The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESXi skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESXi over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 324 408 332
Rank change year-on-year
+84 -76
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 82 76 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.50% 0.35% 0.63%
As % of the System Software category 3.50% 2.59% 4.45%
Number of salaries quoted 66 59 128
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £34,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VMware ESXi
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

System Software Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2343 2935 3146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 14.21% 13.36% 14.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2020 2506 2584
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing VMware ESXi as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

VMware ESXi Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend in the South East

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

VMware ESXi Salary Trend in the South East

VMware ESXi
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

VMware ESXi Salary Histogram in the South East

VMware ESXi
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 ESXi within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Surrey +36 30 £42,500 -2.29% 2
Berkshire +23 19 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Hampshire +18 15 £35,000 -23.91% 2
West Sussex +20 7 £29,500 +5.35%
Buckinghamshire +15 6 £62,500 +150.00%
Oxfordshire +36 5 £47,500 +97.91%
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT jobs citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 172 (97.73%) VMware
2 128 (72.73%) Windows
3 125 (71.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 96 (54.55%) Active Directory
5 93 (52.84%) Windows Server
6 84 (47.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 84 (47.73%) MS Exchange
7 81 (46.02%) Microsoft
8 78 (44.32%) Cisco
9 70 (39.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 62 (35.23%) Exchange Server 2010
11 59 (33.52%) vSphere
12 58 (32.95%) DNS
12 58 (32.95%) ITIL
13 55 (31.25%) Firewall
14 53 (30.11%) Linux
15 51 (28.98%) SAN
16 49 (27.84%) Finance
17 48 (27.27%) PowerShell
18 47 (26.70%) HP
19 45 (25.57%) SQL
20 43 (24.43%) Citrix
20 43 (24.43%) Exchange Server 2007
21 41 (23.30%) Hyper-V
22 39 (22.16%) Data Centre
22 39 (22.16%) LAN
22 39 (22.16%) WAN
23 38 (21.59%) SQL Server
23 38 (21.59%) Exchange Server 2013
24 35 (19.89%) Clustering

VMware ESXi
Top Related 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 84 (47.73%) MS Exchange
2 62 (35.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 43 (24.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 38 (21.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (9.09%) Apache
6 15 (8.52%) nginx
7 9 (5.11%) SharePoint
8 6 (3.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (3.41%) IIS
9 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 33 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 17 (9.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (5.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.66%) Office 365
2 14 (7.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.84%) OpenShift
3 5 (2.84%) SaaS
4 3 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (32.95%) DNS
2 55 (31.25%) Firewall
3 51 (28.98%) SAN
4 39 (22.16%) LAN
4 39 (22.16%) WAN
5 30 (17.05%) TCP/IP
6 26 (14.77%) DHCP
7 24 (13.64%) SSH
8 19 (10.80%) FTP
9 15 (8.52%) Cisco IPT
9 15 (8.52%) IP Telephony
9 15 (8.52%) SMTP
9 15 (8.52%) Telnet
9 15 (8.52%) VPN
10 12 (6.82%) VLAN
11 10 (5.68%) IPsec
11 10 (5.68%) SNMP
11 10 (5.68%) Wireshark
12 9 (5.11%) HTTP
12 9 (5.11%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (21.59%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.09%) MySQL
3 7 (3.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.70%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 49 (27.84%) Finance
2 15 (8.52%) French Language
3 13 (7.39%) Electronics
4 12 (6.82%) Manufacturing
5 11 (6.25%) Telecoms
6 10 (5.68%) Marketing
7 6 (3.41%) Back Office
8 5 (2.84%) Online Betting
9 3 (1.70%) Advertising
9 3 (1.70%) Banking
10 1 (0.57%) Legal
10 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 34 (19.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 24 (13.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 24 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
3 24 (13.64%) Linux Engineer
4 23 (13.07%) Administrator
4 23 (13.07%) VMware Engineer
5 22 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
6 20 (11.36%) Analyst
7 19 (10.80%) Active Directory Support
8 18 (10.23%) 2nd Line Support
8 18 (10.23%) IT Support
9 16 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 16 (9.09%) Support Analyst
10 15 (8.52%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 15 (8.52%) Systems Administrator
11 13 (7.39%) Technical Support
12 12 (6.82%) Infrastructure Support
12 12 (6.82%) VMware Support Engineer
13 11 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.80%) LAMP
2 15 (8.52%) LEMP Stack
3 5 (2.84%) Flash
4 1 (0.57%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 39 (22.16%) Data Centre
2 35 (19.89%) Clustering
3 14 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.25%) Replication
5 10 (5.68%) EMC VNX
6 9 (5.11%) PKI
7 5 (2.84%) HP Storage
7 5 (2.84%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.27%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.27%) Fat Client
8 4 (2.27%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.14%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.57%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.57%) CESG
10 1 (0.57%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 128 (72.73%) Windows
2 93 (52.84%) Windows Server
3 84 (47.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 70 (39.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 53 (30.11%) Linux
6 30 (17.05%) Windows 7
7 20 (11.36%) CentOS
8 15 (8.52%) Fedora
9 10 (5.68%) Solaris
10 7 (3.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (3.41%) Windows 10
11 6 (3.41%) Windows 8
11 6 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (2.84%) Unix
13 3 (1.70%) Debian
13 3 (1.70%) SUSE
13 3 (1.70%) Windows XP
14 2 (1.14%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (32.95%) ITIL
2 21 (11.93%) Mentoring
3 19 (10.80%) Load Balancing
4 15 (8.52%) ITIL V3
5 14 (7.95%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (7.95%) Migration
5 14 (7.95%) Server Building
6 10 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (5.68%) Digital Marketing
6 10 (5.68%) Programme Management
6 10 (5.68%) Security Management
7 9 (5.11%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (5.11%) Network Architecture
7 9 (5.11%) Network Management
8 8 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (4.55%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 7 (3.98%) Patch Management
9 7 (3.98%) Presales
10 6 (3.41%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (3.41%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 48 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 45 (25.57%) SQL
3 15 (8.52%) PHP
4 8 (4.55%) VBScript
5 7 (3.98%) Perl
5 7 (3.98%) Python
6 5 (2.84%) Java
6 5 (2.84%) Ruby
7 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.57%) C++
8 1 (0.57%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 34 (19.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 30 (17.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (11.93%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (11.36%) MCSA
5 18 (10.23%) CCNA
6 17 (9.66%) Security Cleared
7 15 (8.52%) RHCE
7 15 (8.52%) RHCSA
8 14 (7.95%) SC Cleared
9 7 (3.98%) MCSE
10 6 (3.41%) CCNP
10 6 (3.41%) DV Cleared
11 5 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (2.84%) MCP
12 3 (1.70%) CCDP
12 3 (1.70%) Degree
12 3 (1.70%) JNCIS
13 2 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.57%) CESG Certified Professional
14 1 (0.57%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.82%) SLA
2 5 (2.84%) QA
3 3 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 125 (71.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 96 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 59 (33.52%) vSphere
4 41 (23.30%) Hyper-V
5 26 (14.77%) XenApp
6 22 (12.50%) VMware ESX
7 15 (8.52%) Postfix
7 15 (8.52%) Sendmail
8 11 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 11 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (5.11%) XenServer
10 8 (4.55%) NFS
10 8 (4.55%) vCloud
11 7 (3.98%) XenDesktop
12 5 (2.84%) Virtual Desktop
13 3 (1.70%) KVM
14 1 (0.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.57%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (0.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (7.39%) SCCM
2 9 (5.11%) Nagios
3 7 (3.98%) WSUS
4 6 (3.41%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (2.84%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 4 (2.27%) AirWatch
6 4 (2.27%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.27%) SCOM
7 3 (1.70%) Puppet
8 2 (1.14%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.14%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.57%) PowerCLI
9 1 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.57%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.57%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 172 (97.73%) VMware
2 81 (46.02%) Microsoft
3 78 (44.32%) Cisco
4 47 (26.70%) HP
5 43 (24.43%) Citrix
6 28 (15.91%) Red Hat
7 14 (7.95%) IBM
7 14 (7.95%) NetApp
8 12 (6.82%) Juniper
9 10 (5.68%) EMC
9 10 (5.68%) SAP
10 9 (5.11%) NETGEAR
11 7 (3.98%) LANDesk
12 6 (3.41%) Symantec
13 5 (2.84%) Qualys
14 4 (2.27%) MobileIron
14 4 (2.27%) SolarWinds
14 4 (2.27%) Veeam
15 3 (1.70%) 3PAR
15 3 (1.70%) Brocade
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