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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 490 503 493
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 464 440 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.41% 0.40%
As % of the System Software category 3.57% 4.04% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 384 335 379
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £41,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-10.30% +10.00%

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
13004 10882 10560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.15% 10.17% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 10851 8989 8833
Average salary £40,500 £42,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +27 459 £40,000 -5.88% 58
London +74 235 £42,500 -5.55% 17
South East -27 105 £38,250 -10.00% 14
City of London +35 45 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Hampshire 0 36 £38,500 -13.48% 3
East of England -4 31 £32,500 -7.14% 5
West Midlands -5 26 £30,500 -41.90% 1
South West +1 25 £38,000 -15.55% 14
Berkshire -20 25 £34,750 -0.71% 3
Yorkshire -58 20 £27,500 -21.42% 2
Surrey +6 19 £45,000 +9.09% 4
Hertfordshire -2 16 £32,500 -17.72% 5
Birmingham -1 14 £32,500 -45.83%
Reading -6 13 £34,250 -14.37% 1
Hook - 12 - - 1
South Yorkshire -1 10 - -
Sheffield -3 10 - -
Portsmouth -16 10 £44,250 -0.56% 1
Kent - 10 £37,500 - 1
Croydon +15 9 £30,000 -26.38%
West Sussex +8 9 £42,500 -29.16%
Gloucestershire -1 9 £28,000 -30.00% 6
North West -10 9 £38,250 +34.21% 4
Bedfordshire +19 8 £40,000 -33.33%
Manchester +4 8 £37,500 +31.57% 3
Wiltshire +2 8 £38,000 -36.66%
Bristol -1 8 £40,000 -6.97% 4
Cheltenham -1 8 £28,000 -22.75% 3
Maidstone - 8 £37,500 - 1
East Midlands +28 7 £37,750 +7.85%

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 963 (95.63%) VMware
2 798 (79.25%) Windows
3 674 (66.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 546 (54.22%) Microsoft
5 496 (49.26%) Active Directory
6 459 (45.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 428 (42.50%) SAN
8 394 (39.13%) Cisco
9 372 (36.94%) DNS
10 367 (36.44%) vSphere
11 343 (34.06%) Linux
12 330 (32.77%) Citrix
13 325 (32.27%) Firewall
14 317 (31.48%) MS Exchange
15 278 (27.61%) Microsoft Certification
16 277 (27.51%) Windows Server 2003
17 272 (27.01%) SQL Server
18 250 (24.83%) Windows Server 2012
19 244 (24.23%) PowerShell
19 244 (24.23%) TCP/IP
20 242 (24.03%) MS Excel
21 223 (22.14%) HP
22 220 (21.85%) DHCP
23 206 (20.46%) Hyper-V
24 198 (19.66%) ITIL
24 198 (19.66%) SQL
25 197 (19.56%) IIS
26 191 (18.97%) SCCM
27 177 (17.58%) MCSE
28 173 (17.18%) Exchange Server 2010

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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
1 317 (31.48%) MS Exchange
2 197 (19.56%) IIS
3 173 (17.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 153 (15.19%) SharePoint
5 139 (13.80%) Lync
6 137 (13.60%) Exchange Server 2007
7 88 (8.74%) Apache
8 76 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2013
9 68 (6.75%) SharePoint 2013
10 55 (5.46%) SharePoint 2010
11 52 (5.16%) Exchange Server 2003
12 43 (4.27%) nginx
13 32 (3.18%) Tomcat
14 22 (2.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 22 (2.18%) Office Communications Server
15 21 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
16 15 (1.49%) MS Project Server
17 10 (0.99%) JBoss
17 10 (0.99%) IBM Notes
18 5 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 242 (24.03%) MS Excel
2 172 (17.08%) MS Office
3 27 (2.68%) InfoPath
4 24 (2.38%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 23 (2.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.89%) Dynamics GP
3 9 (0.89%) Maximo
4 3 (0.30%) Sophis RISQUE
4 3 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.20%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.099%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.099%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 70 (6.95%) Office 365
2 32 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (3.18%) SaaS
3 29 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
4 28 (2.78%) IaaS
5 16 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.40%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.30%) PaaS
8 3 (0.30%) Rackspace Cloud
8 3 (0.30%) Route 53
8 3 (0.30%) GitHub
9 2 (0.20%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.20%) Heroku
10 1 (0.099%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 428 (42.50%) SAN
2 372 (36.94%) DNS
3 325 (32.27%) Firewall
4 244 (24.23%) TCP/IP
5 220 (21.85%) DHCP
6 163 (16.19%) WAN
7 141 (14.00%) LAN
8 134 (13.31%) VPN
9 100 (9.93%) VLAN
10 94 (9.33%) Internet
11 82 (8.14%) iSCSI
12 79 (7.85%) NAS
13 69 (6.85%) MPLS
14 64 (6.36%) Cisco ASA
15 53 (5.26%) Wireless
16 47 (4.67%) SMTP
17 46 (4.57%) BGP
18 40 (3.97%) OSPF
18 40 (3.97%) Cisco IOS
19 39 (3.87%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (27.01%) SQL Server
2 105 (10.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 78 (7.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 69 (6.85%) MySQL
5 39 (3.87%) SQL Server 2005
6 28 (2.78%) Oracle Database
7 24 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 21 (2.09%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.20%) SAP BW
12 2 (0.20%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.099%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 36 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 32 (3.18%) Git (software)
3 27 (2.68%) Visual Studio
4 22 (2.18%) TeamCity
5 11 (1.09%) Subversion
6 10 (0.99%) Maven
6 10 (0.99%) Ant
6 10 (0.99%) Mercurial
7 9 (0.89%) Hudson
8 8 (0.79%) Artifactory
8 8 (0.79%) CruiseControl
8 8 (0.79%) JIRA
9 3 (0.30%) MSI
10 2 (0.20%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.20%) WebLOAD
10 2 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.099%) Psake
11 1 (0.099%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 158 (15.69%) Finance
2 39 (3.87%) Back Office
2 39 (3.87%) Telecoms
2 39 (3.87%) Banking
3 21 (2.09%) Marketing
4 18 (1.79%) Games
5 17 (1.69%) Retail
6 15 (1.49%) Advertising
6 15 (1.49%) Electronics
6 15 (1.49%) Aerospace
7 8 (0.79%) Financial Institution
8 7 (0.70%) Military
9 6 (0.60%) Law
10 5 (0.50%) Legal
10 5 (0.50%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.50%) Publishing
11 4 (0.40%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.20%) French Language
12 2 (0.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 139 (13.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 117 (11.62%) Support Engineer
3 113 (11.22%) Analyst
4 92 (9.14%) Administrator
5 75 (7.45%) Systems Administrator
5 75 (7.45%) Systems Engineer
6 62 (6.16%) Network Engineer
7 55 (5.46%) Support Analyst
7 55 (5.46%) 3rd Line Support
8 51 (5.06%) Technical Support
9 48 (4.77%) Server Engineer
10 45 (4.47%) Technical Engineer
11 43 (4.27%) Consultant
12 41 (4.07%) VMware Engineer
13 36 (3.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 35 (3.48%) Technical Support Engineer
15 34 (3.38%) Developer
16 31 (3.08%) Senior Support Engineer
17 29 (2.88%) Architect
18 28 (2.78%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (7.45%) .NET
2 32 (3.18%) HTML
3 27 (2.68%) CSS
3 27 (2.68%) ASP.NET
3 27 (2.68%) XHTML
3 27 (2.68%) Ajax
3 27 (2.68%) jQuery
3 27 (2.68%) HTML5
4 24 (2.38%) Web Services
5 11 (1.09%) SAML
6 10 (0.99%) .NET Framework
7 9 (0.89%) SOAP
8 7 (0.70%) XML
8 7 (0.70%) JSON
9 6 (0.60%) LAMP
9 6 (0.60%) J2EE
10 5 (0.50%) COM
10 5 (0.50%) ODBC
10 5 (0.50%) RESTful
11 4 (0.40%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 143 (14.20%) Clustering
2 111 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (6.45%) Replication
3 65 (6.45%) Blackberry
4 32 (3.18%) User Experience
5 30 (2.98%) EqualLogic
6 26 (2.58%) Computer Science
7 24 (2.38%) Management Information System
8 21 (2.09%) Thin Client
8 21 (2.09%) Fat Client
9 19 (1.89%) Mobile App
10 14 (1.39%) CLARiiON
11 11 (1.09%) iPhone
12 10 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
13 9 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
14 8 (0.79%) FMCG
14 8 (0.79%) Mathematics
14 8 (0.79%) PKI
15 7 (0.70%) Handset
15 7 (0.70%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 798 (79.25%) Windows
2 459 (45.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 343 (34.06%) Linux
4 277 (27.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 250 (24.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 112 (11.12%) UNIX
7 106 (10.53%) Windows 7
8 88 (8.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 87 (8.64%) Windows XP
10 57 (5.66%) CentOS
11 56 (5.56%) Windows 8
12 33 (3.28%) SUSE
13 25 (2.48%) Windows Vista
13 25 (2.48%) Solaris
14 23 (2.28%) Android
15 18 (1.79%) Mac OS X
16 15 (1.49%) Windows 2000
17 12 (1.19%) Apple iOS
17 12 (1.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 11 (1.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (19.66%) ITIL
2 78 (7.75%) Migration
3 64 (6.36%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (6.16%) Disaster Recovery
5 58 (5.76%) E-Commerce
6 57 (5.66%) Change Management
7 55 (5.46%) Load Balancing
8 48 (4.77%) User Acceptance Testing
9 46 (4.57%) Project Management
10 44 (4.37%) Problem Management
11 43 (4.27%) CRM
12 39 (3.87%) DevOps
13 38 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
14 29 (2.88%) Change Control
14 29 (2.88%) Workflow
14 29 (2.88%) Service Delivery
15 28 (2.78%) Web Development
16 27 (2.68%) Content Management
16 27 (2.68%) Software Deployment
17 26 (2.58%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 244 (24.23%) PowerShell
2 198 (19.66%) SQL
3 70 (6.95%) Perl
4 61 (6.06%) C#
5 49 (4.87%) Bash Shell
6 44 (4.37%) Shell Script
7 39 (3.87%) Java
8 38 (3.77%) PHP
9 35 (3.48%) JavaScript
10 32 (3.18%) Python
11 27 (2.68%) VBScript
12 26 (2.58%) Ruby
13 15 (1.49%) VB
14 13 (1.29%) C
15 6 (0.60%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.50%) R
17 4 (0.40%) C++
18 2 (0.20%) T-SQL
18 2 (0.20%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 278 (27.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 177 (17.58%) MCSE
3 167 (16.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 136 (13.51%) Degree
5 133 (13.21%) Cisco Certification
6 107 (10.63%) MCITP
7 82 (8.14%) CCNA
8 81 (8.04%) Security Cleared
9 77 (7.65%) MCSA
10 66 (6.55%) CCNP
11 55 (5.46%) MCP
12 47 (4.67%) SC Cleared
13 42 (4.17%) VCP4
14 40 (3.97%) DV Cleared
15 37 (3.67%) VCP5
15 37 (3.67%) Citrix Certification
16 31 (3.08%) CCA
17 23 (2.28%) RHCE
18 21 (2.09%) AWS Certification
19 20 (1.99%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (10.53%) SLA
2 61 (6.06%) PCI DSS
3 40 (3.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (0.89%) QA
6 4 (0.40%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.30%) HL7
7 3 (0.30%) DICOM
7 3 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 674 (66.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 496 (49.26%) Active Directory
3 367 (36.44%) vSphere
4 206 (20.46%) Hyper-V
5 168 (16.68%) VMware ESX
6 166 (16.48%) XenApp
7 110 (10.92%) XenDesktop
8 35 (3.48%) vCloud
9 28 (2.78%) XenServer
10 23 (2.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 22 (2.18%) NFS
11 22 (2.18%) Xen
12 19 (1.89%) Postfix
12 19 (1.89%) Sendmail
13 15 (1.49%) ISA Server
14 14 (1.39%) VMware Workstation
15 12 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
15 12 (1.19%) MetaFrame
15 12 (1.19%) Firmware
15 12 (1.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 191 (18.97%) SCCM
2 133 (13.21%) SCOM
3 56 (5.56%) Backup Exec
4 53 (5.26%) Puppet
5 50 (4.97%) Nagios
6 40 (3.97%) WSUS
7 38 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
8 33 (3.28%) ZABBIX
9 30 (2.98%) NetBackup
10 29 (2.88%) SCVMM
11 28 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
12 26 (2.58%) HP SIM
13 25 (2.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 25 (2.48%) Graphite
14 23 (2.28%) Opsview
15 22 (2.18%) logstash
16 21 (2.09%) Kibana
16 21 (2.09%) Vagrant
16 21 (2.09%) ARCserve
17 17 (1.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 963 (95.63%) VMware
2 546 (54.22%) Microsoft
3 394 (39.13%) Cisco
4 330 (32.77%) Citrix
5 223 (22.14%) HP
6 138 (13.70%) Dell
7 134 (13.31%) Red Hat
8 94 (9.33%) Symantec
9 86 (8.54%) Veeam
10 83 (8.24%) EMC
11 80 (7.94%) Oracle
12 79 (7.85%) NetApp
13 63 (6.26%) Juniper
14 50 (4.97%) Websense
15 42 (4.17%) CommVault
16 38 (3.77%) CheckPoint
17 36 (3.57%) IBM
17 36 (3.57%) F5
18 30 (2.98%) AppSense
19 28 (2.78%) 3PAR
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance + MS Certs (Funded)
Posted: 1 hour ago
Chessington, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £22000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits - on call, pens +
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum To 55,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tring, Hertfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £22000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum +£6,000 bonus, based on your utilisation
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlothian
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus = pension + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Forest Row, East Sussex
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: £28,000 per annum (circa)
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Yorkshire
Qualserv Consulting
Salary: bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Commercial Services Trading Ltd T/A Connect2Staff
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: NEG + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago