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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 203 158 156
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -2
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 33 68 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.57% 1.16% 1.08%
As % of the System Software category 4.02% 12.48% 12.81%
Number of salaries quoted 26 62 55
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -13.04%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
VMware ESX
England

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
821 545 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 14.16% 9.29% 8.42%
Number of salaries quoted 611 461 381
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,875 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £46,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -7 17 £30,000 -34.78% 1
Wiltshire -2 9 £37,000 +27.58% 2
Bristol -36 6 £40,000 - 1
Dorset +3 1 £42,500 +13.33%
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 57 (100.00%) VMware
2 54 (94.74%) Windows
3 47 (82.46%) Microsoft
4 40 (70.18%) MS Exchange
4 40 (70.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 38 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (63.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (56.14%) Active Directory
8 27 (47.37%) Citrix
9 26 (45.61%) SAN
10 24 (42.11%) SCCM
11 23 (40.35%) vSphere
12 22 (38.60%) Symantec
12 22 (38.60%) TCP/IP
13 21 (36.84%) Clustering
13 21 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2010
13 21 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2003
14 20 (35.09%) Firewall
15 19 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
16 18 (31.58%) SCOM
16 18 (31.58%) Norton AntiVirus
16 18 (31.58%) Backup Exec
17 17 (29.82%) Hyper-V
18 16 (28.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 16 (28.07%) MS Office
18 16 (28.07%) SQL Server
19 15 (26.32%) DNS
19 15 (26.32%) Cisco
19 15 (26.32%) HP
19 15 (26.32%) XenApp

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 40 (70.18%) MS Exchange
2 21 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2010
2 21 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2003
3 19 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (24.56%) Lync
5 11 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2000
6 10 (17.54%) SharePoint
7 7 (12.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (12.28%) IIS
8 6 (10.53%) Office Communications Server
8 6 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (3.51%) MS Project Server
9 2 (3.51%) IBM Notes
9 2 (3.51%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (3.51%) Apache
9 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.75%) Confluence
10 1 (1.75%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (28.07%) MS Office
2 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.54%) Office 365
2 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (45.61%) SAN
2 22 (38.60%) TCP/IP
3 20 (35.09%) Firewall
4 15 (26.32%) DNS
5 13 (22.81%) DHCP
5 13 (22.81%) VLAN
6 12 (21.05%) WAN
7 11 (19.30%) VPN
8 9 (15.79%) Internet
8 9 (15.79%) NetScaler
9 8 (14.04%) Wireless
10 7 (12.28%) NAS
11 5 (8.77%) 3G
11 5 (8.77%) SS7
11 5 (8.77%) GPRS
11 5 (8.77%) GSM
11 5 (8.77%) PSTN
11 5 (8.77%) LTE
11 5 (8.77%) iSCSI
12 4 (7.02%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.07%) SQL Server
2 13 (22.81%) SQL Server 2005
2 13 (22.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.75%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Advertising
2 1 (1.75%) Local Government
2 1 (1.75%) Retail
2 1 (1.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (14.04%) Support Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (8.77%) Administrator
4 5 (8.77%) Technical Support Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Help Desk Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 5 (8.77%) Technical Support
5 4 (7.02%) Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.02%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Project Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) .NET
2 2 (3.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (36.84%) Clustering
2 7 (12.28%) Blackberry
2 7 (12.28%) PDA
3 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Replication
4 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 54 (94.74%) Windows
2 38 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (63.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (21.05%) Windows XP
5 11 (19.30%) Linux
5 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (14.04%) Windows 2000
7 7 (12.28%) Windows Vista
8 6 (10.53%) Windows 7
9 5 (8.77%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.51%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.05%) ITIL
2 10 (17.54%) Change Control
3 6 (10.53%) Problem Management
3 6 (10.53%) Change Management
4 5 (8.77%) Identity Management
5 4 (7.02%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.26%) Workflow
6 3 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.26%) Capacity Management
6 3 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (3.51%) Time Management
7 2 (3.51%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.51%) ITIL V2
7 2 (3.51%) Network Design
7 2 (3.51%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.51%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.75%) Project Management
8 1 (1.75%) Data Management
8 1 (1.75%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.56%) SQL
2 3 (5.26%) C#
2 3 (5.26%) VB.NET
2 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.75%) VBScript
3 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (28.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (21.05%) MCSE
3 9 (15.79%) CCA
3 9 (15.79%) Citrix Certification
4 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
5 5 (8.77%) Degree
6 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
6 4 (7.02%) MCP
6 4 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (7.02%) CCNA
7 2 (3.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (3.51%) HND
7 2 (3.51%) MCSA
8 1 (1.75%) MCITP
8 1 (1.75%) MCTS
8 1 (1.75%) CCEA
8 1 (1.75%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (70.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (56.14%) Active Directory
3 23 (40.35%) vSphere
4 17 (29.82%) Hyper-V
5 15 (26.32%) XenApp
6 13 (22.81%) XenDesktop
7 11 (19.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 10 (17.54%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (5.26%) ISA Server
9 3 (5.26%) Terminal Services
9 3 (5.26%) XenServer
10 1 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.75%) Firmware
10 1 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 24 (42.11%) SCCM
2 18 (31.58%) SCOM
2 18 (31.58%) Norton AntiVirus
2 18 (31.58%) Backup Exec
3 12 (21.05%) NetBackup
4 9 (15.79%) SCVMM
5 6 (10.53%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (8.77%) vMotion
7 4 (7.02%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (5.26%) ARCserve
8 3 (5.26%) HP SIM
9 2 (3.51%) WSUS
10 1 (1.75%) OpenView
10 1 (1.75%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 57 (100.00%) VMware
2 47 (82.46%) Microsoft
3 27 (47.37%) Citrix
4 22 (38.60%) Symantec
5 15 (26.32%) Cisco
5 15 (26.32%) HP
6 12 (21.05%) Dell
7 8 (14.04%) Veeam
7 8 (14.04%) Websense
8 7 (12.28%) EMC
9 6 (10.53%) McAfee
10 5 (8.77%) Oracle
11 3 (5.26%) Metastorm
11 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
12 2 (3.51%) WatchGuard
12 2 (3.51%) SonicWALL
12 2 (3.51%) Proofpoint
12 2 (3.51%) Trapeze
12 2 (3.51%) Lotus
12 2 (3.51%) IBM
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £29000.00 - £39000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago