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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 174 191 168
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -23
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 72 38 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.11% 0.67% 0.96%
As % of the System Software category 10.01% 7.45% 8.39%
Number of salaries quoted 72 33 44
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
719 510 608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 11.04% 9.04% 11.50%
Number of salaries quoted 621 441 535
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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
Dorset - 24 £50,000 - 2
Bristol +13 23 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Wiltshire -4 13 £43,500 +14.47%
Devon -10 11 £29,500 -24.35% 1
Gloucestershire -20 1 £46,000 - 1
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

1 105 (100.00%) VMware
2 92 (87.62%) Windows
3 87 (82.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 83 (79.05%) Microsoft
5 69 (65.71%) Active Directory
5 69 (65.71%) Citrix
6 65 (61.90%) MS Exchange
7 52 (49.52%) XenApp
8 44 (41.90%) vSphere
9 41 (39.05%) SAN
10 40 (38.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 36 (34.29%) Exchange Server 2003
12 35 (33.33%) DNS
13 34 (32.38%) Exchange Server 2010
14 32 (30.48%) Blackberry
14 32 (30.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 30 (28.57%) DHCP
15 30 (28.57%) ITIL
15 30 (28.57%) Hyper-V
15 30 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
15 30 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2000
16 28 (26.67%) PowerShell
16 28 (26.67%) Security Cleared
16 28 (26.67%) Firewall
16 28 (26.67%) Clustering
17 26 (24.76%) Microsoft Certification
17 26 (24.76%) HP
17 26 (24.76%) XenDesktop
17 26 (24.76%) Exchange Server 2007
18 25 (23.81%) Lync

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 65 (61.90%) MS Exchange
2 36 (34.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 34 (32.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 32 (30.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 30 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2000
6 26 (24.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 25 (23.81%) Lync
8 19 (18.10%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (13.33%) SharePoint
10 11 (10.48%) IIS
11 7 (6.67%) JBoss
11 7 (6.67%) Apache
11 7 (6.67%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 14 (13.33%) MS Office
3 8 (7.62%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (39.05%) SAN
2 35 (33.33%) DNS
3 30 (28.57%) DHCP
4 28 (26.67%) Firewall
5 24 (22.86%) TCP/IP
6 15 (14.29%) Internet
6 15 (14.29%) NetScaler
7 13 (12.38%) LAN
8 10 (9.52%) Wireless
9 8 (7.62%) Network Security
9 8 (7.62%) NAS
10 7 (6.67%) IP Telephony
10 7 (6.67%) VPN
11 5 (4.76%) HTTP
11 5 (4.76%) SMTP
11 5 (4.76%) VLAN
12 4 (3.81%) IPsec
12 4 (3.81%) PPTP
12 4 (3.81%) H.323
12 4 (3.81%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.43%) MySQL
2 11 (10.48%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.81%) Big Data
General
1 14 (13.33%) Back Office
2 6 (5.71%) Finance
3 2 (1.90%) Retail
4 1 (0.95%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (26.67%) Consultant
2 19 (18.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
3 15 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 15 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
4 13 (12.38%) Wintel Consultant
5 12 (11.43%) Support Engineer
6 11 (10.48%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (8.57%) Architect
8 8 (7.62%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 8 (7.62%) Wintel Engineer
9 7 (6.67%) Wintel Architect
9 7 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (5.71%) Administrator
11 5 (4.76%) Systems Support Engineer
11 5 (4.76%) Systems Support
11 5 (4.76%) Support Technician
11 5 (4.76%) Infrastructure Technician
12 4 (3.81%) Senior Wintel Engineer
12 4 (3.81%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.67%) J2EE
2 5 (4.76%) HTML
2 5 (4.76%) XML
3 1 (0.95%) .NET
3 1 (0.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (30.48%) Blackberry
2 28 (26.67%) Clustering
3 4 (3.81%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.90%) e-Health
4 2 (1.90%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 92 (87.62%) Windows
2 30 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (22.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (18.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (12.38%) Linux
6 10 (9.52%) Windows 2000
6 10 (9.52%) Windows XP
7 8 (7.62%) Windows Vista
8 7 (6.67%) Windows 7
8 7 (6.67%) Windows 8
8 7 (6.67%) HPUX
8 7 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.57%) ITIL
2 25 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (17.14%) Change Control
4 15 (14.29%) Project Management
5 10 (9.52%) Identity Management
5 10 (9.52%) Problem Management
6 8 (7.62%) Configuration Management
6 8 (7.62%) Network Load Balancing
7 7 (6.67%) Web Development
7 7 (6.67%) Software Architecture
8 6 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (3.81%) Software Engineering
9 4 (3.81%) Change Management
9 4 (3.81%) DNA
9 4 (3.81%) High Availability
9 4 (3.81%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (3.81%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (2.86%) Mentoring
10 3 (2.86%) BCP
11 2 (1.90%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 9 (8.57%) Java
3 7 (6.67%) Perl
3 7 (6.67%) SQL
3 7 (6.67%) C#
3 7 (6.67%) C++
4 6 (5.71%) VB
5 1 (0.95%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (38.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 28 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 26 (24.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (21.90%) Citrix Certification
5 22 (20.95%) MCP
6 20 (19.05%) SC Cleared
7 19 (18.10%) MCSE
8 15 (14.29%) CCEA
8 15 (14.29%) CCA
8 15 (14.29%) CCEE
9 10 (9.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 10 (9.52%) Degree
10 7 (6.67%) DV Cleared
11 3 (2.86%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) SLA
2 1 (0.95%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 87 (82.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (65.71%) Active Directory
3 52 (49.52%) XenApp
4 44 (41.90%) vSphere
5 30 (28.57%) Hyper-V
6 26 (24.76%) XenDesktop
7 18 (17.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 18 (17.14%) Terminal Services
8 13 (12.38%) ISA Server
9 11 (10.48%) XenServer
10 3 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.90%) vCloud
11 2 (1.90%) VMFS
11 2 (1.90%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.95%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 17 (16.19%) NetBackup
1 17 (16.19%) Backup Exec
2 14 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (9.52%) SCOM
4 8 (7.62%) HP SIM
4 8 (7.62%) OpenView
5 6 (5.71%) ARCserve
6 4 (3.81%) Nagios
6 4 (3.81%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (3.81%) logstash
7 1 (0.95%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.95%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.95%) WSUS
7 1 (0.95%) SCCM
Vendors
1 105 (100.00%) VMware
2 83 (79.05%) Microsoft
3 69 (65.71%) Citrix
4 26 (24.76%) HP
5 23 (21.90%) EMC
6 21 (20.00%) Cisco
6 21 (20.00%) Symantec
7 19 (18.10%) AppSense
8 15 (14.29%) Dell
9 11 (10.48%) SAP
10 9 (8.57%) NetApp
11 7 (6.67%) Veritas
11 7 (6.67%) Brocade
12 6 (5.71%) SonicWALL
12 6 (5.71%) Veeam
13 4 (3.81%) SolarWinds
13 4 (3.81%) Webroot
13 4 (3.81%) Altiris
13 4 (3.81%) Red Hat
13 4 (3.81%) McAfee
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