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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 47 40 39
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 8 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.87% 4.87% 3.39%
As % of the System Software category 25.81% 31.25% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 8
Average salary £65,000 £25,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+160.00% -45.65%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
31 48 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 11.11% 15.58% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 30 45 28
Average salary £62,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+78.57% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -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 28 August 2015, 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 24 (100.00%) MCSE
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 24 (100.00%) Intel
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
1 24 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 24 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 23 (95.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 23 (95.83%) Citrix
2 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 23 (95.83%) Windows Server 2003
2 23 (95.83%) Active Directory
2 23 (95.83%) MCSA
2 23 (95.83%) SQL Server
2 23 (95.83%) VCP5
2 23 (95.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (91.67%) XenApp
3 22 (91.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (91.67%) ITIL
3 22 (91.67%) MCP
3 22 (91.67%) MS Exchange
3 22 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (91.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 22 (91.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 21 (87.50%) Server Building
5 20 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (41.67%) Network Security
7 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
8 4 (16.67%) MS Office
9 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 22 (91.67%) MS Exchange
1 22 (91.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 22 (91.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 22 (91.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) Network Security
2 1 (4.17%) DHCP
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (95.83%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Consultant
2 10 (41.67%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 7 (29.17%) Team Leader
4 2 (8.33%) AWS Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Windows
1 23 (95.83%) Windows Server 2003
1 23 (95.83%) Windows Server 2008
1 23 (95.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) ITIL
2 21 (87.50%) Server Building
3 20 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) Time Management
5 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.17%) Change Management
6 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) MCSE
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 24 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 23 (95.83%) MCSA
2 23 (95.83%) VCP5
3 22 (91.67%) MCP
4 2 (8.33%) VCP4
System Software
1 24 (100.00%) VMware ESX
2 23 (95.83%) Active Directory
3 22 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (91.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 24 (100.00%) Intel
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (95.83%) Citrix