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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 57 59 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 7 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.29% 2.45% 2.61%
As % of the System Software category 8.24% 14.43% 20.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 8
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
85 97 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 15.65% 16.99% 12.70%
Number of salaries quoted 56 78 37
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £60,000 £55,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (88.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (76.47%) Windows
4 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
4 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
5 9 (52.94%) Hyper-V
6 8 (47.06%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
8 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
8 6 (35.29%) HP
8 6 (35.29%) DNS
9 5 (29.41%) VPN
9 5 (29.41%) SAN
9 5 (29.41%) Linux
9 5 (29.41%) DHCP
9 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
9 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (23.53%) ITIL
10 4 (23.53%) LAN
10 4 (23.53%) WAN
10 4 (23.53%) Firewall
11 3 (17.65%) MPLS
11 3 (17.65%) Project Management
11 3 (17.65%) Citrix
11 3 (17.65%) Process Management
11 3 (17.65%) Migration
11 3 (17.65%) SharePoint

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
4 3 (17.65%) WorkSite
5 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (17.65%) SaaS
3 3 (17.65%) PaaS
3 3 (17.65%) Office 365
4 2 (11.76%) IaaS
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) DNS
2 5 (29.41%) VPN
2 5 (29.41%) SAN
2 5 (29.41%) DHCP
3 4 (23.53%) LAN
3 4 (23.53%) WAN
3 4 (23.53%) Firewall
4 3 (17.65%) MPLS
4 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.76%) iSCSI
5 2 (11.76%) NAS
6 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
6 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
1 2 (11.76%) Handset
1 2 (11.76%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (29.41%) Linux
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Project Management
2 3 (17.65%) Process Management
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
2 3 (17.65%) Information Security
2 3 (17.65%) Analytics
2 3 (17.65%) Data Analytics
3 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Security Management
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.88%) Practice Management
4 1 (5.88%) Document Management
4 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (5.88%) Logistics
4 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) VBScript
2 1 (5.88%) VB
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 15 (88.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
3 9 (52.94%) Hyper-V
4 3 (17.65%) XenServer
4 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
4 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (11.76%) vCloud
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (11.76%) Terminal Services
5 2 (11.76%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
6 1 (5.88%) NFS
6 1 (5.88%) XenApp
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) SCOM
3 1 (5.88%) Nessus
3 1 (5.88%) Nagios
3 1 (5.88%) vMotion
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) HP
4 3 (17.65%) Citrix
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 2 (11.76%) Sophos
6 1 (5.88%) Websense
6 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.88%) IBM
6 1 (5.88%) NetApp
6 1 (5.88%) Dell
6 1 (5.88%) EMC
6 1 (5.88%) Veeam
6 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.88%) IronPort