The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for VMware ESX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESX Server
England / East Midlands
Rank 156 163 173
Rank change year-on-year +7 +10  
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 5 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.17% 0.16% 0.30%
As % of the System Software category 1.53% 1.17% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 5
Median salary £37,500 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.77% -2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £44,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,600 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year -8.75% -4.76%  

VMware ESX is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 327 428 459
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 11.29% 13.46% 13.87%
Number of salaries quoted 271 311 392
Median salary £37,500 £37,846 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.91% +8.13%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,305 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

VMware ESX
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESX in the East Midlands

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for VMware ESX in the East Midlands

VMware ESX
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESX in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VMware ESX in the East Midlands

VMware ESX
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Northamptonshire +21 2 £40,000 -9.09%
Nottinghamshire +14 2 £37,500 -18.47%
Derbyshire - 2 £37,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £37,500 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £37,500 -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 across the East Midlands region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (93.75%) Active Directory
3 13 (81.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (75.00%) Office 365
4 12 (75.00%) Windows Server
5 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (56.25%) Hyper-V
5 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
6 8 (50.00%) Cisco
6 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 8 (50.00%) SCCM
6 8 (50.00%) Windows 10
7 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (43.75%) ITIL
7 7 (43.75%) Citrix
7 7 (43.75%) SAN
8 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (37.50%) MCSA
8 6 (37.50%) DHCP
8 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (37.50%) Skype
8 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
9 5 (31.25%) Windows 8
9 5 (31.25%) FTP
9 5 (31.25%) Internet
9 5 (31.25%) HP
9 5 (31.25%) DNS
9 5 (31.25%) Apple

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2000
4 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
6 1 (6.25%) Apache
6 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (75.00%) Office 365
2 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) SAN
2 6 (37.50%) DHCP
2 6 (37.50%) Skype
3 5 (31.25%) DNS
3 5 (31.25%) FTP
3 5 (31.25%) Internet
4 4 (25.00%) ICMP
4 4 (25.00%) IMAP
4 4 (25.00%) LDAP
4 4 (25.00%) NAS
4 4 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 4 (25.00%) POP3
4 4 (25.00%) SMTP
4 4 (25.00%) SSL
4 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (12.50%) Firewall
General
1 3 (18.75%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Support Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) IT Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) IT Support
2 5 (31.25%) IT Support Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Exchange Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Network Systems Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Server Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) SAN Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Clustering
2 4 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (50.00%) Windows 10
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (31.25%) Windows 8
7 4 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Presales
5 2 (12.50%) Server Building
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.25%) Escalation Management
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Re-Platforming
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) Threat Detection
6 1 (6.25%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) MCSA
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (18.75%) CCNA
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) MCSE
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (12.50%) MCP
4 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (6.25%) MCITP
System Software
1 15 (93.75%) Active Directory
2 9 (56.25%) Hyper-V
2 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (18.75%) XenApp
5 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (6.25%) NFS
6 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
6 1 (6.25%) vSphere
6 1 (6.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) SCCM
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (6.25%) SCOM
4 1 (6.25%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco
4 7 (43.75%) Citrix
5 5 (31.25%) Apple
5 5 (31.25%) HP
6 4 (25.00%) F5
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle
7 2 (12.50%) Meraki