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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 199 205 152
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -53
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 35 17 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.56% 0.34% 1.19%
As % of the System Software category 5.42% 4.02% 9.96%
Number of salaries quoted 34 14 57
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% -17.39%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
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
646 423 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.39% 8.45% 11.95%
Number of salaries quoted 571 363 611
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +2 19 £35,000 +1.44% 1
Wiltshire -1 9 £31,017 -18.37% 3
Gloucestershire -9 3 £46,000 -
Devon -24 2 £46,250 +59.48% 2
Dorset - 2 £26,500 -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 96 (88.89%) Windows
3 79 (73.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 70 (64.81%) Active Directory
5 59 (54.63%) Microsoft
6 50 (46.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 48 (44.44%) vSphere
7 48 (44.44%) SAN
8 47 (43.52%) DNS
9 44 (40.74%) Security Cleared
10 42 (38.89%) DHCP
11 38 (35.19%) MS Exchange
11 38 (35.19%) Citrix
12 36 (33.33%) MySQL
12 36 (33.33%) Firewall
13 32 (29.63%) SQL Server
13 32 (29.63%) Linux
13 32 (29.63%) ITIL
13 32 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2010
14 31 (28.70%) Exchange Server 2003
15 29 (26.85%) Exchange Server 2000
15 29 (26.85%) Windows 7
16 28 (25.93%) SC Cleared
16 28 (25.93%) NetBackup
16 28 (25.93%) Symantec
16 28 (25.93%) IIS
17 27 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
18 25 (23.15%) VPN
18 25 (23.15%) PowerShell
19 24 (22.22%) Terminal Services

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 38 (35.19%) MS Exchange
2 32 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (28.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 29 (26.85%) Exchange Server 2000
5 28 (25.93%) IIS
6 18 (16.67%) Lync
6 18 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (15.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 15 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (13.89%) WebLogic
8 15 (13.89%) Apache
9 6 (5.56%) SharePoint
10 3 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.70%) MS Office
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 48 (44.44%) SAN
2 47 (43.52%) DNS
3 42 (38.89%) DHCP
4 36 (33.33%) Firewall
5 25 (23.15%) VPN
6 22 (20.37%) TCP/IP
7 18 (16.67%) WAN
7 18 (16.67%) SMTP
8 17 (15.74%) HTTP
8 17 (15.74%) LAN
9 14 (12.96%) Network Security
10 11 (10.19%) IP Telephony
11 10 (9.26%) IPsec
11 10 (9.26%) PPTP
11 10 (9.26%) VLAN
12 8 (7.41%) H.323
12 8 (7.41%) VoIP
12 8 (7.41%) ISDN
13 7 (6.48%) Internet
14 6 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (33.33%) MySQL
2 32 (29.63%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.41%) Big Data
4 6 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 10 (9.26%) Back Office
2 5 (4.63%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.85%) Finance
4 1 (0.93%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (28.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (19.44%) Administrator
3 20 (18.52%) Systems Administrator
4 15 (13.89%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 15 (13.89%) Windows Administrator
5 11 (10.19%) Wintel Engineer
6 10 (9.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (9.26%) Architect
6 10 (9.26%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 9 (8.33%) Wintel Consultant
7 9 (8.33%) Consultant
8 8 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (6.48%) Network Engineer
10 6 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (5.56%) Technical Architect
11 5 (4.63%) Wintel Architect
11 5 (4.63%) Support Engineer
12 4 (3.70%) Software Engineer
13 3 (2.78%) VMware Specialist
13 3 (2.78%) Wintel Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.74%) XML
1 17 (15.74%) HTML
2 15 (13.89%) J2EE
3 2 (1.85%) Web Services
3 2 (1.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.59%) Blackberry
2 15 (13.89%) Clustering
3 8 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.63%) Digital Media
5 4 (3.70%) Kindle
6 3 (2.78%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.78%) e-Health
7 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 96 (88.89%) Windows
2 50 (46.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (29.63%) Linux
4 29 (26.85%) Windows 7
5 27 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (17.59%) Windows XP
7 15 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (13.89%) HPUX
7 15 (13.89%) Solaris
8 13 (12.04%) Windows 2000
9 12 (11.11%) Windows Vista
10 11 (10.19%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.78%) CentOS
11 3 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.63%) ITIL
2 18 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (13.89%) Web Development
4 15 (13.89%) Change Control
4 15 (13.89%) Software Architecture
5 14 (12.96%) Identity Management
6 10 (9.26%) Problem Management
7 8 (7.41%) DNA
7 8 (7.41%) High Availability
8 6 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (4.63%) Mentoring
9 5 (4.63%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (4.63%) Incident Management
10 4 (3.70%) Change Management
10 4 (3.70%) Software Engineering
10 4 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
11 3 (2.78%) Capacity Management
11 3 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
12 2 (1.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (23.15%) PowerShell
2 17 (15.74%) Java
3 15 (13.89%) Perl
3 15 (13.89%) SQL
4 12 (11.11%) C#
4 12 (11.11%) C++
5 7 (6.48%) VB
6 3 (2.78%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.93%) VBScript
7 1 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (40.74%) Security Cleared
2 28 (25.93%) SC Cleared
3 20 (18.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 19 (17.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (14.81%) MCP
5 16 (14.81%) DV Cleared
6 14 (12.96%) Degree
7 10 (9.26%) MCSE
8 9 (8.33%) MCSA
9 3 (2.78%) CCNP
9 3 (2.78%) CCNA
9 3 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.85%) MCITP
10 2 (1.85%) MCTS
11 1 (0.93%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) SLA
2 4 (3.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 79 (73.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (64.81%) Active Directory
3 48 (44.44%) vSphere
4 24 (22.22%) Terminal Services
5 21 (19.44%) Hyper-V
6 20 (18.52%) XenApp
7 15 (13.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.78%) vCloud
9 3 (2.78%) VMFS
9 3 (2.78%) VMware Server
9 3 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.85%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 28 (25.93%) NetBackup
2 18 (16.67%) Backup Exec
3 13 (12.04%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (7.41%) Nagios
4 8 (7.41%) logstash
4 8 (7.41%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (4.63%) SCCM
5 5 (4.63%) ARCserve
6 4 (3.70%) WSUS
7 3 (2.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.93%) SCOM
8 1 (0.93%) MOM
Vendors
1 108 (100.00%) VMware
2 59 (54.63%) Microsoft
3 38 (35.19%) Citrix
4 28 (25.93%) Symantec
5 23 (21.30%) Cisco
6 22 (20.37%) HP
7 18 (16.67%) NetApp
8 15 (13.89%) Brocade
8 15 (13.89%) JBoss
8 15 (13.89%) Veritas
9 9 (8.33%) Red Hat
10 8 (7.41%) McAfee
10 8 (7.41%) Sophos
10 8 (7.41%) SolarWinds
11 4 (3.70%) Dell
11 4 (3.70%) EMC
11 4 (3.70%) Altiris
12 3 (2.78%) CA
12 3 (2.78%) CommVault
13 2 (1.85%) Remedy
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