The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 109 92 93
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 2 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.14% 0.38% 1.04%
As % of the System Software category 1.60% 3.85% 9.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 8
Average salary £46,000 £40,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.88% -25.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,800 £28,450 £49,250
10% offered a salary of more than £49,200 £46,750 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -12.08%
VMware ESX
Buckinghamshire

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

System Software Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
125 130 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 8.87% 9.89% 10.84%
Number of salaries quoted 91 93 121
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 Milton Keynes

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (95.45%) Microsoft
2 21 (95.45%) Active Directory
3 20 (90.91%) Citrix
4 18 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (77.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (68.18%) XenApp
6 15 (68.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (68.18%) Intel
6 15 (68.18%) MS Exchange
6 15 (68.18%) MS Excel
7 14 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (59.09%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (59.09%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
10 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (50.00%) Clustering
10 11 (50.00%) vSphere
11 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (45.45%) MCSE
12 9 (40.91%) MCP
12 9 (40.91%) Terminal Services
12 9 (40.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2003
14 6 (27.27%) SAN
14 6 (27.27%) Windows NT
14 6 (27.27%) IIS

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 15 (68.18%) MS Exchange
2 14 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (59.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (27.27%) IIS
7 5 (22.73%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 15 (68.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) SAN
1 6 (27.27%) NAS
2 5 (22.73%) NetScaler
3 2 (9.09%) Broadband
4 1 (4.55%) Firewall
4 1 (4.55%) SMS
4 1 (4.55%) DHCP
4 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (18.18%) Banking
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Administrator
2 5 (22.73%) Team Leader
3 4 (18.18%) Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) Wintel Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Wintel Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Genesys Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Genesys Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Clustering
2 5 (22.73%) Mainframe
3 4 (18.18%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.55%) Telematics
4 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (77.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (27.27%) Windows NT
5 6 (27.27%) Windows 2000
5 6 (27.27%) Windows 2000 Server
6 5 (22.73%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
2 5 (22.73%) People Management
2 5 (22.73%) ITIL
3 4 (18.18%) Change Control
4 3 (13.64%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.55%) Release Management
5 1 (4.55%) High Availability
5 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.55%) WFM
5 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.55%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (45.45%) MCSE
2 9 (40.91%) MCP
2 9 (40.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (22.73%) VCP5
3 5 (22.73%) MCSA
4 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (95.45%) Active Directory
2 15 (68.18%) XenApp
2 15 (68.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (50.00%) vSphere
4 9 (40.91%) Terminal Services
4 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (22.73%) XenDesktop
5 5 (22.73%) ISA Server
5 5 (22.73%) Xen
6 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) BladeLogic
2 4 (18.18%) NetBackup
2 4 (18.18%) Backup Exec
2 4 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (18.18%) ARCserve
3 3 (13.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (9.09%) SCOM
5 1 (4.55%) SCCM
5 1 (4.55%) WSUS
5 1 (4.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (95.45%) Microsoft
3 20 (90.91%) Citrix
4 15 (68.18%) Intel
5 4 (18.18%) Symantec
6 1 (4.55%) McAfee
6 1 (4.55%) Business Objects
6 1 (4.55%) Genesys