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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 36 59 40
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -19
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 17 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 5.69% 0.27% 1.93%
As % of the System Software category 45.95% 3.13% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 4
Average salary £42,500 £70,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.28% +75.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +1.12%
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
37 32 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 12.37% 8.56% 14.67%
Number of salaries quoted 26 28 33
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 27 January 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (78.26%) MS Excel
3 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
3 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
3 17 (73.91%) Citrix
3 17 (73.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (60.87%) XenApp
5 12 (52.17%) MCSE
5 12 (52.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (52.17%) SAN
5 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (47.83%) Intel
6 11 (47.83%) MS Exchange
6 11 (47.83%) SQL
6 11 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (47.83%) VMware ESX
6 11 (47.83%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
8 6 (26.09%) Oracle
8 6 (26.09%) Lotus Domino
8 6 (26.09%) ITIL
8 6 (26.09%) LAN
8 6 (26.09%) WAN
8 6 (26.09%) VMS
8 6 (26.09%) DHCP
8 6 (26.09%) VPN
8 6 (26.09%) DNS

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 11 (47.83%) MS Exchange
1 11 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2007
1 11 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (26.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (26.09%) Lotus Domino
3 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (78.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (17.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) SAN
2 6 (26.09%) Firewall
2 6 (26.09%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (26.09%) Fibre Channel
2 6 (26.09%) LAN
2 6 (26.09%) WAN
2 6 (26.09%) DHCP
2 6 (26.09%) VPN
2 6 (26.09%) DNS
3 5 (21.74%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
1 8 (34.78%) Support Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Support Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (30.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Network Support
3 6 (26.09%) Network Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Network Support Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Team Leader
5 4 (17.39%) Consultant
5 4 (17.39%) Server Support
5 4 (17.39%) Server Support Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Data Centre Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Server Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Server Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Server Support Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Blackberry
1 6 (26.09%) Replication
1 6 (26.09%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (26.09%) Windows Phone 8
5 6 (26.09%) Windows Phone
5 6 (26.09%) Android
5 6 (26.09%) VMS
6 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL
3 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
3 5 (21.74%) People Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) MCSE
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (26.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (21.74%) VCP5
3 5 (21.74%) MCP
3 5 (21.74%) MCSA
4 2 (8.70%) CCNP
4 2 (8.70%) CCNA
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
2 14 (60.87%) XenApp
3 11 (47.83%) VMware ESX
4 6 (26.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (21.74%) XenDesktop
6 2 (8.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Backup Exec
1 6 (26.09%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 17 (73.91%) Citrix
3 11 (47.83%) Intel
4 6 (26.09%) Oracle
4 6 (26.09%) Cisco
4 6 (26.09%) CommVault
4 6 (26.09%) Lotus
4 6 (26.09%) Symantec
4 6 (26.09%) McAfee
4 6 (26.09%) Clearswift
4 6 (26.09%) FalconStor
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