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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 85 73 62
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -11
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 10 11 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.02% 1.18% 3.33%
As % of the System Software category 5.99% 10.68% 24.79%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 28
Average salary £34,500 £46,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +5.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £46,000 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
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
167 103 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 16.97% 11.08% 13.42%
Number of salaries quoted 125 72 101
Average salary £34,000 £36,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.48% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 7 July 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 - 10 £34,500 -
VMware ESX
South West

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (91.67%) SAN
3 21 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
4 19 (79.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (70.83%) MS Exchange
7 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
7 14 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (58.33%) SCCM
8 13 (54.17%) Clustering
8 13 (54.17%) MS Office
9 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
9 11 (45.83%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (45.83%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (45.83%) vSphere
10 10 (41.67%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2003
10 10 (41.67%) Symantec
11 9 (37.50%) Backup Exec
11 9 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (37.50%) SQL
11 9 (37.50%) Citrix
11 9 (37.50%) Office 365
12 8 (33.33%) SCOM
12 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (33.33%) Hyper-V
12 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
12 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 17 (70.83%) MS Exchange
2 14 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
5 7 (29.17%) Lync
6 6 (25.00%) IIS
6 6 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (54.17%) MS Office
2 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) Office 365
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (91.67%) SAN
2 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 8 (33.33%) Wireless
3 7 (29.17%) VLAN
3 7 (29.17%) VPN
3 7 (29.17%) Firewall
3 7 (29.17%) WAN
3 7 (29.17%) NetScaler
4 6 (25.00%) NAS
4 6 (25.00%) Internet
5 5 (20.83%) 3G
5 5 (20.83%) SS7
5 5 (20.83%) GPRS
5 5 (20.83%) GSM
5 5 (20.83%) PSTN
5 5 (20.83%) iSCSI
5 5 (20.83%) LTE
6 1 (4.17%) Broadband
6 1 (4.17%) DNS
6 1 (4.17%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server 2005
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (20.83%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Technical Support Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Help Desk Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Technical Support
3 5 (20.83%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 2 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Project Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Clustering
2 6 (25.00%) PDA
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (79.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (20.83%) Linux
5 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
6 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Change Control
2 6 (25.00%) Change Management
2 6 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (8.33%) Workflow
3 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (8.33%) Capacity Management
3 2 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
2 2 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (29.17%) MCSE
3 7 (29.17%) CCA
3 7 (29.17%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 11 (45.83%) vSphere
4 10 (41.67%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 7 (29.17%) XenApp
6 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 7 (29.17%) XenDesktop
7 1 (4.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (58.33%) SCCM
2 9 (37.50%) Backup Exec
3 8 (33.33%) SCOM
4 7 (29.17%) SCVMM
4 7 (29.17%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (20.83%) vMotion
6 1 (4.17%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
3 10 (41.67%) Symantec
4 9 (37.50%) Citrix
5 7 (29.17%) Veeam
5 7 (29.17%) Websense
6 6 (25.00%) HP
6 6 (25.00%) Dell
6 6 (25.00%) EMC
7 5 (20.83%) Oracle
8 2 (8.33%) Sophos
8 2 (8.33%) Metastorm
9 1 (4.17%) AppSense
9 1 (4.17%) Cisco