The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 92 112 135
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +23
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 51 21 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.06% 1.00% 0.94%
As % of the System Software category 14.17% 10.55% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 38 18 24
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £28,500 £40,450
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
System Software Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
360 199 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 14.51% 9.44% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 287 163 224
Average salary £40,000 £30,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.14% -32.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
vSphere
East of England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 22 £50,000 - 1
Berkhamsted - 10 £37,500 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -9 5 £37,500 -16.66%
Stevenage - 2 - -
St Albans +2 1 £27,500 -3.50%
Rickmansworth - 1 £42,500 -
vSphere
East of England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 80 (98.77%) VMware
2 53 (65.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (59.26%) Windows
4 41 (50.62%) Microsoft
5 38 (46.91%) Cisco
6 35 (43.21%) HP
7 31 (38.27%) Firewall
8 30 (37.04%) EMC
9 29 (35.80%) Citrix
9 29 (35.80%) MS Excel
9 29 (35.80%) NetApp
10 27 (33.33%) Hyper-V
10 27 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 25 (30.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 25 (30.86%) SQL
12 24 (29.63%) Active Directory
12 24 (29.63%) VMware ESX
13 23 (28.40%) SAN
14 22 (27.16%) XenApp
15 21 (25.93%) XenDesktop
15 21 (25.93%) Dell
16 20 (24.69%) MS Exchange
16 20 (24.69%) Exchange Server 2010
17 19 (23.46%) Lync
17 19 (23.46%) Microsoft Certification
17 19 (23.46%) Symantec
18 18 (22.22%) IBM
18 18 (22.22%) DNS
19 17 (20.99%) NCDA
19 17 (20.99%) MCITP

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (24.69%) MS Exchange
1 20 (24.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 19 (23.46%) Lync
3 16 (19.75%) IIS
4 12 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (13.58%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (13.58%) SharePoint
6 8 (9.88%) SAS
6 8 (9.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (8.64%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (3.70%) Apache
8 3 (3.70%) WebLogic
9 2 (2.47%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (2.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.47%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.23%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 29 (35.80%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.70%) MS Office
3 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.23%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.94%) Office 365
3 3 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.47%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 31 (38.27%) Firewall
2 23 (28.40%) SAN
3 18 (22.22%) DNS
4 14 (17.28%) DHCP
5 12 (14.81%) iSCSI
6 9 (11.11%) NAS
6 9 (11.11%) NetScaler
7 7 (8.64%) VPN
8 6 (7.41%) Wireless
9 5 (6.17%) LAN
9 5 (6.17%) WAN
10 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
10 4 (4.94%) LDAP
10 4 (4.94%) MPLS
11 3 (3.70%) SSH
11 3 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (2.47%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (2.47%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (2.47%) Internet
13 1 (1.23%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (9.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.23%) MySQL
General
1 7 (8.64%) Retail
2 5 (6.17%) Finance
3 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.70%) Back Office
3 3 (3.70%) Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Advertising
4 1 (1.23%) Games
4 1 (1.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (34.57%) Consultant
2 18 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (19.75%) Technical Consultant
4 11 (13.58%) Server Engineer
5 9 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 8 (9.88%) Server Support
7 7 (8.64%) Project Engineer
7 7 (8.64%) Technical Engineer
7 7 (8.64%) Server Support Engineer
7 7 (8.64%) Wintel Support
7 7 (8.64%) Wintel Engineer
7 7 (8.64%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 7 (8.64%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (8.64%) Wintel Server Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Senior Consultant
8 6 (7.41%) Network Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Architect
9 5 (6.17%) UNIX Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Senior UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (1.23%) XML
2 1 (1.23%) XSLT
2 1 (1.23%) Middleware
2 1 (1.23%) Ajax
2 1 (1.23%) REST
2 1 (1.23%) HTML
2 1 (1.23%) .NET
2 1 (1.23%) CSS
2 1 (1.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) FlexPod
2 7 (8.64%) Fat Client
2 7 (8.64%) Client/Server
2 7 (8.64%) Thin Client
2 7 (8.64%) CLARiiON
3 5 (6.17%) EqualLogic
4 4 (4.94%) Clustering
5 3 (3.70%) PKI
5 3 (3.70%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.47%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.23%) Replication
7 1 (1.23%) CCTV
7 1 (1.23%) Streaming Music
7 1 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 48 (59.26%) Windows
2 25 (30.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (16.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (13.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (12.35%) Linux
6 9 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
7 6 (7.41%) UNIX
8 5 (6.17%) Solaris
8 5 (6.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (4.94%) Windows 7
9 4 (4.94%) Windows Vista
10 3 (3.70%) Windows 2000
10 3 (3.70%) AIX
11 1 (1.23%) HPUX
11 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.52%) Migration
1 15 (18.52%) Time Management
2 11 (13.58%) ITIL
3 8 (9.88%) Network Design
4 6 (7.41%) Service Management
5 5 (6.17%) Change Management
5 5 (6.17%) PRINCE2
6 4 (4.94%) E-Commerce
6 4 (4.94%) Project Management
6 4 (4.94%) Validation
6 4 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.94%) Kanban
6 4 (4.94%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (4.94%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (4.94%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (3.70%) Use Case
7 3 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.47%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.47%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.86%) SQL
2 4 (4.94%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.70%) Perl
3 3 (3.70%) Python
3 3 (3.70%) Bourne shell
3 3 (3.70%) C-shell
4 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.23%) C#
5 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 19 (23.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (20.99%) MCITP
3 17 (20.99%) NCDA
4 16 (19.75%) NCIE
4 16 (19.75%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (18.52%) CCNA
5 15 (18.52%) MCSE
5 15 (18.52%) VCAP
6 9 (11.11%) CCNP
7 7 (8.64%) MCTS
8 4 (4.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
9 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
9 3 (3.70%) Degree
9 3 (3.70%) MCP
10 2 (2.47%) VCDX
10 2 (2.47%) VCP4
10 2 (2.47%) VTSP
10 2 (2.47%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.47%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 53 (65.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 24 (29.63%) VMware ESX
3 24 (29.63%) Active Directory
4 22 (27.16%) XenApp
5 21 (25.93%) XenDesktop
6 12 (14.81%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (8.64%) XenServer
8 6 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (4.94%) vCloud
10 3 (3.70%) Terminal Services
10 3 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (1.23%) VMware Server
11 1 (1.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (18.52%) SCCM
2 12 (14.81%) SCOM
3 8 (9.88%) NetBackup
4 7 (8.64%) Backup Exec
4 7 (8.64%) EMC NetWorker
4 7 (8.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (3.70%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.47%) Legato
7 1 (1.23%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.23%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.23%) Cacti
7 1 (1.23%) Puppet
7 1 (1.23%) Opsview
Vendors
1 80 (98.77%) VMware
2 41 (50.62%) Microsoft
3 38 (46.91%) Cisco
4 35 (43.21%) HP
5 30 (37.04%) EMC
6 29 (35.80%) Citrix
6 29 (35.80%) NetApp
7 21 (25.93%) Dell
8 19 (23.46%) Symantec
9 18 (22.22%) IBM
10 14 (17.28%) Juniper
10 14 (17.28%) WatchGuard
11 9 (11.11%) CommVault
11 9 (11.11%) Red Hat
12 7 (8.64%) SolarWinds
13 5 (6.17%) Veeam
14 4 (4.94%) Rackspace
14 4 (4.94%) 3PAR
14 4 (4.94%) CheckPoint
14 4 (4.94%) Sophos
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