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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESXi
UK
Rank 631 578 540
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -38
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 221 402 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.39% 0.43%
As % of the System Software category 2.19% 3.21% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 194 360 382
Median salary £40,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,350 £57,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +8.10%

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
10095 12521 13521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.17% 12.23% 12.69%
Number of salaries quoted 8398 10605 11331
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%

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 26 February 2017 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 26 February 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
England -57 210 £40,000 -6.97% 31
London -9 62 £50,000 +6.38% 12
South East -9 57 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Yorkshire +43 37 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Surrey +52 24 £40,000 -17.94% 1
West Yorkshire +45 22 £37,000 -7.50% 2
Berkshire -6 20 £42,500 -9.57% 1
East of England +17 19 £36,000 +26.31% 3
Leeds +32 18 £37,000 -7.50%
North West +4 16 £42,500 +37.09% 3
City of London +24 15 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Hertfordshire -5 14 £36,000 +20.00% 2
Manchester -14 14 £42,500 +37.09% 2
Reading +35 11 £50,000 -2.43%
Leatherhead +9 11 £40,000 -27.27% 1
North Yorkshire +3 11 £21,500 -41.89%
Hampshire +17 8 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Harrogate -2 8 £21,500 -41.89%
West Midlands +27 7 £33,500 +3.07%
Cobham - 6 £51,250 -
Watford - 6 £42,500 - 1
Scotland +24 5 £66,250 -1.85% 1
South West +8 5 £41,250 +30.95% 2
Bracknell -25 5 £38,000 -18.27%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £27,000 -
North East - 5 £27,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £27,000 -
Essex +14 4 £36,500 +78.04%
Camberley +12 4 £38,000 -19.57%
Edinburgh +5 4 £70,000 +3.70%

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 460 (94.07%) VMware
2 387 (79.14%) Windows
3 309 (63.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 298 (60.94%) Active Directory
5 295 (60.33%) Windows Server
6 241 (49.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 236 (48.26%) Microsoft
8 228 (46.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 186 (38.04%) Cisco
10 179 (36.61%) DNS
11 162 (33.13%) Linux
12 154 (31.49%) MS Exchange
13 148 (30.27%) Firewall
14 127 (25.97%) SQL Server
15 126 (25.77%) vSphere
16 121 (24.74%) Hyper-V
17 119 (24.34%) DHCP
18 116 (23.72%) SAN
19 113 (23.11%) Citrix
20 109 (22.29%) PowerShell
21 106 (21.68%) Data Centre
22 100 (20.45%) MS Excel
23 99 (20.25%) SQL
24 97 (19.84%) HP
25 89 (18.20%) Exchange Server 2010
26 87 (17.79%) Office 365
27 83 (16.97%) LAN
28 80 (16.36%) WAN
29 79 (16.16%) ITIL
30 77 (15.75%) Microsoft Certification

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
1 154 (31.49%) MS Exchange
2 89 (18.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (10.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 37 (7.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 37 (7.57%) IIS
5 33 (6.75%) SharePoint
6 24 (4.91%) Skype for Business
7 15 (3.07%) Apache
8 14 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
8 14 (2.86%) OpenStack
9 12 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (1.84%) Tomcat
11 8 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.82%) ArcGIS
13 3 (0.61%) JBoss
13 3 (0.61%) nginx
13 3 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.41%) GroupWise
Applications
1 100 (20.45%) MS Excel
2 47 (9.61%) MS Office
3 2 (0.41%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 87 (17.79%) Office 365
2 73 (14.93%) Amazon AWS
3 70 (14.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (2.86%) SaaS
5 12 (2.45%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (2.45%) Mimecast
6 10 (2.04%) Amazon S3
7 9 (1.84%) PaaS
8 6 (1.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.61%) IaaS
11 2 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 179 (36.61%) DNS
2 148 (30.27%) Firewall
3 119 (24.34%) DHCP
4 116 (23.72%) SAN
5 83 (16.97%) LAN
6 80 (16.36%) WAN
7 74 (15.13%) VPN
8 66 (13.50%) TCP/IP
9 37 (7.57%) VLAN
10 35 (7.16%) VoIP
11 34 (6.95%) NAS
12 26 (5.32%) Cisco ASA
13 19 (3.89%) Fibre Channel
14 18 (3.68%) Wireless
15 16 (3.27%) Internet
15 16 (3.27%) iSCSI
16 15 (3.07%) LDAP
17 14 (2.86%) NetScaler
17 14 (2.86%) SNMP
18 13 (2.66%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (25.97%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.16%) SQL Server 2008
2 35 (7.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 22 (4.50%) MySQL
4 14 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
5 12 (2.45%) NoSQL
6 10 (2.04%) Amazon Redshift
6 10 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.82%) GIS
8 4 (0.82%) Redis
8 4 (0.82%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.41%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.41%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.41%) SQLite
11 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.23%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.23%) Vagrant
3 5 (1.02%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.61%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.20%) JIRA
6 1 (0.20%) Subversion
General
1 63 (12.88%) Finance
2 29 (5.93%) Manufacturing
3 25 (5.11%) Telecoms
4 21 (4.29%) Marketing
5 17 (3.48%) Electronics
6 16 (3.27%) Retail
7 14 (2.86%) Games
8 13 (2.66%) Advertising
9 11 (2.25%) Legal
10 8 (1.64%) Law
10 8 (1.64%) Publishing
11 7 (1.43%) Banking
12 3 (0.61%) French Language
13 2 (0.41%) Back Office
14 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.20%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 120 (24.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 74 (15.13%) Support Engineer
3 72 (14.72%) VMware Engineer
4 66 (13.50%) Administrator
5 54 (11.04%) Windows Engineer
6 51 (10.43%) Systems Administrator
7 50 (10.22%) Analyst
8 47 (9.61%) Systems Engineer
9 42 (8.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 41 (8.38%) Server Engineer
11 37 (7.57%) Support Analyst
12 36 (7.36%) 3rd Line Support
12 36 (7.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 35 (7.16%) IT Support
14 32 (6.54%) Network Engineer
15 29 (5.93%) IT Engineer
16 27 (5.52%) 2nd Line Support
16 27 (5.52%) Cisco Engineer
16 27 (5.52%) Infrastructure Support
17 26 (5.32%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.48%) Web Services
2 14 (2.86%) LAMP
3 6 (1.23%) FFmpeg
3 6 (1.23%) Middleware
4 5 (1.02%) EDI
4 5 (1.02%) Flash
5 4 (0.82%) HTML
6 3 (0.61%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (0.61%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (0.41%) .NET
7 2 (0.41%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.41%) Sensu
7 2 (0.41%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 1 (0.20%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.20%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.20%) libvirt
8 1 (0.20%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 106 (21.68%) Data Centre
2 60 (12.27%) Clustering
3 24 (4.91%) Replication
4 21 (4.29%) Management Information System
4 21 (4.29%) PKI
5 17 (3.48%) Driving Licence
6 15 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (2.25%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 9 (1.84%) HP Storage
9 8 (1.64%) Digital Media
9 8 (1.64%) EMC VNX
10 7 (1.43%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.23%) Blackberry
11 6 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
11 6 (1.23%) Private Cloud
11 6 (1.23%) Video on Demand
12 4 (0.82%) Fat Client
12 4 (0.82%) IPTV
12 4 (0.82%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 387 (79.14%) Windows
2 295 (60.33%) Windows Server
3 241 (49.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 228 (46.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 162 (33.13%) Linux
6 70 (14.31%) Windows 7
7 58 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 47 (9.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 32 (6.54%) Windows 10
10 27 (5.52%) Windows 8
11 21 (4.29%) Unix
12 18 (3.68%) Ubuntu
13 17 (3.48%) CentOS
14 16 (3.27%) Mac OS X
15 15 (3.07%) Solaris
15 15 (3.07%) Windows 2000
16 12 (2.45%) Debian
16 12 (2.45%) VMS
17 11 (2.25%) Windows NT
17 11 (2.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (16.16%) ITIL
2 46 (9.41%) Migration
3 31 (6.34%) Information Security
4 29 (5.93%) Server Building
5 27 (5.52%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (5.52%) High Availability
6 25 (5.11%) DevOps
6 25 (5.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 24 (4.91%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (4.91%) Load Balancing
8 23 (4.70%) ITIL V3
9 21 (4.29%) Service Delivery
10 20 (4.09%) Network Management
11 18 (3.68%) Change Management
11 18 (3.68%) Desktop Virtualisation
11 18 (3.68%) Presales
12 16 (3.27%) Business Continuity
12 16 (3.27%) Network Load Balancing
12 16 (3.27%) Project Management
12 16 (3.27%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (22.29%) PowerShell
2 99 (20.25%) SQL
3 37 (7.57%) Bash Shell
4 28 (5.73%) Perl
5 18 (3.68%) Python
6 9 (1.84%) PHP
6 9 (1.84%) VB
7 8 (1.64%) C
7 8 (1.64%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.02%) Ruby
9 4 (0.82%) Java
10 3 (0.61%) C++
10 3 (0.61%) Tcl
10 3 (0.61%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.61%) VBScript
11 2 (0.41%) C#
11 2 (0.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 77 (15.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (11.45%) Cisco Certification
3 54 (11.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 46 (9.41%) CCNA
4 46 (9.41%) MCSE
5 39 (7.98%) MCSA
6 36 (7.36%) MCP
7 32 (6.54%) Security Cleared
8 31 (6.34%) Degree
9 26 (5.32%) CCNP
9 26 (5.32%) SC Cleared
10 22 (4.50%) MCITP
11 19 (3.89%) RHCE
12 15 (3.07%) DV Cleared
13 12 (2.45%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (1.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 6 (1.23%) CCDP
15 6 (1.23%) JNCIS
16 5 (1.02%) A+ Certification
16 5 (1.02%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.34%) SLA
2 16 (3.27%) PCI DSS
3 14 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.61%) QA
5 1 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.20%) EMIR
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.20%) MiFID
5 1 (0.20%) PMO
5 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 309 (63.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 298 (60.94%) Active Directory
3 126 (25.77%) vSphere
4 121 (24.74%) Hyper-V
5 53 (10.84%) VMware ESX
6 30 (6.13%) XenApp
7 25 (5.11%) XenDesktop
8 19 (3.89%) Virtual Machines
9 17 (3.48%) Virtual Desktop
10 16 (3.27%) NFS
10 16 (3.27%) vCloud
11 15 (3.07%) Virtual Servers
12 14 (2.86%) VMware Server
12 14 (2.86%) XenServer
13 12 (2.45%) VMware Workstation
14 9 (1.84%) KVM
15 8 (1.64%) Forefront TMG
15 8 (1.64%) UAG
15 8 (1.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 8 (1.64%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 63 (12.88%) SCCM
2 51 (10.43%) SCOM
3 35 (7.16%) Backup Exec
4 34 (6.95%) Puppet
5 27 (5.52%) Nagios
6 24 (4.91%) WSUS
7 21 (4.29%) Microsoft Clustering
8 19 (3.89%) Opscode Chef
9 15 (3.07%) Ansible
10 12 (2.45%) Cisco CUCM
10 12 (2.45%) NetBackup
10 12 (2.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 11 (2.25%) vMotion
12 8 (1.64%) WMI
13 7 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
13 7 (1.43%) SolarWinds Orion
13 7 (1.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 6 (1.23%) Graylog
14 6 (1.23%) SCOrch
14 6 (1.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 460 (94.07%) VMware
2 236 (48.26%) Microsoft
3 186 (38.04%) Cisco
4 113 (23.11%) Citrix
5 97 (19.84%) HP
6 58 (11.86%) NetApp
7 55 (11.25%) Red Hat
8 40 (8.18%) Veeam
9 33 (6.75%) Symantec
10 32 (6.54%) Juniper
11 27 (5.52%) EMC
12 26 (5.32%) IBM
13 22 (4.50%) Dell
14 18 (3.68%) Riverbed
15 17 (3.48%) F5
16 15 (3.07%) Veritas
17 14 (2.86%) Brocade
17 14 (2.86%) SAP
18 13 (2.66%) SolarWinds
18 13 (2.66%) WatchGuard
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000 per annum + Bonus, Paid Certs etc
Posted: Yesterday
London
Forman IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
H&R Talent
Salary: From £37,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Webrecruit
Salary: £20,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Webrecruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Ridgeon Network
Salary: Circa £30,000+ per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Lutterworth, Leicestershire
Ridgeon Network Ltd
Salary: £30,000 per annum - Circa £30,000+ dependant on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Leidos
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Cloud Computing International
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Annual Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum + car and benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
SAI Global
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £34500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Chesterfield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Deeside
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 18 days ago