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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 445 364 338
Rank change year-on-year
-81 -26
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 532 747 752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.70% 0.76%
As % of the System Software category 4.85% 6.39% 7.53%
Number of salaries quoted 435 586 634
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
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
10973 11691 9989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.77% 10.98% 10.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9278 9736 8558
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 September 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 September 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 -96 174 £47,500 -8.65% 19
South East -3 138 £39,000 -13.33% 13
Yorkshire +7 76 £37,000 -12.94% 9
East of England -14 68 £55,000 +30.95% 5
South West -19 27 £38,500 +7.69% 4
North West -31 23 £58,000 +68.11% 1
West Midlands -25 20 £39,500 +2.59% 6
East Midlands -6 4 £36,750 -13.52% 1
North East -4 2 £22,700 -6.39% 1
VMware ESX
UK

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1197 (98.60%) VMware
2 1058 (87.15%) Windows
3 739 (60.87%) Active Directory
4 711 (58.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 666 (54.86%) Microsoft
6 568 (46.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 483 (39.79%) Citrix
8 456 (37.56%) MS Exchange
9 453 (37.31%) Cisco
10 436 (35.91%) Windows Server 2012
11 424 (34.93%) SAN
12 389 (32.04%) DNS
13 385 (31.71%) vSphere
14 363 (29.90%) Firewall
15 338 (27.84%) Linux
15 338 (27.84%) ITIL
16 334 (27.51%) Windows Server 2003
17 310 (25.54%) Exchange Server 2010
18 296 (24.38%) DHCP
19 288 (23.72%) SQL Server
20 268 (22.08%) HP
21 252 (20.76%) Data Centre
22 246 (20.26%) TCP/IP
23 243 (20.02%) MS Excel
24 241 (19.85%) SQL
25 232 (19.11%) WAN
26 228 (18.78%) XenApp
27 206 (16.97%) LAN
28 204 (16.80%) Hyper-V
29 199 (16.39%) Microsoft Certification

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 456 (37.56%) MS Exchange
2 310 (25.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 191 (15.73%) Exchange Server 2007
4 183 (15.07%) IIS
5 135 (11.12%) Exchange Server 2013
6 134 (11.04%) Exchange Server 2003
7 87 (7.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 85 (7.00%) SharePoint
9 79 (6.51%) Lync
10 43 (3.54%) Apache
11 30 (2.47%) Tomcat
12 26 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2000
13 19 (1.57%) WebLogic
14 18 (1.48%) SharePoint Server
14 18 (1.48%) WebSphere
15 17 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 13 (1.07%) Office Communications Server
16 13 (1.07%) Lotus Domino
16 13 (1.07%) JBoss
17 12 (0.99%) SAS
Applications
1 243 (20.02%) MS Excel
2 134 (11.04%) MS Office
3 20 (1.65%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.33%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.25%) ProjectWise
7 1 (0.082%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 23 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.33%) Maximo
4 3 (0.25%) Primavera
5 2 (0.16%) Cordys
5 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.082%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 75 (6.18%) Office 365
2 52 (4.28%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (1.07%) PaaS
6 12 (0.99%) Symantec.cloud
7 11 (0.91%) IaaS
8 8 (0.66%) Responsys
8 8 (0.66%) Taleo
9 7 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.49%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (0.49%) Amazon EMR
10 6 (0.49%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.33%) SaaS
12 1 (0.082%) GitHub
12 1 (0.082%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 424 (34.93%) SAN
2 389 (32.04%) DNS
3 363 (29.90%) Firewall
4 296 (24.38%) DHCP
5 246 (20.26%) TCP/IP
6 232 (19.11%) WAN
7 206 (16.97%) LAN
8 192 (15.82%) NAS
9 132 (10.87%) iSCSI
10 120 (9.88%) VPN
11 92 (7.58%) Cisco ASA
12 91 (7.50%) VLAN
13 59 (4.86%) MPLS
14 57 (4.70%) Internet
15 52 (4.28%) VoIP
16 47 (3.87%) Fibre Channel
17 36 (2.97%) IP Telephony
18 35 (2.88%) Wireless
18 35 (2.88%) IPsec
18 35 (2.88%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 288 (23.72%) SQL Server
2 109 (8.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 78 (6.43%) MySQL
4 52 (4.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 45 (3.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 37 (3.05%) Oracle Database
7 35 (2.88%) Relational Database
7 35 (2.88%) RDBMS
8 28 (2.31%) SQL Server 2000
9 19 (1.57%) NoSQL
10 17 (1.40%) Oracle ODI
11 15 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
12 14 (1.15%) Oracle Exadata
12 14 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (0.99%) Riak
14 11 (0.91%) MS Access
15 8 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
15 8 (0.66%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 27 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
2 19 (1.57%) JIRA
2 19 (1.57%) Git (software)
3 18 (1.48%) Visual Studio
4 13 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (0.74%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.58%) Subversion
7 5 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.16%) Hudson
10 1 (0.082%) Maven
10 1 (0.082%) Ant
10 1 (0.082%) Trac
10 1 (0.082%) GitLab
General
1 191 (15.73%) Finance
2 35 (2.88%) Telecoms
3 33 (2.72%) Banking
4 31 (2.55%) Legal
5 28 (2.31%) Retail
6 25 (2.06%) Back Office
7 21 (1.73%) Financial Institution
8 20 (1.65%) Advertising
8 20 (1.65%) Marketing
9 15 (1.24%) Publishing
9 15 (1.24%) Manufacturing
10 12 (0.99%) Law
11 7 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.49%) Local Government
13 4 (0.33%) Games
13 4 (0.33%) French Language
13 4 (0.33%) German Language
14 3 (0.25%) Hebrew Language
14 3 (0.25%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 192 (15.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 136 (11.20%) Administrator
3 114 (9.39%) Architect
4 112 (9.23%) Support Engineer
5 109 (8.98%) Systems Administrator
6 102 (8.40%) Analyst
7 93 (7.66%) Systems Engineer
8 75 (6.18%) Consultant
9 63 (5.19%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 55 (4.53%) Technical Engineer
11 53 (4.37%) IT Support
12 52 (4.28%) Network Engineer
12 52 (4.28%) Technical Support
13 50 (4.12%) Infrastructure Architect
14 49 (4.04%) 3rd Line Support
15 44 (3.62%) Support Analyst
15 44 (3.62%) Technical Support Engineer
16 39 (3.21%) Team Leader
16 39 (3.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 36 (2.97%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (4.86%) Web Services
2 38 (3.13%) Middleware
3 31 (2.55%) Oracle Fusion
4 30 (2.47%) .NET
5 21 (1.73%) Software Packaging
6 17 (1.40%) WebSphere MQ
7 11 (0.91%) Flash
8 8 (0.66%) XML
8 8 (0.66%) CGI
8 8 (0.66%) LAMP
9 7 (0.58%) WSH
10 4 (0.33%) CSS
10 4 (0.33%) J2EE
10 4 (0.33%) MDX
11 3 (0.25%) WebCenter
12 2 (0.16%) COM
13 1 (0.082%) WAP
13 1 (0.082%) SAML
13 1 (0.082%) Windows SharePoint Services
13 1 (0.082%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 252 (20.76%) Data Centre
2 138 (11.37%) Clustering
3 93 (7.66%) Blackberry
4 80 (6.59%) Replication
5 65 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
6 47 (3.87%) Computer Science
7 43 (3.54%) Hedge funds
8 37 (3.05%) EqualLogic
9 35 (2.88%) Enterprise Storage
10 26 (2.14%) EMC VNX
10 26 (2.14%) Statistics
11 23 (1.89%) Management Information System
12 18 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
13 17 (1.40%) Fat Client
13 17 (1.40%) Thin Client
14 15 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
14 15 (1.24%) Private Cloud
15 13 (1.07%) iSeries
15 13 (1.07%) GIS
16 12 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1058 (87.15%) Windows
2 568 (46.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 436 (35.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 338 (27.84%) Linux
5 334 (27.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 145 (11.94%) Windows 7
7 118 (9.72%) UNIX
8 69 (5.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 48 (3.95%) Windows 2000
10 45 (3.71%) Windows XP
11 41 (3.38%) Windows 8
12 37 (3.05%) Solaris
13 35 (2.88%) CentOS
14 33 (2.72%) Windows 2000 Server
15 31 (2.55%) AIX
16 25 (2.06%) Oracle Linux
17 19 (1.57%) Mac OS X
18 16 (1.32%) Debian
19 13 (1.07%) Ubuntu
19 13 (1.07%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (27.84%) ITIL
2 129 (10.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 86 (7.08%) Change Control
4 82 (6.75%) Load Balancing
5 78 (6.43%) Migration
6 77 (6.34%) Mentoring
7 69 (5.68%) Change Management
8 66 (5.44%) Configuration Management
9 60 (4.94%) Project Management
10 56 (4.61%) Service Delivery
10 56 (4.61%) Business Continuity
11 54 (4.45%) Capacity Planning
12 53 (4.37%) E-Commerce
13 52 (4.28%) Problem Management
14 49 (4.04%) Root Cause Analysis
15 44 (3.62%) Agile Software Development
16 43 (3.54%) Performance Tuning
17 39 (3.21%) Server Building
18 38 (3.13%) Service Management
19 35 (2.88%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 241 (19.85%) SQL
2 133 (10.96%) PowerShell
3 37 (3.05%) Perl
4 34 (2.80%) Java
5 32 (2.64%) Python
6 30 (2.47%) VBScript
7 27 (2.22%) C
8 18 (1.48%) VB
9 16 (1.32%) C#
9 16 (1.32%) Bash Shell
10 13 (1.07%) Shell Script
11 11 (0.91%) PHP
12 10 (0.82%) C++
12 10 (0.82%) JavaScript
13 9 (0.74%) Ruby
14 8 (0.66%) T-SQL
15 6 (0.49%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.25%) Prolog
16 3 (0.25%) AWK
16 3 (0.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 199 (16.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 160 (13.18%) MCSE
3 150 (12.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 129 (10.63%) Cisco Certification
5 100 (8.24%) CCNA
6 98 (8.07%) Degree
7 97 (7.99%) Security Cleared
8 71 (5.85%) MCSA
9 54 (4.45%) MCP
10 46 (3.79%) SC Cleared
11 43 (3.54%) CCNP
12 41 (3.38%) MCITP
13 36 (2.97%) Citrix Certification
14 32 (2.64%) VCP5
15 30 (2.47%) DV Cleared
16 28 (2.31%) CCA
17 18 (1.48%) A+ Certification
18 16 (1.32%) PhD
19 14 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
20 13 (1.07%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (9.88%) SLA
2 31 (2.55%) QA
3 15 (1.24%) PCI DSS
4 14 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.41%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.25%) HL7
7 3 (0.25%) DICOM
8 2 (0.16%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.082%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 739 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 711 (58.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 385 (31.71%) vSphere
4 228 (18.78%) XenApp
5 204 (16.80%) Hyper-V
6 140 (11.53%) VMware ESXi
7 77 (6.34%) XenDesktop
8 68 (5.60%) vCloud
9 63 (5.19%) XenServer
10 59 (4.86%) Terminal Services
11 38 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
12 33 (2.72%) Firmware
13 30 (2.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 27 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
14 27 (2.22%) Xen
15 25 (2.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 21 (1.73%) NFS
17 18 (1.48%) DFS Replication
17 18 (1.48%) ISA Server
18 15 (1.24%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 132 (10.87%) SCCM
2 95 (7.83%) Backup Exec
3 92 (7.58%) NetBackup
4 71 (5.85%) SCOM
5 67 (5.52%) Norton AntiVirus
6 64 (5.27%) Puppet
7 53 (4.37%) Nagios
8 50 (4.12%) WSUS
9 33 (2.72%) ARCserve
10 32 (2.64%) Opscode Chef
11 29 (2.39%) Cacti
12 25 (2.06%) Tivoli
12 25 (2.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 24 (1.98%) HP SIM
13 24 (1.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 22 (1.81%) HP Data Protector
15 21 (1.73%) vMotion
16 20 (1.65%) Check_MK
16 20 (1.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 19 (1.57%) BMC Marimba
Vendors
1 1197 (98.60%) VMware
2 666 (54.86%) Microsoft
3 483 (39.79%) Citrix
4 453 (37.31%) Cisco
5 268 (22.08%) HP
6 150 (12.36%) NetApp
7 134 (11.04%) Symantec
8 128 (10.54%) Oracle
9 118 (9.72%) IBM
10 112 (9.23%) Red Hat
11 105 (8.65%) Dell
12 96 (7.91%) EMC
13 78 (6.43%) Juniper
14 55 (4.53%) F5
15 42 (3.46%) Veeam
16 38 (3.13%) Sophos
17 37 (3.05%) Intel
18 31 (2.55%) Veritas
19 30 (2.47%) CommVault
20 28 (2.31%) CheckPoint
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus on call and additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £60,000 per annum Plus excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Full Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS & PENSION
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS & PENSION
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £48,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £38k - 42k per year + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago