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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 77 62 91
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +29
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 8 25 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.01% 2.51% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 9.09% 33.78% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 7 22 4
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -17.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £64,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
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
88 74 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.10% 7.43% 11.08%
Number of salaries quoted 83 58 100
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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
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 8 February 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
(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 -3 6 £46,250 +8.82%
Luton +3 1 £45,000 -
vSphere
East of England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 21 (95.45%) Windows
1 21 (95.45%) VMware
1 21 (95.45%) VMware ESX
1 21 (95.45%) Windows Server
2 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 17 (77.27%) Citrix
3 16 (72.73%) MCSE
3 16 (72.73%) MCSA
3 16 (72.73%) MCP
3 16 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (72.73%) Intel
3 16 (72.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 16 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (72.73%) VCP5
3 16 (72.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (68.18%) XenApp
4 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
5 14 (63.64%) MS Exchange
5 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
5 14 (63.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (59.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (59.09%) Presales
7 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (45.45%) Mentoring
9 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
10 9 (40.91%) ITIL
10 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 14 (63.64%) MS Exchange
2 13 (59.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 8 (36.36%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
1 2 (9.09%) NetScaler
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Consultant
2 7 (31.82%) Wintel Consultant
3 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) VMware Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Support Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Wintel Support
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
6 2 (9.09%) Wintel Team Leader
7 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) IT Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Design Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Windows
1 21 (95.45%) Windows Server
2 16 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (72.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (59.09%) Presales
3 10 (45.45%) Mentoring
4 9 (40.91%) ITIL
5 8 (36.36%) Server Building
6 5 (22.73%) Time Management
7 2 (9.09%) Identity Management
7 2 (9.09%) People Management
7 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) MCP
1 16 (72.73%) MCSA
1 16 (72.73%) MCSE
1 16 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
1 16 (72.73%) VCP5
1 16 (72.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (18.18%) VCAP
3 3 (13.64%) CCA
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (13.64%) MCITP
3 3 (13.64%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (95.45%) VMware ESX
2 16 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
3 15 (68.18%) XenApp
4 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) VMware
2 17 (77.27%) Citrix
2 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
3 16 (72.73%) Intel
4 2 (9.09%) Avaya
4 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 2 (9.09%) Dell
4 2 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) IBM