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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 90 75 62
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -13
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 5 12 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.40% 1.10% 2.85%
As % of the System Software category 4.07% 7.19% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 24
Average salary £45,000 £38,750 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% -11.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
VMware ESX
East of 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 Essex region.

System Software Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
123 167 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 9.83% 15.25% 16.44%
Number of salaries quoted 93 140 151
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,875
% change year-on-year
- -3.53%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Essex

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

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Essex

VMware ESX
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Essex region over the 3 months to 3 September 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
Brentwood -12 2 - -
Basildon -7 1 £45,000 -
Colchester - 1 - -
VMware ESX
East of England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 28 (96.55%) Windows
2 27 (93.10%) Citrix
3 26 (89.66%) SAN
4 22 (75.86%) Finance
5 19 (65.52%) Microsoft
6 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
6 18 (62.07%) VMware
7 16 (55.17%) DNS
8 15 (51.72%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (48.28%) Linux
9 14 (48.28%) SQL
10 13 (44.83%) ITIL
10 13 (44.83%) DHCP
10 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (37.93%) XenServer
11 11 (37.93%) Data ONTAP
11 11 (37.93%) LDAP
11 11 (37.93%) Oracle
11 11 (37.93%) UNIX
11 11 (37.93%) BMC
11 11 (37.93%) NetApp
11 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (37.93%) Tivoli
11 11 (37.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 10 (34.48%) IBM
12 10 (34.48%) Clustering
12 10 (34.48%) AS400
12 10 (34.48%) AIX
12 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
12 10 (34.48%) iSeries

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.90%) IIS
4 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
2 7 (24.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (24.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (89.66%) SAN
2 16 (55.17%) DNS
3 13 (44.83%) DHCP
4 11 (37.93%) LDAP
5 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
6 4 (13.79%) Firewall
7 3 (10.34%) SNMP
7 3 (10.34%) VoIP
8 2 (6.90%) WAN
9 1 (3.45%) LAN
9 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) MS Access
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.34%) MySQL
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 22 (75.86%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Games
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 6 (20.69%) Storage Specialist
3 3 (10.34%) Storage Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Network Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Capacity Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Integrator
5 1 (3.45%) Capacity Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Storage Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) Flash
2 3 (10.34%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) AS400
1 10 (34.48%) Clustering
1 10 (34.48%) iSeries
2 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 28 (96.55%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Linux
3 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (37.93%) Data ONTAP
4 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (37.93%) UNIX
5 10 (34.48%) AIX
6 9 (31.03%) Windows 2000
7 7 (24.14%) Solaris
8 3 (10.34%) Mac OS X
8 3 (10.34%) Ubuntu
8 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
8 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.45%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) ITIL
2 9 (31.03%) Change Management
2 9 (31.03%) Load Balancing
3 6 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (17.24%) Capacity Management
5 4 (13.79%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (13.79%) Project Management
6 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.34%) Change Control
6 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (6.90%) Information Security
8 1 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (3.45%) Quality Management
8 1 (3.45%) Migration
8 1 (3.45%) Fund Management
8 1 (3.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) PowerShell
3 9 (31.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (10.34%) MCSE
1 3 (10.34%) MCSA
2 2 (6.90%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (6.90%) MCITP
3 1 (3.45%) CCEE
3 1 (3.45%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
2 15 (51.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (37.93%) XenServer
4 9 (31.03%) XenApp
5 3 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
6 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (37.93%) Tivoli
1 11 (37.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (10.34%) Nagios
2 3 (10.34%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.45%) SCCM
3 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (93.10%) Citrix
2 19 (65.52%) Microsoft
3 18 (62.07%) VMware
4 11 (37.93%) Oracle
4 11 (37.93%) BMC
4 11 (37.93%) NetApp
5 10 (34.48%) IBM
6 4 (13.79%) Cisco
7 3 (10.34%) Sophos
7 3 (10.34%) WatchGuard
8 1 (3.45%) HP