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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 285 269 276
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 168 139 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.81% 0.69% 0.79%
As % of the System Software category 5.96% 5.77% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 158 125 154
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £37,500 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
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
2821 2409 2750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.64% 12.01% 12.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2332 1975 2313
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 January 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 January 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 -7 47 £40,000 -11.11% 1
West Sussex +32 39 £46,000 -3.15%
Hampshire -8 29 £38,500 -13.48% 2
Buckinghamshire +8 21 £55,000 +29.41%
Surrey -16 21 £41,500 -9.78% 2
Kent -2 7 £37,500 -25.74% 3
Middlesex +2 1 £46,500 -38.00%
Oxfordshire -5 1 £30,000 -26.82%
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 329 (99.70%) VMware
2 265 (80.30%) Windows
3 228 (69.09%) Active Directory
4 204 (61.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 193 (58.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 165 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 132 (40.00%) Citrix
8 127 (38.48%) MS Exchange
9 122 (36.97%) vSphere
10 110 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 108 (32.73%) Linux
11 108 (32.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 97 (29.39%) SAN
13 96 (29.09%) Exchange Server 2010
14 94 (28.48%) Firewall
15 92 (27.88%) XenApp
16 79 (23.94%) Clustering
17 77 (23.33%) Finance
17 77 (23.33%) SQL Server
18 73 (22.12%) Cisco
19 71 (21.52%) SQL
19 71 (21.52%) MS Excel
20 70 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2013
21 66 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
21 66 (20.00%) HP
22 61 (18.48%) ITIL
23 59 (17.88%) IIS
24 58 (17.58%) Hyper-V
25 57 (17.27%) Security Cleared
25 57 (17.27%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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
1 127 (38.48%) MS Exchange
2 96 (29.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 70 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 66 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 59 (17.88%) IIS
6 41 (12.42%) Exchange Server 2003
7 31 (9.39%) Exchange Server 2000
7 31 (9.39%) Apache
8 29 (8.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 19 (5.76%) nginx
10 12 (3.64%) Tomcat
10 12 (3.64%) SharePoint
11 11 (3.33%) Lync
12 5 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (1.52%) WebSphere
13 4 (1.21%) Drupal
13 4 (1.21%) CMS
13 4 (1.21%) WebLogic
13 4 (1.21%) JBoss
13 4 (1.21%) Alfresco
Applications
1 71 (21.52%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.12%) Maximo
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.42%) Office 365
2 3 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.61%) SaaS
3 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 97 (29.39%) SAN
2 94 (28.48%) Firewall
3 57 (17.27%) DNS
4 51 (15.45%) LAN
5 48 (14.55%) WAN
6 43 (13.03%) NAS
7 41 (12.42%) TCP/IP
8 35 (10.61%) DHCP
9 25 (7.58%) iSCSI
10 13 (3.94%) Fibre Channel
10 13 (3.94%) NetScaler
10 13 (3.94%) Internet
11 12 (3.64%) FTP
11 12 (3.64%) SMTP
12 11 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (3.03%) Telnet
13 10 (3.03%) SSH
13 10 (3.03%) VLAN
13 10 (3.03%) Wireshark
14 7 (2.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 36 (10.91%) SQL Server 2005
3 25 (7.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (7.58%) MySQL
4 13 (3.94%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (1.52%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.61%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 13 (3.94%) LoadRunner
2 12 (3.64%) SilkPerformer
3 6 (1.82%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (1.52%) WinRunner
5 3 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.61%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.30%) WinDbg
7 1 (0.30%) AQtime
7 1 (0.30%) WebLOAD
General
1 77 (23.33%) Finance
2 25 (7.58%) Publishing
3 12 (3.64%) Games
4 11 (3.33%) Retail
5 10 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.42%) Back Office
7 6 (1.82%) Banking
8 5 (1.52%) Marketing
9 4 (1.21%) Automotive
10 3 (0.91%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.30%) Electronics
11 1 (0.30%) French Language
11 1 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 74 (22.42%) Analyst
2 63 (19.09%) Support Engineer
3 57 (17.27%) Senior Analyst
3 57 (17.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 57 (17.27%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 44 (13.33%) Consultant
5 37 (11.21%) Administrator
6 29 (8.79%) Systems Administrator
7 26 (7.88%) 3rd Line Support
8 23 (6.97%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 22 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 20 (6.06%) Technical Support
11 18 (5.45%) Technical Engineer
12 17 (5.15%) Architect
12 17 (5.15%) Wintel Consultant
13 15 (4.55%) Infrastructure Specialist
14 13 (3.94%) Server Engineer
14 13 (3.94%) Server Support
14 13 (3.94%) Technical Support Engineer
14 13 (3.94%) 3rd Line Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.42%) Web Services
2 7 (2.12%) Software Packaging
3 6 (1.82%) CSS
4 5 (1.52%) .NET
5 3 (0.91%) HTML
5 3 (0.91%) Flash
6 2 (0.61%) YAML
6 2 (0.61%) Middleware
7 1 (0.30%) MAPI
7 1 (0.30%) XML
7 1 (0.30%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 79 (23.94%) Clustering
2 31 (9.39%) Blackberry
3 25 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.55%) Replication
5 7 (2.12%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.82%) EqualLogic
7 5 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (1.52%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.52%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.61%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.61%) PKI
8 2 (0.61%) Open Source
8 2 (0.61%) HP StorageWorks
9 1 (0.30%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.30%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.30%) CMDB
9 1 (0.30%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.30%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.30%) BBC
9 1 (0.30%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 265 (80.30%) Windows
2 193 (58.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 110 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 108 (32.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 108 (32.73%) Linux
5 50 (15.15%) UNIX
6 34 (10.30%) Windows XP
7 28 (8.48%) Windows 7
8 23 (6.97%) Solaris
9 22 (6.67%) Windows 2000
10 20 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (5.15%) CentOS
12 9 (2.73%) Ubuntu
13 7 (2.12%) Windows 2000 Server
13 7 (2.12%) AIX
14 6 (1.82%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.61%) VMS
15 2 (0.61%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.61%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (18.48%) ITIL
2 47 (14.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 32 (9.70%) Migration
4 29 (8.79%) Change Control
5 26 (7.88%) Load Balancing
6 18 (5.45%) Problem Management
7 15 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
8 13 (3.94%) Capacity Planning
9 12 (3.64%) Root Cause Analysis
9 12 (3.64%) Test Management
9 12 (3.64%) Mentoring
10 11 (3.33%) Service Delivery
10 11 (3.33%) Change Management
11 9 (2.73%) Regression Testing
11 9 (2.73%) Validation
11 9 (2.73%) Non-Functional Testing
11 9 (2.73%) Test Automation
12 8 (2.42%) Network Monitoring
12 8 (2.42%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (2.12%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (21.52%) SQL
2 30 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 13 (3.94%) PHP
4 12 (3.64%) Perl
5 10 (3.03%) Python
6 5 (1.52%) VBScript
6 5 (1.52%) Java
7 4 (1.21%) C#
8 3 (0.91%) C++
8 3 (0.91%) VB
9 2 (0.61%) Ruby
9 2 (0.61%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.61%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.61%) C
10 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 57 (17.27%) Security Cleared
2 48 (14.55%) SC Cleared
3 43 (13.03%) MCP
4 42 (12.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 41 (12.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 40 (12.12%) MCSE
7 20 (6.06%) MCITP
8 19 (5.76%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (5.76%) Degree
8 19 (5.76%) MCSA
9 18 (5.45%) DV Cleared
10 15 (4.55%) CCNA
11 12 (3.64%) ISEB
11 12 (3.64%) Citrix Certification
11 12 (3.64%) ISTQB
12 11 (3.33%) CCA
13 9 (2.73%) CCNP
13 9 (2.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 5 (1.52%) VCP5
14 5 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.06%) SLA
2 4 (1.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.30%) QA
3 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 228 (69.09%) Active Directory
2 204 (61.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 122 (36.97%) vSphere
4 92 (27.88%) XenApp
5 58 (17.58%) Hyper-V
6 42 (12.73%) VMware ESXi
7 30 (9.09%) Terminal Services
8 28 (8.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 27 (8.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 18 (5.45%) Microsoft App-V
11 16 (4.85%) XenDesktop
12 15 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
13 11 (3.33%) XenServer
14 10 (3.03%) Postfix
14 10 (3.03%) Sendmail
15 9 (2.73%) Xen
16 7 (2.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 7 (2.12%) ISA Server
17 5 (1.52%) NFS
17 5 (1.52%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 38 (11.52%) NetBackup
1 38 (11.52%) SCOM
2 34 (10.30%) SCCM
3 20 (6.06%) Backup Exec
4 16 (4.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 15 (4.55%) HP SIM
5 15 (4.55%) ARCserve
6 14 (4.24%) HP Quality Center
7 13 (3.94%) Norton AntiVirus
8 11 (3.33%) HP Data Protector
8 11 (3.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 9 (2.73%) cPanel
9 9 (2.73%) Webmin
9 9 (2.73%) Plesk
9 9 (2.73%) Tivoli
10 8 (2.42%) WSUS
10 8 (2.42%) EdgeSight
11 7 (2.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 5 (1.52%) BladeLogic
12 5 (1.52%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 329 (99.70%) VMware
2 165 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 132 (40.00%) Citrix
4 73 (22.12%) Cisco
5 66 (20.00%) HP
6 43 (13.03%) Symantec
7 27 (8.18%) NetApp
7 27 (8.18%) Red Hat
8 24 (7.27%) Intel
9 22 (6.67%) Oracle
10 21 (6.36%) Dell
11 19 (5.76%) IBM
12 16 (4.85%) Veeam
13 12 (3.64%) 3PAR
14 10 (3.03%) AppSense
15 9 (2.73%) Fujitsu
15 9 (2.73%) Juniper
16 8 (2.42%) EMC
16 8 (2.42%) Sun
17 7 (2.12%) CheckPoint
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