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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 30 45 35
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 16 26 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.20% 6.90% 5.98%
As % of the System Software category 37.21% 47.27% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 14 26 15
Average salary £55,000 £30,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+83.33% -38.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
43 55 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 16.67% 14.59% 10.76%
Number of salaries quoted 28 53 27
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -11.39%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Bedford

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 40 (100.00%) Windows
1 40 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 40 (100.00%) VMware
2 39 (97.50%) Active Directory
3 28 (70.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 27 (67.50%) MS Excel
4 27 (67.50%) MS Exchange
5 26 (65.00%) Citrix
5 26 (65.00%) VMware ESX
5 26 (65.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (65.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 26 (65.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (62.50%) XenApp
6 25 (62.50%) Intel
7 24 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 24 (60.00%) SQL Server
8 23 (57.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (52.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 21 (52.50%) Exchange Server 2003
10 21 (52.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 21 (52.50%) MCSE
11 19 (47.50%) ITIL
12 18 (45.00%) MCSA
13 17 (42.50%) SQL
13 17 (42.50%) VCP5
14 16 (40.00%) MCP
15 14 (35.00%) SAN
15 14 (35.00%) Fibre Channel
16 13 (32.50%) FalconStor

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 27 (67.50%) MS Exchange
2 26 (65.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 21 (52.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 27 (67.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.00%) MS Office
3 2 (5.00%) MS Project
3 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.00%) SAN
1 14 (35.00%) Fibre Channel
2 8 (20.00%) Network Security
3 5 (12.50%) NetScaler
4 2 (5.00%) Firewall
4 2 (5.00%) VLAN
4 2 (5.00%) WAN
4 2 (5.00%) SMTP
4 2 (5.00%) Internet
4 2 (5.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (60.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Consultant
2 13 (32.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 12 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 12 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 9 (22.50%) Server Engineer
4 9 (22.50%) Server Support Engineer
4 9 (22.50%) Server Support
5 8 (20.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 7 (17.50%) Data Centre Engineer
7 6 (15.00%) Support Analyst
7 6 (15.00%) Analyst
7 6 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 5 (12.50%) Team Leader
8 5 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (12.50%) Server Support Analyst
8 5 (12.50%) Server Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (5.00%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) Web Services
1 2 (5.00%) .NET
1 2 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Replication
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (65.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 26 (65.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (57.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.00%) UNIX
4 2 (5.00%) Linux
4 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (70.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (47.50%) ITIL
3 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 5 (12.50%) People Management
5 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (52.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 21 (52.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 21 (52.50%) MCSE
2 18 (45.00%) MCSA
3 17 (42.50%) VCP5
4 16 (40.00%) MCP
5 6 (15.00%) CCNP
5 6 (15.00%) CCNA
5 6 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (5.00%) VCP4
7 1 (2.50%) MCTS
System Software
1 39 (97.50%) Active Directory
2 26 (65.00%) VMware ESX
3 25 (62.50%) XenApp
4 22 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (12.50%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.00%) Xen
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 40 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (65.00%) Citrix
3 25 (62.50%) Intel
4 13 (32.50%) FalconStor
4 13 (32.50%) CommVault
5 12 (30.00%) Oracle
5 12 (30.00%) Cisco
6 1 (2.50%) HP
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