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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 572 522 569
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +47
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 398 469 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.44% 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 3.27% 3.54% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 367 391 310
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £27,200 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -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
12155 13246 11013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.00% 12.44% 10.46%
Number of salaries quoted 10323 11182 9088
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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 -33 381 £45,000 +12.50% 57
London -61 167 £48,500 +14.11% 12
South East +38 127 £45,000 +16.88% 22
Berkshire +48 82 £46,500 +36.76% 2
Bracknell +51 54 £43,500 +2.35%
City of London +41 35 £55,000 +17.02% 2
East of England +15 33 £30,000 -33.33% 3
Hertfordshire +32 29 £30,000 -17.80% 1
Yorkshire +14 26 £40,000 +25.00% 6
Surrey +13 22 £47,500 +5.55% 10
Reading +16 20 £51,250 +55.30% 1
West Yorkshire +4 17 £40,000 +8.10% 2
Hampshire +6 16 £40,000 +3.89% 7
Leeds +14 14 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Camberley - 11 £50,000 -
Southampton +5 9 £40,000 +3.89%
Slough +1 9 £21,500 -51.68%
South West -32 9 £31,500 -17.10% 7
East Midlands +1 8 £25,000 -37.50%
North Yorkshire +18 7 £37,000 +60.86% 3
Newport - 7 £42,500 - 1
South Wales - 7 £42,500 - 2
Hitchin - 7 £30,000 -
Harrogate - 7 £37,000 - 3
Wales - 7 £42,500 - 2
North West +26 6 £32,250 -14.00% 2
Manchester +19 6 £32,250 -14.00% 2
Guildford +6 6 £47,500 - 5
West Midlands -35 6 £32,500 +6.55% 5
Borehamwood - 6 - - 1

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 692 (94.41%) VMware
2 577 (78.72%) Windows
3 452 (61.66%) Active Directory
4 397 (54.16%) Microsoft
4 397 (54.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 390 (53.21%) Windows Server
6 354 (48.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 298 (40.65%) MS Exchange
8 291 (39.70%) Firewall
9 289 (39.43%) Linux
10 282 (38.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 258 (35.20%) Cisco
12 251 (34.24%) SAN
13 248 (33.83%) DNS
14 218 (29.74%) Exchange Server 2010
15 217 (29.60%) MS Excel
16 208 (28.38%) vSphere
17 175 (23.87%) WAN
18 174 (23.74%) DHCP
19 173 (23.60%) LAN
20 161 (21.96%) Exchange Server 2013
20 161 (21.96%) Data Centre
21 159 (21.69%) SQL
21 159 (21.69%) Citrix
22 154 (21.01%) ITIL
23 149 (20.33%) SQL Server
24 148 (20.19%) Windows Server 2003
25 138 (18.83%) HP
26 133 (18.14%) Microsoft Certification
27 114 (15.55%) TCP/IP

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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
1 298 (40.65%) MS Exchange
2 218 (29.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 161 (21.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 76 (10.37%) SharePoint
5 62 (8.46%) IIS
6 60 (8.19%) Exchange Server 2007
7 50 (6.82%) Skype for Business
8 33 (4.50%) Apache
8 33 (4.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 27 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2003
9 27 (3.68%) SharePoint 2010
9 27 (3.68%) SharePoint 2013
10 18 (2.46%) Tomcat
11 9 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (0.82%) nginx
13 5 (0.68%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.27%) Alfresco
15 1 (0.14%) Confluence
15 1 (0.14%) MS Project Server
15 1 (0.14%) uWSGI
Applications
1 217 (29.60%) MS Excel
2 87 (11.87%) MS Office
3 12 (1.64%) InfoPath
4 6 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.55%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.27%) MS Project
7 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.14%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 65 (8.87%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (8.05%) Office 365
3 44 (6.00%) IaaS
4 36 (4.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 23 (3.14%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (1.91%) SaaS
7 12 (1.64%) PaaS
8 10 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.82%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.41%) Rackspace Cloud
10 3 (0.41%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.14%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.14%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 291 (39.70%) Firewall
2 251 (34.24%) SAN
3 248 (33.83%) DNS
4 175 (23.87%) WAN
5 174 (23.74%) DHCP
6 173 (23.60%) LAN
7 114 (15.55%) TCP/IP
8 98 (13.37%) NAS
9 79 (10.78%) VPN
10 65 (8.87%) VLAN
11 48 (6.55%) iSCSI
12 41 (5.59%) Fibre Channel
13 40 (5.46%) SSL
14 30 (4.09%) Cisco ASA
15 28 (3.82%) Network Security
16 27 (3.68%) Wireless
17 22 (3.00%) Cisco IOS
18 21 (2.86%) BGP
19 20 (2.73%) Cisco Nexus
19 20 (2.73%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (20.33%) SQL Server
2 55 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (4.50%) MySQL
4 30 (4.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (2.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (1.50%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (0.82%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.41%) Big Data
10 2 (0.27%) Navicat
10 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.14%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.14%) MS Access
11 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (1.91%) Visual Studio
2 12 (1.64%) Git (software)
3 7 (0.95%) Subversion
4 4 (0.55%) Ant
4 4 (0.55%) Gradle
4 4 (0.55%) Maven
5 3 (0.41%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.41%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.41%) WinDbg
6 1 (0.14%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.14%) JIRA
6 1 (0.14%) MSI
6 1 (0.14%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.14%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 108 (14.73%) Finance
2 33 (4.50%) Telecoms
3 17 (2.32%) Manufacturing
4 16 (2.18%) Banking
5 13 (1.77%) Advertising
6 12 (1.64%) Games
6 12 (1.64%) Legal
6 12 (1.64%) Retail
7 9 (1.23%) Marketing
8 8 (1.09%) Electronics
9 5 (0.68%) Local Government
10 2 (0.27%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.27%) French Language
10 2 (0.27%) Front Office
10 2 (0.27%) German Language
10 2 (0.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 162 (22.10%) Support Engineer
2 144 (19.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 135 (18.42%) VMware Engineer
4 86 (11.73%) Administrator
5 75 (10.23%) Analyst
6 74 (10.10%) IT Engineer
7 70 (9.55%) Linux Engineer
8 67 (9.14%) Windows Engineer
9 65 (8.87%) Systems Administrator
10 61 (8.32%) Senior IT Support
10 61 (8.32%) Systems Engineer
11 57 (7.78%) Senior Support Engineer
12 53 (7.23%) Exchange Engineer
12 53 (7.23%) Technical Support
13 52 (7.09%) 3rd Line Support
13 52 (7.09%) IT Support
13 52 (7.09%) Technical Engineer
14 49 (6.68%) VMware Support Engineer
15 46 (6.28%) Technical Support Engineer
16 45 (6.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (6.00%) .NET
2 32 (4.37%) ASP.NET
3 23 (3.14%) LAMP
4 22 (3.00%) Web Services
5 17 (2.32%) HTML
6 14 (1.91%) jQuery
7 12 (1.64%) Ajax
7 12 (1.64%) CSS
7 12 (1.64%) HTML5
7 12 (1.64%) XHTML
8 7 (0.95%) LEMP Stack
8 7 (0.95%) MSMQ
9 5 (0.68%) COM
10 3 (0.41%) 802.1X
10 3 (0.41%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (0.41%) MAPI
10 3 (0.41%) Middleware
11 2 (0.27%) LAPP Stack
11 2 (0.27%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (0.27%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 161 (21.96%) Data Centre
2 64 (8.73%) Clustering
3 54 (7.37%) Replication
4 48 (6.55%) EMC VNX
5 44 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
6 38 (5.18%) Blackberry
7 35 (4.77%) PKI
8 23 (3.14%) EMC VMAX
9 22 (3.00%) Client/Server
10 20 (2.73%) User Experience
11 18 (2.46%) Driving Licence
12 15 (2.05%) Symmetrix
13 13 (1.77%) Hybrid Cloud
13 13 (1.77%) VCE vBlock
14 12 (1.64%) EMC VNXe
14 12 (1.64%) EqualLogic
15 10 (1.36%) Computer Science
15 10 (1.36%) Digital Media
15 10 (1.36%) HP StoreVirtual
15 10 (1.36%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 577 (78.72%) Windows
2 390 (53.21%) Windows Server
3 354 (48.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 289 (39.43%) Linux
5 282 (38.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 148 (20.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 75 (10.23%) Windows 7
8 65 (8.87%) Unix
9 59 (8.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 33 (4.50%) Windows 8
11 32 (4.37%) CentOS
12 24 (3.27%) Mac OS X
13 19 (2.59%) Ubuntu
14 16 (2.18%) Solaris
14 16 (2.18%) Windows 10
15 14 (1.91%) Windows XP
16 10 (1.36%) Data ONTAP
16 10 (1.36%) SUSE
16 10 (1.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 9 (1.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (21.01%) ITIL
2 99 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
3 49 (6.68%) Load Balancing
4 48 (6.55%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (6.14%) DevOps
6 44 (6.00%) High Availability
7 42 (5.73%) Change Management
8 39 (5.32%) Capacity Planning
9 34 (4.64%) Problem Management
10 29 (3.96%) Configuration Management
10 29 (3.96%) Mentoring
11 28 (3.82%) Migration
12 22 (3.00%) Project Management
13 18 (2.46%) Open Source
13 18 (2.46%) Service Management
14 16 (2.18%) Network Management
14 16 (2.18%) Performance Tuning
15 15 (2.05%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (2.05%) Data Security
16 14 (1.91%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 159 (21.69%) SQL
2 97 (13.23%) PowerShell
3 61 (8.32%) Bash Shell
4 54 (7.37%) Perl
5 46 (6.28%) Python
6 25 (3.41%) Ruby
7 22 (3.00%) PHP
8 20 (2.73%) C#
8 20 (2.73%) Java
9 16 (2.18%) Shell Script
10 13 (1.77%) JavaScript
11 12 (1.64%) Korn
12 10 (1.36%) VBA
13 5 (0.68%) R
14 4 (0.55%) C
15 3 (0.41%) VB
15 3 (0.41%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 133 (18.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 95 (12.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 78 (10.64%) MCSE
4 68 (9.28%) Degree
5 60 (8.19%) CCNA
5 60 (8.19%) Cisco Certification
6 46 (6.28%) MCSA
7 30 (4.09%) Security Cleared
8 21 (2.86%) CCNP
9 17 (2.32%) VCP5
10 16 (2.18%) MCP
11 15 (2.05%) SC Cleared
12 14 (1.91%) MCTS
13 13 (1.77%) DV Cleared
13 13 (1.77%) VCAP
14 10 (1.36%) ACMT
15 9 (1.23%) CCA
15 9 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
16 6 (0.82%) CCSA
16 6 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (8.59%) SLA
2 20 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (2.59%) QA
4 16 (2.18%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.14%) FISMA
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.14%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 452 (61.66%) Active Directory
2 397 (54.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 208 (28.38%) vSphere
4 108 (14.73%) VMware ESX
5 105 (14.32%) Hyper-V
6 71 (9.69%) XenApp
7 39 (5.32%) Terminal Services
8 34 (4.64%) XenDesktop
9 32 (4.37%) NFS
10 23 (3.14%) vCloud
11 19 (2.59%) Firmware
12 18 (2.46%) Xen
13 15 (2.05%) Docker
13 15 (2.05%) Microsoft App-V
14 11 (1.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 9 (1.23%) DFS Replication
15 9 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
15 9 (1.23%) XenServer
16 5 (0.68%) VirtualBox
17 4 (0.55%) KVM
Systems Management
1 92 (12.55%) SCCM
2 71 (9.69%) WSUS
3 58 (7.91%) Puppet
4 37 (5.05%) Backup Exec
5 36 (4.91%) Nagios
6 34 (4.64%) SCOM
7 29 (3.96%) vMotion
8 28 (3.82%) HP Data Protector
9 24 (3.27%) Opscode Chef
10 19 (2.59%) Ansible
11 17 (2.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 16 (2.18%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 15 (2.05%) SCVMM
14 13 (1.77%) CFEngine
15 11 (1.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 9 (1.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 9 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
16 9 (1.23%) SCOrch
17 8 (1.09%) SCDPM
17 8 (1.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 692 (94.41%) VMware
2 397 (54.16%) Microsoft
3 258 (35.20%) Cisco
4 159 (21.69%) Citrix
5 138 (18.83%) HP
6 99 (13.51%) EMC
7 96 (13.10%) NetApp
8 86 (11.73%) Red Hat
8 86 (11.73%) Veeam
9 73 (9.96%) Dell
10 58 (7.91%) Symantec
11 48 (6.55%) Juniper
12 42 (5.73%) Apple
13 29 (3.96%) SonicWALL
14 27 (3.68%) CheckPoint
14 27 (3.68%) IBM
15 25 (3.41%) 3PAR
16 24 (3.27%) Oracle
17 18 (2.46%) Sophos
18 14 (1.91%) CommVault
City, London
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum Competitive Salary & Generous Benefi
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary & Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum Competitive Salary & Generous Benefi
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 (Plus EXCELLENT package!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 (Plus EXCELLENT package!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 (Plus EXCELLENT package!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 (Plus EXCELLENT package!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 (Plus EXCELLENT package!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum plus IT training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus on call and additional benefits
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Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
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Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
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Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum
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Crawley, West Sussex
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Salary: £38000 per annum
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Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
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Essex
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Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
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