The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 29 39 27
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 2 4 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.45% 1.89% 7.26%
As % of the System Software category 9.09% 17.39% 53.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 21
Median salary £24,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-43.52% -5.55%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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
22 23 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 15.94% 10.85% 13.53%
Number of salaries quoted 22 21 27
Median salary £30,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,700 £52,500 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

vSphere
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Bedford

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Bedford region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) FalconStor
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Simpana
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) CA

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Junior
2 2 (50.00%) Junior Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Junior Network Support
2 2 (50.00%) Junior Network Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Junior Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Junior Support Technician
2 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Network Support
2 2 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Network Support Technician
2 2 (50.00%) Network Technician
2 2 (50.00%) SAN Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Support Technician
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Flash
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (25.00%) VB
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) Simpana
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Apple
2 2 (50.00%) CA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) CommVault
2 2 (50.00%) FalconStor
2 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle