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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 110 112 121
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 36 30 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.67% 1.29% 1.42%
As % of the System Software category 9.16% 10.83% 14.23%
Number of salaries quoted 19 26 35
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £64,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.49%
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
393 277 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.25% 11.90% 9.99%
Number of salaries quoted 295 227 238
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -24.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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
Hemel Hempstead -12 16 £52,500 +61.53%
Watford -7 5 £50,000 -4.76%
Borehamwood - 4 £45,000 -
St Albans -21 3 £41,500 +50.90% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £35,000 - 1
Stevenage - 1 £37,500 - 1
vSphere
East of England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 91 (95.79%) VMware
2 71 (74.74%) Windows
3 65 (68.42%) Microsoft
4 62 (65.26%) Cisco
5 57 (60.00%) Active Directory
6 55 (57.89%) Citrix
6 55 (57.89%) MS Exchange
7 53 (55.79%) Exchange Server 2010
8 50 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 47 (49.47%) VMware ESX
9 47 (49.47%) Backup Exec
9 47 (49.47%) DNS
10 46 (48.42%) DHCP
10 46 (48.42%) Sophos
10 46 (48.42%) Firewall
11 45 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2007
12 44 (46.32%) SQL Server
13 43 (45.26%) VMware Infrastructure
14 42 (44.21%) XenApp
15 41 (43.16%) Windows Server 2012
16 40 (42.11%) Symantec
17 39 (41.05%) IIS
18 38 (40.00%) NetBackup
18 38 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
19 37 (38.95%) XenDesktop
19 37 (38.95%) vCloud
20 36 (37.89%) Clustering
20 36 (37.89%) Blackberry
21 35 (36.84%) Norton AntiVirus
21 35 (36.84%) SQL Server 2000

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 55 (57.89%) MS Exchange
2 53 (55.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 45 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2007
4 39 (41.05%) IIS
5 38 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (6.32%) SharePoint
8 3 (3.16%) WorkSite
9 1 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (9.47%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.21%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.42%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.26%) SaaS
2 5 (5.26%) PaaS
3 4 (4.21%) IaaS
4 2 (2.11%) Office 365
4 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.05%) IBM SmartCloud
5 1 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (49.47%) DNS
2 46 (48.42%) DHCP
2 46 (48.42%) Firewall
3 27 (28.42%) SAN
4 12 (12.63%) VPN
5 10 (10.53%) LAN
6 8 (8.42%) WAN
6 8 (8.42%) TCP/IP
7 6 (6.32%) iSCSI
7 6 (6.32%) NAS
8 3 (3.16%) MPLS
8 3 (3.16%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.11%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (2.11%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.05%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.05%) VLAN
10 1 (1.05%) OSPF
10 1 (1.05%) Internet
10 1 (1.05%) SSL
10 1 (1.05%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (46.32%) SQL Server
2 35 (36.84%) SQL Server 2000
2 35 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.16%) Big Data
3 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.11%) MySQL
General
1 11 (11.58%) Finance
2 2 (2.11%) Retail
3 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.05%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 52 (54.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 35 (36.84%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (9.47%) IT Manager
3 9 (9.47%) Architect
3 9 (9.47%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (8.42%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.32%) Citrix Specialist
5 6 (6.32%) Technical Specialist
5 6 (6.32%) Citrix Technical Specialist
5 6 (6.32%) VMware Specialist
6 4 (4.21%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.21%) Senior Architect
6 4 (4.21%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (4.21%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.21%) Field Engineer
7 3 (3.16%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (3.16%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.16%) Senior Support Engineer
7 3 (3.16%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (2.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.16%) Web Services
2 1 (1.05%) JSON
2 1 (1.05%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 36 (37.89%) Blackberry
1 36 (37.89%) Clustering
2 6 (6.32%) Replication
2 6 (6.32%) FMCG
3 4 (4.21%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.11%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.11%) Statistics
5 1 (1.05%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.05%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.05%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 71 (74.74%) Windows
2 50 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (43.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (36.84%) Windows 2000
5 10 (10.53%) Linux
6 9 (9.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (9.47%) Windows 7
7 5 (5.26%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.21%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.16%) UNIX
10 2 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.05%) HPUX
11 1 (1.05%) Solaris
11 1 (1.05%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.63%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (11.58%) Project Management
3 7 (7.37%) Migration
4 4 (4.21%) Service Management
4 4 (4.21%) ITIL
4 4 (4.21%) Logistics
5 3 (3.16%) Security Architecture
5 3 (3.16%) Data Analytics
5 3 (3.16%) Analytics
5 3 (3.16%) Database Mirroring
5 3 (3.16%) PRINCE2
5 3 (3.16%) Process Management
5 3 (3.16%) Business Continuity
6 2 (2.11%) Asset Management
6 2 (2.11%) Project Planning
6 2 (2.11%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.11%) Software Licensing
7 1 (1.05%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.05%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.05%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.89%) SQL
2 4 (4.21%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.16%) VBScript
3 3 (3.16%) VB
4 1 (1.05%) Ruby
4 1 (1.05%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (27.37%) SC Cleared
1 26 (27.37%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (9.47%) CCNA
4 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.26%) MCSE
6 4 (4.21%) MCSA
6 4 (4.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.16%) MCDST
7 3 (3.16%) MCTS
7 3 (3.16%) MCITP
7 3 (3.16%) Degree
7 3 (3.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.05%) RHCE
8 1 (1.05%) Sun Certification
8 1 (1.05%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) SLA
2 3 (3.16%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 57 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 47 (49.47%) VMware ESX
3 43 (45.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (44.21%) XenApp
5 37 (38.95%) XenDesktop
5 37 (38.95%) vCloud
6 19 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 7 (7.37%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (4.21%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (3.16%) XenServer
10 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (2.11%) VMware Server
11 1 (1.05%) NFS
11 1 (1.05%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 47 (49.47%) Backup Exec
2 38 (40.00%) NetBackup
3 35 (36.84%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (4.21%) SCCM
5 2 (2.11%) SCOM
6 1 (1.05%) vMotion
6 1 (1.05%) Nagios
Vendors
1 91 (95.79%) VMware
2 65 (68.42%) Microsoft
3 62 (65.26%) Cisco
4 55 (57.89%) Citrix
5 46 (48.42%) Sophos
6 40 (42.11%) Symantec
7 35 (36.84%) Veritas
8 24 (25.26%) HP
9 12 (12.63%) NetApp
10 11 (11.58%) EMC
11 10 (10.53%) Acronis
12 8 (8.42%) Websense
13 7 (7.37%) Veeam
14 6 (6.32%) AppSense
15 4 (4.21%) IBM
16 3 (3.16%) SolarWinds
16 3 (3.16%) IronPort
17 2 (2.11%) 3PAR
17 2 (2.11%) CheckPoint
17 2 (2.11%) Red Hat
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: comprehensive benefits scheme
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
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Stevenage
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Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
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