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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESX Server
England / South East
Rank 329 312 322
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 56 141 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.74% 0.71%
As % of the System Software category 2.69% 5.28% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 40 129 144
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-14.11% +1.19%

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
2084 2670 2871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 14.14% 14.02% 14.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1762 2344 2428
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +23 41 £62,500 +19.04%
Oxfordshire +15 5 - -
Surrey +5 5 £46,500 +16.25%
Hampshire 0 5 £32,500 -18.75%
Kent +11 2 £48,000 +20.00%
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT jobs citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 140 (100.00%) VMware
2 100 (71.43%) Windows
3 81 (57.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 63 (45.00%) Linux
5 62 (44.29%) Microsoft
6 61 (43.57%) Firewall
7 60 (42.86%) Active Directory
8 53 (37.86%) Cisco
9 50 (35.71%) SAN
10 47 (33.57%) Windows Server
11 37 (26.43%) Unix
12 35 (25.00%) Finance
13 34 (24.29%) PowerShell
14 31 (22.14%) Windows Server 2008
14 31 (22.14%) Information Security
15 30 (21.43%) ITIL
16 29 (20.71%) Palo Alto
17 28 (20.00%) SQL Server
17 28 (20.00%) VPN
18 27 (19.29%) Security Architecture
18 27 (19.29%) Intrusion Detection
18 27 (19.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 27 (19.29%) Security Patching
18 27 (19.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
18 27 (19.29%) High Availability
19 26 (18.57%) Windows Server 2012
19 26 (18.57%) Red Hat
19 26 (18.57%) Citrix
20 25 (17.86%) SSL
20 25 (17.86%) DNS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 15 (10.71%) IIS
3 11 (7.86%) nginx
4 4 (2.86%) Apache
4 4 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.14%) IBM Domino
5 3 (2.14%) SAS
5 3 (2.14%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.43%) CMS
6 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.43%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 24 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.29%) MS Office
3 4 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.43%) Office 365
2 10 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.71%) SaaS
4 4 (2.86%) IaaS
4 4 (2.86%) PaaS
5 3 (2.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.43%) G Suite
6 2 (1.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.71%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 61 (43.57%) Firewall
2 50 (35.71%) SAN
3 28 (20.00%) VPN
4 27 (19.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 25 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
5 25 (17.86%) DNS
5 25 (17.86%) SSL
6 24 (17.14%) TCP/IP
7 12 (8.57%) LAN
7 12 (8.57%) NAS
7 12 (8.57%) SMTP
7 12 (8.57%) WAN
8 9 (6.43%) Network Security
9 8 (5.71%) DHCP
9 8 (5.71%) Wireless
10 6 (4.29%) VLAN
11 5 (3.57%) HTTP
12 4 (2.86%) FTP
12 4 (2.86%) SSH
12 4 (2.86%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.00%) MySQL
3 3 (2.14%) MariaDB
4 2 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (3.57%) LoadRunner
1 5 (3.57%) WebLOAD
2 4 (2.86%) Vagrant
3 3 (2.14%) AQtime
3 3 (2.14%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.71%) Subversion
General
1 35 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.86%) French Language
4 2 (1.43%) Law
5 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (25.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
3 25 (17.86%) Linux Engineer
4 20 (14.29%) Architect
5 18 (12.86%) Security Architect
6 17 (12.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (12.14%) Support Engineer
7 14 (10.00%) Analyst
7 14 (10.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 13 (9.29%) Senior VMware Engineer
9 11 (7.86%) Report Analyst
10 10 (7.14%) Security Engineer
11 9 (6.43%) Storage Engineer
11 9 (6.43%) Wintel Engineer
11 9 (6.43%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (5.71%) Consultant
12 8 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support
12 8 (5.71%) Security Consultant
12 8 (5.71%) Tester
12 8 (5.71%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.57%) Middleware
1 5 (3.57%) Web Services
2 4 (2.86%) .NET
2 4 (2.86%) LAMP
2 4 (2.86%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (2.14%) MAPI
4 2 (1.43%) JSON
5 1 (0.71%) REST
5 1 (0.71%) SAML
5 1 (0.71%) SOAP
5 1 (0.71%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 24 (17.14%) Data Centre
3 20 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.00%) Clustering
5 6 (4.29%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.29%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.57%) iSeries
7 4 (2.86%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (2.14%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.43%) NHS
9 2 (1.43%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.43%) Replication
10 1 (0.71%) PKI
10 1 (0.71%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.71%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 100 (71.43%) Windows
2 63 (45.00%) Linux
3 47 (33.57%) Windows Server
4 37 (26.43%) Unix
5 31 (22.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (18.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (12.14%) Solaris
8 16 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (8.57%) CentOS
9 12 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.86%) Fedora
11 2 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.71%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.71%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (22.14%) Information Security
2 30 (21.43%) ITIL
3 27 (19.29%) High Availability
3 27 (19.29%) Security Architecture
3 27 (19.29%) Security Patching
4 25 (17.86%) Change Management
5 24 (17.14%) Kalman Filter
5 24 (17.14%) Patch Management
6 18 (12.86%) Threat Management
7 12 (8.57%) Problem Management
8 11 (7.86%) DevOps
8 11 (7.86%) ITIL V3
9 8 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (5.71%) Service Management
10 7 (5.00%) Incident Management
10 7 (5.00%) Load Balancing
10 7 (5.00%) Network Design
11 6 (4.29%) Project Management
11 6 (4.29%) Scrum
11 6 (4.29%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (24.29%) PowerShell
2 17 (12.14%) SQL
3 14 (10.00%) Perl
4 8 (5.71%) C++
5 7 (5.00%) C
6 4 (2.86%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.86%) PHP
6 4 (2.86%) Python
7 3 (2.14%) C#
8 1 (0.71%) Java
8 1 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (9.29%) Degree
3 9 (6.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (5.71%) MCITP
5 7 (5.00%) CCNA
5 7 (5.00%) CCNP
5 7 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (5.00%) MCSE
6 6 (4.29%) RHCE
7 5 (3.57%) CREST Certified
8 4 (2.86%) MCSA
8 4 (2.86%) RHCSA
8 4 (2.86%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.43%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.71%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.71%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.71%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) GMP
2 1 (0.71%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 81 (57.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 19 (13.57%) vSphere
4 15 (10.71%) Hyper-V
5 13 (9.29%) XenApp
6 7 (5.00%) VMware Server
7 6 (4.29%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.86%) Docker
8 4 (2.86%) Postfix
8 4 (2.86%) Sendmail
9 3 (2.14%) iptables
9 3 (2.14%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (1.43%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (1.43%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.71%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.71%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (19.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 18 (12.86%) SCCM
3 13 (9.29%) SCOM
4 7 (5.00%) WSUS
5 6 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (2.86%) Puppet
7 3 (2.14%) Backup Exec
7 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (2.14%) Nagios
7 3 (2.14%) Perfmon
7 3 (2.14%) vMotion
8 2 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (1.43%) vRealize
9 1 (0.71%) Ansible
9 1 (0.71%) Foglight
9 1 (0.71%) Kibana
9 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 140 (100.00%) VMware
2 62 (44.29%) Microsoft
3 53 (37.86%) Cisco
4 29 (20.71%) Palo Alto
5 26 (18.57%) Citrix
5 26 (18.57%) Red Hat
6 25 (17.86%) CheckPoint
7 24 (17.14%) Imperva
7 24 (17.14%) LogLogic
8 14 (10.00%) NetApp
9 11 (7.86%) Oracle
10 9 (6.43%) HP
11 7 (5.00%) Symantec
12 5 (3.57%) ServiceNow
13 4 (2.86%) Google
13 4 (2.86%) SAP
14 3 (2.14%) Dell
14 3 (2.14%) IBM
14 3 (2.14%) SolarWinds
14 3 (2.14%) Veeam
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