The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESX Server
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 239 237 207
Rank change year-on-year -2 -30  
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 14 32 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.22% 0.44% 1.09%
As % of the System Software category 1.82% 3.86% 7.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8 25 47
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 £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88%  

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 of England with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 771 828 1210
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 12.26% 11.35% 15.10%
Number of salaries quoted 593 664 911
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

VMware ESX
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 of England

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for VMware ESX in the East of England

VMware ESX
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESX in the East of England over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for VMware ESX in the East of England

VMware ESX
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Norfolk - 7 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire -6 4 - -
Cambridgeshire +6 3 £40,000 +40.35%
VMware ESX
England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 of England region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 29 (96.67%) Windows
2 25 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 25 (83.33%) Firewall
2 25 (83.33%) VMware
3 21 (70.00%) MS Exchange
3 21 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (60.00%) Office 365
5 18 (60.00%) DNS
5 18 (60.00%) Windows Server
6 16 (53.33%) WAN
6 16 (53.33%) SAN
6 16 (53.33%) Retail
7 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
7 15 (50.00%) Linux
8 14 (46.67%) VoIP
8 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
9 13 (43.33%) DHCP
9 13 (43.33%) Data Centre
10 12 (40.00%) LAN
10 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (36.67%) Cisco
12 10 (33.33%) VPN
12 10 (33.33%) Terminal Services
12 10 (33.33%) Skype for Business
12 10 (33.33%) Hyper-V
12 10 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (30.00%) Virtual Machines
13 9 (30.00%) NAS

VMware ESX
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 21 (70.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (60.00%) Office 365
2 9 (30.00%) PaaS
3 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (83.33%) Firewall
2 18 (60.00%) DNS
3 16 (53.33%) SAN
3 16 (53.33%) WAN
4 15 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
5 14 (46.67%) VoIP
6 13 (43.33%) DHCP
7 12 (40.00%) LAN
8 10 (33.33%) VPN
9 9 (30.00%) ISDN
9 9 (30.00%) MPLS
9 9 (30.00%) NAS
9 9 (30.00%) PBX
9 9 (30.00%) VLAN
10 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 5 (16.67%) Internet
11 5 (16.67%) SNMP
12 4 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (13.33%) IP Telephony
12 4 (13.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) MySQL
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (53.33%) Retail
2 5 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 4 (13.33%) Games
3 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Active Directory Support
2 9 (30.00%) Active Directory Support Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Office 365 Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) IT Support
4 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 5 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 5 (16.67%) Business Manager
5 5 (16.67%) Exchange Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) Exchange Support
5 5 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) Windows Server Support
5 5 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) EDI
1 5 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.33%) Clustering
3 2 (6.67%) HP Storage
4 1 (3.33%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 29 (96.67%) Windows
2 21 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 15 (50.00%) Linux
4 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (23.33%) Windows 10
8 5 (16.67%) Mac OS X
8 5 (16.67%) Ubuntu
8 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 5 (16.67%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Coaching
1 9 (30.00%) E-Commerce
1 9 (30.00%) ITIL
1 9 (30.00%) Mentoring
2 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 5 (16.67%) Operations Management
3 5 (16.67%) Patch Management
3 5 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 4 (13.33%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (13.33%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.33%) Line Management
5 1 (3.33%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) Degree
3 4 (13.33%) CCNA
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (13.33%) CompTIA Security+
3 4 (13.33%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (3.33%) CCA
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 25 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 20 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 10 (33.33%) Terminal Services
4 9 (30.00%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (6.67%) Firmware
6 2 (6.67%) XenApp
7 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 5 (16.67%) EMC Navisphere
1 5 (16.67%) Nagios
2 4 (13.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (13.33%) WSUS
3 1 (3.33%) SCCM
3 1 (3.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 25 (83.33%) VMware
2 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (36.67%) Cisco
4 8 (26.67%) HP
5 7 (23.33%) Citrix
6 5 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 5 (16.67%) EMC
6 5 (16.67%) Sophos
6 5 (16.67%) WatchGuard
7 4 (13.33%) Nimble Storage
7 4 (13.33%) Oracle
8 2 (6.67%) Juniper
8 2 (6.67%) Veeam
9 1 (3.33%) Red Hat