The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 Watford region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 53 56 61
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 21 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.57% 0.30% 1.73%
As % of the System Software category 12.88% 5.00% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 5
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +41.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £60,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
System Software Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
163 20 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 27.72% 6.04% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 104 15 25
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,500 £37,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -3.79%
VMware ESX
Hertfordshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (86.36%) Windows
3 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
4 16 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (54.55%) MS Exchange
6 11 (50.00%) DHCP
6 11 (50.00%) DNS
6 11 (50.00%) SAN
6 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (45.45%) Linux
7 10 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (40.91%) ITIL
8 9 (40.91%) WAN
8 9 (40.91%) LAN
8 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
9 7 (31.82%) Firewall
9 7 (31.82%) MPLS
9 7 (31.82%) CheckPoint
9 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (31.82%) MCSE
9 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
9 7 (31.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (31.82%) vSphere
10 6 (27.27%) Lync
10 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
10 6 (27.27%) Retail
11 5 (22.73%) Symantec
11 5 (22.73%) Finance

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 10 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (27.27%) Lync
4 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (13.64%) IIS
5 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
6 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) PaaS
2 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) DHCP
1 11 (50.00%) DNS
1 11 (50.00%) SAN
2 9 (40.91%) WAN
2 9 (40.91%) LAN
3 7 (31.82%) Firewall
3 7 (31.82%) MPLS
4 5 (22.73%) ISDN
4 5 (22.73%) PBX
4 5 (22.73%) VoIP
4 5 (22.73%) VPN
4 5 (22.73%) VLAN
5 2 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (9.09%) IPv4
6 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (27.27%) Retail
2 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Support Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Server Support
4 5 (22.73%) Technical Support
4 5 (22.73%) Consultant
4 5 (22.73%) Desktop Support
4 5 (22.73%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 5 (22.73%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 4 (18.18%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 4 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (18.18%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (13.64%) Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Administrator
6 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Mathematics
2 4 (18.18%) EqualLogic
3 2 (9.09%) Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) FlexPod
4 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.55%) CLARiiON
4 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (45.45%) Linux
4 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (31.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (9.09%) UNIX
6 2 (9.09%) AIX
6 2 (9.09%) HPUX
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.55%) High Availability
5 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) C
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (31.82%) MCSE
2 5 (22.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (22.73%) MCTS
2 5 (22.73%) MCITP
2 5 (22.73%) Degree
2 5 (22.73%) VCAP
3 4 (18.18%) NCDA
3 4 (18.18%) NCIE
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (18.18%) CCNA
4 3 (13.64%) CCNP
5 2 (9.09%) MCSA
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.55%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
3 7 (31.82%) vSphere
4 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
5 5 (22.73%) Terminal Services
5 5 (22.73%) XenDesktop
5 5 (22.73%) XenApp
6 4 (18.18%) XenServer
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) NetBackup
1 4 (18.18%) Backup Exec
2 2 (9.09%) ZABBIX
2 2 (9.09%) Puppet
3 1 (4.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 7 (31.82%) CheckPoint
4 5 (22.73%) Symantec
4 5 (22.73%) NetApp
4 5 (22.73%) HP
4 5 (22.73%) Dell
4 5 (22.73%) EMC
4 5 (22.73%) Citrix
5 4 (18.18%) Veeam
5 4 (18.18%) PlateSpin
5 4 (18.18%) Cisco
5 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 3 (13.64%) IBM
7 2 (9.09%) Riverbed
7 2 (9.09%) Brocade
8 1 (4.55%) BMC
8 1 (4.55%) CA
8 1 (4.55%) CommVault
8 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
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