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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 399 360 342
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -18
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 655 781 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.63% 0.71% 0.75%
As % of the System Software category 5.64% 6.62% 7.47%
Number of salaries quoted 498 625 626
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
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
11617 11800 10245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 11.26% 10.69% 10.08%
Number of salaries quoted 9671 9921 8775
Average salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -78 227 £50,000 -2.91% 14
South East +23 157 £42,500 -5.55% 12
East of England +67 107 £47,500 +14.45% 4
Yorkshire -24 63 £40,000 +14.28% 4
South West -39 30 £35,000 -17.64% 3
North West -11 28 £45,000 -21.73% 3
West Midlands -15 25 £38,000 +4.10% 6
East Midlands +2 11 £35,000 -12.50%
North East -12 6 £25,200 +5.00% 1
Midlands - 1 - -
VMware ESX
UK

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1271 (98.15%) VMware
2 1135 (87.64%) Windows
3 771 (59.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 759 (58.61%) Active Directory
5 701 (54.13%) Microsoft
6 609 (47.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 499 (38.53%) MS Exchange
8 498 (38.46%) Citrix
9 483 (37.30%) Cisco
10 448 (34.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 442 (34.13%) SAN
12 408 (31.51%) vSphere
13 386 (29.81%) DNS
14 385 (29.73%) Firewall
15 383 (29.58%) Windows Server 2003
16 371 (28.65%) Linux
17 335 (25.87%) ITIL
18 330 (25.48%) SQL Server
19 326 (25.17%) Exchange Server 2010
20 294 (22.70%) Data Centre
21 281 (21.70%) HP
22 278 (21.47%) TCP/IP
23 276 (21.31%) DHCP
24 260 (20.08%) XenApp
25 245 (18.92%) MS Excel
26 229 (17.68%) SQL
27 219 (16.91%) Hyper-V
28 217 (16.76%) Finance
29 215 (16.60%) Exchange Server 2007
30 197 (15.21%) Microsoft Certification

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 499 (38.53%) MS Exchange
2 326 (25.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 215 (16.60%) Exchange Server 2007
4 159 (12.28%) IIS
5 143 (11.04%) Exchange Server 2003
6 113 (8.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 88 (6.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 82 (6.33%) Lync
9 81 (6.25%) SharePoint
10 56 (4.32%) Apache
11 44 (3.40%) Tomcat
12 29 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2000
13 20 (1.54%) JBoss
13 20 (1.54%) OpenStack
14 19 (1.47%) IBM Notes
14 19 (1.47%) WebLogic
15 18 (1.39%) Confluence
16 17 (1.31%) SharePoint Server
17 16 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 15 (1.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 245 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 151 (11.66%) MS Office
3 15 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.31%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.23%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 8 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.46%) Maximo
3 5 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.23%) Primavera
5 3 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.15%) Cordys
7 1 (0.077%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 79 (6.10%) Office 365
2 56 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (1.78%) PaaS
4 22 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.69%) IaaS
7 8 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.62%) Heroku
8 7 (0.54%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.54%) Symantec.cloud
9 6 (0.46%) Mimecast
9 6 (0.46%) Taleo
9 6 (0.46%) Engine Yard
9 6 (0.46%) Responsys
9 6 (0.46%) SaaS
10 4 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (0.23%) Route 53
11 3 (0.23%) Rackspace Cloud
12 2 (0.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 442 (34.13%) SAN
2 386 (29.81%) DNS
3 385 (29.73%) Firewall
4 278 (21.47%) TCP/IP
5 276 (21.31%) DHCP
6 195 (15.06%) WAN
7 190 (14.67%) NAS
8 165 (12.74%) LAN
9 128 (9.88%) iSCSI
10 117 (9.03%) VPN
11 88 (6.80%) Cisco ASA
12 82 (6.33%) VLAN
13 60 (4.63%) VoIP
14 59 (4.56%) Internet
14 59 (4.56%) MPLS
15 43 (3.32%) Fibre Channel
16 38 (2.93%) NetScaler
16 38 (2.93%) IPsec
17 37 (2.86%) Wireless
18 34 (2.63%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 330 (25.48%) SQL Server
2 123 (9.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 84 (6.49%) MySQL
4 68 (5.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 43 (3.32%) SQL Server 2000
6 41 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 35 (2.70%) RDBMS
7 35 (2.70%) Relational Database
8 31 (2.39%) Oracle Database
9 20 (1.54%) NoSQL
10 18 (1.39%) MS Access
11 16 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
11 16 (1.24%) Oracle ODI
12 15 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
13 14 (1.08%) Oracle Exadata
14 13 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 9 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
15 9 (0.69%) Riak
16 8 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 7 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (2.01%) Oracle Forms
2 25 (1.93%) JIRA
3 17 (1.31%) Git (software)
4 16 (1.24%) Subversion
5 15 (1.16%) Jenkins
6 13 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (0.62%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.15%) Hudson
10 2 (0.15%) MSI
10 2 (0.15%) Maven
11 1 (0.077%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.077%) Ant
11 1 (0.077%) WinDbg
11 1 (0.077%) GitLab
11 1 (0.077%) Trac
General
1 217 (16.76%) Finance
2 37 (2.86%) Retail
3 32 (2.47%) Advertising
3 32 (2.47%) Banking
4 30 (2.32%) Back Office
5 27 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 26 (2.01%) Financial Institution
7 21 (1.62%) Legal
7 21 (1.62%) Publishing
8 16 (1.24%) Law
9 13 (1.00%) Manufacturing
10 12 (0.93%) Games
10 12 (0.93%) Marketing
11 8 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.39%) Local Government
13 3 (0.23%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.23%) French Language
13 3 (0.23%) German Language
14 2 (0.15%) Front Office
14 2 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 206 (15.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 135 (10.42%) Administrator
3 134 (10.35%) Analyst
4 107 (8.26%) Architect
4 107 (8.26%) Systems Administrator
5 105 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
6 98 (7.57%) Support Engineer
7 72 (5.56%) Consultant
8 69 (5.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 55 (4.25%) Support Analyst
10 54 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
11 53 (4.09%) Network Engineer
12 50 (3.86%) IT Support
13 47 (3.63%) Infrastructure Architect
13 47 (3.63%) Infrastructure Specialist
14 44 (3.40%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 37 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
16 36 (2.78%) Technical Support
17 31 (2.39%) Team Leader
17 31 (2.39%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (4.86%) Web Services
2 38 (2.93%) Middleware
3 30 (2.32%) Oracle Fusion
4 28 (2.16%) .NET
5 26 (2.01%) Software Packaging
6 22 (1.70%) WSH
7 18 (1.39%) Flash
8 14 (1.08%) WebSphere MQ
9 10 (0.77%) XML
10 9 (0.69%) LAMP
11 7 (0.54%) MCollective
12 6 (0.46%) Apache Flex
12 6 (0.46%) CGI
13 5 (0.39%) J2EE
14 4 (0.31%) MDX
15 3 (0.23%) WebCenter
16 2 (0.15%) SAML
16 2 (0.15%) COM
16 2 (0.15%) CSS
17 1 (0.077%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 294 (22.70%) Data Centre
2 180 (13.90%) Clustering
3 101 (7.80%) Blackberry
4 75 (5.79%) Replication
5 62 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
6 51 (3.94%) Computer Science
7 49 (3.78%) Hedge funds
8 39 (3.01%) EMC VNX
9 32 (2.47%) Statistics
10 29 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
11 28 (2.16%) Enterprise Storage
12 27 (2.08%) EqualLogic
13 24 (1.85%) Management Information System
14 23 (1.78%) iSeries
15 18 (1.39%) Client/Server
16 17 (1.31%) AS400
17 15 (1.16%) Thin Client
17 15 (1.16%) Fat Client
18 14 (1.08%) Wiki
19 13 (1.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1135 (87.64%) Windows
2 609 (47.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 448 (34.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 383 (29.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 371 (28.65%) Linux
6 159 (12.28%) Windows 7
7 119 (9.19%) UNIX
8 78 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 69 (5.33%) Windows 2000
10 66 (5.10%) Windows XP
11 51 (3.94%) Solaris
12 46 (3.55%) CentOS
13 37 (2.86%) Windows 8
13 37 (2.86%) Ubuntu
14 35 (2.70%) AIX
15 32 (2.47%) Windows 2000 Server
16 25 (1.93%) Data ONTAP
17 20 (1.54%) Oracle Linux
18 18 (1.39%) Debian
19 17 (1.31%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (25.87%) ITIL
2 155 (11.97%) Disaster Recovery
3 107 (8.26%) Load Balancing
4 89 (6.87%) Migration
5 87 (6.72%) Change Control
6 74 (5.71%) Mentoring
7 72 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
7 72 (5.56%) Configuration Management
8 70 (5.41%) Project Management
9 67 (5.17%) Change Management
10 60 (4.63%) Performance Tuning
11 57 (4.40%) Service Delivery
12 55 (4.25%) Business Continuity
13 52 (4.02%) Agile Software Development
14 49 (3.78%) Problem Management
15 48 (3.71%) E-Commerce
16 47 (3.63%) Patch Management
17 43 (3.32%) Server Building
18 42 (3.24%) Service Management
19 41 (3.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 229 (17.68%) SQL
2 163 (12.59%) PowerShell
3 57 (4.40%) VBScript
4 54 (4.17%) Perl
5 43 (3.32%) Java
5 43 (3.32%) Python
6 41 (3.17%) C
7 30 (2.32%) Bash Shell
8 22 (1.70%) VB
9 21 (1.62%) PHP
10 18 (1.39%) Shell Script
11 12 (0.93%) Ruby
12 10 (0.77%) C#
12 10 (0.77%) C++
13 9 (0.69%) T-SQL
14 7 (0.54%) VB.NET
15 6 (0.46%) Korn
15 6 (0.46%) JavaScript
16 4 (0.31%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.23%) AWK
Qualifications
1 197 (15.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 167 (12.90%) MCSE
3 142 (10.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 129 (9.96%) Cisco Certification
5 107 (8.26%) Degree
6 94 (7.26%) CCNA
7 91 (7.03%) Security Cleared
8 75 (5.79%) MCSA
9 65 (5.02%) SC Cleared
10 57 (4.40%) MCP
11 46 (3.55%) CCNP
12 45 (3.47%) Citrix Certification
13 42 (3.24%) MCITP
14 39 (3.01%) DV Cleared
15 38 (2.93%) CCA
16 25 (1.93%) VCP5
17 18 (1.39%) PhD
18 13 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
19 11 (0.85%) MCTS
20 10 (0.77%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (7.72%) SLA
2 27 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 27 (2.08%) QA
3 12 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.46%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.23%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.077%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 771 (59.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 759 (58.61%) Active Directory
3 408 (31.51%) vSphere
4 260 (20.08%) XenApp
5 219 (16.91%) Hyper-V
6 161 (12.43%) VMware ESXi
7 98 (7.57%) XenDesktop
8 78 (6.02%) XenServer
9 50 (3.86%) Terminal Services
10 47 (3.63%) vCloud
11 40 (3.09%) Microsoft App-V
11 40 (3.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 38 (2.93%) VMware Workstation
13 35 (2.70%) Firmware
14 27 (2.08%) Xen
15 26 (2.01%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 24 (1.85%) NFS
16 24 (1.85%) DFS Replication
17 20 (1.54%) VirtualBox
17 20 (1.54%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 153 (11.81%) SCCM
2 116 (8.96%) Backup Exec
3 96 (7.41%) NetBackup
4 89 (6.87%) SCOM
5 74 (5.71%) Nagios
6 72 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
7 70 (5.41%) Puppet
8 67 (5.17%) WSUS
9 48 (3.71%) Opscode Chef
10 38 (2.93%) Cacti
11 33 (2.55%) ARCserve
12 30 (2.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 28 (2.16%) Tivoli
14 23 (1.78%) vMotion
15 21 (1.62%) Legato
16 17 (1.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 14 (1.08%) FortiGate
17 14 (1.08%) Check_MK
17 14 (1.08%) BMC Marimba
17 14 (1.08%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1271 (98.15%) VMware
2 701 (54.13%) Microsoft
3 498 (38.46%) Citrix
4 483 (37.30%) Cisco
5 281 (21.70%) HP
6 157 (12.12%) NetApp
7 150 (11.58%) Symantec
8 136 (10.50%) Red Hat
9 135 (10.42%) IBM
10 124 (9.58%) Oracle
11 120 (9.27%) EMC
12 107 (8.26%) Dell
13 72 (5.56%) Juniper
14 58 (4.48%) Sophos
14 58 (4.48%) F5
15 50 (3.86%) Intel
16 48 (3.71%) CheckPoint
17 47 (3.63%) Veeam
18 38 (2.93%) Veritas
19 33 (2.55%) SolarWinds
Kent
Maidstone And Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Salary: Band 7 £31,072 to £40,964 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hounslow, Middlesex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £52000 - £57500 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + 25 days holiday,pension, health+
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Maidstone And Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Salary: Band 7 £31,072 to £40,964 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £47,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northolt, Middlesex
Square One Resources
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + bonus & full bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £47000 Per Annum C46k + on call + bonus + benefits.
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Reed Technology
Salary: £250 - £320 per day + Overtime
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Bet
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 5 days ago
Sidcup, Kent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £38,000 to £43,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago