The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESXi 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 ESXi over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 329 335 304
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -31
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 123 95 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.54% 0.44% 0.59%
As % of the System Software category 4.35% 3.47% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 105 77 112
Average salary £42,500 £34,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £34,250
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +2.18%
VMware ESXi
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
2828 2740 2479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 12.50% 12.76% 10.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2259 2336 2153
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,800 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.77% +6.13%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESXi Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the South East region.

VMware ESXi Salary Trend in the South East

VMware ESXi
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

VMware ESXi Salary Histogram in the South East

VMware ESXi
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 ESXi within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 August 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 +26 53 £42,500 +101.18% 1
Surrey -14 20 £47,500 +46.15% 2
West Sussex +6 18 £42,500 +23.18% 1
Hampshire -4 17 £42,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire -3 11 £21,500 -54.73%
East Sussex -34 4 £40,000 +23.07%
Oxfordshire +1 2 - -
Middlesex -5 2 £47,500 -
Kent -10 2 £60,000 +67.83%
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 204 (87.55%) Windows
2 200 (85.84%) VMware
3 164 (70.39%) Active Directory
4 125 (53.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 119 (51.07%) Microsoft
6 114 (48.93%) Cisco
7 101 (43.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 97 (41.63%) DNS
9 94 (40.34%) MS Exchange
10 90 (38.63%) Firewall
11 85 (36.48%) Citrix
12 77 (33.05%) DHCP
12 77 (33.05%) Exchange Server 2010
13 76 (32.62%) vSphere
14 74 (31.76%) XenApp
15 70 (30.04%) ITIL
16 64 (27.47%) SAN
17 59 (25.32%) Exchange Server 2007
18 57 (24.46%) Windows 7
19 53 (22.75%) VMware ESX
20 52 (22.32%) SQL Server
21 48 (20.60%) SQL
22 44 (18.88%) Finance
23 43 (18.45%) Cisco Certification
24 42 (18.03%) Linux
24 42 (18.03%) HP
25 40 (17.17%) VPN
25 40 (17.17%) Windows Server 2003
26 37 (15.88%) VLAN
27 36 (15.45%) CCNA

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 94 (40.34%) MS Exchange
2 77 (33.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 59 (25.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 29 (12.45%) SharePoint
5 28 (12.02%) Lync
6 22 (9.44%) IIS
7 17 (7.30%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (4.29%) Apache
9 8 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (2.58%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (2.58%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (2.15%) Tomcat
12 3 (1.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.86%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.86%) nginx
Applications
1 32 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 28 (12.02%) MS Office
3 5 (2.15%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (5.58%) Maximo
2 4 (1.72%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.43%) Office 365
2 2 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 97 (41.63%) DNS
2 90 (38.63%) Firewall
3 77 (33.05%) DHCP
4 64 (27.47%) SAN
5 40 (17.17%) VPN
6 37 (15.88%) VLAN
7 30 (12.88%) SSL
7 30 (12.88%) Network Security
8 26 (11.16%) TCP/IP
9 25 (10.73%) Wireless
10 23 (9.87%) Internet
11 22 (9.44%) Cisco ASA
12 21 (9.01%) IP Telephony
13 19 (8.15%) IPsec
14 18 (7.73%) Cisco IPT
15 17 (7.30%) MPLS
15 17 (7.30%) OSPF
15 17 (7.30%) BGP
16 15 (6.44%) VoIP
16 15 (6.44%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (22.32%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (5.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (4.72%) MySQL
5 6 (2.58%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (2.15%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (1.72%) WebLOAD
2 3 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.43%) Metasploit
General
1 44 (18.88%) Finance
2 14 (6.01%) Back Office
3 9 (3.86%) Electronics
4 4 (1.72%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.72%) Games
4 4 (1.72%) Marketing
5 2 (0.86%) Online Betting
5 2 (0.86%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (17.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 33 (14.16%) Support Engineer
3 22 (9.44%) Systems Engineer
4 21 (9.01%) Analyst
4 21 (9.01%) Server Engineer
5 18 (7.73%) 2nd Line Support
6 17 (7.30%) Administrator
7 15 (6.44%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 15 (6.44%) IT Support
8 14 (6.01%) Network Engineer
9 13 (5.58%) Technical Support
9 13 (5.58%) Infrastructure Manager
10 12 (5.15%) IT Support Engineer
10 12 (5.15%) Security Engineer
10 12 (5.15%) Junior
11 11 (4.72%) Technical Analyst
11 11 (4.72%) 3rd Line Support
11 11 (4.72%) Senior Support Engineer
12 10 (4.29%) Technical Engineer
12 10 (4.29%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.15%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 4 (1.72%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (1.72%) Regular Expression
2 4 (1.72%) J2EE
3 2 (0.86%) Memcached
3 2 (0.86%) .NET
4 1 (0.43%) Web Services
4 1 (0.43%) RSS
4 1 (0.43%) Middleware
4 1 (0.43%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.58%) Clustering
2 16 (6.87%) Replication
3 13 (5.58%) Video Conferencing
4 10 (4.29%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.00%) Blackberry
6 6 (2.58%) EqualLogic
6 6 (2.58%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (2.15%) CLARiiON
8 4 (1.72%) EPoS
8 4 (1.72%) Kindle
9 3 (1.29%) HP StorageWorks
9 3 (1.29%) Firmware
9 3 (1.29%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.86%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.86%) Open Source
10 2 (0.86%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.86%) DTV
11 1 (0.43%) PKI
11 1 (0.43%) Web 2.0
11 1 (0.43%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 204 (87.55%) Windows
2 101 (43.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 57 (24.46%) Windows 7
4 42 (18.03%) Linux
5 40 (17.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (12.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (11.16%) UNIX
8 19 (8.15%) Windows XP
9 14 (6.01%) Windows 2000
9 14 (6.01%) Windows 8
10 11 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (3.43%) CentOS
12 5 (2.15%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.72%) Android
13 4 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (1.29%) VMS
15 2 (0.86%) FreeBSD
15 2 (0.86%) Debian
15 2 (0.86%) OpenBSD
15 2 (0.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (30.04%) ITIL
2 27 (11.59%) Problem Management
3 22 (9.44%) Data Security
4 20 (8.58%) Change Management
5 18 (7.73%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (7.73%) Project Management
6 16 (6.87%) High Availability
7 15 (6.44%) Kalman Filter
8 13 (5.58%) Network Management
9 10 (4.29%) Supplier Management
10 9 (3.86%) Configuration Management
11 8 (3.43%) ERP
11 8 (3.43%) Workflow
12 6 (2.58%) Brand Management
12 6 (2.58%) Customer Engagement
12 6 (2.58%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (2.15%) Performance Monitoring
13 5 (2.15%) Capacity Planning
13 5 (2.15%) Information Security
14 4 (1.72%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 48 (20.60%) SQL
2 23 (9.87%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.43%) Perl
4 7 (3.00%) PHP
4 7 (3.00%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.15%) Java
6 1 (0.43%) VBScript
6 1 (0.43%) Python
6 1 (0.43%) Tcl
6 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.43%) Lua
Qualifications
1 43 (18.45%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (15.45%) CCNA
3 29 (12.45%) Degree
3 29 (12.45%) Security Cleared
4 18 (7.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 15 (6.44%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (6.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (6.01%) DV Cleared
7 13 (5.58%) SC Cleared
7 13 (5.58%) MCSE
8 7 (3.00%) CCNP
9 4 (1.72%) MCSA
9 4 (1.72%) MCITP
10 3 (1.29%) CWNA
10 3 (1.29%) MCTS
11 2 (0.86%) MCP
11 2 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.43%) HP ASE
12 1 (0.43%) HP MASE
12 1 (0.43%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.30%) PCI DSS
2 23 (9.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 19 (8.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (7.30%) SLA
5 6 (2.58%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 164 (70.39%) Active Directory
2 125 (53.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (32.62%) vSphere
4 74 (31.76%) XenApp
5 53 (22.75%) VMware ESX
6 28 (12.02%) XenDesktop
7 14 (6.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 13 (5.58%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 6 (2.58%) Hyper-V
10 5 (2.15%) ISA Server
11 4 (1.72%) MetaFrame
12 3 (1.29%) Nmap
12 3 (1.29%) UAG
13 2 (0.86%) vCloud
13 2 (0.86%) KVM
13 2 (0.86%) NFS
13 2 (0.86%) Squid
13 2 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.86%) Samba
13 2 (0.86%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 28 (12.02%) SCCM
2 16 (6.87%) Tivoli
3 14 (6.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 13 (5.58%) ARCserve
4 13 (5.58%) Zenoss
4 13 (5.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 12 (5.15%) NetBackup
5 12 (5.15%) EMC NetWorker
6 6 (2.58%) Backup Exec
7 5 (2.15%) Nagios
7 5 (2.15%) SCOM
8 4 (1.72%) Puppet
9 3 (1.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.86%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.43%) Check_MK
11 1 (0.43%) Icinga
11 1 (0.43%) Plesk
11 1 (0.43%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 200 (85.84%) VMware
2 119 (51.07%) Microsoft
3 114 (48.93%) Cisco
4 85 (36.48%) Citrix
5 42 (18.03%) HP
6 32 (13.73%) Symantec
7 30 (12.88%) Juniper
8 26 (11.16%) EMC
8 26 (11.16%) NetApp
9 25 (10.73%) Red Hat
9 25 (10.73%) WatchGuard
10 23 (9.87%) Veeam
11 22 (9.44%) F5
12 18 (7.73%) NetIQ
12 18 (7.73%) IBM
13 14 (6.01%) Oracle
13 14 (6.01%) Intel
14 13 (5.58%) Dell
14 13 (5.58%) ServiceNow
15 12 (5.15%) Websense
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