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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 37 59 41
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -18
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 10 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.37% 2.37% 2.49%
As % of the System Software category 23.26% 11.83% 16.98%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 9
Average salary £44,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.48% +1.17%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
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
43 93 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 14.48% 20.00% 14.64%
Number of salaries quoted 39 90 46
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (82.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 29 (82.86%) Windows
2 29 (82.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (77.14%) Citrix
3 27 (77.14%) XenApp
4 24 (68.57%) Windows XP
5 21 (60.00%) Internet
5 21 (60.00%) Clustering
6 19 (54.29%) Back Office
6 19 (54.29%) Windows 7
6 19 (54.29%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (54.29%) Windows 2000
7 18 (51.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
9 14 (40.00%) MS Excel
9 14 (40.00%) SC Cleared
9 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
10 13 (37.14%) VBScript
10 13 (37.14%) VB
11 11 (31.43%) ITIL
12 10 (28.57%) SCCM
12 10 (28.57%) vSphere
12 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (22.86%) XenServer
13 8 (22.86%) XenDesktop
13 8 (22.86%) Hyper-V
13 8 (22.86%) SCOM
13 8 (22.86%) Problem Management
13 8 (22.86%) Microsoft App-V

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 7 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (5.71%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (5.71%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (60.00%) Internet
2 8 (22.86%) NetScaler
3 7 (20.00%) SAN
4 5 (14.29%) DHCP
4 5 (14.29%) DNS
4 5 (14.29%) Wireshark
4 5 (14.29%) iSCSI
5 2 (5.71%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 19 (54.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 13 (37.14%) Server Specialist
2 13 (37.14%) Windows Server Specialist
3 6 (17.14%) Team Leader
4 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Migration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (60.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 29 (82.86%) Windows Server 2003
1 29 (82.86%) Windows Server 2008
1 29 (82.86%) Windows
2 24 (68.57%) Windows XP
3 19 (54.29%) Windows 2000
3 19 (54.29%) Windows 7
4 18 (51.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) ITIL
2 8 (22.86%) Problem Management
3 5 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.71%) Change Control
4 2 (5.71%) Change Management
5 1 (2.86%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) VBScript
1 13 (37.14%) VB
2 5 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.86%) CCA
2 8 (22.86%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (17.14%) MCP
3 6 (17.14%) MCSE
3 6 (17.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (77.14%) XenApp
2 19 (54.29%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (28.57%) vSphere
3 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (22.86%) Hyper-V
4 8 (22.86%) XenServer
4 8 (22.86%) XenDesktop
4 8 (22.86%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (17.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 5 (14.29%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) SCCM
2 8 (22.86%) SCOM
2 8 (22.86%) EdgeSight
3 6 (17.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (17.14%) Tivoli
3 6 (17.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (77.14%) Citrix
3 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
4 8 (22.86%) Cisco
4 8 (22.86%) AppSense
5 6 (17.14%) Symantec
5 6 (17.14%) IBM
5 6 (17.14%) HP
5 6 (17.14%) Intel