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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 111 89 100
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +11
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 26 67 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.31% 2.77% 2.10%
As % of the System Software category 10.70% 17.49% 13.83%
Number of salaries quoted 26 29 38
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £25,400 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
243 383 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.22% 15.81% 15.16%
Number of salaries quoted 198 265 301
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Welwyn Garden City +7 15 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Watford -4 4 £38,500 +37.50% 1
Stevenage - 3 £26,500 -
St Albans +20 1 £60,000 +39.53%
Borehamwood +10 1 £22,000 -6.38%
vSphere
East of England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 79 (98.75%) VMware
2 74 (92.50%) Windows
3 68 (85.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 61 (76.25%) Cisco
5 56 (70.00%) Windows Server
6 54 (67.50%) MS Exchange
7 47 (58.75%) SAN
8 46 (57.50%) LAN
9 45 (56.25%) WAN
10 43 (53.75%) Firewall
11 37 (46.25%) Citrix
12 36 (45.00%) Microsoft
13 35 (43.75%) XenApp
14 32 (40.00%) HP
14 32 (40.00%) DHCP
15 31 (38.75%) Active Directory
16 29 (36.25%) DNS
17 26 (32.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 25 (31.25%) VMware ESX
19 24 (30.00%) VPN
20 22 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
21 20 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
22 19 (23.75%) Linux
23 18 (22.50%) SQL Server
23 18 (22.50%) TCP/IP
23 18 (22.50%) Hyper-V
23 18 (22.50%) Office 365
23 18 (22.50%) Mentoring
23 18 (22.50%) Data Centre
24 17 (21.25%) E-Commerce

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 54 (67.50%) MS Exchange
2 12 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (13.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (8.75%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (8.75%) IIS
5 7 (8.75%) SharePoint
6 4 (5.00%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.25%) nginx
7 1 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) MS Office
2 4 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (22.50%) Office 365
2 15 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.25%) IaaS
4 1 (1.25%) PaaS
4 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (58.75%) SAN
2 46 (57.50%) LAN
3 45 (56.25%) WAN
4 43 (53.75%) Firewall
5 32 (40.00%) DHCP
6 29 (36.25%) DNS
7 24 (30.00%) VPN
8 18 (22.50%) TCP/IP
9 15 (18.75%) NetScaler
10 14 (17.50%) OSPF
11 13 (16.25%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (13.75%) NAS
12 11 (13.75%) Network Security
12 11 (13.75%) Remote Desktop
12 11 (13.75%) SSL
13 9 (11.25%) Spanning Tree
14 5 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
15 4 (5.00%) Ethernet
15 4 (5.00%) Internet
16 3 (3.75%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.25%) MySQL
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (33.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (18.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (13.75%) Technical Engineer
4 10 (12.50%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 10 (12.50%) Team Leader
5 9 (11.25%) VMware Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Consultant
6 8 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
7 7 (8.75%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 7 (8.75%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (8.75%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 7 (8.75%) Senior Consultant
7 7 (8.75%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
7 7 (8.75%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 7 (8.75%) Senior Technical Engineer
7 7 (8.75%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
7 7 (8.75%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (8.75%) Technical Leader
8 6 (7.50%) Network Security Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) .NET
1 4 (5.00%) Web Services
2 3 (3.75%) Middleware
3 1 (1.25%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (1.25%) PHP-FPM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.50%) Data Centre
2 14 (17.50%) Fat Client
2 14 (17.50%) Thin Client
3 13 (16.25%) Blackberry
4 11 (13.75%) EqualLogic
4 11 (13.75%) Hybrid Cloud
4 11 (13.75%) Replication
5 7 (8.75%) Driving Licence
6 6 (7.50%) Clustering
7 5 (6.25%) Public Cloud
8 4 (5.00%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 74 (92.50%) Windows
2 56 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 22 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (23.75%) Linux
5 13 (16.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (7.50%) Windows 7
8 4 (5.00%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.50%) CentOS
9 2 (2.50%) Unix
9 2 (2.50%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.25%) Debian
10 1 (1.25%) Fedora
10 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.25%) SUSE
10 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 18 (22.50%) Mentoring
3 17 (21.25%) E-Commerce
4 15 (18.75%) Server Virtualisation
5 12 (15.00%) Service Delivery
6 10 (12.50%) Server Building
7 9 (11.25%) Network Design
8 7 (8.75%) Business Transformation
8 7 (8.75%) Project Planning
9 6 (7.50%) ITIL
10 5 (6.25%) High Availability
10 5 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (5.00%) Change Management
11 4 (5.00%) Data Security
11 4 (5.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
11 4 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
11 4 (5.00%) Patch Management
11 4 (5.00%) Service Management
12 3 (3.75%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.75%) SQL
2 4 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.50%) Perl
3 2 (2.50%) VBScript
4 1 (1.25%) PHP
4 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (32.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 16 (20.00%) MCSE
2 16 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.50%) MCSA
4 5 (6.25%) CCNA
4 5 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.50%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (85.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (43.75%) XenApp
3 31 (38.75%) Active Directory
4 25 (31.25%) VMware ESX
5 18 (22.50%) Hyper-V
6 9 (11.25%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (7.50%) Terminal Services
8 4 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (3.75%) XenDesktop
10 2 (2.50%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (2.50%) VMware Server
10 2 (2.50%) XenServer
11 1 (1.25%) Varnish
11 1 (1.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) SCCM
2 2 (2.50%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (2.50%) WSUS
3 1 (1.25%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.25%) Simpana
3 1 (1.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 79 (98.75%) VMware
2 61 (76.25%) Cisco
3 37 (46.25%) Citrix
4 36 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 32 (40.00%) HP
6 15 (18.75%) 3PAR
7 12 (15.00%) Dell
8 11 (13.75%) Apple
8 11 (13.75%) Fujitsu
8 11 (13.75%) SonicWALL
9 9 (11.25%) Avaya
9 9 (11.25%) CheckPoint
10 7 (8.75%) NetApp
11 6 (7.50%) EMC
12 3 (3.75%) SAP
12 3 (3.75%) Symantec
13 2 (2.50%) Juniper
13 2 (2.50%) Red Hat
14 1 (1.25%) CommVault
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Employ Solutions
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
North Herts / South Beds
Questor Resourcing
Salary: £28 - £30.5k + Good benefits
Posted: 16 days ago