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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 296 250 209
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -41
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 163 190 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.71% 0.86% 1.17%
As % of the System Software category 5.77% 6.89% 11.83%
Number of salaries quoted 141 162 240
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,750
% change year-on-year
- -0.58%
System Software Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2823 2759 2290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 12.34% 12.44% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2245 2360 1983
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
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 24 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 24 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 +22 67 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Surrey -42 32 £47,500 -16.66%
Buckinghamshire +35 30 £50,000 - 1
Hampshire -9 27 £42,500 - 2
Oxfordshire +3 6 £50,000 +23.45%
East Sussex -14 5 £27,500 +0.91% 1
Middlesex +9 4 - -
Kent -18 3 £70,000 +44.32% 1
West Sussex -5 2 £42,500 -30.61% 2
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 313 (100.00%) VMware
2 226 (72.20%) Windows
3 195 (62.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 159 (50.80%) Microsoft
5 145 (46.33%) Active Directory
6 123 (39.30%) SAN
7 112 (35.78%) Citrix
8 104 (33.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 89 (28.43%) HP
10 83 (26.52%) DNS
11 80 (25.56%) SQL Server
12 77 (24.60%) XenApp
13 75 (23.96%) Cisco
14 73 (23.32%) ITIL
14 73 (23.32%) MS Exchange
15 71 (22.68%) Firewall
16 69 (22.04%) Windows Server 2003
17 65 (20.77%) SQL
18 63 (20.13%) DHCP
19 59 (18.85%) vSphere
20 58 (18.53%) VMware ESXi
21 57 (18.21%) NetApp
22 56 (17.89%) Symantec
22 56 (17.89%) Linux
23 54 (17.25%) Exchange Server 2010
24 51 (16.29%) MS Excel
25 50 (15.97%) IIS
25 50 (15.97%) IBM
25 50 (15.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
26 49 (15.65%) NetBackup

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 73 (23.32%) MS Exchange
2 54 (17.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (15.97%) IIS
4 36 (11.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 30 (9.58%) Exchange Server 2013
6 29 (9.27%) Exchange Server 2003
7 21 (6.71%) Apache
8 18 (5.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 16 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2000
10 14 (4.47%) Lync
11 12 (3.83%) Tomcat
12 11 (3.51%) SharePoint
13 7 (2.24%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (1.28%) CMS
15 4 (1.28%) SAS
15 4 (1.28%) Drupal
15 4 (1.28%) Alfresco
15 4 (1.28%) WordPress
15 4 (1.28%) nginx
Applications
1 51 (16.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.92%) MS Office
3 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (5.11%) Maximo
2 2 (0.64%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.28%) Google Compute Engine
5 3 (0.96%) SaaS
6 1 (0.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 123 (39.30%) SAN
2 83 (26.52%) DNS
3 71 (22.68%) Firewall
4 63 (20.13%) DHCP
5 48 (15.34%) NAS
6 34 (10.86%) Internet
7 26 (8.31%) TCP/IP
8 23 (7.35%) LAN
9 22 (7.03%) WAN
9 22 (7.03%) VPN
9 22 (7.03%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (5.11%) SMTP
10 16 (5.11%) IMAP
10 16 (5.11%) Wireshark
11 15 (4.79%) Fibre Channel
12 13 (4.15%) VLAN
13 11 (3.51%) SSL
14 9 (2.88%) iSCSI
15 7 (2.24%) Network Security
16 6 (1.92%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (25.56%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (5.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (5.43%) MySQL
5 13 (4.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (2.56%) RDBMS
6 8 (2.56%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.60%) DTS
9 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 16 (5.11%) AQtime
1 16 (5.11%) WebLOAD
2 3 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (0.96%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (12.14%) Finance
2 17 (5.43%) Back Office
3 10 (3.19%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.56%) German Language
5 4 (1.28%) Legal
6 3 (0.96%) French Language
6 3 (0.96%) Publishing
6 3 (0.96%) Banking
7 2 (0.64%) Games
7 2 (0.64%) Marketing
7 2 (0.64%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.64%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.32%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (12.46%) Administrator
2 29 (9.27%) Consultant
3 27 (8.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (8.31%) Systems Administrator
5 24 (7.67%) Support Engineer
5 24 (7.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 23 (7.35%) Network Engineer
7 22 (7.03%) Systems Engineer
8 18 (5.75%) Analyst
9 15 (4.79%) Technical Engineer
9 15 (4.79%) Technical Support
10 13 (4.15%) Architect
10 13 (4.15%) Server Engineer
11 12 (3.83%) Technical Support Engineer
11 12 (3.83%) Technical Consultant
11 12 (3.83%) Linux Engineer
12 11 (3.51%) Senior Consultant
12 11 (3.51%) Test Engineer
12 11 (3.51%) Senior Network Engineer
13 9 (2.88%) Performance Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.03%) .NET
2 16 (5.11%) MAPI
3 7 (2.24%) YAML
3 7 (2.24%) Web Services
4 5 (1.60%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 4 (1.28%) Application Packaging
6 3 (0.96%) Flash
6 3 (0.96%) CSS
7 2 (0.64%) XML
7 2 (0.64%) J2EE
8 1 (0.32%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.32%) HTML
8 1 (0.32%) Middleware
8 1 (0.32%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 47 (15.02%) Clustering
2 20 (6.39%) Computer Science
3 19 (6.07%) Blackberry
4 17 (5.43%) Replication
5 13 (4.15%) Management Information System
6 12 (3.83%) EqualLogic
7 8 (2.56%) CLARiiON
8 5 (1.60%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.60%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.28%) Firmware
9 4 (1.28%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.96%) iPad
10 3 (0.96%) iPhone
10 3 (0.96%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.64%) Device Driver
11 2 (0.64%) Wiki
11 2 (0.64%) Online Games
11 2 (0.64%) Celerra
11 2 (0.64%) Symmetrix DMX
11 2 (0.64%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 226 (72.20%) Windows
2 104 (33.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 69 (22.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 56 (17.89%) Linux
5 43 (13.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (7.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (7.99%) Windows 2000
7 23 (7.35%) UNIX
7 23 (7.35%) Solaris
8 20 (6.39%) Windows 7
9 19 (6.07%) Windows XP
10 12 (3.83%) Windows 2000 Server
11 10 (3.19%) AIX
12 8 (2.56%) CentOS
13 4 (1.28%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.96%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.96%) VMS
15 2 (0.64%) SUSE
15 2 (0.64%) HPUX
15 2 (0.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (23.32%) ITIL
2 29 (9.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (8.63%) Problem Management
4 25 (7.99%) Load Balancing
5 18 (5.75%) Service Management
6 17 (5.43%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (5.11%) Benchmarking
7 16 (5.11%) Capacity Planning
8 14 (4.47%) Migration
8 14 (4.47%) Change Control
9 12 (3.83%) ITSM
10 11 (3.51%) Technical Architecture
11 10 (3.19%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (2.88%) Incident Management
12 9 (2.88%) Change Management
12 9 (2.88%) Project Management
13 8 (2.56%) Capacity Management
13 8 (2.56%) DevOps
14 7 (2.24%) Data Protection
15 6 (1.92%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 65 (20.77%) SQL
2 21 (6.71%) PowerShell
3 20 (6.39%) C++
4 19 (6.07%) Perl
5 17 (5.43%) C#
6 13 (4.15%) PHP
7 11 (3.51%) Python
8 10 (3.19%) Java
9 8 (2.56%) T-SQL
9 8 (2.56%) Ruby
10 7 (2.24%) VB
11 6 (1.92%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.60%) VBScript
12 5 (1.60%) C
13 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 50 (15.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 47 (15.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (14.38%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (14.06%) Degree
5 41 (13.10%) Security Cleared
6 39 (12.46%) CCNA
7 38 (12.14%) MCSE
8 33 (10.54%) SC Cleared
9 32 (10.22%) MCP
10 24 (7.67%) CCNP
11 16 (5.11%) MCITP
12 13 (4.15%) MCSA
13 11 (3.51%) NCDA
13 11 (3.51%) NCIE
13 11 (3.51%) DV Cleared
14 9 (2.88%) MCTS
15 8 (2.56%) VCAP
16 7 (2.24%) JNCIA
16 7 (2.24%) JNCIE
16 7 (2.24%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.99%) SLA
2 20 (6.39%) QA
3 7 (2.24%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.64%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 195 (62.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 145 (46.33%) Active Directory
3 77 (24.60%) XenApp
4 59 (18.85%) vSphere
5 58 (18.53%) VMware ESXi
6 44 (14.06%) Hyper-V
7 31 (9.90%) XenServer
8 28 (8.95%) XenDesktop
9 21 (6.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 16 (5.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 15 (4.79%) Microsoft App-V
12 13 (4.15%) Terminal Services
13 12 (3.83%) NFS
13 12 (3.83%) VMware Workstation
14 10 (3.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 6 (1.92%) VMware Server
15 6 (1.92%) vCloud
15 6 (1.92%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 5 (1.60%) KVM
16 5 (1.60%) UAG
Systems Management
1 49 (15.65%) NetBackup
2 35 (11.18%) Backup Exec
3 25 (7.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 21 (6.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 20 (6.39%) SCOM
6 19 (6.07%) SCCM
6 19 (6.07%) Tivoli
7 11 (3.51%) FortiGate
7 11 (3.51%) ARCserve
8 10 (3.19%) Norton AntiVirus
8 10 (3.19%) WSUS
8 10 (3.19%) HP SIM
9 6 (1.92%) Puppet
9 6 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (1.60%) PureDisk
10 5 (1.60%) Plesk
11 4 (1.28%) Legato
12 3 (0.96%) HP Data Protector
12 3 (0.96%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (0.96%) Control-M
Vendors
1 313 (100.00%) VMware
2 159 (50.80%) Microsoft
3 112 (35.78%) Citrix
4 89 (28.43%) HP
5 75 (23.96%) Cisco
6 57 (18.21%) NetApp
7 56 (17.89%) Symantec
8 50 (15.97%) IBM
9 46 (14.70%) EMC
10 32 (10.22%) Dell
11 31 (9.90%) Juniper
12 25 (7.99%) Intel
13 21 (6.71%) Red Hat
14 19 (6.07%) Brocade
15 18 (5.75%) Sun
16 17 (5.43%) F5
17 15 (4.79%) Veritas
18 14 (4.47%) Veeam
19 11 (3.51%) PlateSpin
19 11 (3.51%) Hitachi
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