The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 501 460 606
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +146
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 495 487 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.44% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 4.11% 4.58% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 384 402 300
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -7.50%
System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12056 10642 10834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 9.94% 9.58% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 10102 8885 9320
Average salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -50 463 £42,500 +11.84% 33
London -2 181 £44,500 -1.11% 18
South East -46 116 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Yorkshire -51 65 £29,000 -12.78% 3
Berkshire +39 63 £42,000 +34.40% 4
East of England -15 59 £35,000 -12.50% 2
West Yorkshire -17 52 £34,000 +4.61% 2
Leeds +12 49 £35,000 +10.23% 2
Suffolk +14 30 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire +13 27 £22,000 -45.00% 1
Ipswich +12 26 £35,000 -
Hampshire 0 23 £45,000 +50.00%
Surrey -16 20 £47,500 +53.22%
City of London -39 19 £45,000 +5.88% 1
South West -4 17 £45,000 - 2
Hertfordshire -6 15 £40,000 +17.64% 1
Maidenhead - 15 £30,000 -
Marlow - 14 £22,000 - 1
Scotland -7 13 £27,000 -36.47% 1
Middlesex +14 12 £47,500 -26.92%
Reading +2 12 £40,000 +17.64% 1
West Midlands +1 11 £32,500 -9.72% 1
Wiltshire -6 10 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Newbury - 9 £35,000 -
Cambridgeshire +6 8 £32,500 -27.77%
North West -8 8 £41,250 +61.76% 1
Bracknell +21 7 £43,750 +41.12%
Birmingham +9 7 £29,000 -19.44% 1
Cambridge +6 7 £32,500 -27.77%
South Yorkshire -36 7 £29,000 -19.44% 1

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 747 (85.08%) VMware
2 721 (82.12%) Windows
3 555 (63.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 417 (47.49%) Active Directory
5 412 (46.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 410 (46.70%) Microsoft
7 409 (46.58%) Cisco
8 373 (42.48%) SAN
9 360 (41.00%) Linux
10 326 (37.13%) MS Exchange
11 295 (33.60%) Firewall
12 280 (31.89%) vSphere
13 277 (31.55%) Windows Server 2003
14 273 (31.09%) DNS
15 265 (30.18%) Citrix
16 228 (25.97%) VMware ESX
17 223 (25.40%) TCP/IP
18 221 (25.17%) MS Excel
19 207 (23.58%) SQL Server
20 200 (22.78%) Exchange Server 2010
21 185 (21.07%) VPN
22 181 (20.62%) UNIX
22 181 (20.62%) Hyper-V
23 169 (19.25%) Windows Server 2012
23 169 (19.25%) Red Hat
24 165 (18.79%) HP
25 163 (18.56%) DHCP
26 161 (18.34%) Microsoft Certification
27 160 (18.22%) ITIL
28 156 (17.77%) PowerShell

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 326 (37.13%) MS Exchange
2 200 (22.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 139 (15.83%) Exchange Server 2007
4 118 (13.44%) IIS
5 116 (13.21%) SharePoint
6 108 (12.30%) Apache
7 67 (7.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 62 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2003
9 52 (5.92%) Lync
10 47 (5.35%) SharePoint 2010
11 45 (5.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 34 (3.87%) SharePoint 2013
13 31 (3.53%) Tomcat
14 11 (1.25%) Office Communications Server
14 11 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
15 10 (1.14%) OpenStack
16 7 (0.80%) WordPress
16 7 (0.80%) Umbraco
16 7 (0.80%) Drupal
16 7 (0.80%) CMS
Applications
1 221 (25.17%) MS Excel
2 92 (10.48%) MS Office
3 7 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.23%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.37%) Maximo
3 4 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.11%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 57 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (2.85%) IaaS
3 22 (2.51%) Office 365
4 9 (1.03%) SaaS
5 7 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.46%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.34%) PaaS
9 2 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 373 (42.48%) SAN
2 295 (33.60%) Firewall
3 273 (31.09%) DNS
4 223 (25.40%) TCP/IP
5 185 (21.07%) VPN
6 163 (18.56%) DHCP
7 117 (13.33%) LAN
8 116 (13.21%) WAN
9 97 (11.05%) VLAN
10 83 (9.45%) Internet
11 71 (8.09%) NAS
12 66 (7.52%) Wireless
13 62 (7.06%) VoIP
14 57 (6.49%) MPLS
15 53 (6.04%) Reverse Proxy
16 49 (5.58%) Cisco ASA
17 48 (5.47%) SMTP
18 44 (5.01%) BGP
18 44 (5.01%) OSPF
19 34 (3.87%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (23.58%) SQL Server
2 106 (12.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 62 (7.06%) MySQL
4 52 (5.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 47 (5.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (1.71%) NoSQL
7 7 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (0.68%) MS Access
9 4 (0.46%) DTS
10 2 (0.23%) Redis
10 2 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.11%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.11%) RavenDB
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (1.14%) Git (software)
1 10 (1.14%) Subversion
2 7 (0.80%) Mercurial
3 4 (0.46%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.46%) Ant
4 2 (0.23%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.23%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.23%) JIRA
4 2 (0.23%) Maven
5 1 (0.11%) Metasploit
General
1 73 (8.31%) Finance
2 52 (5.92%) Telecoms
3 19 (2.16%) Electronics
4 16 (1.82%) Back Office
4 16 (1.82%) Law
5 14 (1.59%) Legal
5 14 (1.59%) Banking
6 12 (1.37%) Financial Institution
6 12 (1.37%) Multimedia
7 11 (1.25%) Games
8 9 (1.03%) Marketing
8 9 (1.03%) Advertising
9 5 (0.57%) Military
9 5 (0.57%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.34%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.23%) Retail
12 1 (0.11%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 142 (16.17%) Analyst
2 121 (13.78%) Administrator
3 92 (10.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 92 (10.48%) Systems Administrator
4 86 (9.79%) Systems Engineer
5 68 (7.74%) Support Engineer
6 55 (6.26%) Consultant
7 45 (5.13%) Linux Administrator
8 41 (4.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 35 (3.99%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 35 (3.99%) VMware Engineer
10 34 (3.87%) Technical Analyst
10 34 (3.87%) Operations Analyst
11 33 (3.76%) Service Analyst
11 33 (3.76%) Service Desk Analyst
12 32 (3.64%) Support Analyst
12 32 (3.64%) Architect
13 30 (3.42%) 2nd Line Support
13 30 (3.42%) Desktop Analyst
14 28 (3.19%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (8.43%) Web Services
2 28 (3.19%) XML
3 16 (1.82%) J2EE
4 15 (1.71%) JSON
5 13 (1.48%) HTML
6 11 (1.25%) .NET
7 8 (0.91%) LAMP
7 8 (0.91%) X-Windows
8 6 (0.68%) COM
8 6 (0.68%) CSS
9 5 (0.57%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 4 (0.46%) Regular Expression
10 4 (0.46%) Application Packaging
11 3 (0.34%) XMPP
12 2 (0.23%) Memcached
12 2 (0.23%) HTML5
12 2 (0.23%) ASP.NET
12 2 (0.23%) JSP
12 2 (0.23%) XHTML
12 2 (0.23%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 99 (11.28%) Clustering
2 60 (6.83%) Replication
3 43 (4.90%) Blackberry
4 33 (3.76%) Management Information System
5 24 (2.73%) iPad
5 24 (2.73%) EqualLogic
6 23 (2.62%) Computer Science
7 22 (2.51%) Open Source
8 17 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (1.82%) iPhone
10 12 (1.37%) Digital Media
10 12 (1.37%) Speech Recognition
11 11 (1.25%) Firmware
12 10 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
12 10 (1.14%) Mathematics
13 8 (0.91%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 7 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
15 6 (0.68%) iSeries
16 5 (0.57%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 721 (82.12%) Windows
2 412 (46.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 360 (41.00%) Linux
4 277 (31.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 181 (20.62%) UNIX
6 169 (19.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 134 (15.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 130 (14.81%) Windows 7
9 84 (9.57%) Windows XP
10 50 (5.69%) CentOS
11 30 (3.42%) Windows Vista
12 25 (2.85%) Windows 8
13 20 (2.28%) Solaris
13 20 (2.28%) Debian
14 17 (1.94%) Ubuntu
14 17 (1.94%) Android
15 15 (1.71%) Windows 2000
15 15 (1.71%) Windows 2000 Server
16 11 (1.25%) Mac OS X
17 10 (1.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (18.22%) ITIL
2 89 (10.14%) E-Commerce
2 89 (10.14%) Problem Management
3 78 (8.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 49 (5.58%) Service Management
5 47 (5.35%) Configuration Management
6 37 (4.21%) Project Management
7 33 (3.76%) Change Management
8 32 (3.64%) Load Balancing
9 29 (3.30%) Release Management
10 25 (2.85%) Network Design
11 24 (2.73%) Service Delivery
12 23 (2.62%) Capacity Planning
12 23 (2.62%) TOGAF
13 22 (2.51%) Performance Tuning
14 21 (2.39%) Network Monitoring
15 19 (2.16%) High Availability
15 19 (2.16%) Mobile Device Management
16 17 (1.94%) CRM
17 16 (1.82%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 156 (17.77%) PowerShell
2 151 (17.20%) SQL
3 88 (10.02%) Perl
3 88 (10.02%) Java
4 64 (7.29%) Bash Shell
5 60 (6.83%) Shell Script
6 33 (3.76%) Python
7 21 (2.39%) PHP
8 16 (1.82%) C
9 9 (1.03%) JavaScript
10 6 (0.68%) sed
10 6 (0.68%) AWK
11 5 (0.57%) C#
11 5 (0.57%) VB
12 3 (0.34%) Ruby
12 3 (0.34%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.34%) VBScript
13 2 (0.23%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.23%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.11%) Lua
Qualifications
1 161 (18.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 126 (14.35%) Cisco Certification
3 113 (12.87%) MCSE
4 106 (12.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 91 (10.36%) CCNA
6 81 (9.23%) Degree
7 71 (8.09%) CCNP
8 47 (5.35%) Security Cleared
9 45 (5.13%) MCITP
10 44 (5.01%) MCSA
11 37 (4.21%) SC Cleared
12 34 (3.87%) MCP
13 32 (3.64%) Citrix Certification
14 29 (3.30%) Sun Certification
15 28 (3.19%) CCA
16 19 (2.16%) VCAP
17 15 (1.71%) VCP5
18 13 (1.48%) DV Cleared
19 12 (1.37%) RHCE
20 11 (1.25%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (5.24%) SLA
2 42 (4.78%) PCI DSS
3 14 (1.59%) QA
4 9 (1.03%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.11%) COBIT
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 555 (63.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 417 (47.49%) Active Directory
3 280 (31.89%) vSphere
4 228 (25.97%) VMware ESX
5 181 (20.62%) Hyper-V
6 148 (16.86%) XenApp
7 73 (8.31%) KVM
8 54 (6.15%) vCloud
9 50 (5.69%) XenDesktop
10 38 (4.33%) Xen
11 23 (2.62%) XenServer
12 18 (2.05%) Terminal Services
13 17 (1.94%) Squid
14 14 (1.59%) VMware Server
15 12 (1.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 11 (1.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 10 (1.14%) ISA Server
17 10 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 9 (1.03%) Terminal Server
18 9 (1.03%) NFS
Systems Management
1 66 (7.52%) Puppet
2 62 (7.06%) Nagios
3 48 (5.47%) Backup Exec
4 46 (5.24%) SCCM
5 43 (4.90%) Tivoli
5 43 (4.90%) WSUS
6 40 (4.56%) SCOM
7 35 (3.99%) Opscode Chef
8 34 (3.87%) Norton AntiVirus
9 29 (3.30%) NetBackup
10 23 (2.62%) McAfee ePO
11 18 (2.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 13 (1.48%) EMC NetWorker
12 13 (1.48%) SCVMM
12 13 (1.48%) Cisco UCCE
12 13 (1.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 11 (1.25%) Cacti
14 10 (1.14%) Cisco UCCX
15 8 (0.91%) SCDPM
15 8 (0.91%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 747 (85.08%) VMware
2 410 (46.70%) Microsoft
3 409 (46.58%) Cisco
4 265 (30.18%) Citrix
5 169 (19.25%) Red Hat
6 165 (18.79%) HP
7 126 (14.35%) EMC
8 110 (12.53%) Symantec
9 107 (12.19%) NetApp
10 76 (8.66%) Dell
11 68 (7.74%) Juniper
12 56 (6.38%) Veeam
13 53 (6.04%) IBM
14 51 (5.81%) CheckPoint
15 47 (5.35%) Oracle
16 40 (4.56%) McAfee
17 28 (3.19%) Websense
18 26 (2.96%) WatchGuard
18 26 (2.96%) F5
19 22 (2.51%) NetIQ
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30 - £40 per annum + 30 days, final salary pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum potentially flexible for the right
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + substantial bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Rock Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus and benefi
Posted: 4 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago