The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 456 514 425
Rank change year-on-year +58 -89  
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 121 141 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.36% 0.33% 0.58%
As % of the System Software category 2.91% 2.86% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 109 131 200
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.52% -2.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4158 4936 5533
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 12.33% 11.71% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3553 4290 4790
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

VMware ESX
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for VMware ESX in London

VMware ESX
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESX in London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VMware ESX in London

VMware ESX
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the London region over the 3 months to 28 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
City of London +19 8 £63,750 +50.00% 2
West End of London - 4 £50,000 -
Mitcham - 1 £27,500 -
Wimbledon - 1 £40,000 -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

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 London region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 212 (100.00%) VMware
2 166 (78.30%) Windows
3 147 (69.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 144 (67.92%) Active Directory
5 135 (63.68%) Windows Server
6 109 (51.42%) Microsoft
7 100 (47.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 85 (40.09%) MS Exchange
9 76 (35.85%) PowerShell
10 67 (31.60%) Windows Server 2008
11 66 (31.13%) DNS
11 66 (31.13%) Cisco
12 64 (30.19%) Citrix
13 60 (28.30%) SAN
14 58 (27.36%) Firewall
15 56 (26.42%) Windows Server 2003
15 56 (26.42%) Hyper-V
16 55 (25.94%) IIS
17 54 (25.47%) ITIL
18 53 (25.00%) HP
19 51 (24.06%) Data Centre
20 50 (23.58%) WAN
21 47 (22.17%) Finance
21 47 (22.17%) Exchange Server 2010
22 44 (20.75%) Linux
23 43 (20.28%) SQL Server
23 43 (20.28%) Disaster Recovery
24 41 (19.34%) SQL
25 39 (18.40%) DHCP
26 38 (17.92%) XenDesktop

VMware ESX
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 85 (40.09%) MS Exchange
2 55 (25.94%) IIS
3 47 (22.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (16.04%) SharePoint
5 15 (7.08%) Skype for Business
6 13 (6.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (3.30%) Apache
9 4 (1.89%) JBoss
9 4 (1.89%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.89%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.42%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.94%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 24 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 18 (8.49%) MS Visio
3 17 (8.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (8.02%) MS Project
4 9 (4.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 37 (17.45%) Office 365
2 33 (15.57%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (3.77%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (2.36%) IBM Cloud
6 4 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.42%) IaaS
7 3 (1.42%) PaaS
8 2 (0.94%) Akamai
8 2 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.94%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.94%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.47%) G Suite
9 1 (0.47%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 66 (31.13%) DNS
2 60 (28.30%) SAN
3 58 (27.36%) Firewall
4 50 (23.58%) WAN
5 39 (18.40%) DHCP
6 34 (16.04%) LAN
7 28 (13.21%) MPLS
8 22 (10.38%) VoIP
9 21 (9.91%) Wireless
10 20 (9.43%) DMZ
10 20 (9.43%) VPN
11 19 (8.96%) LDAP
11 19 (8.96%) TCP/IP
12 18 (8.49%) NAS
13 15 (7.08%) Fibre Channel
14 14 (6.60%) Cisco Nexus
14 14 (6.60%) iSCSI
15 13 (6.13%) OSPF
16 11 (5.19%) Network Security
17 10 (4.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (20.28%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (3.30%) MySQL
3 7 (3.30%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.89%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (3.30%) MSI
2 2 (0.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (22.17%) Finance
2 10 (4.72%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.25%) Law
3 9 (4.25%) Retail
4 6 (2.83%) Banking
4 6 (2.83%) Legal
5 5 (2.36%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.89%) Advertising
6 4 (1.89%) Electronics
6 4 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.89%) Marketing
7 1 (0.47%) Back Office
7 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 57 (26.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 56 (26.42%) VMware Engineer
3 43 (20.28%) Windows Engineer
4 37 (17.45%) Server Engineer
5 32 (15.09%) Support Engineer
5 32 (15.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 31 (14.62%) Architect
6 31 (14.62%) Windows Server Engineer
7 23 (10.85%) VMware Support Engineer
8 21 (9.91%) Active Directory Engineer
8 21 (9.91%) Windows Support Engineer
9 19 (8.96%) Systems Engineer
10 18 (8.49%) Active Directory Support
10 18 (8.49%) Active Directory Support Engineer
10 18 (8.49%) Infrastructure Support
10 18 (8.49%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 18 (8.49%) Server Support
10 18 (8.49%) Windows Server Support
11 17 (8.02%) Administrator
12 16 (7.55%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (13.21%) Software Packaging
2 10 (4.72%) Web Services
3 5 (2.36%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (1.89%) Middleware
5 2 (0.94%) .NET
5 2 (0.94%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.94%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 51 (24.06%) Data Centre
2 20 (9.43%) Hedge funds
2 20 (9.43%) Replication
3 16 (7.55%) PKI
4 14 (6.60%) EMC VNX
5 13 (6.13%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 11 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (4.72%) Computer Science
7 10 (4.72%) Management Information System
8 9 (4.25%) Clustering
9 6 (2.83%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.89%) Blackberry
11 3 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.42%) NHS
12 2 (0.94%) Derivative
12 2 (0.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Cloud
12 2 (0.94%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.94%) Thin Client
13 1 (0.47%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 166 (78.30%) Windows
2 135 (63.68%) Windows Server
3 100 (47.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 67 (31.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (26.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 44 (20.75%) Linux
7 38 (17.92%) Windows 7
8 23 (10.85%) Windows 10
9 15 (7.08%) Unix
10 12 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (5.66%) Solaris
11 10 (4.72%) VMS
11 10 (4.72%) Windows 2000
11 10 (4.72%) Windows 8
11 10 (4.72%) Windows NT
12 9 (4.25%) Ubuntu
13 7 (3.30%) Debian
14 2 (0.94%) AIX
14 2 (0.94%) CentOS
15 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (25.47%) ITIL
2 43 (20.28%) Disaster Recovery
3 37 (17.45%) Project Management
4 34 (16.04%) High Availability
5 29 (13.68%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 28 (13.21%) ITIL V3
6 28 (13.21%) Service Management
7 27 (12.74%) PRINCE2
8 26 (12.26%) Migration
9 23 (10.85%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (10.38%) Change Management
11 21 (9.91%) Service Delivery
12 20 (9.43%) Server Building
13 19 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement
13 19 (8.96%) Time Management
14 17 (8.02%) Performance Testing
15 16 (7.55%) Technical Architecture
16 15 (7.08%) Load Balancing
16 15 (7.08%) Network Load Balancing
17 14 (6.60%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 76 (35.85%) PowerShell
2 41 (19.34%) SQL
3 20 (9.43%) VBScript
4 13 (6.13%) VB
5 11 (5.19%) Perl
6 5 (2.36%) C
7 3 (1.42%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.42%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.94%) PHP
8 2 (0.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (17.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (15.57%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (13.68%) MCSE
4 27 (12.74%) Degree
5 25 (11.79%) CCNA
6 22 (10.38%) CCNP
7 13 (6.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (3.77%) MCSA
8 8 (3.77%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (2.83%) CISSP
10 5 (2.36%) CISM
10 5 (2.36%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (2.36%) VCAP
11 4 (1.89%) CCA
11 4 (1.89%) MCITP
12 3 (1.42%) MCP
12 3 (1.42%) RHCE
13 2 (0.94%) NCDA
13 2 (0.94%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.77%) PCI DSS
1 8 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 147 (69.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 144 (67.92%) Active Directory
3 56 (26.42%) Hyper-V
4 38 (17.92%) XenDesktop
5 36 (16.98%) vSphere
6 28 (13.21%) XenApp
7 24 (11.32%) VMware Workstation
8 19 (8.96%) Virtual Servers
9 18 (8.49%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (7.08%) NFS
10 15 (7.08%) Virtual Machines
11 14 (6.60%) XenServer
12 11 (5.19%) DFS Replication
12 11 (5.19%) vCloud
13 9 (4.25%) ISA Server
14 8 (3.77%) Forefront TMG
14 8 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
14 8 (3.77%) UAG
14 8 (3.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 8 (3.77%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 33 (15.57%) SCCM
2 28 (13.21%) Microsoft Clustering
3 14 (6.60%) Cisco CUCM
4 13 (6.13%) vMotion
5 12 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (4.72%) Backup Exec
7 8 (3.77%) Cisco UCCX
7 8 (3.77%) WMI
8 7 (3.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 6 (2.83%) Nessus
9 6 (2.83%) SCOM
10 5 (2.36%) BladeLogic
10 5 (2.36%) BMC PATROL
11 4 (1.89%) Control-M
11 4 (1.89%) MIMEsweeper
11 4 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (1.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 4 (1.89%) Oracle Identity Management
11 4 (1.89%) Puppet
12 3 (1.42%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 212 (100.00%) VMware
2 109 (51.42%) Microsoft
3 66 (31.13%) Cisco
4 64 (30.19%) Citrix
5 53 (25.00%) HP
6 21 (9.91%) NetApp
7 18 (8.49%) EMC
8 15 (7.08%) Oracle
8 15 (7.08%) Palo Alto
9 11 (5.19%) Veritas
10 10 (4.72%) AppDynamics
10 10 (4.72%) Red Hat
11 8 (3.77%) Dell
11 8 (3.77%) Huawei
11 8 (3.77%) Juniper
11 8 (3.77%) Mitel
11 8 (3.77%) SonicWALL
11 8 (3.77%) Symantec
12 7 (3.30%) BMC
12 7 (3.30%) CheckPoint
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