The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 56 58 52
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 15 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.80% 0.55% 3.57%
As % of the System Software category 11.54% 9.52% 35.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 11
Average salary £50,000 £48,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £47,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £49,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
vSphere
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
130 21 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 24.30% 5.80% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 80 15 28
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,300 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

vSphere
Salary Trend in Watford

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Watford

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Watford region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Watford

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 30 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (77.14%) Microsoft
4 23 (65.71%) HP
5 20 (57.14%) Cisco
5 20 (57.14%) Hyper-V
6 19 (54.29%) Windows
6 19 (54.29%) Firewall
7 18 (51.43%) EMC
8 17 (48.57%) MS Excel
8 17 (48.57%) Dell
9 15 (42.86%) Citrix
9 15 (42.86%) IBM
9 15 (42.86%) XenApp
9 15 (42.86%) XenDesktop
10 14 (40.00%) NetApp
11 13 (37.14%) Migration
11 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (37.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 13 (37.14%) MCITP
12 12 (34.29%) WatchGuard
12 12 (34.29%) SCCM
12 12 (34.29%) NCDA
12 12 (34.29%) Juniper
12 12 (34.29%) SAN
13 11 (31.43%) MCSE
13 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (31.43%) NCIE
13 11 (31.43%) Lync
13 11 (31.43%) VCAP

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 11 (31.43%) Lync
2 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
3 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (17.14%) SAS
4 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.86%) IIS
6 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (48.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (11.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (54.29%) Firewall
2 12 (34.29%) SAN
3 8 (22.86%) iSCSI
4 6 (17.14%) NAS
4 6 (17.14%) NetScaler
4 6 (17.14%) Wireless
4 6 (17.14%) DNS
5 4 (11.43%) VPN
5 4 (11.43%) MPLS
5 4 (11.43%) LAN
5 4 (11.43%) WAN
5 4 (11.43%) DHCP
6 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (14.29%) Retail
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.71%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) Consultant
2 11 (31.43%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (14.29%) Project Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Head of Infrastructure
4 4 (11.43%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Head of IT
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Architect
5 3 (8.57%) VMware Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) VMware Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior VMware Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Desktop Support
6 1 (2.86%) Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.86%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) EqualLogic
2 3 (8.57%) Thin Client
2 3 (8.57%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.71%) Visualisation
3 2 (5.71%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.86%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 19 (54.29%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Migration
2 7 (20.00%) ITIL
3 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
3 6 (17.14%) Network Design
3 6 (17.14%) Time Management
4 5 (14.29%) Change Management
5 4 (11.43%) Validation
5 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
5 4 (11.43%) Kanban
5 4 (11.43%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (11.43%) Agile Project Management
5 4 (11.43%) Project Management
6 3 (8.57%) Use Case
7 2 (5.71%) PRINCE
8 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.86%) High Availability
8 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (37.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 13 (37.14%) MCITP
2 12 (34.29%) NCDA
3 11 (31.43%) NCIE
3 11 (31.43%) VCAP
3 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (31.43%) MCSE
4 10 (28.57%) CCNA
5 7 (20.00%) CCNP
6 5 (14.29%) MCTS
7 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (2.86%) CCA
8 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (2.86%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 15 (42.86%) XenApp
3 15 (42.86%) XenDesktop
4 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 10 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (22.86%) XenServer
6 7 (20.00%) VMware ESX
7 2 (5.71%) Terminal Services
8 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (34.29%) SCCM
2 8 (22.86%) SCOM
3 4 (11.43%) NetBackup
3 4 (11.43%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.86%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (77.14%) Microsoft
3 23 (65.71%) HP
4 20 (57.14%) Cisco
5 18 (51.43%) EMC
6 17 (48.57%) Dell
7 15 (42.86%) IBM
7 15 (42.86%) Citrix
8 14 (40.00%) NetApp
9 12 (34.29%) WatchGuard
9 12 (34.29%) Juniper
10 5 (14.29%) Symantec
11 4 (11.43%) PlateSpin
11 4 (11.43%) Rackspace
11 4 (11.43%) ProCurve
11 4 (11.43%) Veeam
11 4 (11.43%) CheckPoint
12 2 (5.71%) Altiris
13 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
13 1 (2.86%) BMC
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