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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 131 103 107
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +4
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 5 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.26% 1.10% 0.57%
As % of the System Software category 2.34% 13.70% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 9
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +29.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £34,000 £33,900
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £53,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
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
214 146 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 11.22% 8.04% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 163 131 127
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 1 September 2015.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Bristol

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
3 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2000
4 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
4 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (60.00%) Citrix
6 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (50.00%) Symantec
6 5 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (50.00%) NetBackup
6 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (40.00%) Lync
7 4 (40.00%) vSphere
7 4 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (40.00%) Backup Exec
7 4 (40.00%) Clustering
7 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (40.00%) Firewall
7 4 (40.00%) Identity Management
7 4 (40.00%) Windows 2000
8 3 (30.00%) ITIL
8 3 (30.00%) MCP
8 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
8 3 (30.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (40.00%) Lync
3 3 (30.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (10.00%) Umbraco
5 1 (10.00%) Confluence
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Clustering
2 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 2000
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (40.00%) Identity Management
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Server Building
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
2 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) MCP
4 1 (10.00%) MCSE
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) VCP4
4 1 (10.00%) VCP5
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) vSphere
4 3 (30.00%) Terminal Services
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (20.00%) XenApp
6 1 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (10.00%) UAG
6 1 (10.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 4 (40.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (30.00%) ARCserve
4 2 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (10.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (10.00%) SCCM
5 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Citrix
3 5 (50.00%) Symantec
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) Dell
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (20.00%) McAfee