The first table below looks at the demand for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the St Albans region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 27 35 40
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 5 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 3.65% 1.88% 0.57%
As % of the System Software category 21.74% 19.05% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Average salary £27,500 £26,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% -8.77%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.06% +7.50%
System Software Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
23 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 16.79% 9.86% 7.47%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 8
Average salary £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.50% +3.63%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
vSphere
Hertfordshire

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the St Albans region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

vSphere
Salary Trend in St Albans

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the St Albans region.

vSphere Salary Trend in St Albans

vSphere
Top 27 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (85.71%) IIS
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Vista
2 6 (85.71%) VMware ESX
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (57.14%) Apple
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (14.29%) Clustering
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (14.29%) MCITP
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 6 (85.71%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
2 2 (28.57%) Server Support
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Vista
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) VMware ESX
2 6 (85.71%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Apple