The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 34 31 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 22 19 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 8.18% 6.55% 1.01%
As % of the System Software category 52.38% 46.34% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 2
Average salary £27,500 £48,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.29% +2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £37,500 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £52,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.84% -4.11%
System Software Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
42 41 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 15.61% 14.14% 11.62%
Number of salaries quoted 40 39 21
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
vSphere
Bedfordshire

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 24 July 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 44 (100.00%) VMware
2 42 (95.45%) Windows
3 41 (93.18%) Lotus Domino
3 41 (93.18%) LAN
3 41 (93.18%) DHCP
3 41 (93.18%) VPN
3 41 (93.18%) DNS
3 41 (93.18%) WAN
3 41 (93.18%) Citrix
3 41 (93.18%) McAfee
3 41 (93.18%) Lotus
3 41 (93.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 41 (93.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 41 (93.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (90.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 40 (90.91%) MCSE
5 38 (86.36%) SAN
6 37 (84.09%) VMS
6 37 (84.09%) Symantec
6 37 (84.09%) Clearswift
6 37 (84.09%) Blackberry
6 37 (84.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 37 (84.09%) Firewall
6 37 (84.09%) Wi-Fi
6 37 (84.09%) Backup Exec
6 37 (84.09%) SecurID
6 37 (84.09%) Android
6 37 (84.09%) McAfee ePO
6 37 (84.09%) Windows Phone 8
6 37 (84.09%) Windows Phone

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 41 (93.18%) Lotus Domino
2 37 (84.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (9.09%) IBM Notes
4 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 21 (47.73%) MS Office
2 19 (43.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 41 (93.18%) LAN
1 41 (93.18%) DHCP
1 41 (93.18%) VPN
1 41 (93.18%) DNS
1 41 (93.18%) WAN
2 38 (86.36%) SAN
3 37 (84.09%) Firewall
3 37 (84.09%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 39 (88.64%) 3rd Line Support
2 37 (84.09%) Network Engineer
2 37 (84.09%) Network Support
3 33 (75.00%) PC Engineer
3 33 (75.00%) PC Support
4 22 (50.00%) Support Engineer
5 20 (45.45%) PC Support Engineer
5 20 (45.45%) Network Support Engineer
6 18 (40.91%) Support Analyst
6 18 (40.91%) Analyst
7 14 (31.82%) Network Support Analyst
7 14 (31.82%) Network Analyst
7 14 (31.82%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 13 (29.55%) Server Analyst
8 13 (29.55%) Server Support Analyst
8 13 (29.55%) Server Engineer
8 13 (29.55%) Server Support
9 5 (11.36%) Technical Support
9 5 (11.36%) Technical Support Analyst
9 5 (11.36%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 37 (84.09%) Blackberry
1 37 (84.09%) SecurID
2 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 42 (95.45%) Windows
2 41 (93.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 41 (93.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (84.09%) VMS
3 37 (84.09%) Android
3 37 (84.09%) Windows Phone 8
3 37 (84.09%) Windows Phone
4 21 (47.73%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
1 4 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (4.55%) Change Control
3 1 (2.27%) Project Management
3 1 (2.27%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 40 (90.91%) Microsoft Certification
1 40 (90.91%) MCSE
2 3 (6.82%) MCSA
2 3 (6.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (4.55%) MCP
3 2 (4.55%) VCP5
4 1 (2.27%) HP AIS
4 1 (2.27%) HP ASE
4 1 (2.27%) VCAP
4 1 (2.27%) NCDA
System Software
1 41 (93.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 19 (43.18%) XenApp
3 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
5 2 (4.55%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 37 (84.09%) Backup Exec
1 37 (84.09%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) VMware
2 41 (93.18%) Citrix
2 41 (93.18%) McAfee
2 41 (93.18%) Lotus
3 37 (84.09%) Symantec
3 37 (84.09%) Clearswift
4 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.55%) Intel
6 1 (2.27%) Veeam
6 1 (2.27%) HP
6 1 (2.27%) EMC
6 1 (2.27%) NetApp