The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 34 22 57
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +35
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 46 57 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.99% 10.82% 1.66%
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 44.53% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 20 30 4
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £36,175 £38,400
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £64,000 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
VMware Infrastructure
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

System Software Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
92 128 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 15.97% 24.29% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 60 80 14
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £35,850
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Watford region.

VMware Infrastructure Salary Trend in Watford

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Watford region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

VMware Infrastructure Salary Histogram in Watford

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing VMware Infrastructure 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 VMware Infrastructure.

1 84 (100.00%) VMware
2 63 (75.00%) Linux
3 61 (72.62%) Windows
4 60 (71.43%) ITIL
5 54 (64.29%) Microsoft
6 47 (55.95%) Data Centre
7 42 (50.00%) Information Security
8 35 (41.67%) Firewall
8 35 (41.67%) vSphere
9 33 (39.29%) Amazon AWS
9 33 (39.29%) MS Excel
10 32 (38.10%) MS Exchange
11 30 (35.71%) Office 365
12 29 (34.52%) VMware ESXi
13 26 (30.95%) MS Office
13 26 (30.95%) DHCP
13 26 (30.95%) DNS
13 26 (30.95%) Windows Server 2012
13 26 (30.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 25 (29.76%) Windows Server 2008
14 25 (29.76%) VPN
15 24 (28.57%) CheckPoint
16 23 (27.38%) Windows Server 2003
16 23 (27.38%) Terminal Services
16 23 (27.38%) Active Directory
16 23 (27.38%) Mentoring
17 22 (26.19%) Cloud Computing
17 22 (26.19%) Cisco
18 20 (23.81%) TCP/IP
18 20 (23.81%) HP

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing VMware Infrastructure 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 VMware Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (38.10%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.14%) OpenStack
3 5 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (5.95%) Lync
4 4 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.57%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (3.57%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.38%) IIS
7 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 33 (39.29%) MS Excel
2 26 (30.95%) MS Office
3 1 (1.19%) MS Project
3 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 33 (39.29%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (35.71%) Office 365
3 22 (26.19%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (21.43%) PaaS
4 18 (21.43%) IaaS
5 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.19%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 35 (41.67%) Firewall
2 26 (30.95%) DNS
2 26 (30.95%) DHCP
3 25 (29.76%) VPN
4 20 (23.81%) TCP/IP
5 17 (20.24%) WAN
5 17 (20.24%) LAN
5 17 (20.24%) SAN
6 16 (19.05%) NAS
7 12 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
8 10 (11.90%) iSCSI
9 8 (9.52%) MPLS
10 7 (8.33%) VLAN
11 6 (7.14%) VoIP
12 5 (5.95%) ISDN
12 5 (5.95%) PBX
13 3 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
14 2 (2.38%) Network Security
15 1 (1.19%) Internet
15 1 (1.19%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.57%) MySQL
3 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.38%) Big Data
4 1 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (9.52%) Retail
2 6 (7.14%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) Games
3 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (34.52%) Architect
2 20 (23.81%) Analyst
3 19 (22.62%) Support Analyst
4 12 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
5 11 (13.10%) IT Security Engineer
5 11 (13.10%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 11 (13.10%) Support Engineer
5 11 (13.10%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (13.10%) Security Engineer
6 8 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (8.33%) Technical Architect
7 7 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 5 (5.95%) IT Operations Manager
9 5 (5.95%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (5.95%) Operations Manager
10 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.76%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.57%) COM
2 1 (1.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 47 (55.95%) Data Centre
2 18 (21.43%) Handset
3 13 (15.48%) Clustering
3 13 (15.48%) Mathematics
3 13 (15.48%) Management Information System
4 12 (14.29%) Replication
5 10 (11.90%) Enterprise Storage
5 10 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (5.95%) Visualisation
7 3 (3.57%) Public Cloud
8 2 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (2.38%) EMC VNX
8 2 (2.38%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 63 (75.00%) Linux
2 61 (72.62%) Windows
3 26 (30.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (30.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (29.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (27.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (5.95%) VMS
7 4 (4.76%) AIX
8 2 (2.38%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (1.19%) HPUX
9 1 (1.19%) Solaris
9 1 (1.19%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (71.43%) ITIL
2 42 (50.00%) Information Security
3 23 (27.38%) Mentoring
4 13 (15.48%) Coaching
4 13 (15.48%) Migration
4 13 (15.48%) Change Management
5 11 (13.10%) Security Management
5 11 (13.10%) Risk Management
5 11 (13.10%) Patch Management
5 11 (13.10%) Security Patching
5 11 (13.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 11 (13.10%) Security Architecture
5 11 (13.10%) Kalman Filter
6 10 (11.90%) PRINCE2
7 7 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 6 (7.14%) Problem Management
8 6 (7.14%) Capacity Management
9 5 (5.95%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (5.95%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.48%) C
2 5 (5.95%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (13.10%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (11.90%) CCNA
3 5 (5.95%) CCNP
4 3 (3.57%) CISSP
5 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.38%) IBM Certification
5 2 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.38%) Degree
6 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.19%) MCP
6 1 (1.19%) MCSE
6 1 (1.19%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.10%) QA
2 2 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (41.67%) vSphere
2 29 (34.52%) VMware ESXi
3 23 (27.38%) Active Directory
3 23 (27.38%) Terminal Services
4 20 (23.81%) Hyper-V
5 18 (21.43%) VMware Workstation
6 15 (17.86%) VMware ESX
7 8 (9.52%) VirtualBox
8 6 (7.14%) vCloud
9 2 (2.38%) NFS
9 2 (2.38%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.38%) SRDF
9 2 (2.38%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (1.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (13.10%) Nagios
1 11 (13.10%) Nessus
2 10 (11.90%) BMC PATROL
2 10 (11.90%) vMotion
3 2 (2.38%) EMC VPLEX
3 2 (2.38%) SnapMirror
3 2 (2.38%) SnapVault
3 2 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 84 (100.00%) VMware
2 54 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 24 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 22 (26.19%) Cisco
5 20 (23.81%) HP
6 16 (19.05%) IBM
6 16 (19.05%) Red Hat
7 11 (13.10%) Sophos
7 11 (13.10%) Websense
8 10 (11.90%) BMC
9 8 (9.52%) ProCurve
10 7 (8.33%) Oracle
11 6 (7.14%) EMC
11 6 (7.14%) NetIQ
12 5 (5.95%) Citrix
13 4 (4.76%) NetApp
14 3 (3.57%) Hitachi
14 3 (3.57%) Juniper
15 2 (2.38%) Dell
15 2 (2.38%) SAP