The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESX Server
England / South West
Rank 213 234 208
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -26
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 17 7 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.34% 0.13% 0.64%
As % of the System Software category 2.63% 1.00% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 38
Median salary £35,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.66%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%

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

System Software Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
647 702 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 13.10% 12.72% 11.50%
Number of salaries quoted 511 633 621
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in the South West

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

VMware ESX Salary Trend in the South West

VMware ESX
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +28 11 £35,000 -9.09%
Dorset - 3 £47,500 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £45,000 -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 41 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (68.29%) Windows
3 24 (58.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (51.22%) Firewall
5 20 (48.78%) LAN
5 20 (48.78%) WAN
5 20 (48.78%) Security Cleared
6 19 (46.34%) TCP/IP
7 18 (43.90%) DV Cleared
8 17 (41.46%) Linux
9 16 (39.02%) ITIL
10 15 (36.59%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (34.15%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (34.15%) Cisco
11 14 (34.15%) CCNA
12 12 (29.27%) High Availability
12 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
12 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
12 12 (29.27%) SolarWinds
13 11 (26.83%) Puppet
13 11 (26.83%) Problem Management
13 11 (26.83%) IP Telephony
13 11 (26.83%) MCSE
13 11 (26.83%) Windows Server
14 10 (24.39%) SANS
14 10 (24.39%) CompTIA Security+
14 10 (24.39%) Redmine
14 10 (24.39%) User Stories
14 10 (24.39%) Cybersecurity
14 10 (24.39%) Ansible

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.32%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (51.22%) Firewall
2 20 (48.78%) LAN
2 20 (48.78%) WAN
3 19 (46.34%) TCP/IP
4 11 (26.83%) IP Telephony
5 10 (24.39%) FCoE
5 10 (24.39%) SNMP
6 4 (9.76%) SAN
7 3 (7.32%) DNS
7 3 (7.32%) Wireless
8 2 (4.88%) DHCP
8 2 (4.88%) VLAN
9 1 (2.44%) Internet
9 1 (2.44%) Intranet
9 1 (2.44%) Network Security
9 1 (2.44%) Skype
9 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (24.39%) JIRA
1 10 (24.39%) Redmine
2 1 (2.44%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (2.44%) Electronics
1 1 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (31.71%) Platform Engineer
3 9 (21.95%) Administrator
4 8 (19.51%) Network Systems Engineer
4 8 (19.51%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (19.51%) Virtualisation Administrator
4 8 (19.51%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 3 (7.32%) Team Leader
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) IT Support
7 2 (4.88%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Cybercrime
2 2 (4.88%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.88%) User Experience
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Clustering
3 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 28 (68.29%) Windows
2 17 (41.46%) Linux
3 11 (26.83%) Windows Server
4 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (17.07%) CentOS
6 7 (17.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.88%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) ITIL
2 12 (29.27%) High Availability
3 11 (26.83%) Problem Management
4 10 (24.39%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (24.39%) User Stories
5 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.32%) Software Deployment
5 3 (7.32%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (4.88%) BCP
6 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.88%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.88%) Migration
6 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.88%) Service Management
6 2 (4.88%) Web Filtering
7 1 (2.44%) Analytics
7 1 (2.44%) Coaching
7 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) Bash Shell
1 10 (24.39%) C
1 10 (24.39%) Korn
2 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.44%) C#
3 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (48.78%) Security Cleared
2 18 (43.90%) DV Cleared
3 15 (36.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (34.15%) CCNA
4 14 (34.15%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (26.83%) MCSE
6 10 (24.39%) CISSP
6 10 (24.39%) CompTIA Security+
6 10 (24.39%) GIAC
6 10 (24.39%) Linux+ Certification
6 10 (24.39%) Network+ Certification
6 10 (24.39%) SANS
6 10 (24.39%) Security+ Certification
6 10 (24.39%) SSCP
7 5 (12.20%) MCSA
8 3 (7.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (4.88%) Degree
10 1 (2.44%) CCENT
10 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
10 1 (2.44%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (58.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (24.39%) NFS
2 10 (24.39%) Samba
3 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
4 3 (7.32%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (7.32%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (7.32%) Xen
4 3 (7.32%) XenApp
4 3 (7.32%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.88%) vSphere
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (26.83%) Puppet
2 10 (24.39%) Ansible
2 10 (24.39%) Nagios
3 6 (14.63%) SCCM
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (4.88%) WSUS
5 1 (2.44%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (2.44%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.44%) vMotion
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (34.15%) Cisco
3 12 (29.27%) SolarWinds
4 10 (24.39%) EMC
4 10 (24.39%) NetApp
5 7 (17.07%) Red Hat
6 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
7 4 (9.76%) Citrix
8 3 (7.32%) HP
9 2 (4.88%) Apple
9 2 (4.88%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (4.88%) Huawei
9 2 (4.88%) Meru Networks
9 2 (4.88%) Riverbed
10 1 (2.44%) Altiris
10 1 (2.44%) Cognizant
10 1 (2.44%) Dell
10 1 (2.44%) Veeam
10 1 (2.44%) Veritas