The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 359 330 412
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +82
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 316 299 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.66% 0.67% 0.47%
As % of the System Software category 6.54% 7.07% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 259 257 223
Average salary £51,000 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,300 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
System Software Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4833 4231 4619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 10.04% 9.55% 9.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4161 3643 4024
Average salary £46,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.10% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -3.79%
VMware ESX
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +45 106 £57,500 +13.86% 9
Sidcup -5 6 £51,750 +4.54% 1
Chessington - 5 £48,750 -
Harrow - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 £85,000 -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 652 (100.00%) VMware
2 517 (79.29%) Windows
3 460 (70.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 346 (53.07%) Active Directory
5 326 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 280 (42.94%) SAN
7 254 (38.96%) MS Exchange
8 246 (37.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 226 (34.66%) Linux
10 193 (29.60%) HP
11 187 (28.68%) Citrix
12 179 (27.45%) Windows Server 2003
13 175 (26.84%) DNS
14 169 (25.92%) Finance
15 168 (25.77%) Cisco
16 163 (25.00%) vSphere
17 161 (24.69%) ITIL
18 133 (20.40%) Exchange Server 2010
19 132 (20.25%) DHCP
20 131 (20.09%) SQL Server
21 126 (19.33%) MS Excel
21 126 (19.33%) TCP/IP
22 123 (18.87%) PowerShell
23 121 (18.56%) Microsoft Certification
24 116 (17.79%) Windows Server 2012
25 114 (17.48%) NetApp
26 107 (16.41%) NAS
27 106 (16.26%) Degree
28 102 (15.64%) Firewall
29 93 (14.26%) MCSE

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 254 (38.96%) MS Exchange
2 133 (20.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 82 (12.58%) SharePoint
4 79 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 50 (7.67%) IIS
6 42 (6.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 41 (6.29%) Lync
8 36 (5.52%) Apache
9 28 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2003
10 26 (3.99%) SharePoint Server
11 24 (3.68%) Tomcat
12 23 (3.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 12 (1.84%) WebLogic
14 11 (1.69%) Oracle Workflow
15 10 (1.53%) nginx
16 8 (1.23%) WebSphere
17 6 (0.92%) Node.js
17 6 (0.92%) IBM Notes
17 6 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
18 5 (0.77%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 126 (19.33%) MS Excel
2 62 (9.51%) MS Office
3 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.46%) Cognos Controller
2 3 (0.46%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.84%) IaaS
1 12 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.23%) Office 365
3 6 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 280 (42.94%) SAN
2 175 (26.84%) DNS
3 132 (20.25%) DHCP
4 126 (19.33%) TCP/IP
5 107 (16.41%) NAS
6 102 (15.64%) Firewall
7 79 (12.12%) WAN
8 78 (11.96%) LAN
9 43 (6.60%) VPN
10 40 (6.13%) iSCSI
11 37 (5.67%) SMTP
12 36 (5.52%) Internet
13 34 (5.21%) Wireless
14 30 (4.60%) VLAN
14 30 (4.60%) Fibre Channel
15 20 (3.07%) MPLS
16 19 (2.91%) IP Telephony
16 19 (2.91%) SSL
17 17 (2.61%) IPsec
17 17 (2.61%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (20.09%) SQL Server
2 57 (8.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (4.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 21 (3.22%) Oracle Database
5 17 (2.61%) MySQL
6 13 (1.99%) Oracle Exadata
7 12 (1.84%) DB2
8 11 (1.69%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.07%) RDBMS
10 6 (0.92%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (0.31%) OLTP
13 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.31%) OLAP
13 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.31%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 16 (2.45%) Jenkins
2 13 (1.99%) Subversion
3 10 (1.53%) Git (software)
4 9 (1.38%) Ant
5 6 (0.92%) Hudson
5 6 (0.92%) Maven
6 1 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 169 (25.92%) Finance
2 49 (7.52%) Banking
3 38 (5.83%) Telecoms
4 26 (3.99%) Retail
4 26 (3.99%) Financial Institution
5 23 (3.53%) Advertising
6 19 (2.91%) Marketing
7 17 (2.61%) Games
8 15 (2.30%) Legal
9 14 (2.15%) Law
9 14 (2.15%) International Banking
10 11 (1.69%) Online Betting
11 9 (1.38%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.46%) Electronics
13 3 (0.46%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.15%) Front Office
14 1 (0.15%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 71 (10.89%) Analyst
2 67 (10.28%) Systems Engineer
3 62 (9.51%) IT Support
4 53 (8.13%) Support Engineer
5 49 (7.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 48 (7.36%) Support Analyst
7 34 (5.21%) Architect
7 34 (5.21%) Consultant
8 33 (5.06%) Graduate
9 32 (4.91%) Server Engineer
10 30 (4.60%) 3rd Line Support
11 29 (4.45%) Infrastructure Manager
12 27 (4.14%) Administrator
12 27 (4.14%) IT Support Analyst
13 24 (3.68%) Graduate Support Analyst
13 24 (3.68%) Technical Support
13 24 (3.68%) Senior Systems Engineer
14 23 (3.53%) Team Leader
14 23 (3.53%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
15 22 (3.37%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (5.83%) Software Packaging
2 17 (2.61%) Middleware
3 14 (2.15%) .NET
4 13 (1.99%) Oracle Fusion
4 13 (1.99%) Web Services
5 12 (1.84%) J2EE
6 9 (1.38%) COM
7 6 (0.92%) Application Packaging
8 2 (0.31%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (0.31%) LAMP
8 2 (0.31%) YAML
8 2 (0.31%) OC4J
8 2 (0.31%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.15%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.15%) JSON
9 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 1 (0.15%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 71 (10.89%) Clustering
2 58 (8.90%) Hedge funds
3 38 (5.83%) Computer Science
4 30 (4.60%) Management Information System
5 28 (4.29%) Blackberry
6 26 (3.99%) Enterprise Storage
7 13 (1.99%) Replication
8 10 (1.53%) Social Media
8 10 (1.53%) Client/Server
8 10 (1.53%) Online Games
9 9 (1.38%) Mathematics
10 8 (1.23%) iPad
10 8 (1.23%) PKI
11 7 (1.07%) Celerra
12 6 (0.92%) IPTV
13 5 (0.77%) Physics
13 5 (0.77%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.61%) Biotechnology
14 4 (0.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 517 (79.29%) Windows
2 246 (37.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 226 (34.66%) Linux
4 179 (27.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 116 (17.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 88 (13.50%) Windows 7
7 84 (12.88%) UNIX
8 67 (10.28%) Solaris
9 41 (6.29%) Windows XP
10 29 (4.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (2.76%) Oracle Linux
12 12 (1.84%) CentOS
13 11 (1.69%) Ubuntu
14 10 (1.53%) AIX
15 9 (1.38%) HPUX
15 9 (1.38%) Debian
16 5 (0.77%) Windows 8
17 4 (0.61%) VMS
18 3 (0.46%) Android
18 3 (0.46%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (24.69%) ITIL
2 73 (11.20%) Disaster Recovery
3 62 (9.51%) Load Balancing
4 51 (7.82%) Project Management
5 46 (7.06%) Continuous Improvement
6 41 (6.29%) E-Commerce
7 36 (5.52%) Problem Management
8 33 (5.06%) Capacity Management
9 28 (4.29%) PRINCE2
10 26 (3.99%) Capacity Planning
11 25 (3.83%) Change Control
11 25 (3.83%) Change Management
11 25 (3.83%) Migration
12 21 (3.22%) CRM
13 20 (3.07%) Root Cause Analysis
13 20 (3.07%) Time Management
14 19 (2.91%) Investment Management
14 19 (2.91%) PRINCE
15 18 (2.76%) Performance Monitoring
15 18 (2.76%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 123 (18.87%) PowerShell
2 75 (11.50%) SQL
3 63 (9.66%) Perl
4 27 (4.14%) Java
5 18 (2.76%) Ruby
6 17 (2.61%) VBScript
7 13 (1.99%) Shell Script
7 13 (1.99%) Python
8 12 (1.84%) C#
9 9 (1.38%) C++
10 8 (1.23%) Bash Shell
11 7 (1.07%) JavaScript
12 6 (0.92%) VB
12 6 (0.92%) Korn
13 4 (0.61%) PowerHouse
13 4 (0.61%) PHP
14 3 (0.46%) C
14 3 (0.46%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 2 (0.31%) Bourne shell
15 2 (0.31%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 121 (18.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 106 (16.26%) Degree
3 93 (14.26%) MCSE
4 75 (11.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 51 (7.82%) Security Cleared
6 42 (6.44%) Cisco Certification
7 34 (5.21%) CCNA
8 31 (4.75%) CCNP
9 30 (4.60%) MCITP
10 26 (3.99%) MCSA
11 25 (3.83%) DV Cleared
12 24 (3.68%) PhD
13 22 (3.37%) SC Cleared
13 22 (3.37%) Citrix Certification
14 15 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 15 (2.30%) MCP
15 14 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
16 13 (1.99%) CCA
17 12 (1.84%) VCAP
18 10 (1.53%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.75%) SLA
2 14 (2.15%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.77%) QA
4 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 460 (70.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 346 (53.07%) Active Directory
3 163 (25.00%) vSphere
4 79 (12.12%) Hyper-V
5 77 (11.81%) XenApp
6 71 (10.89%) VMware ESXi
7 48 (7.36%) XenDesktop
8 45 (6.90%) VMware Workstation
9 24 (3.68%) XenServer
9 24 (3.68%) Terminal Services
10 18 (2.76%) MetaFrame
11 17 (2.61%) vCloud
12 13 (1.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 12 (1.84%) UAG
13 12 (1.84%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 10 (1.53%) Microsoft App-V
14 10 (1.53%) DFS Replication
15 9 (1.38%) Sendmail
16 6 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
17 5 (0.77%) Xen
Systems Management
1 79 (12.12%) SCCM
2 73 (11.20%) SCOM
3 57 (8.74%) NetBackup
4 36 (5.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 34 (5.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 28 (4.29%) Tivoli
7 27 (4.14%) Norton AntiVirus
7 27 (4.14%) Nagios
7 27 (4.14%) Backup Exec
8 24 (3.68%) WSUS
9 18 (2.76%) Puppet
10 16 (2.45%) Opsview
11 13 (1.99%) Legato
12 12 (1.84%) HP SIM
12 12 (1.84%) Cacti
13 10 (1.53%) Cobbler
13 10 (1.53%) Munin
14 7 (1.07%) ARCserve
14 7 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
15 5 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 652 (100.00%) VMware
2 326 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 193 (29.60%) HP
4 187 (28.68%) Citrix
5 168 (25.77%) Cisco
6 114 (17.48%) NetApp
7 88 (13.50%) Symantec
8 85 (13.04%) IBM
9 63 (9.66%) Red Hat
10 56 (8.59%) Oracle
11 53 (8.13%) EMC
12 51 (7.82%) Dell
13 42 (6.44%) Veritas
14 32 (4.91%) Brocade
15 25 (3.83%) Intel
16 23 (3.53%) SolarWinds
16 23 (3.53%) Veeam
17 20 (3.07%) Juniper
18 19 (2.91%) PlateSpin
18 19 (2.91%) F5
Sidcup, Kent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £57000.00 per annum + 31 days + bonus + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Selecture
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Neg. + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Personnel IT
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + BENEFITS + BONUS
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £ Highly Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £60k - 70k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Trading House Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benfits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £54,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + share op's + pen
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + On-Call + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Artemis IT Recruitment
Salary: £Excellent + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £68000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 27 days ago