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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 207 163 167
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +4
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 30 65 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.49% 1.11% 1.02%
As % of the System Software category 3.56% 13.21% 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 23 59 53
Average salary £35,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.66% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,200 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £46,400 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
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
842 492 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 13.87% 8.43% 9.07%
Number of salaries quoted 613 421 413
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,200 £47,500 £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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015. 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
Gloucestershire -13 17 £30,000 -34.78% 2
Bristol -26 7 £40,000 -
Wiltshire 0 4 £36,750 +26.72% 2
Dorset -4 1 £42,500 +13.33%
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 61 (100.00%) VMware
2 57 (93.44%) Windows
3 54 (88.52%) Microsoft
4 46 (75.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 44 (72.13%) MS Exchange
6 36 (59.02%) Citrix
7 35 (57.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 32 (52.46%) SAN
8 32 (52.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 31 (50.82%) vSphere
10 28 (45.90%) Active Directory
11 24 (39.34%) XenApp
12 22 (36.07%) XenDesktop
12 22 (36.07%) TCP/IP
12 22 (36.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 21 (34.43%) Exchange Server 2003
13 21 (34.43%) Lync
14 20 (32.79%) Clustering
14 20 (32.79%) Firewall
14 20 (32.79%) Microsoft Certification
14 20 (32.79%) Symantec
15 19 (31.15%) MCSE
15 19 (31.15%) Backup Exec
15 19 (31.15%) Exchange Server 2010
15 19 (31.15%) SCCM
16 18 (29.51%) Citrix Certification
17 17 (27.87%) SCOM
18 16 (26.23%) NetScaler
18 16 (26.23%) CCA
18 16 (26.23%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 44 (72.13%) MS Exchange
2 21 (34.43%) Exchange Server 2003
2 21 (34.43%) Lync
3 19 (31.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (24.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (18.03%) SharePoint
6 10 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2000
7 7 (11.48%) IIS
8 5 (8.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (8.20%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (3.28%) MS Project Server
10 1 (1.64%) Umbraco
10 1 (1.64%) Confluence
10 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (26.23%) MS Office
2 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.39%) Office 365
2 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (52.46%) SAN
2 22 (36.07%) TCP/IP
3 20 (32.79%) Firewall
4 16 (26.23%) NetScaler
5 15 (24.59%) DNS
6 12 (19.67%) WAN
6 12 (19.67%) DHCP
7 11 (18.03%) VPN
7 11 (18.03%) VLAN
8 9 (14.75%) Wireless
8 9 (14.75%) Internet
9 7 (11.48%) NAS
10 5 (8.20%) iSCSI
10 5 (8.20%) LAN
11 4 (6.56%) PSTN
11 4 (6.56%) GPRS
11 4 (6.56%) GSM
11 4 (6.56%) 3G
11 4 (6.56%) LTE
11 4 (6.56%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.95%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.03%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (18.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.92%) Back Office
3 2 (3.28%) Finance
4 1 (1.64%) Advertising
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (26.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (14.75%) Consultant
3 8 (13.11%) Senior Consultant
3 8 (13.11%) Support Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 8 (13.11%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
4 5 (8.20%) Administrator
4 5 (8.20%) Help Desk Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Technical Support Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (8.20%) Technical Support
4 5 (8.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 4 (6.56%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.92%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) .NET
2 2 (3.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (32.79%) Clustering
2 7 (11.48%) PDA
3 5 (8.20%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) Replication
5 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 57 (93.44%) Windows
2 35 (57.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (52.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (19.67%) Windows XP
5 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (16.39%) Linux
6 9 (14.75%) Windows 2000
7 8 (13.11%) Windows Vista
8 5 (8.20%) Windows 7
8 5 (8.20%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.39%) ITIL
2 8 (13.11%) Project Management
2 8 (13.11%) Change Control
3 6 (9.84%) Problem Management
4 5 (8.20%) Identity Management
4 5 (8.20%) Change Management
5 4 (6.56%) Network Load Balancing
5 4 (6.56%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (4.92%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.92%) Capacity Management
6 3 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.92%) Workflow
7 2 (3.28%) Network Design
7 2 (3.28%) ITIL V2
7 2 (3.28%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.28%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.64%) Straight-Through Processing
8 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (1.64%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (1.64%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.95%) SQL
2 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.92%) C#
3 3 (4.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (36.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 20 (32.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (31.15%) MCSE
4 18 (29.51%) Citrix Certification
5 16 (26.23%) CCA
6 8 (13.11%) CCEA
6 8 (13.11%) CCEE
7 6 (9.84%) Degree
8 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
9 4 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (6.56%) CCNA
10 3 (4.92%) MCP
10 3 (4.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
11 2 (3.28%) MCSA
12 1 (1.64%) MCTS
12 1 (1.64%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.11%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (75.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (50.82%) vSphere
3 28 (45.90%) Active Directory
4 24 (39.34%) XenApp
5 22 (36.07%) XenDesktop
6 15 (24.59%) Hyper-V
7 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 10 (16.39%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (8.20%) XenServer
9 4 (6.56%) ISA Server
10 2 (3.28%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 19 (31.15%) SCCM
1 19 (31.15%) Backup Exec
2 17 (27.87%) SCOM
3 16 (26.23%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (14.75%) NetBackup
4 9 (14.75%) SCVMM
5 6 (9.84%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (8.20%) vMotion
7 4 (6.56%) HP SIM
8 2 (3.28%) WSUS
8 2 (3.28%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (3.28%) OpenView
8 2 (3.28%) ARCserve
9 1 (1.64%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 61 (100.00%) VMware
2 54 (88.52%) Microsoft
3 36 (59.02%) Citrix
4 20 (32.79%) Symantec
5 16 (26.23%) Cisco
6 14 (22.95%) EMC
6 14 (22.95%) HP
7 13 (21.31%) Dell
8 10 (16.39%) AppSense
9 9 (14.75%) Veeam
10 8 (13.11%) Websense
11 6 (9.84%) McAfee
12 4 (6.56%) Oracle
13 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
13 3 (4.92%) Metastorm
13 3 (4.92%) SonicWALL
14 2 (3.28%) WatchGuard
14 2 (3.28%) Sophos
14 2 (3.28%) SAP
15 1 (1.64%) Webroot
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