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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 535 502 463
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -39
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 422 489 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.41% 0.45%
As % of the System Software category 3.23% 4.02% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 359 378 408
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £28,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-11.90% +12.00%

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
13082 12177 10836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.79% 10.19% 9.79%
Number of salaries quoted 10719 10214 9057
Average salary £41,500 £41,500 £41,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,625 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.36% -0.93%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 -12 412 £42,500 - 48
London +67 218 £47,500 +5.55% 15
South East -17 86 £42,500 -5.55% 13
City of London +54 40 £47,500 +3.82% 5
East of England -7 37 £32,500 -7.14% 7
Hampshire +11 28 £44,000 -2.22% 1
Hertfordshire +3 26 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Yorkshire -34 25 £34,500 +18.96% 2
Surrey +14 21 £45,000 -5.26% 3
South West -3 20 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Berkshire -48 16 £36,000 -14.28% 1
Portsmouth +16 15 £44,500 -
North West +18 14 £42,500 +3.03% 5
South Yorkshire +3 13 £35,000 +20.68%
Sheffield +8 12 - -
Bristol +7 12 £40,000 -6.97% 1
Manchester +3 11 £41,250 - 4
Reading -9 10 £34,500 -13.75%
West Yorkshire -33 10 £36,000 +4.34% 2
Kent - 10 £30,000 - 1
Essex +15 9 £30,000 -29.41%
Chessington -2 9 £24,000 +12.94%
Gloucestershire -17 8 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Stansted - 8 £30,000 -
Brentwood - 8 £46,250 -
Cheltenham +10 6 £23,000 -26.98% 1
Guildford +8 6 £38,500 -35.83%
Wales -3 6 £37,000 -7.50%
South Wales -7 6 £37,000 -7.50%
West Midlands -22 6 £31,000 -11.42% 2

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 877 (95.02%) VMware
2 754 (81.69%) Windows
3 612 (66.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 536 (58.07%) Microsoft
5 504 (54.60%) Active Directory
6 448 (48.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 412 (44.64%) SAN
8 342 (37.05%) Cisco
9 334 (36.19%) DNS
10 314 (34.02%) MS Exchange
11 307 (33.26%) Citrix
12 302 (32.72%) Linux
13 293 (31.74%) SQL Server
14 291 (31.53%) vSphere
15 288 (31.20%) Windows Server 2012
16 279 (30.23%) Firewall
17 275 (29.79%) Windows Server 2003
18 264 (28.60%) Microsoft Certification
19 242 (26.22%) MS Excel
20 230 (24.92%) TCP/IP
21 220 (23.84%) PowerShell
22 217 (23.51%) Hyper-V
23 203 (21.99%) DHCP
24 201 (21.78%) ITIL
25 199 (21.56%) HP
26 193 (20.91%) SCCM
27 188 (20.37%) Exchange Server 2010
28 177 (19.18%) MS Office
29 173 (18.74%) SQL
29 173 (18.74%) MCSE

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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
1 314 (34.02%) MS Exchange
2 188 (20.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 168 (18.20%) IIS
4 148 (16.03%) SharePoint
5 130 (14.08%) Lync
6 128 (13.87%) Exchange Server 2007
7 77 (8.34%) Exchange Server 2013
8 73 (7.91%) SharePoint 2013
9 71 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
10 63 (6.83%) Apache
11 58 (6.28%) SharePoint 2010
12 46 (4.98%) nginx
13 37 (4.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 30 (3.25%) Tomcat
15 25 (2.71%) Elasticsearch
16 24 (2.60%) Office Communications Server
17 14 (1.52%) MS Project Server
18 9 (0.98%) JBoss
18 9 (0.98%) IBM Notes
19 6 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 242 (26.22%) MS Excel
2 177 (19.18%) MS Office
3 19 (2.06%) InfoPath
4 15 (1.63%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 26 (2.82%) Dynamics GP
2 17 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.98%) Sophis RISQUE
4 7 (0.76%) Maximo
5 2 (0.22%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.11%) MetaTrader
6 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 102 (11.05%) Office 365
2 66 (7.15%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (5.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
5 35 (3.79%) SaaS
6 28 (3.03%) IaaS
7 9 (0.98%) Mimecast
7 9 (0.98%) GitHub
8 7 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.65%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.43%) PaaS
11 3 (0.33%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.33%) Rackspace Cloud
11 3 (0.33%) Route 53
12 2 (0.22%) Heroku
12 2 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 412 (44.64%) SAN
2 334 (36.19%) DNS
3 279 (30.23%) Firewall
4 230 (24.92%) TCP/IP
5 203 (21.99%) DHCP
6 137 (14.84%) WAN
7 109 (11.81%) LAN
8 105 (11.38%) VLAN
9 100 (10.83%) VPN
10 88 (9.53%) Internet
11 84 (9.10%) iSCSI
12 79 (8.56%) NAS
13 50 (5.42%) VoIP
14 46 (4.98%) Cisco ASA
15 42 (4.55%) Wireless
16 38 (4.12%) MPLS
17 37 (4.01%) NetScaler
18 35 (3.79%) SMTP
19 32 (3.47%) SSL
19 32 (3.47%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 293 (31.74%) SQL Server
2 120 (13.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 93 (10.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 75 (8.13%) MySQL
5 40 (4.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 29 (3.14%) Oracle Database
7 28 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
8 25 (2.71%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.33%) Big Data
11 2 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.22%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.22%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.22%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (0.11%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.11%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.11%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 40 (4.33%) Git (software)
2 36 (3.90%) Jenkins
3 31 (3.36%) Artifactory
4 26 (2.82%) TeamCity
5 19 (2.06%) Visual Studio
6 14 (1.52%) JIRA
7 9 (0.98%) Ant
7 9 (0.98%) Subversion
8 8 (0.87%) Maven
8 8 (0.87%) Mercurial
9 7 (0.76%) Hudson
10 6 (0.65%) CruiseControl
11 4 (0.43%) MSI
12 2 (0.22%) Bugzilla
12 2 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.11%) Psake
13 1 (0.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 139 (15.06%) Finance
2 43 (4.66%) Back Office
3 40 (4.33%) Telecoms
4 33 (3.58%) Banking
5 21 (2.28%) Games
5 21 (2.28%) Marketing
6 19 (2.06%) Advertising
7 15 (1.63%) Retail
8 9 (0.98%) Manufacturing
8 9 (0.98%) Aerospace
9 8 (0.87%) Electronics
10 7 (0.76%) Military
11 5 (0.54%) Front Office
11 5 (0.54%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.43%) Publishing
13 3 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.22%) Law
14 2 (0.22%) Legal
15 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.11%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 130 (14.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 101 (10.94%) Support Engineer
3 100 (10.83%) Analyst
4 89 (9.64%) Administrator
5 72 (7.80%) Systems Administrator
6 66 (7.15%) Systems Engineer
7 61 (6.61%) Network Engineer
8 42 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
8 42 (4.55%) Support Analyst
8 42 (4.55%) Server Engineer
9 41 (4.44%) Technical Support
10 40 (4.33%) Technical Engineer
11 39 (4.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 39 (4.23%) Consultant
12 32 (3.47%) Senior Support Engineer
13 31 (3.36%) VMware Engineer
14 29 (3.14%) DevOps Engineer
15 28 (3.03%) Technical Support Engineer
15 28 (3.03%) Operations Engineer
16 27 (2.93%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (7.80%) .NET
2 23 (2.49%) HTML
3 22 (2.38%) Web Services
4 20 (2.17%) CSS
4 20 (2.17%) jQuery
5 19 (2.06%) HTML5
5 19 (2.06%) Ajax
5 19 (2.06%) ASP.NET
5 19 (2.06%) XHTML
6 11 (1.19%) SAML
7 10 (1.08%) COM
8 8 (0.87%) MAPI
9 6 (0.65%) LAMP
9 6 (0.65%) XML
10 5 (0.54%) J2EE
10 5 (0.54%) .NET Framework
10 5 (0.54%) FIX Protocol
11 4 (0.43%) JSP
12 2 (0.22%) SAP Basis
12 2 (0.22%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 128 (13.87%) Clustering
2 89 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (7.37%) Replication
4 67 (7.26%) Blackberry
5 32 (3.47%) Mobile App
6 30 (3.25%) EqualLogic
7 27 (2.93%) Public Cloud
8 24 (2.60%) User Experience
9 23 (2.49%) Management Information System
10 21 (2.28%) iPhone
11 17 (1.84%) Fat Client
11 17 (1.84%) Thin Client
12 16 (1.73%) Computer Science
13 15 (1.63%) PDA
14 11 (1.19%) CLARiiON
15 10 (1.08%) Mathematics
16 9 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
16 9 (0.98%) Hedge funds
17 7 (0.76%) Private Cloud
17 7 (0.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 754 (81.69%) Windows
2 448 (48.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 302 (32.72%) Linux
4 288 (31.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 275 (29.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 98 (10.62%) Windows 7
7 82 (8.88%) Windows XP
8 74 (8.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 68 (7.37%) UNIX
10 67 (7.26%) Windows 8
11 54 (5.85%) CentOS
12 26 (2.82%) Android
13 25 (2.71%) Windows Vista
14 22 (2.38%) Mac OS X
14 22 (2.38%) SUSE
15 19 (2.06%) Windows 2000
16 18 (1.95%) Mac OS
17 14 (1.52%) Ubuntu
17 14 (1.52%) Solaris
18 13 (1.41%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (21.78%) ITIL
2 78 (8.45%) Migration
3 67 (7.26%) Change Management
4 66 (7.15%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (5.42%) Disaster Recovery
6 49 (5.31%) DevOps
7 45 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 45 (4.88%) Problem Management
8 44 (4.77%) Change Control
9 43 (4.66%) E-Commerce
10 41 (4.44%) Load Balancing
11 37 (4.01%) Project Management
12 30 (3.25%) Configuration Management
12 30 (3.25%) Mentoring
13 29 (3.14%) CRM
14 28 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
15 27 (2.93%) Software Deployment
15 27 (2.93%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (2.82%) Continuous Delivery
16 26 (2.82%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 220 (23.84%) PowerShell
2 173 (18.74%) SQL
3 56 (6.07%) C#
4 40 (4.33%) Shell Script
5 38 (4.12%) Perl
6 36 (3.90%) Ruby
7 32 (3.47%) Bash Shell
8 31 (3.36%) PHP
9 29 (3.14%) VBScript
10 27 (2.93%) Python
11 26 (2.82%) Java
11 26 (2.82%) JavaScript
12 18 (1.95%) C
13 17 (1.84%) VB
14 6 (0.65%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.54%) R
16 4 (0.43%) C++
17 2 (0.22%) AWK
17 2 (0.22%) ABAP
17 2 (0.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 264 (28.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 173 (18.74%) MCSE
3 143 (15.49%) Cisco Certification
4 136 (14.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 115 (12.46%) Degree
6 97 (10.51%) CCNA
7 93 (10.08%) MCITP
8 66 (7.15%) Security Cleared
9 65 (7.04%) MCSA
10 59 (6.39%) CCNP
11 49 (5.31%) MCP
12 36 (3.90%) DV Cleared
13 34 (3.68%) SC Cleared
14 32 (3.47%) Citrix Certification
14 32 (3.47%) VCP5
15 26 (2.82%) CCA
16 25 (2.71%) AWS Certification
17 21 (2.28%) JNCIA
17 21 (2.28%) RHCE
18 13 (1.41%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (13.22%) SLA
2 41 (4.44%) PCI DSS
3 39 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (2.71%) FISMA
5 9 (0.98%) QA
6 7 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.43%) HL7
7 4 (0.43%) DICOM
8 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 612 (66.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 504 (54.60%) Active Directory
3 291 (31.53%) vSphere
4 217 (23.51%) Hyper-V
5 169 (18.31%) VMware ESX
6 158 (17.12%) XenApp
7 107 (11.59%) XenDesktop
8 29 (3.14%) XenServer
9 28 (3.03%) vCloud
10 27 (2.93%) Xen
11 25 (2.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 23 (2.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 18 (1.95%) Postfix
13 18 (1.95%) Sendmail
14 16 (1.73%) NFS
15 14 (1.52%) Terminal Services
16 12 (1.30%) VMware Workstation
16 12 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
17 11 (1.19%) VMware Server
18 9 (0.98%) iptables
Systems Management
1 193 (20.91%) SCCM
2 134 (14.52%) SCOM
3 75 (8.13%) Backup Exec
4 74 (8.02%) Puppet
5 64 (6.93%) Nagios
6 55 (5.96%) Opscode Chef
7 37 (4.01%) ZABBIX
7 37 (4.01%) SCVMM
8 35 (3.79%) Graphite
9 31 (3.36%) Norton AntiVirus
10 30 (3.25%) WSUS
11 26 (2.82%) logstash
12 25 (2.71%) Vagrant
12 25 (2.71%) Kibana
12 25 (2.71%) vMotion
12 25 (2.71%) NetBackup
13 24 (2.60%) Opsview
14 21 (2.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 21 (2.28%) Tivoli
15 17 (1.84%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 877 (95.02%) VMware
2 536 (58.07%) Microsoft
3 342 (37.05%) Cisco
4 307 (33.26%) Citrix
5 199 (21.56%) HP
6 112 (12.13%) Dell
6 112 (12.13%) Red Hat
7 100 (10.83%) Symantec
8 83 (8.99%) Veeam
9 76 (8.23%) NetApp
10 71 (7.69%) Oracle
11 64 (6.93%) Juniper
12 59 (6.39%) EMC
13 56 (6.07%) CommVault
14 41 (4.44%) Websense
15 35 (3.79%) Apple
16 33 (3.58%) CheckPoint
17 31 (3.36%) Splunk
18 30 (3.25%) IBM
19 29 (3.14%) New Relic
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet
Posted: 7 hours ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Cathcart Associates Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 20% bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Godalming, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum To 55,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Working Environment
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus Mileage Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Robert Half
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Healthcare + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago