The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 38 55 39
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 11 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.56% 1.33% 3.02%
As % of the System Software category 27.50% 15.63% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 4
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £37,500 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
VMware ESX
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

System Software Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
40 32 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 12.94% 8.53% 15.09%
Number of salaries quoted 29 28 35
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Bedford region.

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Bedford

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing VMware ESX 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 VMware ESX.

1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (84.62%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) MS Exchange
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 11 (84.62%) Intel
2 11 (84.62%) Citrix
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (84.62%) XenApp
2 11 (84.62%) vSphere
2 11 (84.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
4 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (61.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
6 6 (46.15%) ITIL
6 6 (46.15%) MCSE
6 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (38.46%) SQL
7 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (38.46%) MCSA
7 5 (38.46%) MCP
7 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
7 5 (38.46%) People Management
7 5 (38.46%) VCP5

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing VMware ESX 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 VMware ESX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (84.62%) Exchange Server 2007
1 11 (84.62%) MS Exchange
1 11 (84.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) NetScaler
2 2 (15.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Team Leader
2 4 (30.77%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
1 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
1 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
1 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
2 5 (38.46%) People Management
3 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (46.15%) MCSE
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (38.46%) MCSA
3 5 (38.46%) MCP
3 5 (38.46%) VCP5
4 2 (15.38%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
1 11 (84.62%) XenApp
1 11 (84.62%) vSphere
2 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (38.46%) XenDesktop
4 2 (15.38%) VMFS
4 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (15.38%) vCloud
4 2 (15.38%) Xen
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) Intel
2 11 (84.62%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) NetApp
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) EMC