The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 289 262 196
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -66
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 157 179 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.69% 0.80% 1.22%
As % of the System Software category 5.73% 6.57% 12.63%
Number of salaries quoted 140 149 257
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £66,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
System Software Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2742 2723 2249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 12.08% 12.19% 9.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2200 2333 1933
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,600 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
VMware ESX
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +3 64 £42,000 +12.00% 6
Surrey -41 30 £47,500 -16.66% 1
Buckinghamshire +14 29 £48,750 -11.36%
Hampshire 0 25 £42,500 - 3
Oxfordshire +3 5 £50,000 +23.45% 1
West Sussex +2 5 £47,500 -20.83% 4
Middlesex +13 4 - -
East Sussex -22 4 £27,500 +1.85%
Kent -13 3 £72,500 +49.48%
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 325 (100.00%) VMware
2 233 (71.69%) Windows
3 199 (61.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 166 (51.08%) Microsoft
5 158 (48.62%) Active Directory
6 129 (39.69%) SAN
7 124 (38.15%) Citrix
8 116 (35.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 92 (28.31%) DNS
10 89 (27.38%) HP
11 86 (26.46%) XenApp
12 83 (25.54%) SQL Server
13 80 (24.62%) Windows Server 2003
14 79 (24.31%) MS Exchange
15 78 (24.00%) Cisco
16 77 (23.69%) ITIL
17 75 (23.08%) Firewall
18 70 (21.54%) DHCP
19 65 (20.00%) vSphere
20 63 (19.38%) SQL
21 60 (18.46%) VMware ESXi
22 59 (18.15%) Symantec
23 58 (17.85%) Exchange Server 2010
24 57 (17.54%) NetApp
24 57 (17.54%) IIS
25 56 (17.23%) Microsoft Certification
26 54 (16.62%) MS Excel
27 53 (16.31%) Linux
28 52 (16.00%) NetBackup
28 52 (16.00%) NAS

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 79 (24.31%) MS Exchange
2 58 (17.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 57 (17.54%) IIS
4 36 (11.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 32 (9.85%) Exchange Server 2003
6 29 (8.92%) Exchange Server 2013
7 21 (6.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 20 (6.15%) Apache
9 16 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2000
10 15 (4.62%) Lync
11 10 (3.08%) SharePoint
12 9 (2.77%) Tomcat
13 7 (2.15%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (1.85%) nginx
14 6 (1.85%) Drupal
14 6 (1.85%) Alfresco
14 6 (1.85%) WordPress
14 6 (1.85%) CMS
14 6 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (1.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 54 (16.62%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.85%) MS Office
3 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.31%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 17 (5.23%) Maximo
2 2 (0.62%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.23%) Google Compute Engine
4 3 (0.92%) SaaS
5 1 (0.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 129 (39.69%) SAN
2 92 (28.31%) DNS
3 75 (23.08%) Firewall
4 70 (21.54%) DHCP
5 52 (16.00%) NAS
6 37 (11.38%) Internet
7 35 (10.77%) TCP/IP
8 27 (8.31%) LAN
9 26 (8.00%) WAN
10 22 (6.77%) Cisco ASA
11 21 (6.46%) VPN
12 14 (4.31%) SMTP
12 14 (4.31%) IMAP
12 14 (4.31%) Fibre Channel
13 13 (4.00%) Wireshark
14 12 (3.69%) VLAN
15 11 (3.38%) SSL
16 8 (2.46%) Cisco PIX
17 7 (2.15%) Cisco IOS
17 7 (2.15%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (25.54%) SQL Server
2 30 (9.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (6.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (5.23%) MySQL
5 13 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (2.46%) RDBMS
6 8 (2.46%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.54%) DTS
9 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 14 (4.31%) WebLOAD
1 14 (4.31%) AQtime
2 3 (0.92%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 41 (12.62%) Finance
2 19 (5.85%) Back Office
3 12 (3.69%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.85%) German Language
5 5 (1.54%) Legal
6 4 (1.23%) Publishing
7 3 (0.92%) Games
7 3 (0.92%) Online Betting
8 2 (0.62%) Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Retail
9 1 (0.31%) Marketing
9 1 (0.31%) French Language
9 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.31%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 41 (12.62%) Administrator
2 29 (8.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 27 (8.31%) Consultant
3 27 (8.31%) Systems Administrator
4 25 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 24 (7.38%) Analyst
5 24 (7.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 23 (7.08%) Systems Engineer
7 22 (6.77%) Network Engineer
8 18 (5.54%) Technical Engineer
9 16 (4.92%) Technical Support
10 15 (4.62%) Architect
10 15 (4.62%) Server Engineer
11 14 (4.31%) Technical Support Engineer
12 12 (3.69%) Linux Engineer
13 11 (3.38%) Senior Network Engineer
13 11 (3.38%) Server Support
13 11 (3.38%) 3rd Line Support
13 11 (3.38%) Technical Consultant
14 9 (2.77%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.46%) .NET
2 14 (4.31%) MAPI
3 7 (2.15%) Web Services
4 5 (1.54%) CSS
4 5 (1.54%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 5 (1.54%) YAML
5 4 (1.23%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.62%) J2EE
6 2 (0.62%) XML
7 1 (0.31%) Flash
7 1 (0.31%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.31%) HTML
7 1 (0.31%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 50 (15.38%) Clustering
2 22 (6.77%) Blackberry
3 16 (4.92%) Management Information System
3 16 (4.92%) Replication
3 16 (4.92%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.38%) EqualLogic
5 8 (2.46%) CLARiiON
6 5 (1.54%) Firmware
6 5 (1.54%) Thin Client
6 5 (1.54%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.23%) iPad
7 4 (1.23%) iPhone
7 4 (1.23%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.92%) Online Games
9 2 (0.62%) Celerra
9 2 (0.62%) Wiki
9 2 (0.62%) Symmetrix DMX
9 2 (0.62%) IBM XIV
10 1 (0.31%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 233 (71.69%) Windows
2 116 (35.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 80 (24.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 53 (16.31%) Linux
5 42 (12.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (9.85%) Windows 2000
7 25 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (7.69%) Windows 7
8 23 (7.08%) UNIX
9 21 (6.46%) Solaris
10 19 (5.85%) Windows XP
11 14 (4.31%) Windows 2000 Server
12 10 (3.08%) CentOS
13 7 (2.15%) AIX
14 6 (1.85%) Ubuntu
15 5 (1.54%) Windows 8
16 4 (1.23%) Android
17 2 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
17 2 (0.62%) HPUX
18 1 (0.31%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (23.69%) ITIL
2 33 (10.15%) Problem Management
3 28 (8.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 23 (7.08%) Load Balancing
5 19 (5.85%) Service Management
6 17 (5.23%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (4.92%) Capacity Planning
8 14 (4.31%) Change Control
8 14 (4.31%) Benchmarking
8 14 (4.31%) Migration
9 12 (3.69%) ITSM
9 12 (3.69%) Technical Architecture
10 10 (3.08%) Change Management
10 10 (3.08%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (2.77%) Capacity Management
11 9 (2.77%) Project Management
12 8 (2.46%) Incident Management
13 7 (2.15%) Project Planning
13 7 (2.15%) Business Continuity
13 7 (2.15%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 63 (19.38%) SQL
2 22 (6.77%) PowerShell
3 18 (5.54%) Perl
4 16 (4.92%) C++
5 15 (4.62%) C#
6 12 (3.69%) PHP
7 11 (3.38%) Python
8 8 (2.46%) T-SQL
8 8 (2.46%) Java
9 7 (2.15%) VB
10 6 (1.85%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.54%) Ruby
11 5 (1.54%) VBScript
12 3 (0.92%) C
13 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 56 (17.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (16.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 47 (14.46%) Cisco Certification
4 46 (14.15%) MCSE
5 41 (12.62%) CCNA
5 41 (12.62%) Degree
6 38 (11.69%) Security Cleared
7 31 (9.54%) SC Cleared
7 31 (9.54%) MCP
8 24 (7.38%) CCNP
9 20 (6.15%) MCITP
10 15 (4.62%) MCSA
11 11 (3.38%) Citrix Certification
12 10 (3.08%) DV Cleared
12 10 (3.08%) NCDA
12 10 (3.08%) NCIE
13 8 (2.46%) MCTS
13 8 (2.46%) RHCE
13 8 (2.46%) SCSA
13 8 (2.46%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.31%) SLA
2 18 (5.54%) QA
3 8 (2.46%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.92%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 199 (61.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 158 (48.62%) Active Directory
3 86 (26.46%) XenApp
4 65 (20.00%) vSphere
5 60 (18.46%) VMware ESXi
6 41 (12.62%) Hyper-V
7 28 (8.62%) XenServer
7 28 (8.62%) XenDesktop
8 20 (6.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 17 (5.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 13 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 13 (4.00%) Terminal Services
11 12 (3.69%) VMware Workstation
12 10 (3.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 10 (3.08%) NFS
13 6 (1.85%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 6 (1.85%) vCloud
14 5 (1.54%) KVM
14 5 (1.54%) UAG
14 5 (1.54%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 52 (16.00%) NetBackup
2 37 (11.38%) Backup Exec
3 25 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 22 (6.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 20 (6.15%) Tivoli
6 19 (5.85%) SCOM
7 16 (4.92%) SCCM
8 13 (4.00%) FortiGate
9 12 (3.69%) WSUS
10 10 (3.08%) ARCserve
10 10 (3.08%) Norton AntiVirus
11 9 (2.77%) HP SIM
12 7 (2.15%) Plesk
13 5 (1.54%) PureDisk
14 4 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
14 4 (1.23%) Legato
15 3 (0.92%) Nagios
15 3 (0.92%) EMC NetWorker
15 3 (0.92%) HP Data Protector
15 3 (0.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 325 (100.00%) VMware
2 166 (51.08%) Microsoft
3 124 (38.15%) Citrix
4 89 (27.38%) HP
5 78 (24.00%) Cisco
6 59 (18.15%) Symantec
7 57 (17.54%) NetApp
8 49 (15.08%) IBM
9 46 (14.15%) EMC
10 30 (9.23%) Juniper
11 27 (8.31%) Dell
12 26 (8.00%) Intel
13 21 (6.46%) Red Hat
14 19 (5.85%) Brocade
15 18 (5.54%) Sun
16 17 (5.23%) F5
17 16 (4.92%) Veritas
18 15 (4.62%) Veeam
19 13 (4.00%) 3PAR
20 10 (3.08%) McAfee
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £42000 - £43000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
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Salary: Depending on skills and experience. OUP offers a full range of supporting benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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Surrey
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £24,000 - £28,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: 6 days ago
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Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
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