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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESX Server
UK
Rank 592 542 455
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -87
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 272 412 624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.42% 0.61%
As % of the System Software category 2.63% 3.52% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 212 350 532
Median salary £47,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +2.35%

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
10345 11721 12872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.31% 11.91% 12.51%
Number of salaries quoted 8568 9952 10877
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +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 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 17 January 2017 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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -68 243 £52,500 +16.66% 31
London -9 97 £57,500 +21.05% 18
South East -15 57 £55,000 +19.56% 8
Berkshire +6 35 £65,000 +18.18% 4
Yorkshire +27 28 £42,500 +14.86% 1
West Yorkshire +30 26 £42,500 +13.33%
Leeds +30 19 £62,500 +73.61%
Reading +2 19 £65,000 +8.33% 1
East of England +11 18 £33,000 -22.35%
City of London +4 18 £63,750 +27.50% 4
South West +22 17 £35,000 -7.89%
North West -8 13 £47,500 +90.00%
Manchester -10 13 £47,500 +90.00%
Wiltshire +29 11 £35,000 -9.09%
Scotland +25 11 £40,000 -11.11%
Chippenham - 10 £35,000 -
South Wales +18 9 £34,500 -9.21%
Hertfordshire +15 9 - -
Wales +14 9 £34,500 -9.21%
Surrey +1 8 £45,750 +7.64% 1
Newport - 8 £32,500 -
Oxfordshire +37 7 - - 1
East Midlands +9 7 £28,650 -34.88%
Wakefield - 7 £42,500 -
Bicester - 7 - -
Channel Islands - 7 £36,500 -
Edinburgh - 7 £42,500 -
Jersey - 7 £36,500 -
West Midlands +5 6 £33,500 -16.25% 2
Warwickshire +25 5 £33,500 -27.17%

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 665 (100.00%) VMware
2 469 (70.53%) Windows
3 460 (69.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 354 (53.23%) Active Directory
5 320 (48.12%) Windows Server
6 303 (45.56%) Microsoft
7 255 (38.35%) MS Exchange
8 239 (35.94%) Firewall
9 237 (35.64%) Cisco
10 229 (34.44%) Linux
11 217 (32.63%) SAN
12 213 (32.03%) Windows Server 2012
13 210 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
14 194 (29.17%) Citrix
15 193 (29.02%) ITIL
16 186 (27.97%) DNS
17 169 (25.41%) SQL Server
18 157 (23.61%) PowerShell
19 153 (23.01%) WAN
20 139 (20.90%) Data Centre
21 125 (18.80%) SQL
22 122 (18.35%) LAN
23 117 (17.59%) HP
23 117 (17.59%) Office 365
24 111 (16.69%) vSphere
25 110 (16.54%) SCCM
26 109 (16.39%) Finance
27 107 (16.09%) Windows Server 2003
27 107 (16.09%) DHCP
28 105 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification

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
1 255 (38.35%) MS Exchange
2 93 (13.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 82 (12.33%) IIS
4 64 (9.62%) SharePoint
5 51 (7.67%) Skype for Business
6 47 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2007
7 46 (6.92%) Exchange Server 2013
8 42 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2003
9 39 (5.86%) Apache
10 23 (3.46%) nginx
11 20 (3.01%) Tomcat
12 16 (2.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 16 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
13 13 (1.95%) Office Communications Server
14 11 (1.65%) WebSphere
15 8 (1.20%) JBoss
16 7 (1.05%) WebLogic
16 7 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
17 5 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
18 4 (0.60%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 99 (14.89%) MS Excel
2 33 (4.96%) MS Office
3 16 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.95%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 117 (17.59%) Office 365
2 74 (11.13%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (4.66%) PaaS
5 24 (3.61%) SaaS
6 19 (2.86%) IBM Cloud
7 16 (2.41%) IaaS
8 14 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (2.11%) Amazon S3
9 9 (1.35%) OpenShift
10 8 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.75%) OneDrive
12 4 (0.60%) G Suite
13 2 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
14 1 (0.15%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 239 (35.94%) Firewall
2 217 (32.63%) SAN
3 186 (27.97%) DNS
4 153 (23.01%) WAN
5 122 (18.35%) LAN
6 107 (16.09%) DHCP
7 101 (15.19%) TCP/IP
8 75 (11.28%) VPN
9 74 (11.13%) MPLS
10 71 (10.68%) NAS
11 51 (7.67%) VoIP
12 48 (7.22%) Cisco ASA
13 45 (6.77%) VLAN
14 40 (6.02%) Internet
15 36 (5.41%) Remote Desktop
16 30 (4.51%) LDAP
17 29 (4.36%) SSL
17 29 (4.36%) Wi-Fi
18 28 (4.21%) Wireless
19 25 (3.76%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (25.41%) SQL Server
2 55 (8.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (6.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 41 (6.17%) MySQL
5 24 (3.61%) NoSQL
6 20 (3.01%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (2.11%) Amazon Redshift
9 11 (1.65%) Oracle Database
10 9 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (1.35%) MongoDB
11 8 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (0.90%) MariaDB
14 5 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 4 (0.60%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.60%) Relational Database
16 3 (0.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 3 (0.45%) OLTP
16 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (2.11%) JIRA
1 14 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (1.80%) Git (software)
3 11 (1.65%) Redmine
4 7 (1.05%) Subversion
5 6 (0.90%) LoadRunner
5 6 (0.90%) Vagrant
5 6 (0.90%) WebLOAD
6 4 (0.60%) AQtime
6 4 (0.60%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.45%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.30%) Buildbot
8 2 (0.30%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.30%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.30%) MSI
9 1 (0.15%) Ant
General
1 109 (16.39%) Finance
2 62 (9.32%) Retail
3 30 (4.51%) Games
4 23 (3.46%) Telecoms
5 18 (2.71%) Advertising
6 14 (2.11%) Online Betting
7 12 (1.80%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.50%) French Language
9 9 (1.35%) Legal
10 7 (1.05%) Banking
11 6 (0.90%) Back Office
12 5 (0.75%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.60%) Billing
13 4 (0.60%) Publishing
14 3 (0.45%) Electronics
14 3 (0.45%) Marketing
15 2 (0.30%) Law
16 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 156 (23.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 87 (13.08%) VMware Engineer
3 86 (12.93%) Support Engineer
4 75 (11.28%) Windows Engineer
5 69 (10.38%) Administrator
6 61 (9.17%) Analyst
7 56 (8.42%) Architect
8 52 (7.82%) Linux Engineer
9 46 (6.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 45 (6.77%) IT Support
11 39 (5.86%) Infrastructure Support
12 38 (5.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 35 (5.26%) Windows Support Engineer
14 34 (5.11%) Systems Administrator
14 34 (5.11%) VMware Support Engineer
15 33 (4.96%) 3rd Line Support
16 30 (4.51%) Systems Engineer
17 29 (4.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 28 (4.21%) Team Leader
18 28 (4.21%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (7.97%) Web Services
2 19 (2.86%) Software Packaging
3 17 (2.56%) LAMP
4 15 (2.26%) JSON
5 12 (1.80%) SOAP
6 11 (1.65%) .NET
6 11 (1.65%) LEMP Stack
7 7 (1.05%) MAPI
8 6 (0.90%) REST
9 5 (0.75%) EDI
9 5 (0.75%) XML
10 4 (0.60%) WebSphere MQ
11 3 (0.45%) JMS
11 3 (0.45%) Middleware
11 3 (0.45%) Regular Expression
11 3 (0.45%) TIBCO EMS
11 3 (0.45%) XSD
11 3 (0.45%) XSLT
12 2 (0.30%) 802.1X
12 2 (0.30%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 139 (20.90%) Data Centre
2 52 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (7.22%) Clustering
4 32 (4.81%) Replication
5 23 (3.46%) PKI
6 22 (3.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 21 (3.16%) Computer Science
8 20 (3.01%) Management Information System
9 16 (2.41%) Mathematics
10 13 (1.95%) EMC VNX
10 13 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (1.95%) VCE vBlock
11 11 (1.65%) Cybercrime
11 11 (1.65%) Hedge funds
12 9 (1.35%) Blackberry
13 8 (1.20%) HP Storage
14 7 (1.05%) Driving Licence
15 6 (0.90%) Private Cloud
16 5 (0.75%) iPad
16 5 (0.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 469 (70.53%) Windows
2 320 (48.12%) Windows Server
3 229 (34.44%) Linux
4 213 (32.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 210 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 107 (16.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 66 (9.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 65 (9.77%) Unix
9 63 (9.47%) Windows 7
10 42 (6.32%) Windows 8
11 40 (6.02%) CentOS
12 39 (5.86%) Solaris
13 35 (5.26%) Windows 10
14 19 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
15 16 (2.41%) Ubuntu
16 12 (1.80%) Mac OS X
17 9 (1.35%) Fedora
17 9 (1.35%) Windows 2000
18 8 (1.20%) Debian
18 8 (1.20%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (29.02%) ITIL
2 85 (12.78%) Disaster Recovery
2 85 (12.78%) High Availability
3 61 (9.17%) Change Management
4 53 (7.97%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (7.97%) ITIL V3
5 52 (7.82%) Problem Management
6 50 (7.52%) Project Management
7 43 (6.47%) Incident Management
7 43 (6.47%) Kalman Filter
8 42 (6.32%) Service Delivery
9 39 (5.86%) Service Management
10 38 (5.71%) DevOps
10 38 (5.71%) Mentoring
11 37 (5.56%) Business Continuity
11 37 (5.56%) Load Balancing
12 36 (5.41%) Change Control
12 36 (5.41%) Virtual Infrastructure
13 34 (5.11%) Information Security
13 34 (5.11%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 157 (23.61%) PowerShell
2 125 (18.80%) SQL
3 48 (7.22%) Perl
4 37 (5.56%) C
5 34 (5.11%) Bash Shell
6 18 (2.71%) VBScript
7 17 (2.56%) Python
8 13 (1.95%) Java
9 12 (1.80%) PHP
10 11 (1.65%) Korn
11 10 (1.50%) T-SQL
12 8 (1.20%) VB
13 7 (1.05%) C++
14 5 (0.75%) C#
15 4 (0.60%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 105 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 76 (11.43%) Degree
3 67 (10.08%) Cisco Certification
4 66 (9.92%) CCNA
4 66 (9.92%) MCSE
5 49 (7.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 42 (6.32%) Security Cleared
7 34 (5.11%) MCSA
8 30 (4.51%) MCITP
9 28 (4.21%) CCNP
10 26 (3.91%) DV Cleared
11 25 (3.76%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (2.56%) CISSP
13 16 (2.41%) Citrix Certification
13 16 (2.41%) MCP
13 16 (2.41%) RHCE
14 12 (1.80%) Network+ Certification
15 11 (1.65%) GIAC
15 11 (1.65%) Linux+ Certification
15 11 (1.65%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (6.77%) SLA
2 30 (4.51%) PCI DSS
3 26 (3.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.35%) HIPAA
4 9 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (1.05%) QA
6 3 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 460 (69.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 354 (53.23%) Active Directory
3 111 (16.69%) vSphere
4 98 (14.74%) Hyper-V
5 93 (13.98%) XenApp
6 73 (10.98%) Virtual Servers
7 54 (8.12%) VMware ESXi
8 31 (4.66%) NFS
9 30 (4.51%) Terminal Services
10 28 (4.21%) XenDesktop
11 26 (3.91%) VMware Workstation
12 21 (3.16%) Virtual Machines
13 20 (3.01%) XenServer
14 19 (2.86%) Docker
15 16 (2.41%) vCloud
16 13 (1.95%) Samba
16 13 (1.95%) VMware Server
17 12 (1.80%) ISA Server
18 11 (1.65%) Postfix
18 11 (1.65%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 110 (16.54%) SCCM
2 61 (9.17%) SCOM
3 45 (6.77%) Nagios
4 42 (6.32%) Puppet
5 36 (5.41%) Microsoft Clustering
6 35 (5.26%) vMotion
7 27 (4.06%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 26 (3.91%) Cisco CUCM
9 21 (3.16%) BMC PATROL
10 20 (3.01%) Backup Exec
11 19 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
11 19 (2.86%) WSUS
12 17 (2.56%) Ansible
13 14 (2.11%) WMI
14 13 (1.95%) NetBackup
15 11 (1.65%) Cacti
15 11 (1.65%) Kibana
15 11 (1.65%) Microsoft Intune
15 11 (1.65%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 10 (1.50%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 665 (100.00%) VMware
2 303 (45.56%) Microsoft
3 237 (35.64%) Cisco
4 194 (29.17%) Citrix
5 117 (17.59%) HP
6 85 (12.78%) Oracle
7 79 (11.88%) Red Hat
8 57 (8.57%) NetApp
9 50 (7.52%) CheckPoint
10 38 (5.71%) EMC
11 36 (5.41%) SolarWinds
12 35 (5.26%) Dell
12 35 (5.26%) Palo Alto
13 26 (3.91%) Mitel
14 25 (3.76%) Veeam
15 21 (3.16%) BMC
15 21 (3.16%) Sophos
16 20 (3.01%) IBM
17 19 (2.86%) Imperva
17 19 (2.86%) LogLogic
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
UK
EMBS Ltd
Salary: To £32.5K + c£2.5k On Call + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £35-40,000 + Good Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £46000 - £54000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Pension, Overtime, Vendor T
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Benefits and Discounts!! :)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£75,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £23,100 per annum Up to £23,100 +benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Healthcare, Pension & 25 days holi
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£70,000 to £80,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £28,600 per annum Up to £28,600 +benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum to £55,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Car, Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
World Fuel Services
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Frontier Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum pension, plus profit and performance
Posted: 14 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Posted: 14 days ago
Billingham
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Abingdon
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
West London
Frontier Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Company pension, annual bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago