Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 174 120
Rank change year-on-year +14 -54 +6
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 56 43 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.23% 0.98% 2.29%
As % of the System Software category 8.47% 8.22% 16.31%
Number of salaries quoted 46 28 81
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £28,750 £20,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £62,500 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -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 661 523 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 14.55% 11.94% 14.03%
Number of salaries quoted 554 419 529
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,200 £23,900
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% -

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 22 January 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 22 January 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
St Albans - 13 £75,000 - 1
Welwyn Garden City 0 12 £32,000 -8.57%
Watford +7 9 - -
Bishop's Stortford -14 3 £37,500 -7.41%
Rickmansworth - 3 £65,000 -
Royston - 2 £33,750 - 4
Hatfield -15 1 £70,000 +64.71% 1
Hitchin - 1 £27,500 -
Welwyn - 1 £42,500 -
vSphere
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 56 (100.00%) VMware
2 41 (73.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (66.07%) Microsoft
4 31 (55.36%) Windows
5 28 (50.00%) Linux
6 27 (48.21%) Windows Server
7 23 (41.07%) SQL
7 23 (41.07%) SAN
8 22 (39.29%) VMware ESXi
9 21 (37.50%) VPN
10 20 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
11 19 (33.93%) Active Directory
12 17 (30.36%) Opscode Chef
13 15 (26.79%) DevOps
13 15 (26.79%) Data Centre
13 15 (26.79%) MySQL
13 15 (26.79%) SQL Server
13 15 (26.79%) Java
13 15 (26.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 14 (25.00%) Finance
15 13 (23.21%) Python
15 13 (23.21%) Citrix
15 13 (23.21%) MS Exchange
15 13 (23.21%) High Availability
15 13 (23.21%) Kubernetes
15 13 (23.21%) Docker
15 13 (23.21%) OpenStack
16 12 (21.43%) Private Cloud
16 12 (21.43%) NoSQL
16 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration

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 13 (23.21%) MS Exchange
1 13 (23.21%) OpenStack
2 11 (19.64%) CMS
3 9 (16.07%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (10.71%) Skype for Business
5 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.79%) Apache
7 1 (1.79%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (12.50%) Office 365
2 6 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.79%) CloudBees
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.79%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 23 (41.07%) SAN
2 21 (37.50%) VPN
3 10 (17.86%) DNS
4 9 (16.07%) LAN
4 9 (16.07%) TCP/IP
4 9 (16.07%) WAN
4 9 (16.07%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (12.50%) DHCP
5 7 (12.50%) Firewall
6 6 (10.71%) Broadband
6 6 (10.71%) Remote Desktop
6 6 (10.71%) Skype
7 4 (7.14%) MPLS
8 2 (3.57%) VoIP
9 1 (1.79%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.79%) MySQL
1 15 (26.79%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.43%) NoSQL
3 9 (16.07%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (16.07%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 11 (19.64%) Back Office
2 11 (19.64%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (26.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (19.64%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 9 (16.07%) Consultant
5 8 (14.29%) Analyst
5 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 8 (14.29%) Senior DevOps
5 8 (14.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 7 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) Desktop Analyst
7 6 (10.71%) Desktop Support
7 6 (10.71%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 6 (10.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 6 (10.71%) Support Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Head of Infrastructure
8 4 (7.14%) Head of Production
8 4 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 3 (5.36%) Senior VMware Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) Memcached
2 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Data Centre
2 12 (21.43%) Private Cloud
3 11 (19.64%) Client/Server
4 6 (10.71%) Handset
5 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (7.14%) Replication
7 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (55.36%) Windows
2 28 (50.00%) Linux
3 27 (48.21%) Windows Server
4 11 (19.64%) Unix
5 9 (16.07%) CentOS
6 6 (10.71%) Mac OS
6 6 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (10.71%) Ubuntu
6 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (26.79%) DevOps
3 13 (23.21%) High Availability
4 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (19.64%) Document Management
5 11 (19.64%) Network Management
5 11 (19.64%) Process Improvement
6 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (17.86%) Configuration Management
7 9 (16.07%) Change Management
7 9 (16.07%) Continuous Deployment
7 9 (16.07%) Open Source
7 9 (16.07%) Server Building
7 9 (16.07%) Server Virtualisation
7 9 (16.07%) Service Delivery
7 9 (16.07%) Software Deployment
7 9 (16.07%) Test Automation
8 8 (14.29%) Information Security
9 7 (12.50%) ITIL
10 6 (10.71%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) SQL
2 15 (26.79%) Java
3 13 (23.21%) Python
4 10 (17.86%) Ruby
5 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.79%) Go
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (3.57%) MCSE
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (26.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (19.64%) ISO 9001
2 11 (19.64%) SLA
3 2 (3.57%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 41 (73.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (39.29%) VMware ESXi
3 19 (33.93%) Active Directory
4 13 (23.21%) Docker
5 9 (16.07%) XenApp
6 7 (12.50%) Terminal Services
7 6 (10.71%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.79%) vCloud
9 1 (1.79%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 17 (30.36%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (23.21%) Kubernetes
3 9 (16.07%) vCenter Server
4 5 (8.93%) Puppet
5 2 (3.57%) Nagios
5 2 (3.57%) Nessus
5 2 (3.57%) SCCM
6 1 (1.79%) Ansible
6 1 (1.79%) vRealize
Vendors
1 56 (100.00%) VMware
2 37 (66.07%) Microsoft
3 13 (23.21%) Citrix
4 11 (19.64%) Adobe
4 11 (19.64%) Cisco
4 11 (19.64%) IBM
4 11 (19.64%) NetApp
4 11 (19.64%) Oracle
4 11 (19.64%) Red Hat
4 11 (19.64%) Xerox
5 4 (7.14%) Sybase
5 4 (7.14%) Veeam
6 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.57%) Sophos
7 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.79%) Mitel
7 1 (1.79%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow