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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 103 102 106
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 32 47 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.57% 2.10% 1.96%
As % of the System Software category 14.10% 16.10% 11.87%
Number of salaries quoted 18 35 29
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%

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
227 292 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.16% 13.04% 16.50%
Number of salaries quoted 179 236 262
Median salary £42,500 £37,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.09% -17.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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
Hemel Hempstead +3 8 - -
Watford +1 6 £35,000 -39.13%
Welwyn Garden City +1 1 - -
Letchworth - 1 £62,500 -
vSphere
East of England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 51 (100.00%) VMware
2 49 (96.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (90.20%) Windows
4 37 (72.55%) Windows Server
5 30 (58.82%) Microsoft
6 29 (56.86%) ITIL
7 23 (45.10%) Linux
8 22 (43.14%) Active Directory
9 21 (41.18%) PowerShell
10 20 (39.22%) VBScript
11 18 (35.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 18 (35.29%) Puppet
11 18 (35.29%) vCloud
12 17 (33.33%) Office 365
12 17 (33.33%) Change Management
12 17 (33.33%) Citrix
13 15 (29.41%) Migration
14 14 (27.45%) Problem Management
14 14 (27.45%) Hyper-V
14 14 (27.45%) SQL Server
15 13 (25.49%) SLA
15 13 (25.49%) Cisco
15 13 (25.49%) VMware ESXi
16 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
16 12 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
16 12 (23.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 12 (23.53%) LAMP
16 12 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
16 12 (23.53%) Service Delivery
16 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008

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 10 (19.61%) MS Exchange
1 10 (19.61%) Skype for Business
2 8 (15.69%) OpenStack
3 6 (11.76%) Apache
3 6 (11.76%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.88%) JBoss
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Office
2 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (33.33%) Office 365
2 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (19.61%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (9.80%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (5.88%) SaaS
6 1 (1.96%) IaaS
6 1 (1.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.57%) DHCP
1 11 (21.57%) DNS
1 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
2 10 (19.61%) Skype
3 7 (13.73%) Firewall
3 7 (13.73%) WAN
4 6 (11.76%) HTTP
5 5 (9.80%) LAN
5 5 (9.80%) Unified Communications
5 5 (9.80%) VPN
6 3 (5.88%) Network Security
6 3 (5.88%) SAN
7 2 (3.92%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.96%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.96%) VLAN
8 1 (1.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (27.45%) SQL Server
2 12 (23.53%) MySQL
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 15 (29.41%) VMware Engineer
2 13 (25.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Architect
3 8 (15.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Cloud Architect
4 6 (11.76%) Consultant
4 6 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Principal Consultant
5 5 (9.80%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) Help Desk Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Help Desk Support
6 4 (7.84%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) IT Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) IT Support
6 4 (7.84%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Azure Architect
7 3 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) LAMP
2 9 (17.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 11 (21.57%) Data Centre
3 8 (15.69%) Blackberry
4 5 (9.80%) Private Cloud
5 4 (7.84%) Fat Client
5 4 (7.84%) Thin Client
6 3 (5.88%) Public Cloud
7 2 (3.92%) Handset
8 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 46 (90.20%) Windows
2 37 (72.55%) Windows Server
3 23 (45.10%) Linux
4 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (15.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.84%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.88%) Mac OS
8 2 (3.92%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.96%) Solaris
9 1 (1.96%) Unix
9 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.96%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (56.86%) ITIL
2 17 (33.33%) Change Management
3 15 (29.41%) Migration
4 14 (27.45%) Problem Management
5 12 (23.53%) Configuration Management
5 12 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (23.53%) Incident Management
5 12 (23.53%) Service Delivery
6 8 (15.69%) Customer Requirements
6 8 (15.69%) Presales
7 6 (11.76%) SDLC
8 5 (9.80%) Application Virtualisation
8 5 (9.80%) Virtual Environments
9 4 (7.84%) Process Improvement
10 3 (5.88%) Information Security
10 3 (5.88%) Service Management
10 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.88%) TOGAF
10 3 (5.88%) Translating Business Requirements
11 2 (3.92%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (41.18%) PowerShell
2 20 (39.22%) VBScript
3 12 (23.53%) Perl
3 12 (23.53%) PHP
4 8 (15.69%) VB
5 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (35.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (15.69%) SC Cleared
3 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
4 6 (11.76%) RHCE
4 6 (11.76%) VCAP
4 6 (11.76%) VCDX
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.96%) EMCISA
5 1 (1.96%) EMCSA
5 1 (1.96%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (25.49%) SLA
2 12 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 49 (96.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (43.14%) Active Directory
3 18 (35.29%) vCloud
4 14 (27.45%) Hyper-V
5 13 (25.49%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (21.57%) XenApp
7 9 (17.65%) XenDesktop
8 8 (15.69%) Forefront TMG
9 6 (11.76%) Terminal Services
9 6 (11.76%) XenServer
10 2 (3.92%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (35.29%) Puppet
2 12 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (21.57%) vRealize
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) VMware
2 30 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 17 (33.33%) Citrix
4 13 (25.49%) Cisco
5 12 (23.53%) Oracle
6 6 (11.76%) Computacenter
6 6 (11.76%) Red Hat
7 4 (7.84%) EMC
8 3 (5.88%) NetApp
8 3 (5.88%) SAP
9 1 (1.96%) AppSense
9 1 (1.96%) CyberArk
9 1 (1.96%) HP
9 1 (1.96%) Juniper
9 1 (1.96%) Veeam