The first table below looks at the demand for VMware ESXi skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESXi over the 3 months to 16 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 Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 84 83 89
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 1 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.10% 0.61% 0.63%
As % of the System Software category 0.61% 3.14% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 6
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £39,690
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -24.41%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
System Software Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
164 159 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 17.10% 19.27% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 142 149 81
Average salary £33,163 £40,000 £39,381
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.09% +1.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,025 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £42,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
VMware ESXi
Hampshire

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

VMware ESXi Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

VMware ESXi Salary Trend in Southampton

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (66.67%) WSUS
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
1 2 (66.67%) WSUS
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Hitachi
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Brocade