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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 53 55
Rank change year-on-year -10 +2  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1 6 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.18% 1.25% 4.21%
As % of the System Software category 1.11% 12.77% 23.96%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 3
Median salary - £45,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +60.71%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.40% +10.00%  

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 90 47 96
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 16.61% 9.79% 17.58%
Number of salaries quoted 122 67 119
Median salary £42,250 £33,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.11% -22.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £75,000 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +2.66%  

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 29 June 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 (87.50%) VMware
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (87.50%) Data Centre
2 6 (75.00%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (75.00%) VPN
3 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (50.00%) Public Cloud
4 4 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 4 (50.00%) Presales
4 4 (50.00%) Network Security
4 4 (50.00%) TOGAF
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco
4 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) EMC
4 4 (50.00%) NetApp
4 4 (50.00%) SAP
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) LAN
4 4 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (50.00%) Service Management
4 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (50.00%) Middleware
4 4 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (50.00%) IT Strategy
5 3 (37.50%) vCenter Server
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft

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 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (75.00%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) VPN
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) Network Security
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (25.00%) Skype
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
1 4 (50.00%) AWS Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Azure Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Cloud Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory Support
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Support
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (50.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (25.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Mac OS
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 4 (50.00%) IT Strategy
1 4 (50.00%) Presales
1 4 (50.00%) Service Management
1 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 4 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
4 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (12.50%) XenApp
5 1 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) EMC
2 4 (50.00%) NetApp
2 4 (50.00%) SAP
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
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