The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 71 66 91
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +25
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 12 20 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.53% 2.05% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 13.64% 28.17% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 4
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -4.49%
VMware ESX
East of England

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

System Software Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
88 71 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.20% 7.28% 11.03%
Number of salaries quoted 83 55 99
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

VMware ESX
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

VMware ESX
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -1 8 £42,500 -5.55%
VMware ESX
East of England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
1 26 (100.00%) VMware
1 26 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 21 (80.77%) vSphere
3 20 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (76.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (73.08%) MCSE
4 19 (73.08%) Active Directory
5 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
5 18 (69.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 18 (69.23%) VCP5
6 17 (65.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (65.38%) Citrix
6 17 (65.38%) MCSA
7 16 (61.54%) MCP
7 16 (61.54%) Intel
8 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
8 15 (57.69%) XenApp
9 14 (53.85%) MS Exchange
9 14 (53.85%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (50.00%) Presales
11 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (42.31%) Exchange Server 2007
12 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
13 10 (38.46%) ITIL
13 10 (38.46%) Mentoring
14 9 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2003
15 8 (30.77%) MS Office

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 14 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 13 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (42.31%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
2 8 (30.77%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) SAN
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.85%) DHCP
3 1 (3.85%) DNS
3 1 (3.85%) LAN
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Consultant
2 8 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) Wintel Consultant
4 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 4 (15.38%) Server Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Server Support
5 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) VMware Consultant
6 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Server Support Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Support Consultant
6 3 (11.54%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server Support
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Support Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Wintel Support
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
7 2 (7.69%) Wintel Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
1 26 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 20 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (65.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
5 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
5 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (50.00%) Presales
3 10 (38.46%) ITIL
3 10 (38.46%) Mentoring
4 8 (30.77%) Server Building
5 5 (19.23%) Time Management
6 3 (11.54%) Project Management
6 3 (11.54%) Software Deployment
7 2 (7.69%) Identity Management
7 2 (7.69%) People Management
7 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (76.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (73.08%) MCSE
3 18 (69.23%) VCP5
3 18 (69.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 17 (65.38%) MCSA
5 16 (61.54%) MCP
6 7 (26.92%) MCITP
7 4 (15.38%) VCAP
8 3 (11.54%) CCA
8 3 (11.54%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (11.54%) Degree
8 3 (11.54%) MCTS
9 1 (3.85%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (80.77%) vSphere
2 20 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (73.08%) Active Directory
4 15 (57.69%) XenApp
5 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.85%) ISA Server
6 1 (3.85%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Backup Exec
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 17 (65.38%) Citrix
4 16 (61.54%) Intel
5 3 (11.54%) HP
6 2 (7.69%) Avaya
6 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
6 2 (7.69%) Dell
7 1 (3.85%) IBM
7 1 (3.85%) Juniper
7 1 (3.85%) Websense