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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 94 108 146
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +38
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 42 25 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.77% 1.21% 0.69%
As % of the System Software category 13.59% 11.52% 6.39%
Number of salaries quoted 35 21 18
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £28,500 £41,050
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
309 217 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.99% 10.47% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 241 177 267
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 14 £50,000 - 2
Berkhamsted - 13 £37,500 - 1
Stevenage +4 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead -20 2 £65,000 +30.00%
Potters Bar - 1 £32,500 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £42,500 -
St Albans - 1 £27,500 -
vSphere
East of England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 79 (98.75%) VMware
2 56 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (56.25%) Windows
4 39 (48.75%) Microsoft
5 36 (45.00%) Cisco
6 32 (40.00%) HP
7 29 (36.25%) SQL
7 29 (36.25%) Firewall
8 28 (35.00%) MS Excel
8 28 (35.00%) EMC
8 28 (35.00%) Citrix
9 27 (33.75%) Hyper-V
10 26 (32.50%) NetApp
11 23 (28.75%) VMware ESX
11 23 (28.75%) Active Directory
11 23 (28.75%) Windows Server 2008
11 23 (28.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 21 (26.25%) XenApp
13 20 (25.00%) XenDesktop
13 20 (25.00%) Dell
13 20 (25.00%) SAN
13 20 (25.00%) MS Exchange
14 19 (23.75%) DNS
14 19 (23.75%) Exchange Server 2010
15 18 (22.50%) Lync
15 18 (22.50%) Symantec
16 16 (20.00%) IBM
17 15 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (18.75%) IIS
17 15 (18.75%) NCDA

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 20 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 19 (23.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (22.50%) Lync
4 15 (18.75%) IIS
5 12 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (13.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (12.50%) SharePoint
8 7 (8.75%) SAS
8 7 (8.75%) SharePoint Server
8 7 (8.75%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (3.75%) Apache
9 3 (3.75%) WebLogic
10 2 (2.50%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (1.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 28 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.75%) MS Office
3 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.25%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.25%) Office 365
3 3 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.50%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 29 (36.25%) Firewall
2 20 (25.00%) SAN
3 19 (23.75%) DNS
4 14 (17.50%) DHCP
5 10 (12.50%) iSCSI
6 8 (10.00%) NAS
6 8 (10.00%) NetScaler
7 6 (7.50%) Wireless
8 5 (6.25%) TCP/IP
8 5 (6.25%) VPN
8 5 (6.25%) LAN
8 5 (6.25%) WAN
9 4 (5.00%) LDAP
9 4 (5.00%) MPLS
10 3 (3.75%) SSH
11 2 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (2.50%) Internet
11 2 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (1.25%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 6 (7.50%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Retail
3 3 (3.75%) Banking
3 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.75%) Back Office
4 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.25%) Legal
4 1 (1.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (31.25%) Consultant
2 24 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (16.25%) Technical Consultant
4 11 (13.75%) Server Engineer
5 10 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 7 (8.75%) Server Support
6 7 (8.75%) Server Support Engineer
6 7 (8.75%) Wintel Support
6 7 (8.75%) Wintel Engineer
6 7 (8.75%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 7 (8.75%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (8.75%) Wintel Server Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Senior Consultant
7 6 (7.50%) Network Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Architect
8 5 (6.25%) Project Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
9 4 (5.00%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.75%) Web Services
2 1 (1.25%) XML
2 1 (1.25%) XSLT
2 1 (1.25%) Middleware
2 1 (1.25%) Ajax
2 1 (1.25%) REST
2 1 (1.25%) HTML
2 1 (1.25%) .NET
2 1 (1.25%) CSS
2 1 (1.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) FlexPod
2 8 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 8 (10.00%) Thin Client
3 7 (8.75%) CLARiiON
3 7 (8.75%) Client/Server
4 5 (6.25%) EqualLogic
4 5 (6.25%) Clustering
5 3 (3.75%) PKI
5 3 (3.75%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.50%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.25%) Replication
7 1 (1.25%) CCTV
7 1 (1.25%) Streaming Music
7 1 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 45 (56.25%) Windows
2 23 (28.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (11.25%) Windows 2000 Server
5 9 (11.25%) Linux
6 5 (6.25%) UNIX
6 5 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.00%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.00%) Solaris
8 3 (3.75%) AIX
8 3 (3.75%) Windows 2000
8 3 (3.75%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.50%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.50%) Migration
2 13 (16.25%) Time Management
3 11 (13.75%) ITIL
4 7 (8.75%) Network Design
5 6 (7.50%) PRINCE2
6 5 (6.25%) Change Management
7 4 (5.00%) Project Management
7 4 (5.00%) Service Management
7 4 (5.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.00%) Validation
7 4 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.00%) Kanban
7 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (5.00%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (3.75%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (3.75%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.75%) Use Case
9 2 (2.50%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.50%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (36.25%) SQL
2 4 (5.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.75%) Perl
3 3 (3.75%) Python
3 3 (3.75%) Bourne shell
3 3 (3.75%) C-shell
4 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.25%) C#
5 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (28.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (18.75%) NCDA
2 15 (18.75%) MCITP
3 14 (17.50%) NCIE
3 14 (17.50%) VCAP
4 13 (16.25%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (15.00%) CCNA
5 12 (15.00%) MCSE
6 8 (10.00%) CCNP
7 7 (8.75%) MCTS
8 4 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
9 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
9 3 (3.75%) Degree
10 2 (2.50%) VTSP
10 2 (2.50%) VCP5
10 2 (2.50%) VCDX
10 2 (2.50%) VCP4
11 1 (1.25%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 56 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (33.75%) Hyper-V
3 23 (28.75%) VMware ESX
3 23 (28.75%) Active Directory
4 21 (26.25%) XenApp
5 20 (25.00%) XenDesktop
6 11 (13.75%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (8.75%) XenServer
8 4 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (5.00%) vCloud
9 3 (3.75%) Terminal Services
9 3 (3.75%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (1.25%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (17.50%) SCCM
2 10 (12.50%) SCOM
3 7 (8.75%) NetBackup
3 7 (8.75%) Backup Exec
3 7 (8.75%) EMC NetWorker
3 7 (8.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (3.75%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (3.75%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.50%) Legato
6 1 (1.25%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.25%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.25%) Cacti
6 1 (1.25%) Puppet
6 1 (1.25%) Opsview
Vendors
1 79 (98.75%) VMware
2 39 (48.75%) Microsoft
3 36 (45.00%) Cisco
4 32 (40.00%) HP
5 28 (35.00%) EMC
5 28 (35.00%) Citrix
6 26 (32.50%) NetApp
7 20 (25.00%) Dell
8 18 (22.50%) Symantec
9 16 (20.00%) IBM
10 13 (16.25%) Juniper
10 13 (16.25%) WatchGuard
11 9 (11.25%) CommVault
12 8 (10.00%) Red Hat
13 7 (8.75%) SolarWinds
14 5 (6.25%) Veeam
15 4 (5.00%) Rackspace
15 4 (5.00%) 3PAR
15 4 (5.00%) PlateSpin
15 4 (5.00%) ProCurve
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