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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 114 111 118
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 33 30 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.66% 1.41% 1.51%
As % of the System Software category 9.24% 11.15% 13.54%
Number of salaries quoted 20 23 35
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £25,100 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,100 £61,000 £64,720
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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
357 269 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.00% 12.68% 11.12%
Number of salaries quoted 262 210 234
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,650 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 6 March 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 6 March 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
Hemel Hempstead -8 16 £50,000 +150.00% 1
Watford -7 5 £51,000 -5.11%
St Albans -16 3 £41,500 +50.90%
Borehamwood - 3 £45,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £34,250 -
Stevenage - 1 £37,500 -
vSphere
East of England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 84 (95.45%) VMware
2 64 (72.73%) Windows
3 59 (67.05%) Microsoft
4 55 (62.50%) Cisco
5 51 (57.95%) Active Directory
6 49 (55.68%) MS Exchange
7 48 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
8 47 (53.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 47 (53.41%) Citrix
9 44 (50.00%) Backup Exec
10 43 (48.86%) Firewall
10 43 (48.86%) Exchange Server 2007
11 42 (47.73%) VMware ESX
11 42 (47.73%) DNS
12 41 (46.59%) Sophos
13 40 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
14 38 (43.18%) DHCP
15 37 (42.05%) SQL Server
15 37 (42.05%) XenApp
16 36 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
16 36 (40.91%) Symantec
17 34 (38.64%) IIS
17 34 (38.64%) NetBackup
18 33 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
18 33 (37.50%) vCloud
19 31 (35.23%) SQL Server 2008
19 31 (35.23%) Clustering
19 31 (35.23%) Norton AntiVirus
19 31 (35.23%) Windows 2000
19 31 (35.23%) Blackberry

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 49 (55.68%) MS Exchange
2 48 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 43 (48.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 34 (38.64%) IIS
5 33 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (6.82%) SharePoint
8 3 (3.41%) WorkSite
Applications
1 7 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.95%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (5.68%) SaaS
2 5 (5.68%) PaaS
3 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.55%) IaaS
4 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.14%) Office 365
5 1 (1.14%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (48.86%) Firewall
2 42 (47.73%) DNS
3 38 (43.18%) DHCP
4 26 (29.55%) SAN
5 12 (13.64%) VPN
6 10 (11.36%) LAN
7 9 (10.23%) TCP/IP
7 9 (10.23%) WAN
8 6 (6.82%) iSCSI
9 5 (5.68%) NAS
10 3 (3.41%) MPLS
10 3 (3.41%) VoIP
11 2 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (1.14%) NetScaler
12 1 (1.14%) Structured Cabling
12 1 (1.14%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (42.05%) SQL Server
2 31 (35.23%) SQL Server 2000
2 31 (35.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.41%) Big Data
4 2 (2.27%) MySQL
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (51.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 31 (35.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (11.36%) Support Engineer
4 9 (10.23%) IT Manager
5 8 (9.09%) Architect
6 6 (6.82%) Citrix Specialist
6 6 (6.82%) Technical Specialist
6 6 (6.82%) VMware Specialist
6 6 (6.82%) Citrix Technical Specialist
7 5 (5.68%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (4.55%) Field Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.41%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.41%) IT Support Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Senior Support Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.41%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.41%) X-Windows
2 2 (2.27%) Web Services
3 1 (1.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 31 (35.23%) Blackberry
1 31 (35.23%) Clustering
2 6 (6.82%) FMCG
3 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.41%) Replication
4 2 (2.27%) Statistics
4 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 64 (72.73%) Windows
2 47 (53.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (35.23%) Windows 2000
5 11 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (9.09%) Linux
6 8 (9.09%) Windows 8
7 7 (7.95%) Windows 7
7 7 (7.95%) Windows XP
8 4 (4.55%) Windows Vista
9 3 (3.41%) UNIX
10 2 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.14%) CentOS
11 1 (1.14%) HPUX
11 1 (1.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.64%) Project Management
1 12 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (9.09%) Service Management
2 8 (9.09%) ITIL
3 7 (7.95%) Migration
4 3 (3.41%) Business Continuity
4 3 (3.41%) PRINCE2
4 3 (3.41%) Process Management
4 3 (3.41%) Security Architecture
4 3 (3.41%) Data Analytics
4 3 (3.41%) Analytics
5 2 (2.27%) Project Planning
5 2 (2.27%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.14%) TOGAF
6 1 (1.14%) Document Management
6 1 (1.14%) Logistics
6 1 (1.14%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (1.14%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (1.14%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.14%) PHP
3 1 (1.14%) VBScript
3 1 (1.14%) VB
3 1 (1.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (29.55%) SC Cleared
1 26 (29.55%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (10.23%) CCNA
4 7 (7.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (6.82%) VCP4
6 4 (4.55%) MCSE
6 4 (4.55%) MCSA
7 3 (3.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.41%) MCDST
7 3 (3.41%) MCTS
7 3 (3.41%) MCITP
7 3 (3.41%) Degree
7 3 (3.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.14%) RHCE
8 1 (1.14%) Sun Certification
8 1 (1.14%) CCNP
8 1 (1.14%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (57.95%) Active Directory
2 42 (47.73%) VMware ESX
3 40 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (42.05%) XenApp
5 33 (37.50%) vCloud
6 30 (34.09%) XenDesktop
7 18 (20.45%) Hyper-V
8 10 (11.36%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (3.41%) XenServer
10 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (1.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (1.14%) VMware Server
11 1 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 44 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 34 (38.64%) NetBackup
3 31 (35.23%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (4.55%) SCCM
5 2 (2.27%) SCOM
6 1 (1.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 84 (95.45%) VMware
2 59 (67.05%) Microsoft
3 55 (62.50%) Cisco
4 47 (53.41%) Citrix
5 41 (46.59%) Sophos
6 36 (40.91%) Symantec
7 31 (35.23%) Veritas
8 21 (23.86%) HP
9 12 (13.64%) EMC
10 10 (11.36%) Acronis
11 9 (10.23%) NetApp
11 9 (10.23%) Websense
12 6 (6.82%) AppSense
13 5 (5.68%) Veeam
14 4 (4.55%) IBM
15 2 (2.27%) Red Hat
15 2 (2.27%) CheckPoint
15 2 (2.27%) 3PAR
16 1 (1.14%) SolarWinds
16 1 (1.14%) IronPort
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Performance bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 6 days ago