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 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 493 593 563
Rank change year-on-year
+100 -30
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 519 432 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.39% 0.41%
As % of the System Software category 4.11% 3.18% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 448 367 382
Median salary £43,500 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,550 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -11.90%

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
12630 13599 12669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.26% 12.14% 10.46%
Number of salaries quoted 10703 11161 10645
Median salary £42,000 £41,750 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.59% +0.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 2 May 2016 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 2 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +64 500 £45,000 +5.88% 32
London +5 219 £55,000 +15.78% 9
South East +92 153 £43,000 +1.17% 13
Berkshire +68 68 £43,000 +19.44% 5
Surrey +22 50 £43,500 -5.94% 3
Bracknell - 39 £43,000 -
City of London +44 37 £57,500 +21.05% 2
East of England +11 34 £32,000 -1.53% 1
South West +10 30 £23,000 -42.50% 3
Hertfordshire +23 29 £32,000 -1.53%
West Midlands 0 21 £40,000 +26.98%
Yorkshire +5 19 £37,000 +5.71% 1
Guildford +12 18 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Camberley - 18 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire +33 17 £40,000 +63.26% 2
Reading +22 15 £50,000 +44.92% 3
Cornwall - 14 £22,000 - 1
North West +18 13 £34,000 -17.57% 4
Hampshire +1 13 £43,500 -1.13% 1
East Midlands +23 12 £32,500 -9.72% 1
Harrogate +19 11 £40,000 +23.07%
Essex +13 11 £20,500 -31.66%
North Yorkshire +5 11 £40,000 +23.07%
Redruth - 11 £23,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 11 £32,500 - 2
Wales +12 10 £37,500 +1.35% 2
South Wales +11 10 £37,500 +1.35% 2
Manchester +3 9 £35,500 -11.25% 3
High Wycombe +8 8 £47,500 +108.79%
Mayfair - 7 £100,000 -

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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.

1 858 (95.33%) VMware
2 645 (71.67%) Windows
3 508 (56.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 489 (54.33%) Active Directory
5 467 (51.89%) Microsoft
6 460 (51.11%) Windows Server
7 427 (47.44%) Linux
8 413 (45.89%) Firewall
9 370 (41.11%) Cisco
10 369 (41.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 368 (40.89%) Windows Server 2008
12 334 (37.11%) MS Exchange
13 327 (36.33%) SAN
14 288 (32.00%) DNS
15 269 (29.89%) vSphere
16 246 (27.33%) Exchange Server 2010
17 240 (26.67%) MS Excel
18 225 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
19 209 (23.22%) HP
19 209 (23.22%) Citrix
20 199 (22.11%) WAN
21 195 (21.67%) Windows Server 2003
22 194 (21.56%) LAN
23 185 (20.56%) SQL
24 182 (20.22%) SQL Server
25 177 (19.67%) Data Centre
26 172 (19.11%) ITIL
27 169 (18.78%) Microsoft Certification
28 149 (16.56%) Puppet
29 144 (16.00%) DHCP

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
1 334 (37.11%) MS Exchange
2 246 (27.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 225 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 88 (9.78%) IIS
5 78 (8.67%) Apache
6 73 (8.11%) SharePoint
7 71 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
8 63 (7.00%) Tomcat
9 53 (5.89%) Exchange Server 2003
10 35 (3.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 31 (3.44%) Skype for Business
12 30 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
13 28 (3.11%) SharePoint 2013
14 10 (1.11%) nginx
15 9 (1.00%) OpenStack
16 7 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
17 2 (0.22%) Alfresco
17 2 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
17 2 (0.22%) Confluence
17 2 (0.22%) uWSGI
Applications
1 240 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 78 (8.67%) MS Office
3 12 (1.33%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.22%) MS Project
5 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.11%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 79 (8.78%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (8.67%) Office 365
3 39 (4.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (2.89%) Amazon EC2
4 26 (2.89%) IaaS
5 25 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (1.22%) Amazon S3
7 9 (1.00%) PaaS
8 7 (0.78%) SaaS
9 5 (0.56%) Mimecast
9 5 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.44%) Rackspace Cloud
11 3 (0.33%) SoftLayer
12 2 (0.22%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.22%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 413 (45.89%) Firewall
2 327 (36.33%) SAN
3 288 (32.00%) DNS
4 199 (22.11%) WAN
5 194 (21.56%) LAN
6 144 (16.00%) DHCP
7 136 (15.11%) TCP/IP
8 84 (9.33%) NAS
9 82 (9.11%) VPN
10 75 (8.33%) VLAN
11 71 (7.89%) iSCSI
12 61 (6.78%) Fibre Channel
13 37 (4.11%) VoIP
14 36 (4.00%) SSL
15 35 (3.89%) LDAP
16 33 (3.67%) SMTP
17 27 (3.00%) Wireless
18 26 (2.89%) NetScaler
19 25 (2.78%) FTP
20 24 (2.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (20.22%) SQL Server
2 81 (9.00%) MySQL
3 64 (7.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 49 (5.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 46 (5.11%) MongoDB
6 28 (3.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (1.78%) SQL Server 2014
8 13 (1.44%) Oracle Database
9 6 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.33%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.22%) Big Data
12 2 (0.22%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.22%) Navicat
12 2 (0.22%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.11%) Amazon Redshift
13 1 (0.11%) MS Access
13 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (2.67%) Jenkins
2 21 (2.33%) Subversion
3 19 (2.11%) Git (software)
4 13 (1.44%) Ant
5 12 (1.33%) GCC
5 12 (1.33%) Visual Studio
6 10 (1.11%) Vagrant
7 6 (0.67%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (0.56%) GitLab
9 3 (0.33%) JIRA
10 2 (0.22%) Maven
10 2 (0.22%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.22%) WinDbg
11 1 (0.11%) Gradle
11 1 (0.11%) gulp
11 1 (0.11%) Hudson
11 1 (0.11%) MSI
11 1 (0.11%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.11%) webpack
General
1 112 (12.44%) Finance
2 57 (6.33%) Telecoms
3 25 (2.78%) Banking
4 21 (2.33%) Advertising
5 20 (2.22%) Games
6 14 (1.56%) Legal
6 14 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 14 (1.56%) Marketing
7 11 (1.22%) Electronics
8 4 (0.44%) Billing
8 4 (0.44%) Retail
9 3 (0.33%) Back Office
9 3 (0.33%) Law
9 3 (0.33%) Local Government
9 3 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.22%) Front Office
10 2 (0.22%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.11%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 203 (22.56%) Support Engineer
2 183 (20.33%) VMware Engineer
3 182 (20.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 110 (12.22%) Linux Engineer
5 104 (11.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 103 (11.44%) Administrator
7 93 (10.33%) Systems Engineer
8 80 (8.89%) Systems Administrator
9 76 (8.44%) 3rd Line Support
9 76 (8.44%) IT Engineer
10 75 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
11 71 (7.89%) Server Engineer
12 70 (7.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 66 (7.33%) Analyst
14 63 (7.00%) VMware Support Engineer
15 61 (6.78%) IT Support
16 58 (6.44%) Exchange Engineer
17 57 (6.33%) Technical Engineer
18 53 (5.89%) DevOps Engineer
19 47 (5.22%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (5.11%) .NET
2 35 (3.89%) LAMP
3 29 (3.22%) ASP.NET
4 17 (1.89%) Web Services
5 16 (1.78%) HTML
6 15 (1.67%) FIX Protocol
7 14 (1.56%) jQuery
8 13 (1.44%) CSS
8 13 (1.44%) HTML5
8 13 (1.44%) XHTML
9 12 (1.33%) Ajax
9 12 (1.33%) MSMQ
10 8 (0.89%) 802.1X
10 8 (0.89%) MAPI
11 7 (0.78%) COM
11 7 (0.78%) LEMP Stack
12 6 (0.67%) Sensu
13 5 (0.56%) ELK Stack
14 4 (0.44%) FreeSWITCH
14 4 (0.44%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 177 (19.67%) Data Centre
2 58 (6.44%) Replication
3 55 (6.11%) Clustering
4 49 (5.44%) EMC VNX
5 41 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (4.56%) Blackberry
6 29 (3.22%) VCE vBlock
7 26 (2.89%) Driving Licence
7 26 (2.89%) HP StoreVirtual
8 21 (2.33%) EMC VMAX
8 21 (2.33%) PKI
8 21 (2.33%) Smartphone
9 20 (2.22%) Client/Server
10 16 (1.78%) PlayStation
11 15 (1.67%) EMC VNXe
11 15 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
11 15 (1.67%) iPhone
11 15 (1.67%) IPTV
11 15 (1.67%) Over-the-Top Content
12 11 (1.22%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 645 (71.67%) Windows
2 460 (51.11%) Windows Server
3 427 (47.44%) Linux
4 369 (41.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 368 (40.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 195 (21.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 98 (10.89%) CentOS
8 93 (10.33%) Unix
9 88 (9.78%) Windows 7
10 73 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 68 (7.56%) Ubuntu
12 57 (6.33%) Windows 8
13 52 (5.78%) Windows 10
14 36 (4.00%) Solaris
15 33 (3.67%) Oracle Linux
16 29 (3.22%) SUSE
16 29 (3.22%) Windows Vista
16 29 (3.22%) Windows XP
17 21 (2.33%) AIX
18 20 (2.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (19.11%) ITIL
2 96 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (10.22%) Configuration Management
4 90 (10.00%) DevOps
5 73 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 70 (7.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 66 (7.33%) Load Balancing
8 51 (5.67%) Open Source
9 50 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
10 44 (4.89%) Migration
11 43 (4.78%) Security Patching
12 33 (3.67%) High Availability
13 31 (3.44%) Server Virtualisation
14 29 (3.22%) Project Management
15 28 (3.11%) Problem Management
16 26 (2.89%) Change Management
16 26 (2.89%) Kalman Filter
16 26 (2.89%) Mentoring
17 25 (2.78%) PRINCE2
18 23 (2.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 185 (20.56%) SQL
2 112 (12.44%) PowerShell
3 111 (12.33%) Bash Shell
4 85 (9.44%) Perl
5 67 (7.44%) Python
6 46 (5.11%) Ruby
7 36 (4.00%) Java
8 26 (2.89%) PHP
9 23 (2.56%) Shell Script
10 14 (1.56%) JavaScript
11 13 (1.44%) C#
12 12 (1.33%) C
12 12 (1.33%) Korn
13 9 (1.00%) R
13 9 (1.00%) VBA
14 8 (0.89%) VB
15 4 (0.44%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.22%) AWK
16 2 (0.22%) sed
16 2 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 169 (18.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 133 (14.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 102 (11.33%) MCSE
4 69 (7.67%) MCSA
5 65 (7.22%) Degree
6 56 (6.22%) Cisco Certification
6 56 (6.22%) Security Cleared
7 50 (5.56%) CCNA
8 46 (5.11%) SC Cleared
9 27 (3.00%) CCNP
10 25 (2.78%) MCITP
11 22 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
12 19 (2.11%) RHCE
13 18 (2.00%) A+ Certification
14 17 (1.89%) Network+ Certification
15 13 (1.44%) VCP5
16 10 (1.11%) MCP
16 10 (1.11%) VCAP
17 9 (1.00%) DBS Check
18 8 (0.89%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (7.11%) SLA
2 30 (3.33%) QA
3 25 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (1.89%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) PA-DSS
6 1 (0.11%) SAS 70
System Software
1 508 (56.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 489 (54.33%) Active Directory
3 269 (29.89%) vSphere
4 133 (14.78%) VMware ESX
5 117 (13.00%) Hyper-V
6 102 (11.33%) NFS
7 90 (10.00%) XenApp
8 45 (5.00%) XenDesktop
9 33 (3.67%) Terminal Services
9 33 (3.67%) vCloud
10 27 (3.00%) XenServer
11 20 (2.22%) Docker
12 17 (1.89%) Xen
13 13 (1.44%) Firmware
14 12 (1.33%) DFS Replication
14 12 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 10 (1.11%) Corosync
16 9 (1.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 9 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
17 7 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 149 (16.56%) Puppet
2 92 (10.22%) SCCM
3 91 (10.11%) Nagios
4 77 (8.56%) Ansible
5 60 (6.67%) Backup Exec
6 58 (6.44%) WSUS
7 52 (5.78%) vMotion
8 35 (3.89%) SCOM
9 27 (3.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 25 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
10 25 (2.78%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 23 (2.56%) NetBackup
12 21 (2.33%) HAProxy
13 17 (1.89%) HP Data Protector
14 16 (1.78%) Cacti
14 16 (1.78%) Norton AntiVirus
15 14 (1.56%) CFEngine
15 14 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
15 14 (1.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 14 (1.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 858 (95.33%) VMware
2 467 (51.89%) Microsoft
3 370 (41.11%) Cisco
4 209 (23.22%) Citrix
4 209 (23.22%) HP
5 129 (14.33%) Red Hat
6 114 (12.67%) NetApp
7 99 (11.00%) EMC
8 72 (8.00%) Dell
9 64 (7.11%) Veeam
10 60 (6.67%) Symantec
11 49 (5.44%) Oracle
12 42 (4.67%) Apple
12 42 (4.67%) SonicWALL
13 40 (4.44%) IBM
14 37 (4.11%) CheckPoint
15 33 (3.67%) 3PAR
16 28 (3.11%) Juniper
17 25 (2.78%) WatchGuard
18 23 (2.56%) Sophos
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Capita Internal Resourcing
Salary: £DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000.0000 - £65000.0000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Network Compucare Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £36672.00 - £46414.00 per annum + holiday, pension, flexible working
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
H&R Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus on call, bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spinnaker Red
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum and Fantastic Benefits, inc. Healthc
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Excellent Bemnefitys Pack
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Flexi Time, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Esher, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
John Lewis
Salary: Pay in range £46,700 - £66,500
Posted: 11 days ago
Corsham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Corsham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
tda-group
Salary: £0 - £80,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago
Amersham
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spinnaker Red
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: 18 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Heathside School
Salary: From £18,228 to £23,435 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Resource Management
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Outstanding Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago