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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 54 49 33
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 1 6 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.25% 1.43% 4.85%
As % of the System Software category 3.85% 10.91% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 19
Average salary £50,000 £44,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.73% -10.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -8.69%
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
26 55 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 6.55% 13.06% 12.47%
Number of salaries quoted 25 47 48
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £32,500 £34,357
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 24 April 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) SaaS
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) VCP5
3 2 (50.00%) Lumesse
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) Terminal Server
4 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) ISA Server
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) Websense
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) SMTP
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) HTTP

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) SMTP
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) IPsec
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) ADSL
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (50.00%) VCP5
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Terminal Server
3 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (25.00%) ISA Server
3 1 (25.00%) Xen
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Lumesse
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) Websense
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper