Period
to 30 May 2020

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 30 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 58 107 190
Rank change year-on-year +49 +83 -24
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 68 63 34
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.73% 2.08% 0.72%
As % of the System Software category 24.29% 9.83% 4.97%
Number of salaries quoted 49 45 40
Median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.73% +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £33,250 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £74,000 £87,500
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £46,056
% change year-on-year -19.05% +13.99% -3.04%

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 280 641 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 19.49% 21.20% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 235 476 590
Median annual salary £39,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.06% -10.53% +18.75%
10th Percentile £25,200 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £64,600 £70,000 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +9.76%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Hertfordshire

vSphere
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing vSphere in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for vSphere in Hertfordshire

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing vSphere in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

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 30 May 2020. 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 +54 45 £42,500 -29.17%
Borehamwood +7 11 £34,500 -34.29%
Welwyn Garden City +9 4 £45,000 -37.33%
Hatfield +31 2 - -
St Albans -10 1 £45,000 -40.00% 1
vSphere
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, 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 68 (100.00%) VMware
2 62 (91.18%) Office 365
3 49 (72.06%) Microsoft
4 45 (66.18%) Windows
5 43 (63.24%) Windows Server
6 41 (60.29%) DHCP
6 41 (60.29%) DNS
7 40 (58.82%) Azure
8 38 (55.88%) VLAN
9 36 (52.94%) LAN
10 35 (51.47%) Cisco
10 35 (51.47%) Active Directory
11 32 (47.06%) MS Exchange
11 32 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
11 32 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2010
12 31 (45.59%) TCP/IP
12 31 (45.59%) Citrix
13 29 (42.65%) Windows Server 2012
14 27 (39.71%) PowerShell
14 27 (39.71%) HP
15 26 (38.24%) VBScript
16 24 (35.29%) WAN
16 24 (35.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 23 (33.82%) XenApp
18 22 (32.35%) Microsoft Office
18 22 (32.35%) VoIP
19 21 (30.88%) WSH
19 21 (30.88%) SQL Server
19 21 (30.88%) Patch Management
19 21 (30.88%) Windows 10

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 32 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2010
1 32 (47.06%) MS Exchange
2 19 (27.94%) SharePoint
3 10 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 22 (32.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 62 (91.18%) Office 365
2 40 (58.82%) Azure
3 18 (26.47%) OneDrive
4 11 (16.18%) AWS
5 9 (13.24%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (60.29%) DHCP
1 41 (60.29%) DNS
2 38 (55.88%) VLAN
3 36 (52.94%) LAN
4 31 (45.59%) TCP/IP
5 24 (35.29%) WAN
6 22 (32.35%) VoIP
7 20 (29.41%) Firewall
8 12 (17.65%) Internet
9 10 (14.71%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (13.24%) SAN
10 9 (13.24%) Wireless
11 8 (11.76%) Cisco Wireless
12 4 (5.88%) VSAN
13 1 (1.47%) Fibre Channel
13 1 (1.47%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.88%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.18%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 10 (14.71%) Retail
2 3 (4.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (38.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (27.94%) IT Engineer
3 15 (22.06%) IT Support
4 13 (19.12%) Network Engineer
4 13 (19.12%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (17.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 12 (17.65%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (16.18%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (16.18%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 11 (16.18%) Escalation Engineer
6 11 (16.18%) Network Support
7 10 (14.71%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (14.71%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (14.71%) Field Engineer
8 9 (13.24%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 9 (13.24%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
8 9 (13.24%) Team Leader
9 8 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 8 (11.76%) Cloud Engineer
9 8 (11.76%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.88%) WSH
2 10 (14.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (11.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.47%) Clustering
4 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.47%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (66.18%) Windows
2 43 (63.24%) Windows Server
3 29 (42.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (30.88%) Windows 10
4 21 (30.88%) Windows Server 2016
4 21 (30.88%) Windows Server 2019
5 8 (11.76%) Linux
5 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 21 (30.88%) Patch Management
3 19 (27.94%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (27.94%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (27.94%) Server Management
4 14 (20.59%) ITIL
5 10 (14.71%) Decision-Making
6 9 (13.24%) Time Management
7 8 (11.76%) Change Management
7 8 (11.76%) Configuration Management
7 8 (11.76%) Email Filtering
7 8 (11.76%) Incident Management
7 8 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (11.76%) Service Delivery
7 8 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
7 8 (11.76%) Web Filtering
8 6 (8.82%) Service Desk Management
9 5 (7.35%) Storage Management
10 1 (1.47%) IT Strategy
10 1 (1.47%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.71%) PowerShell
2 26 (38.24%) VBScript
3 9 (13.24%) SQL
4 5 (7.35%) Perl
4 5 (7.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (23.53%) CCNA
1 16 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.47%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) VCP6
2 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.71%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (51.47%) Active Directory
2 32 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (33.82%) XenApp
4 12 (17.65%) Hyper-V
5 5 (7.35%) vCloud
6 1 (1.47%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.47%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (13.24%) Backup Exec
1 9 (13.24%) SCCM
2 4 (5.88%) vRealize
3 1 (1.47%) Ansible
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.47%) SCOM
3 1 (1.47%) Terraform
3 1 (1.47%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 68 (100.00%) VMware
2 49 (72.06%) Microsoft
3 35 (51.47%) Cisco
4 31 (45.59%) Citrix
5 27 (39.71%) HP
6 20 (29.41%) SonicWALL
7 16 (23.53%) Meraki
8 12 (17.65%) Mitel
9 9 (13.24%) Asigra
9 9 (13.24%) NetApp
10 2 (2.94%) EMC
11 1 (1.47%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.47%) Brocade
11 1 (1.47%) IBM
11 1 (1.47%) jetNEXUS
11 1 (1.47%) Rackspace
11 1 (1.47%) Symantec
11 1 (1.47%) Zerto