The table below looks at the statistics for VMFS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMFS over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Virtual Machine File System (VMFS)
Rank - - 86
Permanent jobs citing VMFS 0 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - 0.97%
As % of the System Software category - - 6.83%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 11
Average salary - - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary - - £55,000
VMFS
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

System Software Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
89 123 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.18% 12.09% 14.15%
Number of salaries quoted 77 110 148
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

VMFS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMFS across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMFS Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

VMFS
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMFS across the Bedfordshire region.

VMFS Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

VMFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing VMFS 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 VMFS.

1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) NetApp
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (60.00%) DMZ
3 3 (60.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (60.00%) EMC
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (60.00%) vCloud
3 3 (60.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (40.00%) VCP5
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (40.00%) HP SIM
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
4 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) SQL

VMFS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing VMFS 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 VMFS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (40.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) DMZ
3 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Specialist
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (40.00%) Replication
4 1 (20.00%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (60.00%) Capacity Management
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (60.00%) vCloud
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) NetApp
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) CA