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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 226 197 200
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +3
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 25 32 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.42% 0.53% 0.32%
As % of the System Software category 3.34% 5.04% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 25 27 16
Average salary £39,500 £46,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.13% +21.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,814 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £44,200 £53,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
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
749 635 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 12.53% 10.44% 8.86%
Number of salaries quoted 582 549 380
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £51,100 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Wiltshire +14 19 £38,500 +56.92% 2
Bristol -36 4 £45,000 -2.17%
Dorset +4 1 £30,000 +20.00%
Gloucestershire -20 1 £40,000 -13.04%
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 58 (100.00%) VMware
2 52 (89.66%) Windows
3 44 (75.86%) Microsoft
4 41 (70.69%) Active Directory
5 37 (63.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (60.34%) VMware Infrastructure
7 33 (56.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 32 (55.17%) MS Exchange
9 30 (51.72%) Firewall
10 27 (46.55%) DNS
11 26 (44.83%) SCCM
12 25 (43.10%) SLA
12 25 (43.10%) ITIL
12 25 (43.10%) HP
13 23 (39.66%) Symantec
13 23 (39.66%) Security Cleared
14 22 (37.93%) SCOM
15 21 (36.21%) DHCP
16 20 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2007
17 19 (32.76%) NetBackup
17 19 (32.76%) Citrix
17 19 (32.76%) Windows Server 2012
18 17 (29.31%) SAN
18 17 (29.31%) Exchange Server 2010
19 16 (27.59%) TCP/IP
19 16 (27.59%) Clustering
20 15 (25.86%) Root Cause Analysis
21 14 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2013
21 14 (24.14%) HP SIM
21 14 (24.14%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 32 (55.17%) MS Exchange
2 20 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2007
3 17 (29.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (13.79%) SharePoint
7 7 (12.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2000
8 6 (10.34%) IIS
8 6 (10.34%) Lync
8 6 (10.34%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (6.90%) IBM Notes
9 4 (6.90%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (6.90%) Apache
9 4 (6.90%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.72%) Confluence
10 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.72%) Umbraco
10 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 9 (15.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Office 365
2 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (51.72%) Firewall
2 27 (46.55%) DNS
3 21 (36.21%) DHCP
4 17 (29.31%) SAN
5 16 (27.59%) TCP/IP
6 11 (18.97%) VLAN
7 7 (12.07%) WAN
7 7 (12.07%) VPN
7 7 (12.07%) Internet
8 6 (10.34%) NAS
9 5 (8.62%) 3G
9 5 (8.62%) MPLS
9 5 (8.62%) SS7
9 5 (8.62%) GPRS
9 5 (8.62%) GSM
9 5 (8.62%) PSTN
9 5 (8.62%) VoIP
9 5 (8.62%) LTE
10 4 (6.90%) Wireless
11 2 (3.45%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
1 12 (20.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (18.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.62%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (31.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (15.52%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (15.52%) Administrator
3 7 (12.07%) Support Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (8.62%) Technical Support
4 5 (8.62%) Technical Support Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Network Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 4 (6.90%) Service Desk Technician
6 3 (5.17%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.45%) Service Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) Web Services
2 2 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.59%) Clustering
2 7 (12.07%) Blackberry
3 5 (8.62%) Statistics
3 5 (8.62%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.45%) PDA
5 1 (1.72%) Replication
5 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 52 (89.66%) Windows
2 37 (63.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (56.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (32.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (20.69%) Linux
6 7 (12.07%) Windows XP
7 6 (10.34%) Windows 7
8 5 (8.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (5.17%) Windows 2000
10 2 (3.45%) Windows Vista
10 2 (3.45%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.10%) ITIL
2 15 (25.86%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (17.24%) Change Control
4 6 (10.34%) Problem Management
4 6 (10.34%) Change Management
5 5 (8.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (8.62%) Network Design
6 4 (6.90%) Time Management
7 3 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.17%) Identity Management
8 2 (3.45%) Workflow
8 2 (3.45%) Migration
8 2 (3.45%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (3.45%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.45%) ITIL V2
8 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.45%) Capacity Management
9 1 (1.72%) Server Building
9 1 (1.72%) Data Management
9 1 (1.72%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) SQL
2 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.45%) C#
3 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.72%) VBScript
4 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (39.66%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (10.34%) DV Cleared
4 5 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (8.62%) CCNA
5 4 (6.90%) MCP
5 4 (6.90%) HND
5 4 (6.90%) MCSE
5 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.17%) Degree
7 2 (3.45%) CCA
7 2 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.72%) VCP4
8 1 (1.72%) VCP5
8 1 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (43.10%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (70.69%) Active Directory
2 35 (60.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (20.69%) Hyper-V
3 12 (20.69%) vSphere
4 8 (13.79%) XenApp
5 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (6.90%) Terminal Services
7 3 (5.17%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.72%) vCloud
8 1 (1.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.72%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.72%) UAG
8 1 (1.72%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.72%) Firmware
8 1 (1.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (44.83%) SCCM
2 22 (37.93%) SCOM
3 19 (32.76%) NetBackup
4 14 (24.14%) HP SIM
5 10 (17.24%) Norton AntiVirus
6 9 (15.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 8 (13.79%) Backup Exec
7 8 (13.79%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (6.90%) ARCserve
9 2 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (3.45%) SCVMM
9 2 (3.45%) vMotion
10 1 (1.72%) NetVault Backup
10 1 (1.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (1.72%) OpenView
10 1 (1.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (100.00%) VMware
2 44 (75.86%) Microsoft
3 25 (43.10%) HP
4 23 (39.66%) Symantec
5 19 (32.76%) Citrix
6 12 (20.69%) Cisco
7 11 (18.97%) Dell
8 7 (12.07%) EMC
9 5 (8.62%) Oracle
10 4 (6.90%) IBM
10 4 (6.90%) Lotus
10 4 (6.90%) Proofpoint
10 4 (6.90%) Trapeze
11 3 (5.17%) Veeam
12 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
12 2 (3.45%) McAfee
12 2 (3.45%) Websense
12 2 (3.45%) Metastorm
13 1 (1.72%) SonicWALL
13 1 (1.72%) Sophos
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Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
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Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
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Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
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