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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 54 60 53
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 6 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.07% 1.93% 1.86%
As % of the System Software category 14.29% 12.05% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 6
Average salary £51,250 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.81% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% -7.22%
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
42 83 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.47% 16.02% 15.78%
Number of salaries quoted 31 61 60
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £31,700 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 11 February 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (92.31%) Data Centre
3 8 (61.54%) Windows
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 7 (53.85%) Citrix
4 7 (53.85%) Public Cloud
5 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
5 5 (38.46%) SAN
5 5 (38.46%) Linux
5 5 (38.46%) Firewall
6 4 (30.77%) Change Management
6 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
6 4 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
6 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
6 4 (30.77%) LAN
6 4 (30.77%) VPN
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco
6 4 (30.77%) NetApp
6 4 (30.77%) Thin Client
6 4 (30.77%) EMC
6 4 (30.77%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (30.77%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (23.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
1 5 (38.46%) SAN
2 4 (30.77%) LAN
2 4 (30.77%) VPN
3 3 (23.08%) Network Security
3 3 (23.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Administrator
1 5 (38.46%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (30.77%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) IT Administrator
2 4 (30.77%) IT Systems Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Senior IT Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (92.31%) Data Centre
2 7 (53.85%) Public Cloud
3 4 (30.77%) EqualLogic
3 4 (30.77%) Fat Client
3 4 (30.77%) Thin Client
4 2 (15.38%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Change Management
1 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
1 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
4 1 (7.69%) Presales
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Security Management
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) SANS
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (23.08%) MCSA
2 3 (23.08%) MCSE
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) CCNP
4 1 (7.69%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.69%) CISM
4 1 (7.69%) CISMP
4 1 (7.69%) CISSP
4 1 (7.69%) CLAS
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (7.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
3 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Nagios
1 1 (7.69%) Nessus
1 1 (7.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (53.85%) Citrix
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) EMC
3 4 (30.77%) NetApp
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 3 (23.08%) SAP
5 2 (15.38%) HP
6 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
6 1 (7.69%) Forcepoint
6 1 (7.69%) IBM
6 1 (7.69%) Juniper
6 1 (7.69%) Sophos