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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 109 112 114
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 23 40 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.14% 1.68% 1.56%
As % of the System Software category 8.07% 13.16% 10.56%
Number of salaries quoted 17 31 31
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -
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
285 304 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 14.16% 12.76% 14.80%
Number of salaries quoted 228 244 262
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,355 £27,500 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,900 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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
Welwyn Garden City +2 7 £55,000 +15.78%
Hemel Hempstead -7 4 £60,000 -
Stevenage - 4 £23,250 -
Watford -7 1 £35,000 -22.22%
vSphere
East of England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 54 (98.18%) VMware
2 52 (94.55%) Windows
3 46 (83.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (81.82%) Windows Server
5 37 (67.27%) Citrix
6 32 (58.18%) Cisco
7 31 (56.36%) XenApp
8 29 (52.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 29 (52.73%) MS Exchange
9 28 (50.91%) Active Directory
10 27 (49.09%) SAN
11 24 (43.64%) Microsoft
12 23 (41.82%) VMware ESX
13 21 (38.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 21 (38.18%) WAN
14 20 (36.36%) LAN
15 19 (34.55%) Firewall
16 16 (29.09%) E-Commerce
17 15 (27.27%) Server Virtualisation
18 13 (23.64%) NetScaler
19 12 (21.82%) Cisco ASA
19 12 (21.82%) Hyper-V
19 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2012
20 11 (20.00%) Service Delivery
20 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
20 11 (20.00%) HP
20 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
20 11 (20.00%) MCSE
21 10 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
21 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure

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 29 (52.73%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (9.09%) IIS
3 5 (9.09%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.64%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.82%) nginx
5 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Office
2 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (16.36%) Office 365
3 6 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.82%) IaaS
4 1 (1.82%) PaaS
4 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (49.09%) SAN
2 21 (38.18%) WAN
3 20 (36.36%) LAN
4 19 (34.55%) Firewall
5 13 (23.64%) NetScaler
6 12 (21.82%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (12.73%) DHCP
8 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
9 5 (9.09%) DNS
9 5 (9.09%) Unified Communications
10 4 (7.27%) Ethernet
10 4 (7.27%) Internet
10 4 (7.27%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (3.64%) BGP
11 2 (3.64%) EIGRP
11 2 (3.64%) IPv4
11 2 (3.64%) OSPF
11 2 (3.64%) Skype
12 1 (1.82%) PBX
12 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) Data Mining
1 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) MySQL
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (3.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (23.64%) Consultant
3 12 (21.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (16.36%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 9 (16.36%) Team Leader
5 7 (12.73%) Technical Consultant
6 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 6 (10.91%) Senior Consultant
6 6 (10.91%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
6 6 (10.91%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 6 (10.91%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Technical Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
6 6 (10.91%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Technical Leader
6 6 (10.91%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 5 (9.09%) Architect
7 5 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Principal Consultant
7 5 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) .NET
1 4 (7.27%) Web Services
2 1 (1.82%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (1.82%) PHP-FPM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Private Cloud
2 4 (7.27%) Clustering
2 4 (7.27%) Fat Client
2 4 (7.27%) Thin Client
3 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.64%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.64%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 52 (94.55%) Windows
2 45 (81.82%) Windows Server
3 21 (38.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (10.91%) Linux
6 6 (10.91%) Windows 7
7 4 (7.27%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.64%) CentOS
8 2 (3.64%) Unix
8 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.64%) Windows Vista
8 2 (3.64%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.82%) Debian
9 1 (1.82%) Fedora
9 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.82%) Solaris
9 1 (1.82%) SUSE
9 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) E-Commerce
2 15 (27.27%) Server Virtualisation
3 11 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 10 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (16.36%) Server Building
6 7 (12.73%) Virtual Environments
7 6 (10.91%) Business Transformation
7 6 (10.91%) Change Management
7 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
7 6 (10.91%) Project Planning
8 5 (9.09%) Application Virtualisation
8 5 (9.09%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 5 (9.09%) High Availability
8 5 (9.09%) ITIL
8 5 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (9.09%) Presales
9 4 (7.27%) Network Load Balancing
10 3 (5.45%) Business Continuity
11 2 (3.64%) Migration
11 2 (3.64%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.64%) Perl
2 2 (3.64%) VBScript
3 1 (1.82%) PHP
3 1 (1.82%) SQL
3 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (52.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (20.00%) MCSE
2 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (10.91%) VCAP
3 6 (10.91%) VCDX
4 4 (7.27%) CCNA
4 4 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.64%) MCSA
6 1 (1.82%) EMCISA
6 1 (1.82%) EMCSA
6 1 (1.82%) MCP
6 1 (1.82%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (83.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (56.36%) XenApp
3 28 (50.91%) Active Directory
4 23 (41.82%) VMware ESX
5 12 (21.82%) Hyper-V
6 8 (14.55%) XenServer
7 7 (12.73%) vCloud
7 7 (12.73%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (7.27%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (5.45%) Terminal Services
9 3 (5.45%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.82%) Varnish
10 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) vRealize
2 3 (5.45%) SCCM
3 2 (3.64%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.82%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.82%) Simpana
4 1 (1.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 54 (98.18%) VMware
2 37 (67.27%) Citrix
3 32 (58.18%) Cisco
4 24 (43.64%) Microsoft
5 11 (20.00%) HP
6 6 (10.91%) Computacenter
7 3 (5.45%) Dell
7 3 (5.45%) Symantec
8 2 (3.64%) EqualLogic
8 2 (3.64%) Juniper
8 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.82%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.82%) CommVault
9 1 (1.82%) Cyber-Ark
9 1 (1.82%) EMC
9 1 (1.82%) NetApp