The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 482 535 523
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -12
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 505 373 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.34% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 4.07% 3.46% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 386 291 352
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,300 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -4.10%
System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12402 10768 11371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.60% 9.92% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 10291 9168 9736
Average salary £40,325 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -3.79%

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 31 July 2014 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 31 July 2014. 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 +43 482 £45,000 +20.00% 44
London -17 164 £48,000 +6.66% 11
South East +19 126 £45,000 +38.46% 14
Yorkshire +25 82 £39,750 +32.50% 4
Berkshire +31 58 £47,500 +58.33% 7
West Yorkshire -4 55 £45,000 +44.00% 2
Leeds +3 53 £45,000 +20.00% 2
East of England +12 35 £50,000 +53.84% 6
North West +16 29 £57,500 +35.29%
West Midlands +1 27 £35,500 -19.31% 2
Slough +27 25 £57,500 - 3
City of London -19 22 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Buckinghamshire +4 21 £47,500 - 2
Merseyside +16 19 £57,500 +43.75%
Hampshire +2 19 £42,500 -
Liverpool +20 18 £57,500 +28.49%
Portsmouth -4 17 £42,500 -
Surrey -17 17 £47,500 +47.28% 2
Reading +9 15 £29,500 +39.64% 3
West Sussex +6 15 £38,000 +5.55% 1
Hertfordshire -4 15 £50,000 +63.93% 2
East Yorkshire - 13 £29,000 - 1
South West -14 12 £32,250 -5.14% 7
Cambridgeshire +9 11 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Coventry +14 10 £38,500 +10.00%
North Yorkshire -6 10 £45,000 +24.13% 1
York +3 9 £46,000 -
Scotland +2 9 £30,000 +1.69% 1
East Midlands -25 9 £40,000 -12.08%
Shropshire - 9 £35,000 -

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 829 (83.99%) VMware
2 766 (77.61%) Windows
3 595 (60.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 475 (48.13%) Active Directory
5 430 (43.57%) Microsoft
6 429 (43.47%) Cisco
7 409 (41.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 404 (40.93%) SAN
9 365 (36.98%) DNS
10 356 (36.07%) Linux
11 304 (30.80%) MS Exchange
12 299 (30.29%) vSphere
13 295 (29.89%) Citrix
14 272 (27.56%) Firewall
15 244 (24.72%) Windows Server 2003
16 239 (24.21%) PowerShell
17 234 (23.71%) HP
18 226 (22.90%) VMware ESX
19 215 (21.78%) DHCP
20 211 (21.38%) TCP/IP
21 203 (20.57%) MS Excel
22 198 (20.06%) ITIL
23 195 (19.76%) Red Hat
24 183 (18.54%) UNIX
25 181 (18.34%) Microsoft Certification
26 177 (17.93%) Exchange Server 2010
27 176 (17.83%) Windows Server 2012
28 175 (17.73%) XenApp
29 170 (17.22%) SQL Server
30 169 (17.12%) VPN

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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
1 304 (30.80%) MS Exchange
2 177 (17.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 142 (14.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 130 (13.17%) IIS
5 108 (10.94%) Apache
6 107 (10.84%) SharePoint
7 84 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2013
8 60 (6.08%) Lync
9 42 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
10 31 (3.14%) SharePoint 2010
11 27 (2.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 27 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
12 26 (2.63%) Tomcat
13 16 (1.62%) SharePoint Server
14 8 (0.81%) OpenStack
15 7 (0.71%) Jetty
16 5 (0.51%) CloudStack
16 5 (0.51%) IBM Notes
17 3 (0.30%) Office Communications Server
18 2 (0.20%) GlassFish
Applications
1 203 (20.57%) MS Excel
2 74 (7.50%) MS Office
3 11 (1.11%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.51%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.20%) InDesign
6 1 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.62%) Maximo
3 6 (0.61%) Summit
4 3 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.20%) Sophis RISQUE
6 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 50 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (3.95%) Office 365
3 32 (3.24%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (1.82%) IaaS
5 10 (1.01%) SaaS
6 7 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.30%) GitHub
9 2 (0.20%) PaaS
10 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 404 (40.93%) SAN
2 365 (36.98%) DNS
3 272 (27.56%) Firewall
4 215 (21.78%) DHCP
5 211 (21.38%) TCP/IP
6 169 (17.12%) VPN
7 120 (12.16%) LAN
8 110 (11.14%) WAN
9 107 (10.84%) VLAN
10 99 (10.03%) MPLS
11 85 (8.61%) NAS
12 75 (7.60%) BGP
13 73 (7.40%) SMTP
13 73 (7.40%) OSPF
13 73 (7.40%) Wireless
14 71 (7.19%) VoIP
15 68 (6.89%) Cisco IOS
16 64 (6.48%) Internet
17 60 (6.08%) EIGRP
18 54 (5.47%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (17.22%) SQL Server
2 83 (8.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 47 (4.76%) MySQL
4 46 (4.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 29 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (1.82%) NoSQL
7 12 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.51%) DTS
9 4 (0.41%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.10%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (1.42%) Subversion
2 12 (1.22%) Git (software)
3 9 (0.91%) Mercurial
4 7 (0.71%) Jenkins
5 6 (0.61%) JIRA
5 6 (0.61%) Ant
6 5 (0.51%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.41%) Maven
8 3 (0.30%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.20%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.20%) Hudson
10 1 (0.10%) Psake
10 1 (0.10%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.10%) Metasploit
10 1 (0.10%) WebLOAD
General
1 122 (12.36%) Finance
2 42 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 24 (2.43%) Back Office
4 18 (1.82%) Financial Institution
5 17 (1.72%) Banking
6 14 (1.42%) Retail
7 12 (1.22%) Electronics
8 10 (1.01%) Legal
9 9 (0.91%) Multimedia
10 8 (0.81%) Law
10 8 (0.81%) Games
11 7 (0.71%) Publishing
12 6 (0.61%) Marketing
13 5 (0.51%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.51%) Advertising
13 5 (0.51%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.30%) French Language
14 3 (0.30%) German Language
15 2 (0.20%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 138 (13.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 107 (10.84%) Analyst
2 107 (10.84%) Administrator
3 84 (8.51%) Support Engineer
4 79 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
5 64 (6.48%) Systems Administrator
6 58 (5.88%) Consultant
7 46 (4.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 45 (4.56%) Network Engineer
9 40 (4.05%) 2nd Line Support
10 38 (3.85%) IT Support
10 38 (3.85%) Architect
11 36 (3.65%) 3rd Line Support
11 36 (3.65%) Server Engineer
12 33 (3.34%) Support Analyst
13 29 (2.94%) Linux Administrator
14 27 (2.74%) Technical Analyst
14 27 (2.74%) VMware Specialist
15 25 (2.53%) Operations Analyst
15 25 (2.53%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (6.79%) Web Services
2 23 (2.33%) XML
3 18 (1.82%) JSON
4 16 (1.62%) HTML
5 15 (1.52%) .NET
6 12 (1.22%) CSS
7 6 (0.61%) J2EE
8 5 (0.51%) HTML5
8 5 (0.51%) ASP.NET
8 5 (0.51%) XHTML
8 5 (0.51%) jQuery
8 5 (0.51%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 5 (0.51%) Ajax
8 5 (0.51%) XMPP
9 4 (0.41%) COM
9 4 (0.41%) Regular Expression
9 4 (0.41%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (0.30%) LAMP
11 2 (0.20%) Application Packaging
11 2 (0.20%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 134 (13.58%) Clustering
2 64 (6.48%) Replication
3 35 (3.55%) Blackberry
4 30 (3.04%) Client/Server
5 29 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 29 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 24 (2.43%) EqualLogic
7 23 (2.33%) e-Health
8 13 (1.32%) CLARiiON
9 12 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
10 11 (1.11%) iPhone
11 8 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
11 8 (0.81%) Open Source
11 8 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.71%) Mathematics
13 6 (0.61%) Physics
13 6 (0.61%) Speech Recognition
13 6 (0.61%) Digital Media
14 5 (0.51%) Hedge funds
14 5 (0.51%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 766 (77.61%) Windows
2 409 (41.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 356 (36.07%) Linux
4 244 (24.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 183 (18.54%) UNIX
6 176 (17.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 154 (15.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 134 (13.58%) Windows 7
9 74 (7.50%) Windows XP
10 39 (3.95%) CentOS
11 38 (3.85%) Windows 8
12 21 (2.13%) Windows Vista
12 21 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
13 19 (1.93%) Ubuntu
14 17 (1.72%) Windows 2000
15 16 (1.62%) Solaris
16 12 (1.22%) Mac OS X
17 11 (1.11%) Android
18 8 (0.81%) SUSE
18 8 (0.81%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (20.06%) ITIL
2 94 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 90 (9.12%) E-Commerce
4 68 (6.89%) Problem Management
5 67 (6.79%) Change Management
6 57 (5.78%) Performance Tuning
7 55 (5.57%) Load Balancing
8 54 (5.47%) Capacity Planning
9 49 (4.96%) Configuration Management
10 41 (4.15%) Project Management
11 37 (3.75%) Capacity Management
12 32 (3.24%) Business Continuity
13 28 (2.84%) Change Control
13 28 (2.84%) Release Management
13 28 (2.84%) Service Management
14 26 (2.63%) Migration
15 25 (2.53%) Network Management
16 23 (2.33%) CRM
17 21 (2.13%) Service Delivery
18 19 (1.93%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 239 (24.21%) PowerShell
2 168 (17.02%) SQL
3 101 (10.23%) Perl
3 101 (10.23%) Java
4 100 (10.13%) Bash Shell
5 68 (6.89%) Shell Script
6 35 (3.55%) Python
7 32 (3.24%) PHP
8 14 (1.42%) JavaScript
9 12 (1.22%) VBScript
10 7 (0.71%) VB
10 7 (0.71%) C#
11 6 (0.61%) C
12 5 (0.51%) Ruby
13 4 (0.41%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.41%) PowerHouse
14 2 (0.20%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.10%) Tcl
15 1 (0.10%) Lua
Qualifications
1 181 (18.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 164 (16.62%) Cisco Certification
3 143 (14.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 128 (12.97%) CCNA
5 112 (11.35%) MCSE
6 94 (9.52%) Degree
7 89 (9.02%) Security Cleared
8 85 (8.61%) CCNP
9 60 (6.08%) MCSA
10 51 (5.17%) MCITP
11 43 (4.36%) SC Cleared
12 30 (3.04%) Sun Certification
13 28 (2.84%) VCAP
13 28 (2.84%) MCP
14 23 (2.33%) DV Cleared
15 22 (2.23%) CCA
15 22 (2.23%) Citrix Certification
16 16 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
17 15 (1.52%) VCP5
18 14 (1.42%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (8.71%) SLA
2 79 (8.00%) PCI DSS
3 21 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.42%) QA
5 9 (0.91%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.20%) HL7
6 2 (0.20%) DICOM
System Software
1 595 (60.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 475 (48.13%) Active Directory
3 299 (30.29%) vSphere
4 226 (22.90%) VMware ESX
5 175 (17.73%) XenApp
6 161 (16.31%) Hyper-V
7 79 (8.00%) KVM
8 74 (7.50%) vCloud
9 58 (5.88%) XenDesktop
10 28 (2.84%) VMFS
11 27 (2.74%) VMware Server
12 26 (2.63%) Terminal Services
13 25 (2.53%) XenServer
14 17 (1.72%) Xen
15 16 (1.62%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 14 (1.42%) NFS
17 13 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 11 (1.11%) ISA Server
18 11 (1.11%) Squid
19 10 (1.01%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 83 (8.41%) Puppet
2 69 (6.99%) SCCM
3 58 (5.88%) Backup Exec
4 53 (5.37%) WSUS
5 41 (4.15%) Opscode Chef
6 38 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
7 37 (3.75%) Nagios
8 31 (3.14%) SCOM
9 26 (2.63%) NetBackup
10 23 (2.33%) Tivoli
11 17 (1.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 17 (1.72%) Cacti
11 17 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 14 (1.42%) ARCserve
12 14 (1.42%) Cisco UCCX
13 13 (1.32%) EMC NetWorker
14 12 (1.22%) Cisco UCCE
15 11 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
16 8 (0.81%) SCVMM
16 8 (0.81%) Ansible
Vendors
1 829 (83.99%) VMware
2 430 (43.57%) Microsoft
3 429 (43.47%) Cisco
4 295 (29.89%) Citrix
5 234 (23.71%) HP
6 195 (19.76%) Red Hat
7 140 (14.18%) EMC
8 135 (13.68%) NetApp
9 112 (11.35%) Symantec
10 78 (7.90%) Dell
11 61 (6.18%) Juniper
12 58 (5.88%) Veeam
13 50 (5.07%) IBM
14 48 (4.86%) Oracle
15 37 (3.75%) CA
16 32 (3.24%) WatchGuard
17 31 (3.14%) F5
18 29 (2.94%) McAfee
19 23 (2.33%) Brocade
20 21 (2.13%) NetIQ
Redhill, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £15,000 to £21,000 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Circa £35k & Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Surrey
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + + on call, OT and Bens - DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent training / benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Candidate Source
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: Excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £60,000 per annum + 7% on-call + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Corporate Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £29000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago