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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 467 527 501
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -26
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 508 385 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.37% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 4.01% 3.58% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 426 304 380
Average salary £40,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.11% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,815 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-10.58% +10.38%

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
12670 10747 10826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.99% 10.34% 9.93%
Number of salaries quoted 10761 8905 9216
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +83 497 £40,000 -10.61% 43
London +59 246 £42,500 -5.55% 14
South East +2 123 £39,250 -11.79% 10
City of London +15 48 £47,000 +2.73% 3
Hampshire -1 36 £38,500 -13.96% 3
South West +16 35 £38,000 -33.91% 2
Berkshire +2 29 £34,000 -2.85% 3
West Midlands -1 29 £29,000 -35.55% 3
Surrey -6 24 £47,500 - 3
Wiltshire +15 21 £38,000 -39.20%
East of England -4 20 £45,000 +47.54% 2
Yorkshire -66 20 £32,000 -8.57% 4
East Midlands +38 15 £40,000 - 3
West Sussex +5 14 £42,500 -29.16%
Reading +4 14 £33,000 -12.00% 1
Nottingham +26 13 £42,500 - 2
Nottinghamshire +25 13 £42,500 - 2
Birmingham +4 13 £32,500 -45.83%
Hook - 13 - -
Crawley +7 11 £42,500 -29.16%
Croydon +18 9 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Southampton +13 9 £38,500 +42.59%
West Yorkshire -64 9 £37,000 +5.71% 3
Kent - 9 £37,500 -
North West -4 8 £37,500 +31.57% 4
Buckinghamshire -8 8 £32,500 -27.77%
Maidstone - 8 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire +9 7 £45,000 -25.00%
Slough +8 7 £46,500 -22.50%
Cambridge +4 7 £45,000 +13.20%

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 962 (94.78%) VMware
2 797 (78.52%) Windows
3 674 (66.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 516 (50.84%) Microsoft
5 495 (48.77%) Active Directory
6 441 (43.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 426 (41.97%) Cisco
8 404 (39.80%) SAN
9 397 (39.11%) DNS
10 372 (36.65%) vSphere
11 340 (33.50%) Linux
12 338 (33.30%) Firewall
13 319 (31.43%) Citrix
14 311 (30.64%) MS Exchange
15 275 (27.09%) TCP/IP
16 258 (25.42%) Windows Server 2003
17 251 (24.73%) Microsoft Certification
18 246 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
19 245 (24.14%) PowerShell
20 243 (23.94%) SQL Server
21 234 (23.05%) DHCP
22 223 (21.97%) MS Excel
23 215 (21.18%) HP
24 212 (20.89%) ITIL
25 199 (19.61%) IIS
26 197 (19.41%) Hyper-V
27 193 (19.01%) SQL
28 178 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2010
29 175 (17.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
30 170 (16.75%) WAN

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 311 (30.64%) MS Exchange
2 199 (19.61%) IIS
3 178 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 137 (13.50%) SharePoint
5 135 (13.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 127 (12.51%) Lync
7 107 (10.54%) Apache
8 80 (7.88%) Exchange Server 2013
9 62 (6.11%) SharePoint 2013
10 50 (4.93%) SharePoint 2010
11 47 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2003
12 42 (4.14%) nginx
13 38 (3.74%) Tomcat
14 19 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
15 18 (1.77%) Office Communications Server
16 15 (1.48%) JBoss
16 15 (1.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 13 (1.28%) IBM Notes
18 12 (1.18%) MS Project Server
19 7 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 223 (21.97%) MS Excel
2 154 (15.17%) MS Office
3 24 (2.36%) InfoPath
4 21 (2.07%) MS Visio
5 16 (1.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.18%) Dynamics GP
3 7 (0.69%) Maximo
4 6 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.20%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.099%) Summit
6 1 (0.099%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.099%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 55 (5.42%) Office 365
2 30 (2.96%) IaaS
3 28 (2.76%) Cloud Computing
4 27 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 25 (2.46%) SaaS
6 21 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.59%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.30%) Rackspace Cloud
9 3 (0.30%) Route 53
10 2 (0.20%) PaaS
10 2 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.20%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.099%) Heroku
11 1 (0.099%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 404 (39.80%) SAN
2 397 (39.11%) DNS
3 338 (33.30%) Firewall
4 275 (27.09%) TCP/IP
5 234 (23.05%) DHCP
6 170 (16.75%) WAN
7 154 (15.17%) LAN
8 148 (14.58%) VPN
9 103 (10.15%) MPLS
10 90 (8.87%) VLAN
11 87 (8.57%) NAS
12 83 (8.18%) Internet
13 77 (7.59%) iSCSI
14 76 (7.49%) BGP
15 67 (6.60%) OSPF
16 61 (6.01%) SMTP
17 58 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
18 54 (5.32%) Wireless
18 54 (5.32%) SSL
18 54 (5.32%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (23.94%) SQL Server
2 89 (8.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 66 (6.50%) MySQL
4 63 (6.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 34 (3.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 26 (2.56%) Oracle Database
7 20 (1.97%) Oracle Database 10g
8 19 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.20%) SAP BW
12 2 (0.20%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.20%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.099%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 38 (3.74%) Jenkins
2 27 (2.66%) Git (software)
3 24 (2.36%) Visual Studio
4 19 (1.87%) TeamCity
5 15 (1.48%) Maven
6 14 (1.38%) Ant
6 14 (1.38%) Mercurial
7 13 (1.28%) Hudson
7 13 (1.28%) CruiseControl
8 12 (1.18%) Artifactory
9 11 (1.08%) Subversion
10 6 (0.59%) WebLOAD
11 5 (0.49%) JIRA
12 4 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.20%) Bugzilla
13 2 (0.20%) MSI
13 2 (0.20%) Redmine
14 1 (0.099%) Psake
General
1 159 (15.67%) Finance
2 34 (3.35%) Banking
3 32 (3.15%) Back Office
4 30 (2.96%) Telecoms
5 19 (1.87%) Marketing
6 17 (1.67%) Retail
6 17 (1.67%) Games
7 16 (1.58%) Advertising
8 15 (1.48%) Electronics
8 15 (1.48%) Aerospace
9 9 (0.89%) Law
9 9 (0.89%) Legal
10 7 (0.69%) Military
11 6 (0.59%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.49%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.49%) Publishing
13 4 (0.39%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.30%) French Language
14 3 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 151 (14.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 124 (12.22%) Support Engineer
3 96 (9.46%) Analyst
4 91 (8.97%) Administrator
5 78 (7.68%) Systems Engineer
6 69 (6.80%) Network Engineer
6 69 (6.80%) Systems Administrator
6 69 (6.80%) 3rd Line Support
7 54 (5.32%) Server Engineer
8 53 (5.22%) Support Analyst
9 45 (4.43%) VMware Engineer
10 39 (3.84%) Technical Support
10 39 (3.84%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 38 (3.74%) Technical Engineer
12 35 (3.45%) Consultant
13 33 (3.25%) Technical Specialist
14 31 (3.05%) Architect
14 31 (3.05%) Developer
15 28 (2.76%) Senior Support Engineer
15 28 (2.76%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (6.40%) .NET
2 30 (2.96%) HTML
3 27 (2.66%) Web Services
4 24 (2.36%) Ajax
4 24 (2.36%) ASP.NET
4 24 (2.36%) CSS
4 24 (2.36%) XHTML
4 24 (2.36%) HTML5
4 24 (2.36%) jQuery
5 11 (1.08%) .NET Framework
6 9 (0.89%) SOAP
7 8 (0.79%) XML
8 7 (0.69%) J2EE
8 7 (0.69%) JSON
9 5 (0.49%) RESTful
9 5 (0.49%) SAML
9 5 (0.49%) ODBC
10 4 (0.39%) Flash
10 4 (0.39%) JSP
10 4 (0.39%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 144 (14.19%) Clustering
2 116 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (6.90%) Replication
4 57 (5.62%) Blackberry
5 31 (3.05%) Computer Science
6 29 (2.86%) User Experience
7 28 (2.76%) EqualLogic
8 20 (1.97%) Video Conferencing
9 18 (1.77%) Thin Client
9 18 (1.77%) Management Information System
9 18 (1.77%) Fat Client
10 15 (1.48%) CLARiiON
11 13 (1.28%) Mobile App
11 13 (1.28%) PKI
12 9 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
13 8 (0.79%) Mathematics
13 8 (0.79%) Open Source
13 8 (0.79%) FMCG
14 7 (0.69%) iPhone
14 7 (0.69%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 797 (78.52%) Windows
2 441 (43.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 340 (33.50%) Linux
4 258 (25.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 246 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 131 (12.91%) UNIX
7 101 (9.95%) Windows 7
8 94 (9.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 82 (8.08%) Windows XP
10 55 (5.42%) Windows 8
11 51 (5.02%) CentOS
12 31 (3.05%) SUSE
13 21 (2.07%) Solaris
14 20 (1.97%) Windows Vista
14 20 (1.97%) Android
15 19 (1.87%) Mac OS X
16 13 (1.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 9 (0.89%) Windows Phone
17 9 (0.89%) Windows 2000
17 9 (0.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (20.89%) ITIL
2 67 (6.60%) E-Commerce
3 64 (6.31%) Migration
3 64 (6.31%) Load Balancing
4 55 (5.42%) Disaster Recovery
5 53 (5.22%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (5.02%) Change Management
7 44 (4.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 41 (4.04%) DevOps
9 40 (3.94%) CRM
10 37 (3.65%) Capacity Planning
11 35 (3.45%) Project Management
11 35 (3.45%) Problem Management
12 32 (3.15%) Service Delivery
13 28 (2.76%) Software Deployment
13 28 (2.76%) Network Management
14 26 (2.56%) Workflow
15 25 (2.46%) Performance Tuning
15 25 (2.46%) Web Development
16 24 (2.36%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 245 (24.14%) PowerShell
2 193 (19.01%) SQL
3 90 (8.87%) Perl
4 69 (6.80%) Bash Shell
5 60 (5.91%) Java
6 58 (5.71%) C#
7 44 (4.33%) PHP
8 41 (4.04%) Python
9 39 (3.84%) Shell Script
10 37 (3.65%) JavaScript
11 29 (2.86%) VBScript
12 24 (2.36%) Ruby
13 14 (1.38%) C
14 12 (1.18%) VB
15 6 (0.59%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.49%) R
17 4 (0.39%) C++
18 2 (0.20%) ABAP
18 2 (0.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 251 (24.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 175 (17.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 152 (14.98%) Cisco Certification
4 151 (14.88%) MCSE
5 133 (13.10%) Degree
6 109 (10.74%) CCNA
7 103 (10.15%) Security Cleared
8 88 (8.67%) MCITP
9 74 (7.29%) CCNP
10 62 (6.11%) MCSA
11 58 (5.71%) MCP
12 57 (5.62%) SC Cleared
13 38 (3.74%) VCP5
14 37 (3.65%) Citrix Certification
15 35 (3.45%) DV Cleared
16 30 (2.96%) CCA
17 20 (1.97%) JNCIP
17 20 (1.97%) RHCE
18 19 (1.87%) AWS Certification
19 18 (1.77%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (9.26%) SLA
2 77 (7.59%) PCI DSS
3 47 (4.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (0.89%) QA
6 4 (0.39%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.30%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.20%) HL7
8 2 (0.20%) DICOM
System Software
1 674 (66.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 495 (48.77%) Active Directory
3 372 (36.65%) vSphere
4 197 (19.41%) Hyper-V
5 166 (16.35%) VMware ESX
6 148 (14.58%) XenApp
7 97 (9.56%) XenDesktop
8 38 (3.74%) vCloud
9 33 (3.25%) XenServer
10 31 (3.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 21 (2.07%) Xen
12 19 (1.87%) Postfix
12 19 (1.87%) Sendmail
13 18 (1.77%) ISA Server
13 18 (1.77%) NFS
14 16 (1.58%) MetaFrame
15 14 (1.38%) VMware Server
16 13 (1.28%) Firmware
16 13 (1.28%) VMware Workstation
17 12 (1.18%) KVM
Systems Management
1 164 (16.16%) SCCM
2 103 (10.15%) SCOM
3 58 (5.71%) Backup Exec
4 53 (5.22%) Puppet
5 39 (3.84%) Nagios
5 39 (3.84%) WSUS
6 37 (3.65%) NetBackup
7 33 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
8 29 (2.86%) ZABBIX
9 28 (2.76%) Norton AntiVirus
10 26 (2.56%) HP SIM
11 23 (2.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 22 (2.17%) ARCserve
12 22 (2.17%) SCVMM
13 19 (1.87%) logstash
13 19 (1.87%) Kibana
13 19 (1.87%) Opsview
13 19 (1.87%) Graphite
13 19 (1.87%) Vagrant
14 16 (1.58%) Cacti
Vendors
1 962 (94.78%) VMware
2 516 (50.84%) Microsoft
3 426 (41.97%) Cisco
4 319 (31.43%) Citrix
5 215 (21.18%) HP
6 143 (14.09%) Red Hat
7 141 (13.89%) Dell
8 100 (9.85%) NetApp
9 97 (9.56%) Symantec
10 84 (8.28%) Juniper
11 81 (7.98%) Oracle
12 80 (7.88%) Veeam
13 75 (7.39%) EMC
14 47 (4.63%) Websense
15 38 (3.74%) CheckPoint
15 38 (3.74%) IBM
16 37 (3.65%) F5
17 35 (3.45%) CommVault
18 30 (2.96%) AppSense
19 24 (2.36%) Telerik
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum £50,000 - £55,000 per an
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Hudson IT
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Tring, Hertfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum + £750 per quarter bonus, phone, laptop
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £47000 - £49000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: benefits package & bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
North Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 (dependin
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
JM
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Health + life
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Brampton Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum £45,000 - £55,000 per an
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
dotMailer Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum plus discretionary bonus & benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Surrey
BAE Systems
Salary: From £40,000 to £44,999 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago