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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 300 263 222
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -41
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 148 172 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.68% 0.80% 1.10%
As % of the System Software category 5.21% 6.41% 9.10%
Number of salaries quoted 129 147 223
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,900 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,200 £67,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +11.25%
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
2838 2682 2715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.12% 12.41% 12.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2328 2257 2355
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +21 67 £35,000 -12.50% 6
West Sussex +24 26 £46,500 +89.79% 4
Surrey -40 25 £41,500 -17.00% 4
Hampshire -18 19 £38,500 -9.41% 3
East Sussex - 5 £27,500 -
Buckinghamshire -7 3 £47,000 +10.58% 1
Kent +2 2 £57,750 +16.08% 1
Home Counties - 1 - -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 309 (99.68%) VMware
2 254 (81.94%) Windows
3 204 (65.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 169 (54.52%) Active Directory
5 167 (53.87%) Microsoft
6 136 (43.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 115 (37.10%) Citrix
8 97 (31.29%) SAN
9 96 (30.97%) MS Exchange
10 94 (30.32%) XenApp
11 87 (28.06%) Windows Server 2003
12 84 (27.10%) SQL Server
13 81 (26.13%) Linux
14 78 (25.16%) HP
15 73 (23.55%) Clustering
16 72 (23.23%) Firewall
17 68 (21.94%) Exchange Server 2010
18 67 (21.61%) SQL
19 66 (21.29%) vSphere
20 65 (20.97%) Windows Server 2012
21 62 (20.00%) DNS
22 60 (19.35%) ITIL
23 57 (18.39%) Cisco
23 57 (18.39%) Exchange Server 2013
24 56 (18.06%) Security Cleared
25 55 (17.74%) Exchange Server 2007
26 53 (17.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
27 52 (16.77%) MS Excel
28 51 (16.45%) Hyper-V
29 50 (16.13%) MCP

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 96 (30.97%) MS Exchange
2 68 (21.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 57 (18.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 55 (17.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 45 (14.52%) IIS
6 41 (13.23%) Exchange Server 2003
7 36 (11.61%) Exchange Server 2000
8 26 (8.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 17 (5.48%) Apache
10 14 (4.52%) Tomcat
11 9 (2.90%) SharePoint
12 7 (2.26%) JBoss
13 4 (1.29%) OpenStack
13 4 (1.29%) Lync
14 3 (0.97%) SAS
14 3 (0.97%) IBM HTTP Server
14 3 (0.97%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 52 (16.77%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (5.81%) Maximo
2 2 (0.65%) Summit
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.29%) Office 365
3 4 (1.29%) Google Compute Engine
3 4 (1.29%) HP Helion
4 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 97 (31.29%) SAN
2 72 (23.23%) Firewall
3 62 (20.00%) DNS
4 43 (13.87%) NAS
5 41 (13.23%) DHCP
6 29 (9.35%) LAN
6 29 (9.35%) TCP/IP
7 28 (9.03%) Internet
8 27 (8.71%) WAN
9 19 (6.13%) Wireshark
10 18 (5.81%) SMTP
11 17 (5.48%) IMAP
12 16 (5.16%) iSCSI
13 10 (3.23%) VLAN
14 9 (2.90%) VPN
14 9 (2.90%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (2.26%) Fibre Channel
16 6 (1.94%) SNMP
16 6 (1.94%) SSL
17 5 (1.61%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (27.10%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (5.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (4.52%) MySQL
5 8 (2.58%) SQL Server 2000
6 7 (2.26%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.94%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.32%) DTS
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 17 (5.48%) WebLOAD
1 17 (5.48%) AQtime
2 16 (5.16%) LoadRunner
3 12 (3.87%) SilkPerformer
4 6 (1.94%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (1.61%) WinRunner
5 5 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.65%) Git (software)
General
1 50 (16.13%) Finance
2 19 (6.13%) Back Office
3 12 (3.87%) Publishing
4 11 (3.55%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.23%) Retail
6 9 (2.90%) German Language
7 5 (1.61%) Banking
8 4 (1.29%) French Language
9 3 (0.97%) Legal
9 3 (0.97%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.65%) Marketing
11 1 (0.32%) Electronics
11 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.32%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 46 (14.84%) Consultant
2 43 (13.87%) Support Engineer
3 42 (13.55%) Analyst
4 30 (9.68%) Administrator
5 27 (8.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 27 (8.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 24 (7.74%) Senior Analyst
6 24 (7.74%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 22 (7.10%) Wintel Consultant
8 20 (6.45%) Architect
9 18 (5.81%) Systems Administrator
10 17 (5.48%) Network Engineer
11 16 (5.16%) Technical Support
12 14 (4.52%) Technical Consultant
12 14 (4.52%) Technical Engineer
13 13 (4.19%) Server Engineer
13 13 (4.19%) 3rd Line Support
13 13 (4.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (4.19%) Wintel Architect
14 11 (3.55%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.13%) .NET
2 17 (5.48%) MAPI
3 9 (2.90%) Web Services
4 6 (1.94%) YAML
5 3 (0.97%) CSS
5 3 (0.97%) Flash
6 2 (0.65%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.65%) Middleware
7 1 (0.32%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.32%) HTML
7 1 (0.32%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.32%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.32%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 73 (23.55%) Clustering
2 27 (8.71%) Blackberry
3 22 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (6.45%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.87%) EqualLogic
5 12 (3.87%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.90%) Replication
7 3 (0.97%) Thin Client
7 3 (0.97%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.97%) Device Driver
7 3 (0.97%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.97%) Fat Client
7 3 (0.97%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.97%) HP StorageWorks
8 2 (0.65%) Open Source
8 2 (0.65%) Wiki
9 1 (0.32%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 254 (81.94%) Windows
2 136 (43.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 87 (28.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 81 (26.13%) Linux
5 65 (20.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (14.84%) UNIX
7 36 (11.61%) Windows 7
8 35 (11.29%) Windows XP
9 29 (9.35%) Windows 2000
10 28 (9.03%) Solaris
11 24 (7.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (2.90%) AIX
13 6 (1.94%) CentOS
14 5 (1.61%) VMS
14 5 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.97%) SUSE
16 2 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
17 1 (0.32%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone
17 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (19.35%) ITIL
2 43 (13.87%) Disaster Recovery
3 29 (9.35%) Change Control
4 27 (8.71%) Problem Management
5 22 (7.10%) Load Balancing
6 20 (6.45%) Migration
7 19 (6.13%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (5.48%) Benchmarking
9 16 (5.16%) Technical Architecture
9 16 (5.16%) Service Management
10 15 (4.84%) Validation
10 15 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (3.87%) Test Management
12 10 (3.23%) ITSM
13 9 (2.90%) Regression Testing
13 9 (2.90%) Test Automation
13 9 (2.90%) Non-Functional Testing
14 7 (2.26%) Project Management
14 7 (2.26%) Change Management
14 7 (2.26%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (21.61%) SQL
2 32 (10.32%) PowerShell
3 22 (7.10%) C++
4 18 (5.81%) C#
5 12 (3.87%) Perl
6 10 (3.23%) PHP
7 8 (2.58%) Java
7 8 (2.58%) Python
8 7 (2.26%) Ruby
9 6 (1.94%) VBScript
10 5 (1.61%) VB
10 5 (1.61%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.61%) C
11 4 (1.29%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.97%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 56 (18.06%) Security Cleared
2 53 (17.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 50 (16.13%) MCP
4 45 (14.52%) Degree
5 44 (14.19%) SC Cleared
6 39 (12.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 34 (10.97%) MCSE
8 29 (9.35%) CCNA
8 29 (9.35%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (6.45%) MCITP
10 17 (5.48%) MCSA
11 14 (4.52%) CCNP
12 12 (3.87%) DV Cleared
12 12 (3.87%) ISTQB
12 12 (3.87%) ISEB
13 9 (2.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 8 (2.58%) JNCIA
14 8 (2.58%) JNCIE
14 8 (2.58%) RHCE
14 8 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.10%) SLA
2 19 (6.13%) QA
3 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 204 (65.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 169 (54.52%) Active Directory
3 94 (30.32%) XenApp
4 66 (21.29%) vSphere
5 51 (16.45%) Hyper-V
6 39 (12.58%) VMware ESXi
7 34 (10.97%) XenServer
8 29 (9.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 23 (7.42%) XenDesktop
9 23 (7.42%) VMware Workstation
10 20 (6.45%) Terminal Services
11 19 (6.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 18 (5.81%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 18 (5.81%) Microsoft App-V
13 10 (3.23%) NFS
14 6 (1.94%) MetaFrame
15 4 (1.29%) vCloud
15 4 (1.29%) Xen
16 3 (0.97%) KVM
17 2 (0.65%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 47 (15.16%) NetBackup
2 29 (9.35%) Backup Exec
3 28 (9.03%) SCOM
4 24 (7.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 19 (6.13%) SCCM
5 19 (6.13%) Tivoli
6 18 (5.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 14 (4.52%) HP Quality Center
8 12 (3.87%) HP SIM
9 9 (2.90%) ARCserve
10 8 (2.58%) Puppet
10 8 (2.58%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (1.94%) FortiGate
11 6 (1.94%) PureDisk
12 5 (1.61%) OpenView
12 5 (1.61%) Control-M
13 4 (1.29%) WSUS
14 2 (0.65%) Red Hat Satellite
14 2 (0.65%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 309 (99.68%) VMware
2 167 (53.87%) Microsoft
3 115 (37.10%) Citrix
4 78 (25.16%) HP
5 57 (18.39%) Cisco
6 48 (15.48%) Symantec
7 43 (13.87%) NetApp
8 38 (12.26%) IBM
9 28 (9.03%) Intel
10 26 (8.39%) Dell
11 21 (6.77%) Oracle
11 21 (6.77%) Red Hat
12 17 (5.48%) Juniper
12 17 (5.48%) EMC
12 17 (5.48%) Veeam
13 14 (4.52%) Veritas
14 12 (3.87%) Sun
15 11 (3.55%) PlateSpin
15 11 (3.55%) F5
16 10 (3.23%) Fujitsu
Surrey
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum including excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Berkshire
CDK Group
Posted: 19 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Roc Search
Salary: £60000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum +10% bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £44000 - £49000 Per Annum To £49k + On Call + Bonus + B
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £42000 - £50000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + great company
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £60000 - £68500 per annum + bonus and corporate benefits.
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum Full benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire, England
CDK Group
Posted: 19 days ago
Southampton
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £31,500 - £45,500 + Awesome Benefits Package
Posted: 22 days ago