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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 540 498 550
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +52
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 390 484 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.42% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 3.27% 3.88% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 339 376 286
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%

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
11924 12484 10650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.77% 10.87% 10.03%
Number of salaries quoted 9958 10295 9080
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -44 378 £40,000 -9.09% 26
London -15 144 £46,000 -3.15% 13
South East +8 113 £40,000 -5.88% 4
East of England +18 47 £29,000 -38.94%
Hertfordshire +27 41 £28,000 -44.00%
Surrey +22 40 £40,000 -15.78%
Berkshire -8 33 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Yorkshire -42 32 £35,000 -1.40% 2
City of London +20 28 £37,500 -21.05% 7
Redhill +10 19 £40,000 -15.78%
North West +3 18 £37,500 -11.76%
Watford +1 17 £28,000 -44.00%
Hemel Hempstead +14 16 £27,500 -52.17%
North Yorkshire +6 16 £35,000 -26.31% 2
Reading +5 16 £37,500 -18.47%
Hampshire +25 14 £50,000 +17.64% 1
South Yorkshire +10 11 £65,000 +225.00%
Manchester +6 11 £58,000 +78.46%
Crawley -8 11 £44,500 -3.78%
West Sussex -14 11 £44,500 +1.71%
Buckinghamshire -14 10 £45,000 +109.30%
West Midlands -29 10 £22,750 -40.90% 2
Wales - 10 £36,500 -
South Wales - 10 £36,500 -
Cardiff - 10 £36,500 -
South West -8 9 £39,000 +21.87% 2
Farnborough - 8 £50,000 -
Harrogate - 8 £35,000 - 1
Sheffield - 8 £95,000 -
Maidenhead +12 7 £27,500 +10.00%

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 775 (96.15%) VMware
2 727 (90.20%) Windows
3 492 (61.04%) Active Directory
4 484 (60.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 433 (53.72%) Microsoft
5 433 (53.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 335 (41.56%) SAN
7 305 (37.84%) DNS
8 295 (36.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 288 (35.73%) Citrix
10 271 (33.62%) MS Exchange
11 261 (32.38%) vSphere
12 248 (30.77%) Firewall
13 246 (30.52%) Windows Server 2003
13 246 (30.52%) ITIL
14 237 (29.40%) Cisco
15 230 (28.54%) Linux
16 228 (28.29%) DHCP
17 210 (26.05%) SQL Server
18 205 (25.43%) HP
19 204 (25.31%) MS Excel
20 191 (23.70%) TCP/IP
21 184 (22.83%) Microsoft Certification
22 179 (22.21%) Exchange Server 2010
23 166 (20.60%) Hyper-V
24 157 (19.48%) XenApp
24 157 (19.48%) WAN
25 152 (18.86%) SQL
26 146 (18.11%) LAN
27 144 (17.87%) Finance

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
1 271 (33.62%) MS Exchange
2 179 (22.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 122 (15.14%) IIS
4 84 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2013
5 83 (10.30%) SharePoint
6 80 (9.93%) Exchange Server 2007
7 69 (8.56%) Lync
8 58 (7.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 50 (6.20%) Exchange Server 2003
10 44 (5.46%) SharePoint 2013
11 36 (4.47%) SharePoint 2010
12 33 (4.09%) Apache
13 26 (3.23%) IBM Notes
14 24 (2.98%) Lotus Domino
15 22 (2.73%) Tomcat
16 18 (2.23%) SharePoint Server
17 13 (1.61%) SAS
18 12 (1.49%) Confluence
19 8 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
20 7 (0.87%) nginx
Applications
1 204 (25.31%) MS Excel
2 136 (16.87%) MS Office
3 8 (0.99%) InDesign
4 4 (0.50%) MS Project
4 4 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (1.12%) Dynamics GP
2 6 (0.74%) Sophis RISQUE
3 4 (0.50%) Maximo
4 3 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 113 (14.02%) Office 365
2 64 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (3.72%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (2.36%) SaaS
5 19 (2.36%) IaaS
6 10 (1.24%) Mimecast
7 6 (0.74%) Amazon EMR
7 6 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.74%) Amazon S3
7 6 (0.74%) GitHub
8 5 (0.62%) PaaS
8 5 (0.62%) Symantec.cloud
9 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 335 (41.56%) SAN
2 305 (37.84%) DNS
3 248 (30.77%) Firewall
4 228 (28.29%) DHCP
5 191 (23.70%) TCP/IP
6 157 (19.48%) WAN
7 146 (18.11%) LAN
8 125 (15.51%) VPN
9 89 (11.04%) NAS
10 83 (10.30%) VLAN
11 72 (8.93%) iSCSI
12 47 (5.83%) Internet
13 45 (5.58%) Fibre Channel
14 41 (5.09%) VoIP
15 35 (4.34%) Cisco ASA
16 33 (4.09%) NetScaler
17 27 (3.35%) LDAP
18 25 (3.10%) Wireless
19 24 (2.98%) SMTP
20 18 (2.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (26.05%) SQL Server
2 100 (12.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 86 (10.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 49 (6.08%) MySQL
5 32 (3.97%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (1.36%) MongoDB
7 10 (1.24%) Oracle Database
8 9 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
8 9 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (0.87%) NoSQL
9 7 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (0.74%) Amazon Redshift
11 5 (0.62%) OLAP
11 5 (0.62%) OLTP
11 5 (0.62%) Oracle OLAP
12 4 (0.50%) Big Data
13 2 (0.25%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.12%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (2.11%) JIRA
2 15 (1.86%) Git (software)
3 9 (1.12%) TeamCity
4 8 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (0.74%) Artifactory
5 6 (0.74%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.62%) AdminStudio
7 2 (0.25%) Subversion
7 2 (0.25%) WebLOAD
7 2 (0.25%) Ant
7 2 (0.25%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.25%) MSI
8 1 (0.12%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.12%) Maven
8 1 (0.12%) Juju
8 1 (0.12%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.12%) Wise Package Studio
8 1 (0.12%) Gradle
General
1 144 (17.87%) Finance
2 37 (4.59%) Back Office
3 25 (3.10%) Telecoms
4 18 (2.23%) Advertising
5 17 (2.11%) Banking
5 17 (2.11%) Online Betting
6 14 (1.74%) Legal
7 11 (1.36%) Retail
8 9 (1.12%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.99%) Law
10 7 (0.87%) Games
11 6 (0.74%) Front Office
11 6 (0.74%) Marketing
12 5 (0.62%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.50%) Local Government
14 3 (0.37%) French Language
14 3 (0.37%) German Language
14 3 (0.37%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 130 (16.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 117 (14.52%) Support Engineer
3 93 (11.54%) Analyst
4 88 (10.92%) Administrator
5 65 (8.06%) Systems Administrator
6 52 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
7 45 (5.58%) Support Analyst
8 41 (5.09%) 2nd Line Support
8 41 (5.09%) Consultant
9 38 (4.71%) Systems Support
10 36 (4.47%) 3rd Line Support
11 34 (4.22%) Architect
12 33 (4.09%) Technical Support
13 32 (3.97%) Server Engineer
14 31 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 26 (3.23%) IT Support
16 24 (2.98%) Platform Engineer
16 24 (2.98%) Infrastructure Specialist
17 23 (2.85%) Senior Support Engineer
18 21 (2.61%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (3.72%) .NET
2 24 (2.98%) Web Services
3 15 (1.86%) FIX Protocol
4 7 (0.87%) HTML
4 7 (0.87%) MAPI
4 7 (0.87%) XML
4 7 (0.87%) COM
4 7 (0.87%) CSS
4 7 (0.87%) jQuery
5 6 (0.74%) HTML5
5 6 (0.74%) Application Packaging
5 6 (0.74%) Middleware
6 5 (0.62%) JSON
6 5 (0.62%) XSLT
6 5 (0.62%) REST
6 5 (0.62%) Express
7 2 (0.25%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.12%) XHTML
8 1 (0.12%) RSS
8 1 (0.12%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 107 (13.28%) Data Centre
2 70 (8.68%) Replication
3 67 (8.31%) Clustering
4 49 (6.08%) Blackberry
5 33 (4.09%) EMC VNX
6 31 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (2.61%) Handset
8 20 (2.48%) iPhone
8 20 (2.48%) EqualLogic
9 18 (2.23%) Hedge funds
10 17 (2.11%) Mathematics
11 14 (1.74%) Management Information System
12 13 (1.61%) Mobile App
12 13 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
13 11 (1.36%) Public Cloud
13 11 (1.36%) Computer Science
14 9 (1.12%) PDA
14 9 (1.12%) HP StoreVirtual
14 9 (1.12%) iPad
14 9 (1.12%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 727 (90.20%) Windows
2 433 (53.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 295 (36.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 246 (30.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 230 (28.54%) Linux
6 109 (13.52%) Windows 7
7 79 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 48 (5.96%) Windows 8
9 47 (5.83%) UNIX
10 43 (5.33%) CentOS
11 37 (4.59%) Windows 2000
12 36 (4.47%) Windows XP
13 30 (3.72%) Ubuntu
14 15 (1.86%) Mac OS X
14 15 (1.86%) AIX
14 15 (1.86%) Android
15 14 (1.74%) Solaris
16 13 (1.61%) Mac OS
17 12 (1.49%) Debian
17 12 (1.49%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (30.52%) ITIL
2 57 (7.07%) Mentoring
3 52 (6.45%) Patch Management
4 50 (6.20%) Change Management
5 49 (6.08%) Information Security
6 45 (5.58%) Migration
7 43 (5.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 42 (5.21%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (5.21%) Business Continuity
9 40 (4.96%) Change Control
10 39 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
11 34 (4.22%) Server Building
12 32 (3.97%) DevOps
12 32 (3.97%) Problem Management
13 29 (3.60%) Security Patching
14 25 (3.10%) Electronic Trading
15 23 (2.85%) High Availability
16 22 (2.73%) Performance Tuning
16 22 (2.73%) Load Balancing
17 21 (2.61%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 152 (18.86%) SQL
2 121 (15.01%) PowerShell
3 50 (6.20%) Perl
4 41 (5.09%) Bash Shell
5 35 (4.34%) Python
6 29 (3.60%) Java
7 26 (3.23%) C
7 26 (3.23%) Shell Script
8 22 (2.73%) VBScript
8 22 (2.73%) Ruby
9 16 (1.99%) PHP
10 13 (1.61%) VB
11 10 (1.24%) C#
12 9 (1.12%) JavaScript
12 9 (1.12%) Korn
13 8 (0.99%) VBA
14 5 (0.62%) Jython
15 3 (0.37%) AWK
15 3 (0.37%) sed
15 3 (0.37%) C++
Qualifications
1 184 (22.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 116 (14.39%) Cisco Certification
3 110 (13.65%) MCSE
3 110 (13.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 95 (11.79%) CCNA
5 75 (9.31%) Degree
6 42 (5.21%) Security Cleared
7 41 (5.09%) MCITP
8 40 (4.96%) MCSA
9 29 (3.60%) CCNP
10 17 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (1.86%) MCP
12 14 (1.74%) CCDP
12 14 (1.74%) Citrix Certification
12 14 (1.74%) RHCE
13 13 (1.61%) CCA
14 11 (1.36%) SC Cleared
14 11 (1.36%) JNCIA
15 7 (0.87%) VCP5
16 6 (0.74%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (12.16%) SLA
2 24 (2.98%) PCI DSS
3 13 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.61%) QA
4 6 (0.74%) FISMA
5 4 (0.50%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.12%) HL7
6 1 (0.12%) DICOM
System Software
1 492 (61.04%) Active Directory
2 484 (60.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 261 (32.38%) vSphere
4 166 (20.60%) Hyper-V
5 157 (19.48%) XenApp
6 142 (17.62%) VMware ESX
7 45 (5.58%) XenServer
8 42 (5.21%) XenDesktop
9 41 (5.09%) vCloud
10 36 (4.47%) Terminal Services
11 26 (3.23%) VMware Workstation
12 24 (2.98%) Xen
13 23 (2.85%) Firmware
14 17 (2.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 16 (1.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 13 (1.61%) NFS
17 12 (1.49%) KVM
18 11 (1.36%) VirtualBox
18 11 (1.36%) VMware Server
19 7 (0.87%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 144 (17.87%) SCCM
2 79 (9.80%) Backup Exec
3 72 (8.93%) SCOM
4 58 (7.20%) Puppet
5 52 (6.45%) Nagios
6 50 (6.20%) Opscode Chef
7 41 (5.09%) WSUS
8 37 (4.59%) NetBackup
9 35 (4.34%) Norton AntiVirus
10 31 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
11 25 (3.10%) CFEngine
12 20 (2.48%) vMotion
13 18 (2.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 18 (2.23%) SCVMM
14 17 (2.11%) Tivoli
15 15 (1.86%) SolarWinds Orion
16 12 (1.49%) HP SIM
16 12 (1.49%) Graphite
17 11 (1.36%) Nessus
18 9 (1.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 775 (96.15%) VMware
2 433 (53.72%) Microsoft
3 288 (35.73%) Citrix
4 237 (29.40%) Cisco
5 205 (25.43%) HP
6 95 (11.79%) Symantec
7 83 (10.30%) Red Hat
7 83 (10.30%) NetApp
8 77 (9.55%) EMC
8 77 (9.55%) Veeam
9 57 (7.07%) Dell
10 48 (5.96%) IBM
11 40 (4.96%) Juniper
12 38 (4.71%) CommVault
13 37 (4.59%) Avaya
14 33 (4.09%) Apple
15 28 (3.47%) SolarWinds
16 26 (3.23%) Lotus
17 25 (3.10%) Oracle
18 24 (2.98%) Splunk
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus, certs etc
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus on call and additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 (dependent on experiance)
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £42000.00 - £53000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
TCNS
Posted: 13 days ago
Brighton
Newton Blue
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Circa £40,000 dependent on experience plus benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Wavex Technology Limited
Salary: £27,000 per annum (incl. bonus) + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago