The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 81 73 50
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -23
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 6 4 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.70% 0.50% 3.93%
As % of the System Software category 7.79% 5.56% 30.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 40
Average salary £46,000 £43,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.74% -5.43%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
VMware ESX
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

System Software Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
77 72 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 8.95% 9.05% 12.71%
Number of salaries quoted 52 69 131
Average salary £35,000 £28,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £47,800 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,800 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.77% +6.13%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 20 (100.00%) HP
1 20 (100.00%) SAN
1 20 (100.00%) Symantec
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
1 20 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 20 (100.00%) Brocade
1 20 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 20 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (95.00%) Perl
2 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 19 (95.00%) J2EE
2 19 (95.00%) MySQL
2 19 (95.00%) WebLogic
2 19 (95.00%) ITIL
2 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 19 (95.00%) HPUX
2 19 (95.00%) Solaris
2 19 (95.00%) Linux
2 19 (95.00%) JBoss
2 19 (95.00%) Apache
2 19 (95.00%) DHCP
2 19 (95.00%) Cisco
2 19 (95.00%) Citrix
2 19 (95.00%) NetApp
2 19 (95.00%) Veritas
2 19 (95.00%) Web Development
2 19 (95.00%) vSphere
2 19 (95.00%) Software Architecture
3 16 (80.00%) SC Cleared
4 15 (75.00%) C#

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 19 (95.00%) WebLogic
1 19 (95.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) SAN
2 19 (95.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (95.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 10 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Storage Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Firmware
1 1 (5.00%) Replication
1 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Windows
1 19 (95.00%) HPUX
1 19 (95.00%) Solaris
1 19 (95.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) ITIL
1 19 (95.00%) Web Development
1 19 (95.00%) Software Architecture
2 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) Perl
1 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 15 (75.00%) C#
2 15 (75.00%) C++
2 15 (75.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 20 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 19 (95.00%) vSphere
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (100.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) HP
1 20 (100.00%) Symantec
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
1 20 (100.00%) Brocade
2 19 (95.00%) JBoss
2 19 (95.00%) Cisco
2 19 (95.00%) Citrix
2 19 (95.00%) NetApp
2 19 (95.00%) Veritas
3 10 (50.00%) Red Hat