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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 30 57 37
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -20
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 20 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 6.92% 0.93% 1.35%
As % of the System Software category 37.04% 4.88% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 20 4 3
Average salary £44,500 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.44%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
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
54 82 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 18.69% 19.16% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 47 74 22
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £43,850 £26,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 28 May 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 36 (100.00%) VMware
2 30 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 30 (83.33%) Windows
2 30 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 28 (77.78%) Citrix
3 28 (77.78%) XenApp
4 25 (69.44%) Windows XP
5 21 (58.33%) Internet
5 21 (58.33%) Clustering
6 19 (52.78%) Back Office
6 19 (52.78%) Windows 7
6 19 (52.78%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (52.78%) Windows 2000
6 19 (52.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
8 15 (41.67%) MS Excel
8 15 (41.67%) SC Cleared
8 15 (41.67%) Security Cleared
9 13 (36.11%) VBScript
9 13 (36.11%) VB
10 12 (33.33%) ITIL
11 11 (30.56%) SCCM
11 11 (30.56%) vSphere
11 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (25.00%) XenServer
12 9 (25.00%) XenDesktop
12 9 (25.00%) Hyper-V
12 9 (25.00%) SCOM
12 9 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
12 9 (25.00%) AppSense

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) IIS
2 2 (5.56%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (58.33%) Internet
2 9 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 8 (22.22%) SAN
4 6 (16.67%) iSCSI
4 6 (16.67%) Wireshark
4 6 (16.67%) DHCP
4 6 (16.67%) DNS
5 2 (5.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 19 (52.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 13 (36.11%) Windows Server Specialist
2 13 (36.11%) Server Specialist
3 6 (16.67%) Team Leader
4 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Migration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (58.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 30 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 30 (83.33%) Windows
1 30 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 25 (69.44%) Windows XP
3 19 (52.78%) Windows 7
3 19 (52.78%) Windows 2000
3 19 (52.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) ITIL
2 8 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 6 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.56%) Change Management
4 2 (5.56%) Change Control
5 1 (2.78%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) VBScript
1 13 (36.11%) VB
2 6 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 15 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.00%) CCA
2 9 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 6 (16.67%) MCP
3 6 (16.67%) MCSE
3 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (77.78%) XenApp
2 19 (52.78%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (30.56%) vSphere
3 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (25.00%) XenServer
4 9 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 9 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 9 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 6 (16.67%) Terminal Services
6 6 (16.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) SCCM
2 9 (25.00%) SCOM
2 9 (25.00%) EdgeSight
3 6 (16.67%) Tivoli
3 6 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (77.78%) Citrix
3 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
4 9 (25.00%) AppSense
4 9 (25.00%) Cisco
5 6 (16.67%) IBM
5 6 (16.67%) HP
5 6 (16.67%) Intel
5 6 (16.67%) Symantec