The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 93 87 81
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 12 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.98% 0.98% 1.24%
As % of the System Software category 6.86% 10.00% 10.40%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 13
Average salary £44,250 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.44% -10.58%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-4.65% +3.61%
VMware ESX
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

System Software Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
175 110 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 14.23% 9.77% 11.88%
Number of salaries quoted 160 100 111
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,581 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Wiltshire region.

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Wiltshire

VMware ESX
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

VMware ESX
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +2 11 £45,000 +18.42%
Chippenham - 1 £24,534 -
VMware ESX
South West

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (93.75%) Active Directory
3 12 (75.00%) Windows
4 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
4 11 (68.75%) Firewall
4 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (56.25%) Problem Management
5 9 (56.25%) ITIL
6 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (50.00%) PowerShell
7 6 (37.50%) XenApp
7 6 (37.50%) Finance
7 6 (37.50%) Citrix
7 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
8 5 (31.25%) IIS
8 5 (31.25%) IP Telephony
9 4 (25.00%) Backup Exec
9 4 (25.00%) Altiris
9 4 (25.00%) Wireless
9 4 (25.00%) Network Security
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (25.00%) VLAN
9 4 (25.00%) MS Office
9 4 (25.00%) VB
9 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
9 4 (25.00%) DHCP
9 4 (25.00%) DNS
9 4 (25.00%) SLA

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (31.25%) IIS
2 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) IP Telephony
3 4 (25.00%) VLAN
3 4 (25.00%) Network Security
3 4 (25.00%) NAS
3 4 (25.00%) Wireless
3 4 (25.00%) DHCP
3 4 (25.00%) DNS
3 4 (25.00%) SAN
3 4 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Active Directory Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Designer
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) ITIL
1 9 (56.25%) Problem Management
2 4 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (18.75%) BCP
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (18.75%) MCSE
3 2 (12.50%) MCSA
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (93.75%) Active Directory
2 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (37.50%) XenApp
4 4 (25.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
5 1 (6.25%) vSphere
5 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.25%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) Citrix
4 4 (25.00%) Altiris
4 4 (25.00%) Sophos
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco
6 1 (6.25%) BMC
6 1 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) Dell