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

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 601 568 458
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -110
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 283 435 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.41% 0.59%
As % of the System Software category 2.54% 3.54% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 227 374 567
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £35,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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
11150 12289 13989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.44% 11.62% 12.32%
Number of salaries quoted 9258 10322 11787
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -59 264 £46,500 +3.33% 25
London -22 93 £60,000 +26.31% 8
South East -6 65 £46,500 +4.78% 4
Yorkshire +28 33 £42,500 +13.33% 3
West Yorkshire +34 28 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Berkshire 0 28 £65,000 +30.00% 2
City of London +2 24 £62,500 +25.00% 2
Leeds +32 21 £45,000 +21.62% 1
Reading +6 20 £65,000 +18.18% 1
East of England +3 19 £36,000 -24.21% 2
Manchester -8 17 £47,500 +80.95% 2
North West -14 17 £47,500 +80.95% 3
South West +21 16 £35,000 -9.09%
East Midlands +7 14 £33,500 -6.94% 3
Surrey -5 14 £45,000 +13.20% 1
Buckinghamshire +14 11 £41,000 +9.33% 1
Rochdale - 9 £55,000 - 1
Wiltshire +24 8 £35,000 -9.09%
Milton Keynes +22 8 £41,000 +9.33%
Nottinghamshire +8 8 £23,800 -33.88%
Nottingham +5 8 £23,800 -33.88%
Scotland +28 7 £42,500 -5.55% 1
West Midlands -23 7 £30,000 -20.00% 2
Gloucestershire - 6 £65,000 -
Chippenham - 6 £35,000 -
Wakefield - 6 £42,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +36 5 - -
Essex +18 5 £33,000 -
Hertfordshire +14 5 - - 2
Staines -9 5 £45,000 +15.38%

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 746 (100.00%) VMware
2 529 (70.91%) Windows
3 519 (69.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 400 (53.62%) Active Directory
5 370 (49.60%) Windows Server
6 341 (45.71%) Microsoft
7 269 (36.06%) MS Exchange
8 263 (35.25%) SAN
9 259 (34.72%) Linux
10 258 (34.58%) Cisco
11 255 (34.18%) Firewall
12 234 (31.37%) Citrix
13 230 (30.83%) Windows Server 2008
14 229 (30.70%) Windows Server 2012
14 229 (30.70%) ITIL
15 213 (28.55%) DNS
16 180 (24.13%) SQL Server
17 176 (23.59%) WAN
18 168 (22.52%) PowerShell
19 152 (20.38%) vSphere
20 142 (19.03%) Data Centre
20 142 (19.03%) SQL
21 139 (18.63%) TCP/IP
22 138 (18.50%) LAN
23 136 (18.23%) HP
24 135 (18.10%) Finance
25 134 (17.96%) SCCM
26 131 (17.56%) Microsoft Certification
27 121 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
28 120 (16.09%) Office 365

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
1 269 (36.06%) MS Exchange
2 114 (15.28%) IIS
3 98 (13.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 68 (9.12%) SharePoint
5 63 (8.45%) Apache
6 58 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2007
6 58 (7.77%) Skype for Business
7 53 (7.10%) Exchange Server 2013
8 47 (6.30%) Exchange Server 2003
9 32 (4.29%) nginx
10 30 (4.02%) Tomcat
11 19 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
12 17 (2.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 17 (2.28%) JBoss
13 16 (2.14%) WebSphere
14 15 (2.01%) Office Communications Server
15 12 (1.61%) WebLogic
15 12 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
16 5 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
17 4 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 105 (14.08%) MS Excel
2 46 (6.17%) MS Office
3 13 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.21%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.07%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 120 (16.09%) Office 365
2 75 (10.05%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (4.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (3.35%) SaaS
5 23 (3.08%) IBM Cloud
5 23 (3.08%) PaaS
6 16 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (2.14%) Amazon S3
7 15 (2.01%) OpenShift
8 13 (1.74%) AWS CloudFormation
9 11 (1.47%) IaaS
10 8 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.67%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.13%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 263 (35.25%) SAN
2 255 (34.18%) Firewall
3 213 (28.55%) DNS
4 176 (23.59%) WAN
5 139 (18.63%) TCP/IP
6 138 (18.50%) LAN
7 118 (15.82%) DHCP
8 83 (11.13%) MPLS
9 75 (10.05%) NAS
10 71 (9.52%) VPN
11 57 (7.64%) VoIP
12 56 (7.51%) Cisco ASA
12 56 (7.51%) Internet
13 45 (6.03%) VLAN
14 37 (4.96%) Remote Desktop
15 35 (4.69%) Wi-Fi
16 30 (4.02%) Wireless
17 28 (3.75%) LDAP
17 28 (3.75%) SMTP
18 27 (3.62%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (24.13%) SQL Server
2 67 (8.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 65 (8.71%) MySQL
4 47 (6.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 28 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 25 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (3.35%) NoSQL
7 18 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (2.14%) Amazon Redshift
9 14 (1.88%) Oracle Database
10 13 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (1.34%) MariaDB
12 9 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (1.07%) MongoDB
14 6 (0.80%) RDBMS
14 6 (0.80%) Relational Database
14 6 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
15 5 (0.67%) OLAP
15 5 (0.67%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 20 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (2.01%) Git (software)
2 15 (2.01%) JIRA
3 11 (1.47%) Redmine
3 11 (1.47%) Subversion
4 10 (1.34%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.54%) ClearCase
5 4 (0.54%) LoadRunner
5 4 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (0.54%) WebLOAD
6 3 (0.40%) AQtime
6 3 (0.40%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.40%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.27%) Buildbot
7 2 (0.27%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.27%) MSI
8 1 (0.13%) Ant
General
1 135 (18.10%) Finance
2 66 (8.85%) Retail
3 32 (4.29%) Games
4 20 (2.68%) Advertising
5 15 (2.01%) Banking
5 15 (2.01%) French Language
6 14 (1.88%) Online Betting
7 12 (1.61%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.61%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.07%) Legal
9 6 (0.80%) Back Office
10 5 (0.67%) Publishing
10 5 (0.67%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.54%) Billing
11 4 (0.54%) Marketing
12 3 (0.40%) Electronics
12 3 (0.40%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.40%) Law
13 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 166 (22.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 88 (11.80%) VMware Engineer
3 85 (11.39%) Support Engineer
4 80 (10.72%) Administrator
5 76 (10.19%) Windows Engineer
6 68 (9.12%) Linux Engineer
7 60 (8.04%) Analyst
8 59 (7.91%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 54 (7.24%) Systems Engineer
10 51 (6.84%) Architect
11 47 (6.30%) IT Support
12 42 (5.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 40 (5.36%) Infrastructure Support
13 40 (5.36%) Systems Administrator
14 39 (5.23%) 3rd Line Support
15 35 (4.69%) DBA
15 35 (4.69%) SQL DBA
16 32 (4.29%) Programme Manager
17 31 (4.16%) Senior VMware Engineer
18 30 (4.02%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (9.52%) Web Services
2 32 (4.29%) LAMP
3 21 (2.82%) .NET
3 21 (2.82%) JSON
4 18 (2.41%) SOAP
5 16 (2.14%) LEMP Stack
6 8 (1.07%) Software Packaging
7 6 (0.80%) REST
8 5 (0.67%) EDI
8 5 (0.67%) MAPI
8 5 (0.67%) XML
9 4 (0.54%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (0.40%) JMS
10 3 (0.40%) Regular Expression
10 3 (0.40%) TIBCO EMS
10 3 (0.40%) XSD
10 3 (0.40%) XSLT
11 2 (0.27%) 802.1X
11 2 (0.27%) Apache Flex
11 2 (0.27%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 142 (19.03%) Data Centre
2 75 (10.05%) Clustering
3 46 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (4.69%) Replication
5 23 (3.08%) PKI
6 22 (2.95%) Management Information System
7 21 (2.82%) Computer Science
8 19 (2.55%) EMC VNX
9 16 (2.14%) Blackberry
9 16 (2.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 14 (1.88%) Mathematics
11 13 (1.74%) Driving Licence
12 12 (1.61%) Cybercrime
13 11 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (1.34%) Hedge funds
15 9 (1.21%) VCE vBlock
16 7 (0.94%) HP Storage
17 6 (0.80%) Client/Server
17 6 (0.80%) Private Cloud
17 6 (0.80%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 529 (70.91%) Windows
2 370 (49.60%) Windows Server
3 259 (34.72%) Linux
4 230 (30.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 229 (30.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 121 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 70 (9.38%) Unix
8 68 (9.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 67 (8.98%) Windows 7
10 53 (7.10%) Solaris
11 51 (6.84%) CentOS
12 48 (6.43%) Windows 8
13 26 (3.49%) Windows 10
14 23 (3.08%) Windows 2000 Server
15 20 (2.68%) Ubuntu
16 15 (2.01%) Mac OS X
17 14 (1.88%) Fedora
18 10 (1.34%) Windows XP
19 9 (1.21%) Debian
19 9 (1.21%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (30.70%) ITIL
2 89 (11.93%) Disaster Recovery
3 84 (11.26%) High Availability
4 68 (9.12%) Change Management
5 60 (8.04%) Project Management
6 59 (7.91%) DevOps
7 52 (6.97%) Agile Software Development
8 51 (6.84%) Problem Management
9 50 (6.70%) Service Delivery
10 49 (6.57%) ITIL V3
11 48 (6.43%) Change Control
11 48 (6.43%) Load Balancing
12 44 (5.90%) Mentoring
13 43 (5.76%) Service Management
14 42 (5.63%) Configuration Management
15 40 (5.36%) Business Continuity
16 39 (5.23%) Incident Management
17 38 (5.09%) E-Commerce
17 38 (5.09%) Kalman Filter
18 35 (4.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 168 (22.52%) PowerShell
2 142 (19.03%) SQL
3 54 (7.24%) Perl
4 45 (6.03%) Bash Shell
5 37 (4.96%) C
6 25 (3.35%) Python
7 19 (2.55%) VBScript
8 17 (2.28%) PHP
9 16 (2.14%) T-SQL
10 15 (2.01%) Java
11 12 (1.61%) Korn
12 8 (1.07%) C#
13 4 (0.54%) C++
13 4 (0.54%) VB
14 3 (0.40%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 131 (17.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 86 (11.53%) MCSE
3 74 (9.92%) Cisco Certification
4 72 (9.65%) CCNA
4 72 (9.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 61 (8.18%) Degree
5 61 (8.18%) Security Cleared
6 41 (5.50%) MCITP
7 36 (4.83%) ITIL Certification
8 35 (4.69%) CCNP
9 33 (4.42%) MCSA
10 32 (4.29%) DV Cleared
11 31 (4.16%) RHCE
12 22 (2.95%) Citrix Certification
12 22 (2.95%) SC Cleared
13 21 (2.82%) CISSP
14 19 (2.55%) MCP
15 15 (2.01%) CCA
16 14 (1.88%) RHCSA
17 13 (1.74%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (7.51%) SLA
2 33 (4.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (4.16%) PCI DSS
4 15 (2.01%) HIPAA
4 15 (2.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.54%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.40%) QA
7 1 (0.13%) ISO22301
System Software
1 519 (69.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 400 (53.62%) Active Directory
3 152 (20.38%) vSphere
4 110 (14.75%) Hyper-V
4 110 (14.75%) XenApp
5 92 (12.33%) Virtual Servers
6 67 (8.98%) VMware ESXi
7 37 (4.96%) Terminal Services
8 28 (3.75%) NFS
9 26 (3.49%) XenDesktop
10 24 (3.22%) Docker
11 21 (2.82%) XenServer
12 18 (2.41%) VMware Workstation
13 17 (2.28%) vCloud
14 16 (2.14%) Postfix
14 16 (2.14%) Sendmail
15 14 (1.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 14 (1.88%) Samba
15 14 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
16 13 (1.74%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 134 (17.96%) SCCM
2 78 (10.46%) SCOM
3 58 (7.77%) Nagios
4 55 (7.37%) Puppet
5 33 (4.42%) vMotion
6 32 (4.29%) Backup Exec
7 31 (4.16%) Microsoft Clustering
7 31 (4.16%) WSUS
8 29 (3.89%) Opscode Chef
9 28 (3.75%) BMC PATROL
9 28 (3.75%) NetBackup
10 23 (3.08%) Cisco CUCM
11 21 (2.82%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 18 (2.41%) Ansible
13 17 (2.28%) Kibana
13 17 (2.28%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 16 (2.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 16 (2.14%) WMI
15 13 (1.74%) Cacti
16 11 (1.47%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 746 (100.00%) VMware
2 341 (45.71%) Microsoft
3 258 (34.58%) Cisco
4 234 (31.37%) Citrix
5 136 (18.23%) HP
6 102 (13.67%) Red Hat
7 97 (13.00%) Oracle
8 83 (11.13%) NetApp
9 53 (7.10%) SolarWinds
10 48 (6.43%) CheckPoint
11 47 (6.30%) EMC
12 45 (6.03%) Dell
13 38 (5.09%) Veeam
14 32 (4.29%) Mitel
15 29 (3.89%) Palo Alto
15 29 (3.89%) Symantec
16 28 (3.75%) BMC
17 27 (3.62%) IBM
17 27 (3.62%) Sophos
18 26 (3.49%) Veritas
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £23,100 per annum Up to £23,100 +benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £28,600 per annum Up to £28,600 +benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
BAM Construct UK Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Jersey, Channel Isles
itecopeople
Salary: salary neg on exp + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Resource Group
Salary: £50-55K + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Benefits and Discounts!! :)
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£70,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: Up to £25k + MS Certs + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 26 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Belfast
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
West London
Frontier Technology
Salary: From £38,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
High Wycombe
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
EYC Symphony
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago