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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 71 68 74
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 5 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.68% 1.26% 0.37%
As % of the System Software category 6.58% 9.16% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 3
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
76 131 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 10.40% 13.77% 11.18%
Number of salaries quoted 69 111 78
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +12.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £35,400 £33,775
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £63,500
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) vSphere
2 5 (71.43%) EqualLogic
2 5 (71.43%) NCDA
2 5 (71.43%) NCIE
2 5 (71.43%) VCAP
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) NetBackup
2 5 (71.43%) Backup Exec
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (71.43%) MCTS
2 5 (71.43%) MCITP
2 5 (71.43%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (71.43%) PlateSpin
2 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
2 5 (71.43%) XenApp
2 5 (71.43%) XenServer
2 5 (71.43%) XenDesktop
2 5 (71.43%) Veeam
2 5 (71.43%) NetApp
2 5 (71.43%) Symantec
2 5 (71.43%) MCSE
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) HP
2 5 (71.43%) Dell
2 5 (71.43%) EMC

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 2 (28.57%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
General
1 2 (28.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Senior Consultant
1 5 (71.43%) Consultant
1 5 (71.43%) Technical Consultant
1 5 (71.43%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) EqualLogic
2 2 (28.57%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) MCSE
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (71.43%) MCTS
1 5 (71.43%) MCITP
1 5 (71.43%) NCDA
1 5 (71.43%) NCIE
1 5 (71.43%) VCAP
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) vSphere
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
2 5 (71.43%) XenApp
2 5 (71.43%) XenServer
2 5 (71.43%) XenDesktop
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) NetBackup
1 5 (71.43%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) PlateSpin
2 5 (71.43%) Veeam
2 5 (71.43%) HP
2 5 (71.43%) Dell
2 5 (71.43%) EMC
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 5 (71.43%) NetApp
2 5 (71.43%) Symantec