The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 382 352 328
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -24
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 739 713 873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.65% 0.69% 0.74%
As % of the System Software category 6.51% 7.11% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 625 601 772
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £33,217 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +11.11%
System Software Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
11348 10022 10207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.04% 9.63% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9562 8454 8852
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
VMware ESX
UK

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -42 321 £50,000 - 28
South East +7 155 £42,500 -12.82% 10
Yorkshire +31 107 £34,000 -35.23% 10
South West +4 59 £40,000 -11.11% 13
East of England -95 36 £42,000 -11.57% 5
West Midlands +5 28 £37,500 -11.76%
North West +9 26 £42,500 +6.25% 2
East Midlands -27 12 £42,750 +9.61% 1
North East -6 9 £24,000 -9.43% 1
VMware ESX
UK

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1408 (99.86%) VMware
2 1141 (80.92%) Windows
3 964 (68.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 714 (50.64%) Microsoft
5 688 (48.79%) Active Directory
6 669 (47.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 614 (43.55%) SAN
8 511 (36.24%) Linux
9 501 (35.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 485 (34.40%) MS Exchange
11 439 (31.13%) Citrix
12 430 (30.50%) vSphere
13 421 (29.86%) Cisco
14 375 (26.60%) MS Excel
15 330 (23.40%) Firewall
16 323 (22.91%) DNS
17 316 (22.41%) HP
18 296 (20.99%) ITIL
19 286 (20.28%) SQL Server
20 282 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
21 249 (17.66%) IIS
21 249 (17.66%) Finance
22 246 (17.45%) DHCP
23 221 (15.67%) XenApp
24 220 (15.60%) Exchange Server 2007
25 216 (15.32%) VMware ESXi
26 214 (15.18%) SQL
27 207 (14.68%) LAN
28 197 (13.97%) WAN
29 196 (13.90%) TCP/IP

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 485 (34.40%) MS Exchange
2 282 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 249 (17.66%) IIS
4 220 (15.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 140 (9.93%) Exchange Server 2003
5 140 (9.93%) Apache
6 97 (6.88%) SharePoint
7 71 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2013
8 66 (4.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 58 (4.11%) Lync
10 48 (3.40%) Tomcat
11 35 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2000
11 35 (2.48%) CMS
12 33 (2.34%) WebLogic
13 30 (2.13%) WordPress
14 29 (2.06%) Drupal
15 27 (1.91%) nginx
16 22 (1.56%) Alfresco
17 15 (1.06%) SAS
18 13 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 375 (26.60%) MS Excel
2 112 (7.94%) MS Office
3 16 (1.13%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.64%) MS Project
5 1 (0.071%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.071%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.071%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 12 (0.85%) Maximo
2 4 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.14%) Magento
5 1 (0.071%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.071%) Cognos Controller
5 1 (0.071%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.071%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 24 (1.70%) IaaS
2 20 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (0.92%) Office 365
5 11 (0.78%) SaaS
6 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.071%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.071%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.071%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.071%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 614 (43.55%) SAN
2 330 (23.40%) Firewall
3 323 (22.91%) DNS
4 246 (17.45%) DHCP
5 207 (14.68%) LAN
6 197 (13.97%) WAN
7 196 (13.90%) TCP/IP
8 176 (12.48%) NAS
9 116 (8.23%) VPN
10 109 (7.73%) Internet
11 84 (5.96%) iSCSI
12 60 (4.26%) Fibre Channel
13 57 (4.04%) Cisco ASA
14 55 (3.90%) SMTP
15 48 (3.40%) VLAN
16 43 (3.05%) VoIP
16 43 (3.05%) Wireless
17 40 (2.84%) Cisco IOS
18 37 (2.62%) SSL
18 37 (2.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 286 (20.28%) SQL Server
2 117 (8.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 95 (6.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 92 (6.52%) MySQL
5 16 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (1.13%) Oracle Database
6 13 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
7 9 (0.64%) Relational Database
8 8 (0.57%) MongoDB
9 7 (0.50%) Oracle Exadata
10 5 (0.35%) DB2
11 4 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.28%) DTS
11 4 (0.28%) Big Data
12 3 (0.21%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.21%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.071%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.071%) Oracle OLAP
13 1 (0.071%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (0.92%) Jenkins
2 9 (0.64%) Subversion
2 9 (0.64%) Ant
3 8 (0.57%) Maven
3 8 (0.57%) Git (software)
3 8 (0.57%) Hudson
4 3 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.071%) K2 blackpoint
6 1 (0.071%) JIRA
6 1 (0.071%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.071%) Visual Studio
General
1 249 (17.66%) Finance
2 67 (4.75%) Banking
3 55 (3.90%) Telecoms
4 39 (2.77%) Back Office
5 26 (1.84%) Law
5 26 (1.84%) Legal
6 25 (1.77%) Marketing
7 24 (1.70%) Financial Institution
8 17 (1.21%) Advertising
8 17 (1.21%) Games
9 16 (1.13%) Retail
10 14 (0.99%) International Banking
11 9 (0.64%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.57%) French Language
12 8 (0.57%) German Language
12 8 (0.57%) Italian Language
12 8 (0.57%) Online Betting
13 5 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.28%) Publishing
15 2 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 171 (12.13%) Analyst
2 148 (10.50%) Administrator
3 134 (9.50%) Systems Engineer
4 133 (9.43%) Support Engineer
5 130 (9.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 111 (7.87%) Systems Administrator
7 91 (6.45%) IT Support
8 85 (6.03%) Consultant
9 84 (5.96%) Architect
10 75 (5.32%) Support Analyst
11 64 (4.54%) Server Engineer
12 62 (4.40%) Team Leader
12 62 (4.40%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 60 (4.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
14 52 (3.69%) Graduate
15 50 (3.55%) 3rd Line Support
16 48 (3.40%) Windows Administrator
17 46 (3.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
18 42 (2.98%) Technical Support
19 39 (2.77%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (2.91%) Software Packaging
2 30 (2.13%) J2EE
3 27 (1.91%) .NET
4 22 (1.56%) Web Services
4 22 (1.56%) Middleware
5 18 (1.28%) XML
5 18 (1.28%) HTML
6 15 (1.06%) COM
7 10 (0.71%) CSS
7 10 (0.71%) Oracle Fusion
8 9 (0.64%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (0.50%) XMPP
10 5 (0.35%) YAML
10 5 (0.35%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 5 (0.35%) Application Packaging
11 2 (0.14%) WAP
11 2 (0.14%) ADSI
11 2 (0.14%) LAMP
12 1 (0.071%) Django
12 1 (0.071%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 187 (13.26%) Clustering
2 80 (5.67%) Blackberry
3 65 (4.61%) Hedge funds
4 52 (3.69%) Computer Science
5 48 (3.40%) Replication
6 41 (2.91%) Management Information System
7 26 (1.84%) CLARiiON
8 23 (1.63%) iPad
9 17 (1.21%) Client/Server
10 16 (1.13%) Celerra
11 14 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (0.92%) iPhone
13 12 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
14 10 (0.71%) Firmware
15 9 (0.64%) Online Games
15 9 (0.64%) BBC
16 8 (0.57%) N-Tier
16 8 (0.57%) IPTV
16 8 (0.57%) Symmetrix DMX
17 7 (0.50%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1141 (80.92%) Windows
2 669 (47.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 511 (36.24%) Linux
4 501 (35.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 196 (13.90%) Windows 7
6 181 (12.84%) UNIX
7 143 (10.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 141 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 102 (7.23%) Windows XP
10 92 (6.52%) Solaris
11 53 (3.76%) CentOS
12 52 (3.69%) Windows 2000
13 34 (2.41%) HPUX
13 34 (2.41%) Ubuntu
14 33 (2.34%) Windows Vista
15 22 (1.56%) Windows 8
16 21 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
16 21 (1.49%) Android
16 21 (1.49%) AIX
17 18 (1.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (20.99%) ITIL
2 153 (10.85%) Problem Management
3 146 (10.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 90 (6.38%) E-Commerce
5 78 (5.53%) Change Management
6 62 (4.40%) Load Balancing
7 61 (4.33%) Migration
8 59 (4.18%) Project Management
9 58 (4.11%) Capacity Planning
10 49 (3.48%) Incident Management
11 45 (3.19%) Performance Tuning
12 43 (3.05%) Change Control
13 41 (2.91%) Capacity Management
13 41 (2.91%) Software Architecture
14 39 (2.77%) Continuous Improvement
15 36 (2.55%) Root Cause Analysis
15 36 (2.55%) Mobile Device Management
16 32 (2.27%) PRINCE2
17 28 (1.99%) Business Continuity
17 28 (1.99%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 214 (15.18%) SQL
2 150 (10.64%) Perl
3 138 (9.79%) PowerShell
4 84 (5.96%) Java
5 56 (3.97%) PHP
6 53 (3.76%) Python
7 29 (2.06%) C++
8 28 (1.99%) C#
9 20 (1.42%) Ruby
10 18 (1.28%) Bash Shell
11 16 (1.13%) Shell Script
12 14 (0.99%) C
13 10 (0.71%) VB
14 9 (0.64%) VBScript
14 9 (0.64%) JavaScript
15 3 (0.21%) COBOL
15 3 (0.21%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.071%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 1 (0.071%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 191 (13.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 154 (10.92%) MCSE
3 144 (10.21%) Security Cleared
4 137 (9.72%) Degree
5 133 (9.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 103 (7.30%) SC Cleared
7 86 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
8 75 (5.32%) DV Cleared
9 72 (5.11%) CCNA
10 60 (4.26%) MCITP
11 43 (3.05%) MCP
12 41 (2.91%) CCNP
13 40 (2.84%) MCSA
14 39 (2.77%) Citrix Certification
15 35 (2.48%) CCA
16 29 (2.06%) PhD
17 24 (1.70%) RHCE
18 21 (1.49%) MCTS
19 18 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 15 (1.06%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (7.66%) SLA
2 34 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (1.70%) ISO 9001
4 17 (1.21%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.57%) QA
6 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.071%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 964 (68.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 688 (48.79%) Active Directory
3 430 (30.50%) vSphere
4 221 (15.67%) XenApp
5 216 (15.32%) VMware ESXi
6 160 (11.35%) Hyper-V
7 81 (5.74%) VMware Workstation
8 57 (4.04%) XenDesktop
8 57 (4.04%) Terminal Services
9 56 (3.97%) vCloud
10 38 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 32 (2.27%) NFS
12 26 (1.84%) UAG
13 24 (1.70%) Xen
14 22 (1.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 20 (1.42%) XenServer
16 19 (1.35%) MetaFrame
17 15 (1.06%) VMware Server
18 12 (0.85%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
18 12 (0.85%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 110 (7.80%) NetBackup
2 108 (7.66%) SCCM
3 81 (5.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 80 (5.67%) Tivoli
5 78 (5.53%) SCOM
6 71 (5.04%) Backup Exec
7 42 (2.98%) Norton AntiVirus
8 40 (2.84%) WSUS
9 36 (2.55%) Puppet
10 30 (2.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 29 (2.06%) Nagios
12 26 (1.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 25 (1.77%) HP SIM
14 24 (1.70%) ARCserve
15 23 (1.63%) Plesk
16 22 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
17 12 (0.85%) MOM
18 11 (0.78%) Cacti
19 10 (0.71%) Foglight
19 10 (0.71%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1408 (99.86%) VMware
2 714 (50.64%) Microsoft
3 439 (31.13%) Citrix
4 421 (29.86%) Cisco
5 316 (22.41%) HP
6 196 (13.90%) Symantec
7 191 (13.55%) NetApp
8 181 (12.84%) Red Hat
9 170 (12.06%) EMC
10 155 (10.99%) IBM
11 79 (5.60%) Oracle
12 78 (5.53%) Dell
13 76 (5.39%) Brocade
14 66 (4.68%) Veritas
15 62 (4.40%) Juniper
16 57 (4.04%) Intel
17 49 (3.48%) 3PAR
18 48 (3.40%) CheckPoint
19 45 (3.19%) JBoss
20 39 (2.77%) Veeam
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £68000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 to £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £52000 - £58000 Per Annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Vadis People
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - on call allowance + homeworking + 25 day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 46k + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: upto 46k + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Recruit Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £41000 per annum + Great Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + substantial bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Rock Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago