Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 90 67
Rank change year-on-year +1 -23 +10
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 10 1 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.03% 0.097% 3.28%
As % of the System Software category 6.37% 1.08% 20.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 15
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -30.00% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £35,000 £84,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -18.18% +29.41% -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 Watford with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 157 93 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 16.15% 9.00% 15.65%
Number of salaries quoted 114 68 114
Watford median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,625
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -6.85% +1.39%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,050 £28,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +11.84%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing vSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Watford

vSphere
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere in Watford.

Salary trend for vSphere in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Watford region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
1 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (70.00%) CentOS
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) VPN
2 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (60.00%) Terminal Services
3 6 (60.00%) DNS
3 6 (60.00%) DHCP
3 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (60.00%) ITIL
3 6 (60.00%) VMware Workstation
3 6 (60.00%) Handset
3 6 (60.00%) Information Security
3 6 (60.00%) Ubuntu
3 6 (60.00%) Problem Management
3 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (60.00%) Mac OS
3 6 (60.00%) Office 365
3 6 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (60.00%) Skype for Business

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 6 (60.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) VPN
2 6 (60.00%) DHCP
2 6 (60.00%) DNS
2 6 (60.00%) Remote Desktop
2 6 (60.00%) Skype
2 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Desktop Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Desktop Support
1 6 (60.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix Support
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Head of Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Head of Production
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
1 6 (60.00%) Handset
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
1 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (70.00%) CentOS
3 6 (60.00%) Mac OS
3 6 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (60.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Information Security
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
1 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
1 6 (60.00%) Proactive Management
1 6 (60.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (10.00%) BCP
2 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) High Availability
2 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (60.00%) Terminal Services
3 6 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (60.00%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (20.00%) XenApp
4 2 (20.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (10.00%) Ansible
2 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Sybase
4 1 (10.00%) Veeam