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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 553 448 389
Rank change year-on-year
-105 -59
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 411 665 830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.60% 0.71%
As % of the System Software category 3.33% 5.20% 6.37%
Number of salaries quoted 373 502 667
Median salary £47,500 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.74% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,150 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.52%

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
12333 12780 13025
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.58% 11.57% 11.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10489 10572 10834
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -95 371 £50,000 +13.63% 33
London -23 141 £60,000 +21.82% 9
South East -21 114 £46,250 +15.62% 12
Berkshire -11 49 £50,000 +29.87% 9
East of England -41 40 £55,000 +15.78% 2
City of London +69 28 £65,000 +36.84% 3
Reading +11 27 £60,000 +57.89% 5
South West +17 24 £38,750 - 1
Yorkshire -8 24 £38,000 - 4
Hertfordshire -8 24 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Surrey +21 17 £42,750 +11.03%
Hampshire -6 16 £35,000 -28.57% 1
Welwyn Garden City +13 14 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Milton Keynes +34 13 £41,250 -0.60%
Buckinghamshire +32 13 £41,250 +36.36%
Gloucestershire +12 13 £40,000 +14.28% 1
South Wales +16 11 £33,000 -24.57%
Wales +2 11 £33,000 -19.26%
Southampton +9 10 £35,000 -30.00% 1
West Yorkshire -7 10 £42,500 +12.58% 3
Leeds +14 9 £42,500 +20.29% 3
Maidenhead +8 9 £37,500 - 1
East Midlands +4 9 £33,000 -5.71% 2
North Yorkshire +19 8 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Slough +15 8 £45,000 +69.81%
North East +7 8 £41,500 +77.35%
Tyne and Wear +2 8 £41,500 +77.35%
Bedfordshire -1 8 £60,000 +20.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 8 £41,500 +77.35%
Kent +12 7 £42,500 -2.71%

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 758 (99.87%) VMware
2 596 (78.52%) Windows
3 519 (68.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 445 (58.63%) Active Directory
5 411 (54.15%) Windows Server
6 396 (52.17%) Microsoft
7 280 (36.89%) Linux
8 278 (36.63%) MS Exchange
9 269 (35.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 255 (33.60%) Cisco
11 252 (33.20%) SAN
12 246 (32.41%) Citrix
13 239 (31.49%) Windows Server 2012
14 233 (30.70%) ITIL
15 231 (30.43%) Firewall
16 216 (28.46%) vSphere
17 186 (24.51%) DNS
18 173 (22.79%) HP
19 166 (21.87%) Windows Server 2003
20 157 (20.69%) Hyper-V
21 156 (20.55%) Finance
22 143 (18.84%) TCP/IP
23 140 (18.45%) SQL Server
24 139 (18.31%) Data Centre
25 134 (17.65%) PowerShell
26 129 (17.00%) SQL
27 125 (16.47%) MS Excel
27 125 (16.47%) SCCM
28 123 (16.21%) Red Hat
29 121 (15.94%) WAN

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
1 278 (36.63%) MS Exchange
2 120 (15.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 108 (14.23%) IIS
4 77 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 68 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 60 (7.91%) Apache
7 55 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2003
7 55 (7.25%) Skype for Business
8 41 (5.40%) SharePoint
9 35 (4.61%) Tomcat
10 25 (3.29%) JBoss
11 23 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 19 (2.50%) nginx
13 17 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2000
13 17 (2.24%) WebLogic
14 15 (1.98%) WebSphere
15 8 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
16 7 (0.92%) OpenStack
17 6 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
17 6 (0.79%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 125 (16.47%) MS Excel
2 75 (9.88%) MS Office
3 9 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 73 (9.62%) Office 365
2 51 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (3.69%) SaaS
5 21 (2.77%) OpenShift
6 15 (1.98%) PaaS
7 12 (1.58%) IaaS
8 10 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 5 (0.66%) Google App Engine
11 5 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.66%) Google Compute Engine
12 4 (0.53%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.26%) Google Apps
14 1 (0.13%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 252 (33.20%) SAN
2 231 (30.43%) Firewall
3 186 (24.51%) DNS
4 143 (18.84%) TCP/IP
5 121 (15.94%) WAN
6 119 (15.68%) DHCP
7 104 (13.70%) LAN
8 79 (10.41%) NAS
9 55 (7.25%) VLAN
10 54 (7.11%) VPN
11 50 (6.59%) Internet
12 46 (6.06%) MPLS
13 45 (5.93%) iSCSI
14 39 (5.14%) SMTP
15 36 (4.74%) VoIP
16 35 (4.61%) Cisco ASA
16 35 (4.61%) NetScaler
17 34 (4.48%) Wi-Fi
18 30 (3.95%) SSH
19 29 (3.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (18.45%) SQL Server
2 58 (7.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 53 (6.98%) MySQL
4 32 (4.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 32 (4.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (2.37%) Oracle Database
5 18 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (1.84%) SQL Server 2014
8 11 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (1.05%) Relational Database
10 7 (0.92%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (0.66%) MariaDB
13 4 (0.53%) Oracle Exadata
14 3 (0.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 3 (0.40%) Amazon Redshift
14 3 (0.40%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (1.45%) AQtime
1 11 (1.45%) Git (software)
1 11 (1.45%) Subversion
1 11 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 11 (1.45%) WebLOAD
2 10 (1.32%) Vagrant
3 8 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
3 8 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (0.92%) JIRA
5 3 (0.40%) ClearCase
5 3 (0.40%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.26%) PHPUnit
6 2 (0.26%) Redmine
6 2 (0.26%) Selenium
6 2 (0.26%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.26%) WinDbg
7 1 (0.13%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.13%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 156 (20.55%) Finance
2 34 (4.48%) Retail
3 29 (3.82%) Banking
4 22 (2.90%) Telecoms
5 20 (2.64%) Games
6 11 (1.45%) Back Office
6 11 (1.45%) French Language
7 9 (1.19%) Advertising
8 7 (0.92%) Publishing
9 6 (0.79%) Law
9 6 (0.79%) Legal
10 5 (0.66%) Billing
10 5 (0.66%) Electronics
10 5 (0.66%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.66%) Online Betting
11 3 (0.40%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.40%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.40%) Marketing
11 3 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 134 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 121 (15.94%) Support Engineer
3 86 (11.33%) VMware Engineer
4 75 (9.88%) Systems Engineer
4 75 (9.88%) Windows Engineer
5 70 (9.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 68 (8.96%) 3rd Line Support
6 68 (8.96%) Analyst
7 58 (7.64%) Linux Engineer
8 51 (6.72%) Server Engineer
9 48 (6.32%) Administrator
9 48 (6.32%) IT Support
9 48 (6.32%) Support Analyst
10 44 (5.80%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 40 (5.27%) Architect
11 40 (5.27%) Consultant
12 39 (5.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 36 (4.74%) Technical Support
14 33 (4.35%) IT Engineer
15 29 (3.82%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (6.72%) Web Services
2 42 (5.53%) .NET
3 32 (4.22%) LAMP
4 22 (2.90%) Software Packaging
5 14 (1.84%) Middleware
6 13 (1.71%) JSON
6 13 (1.71%) SOAP
7 11 (1.45%) MAPI
8 9 (1.19%) LEMP Stack
9 7 (0.92%) Oracle Fusion
10 5 (0.66%) Django
11 4 (0.53%) COM
11 4 (0.53%) X-Windows
12 3 (0.40%) Silverlight
13 2 (0.26%) Behat
14 1 (0.13%) 802.1X
14 1 (0.13%) ELK Stack
14 1 (0.13%) IBM Integration Bus
14 1 (0.13%) REST
14 1 (0.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 139 (18.31%) Data Centre
2 81 (10.67%) Clustering
3 42 (5.53%) EMC VNX
4 41 (5.40%) Computer Science
5 30 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (3.82%) Blackberry
7 22 (2.90%) Hedge funds
8 21 (2.77%) EqualLogic
8 21 (2.77%) Replication
9 20 (2.64%) VCE vBlock
10 16 (2.11%) Driving Licence
11 14 (1.84%) Fat Client
11 14 (1.84%) PKI
11 14 (1.84%) Thin Client
12 12 (1.58%) Management Information System
13 10 (1.32%) Mathematics
13 10 (1.32%) Smartphone
14 9 (1.19%) EMC VMAX
14 9 (1.19%) HP Storage
15 8 (1.05%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 596 (78.52%) Windows
2 411 (54.15%) Windows Server
3 280 (36.89%) Linux
4 269 (35.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 239 (31.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 166 (21.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 98 (12.91%) Windows 7
8 88 (11.59%) Unix
9 77 (10.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 63 (8.30%) Solaris
11 53 (6.98%) Windows 8
12 45 (5.93%) Windows XP
13 36 (4.74%) Windows 2000
14 30 (3.95%) CentOS
15 27 (3.56%) AIX
16 23 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
17 18 (2.37%) Windows Vista
18 17 (2.24%) Windows NT
19 16 (2.11%) VMS
20 15 (1.98%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (30.70%) ITIL
2 66 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 62 (8.17%) Service Delivery
4 61 (8.04%) Mentoring
5 59 (7.77%) Project Management
6 55 (7.25%) Change Management
6 55 (7.25%) DevOps
7 52 (6.85%) Performance Tuning
8 48 (6.32%) Capacity Planning
9 44 (5.80%) Load Balancing
10 40 (5.27%) High Availability
10 40 (5.27%) Service Management
11 39 (5.14%) Configuration Management
12 37 (4.87%) E-Commerce
12 37 (4.87%) Virtual Infrastructure
13 36 (4.74%) Migration
14 33 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
15 32 (4.22%) Problem Management
16 28 (3.69%) Change Control
17 26 (3.43%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 134 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 129 (17.00%) SQL
3 80 (10.54%) Perl
4 46 (6.06%) Python
5 42 (5.53%) Java
6 40 (5.27%) Bash Shell
7 26 (3.43%) C
8 21 (2.77%) C#
9 20 (2.64%) Shell Script
10 17 (2.24%) C++
10 17 (2.24%) Ruby
11 12 (1.58%) PHP
12 10 (1.32%) Bourne shell
12 10 (1.32%) C-shell
12 10 (1.32%) T-SQL
13 9 (1.19%) VBScript
14 8 (1.05%) AWK
14 8 (1.05%) sed
15 6 (0.79%) VB
16 4 (0.53%) Korn
Qualifications
1 111 (14.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 105 (13.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 81 (10.67%) Degree
4 74 (9.75%) Security Cleared
5 73 (9.62%) MCSE
6 71 (9.35%) Cisco Certification
7 58 (7.64%) CCNA
8 53 (6.98%) SC Cleared
9 42 (5.53%) MCITP
10 35 (4.61%) MCP
11 33 (4.35%) CCNP
11 33 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
12 31 (4.08%) RHCE
13 28 (3.69%) Citrix Certification
13 28 (3.69%) DV Cleared
14 22 (2.90%) CCA
14 22 (2.90%) MCSA
15 14 (1.84%) MOS
16 12 (1.58%) MCTS
17 10 (1.32%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (11.99%) SLA
2 27 (3.56%) QA
3 15 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.71%) HIPAA
4 13 (1.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (1.32%) SAS 70
6 6 (0.79%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.40%) ISO22301
7 3 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 519 (68.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 445 (58.63%) Active Directory
3 216 (28.46%) vSphere
4 157 (20.69%) Hyper-V
5 121 (15.94%) XenApp
6 114 (15.02%) VMware ESXi
7 48 (6.32%) Virtual Servers
8 47 (6.19%) XenDesktop
9 46 (6.06%) VMware Workstation
10 33 (4.35%) Terminal Services
11 31 (4.08%) NFS
12 29 (3.82%) vCloud
13 28 (3.69%) XenServer
14 27 (3.56%) Firmware
15 25 (3.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 17 (2.24%) Docker
17 15 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
18 13 (1.71%) Microsoft App-V
19 11 (1.45%) Forefront TMG
19 11 (1.45%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 125 (16.47%) SCCM
2 72 (9.49%) Backup Exec
3 55 (7.25%) SCOM
4 52 (6.85%) NetBackup
5 48 (6.32%) WSUS
6 45 (5.93%) Puppet
7 43 (5.67%) Nagios
8 31 (4.08%) vMotion
9 30 (3.95%) Norton AntiVirus
10 26 (3.43%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 25 (3.29%) Microsoft Clustering
12 23 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
12 23 (3.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 21 (2.77%) BMC PATROL
14 20 (2.64%) Tivoli
15 17 (2.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 15 (1.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 14 (1.84%) HP Data Protector
17 14 (1.84%) Kibana
17 14 (1.84%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 758 (99.87%) VMware
2 396 (52.17%) Microsoft
3 255 (33.60%) Cisco
4 246 (32.41%) Citrix
5 173 (22.79%) HP
6 123 (16.21%) Red Hat
7 108 (14.23%) Oracle
8 105 (13.83%) NetApp
9 91 (11.99%) EMC
10 90 (11.86%) Symantec
11 65 (8.56%) Dell
12 60 (7.91%) IBM
13 40 (5.27%) Veeam
14 37 (4.87%) SolarWinds
15 29 (3.82%) Veritas
16 28 (3.69%) CommVault
17 27 (3.56%) CheckPoint
17 27 (3.56%) SonicWALL
18 26 (3.43%) Remedy
19 23 (3.03%) BMC
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Circa 10% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Anthony James Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 basic + 30% shift + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits (£84,
Posted: 19 hours ago
Sale
Foresight Solutions
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £14000 - £16000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Anthony James Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Addleshaw Goddard
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lewis Paige
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Resource Group
Salary: £40-50K + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Acuro (MaxAd Ltd)
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Dependent on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lewis Paige
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus, Training Bursary, Pensi
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus, Training Bursary, Pensi
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £46,000 to £58,000 per annum + on call + company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Frontier Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus profit and performance related
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Theale, Berkshire
Sungard Availability Services
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 26 days ago