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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 76 80
Rank change year-on-year +10 +4  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 2 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.34% 1.52% 1.54%
As % of the System Software category 3.33% 15.56% 14.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 12
Median salary £48,750 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.36% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.40% +10.00%  

vSphere is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 60 90 117
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 10.10% 9.78% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 39 83 91
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.29% +2.66%  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing vSphere as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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
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 23 June 2017. 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 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 -2 1 £45,000 -30.76%
Bedford - 1 £52,500 -
vSphere
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Apple
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) NAS
4 1 (25.00%) arcserve
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Junior
1 2 (50.00%) Junior Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Junior Network Support
1 2 (50.00%) Junior Network Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Junior Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Junior Support Technician
1 2 (50.00%) Junior Technical Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Junior Technical Support
1 2 (50.00%) Junior Technical Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Support
1 2 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Support Technician
1 2 (50.00%) Network Technician
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Technician
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Apple
2 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (50.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) arcserve
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft