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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 316 312 317
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 126 150 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.59% 0.64% 0.58%
As % of the System Software category 4.52% 5.64% 5.27%
Number of salaries quoted 119 138 85
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £35,000 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -8.69%
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
2790 2660 2468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.01% 11.36% 11.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2296 2180 2074
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £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 27 April 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 27 April 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
Hampshire +15 47 £44,500 +4.70% 3
Berkshire -27 39 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Surrey +1 17 £51,250 +13.88% 1
West Sussex -3 7 £42,500 -8.60%
Buckinghamshire -2 4 £31,500 -16.00%
Kent +12 3 £50,875 -36.40%
Oxfordshire +9 3 £39,000 -13.33% 1
Isle of Wight - 2 £72,500 -
Home Counties - 2 £67,500 -
Middlesex - 1 £46,500 -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 293 (99.66%) VMware
2 241 (81.97%) Windows
3 174 (59.18%) Active Directory
4 166 (56.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 155 (52.72%) VMware Infrastructure
6 147 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 115 (39.12%) Citrix
7 115 (39.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 109 (37.07%) vSphere
9 98 (33.33%) Cisco
10 97 (32.99%) Windows Server 2003
10 97 (32.99%) MS Exchange
11 90 (30.61%) SAN
12 84 (28.57%) Firewall
13 81 (27.55%) Linux
14 76 (25.85%) ITIL
15 72 (24.49%) Exchange Server 2010
16 70 (23.81%) XenApp
17 69 (23.47%) SQL Server
18 67 (22.79%) MS Excel
18 67 (22.79%) DNS
19 63 (21.43%) Clustering
19 63 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
20 59 (20.07%) SQL
21 58 (19.73%) HP
22 55 (18.71%) Hyper-V
23 52 (17.69%) Microsoft Certification
24 51 (17.35%) DHCP
25 49 (16.67%) TCP/IP
25 49 (16.67%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 97 (32.99%) MS Exchange
2 72 (24.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (16.67%) IIS
4 38 (12.93%) Exchange Server 2013
5 36 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2007
6 27 (9.18%) Apache
7 20 (6.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 18 (6.12%) nginx
9 16 (5.44%) SharePoint
10 15 (5.10%) Lync
11 13 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (2.38%) Tomcat
13 5 (1.70%) JBoss
13 5 (1.70%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (1.36%) CMS
14 4 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2000
14 4 (1.36%) Drupal
14 4 (1.36%) Alfresco
14 4 (1.36%) WordPress
14 4 (1.36%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 67 (22.79%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (2.04%) Maximo
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.04%) Office 365
3 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.68%) SaaS
5 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.34%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 90 (30.61%) SAN
2 84 (28.57%) Firewall
3 67 (22.79%) DNS
4 51 (17.35%) DHCP
5 49 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 44 (14.97%) LAN
7 40 (13.61%) NAS
8 37 (12.59%) WAN
9 23 (7.82%) iSCSI
10 20 (6.80%) Internet
11 19 (6.46%) NetScaler
12 13 (4.42%) VLAN
12 13 (4.42%) SSL
13 11 (3.74%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (3.40%) Wireshark
14 10 (3.40%) SMTP
15 9 (3.06%) FTP
15 9 (3.06%) Telnet
15 9 (3.06%) SSH
15 9 (3.06%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (23.47%) SQL Server
2 27 (9.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 23 (7.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (7.48%) MySQL
5 9 (3.06%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (2.72%) SQL Server 2000
7 7 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.70%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.68%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.34%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.34%) OLAP
10 1 (0.34%) MS Access
10 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.34%) OLTP
10 1 (0.34%) SSDT
10 1 (0.34%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (0.34%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.34%) WinDbg
2 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.34%) Subversion
2 1 (0.34%) Ant
2 1 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 43 (14.63%) Finance
2 17 (5.78%) Back Office
3 13 (4.42%) Publishing
4 12 (4.08%) Games
5 5 (1.70%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.36%) Banking
7 3 (1.02%) Retail
7 3 (1.02%) Marketing
7 3 (1.02%) Automotive
8 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.68%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 44 (14.97%) Analyst
2 43 (14.63%) Support Engineer
3 32 (10.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 31 (10.54%) Senior Analyst
4 31 (10.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 31 (10.54%) Administrator
4 31 (10.54%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 29 (9.86%) Systems Administrator
6 24 (8.16%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 19 (6.46%) 3rd Line Support
8 18 (6.12%) Architect
9 16 (5.44%) Consultant
9 16 (5.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 14 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
11 12 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (4.08%) Network Engineer
11 12 (4.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (3.74%) Linux Engineer
12 11 (3.74%) Server Specialist
12 11 (3.74%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.42%) Web Services
2 12 (4.08%) .NET
3 5 (1.70%) Flash
3 5 (1.70%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.68%) HTML
4 2 (0.68%) CSS
5 1 (0.34%) COM
5 1 (0.34%) Middleware
5 1 (0.34%) MDX
5 1 (0.34%) XML
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 63 (21.43%) Clustering
2 19 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.10%) Blackberry
4 13 (4.42%) Client/Server
5 8 (2.72%) Replication
6 7 (2.38%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.70%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.70%) EqualLogic
8 4 (1.36%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.36%) PMI
9 3 (1.02%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.68%) Open Source
10 2 (0.68%) PKI
11 1 (0.34%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.34%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.34%) CMDB
11 1 (0.34%) Blog
11 1 (0.34%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.34%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.34%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 241 (81.97%) Windows
2 166 (56.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 115 (39.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 97 (32.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 81 (27.55%) Linux
6 44 (14.97%) Windows 7
7 40 (13.61%) Windows XP
8 25 (8.50%) UNIX
9 23 (7.82%) Windows 2000
10 16 (5.44%) CentOS
11 15 (5.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (3.40%) Ubuntu
12 10 (3.40%) Solaris
13 7 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
13 7 (2.38%) Windows 8
14 6 (2.04%) Windows NT
15 3 (1.02%) Android
15 3 (1.02%) AIX
15 3 (1.02%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.34%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (25.85%) ITIL
2 32 (10.88%) Load Balancing
3 28 (9.52%) Migration
4 26 (8.84%) Disaster Recovery
5 25 (8.50%) Problem Management
6 24 (8.16%) Change Control
7 23 (7.82%) Capacity Planning
7 23 (7.82%) Project Management
8 18 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (5.10%) Root Cause Analysis
10 12 (4.08%) Project Planning
11 11 (3.74%) Business Continuity
11 11 (3.74%) High Availability
12 10 (3.40%) Mentoring
12 10 (3.40%) Technical Architecture
13 9 (3.06%) Service Delivery
13 9 (3.06%) Performance Management
13 9 (3.06%) Release Management
14 8 (2.72%) Change Management
14 8 (2.72%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 59 (20.07%) SQL
2 19 (6.46%) PowerShell
3 12 (4.08%) C
4 11 (3.74%) VBScript
4 11 (3.74%) VB
5 9 (3.06%) Python
5 9 (3.06%) Perl
6 8 (2.72%) PHP
7 4 (1.36%) Java
8 3 (1.02%) C#
9 2 (0.68%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.34%) Ruby
10 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 52 (17.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 49 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 47 (15.99%) MCSE
4 25 (8.50%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (8.16%) Degree
6 20 (6.80%) MCP
7 19 (6.46%) CCA
7 19 (6.46%) Citrix Certification
7 19 (6.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 18 (6.12%) DV Cleared
9 15 (5.10%) CCNA
9 15 (5.10%) MCSA
10 11 (3.74%) CCNP
10 11 (3.74%) MCITP
11 5 (1.70%) HP ASE
11 5 (1.70%) VCP5
11 5 (1.70%) SAP Certification
11 5 (1.70%) A+ Certification
11 5 (1.70%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.84%) SLA
2 23 (7.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 174 (59.18%) Active Directory
2 155 (52.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (37.07%) vSphere
4 70 (23.81%) XenApp
5 63 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
6 55 (18.71%) Hyper-V
7 28 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
8 22 (7.48%) XenDesktop
9 21 (7.14%) Terminal Services
10 20 (6.80%) XenServer
11 13 (4.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 10 (3.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 9 (3.06%) Postfix
13 9 (3.06%) Sendmail
14 8 (2.72%) Xen
15 6 (2.04%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 6 (2.04%) Firmware
15 6 (2.04%) DFS Replication
16 5 (1.70%) ISA Server
17 3 (1.02%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 47 (15.99%) SCCM
2 29 (9.86%) SCOM
3 24 (8.16%) Backup Exec
4 22 (7.48%) WSUS
4 22 (7.48%) NetBackup
5 18 (6.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 17 (5.78%) ARCserve
7 14 (4.76%) EdgeSight
8 13 (4.42%) HP Data Protector
9 12 (4.08%) Legato
10 11 (3.74%) HP SIM
11 10 (3.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 9 (3.06%) cPanel
12 9 (3.06%) Webmin
12 9 (3.06%) Norton AntiVirus
12 9 (3.06%) Plesk
13 8 (2.72%) SCSM
14 6 (2.04%) Nagios
14 6 (2.04%) Tivoli
14 6 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 293 (99.66%) VMware
2 147 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 115 (39.12%) Citrix
4 98 (33.33%) Cisco
5 58 (19.73%) HP
6 48 (16.33%) Symantec
7 27 (9.18%) Dell
8 26 (8.84%) Red Hat
9 24 (8.16%) NetApp
10 21 (7.14%) EMC
10 21 (7.14%) Intel
11 20 (6.80%) IBM
12 15 (5.10%) AppSense
13 14 (4.76%) Veeam
14 12 (4.08%) Oracle
14 12 (4.08%) CommVault
15 10 (3.40%) Sophos
16 9 (3.06%) Juniper
16 9 (3.06%) F5
17 8 (2.72%) SolarWinds
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