The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 62 64 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 9 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.36% 1.29% 0.74%
As % of the System Software category 9.78% 14.29% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 1
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +11.25%
VMware ESX
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

System Software Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
92 56 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 13.94% 9.05% 11.14%
Number of salaries quoted 79 46 43
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £29,100 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £61,100 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Swindon

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) SLA
4 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (44.44%) XenApp
4 4 (44.44%) Firewall
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) BCP
5 3 (33.33%) IIS
5 3 (33.33%) MCSE
6 2 (22.22%) MCSA
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
6 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
6 2 (22.22%) Change Management
6 2 (22.22%) Clustering
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (11.11%) ISA Server

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 3 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Wintel Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Senior Wintel Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
1 6 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 3 (33.33%) BCP
2 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (22.22%) MCSA
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) XenApp
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) vSphere
4 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (11.11%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) BMC
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco