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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Virtual Machine File System (VMFS)
Rank 97 - 94
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VMFS 5 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.43% - 1.14%
As % of the System Software category 3.76% - 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 12
Average salary £70,000 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £63,000 - £52,500
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
133 103 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.46% 10.84% 17.03%
Number of salaries quoted 101 93 172
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMFS within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 3 £70,000 -
Luton - 2 - -
VMFS
East of England

VMFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (100.00%) HP
1 8 (100.00%) SAN
1 8 (100.00%) NetApp
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (87.50%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (75.00%) Capacity Management
3 6 (75.00%) DMZ
4 5 (62.50%) EMC
4 5 (62.50%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
4 5 (62.50%) Client/Server
4 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (62.50%) vCloud
4 5 (62.50%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (37.50%) HP SIM
5 3 (37.50%) e-Health
5 3 (37.50%) iSCSI
5 3 (37.50%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (37.50%) VCP5
5 3 (37.50%) DHCP
5 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) SLA
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft

VMFS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (37.50%) IIS
1 3 (37.50%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (37.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) SAN
2 6 (75.00%) DMZ
3 3 (37.50%) iSCSI
3 3 (37.50%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Technical Specialist
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Client/Server
1 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) e-Health
3 2 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Capacity Management
2 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (62.50%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (62.50%) vCloud
4 3 (37.50%) vSphere
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) HP
1 8 (100.00%) NetApp
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) EMC
3 3 (37.50%) CA
3 3 (37.50%) Dell
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft