Period
to 21 April 2018

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 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 187 165 107
Rank change year-on-year -22 -58 +30
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 41 46 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.83% 1.04% 2.58%
As % of the System Software category 5.62% 9.98% 19.25%
Number of salaries quoted 42 31 97
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £37,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £76,750 £50,000 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%

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 729 461 670
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 14.73% 10.43% 13.42%
Number of salaries quoted 607 370 513
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,000 £40,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +16.05% +5.19% +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 21 April 2018.

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 21 April 2018. 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
Royston - 9 £35,000 - 1
Watford +6 8 £52,500 +50.00%
St Albans - 7 £85,000 -
Bishop's Stortford -5 3 £37,500 -7.41%
Hitchin - 1 £27,500 -
Welwyn - 1 £42,500 -
vSphere
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 41 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (58.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (46.34%) Linux
4 18 (43.90%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
5 16 (39.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (31.71%) Citrix
7 12 (29.27%) Windows
8 11 (26.83%) E-Commerce
8 11 (26.83%) SAN
8 11 (26.83%) OpenStack
8 11 (26.83%) vCenter Server
9 10 (24.39%) SCCM
10 9 (21.95%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (21.95%) DevOps
10 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (21.95%) Java
10 9 (21.95%) SQL
10 9 (21.95%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (19.51%) Firewall
11 8 (19.51%) NoSQL
12 7 (17.07%) Security Patching
12 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
12 7 (17.07%) PCI DSS
12 7 (17.07%) Information Security
12 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
12 7 (17.07%) Red Hat
12 7 (17.07%) CheckPoint
12 7 (17.07%) Sophos
12 7 (17.07%) Active Directory

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 11 (26.83%) OpenStack
2 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
3 5 (12.20%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.44%) IIS
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) SAN
2 8 (19.51%) Firewall
3 5 (12.20%) DNS
3 5 (12.20%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.32%) VoIP
5 2 (4.88%) Broadband
6 1 (2.44%) DHCP
6 1 (2.44%) LAN
6 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) NoSQL
2 5 (12.20%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (7.32%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.32%) MySQL
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) VMware Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Infrastructure Support
4 7 (17.07%) Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Security Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) Support Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 5 (12.20%) Information Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) Information Security Analyst
7 4 (9.76%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) IT Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Python Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Senior DevOps
8 3 (7.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
3 6 (14.63%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.44%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (46.34%) Linux
2 12 (29.27%) Windows
3 3 (7.32%) CentOS
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) E-Commerce
2 9 (21.95%) DevOps
2 9 (21.95%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (17.07%) Information Security
3 7 (17.07%) Security Patching
4 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (14.63%) ITIL
5 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.20%) Configuration Management
5 5 (12.20%) Continuous Deployment
5 5 (12.20%) Data Protection
5 5 (12.20%) High Availability
5 5 (12.20%) Information Management
5 5 (12.20%) Open Source
5 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
5 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
6 2 (4.88%) B2B
6 2 (4.88%) DNA
6 2 (4.88%) Security Management
6 2 (4.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) Java
1 9 (21.95%) SQL
2 6 (14.63%) Python
3 5 (12.20%) Ruby
4 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (7.32%) MCSE
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (39.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (17.07%) PCI DSS
3 5 (12.20%) GDPR
4 2 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 24 (58.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (43.90%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
4 6 (14.63%) Docker
5 4 (9.76%) vCloud
6 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (7.32%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (4.88%) XenApp
8 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (26.83%) vCenter Server
2 10 (24.39%) SCCM
3 9 (21.95%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (14.63%) Kubernetes
5 3 (7.32%) Puppet
6 2 (4.88%) Nagios
6 2 (4.88%) Nessus
7 1 (2.44%) Simpana
7 1 (2.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
3 13 (31.71%) Citrix
4 7 (17.07%) CheckPoint
4 7 (17.07%) Red Hat
4 7 (17.07%) Sophos
5 5 (12.20%) Cisco
6 2 (4.88%) Zscaler
7 1 (2.44%) CommVault
7 1 (2.44%) Mitel
7 1 (2.44%) NetApp
7 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.44%) Symantec
7 1 (2.44%) Veeam