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 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 74 62 32
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -30
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 19 32 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.62% 3.18% 6.78%
As % of the System Software category 13.97% 29.91% 43.48%
Number of salaries quoted 12 32 67
Average salary £36,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £44,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,300 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
136 107 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.58% 10.64% 15.60%
Number of salaries quoted 106 98 154
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £54,000
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 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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 -6 6 £66,500 +26.66%
Shefford - 5 £30,000 - 1
Luton -17 4 £50,000 +5.26%
VMware ESX
East of England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (95.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (87.50%) SAN
4 17 (70.83%) Windows
5 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
6 14 (58.33%) Cisco
6 14 (58.33%) TCP/IP
6 14 (58.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (58.33%) Degree
7 13 (54.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (45.83%) HP
8 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (41.67%) MCITP
10 9 (37.50%) Internet
10 9 (37.50%) Project Management
10 9 (37.50%) Firewall
10 9 (37.50%) CCNA
10 9 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (37.50%) NetApp
10 9 (37.50%) vSphere
10 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
10 9 (37.50%) PowerShell
11 8 (33.33%) VMFS
12 7 (29.17%) SQL
12 7 (29.17%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (29.17%) VCP5
13 6 (25.00%) Capacity Management
13 6 (25.00%) EMC
13 6 (25.00%) DMZ
14 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 4 (16.67%) IIS
1 4 (16.67%) Apache
2 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (87.50%) SAN
2 14 (58.33%) TCP/IP
3 9 (37.50%) Internet
3 9 (37.50%) Firewall
4 6 (25.00%) DMZ
5 4 (16.67%) DHCP
5 4 (16.67%) DNS
6 3 (12.50%) Network Security
6 3 (12.50%) iSCSI
6 3 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (8.33%) LAN
7 2 (8.33%) WAN
8 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) MySQL
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Network Support
4 5 (20.83%) Technical Specialist
4 5 (20.83%) VMware Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Wintel Support
5 2 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Support Technician
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Client/Server
1 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) e-Health
3 2 (8.33%) Replication
4 1 (4.17%) Firmware
4 1 (4.17%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 5 (20.83%) Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Project Management
2 6 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (20.83%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (12.50%) ITIL
4 3 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (8.33%) Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
5 2 (8.33%) Change Control
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 7 (29.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 14 (58.33%) Degree
2 13 (54.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (41.67%) MCITP
4 9 (37.50%) CCNA
4 9 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (29.17%) VCP5
6 4 (16.67%) MCSE
7 3 (12.50%) MCSA
7 3 (12.50%) CCNP
7 3 (12.50%) MCP
8 1 (4.17%) MCTS
8 1 (4.17%) VCP4
8 1 (4.17%) NCDA
8 1 (4.17%) NCIE
8 1 (4.17%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (95.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 9 (37.50%) vSphere
4 8 (33.33%) VMFS
5 7 (29.17%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (20.83%) vCloud
7 4 (16.67%) VMware Server
8 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
8 1 (4.17%) XenApp
8 1 (4.17%) XenServer
8 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) HP SIM
2 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (58.33%) Cisco
3 11 (45.83%) HP
4 9 (37.50%) NetApp
5 6 (25.00%) EMC
6 5 (20.83%) Dell
6 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
7 4 (16.67%) Oracle
8 3 (12.50%) CA
9 2 (8.33%) Intel
9 2 (8.33%) Citrix
10 1 (4.17%) IBM
10 1 (4.17%) Symantec
10 1 (4.17%) PlateSpin
10 1 (4.17%) Veeam
Shefford, Bedfordshire
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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