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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 54 51 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 4 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.22% 1.12% 1.60%
As % of the System Software category 16.67% 10.53% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 3
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
24 38 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 7.32% 10.67% 22.34%
Number of salaries quoted 22 35 40
Average salary £29,500 £33,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.94% -8.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £32,500 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 21 November 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (94.74%) MCSE
2 18 (94.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (89.47%) Lotus
3 17 (89.47%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (89.47%) WAN
3 17 (89.47%) McAfee
3 17 (89.47%) Lotus Domino
3 17 (89.47%) Windows
3 17 (89.47%) LAN
3 17 (89.47%) DHCP
3 17 (89.47%) VPN
3 17 (89.47%) DNS
3 17 (89.47%) Citrix
3 17 (89.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 17 (89.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (84.21%) SecurID
4 16 (84.21%) Backup Exec
4 16 (84.21%) Firewall
4 16 (84.21%) Wi-Fi
4 16 (84.21%) Blackberry
4 16 (84.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 16 (84.21%) Clearswift
4 16 (84.21%) VMS
4 16 (84.21%) Symantec
4 16 (84.21%) SAN
4 16 (84.21%) McAfee ePO
4 16 (84.21%) Windows Phone 8
4 16 (84.21%) Windows Phone
4 16 (84.21%) Android

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 17 (89.47%) Lotus Domino
2 16 (84.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Office
1 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (89.47%) WAN
1 17 (89.47%) DHCP
1 17 (89.47%) VPN
1 17 (89.47%) DNS
1 17 (89.47%) LAN
2 16 (84.21%) SAN
2 16 (84.21%) Firewall
2 16 (84.21%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Network Support
2 12 (63.16%) 3rd Line Support
3 10 (52.63%) Network Engineer
4 9 (47.37%) Analyst
4 9 (47.37%) Support Analyst
5 8 (42.11%) Network Support Analyst
5 8 (42.11%) Network Analyst
6 6 (31.58%) PC Support
6 6 (31.58%) PC Engineer
6 6 (31.58%) Support Engineer
7 4 (21.05%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (21.05%) Systems Support
7 4 (21.05%) Administrator
7 4 (21.05%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (21.05%) Network Administrator
7 4 (21.05%) PC Support Engineer
8 2 (10.53%) Server Analyst
8 2 (10.53%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 16 (84.21%) Blackberry
1 16 (84.21%) SecurID
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
1 17 (89.47%) Windows Server 2003
1 17 (89.47%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (84.21%) Windows Phone 8
2 16 (84.21%) Windows Phone
2 16 (84.21%) Android
2 16 (84.21%) VMS
3 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (10.53%) Change Control
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 18 (94.74%) MCSE
1 18 (94.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (10.53%) VCP5
2 2 (10.53%) MCSA
2 2 (10.53%) MCP
System Software
1 17 (89.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 9 (47.37%) XenApp
3 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
4 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (84.21%) Backup Exec
1 16 (84.21%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (89.47%) McAfee
2 17 (89.47%) Citrix
2 17 (89.47%) Lotus
3 16 (84.21%) Symantec
3 16 (84.21%) Clearswift
4 2 (10.53%) Intel
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft