The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 108 92 117
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +25
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 12 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.68% 1.21% 0.55%
As % of the System Software category 6.59% 12.58% 9.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 11
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
VMware ESX
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

System Software Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
182 151 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.35% 9.65% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 152 116 92
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Cambridge region.

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Cambridge

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (94.12%) Linux
3 15 (88.24%) Apache
3 15 (88.24%) Perl
3 15 (88.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (82.35%) EMC NetWorker
4 14 (82.35%) Red Hat
4 14 (82.35%) SQL
4 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
4 14 (82.35%) EMC
4 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
4 14 (82.35%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (76.47%) CentOS
5 13 (76.47%) vSphere
5 13 (76.47%) Oracle Database
5 13 (76.47%) OCP
5 13 (76.47%) Oracle Certification
5 13 (76.47%) RHCE
5 13 (76.47%) DHCP
5 13 (76.47%) DNS
5 13 (76.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 13 (76.47%) T-SQL
5 13 (76.47%) Oracle
5 13 (76.47%) ITIL
5 13 (76.47%) Oracle RMAN
5 13 (76.47%) Migration
5 13 (76.47%) Data Analysis
5 13 (76.47%) PKI
6 10 (58.82%) SCCM
6 10 (58.82%) SCOM

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 15 (88.24%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) nginx
3 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) DHCP
1 13 (76.47%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) IPv4
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless
2 1 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (76.47%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.76%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (58.82%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Systems Administrator
1 16 (94.12%) Administrator
2 15 (88.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 15 (88.24%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) EMC Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Windows Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 13 (76.47%) PKI
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Linux
2 15 (88.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (76.47%) CentOS
4 3 (17.65%) Debian
4 3 (17.65%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Windows
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (76.47%) Migration
2 13 (76.47%) Data Analysis
2 13 (76.47%) ITIL
3 10 (58.82%) ERP
4 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) Perl
2 14 (82.35%) SQL
3 13 (76.47%) T-SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) OCP
1 13 (76.47%) Oracle Certification
1 13 (76.47%) RHCE
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) MCSA
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
2 13 (76.47%) Oracle RMAN
2 13 (76.47%) vSphere
3 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (82.35%) EMC NetWorker
2 13 (76.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (58.82%) SCCM
3 10 (58.82%) SCOM
4 2 (11.76%) Puppet
4 2 (11.76%) CFEngine
4 2 (11.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 14 (82.35%) EMC
2 14 (82.35%) Red Hat
3 13 (76.47%) Oracle
4 10 (58.82%) SAP
5 2 (11.76%) NetApp
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco
6 1 (5.88%) IBM
6 1 (5.88%) Brocade