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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESXi
UK
Rank 634 587 503
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -84
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 222 379 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.38% 0.49%
As % of the System Software category 2.17% 3.15% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 194 351 432
Median salary £40,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,466 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%

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
10229 12029 13129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.32% 11.98% 12.53%
Number of salaries quoted 8470 10201 11106
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 22 January 2017 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 22 January 2017. 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 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 -35 216 £40,000 -11.11% 40
South East +7 63 £40,000 -11.11% 10
London -44 58 £48,750 +2.63% 12
Yorkshire +35 35 £37,000 -7.50% 4
Surrey +59 29 £42,500 -12.82% 2
West Yorkshire +31 24 £38,000 -5.00% 3
Leeds +31 22 £38,000 -5.00%
East of England +14 22 £35,000 +16.66% 4
City of London +39 20 £48,750 -9.30% 4
North West +1 20 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Berkshire -14 17 £40,000 -13.97% 5
Manchester -11 16 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Hampshire +21 15 £35,000 -12.50%
Hertfordshire +1 14 £39,750 +32.50% 2
West Midlands +13 11 £33,500 +3.07% 1
Farnborough - 8 £35,000 -
Leatherhead +1 7 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Bracknell -24 7 £40,000 -7.51% 3
Reading +26 6 £50,000 -4.76% 1
North Yorkshire +8 6 £23,500 -34.72%
Basingstoke +5 6 - -
Cobham - 6 £51,250 -
Essex - 6 £33,000 - 2
Hull +9 5 - - 1
East Yorkshire +6 5 - - 1
Warwickshire - 5 £33,500 -
Nuneaton - 5 £33,500 -
Halstead - 5 £33,000 -
South West +19 4 £19,500 -40.00% 6
Liverpool - 4 £50,500 -

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 450 (94.54%) VMware
2 370 (77.73%) Windows
3 310 (65.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 282 (59.24%) Windows Server
5 270 (56.72%) Active Directory
6 237 (49.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 232 (48.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 222 (46.64%) Microsoft
9 195 (40.97%) Cisco
10 158 (33.19%) MS Exchange
11 157 (32.98%) Firewall
12 155 (32.56%) DNS
13 150 (31.51%) Linux
14 129 (27.10%) vSphere
15 122 (25.63%) SAN
16 121 (25.42%) Hyper-V
16 121 (25.42%) PowerShell
17 119 (25.00%) SQL Server
18 117 (24.58%) Citrix
19 104 (21.85%) ITIL
19 104 (21.85%) Data Centre
20 101 (21.22%) DHCP
21 96 (20.17%) HP
22 89 (18.70%) Exchange Server 2010
23 86 (18.07%) LAN
23 86 (18.07%) WAN
23 86 (18.07%) SQL
24 83 (17.44%) Microsoft Certification
25 82 (17.23%) MS Excel
26 77 (16.18%) TCP/IP

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
1 158 (33.19%) MS Exchange
2 89 (18.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 57 (11.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 47 (9.87%) Exchange Server 2007
5 36 (7.56%) SharePoint
6 33 (6.93%) IIS
7 20 (4.20%) Skype for Business
8 17 (3.57%) Apache
9 14 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (2.31%) OpenStack
11 9 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 8 (1.68%) nginx
13 7 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (1.47%) Tomcat
14 5 (1.05%) ArcGIS
15 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
16 3 (0.63%) JBoss
17 2 (0.42%) GroupWise
18 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
18 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 82 (17.23%) MS Excel
2 33 (6.93%) MS Office
3 2 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.21%) Misys Opics
3 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 70 (14.71%) Office 365
2 64 (13.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (13.24%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (4.62%) SaaS
5 15 (3.15%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (2.94%) Amazon S3
6 14 (2.94%) PaaS
7 12 (2.52%) Mimecast
8 8 (1.68%) IaaS
8 8 (1.68%) OpenShift
9 6 (1.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.21%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 157 (32.98%) Firewall
2 155 (32.56%) DNS
3 122 (25.63%) SAN
4 101 (21.22%) DHCP
5 86 (18.07%) LAN
5 86 (18.07%) WAN
6 77 (16.18%) TCP/IP
7 73 (15.34%) VPN
8 38 (7.98%) VoIP
9 36 (7.56%) NAS
10 32 (6.72%) VLAN
11 27 (5.67%) Cisco ASA
12 24 (5.04%) Wireless
13 21 (4.41%) FTP
14 18 (3.78%) Internet
15 17 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
16 15 (3.15%) iSCSI
16 15 (3.15%) SNMP
17 14 (2.94%) HTTP
17 14 (2.94%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (4.83%) MySQL
4 21 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (2.94%) NoSQL
6 13 (2.73%) Amazon Redshift
6 13 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (2.10%) Amazon RDS
8 8 (1.68%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (1.05%) GIS
10 4 (0.84%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.21%) OLAP
12 1 (0.21%) Redis
12 1 (0.21%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (1.68%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.42%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.21%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.21%) Subversion
General
1 72 (15.13%) Finance
2 29 (6.09%) Telecoms
3 26 (5.46%) Manufacturing
4 21 (4.41%) Marketing
5 16 (3.36%) Retail
6 14 (2.94%) Law
7 13 (2.73%) Advertising
7 13 (2.73%) Games
8 12 (2.52%) Electronics
9 10 (2.10%) Legal
10 8 (1.68%) French Language
11 7 (1.47%) Publishing
12 4 (0.84%) Banking
13 2 (0.42%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.42%) Back Office
14 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.21%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 114 (23.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 68 (14.29%) Administrator
2 68 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 60 (12.61%) VMware Engineer
4 56 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
5 45 (9.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 45 (9.45%) Systems Administrator
6 44 (9.24%) Analyst
7 43 (9.03%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 40 (8.40%) IT Support
9 39 (8.19%) Windows Engineer
10 38 (7.98%) Server Engineer
11 33 (6.93%) IT Engineer
12 31 (6.51%) 2nd Line Support
13 30 (6.30%) 3rd Line Support
14 29 (6.09%) Linux Engineer
15 28 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support
15 28 (5.88%) Network Engineer
16 25 (5.25%) Cisco Engineer
16 25 (5.25%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.15%) LAMP
2 13 (2.73%) Web Services
3 8 (1.68%) LEMP Stack
4 6 (1.26%) FFmpeg
4 6 (1.26%) Middleware
5 5 (1.05%) EDI
5 5 (1.05%) Flash
6 2 (0.42%) Sensu
6 2 (0.42%) Windows Identity Foundation
7 1 (0.21%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.21%) ELK Stack
7 1 (0.21%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 104 (21.85%) Data Centre
2 47 (9.87%) Clustering
3 24 (5.04%) Replication
4 22 (4.62%) Driving Licence
5 19 (3.99%) Management Information System
6 18 (3.78%) PKI
7 17 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (2.94%) EMC VNX
9 10 (2.10%) VCE vBlock
10 9 (1.89%) Digital Media
10 9 (1.89%) HP Storage
11 6 (1.26%) Video on Demand
12 5 (1.05%) Blackberry
12 5 (1.05%) Fat Client
12 5 (1.05%) Private Cloud
12 5 (1.05%) Thin Client
13 4 (0.84%) Computer Science
13 4 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.84%) IPTV
13 4 (0.84%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 370 (77.73%) Windows
2 282 (59.24%) Windows Server
3 237 (49.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 232 (48.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 150 (31.51%) Linux
6 74 (15.55%) Windows 7
7 53 (11.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 42 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 32 (6.72%) Windows 10
10 29 (6.09%) Windows 8
11 16 (3.36%) Mac OS X
11 16 (3.36%) Unix
12 15 (3.15%) CentOS
13 13 (2.73%) Ubuntu
14 11 (2.31%) Solaris
14 11 (2.31%) VMS
14 11 (2.31%) Windows 2000
14 11 (2.31%) Windows Vista
15 10 (2.10%) Debian
15 10 (2.10%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (21.85%) ITIL
2 40 (8.40%) Migration
3 38 (7.98%) Disaster Recovery
4 32 (6.72%) ITIL V3
5 29 (6.09%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (6.09%) Load Balancing
6 28 (5.88%) Server Building
7 26 (5.46%) DevOps
8 24 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (5.04%) High Availability
8 24 (5.04%) Information Security
8 24 (5.04%) Mentoring
8 24 (5.04%) Project Management
9 23 (4.83%) Network Management
10 22 (4.62%) Service Delivery
11 18 (3.78%) Virtual Infrastructure
12 17 (3.57%) Presales
13 15 (3.15%) Root Cause Analysis
13 15 (3.15%) Scrum
13 15 (3.15%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 121 (25.42%) PowerShell
2 86 (18.07%) SQL
3 37 (7.77%) Perl
4 31 (6.51%) Bash Shell
5 26 (5.46%) Python
6 17 (3.57%) Ruby
7 13 (2.73%) PHP
8 11 (2.31%) C
9 9 (1.89%) Java
10 8 (1.68%) VBScript
11 7 (1.47%) VB
12 5 (1.05%) C++
12 5 (1.05%) Tcl
13 4 (0.84%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.63%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.42%) JavaScript
16 1 (0.21%) C#
Qualifications
1 83 (17.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (12.61%) Cisco Certification
3 56 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 51 (10.71%) CCNA
5 46 (9.66%) MCSA
6 45 (9.45%) MCSE
7 34 (7.14%) Degree
8 32 (6.72%) MCP
9 31 (6.51%) Security Cleared
10 24 (5.04%) CCNP
10 24 (5.04%) SC Cleared
11 21 (4.41%) MCITP
12 16 (3.36%) RHCE
13 13 (2.73%) DV Cleared
14 10 (2.10%) A+ Certification
15 9 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 8 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
16 8 (1.68%) Network+ Certification
16 8 (1.68%) RHCSA
17 6 (1.26%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.88%) SLA
2 21 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (4.20%) PCI DSS
4 12 (2.52%) QA
5 1 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.21%) EMIR
5 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.21%) MiFID
5 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 310 (65.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 270 (56.72%) Active Directory
3 129 (27.10%) vSphere
4 121 (25.42%) Hyper-V
5 54 (11.34%) VMware ESX
6 31 (6.51%) XenApp
7 26 (5.46%) XenDesktop
8 25 (5.25%) NFS
9 23 (4.83%) Virtual Servers
10 20 (4.20%) vCloud
11 16 (3.36%) XenServer
12 13 (2.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 13 (2.73%) Virtual Desktop
12 13 (2.73%) Virtual Machines
13 12 (2.52%) VMware Server
14 10 (2.10%) KVM
15 8 (1.68%) Postfix
15 8 (1.68%) Sendmail
15 8 (1.68%) VMware Workstation
16 7 (1.47%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 61 (12.82%) SCCM
2 46 (9.66%) SCOM
3 32 (6.72%) WSUS
4 29 (6.09%) Backup Exec
5 25 (5.25%) Nagios
5 25 (5.25%) Puppet
6 15 (3.15%) Microsoft Clustering
7 13 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (2.31%) Cisco CUCM
9 10 (2.10%) Ansible
9 10 (2.10%) Norton AntiVirus
9 10 (2.10%) vMotion
10 8 (1.68%) OpenView
10 8 (1.68%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 8 (1.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 8 (1.68%) vRealize
11 7 (1.47%) SolarWinds Orion
12 6 (1.26%) Graylog
12 6 (1.26%) NetBackup
12 6 (1.26%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 450 (94.54%) VMware
2 222 (46.64%) Microsoft
3 195 (40.97%) Cisco
4 117 (24.58%) Citrix
5 96 (20.17%) HP
6 59 (12.39%) Red Hat
7 56 (11.76%) NetApp
8 41 (8.61%) Veeam
9 29 (6.09%) EMC
10 27 (5.67%) Juniper
10 27 (5.67%) Symantec
11 26 (5.46%) Riverbed
12 21 (4.41%) WatchGuard
13 20 (4.20%) IBM
14 18 (3.78%) Dell
15 13 (2.73%) SolarWinds
16 12 (2.52%) Brocade
16 12 (2.52%) CheckPoint
16 12 (2.52%) F5
16 12 (2.52%) Sophos
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Reed Technology
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £40000.00 per annum + Negotiable DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Paid Certs etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Wickford, Essex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £33k - 40k per year + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000 per annum + Bonus, Paid Certs etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Bluetownonline
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Bluetownonline
Posted: 2 days ago
Wickford, Essex
Senitor Associates
Posted: 6 days ago
Bangor, Gwynedd
Supertemps
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits 25 days holiday, Pension, Private
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IDOX plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Webrecruit
Salary: £20,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Comtecs
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Pension, Overtime, Vendor T
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits 25 days holiday, Pension, Private
Posted: 5 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Virginia Water, Surrey
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago