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

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 195 193 141
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -52
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 33 17 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.53% 0.33% 1.31%
As % of the System Software category 5.22% 4.08% 10.88%
Number of salaries quoted 27 17 60
Average salary £46,000 £40,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £33,800 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,400 £46,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
632 417 680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.19% 8.18% 12.06%
Number of salaries quoted 536 352 617
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,800 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.77% +6.13%

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 August 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 August 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 +1 21 £48,000 +20.00% 1
Gloucestershire -8 6 £46,000 +5.74%
Wiltshire - 4 £24,534 - 2
Devon - 2 £63,000 -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 101 (100.00%) VMware
2 92 (91.09%) Windows
3 67 (66.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 57 (56.44%) Active Directory
5 55 (54.46%) SAN
6 54 (53.47%) vSphere
7 51 (50.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 49 (48.51%) DHCP
8 49 (48.51%) DNS
9 47 (46.53%) Microsoft
9 47 (46.53%) Security Cleared
10 40 (39.60%) MySQL
10 40 (39.60%) SQL Server
11 36 (35.64%) Linux
12 35 (34.65%) Firewall
13 34 (33.66%) Citrix
14 33 (32.67%) ITIL
15 31 (30.69%) MS Exchange
15 31 (30.69%) Windows 7
16 30 (29.70%) SC Cleared
17 29 (28.71%) Symantec
17 29 (28.71%) NetBackup
18 28 (27.72%) IIS
19 27 (26.73%) HP
20 26 (25.74%) VPN
20 26 (25.74%) Cisco
21 25 (24.75%) Windows Server 2003
21 25 (24.75%) Exchange Server 2010
22 24 (23.76%) TCP/IP
23 23 (22.77%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 31 (30.69%) MS Exchange
2 28 (27.72%) IIS
3 25 (24.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (18.81%) Apache
4 19 (18.81%) WebLogic
5 17 (16.83%) Exchange Server 2003
5 17 (16.83%) Lync
6 16 (15.84%) Exchange Server 2000
7 6 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (4.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (4.95%) SharePoint
8 5 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (2.97%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (19.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.98%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (54.46%) SAN
2 49 (48.51%) DNS
2 49 (48.51%) DHCP
3 35 (34.65%) Firewall
4 26 (25.74%) VPN
5 24 (23.76%) TCP/IP
6 23 (22.77%) LAN
7 20 (19.80%) WAN
8 19 (18.81%) SMTP
9 17 (16.83%) HTTP
10 13 (12.87%) Network Security
11 10 (9.90%) IPsec
11 10 (9.90%) PPTP
12 9 (8.91%) IP Telephony
12 9 (8.91%) VLAN
13 8 (7.92%) H.323
13 8 (7.92%) VoIP
13 8 (7.92%) ISDN
14 5 (4.95%) Wireless
14 5 (4.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (39.60%) MySQL
1 40 (39.60%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.92%) Big Data
3 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.99%) DB2
4 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (9.90%) Back Office
2 5 (4.95%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.99%) Finance
3 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (35.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (19.80%) Systems Administrator
2 20 (19.80%) Administrator
3 15 (14.85%) Windows Administrator
3 15 (14.85%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 10 (9.90%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (9.90%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 10 (9.90%) Wintel Engineer
5 9 (8.91%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (7.92%) Architect
6 8 (7.92%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (6.93%) Network Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.96%) Technical Architect
9 4 (3.96%) Wintel Architect
9 4 (3.96%) VMware Specialist
10 3 (2.97%) Wintel Administrator
10 3 (2.97%) Wintel Systems Administrator
10 3 (2.97%) Support Engineer
10 3 (2.97%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.81%) J2EE
2 18 (17.82%) HTML
3 17 (16.83%) XML
4 3 (2.97%) .NET
5 2 (1.98%) Web Services
6 1 (0.99%) HTML5
6 1 (0.99%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.92%) Blackberry
1 8 (7.92%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.95%) Digital Media
3 4 (3.96%) Kindle
3 4 (3.96%) Clustering
4 3 (2.97%) e-Health
4 3 (2.97%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.99%) Firmware
5 1 (0.99%) Replication
5 1 (0.99%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.99%) Biotechnology
5 1 (0.99%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 92 (91.09%) Windows
2 51 (50.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (35.64%) Linux
4 31 (30.69%) Windows 7
5 25 (24.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (18.81%) Windows XP
6 19 (18.81%) HPUX
6 19 (18.81%) Solaris
7 12 (11.88%) Windows Vista
8 11 (10.89%) Windows 2000
8 11 (10.89%) Windows 8
9 8 (7.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (4.95%) UNIX
11 3 (2.97%) CentOS
12 1 (0.99%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (32.67%) ITIL
2 19 (18.81%) Web Development
2 19 (18.81%) Software Architecture
3 13 (12.87%) Identity Management
4 10 (9.90%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (7.92%) High Availability
5 8 (7.92%) DNA
6 7 (6.93%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (6.93%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (6.93%) Problem Management
7 5 (4.95%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (4.95%) Change Control
7 5 (4.95%) Software Engineering
7 5 (4.95%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.96%) Network Management
9 3 (2.97%) Capacity Management
9 3 (2.97%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (2.97%) Change Management
10 2 (1.98%) Service Management
10 2 (1.98%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (22.77%) SQL
2 19 (18.81%) Java
2 19 (18.81%) Perl
3 15 (14.85%) C#
3 15 (14.85%) C++
4 13 (12.87%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.95%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.96%) VB
7 1 (0.99%) C
7 1 (0.99%) PHP
Qualifications
1 47 (46.53%) Security Cleared
2 30 (29.70%) SC Cleared
3 23 (22.77%) DV Cleared
3 23 (22.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (14.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 15 (14.85%) MCSE
5 14 (13.86%) Degree
6 9 (8.91%) MCSA
7 5 (4.95%) MCP
8 4 (3.96%) CCNA
8 4 (3.96%) CCA
8 4 (3.96%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (2.97%) CCNP
9 3 (2.97%) MCITP
10 2 (1.98%) MCTS
11 1 (0.99%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.97%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (66.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (56.44%) Active Directory
3 54 (53.47%) vSphere
4 22 (21.78%) Terminal Services
5 15 (14.85%) Hyper-V
6 7 (6.93%) XenApp
7 5 (4.95%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (3.96%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (3.96%) vCloud
9 3 (2.97%) VMFS
9 3 (2.97%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.99%) NFS
11 1 (0.99%) Xen
11 1 (0.99%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 29 (28.71%) NetBackup
2 15 (14.85%) Backup Exec
3 9 (8.91%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (7.92%) Nagios
4 8 (7.92%) logstash
5 7 (6.93%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (4.95%) WSUS
6 5 (4.95%) SCCM
7 3 (2.97%) ARCserve
7 3 (2.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.99%) MOM
8 1 (0.99%) SCOM
Vendors
1 101 (100.00%) VMware
2 47 (46.53%) Microsoft
3 34 (33.66%) Citrix
4 29 (28.71%) Symantec
5 27 (26.73%) HP
6 26 (25.74%) Cisco
7 22 (21.78%) NetApp
8 20 (19.80%) Brocade
9 19 (18.81%) Veritas
9 19 (18.81%) JBoss
10 10 (9.90%) Red Hat
11 8 (7.92%) SolarWinds
12 7 (6.93%) McAfee
12 7 (6.93%) Sophos
13 5 (4.95%) Apple
14 4 (3.96%) Oracle
14 4 (3.96%) CA
15 3 (2.97%) CommVault
15 3 (2.97%) Dell
15 3 (2.97%) EMC
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