The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 112 118 146
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +28
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 36 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.53% 0.60% 0.52%
As % of the System Software category 11.25% 5.58% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 28 11 10
Average salary £46,750 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £60,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
VMware ESX
East of England

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

System Software Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
320 215 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.57% 10.70% 11.07%
Number of salaries quoted 245 175 266
Average salary £39,750 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.30% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

VMware ESX
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

VMware ESX
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
Watford +11 24 £46,750 -26.66%
Baldock - 3 £35,000 -
Stevenage - 3 £35,000 -
VMware ESX
East of England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 53 (100.00%) VMware
2 45 (84.91%) Windows
3 30 (56.60%) Microsoft
3 30 (56.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (50.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (49.06%) Active Directory
6 25 (47.17%) DNS
7 23 (43.40%) vSphere
8 22 (41.51%) DHCP
8 22 (41.51%) SAN
8 22 (41.51%) MS Exchange
9 21 (39.62%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (35.85%) Firewall
10 19 (35.85%) Cisco
10 19 (35.85%) SQL Server
11 18 (33.96%) MS Excel
12 17 (32.08%) Linux
12 17 (32.08%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (28.30%) SQL
13 15 (28.30%) EMC
14 14 (26.42%) Citrix
14 14 (26.42%) NetApp
14 14 (26.42%) WAN
14 14 (26.42%) IIS
14 14 (26.42%) ITIL
14 14 (26.42%) Symantec
14 14 (26.42%) Exchange Server 2007
15 13 (24.53%) Lync
15 13 (24.53%) Exchange Server 2010
15 13 (24.53%) HP

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 22 (41.51%) MS Exchange
2 14 (26.42%) Exchange Server 2007
2 14 (26.42%) IIS
3 13 (24.53%) Lync
3 13 (24.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (22.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (13.21%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (13.21%) SharePoint
6 3 (5.66%) WebLogic
6 3 (5.66%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (33.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.21%) PaaS
2 4 (7.55%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.77%) Office 365
3 2 (3.77%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (47.17%) DNS
2 22 (41.51%) SAN
2 22 (41.51%) DHCP
3 19 (35.85%) Firewall
4 14 (26.42%) WAN
5 11 (20.75%) LAN
6 10 (18.87%) MPLS
7 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
8 7 (13.21%) VPN
8 7 (13.21%) VoIP
9 6 (11.32%) PBX
9 6 (11.32%) ISDN
9 6 (11.32%) VLAN
10 5 (9.43%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (7.55%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (7.55%) Internet
12 3 (5.66%) IPv4
12 3 (5.66%) SSH
12 3 (5.66%) LDAP
13 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.85%) SQL Server
2 12 (22.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.89%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) PowerBuilder
General
1 8 (15.09%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Retail
3 6 (11.32%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.66%) Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Support Engineer
2 13 (24.53%) Server Support
3 12 (22.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (20.75%) Server Engineer
4 11 (20.75%) Technical Support
5 9 (16.98%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (13.21%) Server Support Engineer
6 7 (13.21%) Wintel Engineer
6 7 (13.21%) Wintel Support
6 7 (13.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (13.21%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 7 (13.21%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 7 (13.21%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (11.32%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 6 (11.32%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 6 (11.32%) Desktop Support
8 5 (9.43%) Analyst
8 5 (9.43%) Consultant
8 5 (9.43%) Technical Manager
8 5 (9.43%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) Web Services
2 1 (1.89%) WAP
2 1 (1.89%) Middleware
2 1 (1.89%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Client/Server
1 7 (13.21%) Thin Client
1 7 (13.21%) CLARiiON
1 7 (13.21%) Fat Client
1 7 (13.21%) EqualLogic
1 7 (13.21%) FlexPod
2 6 (11.32%) Mathematics
2 6 (11.32%) Clustering
3 4 (7.55%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.66%) PKI
5 2 (3.77%) Replication
6 1 (1.89%) Firmware
6 1 (1.89%) iPhone
6 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 45 (84.91%) Windows
2 30 (56.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (39.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (32.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (32.08%) Linux
5 9 (16.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (13.21%) Windows 2000 Server
6 7 (13.21%) UNIX
7 6 (11.32%) AIX
7 6 (11.32%) Windows 7
8 5 (9.43%) Windows XP
9 3 (5.66%) Windows 2000
9 3 (5.66%) HPUX
9 3 (5.66%) Solaris
10 2 (3.77%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) ITIL
2 7 (13.21%) Time Management
3 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
3 6 (11.32%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (7.55%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (7.55%) Migration
4 4 (7.55%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (5.66%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (5.66%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (5.66%) Business Continuity
5 3 (5.66%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.66%) Project Management
5 3 (5.66%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (5.66%) Capacity Management
5 3 (5.66%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (3.77%) DevOps
7 1 (1.89%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.89%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.89%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.30%) SQL
2 6 (11.32%) C
3 3 (5.66%) Python
3 3 (5.66%) Shell Script
3 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.66%) Bourne shell
3 3 (5.66%) C-shell
3 3 (5.66%) Perl
4 1 (1.89%) Java
4 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (18.87%) Degree
2 8 (15.09%) MCITP
3 7 (13.21%) CCNA
3 7 (13.21%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (13.21%) MCSE
4 5 (9.43%) VCAP
4 5 (9.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (9.43%) MCTS
5 4 (7.55%) NCDA
5 4 (7.55%) NCIE
6 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
6 3 (5.66%) CCNP
7 2 (3.77%) MCSA
8 1 (1.89%) HND
8 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.89%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
1 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (50.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (49.06%) Active Directory
3 23 (43.40%) vSphere
4 11 (20.75%) XenDesktop
4 11 (20.75%) Hyper-V
4 11 (20.75%) XenApp
5 6 (11.32%) Terminal Services
6 4 (7.55%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (7.55%) XenServer
6 4 (7.55%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (5.66%) vCloud
7 3 (5.66%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) NetBackup
1 7 (13.21%) Backup Exec
1 7 (13.21%) EMC NetWorker
1 7 (13.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (5.66%) ZABBIX
2 3 (5.66%) Puppet
2 3 (5.66%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (5.66%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 53 (100.00%) VMware
2 30 (56.60%) Microsoft
3 19 (35.85%) Cisco
4 15 (28.30%) EMC
5 14 (26.42%) Citrix
5 14 (26.42%) NetApp
5 14 (26.42%) Symantec
6 13 (24.53%) HP
6 13 (24.53%) Dell
7 10 (18.87%) Red Hat
8 8 (15.09%) CheckPoint
9 7 (13.21%) SolarWinds
9 7 (13.21%) CommVault
10 4 (7.55%) Brocade
10 4 (7.55%) PlateSpin
10 4 (7.55%) Veeam
10 4 (7.55%) BMC
10 4 (7.55%) IBM
11 3 (5.66%) Oracle
11 3 (5.66%) Sun