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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 309 278 307
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +29
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 136 165 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.65% 0.74% 0.62%
As % of the System Software category 5.01% 6.47% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 132 148 92
Average salary £44,500 £44,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £36,700 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -4.49%
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
2713 2552 2480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.02% 11.47% 11.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2247 2072 2069
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 £23,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 March 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 March 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 -22 42 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Hampshire +11 38 £44,500 - 5
Surrey -23 17 £45,000 - 1
West Sussex +10 14 £46,000 -
Buckinghamshire +6 14 £50,000 +33.33%
Kent +22 5 £44,375 -38.79%
Isle of Wight - 2 £72,500 -
Home Counties - 2 £67,500 -
Oxfordshire +6 1 £28,500 -36.66% 2
Middlesex - 1 £46,500 -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 304 (99.67%) VMware
2 243 (79.67%) Windows
3 191 (62.62%) Active Directory
4 179 (58.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 163 (53.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 145 (47.54%) Microsoft
7 118 (38.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 110 (36.07%) Citrix
9 107 (35.08%) vSphere
10 105 (34.43%) MS Exchange
11 101 (33.11%) Windows Server 2003
12 95 (31.15%) Linux
12 95 (31.15%) Firewall
13 91 (29.84%) SAN
13 91 (29.84%) Cisco
14 77 (25.25%) Exchange Server 2010
15 70 (22.95%) ITIL
16 68 (22.30%) SQL Server
16 68 (22.30%) MS Excel
17 65 (21.31%) Clustering
17 65 (21.31%) XenApp
18 64 (20.98%) DNS
19 60 (19.67%) HP
20 56 (18.36%) Microsoft Certification
20 56 (18.36%) SQL
21 55 (18.03%) IIS
21 55 (18.03%) VMware ESXi
22 53 (17.38%) LAN
23 51 (16.72%) MCSE
23 51 (16.72%) Symantec

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 105 (34.43%) MS Exchange
2 77 (25.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 55 (18.03%) IIS
4 48 (15.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 37 (12.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 27 (8.85%) Apache
7 19 (6.23%) nginx
8 18 (5.90%) SharePoint
9 17 (5.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 13 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
11 12 (3.93%) Lync
12 7 (2.30%) Tomcat
13 5 (1.64%) JBoss
13 5 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2000
13 5 (1.64%) Office Communications Server
14 4 (1.31%) Alfresco
14 4 (1.31%) WordPress
14 4 (1.31%) Drupal
14 4 (1.31%) CMS
Applications
1 68 (22.30%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.97%) Maximo
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.97%) Office 365
2 2 (0.66%) SaaS
2 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (31.15%) Firewall
2 91 (29.84%) SAN
3 64 (20.98%) DNS
4 53 (17.38%) LAN
5 47 (15.41%) DHCP
6 45 (14.75%) TCP/IP
6 45 (14.75%) WAN
7 41 (13.44%) NAS
8 20 (6.56%) iSCSI
9 18 (5.90%) Internet
10 14 (4.59%) NetScaler
11 12 (3.93%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (3.61%) VLAN
12 11 (3.61%) SSL
12 11 (3.61%) SMTP
13 10 (3.28%) FTP
13 10 (3.28%) Telnet
13 10 (3.28%) SSH
14 9 (2.95%) Wireshark
14 9 (2.95%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (22.30%) SQL Server
2 34 (11.15%) SQL Server 2005
3 24 (7.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (7.54%) MySQL
5 12 (3.93%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (1.97%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.66%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (0.66%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.33%) WinRunner
2 1 (0.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.33%) SilkPerformer
2 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.33%) WinDbg
General
1 50 (16.39%) Finance
2 17 (5.57%) Publishing
3 14 (4.59%) Back Office
4 12 (3.93%) Games
5 4 (1.31%) Banking
5 4 (1.31%) Automotive
5 4 (1.31%) Marketing
5 4 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.98%) Retail
7 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.66%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (19.02%) Support Engineer
2 53 (17.38%) Analyst
3 39 (12.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 39 (12.79%) Senior Analyst
3 39 (12.79%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 33 (10.82%) Administrator
5 31 (10.16%) Systems Administrator
6 27 (8.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 23 (7.54%) 3rd Line Support
8 21 (6.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 20 (6.56%) Consultant
10 19 (6.23%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 16 (5.25%) Architect
12 15 (4.92%) Technical Support
12 15 (4.92%) Technical Engineer
13 13 (4.26%) Server Engineer
14 12 (3.93%) Server Support Engineer
14 12 (3.93%) Server Support
14 12 (3.93%) Systems Engineer
14 12 (3.93%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.95%) Web Services
2 7 (2.30%) .NET
3 6 (1.97%) CSS
3 6 (1.97%) Software Packaging
4 4 (1.31%) Flash
5 3 (0.98%) HTML
6 2 (0.66%) Middleware
7 1 (0.33%) XML
7 1 (0.33%) COM
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 65 (21.31%) Clustering
2 20 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.25%) Blackberry
4 12 (3.93%) Client/Server
5 10 (3.28%) Replication
6 7 (2.30%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.64%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (1.64%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.31%) EqualLogic
9 3 (0.98%) PMI
10 2 (0.66%) PKI
10 2 (0.66%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.33%) CMDB
11 1 (0.33%) Blog
11 1 (0.33%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.33%) Open Source
11 1 (0.33%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.33%) CLARiiON
11 1 (0.33%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.33%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 243 (79.67%) Windows
2 179 (58.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 118 (38.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 101 (33.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 95 (31.15%) Linux
6 39 (12.79%) Windows 7
7 37 (12.13%) Windows XP
8 28 (9.18%) UNIX
9 24 (7.87%) Windows 2000
10 17 (5.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (4.92%) CentOS
12 14 (4.59%) Solaris
13 9 (2.95%) Ubuntu
14 7 (2.30%) Windows 2000 Server
15 6 (1.97%) Windows NT
16 5 (1.64%) AIX
16 5 (1.64%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.98%) Android
18 2 (0.66%) Mac OS X
19 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (22.95%) ITIL
2 30 (9.84%) Migration
3 29 (9.51%) Load Balancing
4 26 (8.52%) Problem Management
5 25 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 23 (7.54%) Change Control
7 22 (7.21%) Capacity Planning
7 22 (7.21%) Project Management
8 14 (4.59%) Technical Architecture
9 13 (4.26%) Project Planning
9 13 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
10 12 (3.93%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (3.61%) Change Management
12 9 (2.95%) Mentoring
13 8 (2.62%) Service Delivery
14 7 (2.30%) Network Design
15 6 (1.97%) High Availability
16 5 (1.64%) Capacity Management
16 5 (1.64%) People Management
16 5 (1.64%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 56 (18.36%) SQL
2 19 (6.23%) PowerShell
3 9 (2.95%) VBScript
3 9 (2.95%) C
4 8 (2.62%) Perl
4 8 (2.62%) PHP
4 8 (2.62%) VB
4 8 (2.62%) Python
5 3 (0.98%) C#
5 3 (0.98%) Java
6 2 (0.66%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (18.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (16.72%) MCSE
3 46 (15.08%) Security Cleared
4 45 (14.75%) SC Cleared
5 25 (8.20%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (6.56%) MCP
6 20 (6.56%) Degree
6 20 (6.56%) DV Cleared
7 19 (6.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 19 (6.23%) MCSA
8 18 (5.90%) MCITP
9 17 (5.57%) CCNA
10 13 (4.26%) CCA
10 13 (4.26%) Citrix Certification
11 11 (3.61%) CCNP
12 5 (1.64%) VCP5
13 4 (1.31%) HP ASE
13 4 (1.31%) CTC Cleared
13 4 (1.31%) Dell Certification
13 4 (1.31%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.87%) SLA
2 20 (6.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 191 (62.62%) Active Directory
2 163 (53.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 107 (35.08%) vSphere
4 65 (21.31%) XenApp
5 55 (18.03%) VMware ESXi
6 51 (16.72%) Hyper-V
7 21 (6.89%) Terminal Services
8 20 (6.56%) Microsoft App-V
9 17 (5.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 16 (5.25%) XenDesktop
11 13 (4.26%) XenServer
12 10 (3.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 10 (3.28%) Postfix
12 10 (3.28%) Sendmail
13 7 (2.30%) Xen
13 7 (2.30%) Firmware
14 6 (1.97%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 6 (1.97%) ISA Server
15 5 (1.64%) MetaFrame
16 4 (1.31%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 39 (12.79%) SCCM
2 29 (9.51%) SCOM
3 26 (8.52%) NetBackup
4 25 (8.20%) Backup Exec
5 18 (5.90%) WSUS
5 18 (5.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 14 (4.59%) HP SIM
6 14 (4.59%) ARCserve
7 13 (4.26%) HP Data Protector
8 11 (3.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 9 (2.95%) Plesk
9 9 (2.95%) EdgeSight
9 9 (2.95%) cPanel
9 9 (2.95%) Webmin
9 9 (2.95%) Legato
9 9 (2.95%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (2.30%) Tivoli
11 6 (1.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 5 (1.64%) BladeLogic
12 5 (1.64%) SCSM
Vendors
1 304 (99.67%) VMware
2 145 (47.54%) Microsoft
3 110 (36.07%) Citrix
4 91 (29.84%) Cisco
5 60 (19.67%) HP
6 51 (16.72%) Symantec
7 26 (8.52%) Red Hat
8 24 (7.87%) NetApp
9 22 (7.21%) Dell
10 21 (6.89%) Intel
11 20 (6.56%) IBM
12 15 (4.92%) EMC
13 14 (4.59%) Veeam
14 13 (4.26%) Oracle
15 10 (3.28%) AppSense
16 9 (2.95%) Juniper
16 9 (2.95%) CommVault
16 9 (2.95%) F5
17 8 (2.62%) 3PAR
18 7 (2.30%) Sophos
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