The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 116 100 109
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 9 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.48% 1.08% 0.71%
As % of the System Software category 5.11% 15.13% 10.26%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 12
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -38.09%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
VMware ESX
South West

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

System Software Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
176 119 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 9.35% 7.16% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 143 106 107
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Bristol

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (95.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (95.65%) MS Exchange
3 20 (86.96%) Exchange Server 2000
3 20 (86.96%) Exchange Server 2003
4 19 (82.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
6 14 (60.87%) Citrix
7 13 (56.52%) MCP
7 13 (56.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (56.52%) XenApp
7 13 (56.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 11 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (47.83%) Clustering
8 11 (47.83%) PowerShell
8 11 (47.83%) Hyper-V
8 11 (47.83%) Change Control
8 11 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (47.83%) Blackberry
8 11 (47.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (39.13%) Symantec
9 9 (39.13%) Windows 2000
9 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (39.13%) Norton AntiVirus
9 9 (39.13%) NetBackup
9 9 (39.13%) Backup Exec

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 22 (95.65%) MS Exchange
2 20 (86.96%) Exchange Server 2000
2 20 (86.96%) Exchange Server 2003
3 19 (82.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (47.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 11 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (21.74%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) DHCP
1 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
1 5 (21.74%) DNS
1 5 (21.74%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Consultant
2 7 (30.43%) Wintel Consultant
3 6 (26.09%) Architect
4 5 (21.74%) Wintel Architect
5 4 (17.39%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Designer
7 1 (4.35%) Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Server Support
7 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Server Support Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Blackberry
1 11 (47.83%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Windows 2000
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Vista
3 8 (34.78%) Windows XP
4 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (21.74%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (47.83%) Change Control
3 5 (21.74%) Identity Management
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) MCP
1 13 (56.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
2 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) VCP4
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 22 (95.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
3 13 (56.52%) XenApp
4 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 11 (47.83%) Hyper-V
5 8 (34.78%) vSphere
6 6 (26.09%) Terminal Services
7 1 (4.35%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) Norton AntiVirus
1 9 (39.13%) NetBackup
1 9 (39.13%) Backup Exec
2 5 (21.74%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (17.39%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (60.87%) Citrix
3 9 (39.13%) Symantec
4 5 (21.74%) McAfee
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.35%) Dell
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