The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 113 107 106
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 4 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.26% 0.80% 0.92%
As % of the System Software category 2.61% 6.50% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 13
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
VMware ESX
South East

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

System Software Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
153 200 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 10.04% 12.24% 11.36%
Number of salaries quoted 132 168 164
Average salary £29,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £22,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £58,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

VMware ESX
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -1 3 £50,000 +25.00%
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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%) SAN
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) HP
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) vSphere
3 5 (71.43%) EqualLogic
3 5 (71.43%) NCDA
3 5 (71.43%) NCIE
3 5 (71.43%) VCAP
3 5 (71.43%) XenApp
3 5 (71.43%) XenServer
3 5 (71.43%) XenDesktop
3 5 (71.43%) Veeam
3 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
3 5 (71.43%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (71.43%) PlateSpin
3 5 (71.43%) MCSE
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) Dell
3 5 (71.43%) EMC
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (71.43%) NetApp
3 5 (71.43%) Symantec
3 5 (71.43%) NetBackup
3 5 (71.43%) Backup Exec
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (71.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 1 (14.29%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
3 1 (14.29%) NAS
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (14.29%) 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 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) EqualLogic
2 1 (14.29%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) NCDA
1 5 (71.43%) NCIE
1 5 (71.43%) VCAP
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
2 1 (14.29%) SCSA
2 1 (14.29%) RHCE
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (85.71%) vSphere
2 5 (71.43%) XenApp
2 5 (71.43%) XenServer
2 5 (71.43%) XenDesktop
2 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) NetBackup
1 5 (71.43%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) HP
3 5 (71.43%) Veeam
3 5 (71.43%) PlateSpin
3 5 (71.43%) Dell
3 5 (71.43%) EMC
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 5 (71.43%) NetApp
3 5 (71.43%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) Sun
4 1 (14.29%) Veritas
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat