The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESXi skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESXi over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 502 496 566
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +70
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 457 492 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.42% 0.33%
As % of the System Software category 3.79% 3.89% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 397 377 277
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £43,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-12.79% +26.47%

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
12055 12633 10998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.99% 10.78% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10021 10473 9380
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,722 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% -1.31%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 July 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -2 441 £41,500 -7.77% 49
South East +39 153 £41,750 -12.10% 8
London +10 145 £50,000 +5.26% 24
East of England +29 60 £29,000 -42.00% 4
Hertfordshire +33 54 £28,000 -44.00% 4
Surrey +31 41 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Berkshire -13 36 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Yorkshire -48 33 £35,000 -11.94% 4
Hampshire +18 31 £49,500 +16.47%
Watford +20 27 £28,000 -44.00%
City of London +31 22 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Reading +15 22 £37,500 +27.11%
Crawley +7 20 £44,500 -1.11% 2
West Sussex +6 20 £44,500 +17.10% 2
North West 0 19 £37,500 -34.78% 4
Redhill - 18 £40,000 -
Farnborough - 18 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire -12 16 £46,250 -2.63%
Manchester +19 14 £31,500 +65.78% 1
South Yorkshire +9 13 £65,000 +124.13%
Hemel Hempstead +5 13 £27,500 -53.19% 2
South West -10 13 £39,000 +16.41% 3
Wales - 13 £35,500 - 2
Cardiff - 13 £35,500 - 2
South Wales - 13 £35,500 - 2
North Yorkshire -1 12 £25,000 -44.44% 1
Wiltshire - 11 £39,000 - 2
Canary Wharf - 10 £55,000 -
High Wycombe +8 9 £52,500 +5.00%
East Midlands +4 9 £35,000 -12.50% 1

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing VMware ESXi also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VMware ESXi.

1 841 (95.68%) VMware
2 782 (88.96%) Windows
3 537 (61.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 536 (60.98%) Active Directory
5 482 (54.84%) Microsoft
6 459 (52.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 372 (42.32%) SAN
8 325 (36.97%) Citrix
9 320 (36.41%) DNS
10 312 (35.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 283 (32.20%) MS Exchange
12 280 (31.85%) vSphere
13 274 (31.17%) Windows Server 2003
14 271 (30.83%) Firewall
15 268 (30.49%) Linux
16 266 (30.26%) SQL Server
17 259 (29.47%) Cisco
18 251 (28.56%) ITIL
19 230 (26.17%) DHCP
20 225 (25.60%) MS Excel
21 213 (24.23%) Microsoft Certification
22 210 (23.89%) HP
23 203 (23.09%) TCP/IP
24 194 (22.07%) Hyper-V
25 184 (20.93%) XenApp
25 184 (20.93%) SCCM
26 182 (20.71%) Exchange Server 2010
27 164 (18.66%) PowerShell
28 161 (18.32%) SQL
29 159 (18.09%) MS Office

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing VMware ESXi also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VMware ESXi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 283 (32.20%) MS Exchange
2 182 (20.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 143 (16.27%) IIS
4 103 (11.72%) SharePoint
5 90 (10.24%) Exchange Server 2007
6 87 (9.90%) Lync
7 83 (9.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 63 (7.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 58 (6.60%) Exchange Server 2003
10 49 (5.57%) SharePoint 2013
11 39 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
12 38 (4.32%) Apache
13 32 (3.64%) IBM Notes
14 24 (2.73%) Lotus Domino
15 19 (2.16%) Tomcat
16 15 (1.71%) SharePoint Server
17 13 (1.48%) SAS
18 12 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
19 11 (1.25%) nginx
19 11 (1.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 225 (25.60%) MS Excel
2 159 (18.09%) MS Office
3 7 (0.80%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.80%) InDesign
4 4 (0.46%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.46%) MS Project
5 2 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 16 (1.82%) Dynamics GP
2 9 (1.02%) Sophis RISQUE
3 5 (0.57%) Maximo
4 3 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 124 (14.11%) Office 365
2 75 (8.53%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (5.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (4.10%) Cloud Computing
5 25 (2.84%) SaaS
6 15 (1.71%) IaaS
7 10 (1.14%) Mimecast
8 9 (1.02%) GitHub
9 6 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.68%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.68%) Amazon EMR
9 6 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.34%) Symantec.cloud
11 2 (0.23%) PaaS
12 1 (0.11%) Heroku
12 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 372 (42.32%) SAN
2 320 (36.41%) DNS
3 271 (30.83%) Firewall
4 230 (26.17%) DHCP
5 203 (23.09%) TCP/IP
6 158 (17.97%) WAN
7 139 (15.81%) LAN
8 125 (14.22%) VPN
9 99 (11.26%) VLAN
10 86 (9.78%) iSCSI
10 86 (9.78%) NAS
11 67 (7.62%) Internet
12 52 (5.92%) Fibre Channel
13 46 (5.23%) Cisco ASA
13 46 (5.23%) VoIP
14 36 (4.10%) NetScaler
15 32 (3.64%) LDAP
16 28 (3.19%) Wireless
17 25 (2.84%) SMTP
18 22 (2.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (30.26%) SQL Server
2 118 (13.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 105 (11.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 56 (6.37%) MySQL
5 36 (4.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (1.82%) Oracle Database
7 15 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
9 10 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (1.02%) MongoDB
11 7 (0.80%) NoSQL
12 6 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.68%) Amazon Redshift
13 5 (0.57%) Oracle OLAP
13 5 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.57%) OLAP
13 5 (0.57%) OLTP
14 4 (0.46%) Big Data
15 2 (0.23%) Hadoop
15 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 21 (2.39%) Git (software)
2 19 (2.16%) JIRA
3 14 (1.59%) TeamCity
4 11 (1.25%) Jenkins
5 10 (1.14%) Artifactory
6 8 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.57%) AdminStudio
8 4 (0.46%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.34%) MSI
10 2 (0.23%) Subversion
11 1 (0.11%) InstallShield
11 1 (0.11%) Ant
11 1 (0.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.11%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.11%) Wise Package Studio
11 1 (0.11%) Hudson
11 1 (0.11%) Juju
General
1 157 (17.86%) Finance
2 48 (5.46%) Back Office
3 38 (4.32%) Telecoms
4 22 (2.50%) Banking
5 17 (1.93%) Advertising
5 17 (1.93%) Online Betting
6 11 (1.25%) Retail
7 10 (1.14%) Legal
7 10 (1.14%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.02%) Games
9 7 (0.80%) Law
9 7 (0.80%) Marketing
10 6 (0.68%) Front Office
11 5 (0.57%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.46%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.34%) French Language
13 3 (0.34%) German Language
13 3 (0.34%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 134 (15.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 113 (12.86%) Support Engineer
3 104 (11.83%) Analyst
4 95 (10.81%) Administrator
5 75 (8.53%) Systems Administrator
6 56 (6.37%) Systems Engineer
7 49 (5.57%) Consultant
8 45 (5.12%) Support Analyst
9 41 (4.66%) Systems Support
10 38 (4.32%) Technical Support
11 37 (4.21%) Architect
12 36 (4.10%) 3rd Line Support
13 35 (3.98%) 2nd Line Support
13 35 (3.98%) Server Engineer
14 30 (3.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
15 29 (3.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 28 (3.19%) Platform Engineer
17 26 (2.96%) Network Engineer
18 25 (2.84%) Support Specialist
19 24 (2.73%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (4.89%) .NET
2 29 (3.30%) Web Services
3 14 (1.59%) FIX Protocol
4 10 (1.14%) CSS
4 10 (1.14%) jQuery
5 9 (1.02%) HTML5
5 9 (1.02%) HTML
5 9 (1.02%) COM
5 9 (1.02%) MAPI
6 7 (0.80%) XML
7 6 (0.68%) Application Packaging
8 5 (0.57%) Express
8 5 (0.57%) REST
8 5 (0.57%) JSON
8 5 (0.57%) XSLT
8 5 (0.57%) ASP.NET
8 5 (0.57%) SAML
8 5 (0.57%) Middleware
9 4 (0.46%) Ajax
9 4 (0.46%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 128 (14.56%) Data Centre
2 81 (9.22%) Clustering
3 69 (7.85%) Replication
4 61 (6.94%) Blackberry
5 44 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
6 35 (3.98%) EMC VNX
7 27 (3.07%) iPhone
8 24 (2.73%) EqualLogic
9 21 (2.39%) Management Information System
10 20 (2.28%) Handset
10 20 (2.28%) Mobile App
11 19 (2.16%) Mathematics
12 16 (1.82%) Hedge funds
13 15 (1.71%) Public Cloud
14 14 (1.59%) PDA
15 12 (1.37%) Computer Science
15 12 (1.37%) HP StoreVirtual
16 11 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
17 9 (1.02%) iPad
17 9 (1.02%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 782 (88.96%) Windows
2 459 (52.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 312 (35.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 274 (31.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 268 (30.49%) Linux
6 107 (12.17%) Windows 7
7 87 (9.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 62 (7.05%) Windows XP
9 58 (6.60%) Windows 8
10 54 (6.14%) UNIX
11 46 (5.23%) CentOS
12 41 (4.66%) Windows 2000
13 31 (3.53%) Ubuntu
14 23 (2.62%) Android
15 20 (2.28%) Mac OS
15 20 (2.28%) Mac OS X
16 17 (1.93%) Solaris
17 15 (1.71%) AIX
17 15 (1.71%) Debian
17 15 (1.71%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (28.56%) ITIL
2 64 (7.28%) Patch Management
3 57 (6.48%) Mentoring
4 55 (6.26%) Migration
5 54 (6.14%) Change Management
6 53 (6.03%) Disaster Recovery
7 50 (5.69%) Change Control
8 49 (5.57%) Agile Software Development
9 47 (5.35%) Information Security
10 45 (5.12%) Business Continuity
11 42 (4.78%) Root Cause Analysis
12 38 (4.32%) Problem Management
13 36 (4.10%) Server Building
14 35 (3.98%) DevOps
15 31 (3.53%) Project Management
16 29 (3.30%) Load Balancing
17 27 (3.07%) High Availability
17 27 (3.07%) Electronic Trading
18 26 (2.96%) Security Patching
19 25 (2.84%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 164 (18.66%) PowerShell
2 161 (18.32%) SQL
3 50 (5.69%) Perl
4 42 (4.78%) Bash Shell
5 34 (3.87%) Python
6 33 (3.75%) Shell Script
7 29 (3.30%) Java
8 28 (3.19%) VBScript
9 27 (3.07%) Ruby
10 25 (2.84%) C
11 21 (2.39%) PHP
12 17 (1.93%) VB
13 16 (1.82%) C#
14 12 (1.37%) JavaScript
15 8 (0.91%) Korn
16 7 (0.80%) VBA
17 5 (0.57%) Jython
18 3 (0.34%) C++
19 2 (0.23%) AWK
19 2 (0.23%) sed
Qualifications
1 213 (24.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 136 (15.47%) MCSE
3 126 (14.33%) Cisco Certification
4 109 (12.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 93 (10.58%) CCNA
6 90 (10.24%) Degree
7 63 (7.17%) MCITP
8 53 (6.03%) MCSA
9 41 (4.66%) Security Cleared
10 34 (3.87%) CCNP
11 20 (2.28%) MCP
12 18 (2.05%) CCDP
12 18 (2.05%) RHCE
13 17 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
14 16 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
15 15 (1.71%) CCA
16 14 (1.59%) JNCIA
17 10 (1.14%) AWS Certification
18 9 (1.02%) SC Cleared
18 9 (1.02%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (12.63%) SLA
2 31 (3.53%) PCI DSS
3 16 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (1.82%) QA
4 10 (1.14%) FISMA
5 3 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.23%) HL7
6 2 (0.23%) DICOM
System Software
1 537 (61.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 536 (60.98%) Active Directory
3 280 (31.85%) vSphere
4 194 (22.07%) Hyper-V
5 184 (20.93%) XenApp
6 157 (17.86%) VMware ESX
7 63 (7.17%) XenDesktop
8 51 (5.80%) XenServer
9 36 (4.10%) vCloud
10 29 (3.30%) VMware Workstation
10 29 (3.30%) Terminal Services
11 24 (2.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 23 (2.62%) Xen
13 18 (2.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 17 (1.93%) Firmware
15 15 (1.71%) NFS
16 12 (1.37%) KVM
16 12 (1.37%) VMware Server
17 10 (1.14%) VirtualBox
18 9 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 184 (20.93%) SCCM
2 103 (11.72%) SCOM
3 91 (10.35%) Backup Exec
4 65 (7.39%) Nagios
4 65 (7.39%) Puppet
5 57 (6.48%) Opscode Chef
6 40 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
7 39 (4.44%) WSUS
8 36 (4.10%) NetBackup
9 27 (3.07%) CFEngine
10 25 (2.84%) vMotion
11 23 (2.62%) SCVMM
12 21 (2.39%) HP Data Protector
13 20 (2.28%) Graphite
14 19 (2.16%) Tivoli
15 17 (1.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 15 (1.71%) ZABBIX
17 14 (1.59%) SolarWinds Orion
18 11 (1.25%) Nessus
18 11 (1.25%) logstash
Vendors
1 841 (95.68%) VMware
2 482 (54.84%) Microsoft
3 325 (36.97%) Citrix
4 259 (29.47%) Cisco
5 210 (23.89%) HP
6 105 (11.95%) Symantec
7 87 (9.90%) NetApp
8 86 (9.78%) Red Hat
9 83 (9.44%) EMC
10 79 (8.99%) Veeam
11 58 (6.60%) Dell
12 45 (5.12%) IBM
13 44 (5.01%) CommVault
14 42 (4.78%) Juniper
15 37 (4.21%) Apple
16 36 (4.10%) Avaya
17 34 (3.87%) CheckPoint
18 32 (3.64%) Lotus
18 32 (3.64%) Oracle
19 28 (3.19%) SolarWinds
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, Health and on Call
Posted: Yesterday
London
Wavex Technology Limited
Salary: £29,000 (inc. bonus) + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Wavex Technology Limited
Salary: £27,000 (inc. bonus) + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £42000.00 - £53000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £0 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Scope AT Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £42000.00 - £53000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
TFL
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Senior Enterprise Management Tools E
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Options
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Authentic Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 32k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £42000 - £47000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Wavex
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
East London
Wavex Technology Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum Plus £2,000 bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 days ago