09%) Firewall
2 54 (23.48%) SAN
3 48 (20.87%) VPN
4 47 (20.43%) LAN
5 45 (19.57%) DNS
6 44 (19.13%) WAN
7 35 (15.22%) DHCP
8 27 (11.74%) NAS
9 26 (11.30%) VSAN
10 23 (10.00%) TCP/IP
11 16 (6.96%) VoIP
11 16 (6.96%) Wireless
12 15 (6.52%) VLAN
13 14 (6.09%) Skype
14 11 (4.78%) Internet
15 10 (4.35%) NGFW
16 9 (3.91%) Wi-Fi
16 9 (3.91%) WLAN
17 7 (3.04%) Structured Cabling
18 6 (2.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.30%) Ingres
2 3 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (1.30%) Power BI
3 1 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.43%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.43%) MariaDB
3 1 (0.43%) MySQL
3 1 (0.43%) MySQL Workbench
3 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.43%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 8 (3.48%) JIRA
2 3 (1.30%) Git
3 1 (0.43%) DBeaver
3 1 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 40 (17.39%) Social Skills
2 30 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (10.00%) Finance
4 17 (7.39%) Military
5 10 (4.35%) Public Sector
6 9 (3.91%) Documentation Skills
7 8 (3.48%) Advertising
8 6 (2.61%) Telecoms
9 5 (2.17%) Local Government
9 5 (2.17%) Retail
10 3 (1.30%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 3 (1.30%) Law
11 2 (0.87%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.87%) Banking
11 2 (0.87%) Electronics
12 1 (0.43%) Legal
12 1 (0.43%) Police
12 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 68 (29.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 45 (19.57%) Senior
3 26 (11.30%) Lead
4 25 (10.87%) Support Engineer
5 22 (9.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 21 (9.13%) IT Engineer
7 15 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
7 15 (6.52%) Analyst
7 15 (6.52%) Wintel Engineer
8 14 (6.09%) Administrator
8 14 (6.09%) Senior Wintel Engineer
9 13 (5.65%) Systems Engineer
10 12 (5.22%) Architect
10 12 (5.22%) Systems Administrator
11 10 (4.35%) Citrix Architect
11 10 (4.35%) Cloud Architect
11 10 (4.35%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
11 10 (4.35%) DevOps Architect
11 10 (4.35%) Network Engineer
11 10 (4.35%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.22%) JSON
2 11 (4.78%) YAML
3 10 (4.35%) ARM Templates
4 6 (2.61%) .NET
5 5 (2.17%) EDI
6 4 (1.74%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (1.30%) LAMP
7 3 (1.30%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (0.87%) XML
9 1 (0.43%) HTML
9 1 (0.43%) HTML5
9 1 (0.43%) REST
9 1 (0.43%) SOAP
9 1 (0.43%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.87%) Clustering
2 23 (10.00%) PKI
3 21 (9.13%) Replication
4 17 (7.39%) Data Centre
4 17 (7.39%) Public Cloud
5 16 (6.96%) Fat Client
5 16 (6.96%) Thin Client
6 10 (4.35%) Private Cloud
7 5 (2.17%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.74%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 4 (1.74%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.74%) Mobile Computing
9 3 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.30%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.87%) CMDB
10 2 (0.87%) Handset
10 2 (0.87%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.87%) Onboarding
10 2 (0.87%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 163 (70.87%) Windows
2 132 (57.39%) Windows Server
3 66 (28.70%) Linux
4 57 (24.78%) Windows Server 2016
5 42 (18.26%) Windows Server 2019
6 39 (16.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (16.52%) Windows 10
8 16 (6.96%) Ubuntu
9 12 (5.22%) CentOS
10 10 (4.35%) Windows 7
11 6 (2.61%) VMS
12 5 (2.17%) Apple iOS
12 5 (2.17%) Debian
12 5 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.30%) SUSE
14 2 (0.87%) Unix
15 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (34.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 64 (27.83%) ITIL
3 32 (13.91%) Problem-Solving
4 28 (12.17%) Agile
4 28 (12.17%) Incident Management
5 25 (10.87%) Network Design
6 22 (9.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 20 (8.70%) Service Delivery
8 19 (8.26%) Customer Service
8 19 (8.26%) Mentoring
9 18 (7.83%) DevOps
10 17 (7.39%) Load Balancing
10 17 (7.39%) Patch Management
11 16 (6.96%) Key Management
12 15 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
13 14 (6.09%) Cybersecurity
13 14 (6.09%) Ticket Management
14 13 (5.65%) Time Management
15 12 (5.22%) Database Mirroring
15 12 (5.22%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 82 (35.65%) PowerShell
2 25 (10.87%) SQL
3 15 (6.52%) Python
4 14 (6.09%) Bash
5 6 (2.61%) C#
5 6 (2.61%) VB.NET
6 5 (2.17%) ActionScript
6 5 (2.17%) VB
7 3 (1.30%) AWK
7 3 (1.30%) sed
8 1 (0.43%) Java
8 1 (0.43%) Perl
8 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (21.30%) Security Cleared
2 31 (13.48%) Degree
3 29 (12.61%) DV Cleared
4 28 (12.17%) SC Cleared
5 13 (5.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (3.04%) HND
8 6 (2.61%) CCNA
9 5 (2.17%) CCNP
9 5 (2.17%) MCSA
10 4 (1.74%) CCA
10 4 (1.74%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (1.74%) DBS Check
11 3 (1.30%) CCDA
11 3 (1.30%) HNC
11 3 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.30%) MCSE
11 3 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (0.87%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.26%) SLA
2 10 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.91%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (1.74%) NIST
5 2 (0.87%) GDPR
5 2 (0.87%) NCSC
6 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 153 (66.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 134 (58.26%) Active Directory
3 43 (18.70%) Hyper-V
4 33 (14.35%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (8.26%) VMware NSX
6 15 (6.52%) Virtual Desktop
7 13 (5.65%) Virtual Servers
8 12 (5.22%) XenApp
9 5 (2.17%) OpenSSH
10 4 (1.74%) Docker
10 4 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (1.30%) Firmware
11 3 (1.30%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.87%) KVM
12 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.43%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 1 (0.43%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.43%) QEMU
13 1 (0.43%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 33 (14.35%) vCenter Server
2 30 (13.04%) Microsoft Intune
3 29 (12.61%) SCCM
4 20 (8.70%) Failover Clustering
4 20 (8.70%) Microsoft Clustering
5 17 (7.39%) Terraform
6 16 (6.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 12 (5.22%) Ansible
8 11 (4.78%) Kubernetes
8 11 (4.78%) McAfee ePO
8 11 (4.78%) Nessus
9 9 (3.91%) Puppet
10 8 (3.48%) FortiGate
10 8 (3.48%) SCVMM
11 7 (3.04%) WSUS
12 6 (2.61%) Nagios
13 5 (2.17%) IBM BigFix
13 5 (2.17%) NetCrunch
13 5 (2.17%) SCOM
13 5 (2.17%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 218 (94.78%) VMware
2 135 (58.70%) Microsoft
3 39 (16.96%) Veeam
4 30 (13.04%) Citrix
5 29 (12.61%) Cisco
6 16 (6.96%) HP
6 16 (6.96%) IBM
6 16 (6.96%) Red Hat
7 15 (6.52%) Dell
8 13 (5.65%) CheckPoint
9 11 (4.78%) Commvault
9 11 (4.78%) McAfee
9 11 (4.78%) Palo Alto
10 9 (3.91%) SolarWinds
10 9 (3.91%) Sophos
11 8 (3.48%) Zerto
12 7 (3.04%) Apple
12 7 (3.04%) Aruba
12 7 (3.04%) F5
12 7 (3.04%) NetApp