The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton 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 51 34 20
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -14
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 4 17 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.95% 4.83% 10.30%
As % of the System Software category 7.14% 32.69% 63.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2 17 42
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.74%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
VMware ESX
Bedfordshire

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

System Software Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
56 52 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 13.30% 14.77% 16.25%
Number of salaries quoted 38 47 67
Average salary £42,000 £46,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.18% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,600 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £46,500 £62,200
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 Luton

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Luton

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

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Luton

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (83.33%) vSphere
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) DHCP
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Dell
3 4 (66.67%) NetApp
3 4 (66.67%) VCP5
4 3 (50.00%) Capacity Management
4 3 (50.00%) iSCSI
4 3 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (50.00%) SaaS
4 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (50.00%) VMFS
4 3 (50.00%) HP SIM
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (50.00%) DMZ
4 3 (50.00%) Apache
4 3 (50.00%) MySQL
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 (50.00%) IIS
1 3 (50.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) DMZ
4 3 (50.00%) iSCSI
4 3 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (33.33%) LAN
6 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
1 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (16.67%) Firmware
3 1 (16.67%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (66.67%) VCP5
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) VCP4
4 1 (16.67%) NCDA
4 1 (16.67%) NCIE
4 1 (16.67%) VCAP
4 1 (16.67%) MCTS
4 1 (16.67%) MCITP
4 1 (16.67%) MCSE
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) vSphere
3 3 (50.00%) VMFS
4 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (16.67%) XenApp
5 1 (16.67%) XenServer
5 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) HP SIM
2 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) Dell
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) NetApp
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle
5 2 (33.33%) Citrix
6 1 (16.67%) Symantec
6 1 (16.67%) EMC
6 1 (16.67%) PlateSpin
6 1 (16.67%) Veeam