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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 116 102 107
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 17 53 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.88% 2.21% 1.81%
As % of the System Software category 6.67% 18.15% 12.73%
Number of salaries quoted 17 32 37
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £25,050 £34,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
255 292 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.14% 12.17% 14.20%
Number of salaries quoted 221 222 256
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +3 11 £55,000 +15.78%
Stevenage - 3 £26,500 -
Hemel Hempstead -7 2 £62,500 +4.16%
St Albans +13 1 £60,000 +39.53%
Watford +2 1 £35,000 +25.00%
vSphere
East of England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 57 (98.28%) VMware
2 56 (96.55%) Windows
3 47 (81.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (77.59%) Windows Server
5 42 (72.41%) Cisco
6 38 (65.52%) MS Exchange
7 33 (56.90%) Citrix
7 33 (56.90%) SAN
7 33 (56.90%) XenApp
8 31 (53.45%) WAN
9 30 (51.72%) LAN
10 28 (48.28%) Microsoft
10 28 (48.28%) Firewall
11 25 (43.10%) VMware ESX
11 25 (43.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 24 (41.38%) Active Directory
13 20 (34.48%) HP
13 20 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (31.03%) E-Commerce
15 16 (27.59%) DHCP
16 15 (25.86%) NetScaler
16 15 (25.86%) Server Virtualisation
17 14 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
18 13 (22.41%) DNS
18 13 (22.41%) Cisco ASA
19 12 (20.69%) MCSE
19 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
19 12 (20.69%) Service Delivery
20 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2003
20 11 (18.97%) Office 365

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 38 (65.52%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (8.62%) IIS
5 4 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.45%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.72%) nginx
7 1 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Office
2 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.97%) Office 365
2 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.72%) IaaS
3 1 (1.72%) PaaS
3 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (56.90%) SAN
2 31 (53.45%) WAN
3 30 (51.72%) LAN
4 28 (48.28%) Firewall
5 16 (27.59%) DHCP
6 15 (25.86%) NetScaler
7 13 (22.41%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (22.41%) DNS
8 9 (15.52%) TCP/IP
8 9 (15.52%) VPN
9 7 (12.07%) OSPF
10 5 (8.62%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (6.90%) Ethernet
11 4 (6.90%) Internet
11 4 (6.90%) NAS
11 4 (6.90%) Network Security
11 4 (6.90%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (6.90%) Spanning Tree
11 4 (6.90%) SSL
12 3 (5.17%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.72%) MySQL
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (3.45%) Back Office
1 2 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (34.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (20.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (17.24%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 10 (17.24%) Team Leader
4 7 (12.07%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Consultant
4 7 (12.07%) Technical Consultant
4 7 (12.07%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 6 (10.34%) Senior Consultant
5 6 (10.34%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
5 6 (10.34%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 6 (10.34%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
5 6 (10.34%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Technical Leader
5 6 (10.34%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Support
7 3 (5.17%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) .NET
1 4 (6.90%) Web Services
2 1 (1.72%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (1.72%) PHP-FPM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Fat Client
1 7 (12.07%) Thin Client
2 6 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.34%) EqualLogic
3 4 (6.90%) Blackberry
3 4 (6.90%) Clustering
3 4 (6.90%) Driving Licence
3 4 (6.90%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (6.90%) Replication
4 2 (3.45%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.45%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 56 (96.55%) Windows
2 45 (77.59%) Windows Server
3 20 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (17.24%) Linux
6 6 (10.34%) Windows 7
7 4 (6.90%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.45%) CentOS
8 2 (3.45%) Unix
8 2 (3.45%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.72%) Debian
9 1 (1.72%) Fedora
9 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.72%) Solaris
9 1 (1.72%) SUSE
9 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) E-Commerce
2 15 (25.86%) Server Virtualisation
3 14 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (20.69%) Service Delivery
5 10 (17.24%) Mentoring
6 9 (15.52%) Server Building
7 6 (10.34%) Business Transformation
7 6 (10.34%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (10.34%) Project Planning
8 5 (8.62%) Change Management
8 5 (8.62%) High Availability
8 5 (8.62%) ITIL
9 4 (6.90%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 4 (6.90%) Network Design
9 4 (6.90%) Network Load Balancing
9 4 (6.90%) Virtual Environments
10 3 (5.17%) Business Continuity
11 2 (3.45%) Software Deployment
12 1 (1.72%) ITIL V3
12 1 (1.72%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.45%) Perl
1 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.45%) SQL
1 2 (3.45%) VBScript
2 1 (1.72%) PHP
2 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (43.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (20.69%) MCSE
2 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (8.62%) CCNA
3 5 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.17%) MCSA
5 1 (1.72%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (81.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (56.90%) XenApp
3 25 (43.10%) VMware ESX
4 24 (41.38%) Active Directory
5 7 (12.07%) Hyper-V
6 6 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (5.17%) Terminal Services
8 3 (5.17%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (3.45%) XenServer
10 1 (1.72%) Varnish
10 1 (1.72%) vCloud
10 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) SCCM
2 2 (3.45%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.45%) WSUS
3 1 (1.72%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.72%) Simpana
3 1 (1.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 57 (98.28%) VMware
2 42 (72.41%) Cisco
3 33 (56.90%) Citrix
4 28 (48.28%) Microsoft
5 20 (34.48%) HP
6 7 (12.07%) Dell
7 6 (10.34%) 3PAR
8 4 (6.90%) Apple
8 4 (6.90%) Avaya
8 4 (6.90%) CheckPoint
8 4 (6.90%) Fujitsu
8 4 (6.90%) SonicWALL
9 3 (5.17%) Symantec
10 2 (3.45%) Juniper
10 2 (3.45%) NetApp
10 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.72%) CommVault
11 1 (1.72%) EMC