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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 60 52 61
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 22 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 5.19% 2.24% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 21.15% 10.31% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 1
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
104 97 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 24.53% 21.75% 26.10%
Number of salaries quoted 100 86 82
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £55,000 £51,000
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 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 22 August 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 23 (100.00%) VMware
1 23 (100.00%) Clustering
2 21 (91.30%) Windows Server 2008
2 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 21 (91.30%) Intel
3 15 (65.22%) IBM
4 14 (60.87%) Windows 2000
4 14 (60.87%) Windows XP
4 14 (60.87%) Back Office
4 14 (60.87%) Citrix
4 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (60.87%) Internet
4 14 (60.87%) XenApp
4 14 (60.87%) Windows 7
4 14 (60.87%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (56.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 13 (56.52%) Tivoli
5 13 (56.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 13 (56.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 13 (56.52%) Symantec
5 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
5 13 (56.52%) Maximo
5 13 (56.52%) Problem Management
6 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
7 2 (8.70%) VMS
7 2 (8.70%) Legal
7 2 (8.70%) SUSE
7 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
7 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Business Applications
1 13 (56.52%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (60.87%) Back Office
2 2 (8.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (8.70%) Solaris Systems Administrator
2 2 (8.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (8.70%) Solaris Administrator
2 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (8.70%) Administrator
3 1 (4.35%) Wintel Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 23 (100.00%) Clustering
2 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Windows Server 2008
1 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Windows 2000
2 14 (60.87%) Windows XP
2 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (60.87%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.70%) VMS
3 2 (8.70%) SUSE
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Solaris
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Problem Management
2 1 (4.35%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) XenApp
1 14 (60.87%) VMware ESXi
2 13 (56.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (56.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 13 (56.52%) Tivoli
1 13 (56.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (91.30%) Intel
3 15 (65.22%) IBM
4 14 (60.87%) Citrix
5 13 (56.52%) Symantec
6 2 (8.70%) Veritas
6 2 (8.70%) Red Hat