The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 112 126 141
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +15
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 32 30 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.29% 1.13% 0.34%
As % of the System Software category 11.47% 11.19% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 28 26 9
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £29,500 £37,700
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £64,300 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.06% +7.50%
System Software Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
279 268 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.23% 10.11% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 235 232 178
Average salary £36,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.11% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £63,500 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
vSphere
East of England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Watford -12 15 £52,500 +5.00%
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £45,000 -
St Albans +4 4 £27,500 +5.76%
vSphere
East of England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 54 (100.00%) VMware
2 45 (83.33%) Windows
3 42 (77.78%) Microsoft
4 30 (55.56%) Firewall
4 30 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 29 (53.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (53.70%) Citrix
6 27 (50.00%) VMware ESX
7 25 (46.30%) HP
8 24 (44.44%) MS Excel
8 24 (44.44%) SAN
9 23 (42.59%) Active Directory
10 22 (40.74%) MS Exchange
11 20 (37.04%) Cisco
11 20 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2010
12 19 (35.19%) NetApp
13 18 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 18 (33.33%) Hyper-V
13 18 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
14 17 (31.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 16 (29.63%) XenDesktop
15 16 (29.63%) XenApp
16 15 (27.78%) MCITP
16 15 (27.78%) IBM
17 13 (24.07%) SCOM
17 13 (24.07%) iSCSI
17 13 (24.07%) Dell
18 12 (22.22%) SLA
18 12 (22.22%) MCSE
18 12 (22.22%) Time Management

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (40.74%) MS Exchange
2 20 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (20.37%) IIS
6 10 (18.52%) Lync
7 8 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (14.81%) SAS
8 7 (12.96%) SharePoint
9 2 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 24 (44.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (55.56%) Firewall
2 24 (44.44%) SAN
3 13 (24.07%) iSCSI
4 11 (20.37%) VPN
5 8 (14.81%) NetScaler
5 8 (14.81%) NAS
6 6 (11.11%) DHCP
6 6 (11.11%) DNS
6 6 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.85%) MySQL
General
1 11 (20.37%) Back Office
2 2 (3.70%) Retail
2 2 (3.70%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Advertising
3 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Consultant
2 14 (25.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (24.07%) Technical Consultant
4 12 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (18.52%) Project Engineer
5 10 (18.52%) Technical Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Architect
6 6 (11.11%) Server Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Support Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Technical Architect
7 4 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (7.41%) Server Support
7 4 (7.41%) Windows Server Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Technical Design Leader
8 3 (5.56%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Server Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Systems Support
8 3 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Clustering
2 4 (7.41%) FlexPod
3 3 (5.56%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.70%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.70%) CLARiiON
4 2 (3.70%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.70%) CCTV
4 2 (3.70%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.70%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 45 (83.33%) Windows
2 29 (53.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (18.52%) Windows 2000
4 9 (16.67%) Linux
5 6 (11.11%) Windows Vista
6 5 (9.26%) Solaris
6 5 (9.26%) UNIX
7 4 (7.41%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.85%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) Time Management
2 10 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (16.67%) Migration
4 8 (14.81%) Business Continuity
4 8 (14.81%) Network Design
5 4 (7.41%) ITIL
5 4 (7.41%) Service Management
6 2 (3.70%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (1.85%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.85%) High Availability
7 1 (1.85%) Capacity Management
7 1 (1.85%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.85%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.85%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.85%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.85%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.85%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (31.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 15 (27.78%) MCITP
4 12 (22.22%) MCSE
5 11 (20.37%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (20.37%) NCDA
6 10 (18.52%) NCIE
6 10 (18.52%) CCNA
6 10 (18.52%) SC Cleared
6 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
7 9 (16.67%) CCNP
7 9 (16.67%) VCAP
8 2 (3.70%) MCP
8 2 (3.70%) MCSA
9 1 (1.85%) MCTS
9 1 (1.85%) CCA
9 1 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.85%) RHCE
9 1 (1.85%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.22%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 23 (42.59%) Active Directory
4 18 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 16 (29.63%) XenDesktop
5 16 (29.63%) XenApp
6 8 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (14.81%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (11.11%) XenServer
8 3 (5.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (24.07%) SCOM
2 8 (14.81%) SCCM
3 4 (7.41%) NetBackup
3 4 (7.41%) Backup Exec
4 3 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (3.70%) Cacti
5 2 (3.70%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (3.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 54 (100.00%) VMware
2 42 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 29 (53.70%) Citrix
4 25 (46.30%) HP
5 20 (37.04%) Cisco
6 19 (35.19%) NetApp
7 15 (27.78%) IBM
8 13 (24.07%) Dell
9 11 (20.37%) EMC
10 9 (16.67%) Juniper
11 8 (14.81%) WatchGuard
12 7 (12.96%) Symantec
13 4 (7.41%) Apple
14 3 (5.56%) Acronis
14 3 (5.56%) Veritas
14 3 (5.56%) Red Hat
14 3 (5.56%) Sophos
15 2 (3.70%) CommVault
15 2 (3.70%) SolarWinds
15 2 (3.70%) 3PAR
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Vertex Solutions
Salary: £35000.00 - £42500.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago