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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 291 302 265
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -37
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 157 163 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.76% 0.72% 0.85%
As % of the System Software category 5.43% 5.59% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 134 141 161
Average salary £39,000 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -
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
2894 2916 2818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.93% 12.84% 12.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2426 2320 2417
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,722 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% -1.31%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +8 66 £38,500 -9.41% 4
Hampshire +2 23 £49,000 +15.29% 1
Surrey -2 21 £38,500 -18.94% 1
West Sussex +14 16 £43,000 +10.96% 1
Kent +15 13 £42,000 -40.00%
Oxfordshire +14 8 £39,500 -21.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -26 8 £30,250 -39.50%
East Sussex +15 2 £47,500 +72.72%
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 280 (98.59%) VMware
2 262 (92.25%) Windows
3 150 (52.82%) Active Directory
4 147 (51.76%) Microsoft
5 138 (48.59%) Cisco
6 130 (45.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 124 (43.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 124 (43.66%) Citrix
8 117 (41.20%) MS Exchange
9 111 (39.08%) Firewall
10 105 (36.97%) Windows Server 2012
11 103 (36.27%) vSphere
12 94 (33.10%) LAN
13 93 (32.75%) Exchange Server 2010
14 91 (32.04%) WAN
14 91 (32.04%) Windows Server 2003
15 85 (29.93%) SQL
16 82 (28.87%) Data Centre
17 80 (28.17%) SAN
18 78 (27.46%) VMware ESXi
19 74 (26.06%) ITIL
20 69 (24.30%) TCP/IP
20 69 (24.30%) DNS
21 65 (22.89%) DHCP
22 64 (22.54%) MS Excel
22 64 (22.54%) XenApp
23 58 (20.42%) Hyper-V
24 56 (19.72%) SQL Server
25 55 (19.37%) Linux
25 55 (19.37%) Clustering

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 117 (41.20%) MS Exchange
2 93 (32.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (17.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 36 (12.68%) IIS
5 33 (11.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 29 (10.21%) Exchange Server 2007
7 18 (6.34%) SharePoint
8 15 (5.28%) Lync
9 14 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (3.17%) SAS
11 6 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2000
11 6 (2.11%) Office Communications Server
12 5 (1.76%) Apache
13 4 (1.41%) Tomcat
14 3 (1.06%) JBoss
15 2 (0.70%) IBM Notes
16 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
16 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 1 (0.35%) OpenStack
16 1 (0.35%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 64 (22.54%) MS Excel
2 32 (11.27%) MS Office
3 4 (1.41%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (1.76%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.87%) Office 365
2 10 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.46%) Taleo
3 7 (2.46%) Responsys
4 5 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.41%) Symantec.cloud
6 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 111 (39.08%) Firewall
2 94 (33.10%) LAN
3 91 (32.04%) WAN
4 80 (28.17%) SAN
5 69 (24.30%) TCP/IP
5 69 (24.30%) DNS
6 65 (22.89%) DHCP
7 36 (12.68%) Internet
8 35 (12.32%) NAS
9 28 (9.86%) VLAN
10 27 (9.51%) Cisco ASA
11 23 (8.10%) VPN
12 22 (7.75%) iSCSI
13 15 (5.28%) Fibre Channel
13 15 (5.28%) SSL
14 13 (4.58%) NetScaler
15 11 (3.87%) VoIP
16 10 (3.52%) Wireless
17 9 (3.17%) Cisco IOS
18 8 (2.82%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (19.72%) SQL Server
2 29 (10.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (7.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (7.04%) MySQL
5 10 (3.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (3.52%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (2.46%) Hadoop
6 7 (2.46%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.41%) MS Access
7 4 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.41%) Data Mining
7 4 (1.41%) OLTP
7 4 (1.41%) OLAP
7 4 (1.41%) Star Schema
7 4 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.41%) QlikView
7 4 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.41%) PerformancePoint
7 4 (1.41%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 7 (2.46%) Git (software)
1 7 (2.46%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.76%) Subversion
3 4 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.35%) Ant
General
1 24 (8.45%) Finance
2 17 (5.99%) Back Office
3 9 (3.17%) Publishing
4 6 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (1.76%) Legal
6 3 (1.06%) Banking
6 3 (1.06%) Marketing
7 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (16.20%) Support Engineer
2 44 (15.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 27 (9.51%) Administrator
4 26 (9.15%) Systems Administrator
5 25 (8.80%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 22 (7.75%) Technical Engineer
6 22 (7.75%) Systems Engineer
7 21 (7.39%) 3rd Line Support
8 20 (7.04%) Technical Support
9 19 (6.69%) Architect
10 18 (6.34%) Technical Support Engineer
11 17 (5.99%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 16 (5.63%) Analyst
13 14 (4.93%) IT Support
14 13 (4.58%) Solutions Architect
15 12 (4.23%) Server Specialist
15 12 (4.23%) Windows Server Specialist
16 11 (3.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 11 (3.87%) Network Engineer
17 9 (3.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.69%) Web Services
2 17 (5.99%) .NET
3 7 (2.46%) CGI
3 7 (2.46%) LAMP
4 4 (1.41%) MDX
5 3 (1.06%) Flash
6 2 (0.70%) CSS
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 82 (28.87%) Data Centre
2 55 (19.37%) Clustering
3 25 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (7.04%) EMC VNX
4 20 (7.04%) Blackberry
5 12 (4.23%) Computer Science
6 11 (3.87%) Client/Server
6 11 (3.87%) Replication
7 9 (3.17%) iPhone
7 9 (3.17%) iPad
8 7 (2.46%) Statistics
9 5 (1.76%) PMI
10 4 (1.41%) NHS
10 4 (1.41%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.41%) Informatics
10 4 (1.41%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.41%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.41%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.41%) Health Informatics
11 3 (1.06%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 262 (92.25%) Windows
2 124 (43.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 105 (36.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 91 (32.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 55 (19.37%) Linux
6 47 (16.55%) Windows 7
7 32 (11.27%) Windows XP
8 17 (5.99%) Windows 2000
9 10 (3.52%) Windows 8
10 8 (2.82%) UNIX
10 8 (2.82%) CentOS
11 7 (2.46%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (1.76%) Solaris
14 3 (1.06%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.06%) Windows Vista
14 3 (1.06%) Android
15 1 (0.35%) Debian
15 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (26.06%) ITIL
2 30 (10.56%) Problem Management
3 26 (9.15%) Change Control
4 25 (8.80%) Project Management
5 24 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (8.10%) Business Continuity
7 21 (7.39%) Load Balancing
8 19 (6.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 18 (6.34%) Change Management
9 18 (6.34%) Capacity Planning
10 15 (5.28%) High Availability
11 14 (4.93%) Release Management
11 14 (4.93%) Patch Management
12 10 (3.52%) Data Centre Operations
12 10 (3.52%) Performance Management
13 9 (3.17%) Server Building
13 9 (3.17%) Migration
13 9 (3.17%) Network Design
13 9 (3.17%) E-Commerce
14 8 (2.82%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (29.93%) SQL
2 21 (7.39%) PowerShell
3 19 (6.69%) C
4 17 (5.99%) Java
5 14 (4.93%) VBScript
6 13 (4.58%) VB
7 9 (3.17%) Python
8 8 (2.82%) Perl
9 7 (2.46%) PHP
9 7 (2.46%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.41%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.41%) C#
10 4 (1.41%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.41%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 52 (18.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (14.08%) MCSE
2 40 (14.08%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (12.32%) SC Cleared
3 35 (12.32%) Security Cleared
4 31 (10.92%) CCNA
5 25 (8.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 24 (8.45%) Degree
7 15 (5.28%) CCA
7 15 (5.28%) Citrix Certification
8 12 (4.23%) MCP
9 9 (3.17%) MCSA
9 9 (3.17%) DV Cleared
9 9 (3.17%) MCITP
9 9 (3.17%) A+ Certification
10 6 (2.11%) CCIE
10 6 (2.11%) CCNP
11 5 (1.76%) SAP Certification
11 5 (1.76%) PMI Certification
11 5 (1.76%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (11.27%) SLA
2 19 (6.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (3.17%) PCI DSS
4 8 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.76%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.35%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 150 (52.82%) Active Directory
2 130 (45.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (36.27%) vSphere
4 78 (27.46%) VMware ESXi
5 64 (22.54%) XenApp
6 58 (20.42%) Hyper-V
7 23 (8.10%) XenServer
8 22 (7.75%) Microsoft App-V
9 17 (5.99%) Terminal Services
10 16 (5.63%) XenDesktop
11 11 (3.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 10 (3.52%) DFS Replication
13 9 (3.17%) Firmware
14 7 (2.46%) VirtualBox
15 6 (2.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 5 (1.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 4 (1.41%) Terminal Server
17 4 (1.41%) vCloud
17 4 (1.41%) EMC RecoverPoint
17 4 (1.41%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 40 (14.08%) SCCM
2 21 (7.39%) SCOM
2 21 (7.39%) Backup Exec
2 21 (7.39%) WSUS
3 16 (5.63%) ARCserve
4 13 (4.58%) EdgeSight
5 12 (4.23%) Legato
6 11 (3.87%) NetBackup
7 10 (3.52%) Puppet
8 9 (3.17%) Norton AntiVirus
8 9 (3.17%) SCSM
9 8 (2.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 7 (2.46%) Graphite
10 7 (2.46%) Vagrant
10 7 (2.46%) Icinga
10 7 (2.46%) Nagios
11 6 (2.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 5 (1.76%) Tivoli
12 5 (1.76%) FortiGate
12 5 (1.76%) vMotion
Vendors
1 280 (98.59%) VMware
2 147 (51.76%) Microsoft
3 138 (48.59%) Cisco
4 124 (43.66%) Citrix
5 40 (14.08%) HP
6 38 (13.38%) Juniper
7 37 (13.03%) EMC
8 31 (10.92%) Symantec
9 25 (8.80%) Dell
10 21 (7.39%) CommVault
11 20 (7.04%) NetApp
12 18 (6.34%) IBM
13 17 (5.99%) Red Hat
14 14 (4.93%) Oracle
15 13 (4.58%) AppSense
15 13 (4.58%) Dell Compellent
16 11 (3.87%) Sophos
17 10 (3.52%) F5
18 9 (3.17%) Lumension
18 9 (3.17%) SolarWinds
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