vSphere Jobs with Work from Home Options

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UK > Work from Home

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 21 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
21 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 432 497 537
Rank change year-on-year +65 +40 -136
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 118 212 223
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.40% 0.45% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 2.83% 2.83% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 96 156 183
10th Percentile £43,750 £36,356 £31,250
25th Percentile £48,750 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,073 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.00% -12.28%
75th Percentile £84,063 £63,188 £65,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £73,750 £77,250
UK median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% +5.26% -5.00%

All System Software Skills
Work from Home

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for system software skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4,166 7,502 10,141
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 14.16% 15.99% 17.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3,562 5,419 6,916
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £32,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £60,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% -0.83% +10.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £78,750 £81,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% - -

vSphere
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

vSphere trend for jobs with a WFH option

vSphere
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing vSphere.

vSphere salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

vSphere
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing vSphere over the 6 months to 21 February 2024.

vSphere salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

vSphere
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options 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 20 (16.95%) SharePoint
2 17 (14.41%) Microsoft Exchange
3 10 (8.47%) IIS
4 6 (5.08%) Apache
5 4 (3.39%) SAS
6 3 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.69%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.85%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.54%) SPSS
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 74 (62.71%) Azure
2 72 (61.02%) Microsoft 365
3 26 (22.03%) IaaS
3 26 (22.03%) PaaS
4 25 (21.19%) Azure DevOps
5 22 (18.64%) AWS
6 6 (5.08%) Entra ID
6 6 (5.08%) Nutanix
6 6 (5.08%) OneDrive
7 5 (4.24%) SaaS
8 3 (2.54%) Dropbox
8 3 (2.54%) Rubrik
9 2 (1.69%) WhatsApp
10 1 (0.85%) Azure Key Vault
10 1 (0.85%) Cohesity
10 1 (0.85%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.85%) Power Automate
10 1 (0.85%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.85%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 40 (33.90%) VPN
2 30 (25.42%) SAN
3 28 (23.73%) Firewall
4 27 (22.88%) WAN
5 26 (22.03%) LAN
6 25 (21.19%) DNS
7 22 (18.64%) NGFW
8 17 (14.41%) NAS
9 14 (11.86%) DHCP
9 14 (11.86%) VSAN
10 11 (9.32%) Skype
11 10 (8.47%) TCP/IP
12 8 (6.78%) Structured Cabling
12 8 (6.78%) VLAN
13 7 (5.93%) Wireless
14 6 (5.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 6 (5.08%) Internet
15 3 (2.54%) Fibre Channel
15 3 (2.54%) iSCSI
15 3 (2.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.54%) Big Data
2 3 (2.54%) EDRMS
2 3 (2.54%) Ingres
2 3 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.69%) DB2
4 1 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.85%) Power BI
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.85%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Git
2 1 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 23 (19.49%) Finance
2 20 (16.95%) Social Skills
3 19 (16.10%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (10.17%) Military
5 8 (6.78%) Advertising
6 6 (5.08%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 6 (5.08%) Legal
7 5 (4.24%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (0.85%) Law
8 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (33.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (22.03%) Architect
2 26 (22.03%) Senior
3 22 (18.64%) Citrix Architect
3 22 (18.64%) Cloud Architect
3 22 (18.64%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 15 (12.71%) DevOps Architect
5 12 (10.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (9.32%) Administrator
6 11 (9.32%) Systems Administrator
6 11 (9.32%) Wintel Engineer
7 10 (8.47%) Senior Wintel Engineer
8 9 (7.63%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (6.78%) Support Engineer
10 7 (5.93%) Lead
11 6 (5.08%) IT Engineer
11 6 (5.08%) Network Engineer
11 6 (5.08%) Technical Leader
11 6 (5.08%) Virtualisation Administrator
11 6 (5.08%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.49%) JSON
2 22 (18.64%) ARM Templates
2 22 (18.64%) YAML
3 6 (5.08%) Apache NiFi
3 6 (5.08%) Kafka
4 3 (2.54%) EDI
5 2 (1.69%) .NET
5 2 (1.69%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.85%) OAuth
6 1 (0.85%) OAuth2
6 1 (0.85%) REST
6 1 (0.85%) SOAP
6 1 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (22.03%) Public Cloud
2 24 (20.34%) Private Cloud
3 15 (12.71%) Data Centre
4 13 (11.02%) Clustering
4 13 (11.02%) PKI
5 11 (9.32%) Fat Client
5 11 (9.32%) Thin Client
6 9 (7.63%) Onboarding
7 3 (2.54%) Cybercrime
7 3 (2.54%) Replication
7 3 (2.54%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.85%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.85%) Security Posture
9 1 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.85%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 59 (50.00%) Windows
2 54 (45.76%) Windows Server
3 39 (33.05%) Linux
4 26 (22.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (18.64%) Windows Server 2016
6 19 (16.10%) Windows Server 2019
7 17 (14.41%) Windows 10
8 6 (5.08%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.39%) Debian
9 4 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.54%) CentOS
10 3 (2.54%) SUSE
10 3 (2.54%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.85%) Unix
11 1 (0.85%) VMS
11 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (38.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 37 (31.36%) Network Design
3 31 (26.27%) DevOps
4 25 (21.19%) SDLC
5 24 (20.34%) Agile
6 23 (19.49%) CI/CD
6 23 (19.49%) Infrastructure as Code
7 22 (18.64%) ITIL
7 22 (18.64%) Network Virtualisation
8 17 (14.41%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (12.71%) Load Balancing
10 14 (11.86%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (11.02%) Incident Management
12 12 (10.17%) Mentoring
13 11 (9.32%) Database Mirroring
13 11 (9.32%) Key Management
13 11 (9.32%) Patch Management
14 10 (8.47%) Line Management
15 9 (7.63%) Time Management
16 8 (6.78%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (47.46%) PowerShell
2 18 (15.25%) SQL
3 13 (11.02%) Python
4 12 (10.17%) Bash
5 3 (2.54%) AWK
5 3 (2.54%) sed
6 2 (1.69%) ActionScript
6 2 (1.69%) C#
6 2 (1.69%) VB
6 2 (1.69%) VBScript
7 1 (0.85%) Go
7 1 (0.85%) Java
7 1 (0.85%) Perl
7 1 (0.85%) Ruby
7 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (23.73%) Security Cleared
2 17 (14.41%) DV Cleared
3 16 (13.56%) Degree
4 13 (11.02%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (11.02%) SC Cleared
5 12 (10.17%) CCNP
6 9 (7.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (6.78%) CCNA
7 8 (6.78%) MCSE
8 7 (5.93%) MCP
9 4 (3.39%) DBS Check
10 3 (2.54%) MCSA
11 1 (0.85%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
11 1 (0.85%) Azure Certification
11 1 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.85%) CISSP
11 1 (0.85%) MCITP
11 1 (0.85%) MCTS
11 1 (0.85%) RHCA
11 1 (0.85%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.78%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 101 (85.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (45.76%) Active Directory
3 30 (25.42%) VMware ESXi
4 22 (18.64%) Virtual Desktop
5 18 (15.25%) Hyper-V
6 16 (13.56%) VMware NSX
7 8 (6.78%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (5.93%) Docker
9 2 (1.69%) OpenSSH
9 2 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.69%) XenApp
10 1 (0.85%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.85%) Firmware
10 1 (0.85%) KVM
10 1 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 31 (26.27%) Terraform
2 17 (14.41%) Ansible
3 13 (11.02%) SCCM
4 12 (10.17%) vCenter Server
5 11 (9.32%) Failover Clustering
5 11 (9.32%) Microsoft Clustering
5 11 (9.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 8 (6.78%) Nessus
7 7 (5.93%) Kubernetes
7 7 (5.93%) Puppet
8 6 (5.08%) Consul
8 6 (5.08%) FortiGate
8 6 (5.08%) Nagios
9 5 (4.24%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (4.24%) SCVMM
10 4 (3.39%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (3.39%) WSUS
11 2 (1.69%) IBM BigFix
11 2 (1.69%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 113 (95.76%) VMware
2 46 (38.98%) Microsoft
3 30 (25.42%) Citrix
4 23 (19.49%) Cisco
5 14 (11.86%) Palo Alto
5 14 (11.86%) Veeam
6 12 (10.17%) F5
7 11 (9.32%) CheckPoint
8 10 (8.47%) IBM
8 10 (8.47%) Juniper
9 9 (7.63%) Sophos
10 8 (6.78%) arcserve
11 7 (5.93%) 3PAR
11 7 (5.93%) Infoblox
11 7 (5.93%) Red Hat
12 6 (5.08%) Mellanox
13 5 (4.24%) EMC
13 5 (4.24%) HP
13 5 (4.24%) McAfee
14 4 (3.39%) Commvault