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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 298 301 233
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -68
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 147 153 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.71% 0.69% 1.00%
As % of the System Software category 5.24% 5.39% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 128 128 184
Average salary £39,000 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.21% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
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 2839 2756
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.46% 12.75% 12.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2330 2272 2342
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £59,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Berkshire +19 70 £38,500 -3.75% 6
Surrey -6 21 £38,500 -19.79% 1
West Sussex 0 16 £42,000 -9.67%
Kent +9 11 £44,375 -34.25%
Hampshire -6 11 £37,000 -12.94% 2
Oxfordshire +6 8 £40,500 -19.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -21 6 £37,250 -25.50%
East Sussex +14 3 £47,500 +72.72%
Middlesex +1 1 £40,000 -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 284 (98.61%) VMware
2 264 (91.67%) Windows
3 163 (56.60%) Microsoft
3 163 (56.60%) Active Directory
4 143 (49.65%) Cisco
5 137 (47.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 131 (45.49%) Citrix
7 124 (43.06%) MS Exchange
8 122 (42.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 113 (39.24%) vSphere
9 113 (39.24%) Firewall
10 112 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
11 106 (36.81%) LAN
12 104 (36.11%) WAN
13 102 (35.42%) Exchange Server 2010
14 97 (33.68%) SQL
15 88 (30.56%) SAN
16 86 (29.86%) Windows Server 2003
16 86 (29.86%) Data Centre
17 80 (27.78%) ITIL
18 71 (24.65%) VMware ESXi
19 70 (24.31%) TCP/IP
20 68 (23.61%) DNS
21 67 (23.26%) XenApp
22 66 (22.92%) MS Excel
23 64 (22.22%) DHCP
24 61 (21.18%) Exchange Server 2013
25 55 (19.10%) Hyper-V
26 50 (17.36%) SQL Server
27 49 (17.01%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 124 (43.06%) MS Exchange
2 102 (35.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 61 (21.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 39 (13.54%) IIS
5 35 (12.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 30 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2007
7 18 (6.25%) Lync
8 17 (5.90%) Exchange Server 2003
9 13 (4.51%) SharePoint
10 9 (3.13%) SAS
11 8 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2000
12 6 (2.08%) Apache
13 5 (1.74%) Tomcat
14 4 (1.39%) Office Communications Server
15 2 (0.69%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.69%) IBM Notes
16 1 (0.35%) JBoss
16 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
16 1 (0.35%) ArcGIS
16 1 (0.35%) FileNet
Applications
1 66 (22.92%) MS Excel
2 28 (9.72%) MS Office
3 4 (1.39%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.39%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.21%) Office 365
2 13 (4.51%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.78%) Taleo
3 8 (2.78%) Responsys
4 7 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.39%) Symantec.cloud
7 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 113 (39.24%) Firewall
2 106 (36.81%) LAN
3 104 (36.11%) WAN
4 88 (30.56%) SAN
5 70 (24.31%) TCP/IP
6 68 (23.61%) DNS
7 64 (22.22%) DHCP
8 38 (13.19%) NAS
9 29 (10.07%) iSCSI
9 29 (10.07%) Internet
10 28 (9.72%) Cisco ASA
11 27 (9.38%) VLAN
11 27 (9.38%) VPN
12 15 (5.21%) Fibre Channel
13 14 (4.86%) NetScaler
14 13 (4.51%) SSL
15 11 (3.82%) Wireless
16 10 (3.47%) VoIP
16 10 (3.47%) Cisco IOS
17 9 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (17.36%) SQL Server
2 26 (9.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (7.99%) MySQL
4 22 (7.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (2.78%) Hadoop
5 8 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (2.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.39%) QlikView
7 4 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.39%) PerformancePoint
7 4 (1.39%) MS Access
7 4 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.39%) Data Mining
7 4 (1.39%) OLTP
7 4 (1.39%) OLAP
7 4 (1.39%) Star Schema
7 4 (1.39%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 8 (2.78%) Git (software)
1 8 (2.78%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.74%) Subversion
2 5 (1.74%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.35%) Ant
General
1 28 (9.72%) Finance
2 12 (4.17%) Back Office
3 11 (3.82%) Publishing
4 6 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (1.74%) Legal
6 4 (1.39%) Marketing
7 3 (1.04%) Banking
8 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 41 (14.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 33 (11.46%) Administrator
4 31 (10.76%) Technical Engineer
5 28 (9.72%) Technical Support
5 28 (9.72%) Systems Administrator
6 26 (9.03%) Technical Support Engineer
7 25 (8.68%) 3rd Line Support
8 22 (7.64%) Systems Engineer
9 20 (6.94%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 16 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (5.56%) Architect
10 16 (5.56%) Analyst
11 15 (5.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 13 (4.51%) IT Support
13 11 (3.82%) Network Engineer
13 11 (3.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 9 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
14 9 (3.13%) IT Support Engineer
14 9 (3.13%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.94%) Web Services
2 15 (5.21%) .NET
3 8 (2.78%) LAMP
3 8 (2.78%) CGI
4 4 (1.39%) MDX
5 3 (1.04%) CSS
5 3 (1.04%) Flash
6 1 (0.35%) WAP
6 1 (0.35%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 86 (29.86%) Data Centre
2 45 (15.63%) Clustering
3 31 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (8.33%) Blackberry
5 20 (6.94%) EMC VNX
6 14 (4.86%) Computer Science
7 13 (4.51%) Replication
8 9 (3.13%) iPhone
8 9 (3.13%) iPad
9 8 (2.78%) Client/Server
9 8 (2.78%) Statistics
10 7 (2.43%) EqualLogic
11 5 (1.74%) PMI
12 4 (1.39%) NHS
12 4 (1.39%) Thin Client
12 4 (1.39%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.39%) Informatics
12 4 (1.39%) Mathematics
12 4 (1.39%) Fat Client
12 4 (1.39%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 264 (91.67%) Windows
2 122 (42.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 112 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 86 (29.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 49 (17.01%) Linux
6 37 (12.85%) Windows 7
7 26 (9.03%) Windows XP
8 14 (4.86%) Windows 8
9 12 (4.17%) Windows 2000
10 9 (3.13%) CentOS
11 8 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
12 7 (2.43%) UNIX
13 5 (1.74%) Solaris
13 5 (1.74%) Windows Vista
14 4 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (1.04%) Android
15 3 (1.04%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.35%) FreeBSD
16 1 (0.35%) AIX
16 1 (0.35%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (27.78%) ITIL
2 25 (8.68%) Problem Management
2 25 (8.68%) Change Control
3 23 (7.99%) Business Continuity
4 22 (7.64%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (6.60%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (5.90%) Project Management
7 16 (5.56%) Change Management
7 16 (5.56%) Load Balancing
8 14 (4.86%) Capacity Planning
8 14 (4.86%) High Availability
9 12 (4.17%) Release Management
9 12 (4.17%) Patch Management
9 12 (4.17%) Configuration Management
10 9 (3.13%) E-Commerce
10 9 (3.13%) Information Security
10 9 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (2.78%) Performance Management
11 8 (2.78%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 97 (33.68%) SQL
2 23 (7.99%) PowerShell
3 18 (6.25%) Java
4 15 (5.21%) C
5 10 (3.47%) VBScript
5 10 (3.47%) Python
6 9 (3.13%) VB
6 9 (3.13%) Perl
7 8 (2.78%) PHP
7 8 (2.78%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.74%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.39%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.39%) C#
9 4 (1.39%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 49 (17.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (12.50%) MCSE
4 31 (10.76%) Security Cleared
5 30 (10.42%) CCNA
6 26 (9.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 26 (9.03%) SC Cleared
7 24 (8.33%) Degree
8 16 (5.56%) CCA
8 16 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
9 11 (3.82%) A+ Certification
9 11 (3.82%) MCITP
10 9 (3.13%) MCP
10 9 (3.13%) MCSA
11 7 (2.43%) CCNP
12 6 (2.08%) CCIE
12 6 (2.08%) Security+ Certification
12 6 (2.08%) Network+ Certification
13 5 (1.74%) HP ASE
13 5 (1.74%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (12.15%) SLA
2 12 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (3.13%) PCI DSS
4 8 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.74%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.35%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 163 (56.60%) Active Directory
2 137 (47.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 113 (39.24%) vSphere
4 71 (24.65%) VMware ESXi
5 67 (23.26%) XenApp
6 55 (19.10%) Hyper-V
7 25 (8.68%) XenServer
8 21 (7.29%) Microsoft App-V
9 19 (6.60%) Terminal Services
10 16 (5.56%) XenDesktop
11 13 (4.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 10 (3.47%) DFS Replication
13 9 (3.13%) Firmware
14 8 (2.78%) VirtualBox
15 6 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 4 (1.39%) Terminal Server
16 4 (1.39%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 4 (1.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 4 (1.39%) Forefront TMG
17 3 (1.04%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 38 (13.19%) SCCM
2 23 (7.99%) SCOM
3 18 (6.25%) WSUS
4 17 (5.90%) Backup Exec
5 14 (4.86%) EdgeSight
5 14 (4.86%) ARCserve
5 14 (4.86%) Norton AntiVirus
6 13 (4.51%) Puppet
7 12 (4.17%) NetBackup
8 9 (3.13%) Nagios
8 9 (3.13%) Icinga
9 8 (2.78%) Graphite
9 8 (2.78%) Legato
9 8 (2.78%) Vagrant
10 7 (2.43%) SCSM
11 6 (2.08%) Check_MK
12 5 (1.74%) FortiGate
12 5 (1.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 4 (1.39%) Tivoli
13 4 (1.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 284 (98.61%) VMware
2 163 (56.60%) Microsoft
3 143 (49.65%) Cisco
4 131 (45.49%) Citrix
5 46 (15.97%) Juniper
6 41 (14.24%) HP
7 33 (11.46%) EMC
8 27 (9.38%) Dell
9 26 (9.03%) Symantec
10 21 (7.29%) NetApp
11 17 (5.90%) CommVault
12 15 (5.21%) Oracle
12 15 (5.21%) Red Hat
13 14 (4.86%) AppSense
13 14 (4.86%) IBM
14 11 (3.82%) Sun
14 11 (3.82%) Dell Compellent
15 10 (3.47%) F5
16 8 (2.78%) Eloqua
16 8 (2.78%) Sophos
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Posted: 3 days ago
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