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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 180 155 183
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +28
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 76 101 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.97% 1.37% 1.25%
As % of the System Software category 8.37% 13.34% 11.10%
Number of salaries quoted 53 78 97
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,850 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+0.58% -
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
908 757 1009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 11.63% 10.25% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 737 632 877
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 +23 35 £48,500 -3.00% 1
Bedfordshire -25 17 £50,000 +1.52% 1
Cambridgeshire -13 12 £42,000 +12.00% 1
Essex -24 12 £38,750 -18.42%
VMware ESX
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 116 (99.15%) VMware
2 85 (72.65%) Windows
3 73 (62.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 68 (58.12%) Microsoft
5 64 (54.70%) Active Directory
6 52 (44.44%) vSphere
7 51 (43.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 51 (43.59%) SAN
8 46 (39.32%) DNS
9 43 (36.75%) DHCP
10 39 (33.33%) ITIL
11 38 (32.48%) Linux
11 38 (32.48%) SQL
11 38 (32.48%) MS Exchange
12 34 (29.06%) Cisco
12 34 (29.06%) Citrix
13 33 (28.21%) EMC
14 32 (27.35%) SQL Server
14 32 (27.35%) Windows Server 2003
15 29 (24.79%) Firewall
16 28 (23.93%) Microsoft Certification
17 27 (23.08%) MS Excel
18 25 (21.37%) HP
18 25 (21.37%) Exchange Server 2010
19 24 (20.51%) NetApp
19 24 (20.51%) Red Hat
20 23 (19.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 22 (18.80%) Degree
21 22 (18.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 22 (18.80%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 38 (32.48%) MS Exchange
2 25 (21.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2007
3 21 (17.95%) Apache
4 19 (16.24%) IIS
4 19 (16.24%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (12.82%) Lync
6 8 (6.84%) SharePoint
7 7 (5.98%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (2.56%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.71%) nginx
10 1 (0.85%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 27 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (8.55%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (5.98%) PaaS
3 4 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.56%) SaaS
5 2 (1.71%) Office 365
5 2 (1.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (43.59%) SAN
2 46 (39.32%) DNS
3 43 (36.75%) DHCP
4 29 (24.79%) Firewall
5 19 (16.24%) TCP/IP
6 18 (15.38%) WAN
7 16 (13.68%) LAN
8 11 (9.40%) Internet
8 11 (9.40%) MPLS
9 10 (8.55%) VPN
9 10 (8.55%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (6.84%) VoIP
11 7 (5.98%) VLAN
11 7 (5.98%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (5.13%) PBX
12 6 (5.13%) LDAP
12 6 (5.13%) ISDN
12 6 (5.13%) DMZ
13 4 (3.42%) iSCSI
14 3 (2.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (27.35%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.97%) Oracle Database
3 13 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (9.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (5.13%) MySQL
6 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.71%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.85%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) PowerBuilder
General
1 13 (11.11%) Finance
2 10 (8.55%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (6.84%) Retail
4 6 (5.13%) Banking
4 6 (5.13%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.85%) Advertising
6 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (23.93%) Support Engineer
2 24 (20.51%) Administrator
3 20 (17.09%) Systems Administrator
4 18 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
5 17 (14.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 17 (14.53%) Linux Administrator
6 15 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (11.97%) Technical Support
7 14 (11.97%) Server Support
8 11 (9.40%) Analyst
8 11 (9.40%) Server Engineer
9 9 (7.69%) Wintel Support
9 9 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
9 9 (7.69%) Team Leader
9 9 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (7.69%) Wintel Support Engineer
10 8 (6.84%) Network Engineer
10 8 (6.84%) Infrastructure Team Leader
11 7 (5.98%) Server Support Engineer
11 7 (5.98%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.42%) Web Services
2 2 (1.71%) WAP
2 2 (1.71%) .NET
3 1 (0.85%) COM
3 1 (0.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.82%) PKI
2 12 (10.26%) Client/Server
3 8 (6.84%) EqualLogic
4 7 (5.98%) Fat Client
4 7 (5.98%) FlexPod
4 7 (5.98%) Thin Client
4 7 (5.98%) Blackberry
4 7 (5.98%) CLARiiON
4 7 (5.98%) Clustering
5 6 (5.13%) Mathematics
5 6 (5.13%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.42%) Replication
7 3 (2.56%) e-Health
8 2 (1.71%) Firmware
8 2 (1.71%) iPhone
8 2 (1.71%) iPad
9 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 85 (72.65%) Windows
2 51 (43.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (32.48%) Linux
4 32 (27.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (19.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (18.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (11.97%) CentOS
8 11 (9.40%) Windows 7
9 8 (6.84%) Windows 2000 Server
9 8 (6.84%) UNIX
10 7 (5.98%) AIX
11 5 (4.27%) Windows XP
12 4 (3.42%) HPUX
12 4 (3.42%) Android
12 4 (3.42%) Ubuntu
13 3 (2.56%) Solaris
13 3 (2.56%) Windows 2000
14 2 (1.71%) Windows Vista
14 2 (1.71%) Debian
15 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.33%) ITIL
2 21 (17.95%) Performance Tuning
3 18 (15.38%) Migration
4 13 (11.11%) Change Management
4 13 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (10.26%) Data Analysis
6 11 (9.40%) Capacity Management
7 10 (8.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (8.55%) Project Management
7 10 (8.55%) ERP
8 9 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (7.69%) Time Management
9 8 (6.84%) Business Continuity
10 7 (5.98%) E-Commerce
11 5 (4.27%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (4.27%) Configuration Management
12 4 (3.42%) Incident Management
12 4 (3.42%) WAN Optimisation
13 3 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
13 3 (2.56%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (32.48%) SQL
2 19 (16.24%) Perl
3 18 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 12 (10.26%) T-SQL
5 7 (5.98%) Python
6 6 (5.13%) C
7 5 (4.27%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.42%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.56%) Bourne shell
9 3 (2.56%) C-shell
9 3 (2.56%) VBScript
10 2 (1.71%) VB
10 2 (1.71%) Java
11 1 (0.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (23.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (18.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 22 (18.80%) Degree
3 18 (15.38%) MCSE
4 14 (11.97%) MCITP
5 13 (11.11%) CCNA
5 13 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (10.26%) OCP
6 12 (10.26%) Oracle Certification
6 12 (10.26%) RHCE
7 9 (7.69%) MCTS
8 7 (5.98%) VCP5
9 6 (5.13%) VCAP
9 6 (5.13%) CCNP
10 5 (4.27%) NCDA
10 5 (4.27%) NCIE
10 5 (4.27%) MCSA
11 4 (3.42%) MCP
12 3 (2.56%) SC Cleared
12 3 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 73 (62.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (54.70%) Active Directory
3 52 (44.44%) vSphere
4 19 (16.24%) Hyper-V
5 15 (12.82%) XenApp
6 13 (11.11%) XenDesktop
7 12 (10.26%) Oracle RMAN
8 11 (9.40%) XenServer
8 11 (9.40%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (6.84%) vCloud
9 8 (6.84%) VMFS
10 6 (5.13%) Terminal Services
11 5 (4.27%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (4.27%) VMware Server
12 3 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (2.56%) MetaFrame
13 2 (1.71%) NFS
14 1 (0.85%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.85%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 19 (16.24%) EMC NetWorker
2 13 (11.11%) SCCM
3 12 (10.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 11 (9.40%) SCOM
5 8 (6.84%) NetBackup
5 8 (6.84%) Backup Exec
6 7 (5.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (4.27%) Puppet
8 3 (2.56%) ZABBIX
8 3 (2.56%) HP SIM
8 3 (2.56%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.71%) CFEngine
9 2 (1.71%) Ansible
10 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 116 (99.15%) VMware
2 68 (58.12%) Microsoft
3 34 (29.06%) Cisco
3 34 (29.06%) Citrix
4 33 (28.21%) EMC
5 25 (21.37%) HP
6 24 (20.51%) NetApp
6 24 (20.51%) Red Hat
7 20 (17.09%) Oracle
8 19 (16.24%) Dell
9 15 (12.82%) Symantec
10 11 (9.40%) SAP
11 8 (6.84%) CheckPoint
12 7 (5.98%) SolarWinds
12 7 (5.98%) CommVault
13 5 (4.27%) BMC
13 5 (4.27%) IBM
13 5 (4.27%) Brocade
13 5 (4.27%) PlateSpin
13 5 (4.27%) Veeam
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