The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESX Server
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 103 111 106
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5  
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.16% 0.068% 0.070%
As % of the System Software category 1.03% 0.60% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Median salary £42,500 £28,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +49.12% -12.30%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year -8.75% -4.76%  

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 Cambridge with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 194 166 222
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 15.90% 11.25% 15.45%
Number of salaries quoted 155 115 161
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,400 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

VMware ESX
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for VMware ESX in Cambridge

VMware ESX
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) XenServer
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) CCA
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
1 2 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCA
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft