The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESXi skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESXi over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 507 578 578
Rank change year-on-year
+71 0
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 486 414 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.39% 0.40%
As % of the System Software category 3.98% 3.26% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 418 354 366
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%

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
12214 12693 12661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.39% 11.90% 10.63%
Number of salaries quoted 10348 10486 10726
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing VMware ESXi as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 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
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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +82 460 £45,000 +2.27% 45
London +40 207 £56,600 +19.15% 12
South East +72 143 £43,000 -3.37% 12
Berkshire +56 55 £42,500 +23.18% 4
Surrey +32 49 £45,000 - 2
South West +30 34 £23,000 -41.77% 6
Bracknell - 30 £43,000 -
East of England +18 26 £37,500 +15.38% 2
City of London +43 25 £57,500 +21.05% 4
Hertfordshire +7 20 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Buckinghamshire +31 18 £34,250 +11.38%
Guildford +2 15 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Camberley - 15 £40,000 -
North West +20 14 £35,500 -8.97% 4
Yorkshire -8 14 £37,500 +10.29% 2
Hampshire -9 14 £42,500 -4.49% 3
Cornwall - 14 £22,500 -
Wiltshire +13 13 £42,500 +14.86% 5
Wales +8 12 £37,500 +5.63% 2
South Wales +4 12 £37,500 +5.63% 2
Reading +16 11 £50,000 +47.05% 1
East Midlands +14 11 £29,250 -17.60% 6
West Midlands -9 11 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Redruth - 11 £23,000 -
Essex +4 9 £35,000 +16.66%
West Yorkshire +6 8 £28,500 -18.57%
Manchester -3 8 £35,500 +15.44% 2
Mayfair - 7 £100,000 -
High Wycombe +4 6 £47,500 -
Chippenham -3 6 - -

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT jobs citing VMware ESXi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 842 (95.03%) VMware
2 621 (70.09%) Windows
3 503 (56.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 472 (53.27%) Active Directory
5 454 (51.24%) Windows Server
6 451 (50.90%) Microsoft
7 420 (47.40%) Linux
8 416 (46.95%) Firewall
9 371 (41.87%) Cisco
10 359 (40.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 343 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 326 (36.79%) SAN
13 316 (35.67%) MS Exchange
14 288 (32.51%) DNS
15 264 (29.80%) vSphere
16 229 (25.85%) Exchange Server 2010
17 219 (24.72%) HP
17 219 (24.72%) MS Excel
18 213 (24.04%) Exchange Server 2013
19 197 (22.23%) Citrix
20 189 (21.33%) Windows Server 2003
21 183 (20.65%) SQL Server
22 179 (20.20%) WAN
23 175 (19.75%) LAN
24 171 (19.30%) SQL
25 166 (18.74%) Microsoft Certification
26 163 (18.40%) Data Centre
26 163 (18.40%) ITIL
27 160 (18.06%) Puppet
28 137 (15.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 316 (35.67%) MS Exchange
2 229 (25.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 213 (24.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 85 (9.59%) Apache
5 83 (9.37%) IIS
6 77 (8.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 74 (8.35%) Tomcat
8 59 (6.66%) SharePoint
9 56 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2003
10 37 (4.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 30 (3.39%) Skype for Business
12 23 (2.60%) SharePoint 2010
12 23 (2.60%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (1.02%) nginx
13 9 (1.02%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.23%) Alfresco
15 2 (0.23%) Confluence
15 2 (0.23%) JBoss
15 2 (0.23%) uWSGI
Applications
1 219 (24.72%) MS Excel
2 72 (8.13%) MS Office
3 8 (0.90%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.23%) MS Project
5 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.11%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.11%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 85 (9.59%) Amazon AWS
1 85 (9.59%) Office 365
2 53 (5.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (3.84%) Cloud Computing
4 21 (2.37%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (1.81%) IaaS
6 11 (1.24%) Amazon S3
7 10 (1.13%) SaaS
8 7 (0.79%) PaaS
9 5 (0.56%) Mimecast
9 5 (0.56%) OneDrive
9 5 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.34%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.34%) Rackspace Cloud
11 3 (0.34%) SoftLayer
12 2 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.11%) Dropbox
13 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 416 (46.95%) Firewall
2 326 (36.79%) SAN
3 288 (32.51%) DNS
4 179 (20.20%) WAN
5 175 (19.75%) LAN
6 135 (15.24%) DHCP
7 131 (14.79%) TCP/IP
8 94 (10.61%) VPN
9 81 (9.14%) NAS
10 76 (8.58%) VLAN
11 66 (7.45%) iSCSI
12 54 (6.09%) Fibre Channel
13 39 (4.40%) VoIP
14 35 (3.95%) LDAP
15 34 (3.84%) SMTP
16 32 (3.61%) SSL
17 28 (3.16%) Wireshark
18 27 (3.05%) FTP
18 27 (3.05%) Wireless
19 26 (2.93%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (20.65%) SQL Server
2 96 (10.84%) MySQL
3 65 (7.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 58 (6.55%) MongoDB
5 54 (6.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 33 (3.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 17 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
8 14 (1.58%) Oracle Database
9 6 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.34%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.23%) Big Data
12 2 (0.23%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.23%) Navicat
12 2 (0.23%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.11%) Amazon Redshift
13 1 (0.11%) MS Access
13 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (3.27%) Jenkins
2 18 (2.03%) Subversion
3 16 (1.81%) Git (software)
4 13 (1.47%) Ant
5 12 (1.35%) GCC
6 10 (1.13%) Vagrant
7 8 (0.90%) Visual Studio
8 6 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (0.56%) GitLab
10 4 (0.45%) JIRA
11 2 (0.23%) Maven
11 2 (0.23%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.23%) WinDbg
12 1 (0.11%) Gradle
12 1 (0.11%) Grunt
12 1 (0.11%) gulp
12 1 (0.11%) Hudson
12 1 (0.11%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.11%) webpack
General
1 106 (11.96%) Finance
2 51 (5.76%) Telecoms
3 22 (2.48%) Advertising
3 22 (2.48%) Banking
4 19 (2.14%) Games
4 19 (2.14%) Legal
5 10 (1.13%) Marketing
6 9 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 7 (0.79%) Back Office
7 7 (0.79%) Electronics
8 4 (0.45%) Billing
8 4 (0.45%) Law
9 3 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.23%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.23%) Local Government
10 2 (0.23%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.11%) French Language
11 1 (0.11%) Front Office
11 1 (0.11%) Publishing
11 1 (0.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 199 (22.46%) Support Engineer
2 185 (20.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 166 (18.74%) VMware Engineer
4 114 (12.87%) Linux Engineer
5 106 (11.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 98 (11.06%) Administrator
7 80 (9.03%) Systems Engineer
8 77 (8.69%) 3rd Line Support
9 73 (8.24%) IT Engineer
10 72 (8.13%) Systems Administrator
11 67 (7.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 67 (7.56%) Windows Engineer
12 65 (7.34%) IT Support
13 64 (7.22%) Server Engineer
14 63 (7.11%) Analyst
15 62 (7.00%) DevOps Engineer
16 61 (6.88%) VMware Support Engineer
17 57 (6.43%) Exchange Engineer
18 53 (5.98%) Linux/Unix DevOps
19 50 (5.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (4.06%) .NET
2 35 (3.95%) LAMP
3 21 (2.37%) ASP.NET
4 16 (1.81%) Web Services
5 14 (1.58%) FIX Protocol
6 13 (1.47%) MSMQ
7 12 (1.35%) HTML
8 9 (1.02%) CSS
8 9 (1.02%) HTML5
8 9 (1.02%) XHTML
9 8 (0.90%) 802.1X
9 8 (0.90%) Ajax
9 8 (0.90%) COM
9 8 (0.90%) jQuery
9 8 (0.90%) LEMP Stack
9 8 (0.90%) MAPI
10 5 (0.56%) ELK Stack
11 4 (0.45%) FreeSWITCH
11 4 (0.45%) Sensu
12 2 (0.23%) WSGI
Miscellaneous
1 163 (18.40%) Data Centre
2 63 (7.11%) Replication
3 50 (5.64%) Clustering
4 40 (4.51%) Blackberry
5 39 (4.40%) EMC VNX
6 38 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
7 27 (3.05%) HP StoreVirtual
7 27 (3.05%) VCE vBlock
8 25 (2.82%) Driving Licence
9 23 (2.60%) Smartphone
10 19 (2.14%) EMC VMAX
11 18 (2.03%) IPTV
11 18 (2.03%) Over-the-Top Content
11 18 (2.03%) PKI
12 17 (1.92%) Client/Server
12 17 (1.92%) EMC VNXe
13 15 (1.69%) iPhone
13 15 (1.69%) Public Cloud
14 14 (1.58%) Hybrid Cloud
14 14 (1.58%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 621 (70.09%) Windows
2 454 (51.24%) Windows Server
3 420 (47.40%) Linux
4 359 (40.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 343 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 189 (21.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 115 (12.98%) CentOS
8 97 (10.95%) Unix
9 94 (10.61%) Windows 7
10 76 (8.58%) Ubuntu
11 70 (7.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 60 (6.77%) Windows 10
12 60 (6.77%) Windows 8
13 39 (4.40%) Oracle Linux
14 35 (3.95%) SUSE
15 32 (3.61%) Solaris
16 31 (3.50%) Windows XP
17 30 (3.39%) Windows Vista
18 27 (3.05%) AIX
19 21 (2.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (18.40%) ITIL
2 106 (11.96%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (11.06%) DevOps
4 93 (10.50%) Configuration Management
5 85 (9.59%) Continuous Improvement
6 68 (7.67%) Load Balancing
7 66 (7.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 60 (6.77%) Open Source
9 53 (5.98%) Security Patching
10 39 (4.40%) Capacity Planning
10 39 (4.40%) Migration
11 35 (3.95%) Server Virtualisation
12 32 (3.61%) Problem Management
13 31 (3.50%) Scrum
14 28 (3.16%) Continuous Delivery
14 28 (3.16%) High Availability
15 27 (3.05%) Project Management
16 26 (2.93%) Kalman Filter
16 26 (2.93%) Mentoring
16 26 (2.93%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 171 (19.30%) SQL
2 111 (12.53%) PowerShell
3 108 (12.19%) Bash Shell
4 83 (9.37%) Perl
5 65 (7.34%) Python
6 48 (5.42%) Ruby
7 31 (3.50%) Java
8 22 (2.48%) Shell Script
9 21 (2.37%) PHP
10 12 (1.35%) C
11 10 (1.13%) JavaScript
11 10 (1.13%) Korn
11 10 (1.13%) R
11 10 (1.13%) VB
11 10 (1.13%) VBA
12 9 (1.02%) C#
13 5 (0.56%) VBScript
14 2 (0.23%) AWK
14 2 (0.23%) sed
14 2 (0.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 166 (18.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 137 (15.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 103 (11.63%) MCSE
4 67 (7.56%) MCSA
5 61 (6.88%) Security Cleared
6 57 (6.43%) Cisco Certification
6 57 (6.43%) Degree
7 52 (5.87%) SC Cleared
8 50 (5.64%) CCNA
9 27 (3.05%) MCITP
10 23 (2.60%) CCNP
10 23 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
11 19 (2.14%) A+ Certification
11 19 (2.14%) RHCE
12 18 (2.03%) Network+ Certification
13 14 (1.58%) MCP
13 14 (1.58%) VCP5
14 10 (1.13%) DBS Check
15 9 (1.02%) RHCSA
16 8 (0.90%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (7.56%) SLA
2 30 (3.39%) QA
3 25 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.47%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) SAS 70
System Software
1 503 (56.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 472 (53.27%) Active Directory
3 264 (29.80%) vSphere
4 129 (14.56%) VMware ESX
5 119 (13.43%) Hyper-V
6 116 (13.09%) NFS
7 87 (9.82%) XenApp
8 41 (4.63%) XenDesktop
9 35 (3.95%) vCloud
10 31 (3.50%) XenServer
11 29 (3.27%) Terminal Services
12 20 (2.26%) Docker
13 17 (1.92%) Xen
14 13 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 12 (1.35%) DFS Replication
16 10 (1.13%) Corosync
17 9 (1.02%) KVM
17 9 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
17 9 (1.02%) VMware Server
18 8 (0.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 160 (18.06%) Puppet
2 100 (11.29%) Nagios
3 90 (10.16%) SCCM
4 89 (10.05%) Ansible
5 64 (7.22%) Backup Exec
6 54 (6.09%) WSUS
7 45 (5.08%) vMotion
8 31 (3.50%) NetBackup
9 30 (3.39%) SCOM
10 27 (3.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 23 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
12 22 (2.48%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 21 (2.37%) HAProxy
14 16 (1.81%) Cacti
14 16 (1.81%) Norton AntiVirus
14 16 (1.81%) vRealize
15 15 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
15 15 (1.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 12 (1.35%) HP Data Protector
17 11 (1.24%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 842 (95.03%) VMware
2 451 (50.90%) Microsoft
3 371 (41.87%) Cisco
4 219 (24.72%) HP
5 197 (22.23%) Citrix
6 131 (14.79%) Red Hat
7 104 (11.74%) NetApp
8 83 (9.37%) EMC
9 74 (8.35%) Dell
10 73 (8.24%) Symantec
11 58 (6.55%) Veeam
12 52 (5.87%) Oracle
13 46 (5.19%) IBM
14 45 (5.08%) SonicWALL
15 43 (4.85%) Apple
16 32 (3.61%) 3PAR
16 32 (3.61%) Juniper
17 31 (3.50%) CheckPoint
18 26 (2.93%) WatchGuard
19 22 (2.48%) Intel Security
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Full Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Authentic Recruitment
Salary: £22k - 27k per year + + company vehicle
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
H&R Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000-25,000
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Much Hadham, Hertfordshire
BIT Solutions Limited
Salary: Competitive salary based on experience, skill set and character.
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Based on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
CRL
Salary: Benefits Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Training Budget
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £48000 - £50000 Per Annum +Oncall +Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £38000 - £41000 Per Annum +Oncall +Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Much Hadham, Hertfordshire
Zitko Consulting
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Capita plc
Salary: £Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Hiring People
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + On call allowance + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Guildford
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Berkshire
iKonnect Global Solutions
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Resource Management
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Corsham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Liverpool
Networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 20 days ago
Corsham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol, South West
Boeing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000.0000 - £65000.0000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spinnaker Red
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum and Fantastic Benefits, inc. Healthc
Posted: 26 days ago
Bury
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago