The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESX Server
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 344 337 332
Rank change year-on-year -7 -5  
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 50 120 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.33% 0.61% 0.67%
As % of the System Software category 2.42% 4.31% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 38 106 135
Median salary £55,000 £40,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% -10.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £61,250 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -8.75% -3.61%  

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 South East with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2062 2782 2819
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 13.74% 14.21% 13.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1746 2403 2346
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,463
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

VMware ESX
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for VMware ESX in the South East

VMware ESX
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESX in the South East over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VMware ESX in the South East

VMware ESX
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 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
Berkshire +26 35 £65,000 +23.80%
Hampshire +13 7 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Surrey +12 3 £32,500 -18.75%
Buckinghamshire +11 2 £36,500 +32.72%
West Sussex +10 2 £38,750 +19.23%
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Kent +8 1 £47,500 +18.75%
VMware ESX
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 South East region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 114 (100.00%) VMware
2 90 (78.95%) Windows
3 65 (57.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 57 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 52 (45.61%) Windows Server
6 50 (43.86%) Firewall
7 49 (42.98%) Linux
8 44 (38.60%) Microsoft
9 42 (36.84%) Cisco
10 39 (34.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 35 (30.70%) Unix
12 34 (29.82%) PowerShell
13 32 (28.07%) SAN
14 30 (26.32%) High Availability
15 29 (25.44%) Windows Server 2012
15 29 (25.44%) Information Security
16 27 (23.68%) SQL Server
17 25 (21.93%) VPN
18 24 (21.05%) SSL
18 24 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
18 24 (21.05%) Security Architecture
18 24 (21.05%) Intrusion Detection
18 24 (21.05%) Office 365
18 24 (21.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 24 (21.05%) Security Patching
18 24 (21.05%) Data Centre
18 24 (21.05%) Palo Alto
18 24 (21.05%) Host Intrusion Detection System
19 23 (20.18%) Finance
20 22 (19.30%) Change Management

VMware ESX
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 20 (17.54%) IIS
2 15 (13.16%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.63%) SAS
3 3 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.75%) Apache
4 2 (1.75%) Drupal
4 2 (1.75%) IBM Domino
4 2 (1.75%) Kentico
4 2 (1.75%) nginx
4 2 (1.75%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.75%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.75%) WordPress
5 1 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.88%) CMS
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 17 (14.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Magento
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (21.05%) Office 365
2 13 (11.40%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (7.89%) SaaS
4 7 (6.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (5.26%) PaaS
6 5 (4.39%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (4.39%) IaaS
7 3 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (1.75%) G Suite
8 2 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 50 (43.86%) Firewall
2 32 (28.07%) SAN
3 25 (21.93%) VPN
4 24 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
4 24 (21.05%) Intrusion Detection
4 24 (21.05%) SSL
5 20 (17.54%) DNS
6 13 (11.40%) TCP/IP
7 10 (8.77%) Network Security
7 10 (8.77%) Wireless
8 9 (7.89%) NAS
9 8 (7.02%) SMTP
10 7 (6.14%) LAN
11 6 (5.26%) HTTP
12 4 (3.51%) DHCP
12 4 (3.51%) WAN
13 3 (2.63%) iSCSI
13 3 (2.63%) NetScaler
14 2 (1.75%) IMAP
14 2 (1.75%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (1.75%) MySQL
2 2 (1.75%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.88%) Big Data
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (3.51%) LoadRunner
1 4 (3.51%) WebLOAD
2 3 (2.63%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.75%) AQtime
3 2 (1.75%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.88%) Vagrant
General
1 23 (20.18%) Finance
2 8 (7.02%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.75%) Advertising
3 2 (1.75%) Law
4 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (18.42%) VMware Engineer
2 19 (16.67%) Architect
3 18 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (15.79%) Support Engineer
4 15 (13.16%) Security Architect
5 14 (12.28%) Linux Engineer
6 11 (9.65%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 10 (8.77%) Infrastructure Support
7 10 (8.77%) Security Engineer
8 9 (7.89%) Consultant
8 9 (7.89%) Security Consultant
8 9 (7.89%) Windows Engineer
9 8 (7.02%) IT Support
9 8 (7.02%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (7.02%) Tester
10 7 (6.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 6 (5.26%) Data Centre Consultant
11 6 (5.26%) Linux Support
11 6 (5.26%) Unix Engineer
11 6 (5.26%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.26%) Middleware
2 4 (3.51%) Web Services
3 3 (2.63%) .NET
4 2 (1.75%) LAMP
4 2 (1.75%) MAPI
4 2 (1.75%) Node.js
5 1 (0.88%) JSON
5 1 (0.88%) REST
5 1 (0.88%) SAML
5 1 (0.88%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.05%) Data Centre
1 24 (21.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 11 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.02%) Clustering
4 6 (5.26%) iSeries
5 5 (4.39%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.51%) Driving Licence
6 4 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.51%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.75%) NHS
8 2 (1.75%) Replication
9 1 (0.88%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.88%) PKI
9 1 (0.88%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.88%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 90 (78.95%) Windows
2 52 (45.61%) Windows Server
3 49 (42.98%) Linux
4 39 (34.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (30.70%) Unix
6 29 (25.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (16.67%) Solaris
8 15 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.63%) CentOS
10 3 (2.63%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.75%) Debian
11 2 (1.75%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.75%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (26.32%) High Availability
2 29 (25.44%) Information Security
3 24 (21.05%) Security Architecture
3 24 (21.05%) Security Patching
4 22 (19.30%) Change Management
5 21 (18.42%) Kalman Filter
5 21 (18.42%) Patch Management
6 18 (15.79%) ITIL
7 17 (14.91%) Threat Management
8 9 (7.89%) Problem Management
9 8 (7.02%) Project Management
10 7 (6.14%) CRM
10 7 (6.14%) DevOps
11 6 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (5.26%) Content Management
11 6 (5.26%) Ethical Hacking
11 6 (5.26%) Incident Management
11 6 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (5.26%) SDLC
11 6 (5.26%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 34 (29.82%) PowerShell
2 16 (14.04%) SQL
3 13 (11.40%) Perl
4 8 (7.02%) C
4 8 (7.02%) C++
5 3 (2.63%) Python
6 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.75%) C#
6 2 (1.75%) Ruby
7 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (11.40%) Degree
2 10 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (7.89%) MCITP
4 7 (6.14%) MCSE
5 6 (5.26%) CREST Certified
6 4 (3.51%) MCSA
7 2 (1.75%) CCNA
7 2 (1.75%) CCNP
7 2 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.75%) RHCE
7 2 (1.75%) SAP Certification
7 2 (1.75%) VCAP
7 2 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.88%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) GMP
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 65 (57.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 20 (17.54%) vSphere
4 16 (14.04%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.39%) XenApp
6 4 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.75%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.75%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.88%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.88%) Docker
8 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (21.05%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 14 (12.28%) SCCM
3 7 (6.14%) WSUS
4 5 (4.39%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (2.63%) Ansible
7 2 (1.75%) cPanel
7 2 (1.75%) Nagios
7 2 (1.75%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.75%) Perfmon
7 2 (1.75%) Puppet
7 2 (1.75%) SCOM
7 2 (1.75%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (1.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (1.75%) vRealize
8 1 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 114 (100.00%) VMware
2 44 (38.60%) Microsoft
3 42 (36.84%) Cisco
4 24 (21.05%) Palo Alto
5 22 (19.30%) CheckPoint
6 21 (18.42%) Imperva
6 21 (18.42%) LogLogic
7 20 (17.54%) Citrix
8 16 (14.04%) Red Hat
9 8 (7.02%) NetApp
10 7 (6.14%) HP
11 6 (5.26%) Google
11 6 (5.26%) Oracle
11 6 (5.26%) Symantec
12 5 (4.39%) SAP
13 2 (1.75%) Concur
13 2 (1.75%) IBM
13 2 (1.75%) Sitecore
13 2 (1.75%) SolarWinds
14 1 (0.88%) Veeam
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