Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for vSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited vSphere over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 59 53
Rank change year-on-year +19 -6 +12
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 2 2 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 0.78% 0.58% 4.10%
As % of the System Software category 7.14% 7.14% 32.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 21
Bedford median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -22.02% +118.00%
10th Percentile £47,750 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £52,250 £43,750 £65,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £48,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% -8.85% +37.14%

vSphere is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Bedford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 28 28 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 10.85% 8.14% 12.48%
Number of salaries quoted 28 24 61
Bedford median annual salary £30,000 £38,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.58% -13.89% +36.36%
10th Percentile £20,575 £21,075 £28,500
90th Percentile £47,900 £77,500 £65,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% +28.57%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing vSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Bedford

vSphere
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere in Bedford.

Salary trend for vSphere in Bedford

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Bedford region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) iSeries
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) FalconStor

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Platform Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Flash
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (50.00%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (50.00%) iSeries
2 1 (50.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
1 1 (50.00%) DDoS Mitigation
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCTS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Clearswift
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) FalconStor
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia