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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 94 102 106
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 53 42 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.18% 1.81% 1.35%
As % of the System Software category 18.03% 13.13% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 32 37 22
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £34,900 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
294 320 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.09% 13.76% 10.79%
Number of salaries quoted 224 246 176
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 20 £28,000 -44.00%
Hemel Hempstead +16 13 £60,000 -7.69%
Borehamwood - 4 £23,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £47,500 -
St Albans -12 1 £43,000 +56.36% 1
vSphere
East of England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 107 (99.07%) VMware
2 98 (90.74%) Windows
3 74 (68.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 65 (60.19%) Active Directory
5 64 (59.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 61 (56.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 58 (53.70%) Microsoft
8 56 (51.85%) MS Exchange
8 56 (51.85%) DHCP
8 56 (51.85%) DNS
9 49 (45.37%) Cisco
10 48 (44.44%) Firewall
11 46 (42.59%) Linux
12 41 (37.96%) VMware ESX
12 41 (37.96%) VMware ESXi
13 38 (35.19%) ITIL
14 37 (34.26%) Mentoring
15 35 (32.41%) TCP/IP
16 33 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2010
17 31 (28.70%) Sophos
17 31 (28.70%) Citrix
17 31 (28.70%) Data Centre
18 30 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
19 29 (26.85%) Information Security
20 26 (24.07%) Blackberry
20 26 (24.07%) HP
20 26 (24.07%) VPN
20 26 (24.07%) Office 365
20 26 (24.07%) XenApp
20 26 (24.07%) Exchange Server 2007

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 56 (51.85%) MS Exchange
2 33 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (24.07%) Exchange Server 2003
3 26 (24.07%) Exchange Server 2007
4 25 (23.15%) IIS
5 8 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.93%) nginx
7 1 (0.93%) Apache
Applications
1 19 (17.59%) MS Office
2 16 (14.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 26 (24.07%) Office 365
2 20 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (17.59%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 56 (51.85%) DHCP
1 56 (51.85%) DNS
2 48 (44.44%) Firewall
3 35 (32.41%) TCP/IP
4 26 (24.07%) VPN
5 20 (18.52%) SAN
6 14 (12.96%) LAN
7 12 (11.11%) WAN
7 12 (11.11%) VLAN
7 12 (11.11%) NAS
8 11 (10.19%) OSPF
8 11 (10.19%) SSL
9 6 (5.56%) Network Security
10 4 (3.70%) iSCSI
10 4 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (3.70%) BGP
10 4 (3.70%) SSH
10 4 (3.70%) BIG-IP
10 4 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (2.78%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.30%) SQL Server
2 18 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 18 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.85%) MySQL
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MSI
General
1 9 (8.33%) Finance
2 4 (3.70%) Financial Institution
2 4 (3.70%) Games
3 3 (2.78%) Retail
4 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (29.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (21.30%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (17.59%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (16.67%) Analyst
4 18 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 14 (12.96%) 2nd Line Support
6 11 (10.19%) Security Engineer
6 11 (10.19%) Support Engineer
6 11 (10.19%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 11 (10.19%) IT Security Engineer
7 8 (7.41%) Consultant
8 7 (6.48%) Administrator
8 7 (6.48%) 1st Line Support
8 7 (6.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 6 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
9 6 (5.56%) Architect
10 5 (4.63%) IT Manager
10 5 (4.63%) Network Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.85%) Web Services
2 1 (0.93%) LAMP
2 1 (0.93%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.93%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (28.70%) Data Centre
2 26 (24.07%) Blackberry
3 22 (20.37%) Clustering
4 18 (16.67%) Handset
5 13 (12.04%) Mathematics
6 12 (11.11%) Replication
7 7 (6.48%) Thin Client
7 7 (6.48%) Fat Client
7 7 (6.48%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (3.70%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.85%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.93%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.93%) CCTV
10 1 (0.93%) Streaming Music
10 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 98 (90.74%) Windows
2 64 (59.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 61 (56.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 46 (42.59%) Linux
5 30 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (16.67%) Windows 2000
8 4 (3.70%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.78%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.78%) UNIX
10 2 (1.85%) VMS
11 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.93%) HPUX
11 1 (0.93%) Solaris
11 1 (0.93%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (35.19%) ITIL
2 37 (34.26%) Mentoring
3 29 (26.85%) Information Security
4 12 (11.11%) Migration
5 11 (10.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 11 (10.19%) Security Management
5 11 (10.19%) Risk Management
5 11 (10.19%) Security Architecture
5 11 (10.19%) Kalman Filter
5 11 (10.19%) Patch Management
5 11 (10.19%) Security Patching
6 8 (7.41%) Software Licensing
6 8 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (6.48%) Server Building
8 6 (5.56%) Resource Management
9 5 (4.63%) Network Design
10 4 (3.70%) Business Process Improvement
10 4 (3.70%) Change Control
10 4 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (3.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.04%) C
2 8 (7.41%) SQL
3 4 (3.70%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.78%) VBScript
5 2 (1.85%) VB
6 1 (0.93%) Perl
6 1 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 13 (12.04%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (7.41%) MCSE
3 8 (7.41%) CCNA
4 5 (4.63%) Degree
4 5 (4.63%) CCNP
5 4 (3.70%) CCSP
6 1 (0.93%) MCP
6 1 (0.93%) RHCE
6 1 (0.93%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.93%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) CCA
6 1 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.93%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.19%) SLA
1 11 (10.19%) QA
2 5 (4.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 74 (68.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (60.19%) Active Directory
3 41 (37.96%) VMware ESX
3 41 (37.96%) VMware ESXi
4 26 (24.07%) XenApp
5 23 (21.30%) vCloud
5 23 (21.30%) XenDesktop
6 22 (20.37%) Terminal Services
7 18 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
8 12 (11.11%) Hyper-V
9 5 (4.63%) Firmware
10 4 (3.70%) VMware Server
11 3 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.93%) XenServer
12 1 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 19 (17.59%) NetBackup
2 18 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 18 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 12 (11.11%) Nagios
4 11 (10.19%) Nessus
5 3 (2.78%) SCCM
6 1 (0.93%) Cacti
6 1 (0.93%) Puppet
6 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.93%) Opsview
6 1 (0.93%) WSUS
Vendors
1 107 (99.07%) VMware
2 58 (53.70%) Microsoft
3 49 (45.37%) Cisco
4 31 (28.70%) Citrix
4 31 (28.70%) Sophos
5 26 (24.07%) HP
6 20 (18.52%) Veritas
6 20 (18.52%) Symantec
7 15 (13.89%) CheckPoint
8 13 (12.04%) Fujitsu
9 11 (10.19%) Websense
10 8 (7.41%) Apple
11 7 (6.48%) SonicWALL
12 6 (5.56%) Dell
13 5 (4.63%) NetApp
14 4 (3.70%) F5
15 2 (1.85%) IronPort
15 2 (1.85%) Veeam
15 2 (1.85%) SolarWinds
15 2 (1.85%) 3PAR
Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: fully flexible benefits scheme
Posted: 13 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago