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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 57 51 57
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 7 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.24% 1.55% 1.04%
As % of the System Software category 14.89% 18.00% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 1
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.50% -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 Watford with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 47 50 91
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 8.30% 8.61% 18.88%
Number of salaries quoted 38 38 67
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £32,100 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £75,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 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

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 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 Watford region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (85.71%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (85.71%) VPN
3 4 (57.14%) SAP
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) EMC
3 4 (57.14%) NetApp
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) Service Management
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (57.14%) Middleware
3 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (57.14%) TOGAF
3 4 (57.14%) Translating Business Requirements
3 4 (57.14%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (57.14%) IT Strategy
3 4 (57.14%) Network Security
3 4 (57.14%) Public Cloud
3 4 (57.14%) Presales
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services

vSphere
Top Related 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 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (85.71%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (28.57%) Skype
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
1 4 (57.14%) AWS Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Azure Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Cloud Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Cloud Solutions Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory Support
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Support
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) IT Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) IT Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (57.14%) Public Cloud
3 2 (28.57%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Mac OS
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Customer Requirements
1 4 (57.14%) IT Strategy
1 4 (57.14%) Presales
1 4 (57.14%) Service Management
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (57.14%) TOGAF
1 4 (57.14%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
4 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) EMC
2 4 (57.14%) NetApp
2 4 (57.14%) SAP
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
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