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

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 622 598 498
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -100
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 265 392 569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.37% 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 2.38% 3.19% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 220 340 492
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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
11148 12305 13992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.44% 11.62% 12.32%
Number of salaries quoted 9253 10339 11780
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -28 257 £40,000 -5.88% 36
South East +55 78 £40,000 -5.88% 7
London -82 65 £47,500 +5.55% 12
East of England +38 34 £41,500 -2.35% 3
Yorkshire +25 32 £38,000 -5.00% 4
Surrey +47 30 £42,500 +8.28% 3
North West -3 27 £42,500 - 6
City of London +19 25 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Leeds +27 21 £40,500 +1.25% 1
West Yorkshire +27 21 £40,500 +1.25% 1
Manchester -1 20 £42,500 - 3
Berkshire +15 18 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Hertfordshire +12 18 £40,500 +1.25% 2
Hampshire +16 14 £35,000 -12.50% 1
East Yorkshire - 9 - -
Farnborough - 9 £35,000 -
Hull - 9 - -
South West +13 8 £24,500 -38.75% 2
Cambridgeshire +8 8 £46,900 +10.35%
West Midlands -11 8 £33,500 +3.07% 2
Rochdale - 8 £55,000 - 1
Bracknell -14 7 £40,000 -5.88%
West Sussex +30 6 £29,500 +5.35%
Guildford +28 6 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Reading +20 6 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Cambridge +18 6 £46,900 +10.35%
Watford -2 6 £42,500 - 1
Staines - 6 £46,500 -
Essex - 6 £33,000 -
Oxfordshire +41 5 £47,500 +97.91%

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 529 (93.63%) VMware
2 433 (76.64%) Windows
3 366 (64.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 314 (55.58%) Windows Server
5 307 (54.34%) Active Directory
6 263 (46.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 258 (45.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 252 (44.60%) Microsoft
9 245 (43.36%) Cisco
10 212 (37.52%) MS Exchange
11 204 (36.11%) Firewall
12 176 (31.15%) Linux
13 169 (29.91%) DNS
14 154 (27.26%) SAN
15 146 (25.84%) vSphere
16 141 (24.96%) SQL Server
17 140 (24.78%) Citrix
18 134 (23.72%) Hyper-V
19 133 (23.54%) ITIL
20 130 (23.01%) PowerShell
20 130 (23.01%) Exchange Server 2010
21 124 (21.95%) HP
22 116 (20.53%) Data Centre
23 111 (19.65%) LAN
24 110 (19.47%) TCP/IP
25 105 (18.58%) WAN
25 105 (18.58%) SQL
26 104 (18.41%) DHCP
27 100 (17.70%) Finance
28 97 (17.17%) Windows 7

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
1 212 (37.52%) MS Exchange
2 130 (23.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 71 (12.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 67 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 37 (6.55%) SharePoint
6 29 (5.13%) IIS
7 24 (4.25%) Skype for Business
8 22 (3.89%) Apache
9 16 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
10 14 (2.48%) nginx
11 11 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (1.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 10 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2003
12 10 (1.77%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.88%) ArcGIS
14 4 (0.71%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.35%) GroupWise
16 1 (0.18%) JBoss
16 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
16 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 92 (16.28%) MS Excel
2 50 (8.85%) MS Office
3 3 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (2.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.35%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.18%) Misys Opics
Cloud Services
1 87 (15.40%) Office 365
2 70 (12.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 66 (11.68%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (4.60%) SaaS
5 18 (3.19%) PaaS
6 17 (3.01%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (3.01%) Amazon S3
7 13 (2.30%) IaaS
8 12 (2.12%) OpenShift
9 9 (1.59%) Mimecast
10 7 (1.24%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.35%) Dropbox
13 2 (0.35%) OneDrive
14 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.18%) Route 53
14 1 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 204 (36.11%) Firewall
2 169 (29.91%) DNS
3 154 (27.26%) SAN
4 111 (19.65%) LAN
5 110 (19.47%) TCP/IP
6 105 (18.58%) WAN
7 104 (18.41%) DHCP
8 86 (15.22%) VPN
9 48 (8.50%) NAS
10 37 (6.55%) VoIP
11 31 (5.49%) FTP
11 31 (5.49%) VLAN
12 30 (5.31%) Cisco ASA
13 29 (5.13%) Wireless
14 22 (3.89%) SNMP
14 22 (3.89%) SSH
15 21 (3.72%) Internet
16 20 (3.54%) SMTP
17 17 (3.01%) Cisco IOS
18 16 (2.83%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (24.96%) SQL Server
2 34 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (5.31%) MySQL
4 19 (3.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (2.83%) Amazon Redshift
5 16 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (2.83%) NoSQL
6 10 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
8 8 (1.42%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (0.88%) GIS
10 4 (0.71%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.35%) FileMaker
11 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.35%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.18%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 16 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (1.42%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.18%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.18%) Subversion
General
1 100 (17.70%) Finance
2 32 (5.66%) Telecoms
3 27 (4.78%) Manufacturing
4 21 (3.72%) Law
5 20 (3.54%) Marketing
6 17 (3.01%) Games
7 16 (2.83%) Advertising
8 15 (2.65%) Electronics
9 14 (2.48%) French Language
10 12 (2.12%) Legal
10 12 (2.12%) Retail
11 7 (1.24%) Banking
12 6 (1.06%) Publishing
13 5 (0.88%) Back Office
14 4 (0.71%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.71%) Online Betting
15 3 (0.53%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 127 (22.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 86 (15.22%) Support Engineer
3 85 (15.04%) Administrator
4 69 (12.21%) Analyst
5 64 (11.33%) VMware Engineer
6 62 (10.97%) Systems Engineer
7 53 (9.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 53 (9.38%) IT Support
8 50 (8.85%) Systems Administrator
9 48 (8.50%) 3rd Line Support
10 43 (7.61%) IT Engineer
11 41 (7.26%) Infrastructure Support
12 40 (7.08%) Linux Engineer
12 40 (7.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 39 (6.90%) Server Engineer
14 38 (6.73%) 2nd Line Support
15 35 (6.19%) Windows Engineer
16 33 (5.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 33 (5.84%) Network Engineer
17 32 (5.66%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.54%) LAMP
2 15 (2.65%) Web Services
3 14 (2.48%) LEMP Stack
4 5 (0.88%) EDI
4 5 (0.88%) Flash
5 4 (0.71%) HTML
5 4 (0.71%) Middleware
6 3 (0.53%) FFmpeg
7 2 (0.35%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (0.35%) Sensu
8 1 (0.18%) .NET
8 1 (0.18%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.18%) COM
8 1 (0.18%) ELK Stack
8 1 (0.18%) JSON
8 1 (0.18%) libvirt
8 1 (0.18%) REST
8 1 (0.18%) SOAP
8 1 (0.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 116 (20.53%) Data Centre
2 53 (9.38%) Clustering
3 36 (6.37%) Replication
4 24 (4.25%) Management Information System
5 21 (3.72%) Driving Licence
6 19 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (3.36%) EMC VNX
7 15 (2.65%) PKI
8 10 (1.77%) Fat Client
8 10 (1.77%) Thin Client
9 9 (1.59%) HP Storage
10 7 (1.24%) Blackberry
10 7 (1.24%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.06%) Digital Media
12 5 (0.88%) Private Cloud
12 5 (0.88%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.71%) Computer Science
13 4 (0.71%) iPhone
13 4 (0.71%) VCE vBlock
13 4 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 433 (76.64%) Windows
2 314 (55.58%) Windows Server
3 263 (46.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 258 (45.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 176 (31.15%) Linux
6 97 (17.17%) Windows 7
7 57 (10.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 54 (9.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 34 (6.02%) Windows 8
10 33 (5.84%) Windows 10
11 29 (5.13%) Unix
12 27 (4.78%) CentOS
13 24 (4.25%) Mac OS X
14 18 (3.19%) Ubuntu
15 15 (2.65%) Solaris
16 14 (2.48%) Fedora
17 13 (2.30%) Windows Vista
18 12 (2.12%) Debian
19 10 (1.77%) Windows XP
20 6 (1.06%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (23.54%) ITIL
2 48 (8.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 42 (7.43%) ITIL V3
4 40 (7.08%) Load Balancing
5 34 (6.02%) Project Management
6 32 (5.66%) Information Security
6 32 (5.66%) Server Building
7 31 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (5.49%) Mentoring
8 30 (5.31%) Migration
9 28 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
10 25 (4.42%) Service Delivery
11 24 (4.25%) DevOps
11 24 (4.25%) Network Management
12 23 (4.07%) Root Cause Analysis
13 22 (3.89%) High Availability
13 22 (3.89%) Virtual Infrastructure
14 21 (3.72%) CRM
14 21 (3.72%) Presales
15 20 (3.54%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 130 (23.01%) PowerShell
2 105 (18.58%) SQL
3 44 (7.79%) Perl
4 36 (6.37%) Bash Shell
5 31 (5.49%) Python
6 22 (3.89%) PHP
6 22 (3.89%) Ruby
7 13 (2.30%) Java
8 11 (1.95%) C
9 10 (1.77%) VBScript
10 9 (1.59%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.06%) C++
11 6 (1.06%) Tcl
12 2 (0.35%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.35%) VB
13 1 (0.18%) C#
13 1 (0.18%) Korn
Qualifications
1 96 (16.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (10.80%) Cisco Certification
3 60 (10.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 52 (9.20%) CCNA
5 50 (8.85%) MCSA
5 50 (8.85%) MCSE
6 48 (8.50%) Security Cleared
7 38 (6.73%) SC Cleared
8 37 (6.55%) Degree
9 34 (6.02%) MCP
10 27 (4.78%) MCITP
11 22 (3.89%) CCNP
12 20 (3.54%) RHCE
13 17 (3.01%) DV Cleared
14 14 (2.48%) RHCSA
15 12 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
16 10 (1.77%) A+ Certification
17 9 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 8 (1.42%) Network+ Certification
19 5 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.13%) SLA
2 26 (4.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (4.60%) PCI DSS
3 18 (3.19%) QA
4 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.18%) EMIR
4 1 (0.18%) MiFID
4 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 366 (64.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 307 (54.34%) Active Directory
3 146 (25.84%) vSphere
4 134 (23.72%) Hyper-V
5 68 (12.04%) VMware ESX
6 48 (8.50%) XenApp
7 27 (4.78%) Virtual Servers
8 26 (4.60%) XenDesktop
9 25 (4.42%) NFS
10 24 (4.25%) XenServer
11 21 (3.72%) vCloud
12 16 (2.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 16 (2.83%) Virtual Desktop
13 14 (2.48%) Postfix
13 14 (2.48%) Sendmail
14 13 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
15 12 (2.12%) Terminal Services
16 10 (1.77%) KVM
17 9 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
18 8 (1.42%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 71 (12.57%) SCCM
2 45 (7.96%) SCOM
3 38 (6.73%) WSUS
4 33 (5.84%) Backup Exec
5 31 (5.49%) Puppet
6 29 (5.13%) Nagios
7 14 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (2.12%) Norton AntiVirus
8 12 (2.12%) OpenView
8 12 (2.12%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 11 (1.95%) Ansible
10 10 (1.77%) Cisco CUCM
10 10 (1.77%) FortiGate
11 9 (1.59%) Microsoft Clustering
11 9 (1.59%) SCOrch
11 9 (1.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 8 (1.42%) SolarWinds Orion
12 8 (1.42%) vRealize
13 6 (1.06%) AirWatch
13 6 (1.06%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 529 (93.63%) VMware
2 252 (44.60%) Microsoft
3 245 (43.36%) Cisco
4 140 (24.78%) Citrix
5 124 (21.95%) HP
6 82 (14.51%) Red Hat
7 62 (10.97%) NetApp
8 46 (8.14%) Veeam
9 36 (6.37%) Symantec
10 35 (6.19%) EMC
11 31 (5.49%) Riverbed
12 30 (5.31%) Juniper
13 29 (5.13%) IBM
14 24 (4.25%) WatchGuard
15 20 (3.54%) CheckPoint
15 20 (3.54%) Dell
16 19 (3.36%) 3PAR
17 18 (3.19%) Sophos
18 17 (3.01%) SolarWinds
19 15 (2.65%) Brocade
Cobham, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £23,100 per annum Up to £23,100 +benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-£55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £28,600 per annum Up to £28,600 +benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lingfield, Surrey
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Authentic Recruitment
Salary: £20k - 28k per year + vehicle
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 16 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
360 Resourcing
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary
Posted: 23 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Jellyfish
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum 10% Bonus, Private Medical, Life Ass
Posted: 8 days ago
South East England
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum + Business Travel, Pension Scheme etc.
Posted: 25 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago