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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 94 101 104
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 21 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.16% 0.82% 0.51%
As % of the System Software category 14.58% 9.70% 4.97%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 8
Average salary £44,250 £40,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.62% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £34,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £43,700 £44,500
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
144 134 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 7.96% 8.42% 10.18%
Number of salaries quoted 128 122 139
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +5.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Bristol

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 59 (100.00%) VMware
2 56 (94.92%) Windows
3 55 (93.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (81.36%) Active Directory
5 41 (69.49%) DNS
6 40 (67.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 37 (62.71%) Microsoft
8 30 (50.85%) Windows 7
9 27 (45.76%) Security Cleared
9 27 (45.76%) vSphere
9 27 (45.76%) SQL Server
10 26 (44.07%) VPN
11 23 (38.98%) IIS
12 22 (37.29%) DHCP
12 22 (37.29%) MS Exchange
12 22 (37.29%) SAN
12 22 (37.29%) Firewall
13 21 (35.59%) Microsoft Certification
13 21 (35.59%) TCP/IP
13 21 (35.59%) MySQL
14 20 (33.90%) Exchange Server 2010
15 19 (32.20%) Windows Server 2003
15 19 (32.20%) SMTP
15 19 (32.20%) Windows XP
16 18 (30.51%) MS Excel
16 18 (30.51%) Exchange Server 2003
17 17 (28.81%) Exchange Server 2000
17 17 (28.81%) HTTP
17 17 (28.81%) HTML
17 17 (28.81%) XML

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 23 (38.98%) IIS
2 22 (37.29%) MS Exchange
3 20 (33.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (30.51%) Exchange Server 2003
5 17 (28.81%) Exchange Server 2000
6 14 (23.73%) Lync
7 7 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (6.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
11 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (30.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (69.49%) DNS
2 26 (44.07%) VPN
3 22 (37.29%) DHCP
3 22 (37.29%) SAN
3 22 (37.29%) Firewall
4 21 (35.59%) TCP/IP
5 19 (32.20%) SMTP
6 17 (28.81%) HTTP
7 13 (22.03%) LAN
8 10 (16.95%) PPTP
8 10 (16.95%) IPsec
9 8 (13.56%) VoIP
9 8 (13.56%) WAN
9 8 (13.56%) ISDN
9 8 (13.56%) H.323
9 8 (13.56%) Network Security
10 2 (3.39%) Wireless
10 2 (3.39%) Ethernet
10 2 (3.39%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (45.76%) SQL Server
2 21 (35.59%) MySQL
3 8 (13.56%) Big Data
General
1 10 (16.95%) Back Office
2 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (33.90%) Systems Administrator
1 20 (33.90%) Administrator
2 18 (30.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (25.42%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 15 (25.42%) Windows Administrator
4 10 (16.95%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 8 (13.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (11.86%) Architect
6 7 (11.86%) Network Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Technical Architect
7 4 (6.78%) Wintel Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Wintel Administrator
8 3 (5.08%) Wintel Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.39%) Wintel Consultant
9 2 (3.39%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.39%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 2 (3.39%) Consultant
9 2 (3.39%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.81%) HTML
1 17 (28.81%) XML
2 2 (3.39%) .NET
2 2 (3.39%) Web Services
3 1 (1.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.47%) Digital Media
2 5 (8.47%) Clustering
3 4 (6.78%) Kindle
3 4 (6.78%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 56 (94.92%) Windows
2 40 (67.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (50.85%) Windows 7
4 19 (32.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (32.20%) Windows XP
5 12 (20.34%) Windows Vista
6 11 (18.64%) Linux
6 11 (18.64%) Windows 2000
7 10 (16.95%) Windows 8
8 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.03%) Identity Management
2 8 (13.56%) DNA
2 8 (13.56%) High Availability
3 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (10.17%) Change Control
5 4 (6.78%) ITIL
6 3 (5.08%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (5.08%) Network Management
7 2 (3.39%) Service Management
7 2 (3.39%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.39%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.69%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.56%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.78%) Java
3 2 (3.39%) SQL
3 2 (3.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (45.76%) Security Cleared
2 21 (35.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (23.73%) SC Cleared
4 13 (22.03%) MCSE
5 10 (16.95%) Degree
5 10 (16.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (15.25%) MCSA
7 6 (10.17%) MCP
8 3 (5.08%) CCA
8 3 (5.08%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (5.08%) DV Cleared
9 2 (3.39%) MCTS
9 2 (3.39%) MCITP
9 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (3.39%) CCNP
9 2 (3.39%) CCNA
10 1 (1.69%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 55 (93.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (81.36%) Active Directory
3 27 (45.76%) vSphere
4 16 (27.12%) Terminal Services
5 13 (22.03%) Hyper-V
6 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 6 (10.17%) XenApp
7 4 (6.78%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (3.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.69%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (15.25%) NetBackup
1 9 (15.25%) Backup Exec
1 9 (15.25%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (13.56%) Nagios
2 8 (13.56%) logstash
3 7 (11.86%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (8.47%) SCCM
5 4 (6.78%) WSUS
6 3 (5.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (3.39%) ARCserve
8 1 (1.69%) MOM
8 1 (1.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 59 (100.00%) VMware
2 37 (62.71%) Microsoft
3 13 (22.03%) Citrix
4 9 (15.25%) Symantec
5 8 (13.56%) SolarWinds
6 7 (11.86%) McAfee
7 3 (5.08%) Apple
8 2 (3.39%) Sophos
8 2 (3.39%) Remedy
8 2 (3.39%) Oracle
Bristol, Avon
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
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