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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 61 86 51
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -35
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 25 5 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.69% 0.51% 4.42%
As % of the System Software category 33.33% 4.24% 30.90%
Number of salaries quoted 22 5 52
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £42,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £63,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +1.12%
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
75 118 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.07% 12.10% 14.31%
Number of salaries quoted 60 105 160
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 27 January 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 +23 17 £42,500 -39.28% 1
Luton +3 2 £45,000 -10.00% 1
vSphere
East of England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 33 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (81.82%) Windows
3 24 (72.73%) Citrix
4 21 (63.64%) VMware ESX
4 21 (63.64%) XenApp
5 19 (57.58%) MS Excel
6 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
6 18 (54.55%) Active Directory
6 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (48.48%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (45.45%) SAN
8 15 (45.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (39.39%) MCSE
10 12 (36.36%) MS Exchange
10 12 (36.36%) SQL
10 12 (36.36%) Intel
10 12 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
10 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (27.27%) VCP5
11 9 (27.27%) Cisco
12 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
13 7 (21.21%) ITIL
13 7 (21.21%) DHCP
13 7 (21.21%) DNS
13 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2003
14 6 (18.18%) Android

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 12 (36.36%) MS Exchange
1 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
1 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (18.18%) Lotus Domino
3 6 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (57.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (15.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) SaaS
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (45.45%) SAN
2 7 (21.21%) DHCP
2 7 (21.21%) DNS
3 6 (18.18%) VPN
3 6 (18.18%) LAN
3 6 (18.18%) WAN
3 6 (18.18%) Firewall
3 6 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (15.15%) NetScaler
5 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Support Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Support Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (21.21%) Server Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Network Support
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Network Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Network Support Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Team Leader
5 5 (15.15%) Senior Server Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Data Centre Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Server Support Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Consultant
6 4 (12.12%) Server Support
6 4 (12.12%) Server Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Server Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Blackberry
1 6 (18.18%) Replication
1 6 (18.18%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (18.18%) Windows Phone 8
5 6 (18.18%) Windows Phone
5 6 (18.18%) Android
5 6 (18.18%) VMS
6 3 (9.09%) Linux
6 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (21.21%) ITIL
3 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
3 5 (15.15%) People Management
4 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 13 (39.39%) MCSE
2 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (27.27%) VCP5
4 6 (18.18%) MCP
4 6 (18.18%) MCSA
5 5 (15.15%) CCA
5 5 (15.15%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (6.06%) CCNP
6 2 (6.06%) CCNA
6 2 (6.06%) VCP4
System Software
1 21 (63.64%) VMware ESX
1 21 (63.64%) XenApp
2 18 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 16 (48.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (18.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 6 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (15.15%) XenDesktop
6 2 (6.06%) Xen
7 1 (3.03%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) Backup Exec
1 6 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (72.73%) Citrix
3 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 12 (36.36%) Intel
5 9 (27.27%) Cisco
6 6 (18.18%) Oracle
6 6 (18.18%) Lotus
6 6 (18.18%) Symantec
6 6 (18.18%) McAfee
6 6 (18.18%) Clearswift
6 6 (18.18%) CommVault
6 6 (18.18%) FalconStor
7 3 (9.09%) Lumesse
8 2 (6.06%) NetApp
8 2 (6.06%) HP
8 2 (6.06%) Dell
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Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + + Bonus + Car & Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Car + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Luton
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 20 days ago