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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 419 367 327
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -40
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 606 785 787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.72% 0.77%
As % of the System Software category 5.34% 6.57% 7.58%
Number of salaries quoted 464 622 640
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £33,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -
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
11347 11943 10377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 11.10% 10.92% 10.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9495 9927 8884
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
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 £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 31 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 31 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 -57 205 £47,500 -6.63% 16
South East -14 158 £39,000 -17.02% 9
East of England +38 102 £48,750 +16.07% 2
Yorkshire -25 54 £38,000 -6.74% 3
North West -23 31 £45,000 +12.50% 1
South West -32 22 £39,500 -14.13% 11
West Midlands -24 20 £37,750 -1.94% 5
East Midlands 0 11 £35,000 -12.50% 1
North East -16 3 £23,400 -2.50%
VMware ESX
UK

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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 1217 (98.22%) VMware
2 1092 (88.14%) Windows
3 744 (60.05%) Active Directory
4 715 (57.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 683 (55.13%) Microsoft
6 571 (46.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 485 (39.14%) MS Exchange
8 478 (38.58%) Citrix
9 463 (37.37%) Cisco
10 435 (35.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 432 (34.87%) SAN
12 393 (31.72%) DNS
13 379 (30.59%) vSphere
14 372 (30.02%) Firewall
15 361 (29.14%) Windows Server 2003
16 357 (28.81%) Linux
17 335 (27.04%) ITIL
18 321 (25.91%) SQL Server
19 316 (25.50%) Exchange Server 2010
20 290 (23.41%) DHCP
21 272 (21.95%) TCP/IP
21 272 (21.95%) Data Centre
22 268 (21.63%) HP
23 241 (19.45%) XenApp
24 240 (19.37%) MS Excel
25 224 (18.08%) SQL
26 213 (17.19%) WAN
27 211 (17.03%) Hyper-V
28 201 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2007
28 201 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 485 (39.14%) MS Exchange
2 316 (25.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 201 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 158 (12.75%) IIS
5 139 (11.22%) Exchange Server 2003
6 116 (9.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 91 (7.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 85 (6.86%) SharePoint
9 75 (6.05%) Lync
10 46 (3.71%) Apache
11 36 (2.91%) Tomcat
12 25 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2000
13 22 (1.78%) SharePoint Server
14 18 (1.45%) WebLogic
15 17 (1.37%) JBoss
15 17 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 16 (1.29%) OpenStack
16 16 (1.29%) Confluence
17 15 (1.21%) IBM Notes
18 14 (1.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 240 (19.37%) MS Excel
2 154 (12.43%) MS Office
3 16 (1.29%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.32%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.24%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 14 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.40%) Maximo
3 4 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.24%) Primavera
4 3 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.16%) Cordys
6 1 (0.081%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.081%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 76 (6.13%) Office 365
2 54 (4.36%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (1.53%) PaaS
5 14 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.89%) Symantec.cloud
7 10 (0.81%) IaaS
8 7 (0.56%) Responsys
8 7 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.56%) Taleo
9 6 (0.48%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (0.48%) Mimecast
9 6 (0.48%) Amazon EMR
10 5 (0.40%) Heroku
10 5 (0.40%) SaaS
11 4 (0.32%) Engine Yard
12 2 (0.16%) IBM PureFlex
13 1 (0.081%) GitHub
13 1 (0.081%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 432 (34.87%) SAN
2 393 (31.72%) DNS
3 372 (30.02%) Firewall
4 290 (23.41%) DHCP
5 272 (21.95%) TCP/IP
6 213 (17.19%) WAN
7 184 (14.85%) NAS
8 180 (14.53%) LAN
9 126 (10.17%) iSCSI
10 119 (9.60%) VPN
11 93 (7.51%) Cisco ASA
12 88 (7.10%) VLAN
13 65 (5.25%) Internet
14 60 (4.84%) VoIP
15 59 (4.76%) MPLS
16 48 (3.87%) Fibre Channel
17 36 (2.91%) IPsec
18 35 (2.82%) Wireless
19 33 (2.66%) IP Telephony
19 33 (2.66%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 321 (25.91%) SQL Server
2 126 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 82 (6.62%) MySQL
4 64 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 42 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 39 (3.15%) RDBMS
6 39 (3.15%) Relational Database
7 37 (2.99%) SQL Server 2000
8 30 (2.42%) Oracle Database
9 22 (1.78%) NoSQL
10 17 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
10 17 (1.37%) Oracle ODI
11 16 (1.29%) MS Access
12 15 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
13 14 (1.13%) Oracle Exadata
13 14 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (0.89%) Riak
15 8 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
16 7 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 7 (0.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 27 (2.18%) Oracle Forms
2 24 (1.94%) JIRA
3 18 (1.45%) Git (software)
4 13 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (1.05%) Jenkins
5 11 (0.89%) Subversion
5 11 (0.89%) Visual Studio
6 10 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.16%) Hudson
9 2 (0.16%) MSI
10 1 (0.081%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.081%) Maven
10 1 (0.081%) Trac
10 1 (0.081%) GitLab
10 1 (0.081%) Ant
General
1 196 (15.82%) Finance
2 34 (2.74%) Retail
3 32 (2.58%) Banking
4 28 (2.26%) Advertising
5 27 (2.18%) Telecoms
5 27 (2.18%) Back Office
6 25 (2.02%) Legal
7 24 (1.94%) Financial Institution
8 17 (1.37%) Publishing
9 14 (1.13%) Law
10 13 (1.05%) Manufacturing
10 13 (1.05%) Marketing
11 10 (0.81%) Games
12 7 (0.56%) Local Government
12 7 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.24%) French Language
13 3 (0.24%) German Language
13 3 (0.24%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.16%) Front Office
14 2 (0.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 195 (15.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 129 (10.41%) Administrator
3 113 (9.12%) Analyst
4 110 (8.88%) Architect
5 107 (8.64%) Systems Administrator
6 102 (8.23%) Systems Engineer
7 100 (8.07%) Support Engineer
8 69 (5.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 62 (5.00%) Consultant
10 54 (4.36%) Network Engineer
11 53 (4.28%) IT Support
12 52 (4.20%) Support Analyst
13 49 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support
14 48 (3.87%) Infrastructure Architect
15 41 (3.31%) Technical Support
16 40 (3.23%) Infrastructure Specialist
17 37 (2.99%) Technical Engineer
18 36 (2.91%) Infrastructure Analyst
19 33 (2.66%) Team Leader
20 31 (2.50%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (5.25%) Web Services
2 39 (3.15%) Middleware
3 31 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
4 26 (2.10%) .NET
5 22 (1.78%) Software Packaging
6 16 (1.29%) Flash
6 16 (1.29%) WSH
7 14 (1.13%) WebSphere MQ
8 8 (0.65%) XML
9 7 (0.56%) LAMP
9 7 (0.56%) CGI
10 5 (0.40%) MCollective
11 4 (0.32%) Apache Flex
11 4 (0.32%) J2EE
11 4 (0.32%) MDX
12 3 (0.24%) WebCenter
13 2 (0.16%) COM
13 2 (0.16%) CSS
14 1 (0.081%) SAML
14 1 (0.081%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 272 (21.95%) Data Centre
2 164 (13.24%) Clustering
3 102 (8.23%) Blackberry
4 80 (6.46%) Replication
5 59 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 51 (4.12%) Hedge funds
7 49 (3.95%) Computer Science
8 36 (2.91%) EMC VNX
9 31 (2.50%) Statistics
10 29 (2.34%) Enterprise Storage
10 29 (2.34%) EqualLogic
11 25 (2.02%) Management Information System
12 24 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
13 20 (1.61%) iSeries
14 15 (1.21%) AS400
15 14 (1.13%) Thin Client
15 14 (1.13%) Fat Client
15 14 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
16 13 (1.05%) GIS
17 12 (0.97%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1092 (88.14%) Windows
2 571 (46.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 435 (35.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 361 (29.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 357 (28.81%) Linux
6 152 (12.27%) Windows 7
7 111 (8.96%) UNIX
8 68 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 60 (4.84%) Windows 2000
10 54 (4.36%) Windows XP
11 44 (3.55%) Solaris
12 39 (3.15%) CentOS
12 39 (3.15%) Windows 8
13 35 (2.82%) Windows 2000 Server
14 33 (2.66%) AIX
15 28 (2.26%) Ubuntu
16 21 (1.69%) Oracle Linux
17 19 (1.53%) Data ONTAP
17 19 (1.53%) Mac OS X
18 18 (1.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (27.04%) ITIL
2 145 (11.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 101 (8.15%) Load Balancing
4 82 (6.62%) Migration
5 78 (6.30%) Change Control
6 74 (5.97%) Mentoring
7 71 (5.73%) Project Management
8 68 (5.49%) Configuration Management
9 65 (5.25%) Capacity Planning
10 64 (5.17%) Change Management
11 62 (5.00%) Service Delivery
12 57 (4.60%) Business Continuity
13 51 (4.12%) Problem Management
13 51 (4.12%) Performance Tuning
14 49 (3.95%) E-Commerce
15 48 (3.87%) Agile Software Development
16 42 (3.39%) Server Building
17 41 (3.31%) Patch Management
17 41 (3.31%) Root Cause Analysis
18 40 (3.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 224 (18.08%) SQL
2 156 (12.59%) PowerShell
3 50 (4.04%) VBScript
4 47 (3.79%) Perl
5 43 (3.47%) Java
6 38 (3.07%) C
6 38 (3.07%) Python
7 26 (2.10%) Bash Shell
8 18 (1.45%) VB
9 17 (1.37%) PHP
10 13 (1.05%) Shell Script
11 11 (0.89%) Ruby
12 10 (0.81%) C#
12 10 (0.81%) C++
13 8 (0.65%) JavaScript
14 7 (0.56%) T-SQL
14 7 (0.56%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.32%) Korn
16 3 (0.24%) AWK
16 3 (0.24%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 201 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 167 (13.48%) MCSE
3 143 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 128 (10.33%) Cisco Certification
5 104 (8.39%) Degree
6 98 (7.91%) CCNA
7 82 (6.62%) Security Cleared
8 74 (5.97%) MCSA
9 56 (4.52%) MCP
10 51 (4.12%) SC Cleared
11 42 (3.39%) CCNP
12 41 (3.31%) MCITP
13 38 (3.07%) Citrix Certification
14 30 (2.42%) CCA
15 29 (2.34%) DV Cleared
16 28 (2.26%) VCP5
17 17 (1.37%) PhD
18 13 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
18 13 (1.05%) MCTS
19 12 (0.97%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (8.39%) SLA
2 34 (2.74%) QA
3 23 (1.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (1.13%) PCI DSS
5 13 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.48%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.24%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.081%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 744 (60.05%) Active Directory
2 715 (57.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 379 (30.59%) vSphere
4 241 (19.45%) XenApp
5 211 (17.03%) Hyper-V
6 151 (12.19%) VMware ESXi
7 88 (7.10%) XenDesktop
8 72 (5.81%) XenServer
9 48 (3.87%) Terminal Services
10 46 (3.71%) vCloud
11 39 (3.15%) Firmware
12 38 (3.07%) VMware Workstation
13 34 (2.74%) Microsoft App-V
14 33 (2.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 25 (2.02%) Xen
15 25 (2.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 22 (1.78%) ISA Server
17 21 (1.69%) NFS
18 20 (1.61%) DFS Replication
19 19 (1.53%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 132 (10.65%) SCCM
2 111 (8.96%) Backup Exec
3 94 (7.59%) NetBackup
4 73 (5.89%) SCOM
5 69 (5.57%) Nagios
6 68 (5.49%) Norton AntiVirus
6 68 (5.49%) Puppet
7 66 (5.33%) WSUS
8 44 (3.55%) Opscode Chef
9 32 (2.58%) Cacti
9 32 (2.58%) ARCserve
10 29 (2.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 27 (2.18%) Tivoli
12 24 (1.94%) vMotion
13 20 (1.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 19 (1.53%) Legato
15 17 (1.37%) FortiGate
15 17 (1.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 15 (1.21%) Check_MK
17 14 (1.13%) BMC Marimba
Vendors
1 1217 (98.22%) VMware
2 683 (55.13%) Microsoft
3 478 (38.58%) Citrix
4 463 (37.37%) Cisco
5 268 (21.63%) HP
6 146 (11.78%) NetApp
6 146 (11.78%) Symantec
7 127 (10.25%) IBM
8 121 (9.77%) Oracle
9 120 (9.69%) Red Hat
10 110 (8.88%) EMC
11 103 (8.31%) Dell
12 80 (6.46%) Juniper
13 57 (4.60%) F5
14 53 (4.28%) Sophos
15 45 (3.63%) Veeam
16 42 (3.39%) Intel
17 41 (3.31%) CheckPoint
18 37 (2.99%) Veritas
19 33 (2.66%) CommVault
Manchester, Lancashire
Christie Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Salary: From £25,528 to £34,189 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Salary is approx 25-35k base + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hudson IT
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Salary: £Market+Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus on call and additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £36,000 per annum Flex Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £37,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £42000.00 - £53000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £52000 - £57500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £32000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: up to £55k
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Tech UK
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago