The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 52 92 50
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -42
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 37 11 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.45% 1.07% 4.59%
As % of the System Software category 37.76% 8.15% 32.92%
Number of salaries quoted 34 11 48
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
vSphere
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
98 135 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.14% 13.11% 13.94%
Number of salaries quoted 81 119 141
Average salary £45,000 £35,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.87% -10.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,650 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

vSphere
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

vSphere
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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 +38 28 £45,000 +50.00%
Luton 0 2 £52,500 -
vSphere
East of England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 41 (100.00%) VMware
2 35 (85.37%) Windows
3 32 (78.05%) Microsoft
3 32 (78.05%) Active Directory
4 27 (65.85%) MS Excel
5 24 (58.54%) VMware ESX
5 24 (58.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 22 (53.66%) XenApp
6 22 (53.66%) Citrix
7 19 (46.34%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (46.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 18 (43.90%) SAN
8 18 (43.90%) MS Exchange
8 18 (43.90%) SQL
9 16 (39.02%) SQL Server
9 16 (39.02%) Cisco
9 16 (39.02%) Exchange Server 2010
10 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (36.59%) Oracle
11 14 (34.15%) Intel
11 14 (34.15%) CommVault
11 14 (34.15%) Exchange Server 2007
11 14 (34.15%) Fibre Channel
11 14 (34.15%) FalconStor
12 12 (29.27%) Replication
12 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (29.27%) ITIL
13 11 (26.83%) MCSE
13 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Certification

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 18 (43.90%) MS Exchange
2 16 (39.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (34.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (26.83%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 27 (65.85%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.07%) MS Office
3 2 (4.88%) MS Project
3 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (7.32%) SaaS
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (43.90%) SAN
2 14 (34.15%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (12.20%) NetScaler
4 3 (7.32%) Firewall
4 3 (7.32%) WAN
4 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.88%) SMTP
5 2 (4.88%) VLAN
5 2 (4.88%) Internet
5 2 (4.88%) MPLS
6 1 (2.44%) Network Security
6 1 (2.44%) DHCP
6 1 (2.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (39.02%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (7.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) 3rd Line Support
2 12 (29.27%) Support Engineer
2 12 (29.27%) Analyst
2 12 (29.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 10 (24.39%) Server Analyst
4 9 (21.95%) Consultant
4 9 (21.95%) Server Support
4 9 (21.95%) Server Engineer
4 9 (21.95%) Server Support Engineer
5 7 (17.07%) Data Centre Engineer
6 6 (14.63%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 6 (14.63%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (14.63%) Support Analyst
7 5 (12.20%) Team Leader
7 5 (12.20%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (12.20%) Server Support Analyst
7 5 (12.20%) Senior Server Analyst
7 5 (12.20%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 5 (12.20%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) .NET
2 3 (7.32%) Web Services
3 2 (4.88%) J2EE
3 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.44%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Replication
2 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 35 (85.37%) Windows
2 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (12.20%) Linux
5 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.88%) UNIX
6 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (29.27%) ITIL
3 7 (17.07%) Mentoring
4 5 (12.20%) People Management
5 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (43.90%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.44%) VBScript
4 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (46.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (26.83%) MCSE
2 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (21.95%) VCP5
4 8 (19.51%) MCSA
5 7 (17.07%) CCNA
5 7 (17.07%) MCP
5 7 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (14.63%) CCNP
6 6 (14.63%) VCP4
7 5 (12.20%) CCA
7 5 (12.20%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (4.88%) MCTS
9 1 (2.44%) MCITP
9 1 (2.44%) Degree
9 1 (2.44%) A+ Certification
9 1 (2.44%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 32 (78.05%) Active Directory
2 24 (58.54%) VMware ESX
2 24 (58.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (53.66%) XenApp
4 6 (14.63%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (12.20%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.88%) DFS Replication
6 2 (4.88%) Xen
7 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) SCCM
2 2 (4.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) VMware
2 32 (78.05%) Microsoft
3 22 (53.66%) Citrix
4 16 (39.02%) Cisco
5 15 (36.59%) Oracle
6 14 (34.15%) CommVault
6 14 (34.15%) FalconStor
6 14 (34.15%) Intel
7 4 (9.76%) HP
8 3 (7.32%) Lumesse
9 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.88%) Dell
9 2 (4.88%) NetApp
10 1 (2.44%) CA
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