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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 116 123 122
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 29 12 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.20% 0.62% 1.34%
As % of the System Software category 9.35% 5.69% 11.85%
Number of salaries quoted 22 11 34
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £40,750 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-4.11% +4.93%
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
310 211 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.80% 10.98% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 259 154 278
Average salary £44,500 £35,000 £43,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.14% -19.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 24 November 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 24 November 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
Hemel Hempstead +2 12 £47,500 -5.00%
Watford -14 8 £72,500 +7.40%
Borehamwood - 5 £45,000 - 1
Baldock - 2 £35,000 -
VMware ESX
East of England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 64 (100.00%) VMware
2 49 (76.56%) Windows
3 43 (67.19%) Microsoft
4 35 (54.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (46.88%) SAN
6 29 (45.31%) Cisco
7 27 (42.19%) Active Directory
7 27 (42.19%) Firewall
8 26 (40.63%) DNS
8 26 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 26 (40.63%) vSphere
9 24 (37.50%) MS Exchange
10 23 (35.94%) DHCP
10 23 (35.94%) Exchange Server 2007
11 22 (34.38%) Citrix
12 21 (32.81%) SQL Server
12 21 (32.81%) Backup Exec
12 21 (32.81%) Windows Server 2012
13 20 (31.25%) Linux
13 20 (31.25%) HP
14 19 (29.69%) Windows Server 2003
15 17 (26.56%) WAN
15 17 (26.56%) NetBackup
15 17 (26.56%) Sophos
16 16 (25.00%) Symantec
16 16 (25.00%) Clustering
16 16 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
17 15 (23.44%) Exchange Server 2010
18 14 (21.88%) Finance
18 14 (21.88%) IIS

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 24 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 23 (35.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (23.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (21.88%) IIS
5 6 (9.38%) Lync
6 3 (4.69%) WebLogic
6 3 (4.69%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.94%) PaaS
2 4 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.13%) Office 365
3 2 (3.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (46.88%) SAN
2 27 (42.19%) Firewall
3 26 (40.63%) DNS
4 23 (35.94%) DHCP
5 17 (26.56%) WAN
6 13 (20.31%) LAN
7 11 (17.19%) VPN
8 9 (14.06%) MPLS
9 7 (10.94%) TCP/IP
10 6 (9.38%) PBX
10 6 (9.38%) VoIP
10 6 (9.38%) ISDN
10 6 (9.38%) VLAN
10 6 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (6.25%) Internet
12 3 (4.69%) IPv4
12 3 (4.69%) iSCSI
12 3 (4.69%) SSH
12 3 (4.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (32.81%) SQL Server
2 16 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (18.75%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.13%) Sybase ASE
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) PowerBuilder
General
1 14 (21.88%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Manufacturing
2 6 (9.38%) Retail
3 3 (4.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (23.44%) Support Engineer
3 13 (20.31%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (15.63%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (14.06%) Technical Support
5 9 (14.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (12.50%) Architect
7 7 (10.94%) Consultant
8 6 (9.38%) Desktop Support
8 6 (9.38%) Server Support
8 6 (9.38%) Administrator
8 6 (9.38%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 6 (9.38%) 3rd Line Technical Support
9 5 (7.81%) Senior Consultant
9 5 (7.81%) IT Manager
10 4 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (6.25%) Network Engineer
10 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (6.25%) Senior Technical Consultant
10 4 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (1.56%) Middleware
2 1 (1.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.00%) Clustering
2 12 (18.75%) Blackberry
3 6 (9.38%) Mathematics
4 5 (7.81%) EqualLogic
5 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.69%) Replication
6 3 (4.69%) PKI
7 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 49 (76.56%) Windows
2 35 (54.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (32.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (31.25%) Linux
5 19 (29.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (18.75%) Windows 2000
7 9 (14.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (12.50%) UNIX
8 8 (12.50%) AIX
9 5 (7.81%) Windows 7
10 3 (4.69%) HPUX
10 3 (4.69%) Solaris
10 3 (4.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.31%) ITIL
2 9 (14.06%) Project Management
2 9 (14.06%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (14.06%) Mentoring
2 9 (14.06%) Coaching
3 7 (10.94%) Migration
3 7 (10.94%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce
5 5 (7.81%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (4.69%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (4.69%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.69%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.69%) Business Continuity
7 3 (4.69%) WAN Optimisation
8 2 (3.13%) Software Deployment
8 2 (3.13%) DevOps
8 2 (3.13%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.19%) SQL
2 6 (9.38%) C
3 5 (7.81%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.69%) Bourne shell
4 3 (4.69%) C-shell
4 3 (4.69%) Python
4 3 (4.69%) Perl
5 2 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (20.31%) CCNA
1 13 (20.31%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (18.75%) SC Cleared
2 12 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 11 (17.19%) Degree
4 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (12.50%) MCITP
6 6 (9.38%) MCSE
7 4 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (6.25%) MCTS
7 4 (6.25%) NCDA
7 4 (6.25%) NCIE
7 4 (6.25%) VCAP
8 3 (4.69%) CCNP
9 1 (1.56%) HND
9 1 (1.56%) MCSA
9 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.56%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (42.19%) Active Directory
2 26 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (40.63%) vSphere
3 12 (18.75%) XenDesktop
3 12 (18.75%) vCloud
3 12 (18.75%) XenApp
4 11 (17.19%) Hyper-V
5 6 (9.38%) Terminal Services
6 4 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (6.25%) XenServer
7 3 (4.69%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.56%) Firmware
8 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (32.81%) Backup Exec
2 17 (26.56%) NetBackup
3 12 (18.75%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (4.69%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (4.69%) ZABBIX
4 3 (4.69%) Puppet
5 2 (3.13%) SCCM
6 1 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 64 (100.00%) VMware
2 43 (67.19%) Microsoft
3 29 (45.31%) Cisco
4 22 (34.38%) Citrix
5 20 (31.25%) HP
6 17 (26.56%) Sophos
7 16 (25.00%) Symantec
8 14 (21.88%) EMC
9 13 (20.31%) Red Hat
10 12 (18.75%) Veritas
11 11 (17.19%) Dell
12 8 (12.50%) CheckPoint
13 7 (10.94%) NetApp
14 6 (9.38%) Acronis
15 5 (7.81%) Websense
15 5 (7.81%) IBM
16 4 (6.25%) Brocade
16 4 (6.25%) PlateSpin
16 4 (6.25%) Veeam
17 3 (4.69%) Riverbed
Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus Flexible benefits, on call allo
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Flexible Benefits, on call allo
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
South Herts / North London
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to circa £55k + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago