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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 325 308 314
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 123 157 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.67% 0.76% 0.73%
As % of the System Software category 4.87% 5.20% 5.50%
Number of salaries quoted 111 135 141
Median salary £47,500 £39,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.79% -17.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £28,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -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
2524 3020 3018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.67% 14.53% 13.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2175 2521 2422
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -15 53 £50,000 +29.87% 3
Surrey +24 17 £42,750 +11.03%
Buckinghamshire +32 16 £40,000 +32.23%
Hampshire -11 16 £35,000 -28.57% 1
Oxfordshire -14 8 - - 1
Kent +14 6 £46,250 +10.11% 1
West Sussex -11 6 £35,000 -18.60%
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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.

1 225 (100.00%) VMware
2 161 (71.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 159 (70.67%) Windows
4 126 (56.00%) Active Directory
5 123 (54.67%) Microsoft
6 106 (47.11%) Windows Server
7 84 (37.33%) SAN
8 80 (35.56%) Firewall
9 77 (34.22%) ITIL
10 74 (32.89%) Linux
11 68 (30.22%) MS Exchange
12 63 (28.00%) Cisco
12 63 (28.00%) HP
13 56 (24.89%) Windows Server 2008
14 55 (24.44%) Finance
15 54 (24.00%) MS Excel
16 52 (23.11%) vSphere
17 51 (22.67%) VMware ESXi
18 49 (21.78%) Citrix
19 48 (21.33%) Windows Server 2012
20 47 (20.89%) Data Centre
21 45 (20.00%) DNS
22 44 (19.56%) Red Hat
22 44 (19.56%) SCCM
23 40 (17.78%) SQL Server
24 37 (16.44%) Hyper-V
24 37 (16.44%) Exchange Server 2010
25 36 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
26 33 (14.67%) NetApp
26 33 (14.67%) SQL

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 68 (30.22%) MS Exchange
2 37 (16.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (12.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 26 (11.56%) Apache
4 26 (11.56%) IIS
5 19 (8.44%) nginx
6 17 (7.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (7.11%) Tomcat
8 9 (4.00%) JBoss
9 6 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.33%) CMS
11 2 (0.89%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.44%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 54 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 25 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (5.33%) OpenShift
1 12 (5.33%) SaaS
2 7 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.67%) IaaS
3 6 (2.67%) Office 365
4 2 (0.89%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (37.33%) SAN
2 80 (35.56%) Firewall
3 45 (20.00%) DNS
4 32 (14.22%) TCP/IP
4 32 (14.22%) WAN
5 30 (13.33%) NAS
6 26 (11.56%) LAN
6 26 (11.56%) SMTP
7 25 (11.11%) DHCP
8 18 (8.00%) VLAN
9 13 (5.78%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (5.78%) Wireshark
10 12 (5.33%) IMAP
11 10 (4.44%) FTP
11 10 (4.44%) MPLS
11 10 (4.44%) SSH
11 10 (4.44%) Telnet
12 9 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (3.56%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (3.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 25 (11.11%) MySQL
3 12 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.11%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (2.22%) MariaDB
7 4 (1.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (1.78%) OLAP
7 4 (1.78%) OLTP
7 4 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.78%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.78%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.78%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (5.33%) AQtime
1 12 (5.33%) Subversion
1 12 (5.33%) WebLOAD
2 9 (4.00%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.89%) MSI
4 1 (0.44%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (24.44%) Finance
2 14 (6.22%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.78%) Retail
4 10 (4.44%) French Language
5 8 (3.56%) Publishing
6 6 (2.67%) Banking
7 5 (2.22%) Electronics
8 3 (1.33%) Games
8 3 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.44%) Advertising
9 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.44%) Billing
9 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (19.56%) Support Engineer
2 43 (19.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 30 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 28 (12.44%) VMware Engineer
5 27 (12.00%) Analyst
6 26 (11.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 25 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 25 (11.11%) Support Analyst
8 22 (9.78%) Linux Engineer
8 22 (9.78%) Systems Engineer
9 18 (8.00%) Technical Support
10 16 (7.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 15 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
11 15 (6.67%) IT Support
12 14 (6.22%) Technical Engineer
13 13 (5.78%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
14 12 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support
14 12 (5.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
14 12 (5.33%) Administrator
14 12 (5.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.33%) .NET
2 18 (8.00%) Web Services
3 16 (7.11%) LAMP
4 12 (5.33%) MAPI
5 10 (4.44%) LEMP Stack
6 8 (3.56%) JSON
6 8 (3.56%) SOAP
7 2 (0.89%) Middleware
8 1 (0.44%) COM
8 1 (0.44%) REST
8 1 (0.44%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 47 (20.89%) Data Centre
2 33 (14.67%) Clustering
3 17 (7.56%) Computer Science
3 17 (7.56%) EMC VNX
4 10 (4.44%) Smartphone
5 7 (3.11%) EqualLogic
5 7 (3.11%) Fat Client
5 7 (3.11%) Thin Client
5 7 (3.11%) VCE vBlock
6 6 (2.67%) EMC VMAX
6 6 (2.67%) EMC VNXe
6 6 (2.67%) HP Storage
7 4 (1.78%) Cybercrime
7 4 (1.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 4 (1.78%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.78%) Microsoft Licensing
8 3 (1.33%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.33%) BYOD
8 3 (1.33%) Celerra
8 3 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 159 (70.67%) Windows
2 106 (47.11%) Windows Server
3 74 (32.89%) Linux
4 56 (24.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (21.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (13.33%) Windows 7
8 18 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (7.56%) Windows 8
10 15 (6.67%) CentOS
11 14 (6.22%) Solaris
12 13 (5.78%) Windows XP
13 12 (5.33%) Unix
14 10 (4.44%) Fedora
15 8 (3.56%) Windows 10
16 5 (2.22%) Debian
16 5 (2.22%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.44%) VMS
17 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (34.22%) ITIL
2 29 (12.89%) DevOps
3 26 (11.56%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (9.33%) Load Balancing
5 20 (8.89%) Capacity Planning
6 19 (8.44%) Mentoring
7 18 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (6.22%) Infrastructure Management
8 14 (6.22%) Scrum
8 14 (6.22%) Service Delivery
9 13 (5.78%) Change Management
9 13 (5.78%) Configuration Management
9 13 (5.78%) Performance Engineering
9 13 (5.78%) SDLC
9 13 (5.78%) Service Management
10 12 (5.33%) Open Source
10 12 (5.33%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (4.89%) Benchmarking
11 11 (4.89%) Project Management
12 10 (4.44%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 33 (14.67%) PowerShell
1 33 (14.67%) SQL
2 26 (11.56%) Java
3 22 (9.78%) Perl
4 20 (8.89%) Bash Shell
5 17 (7.56%) Python
6 13 (5.78%) C++
7 12 (5.33%) C
7 12 (5.33%) C#
8 10 (4.44%) PHP
9 8 (3.56%) Ruby
10 4 (1.78%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.33%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (13.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 30 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (12.44%) Security Cleared
4 24 (10.67%) Degree
5 21 (9.33%) SC Cleared
6 17 (7.56%) RHCE
7 16 (7.11%) CCNA
7 16 (7.11%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (7.11%) MCP
8 15 (6.67%) CCNP
9 14 (6.22%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (4.44%) MOS
10 10 (4.44%) RHCSA
11 9 (4.00%) MCITP
12 8 (3.56%) BPSS Clearance
12 8 (3.56%) CTC Cleared
13 7 (3.11%) Citrix Certification
13 7 (3.11%) DV Cleared
13 7 (3.11%) VCAP
14 6 (2.67%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (14.67%) SLA
2 20 (8.89%) QA
3 9 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (3.56%) HIPAA
4 8 (3.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.33%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.33%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.44%) SAS 70
System Software
1 161 (71.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 126 (56.00%) Active Directory
3 52 (23.11%) vSphere
4 51 (22.67%) VMware ESXi
5 37 (16.44%) Hyper-V
6 21 (9.33%) XenApp
7 18 (8.00%) VMware Workstation
8 16 (7.11%) Virtual Servers
9 15 (6.67%) Firmware
10 10 (4.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 10 (4.44%) Postfix
10 10 (4.44%) Sendmail
11 9 (4.00%) Docker
12 7 (3.11%) XenServer
13 5 (2.22%) iptables
13 5 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
13 5 (2.22%) VirtualBox
14 4 (1.78%) ISA Server
15 3 (1.33%) NFS
15 3 (1.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 44 (19.56%) SCCM
2 27 (12.00%) WSUS
3 26 (11.56%) Backup Exec
4 18 (8.00%) SCOM
5 16 (7.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 14 (6.22%) Perfmon
7 12 (5.33%) yum
8 11 (4.89%) Nagios
8 11 (4.89%) Puppet
9 10 (4.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 10 (4.44%) vMotion
10 9 (4.00%) HP Data Protector
10 9 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (3.56%) Kibana
11 8 (3.56%) WMI
12 7 (3.11%) NetBackup
12 7 (3.11%) Tivoli
12 7 (3.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 6 (2.67%) Oracle RMAN
13 6 (2.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 225 (100.00%) VMware
2 123 (54.67%) Microsoft
3 63 (28.00%) Cisco
3 63 (28.00%) HP
4 49 (21.78%) Citrix
5 44 (19.56%) Red Hat
6 33 (14.67%) NetApp
7 28 (12.44%) Oracle
8 25 (11.11%) EMC
8 25 (11.11%) Symantec
9 23 (10.22%) SolarWinds
10 22 (9.78%) Dell
11 18 (8.00%) IBM
12 15 (6.67%) Qualys
12 15 (6.67%) Veeam
13 13 (5.78%) Veritas
14 10 (4.44%) Google
15 9 (4.00%) CheckPoint
16 8 (3.56%) ServiceNow
17 6 (2.67%) Dell Compellent
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