The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESXi 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 ESXi over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 203 212 208
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 32 14 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.53% 0.25% 0.46%
As % of the System Software category 4.92% 2.70% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 30 11 20
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £62,500 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £42,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year
-10.58% +12.58%
VMware ESXi
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
650 518 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.84% 9.40% 9.96%
Number of salaries quoted 592 431 492
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 £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESXi Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the South West region.

VMware ESXi Salary Trend in the South West

VMware ESXi
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

VMware ESXi Salary Histogram in the South West

VMware ESXi
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 ESXi within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Wiltshire +11 18 £38,000 -39.20%
Dorset - 7 £37,500 -
Gloucestershire -7 5 £28,000 -20.00% 1
Bristol - 2 - - 4
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 51 (100.00%) VMware
2 50 (98.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 50 (98.04%) Windows
3 42 (82.35%) Microsoft
4 33 (64.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (58.82%) Active Directory
6 29 (56.86%) SAN
6 29 (56.86%) MS Exchange
6 29 (56.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 27 (52.94%) MS Excel
7 27 (52.94%) DHCP
7 27 (52.94%) DNS
7 27 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (49.02%) Firewall
9 23 (45.10%) Security Cleared
9 23 (45.10%) ITIL
9 23 (45.10%) Microsoft Certification
10 22 (43.14%) MCSE
10 22 (43.14%) SC Cleared
11 19 (37.25%) SCCM
12 18 (35.29%) XenDesktop
12 18 (35.29%) MCP
12 18 (35.29%) Citrix
13 17 (33.33%) Symantec
13 17 (33.33%) SQL Server
13 17 (33.33%) SCOM
14 16 (31.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 16 (31.37%) TCP/IP
14 16 (31.37%) WAN
15 15 (29.41%) CCA

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (56.86%) MS Exchange
2 15 (29.41%) Lync
3 12 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (15.69%) IIS
5 6 (11.76%) Apache
5 6 (11.76%) Tomcat
6 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
8 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 27 (52.94%) MS Excel
2 7 (13.73%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (56.86%) SAN
2 27 (52.94%) DHCP
2 27 (52.94%) DNS
3 25 (49.02%) Firewall
4 16 (31.37%) WAN
4 16 (31.37%) TCP/IP
5 15 (29.41%) NetScaler
6 12 (23.53%) Multicast
6 12 (23.53%) LAN
7 10 (19.61%) VLAN
8 6 (11.76%) NAS
8 6 (11.76%) HTTP
8 6 (11.76%) SSL
9 5 (9.80%) VPN
9 5 (9.80%) Wireless
10 2 (3.92%) Network Security
11 1 (1.96%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.84%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Consultant
2 14 (27.45%) Administrator
3 13 (25.49%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 12 (23.53%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.84%) Server Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Windows Server Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (3.92%) Systems Support
7 2 (3.92%) Support Technician
7 2 (3.92%) Support Specialist
7 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.92%) SharePoint Administrator
7 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
7 2 (3.92%) Help Desk Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior SharePoint Administrator
8 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Specialist
8 1 (1.96%) VMware Specialist
8 1 (1.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) J2EE
2 6 (11.76%) HTML
2 6 (11.76%) XML
3 4 (7.84%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Clustering
2 3 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.92%) PDA
3 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 50 (98.04%) Windows Server 2008
1 50 (98.04%) Windows
2 33 (64.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.84%) Linux
5 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) ITIL
2 12 (23.53%) Project Management
3 11 (21.57%) Performance Management
3 11 (21.57%) ITIL V3
4 10 (19.61%) Service Management
5 6 (11.76%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (7.84%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.92%) Information Security
8 2 (3.92%) Cyber Security
8 2 (3.92%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.96%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (1.96%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.96%) ITSM
9 1 (1.96%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.96%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) SQL
2 7 (13.73%) Java
3 2 (3.92%) VBScript
3 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (45.10%) Microsoft Certification
1 23 (45.10%) Security Cleared
2 22 (43.14%) SC Cleared
2 22 (43.14%) MCSE
3 18 (35.29%) MCP
4 16 (31.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 15 (29.41%) CCA
5 15 (29.41%) Citrix Certification
6 13 (25.49%) DV Cleared
7 12 (23.53%) CCEA
7 12 (23.53%) MCSA
7 12 (23.53%) VCP4
7 12 (23.53%) CCEE
7 12 (23.53%) VCP5
8 2 (3.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (23.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 29 (56.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (35.29%) XenDesktop
4 13 (25.49%) vSphere
5 12 (23.53%) vCloud
6 6 (11.76%) NFS
7 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (9.80%) Hyper-V
7 5 (9.80%) XenApp
8 4 (7.84%) VMware ESX
8 4 (7.84%) Xen
9 1 (1.96%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.96%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (37.25%) SCCM
2 17 (33.33%) SCOM
3 14 (27.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 12 (23.53%) HP SIM
4 12 (23.53%) HP Data Protector
4 12 (23.53%) NetBackup
5 9 (17.65%) Tivoli
6 8 (15.69%) Netcool
7 7 (13.73%) Backup Exec
8 6 (11.76%) McAfee ePO
8 6 (11.76%) Hyperic
9 5 (9.80%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (9.80%) SCVMM
9 5 (9.80%) WSUS
10 1 (1.96%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) VMware
2 42 (82.35%) Microsoft
3 18 (35.29%) Citrix
4 17 (33.33%) Symantec
5 13 (25.49%) AppSense
5 13 (25.49%) HP
6 12 (23.53%) EMC
6 12 (23.53%) Oracle
6 12 (23.53%) Cisco
7 10 (19.61%) IBM
8 8 (15.69%) Dell
9 7 (13.73%) Red Hat
10 6 (11.76%) McAfee
11 5 (9.80%) Veeam
11 5 (9.80%) Websense
12 4 (7.84%) Riverbed
12 4 (7.84%) Business Objects
13 2 (3.92%) Intel
13 2 (3.92%) Sophos
14 1 (1.96%) BMC
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