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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 192 193 181
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 53 42 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.84% 0.72% 0.84%
As % of the System Software category 7.76% 8.02% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 53 41 42
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £24,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.48% +1.17%
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
683 524 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.88% 9.00% 10.73%
Number of salaries quoted 604 446 534
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 - 25 £50,000 - 2
Devon -3 10 £29,500 -24.35% 1
Bristol -15 8 £45,000 +2.27%
Wiltshire -4 7 £45,000 +18.42% 2
Gloucestershire -22 3 £30,000 +15.38%
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 88 (100.00%) VMware
2 76 (86.36%) Windows
2 76 (86.36%) Microsoft
2 76 (86.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (79.55%) Citrix
4 63 (71.59%) MS Exchange
5 61 (69.32%) Active Directory
6 57 (64.77%) XenApp
7 43 (48.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 34 (38.64%) SAN
8 34 (38.64%) Blackberry
8 34 (38.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 33 (37.50%) Hyper-V
10 32 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2003
11 31 (35.23%) Clustering
11 31 (35.23%) vSphere
12 30 (34.09%) XenDesktop
12 30 (34.09%) Exchange Server 2010
13 28 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2007
13 28 (31.82%) PowerShell
14 26 (29.55%) Disaster Recovery
15 25 (28.41%) Citrix Certification
15 25 (28.41%) Exchange Server 2000
16 24 (27.27%) MCP
16 24 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
16 24 (27.27%) Firewall
17 23 (26.14%) ITIL
17 23 (26.14%) HP
17 23 (26.14%) EMC
18 22 (25.00%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 63 (71.59%) MS Exchange
2 34 (38.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 32 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2003
4 30 (34.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 28 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 25 (28.41%) Exchange Server 2000
7 20 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013
8 18 (20.45%) Lync
9 15 (17.05%) SharePoint
10 6 (6.82%) IIS
11 2 (2.27%) JBoss
11 2 (2.27%) Apache
11 2 (2.27%) WebLogic
12 1 (1.14%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 16 (18.18%) MS Office
2 9 (10.23%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.14%) SaaS
1 1 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (38.64%) SAN
2 24 (27.27%) Firewall
3 22 (25.00%) DNS
4 18 (20.45%) DHCP
5 17 (19.32%) TCP/IP
5 17 (19.32%) Internet
5 17 (19.32%) NetScaler
6 12 (13.64%) LAN
7 11 (12.50%) Wireless
8 9 (10.23%) NAS
9 6 (6.82%) VLAN
9 6 (6.82%) IP Telephony
10 5 (5.68%) Network Security
11 3 (3.41%) WAN
12 1 (1.14%) ADSL
12 1 (1.14%) GSM
12 1 (1.14%) VPN
12 1 (1.14%) Ethernet
12 1 (1.14%) BIG-IP
12 1 (1.14%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.27%) MySQL
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (12.50%) Back Office
2 7 (7.95%) Finance
3 3 (3.41%) Retail
4 1 (1.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (32.95%) Consultant
2 16 (18.18%) Senior Consultant
2 16 (18.18%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 16 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 14 (15.91%) Support Engineer
4 13 (14.77%) Wintel Consultant
5 10 (11.36%) Architect
6 9 (10.23%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (10.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (9.09%) Wintel Architect
8 6 (6.82%) Systems Support
8 6 (6.82%) Systems Support Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Support Technician
9 5 (5.68%) Wintel Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Infrastructure Technician
10 4 (4.55%) Senior Wintel Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 3 (3.41%) Designer
11 3 (3.41%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 34 (38.64%) Blackberry
2 31 (35.23%) Clustering
3 1 (1.14%) e-Health
3 1 (1.14%) PDA
3 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 76 (86.36%) Windows
2 22 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (20.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (19.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (5.68%) Linux
6 4 (4.55%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.27%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.27%) HPUX
7 2 (2.27%) Solaris
7 2 (2.27%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.55%) Disaster Recovery
2 23 (26.14%) ITIL
3 19 (21.59%) Change Control
4 16 (18.18%) Project Management
5 9 (10.23%) Network Load Balancing
5 9 (10.23%) Problem Management
5 9 (10.23%) Configuration Management
6 4 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (3.41%) Change Management
7 3 (3.41%) BCP
8 2 (2.27%) Software Engineering
8 2 (2.27%) Web Development
8 2 (2.27%) Software Architecture
9 1 (1.14%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.14%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.14%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.14%) Identity Management
9 1 (1.14%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (31.82%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.68%) VB
3 4 (4.55%) SQL
4 3 (3.41%) Java
5 2 (2.27%) Perl
5 2 (2.27%) C#
5 2 (2.27%) C++
6 1 (1.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (48.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 25 (28.41%) Citrix Certification
3 24 (27.27%) MCP
3 24 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (23.86%) MCSE
5 17 (19.32%) CCA
6 16 (18.18%) CCEA
6 16 (18.18%) CCEE
7 14 (15.91%) SC Cleared
7 14 (15.91%) Security Cleared
8 11 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (5.68%) Degree
10 3 (3.41%) MCSA
11 2 (2.27%) DV Cleared
12 1 (1.14%) MCTS
12 1 (1.14%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 76 (86.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (69.32%) Active Directory
3 57 (64.77%) XenApp
4 33 (37.50%) Hyper-V
5 31 (35.23%) vSphere
6 30 (34.09%) XenDesktop
7 20 (22.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 14 (15.91%) Terminal Services
8 14 (15.91%) ISA Server
9 12 (13.64%) XenServer
10 3 (3.41%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.14%) vCloud
11 1 (1.14%) VMFS
11 1 (1.14%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (1.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (1.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (19.32%) Backup Exec
2 13 (14.77%) SCOM
2 13 (14.77%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (11.36%) NetBackup
3 10 (11.36%) HP SIM
4 8 (9.09%) OpenView
5 7 (7.95%) ARCserve
6 2 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.27%) SCCM
7 1 (1.14%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.14%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 88 (100.00%) VMware
2 76 (86.36%) Microsoft
3 70 (79.55%) Citrix
4 23 (26.14%) EMC
4 23 (26.14%) HP
5 20 (22.73%) AppSense
6 18 (20.45%) Cisco
7 16 (18.18%) Dell
8 15 (17.05%) Symantec
9 11 (12.50%) SAP
10 7 (7.95%) SonicWALL
10 7 (7.95%) Veeam
11 4 (4.55%) Sophos
11 4 (4.55%) Webroot
11 4 (4.55%) Altiris
12 3 (3.41%) NetApp
13 2 (2.27%) Veritas
13 2 (2.27%) McAfee
13 2 (2.27%) Brocade
14 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
Wiltshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £29000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Devon
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £29000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Microsoft Certs
Posted: 9 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago