The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 96 102 148
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +46
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 41 27 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.76% 1.33% 0.69%
As % of the System Software category 12.93% 12.56% 6.23%
Number of salaries quoted 35 22 17
Average salary £37,500 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £28,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
vSphere
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

System Software Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
317 215 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.57% 10.62% 11.10%
Number of salaries quoted 243 174 267
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

vSphere
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Hertfordshire region.

vSphere Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

vSphere
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +7 14 £50,000 +2.56% 2
Berkhamsted - 12 £37,500 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -19 2 £65,000 +30.00%
Stevenage 0 1 - -
Potters Bar - 1 £32,500 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £42,500 -
St Albans - 1 £27,500 -
vSphere
East of England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere.

1 82 (98.80%) VMware
2 58 (69.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (55.42%) Windows
4 40 (48.19%) Microsoft
5 37 (44.58%) Cisco
6 32 (38.55%) HP
7 30 (36.14%) Citrix
7 30 (36.14%) SQL
8 29 (34.94%) MS Excel
8 29 (34.94%) Firewall
9 28 (33.73%) Hyper-V
10 27 (32.53%) NetApp
10 27 (32.53%) EMC
11 24 (28.92%) Active Directory
11 24 (28.92%) Windows Server 2008
12 23 (27.71%) XenApp
12 23 (27.71%) VMware ESX
13 22 (26.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 21 (25.30%) XenDesktop
15 20 (24.10%) SAN
15 20 (24.10%) DNS
15 20 (24.10%) MS Exchange
16 19 (22.89%) Dell
17 18 (21.69%) Symantec
17 18 (21.69%) Exchange Server 2010
18 17 (20.48%) Lync
19 16 (19.28%) IBM
20 15 (18.07%) Microsoft Certification
20 15 (18.07%) IIS
20 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2003

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (24.10%) MS Exchange
2 18 (21.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (20.48%) Lync
4 15 (18.07%) IIS
5 13 (15.66%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (13.25%) SharePoint
7 10 (12.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (8.43%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (7.23%) SAS
10 3 (3.61%) Apache
10 3 (3.61%) WebLogic
11 2 (2.41%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (2.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (1.20%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 29 (34.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.61%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.20%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.02%) Office 365
3 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.41%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 29 (34.94%) Firewall
2 20 (24.10%) DNS
2 20 (24.10%) SAN
3 14 (16.87%) DHCP
4 10 (12.05%) iSCSI
5 7 (8.43%) NAS
5 7 (8.43%) NetScaler
6 6 (7.23%) Wireless
7 5 (6.02%) TCP/IP
7 5 (6.02%) LAN
7 5 (6.02%) WAN
8 4 (4.82%) LDAP
8 4 (4.82%) VPN
8 4 (4.82%) MPLS
9 3 (3.61%) SSH
10 2 (2.41%) Internet
10 2 (2.41%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.41%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (2.41%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.20%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (9.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 6 (7.23%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Retail
3 3 (3.61%) Banking
3 3 (3.61%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.61%) Back Office
4 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.20%) Legal
4 1 (1.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (31.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (30.12%) Consultant
3 13 (15.66%) Technical Consultant
4 11 (13.25%) Server Engineer
5 10 (12.05%) Support Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Server Support
6 7 (8.43%) Server Support Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Wintel Support
6 7 (8.43%) Wintel Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Wintel Server Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) Senior Consultant
7 6 (7.23%) Network Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Architect
8 5 (6.02%) Project Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Technical Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Senior Technical Consultant
9 4 (4.82%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.61%) Web Services
2 1 (1.20%) XML
2 1 (1.20%) XSLT
2 1 (1.20%) Middleware
2 1 (1.20%) Ajax
2 1 (1.20%) REST
2 1 (1.20%) HTML
2 1 (1.20%) .NET
2 1 (1.20%) CSS
2 1 (1.20%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) FlexPod
2 9 (10.84%) Fat Client
2 9 (10.84%) Thin Client
3 7 (8.43%) CLARiiON
3 7 (8.43%) Client/Server
4 5 (6.02%) EqualLogic
4 5 (6.02%) Clustering
5 3 (3.61%) PKI
5 3 (3.61%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.41%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.20%) FMCG
7 1 (1.20%) Replication
7 1 (1.20%) CCTV
7 1 (1.20%) Streaming Music
7 1 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 46 (55.42%) Windows
2 24 (28.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (10.84%) Windows 2000 Server
5 9 (10.84%) Linux
6 5 (6.02%) UNIX
6 5 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (4.82%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.82%) Solaris
8 3 (3.61%) AIX
8 3 (3.61%) Windows 2000
8 3 (3.61%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.61%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.20%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.20%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.66%) Migration
1 13 (15.66%) Time Management
2 12 (14.46%) ITIL
3 7 (8.43%) PRINCE2
4 6 (7.23%) Network Design
5 5 (6.02%) Change Management
6 4 (4.82%) Project Management
6 4 (4.82%) Service Management
6 4 (4.82%) E-Commerce
6 4 (4.82%) Validation
6 4 (4.82%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.82%) Kanban
6 4 (4.82%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (4.82%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (4.82%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (3.61%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.61%) Use Case
8 2 (2.41%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.41%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 30 (36.14%) SQL
2 4 (4.82%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.61%) Perl
3 3 (3.61%) Python
3 3 (3.61%) Bourne shell
3 3 (3.61%) C-shell
4 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.20%) C#
5 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (26.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (18.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (18.07%) MCITP
3 14 (16.87%) NCDA
4 13 (15.66%) NCIE
4 13 (15.66%) VCAP
5 12 (14.46%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (13.25%) CCNA
6 11 (13.25%) MCSE
7 7 (8.43%) CCNP
7 7 (8.43%) MCTS
8 4 (4.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
9 3 (3.61%) Security Cleared
9 3 (3.61%) Degree
10 2 (2.41%) VTSP
10 2 (2.41%) VCP5
10 2 (2.41%) VCDX
10 2 (2.41%) VCP4
11 1 (1.20%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 58 (69.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (33.73%) Hyper-V
3 24 (28.92%) Active Directory
4 23 (27.71%) XenApp
4 23 (27.71%) VMware ESX
5 21 (25.30%) XenDesktop
6 10 (12.05%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (10.84%) XenServer
8 5 (6.02%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (4.82%) vCloud
10 3 (3.61%) Terminal Services
10 3 (3.61%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (1.20%) VMware Server
11 1 (1.20%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (15.66%) SCCM
2 10 (12.05%) SCOM
3 7 (8.43%) NetBackup
3 7 (8.43%) Backup Exec
3 7 (8.43%) EMC NetWorker
3 7 (8.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (3.61%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (3.61%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.41%) Legato
6 1 (1.20%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.20%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.20%) Cacti
6 1 (1.20%) Puppet
6 1 (1.20%) Opsview
Vendors
1 82 (98.80%) VMware
2 40 (48.19%) Microsoft
3 37 (44.58%) Cisco
4 32 (38.55%) HP
5 30 (36.14%) Citrix
6 27 (32.53%) EMC
6 27 (32.53%) NetApp
7 19 (22.89%) Dell
8 18 (21.69%) Symantec
9 16 (19.28%) IBM
10 12 (14.46%) Juniper
10 12 (14.46%) WatchGuard
11 9 (10.84%) CommVault
12 8 (9.64%) Red Hat
13 7 (8.43%) SolarWinds
14 5 (6.02%) Veeam
15 4 (4.82%) Rackspace
15 4 (4.82%) 3PAR
15 4 (4.82%) ProCurve
15 4 (4.82%) CheckPoint
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