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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 273 312 253
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -59
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 174 139 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.80% 0.64% 0.91%
As % of the System Software category 5.79% 5.36% 7.44%
Number of salaries quoted 158 122 200
Average salary £41,500 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.75% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,002 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.48% +1.17%
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
3005 2591 2849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.75% 11.97% 12.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2463 2124 2435
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 December 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 December 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 +7 58 £39,000 -13.33% 3
West Sussex +34 39 £46,000 -3.15% 3
Surrey +2 35 £41,500 -20.95% 1
Hampshire -14 27 £38,500 -13.48% 4
Buckinghamshire 0 9 £58,125 +32.85% 2
Kent -4 3 £37,500 -25.74% 1
Oxfordshire +3 1 £30,000 -28.14%
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 324 (99.69%) VMware
2 261 (80.31%) Windows
3 202 (62.15%) Active Directory
4 201 (61.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 173 (53.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 155 (47.69%) Microsoft
7 115 (35.38%) Citrix
8 110 (33.85%) Linux
9 108 (33.23%) MS Exchange
10 106 (32.62%) SAN
11 105 (32.31%) Windows Server 2003
12 96 (29.54%) vSphere
13 94 (28.92%) Firewall
14 92 (28.31%) Windows Server 2012
15 89 (27.38%) XenApp
16 78 (24.00%) Clustering
17 75 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
18 73 (22.46%) SQL
18 73 (22.46%) SQL Server
19 70 (21.54%) Finance
20 67 (20.62%) Cisco
21 64 (19.69%) HP
22 61 (18.77%) Exchange Server 2013
23 59 (18.15%) IIS
23 59 (18.15%) MS Excel
24 58 (17.85%) DNS
24 58 (17.85%) Hyper-V
25 56 (17.23%) ITIL
26 54 (16.62%) UNIX
27 53 (16.31%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 108 (33.23%) MS Exchange
2 75 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 61 (18.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 59 (18.15%) IIS
5 52 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 33 (10.15%) Exchange Server 2003
7 29 (8.92%) Exchange Server 2000
8 27 (8.31%) Apache
9 24 (7.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 14 (4.31%) Tomcat
11 13 (4.00%) nginx
12 9 (2.77%) SharePoint
13 7 (2.15%) JBoss
14 6 (1.85%) Lync
15 5 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
16 4 (1.23%) WebSphere
16 4 (1.23%) Office Communications Server
17 3 (0.92%) Alfresco
17 3 (0.92%) WordPress
17 3 (0.92%) Drupal
Applications
1 59 (18.15%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (3.69%) Maximo
2 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.15%) Office 365
2 3 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 106 (32.62%) SAN
2 94 (28.92%) Firewall
3 58 (17.85%) DNS
4 45 (13.85%) LAN
5 44 (13.54%) WAN
5 44 (13.54%) NAS
6 36 (11.08%) TCP/IP
7 33 (10.15%) DHCP
8 25 (7.69%) iSCSI
9 19 (5.85%) Internet
10 18 (5.54%) SMTP
11 17 (5.23%) Wireshark
12 15 (4.62%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (3.69%) FTP
14 11 (3.38%) VLAN
14 11 (3.38%) Fibre Channel
15 10 (3.08%) NetScaler
16 9 (2.77%) SSH
16 9 (2.77%) IMAP
16 9 (2.77%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (22.46%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.62%) SQL Server 2005
3 22 (6.77%) MySQL
4 20 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (3.38%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (1.85%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.62%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (4.62%) LoadRunner
2 12 (3.69%) SilkPerformer
3 9 (2.77%) WebLOAD
3 9 (2.77%) AQtime
4 6 (1.85%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (1.54%) WinRunner
5 5 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.62%) Git (software)
General
1 70 (21.54%) Finance
2 21 (6.46%) Publishing
3 13 (4.00%) Back Office
4 11 (3.38%) Retail
5 10 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.08%) Games
6 9 (2.77%) Banking
7 6 (1.85%) Marketing
8 4 (1.23%) German Language
8 4 (1.23%) Spanish Language
8 4 (1.23%) Automotive
9 3 (0.92%) Legal
9 3 (0.92%) French Language
10 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.31%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 63 (19.38%) Analyst
2 60 (18.46%) Support Engineer
3 45 (13.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 45 (13.85%) Senior Analyst
3 45 (13.85%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 40 (12.31%) Consultant
5 39 (12.00%) Administrator
6 28 (8.62%) Systems Administrator
7 24 (7.38%) 3rd Line Support
8 21 (6.46%) Technical Support
8 21 (6.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 20 (6.15%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 18 (5.54%) Technical Engineer
11 17 (5.23%) Wintel Consultant
12 16 (4.92%) Architect
13 15 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 14 (4.31%) Network Engineer
15 13 (4.00%) Technical Support Engineer
16 11 (3.38%) Server Support
16 11 (3.38%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.38%) .NET
2 9 (2.77%) MAPI
3 7 (2.15%) Web Services
4 5 (1.54%) Flash
4 5 (1.54%) CSS
4 5 (1.54%) YAML
5 3 (0.92%) Middleware
5 3 (0.92%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.62%) HTML
7 1 (0.31%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 78 (24.00%) Clustering
2 28 (8.62%) Blackberry
3 24 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.62%) Computer Science
5 13 (4.00%) Replication
6 7 (2.15%) EqualLogic
7 5 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (1.54%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.23%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.92%) Device Driver
9 3 (0.92%) HP StorageWorks
9 3 (0.92%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.62%) Open Source
11 1 (0.31%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.31%) PKI
11 1 (0.31%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.31%) BBC
11 1 (0.31%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 261 (80.31%) Windows
2 173 (53.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 110 (33.85%) Linux
4 105 (32.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 92 (28.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 54 (16.62%) UNIX
7 35 (10.77%) Windows XP
8 29 (8.92%) Solaris
8 29 (8.92%) Windows 7
9 27 (8.31%) Windows 2000
10 24 (7.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (3.08%) AIX
12 9 (2.77%) CentOS
13 7 (2.15%) Windows 2000 Server
14 6 (1.85%) Windows NT
15 5 (1.54%) VMS
16 4 (1.23%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.92%) SUSE
18 2 (0.62%) Windows Vista
19 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (17.23%) ITIL
2 40 (12.31%) Disaster Recovery
3 30 (9.23%) Load Balancing
4 25 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 24 (7.38%) Migration
5 24 (7.38%) Change Control
6 16 (4.92%) Technical Architecture
7 14 (4.31%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (3.69%) Test Management
8 12 (3.69%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (3.38%) Service Delivery
9 11 (3.38%) Change Management
10 10 (3.08%) Validation
10 10 (3.08%) Mentoring
11 9 (2.77%) Test Automation
11 9 (2.77%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (2.77%) Non-Functional Testing
11 9 (2.77%) Regression Testing
11 9 (2.77%) Benchmarking
12 8 (2.46%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 73 (22.46%) SQL
2 24 (7.38%) PowerShell
3 14 (4.31%) C++
4 12 (3.69%) PHP
5 11 (3.38%) Perl
5 11 (3.38%) C#
6 8 (2.46%) Java
6 8 (2.46%) Python
7 6 (1.85%) Ruby
8 5 (1.54%) VBScript
8 5 (1.54%) C
9 2 (0.62%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.62%) VB
9 2 (0.62%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (16.31%) Security Cleared
2 42 (12.92%) SC Cleared
3 38 (11.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 35 (10.77%) MCP
5 34 (10.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 33 (10.15%) MCSE
7 27 (8.31%) Degree
8 22 (6.77%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (5.85%) MCITP
10 18 (5.54%) CCNA
11 14 (4.31%) DV Cleared
12 13 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
13 12 (3.69%) CCNP
13 12 (3.69%) ISEB
13 12 (3.69%) CCA
13 12 (3.69%) MCSA
13 12 (3.69%) ISTQB
14 9 (2.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 8 (2.46%) JNCIA
15 8 (2.46%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.08%) SLA
2 9 (2.77%) QA
3 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 202 (62.15%) Active Directory
2 201 (61.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 96 (29.54%) vSphere
4 89 (27.38%) XenApp
5 58 (17.85%) Hyper-V
6 41 (12.62%) VMware ESXi
7 28 (8.62%) Terminal Services
8 27 (8.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 24 (7.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 20 (6.15%) XenServer
10 20 (6.15%) XenDesktop
11 16 (4.92%) Microsoft App-V
12 15 (4.62%) VMware Workstation
13 12 (3.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 9 (2.77%) Postfix
14 9 (2.77%) Sendmail
15 7 (2.15%) ISA Server
15 7 (2.15%) NFS
16 5 (1.54%) MetaFrame
17 4 (1.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 43 (13.23%) NetBackup
2 37 (11.38%) SCOM
3 26 (8.00%) SCCM
4 20 (6.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 18 (5.54%) Backup Exec
6 14 (4.31%) Tivoli
6 14 (4.31%) HP Quality Center
6 14 (4.31%) HP SIM
7 12 (3.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 11 (3.38%) ARCserve
9 10 (3.08%) Norton AntiVirus
9 10 (3.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 9 (2.77%) EdgeSight
10 9 (2.77%) HP Data Protector
11 8 (2.46%) Puppet
12 6 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (1.54%) BladeLogic
13 5 (1.54%) Control-M
13 5 (1.54%) OpenView
14 4 (1.23%) Plesk
Vendors
1 324 (99.69%) VMware
2 155 (47.69%) Microsoft
3 115 (35.38%) Citrix
4 67 (20.62%) Cisco
5 64 (19.69%) HP
6 42 (12.92%) Symantec
7 32 (9.85%) NetApp
8 26 (8.00%) Red Hat
9 25 (7.69%) IBM
10 23 (7.08%) Intel
11 22 (6.77%) Dell
12 20 (6.15%) Oracle
13 18 (5.54%) Veeam
14 15 (4.62%) Juniper
15 14 (4.31%) Veritas
16 12 (3.69%) Sun
16 12 (3.69%) 3PAR
16 12 (3.69%) F5
17 11 (3.38%) EMC
18 10 (3.08%) AppSense
Chatham, Kent
JNC Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £43000 - £49000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + +15% shift & +5% on call allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £31500 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £44000 - £49000 Per Annum To £49k + On Call + Bonus + B
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £42000 - £50000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £31,500 - £45,500 + Awesome Benefits & Place to Work!
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
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Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago