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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESX Server
England / South West
Rank 214 239 219
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -20
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 17 13 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.34% 0.22% 0.40%
As % of the System Software category 2.81% 1.59% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 21
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-15.11% +1.17%

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
605 818 690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 12.15% 14.10% 11.61%
Number of salaries quoted 493 725 608
Median salary £35,000 £34,606 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% -5.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £52,500 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +30 11 £35,000 -9.09%
Dorset - 3 £47,500 -
Devon +3 2 £24,500 -12.50% 1
Cornwall - 1 £24,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £45,000 -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT jobs citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (71.43%) Windows
3 24 (68.57%) Firewall
4 18 (51.43%) LAN
4 18 (51.43%) WAN
4 18 (51.43%) Cisco
5 17 (48.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (48.57%) ITIL
6 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
7 15 (42.86%) MS Exchange
8 14 (40.00%) Problem Management
8 14 (40.00%) IP Telephony
9 13 (37.14%) TCP/IP
10 12 (34.29%) Linux
10 12 (34.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (31.43%) CCNA
11 11 (31.43%) DV Cleared
11 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
12 10 (28.57%) High Availability
13 9 (25.71%) Puppet
13 9 (25.71%) SolarWinds
13 9 (25.71%) MCSE
13 9 (25.71%) C
13 9 (25.71%) SNMP
14 8 (22.86%) CISSP
14 8 (22.86%) EMC
14 8 (22.86%) Nagios
14 8 (22.86%) NetApp
14 8 (22.86%) SSCP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.86%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.86%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (68.57%) Firewall
2 18 (51.43%) LAN
2 18 (51.43%) WAN
3 14 (40.00%) IP Telephony
4 13 (37.14%) TCP/IP
5 9 (25.71%) SNMP
6 8 (22.86%) FCoE
7 4 (11.43%) SAN
8 3 (8.57%) Wireless
9 2 (5.71%) DHCP
9 2 (5.71%) DNS
9 2 (5.71%) VLAN
10 1 (2.86%) MPLS
10 1 (2.86%) Network Security
10 1 (2.86%) VPN
10 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) JIRA
1 8 (22.86%) Redmine
General
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
1 1 (2.86%) Games
1 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Platform Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Administrator
4 6 (17.14%) Network Systems Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (17.14%) Virtualisation Administrator
4 6 (17.14%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Team Leader
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Citrix Team Leader
7 1 (2.86%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) CGI
1 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Cybercrime
2 2 (5.71%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.71%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) AS400
3 1 (2.86%) CCTV
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (71.43%) Windows
2 12 (34.29%) Linux
3 8 (22.86%) Windows Server
4 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (8.57%) CentOS
6 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.71%) Mac OS X
7 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.86%) SUSE
8 1 (2.86%) Unix
8 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) ITIL
2 14 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 10 (28.57%) High Availability
4 8 (22.86%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (22.86%) User Stories
5 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (8.57%) Software Deployment
5 3 (8.57%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.71%) BCP
6 2 (5.71%) Information Security
6 2 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (5.71%) Migration
6 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.71%) Service Management
6 2 (5.71%) Web Filtering
7 1 (2.86%) Analytics
7 1 (2.86%) Coaching
7 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) C
2 8 (22.86%) Bash Shell
2 8 (22.86%) Korn
3 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.86%) C#
4 1 (2.86%) Java
4 1 (2.86%) Python
4 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (31.43%) CCNA
2 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (31.43%) DV Cleared
2 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
3 9 (25.71%) MCSE
4 8 (22.86%) CISSP
4 8 (22.86%) CompTIA Security+
4 8 (22.86%) GIAC
4 8 (22.86%) Linux+ Certification
4 8 (22.86%) Network+ Certification
4 8 (22.86%) SANS
4 8 (22.86%) Security+ Certification
4 8 (22.86%) SSCP
5 4 (11.43%) MCSA
6 3 (8.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (5.71%) Degree
8 1 (2.86%) CCENT
8 1 (2.86%) VCAP
8 1 (2.86%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (8.57%) QA
2 2 (5.71%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.86%) ISO22301
System Software
1 17 (48.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (22.86%) NFS
2 8 (22.86%) Samba
3 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
3 3 (8.57%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (8.57%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (8.57%) Xen
3 3 (8.57%) XenApp
3 3 (8.57%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.86%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) Puppet
2 8 (22.86%) Ansible
2 8 (22.86%) Nagios
3 5 (14.29%) SCCM
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (5.71%) WSUS
5 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.86%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.86%) vMotion
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (51.43%) Cisco
3 9 (25.71%) SolarWinds
4 8 (22.86%) EMC
4 8 (22.86%) NetApp
5 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 4 (11.43%) HP
7 3 (8.57%) Citrix
7 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
7 3 (8.57%) Riverbed
8 2 (5.71%) Apple
8 2 (5.71%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (5.71%) Dell
8 2 (5.71%) Huawei
8 2 (5.71%) Meru Networks
8 2 (5.71%) Sophos
8 2 (5.71%) Veeam
9 1 (2.86%) Avaya
9 1 (2.86%) Cognizant
9 1 (2.86%) SonicWALL
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