The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESX Server
South East / Kent
Rank 82 98 89
Rank change year-on-year +16 -9  
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 1 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.12% 0.79% 0.64%
As % of the System Software category 0.92% 4.95% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 6
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,938
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -2.29%  
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 Kent with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 109 182 155
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 13.57% 15.92% 16.54%
Number of salaries quoted 94 151 139
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

VMware ESX
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for VMware ESX in Kent

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 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 Kent region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) Sun

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Systems Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Platform Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Project Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (25.00%) HP StoreVirtual
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Server Building
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) DFS Replication
2 1 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) Sun
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec
4 1 (25.00%) Veeam