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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 544 439 400
Rank change year-on-year
-105 -39
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 388 611 659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.62% 0.67%
As % of the System Software category 3.42% 4.91% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 338 502 557
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,100 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -1.16%
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
11359 12432 10374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.15% 12.71% 10.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9692 10605 8620
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.06%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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 -37 171 £50,000 +5.26% 13
South East -2 143 £45,000 +5.88% 6
East of England -36 23 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Yorkshire -28 19 £38,750 +10.71% 1
South West -19 11 £37,500 -6.25% 5
East Midlands +1 10 £44,000 -2.22%
North West +3 6 £25,000 -52.38% 2
West Midlands -38 5 £37,500 +20.96% 2
North East +2 1 £30,500 +12.96% 1
VMware ESX
UK

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 810 (99.14%) VMware
2 641 (78.46%) Windows
3 511 (62.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 500 (61.20%) Active Directory
5 493 (60.34%) Microsoft
6 414 (50.67%) Windows Server
7 372 (45.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 310 (37.94%) MS Exchange
9 287 (35.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 280 (34.27%) SAN
11 279 (34.15%) Citrix
12 270 (33.05%) Linux
13 253 (30.97%) vSphere
14 244 (29.87%) Firewall
15 229 (28.03%) Cisco
16 228 (27.91%) ITIL
17 214 (26.19%) HP
18 208 (25.46%) SQL Server
19 200 (24.48%) MS Excel
20 195 (23.87%) DNS
21 193 (23.62%) Exchange Server 2010
22 180 (22.03%) Windows Server 2003
23 161 (19.71%) SQL
24 156 (19.09%) Finance
25 153 (18.73%) Microsoft Certification
26 142 (17.38%) DHCP
27 137 (16.77%) MCSE
28 135 (16.52%) XenApp
29 133 (16.28%) PowerShell
30 132 (16.16%) EMC

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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
1 310 (37.94%) MS Exchange
2 193 (23.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 123 (15.06%) IIS
4 112 (13.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 70 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 63 (7.71%) Exchange Server 2003
7 59 (7.22%) Skype for Business
8 45 (5.51%) SharePoint
9 42 (5.14%) Apache
10 31 (3.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 25 (3.06%) Tomcat
12 17 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2000
13 14 (1.71%) WebSphere
14 13 (1.59%) OpenStack
15 8 (0.98%) JBoss
16 6 (0.73%) nginx
17 5 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
17 5 (0.61%) WebLogic
18 4 (0.49%) TWiki
19 3 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 200 (24.48%) MS Excel
2 82 (10.04%) MS Office
3 11 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 12 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.12%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 35 (4.28%) Office 365
2 31 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (2.57%) Cloud Computing
3 21 (2.57%) OpenShift
3 21 (2.57%) SaaS
4 20 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.49%) GitHub
5 4 (0.49%) IaaS
6 2 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (0.24%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.24%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.12%) PaaS
7 1 (0.12%) Responsys
7 1 (0.12%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 280 (34.27%) SAN
2 244 (29.87%) Firewall
3 195 (23.87%) DNS
4 142 (17.38%) DHCP
5 124 (15.18%) LAN
6 99 (12.12%) NAS
7 92 (11.26%) WAN
8 87 (10.65%) iSCSI
9 86 (10.53%) TCP/IP
10 69 (8.45%) VPN
11 62 (7.59%) Fibre Channel
12 55 (6.73%) VLAN
13 42 (5.14%) Cisco Nexus
14 38 (4.65%) Cisco IOS
15 30 (3.67%) SSL
16 25 (3.06%) DMZ
17 22 (2.69%) NetScaler
18 18 (2.20%) FCoE
19 16 (1.96%) Wireless
20 15 (1.84%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (25.46%) SQL Server
2 63 (7.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (5.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 39 (4.77%) MySQL
5 29 (3.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (2.45%) Oracle Database
7 12 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
8 11 (1.35%) PowerPivot
8 11 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (1.10%) DTS
10 7 (0.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (0.86%) MS Access
10 7 (0.86%) Power BI
11 6 (0.73%) Relational Database
11 6 (0.73%) SQL Server 2016
12 5 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (0.61%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.49%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 13 (1.59%) Git (software)
2 10 (1.22%) Subversion
3 8 (0.98%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (0.61%) PHPUnit
4 5 (0.61%) Selenium
4 5 (0.61%) Vagrant
4 5 (0.61%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.49%) Bugzilla
5 4 (0.49%) GitLab
5 4 (0.49%) JIRA
5 4 (0.49%) Maven
5 4 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.37%) AQtime
6 3 (0.37%) WebLOAD
7 2 (0.24%) Hudson
General
1 156 (19.09%) Finance
2 28 (3.43%) Banking
3 24 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 23 (2.82%) Financial Institution
5 21 (2.57%) Advertising
6 19 (2.33%) Retail
7 16 (1.96%) Back Office
8 12 (1.47%) Legal
9 11 (1.35%) Marketing
10 8 (0.98%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.86%) Law
12 5 (0.61%) Games
13 3 (0.37%) Publishing
14 2 (0.24%) Automotive
14 2 (0.24%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.24%) Local Government
15 1 (0.12%) Electronics
15 1 (0.12%) Front Office
15 1 (0.12%) German Language
15 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 135 (16.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 127 (15.54%) VMware Engineer
3 118 (14.44%) Analyst
4 113 (13.83%) Support Engineer
5 78 (9.55%) Systems Engineer
6 75 (9.18%) Administrator
7 60 (7.34%) Consultant
8 59 (7.22%) 3rd Line Support
9 57 (6.98%) Technical Support
10 56 (6.85%) Support Analyst
11 53 (6.49%) Windows Engineer
12 52 (6.36%) Linux Engineer
13 47 (5.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 47 (5.75%) IT Support
14 46 (5.63%) Systems Administrator
15 44 (5.39%) IT Engineer
16 41 (5.02%) Technical Engineer
16 41 (5.02%) VMware Support Engineer
17 36 (4.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 36 (4.41%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (5.14%) LAMP
2 36 (4.41%) Web Services
3 25 (3.06%) Software Packaging
4 20 (2.45%) .NET
5 14 (1.71%) Middleware
6 12 (1.47%) MSMQ
7 11 (1.35%) MDX
8 7 (0.86%) Oracle Fusion
9 6 (0.73%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (0.61%) Behat
11 4 (0.49%) LEMP Stack
11 4 (0.49%) MCollective
11 4 (0.49%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (0.49%) Sass
11 4 (0.49%) Sensu
12 3 (0.37%) CSS
12 3 (0.37%) Flash
12 3 (0.37%) MAPI
12 3 (0.37%) Silverlight
13 2 (0.24%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 124 (15.18%) Data Centre
2 84 (10.28%) Clustering
3 70 (8.57%) EMC VNX
4 59 (7.22%) Replication
5 58 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
6 47 (5.75%) Computer Science
7 29 (3.55%) Blackberry
7 29 (3.55%) Enterprise Storage
8 24 (2.94%) Mathematics
9 21 (2.57%) EMC VMAX
10 18 (2.20%) Hedge funds
11 12 (1.47%) EMC VNXe
12 11 (1.35%) EqualLogic
13 10 (1.22%) HP StoreVirtual
14 8 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
15 7 (0.86%) Fat Client
15 7 (0.86%) Private Cloud
15 7 (0.86%) Thin Client
16 6 (0.73%) HP Storage
16 6 (0.73%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 641 (78.46%) Windows
2 414 (50.67%) Windows Server
3 372 (45.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 287 (35.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 270 (33.05%) Linux
6 180 (22.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 81 (9.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 80 (9.79%) Windows 7
9 74 (9.06%) Unix
10 37 (4.53%) Windows XP
11 35 (4.28%) CentOS
12 31 (3.79%) Windows 8
13 17 (2.08%) Solaris
14 14 (1.71%) Windows 2000
15 13 (1.59%) Windows 2000 Server
15 13 (1.59%) Windows Vista
16 12 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
17 11 (1.35%) Data ONTAP
18 10 (1.22%) AIX
18 10 (1.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (27.91%) ITIL
2 103 (12.61%) Disaster Recovery
3 71 (8.69%) Capacity Planning
4 68 (8.32%) Mentoring
5 63 (7.71%) Service Management
6 60 (7.34%) Change Management
7 59 (7.22%) Presales
8 58 (7.10%) Migration
9 51 (6.24%) Project Management
10 50 (6.12%) Problem Management
11 47 (5.75%) High Availability
12 38 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
13 35 (4.28%) E-Commerce
14 31 (3.79%) Server Patching
15 30 (3.67%) Change Control
15 30 (3.67%) Incident Management
16 29 (3.55%) Patch Management
17 28 (3.43%) Business Continuity
17 28 (3.43%) Configuration Management
18 25 (3.06%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 161 (19.71%) SQL
2 133 (16.28%) PowerShell
3 89 (10.89%) Perl
4 74 (9.06%) Python
5 50 (6.12%) Ruby
6 49 (6.00%) Java
7 46 (5.63%) Bash Shell
8 36 (4.41%) C
9 23 (2.82%) Shell Script
10 22 (2.69%) AWK
10 22 (2.69%) sed
11 20 (2.45%) PHP
12 17 (2.08%) T-SQL
12 17 (2.08%) VB
13 12 (1.47%) C#
13 12 (1.47%) VBScript
14 9 (1.10%) Korn
15 7 (0.86%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 7 (0.86%) JavaScript
16 4 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 153 (18.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 137 (16.77%) MCSE
3 101 (12.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 98 (12.00%) Degree
5 59 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
6 58 (7.10%) CCNA
7 57 (6.98%) MCSA
8 51 (6.24%) Security Cleared
9 49 (6.00%) MCP
10 47 (5.75%) MCITP
11 43 (5.26%) VCP5
12 33 (4.04%) ITIL Certification
13 30 (3.67%) RHCT
14 28 (3.43%) Citrix Certification
15 27 (3.30%) SC Cleared
16 25 (3.06%) CCA
17 24 (2.94%) RHCE
18 20 (2.45%) DV Cleared
19 11 (1.35%) PhD
20 10 (1.22%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (8.57%) SLA
2 37 (4.53%) QA
3 6 (0.73%) SAS 70
4 4 (0.49%) ISO22301
4 4 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.24%) DICOM
5 2 (0.24%) HL7
5 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 511 (62.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 500 (61.20%) Active Directory
3 253 (30.97%) vSphere
4 135 (16.52%) XenApp
5 121 (14.81%) Hyper-V
6 99 (12.12%) VMware ESXi
7 60 (7.34%) NFS
8 47 (5.75%) VMware Workstation
9 45 (5.51%) Terminal Services
10 34 (4.16%) vCloud
11 29 (3.55%) XenDesktop
12 24 (2.94%) XenServer
13 23 (2.82%) Xen
14 16 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 15 (1.84%) Firmware
16 14 (1.71%) Microsoft App-V
17 10 (1.22%) ISA Server
17 10 (1.22%) KVM
18 8 (0.98%) OpenSSH
19 7 (0.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 125 (15.30%) SCCM
2 73 (8.94%) Backup Exec
3 62 (7.59%) NetBackup
4 59 (7.22%) SCOM
5 51 (6.24%) vMotion
6 48 (5.88%) WSUS
7 33 (4.04%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 31 (3.79%) Puppet
9 28 (3.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 26 (3.18%) Tivoli
10 26 (3.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 25 (3.06%) Norton AntiVirus
12 15 (1.84%) HP Data Protector
12 15 (1.84%) Nagios
13 14 (1.71%) Tivoli Monitoring
14 10 (1.22%) HP SIM
14 10 (1.22%) MAILsweeper
15 9 (1.10%) Zenoss
16 8 (0.98%) SCVMM
16 8 (0.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 810 (99.14%) VMware
2 493 (60.34%) Microsoft
3 279 (34.15%) Citrix
4 229 (28.03%) Cisco
5 214 (26.19%) HP
6 132 (16.16%) EMC
7 120 (14.69%) NetApp
8 110 (13.46%) Red Hat
9 93 (11.38%) Oracle
10 83 (10.16%) Dell
11 78 (9.55%) Symantec
12 65 (7.96%) IBM
13 33 (4.04%) Juniper
13 33 (4.04%) Qualys
14 30 (3.67%) Intel
15 24 (2.94%) Veeam
16 21 (2.57%) Brocade
17 15 (1.84%) arcserve
17 15 (1.84%) CheckPoint
18 13 (1.59%) CommVault
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive salary and share schemes, benefits include pension scheme,
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
CGI IT UK
Salary: £35000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Henderson Scott
Posted: 3 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Salary: Competitive!!
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £55,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: Market rate DoE
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Talent Spa
Salary: up to £60k basic salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Langley James Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
iKonnect Global Solutions
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
West London
Frontier Technology
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum plus profit related bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Exeter
aap3
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire, United Kingdom
QinetiQ
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £56750 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Central London / West End
G-Research
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Uncapped Bonus
Posted: 25 days ago