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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 182 189 157
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -32
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 52 26 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.83% 0.49% 1.10%
As % of the System Software category 7.72% 5.63% 8.88%
Number of salaries quoted 51 22 53
Average salary £35,000 £36,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% -14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,100 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,900 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
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
674 462 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.70% 8.76% 12.41%
Number of salaries quoted 582 402 618
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
Bristol +19 24 £35,000 +4.47% 2
Wiltshire +3 14 £43,500 +16.00%
Dorset - 7 £28,000 - 1
Devon -19 5 £29,500 +1.72% 4
Gloucestershire -11 2 £46,000 +1.09% 1
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 102 (100.00%) VMware
2 88 (86.27%) Windows
3 77 (75.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 68 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 66 (64.71%) Microsoft
6 50 (49.02%) Citrix
7 46 (45.10%) MS Exchange
8 44 (43.14%) vSphere
9 41 (40.20%) Security Cleared
10 40 (39.22%) DNS
11 39 (38.24%) DHCP
12 38 (37.25%) SAN
13 37 (36.27%) Windows Server 2008
14 36 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2003
15 35 (34.31%) Exchange Server 2010
16 33 (32.35%) Exchange Server 2000
17 31 (30.39%) XenApp
17 31 (30.39%) ITIL
18 28 (27.45%) PowerShell
18 28 (27.45%) SC Cleared
19 27 (26.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 27 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
20 26 (25.49%) Firewall
20 26 (25.49%) TCP/IP
21 25 (24.51%) Symantec
22 24 (23.53%) Blackberry
22 24 (23.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
22 24 (23.53%) NetBackup
22 24 (23.53%) Hyper-V
23 23 (22.55%) Exchange Server 2007

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 46 (45.10%) MS Exchange
2 36 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 35 (34.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 33 (32.35%) Exchange Server 2000
5 24 (23.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 23 (22.55%) Exchange Server 2007
7 19 (18.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 18 (17.65%) Lync
9 16 (15.69%) IIS
10 12 (11.76%) JBoss
10 12 (11.76%) Apache
10 12 (11.76%) WebLogic
11 7 (6.86%) SharePoint
12 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.84%) MS Office
3 3 (2.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (39.22%) DNS
2 39 (38.24%) DHCP
3 38 (37.25%) SAN
4 26 (25.49%) TCP/IP
4 26 (25.49%) Firewall
5 15 (14.71%) VPN
6 14 (13.73%) LAN
7 10 (9.80%) WAN
8 9 (8.82%) SMTP
8 9 (8.82%) Internet
9 8 (7.84%) HTTP
9 8 (7.84%) Wireless
9 8 (7.84%) Network Security
10 7 (6.86%) IP Telephony
11 6 (5.88%) VLAN
12 5 (4.90%) NAS
13 4 (3.92%) IPsec
13 4 (3.92%) PPTP
13 4 (3.92%) H.323
13 4 (3.92%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.57%) MySQL
2 17 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.92%) Big Data
General
1 8 (7.84%) Back Office
2 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.92%) Finance
3 1 (0.98%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (22.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (15.69%) Consultant
3 13 (12.75%) Wintel Consultant
4 11 (10.78%) Administrator
4 11 (10.78%) Wintel Engineer
5 10 (9.80%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 9 (8.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (8.82%) Architect
6 9 (8.82%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (6.86%) Support Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) Network Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
9 5 (4.90%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Technical Architect
9 5 (4.90%) Wintel Architect
10 4 (3.92%) Senior Wintel Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.76%) J2EE
2 8 (7.84%) HTML
2 8 (7.84%) XML
3 2 (1.96%) .NET
3 2 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.53%) Blackberry
2 21 (20.59%) Clustering
3 4 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.92%) Digital Media
3 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.94%) e-Health
4 3 (2.94%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.96%) Kindle
6 1 (0.98%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 88 (86.27%) Windows
2 37 (36.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (19.61%) Linux
5 18 (17.65%) Windows XP
5 18 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 13 (12.75%) Windows 2000
8 12 (11.76%) HPUX
8 12 (11.76%) Solaris
8 12 (11.76%) Windows Vista
9 11 (10.78%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.98%) CentOS
10 1 (0.98%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (30.39%) ITIL
2 23 (22.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (17.65%) Change Control
4 14 (13.73%) Identity Management
5 12 (11.76%) Web Development
5 12 (11.76%) Software Architecture
6 9 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (7.84%) Problem Management
8 5 (4.90%) Change Management
8 5 (4.90%) Software Engineering
8 5 (4.90%) Mentoring
9 4 (3.92%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (3.92%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (3.92%) High Availability
9 4 (3.92%) DNA
10 3 (2.94%) BCP
10 3 (2.94%) Configuration Management
10 3 (2.94%) Project Management
10 3 (2.94%) Incident Management
10 3 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 28 (27.45%) PowerShell
2 14 (13.73%) Java
3 12 (11.76%) Perl
3 12 (11.76%) SQL
4 11 (10.78%) C#
4 11 (10.78%) C++
5 7 (6.86%) VB
6 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.98%) VBScript
6 1 (0.98%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (40.20%) Security Cleared
2 28 (27.45%) SC Cleared
3 27 (26.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 20 (19.61%) MCP
5 15 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (12.75%) DV Cleared
7 10 (9.80%) MCSE
8 9 (8.82%) Degree
9 6 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (5.88%) MCSA
10 4 (3.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (2.94%) CCEE
11 3 (2.94%) CCA
11 3 (2.94%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.86%) SLA
2 3 (2.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 77 (75.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 44 (43.14%) vSphere
4 31 (30.39%) XenApp
5 24 (23.53%) Hyper-V
6 21 (20.59%) Terminal Services
7 18 (17.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 7 (6.86%) ISA Server
9 6 (5.88%) XenDesktop
10 5 (4.90%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (2.94%) vCloud
11 3 (2.94%) VMFS
11 3 (2.94%) XenServer
11 3 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (2.94%) VMware Server
12 2 (1.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.98%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (23.53%) NetBackup
2 16 (15.69%) Backup Exec
3 13 (12.75%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (7.84%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (4.90%) SCCM
6 4 (3.92%) SCOM
6 4 (3.92%) WSUS
6 4 (3.92%) Nagios
6 4 (3.92%) ARCserve
6 4 (3.92%) logstash
7 3 (2.94%) HP SIM
7 3 (2.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (2.94%) OpenView
8 1 (0.98%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 102 (100.00%) VMware
2 66 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 50 (49.02%) Citrix
4 25 (24.51%) Symantec
5 23 (22.55%) HP
6 20 (19.61%) Cisco
7 15 (14.71%) NetApp
8 12 (11.76%) Veritas
8 12 (11.76%) Brocade
9 9 (8.82%) EMC
10 8 (7.84%) Dell
10 8 (7.84%) McAfee
11 7 (6.86%) Red Hat
12 6 (5.88%) Sophos
13 4 (3.92%) SAP
13 4 (3.92%) AppSense
13 4 (3.92%) Altiris
13 4 (3.92%) SolarWinds
14 3 (2.94%) SonicWALL
14 3 (2.94%) Veeam
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