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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 206 149 166
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +17
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 54 95 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.70% 1.35% 1.40%
As % of the System Software category 5.72% 12.18% 12.36%
Number of salaries quoted 34 79 114
Average salary £42,000 £50,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,050 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +11.25%
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
944 780 1044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 12.24% 11.12% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 740 644 891
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,300 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £54,000
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 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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -9 23 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Bedfordshire -28 14 £35,000 -30.00%
Essex -23 9 £46,500 +2.76%
Cambridgeshire -21 7 £42,000 +8.38% 1
Norfolk +13 1 £35,000 +48.93%
VMware ESX
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 117 (100.00%) VMware
2 78 (66.67%) Windows
3 71 (60.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 61 (52.14%) Microsoft
4 61 (52.14%) Active Directory
5 57 (48.72%) SAN
6 52 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 44 (37.61%) vSphere
7 44 (37.61%) DNS
8 41 (35.04%) DHCP
8 41 (35.04%) Cisco
9 39 (33.33%) Linux
10 38 (32.48%) ITIL
11 36 (30.77%) EMC
12 35 (29.91%) SQL
13 34 (29.06%) Citrix
13 34 (29.06%) Microsoft Certification
14 30 (25.64%) Firewall
15 29 (24.79%) Windows Server 2003
16 28 (23.93%) HP
16 28 (23.93%) MS Exchange
17 27 (23.08%) Red Hat
18 26 (22.22%) SQL Server
18 26 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
19 25 (21.37%) Performance Tuning
19 25 (21.37%) Degree
20 24 (20.51%) TCP/IP
21 23 (19.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 22 (18.80%) NetApp
23 21 (17.95%) CCNA

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 28 (23.93%) MS Exchange
2 20 (17.09%) Apache
3 18 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (14.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (13.68%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (10.26%) IIS
7 10 (8.55%) Lync
8 4 (3.42%) SharePoint
8 4 (3.42%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (2.56%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.85%) nginx
10 1 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (14.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (8.55%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
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%) IaaS
5 2 (1.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 57 (48.72%) SAN
2 44 (37.61%) DNS
3 41 (35.04%) DHCP
4 30 (25.64%) Firewall
5 24 (20.51%) TCP/IP
6 20 (17.09%) WAN
7 16 (13.68%) Internet
8 15 (12.82%) LAN
9 9 (7.69%) MPLS
10 8 (6.84%) VPN
10 8 (6.84%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (6.84%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (5.98%) VLAN
11 7 (5.98%) LDAP
12 6 (5.13%) ISDN
12 6 (5.13%) PBX
12 6 (5.13%) VoIP
12 6 (5.13%) iSCSI
13 5 (4.27%) DMZ
14 4 (3.42%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.82%) Oracle Database
3 12 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.42%) MySQL
6 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.71%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.71%) PowerBuilder
General
1 17 (14.53%) Finance
2 10 (8.55%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (5.98%) Banking
3 7 (5.98%) Retail
4 6 (5.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (25.64%) Support Engineer
2 25 (21.37%) Administrator
3 22 (18.80%) 3rd Line Support
4 21 (17.95%) Systems Administrator
5 17 (14.53%) Linux Administrator
5 17 (14.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 15 (12.82%) Network Engineer
7 13 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 11 (9.40%) Network Support Engineer
9 11 (9.40%) Network Support
9 11 (9.40%) Technical Support
10 10 (8.55%) Server Support
11 7 (5.98%) Wintel Support Engineer
11 7 (5.98%) Wintel Engineer
11 7 (5.98%) Wintel Support
11 7 (5.98%) Architect
11 7 (5.98%) Consultant
12 6 (5.13%) Desktop Support
12 6 (5.13%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.42%) Web Services
2 1 (0.85%) .NET
2 1 (0.85%) COM
2 1 (0.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.68%) PKI
2 9 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 8 (6.84%) EqualLogic
4 7 (5.98%) Clustering
4 7 (5.98%) Replication
5 6 (5.13%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.42%) CLARiiON
6 4 (3.42%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.42%) Thin Client
6 4 (3.42%) Fat Client
6 4 (3.42%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.42%) FlexPod
7 3 (2.56%) e-Health
8 1 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.85%) iPad
8 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 78 (66.67%) Windows
2 52 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (33.33%) Linux
4 29 (24.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (19.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (16.24%) Windows 7
8 14 (11.97%) CentOS
9 8 (6.84%) UNIX
10 6 (5.13%) AIX
11 5 (4.27%) Windows XP
12 4 (3.42%) Ubuntu
12 4 (3.42%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (2.56%) Windows 2000
13 3 (2.56%) HPUX
13 3 (2.56%) Solaris
14 2 (1.71%) Debian
15 1 (0.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (32.48%) ITIL
2 25 (21.37%) Performance Tuning
3 21 (17.95%) Migration
4 20 (17.09%) Mentoring
5 19 (16.24%) Project Management
6 16 (13.68%) Change Management
6 16 (13.68%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (11.11%) Data Analysis
8 12 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (8.55%) ERP
10 9 (7.69%) Coaching
10 9 (7.69%) Capacity Management
11 8 (6.84%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (5.13%) Configuration Management
12 6 (5.13%) E-Commerce
13 5 (4.27%) Kalman Filter
13 5 (4.27%) Time Management
13 5 (4.27%) Technical Architecture
13 5 (4.27%) Business Continuity
14 4 (3.42%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (29.91%) SQL
2 19 (16.24%) Perl
3 18 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 13 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.13%) Python
5 6 (5.13%) C
6 4 (3.42%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.42%) VBScript
7 3 (2.56%) Bourne shell
7 3 (2.56%) C-shell
7 3 (2.56%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 34 (29.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (21.37%) Degree
3 21 (17.95%) CCNA
3 21 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (17.09%) MCITP
5 19 (16.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 18 (15.38%) MCSE
7 13 (11.11%) OCP
7 13 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
7 13 (11.11%) RHCE
8 9 (7.69%) MCTS
9 6 (5.13%) CCNP
9 6 (5.13%) VCP5
10 5 (4.27%) VCAP
10 5 (4.27%) NCDA
10 5 (4.27%) NCIE
10 5 (4.27%) MCSA
11 4 (3.42%) MCSM
12 3 (2.56%) SC Cleared
12 3 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.13%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 71 (60.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (52.14%) Active Directory
3 44 (37.61%) vSphere
4 18 (15.38%) Hyper-V
5 13 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
6 12 (10.26%) XenApp
7 11 (9.40%) XenServer
8 10 (8.55%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (7.69%) XenDesktop
10 8 (6.84%) vCloud
11 7 (5.98%) VMFS
12 6 (5.13%) Terminal Services
13 5 (4.27%) VMware Server
13 5 (4.27%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (3.42%) MetaFrame
15 3 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
16 2 (1.71%) Firmware
16 2 (1.71%) NFS
Systems Management
1 19 (16.24%) EMC NetWorker
2 14 (11.97%) SCCM
3 13 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (8.55%) Backup Exec
4 10 (8.55%) SCOM
5 9 (7.69%) NetBackup
6 4 (3.42%) Puppet
6 4 (3.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (2.56%) ZABBIX
7 3 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (2.56%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (1.71%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.85%) Ansible
9 1 (0.85%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 117 (100.00%) VMware
2 61 (52.14%) Microsoft
3 41 (35.04%) Cisco
4 36 (30.77%) EMC
5 34 (29.06%) Citrix
6 28 (23.93%) HP
7 27 (23.08%) Red Hat
8 22 (18.80%) NetApp
9 19 (16.24%) Oracle
10 18 (15.38%) Dell
11 12 (10.26%) Symantec
12 10 (8.55%) SAP
13 8 (6.84%) CheckPoint
14 6 (5.13%) IBM
14 6 (5.13%) Brocade
15 5 (4.27%) Veeam
15 5 (4.27%) PlateSpin
15 5 (4.27%) Sophos
16 4 (3.42%) CommVault
16 4 (3.42%) SolarWinds
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