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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 88 68 66
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -2
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 9 29 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.70% 2.49% 1.70%
As % of the System Software category 5.84% 15.34% 9.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1 24 10
Average salary £46,500 £45,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.76% -13.80%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
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
154 189 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 11.94% 16.24% 17.72%
Number of salaries quoted 113 154 116
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £28,500 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
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 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 24 October 2014. 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 -16 8 - -
VMware ESX
East of England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (93.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (81.25%) Citrix
4 12 (75.00%) Windows
5 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
5 11 (68.75%) Change Management
6 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (56.25%) ITIL
7 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
8 7 (43.75%) MCSE
8 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
9 6 (37.50%) Finance
9 6 (37.50%) SAN
9 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (37.50%) XenServer
10 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
10 5 (31.25%) DHCP
10 5 (31.25%) DNS
10 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
11 4 (25.00%) Investment Management
11 4 (25.00%) MCTS
11 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (25.00%) Banking
11 4 (25.00%) LDAP
11 4 (25.00%) VBScript
11 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 4 (25.00%) MetaFrame

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
1 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) SAN
2 5 (31.25%) DHCP
2 5 (31.25%) DNS
3 4 (25.00%) LDAP
4 2 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (6.25%) LAN
5 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (31.25%) Administrator
3 4 (25.00%) Support Specialist
3 4 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 3 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Storage Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 2 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Windows Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
1 1 (6.25%) iPad
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) CentOS
5 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
5 2 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Change Management
2 9 (56.25%) ITIL
3 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (25.00%) Investment Management
5 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
6 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) People Management
6 1 (6.25%) Time Management
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Network Design
6 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
2 4 (25.00%) VBScript
3 2 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (43.75%) MCSE
3 4 (25.00%) MCTS
3 4 (25.00%) MCSM
4 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (93.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
3 6 (37.50%) XenServer
4 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
5 4 (25.00%) MetaFrame
6 2 (12.50%) vSphere
6 2 (12.50%) NFS
7 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (81.25%) Citrix
3 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Dell