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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESX Server
England / South East
Rank 332 309 293
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -16
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 58 140 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.73% 0.83%
As % of the System Software category 2.77% 5.27% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 43 130 156
Median salary £55,000 £46,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.56% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £62,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +2.35%

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
2096 2655 2913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 14.10% 13.81% 14.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1773 2325 2406
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +8 35 £65,000 +18.18% 4
Surrey -3 8 £45,750 +7.64% 1
Oxfordshire +36 7 - - 1
Hampshire +2 5 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Buckinghamshire +21 2 £42,500 +60.37%
Kent - 2 £48,000 -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 179 (100.00%) VMware
2 126 (70.39%) Windows
3 117 (65.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 89 (49.72%) Microsoft
5 82 (45.81%) Linux
6 74 (41.34%) Active Directory
7 73 (40.78%) SAN
8 72 (40.22%) Firewall
9 63 (35.20%) Cisco
10 62 (34.64%) Windows Server
11 49 (27.37%) Finance
12 45 (25.14%) Citrix
12 45 (25.14%) ITIL
13 44 (24.58%) PowerShell
14 43 (24.02%) MS Exchange
14 43 (24.02%) Red Hat
15 39 (21.79%) TCP/IP
16 36 (20.11%) Windows Server 2008
17 35 (19.55%) MS Excel
17 35 (19.55%) SQL Server
18 34 (18.99%) DNS
19 30 (16.76%) Unix
20 29 (16.20%) Microsoft Certification
20 29 (16.20%) High Availability
20 29 (16.20%) Windows Server 2012
20 29 (16.20%) Data Centre
21 28 (15.64%) XenApp
21 28 (15.64%) CheckPoint
22 26 (14.53%) WAN
22 26 (14.53%) 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 43 (24.02%) MS Exchange
2 21 (11.73%) nginx
3 18 (10.06%) IIS
4 13 (7.26%) Apache
5 9 (5.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (3.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (3.35%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.23%) IBM Domino
7 4 (2.23%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.68%) SAS
8 3 (1.68%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.12%) CMS
10 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.56%) JBoss
10 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 35 (19.55%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.47%) MS Office
3 5 (2.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.15%) Office 365
2 10 (5.59%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.59%) SaaS
3 5 (2.79%) OpenShift
4 3 (1.68%) IaaS
4 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.68%) PaaS
5 2 (1.12%) G Suite
6 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 73 (40.78%) SAN
2 72 (40.22%) Firewall
3 39 (21.79%) TCP/IP
4 34 (18.99%) DNS
5 26 (14.53%) WAN
6 21 (11.73%) Cisco ASA
6 21 (11.73%) LAN
6 21 (11.73%) VPN
7 20 (11.17%) Intrusion Detection
8 17 (9.50%) NAS
8 17 (9.50%) SSL
9 16 (8.94%) SMTP
10 13 (7.26%) VLAN
11 12 (6.70%) DHCP
12 9 (5.03%) FTP
12 9 (5.03%) SSH
12 9 (5.03%) Telnet
13 7 (3.91%) MPLS
14 6 (3.35%) Wireshark
15 5 (2.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (19.55%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.17%) MySQL
3 6 (3.35%) MariaDB
4 5 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (1.68%) OLAP
5 3 (1.68%) OLTP
5 3 (1.68%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.68%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.68%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (3.35%) LoadRunner
1 6 (3.35%) Vagrant
1 6 (3.35%) WebLOAD
2 5 (2.79%) Subversion
3 4 (2.23%) AQtime
3 4 (2.23%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.12%) MSI
General
1 49 (27.37%) Finance
2 10 (5.59%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.03%) French Language
4 4 (2.23%) Publishing
4 4 (2.23%) Retail
5 3 (1.68%) Banking
6 2 (1.12%) Law
7 1 (0.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 56 (31.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 36 (20.11%) Linux Engineer
3 31 (17.32%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 29 (16.20%) VMware Engineer
5 28 (15.64%) Support Engineer
6 21 (11.73%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 17 (9.50%) Analyst
7 17 (9.50%) Architect
8 16 (8.94%) Systems Engineer
9 15 (8.38%) Security Architect
9 15 (8.38%) Senior VMware Engineer
10 13 (7.26%) Windows Engineer
11 12 (6.70%) Wintel Engineer
11 12 (6.70%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (6.15%) Infrastructure Support
12 11 (6.15%) Report Analyst
12 11 (6.15%) Storage Engineer
12 11 (6.15%) VMware Support Engineer
13 10 (5.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 10 (5.59%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.15%) LAMP
1 11 (6.15%) Web Services
2 9 (5.03%) LEMP Stack
3 6 (3.35%) .NET
3 6 (3.35%) JSON
4 5 (2.79%) SOAP
5 4 (2.23%) MAPI
6 3 (1.68%) Middleware
7 1 (0.56%) REST
7 1 (0.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.20%) Data Centre
2 21 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (11.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 15 (8.38%) Clustering
5 9 (5.03%) Computer Science
6 8 (4.47%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.79%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.23%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.23%) Replication
9 3 (1.68%) iSeries
9 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Licensing
10 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.12%) NHS
10 2 (1.12%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.12%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.56%) BYOD
11 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.56%) PKI
11 1 (0.56%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.56%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 126 (70.39%) Windows
2 82 (45.81%) Linux
3 62 (34.64%) Windows Server
4 36 (20.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (16.76%) Unix
6 29 (16.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (13.41%) CentOS
8 21 (11.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (10.06%) Solaris
10 17 (9.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (5.03%) Fedora
12 5 (2.79%) Windows 7
13 2 (1.12%) Windows 10
13 2 (1.12%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (1.12%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.56%) Debian
14 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (25.14%) ITIL
2 29 (16.20%) High Availability
3 23 (12.85%) Information Security
4 20 (11.17%) Change Management
4 20 (11.17%) DevOps
4 20 (11.17%) Security Architecture
4 20 (11.17%) Security Patching
5 18 (10.06%) Kalman Filter
6 17 (9.50%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (9.50%) Patch Management
7 15 (8.38%) Load Balancing
7 15 (8.38%) Problem Management
8 13 (7.26%) Scrum
9 12 (6.70%) Network Design
9 12 (6.70%) Threat Management
10 11 (6.15%) ITIL V3
10 11 (6.15%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (5.59%) Incident Management
12 8 (4.47%) Performance Testing
12 8 (4.47%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 44 (24.58%) PowerShell
2 23 (12.85%) SQL
3 20 (11.17%) Perl
4 12 (6.70%) Bash Shell
5 9 (5.03%) PHP
6 8 (4.47%) C
6 8 (4.47%) Python
7 7 (3.91%) C++
8 5 (2.79%) Java
9 4 (2.23%) C#
10 3 (1.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (16.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (12.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 17 (9.50%) CCNA
3 17 (9.50%) CCNP
3 17 (9.50%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (8.94%) Degree
4 16 (8.94%) MCITP
5 13 (7.26%) RHCE
6 9 (5.03%) RHCSA
6 9 (5.03%) Security Cleared
7 8 (4.47%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (4.47%) VCAP
8 7 (3.91%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (3.91%) MCSE
9 6 (3.35%) CCA
10 4 (2.23%) MCSA
11 3 (1.68%) CREST Certified
11 3 (1.68%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.12%) SAP Certification
12 2 (1.12%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.79%) HIPAA
2 5 (2.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.68%) QA
System Software
1 117 (65.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 74 (41.34%) Active Directory
3 28 (15.64%) XenApp
4 23 (12.85%) vSphere
5 17 (9.50%) Hyper-V
6 11 (6.15%) Virtual Servers
6 11 (6.15%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (5.03%) Docker
7 9 (5.03%) Postfix
7 9 (5.03%) Sendmail
8 8 (4.47%) VMware Server
9 6 (3.35%) Forefront TMG
9 6 (3.35%) iptables
9 6 (3.35%) ISA Server
10 5 (2.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (2.79%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (1.12%) Firmware
12 2 (1.12%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (14.53%) SCCM
2 22 (12.29%) SCOM
3 20 (11.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 9 (5.03%) WSUS
5 6 (3.35%) Backup Exec
5 6 (3.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 6 (3.35%) Nagios
5 6 (3.35%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (3.35%) Perfmon
5 6 (3.35%) Puppet
5 6 (3.35%) vMotion
6 5 (2.79%) Kibana
6 5 (2.79%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 5 (2.79%) WMI
6 5 (2.79%) yum
7 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (1.68%) Ansible
9 2 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (1.12%) ThinApp
9 2 (1.12%) vRealize
Vendors
1 179 (100.00%) VMware
2 89 (49.72%) Microsoft
3 63 (35.20%) Cisco
4 45 (25.14%) Citrix
5 43 (24.02%) Red Hat
6 28 (15.64%) CheckPoint
7 23 (12.85%) NetApp
7 23 (12.85%) Palo Alto
8 19 (10.61%) Oracle
9 18 (10.06%) HP
10 17 (9.50%) Imperva
10 17 (9.50%) LogLogic
11 15 (8.38%) SolarWinds
12 9 (5.03%) ServiceNow
12 9 (5.03%) Symantec
13 7 (3.91%) IBM
14 6 (3.35%) Dell
14 6 (3.35%) Google
14 6 (3.35%) Riverbed
14 6 (3.35%) Veeam
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