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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 397 399 365
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -34
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 617 678 694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.65% 0.68%
As % of the System Software category 5.02% 6.34% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 482 575 579
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -4.49%
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
12294 10691 10040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.18% 10.18% 9.88%
Number of salaries quoted 10255 8946 8479
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -21 253 £49,000 -2.00% 20
South East -24 135 £44,500 - 9
East of England +55 71 £45,000 +7.14% 7
Yorkshire -25 70 £35,661 -10.84% 11
South West -38 28 £40,000 +2.56% 3
West Midlands -24 24 £34,000 -15.00% 7
North West +4 19 £43,750 +2.94% 6
East Midlands +16 10 £45,000 -5.26% 1
North East -8 6 £29,750 +23.95% 1
VMware ESX
UK

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 1213 (98.14%) VMware
2 1051 (85.03%) Windows
3 778 (62.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 729 (58.98%) Microsoft
5 701 (56.72%) Active Directory
6 633 (51.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 488 (39.48%) Citrix
8 484 (39.16%) MS Exchange
9 424 (34.30%) SAN
10 415 (33.58%) vSphere
11 414 (33.50%) Cisco
12 400 (32.36%) Windows Server 2012
13 382 (30.91%) Windows Server 2003
14 374 (30.26%) Linux
15 346 (27.99%) Firewall
16 321 (25.97%) DNS
17 292 (23.62%) SQL Server
17 292 (23.62%) ITIL
18 287 (23.22%) Exchange Server 2010
19 286 (23.14%) HP
20 260 (21.04%) XenApp
21 255 (20.63%) MS Excel
22 245 (19.82%) TCP/IP
23 233 (18.85%) Microsoft Certification
24 228 (18.45%) Finance
25 214 (17.31%) SQL
26 213 (17.23%) DHCP
27 210 (16.99%) MCSE
28 209 (16.91%) Hyper-V
29 206 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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
1 484 (39.16%) MS Exchange
2 287 (23.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 206 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 166 (13.43%) IIS
5 130 (10.52%) Exchange Server 2003
6 100 (8.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 94 (7.61%) SharePoint
8 74 (5.99%) Lync
9 70 (5.66%) Apache
10 63 (5.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 40 (3.24%) Tomcat
12 30 (2.43%) nginx
13 27 (2.18%) JBoss
14 26 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2000
15 17 (1.38%) IBM Notes
15 17 (1.38%) OpenStack
16 16 (1.29%) WebLogic
17 13 (1.05%) Confluence
18 11 (0.89%) Office Communications Server
19 10 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 255 (20.63%) MS Excel
2 146 (11.81%) MS Office
3 15 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.05%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.73%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.49%) Maximo
2 6 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.081%) Cordys
4 1 (0.081%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.081%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 69 (5.58%) Office 365
2 27 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (1.21%) PaaS
5 13 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.65%) Heroku
7 7 (0.57%) SaaS
8 6 (0.49%) Engine Yard
9 3 (0.24%) Rackspace Cloud
9 3 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.24%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.24%) Route 53
10 2 (0.16%) GitHub
10 2 (0.16%) IaaS
10 2 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 424 (34.30%) SAN
2 346 (27.99%) Firewall
3 321 (25.97%) DNS
4 245 (19.82%) TCP/IP
5 213 (17.23%) DHCP
6 149 (12.06%) NAS
7 129 (10.44%) WAN
8 125 (10.11%) LAN
9 104 (8.41%) iSCSI
10 62 (5.02%) Internet
11 59 (4.77%) NetScaler
12 57 (4.61%) VPN
13 53 (4.29%) Cisco ASA
14 44 (3.56%) VLAN
15 39 (3.16%) SMTP
15 39 (3.16%) FTP
16 36 (2.91%) Wireless
17 32 (2.59%) VoIP
18 31 (2.51%) SSL
18 31 (2.51%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 292 (23.62%) SQL Server
2 106 (8.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 76 (6.15%) MySQL
4 74 (5.99%) SQL Server 2005
5 52 (4.21%) SQL Server 2000
6 31 (2.51%) Relational Database
7 27 (2.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 27 (2.18%) RDBMS
8 15 (1.21%) MS Access
9 14 (1.13%) Oracle Database
10 12 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (0.73%) Oracle ODI
11 9 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (0.73%) NoSQL
12 6 (0.49%) Couchbase
12 6 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (0.49%) MongoDB
13 5 (0.40%) Oracle Exadata
14 3 (0.24%) Riak
15 2 (0.16%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 18 (1.46%) Oracle Forms
2 12 (0.97%) JIRA
3 9 (0.73%) Jenkins
3 9 (0.73%) Subversion
4 4 (0.32%) PowerBuilder
5 2 (0.16%) MSI
5 2 (0.16%) Maven
5 2 (0.16%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.081%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.081%) WinDbg
6 1 (0.081%) Hudson
6 1 (0.081%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.081%) TeamCity
General
1 228 (18.45%) Finance
2 39 (3.16%) Publishing
3 37 (2.99%) Advertising
4 35 (2.83%) Financial Institution
5 34 (2.75%) Back Office
6 32 (2.59%) Games
7 31 (2.51%) Telecoms
8 26 (2.10%) Retail
9 25 (2.02%) Marketing
10 22 (1.78%) Banking
11 16 (1.29%) Law
12 7 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.49%) Legal
13 6 (0.49%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.32%) Automotive
14 4 (0.32%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.24%) French Language
15 3 (0.24%) German Language
15 3 (0.24%) Italian Language
16 2 (0.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 199 (16.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 178 (14.40%) Analyst
3 153 (12.38%) Support Engineer
4 109 (8.82%) Administrator
5 97 (7.85%) Systems Engineer
6 87 (7.04%) Systems Administrator
7 78 (6.31%) Consultant
8 68 (5.50%) Support Analyst
9 62 (5.02%) Senior Analyst
10 60 (4.85%) 3rd Line Support
10 60 (4.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 58 (4.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 57 (4.61%) Architect
13 55 (4.45%) IT Support
14 54 (4.37%) Server Engineer
15 50 (4.05%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
16 41 (3.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 40 (3.24%) IT Support Analyst
18 37 (2.99%) Network Engineer
19 34 (2.75%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (2.99%) Software Packaging
2 33 (2.67%) Web Services
3 25 (2.02%) .NET
4 22 (1.78%) Flash
4 22 (1.78%) WSH
5 21 (1.70%) Middleware
6 15 (1.21%) Oracle Fusion
7 8 (0.65%) CSS
8 6 (0.49%) Apache Flex
8 6 (0.49%) MCollective
9 5 (0.40%) HTML
10 4 (0.32%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (0.32%) SOAP
10 4 (0.32%) J2EE
11 3 (0.24%) XML
11 3 (0.24%) LAMP
12 2 (0.16%) SAML
12 2 (0.16%) ODBC
12 2 (0.16%) Classic ASP
12 2 (0.16%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 204 (16.50%) Clustering
2 102 (8.25%) Blackberry
3 55 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (3.88%) Replication
4 48 (3.88%) Computer Science
5 39 (3.16%) Hedge funds
6 24 (1.94%) iSeries
7 20 (1.62%) AS400
7 20 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (1.54%) Statistics
9 17 (1.38%) Client/Server
9 17 (1.38%) Digital Media
10 16 (1.29%) Open Source
11 14 (1.13%) Management Information System
11 14 (1.13%) Enterprise Storage
12 13 (1.05%) EqualLogic
13 12 (0.97%) Wiki
14 10 (0.81%) Fat Client
14 10 (0.81%) Thin Client
15 9 (0.73%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1051 (85.03%) Windows
2 633 (51.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 400 (32.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 382 (30.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 374 (30.26%) Linux
6 128 (10.36%) UNIX
7 125 (10.11%) Windows 7
8 89 (7.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 75 (6.07%) Windows XP
10 71 (5.74%) Windows 2000
11 62 (5.02%) Solaris
12 46 (3.72%) CentOS
13 40 (3.24%) Ubuntu
14 36 (2.91%) AIX
15 27 (2.18%) Windows 8
16 22 (1.78%) Windows 2000 Server
17 19 (1.54%) Windows Vista
18 14 (1.13%) SUSE
19 11 (0.89%) Debian
19 11 (0.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (23.62%) ITIL
2 165 (13.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 98 (7.93%) Load Balancing
4 82 (6.63%) Project Management
5 73 (5.91%) Capacity Planning
6 71 (5.74%) Performance Tuning
7 70 (5.66%) Migration
8 65 (5.26%) Problem Management
9 60 (4.85%) Change Control
10 57 (4.61%) Change Management
11 51 (4.13%) Service Management
12 49 (3.96%) Configuration Management
13 45 (3.64%) Mentoring
14 41 (3.32%) Incident Management
15 37 (2.99%) Service Delivery
15 37 (2.99%) Root Cause Analysis
16 35 (2.83%) Project Planning
17 32 (2.59%) Capacity Management
18 30 (2.43%) Agile Software Development
19 29 (2.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 214 (17.31%) SQL
2 155 (12.54%) PowerShell
3 65 (5.26%) Perl
4 51 (4.13%) VBScript
5 36 (2.91%) Python
6 35 (2.83%) Shell Script
6 35 (2.83%) Java
7 28 (2.27%) PHP
8 25 (2.02%) Bash Shell
9 24 (1.94%) VB
10 22 (1.78%) C
11 14 (1.13%) C#
12 12 (0.97%) Ruby
13 11 (0.89%) JavaScript
14 6 (0.49%) Korn
15 3 (0.24%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.24%) C++
16 2 (0.16%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.081%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.081%) AWK
Qualifications
1 233 (18.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 210 (16.99%) MCSE
3 146 (11.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 113 (9.14%) Cisco Certification
5 101 (8.17%) Degree
6 98 (7.93%) Security Cleared
7 95 (7.69%) SC Cleared
8 86 (6.96%) CCNA
9 81 (6.55%) MCSA
10 68 (5.50%) MCITP
11 58 (4.69%) Citrix Certification
12 49 (3.96%) CCA
13 48 (3.88%) CCNP
14 45 (3.64%) MCP
15 32 (2.59%) DV Cleared
16 21 (1.70%) PhD
17 19 (1.54%) VCP5
18 18 (1.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 17 (1.38%) CCEA
20 16 (1.29%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (7.28%) SLA
2 23 (1.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 11 (0.89%) QA
4 8 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 778 (62.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 701 (56.72%) Active Directory
3 415 (33.58%) vSphere
4 260 (21.04%) XenApp
5 209 (16.91%) Hyper-V
6 164 (13.27%) VMware ESXi
7 125 (10.11%) XenDesktop
8 77 (6.23%) XenServer
9 57 (4.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 54 (4.37%) vCloud
11 43 (3.48%) Terminal Services
12 42 (3.40%) VMware Workstation
13 33 (2.67%) Xen
14 29 (2.35%) Microsoft App-V
15 28 (2.27%) ISA Server
16 25 (2.02%) Firmware
16 25 (2.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 21 (1.70%) Postfix
17 21 (1.70%) Sendmail
18 19 (1.54%) NFS
Systems Management
1 147 (11.89%) SCCM
2 137 (11.08%) Backup Exec
3 120 (9.71%) SCOM
4 101 (8.17%) NetBackup
5 80 (6.47%) Norton AntiVirus
6 63 (5.10%) WSUS
7 53 (4.29%) Nagios
8 49 (3.96%) Puppet
9 45 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
10 31 (2.51%) Tivoli
10 31 (2.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 29 (2.35%) HP SIM
12 25 (2.02%) Cacti
13 24 (1.94%) Legato
14 22 (1.78%) ARCserve
15 19 (1.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 16 (1.29%) vMotion
16 16 (1.29%) SCVMM
17 15 (1.21%) HP Data Protector
18 14 (1.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 1213 (98.14%) VMware
2 729 (58.98%) Microsoft
3 488 (39.48%) Citrix
4 414 (33.50%) Cisco
5 286 (23.14%) HP
6 161 (13.03%) Symantec
7 152 (12.30%) NetApp
8 150 (12.14%) EMC
9 132 (10.68%) Red Hat
10 114 (9.22%) Dell
11 98 (7.93%) IBM
12 86 (6.96%) Oracle
13 67 (5.42%) Sophos
14 55 (4.45%) Veritas
15 47 (3.80%) CheckPoint
15 47 (3.80%) Intel
15 47 (3.80%) Veeam
16 46 (3.72%) Juniper
17 44 (3.56%) F5
18 38 (3.07%) AppSense
Sidcup, Kent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £42500 - £48000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Private Health Ins.
Posted: 22 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 46k + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
KPMG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
The Curve Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £53k - 56k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago