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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 304 312 301
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 145 155 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.75% 0.74% 0.71%
As % of the System Software category 5.47% 5.31% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 131 149 131
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,450 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,050 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,250 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+2.95% -5.05%
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
2652 2917 2497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.78% 13.97% 12.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2328 2451 2045
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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 +16 65 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Surrey +46 49 £40,000 -3.61% 1
Hampshire +5 17 £40,000 +3.89% 2
Kent +2 8 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Buckinghamshire -21 3 £26,500 -51.81%
West Sussex -38 2 - -
Oxfordshire -3 1 £46,000 +53.33%
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 276 (98.57%) VMware
2 215 (76.79%) Windows
3 191 (68.21%) Active Directory
4 190 (67.86%) Microsoft
5 159 (56.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 157 (56.07%) Windows Server
7 126 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 123 (43.93%) Firewall
9 122 (43.57%) Cisco
10 121 (43.21%) ITIL
11 118 (42.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 113 (40.36%) MS Exchange
13 107 (38.21%) vSphere
14 97 (34.64%) Exchange Server 2010
15 81 (28.93%) Citrix
15 81 (28.93%) SAN
16 80 (28.57%) MS Excel
17 79 (28.21%) Linux
18 76 (27.14%) Exchange Server 2013
19 75 (26.79%) Windows Server 2003
20 71 (25.36%) EMC
21 69 (24.64%) LAN
21 69 (24.64%) SCCM
22 67 (23.93%) SQL
23 64 (22.86%) WAN
23 64 (22.86%) Data Centre
24 62 (22.14%) Hyper-V
24 62 (22.14%) SQL Server
24 62 (22.14%) HP
25 59 (21.07%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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
1 113 (40.36%) MS Exchange
2 97 (34.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 76 (27.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 46 (16.43%) IIS
5 31 (11.07%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (5.71%) Skype for Business
7 14 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (4.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 11 (3.93%) SharePoint
10 9 (3.21%) OpenStack
11 6 (2.14%) Apache
12 5 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2000
13 3 (1.07%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.71%) SAS
14 2 (0.71%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 80 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 21 (7.50%) MS Office
3 3 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Eloqua
1 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.50%) OpenShift
2 20 (7.14%) SaaS
3 18 (6.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (4.64%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (3.21%) Office 365
6 4 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.36%) Responsys
7 1 (0.36%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 123 (43.93%) Firewall
2 81 (28.93%) SAN
3 69 (24.64%) LAN
4 64 (22.86%) WAN
5 47 (16.79%) NAS
6 44 (15.71%) DNS
7 37 (13.21%) Cisco Nexus
8 36 (12.86%) Cisco IOS
9 29 (10.36%) iSCSI
10 27 (9.64%) DHCP
10 27 (9.64%) TCP/IP
11 26 (9.29%) Fibre Channel
12 19 (6.79%) VPN
13 10 (3.57%) Unified Communications
13 10 (3.57%) Wireshark
14 9 (3.21%) SNMP
15 8 (2.86%) NetScaler
15 8 (2.86%) SSL
16 7 (2.50%) VLAN
16 7 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (22.14%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (3.93%) PowerPivot
3 11 (3.93%) SQL Server 2014
3 11 (3.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 11 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (3.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (3.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 7 (2.50%) Power BI
5 7 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (2.14%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (1.79%) MySQL
8 4 (1.43%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 4 (1.43%) Data Mining
8 4 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.43%) MS Access
8 4 (1.43%) OLAP
8 4 (1.43%) OLTP
8 4 (1.43%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (2.14%) Subversion
2 4 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (1.07%) AQtime
3 3 (1.07%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.07%) WebLOAD
4 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.36%) Vagrant
General
1 59 (21.07%) Finance
2 11 (3.93%) Retail
3 4 (1.43%) Law
3 4 (1.43%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.71%) Advertising
4 2 (0.71%) Games
4 2 (0.71%) Legal
4 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.36%) Electronics
5 1 (0.36%) German Language
5 1 (0.36%) Marketing
5 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (27.50%) Support Engineer
2 63 (22.50%) VMware Engineer
3 46 (16.43%) Technical Support
4 34 (12.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 34 (12.14%) VMware Support Engineer
5 31 (11.07%) Technical Engineer
6 29 (10.36%) Administrator
7 28 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
8 25 (8.93%) Analyst
9 24 (8.57%) Exchange Support
9 24 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 24 (8.57%) Windows Engineer
10 23 (8.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 23 (8.21%) Systems Engineer
11 21 (7.50%) Senior IT Support
12 20 (7.14%) Exchange Engineer
13 19 (6.79%) Linux Administrator
14 17 (6.07%) Technical Leader
15 16 (5.71%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
15 16 (5.71%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.64%) .NET
2 11 (3.93%) MDX
3 8 (2.86%) Web Services
4 5 (1.79%) MSMQ
5 4 (1.43%) Sass
6 3 (1.07%) CSS
6 3 (1.07%) MAPI
6 3 (1.07%) Middleware
7 2 (0.71%) Apache Flex
7 2 (0.71%) EDI
7 2 (0.71%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (0.71%) JMS
7 2 (0.71%) LAMP
7 2 (0.71%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.71%) WAP
7 2 (0.71%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.36%) CGI
8 1 (0.36%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 64 (22.86%) Data Centre
2 50 (17.86%) EMC VNX
3 43 (15.36%) Clustering
4 32 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (7.50%) EMC VMAX
6 14 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
7 13 (4.64%) Computer Science
8 12 (4.29%) EMC VNXe
9 11 (3.93%) Blackberry
10 8 (2.86%) Mathematics
11 6 (2.14%) HP Storage
11 6 (2.14%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (1.79%) Replication
13 4 (1.43%) Client/Server
13 4 (1.43%) Data Integration
13 4 (1.43%) Fat Client
13 4 (1.43%) NHS
13 4 (1.43%) Thin Client
13 4 (1.43%) Visualisation
14 3 (1.07%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 215 (76.79%) Windows
2 157 (56.07%) Windows Server
3 126 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 118 (42.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 79 (28.21%) Linux
6 75 (26.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (10.00%) Unix
8 19 (6.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (5.36%) Windows XP
10 13 (4.64%) CentOS
11 11 (3.93%) Windows 8
12 9 (3.21%) SUSE
12 9 (3.21%) Windows 7
13 6 (2.14%) Solaris
14 4 (1.43%) Data ONTAP
14 4 (1.43%) HPUX
15 3 (1.07%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.36%) AIX
16 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (43.21%) ITIL
2 45 (16.07%) Capacity Planning
3 43 (15.36%) Mentoring
4 32 (11.43%) High Availability
5 24 (8.57%) Service Management
6 22 (7.86%) Project Management
7 17 (6.07%) Presales
8 16 (5.71%) Change Management
9 15 (5.36%) Problem Management
10 14 (5.00%) Business Continuity
10 14 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (4.64%) Information Security
11 13 (4.64%) PRINCE2
11 13 (4.64%) Root Cause Analysis
11 13 (4.64%) Server Patching
11 13 (4.64%) Vulnerability Management
12 12 (4.29%) Configuration Management
12 12 (4.29%) Performance Tuning
13 11 (3.93%) Technical Architecture
14 10 (3.57%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 67 (23.93%) SQL
2 52 (18.57%) PowerShell
3 45 (16.07%) Python
4 41 (14.64%) Java
5 36 (12.86%) Perl
6 33 (11.79%) Ruby
7 19 (6.79%) Shell Script
8 13 (4.64%) T-SQL
9 10 (3.57%) Bash Shell
10 9 (3.21%) Korn
11 7 (2.50%) C#
11 7 (2.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 7 (2.50%) VBScript
12 4 (1.43%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.07%) C++
14 1 (0.36%) PHP
Qualifications
1 55 (19.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (17.86%) MCSE
3 27 (9.64%) MCITP
4 26 (9.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 22 (7.86%) ITIL Certification
5 22 (7.86%) Security Cleared
6 21 (7.50%) Degree
7 14 (5.00%) MCP
7 14 (5.00%) MCSA
8 13 (4.64%) Citrix Certification
8 13 (4.64%) VCP5
9 12 (4.29%) CCA
10 9 (3.21%) DV Cleared
10 9 (3.21%) SC Cleared
11 6 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (1.79%) CCNA
13 3 (1.07%) MOS
13 3 (1.07%) RHCT
14 2 (0.71%) Network+ Certification
14 2 (0.71%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (13.21%) QA
2 30 (10.71%) SLA
3 4 (1.43%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.36%) SAS 70
System Software
1 191 (68.21%) Active Directory
2 159 (56.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 107 (38.21%) vSphere
4 62 (22.14%) Hyper-V
5 49 (17.50%) VMware ESXi
6 31 (11.07%) XenApp
7 15 (5.36%) XenDesktop
8 13 (4.64%) XenServer
9 12 (4.29%) NFS
10 11 (3.93%) Terminal Services
11 10 (3.57%) Firmware
12 9 (3.21%) KVM
12 9 (3.21%) Xen
13 8 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (1.79%) DFS Replication
14 5 (1.79%) ISA Server
14 5 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (1.43%) OpenSSH
16 3 (1.07%) VMware Workstation
17 2 (0.71%) Samba
Systems Management
1 69 (24.64%) SCCM
2 41 (14.64%) WSUS
3 33 (11.79%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 26 (9.29%) SCOM
5 14 (5.00%) NetBackup
5 14 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 13 (4.64%) Backup Exec
7 12 (4.29%) Puppet
8 10 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
9 9 (3.21%) Zenoss
10 7 (2.50%) EdgeSight
10 7 (2.50%) SCVMM
11 6 (2.14%) HP Data Protector
12 5 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
12 5 (1.79%) Cisco UCCX
12 5 (1.79%) Nagios
13 4 (1.43%) Cisco UCCE
13 4 (1.43%) Icinga
13 4 (1.43%) SCSM
14 3 (1.07%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 276 (98.57%) VMware
2 190 (67.86%) Microsoft
3 122 (43.57%) Cisco
4 81 (28.93%) Citrix
5 71 (25.36%) EMC
6 62 (22.14%) HP
7 50 (17.86%) Red Hat
8 39 (13.93%) Dell
9 33 (11.79%) Qualys
10 31 (11.07%) Symantec
11 30 (10.71%) NetApp
12 20 (7.14%) Oracle
13 15 (5.36%) IBM
14 9 (3.21%) CA
15 8 (2.86%) AppSense
15 8 (2.86%) Juniper
16 6 (2.14%) arcserve
16 6 (2.14%) Dell Compellent
17 5 (1.79%) Google
17 5 (1.79%) Sun
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