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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 400 382 358
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -24
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 638 744 744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.62% 0.67% 0.72%
As % of the System Software category 5.17% 6.45% 7.31%
Number of salaries quoted 489 621 628
Average salary £44,500 £44,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% -7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,750 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -12.08%
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
12334 11535 10176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 11.98% 10.36% 9.84%
Number of salaries quoted 10166 9756 8597
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.20%
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 £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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -26 258 £48,500 -3.00% 17
South East +2 126 £44,500 +4.70% 4
East of England +74 89 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Yorkshire -10 77 £37,500 +15.38% 4
South West -46 31 £35,000 -16.16% 4
West Midlands -12 25 £34,000 -9.33% 6
North West +1 16 £45,000 +5.88% 5
North East -8 8 £29,750 +23.95% 1
East Midlands -10 7 £35,000 -18.12% 1
Midlands - 1 - - 1
VMware ESX
UK

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 1244 (97.80%) VMware
2 1086 (85.38%) Windows
3 781 (61.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 719 (56.53%) Microsoft
5 710 (55.82%) Active Directory
6 642 (50.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 487 (38.29%) Citrix
8 467 (36.71%) MS Exchange
9 447 (35.14%) SAN
10 440 (34.59%) Cisco
11 429 (33.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 416 (32.70%) vSphere
13 390 (30.66%) Linux
14 384 (30.19%) Windows Server 2003
15 354 (27.83%) Firewall
16 342 (26.89%) DNS
17 303 (23.82%) SQL Server
18 298 (23.43%) ITIL
19 284 (22.33%) Exchange Server 2010
20 280 (22.01%) HP
21 269 (21.15%) XenApp
22 255 (20.05%) MS Excel
23 245 (19.26%) TCP/IP
24 223 (17.53%) Microsoft Certification
25 221 (17.37%) SQL
26 220 (17.30%) DHCP
27 216 (16.98%) Finance
28 214 (16.82%) Hyper-V
29 208 (16.35%) Exchange Server 2007
30 201 (15.80%) Clustering

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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
1 467 (36.71%) MS Exchange
2 284 (22.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 208 (16.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 169 (13.29%) IIS
5 130 (10.22%) Exchange Server 2003
6 87 (6.84%) Exchange Server 2013
7 78 (6.13%) Apache
8 77 (6.05%) SharePoint
9 70 (5.50%) Lync
10 61 (4.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 45 (3.54%) Tomcat
12 29 (2.28%) nginx
13 26 (2.04%) JBoss
14 24 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2000
15 20 (1.57%) OpenStack
16 16 (1.26%) WebLogic
17 15 (1.18%) IBM Notes
17 15 (1.18%) Confluence
18 14 (1.10%) Office Communications Server
19 13 (1.02%) WebSphere
Applications
1 255 (20.05%) MS Excel
2 139 (10.93%) MS Office
3 17 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.71%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.47%) MS Project
6 2 (0.16%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.47%) Maximo
3 5 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.16%) Cordys
6 1 (0.079%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 73 (5.74%) Office 365
2 44 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (1.34%) PaaS
5 16 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.63%) Heroku
6 8 (0.63%) SaaS
7 6 (0.47%) Engine Yard
8 5 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.39%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.31%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.24%) Route 53
10 3 (0.24%) Rackspace Cloud
11 2 (0.16%) GitHub
11 2 (0.16%) IaaS
11 2 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.16%) Symantec.cloud
12 1 (0.079%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 447 (35.14%) SAN
2 354 (27.83%) Firewall
3 342 (26.89%) DNS
4 245 (19.26%) TCP/IP
5 220 (17.30%) DHCP
6 175 (13.76%) NAS
7 136 (10.69%) WAN
8 113 (8.88%) LAN
9 112 (8.81%) iSCSI
10 73 (5.74%) VPN
11 58 (4.56%) Cisco ASA
12 57 (4.48%) VLAN
13 55 (4.32%) Internet
14 53 (4.17%) NetScaler
15 47 (3.69%) MPLS
16 42 (3.30%) FTP
16 42 (3.30%) SMTP
17 39 (3.07%) Wireless
17 39 (3.07%) VoIP
18 30 (2.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 303 (23.82%) SQL Server
2 109 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 83 (6.53%) MySQL
4 70 (5.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 46 (3.62%) SQL Server 2000
6 29 (2.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 29 (2.28%) Relational Database
7 27 (2.12%) RDBMS
8 19 (1.49%) MS Access
9 18 (1.42%) Oracle Database
10 13 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
10 13 (1.02%) NoSQL
11 12 (0.94%) Oracle ODI
12 11 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
13 10 (0.79%) Oracle Exadata
13 10 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (0.47%) MongoDB
14 6 (0.47%) Couchbase
14 6 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (0.39%) Riak
Development Applications
1 22 (1.73%) Oracle Forms
2 14 (1.10%) JIRA
3 11 (0.86%) Subversion
4 9 (0.71%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.16%) Hudson
6 2 (0.16%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.16%) Maven
6 2 (0.16%) MSI
6 2 (0.16%) PowerBuilder
6 2 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.079%) Ant
7 1 (0.079%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.079%) Trac
7 1 (0.079%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.079%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.079%) WinDbg
General
1 216 (16.98%) Finance
2 36 (2.83%) Advertising
3 35 (2.75%) Publishing
4 32 (2.52%) Financial Institution
5 31 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 31 (2.44%) Games
6 29 (2.28%) Retail
7 28 (2.20%) Back Office
8 26 (2.04%) Banking
9 19 (1.49%) Law
9 19 (1.49%) Marketing
10 11 (0.86%) Legal
11 7 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.55%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.31%) French Language
12 4 (0.31%) German Language
12 4 (0.31%) Italian Language
12 4 (0.31%) Local Government
12 4 (0.31%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 207 (16.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 159 (12.50%) Analyst
3 124 (9.75%) Administrator
4 121 (9.51%) Support Engineer
5 103 (8.10%) Systems Administrator
6 101 (7.94%) Systems Engineer
7 77 (6.05%) Architect
7 77 (6.05%) Consultant
8 71 (5.58%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 61 (4.80%) Support Analyst
10 58 (4.56%) IT Support
11 55 (4.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 54 (4.25%) 3rd Line Support
13 53 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
14 46 (3.62%) Network Engineer
15 43 (3.38%) Server Engineer
16 42 (3.30%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
17 41 (3.22%) Infrastructure Specialist
18 38 (2.99%) IT Support Analyst
19 35 (2.75%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (3.93%) Web Services
2 33 (2.59%) Software Packaging
3 32 (2.52%) .NET
4 28 (2.20%) Middleware
5 26 (2.04%) Flash
6 23 (1.81%) WSH
7 22 (1.73%) Oracle Fusion
8 10 (0.79%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (0.55%) XML
10 6 (0.47%) Apache Flex
10 6 (0.47%) MCollective
11 4 (0.31%) HTML
11 4 (0.31%) CSS
12 3 (0.24%) SOAP
12 3 (0.24%) J2EE
12 3 (0.24%) LAMP
13 2 (0.16%) REST
13 2 (0.16%) MDX
13 2 (0.16%) SAML
13 2 (0.16%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 201 (15.80%) Clustering
2 90 (7.08%) Blackberry
3 57 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (4.09%) Replication
5 48 (3.77%) Computer Science
6 42 (3.30%) Hedge funds
7 29 (2.28%) iSeries
8 23 (1.81%) Statistics
8 23 (1.81%) AS400
8 23 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
9 21 (1.65%) EqualLogic
10 18 (1.42%) Digital Media
10 18 (1.42%) Client/Server
10 18 (1.42%) Management Information System
11 17 (1.34%) Enterprise Storage
12 15 (1.18%) Open Source
13 14 (1.10%) Wiki
14 11 (0.86%) Public Cloud
15 10 (0.79%) Fat Client
15 10 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1086 (85.38%) Windows
2 642 (50.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 429 (33.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 390 (30.66%) Linux
5 384 (30.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 148 (11.64%) Windows 7
7 140 (11.01%) UNIX
8 89 (7.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 76 (5.97%) Windows XP
10 75 (5.90%) Windows 2000
11 63 (4.95%) Solaris
12 52 (4.09%) CentOS
13 43 (3.38%) Ubuntu
14 37 (2.91%) AIX
15 29 (2.28%) Windows 8
16 24 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
17 17 (1.34%) Windows Vista
18 14 (1.10%) SUSE
18 14 (1.10%) Debian
19 10 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (23.43%) ITIL
2 160 (12.58%) Disaster Recovery
3 116 (9.12%) Load Balancing
4 81 (6.37%) Capacity Planning
5 80 (6.29%) Migration
6 72 (5.66%) Performance Tuning
7 71 (5.58%) Change Control
7 71 (5.58%) Project Management
8 63 (4.95%) Configuration Management
8 63 (4.95%) Problem Management
9 59 (4.64%) Change Management
9 59 (4.64%) Mentoring
10 47 (3.69%) Service Management
11 45 (3.54%) Service Delivery
11 45 (3.54%) Agile Software Development
12 39 (3.07%) Project Planning
13 38 (2.99%) E-Commerce
13 38 (2.99%) Root Cause Analysis
14 36 (2.83%) Business Continuity
14 36 (2.83%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 221 (17.37%) SQL
2 157 (12.34%) PowerShell
3 64 (5.03%) Perl
4 58 (4.56%) VBScript
5 39 (3.07%) Python
6 37 (2.91%) Java
7 31 (2.44%) C
8 30 (2.36%) Bash Shell
9 27 (2.12%) PHP
10 26 (2.04%) VB
10 26 (2.04%) Shell Script
11 15 (1.18%) Ruby
12 14 (1.10%) C#
13 9 (0.71%) JavaScript
14 6 (0.47%) Korn
15 5 (0.39%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.31%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.24%) AWK
17 3 (0.24%) sed
18 2 (0.16%) C++
Qualifications
1 223 (17.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 201 (15.80%) MCSE
3 142 (11.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 117 (9.20%) Cisco Certification
5 100 (7.86%) Degree
6 99 (7.78%) Security Cleared
7 85 (6.68%) CCNA
8 84 (6.60%) SC Cleared
9 76 (5.97%) MCSA
10 57 (4.48%) MCITP
11 54 (4.25%) Citrix Certification
12 52 (4.09%) CCNP
13 50 (3.93%) CCA
14 47 (3.69%) MCP
15 38 (2.99%) DV Cleared
16 22 (1.73%) VCP5
17 20 (1.57%) PhD
18 12 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 10 (0.79%) CCEA
20 9 (0.71%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (7.63%) SLA
2 27 (2.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 14 (1.10%) QA
4 10 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.47%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 781 (61.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 710 (55.82%) Active Directory
3 416 (32.70%) vSphere
4 269 (21.15%) XenApp
5 214 (16.82%) Hyper-V
6 168 (13.21%) VMware ESXi
7 119 (9.36%) XenDesktop
8 76 (5.97%) XenServer
9 56 (4.40%) vCloud
10 53 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 48 (3.77%) Terminal Services
12 43 (3.38%) VMware Workstation
13 40 (3.14%) Microsoft App-V
14 35 (2.75%) Xen
15 23 (1.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 22 (1.73%) NFS
17 21 (1.65%) ISA Server
17 21 (1.65%) Firmware
17 21 (1.65%) DFS Replication
18 20 (1.57%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 153 (12.03%) SCCM
2 132 (10.38%) Backup Exec
3 106 (8.33%) SCOM
4 97 (7.63%) NetBackup
5 76 (5.97%) Norton AntiVirus
6 68 (5.35%) Nagios
7 65 (5.11%) WSUS
8 59 (4.64%) Puppet
9 49 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
10 35 (2.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 34 (2.67%) Cacti
12 33 (2.59%) Tivoli
13 28 (2.20%) ARCserve
13 28 (2.20%) Legato
14 18 (1.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 17 (1.34%) HP SIM
16 16 (1.26%) SCVMM
16 16 (1.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 14 (1.10%) HP Data Protector
17 14 (1.10%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 1244 (97.80%) VMware
2 719 (56.53%) Microsoft
3 487 (38.29%) Citrix
4 440 (34.59%) Cisco
5 280 (22.01%) HP
6 169 (13.29%) NetApp
7 154 (12.11%) Symantec
8 147 (11.56%) Red Hat
8 147 (11.56%) EMC
9 123 (9.67%) Dell
10 116 (9.12%) IBM
11 105 (8.25%) Oracle
12 69 (5.42%) Sophos
13 53 (4.17%) Intel
13 53 (4.17%) F5
14 50 (3.93%) Veeam
15 49 (3.85%) CheckPoint
15 49 (3.85%) Juniper
16 45 (3.54%) Veritas
17 41 (3.22%) SolarWinds
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits!
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £60k - 75k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + £6,600 car allowance + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £41000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Panoptics Global
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £46000 Per Annum C46k + on call + bonus + benefits.
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago