The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 240 197 231
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +34
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 24 66 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.34% 0.90% 0.34%
As % of the System Software category 2.72% 6.87% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 15 46 16
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £40,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,250 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+2.95% -5.05%
VMware ESX
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

System Software Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
881 961 809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 12.54% 13.12% 11.94%
Number of salaries quoted 706 759 637
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the East of England region.

VMware ESX Salary Trend in the East of England

VMware ESX
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the East of England region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in the East of England

VMware ESX
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the East of England region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire -12 11 £40,000 -11.11%
Hertfordshire -19 5 £43,750 -2.77% 2
Cambridgeshire +8 4 £28,500 +14.00%
Essex -14 4 £55,000 +22.22%
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 53 (94.64%) VMware
2 45 (80.36%) Windows
3 37 (66.07%) Windows Server
4 32 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 28 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 27 (48.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (48.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (42.86%) vSphere
7 24 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 23 (41.07%) Citrix
9 22 (39.29%) SQL Server
10 21 (37.50%) MS Exchange
10 21 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 20 (35.71%) SAN
12 19 (33.93%) Linux
12 19 (33.93%) MCSE
13 18 (32.14%) VCP5
13 18 (32.14%) XenApp
14 17 (30.36%) MCSA
14 17 (30.36%) Disaster Recovery
15 16 (28.57%) MCP
15 16 (28.57%) MS Excel
15 16 (28.57%) Cisco
15 16 (28.57%) Intel
16 15 (26.79%) ITIL
16 15 (26.79%) Presales
17 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
18 13 (23.21%) Exchange Server 2010
19 12 (21.43%) Data Centre

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 21 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 13 (23.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (16.07%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (5.36%) IIS
6 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.57%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 11 (19.64%) MS Office
3 3 (5.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (3.57%) Google App Engine
2 2 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.57%) Google Compute Engine
2 2 (3.57%) IaaS
3 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (35.71%) SAN
2 6 (10.71%) DHCP
2 6 (10.71%) DNS
3 5 (8.93%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (8.93%) Firewall
3 5 (8.93%) NAS
3 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (3.57%) iSCSI
4 2 (3.57%) LAN
4 2 (3.57%) WAN
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.79%) Internet
5 1 (1.79%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.79%) MPLS
5 1 (1.79%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) MS Access
3 2 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (8.93%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Games
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Consultant
2 9 (16.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 7 (12.50%) Wintel Consultant
4 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 6 (10.71%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (8.93%) IT Support
5 5 (8.93%) Network Team Leader
5 5 (8.93%) Server Support
5 5 (8.93%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Server Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Storage Specialist
6 4 (7.14%) VMware Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Windows Server Support
6 4 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Server Support Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) Flash
2 2 (3.57%) Django
2 2 (3.57%) Web Services
3 1 (1.79%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.36%) AS400
4 3 (5.36%) iSeries
4 3 (5.36%) Replication
4 3 (5.36%) VCE vBlock
5 2 (3.57%) Clustering
5 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.79%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.79%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.79%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.79%) User Experience
6 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 45 (80.36%) Windows
2 37 (66.07%) Windows Server
3 27 (48.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (48.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (33.93%) Linux
5 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (8.93%) Unix
8 4 (7.14%) Mac OS
9 3 (5.36%) AIX
9 3 (5.36%) Data ONTAP
9 3 (5.36%) Solaris
9 3 (5.36%) Windows 10
9 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
9 3 (5.36%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.57%) CoreOS
10 2 (3.57%) Debian
10 2 (3.57%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (26.79%) ITIL
2 15 (26.79%) Presales
3 11 (19.64%) Mentoring
4 10 (17.86%) Server Building
5 7 (12.50%) Time Management
6 5 (8.93%) E-Commerce
6 5 (8.93%) Network Load Balancing
6 5 (8.93%) Network Management
7 3 (5.36%) Budget Control
7 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.36%) Project Management
7 3 (5.36%) Software Deployment
8 2 (3.57%) Identity Management
8 2 (3.57%) Migration
8 2 (3.57%) Open Source
9 1 (1.79%) Business Continuity
9 1 (1.79%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.79%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 21 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (33.93%) MCSE
4 18 (32.14%) VCP5
5 17 (30.36%) MCSA
6 16 (28.57%) MCP
7 8 (14.29%) MCITP
8 7 (12.50%) Degree
9 4 (7.14%) VCAP
10 3 (5.36%) CCA
10 3 (5.36%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (5.36%) MCTS
11 2 (3.57%) CCNA
11 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (1.79%) CCNP
12 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (1.79%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 24 (42.86%) vSphere
4 18 (32.14%) XenApp
5 5 (8.93%) Hyper-V
6 3 (5.36%) vCloud
7 2 (3.57%) Ceph
7 2 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.57%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.79%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.79%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) SCCM
2 3 (5.36%) Tivoli
2 3 (5.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (3.57%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.57%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (3.57%) Puppet
3 2 (3.57%) vMotion
4 1 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.79%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (1.79%) SCOM
4 1 (1.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 53 (94.64%) VMware
2 32 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 23 (41.07%) Citrix
4 16 (28.57%) Cisco
4 16 (28.57%) Intel
5 8 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 7 (12.50%) IBM
7 6 (10.71%) NetApp
8 5 (8.93%) BMC
8 5 (8.93%) HP
8 5 (8.93%) Oracle
9 4 (7.14%) Avaya
10 3 (5.36%) CheckPoint
11 2 (3.57%) Dell
11 2 (3.57%) Google
11 2 (3.57%) Juniper
11 2 (3.57%) NetIQ
12 1 (1.79%) Apple
12 1 (1.79%) EMC
12 1 (1.79%) Forcepoint