Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 114 101
Rank change year-on-year +32 -13 +13
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 11 7 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.01% 0.44% 1.73%
As % of the System Software category 7.86% 5.04% 11.68%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 22
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -13.27% +40.00%
10th Percentile £28,000 £40,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £51,000 £56,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.80% -5.29% -5.56%

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 140 139 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 12.86% 8.66% 14.77%
Number of salaries quoted 113 121 238
Bedfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £22,300 £21,250 £22,425
90th Percentile £58,500 £77,500 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £44,000 £42,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +9.09% +2.67%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Bedfordshire

vSphere
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for vSphere in Bedfordshire

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for vSphere 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +25 7 £30,000 -40.00%
Bedford +18 2 £50,000 +17.65%
vSphere
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (72.73%) Firewall
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
5 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
6 5 (45.45%) WAN
6 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
6 5 (45.45%) SAN
6 5 (45.45%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
7 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (36.36%) MPLS
7 4 (36.36%) Cisco
8 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 3 (27.27%) Unix
8 3 (27.27%) Linux
8 3 (27.27%) HP
8 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
9 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (18.18%) XenApp
9 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
9 2 (18.18%) Office 365

vSphere
Co-occurring 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 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) GitHub
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) SAN
2 5 (45.45%) WAN
3 4 (36.36%) MPLS
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) Network Security
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) DHCP
5 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Platform Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Server Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Server Support
2 2 (18.18%) Server Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Backup Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Flash
1 2 (18.18%) JSON
1 2 (18.18%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
2 2 (18.18%) EMC VMAX
2 2 (18.18%) iSeries
2 2 (18.18%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Unix
5 2 (18.18%) CentOS
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
5 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (18.18%) Data Management
2 2 (18.18%) Data Security
2 2 (18.18%) DDoS Mitigation
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Release Management
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 2 (18.18%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) Ruby
2 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) A+ Certification
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) MCP
1 2 (18.18%) MCTS
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (18.18%) XenApp
4 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Ansible
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat
4 2 (18.18%) CA
4 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) Clearswift
4 2 (18.18%) CommVault
4 2 (18.18%) EMC
4 2 (18.18%) F5
4 2 (18.18%) FalconStor
4 2 (18.18%) McAfee
4 2 (18.18%) Nokia
5 1 (9.09%) arcserve
5 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds