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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 19 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 3.60% - 0.88%
As % of the System Software category 30.77% - 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £47,500 - £47,500
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 Welwyn Garden City region.

System Software Category
Welwyn Garden City
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
13 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 11.71% 12.50% 15.93%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 14
Average salary £47,500 £31,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.79% -25.88%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 August 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 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (66.67%) Windows
3 10 (66.67%) Cisco
4 9 (60.00%) HP
4 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (46.67%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
6 7 (46.67%) DNS
6 7 (46.67%) DHCP
6 7 (46.67%) VMware ESX
6 7 (46.67%) Migration
7 6 (40.00%) Finance
7 6 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (40.00%) MCSE
7 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (40.00%) Resource Management
8 5 (33.33%) SAN
8 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 5 (33.33%) ITIL
8 5 (33.33%) Firewall
9 4 (26.67%) Firmware
9 4 (26.67%) OSPF
9 4 (26.67%) BGP
9 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
9 4 (26.67%) Financial Institution
9 4 (26.67%) Network Design
9 4 (26.67%) BIG-IP

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (13.33%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (46.67%) DNS
2 7 (46.67%) DHCP
3 5 (33.33%) SAN
3 5 (33.33%) Firewall
4 4 (26.67%) OSPF
4 4 (26.67%) BGP
4 4 (26.67%) BIG-IP
4 4 (26.67%) VLAN
4 4 (26.67%) Network Security
4 4 (26.67%) SSL
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (26.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (20.00%) NAS
6 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
6 2 (13.33%) iSCSI
6 2 (13.33%) SSH
7 1 (6.67%) LAN
7 1 (6.67%) WAN
7 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Financial Institution
3 3 (20.00%) Retail
4 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Data Centre Specialist
3 3 (20.00%) VMWare Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Wintel Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (13.33%) Replication
3 2 (13.33%) Clustering
4 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (13.33%) VMS
6 1 (6.67%) Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Migration
2 6 (40.00%) Resource Management
3 5 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
4 4 (26.67%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (26.67%) Network Design
4 4 (26.67%) Business Process Improvement
4 4 (26.67%) Change Control
4 4 (26.67%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (20.00%) Security Hardening
5 3 (20.00%) Server Building
5 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (13.33%) High Availability
6 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
6 2 (13.33%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (13.33%) Server Hardening
6 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) MCSE
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CCSP
2 4 (26.67%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) CCA
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (6.67%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
2 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (46.67%) VMware ESX
2 7 (46.67%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (26.67%) Firmware
4 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (13.33%) VMware Server
5 2 (13.33%) XenApp
6 1 (6.67%) XenServer
6 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco
3 9 (60.00%) HP
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) Fujitsu
5 4 (26.67%) F5
5 4 (26.67%) Dell
5 4 (26.67%) Citrix
6 2 (13.33%) NetApp
6 2 (13.33%) Veritas
7 1 (6.67%) Red Hat