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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 446 520 511
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -9
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 581 422 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.39% 0.37%
As % of the System Software category 4.35% 3.67% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 507 338 380
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 £30,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,375 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.06% -

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
13359 11509 11767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.93% 10.51% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11334 9517 10121
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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 19 December 2014 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 19 December 2014. 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 +68 565 £40,000 -10.11% 49
London +93 266 £42,250 -11.05% 18
South East +43 143 £40,750 -4.11% 15
City of London +61 71 £45,000 -14.28% 5
Berkshire +18 44 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Hampshire -1 38 £38,500 -16.75% 12
South West +23 36 £38,000 +8.57% 1
East of England -5 33 £42,500 +39.34% 2
Yorkshire -71 31 £42,000 -1.17% 3
Surrey -1 28 £52,500 +16.66%
West Midlands +7 25 £29,000 -28.39% 5
Reading +11 21 £33,000 -12.00%
West Yorkshire -58 21 £39,500 -7.05% 3
Wiltshire - 19 £40,750 - 1
East Midlands +42 16 £39,000 - 1
North West -2 16 £42,500 +36.00% 4
Slough -2 14 £46,000 -23.33%
Leeds -53 14 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Redhill - 13 £55,000 -
Essex +1 12 £55,000 +46.66%
Dorset - 12 £37,500 -
Poole - 12 £37,500 -
Nottinghamshire +18 11 £41,250 -
Nottingham +17 11 £41,250 -
West Sussex +8 11 £42,500 -29.16%
Birmingham -5 11 £32,500 -23.52% 2
Crawley +10 10 £42,500 -29.16%
Croydon +9 10 £30,000 -25.00%
Manchester -11 10 £40,000 +40.35% 1
Havant - 10 £54,250 -

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1004 (93.92%) VMware
2 838 (78.39%) Windows
3 708 (66.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 533 (49.86%) Microsoft
5 497 (46.49%) Active Directory
6 458 (42.84%) Cisco
7 451 (42.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 421 (39.38%) SAN
9 413 (38.63%) DNS
10 392 (36.67%) vSphere
11 357 (33.40%) Linux
12 340 (31.81%) Firewall
13 330 (30.87%) Citrix
14 304 (28.44%) MS Exchange
15 279 (26.10%) TCP/IP
16 264 (24.70%) Windows Server 2003
17 250 (23.39%) HP
18 248 (23.20%) PowerShell
19 242 (22.64%) ITIL
20 241 (22.54%) SQL Server
21 240 (22.45%) Windows Server 2012
22 239 (22.36%) Microsoft Certification
23 237 (22.17%) DHCP
24 229 (21.42%) MS Excel
25 201 (18.80%) IIS
26 198 (18.52%) SQL
27 196 (18.33%) Hyper-V
28 193 (18.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
29 186 (17.40%) VMware ESX
30 180 (16.84%) WAN

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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
1 304 (28.44%) MS Exchange
2 201 (18.80%) IIS
3 179 (16.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 129 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2007
5 127 (11.88%) SharePoint
6 119 (11.13%) Apache
7 112 (10.48%) Lync
8 85 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2013
9 52 (4.86%) SharePoint 2013
10 45 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2003
11 42 (3.93%) SharePoint 2010
12 36 (3.37%) nginx
13 31 (2.90%) Tomcat
14 15 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
15 14 (1.31%) IBM Notes
16 12 (1.12%) JBoss
16 12 (1.12%) Office Communications Server
17 11 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 7 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
18 7 (0.65%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 229 (21.42%) MS Excel
2 135 (12.63%) MS Office
3 21 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 21 (1.96%) InfoPath
4 16 (1.50%) MS Project
5 2 (0.19%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 25 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.12%) Maximo
3 6 (0.56%) Dynamics GP
3 6 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.37%) Summit
5 1 (0.094%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.094%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 53 (4.96%) Office 365
2 31 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
3 30 (2.81%) IaaS
4 22 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (1.96%) SaaS
6 18 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.19%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.094%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.094%) PaaS
9 1 (0.094%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 421 (39.38%) SAN
2 413 (38.63%) DNS
3 340 (31.81%) Firewall
4 279 (26.10%) TCP/IP
5 237 (22.17%) DHCP
6 180 (16.84%) WAN
7 163 (15.25%) LAN
8 159 (14.87%) VPN
9 129 (12.07%) MPLS
10 101 (9.45%) BGP
11 94 (8.79%) VLAN
12 92 (8.61%) NAS
12 92 (8.61%) OSPF
13 82 (7.67%) Internet
14 76 (7.11%) iSCSI
15 74 (6.92%) Cisco IOS
16 73 (6.83%) SMTP
17 69 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
17 69 (6.45%) EIGRP
18 61 (5.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (22.54%) SQL Server
2 84 (7.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 62 (5.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 60 (5.61%) MySQL
5 26 (2.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 25 (2.34%) Oracle Database
7 17 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
8 15 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.28%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.19%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 30 (2.81%) Jenkins
2 22 (2.06%) Git (software)
3 21 (1.96%) Visual Studio
4 15 (1.40%) TeamCity
5 12 (1.12%) Maven
6 11 (1.03%) Ant
6 11 (1.03%) Mercurial
7 10 (0.94%) Hudson
7 10 (0.94%) CruiseControl
8 9 (0.84%) Artifactory
9 7 (0.65%) Subversion
9 7 (0.65%) JIRA
10 6 (0.56%) WebLOAD
11 5 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.19%) Redmine
12 2 (0.19%) Bugzilla
13 1 (0.094%) MSI
13 1 (0.094%) Psake
General
1 154 (14.41%) Finance
2 40 (3.74%) Back Office
3 31 (2.90%) Banking
4 25 (2.34%) Telecoms
5 16 (1.50%) Games
6 15 (1.40%) Marketing
7 14 (1.31%) Electronics
7 14 (1.31%) Aerospace
8 13 (1.22%) Advertising
9 11 (1.03%) Retail
10 10 (0.94%) Law
11 9 (0.84%) Legal
12 8 (0.75%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.75%) Publishing
13 7 (0.65%) Military
14 6 (0.56%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.47%) French Language
15 5 (0.47%) German Language
15 5 (0.47%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.094%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 163 (15.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 122 (11.41%) Support Engineer
3 89 (8.33%) Analyst
4 81 (7.58%) Administrator
5 79 (7.39%) Systems Engineer
6 74 (6.92%) Network Engineer
6 74 (6.92%) 3rd Line Support
7 58 (5.43%) Systems Administrator
8 56 (5.24%) Server Engineer
9 50 (4.68%) Support Analyst
10 43 (4.02%) VMware Engineer
11 39 (3.65%) Consultant
12 38 (3.55%) Technical Support
13 37 (3.46%) Architect
13 37 (3.46%) Technical Specialist
13 37 (3.46%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 35 (3.27%) VMware Specialist
15 33 (3.09%) IT Support
16 29 (2.71%) Technical Engineer
17 28 (2.62%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (5.05%) .NET
2 30 (2.81%) Web Services
3 27 (2.53%) HTML
4 21 (1.96%) CSS
4 21 (1.96%) ASP.NET
4 21 (1.96%) XHTML
4 21 (1.96%) Ajax
4 21 (1.96%) jQuery
4 21 (1.96%) HTML5
5 10 (0.94%) .NET Framework
6 9 (0.84%) XML
6 9 (0.84%) SOAP
7 8 (0.75%) JSON
8 7 (0.65%) J2EE
9 5 (0.47%) ODBC
9 5 (0.47%) RESTful
10 4 (0.37%) REST
10 4 (0.37%) Flash
10 4 (0.37%) JSP
11 3 (0.28%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 161 (15.06%) Clustering
2 115 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (6.27%) Replication
4 53 (4.96%) Blackberry
5 31 (2.90%) Computer Science
6 26 (2.43%) EqualLogic
7 24 (2.25%) User Experience
8 23 (2.15%) Video Conferencing
9 19 (1.78%) CLARiiON
10 18 (1.68%) Thin Client
10 18 (1.68%) Fat Client
11 17 (1.59%) Management Information System
12 10 (0.94%) Client/Server
12 10 (0.94%) PKI
13 9 (0.84%) Mobile App
14 8 (0.75%) Hedge funds
14 8 (0.75%) e-Health
14 8 (0.75%) FMCG
14 8 (0.75%) Open Source
15 7 (0.65%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 838 (78.39%) Windows
2 451 (42.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 357 (33.40%) Linux
4 264 (24.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 240 (22.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 149 (13.94%) UNIX
7 119 (11.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 117 (10.94%) Windows 7
9 83 (7.76%) Windows XP
10 59 (5.52%) Windows 8
11 52 (4.86%) CentOS
12 30 (2.81%) SUSE
13 21 (1.96%) Mac OS X
14 20 (1.87%) Android
14 20 (1.87%) Solaris
15 15 (1.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 14 (1.31%) Windows Vista
17 13 (1.22%) Windows 2000
18 9 (0.84%) Ubuntu
18 9 (0.84%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (22.64%) ITIL
2 79 (7.39%) E-Commerce
3 75 (7.02%) Load Balancing
4 69 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 60 (5.61%) Change Management
6 52 (4.86%) Migration
7 44 (4.12%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (4.12%) Project Management
8 43 (4.02%) Capacity Planning
9 42 (3.93%) CRM
10 41 (3.84%) Performance Tuning
11 38 (3.55%) User Acceptance Testing
12 37 (3.46%) Problem Management
13 36 (3.37%) DevOps
14 35 (3.27%) Network Management
15 29 (2.71%) Kalman Filter
15 29 (2.71%) Service Delivery
16 28 (2.62%) Business Continuity
17 24 (2.25%) Service Management
18 23 (2.15%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 248 (23.20%) PowerShell
2 198 (18.52%) SQL
3 109 (10.20%) Perl
4 92 (8.61%) Bash Shell
5 77 (7.20%) Java
6 47 (4.40%) C#
7 44 (4.12%) PHP
8 40 (3.74%) Python
9 35 (3.27%) Shell Script
10 31 (2.90%) JavaScript
11 26 (2.43%) VBScript
12 22 (2.06%) Ruby
13 11 (1.03%) C
14 9 (0.84%) VB
15 5 (0.47%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.37%) R
17 3 (0.28%) C++
18 2 (0.19%) T-SQL
18 2 (0.19%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 239 (22.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 193 (18.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 166 (15.53%) Cisco Certification
4 141 (13.19%) MCSE
5 124 (11.60%) CCNA
6 123 (11.51%) Degree
7 108 (10.10%) Security Cleared
8 86 (8.04%) CCNP
9 76 (7.11%) MCITP
10 64 (5.99%) MCSA
11 58 (5.43%) MCP
11 58 (5.43%) SC Cleared
12 43 (4.02%) Citrix Certification
13 38 (3.55%) VCP5
14 36 (3.37%) CCA
15 25 (2.34%) DV Cleared
16 21 (1.96%) RHCE
17 20 (1.87%) JNCIP
17 20 (1.87%) VCAP
18 19 (1.78%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (8.79%) SLA
1 94 (8.79%) PCI DSS
2 48 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (2.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (1.22%) QA
5 4 (0.37%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.094%) HL7
7 1 (0.094%) DICOM
System Software
1 708 (66.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 497 (46.49%) Active Directory
3 392 (36.67%) vSphere
4 196 (18.33%) Hyper-V
5 186 (17.40%) VMware ESX
6 159 (14.87%) XenApp
7 86 (8.04%) XenDesktop
8 50 (4.68%) vCloud
9 34 (3.18%) XenServer
10 29 (2.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 20 (1.87%) KVM
11 20 (1.87%) VMware Server
12 18 (1.68%) Xen
13 17 (1.59%) NFS
13 17 (1.59%) MetaFrame
13 17 (1.59%) ISA Server
13 17 (1.59%) Postfix
13 17 (1.59%) Sendmail
14 13 (1.22%) Firmware
15 12 (1.12%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 144 (13.47%) SCCM
2 84 (7.86%) SCOM
3 55 (5.14%) Puppet
4 54 (5.05%) Backup Exec
5 44 (4.12%) WSUS
6 38 (3.55%) NetBackup
7 35 (3.27%) Nagios
8 34 (3.18%) Opscode Chef
9 27 (2.53%) Norton AntiVirus
10 25 (2.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 23 (2.15%) ARCserve
11 23 (2.15%) ZABBIX
12 21 (1.96%) HP SIM
12 21 (1.96%) Tivoli
13 20 (1.87%) Cacti
14 19 (1.78%) SCOrch
15 17 (1.59%) Zenoss
16 15 (1.40%) Vagrant
16 15 (1.40%) logstash
16 15 (1.40%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1004 (93.92%) VMware
2 533 (49.86%) Microsoft
3 458 (42.84%) Cisco
4 330 (30.87%) Citrix
5 250 (23.39%) HP
6 175 (16.37%) Red Hat
7 137 (12.82%) Dell
8 126 (11.79%) NetApp
9 102 (9.54%) Symantec
10 98 (9.17%) EMC
11 87 (8.14%) Juniper
12 73 (6.83%) Oracle
13 71 (6.64%) Veeam
14 49 (4.58%) IBM
15 46 (4.30%) F5
16 42 (3.93%) Websense
17 38 (3.55%) CheckPoint
18 29 (2.71%) CommVault
18 29 (2.71%) AppSense
19 26 (2.43%) Riverbed
Birmingham
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £47,000 to £50,000 per annum Benefits + Overtime + Bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum £21k basic + pension + healthcare+ f
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spectrum IT
Salary: £31500 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £31500 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 37k per year + Car and Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits - on call, pens +
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum £50,000 - £55,000 per an
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidstone
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago