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 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 358 328 324
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -4
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 758 788 879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.69% 0.77% 0.78%
As % of the System Software category 6.48% 7.72% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 586 659 775
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
11695 10206 11173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.70% 9.98% 9.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9703 8786 9690
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,800 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.77% +6.13%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +2 311 £50,875 +7.10% 26
South East -52 159 £46,500 +9.41% 13
Yorkshire -6 80 £42,500 - 4
East of England -37 76 £42,500 -10.52% 2
North West +17 50 £34,500 -10.38% 5
West Midlands -11 37 £38,500 +4.05% 3
South West -1 32 £46,000 +15.00% 5
East Midlands -15 10 £45,000 +47.54% 2
North East -3 6 £24,250 -2.02% 1
VMware ESX
UK

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 1512 (99.54%) VMware
2 1163 (76.56%) Windows
3 1082 (71.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 774 (50.95%) Active Directory
5 766 (50.43%) Microsoft
6 635 (41.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 633 (41.67%) SAN
8 507 (33.38%) MS Exchange
9 456 (30.02%) Linux
10 439 (28.90%) Citrix
11 438 (28.83%) DNS
12 436 (28.70%) Cisco
12 436 (28.70%) HP
12 436 (28.70%) ITIL
13 434 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
14 425 (27.98%) vSphere
15 357 (23.50%) SQL Server
16 354 (23.30%) DHCP
17 310 (20.41%) NetApp
18 308 (20.28%) MS Excel
19 305 (20.08%) Firewall
20 284 (18.70%) Exchange Server 2010
21 273 (17.97%) Finance
22 262 (17.25%) TCP/IP
23 260 (17.12%) Microsoft Certification
24 251 (16.52%) Windows Server 2012
25 248 (16.33%) SQL
26 232 (15.27%) NAS
27 229 (15.08%) EMC
28 222 (14.61%) PowerShell

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 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
1 507 (33.38%) MS Exchange
2 284 (18.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 202 (13.30%) Exchange Server 2007
4 197 (12.97%) IIS
5 138 (9.08%) SharePoint
6 133 (8.76%) Exchange Server 2003
7 116 (7.64%) Apache
8 105 (6.91%) Exchange Server 2013
9 88 (5.79%) Lync
10 56 (3.69%) Tomcat
11 44 (2.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 41 (2.70%) WebLogic
13 39 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2000
14 38 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
15 17 (1.12%) IBM Notes
15 17 (1.12%) Office Communications Server
16 14 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
16 14 (0.92%) CMS
17 12 (0.79%) nginx
18 11 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 308 (20.28%) MS Excel
2 102 (6.71%) MS Office
3 11 (0.72%) MS Project
4 6 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.86%) Maximo
3 10 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.46%) Summit
5 5 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.20%) Cognos Controller
7 3 (0.20%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.066%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.066%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.066%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 47 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
2 34 (2.24%) Office 365
3 26 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (0.92%) IaaS
5 13 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (0.53%) PaaS
7 6 (0.39%) SaaS
8 4 (0.26%) Google Compute Engine
9 2 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 633 (41.67%) SAN
2 438 (28.83%) DNS
3 354 (23.30%) DHCP
4 305 (20.08%) Firewall
5 262 (17.25%) TCP/IP
6 232 (15.27%) NAS
7 181 (11.92%) LAN
8 180 (11.85%) WAN
9 114 (7.50%) VPN
10 108 (7.11%) Internet
11 75 (4.94%) iSCSI
12 72 (4.74%) SMTP
13 58 (3.82%) Fibre Channel
14 55 (3.62%) VLAN
15 46 (3.03%) Wireless
16 45 (2.96%) HTTP
17 43 (2.83%) SSL
18 37 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
18 37 (2.44%) IP Telephony
19 36 (2.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 357 (23.50%) SQL Server
2 127 (8.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 83 (5.46%) MySQL
3 83 (5.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 48 (3.16%) Oracle Database
5 29 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 22 (1.45%) Relational Database
7 15 (0.99%) RDBMS
8 13 (0.86%) DB2
8 13 (0.86%) Oracle Exadata
9 12 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
10 9 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (0.53%) Big Data
11 8 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.33%) DTS
12 5 (0.33%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (1.12%) WebLOAD
1 17 (1.12%) AQtime
2 15 (0.99%) LoadRunner
3 13 (0.86%) Subversion
3 13 (0.86%) Jenkins
4 11 (0.72%) SilkPerformer
5 10 (0.66%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.39%) Ant
7 5 (0.33%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.20%) Maven
8 3 (0.20%) Hudson
8 3 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.066%) PowerBuilder
General
1 273 (17.97%) Finance
2 75 (4.94%) Banking
3 65 (4.28%) Telecoms
4 50 (3.29%) Retail
5 27 (1.78%) Back Office
6 25 (1.65%) Financial Institution
7 22 (1.45%) German Language
7 22 (1.45%) Marketing
7 22 (1.45%) Advertising
8 20 (1.32%) Games
8 20 (1.32%) Legal
9 16 (1.05%) French Language
10 15 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
11 14 (0.92%) Law
12 13 (0.86%) Italian Language
13 12 (0.79%) International Banking
14 10 (0.66%) Online Betting
14 10 (0.66%) Manufacturing
15 9 (0.59%) Investment Banking
16 8 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 182 (11.98%) Support Engineer
2 171 (11.26%) Analyst
3 144 (9.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 129 (8.49%) Administrator
5 119 (7.83%) Systems Engineer
6 107 (7.04%) Architect
7 96 (6.32%) IT Support
8 95 (6.25%) Consultant
9 92 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
10 74 (4.87%) Server Engineer
11 69 (4.54%) Support Analyst
12 65 (4.28%) 3rd Line Support
13 62 (4.08%) Technical Support
14 61 (4.02%) Infrastructure Architect
15 56 (3.69%) Network Engineer
16 55 (3.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 50 (3.29%) Team Leader
18 47 (3.09%) Wintel Engineer
19 41 (2.70%) Technical Engineer
20 40 (2.63%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (2.96%) .NET
2 42 (2.76%) Software Packaging
3 33 (2.17%) J2EE
4 31 (2.04%) Web Services
5 23 (1.51%) Middleware
6 19 (1.25%) XML
7 18 (1.18%) HTML
8 17 (1.12%) MAPI
9 13 (0.86%) Oracle Fusion
10 12 (0.79%) Application Packaging
11 11 (0.72%) COM
12 10 (0.66%) YAML
13 6 (0.39%) LAMP
14 5 (0.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
15 3 (0.20%) WebSphere MQ
15 3 (0.20%) Flash
16 2 (0.13%) .NET Framework
16 2 (0.13%) OC4J
16 2 (0.13%) WAP
16 2 (0.13%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 157 (10.34%) Clustering
2 72 (4.74%) Computer Science
3 61 (4.02%) Hedge funds
4 58 (3.82%) Blackberry
5 55 (3.62%) Client/Server
5 55 (3.62%) Management Information System
6 51 (3.36%) Replication
7 29 (1.91%) PKI
8 27 (1.78%) Enterprise Storage
9 25 (1.65%) e-Health
10 20 (1.32%) Mathematics
11 19 (1.25%) Thin Client
11 19 (1.25%) Fat Client
12 17 (1.12%) EqualLogic
13 16 (1.05%) Digital Media
14 15 (0.99%) CLARiiON
15 12 (0.79%) Online Games
16 10 (0.66%) Social Media
17 9 (0.59%) Celerra
17 9 (0.59%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1163 (76.56%) Windows
2 635 (41.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 456 (30.02%) Linux
4 434 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 251 (16.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 193 (12.71%) UNIX
7 173 (11.39%) Windows 7
8 122 (8.03%) Solaris
9 112 (7.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 107 (7.04%) Windows XP
11 55 (3.62%) Windows 2000
12 41 (2.70%) CentOS
13 39 (2.57%) HPUX
14 33 (2.17%) AIX
15 26 (1.71%) Windows 8
15 26 (1.71%) VMS
16 25 (1.65%) Windows 2000 Server
17 19 (1.25%) Ubuntu
18 18 (1.18%) Windows Vista
19 16 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 436 (28.70%) ITIL
2 162 (10.66%) Disaster Recovery
3 118 (7.77%) Load Balancing
4 117 (7.70%) Change Management
5 110 (7.24%) Problem Management
6 96 (6.32%) E-Commerce
7 87 (5.73%) Capacity Management
8 83 (5.46%) Change Control
9 81 (5.33%) Performance Tuning
10 79 (5.20%) Project Management
11 75 (4.94%) Capacity Planning
12 73 (4.81%) Migration
13 62 (4.08%) Incident Management
14 58 (3.82%) Continuous Improvement
15 44 (2.90%) Kalman Filter
16 43 (2.83%) TOGAF
17 38 (2.50%) Service Management
17 38 (2.50%) Software Architecture
18 37 (2.44%) Time Management
19 35 (2.30%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 248 (16.33%) SQL
2 222 (14.61%) PowerShell
3 131 (8.62%) Perl
4 73 (4.81%) Java
5 51 (3.36%) C++
6 47 (3.09%) Shell Script
7 44 (2.90%) C#
8 32 (2.11%) VBScript
8 32 (2.11%) PHP
9 28 (1.84%) Python
10 24 (1.58%) Ruby
10 24 (1.58%) VB
11 23 (1.51%) T-SQL
12 21 (1.38%) C
13 19 (1.25%) Bash Shell
14 17 (1.12%) JavaScript
15 7 (0.46%) Korn
16 6 (0.39%) Bourne shell
17 5 (0.33%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.33%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 260 (17.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 195 (12.84%) Degree
3 193 (12.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 180 (11.85%) MCSE
5 148 (9.74%) Security Cleared
6 129 (8.49%) Cisco Certification
7 114 (7.50%) CCNA
8 93 (6.12%) SC Cleared
9 78 (5.13%) MCITP
10 65 (4.28%) CCNP
11 63 (4.15%) MCP
12 60 (3.95%) Citrix Certification
13 58 (3.82%) MCSA
14 57 (3.75%) DV Cleared
15 47 (3.09%) CCA
16 46 (3.03%) MCTS
17 22 (1.45%) VCAP
17 22 (1.45%) PhD
18 21 (1.38%) RHCE
19 20 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (8.69%) SLA
2 27 (1.78%) QA
3 19 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (1.18%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.33%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.066%) BS7799
System Software
1 1082 (71.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 774 (50.95%) Active Directory
3 425 (27.98%) vSphere
4 206 (13.56%) VMware ESXi
5 205 (13.50%) Hyper-V
6 193 (12.71%) XenApp
7 112 (7.37%) XenDesktop
8 80 (5.27%) XenServer
9 71 (4.67%) Terminal Services
10 70 (4.61%) vCloud
11 64 (4.21%) VMware Workstation
12 55 (3.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 41 (2.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 37 (2.44%) NFS
15 34 (2.24%) VMware Server
16 33 (2.17%) MetaFrame
17 30 (1.97%) Microsoft App-V
18 29 (1.91%) VMFS
19 17 (1.12%) UAG
20 13 (0.86%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 159 (10.47%) NetBackup
2 152 (10.01%) SCCM
3 117 (7.70%) SCOM
4 102 (6.71%) Backup Exec
5 65 (4.28%) Norton AntiVirus
6 41 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 40 (2.63%) HP SIM
7 40 (2.63%) WSUS
7 40 (2.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 36 (2.37%) Tivoli
9 35 (2.30%) Nagios
10 30 (1.97%) Puppet
11 29 (1.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 23 (1.51%) ARCserve
13 22 (1.45%) EMC NetWorker
14 18 (1.18%) Legato
15 17 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
16 14 (0.92%) Opsview
17 13 (0.86%) Foglight
17 13 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1512 (99.54%) VMware
2 766 (50.43%) Microsoft
3 439 (28.90%) Citrix
4 436 (28.70%) Cisco
4 436 (28.70%) HP
5 310 (20.41%) NetApp
6 229 (15.08%) EMC
7 218 (14.35%) Symantec
8 184 (12.11%) IBM
9 161 (10.60%) Red Hat
10 128 (8.43%) Dell
11 105 (6.91%) Oracle
12 85 (5.60%) Veritas
13 74 (4.87%) Brocade
14 61 (4.02%) Juniper
14 61 (4.02%) F5
15 52 (3.42%) CA
16 49 (3.23%) Intel
17 47 (3.09%) JBoss
18 41 (2.70%) Veeam
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Salary is approx 50-55k base + bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27850 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 42k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + On Call + Good Bens
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits including on-call
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Plus car / pension /other b
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
MBA Ltd
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + On-Call + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £23,400 to £23,400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £44000 - £49000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: 6 days ago