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 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 74 76 89
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 2 15 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.29% 1.65% 1.62%
As % of the System Software category 2.90% 10.56% 13.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 13
Median salary £40,000 £65,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-38.46% +85.71%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+10.38% -4.34%
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
69 142 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.86% 15.62% 12.31%
Number of salaries quoted 61 116 114
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 13 (100.00%) VMware
1 13 (100.00%) vSphere
2 12 (92.31%) HP
3 11 (84.62%) Red Hat
3 11 (84.62%) TCP/IP
3 11 (84.62%) Cisco
3 11 (84.62%) Oracle
3 11 (84.62%) High Availability
4 10 (76.92%) Bourne shell
4 10 (76.92%) C-shell
4 10 (76.92%) Hyper-V
4 10 (76.92%) Oracle ZFS
4 10 (76.92%) Perl
4 10 (76.92%) Unix
4 10 (76.92%) Solaris
4 10 (76.92%) Python
4 10 (76.92%) LDAP
4 10 (76.92%) Sun
4 10 (76.92%) DNS
4 10 (76.92%) Shell Script
4 10 (76.92%) SSH
5 9 (69.23%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (61.54%) Finance
7 7 (53.85%) Linux
8 6 (46.15%) EMC
8 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (38.46%) PKI
9 5 (38.46%) Operations Management
9 5 (38.46%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (38.46%) BMC

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 5 (38.46%) Apache
1 5 (38.46%) WebLogic
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) JBoss
3 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) TCP/IP
2 10 (76.92%) DNS
2 10 (76.92%) LDAP
2 10 (76.92%) SSH
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Senior Unix Engineer
1 10 (76.92%) Unix Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Solaris Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) AIX Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Solaris Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Solaris Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Unix Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Solaris Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Unix Scripting Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Middleware
1 5 (38.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Solaris
1 10 (76.92%) Unix
2 7 (53.85%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) AIX
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.69%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) High Availability
2 9 (69.23%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (38.46%) Operations Management
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Product Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Bourne shell
1 10 (76.92%) C-shell
1 10 (76.92%) Perl
1 10 (76.92%) Python
1 10 (76.92%) Shell Script
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) vSphere
2 10 (76.92%) Hyper-V
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (7.69%) Docker
5 1 (7.69%) LXC
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) Oracle ZFS
2 5 (38.46%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
3 2 (15.38%) SCCM
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) HP
3 11 (84.62%) Cisco
3 11 (84.62%) Oracle
3 11 (84.62%) Red Hat
4 10 (76.92%) Sun
5 6 (46.15%) EMC
6 5 (38.46%) BMC
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 2 (15.38%) Dell
9 1 (7.69%) Avaya
9 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
9 1 (7.69%) Citrix
9 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow