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

VMware ESX Server
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 102 75
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 0 4 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex - 0.37% 1.83%
As % of the System Software category - 2.56% 10.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 12
Median salary - £55,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +34.96%  
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 Essex with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 110 156 215
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 10.68% 14.40% 17.13%
Number of salaries quoted 77 115 158
Median salary £45,000 £28,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.71% -37.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

VMware ESX
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for VMware ESX in Essex

VMware ESX
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 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 Essex region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (100.00%) EDI
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) VoIP
1 5 (100.00%) SNMP
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 5 (100.00%) Nagios
1 5 (100.00%) Sophos
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 5 (100.00%) Retail
1 5 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 5 (100.00%) Operations Management
1 5 (100.00%) WatchGuard
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V

VMware ESX
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) SNMP
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 5 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Business Manager
1 5 (100.00%) IT Manager
1 5 (100.00%) IT Support
1 5 (100.00%) IT Support Manager
1 5 (100.00%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) EDI
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 5 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 5 (100.00%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 5 (100.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Sophos
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) WatchGuard