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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 56 59 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 12 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.22% 0.53% 3.24%
As % of the System Software category 9.02% 6.45% 29.27%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 10
Average salary £43,125 £58,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.59% +38.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £49,750 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £67,750 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
133 31 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 24.58% 8.16% 11.08%
Number of salaries quoted 87 20 28
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £33,100 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Watford

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (82.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (74.29%) Microsoft
4 22 (62.86%) HP
5 19 (54.29%) Windows
5 19 (54.29%) Hyper-V
6 18 (51.43%) Cisco
6 18 (51.43%) Firewall
7 16 (45.71%) EMC
7 16 (45.71%) MS Excel
8 15 (42.86%) Dell
9 14 (40.00%) Citrix
9 14 (40.00%) IBM
9 14 (40.00%) XenApp
9 14 (40.00%) XenDesktop
10 13 (37.14%) NetApp
11 12 (34.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (34.29%) MCITP
12 11 (31.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (31.43%) Migration
12 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
12 11 (31.43%) SAN
13 10 (28.57%) Juniper
13 10 (28.57%) NCDA
13 10 (28.57%) WatchGuard
13 10 (28.57%) SCCM
14 9 (25.71%) NCIE
14 9 (25.71%) XenServer
14 9 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (25.71%) MCSE

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (25.71%) Lync
2 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
3 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
5 4 (11.43%) SAS
6 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (45.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (11.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (51.43%) Firewall
2 11 (31.43%) SAN
3 7 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 7 (20.00%) DNS
4 6 (17.14%) Wireless
5 5 (14.29%) LAN
5 5 (14.29%) WAN
6 4 (11.43%) DHCP
6 4 (11.43%) MPLS
6 4 (11.43%) NAS
6 4 (11.43%) NetScaler
7 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.71%) VPN
8 1 (2.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (14.29%) Retail
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.71%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Consultant
2 10 (28.57%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Head of Infrastructure
4 4 (11.43%) Head of IT
4 4 (11.43%) Project Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Architect
5 3 (8.57%) VMware Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) VMware Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Project Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Server Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Server Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Wintel Support
7 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) EqualLogic
2 3 (8.57%) Thin Client
2 3 (8.57%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.71%) Visualisation
3 2 (5.71%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.86%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 19 (54.29%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (8.57%) Windows XP
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Migration
2 8 (22.86%) ITIL
3 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
4 5 (14.29%) Change Management
4 5 (14.29%) Time Management
4 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 4 (11.43%) Coaching
5 4 (11.43%) People Management
5 4 (11.43%) Agile Project Management
5 4 (11.43%) Kanban
5 4 (11.43%) Validation
5 4 (11.43%) Project Management
5 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
5 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.43%) Network Design
5 4 (11.43%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (8.57%) Use Case
7 2 (5.71%) PRINCE
8 1 (2.86%) Service Management
8 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (34.29%) MCITP
2 11 (31.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (28.57%) NCDA
4 9 (25.71%) NCIE
4 9 (25.71%) VCAP
4 9 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (25.71%) MCSE
5 8 (22.86%) CCNA
6 5 (14.29%) CCNP
6 5 (14.29%) MCTS
7 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (2.86%) CCA
8 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (2.86%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (82.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (54.29%) Hyper-V
3 14 (40.00%) XenApp
3 14 (40.00%) XenDesktop
4 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
5 9 (25.71%) XenServer
6 8 (22.86%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (20.00%) VMware ESX
8 2 (5.71%) Terminal Services
8 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) SCCM
2 7 (20.00%) SCOM
3 4 (11.43%) NetBackup
3 4 (11.43%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.86%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (74.29%) Microsoft
3 22 (62.86%) HP
4 18 (51.43%) Cisco
5 16 (45.71%) EMC
6 15 (42.86%) Dell
7 14 (40.00%) IBM
7 14 (40.00%) Citrix
8 13 (37.14%) NetApp
9 10 (28.57%) WatchGuard
9 10 (28.57%) Juniper
10 5 (14.29%) Symantec
11 4 (11.43%) PlateSpin
11 4 (11.43%) Rackspace
11 4 (11.43%) ProCurve
11 4 (11.43%) Veeam
11 4 (11.43%) CheckPoint
12 2 (5.71%) Altiris
13 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
13 1 (2.86%) BMC
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