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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 91 112 138
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +26
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 59 18 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.54% 0.95% 0.90%
As % of the System Software category 21.22% 7.76% 8.04%
Number of salaries quoted 54 13 22
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £50,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,700 £62,500 £63,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%
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
278 232 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.96% 12.25% 11.16%
Number of salaries quoted 220 167 280
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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 22 December 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 22 December 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
(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 +6 20 £47,500 -
Watford - 13 £55,000 -
Berkhamsted - 5 £37,500 -
Borehamwood - 5 £45,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £31,000 -
Tring - 2 £41,000 - 1
vSphere
East of England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 91 (94.79%) VMware
2 61 (63.54%) Windows
3 57 (59.38%) Microsoft
3 57 (59.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 46 (47.92%) Cisco
5 43 (44.79%) Citrix
6 42 (43.75%) Active Directory
7 39 (40.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 36 (37.50%) MS Exchange
8 36 (37.50%) DNS
9 34 (35.42%) XenApp
9 34 (35.42%) Exchange Server 2010
10 33 (34.38%) Firewall
11 32 (33.33%) Backup Exec
12 31 (32.29%) VMware ESX
13 29 (30.21%) DHCP
13 29 (30.21%) SQL
13 29 (30.21%) Symantec
13 29 (30.21%) Exchange Server 2007
14 27 (28.13%) SQL Server
14 27 (28.13%) Sophos
15 26 (27.08%) SAN
16 25 (26.04%) IIS
16 25 (26.04%) XenDesktop
17 24 (25.00%) Hyper-V
17 24 (25.00%) NetBackup
18 23 (23.96%) Exchange Server 2003
19 22 (22.92%) SQL Server 2008
19 22 (22.92%) vCloud
19 22 (22.92%) Windows Server 2012

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 36 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 34 (35.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (30.21%) Exchange Server 2007
4 25 (26.04%) IIS
5 23 (23.96%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (8.33%) SharePoint
8 3 (3.13%) WorkSite
9 1 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.04%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.21%) SaaS
3 4 (4.17%) PaaS
3 4 (4.17%) IaaS
3 4 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.13%) Office 365
5 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.04%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (37.50%) DNS
2 33 (34.38%) Firewall
3 29 (30.21%) DHCP
4 26 (27.08%) SAN
5 10 (10.42%) TCP/IP
6 9 (9.38%) VPN
7 8 (8.33%) LAN
7 8 (8.33%) WAN
8 7 (7.29%) iSCSI
9 5 (5.21%) NAS
9 5 (5.21%) VoIP
10 3 (3.13%) MPLS
11 2 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (1.04%) LDAP
12 1 (1.04%) Internet
12 1 (1.04%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (1.04%) NetScaler
12 1 (1.04%) Wireless
12 1 (1.04%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 22 (22.92%) SQL Server 2000
2 22 (22.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.13%) Big Data
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.04%) MySQL
General
1 10 (10.42%) Finance
2 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.08%) Back Office
3 2 (2.08%) Retail
4 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (46.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (20.83%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (11.46%) Support Engineer
4 9 (9.38%) Consultant
5 8 (8.33%) Citrix Specialist
5 8 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
5 8 (8.33%) VMware Specialist
5 8 (8.33%) Citrix Technical Specialist
6 6 (6.25%) IT Manager
6 6 (6.25%) Architect
6 6 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (5.21%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (3.13%) Field Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) Senior Support Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.13%) Desktop Support
8 3 (3.13%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.13%) X-Windows
2 2 (2.08%) Web Services
3 1 (1.04%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.92%) Clustering
2 20 (20.83%) Blackberry
3 8 (8.33%) FMCG
4 4 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.13%) Replication
6 2 (2.08%) EqualLogic
6 2 (2.08%) FlexPod
6 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.08%) Statistics
6 2 (2.08%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.08%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.04%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 61 (63.54%) Windows
2 39 (40.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (22.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (20.83%) Windows 2000
5 16 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (9.38%) Windows 7
7 8 (8.33%) Linux
7 8 (8.33%) Windows XP
8 7 (7.29%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.17%) Windows Vista
9 4 (4.17%) UNIX
10 2 (2.08%) Solaris
10 2 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (2.08%) CentOS
10 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.04%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (11.46%) ITIL
3 9 (9.38%) Project Management
4 8 (8.33%) Service Management
5 5 (5.21%) PRINCE2
5 5 (5.21%) Migration
6 4 (4.17%) Business Continuity
7 3 (3.13%) Process Management
7 3 (3.13%) Security Architecture
7 3 (3.13%) Data Analytics
7 3 (3.13%) Analytics
8 2 (2.08%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.08%) Time Management
8 2 (2.08%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (2.08%) Validation
8 2 (2.08%) PRINCE
8 2 (2.08%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.08%) Data Management
8 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (2.08%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 29 (30.21%) SQL
2 2 (2.08%) Shell Script
2 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.04%) Bourne shell
3 1 (1.04%) C-shell
3 1 (1.04%) Ruby
3 1 (1.04%) Perl
3 1 (1.04%) PHP
3 1 (1.04%) VBScript
3 1 (1.04%) VB
3 1 (1.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (20.83%) SC Cleared
1 20 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (7.29%) MCITP
4 6 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (6.25%) CCNA
4 6 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.21%) MCSE
5 5 (5.21%) MCTS
6 4 (4.17%) NCDA
6 4 (4.17%) NCIE
6 4 (4.17%) VCAP
7 3 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (3.13%) MCSA
7 3 (3.13%) MCDST
8 2 (2.08%) VCDX
8 2 (2.08%) VTSP
8 2 (2.08%) RHCSA
9 1 (1.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.04%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 57 (59.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (43.75%) Active Directory
3 34 (35.42%) XenApp
4 31 (32.29%) VMware ESX
5 25 (26.04%) XenDesktop
6 24 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 22 (22.92%) vCloud
8 11 (11.46%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (10.42%) XenServer
10 3 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (2.08%) Terminal Services
12 1 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (1.04%) VMware Server
12 1 (1.04%) NFS
Systems Management
1 32 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 24 (25.00%) NetBackup
3 20 (20.83%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (6.25%) SCCM
5 4 (4.17%) SCOM
6 2 (2.08%) Legato
7 1 (1.04%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 91 (94.79%) VMware
2 57 (59.38%) Microsoft
3 46 (47.92%) Cisco
4 43 (44.79%) Citrix
5 29 (30.21%) Symantec
6 27 (28.13%) Sophos
7 22 (22.92%) HP
8 20 (20.83%) Veritas
9 16 (16.67%) NetApp
10 12 (12.50%) EMC
11 10 (10.42%) Acronis
12 8 (8.33%) Veeam
12 8 (8.33%) AppSense
13 7 (7.29%) IBM
14 6 (6.25%) Websense
15 4 (4.17%) Dell
16 3 (3.13%) Red Hat
17 2 (2.08%) CommVault
17 2 (2.08%) Altiris
17 2 (2.08%) PlateSpin
Tring, Hertfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago