The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 192 139 180
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +41
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 68 115 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.86% 1.50% 1.06%
As % of the System Software category 7.07% 14.59% 9.94%
Number of salaries quoted 51 87 77
Average salary £42,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.57% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
System Software Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
962 788 905
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 12.10% 10.31% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 794 653 788
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
VMware ESX
England

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 1 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 1 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 +7 33 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Bedfordshire -28 16 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Cambridgeshire -1 11 £42,000 +12.00%
Essex -32 8 £38,750 -18.42%
VMware ESX
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 109 (98.20%) VMware
2 85 (76.58%) Windows
3 69 (62.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 65 (58.56%) Microsoft
5 60 (54.05%) Active Directory
6 53 (47.75%) vSphere
7 49 (44.14%) SAN
7 49 (44.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 42 (37.84%) DNS
9 40 (36.04%) MS Exchange
10 38 (34.23%) DHCP
10 38 (34.23%) SQL
11 36 (32.43%) Cisco
12 34 (30.63%) Citrix
12 34 (30.63%) Linux
12 34 (30.63%) Windows Server 2003
13 33 (29.73%) SQL Server
14 31 (27.93%) ITIL
15 30 (27.03%) EMC
16 29 (26.13%) Firewall
17 28 (25.23%) MS Excel
18 26 (23.42%) Microsoft Certification
18 26 (23.42%) Exchange Server 2010
19 24 (21.62%) HP
20 22 (19.82%) NetApp
20 22 (19.82%) Windows Server 2012
21 21 (18.92%) Red Hat
21 21 (18.92%) IIS
21 21 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2007
21 21 (18.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 40 (36.04%) MS Exchange
2 26 (23.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (18.92%) IIS
3 21 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 20 (18.02%) Apache
5 18 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2003
6 17 (15.32%) Lync
7 9 (8.11%) SharePoint
8 7 (6.31%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (2.70%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.80%) nginx
10 2 (1.80%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 28 (25.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (8.11%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (1.80%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (4.50%) PaaS
3 3 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.70%) SaaS
4 2 (1.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (44.14%) SAN
2 42 (37.84%) DNS
3 38 (34.23%) DHCP
4 29 (26.13%) Firewall
5 17 (15.32%) TCP/IP
6 16 (14.41%) WAN
7 15 (13.51%) LAN
8 12 (10.81%) VPN
9 10 (9.01%) Internet
9 10 (9.01%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (8.11%) MPLS
11 8 (7.21%) Fibre Channel
12 7 (6.31%) VoIP
13 6 (5.41%) DMZ
13 6 (5.41%) VLAN
14 5 (4.50%) PBX
14 5 (4.50%) ISDN
14 5 (4.50%) DMVPN
15 4 (3.60%) LDAP
16 3 (2.70%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (11.71%) Oracle Database
4 12 (10.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (5.41%) MySQL
6 3 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.90%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 1 (0.90%) PowerBuilder
General
1 11 (9.91%) Finance
2 9 (8.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (6.31%) Retail
4 5 (4.50%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.50%) Banking
5 3 (2.70%) Advertising
6 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.80%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (23.42%) Support Engineer
2 22 (19.82%) Administrator
3 18 (16.22%) Systems Administrator
4 16 (14.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (13.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 15 (13.51%) Linux Administrator
6 14 (12.61%) Server Support
7 13 (11.71%) 3rd Line Support
7 13 (11.71%) Technical Support
7 13 (11.71%) Analyst
8 11 (9.91%) Server Engineer
9 9 (8.11%) Wintel Engineer
9 9 (8.11%) Team Leader
9 9 (8.11%) Wintel Support
9 9 (8.11%) Wintel Support Engineer
10 8 (7.21%) Infrastructure Team Leader
10 8 (7.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (6.31%) Server Support Engineer
11 7 (6.31%) Wintel Server Engineer
11 7 (6.31%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.70%) Web Services
1 3 (2.70%) .NET
2 2 (1.80%) WAP
3 1 (0.90%) COM
3 1 (0.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.61%) PKI
2 11 (9.91%) Client/Server
3 8 (7.21%) EqualLogic
3 8 (7.21%) Clustering
4 7 (6.31%) Fat Client
4 7 (6.31%) CLARiiON
4 7 (6.31%) Blackberry
4 7 (6.31%) Thin Client
4 7 (6.31%) FlexPod
5 6 (5.41%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.50%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.70%) Replication
7 3 (2.70%) e-Health
8 2 (1.80%) iPad
8 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.80%) iPhone
9 1 (0.90%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.90%) Firmware
9 1 (0.90%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 85 (76.58%) Windows
2 49 (44.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (30.63%) Linux
3 34 (30.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (19.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (18.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (11.71%) CentOS
7 9 (8.11%) Windows 7
8 8 (7.21%) UNIX
8 8 (7.21%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (6.31%) AIX
10 5 (4.50%) Windows XP
11 4 (3.60%) Windows 2000
11 4 (3.60%) HPUX
11 4 (3.60%) Ubuntu
11 4 (3.60%) Android
12 3 (2.70%) Windows Vista
12 3 (2.70%) Solaris
13 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.80%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (27.93%) ITIL
2 18 (16.22%) Performance Tuning
3 15 (13.51%) Migration
4 11 (9.91%) Data Analysis
4 11 (9.91%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (9.01%) Change Management
5 10 (9.01%) Time Management
6 9 (8.11%) ERP
6 9 (8.11%) Project Management
6 9 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (8.11%) Capacity Management
7 8 (7.21%) Business Continuity
8 7 (6.31%) E-Commerce
8 7 (6.31%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (4.50%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (4.50%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.60%) Change Control
10 4 (3.60%) Configuration Management
10 4 (3.60%) Incident Management
10 4 (3.60%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (34.23%) SQL
2 18 (16.22%) Perl
3 15 (13.51%) PowerShell
4 11 (9.91%) T-SQL
5 7 (6.31%) Python
6 5 (4.50%) C
6 5 (4.50%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.60%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.70%) Java
8 3 (2.70%) Bourne shell
8 3 (2.70%) C-shell
9 2 (1.80%) VB
9 2 (1.80%) PHP
10 1 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (23.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (18.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 20 (18.02%) Degree
4 18 (16.22%) MCSE
5 12 (10.81%) CCNA
5 12 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (10.81%) MCITP
6 11 (9.91%) OCP
6 11 (9.91%) Oracle Certification
6 11 (9.91%) RHCE
7 7 (6.31%) MCTS
7 7 (6.31%) VCP5
8 6 (5.41%) VCAP
8 6 (5.41%) CCNP
9 5 (4.50%) MCP
9 5 (4.50%) MCSA
9 5 (4.50%) NCDA
9 5 (4.50%) NCIE
10 3 (2.70%) SC Cleared
10 3 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.01%) SLA
2 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 69 (62.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (54.05%) Active Directory
3 53 (47.75%) vSphere
4 20 (18.02%) Hyper-V
5 15 (13.51%) XenApp
6 13 (11.71%) XenDesktop
7 11 (9.91%) Oracle RMAN
7 11 (9.91%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (8.11%) XenServer
9 7 (6.31%) vCloud
9 7 (6.31%) VMFS
10 5 (4.50%) VMware Server
10 5 (4.50%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (4.50%) Terminal Services
11 3 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (1.80%) NFS
13 1 (0.90%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.90%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.90%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 18 (16.22%) EMC NetWorker
2 13 (11.71%) SCCM
3 11 (9.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (9.01%) SCOM
5 8 (7.21%) NetBackup
5 8 (7.21%) Backup Exec
6 7 (6.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (3.60%) Puppet
8 3 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (2.70%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (2.70%) HP SIM
9 2 (1.80%) Ansible
9 2 (1.80%) CFEngine
9 2 (1.80%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.80%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 109 (98.20%) VMware
2 65 (58.56%) Microsoft
3 36 (32.43%) Cisco
4 34 (30.63%) Citrix
5 30 (27.03%) EMC
6 24 (21.62%) HP
7 22 (19.82%) NetApp
8 21 (18.92%) Red Hat
9 20 (18.02%) Oracle
10 18 (16.22%) Dell
11 15 (13.51%) Symantec
12 11 (9.91%) SAP
13 7 (6.31%) SolarWinds
13 7 (6.31%) CheckPoint
13 7 (6.31%) CommVault
14 6 (5.41%) BMC
15 5 (4.50%) Veeam
15 5 (4.50%) PlateSpin
16 4 (3.60%) CA
16 4 (3.60%) IBM
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