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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 392 386 338
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -48
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 651 765 794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.66% 0.69% 0.78%
As % of the System Software category 5.70% 6.56% 7.79%
Number of salaries quoted 506 635 664
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
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
11416 11667 10192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 11.60% 10.56% 9.96%
Number of salaries quoted 9505 9904 8711
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,946
% change year-on-year
- -3.71%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 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
London -20 237 £47,500 -5.00% 21
South East +12 140 £44,500 +4.70% 12
East of England +92 108 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Yorkshire -4 73 £36,831 +8.32% 2
South West -49 33 £34,500 -13.75% 5
West Midlands -11 23 £34,000 -9.33% 6
North West -2 15 £45,000 +5.88% 5
East Midlands +3 12 £35,000 -12.50%
North East -10 9 £27,000 +12.50% 2
Midlands - 1 - -
VMware ESX
UK

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 1239 (97.94%) VMware
2 1096 (86.64%) Windows
3 769 (60.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 730 (57.71%) Active Directory
5 682 (53.91%) Microsoft
6 612 (48.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 496 (39.21%) Citrix
8 478 (37.79%) MS Exchange
9 455 (35.97%) Cisco
10 440 (34.78%) SAN
11 427 (33.75%) Windows Server 2012
12 412 (32.57%) vSphere
13 381 (30.12%) Windows Server 2003
14 376 (29.72%) Linux
15 357 (28.22%) Firewall
16 353 (27.91%) DNS
17 322 (25.45%) SQL Server
18 316 (24.98%) ITIL
19 308 (24.35%) Exchange Server 2010
20 285 (22.53%) HP
21 283 (22.37%) Data Centre
22 265 (20.95%) XenApp
23 250 (19.76%) MS Excel
24 242 (19.13%) TCP/IP
24 242 (19.13%) DHCP
25 225 (17.79%) SQL
26 221 (17.47%) Hyper-V
27 218 (17.23%) Finance
28 215 (17.00%) Microsoft Certification
29 212 (16.76%) Exchange Server 2007

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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
1 478 (37.79%) MS Exchange
2 308 (24.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 212 (16.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 159 (12.57%) IIS
5 143 (11.30%) Exchange Server 2003
6 103 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 80 (6.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 76 (6.01%) Apache
8 76 (6.01%) SharePoint
9 69 (5.45%) Lync
10 44 (3.48%) Tomcat
11 31 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2000
12 22 (1.74%) JBoss
13 21 (1.66%) nginx
14 19 (1.50%) OpenStack
15 18 (1.42%) IBM Notes
15 18 (1.42%) WebLogic
16 17 (1.34%) WebSphere
17 15 (1.19%) Confluence
18 14 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 250 (19.76%) MS Excel
2 143 (11.30%) MS Office
3 17 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.71%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.32%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.24%) ProjectWise
7 2 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.47%) Maximo
1 6 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.24%) Primavera
4 2 (0.16%) Cordys
5 1 (0.079%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 76 (6.01%) Office 365
2 49 (3.87%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (1.34%) PaaS
5 8 (0.63%) Heroku
6 6 (0.47%) SaaS
6 6 (0.47%) Engine Yard
6 6 (0.47%) IaaS
7 5 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.40%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.32%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.24%) Symantec.cloud
9 3 (0.24%) Route 53
9 3 (0.24%) Rackspace Cloud
10 2 (0.16%) GitHub
10 2 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.079%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 440 (34.78%) SAN
2 357 (28.22%) Firewall
3 353 (27.91%) DNS
4 242 (19.13%) TCP/IP
4 242 (19.13%) DHCP
5 183 (14.47%) NAS
6 153 (12.09%) WAN
7 128 (10.12%) LAN
8 125 (9.88%) iSCSI
9 92 (7.27%) VPN
10 71 (5.61%) VLAN
11 70 (5.53%) Cisco ASA
12 62 (4.90%) Internet
13 54 (4.27%) MPLS
14 44 (3.48%) VoIP
15 42 (3.32%) NetScaler
16 39 (3.08%) IPsec
17 37 (2.92%) Fibre Channel
17 37 (2.92%) Wireless
18 35 (2.77%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 322 (25.45%) SQL Server
2 117 (9.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 85 (6.72%) MySQL
4 68 (5.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 40 (3.16%) SQL Server 2000
6 38 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 29 (2.29%) RDBMS
7 29 (2.29%) Relational Database
8 24 (1.90%) Oracle Database
9 20 (1.58%) MS Access
10 15 (1.19%) NoSQL
11 14 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
11 14 (1.11%) Oracle ODI
12 12 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (0.95%) Oracle Exadata
13 11 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (0.55%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 24 (1.90%) Oracle Forms
2 17 (1.34%) JIRA
3 13 (1.03%) Subversion
4 9 (0.71%) Jenkins
5 8 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.40%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.24%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.16%) Hudson
9 2 (0.16%) MSI
9 2 (0.16%) Maven
10 1 (0.079%) Ant
10 1 (0.079%) PowerBuilder
10 1 (0.079%) Trac
10 1 (0.079%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.079%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.079%) WinDbg
General
1 218 (17.23%) Finance
2 34 (2.69%) Advertising
3 31 (2.45%) Financial Institution
3 31 (2.45%) Telecoms
3 31 (2.45%) Retail
4 30 (2.37%) Back Office
5 28 (2.21%) Publishing
6 24 (1.90%) Banking
7 22 (1.74%) Games
8 20 (1.58%) Legal
9 18 (1.42%) Law
10 15 (1.19%) Marketing
11 13 (1.03%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.32%) French Language
13 4 (0.32%) German Language
13 4 (0.32%) Italian Language
13 4 (0.32%) Local Government
14 3 (0.24%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.16%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 209 (16.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 151 (11.94%) Analyst
3 126 (9.96%) Administrator
4 110 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 100 (7.91%) Systems Administrator
6 95 (7.51%) Architect
7 86 (6.80%) Systems Engineer
8 77 (6.09%) Consultant
9 68 (5.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 60 (4.74%) Support Analyst
11 53 (4.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 52 (4.11%) 3rd Line Support
13 47 (3.72%) IT Support
13 47 (3.72%) Senior Analyst
13 47 (3.72%) Network Engineer
14 43 (3.40%) Infrastructure Specialist
15 41 (3.24%) Infrastructure Architect
16 37 (2.92%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
17 35 (2.77%) IT Support Analyst
17 35 (2.77%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (4.43%) Web Services
2 33 (2.61%) .NET
2 33 (2.61%) Middleware
3 31 (2.45%) Software Packaging
4 26 (2.06%) Oracle Fusion
5 23 (1.82%) WSH
6 21 (1.66%) Flash
7 14 (1.11%) WebSphere MQ
8 10 (0.79%) XML
9 6 (0.47%) Apache Flex
9 6 (0.47%) MCollective
10 5 (0.40%) J2EE
11 4 (0.32%) MDX
12 3 (0.24%) LAMP
12 3 (0.24%) COM
12 3 (0.24%) CSS
12 3 (0.24%) HTML
12 3 (0.24%) WebCenter
13 2 (0.16%) REST
13 2 (0.16%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 283 (22.37%) Data Centre
2 194 (15.34%) Clustering
3 98 (7.75%) Blackberry
4 74 (5.85%) Replication
5 54 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
6 47 (3.72%) Computer Science
7 42 (3.32%) Hedge funds
8 29 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
9 26 (2.06%) EqualLogic
10 25 (1.98%) iSeries
11 24 (1.90%) Enterprise Storage
11 24 (1.90%) Statistics
12 20 (1.58%) Management Information System
13 19 (1.50%) AS400
13 19 (1.50%) Client/Server
14 14 (1.11%) Wiki
14 14 (1.11%) Digital Media
15 12 (0.95%) Public Cloud
15 12 (0.95%) GIS
16 11 (0.87%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1096 (86.64%) Windows
2 612 (48.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 427 (33.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 381 (30.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 376 (29.72%) Linux
6 153 (12.09%) Windows 7
7 120 (9.49%) UNIX
8 80 (6.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 71 (5.61%) Windows XP
10 68 (5.38%) Windows 2000
11 56 (4.43%) Solaris
12 50 (3.95%) CentOS
13 43 (3.40%) Ubuntu
14 35 (2.77%) Windows 8
15 29 (2.29%) AIX
16 28 (2.21%) Windows 2000 Server
17 18 (1.42%) Windows Vista
18 15 (1.19%) Debian
19 12 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
20 10 (0.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (24.98%) ITIL
2 165 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
3 112 (8.85%) Load Balancing
4 89 (7.04%) Change Control
5 86 (6.80%) Migration
6 80 (6.32%) Capacity Planning
7 73 (5.77%) Configuration Management
8 69 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
9 65 (5.14%) Mentoring
10 60 (4.74%) Project Management
11 59 (4.66%) Change Management
12 55 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
13 51 (4.03%) Service Delivery
14 50 (3.95%) Problem Management
15 48 (3.79%) Business Continuity
16 47 (3.72%) Server Building
16 47 (3.72%) Patch Management
17 44 (3.48%) E-Commerce
18 42 (3.32%) Service Management
19 41 (3.24%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 225 (17.79%) SQL
2 154 (12.17%) PowerShell
3 58 (4.58%) VBScript
3 58 (4.58%) Perl
4 38 (3.00%) Python
4 38 (3.00%) Java
5 34 (2.69%) C
6 29 (2.29%) Bash Shell
7 24 (1.90%) VB
8 23 (1.82%) PHP
9 16 (1.26%) Shell Script
10 12 (0.95%) C#
10 12 (0.95%) Ruby
11 9 (0.71%) T-SQL
12 7 (0.55%) VB.NET
12 7 (0.55%) JavaScript
13 6 (0.47%) Korn
14 5 (0.40%) C++
15 4 (0.32%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.24%) AWK
Qualifications
1 215 (17.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 191 (15.10%) MCSE
3 151 (11.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 121 (9.57%) Cisco Certification
5 104 (8.22%) Security Cleared
6 101 (7.98%) Degree
7 83 (6.56%) CCNA
8 81 (6.40%) SC Cleared
9 79 (6.25%) MCSA
10 63 (4.98%) MCP
11 51 (4.03%) CCNP
12 47 (3.72%) Citrix Certification
13 45 (3.56%) MCITP
14 42 (3.32%) CCA
15 41 (3.24%) DV Cleared
16 26 (2.06%) VCP5
17 19 (1.50%) PhD
18 10 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 10 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
19 9 (0.71%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (8.06%) SLA
2 27 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 15 (1.19%) QA
4 12 (0.95%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.47%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.24%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.079%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 769 (60.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 730 (57.71%) Active Directory
3 412 (32.57%) vSphere
4 265 (20.95%) XenApp
5 221 (17.47%) Hyper-V
6 169 (13.36%) VMware ESXi
7 102 (8.06%) XenDesktop
8 75 (5.93%) XenServer
9 52 (4.11%) vCloud
10 50 (3.95%) Terminal Services
11 48 (3.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 43 (3.40%) Microsoft App-V
13 41 (3.24%) VMware Workstation
14 35 (2.77%) Xen
15 27 (2.13%) Firmware
16 26 (2.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 24 (1.90%) DFS Replication
17 24 (1.90%) NFS
18 19 (1.50%) ISA Server
19 14 (1.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 155 (12.25%) SCCM
2 122 (9.64%) Backup Exec
3 100 (7.91%) NetBackup
4 93 (7.35%) SCOM
5 78 (6.17%) Norton AntiVirus
6 77 (6.09%) Nagios
7 62 (4.90%) Puppet
8 61 (4.82%) WSUS
9 48 (3.79%) Opscode Chef
10 43 (3.40%) Cacti
11 37 (2.92%) ARCserve
12 31 (2.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 29 (2.29%) Tivoli
14 24 (1.90%) Legato
15 20 (1.58%) vMotion
16 17 (1.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 15 (1.19%) SCVMM
17 15 (1.19%) HP SIM
18 14 (1.11%) HP Data Protector
18 14 (1.11%) BMC Marimba
Vendors
1 1239 (97.94%) VMware
2 682 (53.91%) Microsoft
3 496 (39.21%) Citrix
4 455 (35.97%) Cisco
5 285 (22.53%) HP
6 160 (12.65%) NetApp
7 148 (11.70%) Symantec
8 143 (11.30%) Red Hat
9 130 (10.28%) EMC
10 125 (9.88%) IBM
11 116 (9.17%) Dell
12 111 (8.77%) Oracle
13 63 (4.98%) Sophos
14 58 (4.58%) Intel
15 57 (4.51%) Juniper
16 52 (4.11%) F5
17 49 (3.87%) CheckPoint
18 47 (3.72%) Veeam
19 42 (3.32%) Veritas
20 38 (3.00%) SolarWinds
Runcorn, Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 15 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £42000.00 - £53000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £43,000 per annum + Bonuses
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Networking People
Posted: Yesterday
Sidcup, Kent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cititec
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + + c.100% bonus, + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + 15% on call & 5% shift allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
London
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £34000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Car Allow Bens
Posted: 6 days ago