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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 75 57 81
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +24
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 12 36 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.04% 3.28% 1.39%
As % of the System Software category 6.09% 21.43% 8.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4 27 11
Average salary £38,750 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.42% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
197 168 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 17.15% 15.30% 16.87%
Number of salaries quoted 168 144 154
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 22 August 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 -6 6 - -
Saffron Walden - 3 £37,500 -
Basildon +3 2 - -
VMware ESX
East of England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 15 (93.75%) VMware
2 13 (81.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (81.25%) Windows
3 12 (75.00%) Citrix
4 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (50.00%) ITIL
5 8 (50.00%) Change Management
5 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
7 6 (37.50%) MCSE
7 6 (37.50%) SAN
7 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
8 5 (31.25%) Finance
8 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
8 5 (31.25%) DHCP
8 5 (31.25%) DNS
8 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
8 5 (31.25%) XenServer
8 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (18.75%) MCTS
9 3 (18.75%) Investment Management
9 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (18.75%) Banking
9 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (18.75%) MetaFrame
9 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
9 3 (18.75%) VBScript
9 3 (18.75%) LDAP

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (6.25%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) SAN
2 5 (31.25%) DHCP
2 5 (31.25%) DNS
3 3 (18.75%) LDAP
4 2 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (31.25%) Administrator
3 4 (25.00%) Team Leader
3 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 3 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (18.75%) Support Specialist
4 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
5 2 (12.50%) Storage Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Windows Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Support Team Leader
6 1 (6.25%) IT Support
6 1 (6.25%) Planning Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) iPad
1 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) CentOS
5 2 (12.50%) Linux
5 2 (12.50%) Android
5 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
6 1 (6.25%) UNIX
6 1 (6.25%) AIX
6 1 (6.25%) HPUX
6 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
1 8 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (18.75%) Investment Management
2 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 2 (12.50%) Time Management
3 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (18.75%) VBScript
3 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (12.50%) Perl
3 2 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (37.50%) MCSE
3 3 (18.75%) MCTS
3 3 (18.75%) MCSM
4 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
3 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
3 5 (31.25%) XenServer
4 3 (18.75%) MetaFrame
5 2 (12.50%) vSphere
5 2 (12.50%) XenApp
5 2 (12.50%) NFS
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) VMware
2 12 (75.00%) Citrix
3 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) Dell
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.25%) JD Edwards
5 1 (6.25%) BMC
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle
5 1 (6.25%) SAP