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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 109 114 127
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 36 14 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.52% 0.74% 1.37%
As % of the System Software category 12.77% 6.14% 12.54%
Number of salaries quoted 30 10 39
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.48% +1.17%
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
282 228 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.90% 12.04% 10.96%
Number of salaries quoted 223 167 280
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +5 20 £47,500 -
Watford - 8 £57,500 -
Borehamwood - 5 £45,000 -
Baldock - 1 £35,000 -
VMware ESX
East of England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 50 (78.13%) Windows
3 46 (71.88%) Microsoft
4 41 (64.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (56.25%) Cisco
6 34 (53.13%) Active Directory
7 32 (50.00%) Firewall
8 31 (48.44%) MS Exchange
8 31 (48.44%) vSphere
9 29 (45.31%) Exchange Server 2007
9 29 (45.31%) Citrix
10 28 (43.75%) DNS
10 28 (43.75%) Backup Exec
11 27 (42.19%) DHCP
12 26 (40.63%) Sophos
12 26 (40.63%) SQL Server
12 26 (40.63%) Windows Server 2012
13 25 (39.06%) SAN
14 24 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
15 23 (35.94%) NetBackup
16 22 (34.38%) Clustering
16 22 (34.38%) SQL Server 2008
16 22 (34.38%) Symantec
17 21 (32.81%) VMware Infrastructure
18 20 (31.25%) Blackberry
18 20 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
18 20 (31.25%) IIS
18 20 (31.25%) SC Cleared
18 20 (31.25%) Security Cleared
18 20 (31.25%) Veritas

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 31 (48.44%) MS Exchange
2 29 (45.31%) Exchange Server 2007
3 24 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 20 (31.25%) IIS
5 6 (9.38%) Lync
6 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.56%) Apache
6 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.94%) PaaS
2 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.13%) IaaS
3 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (50.00%) Firewall
2 28 (43.75%) DNS
3 27 (42.19%) DHCP
4 25 (39.06%) SAN
5 13 (20.31%) WAN
6 12 (18.75%) VPN
7 9 (14.06%) LAN
8 7 (10.94%) MPLS
9 6 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (9.38%) PBX
9 6 (9.38%) VoIP
9 6 (9.38%) ISDN
9 6 (9.38%) VLAN
10 5 (7.81%) TCP/IP
11 4 (6.25%) iSCSI
11 4 (6.25%) Internet
12 2 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
13 1 (1.56%) NAS
13 1 (1.56%) Unified Communications
13 1 (1.56%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 22 (34.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (31.25%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (3.13%) Sybase ASE
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) PowerBuilder
General
1 14 (21.88%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Retail
3 6 (9.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (32.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (23.44%) Support Engineer
4 10 (15.63%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (14.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (12.50%) Technical Support
7 7 (10.94%) Architect
8 6 (9.38%) Desktop Support
8 6 (9.38%) IT Manager
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%) Consultant
10 4 (6.25%) Network Engineer
10 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
10 4 (6.25%) Network Support
10 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 4 (6.25%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) Web Services
2 1 (1.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 22 (34.38%) Clustering
2 20 (31.25%) Blackberry
3 6 (9.38%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.69%) Replication
5 2 (3.13%) EqualLogic
5 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 50 (78.13%) Windows
2 41 (64.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (40.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (31.25%) Windows 2000
5 16 (25.00%) Linux
5 16 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (14.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (9.38%) UNIX
7 6 (9.38%) AIX
8 5 (7.81%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.56%) HPUX
10 1 (1.56%) Solaris
10 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.31%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (15.63%) ITIL
2 10 (15.63%) Project Management
3 7 (10.94%) Migration
3 7 (10.94%) Mentoring
3 7 (10.94%) Coaching
4 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce
5 5 (7.81%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (4.69%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.69%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.69%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.13%) Software Deployment
8 2 (3.13%) DevOps
8 2 (3.13%) Capacity Management
8 2 (3.13%) Business Continuity
8 2 (3.13%) Network Design
8 2 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (3.13%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.50%) SQL
2 6 (9.38%) C
3 3 (4.69%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.13%) Java
5 1 (1.56%) Perl
5 1 (1.56%) Python
5 1 (1.56%) Bourne shell
5 1 (1.56%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 20 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 20 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 13 (20.31%) CCNA
2 13 (20.31%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (15.63%) Degree
4 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (9.38%) MCITP
6 3 (4.69%) MCSE
6 3 (4.69%) CCNP
7 2 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.13%) MCTS
7 2 (3.13%) NCDA
7 2 (3.13%) NCIE
7 2 (3.13%) VCAP
System Software
1 34 (53.13%) Active Directory
2 31 (48.44%) vSphere
3 21 (32.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (31.25%) vCloud
5 19 (29.69%) XenDesktop
5 19 (29.69%) XenApp
6 6 (9.38%) Terminal Services
7 5 (7.81%) Hyper-V
8 2 (3.13%) XenServer
8 2 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.56%) Firmware
9 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (43.75%) Backup Exec
2 23 (35.94%) NetBackup
3 20 (31.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (4.69%) SCCM
4 3 (4.69%) ZABBIX
4 3 (4.69%) Puppet
5 1 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.56%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 64 (100.00%) VMware
2 46 (71.88%) Microsoft
3 36 (56.25%) Cisco
4 29 (45.31%) Citrix
5 26 (40.63%) Sophos
6 22 (34.38%) Symantec
7 20 (31.25%) Veritas
8 17 (26.56%) HP
9 11 (17.19%) EMC
10 10 (15.63%) Acronis
11 9 (14.06%) Red Hat
12 8 (12.50%) Dell
13 6 (9.38%) CheckPoint
13 6 (9.38%) Websense
14 4 (6.25%) NetApp
15 3 (4.69%) IBM
16 2 (3.13%) Sybase
16 2 (3.13%) Brocade
16 2 (3.13%) PlateSpin
16 2 (3.13%) Veeam