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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 82 97 49
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -48
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 16 3 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.27% 0.23% 3.82%
As % of the System Software category 10.96% 1.25% 23.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 30
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
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
146 240 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 11.62% 18.59% 16.41%
Number of salaries quoted 90 211 152
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 July 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 -2 8 £45,000 -
Basildon -2 2 £45,000 -
Colchester - 1 - -
VMware ESX
East of England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 41 (97.62%) Windows
2 40 (95.24%) Citrix
3 39 (92.86%) SAN
4 33 (78.57%) Finance
5 30 (71.43%) Microsoft
6 24 (57.14%) Active Directory
6 24 (57.14%) VMware
7 23 (54.76%) Linux
7 23 (54.76%) SQL
8 22 (52.38%) DNS
9 21 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (42.86%) Data ONTAP
10 18 (42.86%) Oracle
10 18 (42.86%) ITIL
10 18 (42.86%) UNIX
10 18 (42.86%) BMC
10 18 (42.86%) NetApp
10 18 (42.86%) Tivoli
10 18 (42.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 17 (40.48%) AS400
11 17 (40.48%) AIX
11 17 (40.48%) IBM
11 17 (40.48%) DHCP
11 17 (40.48%) MS Excel
11 17 (40.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (40.48%) iSeries
12 15 (35.71%) XenServer
12 15 (35.71%) Flash
12 15 (35.71%) LDAP
12 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.76%) IIS
4 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 17 (40.48%) MS Excel
2 14 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 14 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (11.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (92.86%) SAN
2 22 (52.38%) DNS
3 17 (40.48%) DHCP
4 15 (35.71%) LDAP
5 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 6 (14.29%) Firewall
7 5 (11.90%) SNMP
7 5 (11.90%) VoIP
8 2 (4.76%) WAN
9 1 (2.38%) LAN
9 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (33.33%) MS Access
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.90%) MySQL
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 33 (78.57%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Games
3 3 (7.14%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 10 (23.81%) Storage Specialist
2 4 (9.52%) Capacity Analyst
2 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (9.52%) Analyst
3 3 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (2.38%) Capacity Manager
4 1 (2.38%) Systems Integrator
4 1 (2.38%) Storage Analyst
4 1 (2.38%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (2.38%) Capacity Management Specialist
4 1 (2.38%) Capacity Management Analyst
4 1 (2.38%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (2.38%) Network Administrator
4 1 (2.38%) Consultant
4 1 (2.38%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (2.38%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (35.71%) Flash
2 5 (11.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (40.48%) AS400
1 17 (40.48%) iSeries
2 13 (30.95%) Clustering
3 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 41 (97.62%) Windows
2 23 (54.76%) Linux
3 18 (42.86%) UNIX
3 18 (42.86%) Data ONTAP
4 17 (40.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (40.48%) AIX
5 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (33.33%) Solaris
7 12 (28.57%) Windows 2000
8 5 (11.90%) Mac OS X
8 5 (11.90%) Ubuntu
8 5 (11.90%) Windows 7
8 5 (11.90%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.38%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) ITIL
2 13 (30.95%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (28.57%) Change Management
3 12 (28.57%) Load Balancing
4 6 (14.29%) Project Management
5 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
5 5 (11.90%) Capacity Management
5 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (9.52%) Change Control
7 2 (4.76%) Information Security
8 1 (2.38%) Migration
8 1 (2.38%) Quality Management
8 1 (2.38%) Fund Management
8 1 (2.38%) Time Management
8 1 (2.38%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) SQL
2 13 (30.95%) PowerShell
3 12 (28.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (11.90%) MCSE
1 5 (11.90%) MCSA
2 2 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (4.76%) MCITP
3 1 (2.38%) CCEE
3 1 (2.38%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 21 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (35.71%) XenServer
4 12 (28.57%) XenApp
5 5 (11.90%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (42.86%) Tivoli
1 18 (42.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (11.90%) Nagios
2 5 (11.90%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.38%) SCCM
3 1 (2.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (95.24%) Citrix
2 30 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 24 (57.14%) VMware
4 18 (42.86%) Oracle
4 18 (42.86%) BMC
4 18 (42.86%) NetApp
5 17 (40.48%) IBM
6 6 (14.29%) Cisco
7 5 (11.90%) Sophos
7 5 (11.90%) WatchGuard
8 1 (2.38%) HP