Period
to 22 May 2018

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

VMware vSphere
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 88 71
Rank change year-on-year +1 -17 +8
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 8 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.85% 0.66% 1.59%
As % of the System Software category 7.08% 6.36% 18.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 20
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -22.22% -11.76%
10th Percentile £45,625 £33,500 £36,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £36,500 £63,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.53% +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 113 110 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 11.98% 10.44% 8.42%
Number of salaries quoted 95 85 69
Watford median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -10.11% +4.71%
10th Percentile £22,350 £22,000 £25,350
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,150 £66,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £48,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +21.25% - -

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 22 May 2018, 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 Watford region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Information Security
2 7 (87.50%) Sophos
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
2 7 (87.50%) PCI DSS
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (87.50%) Security Patching
2 7 (87.50%) vCenter Server
3 5 (62.50%) GDPR
3 5 (62.50%) Data Protection
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) Information Management
4 2 (25.00%) Security Management
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Nessus
4 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Nagios
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) DNA
4 2 (25.00%) ISMS
4 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
4 2 (25.00%) Zscaler
5 1 (12.50%) Simpana
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012

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 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) Security Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Information Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Information Security
1 7 (87.50%) Security Patching
2 5 (62.50%) Data Protection
2 5 (62.50%) Information Management
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) DNA
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) ISMS
3 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Security Management
3 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (87.50%) PCI DSS
2 5 (62.50%) GDPR
3 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) VMware ESXi
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) vCenter Server
2 2 (25.00%) Nagios
2 2 (25.00%) Nessus
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (12.50%) Simpana
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
2 7 (87.50%) Sophos
3 2 (25.00%) Zscaler
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) CommVault
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec
4 1 (12.50%) Veeam