The first table below looks at the demand for VMware ESXi skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESXi over the 3 months to 24 April 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 Middlesex region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 35 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 13 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.58% 0.61% -
As % of the System Software category 27.66% 4.76% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 0
Average salary £47,500 £65,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.92% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
System Software Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
47 63 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 12.95% 12.78% 13.27%
Number of salaries quoted 43 61 67
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,750 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
VMware ESXi
South East

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

VMware ESXi Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

VMware ESXi Salary Trend in Middlesex

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 20 (90.91%) Firewall
1 20 (90.91%) Wireless
1 20 (90.91%) VLAN
2 18 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (81.82%) VMware
3 17 (77.27%) Windows
3 17 (77.27%) DNS
3 17 (77.27%) Active Directory
4 16 (72.73%) Citrix
4 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
4 16 (72.73%) MS Exchange
4 16 (72.73%) DHCP
4 16 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (72.73%) XenApp
4 16 (72.73%) XenDesktop
4 16 (72.73%) Veeam
4 16 (72.73%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (72.73%) WatchGuard
4 16 (72.73%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (22.73%) CentOS
5 5 (22.73%) Linux
5 5 (22.73%) Cisco
5 5 (22.73%) Juniper
6 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
6 4 (18.18%) Nagios
6 4 (18.18%) MPLS
6 4 (18.18%) OSPF
6 4 (18.18%) BGP
6 4 (18.18%) VRRP

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 16 (72.73%) MS Exchange
1 16 (72.73%) Exchange Server 2007
1 16 (72.73%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (18.18%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 20 (90.91%) Firewall
1 20 (90.91%) Wireless
1 20 (90.91%) VLAN
2 17 (77.27%) DNS
3 16 (72.73%) DHCP
4 4 (18.18%) MPLS
4 4 (18.18%) OSPF
4 4 (18.18%) BGP
4 4 (18.18%) VRRP
4 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 4 (18.18%) VPN
4 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (18.18%) IPsec
4 4 (18.18%) Wireshark
4 4 (18.18%) HSRP
5 2 (9.09%) WAN
6 1 (4.55%) LAN
General
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
1 3 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Consultant
2 2 (9.09%) Field Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Security Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) Principal Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) Principal Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.55%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (22.73%) CentOS
3 5 (22.73%) Linux
4 4 (18.18%) Debian
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Network Design
2 1 (4.55%) Service Management
2 1 (4.55%) Change Management
2 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (4.55%) Identity Management
2 1 (4.55%) Security Management
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL
2 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
2 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
2 1 (4.55%) Information Security
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (4.55%) IT Governance
2 1 (4.55%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (4.55%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Perl
1 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (18.18%) CCNP
2 1 (4.55%) CISA
2 1 (4.55%) CISM
2 1 (4.55%) CISSP
2 1 (4.55%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (4.55%) CEH
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.55%) COBIT
System Software
1 18 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (77.27%) Active Directory
3 16 (72.73%) XenApp
3 16 (72.73%) XenDesktop
4 4 (18.18%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Nagios
2 1 (4.55%) Nessus
2 1 (4.55%) ZABBIX
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) VMware
2 16 (72.73%) Citrix
2 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 16 (72.73%) Veeam
2 16 (72.73%) WatchGuard
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco
3 5 (22.73%) Juniper
4 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 4 (18.18%) HP
4 4 (18.18%) ProCurve
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle
5 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.55%) F5