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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 193 175 191
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +16
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 35 45 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.59% 0.81% 0.67%
As % of the System Software category 5.38% 8.77% 6.73%
Number of salaries quoted 35 43 32
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% -9.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,600 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +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
651 513 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.90% 9.26% 9.91%
Number of salaries quoted 593 428 489
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -4.37%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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
Dorset - 18 £50,000 - 1
Bristol -19 6 £45,000 +2.27% 2
Devon -6 4 £29,500 -24.35%
Gloucestershire -13 4 £29,000 +11.53% 1
Wiltshire -1 3 £32,500 -14.47% 1
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 93 (100.00%) VMware
2 83 (89.25%) Microsoft
3 82 (88.17%) Windows
4 81 (87.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 73 (78.49%) Citrix
6 70 (75.27%) MS Exchange
7 63 (67.74%) Active Directory
8 61 (65.59%) XenApp
9 45 (48.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 37 (39.78%) Exchange Server 2003
11 36 (38.71%) Hyper-V
11 36 (38.71%) Exchange Server 2010
12 35 (37.63%) SAN
13 34 (36.56%) Blackberry
13 34 (36.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 34 (36.56%) vSphere
14 33 (35.48%) XenDesktop
14 33 (35.48%) Clustering
15 30 (32.26%) Exchange Server 2007
16 29 (31.18%) Windows Server 2008
17 28 (30.11%) Exchange Server 2000
18 27 (29.03%) PowerShell
18 27 (29.03%) Firewall
18 27 (29.03%) Citrix Certification
18 27 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
19 26 (27.96%) Disaster Recovery
20 24 (25.81%) MCP
20 24 (25.81%) MCSE
21 23 (24.73%) DNS
22 22 (23.66%) EMC

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 70 (75.27%) MS Exchange
2 37 (39.78%) Exchange Server 2003
3 36 (38.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (36.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 30 (32.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 28 (30.11%) Exchange Server 2000
7 21 (22.58%) Lync
8 20 (21.51%) Exchange Server 2013
9 17 (18.28%) SharePoint
10 6 (6.45%) IIS
11 2 (2.15%) MS Project Server
12 1 (1.08%) JBoss
12 1 (1.08%) Apache
12 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
12 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (19.35%) MS Office
2 9 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) Office 365
2 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (37.63%) SAN
2 27 (29.03%) Firewall
3 23 (24.73%) DNS
4 21 (22.58%) TCP/IP
5 19 (20.43%) NetScaler
6 18 (19.35%) DHCP
7 17 (18.28%) Internet
8 13 (13.98%) Wireless
8 13 (13.98%) LAN
9 9 (9.68%) VLAN
9 9 (9.68%) NAS
10 6 (6.45%) IP Telephony
10 6 (6.45%) WAN
11 5 (5.38%) Network Security
12 4 (4.30%) VPN
13 1 (1.08%) Ethernet
13 1 (1.08%) ADSL
13 1 (1.08%) Broadband
13 1 (1.08%) GSM
13 1 (1.08%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.08%) MySQL
General
1 11 (11.83%) Back Office
2 7 (7.53%) Finance
3 3 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.08%) Advertising
4 1 (1.08%) Games
4 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (32.26%) Consultant
2 16 (17.20%) Senior Consultant
2 16 (17.20%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 16 (17.20%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 14 (15.05%) Support Engineer
4 13 (13.98%) Wintel Consultant
5 12 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (10.75%) Architect
7 8 (8.60%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (8.60%) Wintel Architect
8 6 (6.45%) Systems Support
8 6 (6.45%) Systems Support Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) Wintel Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) Support Technician
9 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Technician
10 4 (4.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (4.30%) Senior Wintel Engineer
10 4 (4.30%) 3rd Line Support
11 3 (3.23%) Administrator
11 3 (3.23%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.08%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 34 (36.56%) Blackberry
2 33 (35.48%) Clustering
3 2 (2.15%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 82 (88.17%) Windows
2 29 (31.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (23.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (21.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (7.53%) Windows 2000
6 5 (5.38%) Windows XP
6 5 (5.38%) Windows Vista
6 5 (5.38%) Linux
7 2 (2.15%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.08%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.08%) HPUX
8 1 (1.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.96%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (22.58%) ITIL
3 19 (20.43%) Change Control
4 16 (17.20%) Project Management
5 9 (9.68%) Configuration Management
5 9 (9.68%) Network Load Balancing
5 9 (9.68%) Problem Management
6 4 (4.30%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (4.30%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (3.23%) BCP
8 2 (2.15%) Change Management
8 2 (2.15%) Identity Management
9 1 (1.08%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.08%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.08%) Web Development
9 1 (1.08%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.08%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.08%) Straight-Through Processing
9 1 (1.08%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (1.08%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 27 (29.03%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.45%) SQL
3 5 (5.38%) VB
4 2 (2.15%) Java
5 1 (1.08%) Perl
5 1 (1.08%) C#
5 1 (1.08%) C++
5 1 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (48.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 27 (29.03%) Citrix Certification
2 27 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (25.81%) MCP
3 24 (25.81%) MCSE
4 19 (20.43%) CCA
5 16 (17.20%) CCEA
5 16 (17.20%) CCEE
6 13 (13.98%) Security Cleared
6 13 (13.98%) SC Cleared
7 11 (11.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (5.38%) Degree
9 3 (3.23%) MCSA
10 1 (1.08%) CCNA
10 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.08%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.08%) MCTS
10 1 (1.08%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 81 (87.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (67.74%) Active Directory
3 61 (65.59%) XenApp
4 36 (38.71%) Hyper-V
5 34 (36.56%) vSphere
6 33 (35.48%) XenDesktop
7 22 (23.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 14 (15.05%) Terminal Services
8 14 (15.05%) ISA Server
9 13 (13.98%) XenServer
10 4 (4.30%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (1.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 20 (21.51%) Backup Exec
2 17 (18.28%) SCOM
3 16 (17.20%) Norton AntiVirus
4 10 (10.75%) NetBackup
4 10 (10.75%) HP SIM
5 8 (8.60%) OpenView
6 7 (7.53%) ARCserve
7 6 (6.45%) SCCM
8 4 (4.30%) SCVMM
9 3 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (1.08%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (1.08%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 93 (100.00%) VMware
2 83 (89.25%) Microsoft
3 73 (78.49%) Citrix
4 22 (23.66%) HP
4 22 (23.66%) EMC
5 21 (22.58%) AppSense
6 18 (19.35%) Cisco
7 17 (18.28%) Symantec
8 16 (17.20%) Dell
9 11 (11.83%) SAP
10 9 (9.68%) Veeam
11 8 (8.60%) SonicWALL
12 4 (4.30%) Sophos
12 4 (4.30%) Webroot
12 4 (4.30%) Altiris
13 3 (3.23%) McAfee
13 3 (3.23%) Websense
14 2 (2.15%) WatchGuard
15 1 (1.08%) F5
15 1 (1.08%) Brocade
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Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Plus generous benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
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Reed Professional Services
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum + £750 per quarter bonus, phone, laptop
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Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
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