The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for VMware ESX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESX Server
South West / Bristol
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 118 115
Rank change year-on-year -12 -3  
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 2 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.11% 0.74% 0.62%
As % of the System Software category 1.32% 6.86% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 12
Median salary £34,500 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.75% -3.03%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,100 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -8.75% -3.61%  

VMware ESX is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 151 204 198
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 8.25% 10.82% 10.30%
Number of salaries quoted 117 187 152
Median salary £30,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,064 £23,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

VMware ESX
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESX in Bristol

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for VMware ESX in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (50.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) SANS
2 1 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365

VMware ESX
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) CNA
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
1 1 (50.00%) MCTS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Novell Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SANS
1 1 (50.00%) SSCP
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SonicWALL