The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESXi skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESXi over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 98 91 63
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -28
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 2 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.20% 0.36% 1.69%
As % of the System Software category 1.79% 3.85% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 6
Average salary £60,000 £35,750 £35,309
Average salary % change year-on-year
+67.83% +1.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +2.94%
VMware ESXi
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

System Software Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
112 104 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 11.13% 9.38% 10.39%
Number of salaries quoted 99 95 70
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESXi Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Kent region.

VMware ESXi Salary Trend in Kent

VMware ESXi
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
Sandwich - 1 £60,000 -
VMware ESXi
South East

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) FreeBSD
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) VRRP
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) OpenBSD
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) Squid
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) nginx
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Memcached

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) VRRP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) FreeBSD
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) OpenBSD
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Squid
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) VMware