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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 263 256 214
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -42
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 48 64 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.46% 0.61% 0.83%
As % of the System Software category 3.73% 6.58% 7.95%
Number of salaries quoted 38 59 81
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% +35.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,400 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,300 £82,500 £75,000
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
1287 972 1132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.44% 9.24% 10.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1102 887 979
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,075 £29,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 March 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 March 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.

1 113 (100.00%) VMware
2 85 (75.22%) Windows
3 81 (71.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 71 (62.83%) Microsoft
5 66 (58.41%) Active Directory
6 54 (47.79%) Citrix
7 51 (45.13%) MS Exchange
8 42 (37.17%) Cisco
8 42 (37.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 37 (32.74%) Finance
10 36 (31.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 35 (30.97%) vSphere
12 33 (29.20%) XenApp
13 32 (28.32%) SQL Server
14 29 (25.66%) ITIL
15 28 (24.78%) Linux
16 27 (23.89%) HP
17 25 (22.12%) SAN
18 24 (21.24%) Exchange Server 2010
18 24 (21.24%) Windows Server 2012
19 22 (19.47%) Hyper-V
20 21 (18.58%) DNS
21 20 (17.70%) WAN
22 19 (16.81%) LAN
22 19 (16.81%) PowerShell
23 18 (15.93%) SharePoint
24 16 (14.16%) Degree
24 16 (14.16%) DHCP
24 16 (14.16%) SCCM
25 15 (13.27%) NetApp

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 51 (45.13%) MS Exchange
2 24 (21.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (15.93%) SharePoint
4 12 (10.62%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (7.96%) IIS
6 7 (6.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2000
8 4 (3.54%) Apache
8 4 (3.54%) Lync
9 3 (2.65%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.77%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (1.77%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.88%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.88%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 10 (8.85%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.65%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) SaaS
2 1 (0.88%) PaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Heroku
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (22.12%) SAN
2 21 (18.58%) DNS
3 20 (17.70%) WAN
4 19 (16.81%) LAN
5 16 (14.16%) DHCP
6 14 (12.39%) Firewall
7 9 (7.96%) Cisco IOS
7 9 (7.96%) IP Telephony
8 8 (7.08%) TCP/IP
9 7 (6.19%) NetScaler
10 5 (4.42%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (4.42%) iSCSI
10 5 (4.42%) MPLS
10 5 (4.42%) VPN
11 4 (3.54%) BGP
11 4 (3.54%) Internet
11 4 (3.54%) NAS
12 3 (2.65%) L2TP
12 3 (2.65%) IPv4
12 3 (2.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (28.32%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (6.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.65%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.65%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.77%) Sybase ASE
6 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (3.54%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (0.88%) Hudson
2 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
General
1 37 (32.74%) Finance
2 8 (7.08%) Banking
3 3 (2.65%) Publishing
3 3 (2.65%) Retail
4 2 (1.77%) Marketing
4 2 (1.77%) Games
4 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.77%) Advertising
4 2 (1.77%) Electronics
4 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.77%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.88%) Front Office
5 1 (0.88%) Back Office
5 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (15.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (13.27%) Infrastructure Manager
3 11 (9.73%) Support Engineer
4 9 (7.96%) Administrator
4 9 (7.96%) Server Engineer
5 7 (6.19%) Architect
5 7 (6.19%) Project Manager
5 7 (6.19%) Technical Project Manager
5 7 (6.19%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (6.19%) Technical Manager
5 7 (6.19%) Delivery Manager
6 6 (5.31%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (5.31%) Technical Delivery Manager
7 5 (4.42%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 5 (4.42%) VMware Engineer
7 5 (4.42%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
7 5 (4.42%) Analyst
7 5 (4.42%) Citrix Engineer
7 5 (4.42%) Citrix Support
8 4 (3.54%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.96%) WSH
2 3 (2.65%) Web Services
3 2 (1.77%) JSON
3 2 (1.77%) ODBC
3 2 (1.77%) SOAP
3 2 (1.77%) RESTful
4 1 (0.88%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.88%) Spring Integration
4 1 (0.88%) SAML
4 1 (0.88%) Middleware
4 1 (0.88%) J2EE
4 1 (0.88%) Spring Security
4 1 (0.88%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.88%) Spring MVC
4 1 (0.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.62%) Clustering
2 10 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.08%) Blackberry
4 6 (5.31%) Hedge funds
5 5 (4.42%) Replication
6 4 (3.54%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.54%) EqualLogic
7 3 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.65%) Statistics
8 2 (1.77%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.77%) DTV
8 2 (1.77%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.77%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.88%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.88%) EMV
9 1 (0.88%) EFT
9 1 (0.88%) APACS
9 1 (0.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 85 (75.22%) Windows
2 42 (37.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (31.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (24.78%) Linux
5 24 (21.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (7.96%) Windows XP
7 6 (5.31%) Windows Vista
7 6 (5.31%) UNIX
8 4 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.54%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.88%) Solaris
9 1 (0.88%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.66%) ITIL
2 13 (11.50%) Project Management
2 13 (11.50%) Capacity Planning
3 12 (10.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (7.96%) PRINCE
5 7 (6.19%) Change Control
5 7 (6.19%) Migration
5 7 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (5.31%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (5.31%) Network Design
6 6 (5.31%) Data Modelling
6 6 (5.31%) Mobile Commerce
7 5 (4.42%) Network Management
7 5 (4.42%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (4.42%) Configuration Management
7 5 (4.42%) E-Commerce
7 5 (4.42%) Service Delivery
7 5 (4.42%) Asset Management
8 4 (3.54%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.54%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.81%) PowerShell
2 10 (8.85%) SQL
2 10 (8.85%) VBScript
3 8 (7.08%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.19%) C
5 6 (5.31%) Java
5 6 (5.31%) PHP
6 3 (2.65%) Perl
7 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (14.16%) Degree
2 13 (11.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 12 (10.62%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (10.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (9.73%) CCNP
4 11 (9.73%) MCSE
5 7 (6.19%) MCSA
5 7 (6.19%) MCITP
6 5 (4.42%) VCP4
7 4 (3.54%) MCP
7 4 (3.54%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.77%) CCIE
8 2 (1.77%) CCNA
8 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.77%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.88%) NCDA
9 1 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.88%) VCP5
9 1 (0.88%) RHCE
9 1 (0.88%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 81 (71.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (58.41%) Active Directory
3 35 (30.97%) vSphere
4 33 (29.20%) XenApp
5 22 (19.47%) Hyper-V
6 10 (8.85%) XenDesktop
7 9 (7.96%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (7.96%) MetaFrame
8 8 (7.08%) vCloud
9 6 (5.31%) ISA Server
10 5 (4.42%) XenServer
10 5 (4.42%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (1.77%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.88%) UAG
13 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.88%) NFS
13 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (14.16%) SCCM
2 12 (10.62%) SCOM
3 8 (7.08%) NetBackup
4 7 (6.19%) XenMobile
5 6 (5.31%) WMI
5 6 (5.31%) BMC PATROL
6 5 (4.42%) Cacti
7 4 (3.54%) Backup Exec
7 4 (3.54%) Nagios
8 3 (2.65%) HP SIM
8 3 (2.65%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (2.65%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.77%) ARCserve
9 2 (1.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.88%) Puppet
10 1 (0.88%) Ganglia
10 1 (0.88%) Graphite
10 1 (0.88%) Cisco Prime
10 1 (0.88%) logstash
10 1 (0.88%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 113 (100.00%) VMware
2 71 (62.83%) Microsoft
3 54 (47.79%) Citrix
4 42 (37.17%) Cisco
5 27 (23.89%) HP
6 15 (13.27%) NetApp
7 10 (8.85%) EMC
7 10 (8.85%) Red Hat
8 9 (7.96%) Dell
8 9 (7.96%) CheckPoint
9 8 (7.08%) LANDesk
9 8 (7.08%) Oracle
10 7 (6.19%) Remedy
10 7 (6.19%) Veritas
10 7 (6.19%) AppSense
11 6 (5.31%) BMC
11 6 (5.31%) 3PAR
12 5 (4.42%) IBM
13 4 (3.54%) Sybase
14 3 (2.65%) Veeam
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