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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 107 123 106
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -17
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 1 2 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.068% 0.11% 1.12%
As % of the System Software category 0.52% 1.16% 12.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 14
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -20.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -13.04%
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
192 172 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.11% 9.59% 9.08%
Number of salaries quoted 140 141 138
Average salary £38,564 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.83% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,100 £60,000
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 1 May 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%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Project Management
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Open Source
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) IBM
5 1 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) EMC
5 1 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (20.00%) NetApp
5 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) Replication
5 1 (20.00%) Brocade
5 1 (20.00%) vSphere
5 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Junior
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support
1 3 (60.00%) Junior IT Support
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Junior Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
1 3 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Brocade