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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 91 106 114
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +8
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 66 52 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.70% 2.07% 1.03%
As % of the System Software category 16.92% 14.09% 11.06%
Number of salaries quoted 28 38 19
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £33,700 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
- -1.84%
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
390 369 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.98% 14.65% 9.34%
Number of salaries quoted 269 292 163
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +32.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +7 31 £28,000 -44.00%
Hemel Hempstead +3 12 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 10 £47,500 -
Borehamwood - 3 £23,500 -
St Albans -26 1 £43,000 +56.36%
vSphere
East of England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 108 (99.08%) VMware
2 99 (90.83%) Windows
3 69 (63.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 68 (62.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 66 (60.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 65 (59.63%) Active Directory
7 62 (56.88%) MS Exchange
8 60 (55.05%) DHCP
8 60 (55.05%) DNS
9 58 (53.21%) Microsoft
10 53 (48.62%) Firewall
11 52 (47.71%) Cisco
12 45 (41.28%) VMware ESX
13 42 (38.53%) Exchange Server 2010
14 41 (37.61%) Linux
15 40 (36.70%) VMware ESXi
16 39 (35.78%) Sophos
17 37 (33.94%) ITIL
18 36 (33.03%) Citrix
19 35 (32.11%) Exchange Server 2007
20 34 (31.19%) Mentoring
21 33 (30.28%) Exchange Server 2003
21 33 (30.28%) TCP/IP
22 31 (28.44%) Blackberry
22 31 (28.44%) Data Centre
23 30 (27.52%) SQL Server
23 30 (27.52%) Windows Server 2003
24 29 (26.61%) Information Security
24 29 (26.61%) XenDesktop
25 28 (25.69%) XenApp

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 62 (56.88%) MS Exchange
2 42 (38.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (32.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 33 (30.28%) Exchange Server 2003
5 27 (24.77%) IIS
6 7 (6.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.92%) Apache
8 1 (0.92%) nginx
Applications
1 20 (18.35%) MS Office
2 16 (14.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 25 (22.94%) Office 365
2 20 (18.35%) Cloud Computing
2 20 (18.35%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (8.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 60 (55.05%) DHCP
1 60 (55.05%) DNS
2 53 (48.62%) Firewall
3 33 (30.28%) TCP/IP
4 27 (24.77%) VPN
5 18 (16.51%) SAN
6 12 (11.01%) LAN
7 10 (9.17%) NAS
7 10 (9.17%) VLAN
7 10 (9.17%) WAN
8 8 (7.34%) SSL
8 8 (7.34%) OSPF
9 4 (3.67%) Network Security
10 3 (2.75%) NetScaler
10 3 (2.75%) iSCSI
10 3 (2.75%) SSH
11 2 (1.83%) BIG-IP
11 2 (1.83%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.83%) Structured Cabling
11 2 (1.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (27.52%) SQL Server
2 24 (22.02%) SQL Server 2008
2 24 (22.02%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.83%) MySQL
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.92%) MSI
General
1 10 (9.17%) Finance
2 4 (3.67%) Games
3 3 (2.75%) Retail
4 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.83%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (34.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 29 (26.61%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 24 (22.02%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (16.51%) Analyst
4 18 (16.51%) Support Analyst
5 13 (11.93%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (11.01%) Support Engineer
7 11 (10.09%) Security Engineer
7 11 (10.09%) IT Security Engineer
7 11 (10.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 7 (6.42%) IT Manager
8 7 (6.42%) 1st Line Support
8 7 (6.42%) Administrator
8 7 (6.42%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (5.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 6 (5.50%) Architect
10 5 (4.59%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (4.59%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.59%) Technical Manager
10 5 (4.59%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.83%) Web Services
2 1 (0.92%) LAMP
2 1 (0.92%) .NET
2 1 (0.92%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 31 (28.44%) Blackberry
1 31 (28.44%) Data Centre
2 28 (25.69%) Clustering
3 18 (16.51%) Handset
4 13 (11.93%) Mathematics
5 11 (10.09%) Replication
6 6 (5.50%) Fat Client
6 6 (5.50%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (5.50%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.83%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.83%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.92%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.92%) CCTV
8 1 (0.92%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 99 (90.83%) Windows
2 68 (62.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 66 (60.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (37.61%) Linux
5 30 (27.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (22.02%) Windows 2000
7 20 (18.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (4.59%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.75%) UNIX
9 3 (2.75%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.83%) VMS
11 1 (0.92%) HPUX
11 1 (0.92%) Solaris
11 1 (0.92%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.92%) CentOS
11 1 (0.92%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.94%) ITIL
2 34 (31.19%) Mentoring
3 29 (26.61%) Information Security
4 12 (11.01%) Migration
5 11 (10.09%) Security Management
5 11 (10.09%) Risk Management
5 11 (10.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 11 (10.09%) Security Architecture
5 11 (10.09%) Patch Management
5 11 (10.09%) Security Patching
5 11 (10.09%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (7.34%) Software Licensing
7 4 (3.67%) Resource Management
8 3 (2.75%) Project Management
8 3 (2.75%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.75%) Business Continuity
8 3 (2.75%) Server Building
8 3 (2.75%) Security Hardening
8 3 (2.75%) Network Design
8 3 (2.75%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.93%) C
2 5 (4.59%) SQL
3 4 (3.67%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.75%) VBScript
5 2 (1.83%) VB
6 1 (0.92%) Perl
6 1 (0.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (17.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 14 (12.84%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (9.17%) CCNA
4 8 (7.34%) MCSE
4 8 (7.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (5.50%) Degree
6 4 (3.67%) CCNP
7 2 (1.83%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.83%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.83%) CCSP
8 1 (0.92%) CCA
8 1 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.92%) RHCE
8 1 (0.92%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.92%) MCP
8 1 (0.92%) MCSA
8 1 (0.92%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.92%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.09%) QA
2 10 (9.17%) SLA
3 6 (5.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 69 (63.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (59.63%) Active Directory
3 45 (41.28%) VMware ESX
4 40 (36.70%) VMware ESXi
5 29 (26.61%) XenDesktop
6 28 (25.69%) XenApp
7 25 (22.94%) vCloud
8 22 (20.18%) Terminal Services
9 18 (16.51%) VMware Workstation
10 15 (13.76%) Hyper-V
11 4 (3.67%) VMware Server
11 4 (3.67%) Firmware
12 3 (2.75%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.92%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.92%) XenServer
13 1 (0.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 26 (23.85%) Backup Exec
2 25 (22.94%) NetBackup
3 24 (22.02%) Norton AntiVirus
4 12 (11.01%) Nagios
5 11 (10.09%) Nessus
6 3 (2.75%) SCCM
7 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.92%) Puppet
7 1 (0.92%) Opsview
7 1 (0.92%) Cacti
7 1 (0.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 108 (99.08%) VMware
2 58 (53.21%) Microsoft
3 52 (47.71%) Cisco
4 39 (35.78%) Sophos
5 36 (33.03%) Citrix
6 28 (25.69%) HP
7 26 (23.85%) Veritas
7 26 (23.85%) Symantec
8 16 (14.68%) CheckPoint
9 13 (11.93%) Websense
10 11 (10.09%) Fujitsu
11 7 (6.42%) Apple
12 6 (5.50%) SonicWALL
12 6 (5.50%) NetApp
12 6 (5.50%) Dell
13 3 (2.75%) EMC
14 2 (1.83%) SolarWinds
14 2 (1.83%) Veeam
14 2 (1.83%) IronPort
14 2 (1.83%) 3PAR
Royston, Hertfordshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 12 days ago