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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 102 123
Rank change year-on-year -16 +21  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 26 59 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.17% 2.25% 1.65%
As % of the System Software category 11.40% 17.10% 8.66%
Number of salaries quoted 14 46 19
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,800 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £63,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  

vSphere is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 228 345 462
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 10.24% 13.17% 19.08%
Number of salaries quoted 180 278 343
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing vSphere as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -9 7 £35,000 -22.22%
Hemel Hempstead -2 5 - -
Welwyn Garden City -8 1 - - 1
Letchworth - 1 £62,500 -
vSphere
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 43 (100.00%) VMware
2 41 (95.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (88.37%) Windows
4 31 (72.09%) Windows Server
5 29 (67.44%) ITIL
6 28 (65.12%) Microsoft
7 21 (48.84%) Linux
8 20 (46.51%) VBScript
8 20 (46.51%) PowerShell
9 18 (41.86%) Puppet
9 18 (41.86%) Active Directory
10 17 (39.53%) Change Management
11 15 (34.88%) Migration
11 15 (34.88%) Cisco
12 14 (32.56%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (32.56%) SLA
12 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
12 14 (32.56%) Office 365
12 14 (32.56%) Problem Management
13 13 (30.23%) XenApp
13 13 (30.23%) Citrix
14 12 (27.91%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (27.91%) MS Exchange
14 12 (27.91%) MySQL
14 12 (27.91%) Oracle
14 12 (27.91%) Perl
14 12 (27.91%) PHP
14 12 (27.91%) LAMP
14 12 (27.91%) Service Delivery
14 12 (27.91%) Configuration 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 12 (27.91%) MS Exchange
2 10 (23.26%) Skype for Business
3 6 (13.95%) Apache
3 6 (13.95%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.98%) JBoss
4 3 (6.98%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Office
2 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (32.56%) Office 365
2 6 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.95%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (9.30%) SaaS
4 2 (4.65%) IaaS
4 2 (4.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) DHCP
1 11 (25.58%) DNS
2 10 (23.26%) Skype
2 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
3 9 (20.93%) WAN
4 8 (18.60%) LAN
5 6 (13.95%) Firewall
5 6 (13.95%) HTTP
5 6 (13.95%) VPN
6 4 (9.30%) Network Security
7 3 (6.98%) SAN
8 2 (4.65%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (2.33%) NetScaler
9 1 (2.33%) VLAN
9 1 (2.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
2 12 (27.91%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 16 (37.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (34.88%) VMware Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Architect
6 5 (11.63%) Support Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) AWS Architect
7 4 (9.30%) Azure Architect
7 4 (9.30%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (9.30%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (9.30%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Help Desk Support
8 3 (6.98%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) IT Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) LAMP
2 10 (23.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 11 (25.58%) Data Centre
3 8 (18.60%) Blackberry
4 4 (9.30%) Public Cloud
5 3 (6.98%) Fat Client
5 3 (6.98%) Thin Client
6 2 (4.65%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 38 (88.37%) Windows
2 31 (72.09%) Windows Server
3 21 (48.84%) Linux
4 8 (18.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.98%) Mac OS
7 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (67.44%) ITIL
2 17 (39.53%) Change Management
3 15 (34.88%) Migration
4 14 (32.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (32.56%) Problem Management
5 12 (27.91%) Configuration Management
5 12 (27.91%) Incident Management
5 12 (27.91%) Service Delivery
6 6 (13.95%) SDLC
7 4 (9.30%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (9.30%) IT Strategy
7 4 (9.30%) Presales
7 4 (9.30%) Server Building
7 4 (9.30%) Service Management
7 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (9.30%) TOGAF
7 4 (9.30%) Translating Business Requirements
8 3 (6.98%) Process Improvement
9 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.65%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) PowerShell
1 20 (46.51%) VBScript
2 12 (27.91%) Perl
2 12 (27.91%) PHP
3 8 (18.60%) VB
4 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (27.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
2 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
3 6 (13.95%) RHCE
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (32.56%) SLA
2 12 (27.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (95.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (41.86%) Active Directory
3 13 (30.23%) XenApp
4 12 (27.91%) vCloud
5 11 (25.58%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (23.26%) Hyper-V
7 9 (20.93%) XenDesktop
8 8 (18.60%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (11.63%) Terminal Services
10 2 (4.65%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 18 (41.86%) Puppet
2 12 (27.91%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (13.95%) vRealize
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (65.12%) Microsoft
3 15 (34.88%) Cisco
4 13 (30.23%) Citrix
5 12 (27.91%) Oracle
6 6 (13.95%) Red Hat
7 4 (9.30%) EMC
7 4 (9.30%) NetApp
7 4 (9.30%) SAP
8 1 (2.33%) AppSense
8 1 (2.33%) Juniper
8 1 (2.33%) Veeam
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Secura Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum + pension, private health etc.
Posted: 13 days ago