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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 118 97 126
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +29
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 10 29 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.49% 1.44% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 4.55% 18.47% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 10 25 2
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,650 £31,500 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,200 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -8.69%
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
220 157 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 10.83% 7.79% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 161 128 104
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £23,500 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £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 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 24 April 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 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (93.33%) Windows
3 12 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (73.33%) MS Exchange
5 10 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2000
5 10 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (60.00%) Windows 2000
6 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (53.33%) Windows XP
7 8 (53.33%) vSphere
7 8 (53.33%) Windows Vista
8 7 (46.67%) NetBackup
8 7 (46.67%) Backup Exec
8 7 (46.67%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (46.67%) Symantec
8 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
9 6 (40.00%) Citrix
10 5 (33.33%) DHCP
10 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
10 5 (33.33%) DNS
10 5 (33.33%) McAfee
10 5 (33.33%) Firewall
10 5 (33.33%) Identity Management
10 5 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (33.33%) Lync
10 5 (33.33%) Windows 8
11 4 (26.67%) Degree

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (73.33%) MS Exchange
2 10 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2000
2 10 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (33.33%) Lync
5 2 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (6.67%) Umbraco
6 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) DHCP
1 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 5 (33.33%) DNS
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Wintel Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Server Support
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Server Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Server Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows 2000
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Vista
3 8 (53.33%) Windows XP
4 5 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 3 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (13.33%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) MCP
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (53.33%) vSphere
3 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (13.33%) Terminal Services
4 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (13.33%) XenApp
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (6.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (46.67%) NetBackup
1 7 (46.67%) Backup Exec
2 5 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (13.33%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (46.67%) Symantec
3 6 (40.00%) Citrix
4 5 (33.33%) McAfee
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco
5 4 (26.67%) Dell
6 3 (20.00%) Red Hat