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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 106 100 127
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +27
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 7 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.40% 1.02% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 3.63% 10.20% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 4
Average salary £42,000 £38,750 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.38% +43.51%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +11.25%
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
193 147 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 11.14% 10.02% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 153 114 109
Average salary £38,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,200 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 22 October 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 15 (88.24%) EMC NetWorker
2 15 (88.24%) Linux
2 15 (88.24%) EMC
2 15 (88.24%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (82.35%) Red Hat
3 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
3 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
3 14 (82.35%) Apache
3 14 (82.35%) Perl
3 14 (82.35%) SQL
3 14 (82.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (76.47%) Oracle RMAN
4 13 (76.47%) Migration
4 13 (76.47%) Data Analysis
4 13 (76.47%) PKI
4 13 (76.47%) T-SQL
4 13 (76.47%) Oracle
4 13 (76.47%) ITIL
4 13 (76.47%) DHCP
4 13 (76.47%) DNS
4 13 (76.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 13 (76.47%) OCP
4 13 (76.47%) Oracle Certification
4 13 (76.47%) RHCE
4 13 (76.47%) Oracle Database
4 13 (76.47%) vSphere
5 12 (70.59%) CentOS
6 10 (58.82%) SAP
6 10 (58.82%) ERP

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 14 (82.35%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) nginx
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 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (58.82%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Systems Administrator
1 15 (88.24%) Administrator
2 14 (82.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 14 (82.35%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Storage Specialist
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%) Virtualisation Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 13 (76.47%) PKI
2 2 (11.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Linux
2 14 (82.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (70.59%) CentOS
4 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
4 2 (11.76%) Debian
5 1 (5.88%) Windows
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) 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 14 (82.35%) Perl
1 14 (82.35%) SQL
2 13 (76.47%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.88%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) OCP
1 13 (76.47%) Oracle Certification
1 13 (76.47%) RHCE
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) MCSA
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 15 (88.24%) EMC NetWorker
2 13 (76.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (58.82%) SCCM
3 10 (58.82%) SCOM
4 1 (5.88%) Ansible
4 1 (5.88%) Puppet
4 1 (5.88%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (88.24%) EMC
3 14 (82.35%) Red Hat
3 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
4 13 (76.47%) Oracle
5 10 (58.82%) SAP
6 3 (17.65%) NetApp
7 2 (11.76%) Brocade
7 2 (11.76%) Cisco
7 2 (11.76%) IBM
8 1 (5.88%) Citrix
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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