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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 125 115 105
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 6 21 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.30% 1.10% 1.06%
As % of the System Software category 4.65% 9.91% 12.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 18
Average salary £46,250 £44,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.11% +0.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £31,600 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £55,500
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
129 212 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 6.49% 11.08% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 111 178 129
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 December 2014.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Bristol

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 28 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 28 (100.00%) VMware
1 28 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (96.43%) Windows
2 27 (96.43%) MS Exchange
3 25 (89.29%) Active Directory
3 25 (89.29%) Exchange Server 2000
3 25 (89.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 24 (85.71%) XenApp
4 24 (85.71%) Citrix
5 23 (82.14%) MCP
5 23 (82.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 23 (82.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (82.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 21 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 20 (71.43%) Hyper-V
7 20 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2013
8 19 (67.86%) Change Control
8 19 (67.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 19 (67.86%) Clustering
8 19 (67.86%) Blackberry
8 19 (67.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 18 (64.29%) PowerShell
10 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (39.29%) SC Cleared
11 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
12 10 (35.71%) Terminal Services
13 8 (28.57%) Symantec
13 8 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
13 8 (28.57%) NetBackup

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 27 (96.43%) MS Exchange
2 25 (89.29%) Exchange Server 2000
2 25 (89.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 23 (82.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (67.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (3.57%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) DHCP
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.57%) DNS
General
1 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Consultant
1 13 (46.43%) Wintel Consultant
2 10 (35.71%) Architect
3 8 (28.57%) Wintel Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Designer
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Server Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Server Support
5 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Server Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Change Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (67.86%) Blackberry
1 19 (67.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (96.43%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (14.29%) Windows 2000
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Vista
5 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (67.86%) Change Control
3 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.57%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) VBScript
2 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (82.14%) MCP
1 23 (82.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (39.29%) SC Cleared
2 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 28 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (89.29%) Active Directory
3 24 (85.71%) XenApp
4 20 (71.43%) Hyper-V
5 19 (67.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 10 (35.71%) Terminal Services
7 3 (10.71%) vSphere
8 2 (7.14%) ISA Server
9 1 (3.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
1 8 (28.57%) NetBackup
2 7 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 7 (25.00%) ARCserve
3 1 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (85.71%) Citrix
3 8 (28.57%) Symantec
4 1 (3.57%) McAfee