The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 166 170 166
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 59 50 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.02% 0.93% 0.88%
As % of the System Software category 12.19% 10.06% 12.14%
Number of salaries quoted 53 49 41
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £33,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,600 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +11.11%
System Software Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
484 497 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 8.34% 9.24% 7.28%
Number of salaries quoted 414 429 367
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
VMware ESX
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +27 28 £40,000 +18.51% 7
Gloucestershire -15 14 £46,000 - 1
Wiltshire -4 7 £29,000 -37.29%
Dorset - 5 £37,500 - 3
Devon - 3 £39,000 - 2
Somerset -6 2 £31,250 +0.80%
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 71 (68.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 59 (57.28%) Microsoft
5 54 (52.43%) Active Directory
6 50 (48.54%) SAN
7 47 (45.63%) vSphere
8 45 (43.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 43 (41.75%) Citrix
10 42 (40.78%) MS Exchange
11 39 (37.86%) Linux
11 39 (37.86%) Firewall
12 37 (35.92%) SQL Server
13 36 (34.95%) MS Excel
14 35 (33.98%) SQL
14 35 (33.98%) LAN
15 33 (32.04%) MySQL
16 32 (31.07%) Hyper-V
17 30 (29.13%) Security Cleared
17 30 (29.13%) Windows 7
17 30 (29.13%) DHCP
17 30 (29.13%) DNS
17 30 (29.13%) Microsoft Certification
18 25 (24.27%) SC Cleared
18 25 (24.27%) Exchange Server 2010
19 24 (23.30%) MCSE
20 23 (22.33%) IIS
21 21 (20.39%) ITIL
21 21 (20.39%) HP
21 21 (20.39%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 42 (40.78%) MS Exchange
2 25 (24.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (22.33%) IIS
4 16 (15.53%) WebLogic
4 16 (15.53%) Apache
5 15 (14.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (13.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (11.65%) SharePoint
8 7 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2000
9 6 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (3.88%) Lync
11 3 (2.91%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (1.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.97%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 36 (34.95%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.97%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 50 (48.54%) SAN
2 39 (37.86%) Firewall
3 35 (33.98%) LAN
4 30 (29.13%) DHCP
4 30 (29.13%) DNS
5 20 (19.42%) WAN
6 19 (18.45%) VPN
7 18 (17.48%) SMTP
8 16 (15.53%) HTTP
9 11 (10.68%) PPTP
9 11 (10.68%) IPsec
10 10 (9.71%) TCP/IP
11 8 (7.77%) Network Security
12 7 (6.80%) iSCSI
13 6 (5.83%) VLAN
13 6 (5.83%) IP Telephony
13 6 (5.83%) Fibre Channel
14 5 (4.85%) ISDN
14 5 (4.85%) VoIP
14 5 (4.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (35.92%) SQL Server
2 33 (32.04%) MySQL
3 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.88%) Big Data
4 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.97%) DB2
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (9.71%) Back Office
2 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.97%) Finance
2 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (21.36%) Administrator
2 21 (20.39%) Systems Administrator
3 20 (19.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (15.53%) Support Engineer
5 12 (11.65%) Windows Administrator
6 11 (10.68%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 10 (9.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 10 (9.71%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (8.74%) Software Engineer
9 8 (7.77%) Architect
10 6 (5.83%) Wintel Architect
11 5 (4.85%) 1st Line Support
11 5 (4.85%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 4 (3.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 4 (3.88%) Wintel Engineer
12 4 (3.88%) Linux Engineer
12 4 (3.88%) 2nd Line Support
13 3 (2.91%) 3rd Line Support
13 3 (2.91%) Consultant
13 3 (2.91%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.53%) HTML
1 16 (15.53%) J2EE
2 15 (14.56%) XML
3 1 (0.97%) COM
3 1 (0.97%) .NET
3 1 (0.97%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.74%) Clustering
2 5 (4.85%) Blackberry
2 5 (4.85%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.94%) Kindle
4 1 (0.97%) Replication
4 1 (0.97%) Firmware
4 1 (0.97%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.97%) Biotechnology
4 1 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.97%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 89 (86.41%) Windows
2 45 (43.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (37.86%) Linux
4 30 (29.13%) Windows 7
5 18 (17.48%) Solaris
6 17 (16.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (15.53%) HPUX
8 7 (6.80%) UNIX
9 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.91%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.94%) CentOS
11 2 (1.94%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.97%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.97%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.39%) ITIL
2 16 (15.53%) Web Development
2 16 (15.53%) Software Architecture
3 10 (9.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (8.74%) Software Engineering
5 8 (7.77%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (5.83%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (4.85%) Network Management
7 5 (4.85%) Problem Management
8 4 (3.88%) High Availability
8 4 (3.88%) DNA
9 3 (2.91%) Business Continuity
9 3 (2.91%) Change Control
10 2 (1.94%) Incident Management
10 2 (1.94%) CRM
11 1 (0.97%) ERP
11 1 (0.97%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (0.97%) Service Delivery
11 1 (0.97%) Migration
11 1 (0.97%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (33.98%) SQL
2 19 (18.45%) Java
3 16 (15.53%) Perl
4 13 (12.62%) C#
4 13 (12.62%) C++
5 5 (4.85%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.91%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.97%) PHP
7 1 (0.97%) VBScript
7 1 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (29.13%) Security Cleared
1 30 (29.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (24.27%) SC Cleared
3 24 (23.30%) MCSE
4 21 (20.39%) DV Cleared
5 17 (16.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 13 (12.62%) Degree
7 10 (9.71%) MCSA
8 9 (8.74%) MCITP
9 8 (7.77%) CCNA
9 8 (7.77%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (7.77%) MCP
10 7 (6.80%) MCT
10 7 (6.80%) CCNP
11 6 (5.83%) MCTS
11 6 (5.83%) CCA
11 6 (5.83%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 71 (68.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (52.43%) Active Directory
3 47 (45.63%) vSphere
4 32 (31.07%) Hyper-V
5 14 (13.59%) Terminal Services
6 9 (8.74%) XenApp
7 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (2.91%) Xen
8 3 (2.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.94%) vCloud
9 2 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.94%) NFS
10 1 (0.97%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (18.45%) NetBackup
2 9 (8.74%) SCCM
3 7 (6.80%) MOM
3 7 (6.80%) SCOM
4 6 (5.83%) Backup Exec
5 4 (3.88%) Nagios
6 3 (2.91%) ARCserve
7 2 (1.94%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.97%) WSUS
Vendors
1 103 (100.00%) VMware
2 59 (57.28%) Microsoft
3 43 (41.75%) Citrix
4 21 (20.39%) HP
4 21 (20.39%) Cisco
5 19 (18.45%) Symantec
6 17 (16.50%) Brocade
7 16 (15.53%) NetApp
7 16 (15.53%) Veritas
7 16 (15.53%) JBoss
8 8 (7.77%) Apple
9 5 (4.85%) Oracle
10 4 (3.88%) SolarWinds
10 4 (3.88%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.91%) Dell
11 3 (2.91%) CommVault
11 3 (2.91%) Sophos
12 1 (0.97%) Lotus
12 1 (0.97%) CA
12 1 (0.97%) Meru Networks
Dorset
Vadis People
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - on call allowance + homeworking + 25 day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 46k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Recruit Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £41000 per annum + Great Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Rock Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £36000.00 - £43000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol, Avon
SDL Plc
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £85000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 25 days ago