The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 48 60 55
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 24 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.61% 0.27% 2.41%
As % of the System Software category 19.51% 4.55% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 6
Average salary £46,750 £60,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.08% +41.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £60,000 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+0.58% -
VMware ESX
Hertfordshire

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

System Software Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
123 22 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 23.61% 5.96% 8.85%
Number of salaries quoted 76 16 25
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,600 £37,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Watford

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

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Watford

VMware ESX
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Watford region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Watford

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (81.48%) Windows
3 21 (77.78%) Microsoft
4 19 (70.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (51.85%) SAN
6 13 (48.15%) DHCP
6 13 (48.15%) DNS
6 13 (48.15%) Linux
6 13 (48.15%) MS Exchange
6 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (44.44%) ITIL
7 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (40.74%) WAN
8 11 (40.74%) LAN
8 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
8 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (33.33%) Firewall
9 9 (33.33%) MPLS
9 9 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (29.63%) Hyper-V
10 8 (29.63%) CheckPoint
10 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
11 7 (25.93%) MCSE
11 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (25.93%) vSphere
11 7 (25.93%) PaaS
11 7 (25.93%) Retail
11 7 (25.93%) Lync
12 6 (22.22%) VLAN

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 13 (48.15%) MS Exchange
2 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (25.93%) Lync
4 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (11.11%) IIS
6 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) PaaS
2 4 (14.81%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (7.41%) Office 365
3 2 (7.41%) IaaS
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (51.85%) SAN
2 13 (48.15%) DHCP
2 13 (48.15%) DNS
3 11 (40.74%) LAN
3 11 (40.74%) WAN
4 9 (33.33%) MPLS
4 9 (33.33%) Firewall
5 6 (22.22%) VLAN
5 6 (22.22%) VPN
5 6 (22.22%) ISDN
5 6 (22.22%) PBX
5 6 (22.22%) VoIP
6 4 (14.81%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (11.11%) IPv4
8 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
8 1 (3.70%) NAS
8 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (25.93%) Retail
2 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Support Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (25.93%) Server Support
3 7 (25.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 6 (22.22%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 6 (22.22%) Technical Support
4 6 (22.22%) Desktop Support
5 5 (18.52%) Consultant
6 4 (14.81%) Analyst
6 4 (14.81%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (14.81%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (14.81%) Administrator
6 4 (14.81%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (7.41%) Operations Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) COM
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Mathematics
2 4 (14.81%) EqualLogic
3 3 (11.11%) Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.70%) FlexPod
4 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.70%) Firmware
4 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.70%) Replication
4 1 (3.70%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Linux
2 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (11.11%) UNIX
6 3 (11.11%) AIX
6 3 (11.11%) HPUX
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (14.81%) Migration
4 3 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 3 (11.11%) WAN Optimisation
4 3 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps
5 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.70%) High Availability
6 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.70%) Change Management
6 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) C
2 5 (18.52%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) MCSE
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (22.22%) Degree
3 5 (18.52%) VCAP
3 5 (18.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (18.52%) MCTS
3 5 (18.52%) MCITP
4 4 (14.81%) CCNA
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (14.81%) NCDA
4 4 (14.81%) NCIE
5 3 (11.11%) CCNP
6 2 (7.41%) MCSA
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.70%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (70.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
3 8 (29.63%) Hyper-V
4 7 (25.93%) vSphere
5 6 (22.22%) Terminal Services
6 5 (18.52%) XenApp
6 5 (18.52%) XenDesktop
7 4 (14.81%) XenServer
7 4 (14.81%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) NetBackup
1 4 (14.81%) Backup Exec
2 3 (11.11%) ZABBIX
2 3 (11.11%) Puppet
3 1 (3.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.70%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 8 (29.63%) CheckPoint
4 6 (22.22%) NetApp
4 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 6 (22.22%) EMC
5 5 (18.52%) Citrix
5 5 (18.52%) HP
5 5 (18.52%) Dell
5 5 (18.52%) Symantec
6 4 (14.81%) Brocade
6 4 (14.81%) PlateSpin
6 4 (14.81%) Veeam
6 4 (14.81%) Cisco
6 4 (14.81%) IBM
7 3 (11.11%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.70%) BMC
8 1 (3.70%) CA
8 1 (3.70%) CommVault