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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 49 59 47
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 19 2 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.51% 0.53% 4.05%
As % of the System Software category 14.29% 6.45% 36.59%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 7
Average salary £48,500 £63,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.92% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £60,750 £40,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £66,750 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
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
133 31 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 24.58% 8.16% 11.08%
Number of salaries quoted 87 20 28
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £33,100 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Watford

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (82.14%) Windows
3 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 19 (67.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (50.00%) SAN
6 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (46.43%) DHCP
6 13 (46.43%) DNS
6 13 (46.43%) Linux
6 13 (46.43%) MS Exchange
7 12 (42.86%) ITIL
7 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (39.29%) WAN
8 11 (39.29%) LAN
8 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
8 11 (39.29%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (35.71%) Mentoring
10 9 (32.14%) Coaching
10 9 (32.14%) Firewall
10 9 (32.14%) MPLS
10 9 (32.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (28.57%) Hyper-V
11 8 (28.57%) CheckPoint
11 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
12 7 (25.00%) MCSE
12 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (25.00%) vSphere
12 7 (25.00%) PaaS
12 7 (25.00%) Retail

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (46.43%) MS Exchange
2 11 (39.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (25.00%) Lync
4 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (10.71%) IIS
6 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) PaaS
2 4 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (7.14%) Office 365
3 2 (7.14%) IaaS
4 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) SAN
2 13 (46.43%) DHCP
2 13 (46.43%) DNS
3 11 (39.29%) LAN
3 11 (39.29%) WAN
4 9 (32.14%) MPLS
4 9 (32.14%) Firewall
5 6 (21.43%) VLAN
5 6 (21.43%) VPN
5 6 (21.43%) ISDN
5 6 (21.43%) PBX
5 6 (21.43%) VoIP
6 4 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (10.71%) IPv4
8 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
8 1 (3.57%) NAS
8 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (25.00%) Retail
2 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Support Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (25.00%) Server Support
3 7 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 6 (21.43%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 6 (21.43%) Technical Support
4 6 (21.43%) Desktop Support
5 5 (17.86%) Consultant
6 4 (14.29%) Analyst
6 4 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (14.29%) Administrator
6 4 (14.29%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (10.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (10.71%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (10.71%) Architect
8 2 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) COM
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Mathematics
2 4 (14.29%) EqualLogic
3 3 (10.71%) Clustering
3 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.57%) FlexPod
4 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.57%) Firmware
4 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.57%) Replication
4 1 (3.57%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 23 (82.14%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (46.43%) Linux
3 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (32.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (10.71%) UNIX
6 3 (10.71%) AIX
6 3 (10.71%) HPUX
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) ITIL
2 10 (35.71%) Mentoring
3 9 (32.14%) Coaching
4 6 (21.43%) E-Commerce
5 5 (17.86%) Migration
6 4 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (10.71%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
7 3 (10.71%) Capacity Management
7 3 (10.71%) WAN Optimisation
8 2 (7.14%) DevOps
8 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (3.57%) High Availability
9 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
9 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (3.57%) Time Management
9 1 (3.57%) Change Management
9 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) C
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) MCSE
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (21.43%) Degree
3 5 (17.86%) VCAP
3 5 (17.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (17.86%) MCTS
3 5 (17.86%) MCITP
4 4 (14.29%) CCNA
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (14.29%) NCDA
4 4 (14.29%) NCIE
5 3 (10.71%) CCNP
6 2 (7.14%) MCSA
7 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.57%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (67.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
3 8 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 7 (25.00%) vSphere
5 6 (21.43%) Terminal Services
6 5 (17.86%) XenApp
6 5 (17.86%) XenDesktop
7 4 (14.29%) XenServer
7 4 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 4 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 3 (10.71%) ZABBIX
2 3 (10.71%) Puppet
3 1 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.57%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 6 (21.43%) NetApp
4 6 (21.43%) Red Hat
4 6 (21.43%) EMC
4 6 (21.43%) Citrix
5 5 (17.86%) HP
5 5 (17.86%) Dell
5 5 (17.86%) Symantec
6 4 (14.29%) Brocade
6 4 (14.29%) PlateSpin
6 4 (14.29%) Veeam
6 4 (14.29%) Cisco
6 4 (14.29%) IBM
7 3 (10.71%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.57%) BMC
8 1 (3.57%) CA
8 1 (3.57%) CommVault