The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Gloucestershire region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 75 63 64
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 10 24 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.13% 2.82% 3.25%
As % of the System Software category 10.99% 23.76% 31.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10 23 33
Average salary £46,000 £42,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -8.69%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
System Software Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
91 101 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 10.25% 11.88% 10.46%
Number of salaries quoted 62 90 116
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
VMware ESX
South West

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 11 July 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 25 (100.00%) SAN
1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (96.00%) Symantec
2 24 (96.00%) HP
2 24 (96.00%) Citrix
2 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 24 (96.00%) DHCP
2 24 (96.00%) NetBackup
2 24 (96.00%) Brocade
2 24 (96.00%) DV Cleared
2 24 (96.00%) Security Cleared
3 23 (92.00%) Web Development
3 23 (92.00%) vSphere
3 23 (92.00%) Software Architecture
3 23 (92.00%) Cisco
3 23 (92.00%) Apache
3 23 (92.00%) HPUX
3 23 (92.00%) Solaris
3 23 (92.00%) Linux
3 23 (92.00%) JBoss
3 23 (92.00%) Perl
3 23 (92.00%) SQL
3 23 (92.00%) J2EE
3 23 (92.00%) MySQL
3 23 (92.00%) WebLogic
3 23 (92.00%) ITIL
3 23 (92.00%) NetApp
3 23 (92.00%) Veritas
4 20 (80.00%) SC Cleared
5 19 (76.00%) C#

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 23 (92.00%) WebLogic
1 23 (92.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 25 (100.00%) SAN
2 24 (96.00%) DHCP
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (92.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
1 10 (40.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Software Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Storage Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (92.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Firmware
1 1 (4.00%) Replication
1 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 23 (92.00%) HPUX
2 23 (92.00%) Solaris
2 23 (92.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) ITIL
1 23 (92.00%) Web Development
1 23 (92.00%) Software Architecture
2 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) Perl
1 23 (92.00%) SQL
2 19 (76.00%) C#
2 19 (76.00%) C++
2 19 (76.00%) Java
3 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (96.00%) DV Cleared
1 24 (96.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) MCSE
3 1 (4.00%) CCA
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 23 (92.00%) vSphere
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) XenApp
3 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (96.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (96.00%) Brocade
2 24 (96.00%) HP
2 24 (96.00%) Citrix
2 24 (96.00%) Symantec
3 23 (92.00%) NetApp
3 23 (92.00%) Veritas
3 23 (92.00%) JBoss
3 23 (92.00%) Cisco
4 10 (40.00%) Red Hat