The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 17 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 9 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 8.04% - 0.62%
As % of the System Software category 27.27% - 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 1
Average salary £47,500 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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 Welwyn Garden City region.

System Software Category
Welwyn Garden City
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
33 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 29.46% 10.34% 6.79%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 9
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Welwyn Garden City region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

vSphere
Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Welwyn Garden City region.

vSphere Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (78.57%) Windows
4 10 (71.43%) HP
5 9 (64.29%) Cisco
6 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
6 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
7 7 (50.00%) DNS
7 7 (50.00%) DHCP
7 7 (50.00%) VMware ESX
7 7 (50.00%) Migration
8 6 (42.86%) MCSE
8 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (42.86%) SAN
9 5 (35.71%) Citrix
9 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
9 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
9 5 (35.71%) ITIL
9 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (28.57%) Firewall
10 4 (28.57%) Finance
10 4 (28.57%) Firmware
10 4 (28.57%) Dell
10 4 (28.57%) Fujitsu
10 4 (28.57%) Resource Management
11 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (21.43%) SCCM

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 2 (14.29%) IIS
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 7 (50.00%) DNS
2 7 (50.00%) DHCP
3 6 (42.86%) SAN
4 4 (28.57%) Firewall
5 3 (21.43%) NAS
6 2 (14.29%) OSPF
6 2 (14.29%) BGP
6 2 (14.29%) SSH
6 2 (14.29%) BIG-IP
6 2 (14.29%) VLAN
6 2 (14.29%) Network Security
6 2 (14.29%) iSCSI
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (14.29%) SSL
6 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
6 2 (14.29%) LAN
6 2 (14.29%) WAN
6 2 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Retail
3 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Data Centre Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) VMWare Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Data Centre Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Wintel Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Replication
2 2 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) VMS
6 1 (7.14%) Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Migration
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Resource Management
4 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity
4 3 (21.43%) Security Hardening
4 3 (21.43%) Server Building
5 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (14.29%) Network Design
5 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 2 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 2 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) High Availability
5 2 (14.29%) Change Control
5 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (42.86%) MCSE
3 2 (14.29%) CCSP
3 2 (14.29%) CCNP
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.14%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.14%) CCA
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
2 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 7 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
4 4 (28.57%) Firmware
5 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (14.29%) VMware Server
6 2 (14.29%) XenApp
7 1 (7.14%) XenServer
7 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) HP
3 9 (64.29%) Cisco
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) Citrix
5 4 (28.57%) Dell
5 4 (28.57%) Fujitsu
6 3 (21.43%) NetApp
7 2 (14.29%) Veritas
7 2 (14.29%) F5
8 1 (7.14%) Red Hat