The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 425 315 359
Rank change year-on-year
-110 +44
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 208 397 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.46% 0.86% 0.65%
As % of the System Software category 3.89% 8.54% 6.64%
Number of salaries quoted 176 367 278
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +3.61%
VMware ESX
England

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

System Software Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5342 4646 4700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 11.69% 10.07% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4699 4060 4139
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in London

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in London

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

VMware ESX Salary Trend in London

VMware ESX
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the London region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in London

VMware ESX
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the London region over the 3 months to 28 November 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
City of London +3 66 £50,000 -5.66% 4
Sidcup -9 5 £50,875 +7.10%
Hammersmith -15 2 £55,000 -
Ilford - 1 £28,000 -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 514 (100.00%) VMware
2 413 (80.35%) Windows
3 375 (72.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 292 (56.81%) Microsoft
5 287 (55.84%) Active Directory
6 229 (44.55%) MS Exchange
7 219 (42.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 212 (41.25%) SAN
9 172 (33.46%) Cisco
10 167 (32.49%) vSphere
11 161 (31.32%) Citrix
12 153 (29.77%) SQL Server
13 151 (29.38%) Linux
14 141 (27.43%) HP
15 137 (26.65%) Windows Server 2003
16 133 (25.88%) Finance
17 129 (25.10%) Windows Server 2012
18 128 (24.90%) DNS
19 125 (24.32%) ITIL
20 109 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
21 106 (20.62%) DHCP
21 106 (20.62%) PowerShell
22 102 (19.84%) TCP/IP
23 101 (19.65%) Hyper-V
24 95 (18.48%) Firewall
25 91 (17.70%) MS Excel
26 89 (17.32%) NetApp
27 83 (16.15%) SharePoint
27 83 (16.15%) SCCM
28 80 (15.56%) XenApp

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the London 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
1 229 (44.55%) MS Exchange
2 109 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 83 (16.15%) SharePoint
4 75 (14.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 29 (5.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 27 (5.25%) Lync
6 27 (5.25%) IIS
7 24 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2003
8 18 (3.50%) SharePoint Server
9 16 (3.11%) JBoss
9 16 (3.11%) IBM Notes
10 15 (2.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 13 (2.53%) WebLogic
11 13 (2.53%) Office Communications Server
12 11 (2.14%) Apache
13 9 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
13 9 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 8 (1.56%) Tomcat
15 7 (1.36%) WebSphere
15 7 (1.36%) OpenStack
Applications
1 91 (17.70%) MS Excel
2 78 (15.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.39%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.39%) Cognos Controller
3 2 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.28%) Office 365
2 14 (2.72%) IaaS
2 14 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.19%) SaaS
5 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 212 (41.25%) SAN
2 128 (24.90%) DNS
3 106 (20.62%) DHCP
4 102 (19.84%) TCP/IP
5 95 (18.48%) Firewall
6 78 (15.18%) WAN
7 73 (14.20%) LAN
8 71 (13.81%) NAS
9 39 (7.59%) iSCSI
10 37 (7.20%) VPN
11 28 (5.45%) Internet
12 25 (4.86%) VLAN
13 23 (4.47%) NetScaler
14 21 (4.09%) IP Telephony
15 18 (3.50%) MPLS
16 17 (3.31%) Wireless
17 16 (3.11%) SSL
17 16 (3.11%) Cisco ASA
18 14 (2.72%) HTTP
19 13 (2.53%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (29.77%) SQL Server
2 66 (12.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (7.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 27 (5.25%) MySQL
5 26 (5.06%) Relational Database
5 26 (5.06%) RDBMS
6 9 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (1.75%) Oracle ODI
6 9 (1.75%) Oracle Database
7 8 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.36%) DB2
9 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.39%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 17 (3.31%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.58%) PowerBuilder
3 2 (0.39%) Subversion
3 2 (0.39%) Ant
4 1 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 133 (25.88%) Finance
2 33 (6.42%) Financial Institution
3 32 (6.23%) Banking
4 23 (4.47%) Advertising
5 17 (3.31%) Marketing
6 16 (3.11%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.53%) Retail
8 12 (2.33%) Games
9 8 (1.56%) Investment Banking
10 6 (1.17%) Publishing
10 6 (1.17%) Law
10 6 (1.17%) Back Office
11 5 (0.97%) Electronics
11 5 (0.97%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.97%) International Banking
12 3 (0.58%) Legal
13 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.19%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 65 (12.65%) Analyst
2 58 (11.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 57 (11.09%) Support Engineer
4 52 (10.12%) Systems Engineer
5 42 (8.17%) Support Analyst
6 38 (7.39%) IT Support
7 31 (6.03%) Server Engineer
8 28 (5.45%) Consultant
9 26 (5.06%) Administrator
10 24 (4.67%) Infrastructure Manager
11 23 (4.47%) IT Support Analyst
12 22 (4.28%) Graduate
13 19 (3.70%) Network Engineer
13 19 (3.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
13 19 (3.70%) Storage Engineer
14 18 (3.50%) Technical Support
15 15 (2.92%) Graduate Support Analyst
15 15 (2.92%) VMware Engineer
16 14 (2.72%) 3rd Line Support
16 14 (2.72%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (5.84%) Software Packaging
2 19 (3.70%) Web Services
3 16 (3.11%) .NET
4 12 (2.33%) Middleware
5 10 (1.95%) Oracle Fusion
6 7 (1.36%) Application Packaging
7 5 (0.97%) JSON
7 5 (0.97%) RESTful
7 5 (0.97%) SOAP
7 5 (0.97%) ODBC
8 4 (0.78%) LAMP
9 3 (0.58%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (0.58%) J2EE
10 2 (0.39%) COM
10 2 (0.39%) WSH
11 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 1 (0.19%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 62 (12.06%) Clustering
2 44 (8.56%) Hedge funds
3 28 (5.45%) Computer Science
4 25 (4.86%) Blackberry
4 25 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (3.50%) Open Source
5 18 (3.50%) Management Information System
6 10 (1.95%) Replication
7 9 (1.75%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.36%) PKI
8 7 (1.36%) Visualisation
9 5 (0.97%) EqualLogic
9 5 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (0.97%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.97%) Thin Client
9 5 (0.97%) Fat Client
9 5 (0.97%) DTV
10 4 (0.78%) SecurID
10 4 (0.78%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.58%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 413 (80.35%) Windows
2 219 (42.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 151 (29.38%) Linux
4 137 (26.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 129 (25.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 63 (12.26%) Windows 7
7 36 (7.00%) Windows XP
7 36 (7.00%) UNIX
8 34 (6.61%) Solaris
8 34 (6.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (2.33%) Windows 8
10 11 (2.14%) AIX
11 6 (1.17%) Windows Vista
12 5 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (0.78%) Debian
14 3 (0.58%) Android
14 3 (0.58%) HPUX
15 2 (0.39%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (24.32%) ITIL
2 58 (11.28%) Disaster Recovery
3 38 (7.39%) Project Management
4 36 (7.00%) Load Balancing
5 32 (6.23%) Change Control
6 30 (5.84%) Migration
7 19 (3.70%) Change Management
7 19 (3.70%) PRINCE
7 19 (3.70%) CRM
7 19 (3.70%) Network Management
7 19 (3.70%) Capacity Management
7 19 (3.70%) DevOps
7 19 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
8 18 (3.50%) Network Monitoring
8 18 (3.50%) Capacity Planning
9 15 (2.92%) Performance Tuning
10 14 (2.72%) PRINCE2
11 13 (2.53%) Service Management
11 13 (2.53%) Configuration Management
11 13 (2.53%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (20.62%) PowerShell
2 53 (10.31%) SQL
3 48 (9.34%) Perl
4 23 (4.47%) VBScript
5 16 (3.11%) Shell Script
6 13 (2.53%) Java
7 10 (1.95%) JavaScript
8 9 (1.75%) PHP
8 9 (1.75%) Python
9 8 (1.56%) VB
9 8 (1.56%) C#
10 7 (1.36%) Ruby
11 6 (1.17%) Korn
12 5 (0.97%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.58%) Bourne shell
13 3 (0.58%) C
14 2 (0.39%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 2 (0.39%) C++
Qualifications
1 75 (14.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 74 (14.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 64 (12.45%) Degree
4 52 (10.12%) MCSE
5 45 (8.75%) Cisco Certification
6 41 (7.98%) CCNP
7 37 (7.20%) CCNA
8 36 (7.00%) MCITP
9 29 (5.64%) MCSA
10 25 (4.86%) MCP
11 19 (3.70%) PhD
12 18 (3.50%) Citrix Certification
13 10 (1.95%) Security Cleared
14 9 (1.75%) SC Cleared
15 8 (1.56%) CCEE
16 7 (1.36%) Network+ Certification
16 7 (1.36%) CCA
16 7 (1.36%) MCTS
17 6 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 6 (1.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (8.37%) SLA
2 6 (1.17%) QA
3 5 (0.97%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 375 (72.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 287 (55.84%) Active Directory
3 167 (32.49%) vSphere
4 101 (19.65%) Hyper-V
5 80 (15.56%) XenApp
6 68 (13.23%) VMware ESXi
7 55 (10.70%) XenDesktop
8 40 (7.78%) VMware Workstation
9 33 (6.42%) XenServer
10 18 (3.50%) MetaFrame
10 18 (3.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 15 (2.92%) DFS Replication
12 13 (2.53%) vCloud
13 12 (2.33%) Terminal Services
14 10 (1.95%) NFS
15 9 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
15 9 (1.75%) Xen
16 7 (1.36%) Oracle RAC
17 4 (0.78%) ISA Server
17 4 (0.78%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 83 (16.15%) SCCM
2 59 (11.48%) SCOM
3 45 (8.75%) NetBackup
4 38 (7.39%) Backup Exec
5 32 (6.23%) Norton AntiVirus
6 25 (4.86%) Puppet
7 24 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
8 20 (3.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 17 (3.31%) WSUS
10 16 (3.11%) HP SIM
10 16 (3.11%) XenMobile
11 15 (2.92%) Legato
12 7 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
12 7 (1.36%) ARCserve
13 6 (1.17%) SCOrch
13 6 (1.17%) CA SiteMinder
14 5 (0.97%) Nagios
14 5 (0.97%) SCDPM
14 5 (0.97%) Cacti
15 4 (0.78%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 514 (100.00%) VMware
2 292 (56.81%) Microsoft
3 172 (33.46%) Cisco
4 161 (31.32%) Citrix
5 141 (27.43%) HP
6 89 (17.32%) NetApp
7 67 (13.04%) Symantec
8 58 (11.28%) Dell
9 54 (10.51%) EMC
10 46 (8.95%) Red Hat
11 37 (7.20%) Juniper
11 37 (7.20%) Oracle
12 25 (4.86%) PlateSpin
12 25 (4.86%) Veeam
13 24 (4.67%) SolarWinds
13 24 (4.67%) IBM
14 22 (4.28%) CheckPoint
15 18 (3.50%) Veritas
15 18 (3.50%) Sophos
16 17 (3.31%) Lotus
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits, pension, healthcare
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + good range of benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Fixed Term
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spectrum IT
Salary: £31500 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Etonwood
Salary: bonus/benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
East London
VIT
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
South East London
TFL
Salary: From £40,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago