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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 83 73 102
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +29
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 9 28 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.99% 2.52% 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 9.68% 26.67% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 9 23 6
Median salary £58,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £42,500 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
93 105 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.23% 9.43% 11.40%
Number of salaries quoted 87 82 126
Median salary £50,000 £43,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,150 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable - 5 £55,000 -
Luton +6 4 £65,000 +30.00%
VMware ESX
East of England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT jobs citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (77.78%) vSphere
3 11 (61.11%) HP
4 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
4 10 (55.56%) DNS
5 9 (50.00%) Cisco
5 9 (50.00%) Sun
5 9 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 9 (50.00%) Perl
5 9 (50.00%) Oracle
5 9 (50.00%) Unix
5 9 (50.00%) Windows
5 9 (50.00%) Solaris
5 9 (50.00%) Python
5 9 (50.00%) LDAP
5 9 (50.00%) Shell Script
5 9 (50.00%) Bourne shell
5 9 (50.00%) C-shell
5 9 (50.00%) High Availability
5 9 (50.00%) Oracle ZFS
5 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 9 (50.00%) SSH
5 9 (50.00%) Hyper-V
6 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (44.44%) Finance
6 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
7 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (33.33%) MCSE

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) Apache
1 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) DNS
1 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 9 (50.00%) LDAP
2 9 (50.00%) SSH
3 3 (16.67%) SAN
4 2 (11.11%) Firewall
5 1 (5.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Senior Unix Engineer
1 9 (50.00%) Unix Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Server Support
3 4 (22.22%) Solaris Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) AIX Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Server Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Server Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server Support
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Middleware
1 4 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) PKI
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Solaris
1 9 (50.00%) Unix
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
1 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (22.22%) AIX
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) High Availability
2 8 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (22.22%) Operations Management
4 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) Software Deployment
5 2 (11.11%) Identity Management
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.11%) Presales
5 2 (11.11%) Server Building
6 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.56%) Product Management
6 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Bourne shell
1 9 (50.00%) C-shell
1 9 (50.00%) Perl
1 9 (50.00%) Python
1 9 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (33.33%) MCSE
3 5 (27.78%) VCP5
3 5 (27.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (22.22%) MCITP
4 4 (22.22%) MCSA
5 3 (16.67%) Degree
5 3 (16.67%) MCP
6 1 (5.56%) MCDST
6 1 (5.56%) MCTS
6 1 (5.56%) VCAP
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) vSphere
2 9 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 4 (22.22%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (11.11%) Backup Exec
3 2 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (61.11%) HP
3 9 (50.00%) Cisco
3 9 (50.00%) Oracle
3 9 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 9 (50.00%) Sun
4 5 (27.78%) EMC
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 4 (22.22%) BMC
6 3 (16.67%) Intel
7 2 (11.11%) Avaya
7 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
7 2 (11.11%) Citrix
7 2 (11.11%) Dell