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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 474 424 365
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -59
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 173 234 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.56% 0.75%
As % of the System Software category 3.67% 4.49% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 156 199 294
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,175 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £68,000 £71,750
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,250 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+2.95% -5.05%
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
4712 5209 4365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 11.52% 12.53% 10.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4089 4532 3729
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 +42 36 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Hounslow - 12 £47,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames -4 5 £52,500 +35.48%
Sidcup -5 3 £47,500 -6.86%
Twickenham - 1 £52,500 -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 323 (100.00%) VMware
2 235 (72.76%) Windows
3 209 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 183 (56.66%) Active Directory
5 172 (53.25%) Microsoft
6 155 (47.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 151 (46.75%) Linux
8 144 (44.58%) SAN
9 123 (38.08%) Windows Server
10 106 (32.82%) Citrix
11 104 (32.20%) MS Exchange
12 91 (28.17%) HP
13 86 (26.63%) DNS
14 81 (25.08%) SQL Server
15 80 (24.77%) Windows Server 2012
16 76 (23.53%) DHCP
16 76 (23.53%) Finance
17 70 (21.67%) Degree
18 69 (21.36%) PowerShell
18 69 (21.36%) vSphere
18 69 (21.36%) MS Excel
19 64 (19.81%) Cisco
20 62 (19.20%) NetApp
21 60 (18.58%) Disaster Recovery
21 60 (18.58%) XenApp
22 59 (18.27%) Firewall
23 58 (17.96%) SQL
24 56 (17.34%) ITIL
24 56 (17.34%) Windows 7
25 52 (16.10%) Perl

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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
1 104 (32.20%) MS Exchange
2 36 (11.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (8.98%) IIS
4 28 (8.67%) Apache
5 25 (7.74%) SharePoint
6 21 (6.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (5.26%) Tomcat
8 14 (4.33%) Skype for Business
9 13 (4.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 13 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (3.41%) WebSphere
11 6 (1.86%) nginx
12 5 (1.55%) JBoss
13 4 (1.24%) TWiki
13 4 (1.24%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (0.93%) Office Communications Server
14 3 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2000
15 2 (0.62%) OpenStack
Applications
1 69 (21.36%) MS Excel
2 46 (14.24%) MS Office
3 4 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.31%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 11 (3.41%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.74%) Office 365
2 24 (7.43%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.24%) GitHub
5 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.31%) IaaS
6 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 144 (44.58%) SAN
2 86 (26.63%) DNS
3 76 (23.53%) DHCP
4 59 (18.27%) Firewall
5 52 (16.10%) iSCSI
6 50 (15.48%) LAN
7 45 (13.93%) VPN
8 42 (13.00%) NAS
9 38 (11.76%) VLAN
10 36 (11.15%) TCP/IP
11 31 (9.60%) Fibre Channel
12 22 (6.81%) DMZ
12 22 (6.81%) SSL
13 20 (6.19%) WAN
14 17 (5.26%) FCoE
15 15 (4.64%) WLAN
16 12 (3.72%) Asterisk PBX
16 12 (3.72%) Network Security
17 10 (3.10%) NetScaler
18 8 (2.48%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (25.08%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.67%) MySQL
3 22 (6.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (4.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (2.79%) DTS
6 7 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.24%) Couchbase
7 4 (1.24%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.24%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.24%) Redis
7 4 (1.24%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.93%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.62%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.31%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (2.79%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.86%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.86%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (1.55%) PHPUnit
3 5 (1.55%) Selenium
4 4 (1.24%) Bugzilla
4 4 (1.24%) GitLab
4 4 (1.24%) JIRA
4 4 (1.24%) Maven
4 4 (1.24%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (1.24%) Subversion
4 4 (1.24%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.31%) Hudson
5 1 (0.31%) MSI
5 1 (0.31%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.31%) WinDbg
General
1 76 (23.53%) Finance
2 22 (6.81%) Financial Institution
3 21 (6.50%) Banking
4 19 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 16 (4.95%) Advertising
6 12 (3.72%) Back Office
7 9 (2.79%) Legal
7 9 (2.79%) Marketing
8 7 (2.17%) Retail
9 3 (0.93%) Law
9 3 (0.93%) Publishing
10 2 (0.62%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.62%) Local Government
11 1 (0.31%) Front Office
11 1 (0.31%) Games
11 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 67 (20.74%) Analyst
2 54 (16.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 51 (15.79%) VMware Engineer
4 48 (14.86%) Systems Engineer
5 37 (11.46%) Support Analyst
6 30 (9.29%) Administrator
7 29 (8.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 29 (8.98%) IT Support
7 29 (8.98%) Linux Engineer
8 21 (6.50%) IT Analyst
8 21 (6.50%) IT Engineer
8 21 (6.50%) Systems Administrator
8 21 (6.50%) Windows Engineer
9 20 (6.19%) IT Support Analyst
10 19 (5.88%) Storage Engineer
10 19 (5.88%) Support Engineer
11 17 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
12 15 (4.64%) 3rd Line Support
13 13 (4.02%) Desktop Support
14 12 (3.72%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (11.76%) LAMP
2 25 (7.74%) Software Packaging
3 23 (7.12%) Web Services
4 6 (1.86%) .NET
5 5 (1.55%) Behat
5 5 (1.55%) Middleware
5 5 (1.55%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (1.55%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (1.24%) LEMP Stack
6 4 (1.24%) MCollective
6 4 (1.24%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (1.24%) Sensu
7 1 (0.31%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.38%) Replication
2 32 (9.91%) Data Centre
3 29 (8.98%) Computer Science
4 27 (8.36%) Clustering
5 18 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (5.57%) Hedge funds
6 16 (4.95%) Mathematics
7 13 (4.02%) Blackberry
8 12 (3.72%) EMC VNX
9 10 (3.10%) Enterprise Storage
10 8 (2.48%) EqualLogic
11 6 (1.86%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.55%) CMDB
12 5 (1.55%) User Experience
13 4 (1.24%) HP StoreVirtual
13 4 (1.24%) Private Cloud
14 3 (0.93%) Life Science
14 3 (0.93%) LPAR
15 2 (0.62%) Fat Client
15 2 (0.62%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 235 (72.76%) Windows
2 155 (47.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 151 (46.75%) Linux
4 123 (38.08%) Windows Server
5 80 (24.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 56 (17.34%) Windows 7
7 49 (15.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 48 (14.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (5.88%) Unix
10 11 (3.41%) CentOS
11 9 (2.79%) Oracle Linux
12 7 (2.17%) Windows XP
13 5 (1.55%) Amazon Linux
13 5 (1.55%) Solaris
14 4 (1.24%) Data ONTAP
15 3 (0.93%) AIX
16 2 (0.62%) Android
16 2 (0.62%) VMS
16 2 (0.62%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (18.58%) Disaster Recovery
2 56 (17.34%) ITIL
3 46 (14.24%) Migration
4 34 (10.53%) Problem Management
5 29 (8.98%) Change Management
5 29 (8.98%) Incident Management
6 28 (8.67%) E-Commerce
6 28 (8.67%) Patch Management
7 26 (8.05%) Change Control
8 23 (7.12%) Capacity Planning
8 23 (7.12%) Service Management
9 22 (6.81%) Presales
10 19 (5.88%) DevOps
11 16 (4.95%) Project Management
11 16 (4.95%) Root Cause Analysis
12 13 (4.02%) Configuration Management
13 12 (3.72%) Mentoring
14 11 (3.41%) Boundary Protection
14 11 (3.41%) High Availability
14 11 (3.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 69 (21.36%) PowerShell
2 58 (17.96%) SQL
3 52 (16.10%) Perl
4 36 (11.15%) Bash Shell
4 36 (11.15%) C
5 26 (8.05%) Python
6 22 (6.81%) AWK
6 22 (6.81%) sed
7 17 (5.26%) PHP
7 17 (5.26%) Ruby
8 16 (4.95%) VB
9 6 (1.86%) C#
9 6 (1.86%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.24%) Java
10 4 (1.24%) VBScript
11 2 (0.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 70 (21.67%) Degree
2 52 (16.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (13.31%) MCSE
4 41 (12.69%) CCNA
4 41 (12.69%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (10.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 26 (8.05%) RHCT
7 23 (7.12%) RHCE
8 18 (5.57%) MCSA
9 14 (4.33%) MCP
10 11 (3.41%) PhD
10 11 (3.41%) Security Cleared
11 10 (3.10%) SC Cleared
12 9 (2.79%) MCITP
12 9 (2.79%) NCDA
13 8 (2.48%) VCP5
14 7 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
14 7 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (1.86%) A+ Certification
15 6 (1.86%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.10%) SLA
2 5 (1.55%) SAS 70
3 4 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.62%) DICOM
4 2 (0.62%) HL7
System Software
1 209 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 183 (56.66%) Active Directory
3 69 (21.36%) vSphere
4 60 (18.58%) XenApp
5 47 (14.55%) NFS
6 43 (13.31%) VMware Workstation
7 39 (12.07%) VMware ESXi
8 26 (8.05%) Hyper-V
9 10 (3.10%) Xen
10 8 (2.48%) Terminal Services
11 7 (2.17%) XenDesktop
11 7 (2.17%) XenServer
12 6 (1.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 6 (1.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 5 (1.55%) Docker
13 5 (1.55%) Firmware
14 4 (1.24%) iptables
14 4 (1.24%) LXC
14 4 (1.24%) Sendmail
14 4 (1.24%) Squid
Systems Management
1 50 (15.48%) Backup Exec
2 49 (15.17%) vMotion
3 27 (8.36%) NetBackup
4 24 (7.43%) SCCM
5 19 (5.88%) Tivoli
5 19 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 18 (5.57%) Puppet
7 14 (4.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 12 (3.72%) SCOM
8 12 (3.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 11 (3.41%) Nagios
10 7 (2.17%) MAILsweeper
10 7 (2.17%) MIMEsweeper
10 7 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (1.86%) HP Data Protector
11 6 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (1.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 5 (1.55%) BMC Marimba
12 5 (1.55%) Cacti
12 5 (1.55%) Graphite
Vendors
1 323 (100.00%) VMware
2 172 (53.25%) Microsoft
3 106 (32.82%) Citrix
4 91 (28.17%) HP
5 64 (19.81%) Cisco
6 62 (19.20%) NetApp
7 50 (15.48%) Oracle
8 45 (13.93%) EMC
9 38 (11.76%) IBM
10 36 (11.15%) Red Hat
11 29 (8.98%) Dell
12 22 (6.81%) Juniper
13 21 (6.50%) Symantec
14 19 (5.88%) Brocade
15 17 (5.26%) Veeam
16 10 (3.10%) CheckPoint
16 10 (3.10%) CommVault
17 9 (2.79%) Red Gate
18 8 (2.48%) Bloomberg
18 8 (2.48%) Intel
South East London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Talent Spa
Salary: up to £60k basic salary
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Langley James
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £43000 per annum + ben+training
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Frontier Technology
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum plus profit related bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
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G-Research
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Uncapped Bonus
Posted: 23 days ago