The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 181 186 140
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -46
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 43 24 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.70% 0.46% 1.40%
As % of the System Software category 6.84% 5.73% 13.27%
Number of salaries quoted 37 24 62
Average salary £46,000 £39,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.94% -15.21%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
System Software Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
629 419 588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.23% 8.03% 10.55%
Number of salaries quoted 532 350 528
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
VMware ESX
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +11 29 £42,000 +5.00% 1
Gloucestershire -6 9 £46,000 +9.52% 2
Devon - 4 £63,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £27,500 - 1
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 108 (100.00%) VMware
2 98 (90.74%) Windows
3 71 (65.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 62 (57.41%) vSphere
4 62 (57.41%) SAN
5 59 (54.63%) Active Directory
6 54 (50.00%) DHCP
7 53 (49.07%) Security Cleared
8 52 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 50 (46.30%) DNS
10 48 (44.44%) Microsoft
11 44 (40.74%) MySQL
12 41 (37.96%) SQL Server
13 40 (37.04%) Linux
13 40 (37.04%) Citrix
14 36 (33.33%) ITIL
14 36 (33.33%) SC Cleared
15 34 (31.48%) Firewall
16 33 (30.56%) NetBackup
16 33 (30.56%) Symantec
17 32 (29.63%) Windows 7
18 31 (28.70%) HP
18 31 (28.70%) MS Exchange
19 30 (27.78%) Cisco
20 29 (26.85%) SQL
20 29 (26.85%) DV Cleared
21 28 (25.93%) IIS
22 27 (25.00%) TCP/IP
22 27 (25.00%) VPN
23 26 (24.07%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (28.70%) MS Exchange
2 28 (25.93%) IIS
3 26 (24.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (21.30%) WebLogic
4 23 (21.30%) Apache
5 17 (15.74%) Lync
6 16 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2003
7 14 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2000
8 6 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (5.56%) SharePoint
9 3 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.85%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 24 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (57.41%) SAN
2 54 (50.00%) DHCP
3 50 (46.30%) DNS
4 34 (31.48%) Firewall
5 27 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 27 (25.00%) VPN
6 26 (24.07%) LAN
7 20 (18.52%) WAN
7 20 (18.52%) SMTP
8 17 (15.74%) HTTP
9 11 (10.19%) Network Security
10 10 (9.26%) IPsec
10 10 (9.26%) PPTP
11 8 (7.41%) H.323
11 8 (7.41%) VoIP
11 8 (7.41%) ISDN
12 7 (6.48%) VLAN
13 6 (5.56%) IP Telephony
14 4 (3.70%) Wireless
15 3 (2.78%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (40.74%) MySQL
2 41 (37.96%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.41%) Big Data
4 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.93%) DB2
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (9.26%) Back Office
2 5 (4.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.93%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (32.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (20.37%) Systems Administrator
2 22 (20.37%) Administrator
3 15 (13.89%) Windows Administrator
3 15 (13.89%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 12 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 10 (9.26%) Wintel Engineer
5 10 (9.26%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 10 (9.26%) Linux Engineer
6 9 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 9 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (6.48%) Architect
7 7 (6.48%) Network Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) VMware Specialist
9 4 (3.70%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 3 (2.78%) Technical Architect
10 3 (2.78%) Technical Specialist
10 3 (2.78%) Wintel Administrator
10 3 (2.78%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (21.30%) J2EE
2 18 (16.67%) HTML
3 17 (15.74%) XML
4 3 (2.78%) .NET
5 2 (1.85%) Web Services
6 1 (0.93%) COM
6 1 (0.93%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.63%) Blackberry
2 5 (4.63%) Digital Media
3 4 (3.70%) Kindle
4 3 (2.78%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.78%) Clustering
4 3 (2.78%) e-Health
5 1 (0.93%) Firmware
5 1 (0.93%) Replication
5 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.93%) Biotechnology
5 1 (0.93%) Open Source
5 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 98 (90.74%) Windows
2 52 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (37.04%) Linux
4 32 (29.63%) Windows 7
5 25 (23.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (21.30%) HPUX
6 23 (21.30%) Solaris
7 20 (18.52%) Windows XP
8 13 (12.04%) Windows Vista
9 11 (10.19%) Windows 8
10 10 (9.26%) Windows 2000
11 8 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (5.56%) UNIX
13 3 (2.78%) CentOS
14 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.33%) ITIL
2 23 (21.30%) Web Development
2 23 (21.30%) Software Architecture
3 13 (12.04%) Identity Management
4 9 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 8 (7.41%) High Availability
5 8 (7.41%) DNA
6 7 (6.48%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (5.56%) Problem Management
7 6 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (4.63%) Network Management
8 5 (4.63%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (4.63%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.78%) Change Management
9 3 (2.78%) Capacity Management
9 3 (2.78%) Change Control
9 3 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (1.85%) Service Management
10 2 (1.85%) ERP
11 1 (0.93%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 29 (26.85%) SQL
2 23 (21.30%) Java
2 23 (21.30%) Perl
3 19 (17.59%) C#
3 19 (17.59%) C++
4 10 (9.26%) PowerShell
5 6 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.78%) VB
7 1 (0.93%) VBScript
7 1 (0.93%) PHP
7 1 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 53 (49.07%) Security Cleared
2 36 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 29 (26.85%) DV Cleared
4 26 (24.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (16.67%) MCSE
6 17 (15.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (12.96%) Degree
8 9 (8.33%) MCSA
9 6 (5.56%) CCA
9 6 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (4.63%) MCP
11 4 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (3.70%) CCNA
12 3 (2.78%) CCNP
12 3 (2.78%) MCITP
13 2 (1.85%) MCTS
13 2 (1.85%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 71 (65.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (57.41%) vSphere
3 59 (54.63%) Active Directory
4 21 (19.44%) Terminal Services
5 17 (15.74%) Hyper-V
6 6 (5.56%) XenApp
6 6 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (4.63%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (4.63%) vCloud
7 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (2.78%) VMFS
9 3 (2.78%) VMware Server
9 3 (2.78%) Xen
10 2 (1.85%) NFS
11 1 (0.93%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 33 (30.56%) NetBackup
2 13 (12.04%) Backup Exec
3 9 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (7.41%) logstash
4 8 (7.41%) Nagios
5 7 (6.48%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (4.63%) SCCM
6 5 (4.63%) WSUS
7 3 (2.78%) ARCserve
7 3 (2.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.85%) SCOM
8 2 (1.85%) MOM
Vendors
1 108 (100.00%) VMware
2 48 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 40 (37.04%) Citrix
4 33 (30.56%) Symantec
5 31 (28.70%) HP
6 30 (27.78%) Cisco
7 26 (24.07%) NetApp
8 24 (22.22%) Brocade
9 23 (21.30%) JBoss
9 23 (21.30%) Veritas
10 10 (9.26%) Red Hat
11 8 (7.41%) SolarWinds
12 7 (6.48%) McAfee
13 6 (5.56%) Apple
13 6 (5.56%) Oracle
14 5 (4.63%) Sophos
15 4 (3.70%) CA
16 3 (2.78%) Dell
16 3 (2.78%) EMC
16 3 (2.78%) CommVault
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