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

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 332 317 330
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +13
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 100 154 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.55% 0.72% 0.63%
As % of the System Software category 3.97% 5.01% 4.99%
Number of salaries quoted 88 133 133
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £28,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £50,563 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +1.79%
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
2522 3071 2965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.83% 14.45% 12.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2191 2553 2427
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,163
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -0.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%

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 June 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 June 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 -1 46 £50,000 +30.71% 2
Surrey +32 19 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Hampshire -15 14 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Kent +12 6 £40,000 -11.84%
Buckinghamshire +23 5 £42,500 +54.54%
West Sussex -15 5 £30,000 -29.41%
Oxfordshire -16 4 - - 1
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 221 (100.00%) VMware
2 155 (70.14%) Windows
3 142 (64.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 137 (61.99%) Active Directory
5 127 (57.47%) Microsoft
6 109 (49.32%) Windows Server
7 79 (35.75%) Firewall
8 76 (34.39%) SAN
9 72 (32.58%) ITIL
10 69 (31.22%) MS Exchange
11 64 (28.96%) HP
12 63 (28.51%) Cisco
13 61 (27.60%) Linux
14 59 (26.70%) VMware ESXi
15 57 (25.79%) Windows Server 2012
15 57 (25.79%) vSphere
16 55 (24.89%) Windows Server 2008
17 50 (22.62%) Finance
17 50 (22.62%) MS Excel
18 49 (22.17%) Exchange Server 2010
19 45 (20.36%) Data Centre
19 45 (20.36%) SLA
19 45 (20.36%) Citrix
20 43 (19.46%) DNS
20 43 (19.46%) Hyper-V
21 42 (19.00%) Exchange Server 2013
22 39 (17.65%) SCCM
23 38 (17.19%) EMC
23 38 (17.19%) Windows Server 2003
24 37 (16.74%) SQL Server

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 69 (31.22%) MS Exchange
2 49 (22.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (19.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 27 (12.22%) IIS
5 23 (10.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (6.79%) Apache
7 11 (4.98%) nginx
8 8 (3.62%) Tomcat
9 5 (2.26%) JBoss
10 4 (1.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.36%) CMS
11 3 (1.36%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.90%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 50 (22.62%) MS Excel
2 25 (11.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.52%) OpenShift
2 10 (4.52%) SaaS
3 8 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.71%) IaaS
4 6 (2.71%) Office 365
5 2 (0.90%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (35.75%) Firewall
2 76 (34.39%) SAN
3 43 (19.46%) DNS
4 36 (16.29%) NAS
5 34 (15.38%) WAN
6 31 (14.03%) LAN
7 25 (11.31%) TCP/IP
8 22 (9.95%) DHCP
8 22 (9.95%) SMTP
9 14 (6.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (5.43%) Cisco IOS
10 12 (5.43%) IMAP
10 12 (5.43%) VLAN
10 12 (5.43%) Wireshark
11 9 (4.07%) iSCSI
11 9 (4.07%) VPN
12 8 (3.62%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (3.17%) Fibre Channel
13 7 (3.17%) FTP
13 7 (3.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (16.74%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (4.07%) MySQL
4 8 (3.62%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (2.71%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.90%) Power BI
8 2 (0.90%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.45%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (5.43%) AQtime
1 12 (5.43%) WebLOAD
2 8 (3.62%) Subversion
3 5 (2.26%) Vagrant
General
1 50 (22.62%) Finance
2 14 (6.33%) Retail
2 14 (6.33%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.71%) Electronics
3 6 (2.71%) French Language
4 4 (1.81%) Games
5 3 (1.36%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.36%) Publishing
6 2 (0.90%) Law
6 2 (0.90%) Legal
7 1 (0.45%) Advertising
7 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.45%) Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Billing
7 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (26.70%) Support Engineer
2 40 (18.10%) VMware Engineer
3 37 (16.74%) 3rd Line Support
4 32 (14.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 27 (12.22%) Technical Support
6 26 (11.76%) Analyst
7 25 (11.31%) Support Analyst
8 24 (10.86%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 24 (10.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 24 (10.86%) VMware Support Engineer
9 23 (10.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 22 (9.95%) Exchange Engineer
10 22 (9.95%) Technical Engineer
11 21 (9.50%) Exchange Support
12 20 (9.05%) Technical Support Engineer
13 19 (8.60%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
14 18 (8.14%) Systems Engineer
15 14 (6.33%) Linux Engineer
16 13 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
17 11 (4.98%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.95%) .NET
2 12 (5.43%) MAPI
3 11 (4.98%) Web Services
4 8 (3.62%) LAMP
5 6 (2.71%) LEMP Stack
6 4 (1.81%) JSON
6 4 (1.81%) Middleware
6 4 (1.81%) SOAP
7 2 (0.90%) EDI
7 2 (0.90%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (0.90%) JMS
7 2 (0.90%) MDX
7 2 (0.90%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.90%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.45%) REST
8 1 (0.45%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 45 (20.36%) Data Centre
2 25 (11.31%) EMC VNX
3 21 (9.50%) Clustering
4 16 (7.24%) Computer Science
5 11 (4.98%) EMC VMAX
5 11 (4.98%) EMC VNXe
6 8 (3.62%) HP Storage
7 7 (3.17%) EqualLogic
7 7 (3.17%) Fat Client
7 7 (3.17%) Smartphone
7 7 (3.17%) Thin Client
7 7 (3.17%) VCE vBlock
8 4 (1.81%) Cybercrime
8 4 (1.81%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (1.81%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.36%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.36%) Celerra
9 3 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.90%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 155 (70.14%) Windows
2 109 (49.32%) Windows Server
3 61 (27.60%) Linux
4 57 (25.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (24.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (17.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (11.76%) Windows 7
8 15 (6.79%) Windows 8
9 13 (5.88%) Windows XP
10 11 (4.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (4.07%) Solaris
11 9 (4.07%) Unix
12 7 (3.17%) CentOS
12 7 (3.17%) Windows 10
13 6 (2.71%) Fedora
14 4 (1.81%) Debian
14 4 (1.81%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (32.58%) ITIL
2 21 (9.50%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (9.50%) Capacity Planning
3 19 (8.60%) DevOps
4 18 (8.14%) Mentoring
5 17 (7.69%) Change Management
5 17 (7.69%) Service Management
6 16 (7.24%) Performance Tuning
7 14 (6.33%) Load Balancing
7 14 (6.33%) Project Management
7 14 (6.33%) Service Delivery
8 13 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
9 12 (5.43%) Benchmarking
9 12 (5.43%) Performance Engineering
9 12 (5.43%) Presales
10 11 (4.98%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (4.07%) Configuration Management
11 9 (4.07%) PRINCE2
11 9 (4.07%) SDLC
12 8 (3.62%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 36 (16.29%) SQL
2 27 (12.22%) Java
3 24 (10.86%) PowerShell
4 17 (7.69%) Perl
5 16 (7.24%) Python
6 13 (5.88%) C++
7 12 (5.43%) Bash Shell
7 12 (5.43%) C#
8 11 (4.98%) Ruby
9 8 (3.62%) C
10 6 (2.71%) PHP
11 4 (1.81%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.36%) VBScript
13 2 (0.90%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (11.76%) Degree
2 25 (11.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (11.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 21 (9.50%) Security Cleared
4 14 (6.33%) MCP
5 13 (5.88%) SC Cleared
6 11 (4.98%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (4.07%) CCNA
7 9 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (4.07%) RHCE
8 8 (3.62%) DV Cleared
9 7 (3.17%) CCNP
9 7 (3.17%) MOS
9 7 (3.17%) VCP5
10 6 (2.71%) MCITP
10 6 (2.71%) RHCSA
11 5 (2.26%) A+ Certification
11 5 (2.26%) Dell Certification
11 5 (2.26%) HP ASE
11 5 (2.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (20.36%) SLA
2 24 (10.86%) QA
3 5 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.81%) HIPAA
4 4 (1.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.36%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.36%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.45%) SAS 70
System Software
1 142 (64.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 137 (61.99%) Active Directory
3 59 (26.70%) VMware ESXi
4 57 (25.79%) vSphere
5 43 (19.46%) Hyper-V
6 14 (6.33%) VMware Workstation
7 11 (4.98%) Firmware
8 9 (4.07%) XenApp
9 6 (2.71%) Postfix
9 6 (2.71%) Sendmail
9 6 (2.71%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (2.26%) DFS Replication
10 5 (2.26%) Docker
10 5 (2.26%) XenServer
11 4 (1.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (1.81%) VirtualBox
12 3 (1.36%) NFS
12 3 (1.36%) vCloud
13 2 (0.90%) Samba
13 2 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 39 (17.65%) SCCM
2 25 (11.31%) WSUS
3 20 (9.05%) Backup Exec
4 15 (6.79%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 13 (5.88%) Perfmon
6 12 (5.43%) SCOM
7 8 (3.62%) yum
8 7 (3.17%) HP Data Protector
8 7 (3.17%) Nagios
8 7 (3.17%) Puppet
9 6 (2.71%) HP SIM
9 6 (2.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 6 (2.71%) Tivoli
9 6 (2.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (2.71%) vMotion
10 5 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (2.26%) SCVMM
10 5 (2.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 4 (1.81%) Kibana
11 4 (1.81%) WMI
Vendors
1 221 (100.00%) VMware
2 127 (57.47%) Microsoft
3 64 (28.96%) HP
4 63 (28.51%) Cisco
5 45 (20.36%) Citrix
6 38 (17.19%) EMC
7 32 (14.48%) Red Hat
8 30 (13.57%) Dell
9 27 (12.22%) NetApp
10 23 (10.41%) Oracle
11 18 (8.14%) Symantec
12 15 (6.79%) IBM
13 14 (6.33%) Qualys
14 10 (4.52%) SolarWinds
14 10 (4.52%) Veeam
15 8 (3.62%) Veritas
16 7 (3.17%) Google
17 6 (2.71%) Brocade
17 6 (2.71%) Siebel
18 5 (2.26%) CheckPoint
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