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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 290 250 216
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -34
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 151 194 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.69% 0.92% 1.20%
As % of the System Software category 5.39% 7.27% 10.55%
Number of salaries quoted 126 172 234
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
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
2804 2669 2560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 12.74% 12.63% 11.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2267 2250 2253
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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
Berkshire +24 70 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Hampshire -19 26 £42,500 - 5
Surrey -49 21 £48,000 -4.00% 2
West Sussex +2 16 £47,000 +11.24% 4
Buckinghamshire +6 8 £50,000 +29.87% 3
East Sussex - 7 £27,500 -
Kent -3 4 £67,500 +37.22%
Oxfordshire -5 2 £50,000 +25.00%
Home Counties - 1 - -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 307 (100.00%) VMware
2 248 (80.78%) Windows
3 201 (65.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 178 (57.98%) Microsoft
5 166 (54.07%) Active Directory
6 123 (40.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 114 (37.13%) Citrix
8 100 (32.57%) SAN
9 89 (28.99%) MS Exchange
10 84 (27.36%) SQL Server
10 84 (27.36%) XenApp
11 81 (26.38%) HP
12 77 (25.08%) DNS
13 75 (24.43%) Windows Server 2003
14 73 (23.78%) ITIL
14 73 (23.78%) Linux
15 68 (22.15%) SQL
16 64 (20.85%) Firewall
17 63 (20.52%) vSphere
18 62 (20.20%) Exchange Server 2010
19 61 (19.87%) Clustering
20 58 (18.89%) Security Cleared
21 57 (18.57%) Windows Server 2012
21 57 (18.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
22 56 (18.24%) Exchange Server 2007
23 55 (17.92%) NetBackup
24 53 (17.26%) MS Excel
25 52 (16.94%) DHCP
26 51 (16.61%) Symantec
27 50 (16.29%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 89 (28.99%) MS Exchange
2 62 (20.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 56 (18.24%) Exchange Server 2007
4 50 (16.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 44 (14.33%) IIS
6 41 (13.36%) Exchange Server 2003
7 33 (10.75%) Exchange Server 2000
8 25 (8.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 19 (6.19%) Apache
10 15 (4.89%) Tomcat
11 12 (3.91%) SharePoint
12 7 (2.28%) Lync
13 6 (1.95%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (1.30%) OpenStack
16 3 (0.98%) WebSphere
16 3 (0.98%) IBM HTTP Server
16 3 (0.98%) SAS
17 2 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
18 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 53 (17.26%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.26%) MS Office
3 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (4.89%) Maximo
2 2 (0.65%) Summit
3 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.30%) Office 365
3 4 (1.30%) Google Compute Engine
4 3 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.33%) SaaS
5 1 (0.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (32.57%) SAN
2 77 (25.08%) DNS
3 64 (20.85%) Firewall
4 52 (16.94%) DHCP
5 44 (14.33%) NAS
6 27 (8.79%) TCP/IP
6 27 (8.79%) Internet
7 19 (6.19%) LAN
8 17 (5.54%) WAN
8 17 (5.54%) SMTP
8 17 (5.54%) IMAP
8 17 (5.54%) Wireshark
9 15 (4.89%) iSCSI
10 11 (3.58%) VLAN
10 11 (3.58%) VPN
11 9 (2.93%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (2.61%) Fibre Channel
13 7 (2.28%) SSL
14 6 (1.95%) LDAP
14 6 (1.95%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (27.36%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (5.21%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (4.89%) MySQL
5 9 (2.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (2.61%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.28%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (1.30%) DTS
10 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (5.54%) WebLOAD
1 17 (5.54%) AQtime
2 14 (4.56%) LoadRunner
3 10 (3.26%) SilkPerformer
4 5 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (1.30%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (0.98%) WinRunner
6 3 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.65%) Git (software)
General
1 50 (16.29%) Finance
2 16 (5.21%) Back Office
3 12 (3.91%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.93%) German Language
5 8 (2.61%) Retail
5 8 (2.61%) Publishing
6 5 (1.63%) Banking
7 4 (1.30%) French Language
8 3 (0.98%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.98%) Legal
9 2 (0.65%) Marketing
10 1 (0.33%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.33%) Electronics
10 1 (0.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (12.70%) Consultant
2 37 (12.05%) Administrator
3 33 (10.75%) Analyst
4 29 (9.45%) Support Engineer
5 24 (7.82%) Systems Administrator
6 23 (7.49%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 19 (6.19%) Wintel Consultant
8 18 (5.86%) Network Engineer
8 18 (5.86%) Architect
8 18 (5.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 17 (5.54%) Systems Engineer
10 15 (4.89%) Senior Analyst
10 15 (4.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 15 (4.89%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
11 13 (4.23%) Wintel Architect
11 13 (4.23%) Technical Consultant
11 13 (4.23%) Technical Support
11 13 (4.23%) Server Engineer
12 12 (3.91%) Technical Engineer
12 12 (3.91%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.84%) .NET
2 17 (5.54%) MAPI
3 10 (3.26%) Web Services
4 7 (2.28%) YAML
5 4 (1.30%) Application Packaging
5 4 (1.30%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 3 (0.98%) Flash
7 1 (0.33%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.33%) Middleware
7 1 (0.33%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.33%) XML
7 1 (0.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 61 (19.87%) Clustering
2 25 (8.14%) Blackberry
3 21 (6.84%) Computer Science
3 21 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.23%) Management Information System
4 13 (4.23%) Replication
5 12 (3.91%) EqualLogic
6 5 (1.63%) Thin Client
6 5 (1.63%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.30%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.98%) Device Driver
8 3 (0.98%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.98%) HP StorageWorks
9 2 (0.65%) Wiki
9 2 (0.65%) Symmetrix DMX
9 2 (0.65%) Open Source
9 2 (0.65%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.33%) Firmware
10 1 (0.33%) DTV
10 1 (0.33%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 248 (80.78%) Windows
2 123 (40.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 75 (24.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 73 (23.78%) Linux
5 57 (18.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 42 (13.68%) UNIX
7 29 (9.45%) Windows 7
8 28 (9.12%) Solaris
8 28 (9.12%) Windows XP
9 25 (8.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (7.82%) Windows 2000
11 10 (3.26%) AIX
12 7 (2.28%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (1.95%) CentOS
14 5 (1.63%) VMS
15 2 (0.65%) SUSE
15 2 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.33%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (23.78%) ITIL
2 40 (13.03%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (8.79%) Change Control
4 24 (7.82%) Problem Management
5 23 (7.49%) Load Balancing
6 19 (6.19%) Service Management
7 18 (5.86%) Migration
7 18 (5.86%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (5.54%) Benchmarking
8 17 (5.54%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (4.23%) Validation
10 12 (3.91%) ITSM
10 12 (3.91%) Technical Architecture
11 10 (3.26%) Change Management
11 10 (3.26%) Test Management
12 9 (2.93%) Project Management
13 8 (2.61%) Capacity Management
13 8 (2.61%) DevOps
14 7 (2.28%) Mentoring
14 7 (2.28%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (22.15%) SQL
2 33 (10.75%) PowerShell
3 22 (7.17%) C++
4 17 (5.54%) C#
5 15 (4.89%) Perl
6 11 (3.58%) PHP
7 9 (2.93%) Java
8 8 (2.61%) Python
8 8 (2.61%) Ruby
9 7 (2.28%) VB
9 7 (2.28%) T-SQL
10 6 (1.95%) VBScript
11 5 (1.63%) C
11 5 (1.63%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.98%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 58 (18.89%) Security Cleared
2 57 (18.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 49 (15.96%) MCP
4 48 (15.64%) Degree
5 45 (14.66%) SC Cleared
6 40 (13.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 33 (10.75%) MCSE
8 29 (9.45%) CCNA
8 29 (9.45%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (4.89%) CCNP
10 14 (4.56%) MCSA
10 14 (4.56%) MCITP
11 13 (4.23%) DV Cleared
12 10 (3.26%) ISTQB
12 10 (3.26%) ISEB
13 8 (2.61%) JNCIA
13 8 (2.61%) JNCIE
14 7 (2.28%) MCTS
14 7 (2.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (2.28%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.12%) SLA
2 20 (6.51%) QA
3 4 (1.30%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 201 (65.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 166 (54.07%) Active Directory
3 84 (27.36%) XenApp
4 63 (20.52%) vSphere
5 49 (15.96%) VMware ESXi
6 46 (14.98%) Hyper-V
7 32 (10.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 30 (9.77%) XenServer
9 23 (7.49%) XenDesktop
10 21 (6.84%) VMware Workstation
11 17 (5.54%) Terminal Services
11 17 (5.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 16 (5.21%) Microsoft App-V
13 15 (4.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 10 (3.26%) NFS
15 6 (1.95%) VMware Server
16 4 (1.30%) MetaFrame
16 4 (1.30%) vCloud
17 3 (0.98%) KVM
18 2 (0.65%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 55 (17.92%) NetBackup
2 32 (10.42%) Backup Exec
3 28 (9.12%) SCOM
4 23 (7.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 22 (7.17%) SCCM
6 18 (5.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 17 (5.54%) Tivoli
8 13 (4.23%) ARCserve
8 13 (4.23%) HP SIM
9 12 (3.91%) HP Quality Center
10 11 (3.58%) Norton AntiVirus
11 8 (2.61%) WSUS
11 8 (2.61%) Puppet
11 8 (2.61%) FortiGate
12 6 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (1.95%) PureDisk
13 5 (1.63%) Control-M
13 5 (1.63%) OpenView
14 3 (0.98%) Nagios
14 3 (0.98%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 307 (100.00%) VMware
2 178 (57.98%) Microsoft
3 114 (37.13%) Citrix
4 81 (26.38%) HP
5 51 (16.61%) Symantec
6 49 (15.96%) Cisco
7 43 (14.01%) NetApp
8 38 (12.38%) IBM
9 26 (8.47%) Dell
9 26 (8.47%) Intel
10 25 (8.14%) EMC
11 20 (6.51%) Oracle
11 20 (6.51%) Red Hat
12 19 (6.19%) Juniper
13 17 (5.54%) Veeam
14 14 (4.56%) Veritas
14 14 (4.56%) F5
15 11 (3.58%) PlateSpin
16 10 (3.26%) Sun
17 9 (2.93%) JBoss
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £42000 - £50000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Cognita Schools
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £44000 - £50000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £44000 - £49000 Per Annum To £49k + On Call + Bonus + B
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum +10% bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Home Based Contrac
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Greythorn
Salary: £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Hampshire
Modern Business Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + + Bonus+ Car/ CA + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago