The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 42 49 42
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 11 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 3.05% 1.19% 3.17%
As % of the System Software category 16.67% 8.70% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 9
Average salary £37,500 £28,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.92% -26.31%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
VMware ESX
West Yorkshire

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

System Software Category
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
66 46 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 18.28% 13.65% 10.55%
Number of salaries quoted 44 33 35
Average salary £35,000 £28,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £38,000 £33,800
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Bradford

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

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Bradford

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bradford 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%) Windows
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 19 (79.17%) MS Excel
3 19 (79.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
5 17 (70.83%) HP
6 15 (62.50%) TCP/IP
6 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
7 14 (58.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (58.33%) Firewall
7 14 (58.33%) Replication
7 14 (58.33%) Business Continuity
7 14 (58.33%) DNS
7 14 (58.33%) SAN
7 14 (58.33%) Capacity Management
7 14 (58.33%) Performance Tuning
7 14 (58.33%) Performance Monitoring
8 13 (54.17%) UNIX
8 13 (54.17%) Service Management
9 11 (45.83%) Shell Script
10 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (20.83%) Citrix
11 5 (20.83%) SQL
11 5 (20.83%) Finance
11 5 (20.83%) Migration
12 3 (12.50%) Lotus Domino
12 3 (12.50%) Technical Architecture

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bradford 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 (12.50%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (79.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 14 (58.33%) DNS
2 14 (58.33%) SAN
2 14 (58.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Analyst
1 15 (62.50%) Technical Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Architect
2 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.17%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (4.17%) IT Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) UNIX
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 14 (58.33%) Business Continuity
1 14 (58.33%) Capacity Management
1 14 (58.33%) Performance Tuning
1 14 (58.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 13 (54.17%) Service Management
3 5 (20.83%) Migration
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) Shell Script
2 5 (20.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) VCP4
System Software
1 19 (79.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 17 (70.83%) HP
4 5 (20.83%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) Veeam
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco