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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 389 340 317
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -23
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 687 786 899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.64% 0.78% 0.83%
As % of the System Software category 5.67% 7.52% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 557 672 800
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
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
12126 10447 11497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 11.35% 10.34% 10.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10237 8893 9956
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 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 20 October 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 20 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
London -65 253 £50,875 +7.50% 27
South East -16 154 £41,500 -7.77% 19
Yorkshire -17 70 £40,000 -11.11% 6
East of England -64 54 £42,000 -16.00% 4
South West +7 52 £35,000 -3.44% 7
West Midlands -11 51 £37,500 -25.00% 2
North West +5 42 £41,250 +26.92% 7
East Midlands -10 4 £52,500 +50.00% 2
North East -25 3 £34,000 -11.68% 2
VMware ESX
UK

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 1460 (99.18%) VMware
2 1126 (76.49%) Windows
3 1044 (70.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 817 (55.50%) Active Directory
5 766 (52.04%) Microsoft
6 618 (41.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 539 (36.62%) SAN
8 530 (36.01%) MS Exchange
9 474 (32.20%) Citrix
10 443 (30.10%) Cisco
11 431 (29.28%) HP
12 425 (28.87%) Windows Server 2003
13 418 (28.40%) Linux
14 411 (27.92%) ITIL
15 401 (27.24%) vSphere
16 369 (25.07%) DNS
17 363 (24.66%) SQL Server
18 306 (20.79%) Windows Server 2012
19 299 (20.31%) Exchange Server 2010
20 295 (20.04%) Firewall
21 293 (19.90%) DHCP
22 283 (19.23%) Finance
23 281 (19.09%) NetApp
24 271 (18.41%) MS Excel
25 252 (17.12%) TCP/IP
26 251 (17.05%) PowerShell
27 248 (16.85%) XenApp
28 239 (16.24%) Hyper-V
29 238 (16.17%) Microsoft Certification
30 233 (15.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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
1 530 (36.01%) MS Exchange
2 299 (20.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 232 (15.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 165 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2003
5 161 (10.94%) IIS
6 157 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 148 (10.05%) SharePoint
8 93 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2000
9 88 (5.98%) Apache
10 83 (5.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 80 (5.43%) Lync
12 37 (2.51%) JBoss
13 36 (2.45%) Tomcat
14 35 (2.38%) WebLogic
15 34 (2.31%) SharePoint Server
16 21 (1.43%) IBM Notes
17 18 (1.22%) Office Communications Server
18 13 (0.88%) WebSphere
18 13 (0.88%) Lotus Domino
19 12 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 271 (18.41%) MS Excel
2 112 (7.61%) MS Office
3 6 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 21 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.22%) Maximo
3 10 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.48%) Summit
5 6 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.14%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.14%) Cognos Controller
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.068%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.068%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 45 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
2 41 (2.79%) Office 365
3 35 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (1.09%) IaaS
5 15 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (0.54%) PaaS
7 6 (0.41%) SaaS
8 4 (0.27%) Google Compute Engine
8 4 (0.27%) HP Helion
9 2 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.14%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 539 (36.62%) SAN
2 369 (25.07%) DNS
3 295 (20.04%) Firewall
4 293 (19.90%) DHCP
5 252 (17.12%) TCP/IP
6 218 (14.81%) NAS
7 181 (12.30%) WAN
8 177 (12.02%) LAN
9 110 (7.47%) Internet
10 92 (6.25%) VPN
11 83 (5.64%) iSCSI
12 52 (3.53%) VLAN
13 44 (2.99%) SMTP
14 42 (2.85%) IP Telephony
14 42 (2.85%) Fibre Channel
15 40 (2.72%) Wireless
16 39 (2.65%) NetScaler
17 38 (2.58%) MPLS
18 35 (2.38%) SSL
19 33 (2.24%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 363 (24.66%) SQL Server
2 135 (9.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 84 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 74 (5.03%) MySQL
5 47 (3.19%) Oracle Database
6 37 (2.51%) Relational Database
7 34 (2.31%) RDBMS
8 27 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (1.36%) SQL Server 2000
10 11 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (0.61%) DB2
11 9 (0.61%) Oracle ODI
12 8 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (0.41%) Oracle Exadata
14 5 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
15 4 (0.27%) Big Data
15 4 (0.27%) Sybase ASE
16 3 (0.20%) Oracle9i Database
16 3 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (1.70%) LoadRunner
2 21 (1.43%) SilkPerformer
3 19 (1.29%) Oracle Forms
4 17 (1.15%) WebLOAD
4 17 (1.15%) AQtime
5 13 (0.88%) QuickTest Pro
6 7 (0.48%) Subversion
6 7 (0.48%) Git (software)
7 6 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (0.41%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.34%) WinRunner
9 4 (0.27%) PowerBuilder
10 3 (0.20%) Ant
10 3 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.068%) Hudson
11 1 (0.068%) Maven
General
1 283 (19.23%) Finance
2 59 (4.01%) Banking
3 55 (3.74%) Telecoms
4 47 (3.19%) Retail
5 36 (2.45%) Back Office
6 30 (2.04%) Financial Institution
7 22 (1.49%) Advertising
8 16 (1.09%) Marketing
8 16 (1.09%) German Language
9 15 (1.02%) Publishing
9 15 (1.02%) Games
10 13 (0.88%) Manufacturing
11 12 (0.82%) Legal
12 11 (0.75%) Investment Banking
12 11 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (0.68%) French Language
14 8 (0.54%) Law
15 7 (0.48%) International Banking
15 7 (0.48%) Italian Language
16 6 (0.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 193 (13.11%) Support Engineer
2 184 (12.50%) Analyst
3 133 (9.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 131 (8.90%) Architect
5 126 (8.56%) Consultant
6 116 (7.88%) Administrator
7 103 (7.00%) Systems Engineer
8 81 (5.50%) IT Support
9 77 (5.23%) Systems Administrator
10 72 (4.89%) Infrastructure Architect
11 71 (4.82%) Server Engineer
12 70 (4.76%) Support Analyst
13 66 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support
14 59 (4.01%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 59 (4.01%) Network Engineer
15 55 (3.74%) Technical Support
16 47 (3.19%) Server Support
17 46 (3.13%) Wintel Consultant
18 45 (3.06%) Infrastructure Specialist
19 41 (2.79%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (2.92%) Web Services
2 42 (2.85%) Software Packaging
3 35 (2.38%) .NET
4 23 (1.56%) Middleware
5 19 (1.29%) J2EE
6 17 (1.15%) MAPI
7 16 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
8 10 (0.68%) Application Packaging
9 9 (0.61%) HTML
10 8 (0.54%) XML
11 7 (0.48%) YAML
12 6 (0.41%) COM
13 5 (0.34%) LAMP
14 4 (0.27%) SOAP
14 4 (0.27%) ODBC
14 4 (0.27%) JSON
14 4 (0.27%) RESTful
15 3 (0.20%) Flash
15 3 (0.20%) CSS
15 3 (0.20%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 228 (15.49%) Clustering
2 95 (6.45%) Blackberry
3 73 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
4 64 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 56 (3.80%) Hedge funds
6 47 (3.19%) Client/Server
7 45 (3.06%) Management Information System
7 45 (3.06%) Replication
8 29 (1.97%) PKI
9 26 (1.77%) e-Health
10 20 (1.36%) EqualLogic
11 18 (1.22%) Open Source
12 17 (1.15%) Mathematics
12 17 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
13 14 (0.95%) Thin Client
13 14 (0.95%) Fat Client
14 11 (0.75%) Digital Media
15 8 (0.54%) Visualisation
16 6 (0.41%) CLARiiON
16 6 (0.41%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1126 (76.49%) Windows
2 618 (41.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 425 (28.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 418 (28.40%) Linux
5 306 (20.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 175 (11.89%) UNIX
7 169 (11.48%) Windows 7
8 120 (8.15%) Windows XP
9 115 (7.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 92 (6.25%) Solaris
11 69 (4.69%) Windows 2000
12 30 (2.04%) AIX
13 29 (1.97%) CentOS
13 29 (1.97%) Windows 8
14 26 (1.77%) VMS
15 23 (1.56%) HPUX
16 19 (1.29%) SUSE
17 18 (1.22%) Windows Vista
17 18 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
18 10 (0.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 411 (27.92%) ITIL
2 206 (13.99%) Disaster Recovery
3 127 (8.63%) Change Control
4 116 (7.88%) Load Balancing
5 115 (7.81%) Change Management
6 91 (6.18%) Performance Tuning
7 89 (6.05%) Problem Management
8 81 (5.50%) Capacity Management
9 80 (5.43%) Project Management
10 79 (5.37%) Migration
11 76 (5.16%) E-Commerce
12 63 (4.28%) Capacity Planning
13 54 (3.67%) TOGAF
14 52 (3.53%) Mentoring
15 46 (3.13%) Service Management
15 46 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
16 44 (2.99%) Kalman Filter
17 41 (2.79%) DevOps
18 37 (2.51%) Incident Management
19 36 (2.45%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 251 (17.05%) PowerShell
2 221 (15.01%) SQL
3 107 (7.27%) Perl
4 53 (3.60%) Java
5 49 (3.33%) Shell Script
6 41 (2.79%) VBScript
7 40 (2.72%) C#
7 40 (2.72%) C++
8 27 (1.83%) VB
9 25 (1.70%) Python
10 21 (1.43%) T-SQL
11 19 (1.29%) PHP
12 18 (1.22%) Bash Shell
12 18 (1.22%) C
13 17 (1.15%) Ruby
14 16 (1.09%) JavaScript
15 7 (0.48%) Korn
16 6 (0.41%) Bourne shell
17 4 (0.27%) PowerHouse
17 4 (0.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 238 (16.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 233 (15.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 181 (12.30%) Degree
4 163 (11.07%) MCSE
5 145 (9.85%) Security Cleared
6 126 (8.56%) Cisco Certification
7 116 (7.88%) CCNA
8 115 (7.81%) MCP
9 109 (7.40%) SC Cleared
10 101 (6.86%) MCITP
11 69 (4.69%) MCSA
12 65 (4.42%) CCNP
13 63 (4.28%) Citrix Certification
14 46 (3.13%) CCA
15 43 (2.92%) MCTS
16 35 (2.38%) DV Cleared
17 26 (1.77%) RHCE
18 22 (1.49%) ISEB
19 21 (1.43%) PhD
19 21 (1.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (8.97%) SLA
2 24 (1.63%) QA
3 12 (0.82%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.068%) BS7799
5 1 (0.068%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.068%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1044 (70.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 817 (55.50%) Active Directory
3 401 (27.24%) vSphere
4 248 (16.85%) XenApp
5 239 (16.24%) Hyper-V
6 187 (12.70%) VMware ESXi
7 108 (7.34%) XenDesktop
8 92 (6.25%) XenServer
9 82 (5.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 77 (5.23%) Terminal Services
11 73 (4.96%) VMware Workstation
12 62 (4.21%) vCloud
13 52 (3.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 41 (2.79%) MetaFrame
15 31 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
15 31 (2.11%) NFS
16 29 (1.97%) VMware Server
16 29 (1.97%) VMFS
17 18 (1.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
18 15 (1.02%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 150 (10.19%) SCCM
2 144 (9.78%) NetBackup
3 132 (8.97%) SCOM
4 108 (7.34%) Backup Exec
5 67 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
6 45 (3.06%) Puppet
7 42 (2.85%) HP SIM
8 37 (2.51%) WSUS
9 36 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
10 31 (2.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 30 (2.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 26 (1.77%) Tivoli
13 24 (1.63%) ARCserve
14 23 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
15 22 (1.49%) Nagios
15 22 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 21 (1.43%) EMC NetWorker
17 14 (0.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 14 (0.95%) Legato
18 13 (0.88%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1460 (99.18%) VMware
2 766 (52.04%) Microsoft
3 474 (32.20%) Citrix
4 443 (30.10%) Cisco
5 431 (29.28%) HP
6 281 (19.09%) NetApp
7 222 (15.08%) EMC
8 195 (13.25%) Symantec
9 168 (11.41%) IBM
10 154 (10.46%) Red Hat
11 131 (8.90%) Dell
12 105 (7.13%) Oracle
13 71 (4.82%) F5
14 64 (4.35%) Veritas
15 62 (4.21%) Juniper
16 50 (3.40%) Veeam
17 44 (2.99%) CA
18 43 (2.92%) CheckPoint
19 40 (2.72%) Brocade
20 39 (2.65%) Intel
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Great package and bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus overtime and benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 10 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Surrey
Roc Search
Salary: £60000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum +10% bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £44000 - £49000 Per Annum To £49k + On Call + Bonus + B
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £42000 - £50000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Capita
Posted: 2 days ago