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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 122 125 108
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 3 9 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.18% 0.48% 1.21%
As % of the System Software category 1.96% 4.37% 12.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 22
Median salary £36,250 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.70% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £34,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £46,000 £54,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+10.38% -4.34%
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
153 206 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 8.94% 10.96% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 138 174 153
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 30 September 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 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (75.00%) DHCP
3 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (75.00%) DNS
3 6 (75.00%) Symantec
3 6 (75.00%) Intel Security
3 6 (75.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (75.00%) NetBackup
3 6 (75.00%) Backup Exec
3 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2000
3 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (50.00%) vSphere
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 2000
5 3 (37.50%) MCSE
5 3 (37.50%) VBScript
5 3 (37.50%) MCP
5 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 3 (37.50%) Citrix
5 3 (37.50%) Remedy
5 3 (37.50%) Terminal Services
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003

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 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (37.50%) Skype for Business
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) DHCP
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
1 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Support
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Support Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Wintel Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Wintel Support
1 3 (37.50%) Wintel Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 2000
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Vista
2 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (37.50%) Identity Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (37.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) MCP
3 3 (37.50%) MCSE
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (12.50%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (12.50%) MCSA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) vSphere
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (37.50%) Terminal Services
3 3 (37.50%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Backup Exec
1 6 (75.00%) NetBackup
1 6 (75.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (37.50%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) Intel Security
3 6 (75.00%) Symantec
4 3 (37.50%) arcserve
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) Remedy
4 3 (37.50%) Sophos
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds