The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESXi skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESXi over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 616 622 538
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -84
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 305 386 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.35% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 2.55% 3.15% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 256 336 375
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,950 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,150 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -11.76%

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

System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
11958 12265 13062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.27% 11.19% 11.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10148 10207 10748
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads 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 UK

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the UK.

VMware ESXi Salary Trend in the UK

VMware ESXi
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESXi over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 within the UK.

VMware ESXi Salary Histogram in the UK

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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
England -43 282 £42,500 +6.25% 29
South East +7 94 £37,000 -7.50% 7
London -35 89 £52,500 +14.13% 7
Yorkshire +18 33 £40,000 +14.28% 2
West Yorkshire +41 30 £38,000 +8.57% 1
City of London +51 23 £57,500 +53.33% 2
Hampshire +22 22 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Berkshire -4 22 £37,500 - 4
East of England -7 21 £42,250 +45.68% 4
Buckinghamshire +28 19 £50,000 +11.11%
Surrey +16 19 £34,500 -13.75%
South West +6 19 £28,500 -26.92% 1
Hertfordshire -10 14 £42,250 +50.89% 1
Southampton - 13 £35,000 - 1
Bradford +9 12 £40,000 +14.28%
North West +3 12 £55,000 +46.66% 5
Reading +2 11 £62,500 +66.66% 2
Stevenage - 11 £42,500 -
High Wycombe +9 10 £60,000 +9.09%
Leeds +29 9 £39,250 +4.66% 1
Slough +23 9 £36,500 -6.41% 1
West Midlands -13 9 £30,750 +35.16% 2
Wakefield - 9 £26,500 -
Farnham - 9 £34,500 -
West Sussex -1 8 £42,500 -4.49% 2
Manchester +4 7 £55,000 -5.17% 3
Rochdale -4 7 £55,000 -6.77% 1
East Midlands +15 6 £38,250 +19.53%
Wiltshire +11 6 £37,500 -3.84%
Crawley -12 6 £47,500 +6.74%

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 754 (95.44%) VMware
2 569 (72.03%) Windows
3 507 (64.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 412 (52.15%) Windows Server
5 400 (50.63%) Active Directory
6 365 (46.20%) Cisco
7 362 (45.82%) Microsoft
8 355 (44.94%) Linux
9 352 (44.56%) Firewall
10 320 (40.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 312 (39.49%) Windows Server 2008
12 281 (35.57%) MS Exchange
13 280 (35.44%) SAN
14 247 (31.27%) DNS
15 220 (27.85%) HP
16 214 (27.09%) vSphere
17 201 (25.44%) Citrix
18 182 (23.04%) Exchange Server 2010
19 174 (22.03%) ITIL
20 172 (21.77%) SQL Server
21 153 (19.37%) TCP/IP
22 151 (19.11%) SQL
23 145 (18.35%) Data Centre
24 142 (17.97%) Exchange Server 2013
25 140 (17.72%) Hyper-V
26 138 (17.47%) Windows Server 2003
27 136 (17.22%) Red Hat
28 132 (16.71%) Puppet
29 131 (16.58%) MS Excel
30 130 (16.46%) PowerShell

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 281 (35.57%) MS Exchange
2 182 (23.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 142 (17.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 96 (12.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 73 (9.24%) Apache
6 55 (6.96%) Tomcat
7 47 (5.95%) IIS
8 38 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2003
8 38 (4.81%) SharePoint
9 23 (2.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 21 (2.66%) nginx
11 19 (2.41%) Skype for Business
12 12 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (1.01%) OpenStack
14 7 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
15 6 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
16 5 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
17 4 (0.51%) CMS
18 2 (0.25%) ArcGIS
19 1 (0.13%) JBoss
Applications
1 131 (16.58%) MS Excel
2 67 (8.48%) MS Office
3 3 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 11 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.63%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.13%) Misys Opics
Cloud Services
1 97 (12.28%) Office 365
2 84 (10.63%) Amazon AWS
3 66 (8.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 37 (4.68%) Cloud Computing
5 22 (2.78%) SaaS
6 15 (1.90%) IaaS
7 13 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (1.65%) Amazon S3
7 13 (1.65%) PaaS
8 12 (1.52%) OpenShift
9 8 (1.01%) OneDrive
10 7 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (0.63%) Dropbox
13 4 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
13 4 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.25%) Mimecast
15 1 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
15 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 352 (44.56%) Firewall
2 280 (35.44%) SAN
3 247 (31.27%) DNS
4 153 (19.37%) TCP/IP
5 124 (15.70%) DHCP
6 115 (14.56%) LAN
7 111 (14.05%) WAN
8 98 (12.41%) VPN
9 58 (7.34%) NAS
10 56 (7.09%) VLAN
11 52 (6.58%) iSCSI
12 43 (5.44%) Fibre Channel
12 43 (5.44%) FTP
13 42 (5.32%) VoIP
14 39 (4.94%) LDAP
15 35 (4.43%) SMTP
16 34 (4.30%) Wireshark
17 33 (4.18%) Cisco ASA
18 30 (3.80%) Wireless
19 26 (3.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (21.77%) SQL Server
2 91 (11.52%) MySQL
3 55 (6.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 49 (6.20%) MongoDB
5 47 (5.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 31 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 17 (2.15%) SQL Server 2014
8 16 (2.03%) Oracle Database
9 8 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (1.01%) Amazon Redshift
10 7 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (0.89%) NoSQL
10 7 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.38%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.25%) FileMaker
12 2 (0.25%) GIS
12 2 (0.25%) Oracle Exadata
12 2 (0.25%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.13%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 32 (4.05%) Jenkins
2 16 (2.03%) Subversion
3 15 (1.90%) Git (software)
4 12 (1.52%) Ant
4 12 (1.52%) GCC
5 10 (1.27%) Vagrant
6 7 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (0.63%) GitLab
9 3 (0.38%) JIRA
10 2 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.13%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.13%) Gradle
11 1 (0.13%) gulp
11 1 (0.13%) Maven
11 1 (0.13%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.13%) MSI
11 1 (0.13%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.13%) webpack
General
1 121 (15.32%) Finance
2 44 (5.57%) Telecoms
3 20 (2.53%) Law
4 17 (2.15%) Advertising
5 15 (1.90%) Legal
5 15 (1.90%) Manufacturing
6 14 (1.77%) French Language
6 14 (1.77%) Marketing
7 13 (1.65%) Back Office
7 13 (1.65%) Games
8 11 (1.39%) Banking
8 11 (1.39%) Electronics
9 6 (0.76%) Online Betting
10 5 (0.63%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.51%) Billing
12 3 (0.38%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.25%) Publishing
14 1 (0.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 168 (21.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 137 (17.34%) Support Engineer
3 106 (13.42%) VMware Engineer
4 98 (12.41%) Linux Engineer
5 97 (12.28%) Administrator
6 86 (10.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 80 (10.13%) 3rd Line Support
8 76 (9.62%) Analyst
9 66 (8.35%) Systems Engineer
10 55 (6.96%) DevOps Engineer
10 55 (6.96%) IT Support
11 54 (6.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 53 (6.71%) Systems Administrator
13 52 (6.58%) IT Engineer
14 50 (6.33%) Server Engineer
15 48 (6.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 46 (5.82%) Windows Engineer
17 42 (5.32%) Infrastructure Support
17 42 (5.32%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 41 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (4.05%) LAMP
2 17 (2.15%) LEMP Stack
3 12 (1.52%) FIX Protocol
4 10 (1.27%) Web Services
5 7 (0.89%) .NET
5 7 (0.89%) COM
6 6 (0.76%) 802.1X
6 6 (0.76%) HTML
6 6 (0.76%) MSMQ
7 5 (0.63%) ELK Stack
8 4 (0.51%) Sensu
9 3 (0.38%) FreeSWITCH
9 3 (0.38%) MAPI
10 2 (0.25%) JSON
10 2 (0.25%) LAPP Stack
10 2 (0.25%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (0.25%) REST
10 2 (0.25%) XML
11 1 (0.13%) PHP-FPM
11 1 (0.13%) React
Miscellaneous
1 145 (18.35%) Data Centre
2 59 (7.47%) Replication
3 57 (7.22%) Clustering
4 25 (3.16%) VCE vBlock
5 22 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (2.78%) EMC VNX
6 21 (2.66%) Management Information System
7 20 (2.53%) Driving Licence
8 18 (2.28%) Blackberry
8 18 (2.28%) HP StoreVirtual
8 18 (2.28%) Public Cloud
9 14 (1.77%) iPhone
10 12 (1.52%) EqualLogic
11 11 (1.39%) Smartphone
12 10 (1.27%) IPTV
12 10 (1.27%) Over-the-Top Content
13 9 (1.14%) Hedge funds
13 9 (1.14%) PKI
14 8 (1.01%) CESG
14 8 (1.01%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 569 (72.03%) Windows
2 412 (52.15%) Windows Server
3 355 (44.94%) Linux
4 320 (40.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 312 (39.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 138 (17.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 122 (15.44%) CentOS
8 115 (14.56%) Windows 7
9 83 (10.51%) Unix
10 73 (9.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 72 (9.11%) Ubuntu
12 65 (8.23%) Windows 10
13 53 (6.71%) Windows 8
14 33 (4.18%) Oracle Linux
15 26 (3.29%) Solaris
16 25 (3.16%) Windows Vista
17 22 (2.78%) Windows XP
18 21 (2.66%) SUSE
19 20 (2.53%) AIX
19 20 (2.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (22.03%) ITIL
2 84 (10.63%) DevOps
3 83 (10.51%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (8.48%) Load Balancing
5 66 (8.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 65 (8.23%) Configuration Management
7 58 (7.34%) Disaster Recovery
8 51 (6.46%) Open Source
9 49 (6.20%) Security Patching
10 40 (5.06%) Scrum
11 39 (4.94%) Project Management
12 37 (4.68%) ITIL V3
13 35 (4.43%) Problem Management
14 34 (4.30%) Mentoring
14 34 (4.30%) Migration
15 32 (4.05%) Root Cause Analysis
16 31 (3.92%) Server Building
17 30 (3.80%) Service Delivery
18 28 (3.54%) Change Management
19 27 (3.42%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 151 (19.11%) SQL
2 130 (16.46%) PowerShell
3 78 (9.87%) Bash Shell
4 75 (9.49%) Perl
5 51 (6.46%) Python
6 43 (5.44%) Ruby
7 34 (4.30%) PHP
8 31 (3.92%) Java
9 23 (2.91%) Shell Script
10 15 (1.90%) VBScript
11 12 (1.52%) C
12 9 (1.14%) VB
13 5 (0.63%) Korn
13 5 (0.63%) R
14 3 (0.38%) C++
14 3 (0.38%) Tcl
15 2 (0.25%) AWK
15 2 (0.25%) sed
16 1 (0.13%) Groovy
16 1 (0.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 113 (14.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 110 (13.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 73 (9.24%) Security Cleared
4 70 (8.86%) MCSE
5 65 (8.23%) SC Cleared
6 54 (6.84%) Cisco Certification
7 51 (6.46%) MCSA
8 47 (5.95%) CCNA
9 31 (3.92%) MCITP
9 31 (3.92%) RHCE
10 30 (3.80%) Degree
11 28 (3.54%) ITIL Certification
12 21 (2.66%) A+ Certification
12 21 (2.66%) MCP
12 21 (2.66%) RHCSA
13 19 (2.41%) Network+ Certification
14 17 (2.15%) CCNP
15 15 (1.90%) DV Cleared
16 7 (0.89%) DBS Check
17 6 (0.76%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.56%) QA
1 36 (4.56%) SLA
2 27 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (2.53%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.13%) SAS 70
System Software
1 507 (64.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 400 (50.63%) Active Directory
3 214 (27.09%) vSphere
4 140 (17.72%) Hyper-V
5 115 (14.56%) NFS
6 99 (12.53%) VMware ESX
7 76 (9.62%) XenApp
8 65 (8.23%) Virtual Machines
9 44 (5.57%) XenServer
10 42 (5.32%) vCloud
11 37 (4.68%) XenDesktop
12 28 (3.54%) Virtual Servers
13 20 (2.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 16 (2.03%) Terminal Services
15 15 (1.90%) Postfix
16 14 (1.77%) Sendmail
17 13 (1.65%) KVM
18 11 (1.39%) DFS Replication
18 11 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
18 11 (1.39%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 132 (16.71%) Puppet
2 92 (11.65%) SCCM
3 80 (10.13%) Ansible
4 79 (10.00%) Nagios
5 59 (7.47%) WSUS
6 54 (6.84%) Backup Exec
7 38 (4.81%) SCOM
8 37 (4.68%) NetBackup
9 29 (3.67%) vMotion
10 21 (2.66%) vRealize
11 19 (2.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 19 (2.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 18 (2.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 17 (2.15%) FortiGate
13 17 (2.15%) McAfee ePO
14 15 (1.90%) Norton AntiVirus
14 15 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
15 14 (1.77%) OpenView
16 13 (1.65%) HAProxy
16 13 (1.65%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 754 (95.44%) VMware
2 365 (46.20%) Cisco
3 362 (45.82%) Microsoft
4 220 (27.85%) HP
5 201 (25.44%) Citrix
6 136 (17.22%) Red Hat
7 91 (11.52%) NetApp
8 78 (9.87%) Symantec
9 60 (7.59%) Veeam
10 56 (7.09%) EMC
11 55 (6.96%) Dell
12 45 (5.70%) Oracle
13 40 (5.06%) IBM
14 36 (4.56%) 3PAR
15 34 (4.30%) Juniper
15 34 (4.30%) WatchGuard
16 32 (4.05%) Riverbed
17 26 (3.29%) Sophos
18 24 (3.04%) CheckPoint
19 23 (2.91%) SonicWALL
London
Net Talent
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Authentic Recruitment
Salary: £27k - 35k per year + Vehicle/Vehicle Allowance
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 14 hours ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vadis People
Salary: circ £38,000 - £45,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Feltham, Middlesex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum + £4200 car allowance + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus on call and excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £28,600 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Logistix Recruitment
Salary: Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Leidos
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Montash
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £28,600 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Peterborough
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £38,000 to £46,000 per annum plus v strong Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
hmv Retail Ltd
Salary: Dependent on skills and experience
Posted: 15 days ago
Walsall
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spinnaker Red
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: 27 days ago