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

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 108 139 85
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -54
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 5 2 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.32% 0.10% 2.35%
As % of the System Software category 3.14% 0.84% 26.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 36
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +7.78%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
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
159 238 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 10.23% 12.24% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 134 178 143
Median salary £33,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.17% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol 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 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 2 July 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 Bristol region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
1 19 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 19 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (94.74%) MS Exchange
2 18 (94.74%) DHCP
2 18 (94.74%) DNS
2 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
3 17 (89.47%) TCP/IP
3 17 (89.47%) Intel Security
3 17 (89.47%) Exchange Server 2000
3 17 (89.47%) Exchange Server 2003
3 17 (89.47%) Security Cleared
4 16 (84.21%) vSphere
4 16 (84.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (84.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (78.95%) Windows 2000
5 15 (78.95%) Firewall
5 15 (78.95%) McAfee ePO
5 15 (78.95%) SC Cleared
6 14 (73.68%) Identity Management
7 13 (68.42%) Norton AntiVirus
7 13 (68.42%) Symantec
7 13 (68.42%) NetBackup
7 13 (68.42%) Backup Exec
8 12 (63.16%) Skype for Business
9 11 (57.89%) Windows 8
9 11 (57.89%) Windows Vista
9 11 (57.89%) Windows XP
10 9 (47.37%) Active Directory

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 18 (94.74%) MS Exchange
2 17 (89.47%) Exchange Server 2000
2 17 (89.47%) Exchange Server 2003
3 16 (84.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (63.16%) Skype for Business
5 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
5 5 (26.32%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (21.05%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) DHCP
1 18 (94.74%) DNS
2 17 (89.47%) TCP/IP
3 15 (78.95%) Firewall
4 4 (21.05%) NAS
4 4 (21.05%) SAN
5 1 (5.26%) LAN
5 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Technical Architect
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) MODAF Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Support
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) TOGAF Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Wintel Support
4 2 (10.53%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) SCADA
2 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) CLARiiON
3 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (84.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (78.95%) Windows 2000
4 11 (57.89%) Windows 8
4 11 (57.89%) Windows Vista
4 11 (57.89%) Windows XP
5 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
6 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Identity Management
2 4 (21.05%) Computer Forensics
2 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
2 4 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
2 4 (21.05%) MODAF
2 4 (21.05%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
2 4 (21.05%) SIEM
2 4 (21.05%) SysML
2 4 (21.05%) TOGAF
2 4 (21.05%) UML
2 4 (21.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.53%) Logistics
4 1 (5.26%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (5.26%) Disruptive Innovation
4 1 (5.26%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
1 2 (10.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (89.47%) Security Cleared
2 15 (78.95%) SC Cleared
3 7 (36.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (21.05%) VCP4
4 4 (21.05%) VCP5
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
6 2 (10.53%) MCP
6 2 (10.53%) MCSE
7 1 (5.26%) CCA
7 1 (5.26%) CCNA
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (5.26%) CISSP
7 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (5.26%) MCITP
7 1 (5.26%) MCTS
System Software
1 19 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (84.21%) vSphere
3 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
4 4 (21.05%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (21.05%) UAG
4 4 (21.05%) vCloud
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services
5 2 (10.53%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (10.53%) XenApp
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (5.26%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (78.95%) McAfee ePO
2 13 (68.42%) Backup Exec
2 13 (68.42%) NetBackup
2 13 (68.42%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (26.32%) SCCM
4 4 (21.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (21.05%) SCOM
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
3 17 (89.47%) Intel Security
4 13 (68.42%) Symantec
5 6 (31.58%) Sophos
6 5 (26.32%) EMC
7 4 (21.05%) 3PAR
7 4 (21.05%) Citrix
7 4 (21.05%) Dell
7 4 (21.05%) HP
7 4 (21.05%) NetApp
8 2 (10.53%) arcserve
8 2 (10.53%) Remedy
9 1 (5.26%) AppSense
9 1 (5.26%) Avaya
9 1 (5.26%) CA
9 1 (5.26%) Cisco
9 1 (5.26%) Wyse