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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 58 56 58
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 17 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.95% 2.81% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 19.10% 11.54% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 1
Average salary £28,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.00% +5.26%
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
89 130 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 15.45% 24.39% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 61 83 16
Average salary £42,750 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £58,000 £60,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,875
% change year-on-year
- -3.53%

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 3 September 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Watford

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 34 (97.14%) VMware
1 34 (97.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (88.57%) Windows
3 30 (85.71%) ITIL
4 29 (82.86%) Linux
4 29 (82.86%) VMware ESXi
4 29 (82.86%) Information Security
5 21 (60.00%) Data Centre
6 20 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
7 19 (54.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (54.29%) MS Exchange
7 19 (54.29%) VPN
8 18 (51.43%) DNS
8 18 (51.43%) DHCP
8 18 (51.43%) TCP/IP
8 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
8 18 (51.43%) MS Office
8 18 (51.43%) Terminal Services
8 18 (51.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (51.43%) Mentoring
8 18 (51.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (51.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (51.43%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (51.43%) VMware Workstation
8 18 (51.43%) Handset
9 17 (48.57%) Office 365
10 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
11 13 (37.14%) Firewall
11 13 (37.14%) MS Excel
11 13 (37.14%) C

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 19 (54.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (51.43%) MS Office
2 13 (37.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (51.43%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (48.57%) Office 365
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (54.29%) VPN
2 18 (51.43%) DNS
2 18 (51.43%) DHCP
2 18 (51.43%) TCP/IP
3 13 (37.14%) Firewall
4 2 (5.71%) Network Security
4 2 (5.71%) SAN
4 2 (5.71%) LAN
4 2 (5.71%) WAN
5 1 (2.86%) NAS
General
1 4 (11.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Analyst
1 18 (51.43%) Support Analyst
2 11 (31.43%) 2nd Line Support
2 11 (31.43%) IT Security Engineer
2 11 (31.43%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 11 (31.43%) Security Engineer
3 10 (28.57%) Support Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Architect
7 3 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Architect
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.71%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) IT Support
9 1 (2.86%) IT Architect
9 1 (2.86%) Cloud Architect
9 1 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.86%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 18 (51.43%) Handset
3 13 (37.14%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.71%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (88.57%) Windows
2 29 (82.86%) Linux
3 19 (54.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (51.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (51.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (51.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (85.71%) ITIL
2 29 (82.86%) Information Security
3 18 (51.43%) Mentoring
4 11 (31.43%) Patch Management
4 11 (31.43%) Security Patching
4 11 (31.43%) Security Architecture
4 11 (31.43%) Kalman Filter
4 11 (31.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 11 (31.43%) Security Management
4 11 (31.43%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.71%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.86%) Network Design
6 1 (2.86%) Logistics
6 1 (2.86%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) MCP
1 1 (2.86%) CCNP
1 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (31.43%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (97.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (82.86%) VMware ESXi
3 18 (51.43%) Terminal Services
3 18 (51.43%) VMware Workstation
4 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (31.43%) Nagios
1 11 (31.43%) Nessus
Vendors
1 34 (97.14%) VMware
2 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
3 11 (31.43%) CheckPoint
3 11 (31.43%) Sophos
3 11 (31.43%) Websense
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) EMC
4 1 (2.86%) Citrix
4 1 (2.86%) Juniper
4 1 (2.86%) NetApp