The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 73 83 88
Rank change year-on-year +10 +5  
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 1 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.16% 0.76% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 1.54% 4.72% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 4
Median salary £60,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -20.00%  
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 Southampton with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 65 127 153
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 10.43% 16.10% 16.17%
Number of salaries quoted 63 123 122
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £44,800
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

VMware ESX
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for VMware ESX in Southampton

VMware ESX
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Southampton

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 Southampton region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 (50.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix