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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 275 276 239
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -37
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 174 158 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.80% 0.72% 1.03%
As % of the System Software category 5.82% 5.98% 8.54%
Number of salaries quoted 152 135 227
Average salary £41,500 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.75% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,009 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £53,850
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £43,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-5.81% +4.87%
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
2988 2644 2799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.76% 11.99% 12.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2438 2195 2428
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +26 67 £37,750 -16.11% 2
Surrey -1 36 £41,500 -32.24% 1
West Sussex +38 34 £46,500 -2.10% 7
Hampshire -9 26 £38,375 -9.70% 3
Buckinghamshire -14 8 £61,250 +44.11%
Home Counties +7 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £27,500 -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 332 (99.70%) VMware
2 264 (79.28%) Windows
3 212 (63.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 189 (56.76%) Active Directory
5 163 (48.95%) Microsoft
5 163 (48.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 119 (35.74%) SAN
7 114 (34.23%) Citrix
8 108 (32.43%) MS Exchange
9 103 (30.93%) Windows Server 2003
10 97 (29.13%) Linux
11 96 (28.83%) XenApp
12 92 (27.63%) Firewall
13 85 (25.53%) Windows Server 2012
14 83 (24.92%) Clustering
15 82 (24.62%) vSphere
16 80 (24.02%) SQL Server
17 76 (22.82%) SQL
18 72 (21.62%) HP
19 71 (21.32%) Cisco
20 70 (21.02%) Exchange Server 2010
21 64 (19.22%) Finance
22 60 (18.02%) Exchange Server 2013
23 57 (17.12%) MS Excel
24 56 (16.82%) DNS
24 56 (16.82%) Hyper-V
25 54 (16.22%) IIS
25 54 (16.22%) ITIL
26 51 (15.32%) UNIX
26 51 (15.32%) NAS

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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
1 108 (32.43%) MS Exchange
2 70 (21.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 60 (18.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 54 (16.22%) IIS
5 49 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 34 (10.21%) Exchange Server 2003
7 29 (8.71%) Exchange Server 2000
8 23 (6.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 15 (4.50%) Apache
10 12 (3.60%) Tomcat
11 11 (3.30%) SharePoint
12 6 (1.80%) JBoss
13 5 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (1.50%) Lync
14 4 (1.20%) nginx
14 4 (1.20%) Office Communications Server
15 3 (0.90%) IBM HTTP Server
15 3 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.90%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.90%) SAS
Applications
1 57 (17.12%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (5.41%) Maximo
2 1 (0.30%) Summit
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.10%) Office 365
2 6 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.90%) Google Compute Engine
4 3 (0.90%) HP Helion
4 3 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 119 (35.74%) SAN
2 92 (27.63%) Firewall
3 56 (16.82%) DNS
4 51 (15.32%) NAS
5 43 (12.91%) LAN
6 42 (12.61%) WAN
7 35 (10.51%) DHCP
8 33 (9.91%) TCP/IP
9 27 (8.11%) Internet
10 22 (6.61%) iSCSI
11 19 (5.71%) Wireshark
12 17 (5.11%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (5.11%) SMTP
13 13 (3.90%) IMAP
14 10 (3.00%) VLAN
15 9 (2.70%) NetScaler
16 8 (2.40%) Fibre Channel
16 8 (2.40%) FTP
17 7 (2.10%) VPN
18 6 (1.80%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (24.02%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.91%) SQL Server 2005
3 17 (5.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (3.60%) MySQL
5 10 (3.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 8 (2.40%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.90%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.60%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 1 (0.30%) DTS
Development Applications
1 16 (4.80%) LoadRunner
2 13 (3.90%) WebLOAD
2 13 (3.90%) AQtime
3 12 (3.60%) SilkPerformer
4 6 (1.80%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (1.50%) WinRunner
5 5 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.60%) Git (software)
General
1 64 (19.22%) Finance
2 19 (5.71%) Back Office
3 17 (5.11%) Publishing
4 11 (3.30%) Retail
5 10 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.70%) Banking
7 6 (1.80%) Marketing
7 6 (1.80%) German Language
8 4 (1.20%) Automotive
9 3 (0.90%) Legal
9 3 (0.90%) Games
9 3 (0.90%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.90%) French Language
10 1 (0.30%) Electronics
10 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (16.82%) Support Engineer
2 55 (16.52%) Analyst
3 44 (13.21%) Consultant
4 39 (11.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 36 (10.81%) Senior Analyst
5 36 (10.81%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 35 (10.51%) Administrator
7 28 (8.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 23 (6.91%) 3rd Line Support
9 22 (6.61%) Systems Administrator
9 22 (6.61%) Network Engineer
10 20 (6.01%) Technical Support
11 19 (5.71%) Wintel Consultant
12 18 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 17 (5.11%) Technical Engineer
14 15 (4.50%) Architect
14 15 (4.50%) Senior Network Engineer
15 14 (4.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 12 (3.60%) Server Support
16 12 (3.60%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.90%) .NET
1 13 (3.90%) MAPI
2 8 (2.40%) Web Services
3 5 (1.50%) CSS
3 5 (1.50%) YAML
4 4 (1.20%) Flash
5 3 (0.90%) Middleware
6 2 (0.60%) HTML
6 2 (0.60%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.30%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 83 (24.92%) Clustering
2 27 (8.11%) Blackberry
3 22 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (5.41%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.60%) Replication
6 10 (3.00%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.40%) EqualLogic
8 5 (1.50%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.50%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.90%) Device Driver
9 3 (0.90%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.90%) HP StorageWorks
10 2 (0.60%) Wiki
10 2 (0.60%) Open Source
10 2 (0.60%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.30%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 264 (79.28%) Windows
2 163 (48.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 103 (30.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 97 (29.13%) Linux
5 85 (25.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 51 (15.32%) UNIX
7 39 (11.71%) Windows XP
8 35 (10.51%) Windows 7
9 33 (9.91%) Windows 2000
10 29 (8.71%) Solaris
11 24 (7.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (3.00%) AIX
13 8 (2.40%) Windows 2000 Server
14 6 (1.80%) Windows NT
15 5 (1.50%) VMS
16 3 (0.90%) CentOS
16 3 (0.90%) SUSE
17 2 (0.60%) Windows Vista
18 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
18 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (16.22%) ITIL
2 40 (12.01%) Disaster Recovery
3 32 (9.61%) Problem Management
4 31 (9.31%) Load Balancing
5 25 (7.51%) Change Control
6 21 (6.31%) Migration
7 18 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
8 15 (4.50%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (3.90%) Benchmarking
10 12 (3.60%) Validation
10 12 (3.60%) Test Management
11 11 (3.30%) Change Management
12 10 (3.00%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (2.70%) Mentoring
13 9 (2.70%) Non-Functional Testing
13 9 (2.70%) Test Automation
13 9 (2.70%) Regression Testing
14 8 (2.40%) Service Delivery
14 8 (2.40%) Capacity Planning
14 8 (2.40%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 76 (22.82%) SQL
2 25 (7.51%) PowerShell
3 18 (5.41%) C++
4 15 (4.50%) C#
5 9 (2.70%) Perl
5 9 (2.70%) PHP
6 7 (2.10%) Java
7 6 (1.80%) Ruby
7 6 (1.80%) Python
8 5 (1.50%) VBScript
8 5 (1.50%) C
9 2 (0.60%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.60%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.60%) VB
9 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.60%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 50 (15.02%) Security Cleared
2 45 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (13.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 42 (12.61%) MCSE
4 39 (11.71%) MCP
5 38 (11.41%) SC Cleared
6 36 (10.81%) Degree
7 32 (9.61%) Cisco Certification
8 29 (8.71%) CCNA
9 24 (7.21%) MCITP
10 20 (6.01%) CCNP
11 16 (4.80%) MCSA
12 12 (3.60%) ISEB
12 12 (3.60%) ISTQB
13 11 (3.30%) DV Cleared
13 11 (3.30%) Citrix Certification
14 10 (3.00%) CCA
14 10 (3.00%) JNCIE
14 10 (3.00%) JNCIA
15 9 (2.70%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.51%) SLA
2 13 (3.90%) QA
3 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 212 (63.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 189 (56.76%) Active Directory
3 96 (28.83%) XenApp
4 82 (24.62%) vSphere
5 56 (16.82%) Hyper-V
6 38 (11.41%) VMware ESXi
7 29 (8.71%) XenServer
8 28 (8.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 26 (7.81%) Terminal Services
10 23 (6.91%) XenDesktop
11 21 (6.31%) VMware Workstation
12 20 (6.01%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 18 (5.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 16 (4.80%) Microsoft App-V
15 8 (2.40%) NFS
16 7 (2.10%) ISA Server
17 5 (1.50%) MetaFrame
18 4 (1.20%) Firmware
18 4 (1.20%) Postfix
18 4 (1.20%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 41 (12.31%) NetBackup
2 33 (9.91%) SCOM
3 22 (6.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 22 (6.61%) Backup Exec
4 20 (6.01%) Tivoli
5 19 (5.71%) SCCM
6 18 (5.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 14 (4.20%) HP Quality Center
8 11 (3.30%) HP SIM
9 8 (2.40%) Puppet
9 8 (2.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 8 (2.40%) EdgeSight
9 8 (2.40%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (2.10%) ARCserve
11 6 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (1.80%) FortiGate
12 5 (1.50%) HP Data Protector
12 5 (1.50%) Control-M
12 5 (1.50%) OpenView
12 5 (1.50%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 332 (99.70%) VMware
2 163 (48.95%) Microsoft
3 114 (34.23%) Citrix
4 72 (21.62%) HP
5 71 (21.32%) Cisco
6 47 (14.11%) Symantec
7 40 (12.01%) NetApp
8 32 (9.61%) Intel
8 32 (9.61%) IBM
9 23 (6.91%) Juniper
10 21 (6.31%) Dell
10 21 (6.31%) Red Hat
11 18 (5.41%) Oracle
12 17 (5.11%) Veritas
12 17 (5.11%) Veeam
13 15 (4.50%) EMC
13 15 (4.50%) F5
14 14 (4.20%) Sun
15 12 (3.60%) 3PAR
16 9 (2.70%) Fujitsu
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £42000 - £50000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: 15 hours ago
Crawley, Sussex
Capita
Posted: 16 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + great company
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £44000 - £49000 Per Annum To £49k + On Call + Bonus + B
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £31500 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension and Healthcare
Posted: 8 days ago
Crawley
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
West Sussex
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
CapQuest Debt Recovery Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago