The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 245 254 226
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -28
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 58 76 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.56% 0.61% 0.87%
As % of the System Software category 4.59% 6.59% 9.36%
Number of salaries quoted 50 66 87
Average salary £48,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.72% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,950 £39,250 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £81,250 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -12.08%
VMware ESX
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

System Software Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1264 1154 1101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.11% 9.20% 9.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1084 1062 954
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015, 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.

1 101 (100.00%) VMware
2 79 (78.22%) Windows
3 60 (59.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 51 (50.50%) Microsoft
4 51 (50.50%) Active Directory
5 43 (42.57%) Cisco
6 40 (39.60%) Citrix
7 39 (38.61%) MS Exchange
8 36 (35.64%) SAN
8 36 (35.64%) vSphere
9 31 (30.69%) Linux
9 31 (30.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 28 (27.72%) XenApp
11 21 (20.79%) Exchange Server 2010
11 21 (20.79%) Firewall
12 20 (19.80%) Windows Server 2003
13 19 (18.81%) DNS
13 19 (18.81%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (15.84%) Finance
14 16 (15.84%) ITIL
15 15 (14.85%) Hyper-V
16 14 (13.86%) NetApp
17 13 (12.87%) Dell
17 13 (12.87%) Exchange Server 2007
17 13 (12.87%) Capacity Planning
18 12 (11.88%) Cacti
18 12 (11.88%) HP
18 12 (11.88%) IBM
18 12 (11.88%) DHCP
18 12 (11.88%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 39 (38.61%) MS Exchange
2 21 (20.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (12.87%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (10.89%) Apache
5 9 (8.91%) Tomcat
6 8 (7.92%) WebSphere
6 8 (7.92%) IIS
7 6 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (4.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (3.96%) Lync
10 3 (2.97%) SharePoint
10 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.99%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.99%) JBoss
12 1 (0.99%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.99%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.99%) Drupal
12 1 (0.99%) Mule
Applications
1 9 (8.91%) MS Office
2 5 (4.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) Mimecast
2 2 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.99%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.99%) Office 365
3 1 (0.99%) PaaS
3 1 (0.99%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 36 (35.64%) SAN
2 21 (20.79%) Firewall
3 19 (18.81%) DNS
4 12 (11.88%) DHCP
4 12 (11.88%) TCP/IP
5 11 (10.89%) iSCSI
5 11 (10.89%) NAS
6 9 (8.91%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (7.92%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (6.93%) VPN
8 7 (6.93%) WAN
9 6 (5.94%) LAN
10 4 (3.96%) NetScaler
11 3 (2.97%) SMTP
11 3 (2.97%) PPP
11 3 (2.97%) IPv4
11 3 (2.97%) BGP
11 3 (2.97%) L2TP
11 3 (2.97%) MPLS
11 3 (2.97%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.99%) DB2
5 1 (0.99%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.98%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (0.99%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.99%) Trac
2 1 (0.99%) Hudson
General
1 16 (15.84%) Finance
2 8 (7.92%) Banking
3 3 (2.97%) Law
3 3 (2.97%) Publishing
4 2 (1.98%) Local Government
4 2 (1.98%) Retail
5 1 (0.99%) Back Office
5 1 (0.99%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (19.80%) Administrator
2 17 (16.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (14.85%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (9.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 10 (9.90%) Linux Administrator
4 10 (9.90%) Support Engineer
5 6 (5.94%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 6 (5.94%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 6 (5.94%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (5.94%) Technical Manager
5 6 (5.94%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (5.94%) Project Manager
5 6 (5.94%) Analyst
5 6 (5.94%) Technical Project Manager
6 5 (4.95%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (4.95%) Network Engineer
6 5 (4.95%) Architect
6 5 (4.95%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (4.95%) Citrix Engineer
7 4 (3.96%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.90%) WSH
2 7 (6.93%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.99%) SOAP
3 1 (0.99%) Web Services
3 1 (0.99%) ODBC
3 1 (0.99%) J2EE
3 1 (0.99%) SAML
3 1 (0.99%) Spring
3 1 (0.99%) Spring Security
3 1 (0.99%) JSON
3 1 (0.99%) Spring MVC
3 1 (0.99%) Spring Integration
3 1 (0.99%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.99%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.91%) Clustering
1 9 (8.91%) EqualLogic
2 8 (7.92%) Replication
3 6 (5.94%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.94%) Blackberry
4 5 (4.95%) Statistics
4 5 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.96%) Hedge funds
5 4 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.97%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.98%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.98%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.99%) EMV
8 1 (0.99%) EFT
8 1 (0.99%) APACS
8 1 (0.99%) iPhone
8 1 (0.99%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.99%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 79 (78.22%) Windows
2 31 (30.69%) Linux
2 31 (30.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (19.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (18.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (9.90%) Windows 7
6 9 (8.91%) UNIX
7 7 (6.93%) Windows XP
8 5 (4.95%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.98%) SUSE
9 2 (1.98%) AIX
10 1 (0.99%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.99%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.84%) ITIL
2 13 (12.87%) Capacity Planning
3 12 (11.88%) Configuration Management
4 10 (9.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (8.91%) Project Planning
5 9 (8.91%) Change Control
6 7 (6.93%) Asset Management
7 6 (5.94%) Network Design
7 6 (5.94%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (5.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (4.95%) Mobile Commerce
8 5 (4.95%) Benchmarking
9 4 (3.96%) Service Management
9 4 (3.96%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.96%) E-Commerce
10 3 (2.97%) Data Modelling
10 3 (2.97%) PRINCE2
10 3 (2.97%) Project Management
10 3 (2.97%) Migration
10 3 (2.97%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.90%) PowerShell
2 8 (7.92%) VBScript
3 6 (5.94%) SQL
4 5 (4.95%) PHP
4 5 (4.95%) C
4 5 (4.95%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.97%) Java
6 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.99%) Perl
7 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.99%) AWK
7 1 (0.99%) Ruby
7 1 (0.99%) sed
Qualifications
1 12 (11.88%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (11.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (9.90%) MCSE
2 10 (9.90%) CCNP
3 7 (6.93%) Degree
3 7 (6.93%) MCITP
4 6 (5.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (5.94%) MCSA
5 5 (4.95%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.96%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.97%) CCNA
7 3 (2.97%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.98%) MOS
9 1 (0.99%) CISSP
9 1 (0.99%) CCDP
9 1 (0.99%) CCIE
9 1 (0.99%) RHCE
9 1 (0.99%) MCTS
9 1 (0.99%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.93%) SLA
2 2 (1.98%) Solvency II
2 2 (1.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 60 (59.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (50.50%) Active Directory
3 36 (35.64%) vSphere
4 28 (27.72%) XenApp
5 15 (14.85%) Hyper-V
6 9 (8.91%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (7.92%) XenDesktop
8 6 (5.94%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (5.94%) ISA Server
9 5 (4.95%) vCloud
9 5 (4.95%) XenServer
10 4 (3.96%) UAG
11 3 (2.97%) Terminal Services
12 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (1.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.99%) NFS
13 1 (0.99%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.99%) Samba
13 1 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (11.88%) Cacti
1 12 (11.88%) Nagios
2 11 (10.89%) SCCM
3 8 (7.92%) Puppet
4 7 (6.93%) NetBackup
4 7 (6.93%) BMC Marimba
4 7 (6.93%) Check_MK
5 5 (4.95%) BMC PATROL
5 5 (4.95%) Backup Exec
5 5 (4.95%) SCOM
5 5 (4.95%) WMI
6 4 (3.96%) XenMobile
7 3 (2.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (1.98%) ARCserve
8 2 (1.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.98%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.98%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.99%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 1 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.99%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 101 (100.00%) VMware
2 51 (50.50%) Microsoft
3 43 (42.57%) Cisco
4 40 (39.60%) Citrix
5 14 (13.86%) NetApp
6 13 (12.87%) Dell
7 12 (11.88%) HP
7 12 (11.88%) IBM
8 10 (9.90%) CheckPoint
9 9 (8.91%) Oracle
10 8 (7.92%) Veeam
11 7 (6.93%) Red Hat
11 7 (6.93%) Remedy
12 6 (5.94%) LANDesk
12 6 (5.94%) AppSense
12 6 (5.94%) Symantec
13 5 (4.95%) EMC
13 5 (4.95%) Veritas
13 5 (4.95%) BMC
14 2 (1.98%) Altiris
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago