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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 94 83 74
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 3 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.32% 0.87% 1.09%
As % of the System Software category 2.17% 8.00% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 9
Average salary £34,500 £46,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £46,000 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
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
138 100 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 14.60% 10.85% 12.01%
Number of salaries quoted 104 70 88
Average salary £33,250 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,350 £22,000 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

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
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 5 August 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
Gloucester - 3 £34,500 -
VMware ESX
South West

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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%) Windows
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (90.00%) SAN
3 17 (85.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
6 13 (65.00%) MS Exchange
7 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
7 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (50.00%) SCCM
9 9 (45.00%) vSphere
9 9 (45.00%) Clustering
9 9 (45.00%) MS Office
10 7 (35.00%) SLA
10 7 (35.00%) Change Control
11 6 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (30.00%) Office Communications Server
11 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
11 6 (30.00%) Problem Management
11 6 (30.00%) NAS
11 6 (30.00%) Internet
11 6 (30.00%) HP
11 6 (30.00%) Dell
11 6 (30.00%) EMC
11 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
11 6 (30.00%) IIS

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 13 (65.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (30.00%) Office Communications Server
3 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (30.00%) IIS
3 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (15.00%) Lync
6 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Office
2 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Office 365
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (90.00%) SAN
2 6 (30.00%) Internet
2 6 (30.00%) NAS
3 5 (25.00%) LTE
3 5 (25.00%) 3G
3 5 (25.00%) SS7
3 5 (25.00%) GPRS
3 5 (25.00%) GSM
3 5 (25.00%) PSTN
4 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (20.00%) Wireless
5 3 (15.00%) VLAN
5 3 (15.00%) iSCSI
5 3 (15.00%) VPN
5 3 (15.00%) NetScaler
5 3 (15.00%) WAN
5 3 (15.00%) Firewall
6 1 (5.00%) DHCP
6 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 3 (15.00%) Help Desk Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Clustering
2 3 (15.00%) PDA
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (85.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (25.00%) Linux
5 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Change Control
2 6 (30.00%) Change Management
2 6 (30.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (10.00%) Workflow
3 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (15.00%) MCSE
3 3 (15.00%) CCA
3 3 (15.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (45.00%) vSphere
4 6 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (15.00%) XenApp
6 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) SCCM
2 5 (25.00%) Backup Exec
3 4 (20.00%) SCOM
4 3 (15.00%) SCVMM
4 3 (15.00%) vMotion
4 3 (15.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (5.00%) WSUS
5 1 (5.00%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) HP
3 6 (30.00%) Dell
3 6 (30.00%) EMC
3 6 (30.00%) Symantec
4 5 (25.00%) Oracle
4 5 (25.00%) Citrix
5 3 (15.00%) Veeam
5 3 (15.00%) Websense
6 2 (10.00%) Metastorm
6 2 (10.00%) Sophos
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco