The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 504 487 395
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -92
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 453 565 806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.52% 0.70%
As % of the System Software category 3.77% 4.70% 6.17%
Number of salaries quoted 400 453 637
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 £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12022 12026 13064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.31% 11.17% 11.39%
Number of salaries quoted 10192 10000 10751
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads 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 UK

VMware ESX
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the UK.

VMware ESX Salary Trend in the UK

VMware ESX
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESX over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 within the UK.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in the UK

VMware ESX
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the UK over the 3 months to 30 August 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
England -39 415 £45,500 +7.05% 30
London +10 141 £60,000 +26.31% 8
South East +13 133 £45,000 +15.38% 9
Berkshire -9 56 £50,000 +29.87% 3
Reading +4 40 £60,000 +53.84% 1
City of London +60 36 £77,500 +75.14% 1
East of England -5 35 £55,000 -
South West +10 32 £40,000 +1.26% 1
Yorkshire -6 31 £35,000 -5.40% 7
Buckinghamshire +36 24 £41,000 -1.20%
Milton Keynes +40 23 £40,500 -2.40%
Hertfordshire +7 23 £57,500 +9.52%
Gloucestershire +14 22 £42,500 +6.25%
Surrey +25 17 £55,000 +42.85% 3
East Midlands +17 15 £33,000 -10.20%
Hampshire 0 15 £35,000 -5.40% 1
Southampton - 14 £35,000 - 1
North Yorkshire +17 13 £35,000 -6.66% 1
North West +5 12 £55,000 -5.17% 3
Manchester -8 11 £55,000 -5.17% 2
Welwyn Garden City - 11 £55,000 -
Leeds +2 10 £42,500 +14.09% 3
West Yorkshire -10 10 £42,500 +12.58% 6
West Midlands -19 10 £31,375 -20.56% 2
Watford +16 9 - -
Nottinghamshire +11 9 £33,000 -10.20%
Nottingham +9 9 £33,000 -10.20%
Rochdale -1 9 £55,000 -6.77% 2
West Sussex -8 9 £50,000 +19.04% 1
South Wales +14 8 £33,000 -12.00%

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 772 (100.00%) VMware
2 586 (75.91%) Windows
3 546 (70.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 423 (54.79%) Active Directory
5 399 (51.68%) Windows Server
6 383 (49.61%) Microsoft
7 284 (36.79%) Linux
8 276 (35.75%) MS Exchange
9 263 (34.07%) Cisco
10 260 (33.68%) SAN
11 257 (33.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 254 (32.90%) Firewall
13 251 (32.51%) Citrix
14 240 (31.09%) Windows Server 2012
15 239 (30.96%) ITIL
16 228 (29.53%) vSphere
17 201 (26.04%) DNS
18 171 (22.15%) HP
19 160 (20.73%) WAN
20 155 (20.08%) TCP/IP
21 154 (19.95%) PowerShell
22 153 (19.82%) Hyper-V
22 153 (19.82%) Data Centre
22 153 (19.82%) Windows Server 2003
23 149 (19.30%) SQL Server
24 142 (18.39%) Finance
25 137 (17.75%) SQL
26 135 (17.49%) SCCM
27 129 (16.71%) Red Hat
28 128 (16.58%) LAN

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 276 (35.75%) MS Exchange
2 101 (13.08%) IIS
3 100 (12.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 67 (8.68%) Exchange Server 2007
5 66 (8.55%) Apache
6 64 (8.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 59 (7.64%) Skype for Business
8 53 (6.87%) Exchange Server 2003
9 50 (6.48%) SharePoint
10 39 (5.05%) Tomcat
11 32 (4.15%) nginx
12 25 (3.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 25 (3.24%) JBoss
13 19 (2.46%) WebLogic
14 17 (2.20%) WebSphere
15 12 (1.55%) WebSphere Application Server
16 11 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
16 11 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2000
16 11 (1.42%) Office Communications Server
17 4 (0.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 123 (15.93%) MS Excel
2 66 (8.55%) MS Office
3 11 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 83 (10.75%) Office 365
2 58 (7.51%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (4.53%) SaaS
4 32 (4.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 27 (3.50%) OpenShift
6 18 (2.33%) IBM Cloud
6 18 (2.33%) PaaS
7 12 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (1.17%) IaaS
9 8 (1.04%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (0.39%) OneDrive
14 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
14 1 (0.13%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 260 (33.68%) SAN
2 254 (32.90%) Firewall
3 201 (26.04%) DNS
4 160 (20.73%) WAN
5 155 (20.08%) TCP/IP
6 128 (16.58%) LAN
7 120 (15.54%) DHCP
8 81 (10.49%) NAS
9 70 (9.07%) MPLS
10 64 (8.29%) VLAN
11 60 (7.77%) VPN
12 54 (6.99%) Internet
13 48 (6.22%) VoIP
14 46 (5.96%) Wi-Fi
15 41 (5.31%) Cisco ASA
16 40 (5.18%) SMTP
17 37 (4.79%) iSCSI
18 34 (4.40%) NetScaler
18 34 (4.40%) SSH
19 33 (4.27%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 60 (7.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 56 (7.25%) MySQL
4 37 (4.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 27 (3.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (2.59%) Oracle Database
8 16 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
11 9 (1.17%) MariaDB
12 7 (0.91%) Amazon Redshift
12 7 (0.91%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (0.65%) OLAP
13 5 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.65%) Relational Database
13 5 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 16 (2.07%) Subversion
2 15 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (1.81%) Vagrant
4 10 (1.30%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.30%) JIRA
5 9 (1.17%) AQtime
5 9 (1.17%) WebLOAD
6 8 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (1.04%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (0.65%) Redmine
8 4 (0.52%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.26%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.26%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.26%) MSI
9 2 (0.26%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.13%) GitLab
10 1 (0.13%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.13%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.13%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 142 (18.39%) Finance
2 51 (6.61%) Retail
3 30 (3.89%) Banking
4 25 (3.24%) Games
5 20 (2.59%) Telecoms
6 17 (2.20%) French Language
7 14 (1.81%) Online Betting
8 12 (1.55%) Back Office
9 11 (1.42%) Advertising
10 9 (1.17%) Publishing
11 6 (0.78%) Billing
12 4 (0.52%) Electronics
12 4 (0.52%) Legal
13 3 (0.39%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.39%) Marketing
13 3 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.39%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.26%) Law
15 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 151 (19.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 107 (13.86%) Support Engineer
3 90 (11.66%) Windows Engineer
4 77 (9.97%) VMware Engineer
5 71 (9.20%) Systems Engineer
6 70 (9.07%) Linux Engineer
7 63 (8.16%) Administrator
8 59 (7.64%) 3rd Line Support
8 59 (7.64%) Analyst
9 58 (7.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 56 (7.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 51 (6.61%) IT Support
12 45 (5.83%) Server Engineer
13 40 (5.18%) Consultant
13 40 (5.18%) Support Analyst
14 37 (4.79%) Architect
15 33 (4.27%) IT Engineer
15 33 (4.27%) Windows Support Engineer
16 32 (4.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 30 (3.89%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (7.25%) Web Services
2 37 (4.79%) .NET
3 31 (4.02%) LAMP
4 22 (2.85%) JSON
5 21 (2.72%) SOAP
6 20 (2.59%) Software Packaging
7 15 (1.94%) LEMP Stack
8 10 (1.30%) Middleware
9 9 (1.17%) MAPI
10 4 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (0.52%) X-Windows
11 3 (0.39%) COM
11 3 (0.39%) REST
11 3 (0.39%) Silverlight
12 2 (0.26%) ELK Stack
12 2 (0.26%) WebSphere MQ
12 2 (0.26%) XML
13 1 (0.13%) 802.1X
13 1 (0.13%) Apache Flex
13 1 (0.13%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 153 (19.82%) Data Centre
2 84 (10.88%) Clustering
3 36 (4.66%) EMC VNX
4 34 (4.40%) Computer Science
5 32 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (4.15%) Replication
6 25 (3.24%) EqualLogic
7 24 (3.11%) Blackberry
8 21 (2.72%) Hedge funds
9 19 (2.46%) VCE vBlock
10 18 (2.33%) Management Information System
10 18 (2.33%) PKI
11 13 (1.68%) Mathematics
12 12 (1.55%) Driving Licence
13 11 (1.42%) Cybercrime
13 11 (1.42%) Fat Client
13 11 (1.42%) Thin Client
14 9 (1.17%) Smartphone
15 8 (1.04%) LPAR
16 7 (0.91%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 586 (75.91%) Windows
2 399 (51.68%) Windows Server
3 284 (36.79%) Linux
4 257 (33.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 240 (31.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 153 (19.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 92 (11.92%) Windows 7
8 76 (9.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 76 (9.84%) Unix
9 69 (8.94%) Solaris
10 56 (7.25%) Windows 8
11 50 (6.48%) CentOS
12 37 (4.79%) Windows XP
13 29 (3.76%) Windows 2000
14 26 (3.37%) AIX
15 24 (3.11%) Windows 2000 Server
16 20 (2.59%) Windows 10
17 18 (2.33%) Windows NT
18 15 (1.94%) VMS
19 14 (1.81%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (30.96%) ITIL
2 87 (11.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 67 (8.68%) Mentoring
4 63 (8.16%) DevOps
5 59 (7.64%) Service Delivery
6 57 (7.38%) High Availability
7 56 (7.25%) Change Management
7 56 (7.25%) Project Management
8 53 (6.87%) Performance Tuning
9 49 (6.35%) Load Balancing
10 48 (6.22%) Configuration Management
11 44 (5.70%) Agile Software Development
12 42 (5.44%) Capacity Planning
13 41 (5.31%) Change Control
14 40 (5.18%) Problem Management
15 38 (4.92%) Migration
16 37 (4.79%) E-Commerce
17 35 (4.53%) Business Continuity
17 35 (4.53%) Incident Management
17 35 (4.53%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 154 (19.95%) PowerShell
2 137 (17.75%) SQL
3 82 (10.62%) Perl
4 50 (6.48%) Bash Shell
5 44 (5.70%) Python
6 41 (5.31%) Java
7 33 (4.27%) C
8 18 (2.33%) C#
9 17 (2.20%) Shell Script
10 15 (1.94%) C++
10 15 (1.94%) T-SQL
11 14 (1.81%) PHP
12 11 (1.42%) Ruby
12 11 (1.42%) VBScript
13 10 (1.30%) Bourne shell
13 10 (1.30%) C-shell
14 7 (0.91%) Korn
14 7 (0.91%) VB
15 3 (0.39%) AWK
15 3 (0.39%) sed
Qualifications
1 123 (15.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 107 (13.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 78 (10.10%) Cisco Certification
4 77 (9.97%) MCSE
5 74 (9.59%) Security Cleared
6 73 (9.46%) Degree
7 65 (8.42%) CCNA
8 50 (6.48%) MCITP
9 47 (6.09%) CCNP
10 43 (5.57%) ITIL Certification
11 42 (5.44%) SC Cleared
12 31 (4.02%) DV Cleared
13 29 (3.76%) Citrix Certification
14 28 (3.63%) RHCE
15 26 (3.37%) MCP
16 25 (3.24%) MCSA
17 22 (2.85%) CCA
18 15 (1.94%) RHCSA
19 12 (1.55%) CCIE
19 12 (1.55%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (10.49%) SLA
2 24 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (2.59%) HIPAA
3 20 (2.59%) QA
3 20 (2.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (0.91%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.78%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.39%) ISO22301
7 2 (0.26%) SAS 70
System Software
1 546 (70.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 423 (54.79%) Active Directory
3 228 (29.53%) vSphere
4 153 (19.82%) Hyper-V
5 126 (16.32%) XenApp
6 101 (13.08%) VMware ESXi
7 78 (10.10%) Virtual Servers
8 44 (5.70%) XenDesktop
9 39 (5.05%) VMware Workstation
10 36 (4.66%) Terminal Services
11 33 (4.27%) vCloud
12 28 (3.63%) Docker
13 27 (3.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 27 (3.50%) XenServer
14 23 (2.98%) NFS
15 19 (2.46%) Firmware
16 17 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
17 15 (1.94%) Postfix
18 14 (1.81%) Sendmail
19 12 (1.55%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 135 (17.49%) SCCM
2 65 (8.42%) Backup Exec
3 54 (6.99%) Nagios
3 54 (6.99%) SCOM
3 54 (6.99%) WSUS
4 50 (6.48%) NetBackup
5 45 (5.83%) Puppet
6 32 (4.15%) vMotion
7 31 (4.02%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 30 (3.89%) BMC PATROL
9 25 (3.24%) Norton AntiVirus
10 22 (2.85%) Kibana
11 21 (2.72%) Microsoft Clustering
11 21 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
11 21 (2.72%) WMI
12 19 (2.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 19 (2.46%) Tivoli
13 16 (2.07%) HP Data Protector
13 16 (2.07%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 16 (2.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 772 (100.00%) VMware
2 383 (49.61%) Microsoft
3 263 (34.07%) Cisco
4 251 (32.51%) Citrix
5 171 (22.15%) HP
6 129 (16.71%) Red Hat
7 124 (16.06%) Oracle
8 93 (12.05%) NetApp
9 85 (11.01%) EMC
10 79 (10.23%) Symantec
11 66 (8.55%) Dell
12 54 (6.99%) SolarWinds
13 48 (6.22%) IBM
14 45 (5.83%) Veeam
15 39 (5.05%) CheckPoint
16 32 (4.15%) Veritas
17 31 (4.02%) BMC
18 27 (3.50%) Qualys
19 26 (3.37%) Mitel
20 24 (3.11%) Sophos
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £0.00 - £50000 per annum + on call + package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £28,600 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Isle Of Man, Isle of Man
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum up to 5% annual bonus' based on appr
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, 25 hols
Posted: 5 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £28,600 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Frontier Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum pension, plus profit and performance
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Benefits and Discounts!! :)
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The National Trust
Salary: £42,326 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Central London / West End
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus full benefits package and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale
EMBS
Salary: Up to £23k + £Bonus + MS Training !
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Foundation IT
Salary: We offer competitive salary and benefits for the appropriate candidate
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spinnaker Red
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: 26 days ago
Surrey
SFW Ltd
Posted: 26 days ago