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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 27 48 37
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -11
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 26 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 8.97% 2.51% 3.90%
As % of the System Software category 55.32% 15.22% 28.21%
Number of salaries quoted 22 5 11
Average salary £55,000 £63,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.69% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -
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
47 46 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 16.21% 16.49% 13.83%
Number of salaries quoted 40 44 37
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Bedford

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 34 (97.14%) Active Directory
3 33 (94.29%) Intel
4 30 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (85.71%) Microsoft
5 28 (80.00%) MCSE
5 28 (80.00%) MCSA
6 27 (77.14%) Windows
6 27 (77.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 26 (74.29%) vSphere
8 25 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (71.43%) SQL Server
8 25 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (71.43%) Citrix
9 24 (68.57%) MS Exchange
9 24 (68.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 24 (68.57%) XenApp
10 23 (65.71%) Exchange Server 2010
10 23 (65.71%) VCP5
10 23 (65.71%) Exchange Server 2003
10 23 (65.71%) Exchange Server 2007
10 23 (65.71%) ITIL
10 23 (65.71%) MCP
11 21 (60.00%) Server Building
12 20 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (37.14%) MS Office
14 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
14 10 (28.57%) DHCP
14 10 (28.57%) DNS

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 24 (68.57%) MS Exchange
2 23 (65.71%) Exchange Server 2003
2 23 (65.71%) Exchange Server 2007
2 23 (65.71%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (37.14%) MS Office
2 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) DHCP
1 10 (28.57%) DNS
1 10 (28.57%) Network Security
2 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (71.43%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Consultant
2 10 (28.57%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 7 (20.00%) Team Leader
4 4 (11.43%) Applications Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) AWS Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Support
7 1 (2.86%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Support
7 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (77.14%) Windows
2 25 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 25 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 25 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) ITIL
2 21 (60.00%) Server Building
3 20 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (17.14%) Time Management
5 4 (11.43%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.71%) Change Management
7 2 (5.71%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (80.00%) MCSE
2 28 (80.00%) MCSA
3 27 (77.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 23 (65.71%) MCP
4 23 (65.71%) VCP5
5 2 (5.71%) MCTS
5 2 (5.71%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (97.14%) Active Directory
2 26 (74.29%) vSphere
3 24 (68.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (68.57%) XenApp
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 33 (94.29%) Intel
3 30 (85.71%) Microsoft
4 25 (71.43%) Citrix
5 5 (14.29%) LANDesk