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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 581 570 538
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -32
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 363 456 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.41% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 2.95% 3.59% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 309 396 375
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -10.58%

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
12299 12688 13081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.55% 11.52% 11.23%
Number of salaries quoted 10447 10504 10872
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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -44 335 £42,500 - 31
London +27 129 £52,500 - 7
South East -25 113 £40,000 -4.19% 10
Surrey +14 31 £40,000 - 1
Hampshire -3 26 £35,000 -29.29% 1
South West +25 23 £32,500 -16.66% 3
Yorkshire +15 23 £39,250 +12.14% 3
City of London +59 21 £57,500 +27.77% 3
Berkshire -9 21 £39,750 +6.00% 6
West Yorkshire +36 20 £38,000 +8.57% 3
East of England -8 19 £42,500 +41.66% 4
Buckinghamshire +27 17 £45,000 - 2
North West +10 15 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Hertfordshire -18 13 £42,500 +51.78% 3
West Sussex -15 12 £43,250 -2.80%
Wiltshire +16 11 £42,500 +8.97%
Farnham - 11 £34,000 -
Southampton - 11 £35,000 - 1
Crawley -26 10 £47,500 +6.74%
Stevenage - 10 £42,500 - 2
South Wales +5 9 £31,000 -12.67% 1
Wales +2 9 £31,000 -12.67% 1
Leeds +27 8 £38,000 +8.57%
Bradford +16 8 £41,750 +19.28% 2
East Midlands +7 8 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Slough +9 7 £36,500 -7.00% 4
High Wycombe +4 7 £57,500 +9.52%
Manchester +2 7 £55,000 +48.64%
Guildford +15 6 £45,000 +30.43% 1
Farnborough -5 6 £34,500 -31.00%

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 837 (95.44%) VMware
2 631 (71.95%) Windows
3 548 (62.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 460 (52.45%) Windows Server
5 455 (51.88%) Active Directory
6 433 (49.37%) Microsoft
7 409 (46.64%) Firewall
8 401 (45.72%) Linux
9 391 (44.58%) Cisco
10 347 (39.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 331 (37.74%) Windows Server 2008
12 319 (36.37%) MS Exchange
13 311 (35.46%) SAN
14 296 (33.75%) DNS
15 254 (28.96%) vSphere
16 240 (27.37%) HP
17 220 (25.09%) Exchange Server 2010
18 213 (24.29%) Citrix
19 191 (21.78%) SQL Server
20 183 (20.87%) Exchange Server 2013
21 177 (20.18%) MS Excel
22 175 (19.95%) ITIL
23 173 (19.73%) SQL
24 164 (18.70%) Windows Server 2003
25 160 (18.24%) Data Centre
26 156 (17.79%) TCP/IP
27 148 (16.88%) Puppet
28 146 (16.65%) Hyper-V
29 143 (16.31%) Microsoft Certification
30 141 (16.08%) DHCP

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
1 319 (36.37%) MS Exchange
2 220 (25.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 183 (20.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 105 (11.97%) Exchange Server 2007
5 90 (10.26%) Apache
6 71 (8.10%) IIS
7 70 (7.98%) Tomcat
8 57 (6.50%) Exchange Server 2003
9 46 (5.25%) SharePoint
10 33 (3.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 25 (2.85%) Skype for Business
12 18 (2.05%) nginx
13 16 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
14 15 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
15 11 (1.25%) OpenStack
16 8 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
17 4 (0.46%) CMS
17 4 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
18 3 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
19 2 (0.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 177 (20.18%) MS Excel
2 83 (9.46%) MS Office
3 4 (0.46%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
1 10 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.57%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 102 (11.63%) Office 365
2 87 (9.92%) Amazon AWS
3 69 (7.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 41 (4.68%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (1.94%) SaaS
6 15 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (1.60%) IaaS
8 11 (1.25%) Amazon S3
8 11 (1.25%) PaaS
9 8 (0.91%) OneDrive
10 6 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
10 6 (0.68%) OpenShift
11 5 (0.57%) Dropbox
11 5 (0.57%) Mimecast
11 5 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.34%) Google Apps
13 3 (0.34%) SoftLayer
14 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 409 (46.64%) Firewall
2 311 (35.46%) SAN
3 296 (33.75%) DNS
4 156 (17.79%) TCP/IP
5 141 (16.08%) DHCP
6 139 (15.85%) LAN
7 136 (15.51%) WAN
8 108 (12.31%) VPN
9 67 (7.64%) VLAN
10 64 (7.30%) NAS
11 53 (6.04%) iSCSI
12 46 (5.25%) LDAP
13 44 (5.02%) Fibre Channel
14 43 (4.90%) VoIP
15 41 (4.68%) FTP
16 39 (4.45%) SMTP
17 36 (4.10%) Wireshark
18 35 (3.99%) Cisco ASA
19 31 (3.53%) Wireless
20 27 (3.08%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (21.78%) SQL Server
2 100 (11.40%) MySQL
3 67 (7.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 56 (6.39%) MongoDB
4 56 (6.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 37 (4.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (2.05%) SQL Server 2014
7 16 (1.82%) Oracle Database
8 7 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (0.57%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.46%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.34%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.23%) FileMaker
13 2 (0.23%) MariaDB
13 2 (0.23%) Oracle Exadata
13 2 (0.23%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.11%) Navicat
14 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 27 (3.08%) Jenkins
2 17 (1.94%) Subversion
3 15 (1.71%) Git (software)
4 13 (1.48%) Ant
5 12 (1.37%) GCC
6 10 (1.14%) Vagrant
7 6 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (0.57%) GitLab
8 5 (0.57%) JIRA
9 4 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.46%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.23%) Maven
11 1 (0.11%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.11%) Gradle
11 1 (0.11%) Grunt
11 1 (0.11%) Hudson
11 1 (0.11%) MSI
11 1 (0.11%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.11%) webpack
General
1 124 (14.14%) Finance
2 46 (5.25%) Telecoms
3 20 (2.28%) Legal
4 18 (2.05%) Advertising
4 18 (2.05%) Banking
5 15 (1.71%) Manufacturing
6 14 (1.60%) Electronics
6 14 (1.60%) Games
6 14 (1.60%) Law
6 14 (1.60%) Marketing
7 13 (1.48%) Back Office
8 10 (1.14%) French Language
9 7 (0.80%) Online Betting
10 5 (0.57%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.46%) Billing
12 3 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.23%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.23%) Publishing
14 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 196 (22.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 160 (18.24%) Support Engineer
3 133 (15.17%) VMware Engineer
4 107 (12.20%) Administrator
5 103 (11.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 102 (11.63%) Linux Engineer
7 87 (9.92%) 3rd Line Support
8 77 (8.78%) Analyst
9 71 (8.10%) Systems Engineer
10 66 (7.53%) IT Engineer
11 65 (7.41%) IT Support
11 65 (7.41%) Server Engineer
12 64 (7.30%) Systems Administrator
13 61 (6.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 60 (6.84%) DevOps Engineer
15 58 (6.61%) Windows Engineer
16 51 (5.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 50 (5.70%) Infrastructure Support
17 50 (5.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 47 (5.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (4.10%) LAMP
2 19 (2.17%) .NET
3 14 (1.60%) LEMP Stack
4 12 (1.37%) FIX Protocol
5 11 (1.25%) Web Services
6 10 (1.14%) HTML
7 9 (1.03%) ASP.NET
7 9 (1.03%) COM
8 8 (0.91%) MAPI
8 8 (0.91%) MSMQ
9 7 (0.80%) 802.1X
10 5 (0.57%) CSS
10 5 (0.57%) ELK Stack
10 5 (0.57%) HTML5
10 5 (0.57%) XHTML
11 4 (0.46%) Ajax
11 4 (0.46%) FreeSWITCH
11 4 (0.46%) jQuery
11 4 (0.46%) Sensu
12 2 (0.23%) PHP-FPM
Miscellaneous
1 160 (18.24%) Data Centre
2 64 (7.30%) Replication
3 52 (5.93%) Clustering
4 31 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (3.53%) Blackberry
5 27 (3.08%) VCE vBlock
6 22 (2.51%) HP StoreVirtual
7 21 (2.39%) Public Cloud
8 20 (2.28%) Driving Licence
8 20 (2.28%) EMC VNX
9 18 (2.05%) iPhone
9 18 (2.05%) Smartphone
10 17 (1.94%) Management Information System
11 15 (1.71%) IPTV
11 15 (1.71%) Over-the-Top Content
12 14 (1.60%) Client/Server
13 12 (1.37%) CESG
13 12 (1.37%) EqualLogic
13 12 (1.37%) PKI
14 10 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 631 (71.95%) Windows
2 460 (52.45%) Windows Server
3 401 (45.72%) Linux
4 347 (39.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 331 (37.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 164 (18.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 133 (15.17%) CentOS
8 121 (13.80%) Windows 7
9 92 (10.49%) Unix
10 80 (9.12%) Ubuntu
11 69 (7.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 67 (7.64%) Windows 10
13 60 (6.84%) Windows 8
14 39 (4.45%) Oracle Linux
15 31 (3.53%) Windows Vista
16 29 (3.31%) SUSE
16 29 (3.31%) Windows XP
17 27 (3.08%) Solaris
18 26 (2.96%) AIX
19 23 (2.62%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (19.95%) ITIL
2 93 (10.60%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (10.03%) DevOps
4 83 (9.46%) Configuration Management
5 82 (9.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 76 (8.67%) Load Balancing
7 59 (6.73%) Disaster Recovery
8 55 (6.27%) Open Source
8 55 (6.27%) Security Patching
9 39 (4.45%) Migration
10 37 (4.22%) Scrum
11 32 (3.65%) Change Management
11 32 (3.65%) Project Management
12 31 (3.53%) Mentoring
13 30 (3.42%) Problem Management
14 29 (3.31%) ITIL V3
14 29 (3.31%) Server Building
14 29 (3.31%) Server Virtualisation
15 28 (3.19%) Continuous Delivery
15 28 (3.19%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 173 (19.73%) SQL
2 130 (14.82%) PowerShell
3 96 (10.95%) Bash Shell
4 72 (8.21%) Perl
5 56 (6.39%) Python
6 40 (4.56%) Ruby
7 30 (3.42%) PHP
8 29 (3.31%) Java
9 26 (2.96%) Shell Script
10 13 (1.48%) C
10 13 (1.48%) VBScript
11 10 (1.14%) VB
12 7 (0.80%) R
13 6 (0.68%) Korn
14 5 (0.57%) C#
14 5 (0.57%) JavaScript
14 5 (0.57%) VBA
15 2 (0.23%) AWK
15 2 (0.23%) C++
15 2 (0.23%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 143 (16.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 127 (14.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 87 (9.92%) MCSE
3 87 (9.92%) Security Cleared
4 75 (8.55%) SC Cleared
5 58 (6.61%) Cisco Certification
6 56 (6.39%) MCSA
7 49 (5.59%) CCNA
8 41 (4.68%) Degree
9 36 (4.10%) MCITP
10 29 (3.31%) ITIL Certification
11 27 (3.08%) RHCE
12 24 (2.74%) CCNP
13 19 (2.17%) MCP
14 18 (2.05%) A+ Certification
14 18 (2.05%) Network+ Certification
14 18 (2.05%) RHCSA
15 13 (1.48%) DV Cleared
16 11 (1.25%) DBS Check
17 5 (0.57%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.90%) SLA
2 35 (3.99%) QA
3 29 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.60%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) SAS 70
System Software
1 548 (62.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 455 (51.88%) Active Directory
3 254 (28.96%) vSphere
4 146 (16.65%) Hyper-V
5 114 (13.00%) NFS
6 108 (12.31%) VMware ESX
7 94 (10.72%) XenApp
8 78 (8.89%) Virtual Machines
9 46 (5.25%) XenServer
10 44 (5.02%) vCloud
11 39 (4.45%) XenDesktop
12 25 (2.85%) Virtual Servers
13 24 (2.74%) Terminal Services
14 16 (1.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 13 (1.48%) KVM
15 13 (1.48%) VMware Server
16 12 (1.37%) DFS Replication
16 12 (1.37%) Postfix
17 11 (1.25%) Docker
17 11 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 148 (16.88%) Puppet
2 96 (10.95%) Nagios
3 93 (10.60%) SCCM
4 85 (9.69%) Ansible
5 67 (7.64%) Backup Exec
6 52 (5.93%) WSUS
7 40 (4.56%) SCOM
8 36 (4.10%) vMotion
9 34 (3.88%) NetBackup
10 28 (3.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 22 (2.51%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 21 (2.39%) HAProxy
13 20 (2.28%) Norton AntiVirus
13 20 (2.28%) vRealize
14 18 (2.05%) McAfee ePO
15 17 (1.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 15 (1.71%) FortiGate
17 14 (1.60%) Microsoft Clustering
18 13 (1.48%) Cacti
18 13 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 837 (95.44%) VMware
2 433 (49.37%) Microsoft
3 391 (44.58%) Cisco
4 240 (27.37%) HP
5 213 (24.29%) Citrix
6 139 (15.85%) Red Hat
7 99 (11.29%) NetApp
8 84 (9.58%) Symantec
9 60 (6.84%) Dell
10 59 (6.73%) EMC
11 58 (6.61%) Veeam
12 52 (5.93%) Oracle
13 46 (5.25%) IBM
14 39 (4.45%) 3PAR
15 37 (4.22%) SonicWALL
16 36 (4.10%) Apple
17 34 (3.88%) Juniper
18 33 (3.76%) CheckPoint
19 29 (3.31%) WatchGuard
20 27 (3.08%) Sophos
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + On call allowance + Car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £28,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Based on experience
Posted: 9 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
United Kingdom
Logistix Recruitment
Salary: Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Package (Car, Bonus, Healthcare, P
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Stevenage
CGI IT UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
North Herts / South Beds
Questor Resourcing
Salary: £28 - £30.5k + Good benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
North Herts / South Beds
Questor Resourcing
Salary: £28 - £30.5k + Good benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Merseytravel
Salary: £34,225 - £37,403
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RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £35,000 to £46,000 per annum
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Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits
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Nottingham
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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City of London
aap3
Salary: £55000 - £65000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 23 days ago
London
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
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Nottingham
Fixed Recruitment Ltd
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London
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