The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 153 180 131
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -49
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 14 6 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.44% 0.17% 0.95%
As % of the System Software category 3.40% 1.85% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 10
Average salary £41,250 £42,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,800 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £50,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
VMware ESX
England

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

System Software Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
412 325 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.86% 9.20% 11.00%
Number of salaries quoted 367 266 275
Average salary £36,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.41% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 the East Midlands

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

VMware ESX Salary Trend in the East Midlands

VMware ESX
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

VMware ESX
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +21 12 £42,500 -
Derbyshire +20 1 - -
Lincolnshire - 1 £30,000 -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (95.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (80.00%) Windows
3 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (55.00%) Clustering
6 11 (55.00%) ITIL
6 11 (55.00%) SQL
7 10 (50.00%) IIS
7 10 (50.00%) Linux
7 10 (50.00%) Red Hat
7 10 (50.00%) Firmware
7 10 (50.00%) HP
7 10 (50.00%) SUSE
7 10 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (50.00%) Problem Management
7 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (50.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 8 (40.00%) IBM
8 8 (40.00%) Dell
8 8 (40.00%) Shell Script
8 8 (40.00%) Apache
8 8 (40.00%) Tomcat
8 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
9 5 (25.00%) Citrix

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 10 (50.00%) IIS
2 8 (40.00%) Apache
2 8 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) LAN
1 4 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) IT Director
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) IT Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Cloud Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Clustering
2 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (50.00%) Linux
3 10 (50.00%) SUSE
3 10 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (50.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) ITIL
2 10 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 10 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) VCP4
1 1 (5.00%) VCAP
1 1 (5.00%) VCP5
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (5.00%) MCTS
1 1 (5.00%) CCA
1 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 19 (95.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (50.00%) Firmware
4 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (25.00%) vSphere
6 3 (15.00%) XenServer
6 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
7 1 (5.00%) XenApp
7 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
7 1 (5.00%) vCloud
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCVMM
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (5.00%) WSUS
3 1 (5.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 10 (50.00%) HP
4 8 (40.00%) IBM
4 8 (40.00%) Dell
5 5 (25.00%) Citrix
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco
7 1 (5.00%) Lotus