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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 94 114 126
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +12
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 55 40 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.45% 1.57% 0.94%
As % of the System Software category 13.10% 11.80% 10.60%
Number of salaries quoted 25 28 21
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £31,350 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,750 £50,000
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
420 339 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.70% 13.28% 8.87%
Number of salaries quoted 282 273 200
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £25,000 £25,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,946
% change year-on-year
- -3.71%

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 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 29 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
Watford +1 16 £50,000 -2.43%
Hemel Hempstead -14 13 £55,000 +22.22%
Welwyn Garden City - 11 £46,250 - 1
St Albans -18 4 £41,500 +50.90%
Borehamwood - 2 £26,500 -
vSphere
East of England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 90 (100.00%) VMware
2 80 (88.89%) Windows
3 60 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 59 (65.56%) Active Directory
5 56 (62.22%) Microsoft
6 55 (61.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 54 (60.00%) MS Exchange
8 51 (56.67%) DHCP
8 51 (56.67%) DNS
8 51 (56.67%) Cisco
8 51 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 47 (52.22%) VMware ESX
10 45 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 44 (48.89%) Firewall
12 42 (46.67%) Citrix
13 40 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
14 39 (43.33%) Sophos
15 35 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2003
16 34 (37.78%) SQL Server
17 33 (36.67%) Backup Exec
17 33 (36.67%) XenDesktop
18 32 (35.56%) XenApp
19 31 (34.44%) Clustering
19 31 (34.44%) IIS
20 30 (33.33%) Blackberry
20 30 (33.33%) Symantec
20 30 (33.33%) Veritas
21 29 (32.22%) NetBackup
21 29 (32.22%) vCloud
22 28 (31.11%) SQL Server 2008

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 54 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 45 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 35 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2003
5 31 (34.44%) IIS
6 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (12.22%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (12.22%) Office 365
3 10 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.22%) PaaS
6 1 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.11%) IaaS
6 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (56.67%) DHCP
1 51 (56.67%) DNS
2 44 (48.89%) Firewall
3 21 (23.33%) SAN
4 18 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 14 (15.56%) VPN
6 8 (8.89%) LAN
7 7 (7.78%) NAS
8 6 (6.67%) iSCSI
8 6 (6.67%) WAN
9 4 (4.44%) VLAN
10 3 (3.33%) NetScaler
11 2 (2.22%) Structured Cabling
11 2 (2.22%) SSH
11 2 (2.22%) SSL
11 2 (2.22%) Ethernet
11 2 (2.22%) OSPF
12 1 (1.11%) Internet
12 1 (1.11%) Network Security
12 1 (1.11%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (37.78%) SQL Server
2 28 (31.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 28 (31.11%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.22%) MySQL
General
1 9 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (4.44%) Retail
3 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.11%) Advertising
4 1 (1.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (43.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 29 (32.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (18.89%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (8.89%) Analyst
4 8 (8.89%) IT Manager
5 7 (7.78%) Architect
5 7 (7.78%) 1st Line Support
5 7 (7.78%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.78%) Support Analyst
6 6 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 6 (6.67%) Administrator
7 5 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.56%) Security Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.56%) IT Security Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Senior Architect
8 4 (4.44%) Technical Manager
9 3 (3.33%) VMWare Administrator
9 3 (3.33%) Operations Engineer
9 3 (3.33%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.22%) Web Services
2 1 (1.11%) .NET
2 1 (1.11%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 31 (34.44%) Clustering
2 30 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 22 (24.44%) Data Centre
4 7 (7.78%) Handset
5 6 (6.67%) Mathematics
5 6 (6.67%) Replication
6 2 (2.22%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.22%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.22%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 80 (88.89%) Windows
2 60 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (61.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (31.11%) Windows 2000
5 21 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (21.11%) Linux
7 9 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (4.44%) Windows 7
8 4 (4.44%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.33%) UNIX
9 3 (3.33%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.22%) VMS
11 1 (1.11%) HPUX
11 1 (1.11%) Solaris
11 1 (1.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.00%) ITIL
2 15 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 14 (15.56%) Migration
4 12 (13.33%) Information Security
5 6 (6.67%) Security Architecture
6 5 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (5.56%) Security Management
6 5 (5.56%) Risk Management
6 5 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (5.56%) Patch Management
6 5 (5.56%) Security Patching
7 4 (4.44%) Software Licensing
7 4 (4.44%) Project Management
8 3 (3.33%) Business Continuity
8 3 (3.33%) Logistics
8 3 (3.33%) Server Building
8 3 (3.33%) Security Hardening
9 2 (2.22%) High Availability
9 2 (2.22%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.78%) SQL
2 6 (6.67%) C
3 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.22%) VBScript
3 2 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (14.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 12 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 11 (12.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (11.11%) MCSE
5 9 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (8.89%) CCNA
7 4 (4.44%) Degree
8 2 (2.22%) MCITP
8 2 (2.22%) MCSA
9 1 (1.11%) RHCE
9 1 (1.11%) Sun Certification
9 1 (1.11%) CCA
9 1 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.11%) CCNP
9 1 (1.11%) MCDST
9 1 (1.11%) MCTS
9 1 (1.11%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) SLA
2 5 (5.56%) QA
3 4 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 59 (65.56%) Active Directory
2 51 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (52.22%) VMware ESX
4 33 (36.67%) XenDesktop
5 32 (35.56%) XenApp
6 29 (32.22%) vCloud
7 22 (24.44%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (18.89%) Hyper-V
9 9 (10.00%) Terminal Services
10 7 (7.78%) VMware Workstation
11 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (4.44%) VMware Server
12 4 (4.44%) Firmware
13 3 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (1.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (1.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (36.67%) Backup Exec
2 29 (32.22%) NetBackup
3 28 (31.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (6.67%) SCCM
4 6 (6.67%) Nagios
5 5 (5.56%) Nessus
6 2 (2.22%) SCOM
7 1 (1.11%) vMotion
Vendors
1 90 (100.00%) VMware
2 56 (62.22%) Microsoft
3 51 (56.67%) Cisco
4 42 (46.67%) Citrix
5 39 (43.33%) Sophos
6 30 (33.33%) Symantec
6 30 (33.33%) Veritas
7 26 (28.89%) HP
8 9 (10.00%) CheckPoint
8 9 (10.00%) Websense
9 7 (7.78%) NetApp
9 7 (7.78%) Fujitsu
10 6 (6.67%) EMC
11 5 (5.56%) Dell
12 3 (3.33%) Veeam
12 3 (3.33%) Acronis
13 2 (2.22%) 3PAR
13 2 (2.22%) SolarWinds
13 2 (2.22%) IronPort
13 2 (2.22%) SonicWALL
Welwyn Garden City
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Evercom
Salary: From £35,000 to £36,000 per annum dependent on experience and certific
Posted: 17 days ago