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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 508 524 540
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +16
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 448 478 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.40% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 3.65% 3.81% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 385 367 301
Average salary £42,500 £46,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.60% +25.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +32.35%

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
12290 12535 10875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.10% 10.61% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 10167 10496 9255
Average salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +8 432 £42,500 -10.52% 56
London +29 161 £50,000 +5.26% 20
South East +31 133 £42,500 -10.52% 16
East of England +34 53 £30,000 -40.00% 6
Hertfordshire +37 47 £30,000 -40.00% 2
Yorkshire -48 35 £35,000 +20.68% 1
Surrey +21 32 £40,000 -15.78% 7
Hampshire +7 31 £45,000 +4.65%
Berkshire -36 26 £34,000 -28.42% 2
Watford +16 24 £28,000 -44.00% 1
City of London +31 21 £47,000 -2.08% 5
North West -14 18 £37,500 -34.78% 6
Reading -4 17 £37,500 +7.91%
Buckinghamshire -17 17 £45,000 -5.26% 2
West Sussex +11 16 £44,500 +11.25%
Crawley +12 15 £44,500 -3.26%
South Yorkshire +8 14 £35,000 +20.68%
Manchester +6 14 £37,000 +68.18%
Farnborough - 14 £49,500 -
South Wales +16 13 £35,500 -11.25% 1
Wales +8 13 £35,500 -11.25% 1
South West -3 13 £39,000 -27.44% 3
Cardiff - 13 £35,500 - 1
North Yorkshire +7 12 £25,000 -45.65%
East Midlands +6 10 £35,000 -12.50%
Wiltshire -5 10 £39,000 -33.61%
West Yorkshire -48 10 £35,000 -20.00% 1
Kent - 10 £30,000 - 3
West Midlands -26 9 £36,000 +2.85% 4
Leeds -49 9 £35,000 -20.00% 1

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 822 (94.70%) VMware
2 762 (87.79%) Windows
3 542 (62.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 515 (59.33%) Active Directory
5 486 (55.99%) Microsoft
6 443 (51.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 378 (43.55%) SAN
8 316 (36.41%) Citrix
9 309 (35.60%) DNS
10 306 (35.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 289 (33.29%) MS Exchange
12 283 (32.60%) vSphere
13 282 (32.49%) Cisco
14 274 (31.57%) Linux
15 269 (30.99%) Firewall
16 267 (30.76%) Windows Server 2003
17 262 (30.18%) SQL Server
18 240 (27.65%) ITIL
19 224 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
20 217 (25.00%) DHCP
21 216 (24.88%) MS Excel
22 207 (23.85%) TCP/IP
23 206 (23.73%) HP
24 202 (23.27%) Hyper-V
25 186 (21.43%) SCCM
26 181 (20.85%) Exchange Server 2010
27 179 (20.62%) XenApp
28 177 (20.39%) PowerShell
29 164 (18.89%) VMware ESX
30 161 (18.55%) SQL

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 289 (33.29%) MS Exchange
2 181 (20.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 137 (15.78%) IIS
4 114 (13.13%) SharePoint
5 101 (11.64%) Exchange Server 2007
6 98 (11.29%) Lync
7 81 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 60 (6.91%) Exchange Server 2003
9 57 (6.57%) SharePoint 2013
10 56 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 44 (5.07%) SharePoint 2010
12 37 (4.26%) Apache
13 25 (2.88%) IBM Notes
14 19 (2.19%) Tomcat
15 16 (1.84%) Lotus Domino
16 15 (1.73%) Office Communications Server
17 13 (1.50%) nginx
17 13 (1.50%) SharePoint Server
17 13 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
18 10 (1.15%) SAS
Applications
1 216 (24.88%) MS Excel
2 159 (18.32%) MS Office
3 7 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.58%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.46%) InDesign
6 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (2.19%) Dynamics GP
2 9 (1.04%) Sophis RISQUE
3 6 (0.69%) Maximo
4 4 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.12%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.12%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 117 (13.48%) Office 365
2 77 (8.87%) Amazon AWS
3 49 (5.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
5 28 (3.23%) SaaS
6 16 (1.84%) IaaS
7 10 (1.15%) Mimecast
8 9 (1.04%) GitHub
8 9 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (0.92%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.46%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.35%) Route 53
11 3 (0.35%) Rackspace Cloud
11 3 (0.35%) PaaS
12 2 (0.23%) Heroku
12 2 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.12%) Symantec.cloud
13 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 378 (43.55%) SAN
2 309 (35.60%) DNS
3 269 (30.99%) Firewall
4 217 (25.00%) DHCP
5 207 (23.85%) TCP/IP
6 142 (16.36%) WAN
7 120 (13.82%) LAN
8 116 (13.36%) VPN
9 100 (11.52%) VLAN
10 84 (9.68%) iSCSI
11 83 (9.56%) NAS
12 73 (8.41%) Internet
13 49 (5.65%) VoIP
14 47 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
15 46 (5.30%) Fibre Channel
16 34 (3.92%) LDAP
17 33 (3.80%) NetScaler
17 33 (3.80%) Wireless
18 25 (2.88%) Unified Communications
19 23 (2.65%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (30.18%) SQL Server
2 116 (13.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 98 (11.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 57 (6.57%) MySQL
5 34 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (2.07%) Oracle Database
7 17 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
9 11 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (0.69%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.58%) NoSQL
12 4 (0.46%) Big Data
12 4 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.46%) Amazon Redshift
13 3 (0.35%) Oracle OLAP
13 3 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.35%) OLAP
13 3 (0.35%) OLTP
14 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
15 1 (0.12%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (2.76%) Git (software)
2 17 (1.96%) Jenkins
3 15 (1.73%) Artifactory
3 15 (1.73%) JIRA
3 15 (1.73%) TeamCity
4 7 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (0.69%) Subversion
6 5 (0.58%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.46%) Ant
7 4 (0.46%) Hudson
8 3 (0.35%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.35%) MSI
8 3 (0.35%) CruiseControl
8 3 (0.35%) Maven
9 1 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.12%) Juju
General
1 148 (17.05%) Finance
2 48 (5.53%) Back Office
3 37 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 20 (2.30%) Banking
5 19 (2.19%) Advertising
6 14 (1.61%) Retail
7 12 (1.38%) Online Betting
8 10 (1.15%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.92%) Marketing
9 8 (0.92%) Games
10 7 (0.81%) Legal
11 6 (0.69%) Law
11 6 (0.69%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.69%) Front Office
12 5 (0.58%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.35%) Publishing
14 3 (0.35%) French Language
14 3 (0.35%) German Language
14 3 (0.35%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 128 (14.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 101 (11.64%) Analyst
2 101 (11.64%) Support Engineer
3 96 (11.06%) Administrator
4 71 (8.18%) Systems Administrator
5 55 (6.34%) Systems Engineer
6 48 (5.53%) Consultant
7 43 (4.95%) Support Analyst
8 42 (4.84%) Technical Support
9 37 (4.26%) Server Engineer
10 35 (4.03%) Architect
11 34 (3.92%) Systems Support
12 32 (3.69%) Network Engineer
12 32 (3.69%) 3rd Line Support
12 32 (3.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
13 27 (3.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 27 (3.11%) 2nd Line Support
14 26 (3.00%) Technical Engineer
15 25 (2.88%) Operations Engineer
16 24 (2.76%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (5.53%) .NET
2 30 (3.46%) Web Services
3 11 (1.27%) FIX Protocol
4 10 (1.15%) COM
4 10 (1.15%) SAML
5 9 (1.04%) MAPI
5 9 (1.04%) CSS
5 9 (1.04%) jQuery
6 8 (0.92%) HTML5
6 8 (0.92%) HTML
7 6 (0.69%) LAMP
8 5 (0.58%) ASP.NET
8 5 (0.58%) XML
8 5 (0.58%) XHTML
8 5 (0.58%) Ajax
9 3 (0.35%) Middleware
9 3 (0.35%) XSLT
9 3 (0.35%) JSON
9 3 (0.35%) Express
9 3 (0.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 142 (16.36%) Data Centre
2 93 (10.71%) Clustering
3 68 (7.83%) Replication
4 59 (6.80%) Blackberry
5 46 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (3.80%) EMC VNX
7 26 (3.00%) iPhone
8 21 (2.42%) Mobile App
9 20 (2.30%) EqualLogic
9 20 (2.30%) Management Information System
10 18 (2.07%) Mathematics
11 17 (1.96%) Computer Science
12 16 (1.84%) Public Cloud
13 15 (1.73%) Handset
13 15 (1.73%) PDA
14 14 (1.61%) Hedge funds
15 11 (1.27%) HP StoreVirtual
16 10 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
16 10 (1.15%) Fat Client
16 10 (1.15%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 762 (87.79%) Windows
2 443 (51.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 306 (35.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 274 (31.57%) Linux
5 267 (30.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 100 (11.52%) Windows 7
7 85 (9.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 73 (8.41%) Windows XP
9 62 (7.14%) Windows 8
10 57 (6.57%) UNIX
11 45 (5.18%) CentOS
12 35 (4.03%) Windows 2000
13 24 (2.76%) Ubuntu
13 24 (2.76%) Android
14 21 (2.42%) Windows Vista
15 20 (2.30%) Mac OS
16 19 (2.19%) Mac OS X
17 16 (1.84%) Solaris
18 14 (1.61%) Debian
19 13 (1.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (27.65%) ITIL
2 66 (7.60%) Migration
3 60 (6.91%) Patch Management
4 57 (6.57%) Change Management
5 56 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 54 (6.22%) Change Control
7 48 (5.53%) Mentoring
7 48 (5.53%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (4.95%) Problem Management
9 39 (4.49%) Business Continuity
9 39 (4.49%) Server Building
10 38 (4.38%) Information Security
11 36 (4.15%) DevOps
12 31 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
12 31 (3.57%) High Availability
13 30 (3.46%) Project Management
14 29 (3.34%) Load Balancing
15 26 (3.00%) E-Commerce
16 25 (2.88%) Electronic Trading
17 24 (2.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 177 (20.39%) PowerShell
2 161 (18.55%) SQL
3 46 (5.30%) Perl
4 41 (4.72%) Bash Shell
5 34 (3.92%) Python
6 32 (3.69%) Shell Script
7 28 (3.23%) VBScript
7 28 (3.23%) PHP
8 27 (3.11%) Java
8 27 (3.11%) Ruby
9 26 (3.00%) C
10 22 (2.53%) C#
11 20 (2.30%) VB
12 13 (1.50%) JavaScript
13 6 (0.69%) VBA
13 6 (0.69%) Korn
14 4 (0.46%) C++
15 3 (0.35%) Jython
16 2 (0.23%) sed
16 2 (0.23%) AWK
Qualifications
1 224 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 145 (16.71%) MCSE
3 129 (14.86%) Cisco Certification
4 111 (12.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 104 (11.98%) Degree
6 92 (10.60%) CCNA
7 70 (8.06%) MCITP
8 52 (5.99%) MCSA
9 48 (5.53%) Security Cleared
10 31 (3.57%) CCNP
11 24 (2.76%) MCP
12 21 (2.42%) Citrix Certification
13 20 (2.30%) RHCE
13 20 (2.30%) CCA
14 17 (1.96%) DV Cleared
15 15 (1.73%) JNCIA
15 15 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
16 14 (1.61%) CCDP
17 12 (1.38%) AWS Certification
18 11 (1.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (12.90%) SLA
2 29 (3.34%) PCI DSS
3 18 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (1.96%) QA
5 12 (1.38%) FISMA
6 4 (0.46%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.35%) HL7
7 3 (0.35%) DICOM
System Software
1 542 (62.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 515 (59.33%) Active Directory
3 283 (32.60%) vSphere
4 202 (23.27%) Hyper-V
5 179 (20.62%) XenApp
6 164 (18.89%) VMware ESX
7 78 (8.99%) XenDesktop
8 49 (5.65%) XenServer
9 36 (4.15%) vCloud
10 26 (3.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 26 (3.00%) Terminal Services
11 24 (2.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 21 (2.42%) Xen
12 21 (2.42%) VMware Workstation
13 13 (1.50%) NFS
13 13 (1.50%) Firmware
13 13 (1.50%) VMware Server
14 11 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
15 10 (1.15%) KVM
16 9 (1.04%) iptables
Systems Management
1 186 (21.43%) SCCM
2 116 (13.36%) SCOM
3 84 (9.68%) Backup Exec
4 71 (8.18%) Puppet
5 69 (7.95%) Nagios
6 55 (6.34%) Opscode Chef
7 41 (4.72%) Norton AntiVirus
8 35 (4.03%) WSUS
9 33 (3.80%) NetBackup
10 30 (3.46%) SCVMM
11 27 (3.11%) vMotion
12 25 (2.88%) CFEngine
13 22 (2.53%) Graphite
14 18 (2.07%) ZABBIX
14 18 (2.07%) Tivoli
15 17 (1.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 16 (1.84%) HP Data Protector
17 15 (1.73%) Opsview
18 13 (1.50%) logstash
19 12 (1.38%) Kibana
Vendors
1 822 (94.70%) VMware
2 486 (55.99%) Microsoft
3 316 (36.41%) Citrix
4 282 (32.49%) Cisco
5 206 (23.73%) HP
6 99 (11.41%) Symantec
7 87 (10.02%) Red Hat
8 86 (9.91%) Veeam
9 77 (8.87%) NetApp
9 77 (8.87%) EMC
10 65 (7.49%) Dell
11 52 (5.99%) CommVault
12 43 (4.95%) Juniper
13 40 (4.61%) Oracle
14 39 (4.49%) IBM
15 38 (4.38%) Apple
16 35 (4.03%) CheckPoint
17 29 (3.34%) Sophos
18 28 (3.23%) Websense
18 28 (3.23%) SolarWinds
Kent
Maidstone And Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Salary: Band 7 £31,072 to £40,964 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Maidstone And Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Salary: Band 7 £31,072 to £40,964 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum plus benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
PAW Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £39,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + + Company Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package (Bonus, Pension)
Posted: 5 days ago
Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago