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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 62 52 59
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 10 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.91% 1.72% 1.66%
As % of the System Software category 12.05% 10.61% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 8
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +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
83 66 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 15.87% 16.22% 9.15%
Number of salaries quoted 62 57 41
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £24,500 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 30 January 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Watford

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 19 (95.00%) VMware
2 18 (90.00%) Windows
3 15 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 12 (60.00%) Hyper-V
6 9 (45.00%) HP
6 9 (45.00%) DNS
6 9 (45.00%) SAN
6 9 (45.00%) MS Exchange
7 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
7 8 (40.00%) Firewall
8 7 (35.00%) LAN
8 7 (35.00%) WAN
8 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
8 7 (35.00%) XenServer
8 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (30.00%) XenDesktop
9 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (30.00%) ITIL
9 6 (30.00%) Citrix
9 6 (30.00%) Service Management
10 5 (25.00%) Migration
10 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
10 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
10 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
10 5 (25.00%) Cloud Computing

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (45.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (15.00%) WorkSite
5 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (25.00%) SaaS
1 5 (25.00%) PaaS
2 4 (20.00%) IaaS
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (5.00%) Office 365
4 1 (5.00%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) DNS
1 9 (45.00%) SAN
2 8 (40.00%) Firewall
3 7 (35.00%) LAN
3 7 (35.00%) WAN
4 4 (20.00%) iSCSI
4 4 (20.00%) NAS
4 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (15.00%) MPLS
5 3 (15.00%) VPN
5 3 (15.00%) DHCP
5 3 (15.00%) VoIP
6 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
6 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
6 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Big Data
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (5.00%) MySQL
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (20.00%) Architect
1 4 (20.00%) Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) IT Support
2 3 (15.00%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Project Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Project Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) X-Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (10.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (10.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (20.00%) Linux
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Vista
7 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
1 6 (30.00%) Service Management
2 5 (25.00%) Migration
2 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) Process Management
3 3 (15.00%) Analytics
3 3 (15.00%) Data Analytics
3 3 (15.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Time Management
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE
4 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Practice Management
5 1 (5.00%) Validation
5 1 (5.00%) Operations Management
5 1 (5.00%) Document Management
5 1 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (5.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) Ruby
2 1 (5.00%) PHP
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VBScript
2 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) MCITP
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (35.00%) XenServer
4 6 (30.00%) XenDesktop
5 5 (25.00%) XenApp
6 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (10.00%) vCloud
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
8 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (5.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
1 4 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) VMware
2 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (45.00%) HP
4 6 (30.00%) Citrix
5 4 (20.00%) Cisco
5 4 (20.00%) IBM
6 3 (15.00%) NetApp
7 2 (10.00%) EMC
7 2 (10.00%) Altiris
8 1 (5.00%) Sophos
8 1 (5.00%) Dell
8 1 (5.00%) Veeam
8 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
8 1 (5.00%) IronPort