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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 81 55 51
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -4
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 19 38 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.65% 3.97% 5.19%
As % of the System Software category 14.50% 36.89% 30.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15 35 55
Average salary £30,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,700 £51,500 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
131 103 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.38% 10.77% 16.98%
Number of salaries quoted 99 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 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 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 -4 12 £27,500 -47.61%
Luton -20 6 £41,500 -7.77%
vSphere
East of England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 62 (96.88%) VMware
2 54 (84.38%) SAN
3 53 (82.81%) Windows
4 43 (67.19%) DHCP
4 43 (67.19%) DNS
5 42 (65.63%) Citrix
6 40 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 39 (60.94%) WAN
7 39 (60.94%) LAN
8 38 (59.38%) VPN
8 38 (59.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 38 (59.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 36 (56.25%) McAfee
9 36 (56.25%) Lotus
9 36 (56.25%) Lotus Domino
9 36 (56.25%) MCSE
9 36 (56.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 34 (53.13%) Symantec
11 33 (51.56%) Backup Exec
11 33 (51.56%) Firewall
12 32 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
12 32 (50.00%) SecurID
12 32 (50.00%) Blackberry
12 32 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 32 (50.00%) Clearswift
12 32 (50.00%) VMS
12 32 (50.00%) Android
12 32 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
12 32 (50.00%) Windows Phone 8
12 32 (50.00%) Windows Phone

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 36 (56.25%) Lotus Domino
2 32 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 16 (25.00%) IIS
4 11 (17.19%) Apache
5 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (7.81%) MS Exchange
6 4 (6.25%) IBM Notes
7 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 21 (32.81%) MS Excel
2 17 (26.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (84.38%) SAN
2 43 (67.19%) DHCP
2 43 (67.19%) DNS
3 39 (60.94%) WAN
3 39 (60.94%) LAN
4 38 (59.38%) VPN
5 33 (51.56%) Firewall
6 32 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (15.63%) iSCSI
8 9 (14.06%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (10.94%) TCP/IP
10 4 (6.25%) VoIP
11 3 (4.69%) DMZ
12 2 (3.13%) NAS
13 1 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (1.56%) SMTP
13 1 (1.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) MySQL
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 32 (50.00%) Network Support
2 28 (43.75%) 3rd Line Support
3 27 (42.19%) Network Engineer
4 22 (34.38%) PC Engineer
4 22 (34.38%) PC Support
5 21 (32.81%) Support Analyst
5 21 (32.81%) Analyst
6 16 (25.00%) Network Support Analyst
6 16 (25.00%) Network Analyst
7 15 (23.44%) Support Engineer
8 12 (18.75%) Network Support Engineer
8 12 (18.75%) PC Support Engineer
9 11 (17.19%) Server Analyst
9 11 (17.19%) Server Support Analyst
9 11 (17.19%) Server Support
9 11 (17.19%) VMware Engineer
10 10 (15.63%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 10 (15.63%) Server Engineer
11 8 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (6.25%) Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 32 (50.00%) SecurID
1 32 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.13%) Replication
5 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.56%) HACMP
5 1 (1.56%) HP Superdome
5 1 (1.56%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 53 (82.81%) Windows
2 40 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (59.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 32 (50.00%) VMS
4 32 (50.00%) Android
4 32 (50.00%) Windows Phone 8
4 32 (50.00%) Windows Phone
5 18 (28.13%) Windows 7
6 12 (18.75%) Linux
7 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.56%) AIX
8 1 (1.56%) HPUX
8 1 (1.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 3 (4.69%) Capacity Management
4 2 (3.13%) Change Control
4 2 (3.13%) Performance Management
4 2 (3.13%) Business Continuity
4 2 (3.13%) Migration
5 1 (1.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.56%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.56%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (1.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (1.56%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (1.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.13%) SQL
2 5 (7.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (59.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (56.25%) MCSE
3 22 (34.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 18 (28.13%) VCP5
5 4 (6.25%) MCSA
6 3 (4.69%) Degree
6 3 (4.69%) MCP
7 2 (3.13%) MCITP
8 1 (1.56%) MCTS
8 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.56%) CCNP
8 1 (1.56%) CCNA
8 1 (1.56%) VCAP
8 1 (1.56%) NCDA
8 1 (1.56%) NCIE
8 1 (1.56%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (56.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 27 (42.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (34.38%) XenApp
4 14 (21.88%) Active Directory
5 10 (15.63%) VMware ESX
6 7 (10.94%) VMware Server
7 3 (4.69%) VMFS
7 3 (4.69%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (4.69%) XenServer
7 3 (4.69%) XenDesktop
7 3 (4.69%) Hyper-V
8 2 (3.13%) NFS
9 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.56%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.56%) vCloud
9 1 (1.56%) PowerHA
9 1 (1.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 33 (51.56%) Backup Exec
2 32 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (10.94%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.56%) WSUS
4 1 (1.56%) SCCM
4 1 (1.56%) SCOM
4 1 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 62 (96.88%) VMware
2 42 (65.63%) Citrix
3 36 (56.25%) McAfee
3 36 (56.25%) Lotus
4 34 (53.13%) Symantec
5 32 (50.00%) Clearswift
6 16 (25.00%) Oracle
7 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
8 13 (20.31%) NetApp
9 11 (17.19%) Dell
10 10 (15.63%) HP
11 9 (14.06%) Cisco
12 2 (3.13%) Veeam
12 2 (3.13%) Intel
12 2 (3.13%) IBM
13 1 (1.56%) Wyse
13 1 (1.56%) PlateSpin
13 1 (1.56%) EMC
13 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
13 1 (1.56%) Juniper