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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 59 73 49
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -24
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 7 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.29% 0.17% 0.64%
As % of the System Software category 8.33% 1.04% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £70,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -13.04%
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
84 96 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 15.53% 16.67% 12.74%
Number of salaries quoted 56 77 38
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 1 May 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 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Citrix
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (75.00%) Migration
4 8 (66.67%) Finance
5 6 (50.00%) Legal
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (50.00%) MCSE
5 6 (50.00%) LAN
5 6 (50.00%) WAN
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
8 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
8 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
8 2 (16.67%) IBM
8 2 (16.67%) AIX
8 2 (16.67%) Linux
8 2 (16.67%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
9 1 (8.33%) HP
9 1 (8.33%) SAN
9 1 (8.33%) Retail
9 1 (8.33%) SCCM
9 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
9 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 2 (16.67%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) LAN
1 6 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Server Specialist
1 6 (50.00%) Windows Server Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) IT Architect
4 1 (8.33%) AIX Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) AIX Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) AIX
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (50.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
2 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (8.33%) HP
Watford
Questor Resourcing
Salary: £35k - 45 + good benefits upon experience
Posted: 6 days ago