The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 49 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 7 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.77% 0.97% -
As % of the System Software category 9.33% 14.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £32,500 £46,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.34% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -4.49%
VMware ESX
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

System Software Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
75 21 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 18.94% 6.82% 5.50%
Number of salaries quoted 64 20 11
Average salary £32,750 £42,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.94% +57.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £31,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,450 £49,420 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Cheltenham region.

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Cheltenham

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) MCSE
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (100.00%) SAN
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (88.89%) Hyper-V
2 8 (88.89%) XenDesktop
2 8 (88.89%) Veeam
2 8 (88.89%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (88.89%) Lync
2 8 (88.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (88.89%) VLAN
2 8 (88.89%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 8 (88.89%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (88.89%) SCCM
2 8 (88.89%) SCOM
2 8 (88.89%) SCVMM
2 8 (88.89%) Clustering
2 8 (88.89%) Wireless
2 8 (88.89%) Symantec
2 8 (88.89%) Norton AntiVirus

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 8 (88.89%) MS Exchange
1 8 (88.89%) Exchange Server 2003
1 8 (88.89%) Exchange Server 2007
1 8 (88.89%) Lync
1 8 (88.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (88.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (88.89%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
1 9 (100.00%) SAN
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) Wireless
2 8 (88.89%) TCP/IP
2 8 (88.89%) VPN
2 8 (88.89%) VLAN
2 8 (88.89%) NetScaler
3 5 (55.56%) iSCSI
4 1 (11.11%) NAS
4 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) Broadband
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Project Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) IT Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Clustering
2 7 (77.78%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
1 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
1 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
1 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
1 1 (11.11%) Straight-Through Processing
1 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) MCSE
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (88.89%) CCA
2 8 (88.89%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (11.11%) MCSA
3 1 (11.11%) MCTS
3 1 (11.11%) MCITP
3 1 (11.11%) MCP
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (88.89%) Hyper-V
2 8 (88.89%) XenApp
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 8 (88.89%) XenDesktop
2 8 (88.89%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (66.67%) vSphere
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (11.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (100.00%) Backup Exec
2 8 (88.89%) SCCM
2 8 (88.89%) SCOM
2 8 (88.89%) SCVMM
2 8 (88.89%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (55.56%) vMotion
4 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (11.11%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Veeam
2 8 (88.89%) Citrix
2 8 (88.89%) Symantec
2 8 (88.89%) Websense
3 1 (11.11%) McAfee
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) F5
3 1 (11.11%) AppSense
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