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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank - 30 51
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 0 16 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford - 6.18% 7.12%
As % of the System Software category - 33.33% 49.09%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 27
Median salary - £55,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +83.33%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
12 48 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.22% 18.53% 14.51%
Number of salaries quoted 12 31 53
Median salary £42,500 £55,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +64.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £37,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 31 May 2016, 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%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) Intel
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Avaya
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003

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 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Presales
1 2 (50.00%) Server Building
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCP
1 2 (50.00%) MCSA
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) VCP5
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Avaya
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Intel