The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 66 49 51
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 10 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.88% 2.20% 0.60%
As % of the System Software category 12.99% 8.25% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 2
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,150 £42,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,100 £42,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +11.25%
VMware ESX
Hampshire

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

System Software Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
77 97 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 22.19% 26.72% 24.47%
Number of salaries quoted 75 91 78
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,900 £55,000 £55,000
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 Portsmouth

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Portsmouth

VMware ESX
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 30 (100.00%) Clustering
2 29 (96.67%) VMware
3 27 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (90.00%) Windows
4 26 (86.67%) Intel
5 21 (70.00%) IBM
6 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (66.67%) Internet
7 19 (63.33%) Citrix
7 19 (63.33%) Windows 2000
7 19 (63.33%) Windows XP
7 19 (63.33%) SQL Server
7 19 (63.33%) Problem Management
7 19 (63.33%) Back Office
7 19 (63.33%) XenApp
7 19 (63.33%) Windows 7
7 19 (63.33%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (60.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 18 (60.00%) Maximo
8 18 (60.00%) Tivoli
8 18 (60.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 18 (60.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 18 (60.00%) Symantec
9 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
10 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
10 3 (10.00%) Linux
10 3 (10.00%) SUSE
10 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 (3.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.33%) IIS
1 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.33%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (60.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (66.67%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (63.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 19 (63.33%) Back Office
2 2 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (86.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (10.00%) Administrator
2 3 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (6.67%) Solaris Administrator
3 2 (6.67%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 2 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.33%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Wintel Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 30 (100.00%) Clustering
2 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 27 (90.00%) Windows
2 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (63.33%) Windows 2000
3 19 (63.33%) Windows XP
3 19 (63.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.00%) Linux
4 3 (10.00%) SUSE
5 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.67%) Solaris
5 2 (6.67%) VMS
6 1 (3.33%) AIX
6 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (3.33%) Change Management
2 1 (3.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (63.33%) XenApp
1 19 (63.33%) VMware ESXi
2 18 (60.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.33%) vSphere
4 1 (3.33%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 18 (60.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 18 (60.00%) Tivoli
1 18 (60.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (96.67%) VMware
2 26 (86.67%) Intel
3 21 (70.00%) IBM
4 19 (63.33%) Citrix
5 18 (60.00%) Symantec
6 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.67%) Veritas
8 1 (3.33%) Microsoft