The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 79 76 87
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 5 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.62% 0.37% 0.40%
As % of the System Software category 4.42% 6.25% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 3
Average salary £41,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
VMware ESX
Oxfordshire

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

System Software Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
113 48 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 14.04% 5.93% 12.01%
Number of salaries quoted 111 48 107
Average salary £40,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,700 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,300 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Oxford

VMware ESX
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Oxford

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Change Management
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (60.00%) MCITP
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) MCSA
3 3 (60.00%) Terminal Services
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) CommVault
4 2 (40.00%) MCP
4 2 (40.00%) ADSL
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) ADSL
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) iSeries
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) MCSA
3 3 (60.00%) MCITP
4 2 (40.00%) MCP
4 2 (40.00%) MCTS
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) WSUS
2 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) CommVault
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) Veeam