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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 215 162 170
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +8
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 30 66 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.51% 1.07% 0.92%
As % of the System Software category 3.41% 10.56% 10.43%
Number of salaries quoted 26 57 47
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £34,600 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £52,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
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
881 625 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 14.84% 10.13% 8.78%
Number of salaries quoted 650 520 402
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 2 July 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 2 July 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
Wiltshire +4 16 £38,250 +29.66% 1
Gloucestershire -9 12 £33,250 -27.71%
Bristol -61 2 £45,000 +7.78% 1
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 58 (100.00%) VMware
2 52 (89.66%) Windows
3 44 (75.86%) Microsoft
4 38 (65.52%) MS Exchange
5 36 (62.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 36 (62.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (58.62%) Active Directory
6 34 (58.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (43.10%) TCP/IP
8 24 (41.38%) Citrix
8 24 (41.38%) Firewall
8 24 (41.38%) SCCM
9 23 (39.66%) Symantec
9 23 (39.66%) SAN
10 20 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2003
10 20 (34.48%) vSphere
10 20 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2010
11 19 (32.76%) DNS
12 18 (31.03%) Clustering
12 18 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2007
13 17 (29.31%) SCOM
13 17 (29.31%) Hyper-V
13 17 (29.31%) VLAN
14 16 (27.59%) Norton AntiVirus
15 15 (25.86%) Backup Exec
15 15 (25.86%) Cisco
15 15 (25.86%) ITIL
16 14 (24.14%) MS Office
16 14 (24.14%) SQL Server
16 14 (24.14%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 38 (65.52%) MS Exchange
2 20 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2003
2 20 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (20.69%) Lync
5 10 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2000
6 9 (15.52%) SharePoint
7 8 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (10.34%) IIS
8 6 (10.34%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (8.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (6.90%) IBM Notes
10 4 (6.90%) Lotus Domino
10 4 (6.90%) Apache
10 4 (6.90%) Tomcat
11 1 (1.72%) Confluence
11 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (1.72%) Umbraco
11 1 (1.72%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 14 (24.14%) MS Office
2 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.52%) Office 365
2 3 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (43.10%) TCP/IP
2 24 (41.38%) Firewall
3 23 (39.66%) SAN
4 19 (32.76%) DNS
5 17 (29.31%) VLAN
6 14 (24.14%) DHCP
7 13 (22.41%) VPN
7 13 (22.41%) WAN
8 8 (13.79%) Wireless
9 7 (12.07%) Internet
9 7 (12.07%) NetScaler
10 6 (10.34%) NAS
11 5 (8.62%) iSCSI
11 5 (8.62%) LTE
11 5 (8.62%) 3G
11 5 (8.62%) MPLS
11 5 (8.62%) SS7
11 5 (8.62%) GPRS
11 5 (8.62%) GSM
11 5 (8.62%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.62%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.72%) Advertising
2 1 (1.72%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (32.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (12.07%) Support Engineer
3 5 (8.62%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (8.62%) Technical Support Engineer
3 5 (8.62%) Network Engineer
3 5 (8.62%) Technical Support
3 5 (8.62%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (8.62%) Help Desk Engineer
3 5 (8.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (8.62%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 4 (6.90%) Service Desk Technician
4 4 (6.90%) Administrator
4 4 (6.90%) Support Analyst
4 4 (6.90%) Analyst
4 4 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (5.17%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (5.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.45%) Server Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) Web Services
2 3 (5.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.03%) Clustering
2 6 (10.34%) PDA
2 6 (10.34%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.62%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.45%) Statistics
6 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 52 (89.66%) Windows
2 36 (62.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (58.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (20.69%) Windows XP
5 11 (18.97%) Linux
5 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (13.79%) Windows 2000
7 7 (12.07%) Windows Vista
8 6 (10.34%) Windows 7
9 5 (8.62%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.86%) ITIL
2 9 (15.52%) Change Control
3 6 (10.34%) Change Management
3 6 (10.34%) Problem Management
4 5 (8.62%) Identity Management
4 5 (8.62%) Network Design
5 4 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (6.90%) Time Management
6 3 (5.17%) Capacity Management
6 3 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.17%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (5.17%) Workflow
6 3 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.45%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (3.45%) ITIL V2
8 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (1.72%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (1.72%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.72%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.69%) SQL
2 3 (5.17%) VB.NET
2 3 (5.17%) C#
3 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.72%) VBScript
3 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
3 9 (15.52%) MCSE
4 7 (12.07%) CCNA
4 7 (12.07%) CCA
4 7 (12.07%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (8.62%) Degree
6 4 (6.90%) HND
7 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.45%) MCP
9 1 (1.72%) MCSA
9 1 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (24.14%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (62.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (58.62%) Active Directory
3 20 (34.48%) vSphere
4 17 (29.31%) Hyper-V
5 10 (17.24%) XenApp
5 10 (17.24%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 9 (15.52%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.45%) XenServer
7 2 (3.45%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.45%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.72%) Firmware
8 1 (1.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 24 (41.38%) SCCM
2 17 (29.31%) SCOM
3 16 (27.59%) Norton AntiVirus
4 15 (25.86%) Backup Exec
5 13 (22.41%) NetBackup
6 8 (13.79%) SCVMM
7 5 (8.62%) vMotion
7 5 (8.62%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (6.90%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (5.17%) HP SIM
10 2 (3.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (3.45%) WSUS
10 2 (3.45%) ARCserve
11 1 (1.72%) OpenView
11 1 (1.72%) NetVault Backup
11 1 (1.72%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 58 (100.00%) VMware
2 44 (75.86%) Microsoft
3 24 (41.38%) Citrix
4 23 (39.66%) Symantec
5 15 (25.86%) Cisco
6 14 (24.14%) HP
7 11 (18.97%) Dell
8 7 (12.07%) Websense
8 7 (12.07%) Veeam
9 6 (10.34%) EMC
10 5 (8.62%) McAfee
10 5 (8.62%) Oracle
11 4 (6.90%) Proofpoint
11 4 (6.90%) Trapeze
11 4 (6.90%) IBM
11 4 (6.90%) Lotus
12 3 (5.17%) Red Hat
12 3 (5.17%) Metastorm
13 2 (3.45%) Sophos
14 1 (1.72%) AppSense
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