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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 17 55 41
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -14
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 26 22 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 10.16% 5.82% 2.53%
As % of the System Software category 55.32% 40.00% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 14 21 6
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -11.39%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
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 55 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 18.36% 14.55% 11.39%
Number of salaries quoted 30 53 27
Average salary £55,000 £33,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.17% -29.47%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,946
% change year-on-year
- -3.71%

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 29 May 2015.

VMware Infrastructure Salary Histogram in Bedford

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 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 49 (100.00%) VMware
2 45 (91.84%) Citrix
3 44 (89.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 27 (55.10%) Microsoft
5 25 (51.02%) Active Directory
5 25 (51.02%) Windows
5 25 (51.02%) MS Exchange
6 24 (48.98%) SQL Server
6 24 (48.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (48.98%) vSphere
7 23 (46.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 23 (46.94%) Exchange Server 2003
8 22 (44.90%) Incident Management
8 22 (44.90%) VMware ESX
8 22 (44.90%) Intel
8 22 (44.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 22 (44.90%) MCSE
8 22 (44.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (44.90%) XenApp
8 22 (44.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (44.90%) Capacity Planning
9 21 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
10 20 (40.82%) ITIL
11 19 (38.78%) MCSA
12 18 (36.73%) Disaster Recovery
12 18 (36.73%) VCP5
13 17 (34.69%) MCP
14 13 (26.53%) Server Building
15 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
16 9 (18.37%) Network Security

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 25 (51.02%) MS Exchange
2 23 (46.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 23 (46.94%) Exchange Server 2003
3 21 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.20%) MS Office
3 2 (4.08%) MS Project
3 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) Network Security
2 3 (6.12%) SAN
2 3 (6.12%) WAN
3 2 (4.08%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (4.08%) SMTP
3 2 (4.08%) Internet
3 2 (4.08%) MPLS
3 2 (4.08%) VLAN
3 2 (4.08%) Firewall
4 1 (2.04%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (48.98%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Server Analyst
1 19 (38.78%) Senior Server Analyst
1 19 (38.78%) Senior Analyst
1 19 (38.78%) Analyst
1 19 (38.78%) Consultant
2 10 (20.41%) Server Engineer
3 9 (18.37%) Senior Server Engineer
3 9 (18.37%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 4 (8.16%) Architect
5 2 (4.08%) AWS Consultant
5 2 (4.08%) Solutions Consultant
5 2 (4.08%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.08%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.04%) Administrator
6 1 (2.04%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.04%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.04%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) Web Services
1 2 (4.08%) .NET
1 2 (4.08%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (51.02%) Windows
2 24 (48.98%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (44.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (44.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.08%) UNIX
4 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) Incident Management
1 22 (44.90%) Capacity Planning
2 20 (40.82%) ITIL
3 18 (36.73%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (26.53%) Server Building
5 6 (12.24%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.16%) Time Management
7 2 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.08%) Line Management
7 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.08%) High Availability
7 2 (4.08%) Project Management
7 2 (4.08%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.04%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (89.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 22 (44.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (44.90%) MCSE
3 19 (38.78%) MCSA
4 18 (36.73%) VCP5
5 17 (34.69%) MCP
6 2 (4.08%) VCP4
7 1 (2.04%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (51.02%) Active Directory
2 24 (48.98%) vSphere
3 22 (44.90%) VMware ESX
3 22 (44.90%) XenApp
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.04%) Xen
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) VMware
2 45 (91.84%) Citrix
3 27 (55.10%) Microsoft
4 22 (44.90%) Intel
5 1 (2.04%) HP
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco
5 1 (2.04%) CommVault
5 1 (2.04%) FalconStor