The first table below looks at the demand for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 22 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 Guildford region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 81 79 60
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -19
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 2 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.26% 1.47% 2.11%
As % of the System Software category 3.45% 16.25% 29.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 13
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -21.73%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
System Software Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
58 80 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 7.42% 9.07% 7.15%
Number of salaries quoted 52 72 42
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,300 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
VMware ESX
Surrey

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Guildford

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Juniper
4 4 (50.00%) CCNP
4 4 (50.00%) CCNA
4 4 (50.00%) HP
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (37.50%) Lync
5 3 (37.50%) F5
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) ProCurve
5 3 (37.50%) IP Telephony
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco IPT
5 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
6 2 (25.00%) Citrix
6 2 (25.00%) SAN
6 2 (25.00%) VPN
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (25.00%) Wireshark
6 2 (25.00%) Network Security
6 2 (25.00%) VLAN
6 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (25.00%) IPsec
6 2 (25.00%) FortiGate

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 3 (37.50%) Lync
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (37.50%) IP Telephony
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (25.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) VLAN
3 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (25.00%) IPsec
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (12.50%) SSL
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) OSPF
4 1 (12.50%) BGP
4 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Network Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Support
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Network Management
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNP
1 4 (50.00%) CCNA
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) VCAP
2 1 (12.50%) NCDA
2 1 (12.50%) NCIE
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (12.50%) JNCIA
2 1 (12.50%) JNCIP
2 1 (12.50%) JNCIE
2 1 (12.50%) MCTS
2 1 (12.50%) MCITP
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCIE
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) XenServer
3 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Juniper
4 4 (50.00%) HP
5 3 (37.50%) F5
5 3 (37.50%) ProCurve
6 2 (25.00%) Citrix
7 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
7 1 (12.50%) Veeam
7 1 (12.50%) PlateSpin
7 1 (12.50%) Dell
7 1 (12.50%) EMC
7 1 (12.50%) NetApp
7 1 (12.50%) Symantec
7 1 (12.50%) Remedy