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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 29 70 38
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -32
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 17 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.59% 0.27% 4.78%
As % of the System Software category 39.53% 1.82% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 12
Average salary £55,000 £63,000 £49,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.69% +27.91%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
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
43 55 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 16.67% 14.59% 10.76%
Number of salaries quoted 28 53 27
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -11.39%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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 22 May 2015.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Bedford

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 29 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (96.55%) Active Directory
3 27 (93.10%) Intel
4 26 (89.66%) Citrix
4 26 (89.66%) Windows
4 26 (89.66%) Microsoft
4 26 (89.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (89.66%) vSphere
4 26 (89.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (86.21%) XenApp
5 25 (86.21%) MS Exchange
6 24 (82.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 24 (82.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 22 (75.86%) SQL Server
8 21 (72.41%) MCSE
8 21 (72.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (72.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (72.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 20 (68.97%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (65.52%) ITIL
10 19 (65.52%) Exchange Server 2003
11 18 (62.07%) MCSA
12 17 (58.62%) VCP5
13 16 (55.17%) MCP
14 15 (51.72%) Disaster Recovery
15 13 (44.83%) MS Excel
16 8 (27.59%) Network Security
17 7 (24.14%) SQL
18 6 (20.69%) MS Office
18 6 (20.69%) Mentoring

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 25 (86.21%) MS Exchange
2 24 (82.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 24 (82.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (65.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (44.83%) MS Excel
2 6 (20.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) Network Security
2 5 (17.24%) NetScaler
3 3 (10.34%) DHCP
3 3 (10.34%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (75.86%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Consultant
2 8 (27.59%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 5 (17.24%) Team Leader
4 3 (10.34%) Applications Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) AWS Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (89.66%) Windows
1 26 (89.66%) Windows Server 2008
1 26 (89.66%) Windows Server 2012
2 21 (72.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) ITIL
2 15 (51.72%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
4 5 (17.24%) People Management
5 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.90%) Time Management
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (72.41%) MCSE
1 21 (72.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 21 (72.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 18 (62.07%) MCSA
3 17 (58.62%) VCP5
4 16 (55.17%) MCP
5 2 (6.90%) VCP4
6 1 (3.45%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (96.55%) Active Directory
2 26 (89.66%) vSphere
3 25 (86.21%) XenApp
4 20 (68.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (17.24%) XenDesktop
6 2 (6.90%) Xen
7 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (93.10%) Intel
3 26 (89.66%) Citrix
3 26 (89.66%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.34%) LANDesk