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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 60 56 50
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 12 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.06% 0.54% 2.80%
As % of the System Software category 10.34% 5.88% 19.30%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 9
Average salary £36,250 £58,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.29% +38.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £49,750 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £67,750 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +1.21%
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
116 34 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 19.93% 9.19% 14.50%
Number of salaries quoted 71 22 39
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 21 October 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Watford

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 33 (97.06%) VMware
2 28 (82.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (67.65%) Microsoft
4 21 (61.76%) Windows
5 17 (50.00%) HP
6 16 (47.06%) Hyper-V
7 15 (44.12%) Firewall
8 14 (41.18%) Cisco
9 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
9 13 (38.24%) EMC
10 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
11 10 (29.41%) Dell
12 9 (26.47%) Citrix
12 9 (26.47%) DNS
12 9 (26.47%) IBM
12 9 (26.47%) ITIL
12 9 (26.47%) XenDesktop
12 9 (26.47%) XenApp
13 8 (23.53%) XenServer
13 8 (23.53%) SAN
13 8 (23.53%) Migration
13 8 (23.53%) NetApp
14 7 (20.59%) WAN
14 7 (20.59%) LAN
14 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (20.59%) SCCM
15 6 (17.65%) WatchGuard
15 6 (17.65%) MCITP
15 6 (17.65%) Retail
15 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.71%) Lync
3 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.94%) IIS
5 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.76%) Office 365
3 2 (5.88%) IaaS
3 2 (5.88%) SaaS
3 2 (5.88%) PaaS
3 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.94%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (44.12%) Firewall
2 9 (26.47%) DNS
3 8 (23.53%) SAN
4 7 (20.59%) WAN
4 7 (20.59%) LAN
5 6 (17.65%) Wireless
6 4 (11.76%) DHCP
6 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
6 4 (11.76%) MPLS
7 3 (8.82%) VoIP
8 2 (5.88%) NAS
8 2 (5.88%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 6 (17.65%) Retail
2 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.88%) Back Office
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Consultant
2 7 (20.59%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (14.71%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Head of IT
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) VMware Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Head of Infrastructure
4 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) VMware Architect
5 3 (8.82%) IT Support
5 3 (8.82%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Project Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Project Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.94%) Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.94%) Server Support
7 1 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) X-Windows
2 1 (2.94%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) EqualLogic
2 3 (8.82%) Thin Client
2 3 (8.82%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.88%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.94%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (61.76%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (14.71%) Windows XP
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.82%) Windows 8
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Vista
6 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.88%) Linux
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) ITIL
2 8 (23.53%) Migration
3 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2
4 5 (14.71%) Validation
4 5 (14.71%) Service Management
5 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 4 (11.76%) Coaching
5 4 (11.76%) People Management
5 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (11.76%) Use Case
5 4 (11.76%) Agile Project Management
5 4 (11.76%) Kanban
5 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 4 (11.76%) Change Management
5 4 (11.76%) Project Management
6 3 (8.82%) Time Management
7 2 (5.88%) Security Architecture
7 2 (5.88%) PRINCE
8 1 (2.94%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) PHP
2 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) MCITP
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (14.71%) NCDA
2 5 (14.71%) NCIE
2 5 (14.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (11.76%) VCAP
3 4 (11.76%) MCTS
3 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (11.76%) MCSE
3 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (11.76%) CCNA
System Software
1 28 (82.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (47.06%) Hyper-V
3 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
4 9 (26.47%) XenDesktop
4 9 (26.47%) XenApp
5 8 (23.53%) XenServer
6 6 (17.65%) VMware ESX
7 4 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (5.88%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) SCCM
2 4 (11.76%) NetBackup
2 4 (11.76%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.88%) SCOM
4 1 (2.94%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 33 (97.06%) VMware
2 23 (67.65%) Microsoft
3 17 (50.00%) HP
4 14 (41.18%) Cisco
5 13 (38.24%) EMC
6 10 (29.41%) Dell
7 9 (26.47%) Citrix
7 9 (26.47%) IBM
8 8 (23.53%) NetApp
9 6 (17.65%) WatchGuard
9 6 (17.65%) Juniper
10 5 (14.71%) Symantec
11 4 (11.76%) PlateSpin
11 4 (11.76%) Rackspace
11 4 (11.76%) ProCurve
11 4 (11.76%) Veeam
11 4 (11.76%) CheckPoint
12 2 (5.88%) Altiris
13 1 (2.94%) CommVault
13 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds