The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESX Server
UK / England
Rank 579 600 450
Rank change year-on-year +21 -150  
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 243 345 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.36% 0.61%
As % of the System Software category 2.54% 2.92% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 202 306 469
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 England with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 9571 11801 12608
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 12.14% 12.30% 12.82%
Number of salaries quoted 8018 9996 10541
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

VMware ESX
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for VMware ESX in England

VMware ESX
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESX in England over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VMware ESX in England

VMware ESX
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 22 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
London +44 115 £52,500 +5.00% 8
South East -10 55 £55,000 +37.50% 2
South West +18 24 £35,000 -6.66%
East of England +14 13 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Yorkshire +22 10 £42,500 - 2
North West -18 9 £29,500 +5.35% 1
North East - 7 £27,000 - 1
West Midlands +23 5 £33,250 +10.83% 3
East Midlands +2 5 £37,500 -14.77%
VMware ESX
UK

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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 England region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 495 (99.00%) VMware
2 395 (79.00%) Windows
3 316 (63.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 291 (58.20%) Active Directory
5 266 (53.20%) Windows Server
6 235 (47.00%) Microsoft
7 196 (39.20%) Cisco
8 195 (39.00%) MS Exchange
9 189 (37.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 182 (36.40%) Firewall
11 165 (33.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 160 (32.00%) SAN
13 146 (29.20%) Citrix
13 146 (29.20%) ITIL
14 143 (28.60%) DNS
15 129 (25.80%) Linux
16 124 (24.80%) SQL Server
17 123 (24.60%) PowerShell
18 112 (22.40%) Office 365
19 111 (22.20%) Data Centre
20 106 (21.20%) Windows Server 2003
20 106 (21.20%) Hyper-V
21 105 (21.00%) HP
22 101 (20.20%) WAN
23 88 (17.60%) SQL
24 84 (16.80%) IIS
25 83 (16.60%) LAN
26 82 (16.40%) Finance
27 80 (16.00%) vSphere
28 79 (15.80%) DHCP

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 195 (39.00%) MS Exchange
2 84 (16.80%) IIS
3 79 (15.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 49 (9.80%) SharePoint
5 35 (7.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 28 (5.60%) Skype for Business
7 26 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (1.80%) Apache
10 7 (1.40%) IBM Domino
10 7 (1.40%) Office Communications Server
10 7 (1.40%) Tomcat
11 6 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (1.00%) JBoss
12 5 (1.00%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2000
14 3 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.60%) SAS
15 2 (0.40%) OpenStack
16 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 65 (13.00%) MS Excel
2 37 (7.40%) MS Office
3 21 (4.20%) MS Visio
4 16 (3.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (3.20%) MS Project
5 5 (1.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 112 (22.40%) Office 365
2 68 (13.60%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (3.60%) PaaS
5 13 (2.60%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (2.20%) SaaS
7 9 (1.80%) IaaS
8 8 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (1.60%) Amazon S3
9 5 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (1.00%) G Suite
9 5 (1.00%) IBM Cloud
10 3 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.40%) Akamai
11 2 (0.40%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 182 (36.40%) Firewall
2 160 (32.00%) SAN
3 143 (28.60%) DNS
4 101 (20.20%) WAN
5 83 (16.60%) LAN
6 79 (15.80%) DHCP
7 63 (12.60%) VPN
8 58 (11.60%) TCP/IP
9 54 (10.80%) NAS
10 44 (8.80%) MPLS
11 38 (7.60%) Wireless
12 37 (7.40%) Cisco ASA
12 37 (7.40%) VoIP
13 33 (6.60%) LDAP
14 32 (6.40%) SSL
15 30 (6.00%) Internet
16 27 (5.40%) Intrusion Detection
17 26 (5.20%) DMZ
18 25 (5.00%) VLAN
19 22 (4.40%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (24.80%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.20%) SQL Server 2005
3 25 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (3.60%) NoSQL
5 17 (3.40%) MySQL
6 14 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (2.20%) Oracle Database
8 10 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (1.80%) MongoDB
10 7 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.20%) Amazon Redshift
12 5 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.80%) Oracle Exadata
14 2 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
15 1 (0.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
15 1 (0.20%) Riak
15 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
15 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (2.40%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.60%) MSI
3 6 (1.20%) JIRA
3 6 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.00%) Redmine
5 4 (0.80%) LoadRunner
5 4 (0.80%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.80%) WebLOAD
6 2 (0.40%) AQtime
7 1 (0.20%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
General
1 82 (16.40%) Finance
2 29 (5.80%) Retail
3 22 (4.40%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.20%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.60%) Advertising
6 12 (2.40%) Games
7 9 (1.80%) Law
8 7 (1.40%) Legal
9 6 (1.20%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.00%) Banking
11 3 (0.60%) Electronics
11 3 (0.60%) Marketing
12 1 (0.20%) Back Office
12 1 (0.20%) Billing
12 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 119 (23.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 91 (18.20%) VMware Engineer
3 74 (14.80%) Support Engineer
4 71 (14.20%) Windows Engineer
5 66 (13.20%) Architect
6 43 (8.60%) Server Engineer
7 38 (7.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 38 (7.60%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 38 (7.60%) Windows Server Engineer
7 38 (7.60%) Windows Support Engineer
8 35 (7.00%) Administrator
9 33 (6.60%) Infrastructure Support
9 33 (6.60%) VMware Support Engineer
10 31 (6.20%) Active Directory Engineer
10 31 (6.20%) Analyst
11 29 (5.80%) Active Directory Support
12 28 (5.60%) Active Directory Support Engineer
13 27 (5.40%) IT Support
14 24 (4.80%) Senior VMware Engineer
14 24 (4.80%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (7.20%) Web Services
2 28 (5.60%) Software Packaging
3 10 (2.00%) Middleware
4 6 (1.20%) MAPI
5 5 (1.00%) .NET
5 5 (1.00%) EDI
5 5 (1.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (0.80%) XML
7 3 (0.60%) CGI
8 2 (0.40%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.40%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.40%) JSON
8 2 (0.40%) REST
9 1 (0.20%) COM
9 1 (0.20%) Node.js
9 1 (0.20%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.20%) SOAP
9 1 (0.20%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.20%) XSD
9 1 (0.20%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 111 (22.20%) Data Centre
2 32 (6.40%) Clustering
3 29 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (5.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 22 (4.40%) Replication
6 21 (4.20%) PKI
7 19 (3.80%) Hedge funds
8 17 (3.40%) Management Information System
9 16 (3.20%) Computer Science
9 16 (3.20%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 15 (3.00%) EMC VNX
11 7 (1.40%) Driving Licence
11 7 (1.40%) HP Storage
11 7 (1.40%) iPad
12 6 (1.20%) iSeries
12 6 (1.20%) Private Cloud
13 5 (1.00%) AS400
13 5 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (1.00%) NHS
14 4 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 395 (79.00%) Windows
2 266 (53.20%) Windows Server
3 189 (37.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 165 (33.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 129 (25.80%) Linux
6 106 (21.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 59 (11.80%) Windows 7
8 56 (11.20%) Unix
9 40 (8.00%) Windows 10
10 38 (7.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 33 (6.60%) Solaris
12 23 (4.60%) Windows 8
13 15 (3.00%) Ubuntu
14 14 (2.80%) VMS
15 12 (2.40%) Windows 2000
16 11 (2.20%) Windows NT
17 8 (1.60%) Debian
17 8 (1.60%) Mac OS X
18 7 (1.40%) Windows 2000 Server
18 7 (1.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (29.20%) ITIL
2 72 (14.40%) Disaster Recovery
3 68 (13.60%) High Availability
4 54 (10.80%) Project Management
5 53 (10.60%) Change Management
6 42 (8.40%) Information Security
6 42 (8.40%) Service Management
7 41 (8.20%) ITIL V3
8 37 (7.40%) Migration
9 36 (7.20%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (7.20%) Problem Management
10 35 (7.00%) Patch Management
10 35 (7.00%) Service Delivery
11 34 (6.80%) Kalman Filter
12 32 (6.40%) PRINCE2
12 32 (6.40%) Security Architecture
13 31 (6.20%) Server Building
13 31 (6.20%) Virtual Infrastructure
14 29 (5.80%) Load Balancing
15 27 (5.40%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 123 (24.60%) PowerShell
2 88 (17.60%) SQL
3 29 (5.80%) C
4 24 (4.80%) Perl
5 23 (4.60%) VBScript
6 15 (3.00%) VB
7 10 (2.00%) Bash Shell
8 8 (1.60%) C++
8 8 (1.60%) Python
9 5 (1.00%) Korn
10 4 (0.80%) Java
11 3 (0.60%) C#
11 3 (0.60%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.40%) PHP
13 1 (0.20%) Ruby
13 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 76 (15.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (11.20%) Degree
2 56 (11.20%) MCSE
3 53 (10.60%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (9.00%) CCNA
5 27 (5.40%) CCNP
6 22 (4.40%) MCSA
7 21 (4.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 19 (3.80%) MCITP
8 19 (3.80%) Security Cleared
9 16 (3.20%) DV Cleared
10 15 (3.00%) Citrix Certification
10 15 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (2.20%) CISSP
12 9 (1.80%) CCA
12 9 (1.80%) CompTIA Security+
12 9 (1.80%) MCP
12 9 (1.80%) Security+ Certification
13 8 (1.60%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (1.40%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.60%) SLA
2 24 (4.80%) PCI DSS
3 13 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.80%) QA
5 3 (0.60%) ISO22301
6 2 (0.40%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.20%) GMP
7 1 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 316 (63.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 291 (58.20%) Active Directory
3 106 (21.20%) Hyper-V
4 80 (16.00%) vSphere
5 56 (11.20%) XenApp
6 53 (10.60%) XenDesktop
7 48 (9.60%) VMware ESXi
8 29 (5.80%) Virtual Machines
8 29 (5.80%) VMware Workstation
9 27 (5.40%) Virtual Servers
10 22 (4.40%) NFS
11 21 (4.20%) XenServer
12 15 (3.00%) Terminal Services
13 12 (2.40%) vCloud
14 11 (2.20%) DFS Replication
15 10 (2.00%) Virtual Desktop
16 9 (1.80%) ISA Server
16 9 (1.80%) Microsoft App-V
17 8 (1.60%) UAG
17 8 (1.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 74 (14.80%) SCCM
2 37 (7.40%) Microsoft Clustering
3 32 (6.40%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 28 (5.60%) SCOM
5 23 (4.60%) Backup Exec
6 22 (4.40%) Puppet
6 22 (4.40%) vMotion
7 19 (3.80%) Nagios
8 18 (3.60%) Cisco CUCM
8 18 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
8 18 (3.60%) WSUS
9 10 (2.00%) Ansible
10 9 (1.80%) Norton AntiVirus
11 8 (1.60%) Cisco UCCX
11 8 (1.60%) WMI
12 7 (1.40%) McAfee ePO
13 6 (1.20%) Nessus
14 5 (1.00%) BladeLogic
14 5 (1.00%) BMC PATROL
14 5 (1.00%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 495 (99.00%) VMware
2 235 (47.00%) Microsoft
3 196 (39.20%) Cisco
4 146 (29.20%) Citrix
5 105 (21.00%) HP
6 42 (8.40%) NetApp
7 41 (8.20%) Palo Alto
8 40 (8.00%) Oracle
9 38 (7.60%) CheckPoint
10 32 (6.40%) EMC
11 31 (6.20%) Red Hat
12 24 (4.80%) Imperva
12 24 (4.80%) LogLogic
13 23 (4.60%) Dell
14 22 (4.40%) Symantec
15 18 (3.60%) F5
15 18 (3.60%) Sophos
16 14 (2.80%) Juniper
17 13 (2.60%) SonicWALL
18 12 (2.40%) WatchGuard
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Source Technology
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus package and on call allowance
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000 - £38000.00 per annum + Bonus, Laptop, Phone
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Salary based on expertise
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
Posted: 5 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
Posted: 5 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£75,000 plus 10% bonus and benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Frontier Technology
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum pension, health insurance, profit an
Posted: 15 days ago
Kings Lynn
aap3
Salary: £43000 - £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago