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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 108 115 127
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 44 32 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.88% 1.27% 1.06%
As % of the System Software category 9.52% 10.39% 10.63%
Number of salaries quoted 24 28 24
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £65,000 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
462 308 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.78% 12.26% 9.95%
Number of salaries quoted 335 256 228
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,600 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -19 14 £55,000 +22.22%
Watford 0 7 £50,000 -4.76%
St Albans -17 5 £41,500 +50.90%
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £37,500 -
Borehamwood - 4 £36,000 -
Stevenage - 1 £37,500 -
vSphere
East of England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 87 (97.75%) VMware
2 77 (86.52%) Windows
3 63 (70.79%) Microsoft
3 63 (70.79%) Active Directory
4 58 (65.17%) Cisco
5 57 (64.04%) MS Exchange
6 56 (62.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 53 (59.55%) Exchange Server 2010
8 51 (57.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 51 (57.30%) DNS
8 51 (57.30%) Citrix
9 50 (56.18%) DHCP
10 48 (53.93%) VMware ESX
10 48 (53.93%) Firewall
11 45 (50.56%) Exchange Server 2007
12 43 (48.31%) SQL Server
12 43 (48.31%) Sophos
13 41 (46.07%) Backup Exec
13 41 (46.07%) VMware Infrastructure
14 40 (44.94%) Exchange Server 2003
15 39 (43.82%) XenApp
15 39 (43.82%) XenDesktop
16 36 (40.45%) Symantec
17 35 (39.33%) Blackberry
17 35 (39.33%) IIS
17 35 (39.33%) NetBackup
17 35 (39.33%) Clustering
17 35 (39.33%) vCloud
18 33 (37.08%) Norton AntiVirus
18 33 (37.08%) Windows 2000

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 57 (64.04%) MS Exchange
2 53 (59.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 45 (50.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 40 (44.94%) Exchange Server 2003
5 35 (39.33%) IIS
6 7 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (6.74%) SharePoint
8 3 (3.37%) WorkSite
9 2 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (10.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.99%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (6.74%) Office 365
3 5 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (3.37%) SaaS
5 3 (3.37%) PaaS
6 2 (2.25%) IaaS
7 1 (1.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 51 (57.30%) DNS
2 50 (56.18%) DHCP
3 48 (53.93%) Firewall
4 24 (26.97%) SAN
5 14 (15.73%) TCP/IP
6 13 (14.61%) VPN
7 11 (12.36%) LAN
8 9 (10.11%) WAN
9 6 (6.74%) iSCSI
10 5 (5.62%) NAS
11 3 (3.37%) NetScaler
11 3 (3.37%) VLAN
11 3 (3.37%) MPLS
12 2 (2.25%) OSPF
12 2 (2.25%) SSL
12 2 (2.25%) Ethernet
12 2 (2.25%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (2.25%) Structured Cabling
13 1 (1.12%) IP Telephony
13 1 (1.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (48.31%) SQL Server
2 33 (37.08%) SQL Server 2000
2 33 (37.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.37%) Big Data
3 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.25%) MySQL
General
1 9 (10.11%) Finance
2 1 (1.12%) Retail
2 1 (1.12%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 46 (51.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 34 (38.20%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (14.61%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (10.11%) IT Manager
5 8 (8.99%) Architect
6 6 (6.74%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.49%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.49%) Senior Architect
8 3 (3.37%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (3.37%) Technical Manager
8 3 (3.37%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Senior Support Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.37%) Analyst
9 2 (2.25%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 2 (2.25%) Consultant
9 2 (2.25%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.37%) Web Services
2 1 (1.12%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 35 (39.33%) Blackberry
1 35 (39.33%) Clustering
2 7 (7.87%) Replication
3 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.25%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.25%) Handset
4 2 (2.25%) FMCG
4 2 (2.25%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.25%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.25%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.12%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.12%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 77 (86.52%) Windows
2 56 (62.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (57.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (37.08%) Windows 2000
5 14 (15.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (13.48%) Linux
7 6 (6.74%) Windows 7
8 5 (5.62%) Windows XP
9 4 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (3.37%) Windows 8
10 3 (3.37%) UNIX
11 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.12%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.12%) HPUX
11 1 (1.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (10.11%) Project Management
1 9 (10.11%) Migration
2 7 (7.87%) Mentoring
2 7 (7.87%) ITIL
2 7 (7.87%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (4.49%) Logistics
3 4 (4.49%) Software Licensing
4 3 (3.37%) Database Mirroring
4 3 (3.37%) Data Analytics
4 3 (3.37%) Analytics
4 3 (3.37%) Information Security
4 3 (3.37%) Process Management
4 3 (3.37%) PRINCE2
5 2 (2.25%) Service Management
5 2 (2.25%) Business Continuity
5 2 (2.25%) Security Architecture
5 2 (2.25%) High Availability
5 2 (2.25%) Project Planning
5 2 (2.25%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (2.25%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.24%) SQL
2 3 (3.37%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.37%) VBScript
2 3 (3.37%) VB
3 2 (2.25%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (22.47%) SC Cleared
1 20 (22.47%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.24%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (10.11%) CCNA
4 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (7.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (6.74%) MCSE
6 5 (5.62%) Degree
7 3 (3.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (2.25%) MCSA
9 1 (1.12%) MCDST
9 1 (1.12%) MCTS
9 1 (1.12%) MCITP
9 1 (1.12%) RHCE
9 1 (1.12%) Sun Certification
9 1 (1.12%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) SLA
2 4 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.37%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 63 (70.79%) Active Directory
2 48 (53.93%) VMware ESX
3 41 (46.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (43.82%) XenApp
4 39 (43.82%) XenDesktop
5 35 (39.33%) vCloud
6 21 (23.60%) Hyper-V
7 10 (11.24%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (4.49%) Terminal Services
8 4 (4.49%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (4.49%) VMware Server
8 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (3.37%) XenServer
10 2 (2.25%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (1.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (1.12%) NFS
Systems Management
1 41 (46.07%) Backup Exec
2 35 (39.33%) NetBackup
3 33 (37.08%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (5.62%) SCCM
5 2 (2.25%) Nagios
5 2 (2.25%) SCOM
6 1 (1.12%) vMotion
6 1 (1.12%) Nessus
Vendors
1 87 (97.75%) VMware
2 63 (70.79%) Microsoft
3 58 (65.17%) Cisco
4 51 (57.30%) Citrix
5 43 (48.31%) Sophos
6 36 (40.45%) Symantec
7 33 (37.08%) Veritas
8 27 (30.34%) HP
9 9 (10.11%) NetApp
10 8 (8.99%) EMC
11 7 (7.87%) Websense
12 6 (6.74%) Acronis
13 5 (5.62%) Veeam
13 5 (5.62%) CheckPoint
14 3 (3.37%) IronPort
14 3 (3.37%) SolarWinds
14 3 (3.37%) Dell
15 2 (2.25%) IBM
15 2 (2.25%) Red Hat
15 2 (2.25%) Apple
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