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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 403 376 350
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -26
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 625 645 758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.64% 0.67% 0.72%
As % of the System Software category 5.18% 6.40% 7.22%
Number of salaries quoted 529 547 644
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,600 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +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
12077 10071 10495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.27% 10.40% 10.03%
Number of salaries quoted 10336 8405 8995
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -4.37%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -61 216 £46,500 +1.08% 25
South East -4 168 £42,500 -5.55% 9
East of England +29 67 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Yorkshire -22 60 £30,500 -23.75% 7
South West -18 35 £37,500 -5.06% 5
North West +3 33 £52,500 +56.71% 1
West Midlands -7 24 £31,000 -27.05% 1
East Midlands +18 15 £42,500 -7.60% 1
North East -3 7 £47,500 +93.87% 1
VMware ESX
UK

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1301 (98.49%) VMware
2 1072 (81.15%) Windows
3 892 (67.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 786 (59.50%) Active Directory
5 759 (57.46%) Microsoft
6 662 (50.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 530 (40.12%) MS Exchange
8 528 (39.97%) Citrix
9 436 (33.01%) SAN
10 423 (32.02%) vSphere
11 414 (31.34%) Cisco
12 402 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
13 373 (28.24%) Windows Server 2012
14 359 (27.18%) Linux
15 324 (24.53%) HP
16 318 (24.07%) Exchange Server 2010
17 317 (24.00%) Firewall
18 316 (23.92%) SQL Server
19 307 (23.24%) ITIL
20 295 (22.33%) XenApp
21 288 (21.80%) DNS
22 276 (20.89%) Finance
23 265 (20.06%) MS Excel
24 253 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2007
25 250 (18.93%) Clustering
26 230 (17.41%) TCP/IP
27 222 (16.81%) Hyper-V
28 219 (16.58%) Microsoft Certification
29 217 (16.43%) Disaster Recovery
30 216 (16.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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
1 530 (40.12%) MS Exchange
2 318 (24.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 253 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 177 (13.40%) IIS
5 165 (12.49%) Exchange Server 2003
6 156 (11.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 118 (8.93%) SharePoint
8 95 (7.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 85 (6.43%) Exchange Server 2000
10 75 (5.68%) Apache
11 70 (5.30%) Lync
12 33 (2.50%) Tomcat
13 30 (2.27%) nginx
14 23 (1.74%) JBoss
15 18 (1.36%) Office Communications Server
16 17 (1.29%) WebLogic
17 15 (1.14%) IBM Notes
18 12 (0.91%) OpenStack
19 11 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 10 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 265 (20.06%) MS Excel
2 137 (10.37%) MS Office
3 11 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.68%) MS Project
5 8 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.45%) Maximo
3 4 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.076%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 47 (3.56%) Office 365
2 26 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (0.83%) IaaS
6 9 (0.68%) SaaS
7 6 (0.45%) PaaS
8 5 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.38%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.23%) Rackspace Cloud
9 3 (0.23%) Heroku
9 3 (0.23%) Route 53
10 2 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.15%) Engine Yard
11 1 (0.076%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 436 (33.01%) SAN
2 317 (24.00%) Firewall
3 288 (21.80%) DNS
4 230 (17.41%) TCP/IP
5 205 (15.52%) DHCP
6 180 (13.63%) NAS
7 162 (12.26%) LAN
8 160 (12.11%) WAN
9 98 (7.42%) iSCSI
10 90 (6.81%) Internet
11 65 (4.92%) VPN
12 57 (4.31%) NetScaler
13 43 (3.26%) VLAN
14 41 (3.10%) Cisco ASA
15 40 (3.03%) Wireless
16 33 (2.50%) IP Telephony
16 33 (2.50%) SSH
16 33 (2.50%) MPLS
17 29 (2.20%) SMTP
18 28 (2.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 316 (23.92%) SQL Server
2 123 (9.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 85 (6.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 67 (5.07%) MySQL
5 46 (3.48%) SQL Server 2000
6 29 (2.20%) Relational Database
7 28 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
8 24 (1.82%) RDBMS
9 21 (1.59%) Oracle Database
10 13 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (0.68%) Oracle ODI
12 8 (0.61%) MS Access
13 4 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (0.23%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.23%) Sybase ASE
14 3 (0.23%) Oracle9i Database
14 3 (0.23%) DB2
14 3 (0.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (1.67%) LoadRunner
2 21 (1.59%) SilkPerformer
3 17 (1.29%) Oracle Forms
4 13 (0.98%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (0.38%) WinRunner
5 5 (0.38%) PowerBuilder
5 5 (0.38%) Subversion
6 4 (0.30%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.30%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.15%) Maven
9 1 (0.076%) JIRA
9 1 (0.076%) WebLOAD
9 1 (0.076%) WinDbg
9 1 (0.076%) AQtime
General
1 276 (20.89%) Finance
2 44 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 40 (3.03%) Publishing
4 33 (2.50%) Banking
4 33 (2.50%) Financial Institution
5 31 (2.35%) Retail
6 27 (2.04%) Back Office
7 26 (1.97%) Games
8 25 (1.89%) Advertising
9 23 (1.74%) Marketing
10 12 (0.91%) Law
11 9 (0.68%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.61%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.30%) Electronics
13 4 (0.30%) Automotive
14 3 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.23%) French Language
14 3 (0.23%) German Language
14 3 (0.23%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.15%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 201 (15.22%) Analyst
2 198 (14.99%) Support Engineer
3 157 (11.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 120 (9.08%) Consultant
5 107 (8.10%) Administrator
6 99 (7.49%) Architect
7 82 (6.21%) Systems Engineer
8 77 (5.83%) Senior Analyst
9 74 (5.60%) 3rd Line Support
10 73 (5.53%) Systems Administrator
11 71 (5.37%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 69 (5.22%) Support Analyst
12 69 (5.22%) Server Engineer
13 60 (4.54%) IT Support
14 59 (4.47%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
15 46 (3.48%) Network Engineer
16 45 (3.41%) Infrastructure Architect
17 43 (3.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
18 42 (3.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 42 (3.18%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (3.41%) Software Packaging
2 37 (2.80%) Web Services
3 24 (1.82%) .NET
4 14 (1.06%) Flash
5 13 (0.98%) Middleware
6 11 (0.83%) Oracle Fusion
7 8 (0.61%) WSH
8 7 (0.53%) CSS
8 7 (0.53%) SOAP
9 5 (0.38%) LAMP
9 5 (0.38%) JSON
9 5 (0.38%) ODBC
9 5 (0.38%) RESTful
10 4 (0.30%) HTML
10 4 (0.30%) Application Packaging
10 4 (0.30%) J2EE
11 3 (0.23%) YAML
12 2 (0.15%) REST
12 2 (0.15%) MCollective
12 2 (0.15%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 250 (18.93%) Clustering
2 130 (9.84%) Blackberry
3 58 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (3.48%) Replication
5 39 (2.95%) Computer Science
6 38 (2.88%) Hedge funds
7 23 (1.74%) Open Source
8 19 (1.44%) Client/Server
9 15 (1.14%) Management Information System
10 13 (0.98%) iSeries
10 13 (0.98%) EqualLogic
11 11 (0.83%) AS400
12 10 (0.76%) Mainframe
13 9 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
14 8 (0.61%) Digital Media
15 7 (0.53%) PKI
16 5 (0.38%) Statistics
16 5 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
17 4 (0.30%) Mathematics
17 4 (0.30%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1072 (81.15%) Windows
2 662 (50.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 402 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 373 (28.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 359 (27.18%) Linux
6 152 (11.51%) UNIX
7 127 (9.61%) Windows 7
8 92 (6.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 91 (6.89%) Windows XP
10 66 (5.00%) Windows 2000
11 64 (4.84%) Solaris
12 38 (2.88%) AIX
13 28 (2.12%) CentOS
14 20 (1.51%) SUSE
15 16 (1.21%) Ubuntu
15 16 (1.21%) Windows 8
16 15 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
16 15 (1.14%) Windows Vista
17 13 (0.98%) VMS
18 10 (0.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (23.24%) ITIL
2 217 (16.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 107 (8.10%) Change Control
4 94 (7.12%) Load Balancing
5 83 (6.28%) Migration
6 81 (6.13%) Change Management
7 75 (5.68%) Project Management
8 67 (5.07%) Problem Management
9 60 (4.54%) Performance Tuning
10 57 (4.31%) Capacity Planning
11 51 (3.86%) Mentoring
12 40 (3.03%) Service Management
12 40 (3.03%) E-Commerce
13 36 (2.73%) Kalman Filter
14 35 (2.65%) Configuration Management
15 34 (2.57%) Performance Monitoring
16 33 (2.50%) Incident Management
17 31 (2.35%) Technical Architecture
18 30 (2.27%) DevOps
19 29 (2.20%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 212 (16.05%) SQL
2 195 (14.76%) PowerShell
3 71 (5.37%) Perl
4 45 (3.41%) Shell Script
5 44 (3.33%) VBScript
6 34 (2.57%) Java
7 30 (2.27%) VB
8 29 (2.20%) PHP
9 26 (1.97%) Python
10 14 (1.06%) C#
11 13 (0.98%) Ruby
12 11 (0.83%) Bash Shell
13 10 (0.76%) C
14 9 (0.68%) JavaScript
15 7 (0.53%) T-SQL
16 6 (0.45%) C++
17 3 (0.23%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.23%) Korn
18 1 (0.076%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 219 (16.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 216 (16.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 186 (14.08%) MCSE
4 127 (9.61%) Security Cleared
5 115 (8.71%) Cisco Certification
6 114 (8.63%) SC Cleared
7 107 (8.10%) MCP
8 102 (7.72%) Degree
9 95 (7.19%) MCITP
10 94 (7.12%) CCNA
11 75 (5.68%) MCSA
12 58 (4.39%) Citrix Certification
13 56 (4.24%) CCNP
14 47 (3.56%) CCA
15 26 (1.97%) DV Cleared
16 22 (1.67%) ISEB
17 21 (1.59%) ISTQB
18 20 (1.51%) MCTS
19 18 (1.36%) PhD
20 17 (1.29%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (6.96%) SLA
2 5 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (0.38%) QA
3 4 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 892 (67.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 786 (59.50%) Active Directory
3 423 (32.02%) vSphere
4 295 (22.33%) XenApp
5 222 (16.81%) Hyper-V
6 156 (11.81%) VMware ESXi
7 120 (9.08%) XenDesktop
8 99 (7.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 74 (5.60%) XenServer
10 70 (5.30%) Terminal Services
11 56 (4.24%) VMware Workstation
12 49 (3.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 49 (3.71%) vCloud
13 28 (2.12%) MetaFrame
14 26 (1.97%) ISA Server
15 25 (1.89%) NFS
15 25 (1.89%) Xen
16 22 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
17 20 (1.51%) Postfix
17 20 (1.51%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 150 (11.36%) SCCM
2 130 (9.84%) SCOM
3 120 (9.08%) Backup Exec
4 119 (9.01%) NetBackup
5 89 (6.74%) Norton AntiVirus
6 42 (3.18%) WSUS
7 39 (2.95%) Puppet
8 36 (2.73%) HP SIM
9 35 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
9 35 (2.65%) ARCserve
10 23 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
11 22 (1.67%) Tivoli
12 21 (1.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 20 (1.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 15 (1.14%) Nagios
14 15 (1.14%) HP Data Protector
14 15 (1.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 14 (1.06%) XenMobile
15 14 (1.06%) Cacti
16 12 (0.91%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1301 (98.49%) VMware
2 759 (57.46%) Microsoft
3 528 (39.97%) Citrix
4 414 (31.34%) Cisco
5 324 (24.53%) HP
6 186 (14.08%) NetApp
7 164 (12.41%) EMC
8 157 (11.88%) Symantec
9 119 (9.01%) Red Hat
10 116 (8.78%) Dell
11 110 (8.33%) IBM
12 85 (6.43%) Oracle
13 57 (4.31%) Sophos
14 55 (4.16%) Veritas
15 51 (3.86%) Veeam
16 50 (3.79%) F5
17 48 (3.63%) CheckPoint
17 48 (3.63%) Juniper
18 41 (3.10%) Intel
19 34 (2.57%) AppSense
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