The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 105 87
Rank change year-on-year +11 -18  
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 2 1 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.19% 0.087% 1.48%
As % of the System Software category 1.83% 0.81% 9.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 17
Median salary £38,750 £32,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.23% -29.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £32,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £32,500 £46,500
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 West Sussex with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 109 124 188
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 10.25% 10.75% 16.35%
Number of salaries quoted 88 100 180
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.77% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £46,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

VMware ESX
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for VMware ESX in West Sussex

VMware ESX
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the West Sussex 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
Gatwick - 2 £38,750 -
VMware ESX
South East

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 West Sussex region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2

VMware ESX
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Capital Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Catastrophe Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MCITP
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) VCAP
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec