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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 276 229 267
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +38
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 30 109 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.88% 0.48%
As % of the System Software category 3.44% 8.64% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 26 80 47
Average salary £47,500 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £77,500 £56,900
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -
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
871 1262 980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 8.28% 10.17% 8.18%
Number of salaries quoted 764 1096 862
Average salary £47,500 £48,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% -3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,722 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% -1.31%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 88 (100.00%) VMware
2 80 (90.91%) Windows
3 49 (55.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (54.55%) Active Directory
5 47 (53.41%) Microsoft
6 45 (51.14%) SAN
7 43 (48.86%) Cisco
8 34 (38.64%) MS Exchange
9 33 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 33 (37.50%) vSphere
10 30 (34.09%) Firewall
11 28 (31.82%) Linux
12 27 (30.68%) Citrix
13 26 (29.55%) DNS
14 22 (25.00%) Finance
15 21 (23.86%) XenApp
16 20 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
16 20 (22.73%) DHCP
16 20 (22.73%) TCP/IP
16 20 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
16 20 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
17 17 (19.32%) Dell
17 17 (19.32%) ITIL
18 16 (18.18%) LAN
18 16 (18.18%) iSCSI
19 15 (17.05%) WAN
19 15 (17.05%) NAS
20 14 (15.91%) EqualLogic
21 12 (13.64%) Data Centre
22 11 (12.50%) VMware ESXi

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 34 (38.64%) MS Exchange
2 20 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (12.50%) Apache
3 11 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 10 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (9.09%) WebSphere
6 6 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (5.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (5.68%) IIS
7 5 (5.68%) Lync
8 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (2.27%) JBoss
9 2 (2.27%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (1.14%) Drupal
10 1 (1.14%) Mule
10 1 (1.14%) Confluence
10 1 (1.14%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 9 (10.23%) MS Office
2 7 (7.95%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.41%) Mimecast
3 2 (2.27%) Office 365
3 2 (2.27%) PaaS
4 1 (1.14%) Heroku
4 1 (1.14%) SaaS
4 1 (1.14%) IaaS
4 1 (1.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 45 (51.14%) SAN
2 30 (34.09%) Firewall
3 26 (29.55%) DNS
4 20 (22.73%) TCP/IP
4 20 (22.73%) DHCP
5 16 (18.18%) LAN
5 16 (18.18%) iSCSI
6 15 (17.05%) NAS
6 15 (17.05%) WAN
7 9 (10.23%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (9.09%) VPN
9 6 (6.82%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (4.55%) Internet
11 3 (3.41%) SMTP
11 3 (3.41%) Unified Communications
12 2 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (2.27%) VLAN
12 2 (2.27%) Wireless
12 2 (2.27%) SSH
13 1 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.41%) MySQL
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.14%) Big Data
5 1 (1.14%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.14%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (1.14%) DB2
5 1 (1.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Subversion
1 2 (2.27%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.14%) Trac
2 1 (1.14%) GitLab
2 1 (1.14%) Hudson
2 1 (1.14%) Maven
2 1 (1.14%) JIRA
2 1 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.14%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (25.00%) Finance
2 11 (12.50%) Banking
3 3 (3.41%) Law
4 2 (2.27%) Legal
4 2 (2.27%) Front Office
4 2 (2.27%) Retail
4 2 (2.27%) Local Government
5 1 (1.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (21.59%) Administrator
1 19 (21.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (14.77%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (11.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 10 (11.36%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (6.82%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (6.82%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 6 (6.82%) Project Manager
4 6 (6.82%) Analyst
4 6 (6.82%) Technical Project Manager
4 6 (6.82%) Technical Manager
5 5 (5.68%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.55%) Network Engineer
6 4 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
6 4 (4.55%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (4.55%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 3 (3.41%) Exchange Administrator
7 3 (3.41%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
2 7 (7.95%) WSH
3 3 (3.41%) J2EE
4 2 (2.27%) Web Services
4 2 (2.27%) Middleware
5 1 (1.14%) Spring
5 1 (1.14%) Spring MVC
5 1 (1.14%) Spring Security
5 1 (1.14%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.14%) Spring Integration
5 1 (1.14%) MCollective
5 1 (1.14%) Sensu
5 1 (1.14%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.91%) EqualLogic
2 12 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 10 (11.36%) Replication
4 7 (7.95%) Clustering
5 6 (6.82%) Blackberry
5 6 (6.82%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.55%) Statistics
6 4 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.27%) Thin Client
8 2 (2.27%) Fat Client
8 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.14%) EMV
9 1 (1.14%) EFT
9 1 (1.14%) Equities
9 1 (1.14%) PKI
9 1 (1.14%) APACS
9 1 (1.14%) Celerra
9 1 (1.14%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 80 (90.91%) Windows
2 33 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (31.82%) Linux
4 20 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (11.36%) Windows 7
6 8 (9.09%) UNIX
7 5 (5.68%) Windows XP
8 4 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.41%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.27%) VMS
10 2 (2.27%) AIX
11 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.14%) SUSE
11 1 (1.14%) Debian
11 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.32%) ITIL
2 11 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (11.36%) Configuration Management
3 10 (11.36%) Change Control
4 9 (10.23%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (9.09%) Network Design
6 7 (7.95%) Asset Management
6 7 (7.95%) Project Planning
7 6 (6.82%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (6.82%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (6.82%) Wealth Management
7 6 (6.82%) Service Delivery
7 6 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.68%) Migration
8 5 (5.68%) Line Management
9 4 (4.55%) Benchmarking
9 4 (4.55%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.41%) Mobile Commerce
10 3 (3.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.23%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.82%) SQL
3 5 (5.68%) VBScript
3 5 (5.68%) C
4 3 (3.41%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.41%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.41%) PHP
4 3 (3.41%) Ruby
5 2 (2.27%) Perl
5 2 (2.27%) Python
6 1 (1.14%) AWK
6 1 (1.14%) Java
6 1 (1.14%) sed
Qualifications
1 10 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (10.23%) MCSE
2 9 (10.23%) CCNA
2 9 (10.23%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (7.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (7.95%) Degree
4 6 (6.82%) MCITP
5 4 (4.55%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.55%) MCSA
5 4 (4.55%) CCNP
6 2 (2.27%) MOS
6 2 (2.27%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.27%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.14%) CEH
7 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.23%) SLA
2 3 (3.41%) QA
3 2 (2.27%) Solvency II
3 2 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 49 (55.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 33 (37.50%) vSphere
4 21 (23.86%) XenApp
5 11 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 11 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (6.82%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (4.55%) ISA Server
7 4 (4.55%) XenDesktop
7 4 (4.55%) vCloud
7 4 (4.55%) UAG
8 3 (3.41%) Terminal Services
9 2 (2.27%) Firmware
9 2 (2.27%) XenServer
9 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (2.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.14%) OpenSSH
10 1 (1.14%) NFS
10 1 (1.14%) Samba
10 1 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (12.50%) Nagios
1 11 (12.50%) Puppet
2 9 (10.23%) Backup Exec
2 9 (10.23%) Cacti
3 8 (9.09%) BMC Marimba
3 8 (9.09%) Check_MK
4 7 (7.95%) SCCM
5 6 (6.82%) NetBackup
6 5 (5.68%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (3.41%) WMI
7 3 (3.41%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (3.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (2.27%) SCOM
8 2 (2.27%) ARCserve
8 2 (2.27%) WSUS
8 2 (2.27%) logstash
8 2 (2.27%) Graphite
9 1 (1.14%) systemd
9 1 (1.14%) FortiGate
9 1 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 88 (100.00%) VMware
2 47 (53.41%) Microsoft
3 43 (48.86%) Cisco
4 27 (30.68%) Citrix
5 17 (19.32%) Dell
6 11 (12.50%) IBM
6 11 (12.50%) Symantec
6 11 (12.50%) Veeam
7 10 (11.36%) CheckPoint
7 10 (11.36%) Oracle
8 6 (6.82%) HP
8 6 (6.82%) NetApp
8 6 (6.82%) AppSense
8 6 (6.82%) LANDesk
9 5 (5.68%) Red Hat
9 5 (5.68%) Veritas
9 5 (5.68%) Remedy
10 4 (4.55%) McAfee
11 3 (3.41%) EMC
11 3 (3.41%) BMC
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago