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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 78 75 70
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 12 18 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.30% 1.65% 3.55%
As % of the System Software category 12.50% 19.15% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 42
Median salary £55,000 £51,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.28% +59.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £42,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
96 94 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.37% 8.63% 11.82%
Number of salaries quoted 92 74 130
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -

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
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

vSphere Salary Histogram 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 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Luton - 7 £65,000 -
Dunstable - 5 £55,000 -
vSphere
East of England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 16 (88.89%) VMware
2 14 (77.78%) VMware ESX
3 13 (72.22%) HP
4 11 (61.11%) Cisco
5 9 (50.00%) Sun
5 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 9 (50.00%) DNS
5 9 (50.00%) Perl
5 9 (50.00%) Oracle
5 9 (50.00%) Unix
5 9 (50.00%) Solaris
5 9 (50.00%) Python
5 9 (50.00%) LDAP
5 9 (50.00%) Shell Script
5 9 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 9 (50.00%) SSH
5 9 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 9 (50.00%) Bourne shell
5 9 (50.00%) C-shell
5 9 (50.00%) High Availability
5 9 (50.00%) Oracle ZFS
6 8 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (44.44%) Finance
6 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
7 7 (38.89%) Windows
8 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
9 5 (27.78%) Linux
9 5 (27.78%) EMC
9 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (27.78%) Windows Server

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 4 (22.22%) Apache
1 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) DNS
1 9 (50.00%) LDAP
1 9 (50.00%) SSH
1 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) BGP
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (11.11%) DHCP
2 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) IPv4
2 2 (11.11%) OSPF
2 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Senior Unix Engineer
1 9 (50.00%) Unix Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Solaris Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) AIX Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Data Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Wintel Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Support Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Middleware
1 4 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) PKI
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Solaris
1 9 (50.00%) Unix
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
4 4 (22.22%) AIX
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) High Availability
2 8 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (22.22%) Operations Management
4 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.11%) Identity Management
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.11%) Presales
5 2 (11.11%) Server Building
6 1 (5.56%) Product Management
6 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Bourne shell
1 9 (50.00%) C-shell
1 9 (50.00%) Perl
1 9 (50.00%) Python
1 9 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) MCP
1 3 (16.67%) MCSA
1 3 (16.67%) MCSE
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (16.67%) VCP5
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (11.11%) CCNA
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) MCTS
3 1 (5.56%) VCAP
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) VMware ESX
2 9 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 4 (22.22%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (11.11%) Backup Exec
3 2 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) VMware
2 13 (72.22%) HP
3 11 (61.11%) Cisco
4 9 (50.00%) Oracle
4 9 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 9 (50.00%) Sun
5 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 5 (27.78%) EMC
7 4 (22.22%) BMC
7 4 (22.22%) Citrix
8 3 (16.67%) Intel
9 2 (11.11%) Avaya
9 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
9 2 (11.11%) Dell