Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 165 125
Rank change year-on-year -21 -40 +10
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 31 50 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.67% 1.15% 2.02%
As % of the System Software category 4.60% 9.35% 15.93%
Number of salaries quoted 30 37 90
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - +7.95%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £50,000 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £46,056 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.04% +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 674 535 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 14.57% 12.34% 12.69%
Number of salaries quoted 581 439 487
Hertfordshire median annual salary £46,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -5.88% +7.59%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,400 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +3.90%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 - 8 £35,000 -
Watford -2 6 £52,500 +50.00%
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £37,500 -
Welwyn Garden City -45 1 - - 1
Hatfield - 1 £67,500 - 1
Tring - 1 £37,500 - 2
vSphere
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 31 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (67.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (41.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
4 12 (38.71%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (35.48%) Windows
5 11 (35.48%) Linux
5 11 (35.48%) E-Commerce
5 11 (35.48%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (32.26%) SCCM
6 10 (32.26%) Citrix
6 10 (32.26%) SAN
7 9 (29.03%) ITIL
7 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (25.81%) OpenStack
8 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (25.81%) vCenter Server
9 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (16.13%) Firewall
10 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
10 5 (16.13%) CheckPoint
10 5 (16.13%) Sophos
10 5 (16.13%) Information Security
10 5 (16.13%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
10 5 (16.13%) DNS
10 5 (16.13%) Puppet
10 5 (16.13%) Data Protection
10 5 (16.13%) PCI DSS
10 5 (16.13%) Information Management

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 8 (25.81%) OpenStack
2 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (9.68%) Office 365
4 1 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) SAN
2 5 (16.13%) DNS
2 5 (16.13%) Firewall
3 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.23%) DHCP
4 1 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (3.23%) Skype
4 1 (3.23%) VoIP
4 1 (3.23%) VPN
4 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.45%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.23%) Big Data
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (32.26%) Infrastructure Support
3 9 (29.03%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 9 (29.03%) Support Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) VMware Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Information Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Information Security Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Security Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Server Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Automation Team Leader
8 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (6.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
9 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Manager
9 1 (3.23%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) REST
2 1 (3.23%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.45%) Replication
3 2 (6.45%) Robotics
4 1 (3.23%) BYOD
4 1 (3.23%) Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) FlexPod
4 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Linux
1 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.45%) CentOS
3 2 (6.45%) Unix
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Android
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (35.48%) E-Commerce
3 9 (29.03%) ITIL
4 5 (16.13%) Data Protection
4 5 (16.13%) Information Management
4 5 (16.13%) Information Security
4 5 (16.13%) Security Patching
5 4 (12.90%) DevOps
6 3 (9.68%) Service Management
7 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.45%) API Design
7 2 (6.45%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (6.45%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
7 2 (6.45%) Line Management
7 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.45%) Microservices
7 2 (6.45%) Runbook
7 2 (6.45%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.45%) Java
2 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.45%) MCSE
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) MCSA
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (41.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (16.13%) GDPR
2 5 (16.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (67.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (35.48%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
4 3 (9.68%) vCloud
4 3 (9.68%) XenApp
5 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) SCCM
2 8 (25.81%) vCenter Server
3 5 (16.13%) Puppet
4 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (3.23%) SCOM
5 1 (3.23%) Simpana
5 1 (3.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
5 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (3.23%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (32.26%) Citrix
4 5 (16.13%) CheckPoint
4 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
4 5 (16.13%) Sophos
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco
5 2 (6.45%) Symantec
5 2 (6.45%) Veeam
6 1 (3.23%) Apple
6 1 (3.23%) Aruba
6 1 (3.23%) Avaya
6 1 (3.23%) CommVault
6 1 (3.23%) Dell
6 1 (3.23%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) IBM
6 1 (3.23%) NetApp
6 1 (3.23%) Rackspace
6 1 (3.23%) Siemens
6 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds