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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 50 44 38
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 6 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.91% 1.71% 1.40%
As % of the System Software category 13.95% 17.24% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 3
Average salary £66,500 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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 29 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 13.69% 9.90% 14.95%
Number of salaries quoted 40 27 31
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 29 August 2014.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Bedford

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (75.00%) Degree
3 6 (75.00%) SAN
3 6 (75.00%) HP
4 5 (62.50%) EMC
4 5 (62.50%) Client/Server
4 5 (62.50%) NetApp
4 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
4 5 (62.50%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (62.50%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (62.50%) VMFS
4 5 (62.50%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (62.50%) vCloud
4 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (37.50%) Capacity Management
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Server
5 3 (37.50%) e-Health
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (37.50%) Change Management
5 3 (37.50%) DMZ
5 3 (37.50%) CA
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) SLA
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) Intel
6 2 (25.00%) MCP
6 2 (25.00%) MCSE

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) DMZ
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Technical Specialist
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Specialist
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (25.00%) Wintel Support
3 2 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support
4 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Client/Server
2 3 (37.50%) e-Health
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) Capacity Management
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (75.00%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (25.00%) VCP5
4 2 (25.00%) MCP
4 2 (25.00%) MCSE
4 2 (25.00%) MCSA
5 1 (12.50%) CCNA
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (12.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) VMFS
2 5 (62.50%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (62.50%) vCloud
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Server
4 2 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) HP
3 5 (62.50%) EMC
3 5 (62.50%) NetApp
4 3 (37.50%) CA
5 2 (25.00%) Intel
6 1 (12.50%) Dell
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco