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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 106 109 106
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 4 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.29% 0.61% 1.03%
As % of the System Software category 2.86% 6.88% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 6
Average salary - £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -
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
140 160 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.08% 8.91% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 109 137 144
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,850 £31,645
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Legal
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Applications Specialist
1 4 (80.00%) Database Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) MCSE
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) HP