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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 130 123 120
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.062% 0.069% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 0.66% 0.72% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Average salary £46,000 £30,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.33% -26.82%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,125 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -5.33%
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
152 138 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 9.40% 9.54% 10.84%
Number of salaries quoted 123 117 149
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,421 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.12% -2.59%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) IIS
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Nagios
3 4 (57.14%) SLA
3 4 (57.14%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (57.14%) Icinga
3 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
3 4 (57.14%) Information Security
3 4 (57.14%) Software Deployment
3 4 (57.14%) ISO22301
3 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) CentOS
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) WPA
4 2 (28.57%) Samba

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (57.14%) IIS
2 2 (28.57%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (28.57%) LDAP
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) VLAN
1 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (28.57%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) IT Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) CentOS
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Software Deployment
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) IC Design
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCA
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) VCP5
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) ISO22301
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) NFS
3 2 (28.57%) Samba
3 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
4 1 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Icinga
1 4 (57.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) Sun
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Intel