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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 74 73 46
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -27
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 22 34 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.93% 2.74% 4.69%
As % of the System Software category 20.75% 22.67% 34.62%
Number of salaries quoted 21 34 52
Average salary £48,500 £30,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.66% -38.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £25,000 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £41,000 £58,850
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
106 150 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.29% 12.11% 13.55%
Number of salaries quoted 86 137 141
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +25 18 £48,500 +61.66% 1
Luton -8 2 £52,500 +40.00%
vSphere
East of England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 47 (100.00%) VMware
2 41 (87.23%) Windows
3 39 (82.98%) Microsoft
3 39 (82.98%) Active Directory
4 30 (63.83%) VMware ESX
4 30 (63.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 29 (61.70%) XenApp
5 29 (61.70%) Citrix
6 28 (59.57%) MS Excel
7 26 (55.32%) Disaster Recovery
7 26 (55.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 25 (53.19%) MS Exchange
9 23 (48.94%) SQL Server
9 23 (48.94%) Exchange Server 2010
10 22 (46.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (46.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (44.68%) Exchange Server 2007
11 21 (44.68%) Intel
12 19 (40.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (40.43%) ITIL
13 18 (38.30%) MCSE
13 18 (38.30%) SQL
13 18 (38.30%) Microsoft Certification
13 18 (38.30%) Exchange Server 2003
14 17 (36.17%) SAN
15 15 (31.91%) Oracle
15 15 (31.91%) MCSA
15 15 (31.91%) Cisco
15 15 (31.91%) VCP5
16 14 (29.79%) FalconStor

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 25 (53.19%) MS Exchange
2 23 (48.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (44.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (38.30%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 28 (59.57%) MS Excel
2 8 (17.02%) MS Office
3 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.26%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.26%) SaaS
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.17%) SAN
2 14 (29.79%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (12.77%) Network Security
4 5 (10.64%) NetScaler
5 3 (6.38%) WAN
5 3 (6.38%) Firewall
6 2 (4.26%) Internet
6 2 (4.26%) MPLS
6 2 (4.26%) SMTP
6 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (48.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (8.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Consultant
2 14 (29.79%) 3rd Line Support
3 12 (25.53%) Support Engineer
3 12 (25.53%) Analyst
3 12 (25.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 11 (23.40%) Server Analyst
5 9 (19.15%) Server Engineer
5 9 (19.15%) Server Support Engineer
5 9 (19.15%) Server Support
6 7 (14.89%) Data Centre Engineer
7 6 (12.77%) Support Analyst
7 6 (12.77%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (12.77%) Senior Server Analyst
7 6 (12.77%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (10.64%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 5 (10.64%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 5 (10.64%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 5 (10.64%) Team Leader
8 5 (10.64%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (10.64%) Server Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) .NET
2 3 (6.38%) Web Services
3 2 (4.26%) J2EE
3 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.13%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Replication
2 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 41 (87.23%) Windows
2 22 (46.81%) Windows Server 2012
2 22 (46.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (40.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (8.51%) Linux
5 3 (6.38%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.26%) UNIX
6 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (55.32%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (40.43%) ITIL
3 8 (17.02%) Mentoring
4 5 (10.64%) People Management
4 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.51%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.26%) Software Delivery
7 1 (2.13%) Time Management
7 1 (2.13%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (38.30%) SQL
2 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.13%) VBScript
4 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (55.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 18 (38.30%) MCSE
2 18 (38.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (31.91%) MCSA
3 15 (31.91%) VCP5
4 14 (29.79%) MCP
5 7 (14.89%) CCNA
5 7 (14.89%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (12.77%) CCNP
6 6 (12.77%) CCA
6 6 (12.77%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (6.38%) VCP4
8 2 (4.26%) MCTS
9 1 (2.13%) MCITP
9 1 (2.13%) Degree
9 1 (2.13%) A+ Certification
9 1 (2.13%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 39 (82.98%) Active Directory
2 30 (63.83%) VMware ESX
2 30 (63.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (61.70%) XenApp
4 6 (12.77%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (10.64%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.26%) DFS Replication
6 2 (4.26%) Xen
7 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) SCCM
2 2 (4.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) VMware
2 39 (82.98%) Microsoft
3 29 (61.70%) Citrix
4 21 (44.68%) Intel
5 15 (31.91%) Oracle
5 15 (31.91%) Cisco
6 14 (29.79%) FalconStor
6 14 (29.79%) CommVault
7 4 (8.51%) HP
8 2 (4.26%) NetApp
8 2 (4.26%) Dell
8 2 (4.26%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.26%) Lumesse
9 1 (2.13%) CA
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + £6,600 car allowance + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago