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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 235 249 227
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -22
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 84 78 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.75% 0.64% 0.86%
As % of the System Software category 6.67% 6.95% 8.71%
Number of salaries quoted 64 68 104
Average salary £51,500 £48,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.64% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
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
1259 1122 1240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 11.29% 9.21% 9.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1127 975 1109
Average salary £47,500 £48,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% +2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
2 165 (85.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 149 (76.80%) Windows
4 125 (64.43%) Active Directory
5 112 (57.73%) Microsoft
6 101 (52.06%) MS Exchange
7 85 (43.81%) Finance
8 81 (41.75%) Citrix
9 79 (40.72%) Windows Server 2008
10 77 (39.69%) SQL Server
11 68 (35.05%) Cisco
12 66 (34.02%) SAN
13 65 (33.51%) ITIL
14 50 (25.77%) vSphere
15 48 (24.74%) Windows Server 2003
16 47 (24.23%) HP
16 47 (24.23%) LAN
16 47 (24.23%) WAN
17 44 (22.68%) DNS
17 44 (22.68%) Windows Server 2012
18 42 (21.65%) Exchange Server 2010
19 40 (20.62%) PowerShell
20 39 (20.10%) SharePoint
20 39 (20.10%) Linux
21 35 (18.04%) Microsoft Certification
22 34 (17.53%) Firewall
22 34 (17.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
23 33 (17.01%) Project Management
23 33 (17.01%) Hyper-V
24 32 (16.49%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (52.06%) MS Exchange
2 42 (21.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (20.10%) SharePoint
4 13 (6.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (6.70%) Lync
5 11 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (5.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (5.67%) IIS
6 7 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2000
8 4 (2.06%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (2.06%) WebSphere
8 4 (2.06%) IBM Notes
8 4 (2.06%) Lotus Domino
8 4 (2.06%) Apache
9 3 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.03%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (7.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.55%) Office 365
3 1 (0.52%) IaaS
3 1 (0.52%) SaaS
3 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (34.02%) SAN
2 47 (24.23%) LAN
2 47 (24.23%) WAN
3 44 (22.68%) DNS
4 34 (17.53%) Firewall
5 32 (16.49%) DHCP
6 24 (12.37%) IP Telephony
7 19 (9.79%) TCP/IP
8 12 (6.19%) VPN
9 9 (4.64%) iSCSI
10 8 (4.12%) VoIP
10 8 (4.12%) NetScaler
11 7 (3.61%) Internet
11 7 (3.61%) VLAN
12 6 (3.09%) NAS
13 5 (2.58%) Network Security
13 5 (2.58%) Wireless
13 5 (2.58%) Intranet
14 4 (2.06%) Cisco Nexus
15 3 (1.55%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (39.69%) SQL Server
2 31 (15.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.61%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.58%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.58%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.58%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.55%) DB2
6 2 (1.03%) Sybase ASE
6 2 (1.03%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.52%) MySQL
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.52%) OLAP
7 1 (0.52%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (1.03%) PowerBuilder
General
1 85 (43.81%) Finance
2 22 (11.34%) Banking
3 11 (5.67%) Retail
4 8 (4.12%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.61%) International Banking
6 6 (3.09%) Marketing
6 6 (3.09%) Advertising
7 5 (2.58%) Electronics
7 5 (2.58%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.06%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.55%) Law
10 1 (0.52%) Legal
10 1 (0.52%) Games
10 1 (0.52%) Front Office
10 1 (0.52%) Back Office
10 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (13.40%) Infrastructure Manager
2 18 (9.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (7.73%) Systems Engineer
4 14 (7.22%) Analyst
4 14 (7.22%) Server Engineer
5 13 (6.70%) Architect
6 12 (6.19%) Support Engineer
7 11 (5.67%) Consultant
8 10 (5.15%) Storage Engineer
9 8 (4.12%) Implementation Engineer
9 8 (4.12%) IT Support
10 7 (3.61%) Head of User Experience
10 7 (3.61%) Network Engineer
10 7 (3.61%) Administrator
11 6 (3.09%) Support Analyst
11 6 (3.09%) Technical Support
11 6 (3.09%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (3.09%) Technical Analyst
11 6 (3.09%) Security Engineer
11 6 (3.09%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.09%) Software Packaging
2 5 (2.58%) Web Services
3 3 (1.55%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (1.55%) Middleware
3 3 (1.55%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.03%) .NET
4 2 (1.03%) COM
5 1 (0.52%) SOAP
5 1 (0.52%) ODBC
5 1 (0.52%) JSON
5 1 (0.52%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.92%) Clustering
2 16 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.22%) Blackberry
4 11 (5.67%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.64%) Replication
5 9 (4.64%) Hedge funds
6 7 (3.61%) Visualisation
6 7 (3.61%) PKI
7 6 (3.09%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.58%) EqualLogic
8 5 (2.58%) DTV
9 4 (2.06%) iPad
10 3 (1.55%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.03%) Thin Client
11 2 (1.03%) e-Health
11 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (1.03%) Fat Client
11 2 (1.03%) Performance Metrics
12 1 (0.52%) FlexPod
12 1 (0.52%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 149 (76.80%) Windows
2 79 (40.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (24.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 44 (22.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (20.10%) Linux
6 15 (7.73%) Solaris
7 12 (6.19%) UNIX
7 12 (6.19%) Windows 7
8 7 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (3.09%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.55%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.03%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.03%) AIX
12 1 (0.52%) VMS
12 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.52%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (33.51%) ITIL
2 33 (17.01%) Project Management
3 25 (12.89%) PRINCE
4 16 (8.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (6.70%) PRINCE2
5 13 (6.70%) Capacity Management
6 12 (6.19%) Migration
7 11 (5.67%) Network Management
7 11 (5.67%) Change Control
8 9 (4.64%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (4.64%) Kalman Filter
8 9 (4.64%) Asset Management
9 8 (4.12%) Load Balancing
9 8 (4.12%) Change Management
9 8 (4.12%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (3.61%) Performance Management
10 7 (3.61%) Process Improvement
10 7 (3.61%) Mobile Device Management
11 6 (3.09%) Integration Testing
12 5 (2.58%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 40 (20.62%) PowerShell
2 12 (6.19%) SQL
3 10 (5.15%) VBScript
4 9 (4.64%) Perl
5 6 (3.09%) Shell Script
5 6 (3.09%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.06%) Java
7 3 (1.55%) Korn
7 3 (1.55%) Bourne shell
7 3 (1.55%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.03%) C
9 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (18.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (17.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 31 (15.98%) Degree
4 22 (11.34%) MCSE
5 20 (10.31%) MCITP
6 15 (7.73%) MCSA
7 14 (7.22%) MCP
7 14 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (6.19%) CCNP
8 12 (6.19%) CCNA
9 8 (4.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (3.61%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (2.06%) CCA
11 4 (2.06%) NCDA
12 3 (1.55%) CCEE
12 3 (1.55%) CCIA
12 3 (1.55%) CCIE
12 3 (1.55%) CCEA
12 3 (1.55%) JNCIA
13 2 (1.03%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.61%) ISO 9001
1 7 (3.61%) SLA
2 2 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 165 (85.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 125 (64.43%) Active Directory
3 50 (25.77%) vSphere
4 33 (17.01%) Hyper-V
5 27 (13.92%) XenApp
6 24 (12.37%) MetaFrame
7 15 (7.73%) XenDesktop
8 10 (5.15%) vCloud
9 8 (4.12%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (3.61%) XenServer
10 7 (3.61%) VMware Workstation
10 7 (3.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (2.06%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (2.06%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (2.06%) NFS
12 3 (1.55%) ISA Server
12 3 (1.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (1.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 3 (1.55%) UAG
13 2 (1.03%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 23 (11.86%) SCOM
2 22 (11.34%) SCCM
3 17 (8.76%) NetBackup
4 8 (4.12%) XenMobile
5 7 (3.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 7 (3.61%) WSUS
6 6 (3.09%) Backup Exec
7 4 (2.06%) Legato
7 4 (2.06%) Tivoli
8 3 (1.55%) ARCserve
8 3 (1.55%) SCVMM
8 3 (1.55%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (1.55%) HP SIM
9 2 (1.03%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 2 (1.03%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.03%) OpenView
9 2 (1.03%) Unicenter
10 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 194 (100.00%) VMware
2 112 (57.73%) Microsoft
3 81 (41.75%) Citrix
4 68 (35.05%) Cisco
5 47 (24.23%) HP
6 25 (12.89%) EMC
7 19 (9.79%) NetApp
8 18 (9.28%) Dell
9 17 (8.76%) IBM
10 14 (7.22%) Red Hat
10 14 (7.22%) Symantec
11 13 (6.70%) Oracle
12 9 (4.64%) Veritas
13 8 (4.12%) Mitel
13 8 (4.12%) SolarWinds
13 8 (4.12%) 3PAR
14 7 (3.61%) Juniper
15 5 (2.58%) SAP
15 5 (2.58%) Veeam
15 5 (2.58%) Websense
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