The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 301 307 322
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +15
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 138 137 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.67% 0.60% 0.56%
As % of the System Software category 5.17% 5.18% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 124 123 94
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
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 South East region.

System Software Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2668 2646 2551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 12.95% 11.60% 11.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2208 2174 2192
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in the South East

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

VMware ESX Salary Trend in the South East

VMware ESX
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in the South East

VMware ESX
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Hampshire +18 43 £44,500 +12.65% 1
Berkshire -20 41 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Surrey +23 19 £52,500 +14.13% 4
West Sussex +3 11 £42,500 -15.00%
Buckinghamshire -10 8 £22,500 -35.71%
Kent +12 7 £44,375 -40.83%
Oxfordshire +17 3 £39,000 -13.33% 1
Isle of Wight - 2 £72,500 -
Home Counties - 2 £67,500 -
Middlesex - 1 £46,500 -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 278 (98.58%) VMware
2 243 (86.17%) Windows
3 166 (58.87%) Active Directory
4 153 (54.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 145 (51.42%) Microsoft
6 142 (50.35%) VMware Infrastructure
7 126 (44.68%) Citrix
8 111 (39.36%) vSphere
9 106 (37.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 103 (36.52%) Cisco
10 103 (36.52%) MS Exchange
11 93 (32.98%) Windows Server 2003
12 84 (29.79%) Exchange Server 2010
13 83 (29.43%) Firewall
14 82 (29.08%) ITIL
15 79 (28.01%) SAN
16 75 (26.60%) SQL Server
17 74 (26.24%) VMware ESXi
18 73 (25.89%) XenApp
19 71 (25.18%) DNS
20 69 (24.47%) MS Excel
21 66 (23.40%) Linux
22 61 (21.63%) Clustering
23 60 (21.28%) SQL
23 60 (21.28%) DHCP
24 59 (20.92%) HP
25 54 (19.15%) Hyper-V
26 51 (18.09%) Windows 7
26 51 (18.09%) SCCM
27 50 (17.73%) LAN

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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
1 103 (36.52%) MS Exchange
2 84 (29.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (13.83%) IIS
4 38 (13.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 37 (13.12%) Exchange Server 2007
6 31 (10.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 25 (8.87%) Apache
8 18 (6.38%) Lync
8 18 (6.38%) SharePoint
9 15 (5.32%) nginx
10 14 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (2.48%) Tomcat
12 6 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2000
13 5 (1.77%) JBoss
13 5 (1.77%) SAS
14 4 (1.42%) CMS
14 4 (1.42%) Drupal
14 4 (1.42%) Alfresco
14 4 (1.42%) WordPress
15 3 (1.06%) WebLogic
Applications
1 69 (24.47%) MS Excel
2 26 (9.22%) MS Office
3 4 (1.42%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (2.13%) Maximo
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.13%) Office 365
3 5 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.71%) SaaS
4 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.71%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 83 (29.43%) Firewall
2 79 (28.01%) SAN
3 71 (25.18%) DNS
4 60 (21.28%) DHCP
5 50 (17.73%) LAN
6 49 (17.38%) TCP/IP
7 44 (15.60%) WAN
8 35 (12.41%) NAS
9 27 (9.57%) Internet
10 22 (7.80%) iSCSI
11 20 (7.09%) VLAN
12 18 (6.38%) NetScaler
13 15 (5.32%) Fibre Channel
14 14 (4.96%) SSL
15 11 (3.90%) VPN
16 8 (2.84%) VoIP
16 8 (2.84%) Wireless
16 8 (2.84%) Cisco ASA
17 7 (2.48%) Wireshark
17 7 (2.48%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (26.60%) SQL Server
2 29 (10.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (7.45%) MySQL
3 21 (7.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (5.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (3.90%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (1.42%) Star Schema
7 4 (1.42%) OLTP
7 4 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.42%) MS Access
7 4 (1.42%) Data Mining
7 4 (1.42%) OLAP
7 4 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.42%) QlikView
7 4 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.42%) PerformancePoint
7 4 (1.42%) OLAP Cube
7 4 (1.42%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 5 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (1.42%) Subversion
2 4 (1.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.35%) WinDbg
4 1 (0.35%) Ant
General
1 37 (13.12%) Finance
2 19 (6.74%) Back Office
3 11 (3.90%) Publishing
4 9 (3.19%) Games
5 6 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.06%) Marketing
7 2 (0.71%) Legal
7 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.71%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (14.89%) Support Engineer
2 39 (13.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 37 (13.12%) Analyst
4 27 (9.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 25 (8.87%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 25 (8.87%) Senior Analyst
5 25 (8.87%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 21 (7.45%) Administrator
7 20 (7.09%) Architect
7 20 (7.09%) Systems Administrator
8 15 (5.32%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (4.96%) Consultant
9 14 (4.96%) Technical Support
10 13 (4.61%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (4.61%) 3rd Line Support
10 13 (4.61%) Technical Support Engineer
10 13 (4.61%) Technical Engineer
10 13 (4.61%) Server Specialist
10 13 (4.61%) Windows Server Specialist
11 11 (3.90%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.74%) .NET
2 17 (6.03%) Web Services
3 5 (1.77%) Software Packaging
4 4 (1.42%) Flash
4 4 (1.42%) MDX
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.35%) COM
5 1 (0.35%) CSS
5 1 (0.35%) XML
5 1 (0.35%) HTML
5 1 (0.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 61 (21.63%) Clustering
2 20 (7.09%) Blackberry
3 18 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.67%) Client/Server
5 11 (3.90%) Replication
6 7 (2.48%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.77%) EqualLogic
7 5 (1.77%) iPad
7 5 (1.77%) iPhone
8 4 (1.42%) PMI
8 4 (1.42%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.42%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.42%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.06%) New Media
9 3 (1.06%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.71%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.71%) PKI
10 2 (0.71%) Open Source
11 1 (0.35%) Telematics
11 1 (0.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 243 (86.17%) Windows
2 153 (54.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 106 (37.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 93 (32.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 66 (23.40%) Linux
6 51 (18.09%) Windows 7
7 41 (14.54%) Windows XP
8 19 (6.74%) Windows 2000
9 17 (6.03%) UNIX
10 16 (5.67%) CentOS
11 14 (4.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (3.55%) Windows 8
12 10 (3.55%) Ubuntu
13 9 (3.19%) Solaris
14 3 (1.06%) Android
14 3 (1.06%) Windows Vista
14 3 (1.06%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.71%) AIX
15 2 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (29.08%) ITIL
2 28 (9.93%) Load Balancing
3 26 (9.22%) Project Management
3 26 (9.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 25 (8.87%) Problem Management
4 25 (8.87%) Change Control
5 24 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (8.51%) Migration
6 19 (6.74%) Business Continuity
6 19 (6.74%) Capacity Planning
7 14 (4.96%) High Availability
8 13 (4.61%) Release Management
9 12 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (3.90%) Performance Management
10 11 (3.90%) Project Planning
11 9 (3.19%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (2.84%) Network Design
12 8 (2.84%) Mentoring
13 7 (2.48%) Service Delivery
14 6 (2.13%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (21.28%) SQL
2 20 (7.09%) PowerShell
3 14 (4.96%) VBScript
3 14 (4.96%) VB
4 12 (4.26%) C
5 9 (3.19%) Perl
5 9 (3.19%) Python
6 8 (2.84%) PHP
6 8 (2.84%) Java
7 5 (1.77%) C#
7 5 (1.77%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.42%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 48 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (16.31%) SC Cleared
2 46 (16.31%) Security Cleared
3 41 (14.54%) MCSE
4 25 (8.87%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (8.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 23 (8.16%) Degree
7 22 (7.80%) MCP
8 18 (6.38%) CCNA
9 17 (6.03%) CCA
9 17 (6.03%) Citrix Certification
10 16 (5.67%) DV Cleared
11 13 (4.61%) MCSA
12 8 (2.84%) MCITP
13 6 (2.13%) CCNP
14 5 (1.77%) VCP5
14 5 (1.77%) HP ASE
14 5 (1.77%) SAP Certification
14 5 (1.77%) A+ Certification
14 5 (1.77%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.22%) SLA
2 23 (8.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.77%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.77%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.35%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 166 (58.87%) Active Directory
2 142 (50.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 111 (39.36%) vSphere
4 74 (26.24%) VMware ESXi
5 73 (25.89%) XenApp
6 54 (19.15%) Hyper-V
7 29 (10.28%) Microsoft App-V
8 23 (8.16%) XenServer
9 22 (7.80%) XenDesktop
10 15 (5.32%) Terminal Services
11 12 (4.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 8 (2.84%) DFS Replication
12 8 (2.84%) Xen
13 7 (2.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 7 (2.48%) Firmware
14 6 (2.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 6 (2.13%) Postfix
14 6 (2.13%) Sendmail
15 3 (1.06%) VMware Workstation
16 2 (0.71%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 51 (18.09%) SCCM
2 25 (8.87%) Backup Exec
2 25 (8.87%) SCOM
3 24 (8.51%) WSUS
4 21 (7.45%) ARCserve
4 21 (7.45%) NetBackup
5 17 (6.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 13 (4.61%) Norton AntiVirus
6 13 (4.61%) EdgeSight
7 12 (4.26%) Legato
8 11 (3.90%) HP Data Protector
9 10 (3.55%) SCSM
10 9 (3.19%) Plesk
10 9 (3.19%) HP SIM
10 9 (3.19%) cPanel
10 9 (3.19%) Webmin
11 7 (2.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 6 (2.13%) Nagios
12 6 (2.13%) Tivoli
13 5 (1.77%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 278 (98.58%) VMware
2 145 (51.42%) Microsoft
3 126 (44.68%) Citrix
4 103 (36.52%) Cisco
5 59 (20.92%) HP
6 47 (16.67%) Symantec
7 30 (10.64%) Dell
7 30 (10.64%) EMC
8 26 (9.22%) Red Hat
9 21 (7.45%) IBM
9 21 (7.45%) NetApp
10 16 (5.67%) Intel
11 15 (5.32%) CommVault
12 14 (4.96%) AppSense
13 13 (4.61%) Oracle
14 12 (4.26%) Sophos
14 12 (4.26%) Juniper
15 11 (3.90%) Veeam
16 10 (3.55%) Lumension
16 10 (3.55%) SolarWinds
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