The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 39 36 62
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +26
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 6 17 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.55% 5.40% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 24.00% 45.95% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 1
Average salary £46,250 £42,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% -39.28%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
vSphere
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
25 37 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 10.64% 11.75% 8.75%
Number of salaries quoted 24 24 29
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing vSphere 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 vSphere.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
1 13 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2012
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
3 11 (84.62%) MS Exchange
3 11 (84.62%) Citrix
3 11 (84.62%) XenApp
3 11 (84.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (76.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (76.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (76.92%) VCP5
4 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
4 10 (76.92%) MCSE
4 10 (76.92%) MCSA
4 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
4 10 (76.92%) MCP
4 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (76.92%) Intel
4 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (69.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (69.23%) Presales
6 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (61.54%) ITIL
7 7 (53.85%) MS Office
7 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
7 7 (53.85%) Mentoring

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing vSphere 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 vSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (84.62%) MS Exchange
2 10 (76.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
1 7 (53.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Consultant
2 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Wintel Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Support Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Wintel Support
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Design Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (69.23%) Presales
2 8 (61.54%) ITIL
3 7 (53.85%) Mentoring
3 7 (53.85%) Server Building
4 4 (30.77%) Time Management
5 2 (15.38%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) MCP
1 10 (76.92%) MCSA
1 10 (76.92%) MCSE
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (76.92%) VCP5
1 10 (76.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (15.38%) CCA
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (15.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) VMware ESX
2 11 (84.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (84.62%) XenApp
3 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
3 11 (84.62%) Citrix
4 10 (76.92%) Intel
5 2 (15.38%) Avaya
5 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 2 (15.38%) Dell
5 2 (15.38%) HP
6 1 (7.69%) IBM