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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 109 - 113
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 4 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.25% - 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 2.33% - 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £25,000 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
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
172 123 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.70% 8.55% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 125 94 97
Average salary £35,000 £44,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.45% +17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £26,300 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,200 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 27 January 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 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) EMC
3 6 (60.00%) DNS
3 6 (60.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (40.00%) NetApp
4 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Replication
5 3 (30.00%) PKI
5 3 (30.00%) Brocade
5 3 (30.00%) Perl
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) Apache
5 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) DHCP
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) IPv4
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (40.00%) Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) IT Support
2 3 (30.00%) Junior IT Support
2 3 (30.00%) Junior
2 3 (30.00%) Junior Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Storage Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) EMC Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Windows Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Replication
1 3 (30.00%) PKI
1 3 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (30.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) CentOS
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Debian
3 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) OCP
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (30.00%) RHCE
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (30.00%) vSphere
4 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (20.00%) SCCM
3 2 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) EMC
4 4 (40.00%) NetApp
4 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco
5 3 (30.00%) IBM
5 3 (30.00%) Brocade
6 2 (20.00%) SAP
7 1 (10.00%) Citrix