The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 67 73 65
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1 12 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.15% 1.46% 2.62%
As % of the System Software category 2.22% 12.24% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 21
Median salary £24,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-49.47% +11.76%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
45 98 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.77% 11.92% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 41 87 70
Median salary £52,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +13 1 £24,000 -49.47%
vSphere
East of England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Simpana
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) CA
3 2 (50.00%) CommVault
3 2 (50.00%) Intel Security
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) VBScript
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) Flash
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) SAN Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (25.00%) Junior Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Junior Network Support
3 1 (25.00%) Junior Network Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Junior Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Junior Support Technician
3 1 (25.00%) Junior Technical Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Junior Technical Support
3 1 (25.00%) Junior Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Flash
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
3 1 (25.00%) VB
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) Simpana
3 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) CA
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) CommVault
3 2 (50.00%) FalconStor
3 2 (50.00%) Intel Security
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) Apple
4 1 (25.00%) Avaya
4 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) Fortinet