The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 Watford region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 55 45 59
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +14
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 17 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.83% 2.54% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 17.35% 23.68% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 1
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +8.75%
System Software Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
98 38 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 16.33% 10.70% 6.87%
Number of salaries quoted 81 36 23
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
vSphere
Hertfordshire

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 16 April 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Watford

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
3 16 (84.21%) Citrix
3 16 (84.21%) NetApp
3 16 (84.21%) Hyper-V
4 15 (78.95%) IBM
5 14 (73.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (73.68%) HP
5 14 (73.68%) SAN
5 14 (73.68%) Firewall
5 14 (73.68%) MCITP
5 14 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (73.68%) XenApp
5 14 (73.68%) XenDesktop
6 13 (68.42%) iSCSI
6 13 (68.42%) SCOM
7 12 (63.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (63.16%) Windows
7 12 (63.16%) MS Excel
8 11 (57.89%) VPN
8 11 (57.89%) Cisco
8 11 (57.89%) Dell
8 11 (57.89%) NCDA
9 10 (52.63%) NCIE
9 10 (52.63%) Time Management
10 9 (47.37%) Migration
10 9 (47.37%) EMC
10 9 (47.37%) Juniper
10 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
2 8 (42.11%) Lync
2 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (42.11%) SAS
2 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (63.16%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) SAN
1 14 (73.68%) Firewall
2 13 (68.42%) iSCSI
3 11 (57.89%) VPN
4 8 (42.11%) NetScaler
4 8 (42.11%) NAS
5 1 (5.26%) DHCP
5 1 (5.26%) DNS
5 1 (5.26%) SSL
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Consultant
2 13 (68.42%) Technical Consultant
3 10 (52.63%) Project Engineer
3 10 (52.63%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Support
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix Support
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
1 2 (10.53%) FlexPod
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Time Management
2 9 (47.37%) Migration
3 8 (42.11%) Network Design
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) High Availability
4 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (73.68%) MCITP
2 12 (63.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (57.89%) NCDA
4 10 (52.63%) NCIE
5 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (47.37%) CCNP
5 9 (47.37%) MCSE
5 9 (47.37%) VCAP
6 8 (42.11%) CCNA
7 1 (5.26%) MCSA
7 1 (5.26%) CCA
7 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (5.26%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (84.21%) Hyper-V
2 14 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (73.68%) XenApp
2 14 (73.68%) XenDesktop
3 8 (42.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (31.58%) XenServer
5 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
6 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (68.42%) SCOM
2 8 (42.11%) SCCM
3 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
3 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
3 16 (84.21%) Citrix
3 16 (84.21%) NetApp
4 15 (78.95%) IBM
5 14 (73.68%) HP
6 11 (57.89%) Cisco
6 11 (57.89%) Dell
7 9 (47.37%) EMC
7 9 (47.37%) Juniper
8 8 (42.11%) WatchGuard
9 1 (5.26%) Symantec
9 1 (5.26%) McAfee
9 1 (5.26%) SonicWALL
9 1 (5.26%) BMC
9 1 (5.26%) CA