The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 23 56 47
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -9
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 24 22 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 8.57% 4.88% 1.49%
As % of the System Software category 51.06% 36.07% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 4
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £27,500 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £36,500 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VMware Infrastructure
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

System Software Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
47 61 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 16.79% 13.53% 8.92%
Number of salaries quoted 32 57 24
Average salary £48,000 £34,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Bedford region.

VMware Infrastructure Salary Trend in Bedford

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

VMware Infrastructure Salary Histogram in Bedford

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure.

1 41 (100.00%) VMware
2 37 (90.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 37 (90.24%) Citrix
3 22 (53.66%) Incident Management
3 22 (53.66%) Capacity Planning
4 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
5 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (41.46%) Active Directory
5 17 (41.46%) Windows
5 17 (41.46%) SQL Server
5 17 (41.46%) MS Exchange
5 17 (41.46%) vSphere
6 16 (39.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (39.02%) Exchange Server 2003
7 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (36.59%) VMware ESX
7 15 (36.59%) MCSE
7 15 (36.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (36.59%) XenApp
7 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (34.15%) Intel
8 14 (34.15%) ITIL
8 14 (34.15%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (29.27%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (29.27%) MCSA
10 11 (26.83%) MCP
10 11 (26.83%) VCP5
11 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
12 5 (12.20%) Network Security
13 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (41.46%) MS Exchange
2 16 (39.02%) Exchange Server 2010
2 16 (39.02%) Exchange Server 2003
3 14 (34.15%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.76%) MS Office
3 2 (4.88%) MS Project
3 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) Network Security
2 2 (4.88%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (4.88%) Internet
2 2 (4.88%) MPLS
2 2 (4.88%) SAN
2 2 (4.88%) WAN
2 2 (4.88%) SMTP
2 2 (4.88%) Firewall
2 2 (4.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (41.46%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) Server Analyst
1 19 (46.34%) Senior Server Analyst
1 19 (46.34%) Senior Analyst
1 19 (46.34%) Analyst
2 13 (31.71%) Consultant
3 9 (21.95%) Server Engineer
4 8 (19.51%) Senior Server Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 4 (9.76%) Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Solutions Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Wintel Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.44%) AWS Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Web Services
1 2 (4.88%) .NET
1 2 (4.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2003
1 17 (41.46%) Windows
2 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.88%) Linux
3 2 (4.88%) UNIX
3 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) Incident Management
1 22 (53.66%) Capacity Planning
2 14 (34.15%) ITIL
3 12 (29.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.88%) High Availability
5 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.88%) Project Management
5 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.88%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.44%) Time Management
6 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (90.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (36.59%) MCSE
2 15 (36.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (29.27%) MCSA
4 11 (26.83%) MCP
4 11 (26.83%) VCP5
5 1 (2.44%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (41.46%) Active Directory
1 17 (41.46%) vSphere
2 15 (36.59%) VMware ESX
2 15 (36.59%) XenApp
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.44%) Xen
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) VMware
2 37 (90.24%) Citrix
3 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
4 14 (34.15%) Intel
5 1 (2.44%) HP
5 1 (2.44%) CommVault
5 1 (2.44%) FalconStor