Period
to 19 September 2019

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 19 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 101 174 160
Rank change year-on-year +73 -14 -6
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 50 33 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.94% 0.80% 1.36%
As % of the System Software category 10.59% 5.03% 10.07%
Number of salaries quoted 39 31 46
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £67,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.63% +50.00% -18.18%
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £58,125
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +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 472 656 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 18.33% 15.81% 13.48%
Number of salaries quoted 368 545 463
Hertfordshire median annual salary £37,750 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.11% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £23,350 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £40,500 £44,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year -7.95% +1.15% +2.35%

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 19 September 2019.

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 19 September 2019. 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
Watford +42 21 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Welwyn Garden City +30 11 - -
Borehamwood - 7 £34,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £55,000 -
Letchworth - 3 £32,500 -
Cheshunt - 1 £47,500 -
vSphere
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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 50 (100.00%) VMware
2 44 (88.00%) Microsoft
3 40 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (78.00%) Windows
5 32 (64.00%) Windows Server
6 30 (60.00%) Office 365
7 26 (52.00%) Cisco
8 23 (46.00%) SQL Server
9 22 (44.00%) Linux
9 22 (44.00%) Azure
10 21 (42.00%) Active Directory
11 19 (38.00%) SharePoint
11 19 (38.00%) MS Exchange
11 19 (38.00%) Service Management
11 19 (38.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 18 (36.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 18 (36.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 17 (34.00%) Hyper-V
13 17 (34.00%) vRealize
14 16 (32.00%) OneDrive
14 16 (32.00%) AWS
14 16 (32.00%) DNS
15 15 (30.00%) PowerShell
15 15 (30.00%) Ubuntu
15 15 (30.00%) VLAN
16 14 (28.00%) CentOS
16 14 (28.00%) Python
17 13 (26.00%) ITIL
17 13 (26.00%) Puppet
17 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2012

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 19 (38.00%) MS Exchange
1 19 (38.00%) SharePoint
2 12 (24.00%) Apache
3 8 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 30 (60.00%) Office 365
2 22 (44.00%) Azure
3 16 (32.00%) AWS
3 16 (32.00%) OneDrive
4 11 (22.00%) OpenShift
5 3 (6.00%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.00%) DNS
2 15 (30.00%) VLAN
3 12 (24.00%) Wi-Fi
4 11 (22.00%) BIG-IP
4 11 (22.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (22.00%) FabricPath
5 10 (20.00%) DHCP
5 10 (20.00%) Firewall
6 7 (14.00%) 2.5G
6 7 (14.00%) 2G
6 7 (14.00%) 3G
6 7 (14.00%) 4G
6 7 (14.00%) 5G
7 4 (8.00%) MPLS
7 4 (8.00%) SNMP
7 4 (8.00%) VPN
8 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
9 2 (4.00%) LAN
9 2 (4.00%) SMTP
9 2 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (46.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) FileMaker
3 1 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (22.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 11 (22.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 11 (22.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (22.00%) Technical Leader
3 8 (16.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Support Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Infrastructure Support
6 5 (10.00%) Field Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) IT Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) IT Support
7 4 (8.00%) Support Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (6.00%) IT Support Specialist
8 3 (6.00%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Network Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) Network Support
8 3 (6.00%) Security Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Support Specialist
8 3 (6.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) Web Services
2 4 (8.00%) XML
3 2 (4.00%) LAMP
3 2 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 39 (78.00%) Windows
2 32 (64.00%) Windows Server
3 22 (44.00%) Linux
4 18 (36.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (30.00%) Ubuntu
6 14 (28.00%) CentOS
7 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (22.00%) SUSE
9 4 (8.00%) Windows 10
9 4 (8.00%) Windows 7
10 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 19 (38.00%) Service Management
2 18 (36.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (26.00%) ITIL
4 11 (22.00%) Deployment Automation
4 11 (22.00%) DevOps
4 11 (22.00%) Infrastructure as Code
4 11 (22.00%) Strategic Roadmap
5 9 (18.00%) Business Continuity
6 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (16.00%) Change Control
6 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (14.00%) Project Delivery
8 5 (10.00%) Decision-Making
8 5 (10.00%) SIEM
9 4 (8.00%) Disk Encryption
9 4 (8.00%) Technology Roadmap
10 3 (6.00%) Analytics
10 3 (6.00%) Information Security Management
10 3 (6.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 14 (28.00%) Python
3 11 (22.00%) Ruby
4 9 (18.00%) Bash Shell
5 7 (14.00%) Perl
6 3 (6.00%) Go
6 3 (6.00%) Java
7 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (8.00%) CCNP
2 4 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (6.00%) Degree
4 2 (4.00%) LPIC
4 2 (4.00%) RHCE
5 1 (2.00%) MCSA
5 1 (2.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (42.00%) Active Directory
3 17 (34.00%) Hyper-V
4 11 (22.00%) Docker
4 11 (22.00%) KVM
4 11 (22.00%) VMware NSX
5 7 (14.00%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 6 (12.00%) XenApp
6 6 (12.00%) XenDesktop
7 2 (4.00%) iptables
7 2 (4.00%) NFS
7 2 (4.00%) Postfix
7 2 (4.00%) Samba
7 2 (4.00%) VMware Server
8 1 (2.00%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (34.00%) vRealize
2 13 (26.00%) Puppet
3 11 (22.00%) Ansible
3 11 (22.00%) Docker Swarm
3 11 (22.00%) Kubernetes
3 11 (22.00%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (22.00%) SCCM
3 11 (22.00%) SCOM
3 11 (22.00%) SCOrch
3 11 (22.00%) Terraform
4 2 (4.00%) Munin
4 2 (4.00%) Nagios
4 2 (4.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 50 (100.00%) VMware
2 44 (88.00%) Microsoft
3 26 (52.00%) Cisco
4 11 (22.00%) F5
5 9 (18.00%) Atlassian
5 9 (18.00%) HP
5 9 (18.00%) Red Hat
5 9 (18.00%) SonicWALL
6 8 (16.00%) Dell
7 7 (14.00%) Citrix
8 4 (8.00%) Intel
8 4 (8.00%) Meraki
8 4 (8.00%) Veeam
9 2 (4.00%) Clearswift
9 2 (4.00%) EMC
9 2 (4.00%) NetApp