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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 47 50 59
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 11 15 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.24% 3.01% 3.10%
As % of the System Software category 21.57% 18.52% 14.07%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 10
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,850 £30,800 £42,250
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £78,000 £58,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
51 81 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 10.39% 16.27% 22.02%
Number of salaries quoted 42 46 94
Median salary £40,000 £45,625 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.32% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -

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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Watford region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Watford

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Data Centre
3 11 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (64.71%) Cisco
4 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
5 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
6 8 (47.06%) Hyper-V
6 8 (47.06%) HP
7 7 (41.18%) VPN
7 7 (41.18%) LAN
7 7 (41.18%) WAN
8 6 (35.29%) DHCP
8 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
8 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (35.29%) Firewall
8 6 (35.29%) EqualLogic
8 6 (35.29%) Network Security
8 6 (35.29%) Public Cloud
9 5 (29.41%) SAN
9 5 (29.41%) Dell
9 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
10 4 (23.53%) MCSE
10 4 (23.53%) DNS
10 4 (23.53%) CCNA
10 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (23.53%) Avaya
10 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
10 4 (23.53%) Service Management

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 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (23.53%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.76%) Office 365
3 1 (5.88%) IaaS
3 1 (5.88%) PaaS
3 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) LAN
1 7 (41.18%) VPN
1 7 (41.18%) WAN
2 6 (35.29%) DHCP
2 6 (35.29%) Firewall
2 6 (35.29%) Network Security
3 5 (29.41%) SAN
4 4 (23.53%) DNS
4 4 (23.53%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (11.76%) BGP
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (11.76%) EIGRP
6 2 (11.76%) IPv4
6 2 (11.76%) OSPF
6 2 (11.76%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Security Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Data Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) IT Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Presales Solution Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) Data Centre
2 6 (35.29%) EqualLogic
2 6 (35.29%) Public Cloud
3 4 (23.53%) Spread Betting
4 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
5 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
5 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (23.53%) Network Design
2 4 (23.53%) Service Management
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Presales
3 3 (17.65%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) ITSM
5 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Perl
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.88%) VB
1 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) CCNA
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (23.53%) MCSE
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (11.76%) MCSA
3 1 (5.88%) SANS
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (47.06%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (64.71%) Cisco
3 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
4 8 (47.06%) HP
5 5 (29.41%) Dell
6 4 (23.53%) 3PAR
6 4 (23.53%) Avaya
6 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
7 3 (17.65%) Citrix
7 3 (17.65%) SAP
8 2 (11.76%) EMC
8 2 (11.76%) NetApp
9 1 (5.88%) Juniper
9 1 (5.88%) Oracle
9 1 (5.88%) Symantec