The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESX Server
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 43 34
Rank change year-on-year -8 -9  
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 2 4 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 0.63% 1.52% 7.49%
As % of the System Software category 6.67% 8.51% 34.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 23
Median salary £32,500 £33,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.98% -24.71%  
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 Portsmouth with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Portsmouth
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 30 47 66
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 9.40% 17.80% 21.50%
Number of salaries quoted 28 45 65
Median salary £32,500 £35,250 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.80% -21.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

VMware ESX
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Salary trend for VMware ESX in Portsmouth

VMware ESX
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 27 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) SaaS
2 3 (75.00%) PaaS
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) IaaS
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Presales
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

VMware ESX
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 3 (75.00%) IaaS
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
1 3 (75.00%) PaaS
1 3 (75.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Principal Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Principal Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Presales
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft