The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 121 110 95
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -15
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 15 34 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.71% 1.57% 2.34%
As % of the System Software category 7.77% 10.43% 17.92%
Number of salaries quoted 13 27 53
Median salary £40,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £70,000 £54,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
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
193 326 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.09% 15.05% 13.03%
Number of salaries quoted 157 252 267
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,000 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £60,000 £62,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

vSphere
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage - 4 £21,000 -
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £40,500 -
Hemel Hempstead +1 1 £60,000 +37.14% 1
vSphere
East of England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 37 (100.00%) VMware
2 36 (97.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (97.30%) Windows
3 28 (75.68%) Windows Server
4 20 (54.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (54.05%) Active Directory
5 19 (51.35%) Citrix
5 19 (51.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
7 13 (35.14%) Hyper-V
7 13 (35.14%) XenApp
8 12 (32.43%) VMware ESX
8 12 (32.43%) WAN
8 12 (32.43%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (29.73%) LAN
9 11 (29.73%) TCP/IP
9 11 (29.73%) SAN
9 11 (29.73%) Firewall
10 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (27.03%) Cisco
10 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (24.32%) Office 365
11 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (24.32%) vRealize
11 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
11 9 (24.32%) Linux
11 9 (24.32%) Change Management
12 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
12 8 (21.62%) MCSE

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.22%) IIS
2 6 (16.22%) OpenStack
3 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (10.81%) Apache
4 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (10.81%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.70%) JBoss
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (24.32%) Office 365
2 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) WAN
2 11 (29.73%) Firewall
2 11 (29.73%) LAN
2 11 (29.73%) SAN
2 11 (29.73%) TCP/IP
3 8 (21.62%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (13.51%) DHCP
4 5 (13.51%) DNS
4 5 (13.51%) Unified Communications
5 4 (10.81%) Ethernet
5 4 (10.81%) HTTP
5 4 (10.81%) Internet
5 4 (10.81%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) VMware Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Consultant
3 6 (16.22%) IT Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) IT Support
3 6 (16.22%) IT Support Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Support Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Help Desk Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Help Desk Support
4 5 (13.51%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Support
4 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Principal Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) .NET
1 4 (10.81%) Middleware
1 4 (10.81%) Web Services
2 2 (5.41%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Fat Client
1 7 (18.92%) Thin Client
2 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.51%) Private Cloud
3 4 (10.81%) Clustering
4 2 (5.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (97.30%) Windows
2 28 (75.68%) Windows Server
3 20 (54.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (24.32%) Linux
5 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
7 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (10.81%) Windows 10
8 2 (5.41%) Unix
8 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
8 2 (5.41%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.70%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Change Management
2 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce
2 7 (18.92%) Server Virtualisation
2 7 (18.92%) Virtual Environments
3 6 (16.22%) ITIL
3 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
4 5 (13.51%) Application Virtualisation
4 5 (13.51%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 5 (13.51%) Presales
4 5 (13.51%) Process Improvement
5 4 (10.81%) High Availability
5 4 (10.81%) Migration
5 4 (10.81%) Network Load Balancing
5 4 (10.81%) SDLC
6 3 (8.11%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.41%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.41%) Perl
2 2 (5.41%) PHP
2 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (51.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (21.62%) MCSE
4 6 (16.22%) VCAP
4 6 (16.22%) VCDX
5 4 (10.81%) RHCE
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.70%) EMCISA
6 1 (2.70%) EMCSA
6 1 (2.70%) MCP
6 1 (2.70%) MCSA
6 1 (2.70%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (97.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (54.05%) Active Directory
3 13 (35.14%) Hyper-V
3 13 (35.14%) XenApp
4 12 (32.43%) VMware ESX
4 12 (32.43%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (21.62%) vCloud
6 6 (16.22%) Terminal Services
6 6 (16.22%) XenServer
7 4 (10.81%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (8.11%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) vRealize
2 6 (16.22%) Puppet
3 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.70%) SCCM
4 1 (2.70%) Simpana
4 1 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (51.35%) Citrix
3 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
4 10 (27.03%) Cisco
5 6 (16.22%) Computacenter
6 5 (13.51%) HP
7 4 (10.81%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.41%) Oracle
9 1 (2.70%) CommVault
9 1 (2.70%) Cyber-Ark
9 1 (2.70%) Dell
9 1 (2.70%) EMC
9 1 (2.70%) Juniper
9 1 (2.70%) NetApp
9 1 (2.70%) Symantec
9 1 (2.70%) Veeam
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