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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 56 62 74
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 3 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.55% 1.31% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 6.25% 8.05% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £40,000 £70,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.93%
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
48 87 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 8.87% 16.29% 16.49%
Number of salaries quoted 36 59 78
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 30 April 2016.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Watford

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) Line Management
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Server
3 2 (40.00%) Budget Control
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Network Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Budget Control
1 2 (40.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Server
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper