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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 220 264 246
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -18
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 107 56 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.89% 0.46% 0.70%
As % of the System Software category 8.57% 5.73% 7.75%
Number of salaries quoted 79 43 86
Average salary £55,000 £50,500 £47,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.91% +6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £33,400 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,200 £64,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
1249 977 1162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 10.37% 8.06% 9.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1067 855 1049
Average salary £47,500 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.06% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 22 August 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 22 August 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.

1 194 (100.00%) VMware
2 167 (86.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 153 (78.87%) Windows
4 126 (64.95%) Active Directory
5 107 (55.15%) Microsoft
6 94 (48.45%) MS Exchange
7 86 (44.33%) SAN
7 86 (44.33%) Finance
8 78 (40.21%) Citrix
9 73 (37.63%) SQL Server
10 71 (36.60%) Windows Server 2008
11 64 (32.99%) ITIL
12 62 (31.96%) Cisco
13 50 (25.77%) vSphere
14 49 (25.26%) Windows Server 2003
15 46 (23.71%) Linux
16 41 (21.13%) HP
16 41 (21.13%) Firewall
17 40 (20.62%) Exchange Server 2010
17 40 (20.62%) Windows Server 2012
18 39 (20.10%) Microsoft Certification
18 39 (20.10%) DNS
19 36 (18.56%) LAN
19 36 (18.56%) WAN
20 35 (18.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 34 (17.53%) Banking
22 33 (17.01%) SharePoint
22 33 (17.01%) PowerShell
23 30 (15.46%) Project Management
24 28 (14.43%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 94 (48.45%) MS Exchange
2 40 (20.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (17.01%) SharePoint
4 21 (10.82%) IIS
5 15 (7.73%) Lync
6 14 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (4.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (2.58%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (2.06%) IBM Notes
10 4 (2.06%) Lotus Domino
10 4 (2.06%) Apache
10 4 (2.06%) WebSphere
10 4 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2000
12 2 (1.03%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (1.03%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.52%) GlassFish
Applications
1 16 (8.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (44.33%) SAN
2 41 (21.13%) Firewall
3 39 (20.10%) DNS
4 36 (18.56%) LAN
4 36 (18.56%) WAN
5 22 (11.34%) DHCP
5 22 (11.34%) TCP/IP
6 21 (10.82%) IP Telephony
7 18 (9.28%) NAS
8 11 (5.67%) VPN
9 10 (5.15%) NetScaler
10 9 (4.64%) VLAN
10 9 (4.64%) VoIP
11 6 (3.09%) Unified Communications
11 6 (3.09%) SMTP
12 5 (2.58%) iSCSI
12 5 (2.58%) Network Security
13 4 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (2.06%) Internet
14 3 (1.55%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (37.63%) SQL Server
2 28 (14.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (5.15%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.09%) Oracle Exadata
4 6 (3.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.55%) MySQL
6 3 (1.55%) DB2
6 3 (1.55%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.55%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.03%) OLTP
7 2 (1.03%) OLAP
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 86 (44.33%) Finance
2 34 (17.53%) Banking
3 12 (6.19%) International Banking
4 9 (4.64%) Retail
4 9 (4.64%) Advertising
5 6 (3.09%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.58%) Marketing
7 4 (2.06%) Law
8 3 (1.55%) Legal
8 3 (1.55%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.55%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.55%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (13.92%) Infrastructure Manager
2 20 (10.31%) Architect
3 17 (8.76%) Support Engineer
4 15 (7.73%) Systems Engineer
5 13 (6.70%) Analyst
6 12 (6.19%) Infrastructure Architect
7 11 (5.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (5.15%) Consultant
8 10 (5.15%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (5.15%) Administrator
9 9 (4.64%) Team Leader
9 9 (4.64%) IT Support
10 8 (4.12%) Server Engineer
10 8 (4.12%) Storage Engineer
11 7 (3.61%) Infrastructure Team Leader
11 7 (3.61%) IT Support Engineer
11 7 (3.61%) Network Engineer
12 6 (3.09%) Security Engineer
12 6 (3.09%) Support Analyst
12 6 (3.09%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.09%) Oracle Fusion
1 6 (3.09%) Middleware
1 6 (3.09%) Software Packaging
2 3 (1.55%) Web Services
2 3 (1.55%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (1.03%) .NET
3 2 (1.03%) COM
4 1 (0.52%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.92%) Clustering
2 18 (9.28%) Management Information System
3 13 (6.70%) Blackberry
4 10 (5.15%) Hedge funds
5 8 (4.12%) Replication
6 7 (3.61%) Visualisation
6 7 (3.61%) Celerra
7 6 (3.09%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.09%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (3.09%) PKI
8 5 (2.58%) iPad
9 3 (1.55%) DTV
9 3 (1.55%) EqualLogic
10 2 (1.03%) e-Health
10 2 (1.03%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.03%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.52%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.52%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 153 (78.87%) Windows
2 71 (36.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (25.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 46 (23.71%) Linux
5 40 (20.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (9.79%) Solaris
7 14 (7.22%) UNIX
8 12 (6.19%) Windows 7
9 7 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (3.09%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (1.55%) AIX
11 3 (1.55%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.55%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.52%) Fedora
12 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (32.99%) ITIL
2 30 (15.46%) Project Management
3 22 (11.34%) PRINCE2
3 22 (11.34%) PRINCE
4 17 (8.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (6.70%) Capacity Management
6 12 (6.19%) Process Improvement
7 10 (5.15%) Change Control
8 9 (4.64%) Mobile Device Management
8 9 (4.64%) Network Management
9 8 (4.12%) Migration
9 8 (4.12%) Change Management
9 8 (4.12%) Asset Management
10 7 (3.61%) Load Balancing
10 7 (3.61%) Performance Management
10 7 (3.61%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (3.61%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (3.09%) Integration Testing
11 6 (3.09%) Data Architecture
11 6 (3.09%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 33 (17.01%) PowerShell
2 12 (6.19%) SQL
3 7 (3.61%) VBScript
3 7 (3.61%) Perl
4 6 (3.09%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.06%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.55%) Korn
6 3 (1.55%) Bourne shell
6 3 (1.55%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.03%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.03%) Java
8 1 (0.52%) Ruby
8 1 (0.52%) Python
8 1 (0.52%) PHP
8 1 (0.52%) C
8 1 (0.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 39 (20.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (18.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 26 (13.40%) Degree
4 25 (12.89%) MCSE
5 17 (8.76%) MCITP
6 15 (7.73%) MCSA
7 13 (6.70%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (6.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 11 (5.67%) CCNP
8 11 (5.67%) CCNA
8 11 (5.67%) MCP
9 6 (3.09%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (2.06%) CCA
11 3 (1.55%) CCEA
11 3 (1.55%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.55%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.55%) CCIA
12 2 (1.03%) NCDA
12 2 (1.03%) CCEE
12 2 (1.03%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.19%) ISO 9001
2 5 (2.58%) SLA
3 2 (1.03%) QA
4 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 167 (86.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 126 (64.95%) Active Directory
3 50 (25.77%) vSphere
4 28 (14.43%) Hyper-V
5 21 (10.82%) MetaFrame
5 21 (10.82%) XenApp
6 15 (7.73%) XenDesktop
7 10 (5.15%) vCloud
8 9 (4.64%) XenServer
9 8 (4.12%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (3.09%) UAG
10 6 (3.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (2.58%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (1.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (1.55%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (1.55%) NFS
12 3 (1.55%) Terminal Services
12 3 (1.55%) ISA Server
12 3 (1.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 20 (10.31%) SCOM
2 18 (9.28%) SCCM
3 17 (8.76%) NetBackup
4 11 (5.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 8 (4.12%) WSUS
6 7 (3.61%) Backup Exec
6 7 (3.61%) XenMobile
7 4 (2.06%) Legato
8 3 (1.55%) OpenView
8 3 (1.55%) ARCserve
8 3 (1.55%) Tivoli
8 3 (1.55%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.55%) SCVMM
9 2 (1.03%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 2 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.03%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (1.03%) Unicenter
10 1 (0.52%) Control-M
10 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 194 (100.00%) VMware
2 107 (55.15%) Microsoft
3 78 (40.21%) Citrix
4 62 (31.96%) Cisco
5 41 (21.13%) HP
6 26 (13.40%) EMC
7 20 (10.31%) NetApp
8 19 (9.79%) Symantec
8 19 (9.79%) Dell
9 18 (9.28%) IBM
10 14 (7.22%) Oracle
11 12 (6.19%) Red Hat
12 8 (4.12%) SolarWinds
12 8 (4.12%) Veritas
13 6 (3.09%) Juniper
13 6 (3.09%) Mitel
14 4 (2.06%) MobileIron
14 4 (2.06%) Websense
14 4 (2.06%) Lotus
15 3 (1.55%) PlateSpin
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