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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 90 56 34
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -22
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 13 32 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.19% 3.54% 6.51%
As % of the System Software category 10.24% 32.00% 37.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11 32 65
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £44,550 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
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
127 100 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.66% 11.06% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 102 95 173
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
Shefford - 5 £30,000 -
Bedford -11 2 £70,000 +55.55%
Luton -29 1 £40,500 -10.00%
VMware ESX
East of England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (96.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (88.46%) SAN
4 19 (73.08%) Windows
5 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
6 16 (61.54%) TCP/IP
6 16 (61.54%) Cisco
7 15 (57.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (53.85%) Degree
9 13 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (46.15%) MCITP
10 12 (46.15%) Firewall
10 12 (46.15%) Project Management
10 12 (46.15%) Internet
10 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (46.15%) Windows 7
11 11 (42.31%) Mentoring
11 11 (42.31%) CCNA
11 11 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (38.46%) HP
13 8 (30.77%) NetApp
13 8 (30.77%) PowerShell
13 8 (30.77%) vSphere
14 7 (26.92%) VMFS
14 7 (26.92%) VMware ESXi
15 6 (23.08%) EMC
15 6 (23.08%) VCP5
16 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
16 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
16 5 (19.23%) vCloud

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 3 (11.54%) IIS
1 3 (11.54%) Apache
1 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
1 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (11.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (88.46%) SAN
2 16 (61.54%) TCP/IP
3 12 (46.15%) Internet
3 12 (46.15%) Firewall
4 5 (19.23%) DMZ
5 4 (15.38%) DHCP
5 4 (15.38%) DNS
6 3 (11.54%) Network Security
7 2 (7.69%) iSCSI
7 2 (7.69%) WAN
7 2 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (3.85%) LAN
8 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MySQL
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Network Engineer
2 10 (38.46%) Support Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) Network Support Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) Network Support
4 5 (19.23%) Technical Specialist
4 5 (19.23%) VMware Specialist
5 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (7.69%) Wintel Support
6 2 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Support Technician
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Client/Server
2 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.54%) e-Health
4 2 (7.69%) Replication
5 1 (3.85%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 4 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Project Management
2 11 (42.31%) Mentoring
3 5 (19.23%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (19.23%) Capacity Management
3 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL
4 3 (11.54%) Change Management
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 2 (7.69%) Change Control
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 5 (19.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (53.85%) Degree
3 13 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (46.15%) MCITP
5 11 (42.31%) CCNA
5 11 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (23.08%) VCP5
7 4 (15.38%) MCSE
8 3 (11.54%) MCSA
8 3 (11.54%) CCNP
8 3 (11.54%) MCP
9 1 (3.85%) MCTS
9 1 (3.85%) NCDA
9 1 (3.85%) NCIE
9 1 (3.85%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (96.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
3 8 (30.77%) vSphere
4 7 (26.92%) VMFS
4 7 (26.92%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (19.23%) vCloud
5 5 (19.23%) VMware Server
6 1 (3.85%) Firmware
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.85%) XenApp
6 1 (3.85%) XenServer
6 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) HP SIM
2 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (61.54%) Cisco
3 10 (38.46%) HP
4 8 (30.77%) NetApp
5 6 (23.08%) EMC
6 4 (15.38%) Dell
6 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.54%) Oracle
7 3 (11.54%) CA
8 2 (7.69%) Intel
8 2 (7.69%) Citrix
9 1 (3.85%) IBM
9 1 (3.85%) Symantec
9 1 (3.85%) PlateSpin
9 1 (3.85%) Veeam
9 1 (3.85%) Lumesse