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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 355 348 343
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 95 123 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.50% 0.58% 0.60%
As % of the System Software category 3.50% 4.37% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 81 114 130
Median salary £40,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.11% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £69,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
2716 2815 2744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 14.16% 13.24% 11.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2341 2331 2269
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 4 May 2016.

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 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +25 42 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Surrey 0 25 £40,000 -23.80%
Hampshire -21 12 £33,750 -24.15% 2
Buckinghamshire +26 6 £27,250 -13.49%
Kent +2 6 £40,000 -21.37%
West Sussex -8 3 £31,250 -26.47%
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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.

1 241 (100.00%) VMware
2 175 (72.61%) Windows
3 164 (68.05%) Active Directory
4 151 (62.66%) Microsoft
5 143 (59.34%) VMware Infrastructure
6 126 (52.28%) Windows Server
7 100 (41.49%) Firewall
8 90 (37.34%) ITIL
9 85 (35.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 84 (34.85%) Cisco
11 83 (34.44%) vSphere
12 80 (33.20%) SAN
13 79 (32.78%) MS Exchange
13 79 (32.78%) Windows Server 2008
14 64 (26.56%) Linux
14 64 (26.56%) HP
14 64 (26.56%) Exchange Server 2010
15 63 (26.14%) VMware ESXi
15 63 (26.14%) EMC
16 61 (25.31%) Citrix
17 60 (24.90%) Finance
18 57 (23.65%) Exchange Server 2013
19 55 (22.82%) Windows Server 2003
19 55 (22.82%) SQL
20 54 (22.41%) SQL Server
21 53 (21.99%) Hyper-V
22 51 (21.16%) NAS
23 50 (20.75%) MS Excel
24 49 (20.33%) DNS
25 48 (19.92%) SCCM

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 79 (32.78%) MS Exchange
2 64 (26.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 57 (23.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 41 (17.01%) IIS
5 27 (11.20%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (2.90%) Apache
6 7 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (2.90%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.49%) OpenStack
7 6 (2.49%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.66%) JBoss
9 4 (1.66%) nginx
9 4 (1.66%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.24%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.83%) CMS
11 2 (0.83%) SAS
11 2 (0.83%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 50 (20.75%) MS Excel
2 27 (11.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.98%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (4.98%) OpenShift
1 12 (4.98%) SaaS
2 6 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (2.49%) Office 365
3 5 (2.07%) IaaS
4 4 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.83%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (41.49%) Firewall
2 80 (33.20%) SAN
3 51 (21.16%) NAS
4 49 (20.33%) DNS
5 40 (16.60%) WAN
6 39 (16.18%) LAN
7 29 (12.03%) DHCP
8 26 (10.79%) Cisco Nexus
8 26 (10.79%) TCP/IP
9 25 (10.37%) Cisco IOS
10 22 (9.13%) Fibre Channel
11 18 (7.47%) iSCSI
12 16 (6.64%) SMTP
13 12 (4.98%) IMAP
13 12 (4.98%) VPN
13 12 (4.98%) Wireshark
14 9 (3.73%) VLAN
15 6 (2.49%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (2.49%) SNMP
16 5 (2.07%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (22.41%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.32%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (3.32%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (2.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 7 (2.90%) Power BI
4 7 (2.90%) PowerPivot
4 7 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.49%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (2.49%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (1.24%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (4.98%) AQtime
1 12 (4.98%) WebLOAD
2 4 (1.66%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.83%) Subversion
General
1 60 (24.90%) Finance
2 18 (7.47%) Retail
3 13 (5.39%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.49%) Electronics
5 4 (1.66%) Law
6 3 (1.24%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.24%) Publishing
7 2 (0.83%) Advertising
7 2 (0.83%) Games
7 2 (0.83%) Legal
8 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.41%) German Language
8 1 (0.41%) Marketing
8 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 66 (27.39%) Support Engineer
2 52 (21.58%) VMware Engineer
3 47 (19.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 39 (16.18%) Technical Support
5 37 (15.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 32 (13.28%) VMware Support Engineer
7 30 (12.45%) Analyst
8 28 (11.62%) Exchange Support
9 26 (10.79%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 26 (10.79%) Support Analyst
10 25 (10.37%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 24 (9.96%) Technical Engineer
12 23 (9.54%) Exchange Engineer
13 21 (8.71%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
14 20 (8.30%) Technical Support Engineer
15 18 (7.47%) 3rd Line Technical Support
15 18 (7.47%) Architect
16 16 (6.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 14 (5.81%) 2nd Line Support
17 14 (5.81%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.13%) .NET
2 12 (4.98%) MAPI
3 7 (2.90%) MDX
3 7 (2.90%) Web Services
4 4 (1.66%) Middleware
4 4 (1.66%) Sass
5 2 (0.83%) EDI
5 2 (0.83%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (0.83%) JMS
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.83%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 41 (17.01%) Data Centre
2 39 (16.18%) EMC VNX
3 28 (11.62%) Clustering
4 21 (8.71%) EMC VMAX
5 20 (8.30%) Computer Science
6 16 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (6.22%) EMC VNXe
8 14 (5.81%) Enterprise Storage
9 8 (3.32%) Smartphone
10 7 (2.90%) Fat Client
10 7 (2.90%) Thin Client
11 6 (2.49%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (2.07%) HP Storage
13 4 (1.66%) Blackberry
13 4 (1.66%) Cybercrime
13 4 (1.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 4 (1.66%) NHS
13 4 (1.66%) Replication
13 4 (1.66%) VCE vBlock
14 3 (1.24%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 175 (72.61%) Windows
2 126 (52.28%) Windows Server
3 85 (35.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 79 (32.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 64 (26.56%) Linux
6 55 (22.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (10.79%) Unix
8 18 (7.47%) Windows 7
9 17 (7.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (5.39%) Windows XP
11 11 (4.56%) Windows 8
12 7 (2.90%) Solaris
13 6 (2.49%) CentOS
13 6 (2.49%) SUSE
14 4 (1.66%) Windows Vista
15 3 (1.24%) HPUX
15 3 (1.24%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.83%) Data ONTAP
17 1 (0.41%) Debian
17 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (37.34%) ITIL
2 36 (14.94%) Capacity Planning
3 33 (13.69%) Mentoring
4 23 (9.54%) Change Management
5 22 (9.13%) Service Management
6 21 (8.71%) Project Management
7 18 (7.47%) Presales
8 17 (7.05%) Infrastructure Management
9 16 (6.64%) Performance Tuning
10 15 (6.22%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (6.22%) High Availability
11 14 (5.81%) PRINCE2
12 13 (5.39%) Server Patching
12 13 (5.39%) Service Delivery
13 12 (4.98%) Benchmarking
13 12 (4.98%) Performance Engineering
13 12 (4.98%) Vulnerability Management
14 11 (4.56%) Root Cause Analysis
15 10 (4.15%) Problem Management
16 9 (3.73%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 55 (22.82%) SQL
2 37 (15.35%) PowerShell
3 35 (14.52%) Java
4 32 (13.28%) Python
5 26 (10.79%) Perl
6 25 (10.37%) Ruby
7 15 (6.22%) Shell Script
8 13 (5.39%) C++
9 12 (4.98%) C#
10 9 (3.73%) Bash Shell
11 7 (2.90%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 7 (2.90%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.90%) VBScript
12 6 (2.49%) Korn
13 2 (0.83%) C
Qualifications
1 45 (18.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (12.45%) MCSE
3 28 (11.62%) Degree
4 20 (8.30%) MCP
4 20 (8.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 18 (7.47%) Security Cleared
6 15 (6.22%) MCITP
7 14 (5.81%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (4.56%) VCP5
9 9 (3.73%) DV Cleared
9 9 (3.73%) SC Cleared
10 8 (3.32%) MOS
11 5 (2.07%) MCSA
12 4 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (1.66%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (1.24%) CCA
13 3 (1.24%) CCNA
13 3 (1.24%) CTC Cleared
14 2 (0.83%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (16.60%) SLA
2 39 (16.18%) QA
3 1 (0.41%) SAS 70
System Software
1 164 (68.05%) Active Directory
2 143 (59.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (34.44%) vSphere
4 63 (26.14%) VMware ESXi
5 53 (21.99%) Hyper-V
6 11 (4.56%) XenApp
7 9 (3.73%) Firmware
7 9 (3.73%) VMware Workstation
8 8 (3.32%) NFS
9 6 (2.49%) KVM
9 6 (2.49%) Xen
9 6 (2.49%) XenServer
10 5 (2.07%) ISA Server
10 5 (2.07%) XenDesktop
11 4 (1.66%) Docker
12 3 (1.24%) DFS Replication
12 3 (1.24%) OpenSSH
12 3 (1.24%) vCloud
13 2 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.83%) Samba
Systems Management
1 48 (19.92%) SCCM
2 33 (13.69%) WSUS
3 25 (10.37%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 18 (7.47%) Backup Exec
5 13 (5.39%) Puppet
6 12 (4.98%) Perfmon
6 12 (4.98%) SCOM
7 6 (2.49%) HP SIM
7 6 (2.49%) SCVMM
7 6 (2.49%) Zenoss
8 5 (2.07%) Nagios
8 5 (2.07%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (2.07%) vRealize
9 4 (1.66%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (1.66%) Cisco UCCX
9 4 (1.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 4 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (1.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (1.66%) vMotion
10 3 (1.24%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 241 (100.00%) VMware
2 151 (62.66%) Microsoft
3 84 (34.85%) Cisco
4 64 (26.56%) HP
5 63 (26.14%) EMC
6 61 (25.31%) Citrix
7 42 (17.43%) Red Hat
8 36 (14.94%) Dell
9 27 (11.20%) NetApp
10 25 (10.37%) Oracle
11 24 (9.96%) Qualys
12 16 (6.64%) IBM
13 11 (4.56%) Symantec
14 10 (4.15%) Google
15 8 (3.32%) Veeam
16 6 (2.49%) CA
16 6 (2.49%) Siebel
17 4 (1.66%) arcserve
17 4 (1.66%) Dell Compellent
17 4 (1.66%) Remedy
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