The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 58 49 58
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.21% 2.46% 2.48%
As % of the System Software category 2.13% 16.88% 9.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 11
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +24.13%
UK excluding London median salary £44,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.62% -
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
47 77 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 9.75% 14.56% 25.14%
Number of salaries quoted 34 59 88
Median salary £42,500 £41,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,395 £28,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) CCNA
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (50.00%) HP
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) DHCP
5 3 (37.50%) MCSE
6 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (25.00%) IPv4
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (25.00%) Symantec
6 2 (25.00%) OSPF
6 2 (25.00%) BGP
6 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
6 2 (25.00%) XenApp
6 2 (25.00%) Citrix
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (25.00%) SCCM
6 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (25.00%) BGP
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (25.00%) IPv4
2 2 (25.00%) OSPF
2 2 (25.00%) Skype
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Data Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Support
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Junior
2 1 (12.50%) Server Support
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) ITSM
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VB
1 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNA
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) MCSE
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (12.50%) MCSA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 1 (12.50%) Simpana
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Symantec
5 1 (12.50%) CommVault
5 1 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (12.50%) EqualLogic
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) NetApp