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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 106 94 156
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +62
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 37 33 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.59% 1.65% 0.54%
As % of the System Software category 11.18% 15.35% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 32 28 13
Average salary £37,500 £48,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £28,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £61,250 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
331 215 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 14.26% 10.77% 11.01%
Number of salaries quoted 256 173 263
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,500 £54,150
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
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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 +2 13 £36,250 -38.29% 1
Berkhamsted - 10 £37,500 -
Hemel Hempstead -25 2 £65,000 +30.00%
Potters Bar - 2 £32,500 -
Stevenage 0 1 - -
Borehamwood - 1 £45,000 - 1
Rickmansworth - 1 £42,500 -
St Albans - 1 £27,500 -
vSphere
East of England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 84 (98.82%) VMware
2 58 (68.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (54.12%) Windows
4 37 (43.53%) Microsoft
5 34 (40.00%) Cisco
6 32 (37.65%) HP
7 31 (36.47%) SQL
8 28 (32.94%) MS Excel
8 28 (32.94%) Citrix
9 27 (31.76%) Hyper-V
10 26 (30.59%) NetApp
11 25 (29.41%) Firewall
11 25 (29.41%) EMC
12 24 (28.24%) Active Directory
13 23 (27.06%) Windows Server 2008
14 22 (25.88%) XenApp
15 21 (24.71%) VMware ESX
15 21 (24.71%) DNS
16 20 (23.53%) SAN
16 20 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 19 (22.35%) XenDesktop
18 18 (21.18%) MS Exchange
19 17 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
19 17 (20.00%) Symantec
20 16 (18.82%) Dell
20 16 (18.82%) Exchange Server 2010
21 15 (17.65%) ITIL
22 14 (16.47%) IBM
22 14 (16.47%) Lync
23 13 (15.29%) MCITP

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 18 (21.18%) MS Exchange
2 16 (18.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (16.47%) Lync
4 12 (14.12%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (14.12%) SharePoint
4 12 (14.12%) IIS
5 8 (9.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (8.24%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (3.53%) WebLogic
8 3 (3.53%) Apache
8 3 (3.53%) SAS
9 2 (2.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.35%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.18%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 28 (32.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.53%) MS Office
3 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.18%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.06%) Office 365
3 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.35%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 25 (29.41%) Firewall
2 21 (24.71%) DNS
3 20 (23.53%) SAN
4 13 (15.29%) DHCP
5 8 (9.41%) TCP/IP
5 8 (9.41%) iSCSI
6 7 (8.24%) LAN
6 7 (8.24%) WAN
7 6 (7.06%) Wireless
8 4 (4.71%) NAS
8 4 (4.71%) NetScaler
8 4 (4.71%) LDAP
8 4 (4.71%) VoIP
8 4 (4.71%) MPLS
9 3 (3.53%) VPN
9 3 (3.53%) SSH
10 2 (2.35%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (2.35%) Internet
10 2 (2.35%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.18%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.12%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (9.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 8 (9.41%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Retail
3 3 (3.53%) Banking
3 3 (3.53%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.53%) Back Office
4 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.18%) Legal
5 1 (1.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (32.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (27.06%) Consultant
3 12 (14.12%) Support Engineer
4 11 (12.94%) Technical Consultant
5 9 (10.59%) Server Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Server Support Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Server Support
6 7 (8.24%) Wintel Support
6 7 (8.24%) Wintel Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Senior Consultant
7 6 (7.06%) Network Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Architect
8 5 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Senior UNIX Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Head of IT
9 4 (4.71%) Head of Infrastructure
9 4 (4.71%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.53%) Web Services
2 2 (2.35%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.18%) Ajax
3 1 (1.18%) REST
3 1 (1.18%) XML
3 1 (1.18%) XSLT
3 1 (1.18%) Middleware
3 1 (1.18%) HTML
3 1 (1.18%) .NET
3 1 (1.18%) CSS
3 1 (1.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.76%) FlexPod
2 9 (10.59%) Fat Client
2 9 (10.59%) Thin Client
3 7 (8.24%) CLARiiON
3 7 (8.24%) Client/Server
4 5 (5.88%) EqualLogic
4 5 (5.88%) Clustering
5 3 (3.53%) PKI
5 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.35%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.35%) FMCG
6 2 (2.35%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.35%) User Experience
7 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.18%) Replication
7 1 (1.18%) CCTV
7 1 (1.18%) Streaming Music
7 1 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 46 (54.12%) Windows
2 23 (27.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (15.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (11.76%) Linux
6 9 (10.59%) Windows 2000 Server
7 6 (7.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (7.06%) UNIX
8 5 (5.88%) Windows XP
9 4 (4.71%) Windows 7
9 4 (4.71%) Solaris
10 3 (3.53%) AIX
10 3 (3.53%) Windows Vista
10 3 (3.53%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.35%) CentOS
11 2 (2.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.65%) ITIL
2 12 (14.12%) Time Management
3 10 (11.76%) Migration
4 7 (8.24%) PRINCE2
4 7 (8.24%) Service Management
4 7 (8.24%) Mentoring
5 5 (5.88%) Coaching
5 5 (5.88%) Change Management
5 5 (5.88%) Project Management
5 5 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (4.71%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (4.71%) Kanban
6 4 (4.71%) Agile Project Management
6 4 (4.71%) Validation
6 4 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.71%) E-Commerce
6 4 (4.71%) People Management
7 3 (3.53%) Use Case
7 3 (3.53%) Network Design
7 3 (3.53%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 31 (36.47%) SQL
2 4 (4.71%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.53%) Perl
3 3 (3.53%) Python
3 3 (3.53%) Bourne shell
3 3 (3.53%) C-shell
4 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.18%) C#
5 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 13 (15.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (15.29%) MCITP
3 11 (12.94%) NCDA
4 10 (11.76%) NCIE
4 10 (11.76%) VCAP
4 10 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (10.59%) CCNA
6 8 (9.41%) MCSE
7 7 (8.24%) MCTS
8 4 (4.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (4.71%) CCNP
9 3 (3.53%) Degree
10 2 (2.35%) VTSP
10 2 (2.35%) VCP5
10 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
10 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
10 2 (2.35%) VCDX
10 2 (2.35%) VCP4
11 1 (1.18%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 58 (68.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (31.76%) Hyper-V
3 24 (28.24%) Active Directory
4 22 (25.88%) XenApp
5 21 (24.71%) VMware ESX
6 19 (22.35%) XenDesktop
7 10 (11.76%) XenServer
8 7 (8.24%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (7.06%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (3.53%) vCloud
10 3 (3.53%) Terminal Services
10 3 (3.53%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (1.18%) VMware Server
11 1 (1.18%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (11.76%) SCCM
2 8 (9.41%) SCOM
3 7 (8.24%) Backup Exec
3 7 (8.24%) EMC NetWorker
3 7 (8.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 6 (7.06%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.53%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (2.35%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.35%) Legato
7 1 (1.18%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.18%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.18%) Cacti
7 1 (1.18%) Puppet
7 1 (1.18%) Opsview
Vendors
1 84 (98.82%) VMware
2 37 (43.53%) Microsoft
3 34 (40.00%) Cisco
4 32 (37.65%) HP
5 28 (32.94%) Citrix
6 26 (30.59%) NetApp
7 25 (29.41%) EMC
8 17 (20.00%) Symantec
9 16 (18.82%) Dell
10 14 (16.47%) IBM
11 9 (10.59%) CommVault
11 9 (10.59%) Juniper
11 9 (10.59%) Red Hat
11 9 (10.59%) WatchGuard
12 7 (8.24%) SolarWinds
13 5 (5.88%) 3PAR
13 5 (5.88%) Veeam
14 4 (4.71%) PlateSpin
14 4 (4.71%) Rackspace
14 4 (4.71%) ProCurve
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