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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 484 531 530
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -1
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 488 380 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.36% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 3.95% 3.57% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 375 294 337
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £27,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+14.86% +7.24%

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
12356 10634 11812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.79% 9.97% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 10250 9046 10145
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 September 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 September 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 +48 470 £43,000 +1.17% 58
London -10 168 £47,500 +5.55% 23
South East +2 117 £42,500 +13.33% 13
Yorkshire -13 70 £42,000 +42.37% 3
Berkshire +31 53 £43,000 +34.37% 3
East of England 0 52 £38,750 -3.12% 1
West Yorkshire -12 52 £42,000 +29.23% 1
Leeds -7 46 £41,500 +5.06% 1
Cambridgeshire +26 29 £36,500 +12.30%
Slough +32 27 £42,500 - 1
City of London +1 26 £47,500 -9.52% 7
North West -4 25 £43,750 +10.06% 8
Surrey -2 22 £35,000 +7.69% 2
West Midlands -6 19 £38,500 -12.50% 2
West Sussex +2 18 £38,000 +1.33% 3
Hertfordshire -9 14 £55,000 +80.32% 1
South West -18 12 £32,000 +16.36% 4
Scotland -9 11 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Manchester +6 10 £51,000 +20.00% 6
Cambridge 0 10 £37,500 +15.38%
Edinburgh -6 10 £25,850 -
Hampshire -15 10 £42,750 +0.58% 3
Portsmouth -16 10 £42,750 +0.58% 1
Crawley +5 9 £45,000 +34.32% 2
Buckinghamshire -3 9 £21,500 -44.87% 1
East Yorkshire - 9 £29,000 - 2
Coventry -3 8 £38,500 +6.20%
Hemel Hempstead - 8 £56,250 -
Reading -6 7 £46,750 +122.61% 1
North Yorkshire -14 7 £47,500 +75.92%

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 850 (88.17%) VMware
2 747 (77.49%) Windows
3 598 (62.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 468 (48.55%) Active Directory
5 434 (45.02%) Cisco
6 423 (43.88%) Microsoft
7 406 (42.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 384 (39.83%) DNS
9 368 (38.17%) SAN
10 338 (35.06%) Linux
11 300 (31.12%) Citrix
12 292 (30.29%) vSphere
13 271 (28.11%) Firewall
14 269 (27.90%) MS Exchange
15 240 (24.90%) HP
15 240 (24.90%) PowerShell
16 232 (24.07%) Windows Server 2003
17 221 (22.93%) DHCP
18 215 (22.30%) TCP/IP
19 211 (21.89%) ITIL
20 206 (21.37%) VMware ESX
21 205 (21.27%) Red Hat
22 193 (20.02%) Windows Server 2012
23 180 (18.67%) SQL Server
24 176 (18.26%) Microsoft Certification
25 175 (18.15%) MS Excel
26 168 (17.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 167 (17.32%) SQL
28 165 (17.12%) XenApp
29 164 (17.01%) Cisco Certification

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 269 (27.90%) MS Exchange
2 162 (16.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 148 (15.35%) IIS
4 129 (13.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 112 (11.62%) Apache
6 89 (9.23%) SharePoint
7 80 (8.30%) Exchange Server 2013
8 63 (6.54%) Lync
9 34 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2003
10 24 (2.49%) SharePoint 2013
11 23 (2.39%) SharePoint 2010
12 20 (2.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 18 (1.87%) Tomcat
14 16 (1.66%) SharePoint Server
15 12 (1.24%) IBM Notes
16 6 (0.62%) nginx
17 5 (0.52%) OpenStack
18 4 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
19 3 (0.31%) Jetty
20 2 (0.21%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 175 (18.15%) MS Excel
2 81 (8.40%) MS Office
3 10 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.52%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.41%) MS Project
6 2 (0.21%) InDesign
7 1 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (1.56%) Maximo
2 11 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.73%) Summit
4 5 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.21%) Sophis RISQUE
6 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.10%) SalesLogix
6 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 38 (3.94%) Cloud Computing
2 36 (3.73%) Office 365
3 35 (3.63%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (2.18%) IaaS
5 14 (1.45%) SaaS
6 9 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.31%) GitHub
9 2 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.21%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 384 (39.83%) DNS
2 368 (38.17%) SAN
3 271 (28.11%) Firewall
4 221 (22.93%) DHCP
5 215 (22.30%) TCP/IP
6 146 (15.15%) VPN
7 132 (13.69%) MPLS
8 114 (11.83%) LAN
9 113 (11.72%) WAN
10 106 (11.00%) BGP
11 100 (10.37%) OSPF
12 93 (9.65%) NAS
13 91 (9.44%) Cisco IOS
14 86 (8.92%) VLAN
15 83 (8.61%) SMTP
16 80 (8.30%) EIGRP
17 63 (6.54%) VoIP
18 59 (6.12%) Wireless
19 53 (5.50%) SSL
20 52 (5.39%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (18.67%) SQL Server
2 64 (6.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (4.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 36 (3.73%) MySQL
5 20 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (1.14%) Oracle Database
6 11 (1.14%) NoSQL
7 10 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.41%) DTS
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.10%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (1.24%) Jenkins
2 11 (1.14%) Git (software)
3 7 (0.73%) Subversion
3 7 (0.73%) Mercurial
3 7 (0.73%) TeamCity
4 6 (0.62%) Maven
4 6 (0.62%) JIRA
4 6 (0.62%) WebLOAD
4 6 (0.62%) Ant
5 5 (0.52%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.52%) CruiseControl
5 5 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.52%) Hudson
6 4 (0.41%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.21%) Redmine
8 1 (0.10%) Psake
General
1 137 (14.21%) Finance
2 35 (3.63%) Telecoms
3 29 (3.01%) Back Office
4 19 (1.97%) Retail
5 18 (1.87%) Banking
6 14 (1.45%) Financial Institution
7 13 (1.35%) Law
8 12 (1.24%) Legal
9 11 (1.14%) Electronics
10 6 (0.62%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.62%) Publishing
11 5 (0.52%) Games
11 5 (0.52%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.41%) Marketing
12 4 (0.41%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.41%) Advertising
13 3 (0.31%) French Language
13 3 (0.31%) German Language
13 3 (0.31%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.21%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 165 (17.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 88 (9.13%) Support Engineer
3 86 (8.92%) Analyst
4 85 (8.82%) Administrator
5 74 (7.68%) Systems Engineer
6 49 (5.08%) Network Engineer
7 48 (4.98%) 3rd Line Support
7 48 (4.98%) Systems Administrator
8 46 (4.77%) Consultant
9 41 (4.25%) Server Engineer
10 38 (3.94%) Architect
11 36 (3.73%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 35 (3.63%) IT Support
12 35 (3.63%) VMware Specialist
13 33 (3.42%) 2nd Line Support
13 33 (3.42%) Technical Specialist
14 30 (3.11%) Support Analyst
15 29 (3.01%) Storage Engineer
16 27 (2.80%) IT Support Engineer
16 27 (2.80%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (4.46%) Web Services
2 17 (1.76%) XML
2 17 (1.76%) .NET
3 16 (1.66%) HTML
4 11 (1.14%) JSON
5 10 (1.04%) CSS
6 5 (0.52%) ASP.NET
6 5 (0.52%) XHTML
6 5 (0.52%) Ajax
6 5 (0.52%) jQuery
6 5 (0.52%) HTML5
7 4 (0.41%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (0.41%) XMPP
7 4 (0.41%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 3 (0.31%) COM
8 3 (0.31%) J2EE
9 2 (0.21%) MSMQ
9 2 (0.21%) X-Windows
9 2 (0.21%) Memcached
10 1 (0.10%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 152 (15.77%) Clustering
2 72 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (6.12%) Replication
4 34 (3.53%) Blackberry
5 31 (3.22%) Client/Server
6 27 (2.80%) Computer Science
7 24 (2.49%) e-Health
8 22 (2.28%) EqualLogic
9 21 (2.18%) Management Information System
10 17 (1.76%) Video Conferencing
11 12 (1.24%) CLARiiON
12 8 (0.83%) Mathematics
12 8 (0.83%) Fat Client
12 8 (0.83%) Thin Client
12 8 (0.83%) User Experience
13 7 (0.73%) iPhone
13 7 (0.73%) Enterprise Storage
13 7 (0.73%) Physics
14 6 (0.62%) Hedge funds
15 5 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 747 (77.49%) Windows
2 406 (42.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 338 (35.06%) Linux
4 232 (24.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 193 (20.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 168 (17.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 161 (16.70%) UNIX
8 122 (12.66%) Windows 7
9 74 (7.68%) Windows XP
10 44 (4.56%) CentOS
10 44 (4.56%) Windows 8
11 18 (1.87%) Mac OS X
12 16 (1.66%) Windows 2000
12 16 (1.66%) SUSE
13 15 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
14 13 (1.35%) Windows Vista
15 12 (1.24%) Android
16 11 (1.14%) Ubuntu
16 11 (1.14%) Solaris
17 7 (0.73%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (21.89%) ITIL
2 95 (9.85%) E-Commerce
3 90 (9.34%) Disaster Recovery
4 72 (7.47%) Load Balancing
5 68 (7.05%) Change Management
6 56 (5.81%) Problem Management
7 49 (5.08%) Capacity Planning
7 49 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
8 40 (4.15%) Project Management
9 37 (3.84%) Capacity Management
10 35 (3.63%) Business Continuity
11 34 (3.53%) Migration
12 31 (3.22%) Change Control
13 30 (3.11%) Network Management
14 27 (2.80%) Configuration Management
14 27 (2.80%) Service Delivery
15 26 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
16 21 (2.18%) Data Security
16 21 (2.18%) Agile Software Development
17 19 (1.97%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 240 (24.90%) PowerShell
2 167 (17.32%) SQL
3 115 (11.93%) Bash Shell
4 110 (11.41%) Perl
5 96 (9.96%) Java
6 39 (4.05%) Python
7 34 (3.53%) Shell Script
7 34 (3.53%) PHP
8 15 (1.56%) JavaScript
8 15 (1.56%) VBScript
9 11 (1.14%) Ruby
9 11 (1.14%) C#
10 8 (0.83%) VB
11 5 (0.52%) C
12 4 (0.41%) PowerHouse
13 2 (0.21%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.21%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 176 (18.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 164 (17.01%) Cisco Certification
3 159 (16.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 124 (12.86%) CCNA
5 101 (10.48%) Degree
6 100 (10.37%) MCSE
7 95 (9.85%) Security Cleared
8 73 (7.57%) CCNP
9 61 (6.33%) MCSA
10 50 (5.19%) MCITP
11 39 (4.05%) SC Cleared
12 34 (3.53%) MCP
13 28 (2.90%) VCAP
14 25 (2.59%) Citrix Certification
15 23 (2.39%) CCA
15 23 (2.39%) DV Cleared
16 21 (2.18%) NCDA
17 20 (2.07%) NCIE
18 19 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
19 18 (1.87%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (10.48%) PCI DSS
2 83 (8.61%) SLA
3 26 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (2.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (1.35%) QA
6 5 (0.52%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.21%) HL7
7 2 (0.21%) DICOM
System Software
1 598 (62.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 468 (48.55%) Active Directory
3 292 (30.29%) vSphere
4 206 (21.37%) VMware ESX
5 165 (17.12%) XenApp
6 155 (16.08%) Hyper-V
7 66 (6.85%) vCloud
8 63 (6.54%) XenDesktop
9 45 (4.67%) KVM
10 32 (3.32%) VMware Server
11 30 (3.11%) XenServer
11 30 (3.11%) VMFS
12 20 (2.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 20 (2.07%) Terminal Services
13 16 (1.66%) Xen
14 15 (1.56%) NFS
14 15 (1.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 10 (1.04%) ISA Server
16 9 (0.93%) Squid
17 8 (0.83%) Samba
Systems Management
1 92 (9.54%) SCCM
2 69 (7.16%) Puppet
3 61 (6.33%) Backup Exec
4 43 (4.46%) SCOM
5 41 (4.25%) WSUS
5 41 (4.25%) Norton AntiVirus
6 30 (3.11%) Opscode Chef
7 28 (2.90%) Nagios
8 25 (2.59%) NetBackup
9 24 (2.49%) Tivoli
10 20 (2.07%) Cacti
11 16 (1.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 16 (1.66%) ARCserve
12 15 (1.56%) Zenoss
12 15 (1.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 14 (1.45%) EMC NetWorker
14 11 (1.14%) SCOrch
15 8 (0.83%) SCVMM
16 7 (0.73%) Ansible
17 6 (0.62%) Salt
Vendors
1 850 (88.17%) VMware
2 434 (45.02%) Cisco
3 423 (43.88%) Microsoft
4 300 (31.12%) Citrix
5 240 (24.90%) HP
6 205 (21.27%) Red Hat
7 153 (15.87%) NetApp
8 127 (13.17%) EMC
9 103 (10.68%) Symantec
10 86 (8.92%) Dell
11 75 (7.78%) Juniper
12 59 (6.12%) Veeam
13 49 (5.08%) IBM
14 41 (4.25%) Oracle
14 41 (4.25%) F5
15 38 (3.94%) CA
16 32 (3.32%) CheckPoint
16 32 (3.32%) WatchGuard
17 20 (2.07%) Riverbed
18 19 (1.97%) Intel
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £1111 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 dependant on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £43000 Per Annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £30000 per annum - Full benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum £38,000 plus bonus, pension scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
Cognita Schools
Salary: £22,440 per annum Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harris Rubbert Associates
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago