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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 187 183 159
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -24
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 68 81 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.93% 1.05% 1.33%
As % of the System Software category 8.52% 8.54% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35 58 75
Average salary £55,000 £42,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.95% -11.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
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
798 948 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 10.91% 12.29% 10.60%
Number of salaries quoted 637 761 636
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,100 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,875
% change year-on-year
- -3.53%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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
Hertfordshire 0 39 £55,000 +17.64% 4
Bedfordshire +15 24 £55,000 +52.77% 1
Essex -15 5 £45,000 +16.12%
VMware ESX
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

1 166 (93.79%) VMware
2 160 (90.40%) Windows
3 125 (70.62%) Active Directory
4 111 (62.71%) Citrix
5 109 (61.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 108 (61.02%) Microsoft
7 99 (55.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 84 (47.46%) VMware Infrastructure
9 75 (42.37%) MS Exchange
10 74 (41.81%) vSphere
11 70 (39.55%) DNS
12 66 (37.29%) XenApp
13 64 (36.16%) DHCP
14 63 (35.59%) Exchange Server 2010
15 62 (35.03%) Windows Server 2003
16 61 (34.46%) SQL Server
17 59 (33.33%) SAN
18 57 (32.20%) Exchange Server 2007
19 56 (31.64%) ITIL
20 51 (28.81%) Microsoft Certification
21 49 (27.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
22 48 (27.12%) Exchange Server 2003
22 48 (27.12%) MCSE
23 46 (25.99%) Clustering
24 45 (25.42%) Firewall
25 42 (23.73%) Finance
25 42 (23.73%) Cisco
26 41 (23.16%) Linux
27 34 (19.21%) Data Centre
28 33 (18.64%) MCSA

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 75 (42.37%) MS Exchange
2 63 (35.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 57 (32.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 48 (27.12%) Exchange Server 2003
5 26 (14.69%) IIS
6 10 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.82%) Lotus Domino
7 5 (2.82%) Lync
8 4 (2.26%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 32 (18.08%) MS Excel
2 18 (10.17%) MS Office
3 7 (3.95%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.65%) IaaS
3 6 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.82%) PaaS
4 5 (2.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 70 (39.55%) DNS
2 64 (36.16%) DHCP
3 59 (33.33%) SAN
4 45 (25.42%) Firewall
5 32 (18.08%) WAN
6 26 (14.69%) LAN
7 19 (10.73%) NAS
8 18 (10.17%) TCP/IP
9 16 (9.04%) iSCSI
10 15 (8.47%) VLAN
11 11 (6.21%) LDAP
12 10 (5.65%) Fibre Channel
12 10 (5.65%) Network Security
13 9 (5.08%) NetScaler
13 9 (5.08%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (4.52%) VoIP
14 8 (4.52%) VPN
15 6 (3.39%) IP Telephony
16 5 (2.82%) Cisco IPT
16 5 (2.82%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (34.46%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (10.17%) SQL Server 2000
4 7 (3.95%) MS Access
5 3 (1.69%) MySQL
6 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 42 (23.73%) Finance
2 15 (8.47%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.21%) Legal
4 9 (5.08%) Retail
5 4 (2.26%) Games
5 4 (2.26%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.69%) Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (17.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (15.82%) Consultant
3 27 (15.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (11.86%) Architect
5 20 (11.30%) Team Leader
6 18 (10.17%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (6.21%) Administrator
8 10 (5.65%) Analyst
8 10 (5.65%) Virtualisation Consultant
9 8 (4.52%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (4.52%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (4.52%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 7 (3.95%) Infrastructure Manager
11 6 (3.39%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (3.39%) Storage Specialist
11 6 (3.39%) Windows Server Specialist
11 6 (3.39%) Server Specialist
11 6 (3.39%) Cloud Architect
12 5 (2.82%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
12 5 (2.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.52%) Flash
2 6 (3.39%) Web Services
3 1 (0.56%) .NET
3 1 (0.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 46 (25.99%) Clustering
2 34 (19.21%) Data Centre
3 19 (10.73%) Blackberry
4 12 (6.78%) Replication
5 10 (5.65%) AS400
5 10 (5.65%) iSeries
5 10 (5.65%) Enterprise Storage
6 9 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 160 (90.40%) Windows
2 109 (61.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 99 (55.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 62 (35.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 41 (23.16%) Linux
6 27 (15.25%) Windows 2000
7 13 (7.34%) UNIX
8 11 (6.21%) Data ONTAP
8 11 (6.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (5.65%) AIX
10 8 (4.52%) Windows 7
11 7 (3.95%) Windows 2000 Server
11 7 (3.95%) Solaris
11 7 (3.95%) VMS
12 3 (1.69%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.69%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.69%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.56%) CentOS
13 1 (0.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (31.64%) ITIL
2 33 (18.64%) Migration
3 29 (16.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 26 (14.69%) Mentoring
5 24 (13.56%) Server Building
6 13 (7.34%) Service Delivery
7 12 (6.78%) E-Commerce
8 11 (6.21%) Change Management
8 11 (6.21%) Load Balancing
8 11 (6.21%) Network Load Balancing
9 9 (5.08%) People Management
9 9 (5.08%) Capacity Management
10 8 (4.52%) Software Licensing
11 7 (3.95%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (3.95%) Time Management
11 7 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (3.39%) Capacity Planning
13 5 (2.82%) Server Hardening
13 5 (2.82%) Coaching
14 4 (2.26%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (16.95%) SQL
2 11 (6.21%) PowerShell
3 9 (5.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 51 (28.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (27.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 48 (27.12%) MCSE
4 33 (18.64%) MCSA
5 26 (14.69%) MCP
6 23 (12.99%) VCP5
7 14 (7.91%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (7.91%) CCNA
8 7 (3.95%) Security Cleared
9 6 (3.39%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (2.82%) CCNP
11 4 (2.26%) CCA
12 3 (1.69%) MCITP
13 2 (1.13%) VCP4
13 2 (1.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.56%) CCEE
14 1 (0.56%) CCIA
14 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
14 1 (0.56%) MCTS
14 1 (0.56%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.17%) SLA
System Software
1 125 (70.62%) Active Directory
2 84 (47.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (41.81%) vSphere
4 66 (37.29%) XenApp
5 30 (16.95%) XenDesktop
6 22 (12.43%) vCloud
6 22 (12.43%) Hyper-V
7 11 (6.21%) XenServer
8 10 (5.65%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (4.52%) ISA Server
9 8 (4.52%) Terminal Server
10 6 (3.39%) Firmware
11 5 (2.82%) Terminal Services
12 3 (1.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (1.13%) KVM
14 1 (0.56%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 21 (11.86%) Backup Exec
2 18 (10.17%) Norton AntiVirus
2 18 (10.17%) NetBackup
3 11 (6.21%) Tivoli
3 11 (6.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 10 (5.65%) BMC PATROL
4 10 (5.65%) vMotion
5 3 (1.69%) Nagios
6 2 (1.13%) SCCM
7 1 (0.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 166 (93.79%) VMware
2 111 (62.71%) Citrix
3 108 (61.02%) Microsoft
4 42 (23.73%) Cisco
5 31 (17.51%) Intel
6 23 (12.99%) HP
7 21 (11.86%) BMC
7 21 (11.86%) Sophos
8 20 (11.30%) Veritas
8 20 (11.30%) IBM
9 18 (10.17%) Symantec
10 13 (7.34%) NetApp
11 11 (6.21%) Oracle
12 8 (4.52%) Websense
12 8 (4.52%) Juniper
13 6 (3.39%) Fujitsu
13 6 (3.39%) Red Hat
13 6 (3.39%) NetIQ
14 5 (2.82%) McAfee
14 5 (2.82%) Dell
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