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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 223 267 222
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -45
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 107 59 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.93% 0.50% 0.80%
As % of the System Software category 9.15% 5.99% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 78 48 98
Average salary £54,000 £48,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
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
1169 985 1202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 10.15% 8.34% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1012 864 1079
Average salary £47,500 £48,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,100 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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.

1 204 (100.00%) VMware
2 176 (86.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 158 (77.45%) Windows
4 132 (64.71%) Active Directory
5 115 (56.37%) Microsoft
6 101 (49.51%) MS Exchange
7 88 (43.14%) Finance
8 84 (41.18%) SAN
9 81 (39.71%) Citrix
10 79 (38.73%) SQL Server
11 77 (37.75%) Windows Server 2008
12 68 (33.33%) ITIL
12 68 (33.33%) Cisco
13 54 (26.47%) vSphere
14 52 (25.49%) Windows Server 2003
15 45 (22.06%) Linux
15 45 (22.06%) Windows Server 2012
16 44 (21.57%) LAN
16 44 (21.57%) WAN
17 43 (21.08%) HP
17 43 (21.08%) Firewall
18 42 (20.59%) DNS
19 39 (19.12%) SharePoint
19 39 (19.12%) Microsoft Certification
19 39 (19.12%) Exchange Server 2010
20 37 (18.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 36 (17.65%) PowerShell
22 35 (17.16%) Project Management
23 32 (15.69%) Banking
24 31 (15.20%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
1 101 (49.51%) MS Exchange
2 39 (19.12%) SharePoint
2 39 (19.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (9.80%) IIS
4 16 (7.84%) Lync
5 14 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (5.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 10 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.45%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (1.96%) Apache
9 4 (1.96%) IBM Notes
9 4 (1.96%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (1.96%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.98%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 19 (9.31%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.49%) SaaS
2 1 (0.49%) PaaS
2 1 (0.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (41.18%) SAN
2 44 (21.57%) LAN
2 44 (21.57%) WAN
3 43 (21.08%) Firewall
4 42 (20.59%) DNS
5 26 (12.75%) DHCP
6 24 (11.76%) IP Telephony
7 23 (11.27%) TCP/IP
8 16 (7.84%) NAS
9 11 (5.39%) NetScaler
10 10 (4.90%) VPN
11 9 (4.41%) VoIP
12 8 (3.92%) iSCSI
12 8 (3.92%) VLAN
13 6 (2.94%) Unified Communications
13 6 (2.94%) Internet
13 6 (2.94%) SMTP
14 5 (2.45%) Wireless
14 5 (2.45%) Network Security
15 4 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (38.73%) SQL Server
2 30 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (5.39%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.94%) Oracle Exadata
4 6 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.96%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.96%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.47%) DB2
8 2 (0.98%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (0.98%) OLAP
8 2 (0.98%) MySQL
8 2 (0.98%) OLTP
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 88 (43.14%) Finance
2 32 (15.69%) Banking
3 11 (5.39%) Retail
4 10 (4.90%) International Banking
4 10 (4.90%) Advertising
5 8 (3.92%) Telecoms
6 7 (3.43%) Marketing
7 5 (2.45%) Electronics
7 5 (2.45%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.96%) Law
8 4 (1.96%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.47%) Legal
10 1 (0.49%) Front Office
10 1 (0.49%) Back Office
10 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (14.71%) Infrastructure Manager
2 20 (9.80%) Architect
3 16 (7.84%) Systems Engineer
4 15 (7.35%) Support Engineer
4 15 (7.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (6.37%) Analyst
6 12 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
7 11 (5.39%) Consultant
8 10 (4.90%) Storage Engineer
8 10 (4.90%) Server Engineer
8 10 (4.90%) Administrator
9 8 (3.92%) IT Support
9 8 (3.92%) Team Leader
10 7 (3.43%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (3.43%) Infrastructure Team Leader
10 7 (3.43%) Network Engineer
10 7 (3.43%) Implementation Engineer
11 6 (2.94%) Support Analyst
11 6 (2.94%) IT Support Engineer
11 6 (2.94%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.94%) Software Packaging
1 6 (2.94%) Oracle Fusion
1 6 (2.94%) Middleware
2 4 (1.96%) Web Services
3 3 (1.47%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (0.98%) COM
4 2 (0.98%) .NET
5 1 (0.49%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.73%) Clustering
2 15 (7.35%) Blackberry
2 15 (7.35%) Management Information System
2 15 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.90%) Hedge funds
4 9 (4.41%) Replication
5 7 (3.43%) PKI
5 7 (3.43%) Visualisation
5 7 (3.43%) Celerra
6 6 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (2.94%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.45%) DTV
7 5 (2.45%) iPad
8 4 (1.96%) EqualLogic
9 2 (0.98%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.98%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.98%) e-Health
10 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.49%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 158 (77.45%) Windows
2 77 (37.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (25.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 45 (22.06%) Linux
4 45 (22.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (9.31%) Solaris
6 14 (6.86%) UNIX
7 13 (6.37%) Windows 7
8 7 (3.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (2.94%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (1.96%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.47%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.98%) AIX
13 1 (0.49%) Fedora
13 1 (0.49%) VMS
13 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (33.33%) ITIL
2 35 (17.16%) Project Management
3 25 (12.25%) PRINCE
4 20 (9.80%) PRINCE2
5 19 (9.31%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (6.37%) Capacity Management
7 11 (5.39%) Change Control
8 10 (4.90%) Process Improvement
8 10 (4.90%) Network Management
8 10 (4.90%) Mobile Device Management
8 10 (4.90%) Asset Management
8 10 (4.90%) Migration
9 9 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (4.41%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (3.92%) Load Balancing
10 8 (3.92%) Change Management
11 7 (3.43%) Performance Management
11 7 (3.43%) Line Management
11 7 (3.43%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 36 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 12 (5.88%) SQL
3 9 (4.41%) VBScript
4 8 (3.92%) Perl
5 7 (3.43%) Shell Script
6 5 (2.45%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.47%) Korn
7 3 (1.47%) Bourne shell
7 3 (1.47%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.98%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.98%) Java
9 1 (0.49%) VB
9 1 (0.49%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (19.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (18.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 30 (14.71%) Degree
4 25 (12.25%) MCSE
5 19 (9.31%) MCITP
6 16 (7.84%) MCSA
7 15 (7.35%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (6.37%) CCNP
9 12 (5.88%) CCNA
9 12 (5.88%) MCP
10 11 (5.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (3.43%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.96%) NCDA
12 4 (1.96%) CCA
13 3 (1.47%) JNCIA
13 3 (1.47%) CCIE
13 3 (1.47%) CCEA
13 3 (1.47%) SC Cleared
13 3 (1.47%) Security Cleared
13 3 (1.47%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.90%) ISO 9001
2 7 (3.43%) SLA
3 2 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 176 (86.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 132 (64.71%) Active Directory
3 54 (26.47%) vSphere
4 31 (15.20%) Hyper-V
5 26 (12.75%) XenApp
6 24 (11.76%) MetaFrame
7 17 (8.33%) XenDesktop
8 12 (5.88%) vCloud
9 10 (4.90%) XenServer
10 8 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (3.43%) VMware Workstation
12 6 (2.94%) UAG
12 6 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (1.96%) NFS
13 4 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (1.47%) Terminal Services
14 3 (1.47%) ISA Server
14 3 (1.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 3 (1.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 21 (10.29%) SCOM
2 19 (9.31%) NetBackup
2 19 (9.31%) SCCM
3 11 (5.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 8 (3.92%) XenMobile
5 7 (3.43%) Backup Exec
5 7 (3.43%) WSUS
6 4 (1.96%) ARCserve
6 4 (1.96%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.96%) Legato
7 3 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.47%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.98%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 2 (0.98%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.98%) Unicenter
8 2 (0.98%) OpenView
9 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.49%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 204 (100.00%) VMware
2 115 (56.37%) Microsoft
3 81 (39.71%) Citrix
4 68 (33.33%) Cisco
5 43 (21.08%) HP
6 28 (13.73%) EMC
7 21 (10.29%) NetApp
8 19 (9.31%) IBM
8 19 (9.31%) Symantec
8 19 (9.31%) Dell
9 16 (7.84%) Oracle
10 12 (5.88%) Red Hat
11 9 (4.41%) Veritas
12 8 (3.92%) SolarWinds
13 7 (3.43%) Mitel
13 7 (3.43%) Juniper
14 5 (2.45%) SAP
14 5 (2.45%) Websense
15 4 (1.96%) 3PAR
15 4 (1.96%) MobileIron
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