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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 379 361 359
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 251 293 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.60% 0.68% 0.62%
As % of the System Software category 4.79% 7.07% 6.83%
Number of salaries quoted 210 265 245
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.03%
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
5244 4145 4024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 12.46% 9.63% 9.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4543 3568 3501
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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
City of London -14 48 £47,500 -17.39% 3
Sidcup -5 10 £45,250 -4.73% 1
Chessington - 5 £45,000 - 1
Feltham - 4 £30,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames -7 2 £38,750 -13.88%
Enfield - 2 £26,500 -
Bromley +10 1 £42,500 -19.04%
Finchley - 1 £42,500 -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 452 (100.00%) VMware
2 391 (86.50%) Windows
3 298 (65.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 244 (53.98%) Active Directory
5 238 (52.65%) Microsoft
6 215 (47.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 189 (41.81%) MS Exchange
8 171 (37.83%) Linux
9 152 (33.63%) Cisco
10 149 (32.96%) SAN
11 142 (31.42%) Citrix
12 127 (28.10%) Windows Server 2003
13 126 (27.88%) Windows Server 2012
14 125 (27.65%) SQL Server
15 124 (27.43%) vSphere
16 111 (24.56%) DNS
16 111 (24.56%) Firewall
17 110 (24.34%) HP
18 97 (21.46%) Finance
19 94 (20.80%) PowerShell
20 91 (20.13%) TCP/IP
21 90 (19.91%) ITIL
22 85 (18.81%) Exchange Server 2010
23 82 (18.14%) Hyper-V
24 75 (16.59%) NAS
24 75 (16.59%) NetApp
25 72 (15.93%) MS Excel
26 70 (15.49%) DHCP
26 70 (15.49%) Degree
27 69 (15.27%) SCCM

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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
1 189 (41.81%) MS Exchange
2 85 (18.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 55 (12.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 53 (11.73%) SharePoint
5 31 (6.86%) IIS
6 29 (6.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 25 (5.53%) Apache
8 24 (5.31%) Lync
9 23 (5.09%) Exchange Server 2013
10 21 (4.65%) JBoss
11 17 (3.76%) Tomcat
11 17 (3.76%) OpenStack
12 13 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2003
13 12 (2.65%) WebLogic
14 10 (2.21%) IBM Notes
15 9 (1.99%) nginx
15 9 (1.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 9 (1.99%) SharePoint 2010
16 8 (1.77%) Office Communications Server
16 8 (1.77%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 72 (15.93%) MS Excel
2 69 (15.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 32 (7.08%) Office 365
2 16 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.77%) PaaS
4 8 (1.77%) Heroku
5 6 (1.33%) Engine Yard
6 4 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.88%) IaaS
7 3 (0.66%) Route 53
7 3 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.66%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.66%) Rackspace Cloud
8 2 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 149 (32.96%) SAN
2 111 (24.56%) DNS
2 111 (24.56%) Firewall
3 91 (20.13%) TCP/IP
4 75 (16.59%) NAS
5 70 (15.49%) DHCP
6 52 (11.50%) iSCSI
7 48 (10.62%) WAN
8 45 (9.96%) LAN
9 25 (5.53%) Internet
10 24 (5.31%) VPN
10 24 (5.31%) Cisco ASA
11 22 (4.87%) FTP
12 21 (4.65%) VLAN
13 20 (4.42%) SMTP
13 20 (4.42%) MPLS
14 19 (4.20%) Wireless
14 19 (4.20%) HTTP
15 18 (3.98%) SSL
16 17 (3.76%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (27.65%) SQL Server
2 41 (9.07%) MySQL
3 33 (7.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (6.19%) RDBMS
4 28 (6.19%) Relational Database
5 20 (4.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (1.99%) Oracle ODI
8 8 (1.77%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.33%) Couchbase
9 6 (1.33%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (1.33%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.66%) Oracle Exadata
12 2 (0.44%) DB2
12 2 (0.44%) Sybase ASE
13 1 (0.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (3.76%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (1.99%) Subversion
2 9 (1.99%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.33%) JIRA
4 4 (0.88%) PowerBuilder
5 2 (0.44%) Maven
5 2 (0.44%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.22%) Hudson
6 1 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
General
1 97 (21.46%) Finance
2 34 (7.52%) Financial Institution
3 29 (6.42%) Advertising
4 21 (4.65%) Marketing
5 19 (4.20%) Banking
6 18 (3.98%) Telecoms
6 18 (3.98%) Publishing
7 16 (3.54%) Law
8 15 (3.32%) Games
8 15 (3.32%) Retail
9 8 (1.77%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.77%) Back Office
10 3 (0.66%) Electronics
10 3 (0.66%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 64 (14.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 57 (12.61%) Administrator
3 56 (12.39%) Analyst
4 47 (10.40%) Systems Engineer
5 42 (9.29%) Support Analyst
5 42 (9.29%) Support Engineer
6 41 (9.07%) Server Engineer
7 39 (8.63%) Systems Administrator
8 35 (7.74%) IT Support
9 32 (7.08%) IT Support Analyst
10 24 (5.31%) Storage Engineer
11 22 (4.87%) Network Engineer
12 19 (4.20%) Graduate
12 19 (4.20%) Graduate Support Analyst
12 19 (4.20%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
13 16 (3.54%) Linux Engineer
13 16 (3.54%) Infrastructure Manager
14 15 (3.32%) Technical Manager
14 15 (3.32%) Architect
14 15 (3.32%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (7.08%) Software Packaging
2 18 (3.98%) .NET
2 18 (3.98%) Web Services
3 15 (3.32%) WSH
4 14 (3.10%) Middleware
5 13 (2.88%) Oracle Fusion
6 7 (1.55%) SOAP
7 6 (1.33%) Apache Flex
7 6 (1.33%) MCollective
8 5 (1.11%) ODBC
8 5 (1.11%) RESTful
8 5 (1.11%) JSON
9 3 (0.66%) LAMP
9 3 (0.66%) J2EE
10 2 (0.44%) Classic ASP
10 2 (0.44%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.44%) CSS
10 2 (0.44%) HTML
10 2 (0.44%) XML
10 2 (0.44%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.62%) Clustering
2 35 (7.74%) Blackberry
3 32 (7.08%) Computer Science
3 32 (7.08%) Hedge funds
4 16 (3.54%) Open Source
5 14 (3.10%) Digital Media
6 13 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.99%) Replication
8 9 (1.99%) Statistics
9 7 (1.55%) EqualLogic
10 6 (1.33%) Over-the-Top Content
10 6 (1.33%) Video on Demand
10 6 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (1.33%) Wiki
10 6 (1.33%) Fat Client
10 6 (1.33%) Device Driver
10 6 (1.33%) IPTV
10 6 (1.33%) Thin Client
11 5 (1.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 391 (86.50%) Windows
2 215 (47.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 171 (37.83%) Linux
4 127 (28.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 126 (27.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 57 (12.61%) Windows 7
7 39 (8.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 33 (7.30%) UNIX
9 29 (6.42%) Windows XP
10 28 (6.19%) Solaris
11 17 (3.76%) Ubuntu
12 16 (3.54%) CentOS
13 10 (2.21%) Debian
13 10 (2.21%) Windows 2000 Server
14 9 (1.99%) Windows 8
15 8 (1.77%) AIX
16 7 (1.55%) Windows Vista
17 5 (1.11%) HPUX
18 3 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
19 2 (0.44%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (19.91%) ITIL
2 62 (13.72%) Disaster Recovery
3 41 (9.07%) Load Balancing
4 36 (7.96%) Capacity Planning
5 30 (6.64%) Configuration Management
6 27 (5.97%) Change Control
7 24 (5.31%) Service Management
7 24 (5.31%) Migration
7 24 (5.31%) DevOps
8 23 (5.09%) Performance Tuning
9 22 (4.87%) Boundary Protection
10 21 (4.65%) Project Management
11 18 (3.98%) Change Management
12 17 (3.76%) E-Commerce
13 15 (3.32%) Network Management
14 13 (2.88%) Kalman Filter
14 13 (2.88%) Incident Management
14 13 (2.88%) Project Planning
15 12 (2.65%) Technical Architecture
15 12 (2.65%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (20.80%) PowerShell
2 60 (13.27%) SQL
3 55 (12.17%) Perl
4 23 (5.09%) Java
4 23 (5.09%) Python
5 20 (4.42%) VBScript
6 16 (3.54%) PHP
6 16 (3.54%) Bash Shell
7 14 (3.10%) Shell Script
7 14 (3.10%) Ruby
8 9 (1.99%) JavaScript
8 9 (1.99%) C
8 9 (1.99%) C#
9 6 (1.33%) Korn
10 1 (0.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 70 (15.49%) Degree
2 49 (10.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (9.73%) MCSE
3 44 (9.73%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (8.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 36 (7.96%) CCNP
6 27 (5.97%) CCNA
7 18 (3.98%) PhD
7 18 (3.98%) MCITP
8 17 (3.76%) Security Cleared
9 15 (3.32%) VCP4
9 15 (3.32%) SC Cleared
10 13 (2.88%) MCSA
11 11 (2.43%) MCP
12 9 (1.99%) DV Cleared
13 7 (1.55%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (1.11%) CCA
15 4 (0.88%) NCDA
15 4 (0.88%) CIPD
15 4 (0.88%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.74%) SLA
2 7 (1.55%) QA
3 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 298 (65.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 244 (53.98%) Active Directory
3 124 (27.43%) vSphere
4 82 (18.14%) Hyper-V
5 64 (14.16%) XenApp
6 62 (13.72%) VMware ESXi
7 38 (8.41%) VMware Workstation
8 28 (6.19%) XenServer
9 23 (5.09%) XenDesktop
10 17 (3.76%) Xen
11 13 (2.88%) NFS
11 13 (2.88%) DFS Replication
12 11 (2.43%) vCloud
13 9 (1.99%) MetaFrame
13 9 (1.99%) Postfix
13 9 (1.99%) Sendmail
14 6 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 6 (1.33%) ISA Server
14 6 (1.33%) VirtualBox
15 5 (1.11%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 69 (15.27%) SCCM
2 47 (10.40%) SCOM
3 43 (9.51%) Puppet
4 41 (9.07%) Opscode Chef
5 30 (6.64%) Backup Exec
6 27 (5.97%) Nagios
7 23 (5.09%) WSUS
8 18 (3.98%) Cacti
8 18 (3.98%) NetBackup
9 13 (2.88%) Legato
10 12 (2.65%) Norton AntiVirus
11 9 (1.99%) XenMobile
12 8 (1.77%) SCOrch
12 8 (1.77%) CA Single Sign-On
12 8 (1.77%) Ansible
13 6 (1.33%) ARCserve
13 6 (1.33%) collectd
13 6 (1.33%) Cobbler
14 5 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
14 5 (1.11%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 452 (100.00%) VMware
2 238 (52.65%) Microsoft
3 152 (33.63%) Cisco
4 142 (31.42%) Citrix
5 110 (24.34%) HP
6 75 (16.59%) NetApp
7 63 (13.94%) EMC
8 60 (13.27%) Red Hat
9 43 (9.51%) Oracle
10 36 (7.96%) Symantec
11 35 (7.74%) Dell
12 27 (5.97%) CheckPoint
13 24 (5.31%) Juniper
14 21 (4.65%) IBM
15 20 (4.42%) SolarWinds
16 17 (3.76%) F5
17 14 (3.10%) Veeam
18 13 (2.88%) LANDesk
18 13 (2.88%) Veritas
19 11 (2.43%) Lotus
London
SG Gaming
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum +£6,000 bonus, based on your utilisation
Posted: Yesterday
London, United Kingdom
Victoria & Albert Museum
Salary: £30,241 - £36,349
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Salary: £48000 - £54000 per annum + pension, 25 days, training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Sidcup, Kent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £42500 - £48000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Circa £5,000 overtime
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £65k - 75k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
South West London
Commensus
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits and bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + ote comp
Posted: 26 days ago