The first table below looks at the demand for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 222 261 246
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -15
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 109 57 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.88% 0.48% 0.64%
As % of the System Software category 8.62% 5.82% 7.09%
Number of salaries quoted 80 47 81
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £56,900 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,750
% change year-on-year
- -0.58%
System Software Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1264 979 1170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 10.20% 8.18% 8.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1092 860 1058
Average salary £48,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
VMware ESX
London

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

VMware ESX Salary Trend in the City of London

VMware ESX
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in the City of London

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 182 (100.00%) VMware
2 153 (84.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 146 (80.22%) Windows
4 121 (66.48%) Active Directory
5 96 (52.75%) Microsoft
6 86 (47.25%) MS Exchange
6 86 (47.25%) SAN
7 78 (42.86%) Citrix
7 78 (42.86%) Finance
8 66 (36.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 62 (34.07%) SQL Server
10 60 (32.97%) ITIL
11 53 (29.12%) Cisco
12 50 (27.47%) Windows Server 2003
13 49 (26.92%) Linux
14 41 (22.53%) HP
14 41 (22.53%) vSphere
15 38 (20.88%) Exchange Server 2010
16 37 (20.33%) Firewall
16 37 (20.33%) Banking
17 36 (19.78%) Microsoft Certification
18 35 (19.23%) DNS
18 35 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
19 33 (18.13%) SharePoint
20 31 (17.03%) PowerShell
21 29 (15.93%) Hyper-V
21 29 (15.93%) WAN
22 28 (15.38%) LAN
22 28 (15.38%) Project Management
22 28 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 86 (47.25%) MS Exchange
2 38 (20.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (18.13%) SharePoint
4 22 (12.09%) IIS
5 15 (8.24%) Lync
6 13 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (4.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (2.75%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (2.20%) IBM Notes
10 4 (2.20%) Lotus Domino
10 4 (2.20%) Apache
11 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (1.10%) WebSphere
11 2 (1.10%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.55%) Drupal
12 1 (0.55%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (10.99%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.55%) PaaS
2 1 (0.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (47.25%) SAN
2 37 (20.33%) Firewall
3 35 (19.23%) DNS
4 29 (15.93%) WAN
5 28 (15.38%) LAN
6 20 (10.99%) TCP/IP
7 19 (10.44%) NAS
8 18 (9.89%) DHCP
9 17 (9.34%) IP Telephony
10 10 (5.49%) VLAN
10 10 (5.49%) VPN
10 10 (5.49%) VoIP
11 7 (3.85%) NetScaler
12 6 (3.30%) Unified Communications
12 6 (3.30%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (3.30%) SMTP
13 5 (2.75%) Cisco Nexus
14 4 (2.20%) Internet
15 3 (1.65%) SSL
15 3 (1.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (34.07%) SQL Server
2 24 (13.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (4.40%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.30%) Oracle Exadata
5 5 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.20%) MySQL
7 3 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.10%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (1.10%) DB2
8 2 (1.10%) OLAP
8 2 (1.10%) OLTP
8 2 (1.10%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 78 (42.86%) Finance
2 37 (20.33%) Banking
3 15 (8.24%) International Banking
4 8 (4.40%) Retail
4 8 (4.40%) Advertising
5 6 (3.30%) Law
5 6 (3.30%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.20%) Marketing
6 4 (2.20%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.65%) Electronics
7 3 (1.65%) Legal
7 3 (1.65%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.55%) Games
8 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (13.19%) Infrastructure Manager
2 23 (12.64%) Architect
3 17 (9.34%) Support Engineer
4 14 (7.69%) Analyst
5 13 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 13 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
6 12 (6.59%) Administrator
7 10 (5.49%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (5.49%) Team Leader
7 10 (5.49%) IT Support
8 8 (4.40%) IT Support Engineer
8 8 (4.40%) Technical Architect
9 7 (3.85%) Consultant
9 7 (3.85%) Support Analyst
9 7 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (3.85%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 7 (3.85%) Wintel Engineer
10 6 (3.30%) Technical Support
10 6 (3.30%) Technical Support Analyst
10 6 (3.30%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.85%) Software Packaging
2 6 (3.30%) Middleware
2 6 (3.30%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (1.10%) .NET
3 2 (1.10%) COM
3 2 (1.10%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.55%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.19%) Clustering
2 23 (12.64%) Management Information System
3 14 (7.69%) Blackberry
4 10 (5.49%) Hedge funds
5 9 (4.95%) Replication
6 8 (4.40%) Celerra
7 6 (3.30%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (3.30%) PKI
7 6 (3.30%) iPad
8 5 (2.75%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.65%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.65%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.65%) DTV
10 2 (1.10%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.10%) CLARiiON
10 2 (1.10%) e-Health
10 2 (1.10%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.55%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 146 (80.22%) Windows
2 66 (36.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (27.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 49 (26.92%) Linux
5 35 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (9.34%) Solaris
7 15 (8.24%) Windows 7
8 14 (7.69%) UNIX
9 6 (3.30%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.20%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.65%) AIX
12 3 (1.65%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.55%) VMS
13 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.55%) SUSE
13 1 (0.55%) Fedora
13 1 (0.55%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (32.97%) ITIL
2 28 (15.38%) Project Management
3 25 (13.74%) PRINCE2
4 18 (9.89%) PRINCE
4 18 (9.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (8.24%) Process Improvement
6 12 (6.59%) Capacity Management
7 10 (5.49%) Change Control
8 9 (4.95%) Asset Management
9 8 (4.40%) Load Balancing
9 8 (4.40%) Change Management
10 7 (3.85%) Performance Management
10 7 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (3.85%) Mobile Device Management
10 7 (3.85%) Problem Management
11 6 (3.30%) TOGAF
11 6 (3.30%) Migration
11 6 (3.30%) Configuration Management
11 6 (3.30%) Data Architecture
11 6 (3.30%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (17.03%) PowerShell
2 16 (8.79%) SQL
3 8 (4.40%) Perl
4 6 (3.30%) VBScript
5 5 (2.75%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.65%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.10%) Java
7 2 (1.10%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.10%) Korn
7 2 (1.10%) Bourne shell
7 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.55%) Ruby
8 1 (0.55%) C
8 1 (0.55%) C++
8 1 (0.55%) Python
8 1 (0.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (19.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 24 (13.19%) Degree
4 22 (12.09%) MCSE
5 16 (8.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 13 (7.14%) MCITP
7 10 (5.49%) MCP
7 10 (5.49%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (4.95%) Citrix Certification
8 9 (4.95%) MCSA
9 8 (4.40%) CCNP
9 8 (4.40%) CCNA
10 7 (3.85%) CCA
11 6 (3.30%) CCEA
12 3 (1.65%) CCIA
13 2 (1.10%) CCIE
13 2 (1.10%) SC Cleared
13 2 (1.10%) Security Cleared
13 2 (1.10%) CCEE
13 2 (1.10%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.24%) ISO 9001
2 5 (2.75%) SLA
3 2 (1.10%) QA
4 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 153 (84.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 121 (66.48%) Active Directory
3 41 (22.53%) vSphere
4 29 (15.93%) Hyper-V
5 21 (11.54%) XenApp
6 17 (9.34%) MetaFrame
7 13 (7.14%) XenDesktop
8 9 (4.95%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (4.40%) vCloud
9 8 (4.40%) XenServer
10 6 (3.30%) VMware Workstation
10 6 (3.30%) UAG
11 3 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (1.65%) ISA Server
11 3 (1.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 3 (1.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (1.10%) Terminal Services
12 2 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (1.10%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 19 (10.44%) SCOM
2 18 (9.89%) SCCM
3 12 (6.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 12 (6.59%) NetBackup
4 11 (6.04%) WSUS
5 9 (4.95%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.20%) Legato
6 4 (2.20%) XenMobile
7 3 (1.65%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.65%) OpenView
7 3 (1.65%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.10%) ARCserve
8 2 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.10%) Unicenter
8 2 (1.10%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (1.10%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.55%) Control-M
Vendors
1 182 (100.00%) VMware
2 96 (52.75%) Microsoft
3 78 (42.86%) Citrix
4 53 (29.12%) Cisco
5 41 (22.53%) HP
6 26 (14.29%) EMC
7 19 (10.44%) IBM
8 17 (9.34%) Symantec
9 16 (8.79%) Dell
10 15 (8.24%) NetApp
11 13 (7.14%) Oracle
12 11 (6.04%) Red Hat
13 8 (4.40%) Veritas
14 5 (2.75%) F5
15 4 (2.20%) CheckPoint
15 4 (2.20%) MobileIron
15 4 (2.20%) SolarWinds
15 4 (2.20%) 3PAR
15 4 (2.20%) Lotus
16 3 (1.65%) Toshiba
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £22000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + bonus
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Deerfoot IT
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 13 days ago
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Deerfoot IT
Salary: £68000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
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Raritan
Salary: From £37,000 to £40,000 per annum Depending on experience
Posted: 24 days ago
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Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 25 days ago