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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 215 226 207
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 31 25 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.55% 0.42% 0.52%
As % of the System Software category 4.16% 3.21% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 27 25 26
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -16.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,600 £28,517
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,000 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
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
745 779 681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 13.24% 13.18% 10.98%
Number of salaries quoted 609 612 580
Median salary £36,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 26 August 2016.

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 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Gloucestershire +12 21 £42,500 +14.86% 1
Wiltshire -4 6 £32,500 -15.58% 1
Bristol +10 4 £36,250 -19.44% 1
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, 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 46 (100.00%) VMware
2 38 (82.61%) Windows
3 33 (71.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (67.39%) Security Cleared
5 30 (65.22%) TCP/IP
6 26 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (52.17%) Microsoft
8 22 (47.83%) DNS
8 22 (47.83%) Windows Server
9 19 (41.30%) DV Cleared
9 19 (41.30%) MS Exchange
10 18 (39.13%) DHCP
11 16 (34.78%) Active Directory
11 16 (34.78%) Linux
12 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (30.43%) Skype for Business
13 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (28.26%) Windows 7
14 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (28.26%) Firewall
15 12 (26.09%) LAN
15 12 (26.09%) vSphere
15 12 (26.09%) SCCM
16 11 (23.91%) Windows 8
16 11 (23.91%) WAN
16 11 (23.91%) EMC
16 11 (23.91%) Citrix
16 11 (23.91%) NetApp
16 11 (23.91%) Intel Security
16 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2000

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 19 (41.30%) MS Exchange
2 14 (30.43%) Skype for Business
3 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2000
3 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
6 4 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (6.52%) Apache
7 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (6.52%) IIS
7 3 (6.52%) JBoss
7 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
8 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (65.22%) TCP/IP
2 22 (47.83%) DNS
3 18 (39.13%) DHCP
4 13 (28.26%) Firewall
5 12 (26.09%) LAN
6 11 (23.91%) WAN
7 8 (17.39%) SAN
8 5 (10.87%) FCoE
8 5 (10.87%) Internet
8 5 (10.87%) SNMP
9 4 (8.70%) Intranet
9 4 (8.70%) Skype
9 4 (8.70%) Wireless
10 3 (6.52%) VLAN
11 1 (2.17%) NAS
11 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) JIRA
1 5 (10.87%) Redmine
2 4 (8.70%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (2.17%) Back Office
1 1 (2.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Platform Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Support Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Wintel Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Technical Support
6 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Integration Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Integration Test Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) IT Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) IT Support
6 4 (8.70%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Test Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) .NET
1 3 (6.52%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Cybercrime
2 4 (8.70%) Blackberry
2 4 (8.70%) Clustering
2 4 (8.70%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (6.52%) CLARiiON
3 3 (6.52%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.17%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 38 (82.61%) Windows
2 26 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (47.83%) Windows Server
4 16 (34.78%) Linux
5 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (28.26%) Windows 7
8 11 (23.91%) Windows 8
9 8 (17.39%) Windows 2000
10 7 (15.22%) CentOS
10 7 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (15.22%) Windows Vista
10 7 (15.22%) Windows XP
11 4 (8.70%) Apple iOS
12 3 (6.52%) Mac OS X
13 2 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) High Availability
2 8 (17.39%) Identity Management
3 6 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (13.04%) ITIL
4 5 (10.87%) User Stories
5 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.70%) Defect Management
5 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (8.70%) SDLC
5 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.70%) Software Testing
5 4 (8.70%) Test Scripting
5 4 (8.70%) Test Strategy
6 3 (6.52%) Change Control
6 3 (6.52%) Change Management
6 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.52%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.52%) Migration
6 3 (6.52%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.04%) Bash Shell
3 5 (10.87%) C
3 5 (10.87%) Korn
4 4 (8.70%) SQL
5 3 (6.52%) Java
5 3 (6.52%) VBScript
6 1 (2.17%) Perl
6 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (67.39%) Security Cleared
2 19 (41.30%) DV Cleared
3 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (19.57%) CCNA
4 9 (19.57%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (19.57%) MCSE
5 8 (17.39%) SC Cleared
6 7 (15.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (10.87%) CISSP
7 5 (10.87%) CompTIA Security+
7 5 (10.87%) GIAC
7 5 (10.87%) Linux+ Certification
7 5 (10.87%) Network+ Certification
7 5 (10.87%) SANS
7 5 (10.87%) Security+ Certification
7 5 (10.87%) SSCP
8 4 (8.70%) ISTQB
8 4 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (8.70%) MCSA
9 3 (6.52%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) SLA
2 3 (6.52%) ISO 9001
2 3 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (71.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (34.78%) Active Directory
3 12 (26.09%) vSphere
4 6 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 6 (13.04%) Terminal Services
5 5 (10.87%) NFS
5 5 (10.87%) Samba
6 4 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (6.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (6.52%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (2.17%) Docker
8 1 (2.17%) Dovecot
8 1 (2.17%) Firmware
8 1 (2.17%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (2.17%) Postfix
8 1 (2.17%) UAG
8 1 (2.17%) vCloud
8 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (26.09%) SCCM
2 10 (21.74%) Backup Exec
2 10 (21.74%) NetBackup
2 10 (21.74%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (17.39%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (15.22%) AirWatch
5 6 (13.04%) Puppet
6 5 (10.87%) Ansible
6 5 (10.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 5 (10.87%) Nagios
6 5 (10.87%) SCOM
6 5 (10.87%) WSUS
7 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (2.17%) HP SIM
9 1 (2.17%) OpenView
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (52.17%) Microsoft
3 11 (23.91%) Citrix
3 11 (23.91%) EMC
3 11 (23.91%) Intel Security
3 11 (23.91%) NetApp
4 10 (21.74%) Symantec
5 7 (15.22%) Red Hat
6 6 (13.04%) Meru Networks
6 6 (13.04%) SolarWinds
7 5 (10.87%) Cisco
7 5 (10.87%) HP
7 5 (10.87%) IBM
8 4 (8.70%) Altiris
8 4 (8.70%) Sophos
8 4 (8.70%) Veritas
9 3 (6.52%) Apple
9 3 (6.52%) arcserve
9 3 (6.52%) Huawei
9 3 (6.52%) Remedy
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Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The National Trust
Salary: £42,326 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago