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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 88 87 53
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -34
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 12 3 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.96% 0.28% 2.96%
As % of the System Software category 6.19% 1.45% 14.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 25
Average salary £40,000 £62,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.00% +71.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £56,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £70,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.03%
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
194 207 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 15.45% 19.62% 21.09%
Number of salaries quoted 143 175 178
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram 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 27 February 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 -5 10 £50,000 -14.89%
VMware ESX
East of England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 24 (100.00%) Citrix
2 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 23 (95.83%) SAN
3 20 (83.33%) Microsoft
4 18 (75.00%) Finance
5 17 (70.83%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (66.67%) Linux
6 16 (66.67%) SQL
7 15 (62.50%) Oracle
7 15 (62.50%) AIX
7 15 (62.50%) Flash
7 15 (62.50%) UNIX
7 15 (62.50%) AS400
7 15 (62.50%) BMC
7 15 (62.50%) NetApp
7 15 (62.50%) Tivoli
7 15 (62.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 15 (62.50%) IBM
7 15 (62.50%) iSeries
8 13 (54.17%) Solaris
9 12 (50.00%) MS Office
9 12 (50.00%) MS Excel
9 12 (50.00%) MS Access
9 12 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
10 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (37.50%) VMware
11 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
12 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (29.17%) Change Management
12 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (50.00%) MS Office
1 12 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 12 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (95.83%) SAN
2 5 (20.83%) DNS
3 4 (16.67%) LDAP
3 4 (16.67%) DHCP
4 3 (12.50%) LAN
4 3 (12.50%) WAN
4 3 (12.50%) iSCSI
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.17%) Firewall
5 1 (4.17%) VoIP
5 1 (4.17%) SNMP
5 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) MS Access
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.17%) MySQL
General
1 18 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
1 7 (29.17%) Capacity Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Storage Specialist
3 5 (20.83%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Technician
6 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Technician
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Support Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Support Technician
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) Flash
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (62.50%) AS400
1 15 (62.50%) iSeries
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) Linux
3 15 (62.50%) AIX
3 15 (62.50%) UNIX
4 13 (54.17%) Solaris
5 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000
8 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
8 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
8 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
8 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (29.17%) Change Management
3 5 (20.83%) ITIL
4 3 (12.50%) Network Design
4 3 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 3 (12.50%) Software Deployment
5 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (8.33%) Change Control
5 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.17%) Investment Management
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.17%) Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) Quality Management
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) VBScript
2 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) MCSE
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCTS
2 1 (4.17%) MCSM
2 1 (4.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (16.67%) XenServer
4 2 (8.33%) XenApp
5 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.17%) MetaFrame
5 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (62.50%) Tivoli
1 15 (62.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (4.17%) Nagios
3 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Citrix
2 20 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 15 (62.50%) Oracle
3 15 (62.50%) BMC
3 15 (62.50%) NetApp
3 15 (62.50%) IBM
4 9 (37.50%) VMware
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco
6 3 (12.50%) HP
7 1 (4.17%) Sophos
7 1 (4.17%) WatchGuard