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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 67 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 5 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.96% - 0.61%
As % of the System Software category 6.49% - 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £56,250 - £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £45,250 - £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
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
77 63 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 14.72% 15.59% 9.02%
Number of salaries quoted 57 55 41
Average salary £50,000 £32,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% -24.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,500 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 27 January 2015.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Watford

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (70.59%) Windows
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (41.18%) Migration
5 7 (41.18%) Linux
6 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
6 6 (35.29%) SQL
6 6 (35.29%) Citrix
7 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
7 5 (29.41%) SAN
7 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
7 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (23.53%) Finance
8 4 (23.53%) ITIL
8 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
9 3 (17.65%) AIX
9 3 (17.65%) LAN
9 3 (17.65%) WAN
9 3 (17.65%) DHCP
9 3 (17.65%) DNS
9 3 (17.65%) IBM
9 3 (17.65%) Firewall
9 3 (17.65%) MPLS
9 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (17.65%) Retail

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (11.76%) Lync
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.88%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) PaaS
2 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (11.76%) IaaS
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) SAN
2 3 (17.65%) MPLS
2 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) LAN
2 3 (17.65%) WAN
2 3 (17.65%) DHCP
2 3 (17.65%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) ISDN
3 2 (11.76%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (11.76%) VPN
3 2 (11.76%) PBX
3 2 (11.76%) VoIP
3 2 (11.76%) VLAN
3 2 (11.76%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.88%) NAS
4 1 (5.88%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) PowerBuilder
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Architect
2 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (23.53%) IT Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Administrator
5 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (11.76%) Server Support
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Support
5 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (5.88%) AIX Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Services Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Replication
1 2 (11.76%) Clustering
1 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (41.18%) Linux
5 3 (17.65%) AIX
5 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (11.76%) UNIX
7 1 (5.88%) HPUX
7 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Migration
2 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
3 3 (17.65%) Coaching
4 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
2 2 (11.76%) C
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) CCNP
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Terminal Services
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
3 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
3 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) ZABBIX
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) Citrix
4 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
5 3 (17.65%) IBM
6 2 (11.76%) EMC
6 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
6 2 (11.76%) Brocade
7 1 (5.88%) Riverbed
7 1 (5.88%) NetApp
7 1 (5.88%) HP
7 1 (5.88%) Sybase
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco