The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 97 124 103
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -21
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 28 2 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.38% 0.11% 0.88%
As % of the System Software category 18.06% 1.64% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 24 2 15
Average salary £40,000 £33,750 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% +5.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £24,750 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £49,400 £42,750 £35,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +11.11%
System Software Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
155 122 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 7.67% 6.74% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 130 105 98
Average salary £38,500 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £49,200 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
VMware ESX
South West

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 18 April 2014.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Bristol

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 49 (100.00%) VMware
2 44 (89.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (89.80%) Windows
3 41 (83.67%) Active Directory
4 34 (69.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (67.35%) Microsoft
6 27 (55.10%) SQL Server
7 26 (53.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 24 (48.98%) DNS
8 24 (48.98%) MS Exchange
9 22 (44.90%) MS Excel
9 22 (44.90%) Firewall
10 21 (42.86%) MCSE
11 20 (40.82%) Windows 7
11 20 (40.82%) Exchange Server 2010
12 19 (38.78%) VPN
13 18 (36.73%) SMTP
13 18 (36.73%) IIS
13 18 (36.73%) vSphere
13 18 (36.73%) Hyper-V
14 17 (34.69%) SAN
14 17 (34.69%) MySQL
15 16 (32.65%) HTTP
16 15 (30.61%) XML
16 15 (30.61%) HTML
17 14 (28.57%) Citrix
17 14 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 13 (26.53%) Exchange Server 2003
18 13 (26.53%) Exchange Server 2007
19 12 (24.49%) Security Cleared

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 24 (48.98%) MS Exchange
2 20 (40.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (36.73%) IIS
4 13 (26.53%) Exchange Server 2003
4 13 (26.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2000
6 6 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (4.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.04%) Lync
8 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (44.90%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 24 (48.98%) DNS
2 22 (44.90%) Firewall
3 19 (38.78%) VPN
4 18 (36.73%) SMTP
5 17 (34.69%) SAN
6 16 (32.65%) HTTP
7 12 (24.49%) LAN
8 11 (22.45%) PPTP
8 11 (22.45%) IPsec
9 8 (16.33%) DHCP
10 5 (10.20%) H.323
10 5 (10.20%) VoIP
10 5 (10.20%) WAN
10 5 (10.20%) ISDN
10 5 (10.20%) Network Security
11 3 (6.12%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (6.12%) Wireless
11 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
12 2 (4.08%) Ethernet
12 2 (4.08%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (55.10%) SQL Server
2 17 (34.69%) MySQL
3 4 (8.16%) Big Data
General
1 10 (20.41%) Back Office
2 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Administrator
2 17 (34.69%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (24.49%) Windows Administrator
4 11 (22.45%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 9 (18.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (14.29%) Architect
7 6 (12.24%) Wintel Architect
7 6 (12.24%) Support Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Messaging Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 2 (4.08%) Network Support
9 2 (4.08%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Technical Support Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) VMware Specialist
9 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (4.08%) Network Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Technical Support
9 2 (4.08%) Consultant
9 2 (4.08%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.61%) XML
1 15 (30.61%) HTML
2 1 (2.04%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Clustering
2 5 (10.20%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.08%) Kindle
3 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 44 (89.80%) Windows
2 34 (69.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (40.82%) Windows 7
4 10 (20.41%) Linux
5 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.12%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Vista
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (12.24%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (10.20%) Network Management
4 4 (8.16%) High Availability
4 4 (8.16%) DNA
5 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.04%) CRM
6 1 (2.04%) Change Control
6 1 (2.04%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.04%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) Java
2 5 (10.20%) SQL
3 1 (2.04%) VBScript
3 1 (2.04%) VB
3 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (53.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (42.86%) MCSE
3 14 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (24.49%) Security Cleared
5 11 (22.45%) Degree
5 11 (22.45%) SC Cleared
6 9 (18.37%) MCSA
7 7 (14.29%) MCP
7 7 (14.29%) MCITP
8 6 (12.24%) MCTS
8 6 (12.24%) MCT
8 6 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (12.24%) CCNP
8 6 (12.24%) CCNA
9 5 (10.20%) CCA
9 5 (10.20%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (8.16%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 44 (89.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (83.67%) Active Directory
3 18 (36.73%) vSphere
3 18 (36.73%) Hyper-V
4 10 (20.41%) Terminal Services
5 6 (12.24%) XenApp
6 3 (6.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) SCOM
1 6 (12.24%) MOM
2 4 (8.16%) Nagios
3 2 (4.08%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.08%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.08%) ARCserve
3 2 (4.08%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) VMware
2 33 (67.35%) Microsoft
3 14 (28.57%) Citrix
4 7 (14.29%) Apple
5 4 (8.16%) SolarWinds
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle
6 2 (4.08%) Symantec
7 1 (2.04%) CommVault
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