The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 284 243 213
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -30
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 171 202 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.76% 0.92% 1.20%
As % of the System Software category 6.06% 7.29% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 145 171 248
Average salary £47,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.61% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
System Software Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2821 2771 2316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 12.46% 12.59% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2235 2363 1999
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
VMware ESX
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +13 70 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Buckinghamshire +21 32 £48,750 -2.50% 1
Surrey -56 32 £47,500 -12.44% 1
Hampshire -18 27 £42,500 - 4
Oxfordshire +1 6 £50,000 +25.00%
East Sussex -20 6 £27,500 +0.91% 1
Kent -15 4 £68,750 +41.75% 1
Middlesex - 4 - -
West Sussex -5 3 £38,750 -36.73% 3
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 315 (100.00%) VMware
2 232 (73.65%) Windows
3 198 (62.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 158 (50.16%) Microsoft
5 145 (46.03%) Active Directory
6 122 (38.73%) SAN
7 112 (35.56%) Citrix
8 107 (33.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 89 (28.25%) HP
10 81 (25.71%) SQL Server
10 81 (25.71%) DNS
11 77 (24.44%) XenApp
12 75 (23.81%) MS Exchange
13 74 (23.49%) ITIL
14 73 (23.17%) Cisco
14 73 (23.17%) Windows Server 2003
15 70 (22.22%) Firewall
16 67 (21.27%) SQL
17 61 (19.37%) DHCP
17 61 (19.37%) NetApp
18 59 (18.73%) Linux
19 58 (18.41%) VMware ESXi
20 56 (17.78%) Symantec
21 54 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
21 54 (17.14%) vSphere
22 53 (16.83%) MS Excel
23 51 (16.19%) NetBackup
24 50 (15.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
25 49 (15.56%) IIS
25 49 (15.56%) IBM

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 75 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 54 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (15.56%) IIS
4 39 (12.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 32 (10.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 29 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2003
7 20 (6.35%) Apache
8 17 (5.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 17 (5.40%) Exchange Server 2000
9 13 (4.13%) Tomcat
9 13 (4.13%) Lync
10 12 (3.81%) SharePoint
11 7 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (1.27%) OpenStack
13 4 (1.27%) SAS
14 2 (0.63%) Alfresco
14 2 (0.63%) WordPress
14 2 (0.63%) Drupal
14 2 (0.63%) nginx
Applications
1 53 (16.83%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.90%) MS Office
3 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (5.08%) Maximo
2 2 (0.63%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.27%) Google Compute Engine
4 3 (0.95%) SaaS
5 1 (0.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 122 (38.73%) SAN
2 81 (25.71%) DNS
3 70 (22.22%) Firewall
4 61 (19.37%) DHCP
5 48 (15.24%) NAS
6 34 (10.79%) Internet
7 25 (7.94%) TCP/IP
8 23 (7.30%) VPN
8 23 (7.30%) LAN
9 21 (6.67%) WAN
9 21 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
10 17 (5.40%) SMTP
10 17 (5.40%) IMAP
10 17 (5.40%) Wireshark
11 15 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
12 14 (4.44%) VLAN
13 13 (4.13%) SSL
14 11 (3.49%) iSCSI
15 7 (2.22%) FTP
15 7 (2.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (4.76%) MySQL
3 15 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (4.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (2.54%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.54%) RDBMS
6 6 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.59%) DTS
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 17 (5.40%) WebLOAD
1 17 (5.40%) AQtime
2 7 (2.22%) LoadRunner
3 3 (0.95%) SilkPerformer
3 3 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.32%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 37 (11.75%) Finance
2 17 (5.40%) Back Office
3 12 (3.81%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.86%) German Language
5 4 (1.27%) French Language
5 4 (1.27%) Legal
6 3 (0.95%) Banking
6 3 (0.95%) Retail
6 3 (0.95%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.63%) Marketing
7 2 (0.63%) Games
7 2 (0.63%) Publishing
8 1 (0.32%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.32%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 36 (11.43%) Administrator
2 28 (8.89%) Consultant
2 28 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 26 (8.25%) Support Engineer
4 25 (7.94%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 24 (7.62%) Systems Administrator
6 23 (7.30%) Network Engineer
7 20 (6.35%) Systems Engineer
8 17 (5.40%) Analyst
9 15 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
9 15 (4.76%) Technical Support
10 14 (4.44%) Architect
11 13 (4.13%) Server Engineer
12 12 (3.81%) Technical Support Engineer
12 12 (3.81%) Technical Consultant
13 11 (3.49%) Senior Consultant
13 11 (3.49%) Test Engineer
13 11 (3.49%) Senior Network Engineer
13 11 (3.49%) Linux Engineer
14 9 (2.86%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.30%) .NET
2 17 (5.40%) MAPI
3 7 (2.22%) Web Services
3 7 (2.22%) YAML
4 5 (1.59%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 4 (1.27%) Application Packaging
6 3 (0.95%) Flash
7 2 (0.63%) J2EE
7 2 (0.63%) CSS
7 2 (0.63%) XML
8 1 (0.32%) HTML
8 1 (0.32%) Middleware
8 1 (0.32%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.32%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 48 (15.24%) Clustering
2 21 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 19 (6.03%) Replication
4 18 (5.71%) Blackberry
5 13 (4.13%) Management Information System
6 12 (3.81%) EqualLogic
7 8 (2.54%) CLARiiON
8 5 (1.59%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.59%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.27%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.27%) Firmware
9 4 (1.27%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.95%) Device Driver
10 3 (0.95%) iPad
10 3 (0.95%) iPhone
11 2 (0.63%) Online Games
11 2 (0.63%) Celerra
11 2 (0.63%) Wiki
11 2 (0.63%) IBM XIV
11 2 (0.63%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 232 (73.65%) Windows
2 107 (33.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 73 (23.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 59 (18.73%) Linux
5 46 (14.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (7.94%) Solaris
7 24 (7.62%) Windows 2000
7 24 (7.62%) UNIX
8 23 (7.30%) Windows 7
9 22 (6.98%) Windows XP
10 12 (3.81%) Windows 2000 Server
11 10 (3.17%) AIX
12 7 (2.22%) CentOS
13 4 (1.27%) VMS
14 2 (0.63%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.63%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.63%) SUSE
14 2 (0.63%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (23.49%) ITIL
2 30 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 26 (8.25%) Problem Management
3 26 (8.25%) Load Balancing
4 18 (5.71%) Service Management
5 17 (5.40%) Benchmarking
5 17 (5.40%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (5.08%) Capacity Planning
7 15 (4.76%) Migration
8 14 (4.44%) Change Control
9 12 (3.81%) ITSM
10 10 (3.17%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (2.86%) Project Management
11 9 (2.86%) Change Management
11 9 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (2.86%) Incident Management
12 8 (2.54%) Capacity Management
12 8 (2.54%) DevOps
12 8 (2.54%) Validation
13 7 (2.22%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 67 (21.27%) SQL
2 22 (6.98%) PowerShell
3 21 (6.67%) C++
4 18 (5.71%) C#
5 17 (5.40%) Perl
6 11 (3.49%) PHP
7 10 (3.17%) Java
8 9 (2.86%) Python
9 8 (2.54%) Ruby
9 8 (2.54%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.22%) VB
11 6 (1.90%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.59%) VBScript
12 5 (1.59%) C
13 2 (0.63%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 50 (15.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 46 (14.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (13.97%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (13.97%) Degree
3 44 (13.97%) Security Cleared
4 38 (12.06%) CCNA
5 37 (11.75%) MCSE
6 34 (10.79%) MCP
6 34 (10.79%) SC Cleared
7 23 (7.30%) CCNP
8 15 (4.76%) MCITP
9 12 (3.81%) MCSA
10 11 (3.49%) NCDA
10 11 (3.49%) NCIE
10 11 (3.49%) DV Cleared
11 9 (2.86%) MCTS
12 8 (2.54%) VCAP
13 7 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
13 7 (2.22%) JNCIA
13 7 (2.22%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.94%) SLA
2 21 (6.67%) QA
3 6 (1.90%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 198 (62.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 145 (46.03%) Active Directory
3 77 (24.44%) XenApp
4 58 (18.41%) VMware ESXi
5 54 (17.14%) vSphere
6 43 (13.65%) Hyper-V
7 30 (9.52%) XenServer
7 30 (9.52%) XenDesktop
8 21 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 16 (5.08%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 15 (4.76%) VMware Workstation
10 15 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
11 14 (4.44%) Terminal Services
12 11 (3.49%) NFS
13 9 (2.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 6 (1.90%) VMware Server
14 6 (1.90%) vCloud
14 6 (1.90%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 5 (1.59%) MetaFrame
15 5 (1.59%) UAG
Systems Management
1 51 (16.19%) NetBackup
2 36 (11.43%) Backup Exec
3 25 (7.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 21 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 19 (6.03%) Tivoli
5 19 (6.03%) SCCM
5 19 (6.03%) SCOM
6 11 (3.49%) Norton AntiVirus
6 11 (3.49%) ARCserve
6 11 (3.49%) FortiGate
7 10 (3.17%) HP SIM
8 9 (2.86%) WSUS
9 6 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (1.90%) Puppet
9 6 (1.90%) PureDisk
10 4 (1.27%) HP Data Protector
10 4 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (1.27%) Legato
11 3 (0.95%) Control-M
11 3 (0.95%) OpenView
Vendors
1 315 (100.00%) VMware
2 158 (50.16%) Microsoft
3 112 (35.56%) Citrix
4 89 (28.25%) HP
5 73 (23.17%) Cisco
6 61 (19.37%) NetApp
7 56 (17.78%) Symantec
8 49 (15.56%) IBM
9 46 (14.60%) EMC
10 33 (10.48%) Dell
11 31 (9.84%) Juniper
12 26 (8.25%) Intel
13 20 (6.35%) Red Hat
14 19 (6.03%) Brocade
15 18 (5.71%) Sun
16 17 (5.40%) F5
17 15 (4.76%) Veritas
18 13 (4.13%) Veeam
19 12 (3.81%) Hitachi
20 11 (3.49%) Oracle
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