The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 109 103 112
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 11 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.61% 1.09% 0.60%
As % of the System Software category 7.59% 10.00% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 11
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
System Software Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
145 180 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.02% 10.91% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 128 139 95
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £31,532 £27,203
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -3.79%
VMware ESX
Cambridgeshire

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 31 July 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 13 (100.00%) Perl
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Apache
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
1 13 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (84.62%) CentOS
2 11 (84.62%) vSphere
2 11 (84.62%) Oracle Database
2 11 (84.62%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (84.62%) Data Analysis
2 11 (84.62%) PKI
2 11 (84.62%) EMC NetWorker
2 11 (84.62%) Oracle RMAN
2 11 (84.62%) Migration
2 11 (84.62%) ITIL
2 11 (84.62%) Oracle
2 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 11 (84.62%) T-SQL
2 11 (84.62%) DHCP
2 11 (84.62%) DNS
2 11 (84.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 11 (84.62%) EMC
2 11 (84.62%) OCP
2 11 (84.62%) Oracle Certification
2 11 (84.62%) RHCE
2 11 (84.62%) Red Hat
3 9 (69.23%) SAP
3 9 (69.23%) ERP

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (100.00%) Apache
2 2 (15.38%) nginx
Business Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) DHCP
1 11 (84.62%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
General
1 9 (69.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 13 (100.00%) Administrator
1 13 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 13 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (84.62%) CentOS
3 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
3 2 (15.38%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Performance Tuning
1 11 (84.62%) Data Analysis
1 11 (84.62%) Migration
1 11 (84.62%) ITIL
2 9 (69.23%) ERP
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Perl
2 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 11 (84.62%) T-SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
3 2 (15.38%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) OCP
1 11 (84.62%) Oracle Certification
1 11 (84.62%) RHCE
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) vSphere
1 11 (84.62%) Oracle RMAN
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (84.62%) EMC NetWorker
1 11 (84.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 9 (69.23%) SCCM
2 9 (69.23%) SCOM
3 2 (15.38%) Puppet
3 2 (15.38%) CFEngine
3 2 (15.38%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (84.62%) Oracle
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) EMC
2 11 (84.62%) Red Hat
3 9 (69.23%) SAP