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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 61 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 13 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.13% - 2.22%
As % of the System Software category 14.94% - 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 9
Average salary £55,000 - £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £39,800 - £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 - £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
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
87 48 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 14.29% 12.94% 10.64%
Number of salaries quoted 60 37 43
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,800 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 24 December 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Watford

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 25 (96.15%) VMware
2 22 (84.62%) Windows
3 21 (80.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
5 15 (57.69%) Hyper-V
6 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
7 12 (46.15%) HP
8 11 (42.31%) DNS
8 11 (42.31%) SAN
9 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
10 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
10 9 (34.62%) Firewall
10 9 (34.62%) XenServer
11 8 (30.77%) Citrix
11 8 (30.77%) XenDesktop
12 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
12 7 (26.92%) LAN
12 7 (26.92%) WAN
12 7 (26.92%) XenApp
12 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (23.08%) ITIL
13 6 (23.08%) Service Management
13 6 (23.08%) SCCM
13 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
14 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
14 5 (19.23%) Windows XP
14 5 (19.23%) DHCP

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (34.62%) MS Exchange
2 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
4 3 (11.54%) WorkSite
5 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) SaaS
2 4 (15.38%) PaaS
2 4 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (15.38%) IaaS
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.85%) Office 365
4 1 (3.85%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) DNS
1 11 (42.31%) SAN
2 9 (34.62%) Firewall
3 7 (26.92%) LAN
3 7 (26.92%) WAN
4 5 (19.23%) DHCP
5 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 4 (15.38%) iSCSI
5 4 (15.38%) NAS
6 3 (11.54%) VPN
6 3 (11.54%) VoIP
6 3 (11.54%) MPLS
7 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
7 1 (3.85%) Wireless
7 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) Big Data
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) MySQL
General
1 2 (7.69%) Back Office
1 2 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Consultant
2 4 (15.38%) Architect
2 4 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) IT Support
4 2 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Project Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Project Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) X-Windows
2 1 (3.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Thin Client
1 2 (7.69%) Replication
1 2 (7.69%) Fat Client
1 2 (7.69%) EqualLogic
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (19.23%) Windows XP
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (15.38%) Linux
5 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 4 (15.38%) Windows 8
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) ITIL
1 6 (23.08%) Service Management
2 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
2 5 (19.23%) Migration
3 3 (11.54%) Process Management
3 3 (11.54%) Project Management
3 3 (11.54%) Security Architecture
3 3 (11.54%) Data Analytics
3 3 (11.54%) Analytics
4 2 (7.69%) Validation
4 2 (7.69%) Time Management
4 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (7.69%) PRINCE
5 1 (3.85%) Practice Management
5 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.85%) Document Management
5 1 (3.85%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (3.85%) Operations Management
5 1 (3.85%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
3 1 (3.85%) VBScript
3 1 (3.85%) VB
3 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (15.38%) MCITP
2 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (7.69%) NCDA
3 2 (7.69%) NCIE
3 2 (7.69%) VCAP
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (7.69%) MCTS
3 2 (7.69%) MCSE
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
System Software
1 21 (80.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (57.69%) Hyper-V
3 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
4 9 (34.62%) XenServer
5 8 (30.77%) XenDesktop
6 7 (26.92%) XenApp
7 3 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (11.54%) VMware ESX
7 3 (11.54%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (7.69%) Terminal Services
8 2 (7.69%) vCloud
9 1 (3.85%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) SCCM
2 4 (15.38%) SCOM
3 2 (7.69%) NetBackup
3 2 (7.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (96.15%) VMware
2 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 12 (46.15%) HP
4 8 (30.77%) Citrix
5 5 (19.23%) NetApp
5 5 (19.23%) Cisco
5 5 (19.23%) IBM
5 5 (19.23%) EMC
6 4 (15.38%) Dell
7 3 (11.54%) Veeam
8 2 (7.69%) Altiris
8 2 (7.69%) PlateSpin
8 2 (7.69%) Symantec
9 1 (3.85%) Sophos
9 1 (3.85%) Juniper
9 1 (3.85%) WatchGuard
9 1 (3.85%) IronPort
9 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds