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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 109 109 117
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 39 35 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.62% 1.51% 0.65%
As % of the System Software category 13.45% 10.84% 6.13%
Number of salaries quoted 19 27 12
Average salary £55,000 £48,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.40% -3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £35,000 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
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
290 323 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.05% 13.91% 10.56%
Number of salaries quoted 226 249 170
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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
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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 -12 15 £58,750 +21.13% 2
Hemel Hempstead - 15 £60,000 -
VMware ESX
East of England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 93 (100.00%) VMware
2 87 (93.55%) Windows
3 65 (69.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 64 (68.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 59 (63.44%) Active Directory
6 52 (55.91%) Microsoft
7 41 (44.09%) VMware Infrastructure
7 41 (44.09%) vSphere
8 40 (43.01%) DNS
8 40 (43.01%) Citrix
9 39 (41.94%) DHCP
9 39 (41.94%) Cisco
10 36 (38.71%) Clustering
11 32 (34.41%) Firewall
11 32 (34.41%) MS Exchange
11 32 (34.41%) Data Centre
12 28 (30.11%) Migration
13 27 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2007
14 26 (27.96%) XenApp
14 26 (27.96%) Linux
14 26 (27.96%) Windows Server 2003
14 26 (27.96%) Exchange Server 2010
15 24 (25.81%) IIS
16 23 (24.73%) SAN
17 22 (23.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 22 (23.66%) Exchange Server 2003
17 22 (23.66%) vCloud
18 20 (21.51%) Veritas
18 20 (21.51%) SQL Server
19 19 (20.43%) Blackberry

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 32 (34.41%) MS Exchange
2 27 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2007
3 26 (27.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (25.81%) IIS
5 22 (23.66%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (5.38%) Lotus Domino
6 5 (5.38%) Lync
7 3 (3.23%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.75%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (10.75%) IaaS
2 5 (5.38%) PaaS
3 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (43.01%) DNS
2 39 (41.94%) DHCP
3 32 (34.41%) Firewall
4 23 (24.73%) SAN
5 19 (20.43%) NAS
6 18 (19.35%) WAN
7 15 (16.13%) VLAN
8 13 (13.98%) LAN
8 13 (13.98%) iSCSI
9 10 (10.75%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (10.75%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (6.45%) IP Telephony
11 5 (5.38%) Cisco IPT
11 5 (5.38%) IPsec
11 5 (5.38%) PBX
11 5 (5.38%) VoIP
11 5 (5.38%) ISDN
11 5 (5.38%) VPN
11 5 (5.38%) MPLS
12 3 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.51%) SQL Server
2 18 (19.35%) SQL Server 2000
2 18 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 15 (16.13%) Finance
2 9 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 9 (9.68%) Retail
3 6 (6.45%) Legal
4 4 (4.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (27.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (26.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (22.58%) Architect
4 18 (19.35%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (13.98%) Consultant
6 8 (8.60%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (8.60%) Administrator
7 6 (6.45%) Windows Server Specialist
7 6 (6.45%) Cloud Architect
7 6 (6.45%) Server Specialist
8 5 (5.38%) Network Team Leader
8 5 (5.38%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) Team Leader
8 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) Technical Manager
8 5 (5.38%) Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) IT Manager
9 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (4.30%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.08%) .NET
1 1 (1.08%) COM
1 1 (1.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (38.71%) Clustering
2 32 (34.41%) Data Centre
3 19 (20.43%) Blackberry
4 12 (12.90%) Replication
5 10 (10.75%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 87 (93.55%) Windows
2 65 (69.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (68.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (27.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (27.96%) Linux
5 18 (19.35%) Windows 2000
6 12 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (7.53%) VMS
8 5 (5.38%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.11%) Migration
2 17 (18.28%) ITIL
3 15 (16.13%) Mentoring
4 13 (13.98%) E-Commerce
5 12 (12.90%) Network Load Balancing
6 8 (8.60%) Software Licensing
7 7 (7.53%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (5.38%) Server Hardening
8 5 (5.38%) Coaching
8 5 (5.38%) Network Management
9 4 (4.30%) Capacity Management
10 3 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (3.23%) Business Continuity
11 2 (2.15%) Load Balancing
11 2 (2.15%) High Availability
11 2 (2.15%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (2.15%) Resource Management
11 2 (2.15%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (2.15%) Server Building
12 1 (1.08%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.68%) SQL
2 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (23.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 14 (15.05%) CCNA
2 14 (15.05%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (15.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (13.98%) MCSE
4 7 (7.53%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.38%) CCNP
6 2 (2.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.08%) MCITP
7 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.08%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (63.44%) Active Directory
2 41 (44.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (44.09%) vSphere
3 26 (27.96%) XenApp
4 22 (23.66%) vCloud
5 19 (20.43%) XenDesktop
6 17 (18.28%) Hyper-V
7 6 (6.45%) Firmware
7 6 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (5.38%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.08%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 18 (19.35%) Norton AntiVirus
1 18 (19.35%) NetBackup
1 18 (19.35%) Backup Exec
2 10 (10.75%) BMC PATROL
2 10 (10.75%) vMotion
3 1 (1.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 93 (100.00%) VMware
2 52 (55.91%) Microsoft
3 40 (43.01%) Citrix
4 39 (41.94%) Cisco
5 20 (21.51%) Veritas
6 18 (19.35%) Symantec
6 18 (19.35%) Sophos
7 17 (18.28%) HP
8 10 (10.75%) IBM
8 10 (10.75%) BMC
9 7 (7.53%) Red Hat
10 6 (6.45%) NetIQ
10 6 (6.45%) Fujitsu
11 5 (5.38%) 3PAR
11 5 (5.38%) McAfee
11 5 (5.38%) Dell
12 2 (2.15%) NetApp
13 1 (1.08%) Avaya
13 1 (1.08%) Fortinet
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