The first table below looks at the demand for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Suffolk region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank - 65 62
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 0 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk - 0.65% 0.97%
As % of the System Software category - 8.70% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 4
Average salary - £40,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +39.13%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,750
% change year-on-year
- -0.58%
System Software Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
52 46 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 11.82% 7.46% 15.02%
Number of salaries quoted 42 45 84
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
VMware ESX
East of England

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Suffolk

VMware ESX
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) VMware