Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for vSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited vSphere over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 172 121
Rank change year-on-year +26 -51 +8
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 70 46 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.61% 1.03% 2.54%
As % of the System Software category 10.56% 8.29% 17.25%
Number of salaries quoted 56 39 90
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +28.65% -5.00%
10th Percentile £32,000 £20,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.71% -

vSphere is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 663 555 794
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 15.20% 12.42% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 560 447 561
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £43,750 £42,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +2.67%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing vSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Hertfordshire

vSphere
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for vSphere in Hertfordshire

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for vSphere in Hertfordshire

vSphere
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City +5 21 £32,000 -41.82%
Watford +4 10 £45,000 +28.57%
St Albans +12 9 £75,000 +25.00%
Rickmansworth - 3 £65,000 -
Hemel Hempstead +1 2 £45,000 -25.00%
Bishop's Stortford -10 2 £37,500 -7.41% 1
Hatfield -7 1 £70,000 +16.67%
Welwyn - 1 £42,500 -
vSphere
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 68 (97.14%) VMware
2 54 (77.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (74.29%) Windows
3 52 (74.29%) Microsoft
4 48 (68.57%) Windows Server
5 39 (55.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 38 (54.29%) SAN
7 31 (44.29%) VPN
8 29 (41.43%) Active Directory
9 28 (40.00%) SQL
10 26 (37.14%) SQL Server
11 25 (35.71%) Linux
12 24 (34.29%) MySQL
12 24 (34.29%) SLA
13 23 (32.86%) Finance
14 21 (30.00%) MS Exchange
14 21 (30.00%) Oracle
14 21 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 21 (30.00%) Degree
15 20 (28.57%) Document Management
15 20 (28.57%) Military
15 20 (28.57%) Unix
15 20 (28.57%) Client/Server
15 20 (28.57%) ISO 9001
15 20 (28.57%) CMS
15 20 (28.57%) Back Office
15 20 (28.57%) IBM
15 20 (28.57%) Adobe
15 20 (28.57%) NetApp
15 20 (28.57%) Xerox

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 20 (28.57%) CMS
3 10 (14.29%) OpenStack
4 6 (8.57%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (8.57%) Skype for Business
5 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (4.29%) Apache
7 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.43%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (10.00%) Office 365
2 6 (8.57%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.43%) CloudBees
3 1 (1.43%) IaaS
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.43%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.43%) PaaS
3 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (54.29%) SAN
2 31 (44.29%) VPN
3 18 (25.71%) LAN
4 16 (22.86%) WAN
5 10 (14.29%) DNS
5 10 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 8 (11.43%) DHCP
7 6 (8.57%) Broadband
7 6 (8.57%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (8.57%) Skype
7 6 (8.57%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (7.14%) Firewall
9 4 (5.71%) MPLS
10 2 (2.86%) VLAN
11 1 (1.43%) VoIP
11 1 (1.43%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 24 (34.29%) MySQL
3 8 (11.43%) NoSQL
4 6 (8.57%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (32.86%) Finance
2 20 (28.57%) Back Office
2 20 (28.57%) Military
3 1 (1.43%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 20 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 20 (28.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 10 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 9 (12.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 9 (12.86%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (12.86%) Consultant
3 9 (12.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (12.86%) Support Technician
4 8 (11.43%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 8 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 8 (11.43%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 8 (11.43%) Infrastructure Support
4 8 (11.43%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 8 (11.43%) Infrastructure Support Technician
4 8 (11.43%) Infrastructure Technician
4 8 (11.43%) Senior DevOps
4 8 (11.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.57%) Memcached
2 2 (2.86%) WSH
3 1 (1.43%) LAMP
3 1 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.57%) Client/Server
2 12 (17.14%) Data Centre
3 9 (12.86%) Private Cloud
4 6 (8.57%) Handset
5 4 (5.71%) Replication
6 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.43%) iPhone
7 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 52 (74.29%) Windows
2 48 (68.57%) Windows Server
3 25 (35.71%) Linux
4 20 (28.57%) Unix
5 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (12.86%) CentOS
6 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (8.57%) Mac OS
7 6 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (8.57%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.43%) Android
8 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (55.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 20 (28.57%) Document Management
2 20 (28.57%) Network Management
2 20 (28.57%) Process Improvement
3 18 (25.71%) Software Deployment
4 17 (24.29%) Change Management
4 17 (24.29%) Server Building
5 16 (22.86%) Server Virtualisation
6 11 (15.71%) DevOps
7 10 (14.29%) High Availability
8 9 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (11.43%) Configuration Management
9 8 (11.43%) ITIL
10 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (10.00%) Problem Management
10 7 (10.00%) Service Delivery
11 6 (8.57%) Continuous Deployment
11 6 (8.57%) Mentoring
11 6 (8.57%) Open Source
11 6 (8.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 28 (40.00%) SQL
2 11 (15.71%) Java
3 10 (14.29%) Python
4 7 (10.00%) Ruby
5 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.29%) VBScript
6 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.43%) Go
7 1 (1.43%) Perl
7 1 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (30.00%) Degree
2 5 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.43%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (34.29%) SLA
2 21 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (28.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 54 (77.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (41.43%) Active Directory
3 18 (25.71%) XenApp
4 15 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (14.29%) Docker
6 6 (8.57%) Terminal Services
6 6 (8.57%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (4.29%) Hyper-V
8 2 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (2.86%) XenServer
9 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.43%) vCloud
9 1 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.43%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 15 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (14.29%) Kubernetes
3 6 (8.57%) Puppet
3 6 (8.57%) vCenter Server
4 2 (2.86%) Ansible
5 1 (1.43%) vRealize
Vendors
1 68 (97.14%) VMware
2 52 (74.29%) Microsoft
3 21 (30.00%) Oracle
4 20 (28.57%) Adobe
4 20 (28.57%) IBM
4 20 (28.57%) NetApp
4 20 (28.57%) Xerox
5 19 (27.14%) Cisco
6 18 (25.71%) Citrix
7 10 (14.29%) Red Hat
8 4 (5.71%) Sybase
8 4 (5.71%) Veeam
9 1 (1.43%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.43%) HP
9 1 (1.43%) SaltStack
9 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.43%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.43%) WatchGuard