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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 120 105 101
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 5 21 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.26% 1.20% 0.91%
As % of the System Software category 3.85% 12.80% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5 20 15
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -12.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
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
130 164 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 6.73% 9.34% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 119 140 104
Average salary £39,750 £38,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.24% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,650 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 23 January 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 30 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 30 (100.00%) VMware
1 30 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (96.67%) Windows
2 29 (96.67%) MS Exchange
3 27 (90.00%) Exchange Server 2000
3 27 (90.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 25 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (83.33%) Active Directory
5 24 (80.00%) Citrix
5 24 (80.00%) XenApp
6 23 (76.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 23 (76.67%) MCP
6 23 (76.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 21 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 20 (66.67%) Hyper-V
8 20 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
9 19 (63.33%) Change Control
9 19 (63.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 19 (63.33%) Clustering
9 19 (63.33%) Blackberry
9 19 (63.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 18 (60.00%) PowerShell
11 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
12 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
13 10 (33.33%) Terminal Services
14 8 (26.67%) Symantec
14 8 (26.67%) Norton AntiVirus
14 8 (26.67%) NetBackup

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 29 (96.67%) MS Exchange
2 27 (90.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 27 (90.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 25 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (63.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (3.33%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) DHCP
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.33%) DNS
General
1 1 (3.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Wintel Consultant
1 13 (43.33%) Consultant
2 10 (33.33%) Architect
3 8 (26.67%) Wintel Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Server Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Designer
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Server Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Server Support
6 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Change Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (63.33%) Clustering
1 19 (63.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 29 (96.67%) Windows
2 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (20.00%) Windows 2000
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Vista
5 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (63.33%) Change Control
3 1 (3.33%) Identity Management
3 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) VBScript
2 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (76.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 23 (76.67%) MCP
2 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
2 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 30 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 24 (80.00%) XenApp
4 20 (66.67%) Hyper-V
5 19 (63.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 10 (33.33%) Terminal Services
7 5 (16.67%) vSphere
8 2 (6.67%) ISA Server
9 1 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 8 (26.67%) NetBackup
2 7 (23.33%) Backup Exec
2 7 (23.33%) ARCserve
3 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (80.00%) Citrix
3 8 (26.67%) Symantec
4 1 (3.33%) McAfee
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Plus generous benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago