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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 293 283 308
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +25
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 148 140 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.71% 0.68% 0.61%
As % of the System Software category 5.30% 5.76% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 148 126 93
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £37,500 £33,150
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.03%
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
2794 2430 2522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.47% 11.74% 11.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2334 1961 2087
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,925 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,800
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 February 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 February 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 -12 43 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Hampshire +9 36 £38,500 -13.48% 5
West Sussex +14 27 £46,000 -
Buckinghamshire +10 16 £52,500 +40.00% 3
Surrey -38 15 £41,500 -8.28% 2
Kent +12 8 £37,500 -53.12%
Middlesex +7 1 £46,500 -38.00%
Oxfordshire +1 1 £30,000 -25.00% 1
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 321 (99.69%) VMware
2 259 (80.43%) Windows
3 214 (66.46%) Active Directory
4 189 (58.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 186 (57.76%) VMware Infrastructure
6 160 (49.69%) Microsoft
7 123 (38.20%) Citrix
8 120 (37.27%) vSphere
9 119 (36.96%) MS Exchange
10 114 (35.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 112 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
12 106 (32.92%) Linux
13 98 (30.43%) Firewall
14 94 (29.19%) SAN
15 89 (27.64%) Exchange Server 2010
16 85 (26.40%) XenApp
17 81 (25.16%) Clustering
18 80 (24.84%) Cisco
19 77 (23.91%) SQL Server
20 74 (22.98%) MS Excel
21 66 (20.50%) HP
22 65 (20.19%) ITIL
22 65 (20.19%) Exchange Server 2013
23 64 (19.88%) Hyper-V
23 64 (19.88%) SQL
24 63 (19.57%) Finance
25 61 (18.94%) IIS
26 59 (18.32%) DNS
27 58 (18.01%) Security Cleared
28 56 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 119 (36.96%) MS Exchange
2 89 (27.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 65 (20.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 61 (18.94%) IIS
5 56 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 31 (9.63%) Exchange Server 2003
7 29 (9.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 29 (9.01%) Apache
8 23 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2000
9 19 (5.90%) nginx
10 15 (4.66%) SharePoint
11 13 (4.04%) Lync
12 11 (3.42%) Tomcat
13 6 (1.86%) Office Communications Server
14 5 (1.55%) JBoss
14 5 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (1.55%) WebSphere
15 4 (1.24%) Drupal
15 4 (1.24%) CMS
15 4 (1.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 74 (22.98%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.48%) Maximo
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.17%) Office 365
2 2 (0.62%) SaaS
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 98 (30.43%) Firewall
2 94 (29.19%) SAN
3 59 (18.32%) DNS
4 50 (15.53%) LAN
5 46 (14.29%) WAN
6 42 (13.04%) NAS
7 41 (12.73%) TCP/IP
8 39 (12.11%) DHCP
9 22 (6.83%) iSCSI
10 17 (5.28%) Internet
11 14 (4.35%) NetScaler
12 11 (3.42%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (3.42%) SMTP
13 10 (3.11%) FTP
13 10 (3.11%) Telnet
13 10 (3.11%) SSH
13 10 (3.11%) VLAN
13 10 (3.11%) Fibre Channel
14 9 (2.80%) Wireshark
15 7 (2.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 40 (12.42%) SQL Server 2005
3 28 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (7.14%) MySQL
5 15 (4.66%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (1.24%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.62%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 7 (2.17%) LoadRunner
1 7 (2.17%) SilkPerformer
2 5 (1.55%) WinRunner
2 5 (1.55%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.31%) WinDbg
General
1 63 (19.57%) Finance
2 20 (6.21%) Publishing
3 12 (3.73%) Games
3 12 (3.73%) Back Office
4 7 (2.17%) Retail
5 5 (1.55%) Banking
5 5 (1.55%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.24%) Automotive
6 4 (1.24%) Marketing
7 2 (0.62%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 65 (20.19%) Analyst
2 64 (19.88%) Support Engineer
3 48 (14.91%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 48 (14.91%) Senior Analyst
3 48 (14.91%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 38 (11.80%) Consultant
5 34 (10.56%) Administrator
6 32 (9.94%) Systems Administrator
7 28 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
8 26 (8.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 25 (7.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 18 (5.59%) Technical Support
11 17 (5.28%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 16 (4.97%) Architect
12 16 (4.97%) Technical Engineer
13 15 (4.66%) Server Engineer
13 15 (4.66%) Server Support
13 15 (4.66%) 3rd Line Server Support
14 14 (4.35%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
14 14 (4.35%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.48%) Web Services
2 7 (2.17%) Software Packaging
3 6 (1.86%) .NET
3 6 (1.86%) CSS
4 3 (0.93%) HTML
4 3 (0.93%) Flash
5 2 (0.62%) Middleware
6 1 (0.31%) XML
6 1 (0.31%) COM
6 1 (0.31%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 81 (25.16%) Clustering
2 29 (9.01%) Blackberry
3 24 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.42%) Replication
5 8 (2.48%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.86%) EqualLogic
6 6 (1.86%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.55%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (1.55%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.62%) PKI
9 1 (0.31%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.31%) CMDB
9 1 (0.31%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.31%) Open Source
9 1 (0.31%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.31%) BBC
9 1 (0.31%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.31%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.31%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 259 (80.43%) Windows
2 189 (58.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 114 (35.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 112 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 106 (32.92%) Linux
6 42 (13.04%) UNIX
7 37 (11.49%) Windows XP
8 32 (9.94%) Windows 7
9 26 (8.07%) Windows 2000
10 20 (6.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (5.90%) Solaris
12 15 (4.66%) CentOS
13 9 (2.80%) Ubuntu
14 7 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
15 6 (1.86%) AIX
15 6 (1.86%) Windows NT
16 2 (0.62%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.31%) SUSE
17 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (20.19%) ITIL
2 40 (12.42%) Disaster Recovery
3 32 (9.94%) Migration
4 31 (9.63%) Change Control
5 27 (8.39%) Load Balancing
6 22 (6.83%) Problem Management
7 17 (5.28%) Technical Architecture
8 15 (4.66%) Capacity Planning
9 14 (4.35%) Project Management
10 13 (4.04%) Root Cause Analysis
11 12 (3.73%) Change Management
12 10 (3.11%) Service Delivery
13 9 (2.80%) Project Planning
13 9 (2.80%) Mentoring
14 8 (2.48%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (2.17%) Test Management
16 6 (1.86%) Network Monitoring
17 5 (1.55%) Performance Tuning
17 5 (1.55%) People Management
17 5 (1.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 64 (19.88%) SQL
2 28 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 12 (3.73%) PHP
4 10 (3.11%) Perl
5 9 (2.80%) Python
6 7 (2.17%) VBScript
7 5 (1.55%) VB
8 4 (1.24%) Java
9 3 (0.93%) C
9 3 (0.93%) C#
10 2 (0.62%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.31%) C++
11 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.31%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 58 (18.01%) Security Cleared
2 53 (16.46%) SC Cleared
3 50 (15.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 46 (14.29%) MCSE
5 38 (11.80%) MCP
6 35 (10.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 22 (6.83%) DV Cleared
8 21 (6.52%) MCITP
8 21 (6.52%) MCSA
9 19 (5.90%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (5.90%) Degree
10 14 (4.35%) CCNA
11 12 (3.73%) CCA
11 12 (3.73%) Citrix Certification
12 9 (2.80%) CCNP
13 7 (2.17%) ISEB
13 7 (2.17%) ISTQB
14 5 (1.55%) VCP4
14 5 (1.55%) VCP5
14 5 (1.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.52%) SLA
2 9 (2.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 214 (66.46%) Active Directory
2 186 (57.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 120 (37.27%) vSphere
4 85 (26.40%) XenApp
5 64 (19.88%) Hyper-V
6 49 (15.22%) VMware ESXi
7 28 (8.70%) Terminal Services
8 24 (7.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 21 (6.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 21 (6.52%) Microsoft App-V
10 16 (4.97%) XenDesktop
11 11 (3.42%) XenServer
12 10 (3.11%) Postfix
12 10 (3.11%) Sendmail
13 9 (2.80%) Xen
13 9 (2.80%) VMware Workstation
14 8 (2.48%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 7 (2.17%) ISA Server
16 5 (1.55%) MetaFrame
17 4 (1.24%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 42 (13.04%) SCCM
2 37 (11.49%) SCOM
3 35 (10.87%) NetBackup
4 24 (7.45%) Backup Exec
5 20 (6.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 17 (5.28%) ARCserve
7 16 (4.97%) HP SIM
8 13 (4.04%) HP Data Protector
9 12 (3.73%) WSUS
10 11 (3.42%) Norton AntiVirus
10 11 (3.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 10 (3.11%) Tivoli
12 9 (2.80%) EdgeSight
12 9 (2.80%) cPanel
12 9 (2.80%) Webmin
12 9 (2.80%) Plesk
13 8 (2.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 7 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
15 5 (1.55%) AppDNA
15 5 (1.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 321 (99.69%) VMware
2 160 (49.69%) Microsoft
3 123 (38.20%) Citrix
4 80 (24.84%) Cisco
5 66 (20.50%) HP
6 51 (15.84%) Symantec
7 28 (8.70%) Red Hat
8 23 (7.14%) Intel
9 22 (6.83%) IBM
10 21 (6.52%) Dell
11 20 (6.21%) NetApp
12 18 (5.59%) Oracle
13 16 (4.97%) Veeam
14 10 (3.11%) AppSense
14 10 (3.11%) 3PAR
15 8 (2.48%) EMC
16 7 (2.17%) Sun
16 7 (2.17%) Juniper
16 7 (2.17%) F5
17 6 (1.86%) Veritas
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