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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESX Server
London / City of London
Rank 211 206 268
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +62
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 18 45 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.70% 0.43%
As % of the System Software category 2.85% 5.87% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 12 38 35
Median salary £63,750 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £38,900 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £76,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +2.35%

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
632 767 1199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.63% 11.88% 11.95%
Number of salaries quoted 572 670 1057
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 51 (100.00%) VMware
2 43 (84.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (62.75%) Firewall
4 28 (54.90%) WAN
4 28 (54.90%) Virtual Servers
5 22 (43.14%) Linux
5 22 (43.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 21 (41.18%) SQL
7 20 (39.22%) Oracle
8 19 (37.25%) Cisco
9 18 (35.29%) BMC
9 18 (35.29%) BMC PATROL
9 18 (35.29%) MPLS
9 18 (35.29%) LAN
9 18 (35.29%) VoIP
9 18 (35.29%) Business Continuity
9 18 (35.29%) Wi-Fi
9 18 (35.29%) Mitel
9 18 (35.29%) Retail
9 18 (35.29%) Penetration Testing
9 18 (35.29%) IBM Cloud
9 18 (35.29%) Network Segmentation
9 18 (35.29%) 4G
10 17 (33.33%) Windows
11 15 (29.41%) Finance
12 14 (27.45%) PowerShell
12 14 (27.45%) Windows Server
13 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
13 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
14 10 (19.61%) CCNA

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 6 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (35.29%) IBM Cloud
2 4 (7.84%) Office 365
3 3 (5.88%) OpenShift
3 3 (5.88%) SaaS
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.96%) IaaS
5 1 (1.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (62.75%) Firewall
2 28 (54.90%) WAN
3 18 (35.29%) 4G
3 18 (35.29%) LAN
3 18 (35.29%) MPLS
3 18 (35.29%) VoIP
3 18 (35.29%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (13.73%) SAN
5 6 (11.76%) DNS
6 5 (9.80%) DHCP
7 3 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (5.88%) NAS
8 2 (3.92%) DMZ
8 2 (3.92%) Internet
8 2 (3.92%) iSCSI
8 2 (3.92%) NetScaler
8 2 (3.92%) VSAN
9 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.96%) MySQL
General
1 18 (35.29%) Retail
2 15 (29.41%) Finance
3 2 (3.92%) Legal
4 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Programme Manager
2 13 (25.49%) Infrastructure Manager
3 12 (23.53%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
4 10 (19.61%) Voice Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Administrator
5 5 (9.80%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) DBA
7 3 (5.88%) PowerShell Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) SQL DBA
7 3 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) JSON
1 3 (5.88%) SOAP
1 3 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.92%) VCE vBlock
3 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.96%) Clustering
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) EMC VNX
3 1 (1.96%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 22 (43.14%) Linux
2 17 (33.33%) Windows
3 14 (27.45%) Windows Server
4 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (11.76%) Solaris
7 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.92%) Unix
8 2 (3.92%) VMS
8 2 (3.92%) Windows 2000
8 2 (3.92%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 18 (35.29%) Business Continuity
2 18 (35.29%) Network Segmentation
2 18 (35.29%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (13.73%) ITIL
4 5 (9.80%) Migration
5 4 (7.84%) High Availability
6 3 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (5.88%) Database Security
6 3 (5.88%) ITIL V3
6 3 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (5.88%) SQL Optimisation
7 2 (3.92%) Data Protection
7 2 (3.92%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 2 (3.92%) Investment Management
7 2 (3.92%) Line Management
7 2 (3.92%) Patch Management
7 2 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.96%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 21 (41.18%) SQL
2 14 (27.45%) PowerShell
3 9 (17.65%) Perl
4 5 (9.80%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.88%) Python
5 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.96%) VB
7 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) CCNA
1 10 (19.61%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.84%) MCSE
4 3 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (5.88%) MCITP
4 3 (5.88%) MCSA
4 3 (5.88%) MCTS
4 3 (5.88%) RHCE
4 3 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) HIPAA
1 3 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (84.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (54.90%) Virtual Servers
3 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
4 5 (9.80%) Hyper-V
4 5 (9.80%) vSphere
5 4 (7.84%) NFS
5 4 (7.84%) XenApp
5 4 (7.84%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.92%) DFS Replication
6 2 (3.92%) vCloud
6 2 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.96%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 18 (35.29%) BMC PATROL
2 10 (19.61%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (19.61%) Cisco UCCX
3 6 (11.76%) SCCM
4 3 (5.88%) Kibana
4 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 3 (5.88%) WMI
4 3 (5.88%) WSUS
5 2 (3.92%) vMotion
6 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (39.22%) Oracle
3 19 (37.25%) Cisco
4 18 (35.29%) BMC
4 18 (35.29%) Mitel
5 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
6 10 (19.61%) HP
7 9 (17.65%) Red Hat
8 8 (15.69%) Citrix
9 6 (11.76%) Dell
10 4 (7.84%) EMC
10 4 (7.84%) NetApp
10 4 (7.84%) ServiceNow
11 3 (5.88%) 3PAR
11 3 (5.88%) Qualys
11 3 (5.88%) SolarWinds
12 2 (3.92%) CommVault
12 2 (3.92%) Sun
12 2 (3.92%) Sybase
12 2 (3.92%) Veritas
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