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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 640 619 551
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -68
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 277 366 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.33% 0.43%
As % of the System Software category 2.39% 3.01% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 228 308 373
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -10.71%

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
11569 12146 13033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.15% 11.09% 11.55%
Number of salaries quoted 9698 10157 10756
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
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 -25 255 £42,500 +6.25% 44
South East +29 77 £37,500 -6.25% 16
London -27 62 £60,000 +39.13% 9
Yorkshire +20 40 £40,000 +14.28% 1
West Yorkshire +49 36 £40,000 - 1
East of England +17 29 £42,500 +36.00% 4
Berkshire +24 19 £37,500 -3.84% 3
City of London +35 17 £57,500 +64.28% 3
Buckinghamshire +27 17 £55,000 +120.00% 2
Hampshire +18 17 £35,000 -30.00% 6
South West -1 17 £24,500 -32.87% 8
North West -2 16 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Leeds +28 15 £42,750 +6.87%
Surrey +2 15 £45,000 +8.43% 3
Hertfordshire 0 14 £42,000 +50.00% 2
Reading +19 12 £62,500 +60.25% 2
Manchester -3 12 £55,000 -5.17% 3
Bradford - 12 £40,000 - 1
High Wycombe - 11 £57,500 -
Southampton - 11 £35,000 - 1
Rochdale -4 10 £55,000 -6.77%
Cornwall - 10 £24,500 - 2
Wakefield - 9 £26,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 9 £46,900 - 1
Slough +14 8 £37,000 -1.98% 1
West Midlands -11 8 £31,500 +53.65% 1
Cambridge - 8 £46,900 - 1
Stevenage - 8 £36,000 -
East Midlands +18 7 £33,500 +24.07%
Redruth - 7 £24,500 - 1

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 674 (94.93%) VMware
2 501 (70.56%) Windows
3 455 (64.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 358 (50.42%) Windows Server
5 357 (50.28%) Active Directory
6 330 (46.48%) Cisco
7 316 (44.51%) Microsoft
8 307 (43.24%) Linux
9 294 (41.41%) Firewall
10 284 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 283 (39.86%) Windows Server 2008
12 263 (37.04%) MS Exchange
13 243 (34.23%) SAN
14 206 (29.01%) DNS
15 200 (28.17%) HP
16 178 (25.07%) vSphere
17 174 (24.51%) Citrix
18 170 (23.94%) Exchange Server 2010
19 165 (23.24%) SQL Server
20 161 (22.68%) ITIL
21 144 (20.28%) TCP/IP
22 141 (19.86%) Data Centre
23 139 (19.58%) SQL
24 137 (19.30%) PowerShell
25 125 (17.61%) Hyper-V
26 123 (17.32%) MS Excel
27 119 (16.76%) Red Hat
28 117 (16.48%) Exchange Server 2013
29 111 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
30 107 (15.07%) Finance

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
1 263 (37.04%) MS Exchange
2 170 (23.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 117 (16.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 93 (13.10%) Exchange Server 2007
5 62 (8.73%) Apache
6 43 (6.06%) Tomcat
7 37 (5.21%) IIS
8 33 (4.65%) SharePoint
9 25 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2003
10 21 (2.96%) nginx
11 17 (2.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 15 (2.11%) Skype for Business
13 12 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
14 10 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
15 8 (1.13%) OpenStack
16 5 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
17 4 (0.56%) CMS
17 4 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
18 3 (0.42%) ArcGIS
19 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 123 (17.32%) MS Excel
2 57 (8.03%) MS Office
3 3 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.70%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.14%) Misys Opics
Cloud Services
1 92 (12.96%) Office 365
2 91 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
3 78 (10.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (4.37%) Cloud Computing
5 29 (4.08%) SaaS
6 19 (2.68%) PaaS
7 16 (2.25%) IaaS
8 14 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (1.97%) Amazon S3
9 12 (1.69%) OpenShift
10 8 (1.13%) Azure Active Directory
10 8 (1.13%) OneDrive
11 5 (0.70%) Dropbox
12 3 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.42%) Mimecast
12 3 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
14 1 (0.14%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 294 (41.41%) Firewall
2 243 (34.23%) SAN
3 206 (29.01%) DNS
4 144 (20.28%) TCP/IP
5 106 (14.93%) DHCP
6 105 (14.79%) LAN
7 101 (14.23%) WAN
8 95 (13.38%) VPN
9 56 (7.89%) NAS
10 43 (6.06%) iSCSI
11 42 (5.92%) FTP
12 41 (5.77%) VLAN
13 37 (5.21%) VoIP
14 35 (4.93%) Fibre Channel
15 31 (4.37%) LDAP
15 31 (4.37%) SMTP
16 29 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
16 29 (4.08%) Wireless
17 28 (3.94%) SSH
18 27 (3.80%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (23.24%) SQL Server
2 80 (11.27%) MySQL
3 54 (7.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 40 (5.63%) MongoDB
5 37 (5.21%) SQL Server 2012
6 27 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (2.11%) SQL Server 2014
8 12 (1.69%) Oracle Database
9 10 (1.41%) Amazon Redshift
9 10 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (1.41%) NoSQL
10 7 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.42%) GIS
12 3 (0.42%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.28%) FileMaker
13 2 (0.28%) Oracle Exadata
13 2 (0.28%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.14%) Crystal Reports
14 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 29 (4.08%) Jenkins
2 11 (1.55%) Subversion
3 10 (1.41%) Git (software)
3 10 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (1.13%) Ant
4 8 (1.13%) GCC
5 7 (0.99%) Vagrant
6 4 (0.56%) GitLab
6 4 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.28%) JIRA
9 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.14%) Gradle
9 1 (0.14%) Grunt
9 1 (0.14%) Hudson
9 1 (0.14%) Maven
9 1 (0.14%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.14%) MSI
9 1 (0.14%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.14%) webpack
General
1 107 (15.07%) Finance
2 38 (5.35%) Telecoms
3 19 (2.68%) Law
4 17 (2.39%) French Language
5 16 (2.25%) Marketing
6 15 (2.11%) Legal
6 15 (2.11%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.83%) Advertising
8 12 (1.69%) Back Office
8 12 (1.69%) Electronics
8 12 (1.69%) Games
9 8 (1.13%) Banking
10 6 (0.85%) Online Betting
11 5 (0.70%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.56%) Billing
13 3 (0.42%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.42%) Retail
14 2 (0.28%) Publishing
15 1 (0.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 141 (19.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 115 (16.20%) Support Engineer
3 94 (13.24%) Administrator
4 91 (12.82%) VMware Engineer
5 82 (11.55%) Linux Engineer
6 75 (10.56%) Analyst
7 70 (9.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 67 (9.44%) 3rd Line Support
9 62 (8.73%) Systems Engineer
10 49 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 48 (6.76%) Systems Administrator
12 47 (6.62%) IT Support
13 44 (6.20%) DevOps Engineer
14 43 (6.06%) IT Engineer
15 42 (5.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 42 (5.92%) Server Engineer
16 38 (5.35%) 2nd Line Support
17 37 (5.21%) Infrastructure Support
18 34 (4.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 34 (4.79%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (4.08%) LAMP
2 19 (2.68%) LEMP Stack
3 12 (1.69%) Web Services
4 8 (1.13%) FIX Protocol
5 7 (0.99%) COM
6 6 (0.85%) .NET
6 6 (0.85%) 802.1X
7 5 (0.70%) HTML
7 5 (0.70%) MSMQ
8 4 (0.56%) ELK Stack
9 2 (0.28%) FreeSWITCH
9 2 (0.28%) JSON
9 2 (0.28%) LAPP Stack
9 2 (0.28%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.28%) REST
9 2 (0.28%) Sensu
10 1 (0.14%) Backbone.js
10 1 (0.14%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (0.14%) LESS
10 1 (0.14%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 141 (19.86%) Data Centre
2 54 (7.61%) Clustering
3 44 (6.20%) Replication
4 27 (3.80%) Management Information System
5 21 (2.96%) Driving Licence
6 20 (2.82%) VCE vBlock
7 17 (2.39%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (2.39%) EMC VNX
8 16 (2.25%) Public Cloud
9 14 (1.97%) HP StoreVirtual
10 11 (1.55%) Blackberry
11 10 (1.41%) iPhone
12 8 (1.13%) Client/Server
12 8 (1.13%) PKI
13 7 (0.99%) Fat Client
13 7 (0.99%) Hedge funds
13 7 (0.99%) IPTV
13 7 (0.99%) Over-the-Top Content
13 7 (0.99%) Thin Client
14 6 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 501 (70.56%) Windows
2 358 (50.42%) Windows Server
3 307 (43.24%) Linux
4 284 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 283 (39.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 111 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 103 (14.51%) Windows 7
8 101 (14.23%) CentOS
9 71 (10.00%) Unix
10 66 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 59 (8.31%) Ubuntu
12 53 (7.46%) Windows 10
13 36 (5.07%) Windows 8
14 22 (3.10%) Oracle Linux
15 21 (2.96%) Mac OS X
16 19 (2.68%) Windows 2000 Server
17 17 (2.39%) Fedora
17 17 (2.39%) Windows Vista
18 16 (2.25%) Android
18 16 (2.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (22.68%) ITIL
2 72 (10.14%) DevOps
3 70 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (8.31%) Load Balancing
5 56 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 45 (6.34%) Configuration Management
7 44 (6.20%) Continuous Improvement
8 42 (5.92%) ITIL V3
8 42 (5.92%) Open Source
9 38 (5.35%) Security Patching
10 36 (5.07%) Project Management
10 36 (5.07%) Scrum
11 35 (4.93%) Mentoring
12 33 (4.65%) Migration
13 31 (4.37%) Problem Management
13 31 (4.37%) Root Cause Analysis
13 31 (4.37%) Service Delivery
14 29 (4.08%) Server Building
15 27 (3.80%) Change Management
15 27 (3.80%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 139 (19.58%) SQL
2 137 (19.30%) PowerShell
3 64 (9.01%) Bash Shell
4 61 (8.59%) Perl
5 42 (5.92%) Python
6 36 (5.07%) Ruby
7 30 (4.23%) PHP
8 25 (3.52%) Java
9 18 (2.54%) Shell Script
10 16 (2.25%) VBScript
11 11 (1.55%) C
12 7 (0.99%) VB
13 6 (0.85%) C++
13 6 (0.85%) Tcl
14 5 (0.70%) R
15 1 (0.14%) Groovy
15 1 (0.14%) JavaScript
15 1 (0.14%) Korn
15 1 (0.14%) Scala
15 1 (0.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 103 (14.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 99 (13.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 59 (8.31%) MCSE
4 54 (7.61%) Security Cleared
5 52 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
6 47 (6.62%) MCSA
7 46 (6.48%) SC Cleared
8 45 (6.34%) CCNA
9 33 (4.65%) Degree
10 28 (3.94%) RHCE
11 27 (3.80%) MCITP
12 24 (3.38%) MCP
13 21 (2.96%) RHCSA
14 19 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
15 17 (2.39%) A+ Certification
16 15 (2.11%) CCNP
16 15 (2.11%) Network+ Certification
17 14 (1.97%) DV Cleared
18 8 (1.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 7 (0.99%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.21%) SLA
2 32 (4.51%) QA
3 29 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (3.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 455 (64.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 357 (50.28%) Active Directory
3 178 (25.07%) vSphere
4 125 (17.61%) Hyper-V
5 98 (13.80%) NFS
6 86 (12.11%) VMware ESX
7 63 (8.87%) XenApp
8 53 (7.46%) Virtual Machines
9 39 (5.49%) vCloud
10 38 (5.35%) XenServer
11 34 (4.79%) Virtual Servers
11 34 (4.79%) XenDesktop
12 20 (2.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 17 (2.39%) Postfix
13 17 (2.39%) Sendmail
14 16 (2.25%) Virtual Desktop
15 15 (2.11%) KVM
15 15 (2.11%) Terminal Services
16 9 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
16 9 (1.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 106 (14.93%) Puppet
2 82 (11.55%) SCCM
3 65 (9.15%) Ansible
4 63 (8.87%) Nagios
5 57 (8.03%) WSUS
6 42 (5.92%) Backup Exec
7 32 (4.51%) NetBackup
8 29 (4.08%) SCOM
9 19 (2.68%) vMotion
10 18 (2.54%) FortiGate
10 18 (2.54%) vRealize
11 17 (2.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 15 (2.11%) PowerCLI
12 15 (2.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 14 (1.97%) OpenView
13 14 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
14 13 (1.83%) Norton AntiVirus
15 10 (1.41%) AirWatch
16 9 (1.27%) Failover Clustering
17 8 (1.13%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 674 (94.93%) VMware
2 330 (46.48%) Cisco
3 316 (44.51%) Microsoft
4 200 (28.17%) HP
5 174 (24.51%) Citrix
6 119 (16.76%) Red Hat
7 77 (10.85%) NetApp
8 66 (9.30%) Symantec
9 58 (8.17%) Veeam
10 48 (6.76%) Dell
11 41 (5.77%) EMC
12 39 (5.49%) IBM
13 36 (5.07%) Riverbed
14 34 (4.79%) Juniper
14 34 (4.79%) Oracle
15 32 (4.51%) WatchGuard
16 30 (4.23%) 3PAR
17 24 (3.38%) Sophos
18 21 (2.96%) CheckPoint
19 16 (2.25%) Mitel
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Salary: £48000 - £50000 Per Annum +Oncall +Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
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Salary: COMPETITIVE
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
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Bury, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum dependent on experience. + Bens!
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City, London
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus on call and excellent benefits
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Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
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Bristol, Avon
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ANSON MCCADE
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Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
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Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
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Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
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Stratospherec
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Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
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Jobsite Resourcing Team
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