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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 512 514 496
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 418 471 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.40% 0.41%
As % of the System Software category 3.46% 3.82% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 359 368 354
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,350 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%

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
12072 12318 10812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.43% 10.42% 9.89%
Number of salaries quoted 9976 10413 9162
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,946
% change year-on-year
- -3.71%

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 29 May 2015 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 29 May 2015. 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 +12 401 £44,500 -1.11% 65
London +67 188 £47,500 +5.55% 14
South East +5 100 £44,500 -6.31% 17
East of England +11 34 £40,000 - 10
Hampshire +23 33 £44,500 -3.78% 5
Yorkshire -18 32 £34,500 +18.96% 3
City of London +40 27 £47,500 +2.15% 2
Hertfordshire +18 27 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Surrey +27 22 £45,000 -5.26% 6
North West +9 16 £37,500 -34.78% 8
Buckinghamshire -23 14 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Manchester +27 13 £30,750 -16.61% 7
South Yorkshire +5 13 £35,000 +20.68%
South West -11 13 £39,000 -32.17% 7
Portsmouth +16 12 £44,500 -6.31% 1
Watford +11 12 £26,000 -48.00% 1
West Yorkshire -24 12 £35,500 +4.41% 3
Wales +10 11 £35,500 -11.25% 1
South Wales +7 11 £35,500 -11.25% 1
Farnborough - 11 £49,000 - 1
Cardiff - 11 £35,500 - 1
West Sussex +18 10 £44,500 +11.25% 1
East Midlands +7 10 £35,000 -3.44% 3
Kent - 10 £30,000 -
Crawley +10 9 £44,500 +7.87%
Leeds -20 9 £35,000 +2.94% 3
Berkshire -52 9 £34,000 -28.42% 1
Sheffield - 9 - -
Reading -12 8 £34,000 -15.00%
North Yorkshire +21 7 £32,500 -22.61%

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

1 828 (94.52%) VMware
2 741 (84.59%) Windows
3 570 (65.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 497 (56.74%) Active Directory
5 493 (56.28%) Microsoft
6 426 (48.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 393 (44.86%) SAN
8 315 (35.96%) DNS
9 304 (34.70%) Cisco
10 300 (34.25%) Citrix
11 294 (33.56%) vSphere
12 292 (33.33%) MS Exchange
13 291 (33.22%) Linux
14 284 (32.42%) Windows Server 2012
15 274 (31.28%) SQL Server
16 268 (30.59%) Firewall
17 261 (29.79%) Windows Server 2003
18 241 (27.51%) Microsoft Certification
19 223 (25.46%) ITIL
20 214 (24.43%) TCP/IP
21 212 (24.20%) MS Excel
22 209 (23.86%) HP
23 206 (23.52%) DHCP
24 205 (23.40%) Hyper-V
25 204 (23.29%) PowerShell
26 184 (21.00%) SCCM
27 180 (20.55%) Exchange Server 2010
28 171 (19.52%) VMware ESX
29 164 (18.72%) SQL
30 163 (18.61%) XenApp

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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
1 292 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 180 (20.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 147 (16.78%) IIS
4 130 (14.84%) SharePoint
5 108 (12.33%) Lync
6 105 (11.99%) Exchange Server 2007
7 72 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2013
8 66 (7.53%) SharePoint 2013
9 60 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2003
10 50 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
11 48 (5.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 47 (5.37%) Apache
13 30 (3.42%) nginx
14 21 (2.40%) Tomcat
15 19 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
16 18 (2.05%) Office Communications Server
17 12 (1.37%) IBM Notes
18 11 (1.26%) MS Project Server
19 10 (1.14%) SAS
20 9 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 212 (24.20%) MS Excel
2 161 (18.38%) MS Office
3 13 (1.48%) InfoPath
4 7 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (2.85%) Dynamics GP
2 11 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.03%) Sophis RISQUE
4 7 (0.80%) Maximo
5 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.11%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.11%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 103 (11.76%) Office 365
2 74 (8.45%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (6.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (4.11%) SaaS
5 35 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
6 24 (2.74%) IaaS
7 10 (1.14%) Mimecast
8 9 (1.03%) GitHub
9 7 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.68%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.46%) PaaS
12 3 (0.34%) Rackspace Cloud
12 3 (0.34%) Route 53
12 3 (0.34%) Google Apps
13 2 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.23%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 393 (44.86%) SAN
2 315 (35.96%) DNS
3 268 (30.59%) Firewall
4 214 (24.43%) TCP/IP
5 206 (23.52%) DHCP
6 129 (14.73%) WAN
7 110 (12.56%) VLAN
8 105 (11.99%) VPN
9 98 (11.19%) LAN
10 86 (9.82%) iSCSI
11 85 (9.70%) NAS
12 83 (9.47%) Internet
13 50 (5.71%) VoIP
14 44 (5.02%) Cisco ASA
15 41 (4.68%) Wireless
16 40 (4.57%) Fibre Channel
17 36 (4.11%) MPLS
18 35 (4.00%) NetScaler
19 31 (3.54%) SMTP
20 29 (3.31%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 274 (31.28%) SQL Server
2 119 (13.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 96 (10.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 68 (7.76%) MySQL
5 34 (3.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 25 (2.85%) Oracle Database
7 24 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
8 19 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.34%) Big Data
11 2 (0.23%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (0.23%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.23%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.11%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.11%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (3.54%) Git (software)
2 28 (3.20%) Jenkins
3 25 (2.85%) Artifactory
4 20 (2.28%) TeamCity
5 13 (1.48%) Visual Studio
6 12 (1.37%) JIRA
7 8 (0.91%) Ant
8 7 (0.80%) Subversion
8 7 (0.80%) Maven
8 7 (0.80%) Mercurial
8 7 (0.80%) Hudson
9 6 (0.68%) CruiseControl
10 4 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.34%) MSI
12 2 (0.23%) Bugzilla
13 1 (0.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (0.11%) Psake
General
1 152 (17.35%) Finance
2 52 (5.94%) Back Office
3 37 (4.22%) Telecoms
4 27 (3.08%) Banking
5 20 (2.28%) Marketing
6 19 (2.17%) Advertising
7 18 (2.05%) Retail
8 14 (1.60%) Games
9 11 (1.26%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.80%) Online Betting
11 6 (0.68%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.68%) Front Office
11 6 (0.68%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.46%) Electronics
12 4 (0.46%) Legal
12 4 (0.46%) Publishing
12 4 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.34%) French Language
13 3 (0.34%) German Language
13 3 (0.34%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 133 (15.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 110 (12.56%) Support Engineer
3 101 (11.53%) Analyst
4 88 (10.05%) Administrator
5 65 (7.42%) Systems Administrator
6 50 (5.71%) Network Engineer
7 49 (5.59%) Systems Engineer
8 43 (4.91%) Technical Support
9 41 (4.68%) Support Analyst
10 36 (4.11%) Consultant
10 36 (4.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 35 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
12 34 (3.88%) Senior Support Engineer
13 33 (3.77%) Server Engineer
14 30 (3.42%) 3rd Line Support
14 30 (3.42%) Infrastructure Specialist
15 26 (2.97%) Operations Engineer
15 26 (2.97%) Architect
16 25 (2.85%) Technical Support Engineer
17 23 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (7.08%) .NET
2 25 (2.85%) Web Services
3 14 (1.60%) jQuery
3 14 (1.60%) HTML
3 14 (1.60%) CSS
4 13 (1.48%) Ajax
4 13 (1.48%) ASP.NET
4 13 (1.48%) XHTML
4 13 (1.48%) HTML5
5 11 (1.26%) SAML
6 10 (1.14%) COM
7 9 (1.03%) MAPI
8 8 (0.91%) FIX Protocol
9 6 (0.68%) LAMP
10 3 (0.34%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.34%) XML
11 2 (0.23%) FreeSWITCH
11 2 (0.23%) Application Packaging
12 1 (0.11%) Ruby on Rails
12 1 (0.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 154 (17.58%) Data Centre
2 105 (11.99%) Clustering
3 73 (8.33%) Replication
4 65 (7.42%) Blackberry
5 63 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (3.20%) iPhone
6 28 (3.20%) Mobile App
7 25 (2.85%) EqualLogic
8 24 (2.74%) Management Information System
9 22 (2.51%) Public Cloud
10 19 (2.17%) Computer Science
11 18 (2.05%) User Experience
12 16 (1.83%) PDA
13 14 (1.60%) Fat Client
13 14 (1.60%) Thin Client
14 13 (1.48%) Mathematics
15 12 (1.37%) Hedge funds
16 11 (1.26%) Handset
17 8 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
18 7 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 741 (84.59%) Windows
2 426 (48.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 291 (33.22%) Linux
4 284 (32.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 261 (29.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 93 (10.62%) Windows 7
7 79 (9.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 76 (8.68%) Windows XP
9 70 (7.99%) UNIX
10 61 (6.96%) Windows 8
11 52 (5.94%) CentOS
12 26 (2.97%) Windows Vista
13 25 (2.85%) Android
14 24 (2.74%) Windows 2000
15 19 (2.17%) Mac OS X
15 19 (2.17%) Mac OS
16 16 (1.83%) Ubuntu
17 15 (1.71%) Solaris
18 13 (1.48%) Debian
19 10 (1.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (25.46%) ITIL
2 77 (8.79%) Migration
3 62 (7.08%) Change Management
4 54 (6.16%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (6.05%) Disaster Recovery
6 52 (5.94%) Change Control
7 46 (5.25%) Server Building
8 45 (5.14%) Patch Management
9 42 (4.79%) DevOps
10 40 (4.57%) Problem Management
11 39 (4.45%) E-Commerce
12 36 (4.11%) Load Balancing
13 35 (4.00%) Mentoring
14 33 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
15 32 (3.65%) High Availability
15 32 (3.65%) Business Continuity
16 28 (3.20%) Capacity Planning
16 28 (3.20%) Project Management
17 26 (2.97%) Root Cause Analysis
17 26 (2.97%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 204 (23.29%) PowerShell
2 164 (18.72%) SQL
3 44 (5.02%) Perl
4 43 (4.91%) C#
5 40 (4.57%) Bash Shell
6 34 (3.88%) PHP
7 33 (3.77%) VBScript
8 30 (3.42%) Shell Script
8 30 (3.42%) Ruby
9 29 (3.31%) Python
10 26 (2.97%) Java
11 20 (2.28%) JavaScript
11 20 (2.28%) C
11 20 (2.28%) VB
12 6 (0.68%) C++
13 5 (0.57%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.46%) R
14 4 (0.46%) VBA
15 3 (0.34%) Korn
16 2 (0.23%) sed
Qualifications
1 241 (27.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 158 (18.04%) MCSE
3 132 (15.07%) Cisco Certification
4 124 (14.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 108 (12.33%) Degree
6 96 (10.96%) CCNA
7 77 (8.79%) MCITP
8 52 (5.94%) MCSA
9 50 (5.71%) Security Cleared
10 39 (4.45%) CCNP
11 31 (3.54%) MCP
12 26 (2.97%) DV Cleared
13 25 (2.85%) Citrix Certification
14 23 (2.63%) CCA
15 22 (2.51%) RHCE
16 19 (2.17%) AWS Certification
16 19 (2.17%) VCP5
17 17 (1.94%) JNCIA
17 17 (1.94%) SC Cleared
18 11 (1.26%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (13.81%) SLA
2 37 (4.22%) PCI DSS
3 30 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (2.17%) FISMA
5 12 (1.37%) QA
6 3 (0.34%) HL7
6 3 (0.34%) DICOM
6 3 (0.34%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 570 (65.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 497 (56.74%) Active Directory
3 294 (33.56%) vSphere
4 205 (23.40%) Hyper-V
5 171 (19.52%) VMware ESX
6 163 (18.61%) XenApp
7 90 (10.27%) XenDesktop
8 39 (4.45%) XenServer
9 32 (3.65%) vCloud
10 27 (3.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 26 (2.97%) Xen
12 21 (2.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 20 (2.28%) Terminal Services
14 16 (1.83%) VMware Workstation
15 12 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
16 11 (1.26%) VMware Server
16 11 (1.26%) NFS
17 10 (1.14%) Postfix
17 10 (1.14%) Sendmail
17 10 (1.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 184 (21.00%) SCCM
2 122 (13.93%) SCOM
3 79 (9.02%) Backup Exec
4 75 (8.56%) Puppet
5 64 (7.31%) Nagios
6 55 (6.28%) Opscode Chef
7 39 (4.45%) Norton AntiVirus
8 34 (3.88%) SCVMM
9 29 (3.31%) ZABBIX
9 29 (3.31%) Graphite
10 28 (3.20%) NetBackup
11 27 (3.08%) WSUS
11 27 (3.08%) vMotion
12 22 (2.51%) CFEngine
13 20 (2.28%) logstash
14 19 (2.17%) Tivoli
14 19 (2.17%) Kibana
14 19 (2.17%) Vagrant
15 18 (2.05%) Opsview
16 17 (1.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 828 (94.52%) VMware
2 493 (56.28%) Microsoft
3 304 (34.70%) Cisco
4 300 (34.25%) Citrix
5 209 (23.86%) HP
6 98 (11.19%) Symantec
7 95 (10.84%) Red Hat
8 89 (10.16%) Dell
9 88 (10.05%) Veeam
10 74 (8.45%) NetApp
11 68 (7.76%) EMC
12 56 (6.39%) Oracle
13 55 (6.28%) CommVault
14 50 (5.71%) Juniper
15 37 (4.22%) Websense
16 36 (4.11%) IBM
17 35 (4.00%) Apple
18 32 (3.65%) CheckPoint
19 28 (3.20%) Splunk
20 25 (2.85%) Sophos
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £33000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus etc
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £42000.00 - £53000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Between 32000 and 38000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 22 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £37000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Bonus Mileage Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus corporate benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Computer Project Services Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago