The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 365 335 315
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -20
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 749 748 930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.70% 0.76% 0.85%
As % of the System Software category 6.44% 7.55% 8.38%
Number of salaries quoted 588 638 824
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
VMware ESX
UK

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

System Software Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
11632 9904 11103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.90% 10.07% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9720 8494 9660
Average salary £40,875 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.82% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in England

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in England

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

VMware ESX Salary Trend in England

VMware ESX
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in England

VMware ESX
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
London -18 297 £52,500 +12.90% 24
South East -45 153 £43,000 +1.17% 21
Yorkshire -4 84 £42,500 -5.55% 6
East of England -51 72 £42,000 -16.00% 3
North West +10 51 £34,500 +0.72% 9
West Midlands -24 49 £38,500 -12.50% 1
South West +6 35 £35,000 -7.89% 7
East Midlands -16 7 £42,500 +54.54%
North East -13 1 £34,000 +38.77% 2
VMware ESX
UK

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 1528 (99.48%) VMware
2 1173 (76.37%) Windows
3 1094 (71.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 836 (54.43%) Active Directory
5 795 (51.76%) Microsoft
6 633 (41.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 600 (39.06%) SAN
8 527 (34.31%) MS Exchange
9 457 (29.75%) Citrix
10 447 (29.10%) Linux
11 439 (28.58%) HP
11 439 (28.58%) Cisco
12 434 (28.26%) ITIL
13 429 (27.93%) Windows Server 2003
14 418 (27.21%) DNS
15 416 (27.08%) vSphere
16 371 (24.15%) SQL Server
17 327 (21.29%) DHCP
18 307 (19.99%) Firewall
19 300 (19.53%) MS Excel
20 296 (19.27%) Exchange Server 2010
21 294 (19.14%) NetApp
22 286 (18.62%) Windows Server 2012
23 282 (18.36%) Finance
24 257 (16.73%) TCP/IP
25 254 (16.54%) PowerShell
26 253 (16.47%) Microsoft Certification
27 235 (15.30%) EMC
28 232 (15.10%) Hyper-V
29 229 (14.91%) SQL

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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
1 527 (34.31%) MS Exchange
2 296 (19.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 226 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 183 (11.91%) IIS
5 162 (10.55%) Exchange Server 2003
6 147 (9.57%) SharePoint
7 143 (9.31%) Exchange Server 2013
8 108 (7.03%) Apache
9 84 (5.47%) Lync
10 81 (5.27%) Exchange Server 2000
11 78 (5.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 49 (3.19%) Tomcat
13 38 (2.47%) WebLogic
14 37 (2.41%) SharePoint Server
15 18 (1.17%) IBM Notes
15 18 (1.17%) Office Communications Server
16 14 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
16 14 (0.91%) CMS
17 13 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
17 13 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 300 (19.53%) MS Excel
2 108 (7.03%) MS Office
3 6 (0.39%) MS Project
3 6 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.98%) Maximo
3 10 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.46%) Summit
5 6 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.20%) Cognos Controller
7 3 (0.20%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.065%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 45 (2.93%) Cloud Computing
2 38 (2.47%) Office 365
3 32 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (1.11%) IaaS
5 16 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (0.52%) SaaS
6 8 (0.52%) PaaS
7 4 (0.26%) Google Compute Engine
8 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 600 (39.06%) SAN
2 418 (27.21%) DNS
3 327 (21.29%) DHCP
4 307 (19.99%) Firewall
5 257 (16.73%) TCP/IP
6 218 (14.19%) NAS
7 194 (12.63%) WAN
8 188 (12.24%) LAN
9 103 (6.71%) Internet
10 101 (6.58%) VPN
11 69 (4.49%) iSCSI
12 62 (4.04%) SMTP
13 55 (3.58%) VLAN
14 47 (3.06%) Wireless
15 46 (2.99%) IP Telephony
16 43 (2.80%) Fibre Channel
17 39 (2.54%) HTTP
18 36 (2.34%) MPLS
19 35 (2.28%) SSL
19 35 (2.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 371 (24.15%) SQL Server
2 130 (8.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 87 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
4 84 (5.47%) MySQL
5 53 (3.45%) Oracle Database
6 28 (1.82%) Relational Database
7 27 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 25 (1.63%) RDBMS
9 17 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
10 12 (0.78%) Oracle Exadata
11 9 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (0.59%) DB2
12 8 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (0.52%) Big Data
13 5 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.33%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.26%) DTS
14 4 (0.26%) Oracle ODI
15 3 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (1.50%) LoadRunner
2 19 (1.24%) SilkPerformer
3 17 (1.11%) AQtime
3 17 (1.11%) WebLOAD
4 12 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
4 12 (0.78%) Subversion
5 11 (0.72%) Git (software)
5 11 (0.72%) QuickTest Pro
6 10 (0.65%) Jenkins
7 6 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (0.26%) Ant
9 3 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.20%) WinRunner
10 1 (0.065%) Hudson
10 1 (0.065%) Maven
10 1 (0.065%) PowerBuilder
General
1 282 (18.36%) Finance
2 76 (4.95%) Banking
3 62 (4.04%) Telecoms
4 55 (3.58%) Retail
5 31 (2.02%) Back Office
6 26 (1.69%) Financial Institution
7 23 (1.50%) Advertising
8 19 (1.24%) Marketing
8 19 (1.24%) Games
9 18 (1.17%) Legal
10 17 (1.11%) German Language
11 14 (0.91%) Law
12 13 (0.85%) Manufacturing
12 13 (0.85%) Investment Banking
13 11 (0.72%) French Language
13 11 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (0.65%) Publishing
15 9 (0.59%) Online Betting
15 9 (0.59%) International Banking
16 8 (0.52%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 183 (11.91%) Support Engineer
2 181 (11.78%) Analyst
3 138 (8.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 130 (8.46%) Architect
5 128 (8.33%) Administrator
6 117 (7.62%) Consultant
7 109 (7.10%) Systems Engineer
8 92 (5.99%) IT Support
9 88 (5.73%) Systems Administrator
10 79 (5.14%) Server Engineer
11 76 (4.95%) Infrastructure Architect
12 69 (4.49%) Support Analyst
13 64 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
14 63 (4.10%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 59 (3.84%) Network Engineer
16 54 (3.52%) Technical Support
17 50 (3.26%) Team Leader
18 47 (3.06%) Wintel Engineer
19 43 (2.80%) Server Support
19 43 (2.80%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (2.54%) .NET
2 38 (2.47%) Software Packaging
2 38 (2.47%) Web Services
3 26 (1.69%) J2EE
3 26 (1.69%) Middleware
4 18 (1.17%) XML
5 17 (1.11%) HTML
5 17 (1.11%) MAPI
6 16 (1.04%) Oracle Fusion
7 12 (0.78%) Application Packaging
8 10 (0.65%) COM
9 9 (0.59%) YAML
10 6 (0.39%) LAMP
11 4 (0.26%) Windows SharePoint Services
12 3 (0.20%) WebSphere MQ
12 3 (0.20%) Flash
13 2 (0.13%) ActiveMQ
13 2 (0.13%) OC4J
13 2 (0.13%) .NET Framework
14 1 (0.065%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 206 (13.41%) Clustering
2 86 (5.60%) Blackberry
3 74 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
4 70 (4.56%) Computer Science
5 59 (3.84%) Hedge funds
6 51 (3.32%) Client/Server
7 50 (3.26%) Management Information System
8 49 (3.19%) Replication
9 30 (1.95%) PKI
10 26 (1.69%) e-Health
10 26 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
11 21 (1.37%) EqualLogic
12 19 (1.24%) Fat Client
12 19 (1.24%) Thin Client
13 18 (1.17%) Mathematics
14 16 (1.04%) Digital Media
15 15 (0.98%) Open Source
16 12 (0.78%) CLARiiON
17 10 (0.65%) Online Games
17 10 (0.65%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 1173 (76.37%) Windows
2 633 (41.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 447 (29.10%) Linux
4 429 (27.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 286 (18.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 183 (11.91%) UNIX
6 183 (11.91%) Windows 7
7 121 (7.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 114 (7.42%) Windows XP
9 107 (6.97%) Solaris
10 64 (4.17%) Windows 2000
11 41 (2.67%) CentOS
12 31 (2.02%) HPUX
13 30 (1.95%) Windows 8
14 29 (1.89%) AIX
15 27 (1.76%) VMS
16 20 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
17 18 (1.17%) Ubuntu
18 16 (1.04%) SUSE
18 16 (1.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 434 (28.26%) ITIL
2 198 (12.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 124 (8.07%) Load Balancing
4 121 (7.88%) Change Control
5 120 (7.81%) Change Management
6 102 (6.64%) Problem Management
7 98 (6.38%) E-Commerce
8 89 (5.79%) Capacity Management
8 89 (5.79%) Performance Tuning
9 81 (5.27%) Project Management
10 75 (4.88%) Migration
11 64 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
12 62 (4.04%) Agile Software Development
13 54 (3.52%) TOGAF
13 54 (3.52%) Mentoring
14 50 (3.26%) Incident Management
14 50 (3.26%) Continuous Improvement
15 44 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
16 41 (2.67%) Service Management
17 38 (2.47%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 254 (16.54%) PowerShell
2 229 (14.91%) SQL
3 127 (8.27%) Perl
4 66 (4.30%) Java
5 49 (3.19%) Shell Script
6 46 (2.99%) C++
7 42 (2.73%) C#
7 42 (2.73%) VBScript
8 30 (1.95%) Python
8 30 (1.95%) PHP
9 29 (1.89%) VB
10 23 (1.50%) Ruby
10 23 (1.50%) T-SQL
11 21 (1.37%) C
12 19 (1.24%) Bash Shell
13 17 (1.11%) JavaScript
14 7 (0.46%) Korn
15 6 (0.39%) Bourne shell
16 5 (0.33%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.33%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 253 (16.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 228 (14.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 198 (12.89%) Degree
4 170 (11.07%) MCSE
5 159 (10.35%) Security Cleared
6 127 (8.27%) Cisco Certification
7 116 (7.55%) CCNA
8 109 (7.10%) SC Cleared
9 105 (6.84%) MCP
10 88 (5.73%) MCITP
11 69 (4.49%) CCNP
12 67 (4.36%) MCSA
13 58 (3.78%) Citrix Certification
14 50 (3.26%) MCTS
15 47 (3.06%) DV Cleared
16 43 (2.80%) CCA
17 25 (1.63%) RHCE
18 22 (1.43%) VCAP
19 21 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
19 21 (1.37%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (8.79%) SLA
2 24 (1.56%) QA
3 15 (0.98%) ISO 9001
4 14 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.065%) BS7799
System Software
1 1094 (71.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 836 (54.43%) Active Directory
3 416 (27.08%) vSphere
4 232 (15.10%) Hyper-V
5 223 (14.52%) XenApp
6 197 (12.83%) VMware ESXi
7 105 (6.84%) XenDesktop
8 85 (5.53%) XenServer
9 79 (5.14%) Terminal Services
9 79 (5.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 70 (4.56%) VMware Workstation
11 63 (4.10%) vCloud
12 52 (3.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 41 (2.67%) MetaFrame
14 34 (2.21%) VMware Server
15 30 (1.95%) NFS
15 30 (1.95%) Microsoft App-V
15 30 (1.95%) VMFS
16 15 (0.98%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 13 (0.85%) UAG
Systems Management
1 164 (10.68%) NetBackup
2 152 (9.90%) SCCM
3 124 (8.07%) SCOM
4 107 (6.97%) Backup Exec
5 77 (5.01%) Norton AntiVirus
6 42 (2.73%) HP SIM
7 39 (2.54%) Puppet
8 38 (2.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 37 (2.41%) WSUS
10 35 (2.28%) Nagios
11 33 (2.15%) Tivoli
12 30 (1.95%) ARCserve
12 30 (1.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 30 (1.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 26 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
14 23 (1.50%) EMC NetWorker
15 21 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
16 15 (0.98%) Cacti
16 15 (0.98%) Legato
17 13 (0.85%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1528 (99.48%) VMware
2 795 (51.76%) Microsoft
3 457 (29.75%) Citrix
4 439 (28.58%) HP
4 439 (28.58%) Cisco
5 294 (19.14%) NetApp
6 235 (15.30%) EMC
7 213 (13.87%) Symantec
8 181 (11.78%) IBM
9 163 (10.61%) Red Hat
10 125 (8.14%) Dell
11 116 (7.55%) Oracle
12 73 (4.75%) F5
13 72 (4.69%) Veritas
14 58 (3.78%) Juniper
15 54 (3.52%) Brocade
16 49 (3.19%) CA
17 45 (2.93%) Veeam
18 42 (2.73%) Intel
18 42 (2.73%) JBoss
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £56,000 per annum + bonus + good package
Posted: 53 minutes ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £42000 - £50000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum £38,000 plus bonus, pension scheme
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum - pension,healthcare,season ticket loan, o
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Dependent upon experience
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Cognita Schools
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £ Highly Competitive + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Selecture
Salary: Bonus + Benefits Package + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
NST Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £23,400 to £23,400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago