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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 185 191 159
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -32
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 56 26 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.88% 0.49% 1.03%
As % of the System Software category 8.16% 5.66% 8.54%
Number of salaries quoted 55 22 48
Average salary £35,000 £36,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% -14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,100 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,900 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +11.25%
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
686 459 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.84% 8.73% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 589 401 590
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,540
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £52,100
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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +10 25 £35,000 +4.47% 2
Wiltshire +1 14 £43,500 +16.00%
Dorset - 9 £50,000 - 3
Devon -18 7 £29,500 +1.72% 3
Gloucestershire -8 1 £46,000 +1.09%
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 103 (100.00%) VMware
2 89 (86.41%) Windows
3 80 (77.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 70 (67.96%) Microsoft
5 69 (66.99%) Active Directory
6 53 (51.46%) Citrix
7 50 (48.54%) MS Exchange
8 43 (41.75%) vSphere
9 41 (39.81%) DNS
10 40 (38.83%) Security Cleared
11 38 (36.89%) DHCP
12 36 (34.95%) SAN
12 36 (34.95%) Exchange Server 2003
13 35 (33.98%) Windows Server 2008
14 34 (33.01%) XenApp
14 34 (33.01%) Exchange Server 2010
15 33 (32.04%) Exchange Server 2000
16 31 (30.10%) ITIL
17 30 (29.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 29 (28.16%) PowerShell
19 28 (27.18%) SC Cleared
20 27 (26.21%) Hyper-V
20 27 (26.21%) TCP/IP
20 27 (26.21%) Windows Server 2003
20 27 (26.21%) Blackberry
20 27 (26.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
21 25 (24.27%) Firewall
22 24 (23.30%) Disaster Recovery
22 24 (23.30%) Symantec
23 23 (22.33%) Clustering

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 50 (48.54%) MS Exchange
2 36 (34.95%) Exchange Server 2003
3 34 (33.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 33 (32.04%) Exchange Server 2000
5 27 (26.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 23 (22.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 19 (18.45%) Lync
7 19 (18.45%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (13.59%) IIS
9 10 (9.71%) Apache
9 10 (9.71%) JBoss
9 10 (9.71%) WebLogic
10 8 (7.77%) SharePoint
11 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (17.48%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.71%) MS Office
3 4 (3.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (39.81%) DNS
2 38 (36.89%) DHCP
3 36 (34.95%) SAN
4 27 (26.21%) TCP/IP
5 25 (24.27%) Firewall
6 15 (14.56%) LAN
6 15 (14.56%) VPN
7 11 (10.68%) Internet
8 9 (8.74%) WAN
8 9 (8.74%) SMTP
9 8 (7.77%) Network Security
9 8 (7.77%) Wireless
9 8 (7.77%) HTTP
10 7 (6.80%) IP Telephony
11 5 (4.85%) NetScaler
11 5 (4.85%) VLAN
11 5 (4.85%) NAS
12 4 (3.88%) IPsec
12 4 (3.88%) PPTP
12 4 (3.88%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.45%) MySQL
2 16 (15.53%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.88%) Big Data
General
1 10 (9.71%) Back Office
2 4 (3.88%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.88%) Finance
3 1 (0.97%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (21.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (17.48%) Consultant
3 13 (12.62%) Wintel Consultant
4 10 (9.71%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 10 (9.71%) Wintel Engineer
4 10 (9.71%) Architect
4 10 (9.71%) Systems Engineer
4 10 (9.71%) Administrator
5 9 (8.74%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (7.77%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (7.77%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) Network Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) Wintel Architect
8 5 (4.85%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
8 5 (4.85%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.85%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.85%) Senior Consultant
8 5 (4.85%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.71%) J2EE
2 8 (7.77%) HTML
2 8 (7.77%) XML
3 2 (1.94%) Web Services
3 2 (1.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (26.21%) Blackberry
2 23 (22.33%) Clustering
3 4 (3.88%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.88%) Digital Media
3 4 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.91%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.91%) e-Health
5 1 (0.97%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 89 (86.41%) Windows
2 35 (33.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (26.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (17.48%) Windows XP
5 17 (16.50%) Linux
5 17 (16.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (15.53%) Windows 7
7 13 (12.62%) Windows 2000
8 12 (11.65%) Windows Vista
9 11 (10.68%) Windows 8
10 10 (9.71%) HPUX
10 10 (9.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (30.10%) ITIL
2 24 (23.30%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (18.45%) Change Control
4 14 (13.59%) Identity Management
5 10 (9.71%) Web Development
5 10 (9.71%) Software Architecture
6 9 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (7.77%) Problem Management
8 5 (4.85%) Mentoring
8 5 (4.85%) Software Engineering
8 5 (4.85%) Project Management
8 5 (4.85%) Change Management
9 4 (3.88%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.88%) DNA
9 4 (3.88%) High Availability
9 4 (3.88%) Network Load Balancing
9 4 (3.88%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (3.88%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (2.91%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (2.91%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (28.16%) PowerShell
2 13 (12.62%) Java
3 10 (9.71%) Perl
3 10 (9.71%) SQL
3 10 (9.71%) C#
3 10 (9.71%) C++
4 7 (6.80%) VB
5 1 (0.97%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (38.83%) Security Cleared
2 30 (29.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 28 (27.18%) SC Cleared
4 21 (20.39%) MCP
5 17 (16.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (11.65%) MCSE
7 11 (10.68%) DV Cleared
8 9 (8.74%) Citrix Certification
9 8 (7.77%) Degree
10 6 (5.83%) MCSA
10 6 (5.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (4.85%) CCEE
11 5 (4.85%) CCEA
11 5 (4.85%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.80%) SLA
2 2 (1.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 80 (77.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (66.99%) Active Directory
3 43 (41.75%) vSphere
4 34 (33.01%) XenApp
5 27 (26.21%) Hyper-V
6 22 (21.36%) Terminal Services
7 19 (18.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 9 (8.74%) ISA Server
8 9 (8.74%) XenDesktop
9 5 (4.85%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (3.88%) XenServer
11 3 (2.91%) vCloud
11 3 (2.91%) VMware Server
11 3 (2.91%) VMFS
11 3 (2.91%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (1.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 23 (22.33%) NetBackup
2 17 (16.50%) Backup Exec
3 14 (13.59%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (7.77%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (5.83%) SCOM
6 5 (4.85%) SCCM
6 5 (4.85%) ARCserve
7 4 (3.88%) Nagios
7 4 (3.88%) OpenView
7 4 (3.88%) HP SIM
7 4 (3.88%) WSUS
7 4 (3.88%) logstash
8 3 (2.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.97%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 103 (100.00%) VMware
2 70 (67.96%) Microsoft
3 53 (51.46%) Citrix
4 24 (23.30%) Symantec
5 21 (20.39%) HP
6 18 (17.48%) Cisco
7 13 (12.62%) NetApp
8 11 (10.68%) EMC
9 10 (9.71%) Brocade
9 10 (9.71%) Veritas
10 8 (7.77%) McAfee
10 8 (7.77%) Dell
11 6 (5.83%) AppSense
11 6 (5.83%) Sophos
11 6 (5.83%) Red Hat
12 5 (4.85%) SAP
13 4 (3.88%) Altiris
13 4 (3.88%) SolarWinds
14 3 (2.91%) SonicWALL
14 3 (2.91%) Veeam
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