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

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 530 577 564
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -13
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 421 440 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.40% 0.40%
As % of the System Software category 3.40% 3.39% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 365 382 367
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -8.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £28,600 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,900 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%

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
12373 12995 13301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.68% 11.73% 11.06%
Number of salaries quoted 10531 10746 11173
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +31 392 £45,000 +4.65% 34
London +70 187 £55,000 +10.00% 10
South East +23 118 £40,250 -5.29% 12
Berkshire +24 36 £40,000 +17.64% 3
Surrey +34 35 £45,000 +12.50% 5
South West +27 30 £30,000 -23.07% 2
City of London +67 26 £57,500 +22.34% 4
Hampshire -8 20 £36,000 -20.00% 3
Bracknell - 18 £43,000 -
East of England +7 17 £42,500 +41.66% 2
Wiltshire +21 14 £42,500 +8.97% 1
North West +14 14 £37,500 - 5
Buckinghamshire +17 12 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire -6 12 £42,500 +41.66% 2
Wales +5 11 £31,000 -16.21% 1
South Wales +4 11 £31,000 -16.21% 1
Camberley - 11 £40,000 -
West Sussex -1 10 £39,000 -12.35%
West Midlands -4 10 £47,500 +31.94%
Corsham - 9 £42,500 - 1
East Midlands +9 8 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Manchester +4 8 £35,500 +15.44% 3
Yorkshire -15 8 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Crawley -17 8 £43,250 -2.80%
Farnham - 8 £34,500 -
Farnborough 0 7 £36,000 -26.53%
Southampton - 7 £35,000 - 2
Guildford +11 6 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Amersham - 6 - -
Bury - 6 £35,500 -

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 835 (94.78%) VMware
2 630 (71.51%) Windows
3 526 (59.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 461 (52.33%) Active Directory
5 457 (51.87%) Windows Server
6 439 (49.83%) Microsoft
7 418 (47.45%) Firewall
8 403 (45.74%) Linux
9 377 (42.79%) Cisco
10 352 (39.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 322 (36.55%) Windows Server 2008
12 318 (36.10%) SAN
13 313 (35.53%) MS Exchange
14 309 (35.07%) DNS
15 262 (29.74%) vSphere
16 239 (27.13%) HP
17 223 (25.31%) Exchange Server 2010
18 200 (22.70%) Citrix
19 191 (21.68%) Exchange Server 2013
20 185 (21.00%) MS Excel
21 182 (20.66%) SQL Server
22 173 (19.64%) Windows Server 2003
23 163 (18.50%) SQL
24 161 (18.27%) ITIL
24 161 (18.27%) Data Centre
25 155 (17.59%) Puppet
25 155 (17.59%) LAN
26 152 (17.25%) WAN
27 149 (16.91%) DHCP
28 147 (16.69%) 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
1 313 (35.53%) MS Exchange
2 223 (25.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 191 (21.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 95 (10.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 91 (10.33%) Apache
6 75 (8.51%) Tomcat
7 74 (8.40%) IIS
8 56 (6.36%) Exchange Server 2003
9 47 (5.33%) SharePoint
10 34 (3.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 31 (3.52%) Skype for Business
12 17 (1.93%) SharePoint 2013
13 16 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
14 14 (1.59%) nginx
15 9 (1.02%) OpenStack
16 4 (0.45%) CMS
17 3 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
18 2 (0.23%) Alfresco
18 2 (0.23%) Confluence
18 2 (0.23%) uWSGI
Applications
1 185 (21.00%) MS Excel
2 77 (8.74%) MS Office
3 5 (0.57%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.57%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.11%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 90 (10.22%) Office 365
2 86 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
3 64 (7.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 39 (4.43%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (1.25%) Amazon S3
6 11 (1.25%) IaaS
6 11 (1.25%) SaaS
7 8 (0.91%) OneDrive
8 7 (0.79%) PaaS
9 6 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.57%) Dropbox
10 5 (0.57%) Mimecast
10 5 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.34%) Google Apps
12 3 (0.34%) SoftLayer
13 1 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 418 (47.45%) Firewall
2 318 (36.10%) SAN
3 309 (35.07%) DNS
4 155 (17.59%) LAN
5 152 (17.25%) WAN
6 149 (16.91%) DHCP
7 147 (16.69%) TCP/IP
8 109 (12.37%) VPN
9 71 (8.06%) NAS
10 70 (7.95%) VLAN
11 58 (6.58%) iSCSI
12 46 (5.22%) Fibre Channel
13 45 (5.11%) LDAP
14 43 (4.88%) VoIP
15 40 (4.54%) SMTP
16 37 (4.20%) FTP
17 35 (3.97%) Wireshark
18 32 (3.63%) Cisco ASA
19 30 (3.41%) Wireless
20 27 (3.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (20.66%) SQL Server
2 105 (11.92%) MySQL
3 63 (7.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 60 (6.81%) MongoDB
5 55 (6.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 34 (3.86%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
8 15 (1.70%) Oracle Database
9 7 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.34%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.23%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (0.23%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.23%) Navicat
12 2 (0.23%) Oracle Exadata
12 2 (0.23%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.11%) Big Data
13 1 (0.11%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.11%) MS Access
13 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 29 (3.29%) Jenkins
2 17 (1.93%) Subversion
3 15 (1.70%) Git (software)
4 13 (1.48%) Ant
5 12 (1.36%) GCC
6 10 (1.14%) Vagrant
7 6 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (0.57%) GitLab
8 5 (0.57%) JIRA
8 5 (0.57%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.23%) Maven
9 2 (0.23%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.23%) WinDbg
10 1 (0.11%) Gradle
10 1 (0.11%) Grunt
10 1 (0.11%) gulp
10 1 (0.11%) Hudson
10 1 (0.11%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.11%) webpack
General
1 109 (12.37%) Finance
2 43 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 21 (2.38%) Advertising
4 19 (2.16%) Legal
5 18 (2.04%) Banking
6 16 (1.82%) Games
7 12 (1.36%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.36%) Marketing
8 11 (1.25%) Back Office
9 10 (1.14%) Law
10 9 (1.02%) Electronics
11 6 (0.68%) French Language
12 5 (0.57%) Online Betting
13 4 (0.45%) Billing
13 4 (0.45%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.23%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.23%) Publishing
16 1 (0.11%) Front Office
16 1 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 187 (21.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 175 (19.86%) Support Engineer
3 148 (16.80%) VMware Engineer
4 108 (12.26%) Linux Engineer
5 105 (11.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 100 (11.35%) Administrator
7 87 (9.88%) 3rd Line Support
8 75 (8.51%) Analyst
9 69 (7.83%) Systems Engineer
10 68 (7.72%) IT Engineer
11 67 (7.60%) Server Engineer
12 66 (7.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 64 (7.26%) DevOps Engineer
13 64 (7.26%) Systems Administrator
14 62 (7.04%) IT Support
15 61 (6.92%) Windows Engineer
16 54 (6.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 51 (5.79%) Exchange Engineer
17 51 (5.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
18 48 (5.45%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (4.43%) LAMP
2 25 (2.84%) .NET
3 14 (1.59%) Web Services
4 13 (1.48%) ASP.NET
4 13 (1.48%) LEMP Stack
5 12 (1.36%) FIX Protocol
6 11 (1.25%) MSMQ
7 9 (1.02%) COM
7 9 (1.02%) HTML
8 8 (0.91%) 802.1X
8 8 (0.91%) MAPI
9 6 (0.68%) CSS
9 6 (0.68%) HTML5
9 6 (0.68%) XHTML
10 5 (0.57%) Ajax
10 5 (0.57%) ELK Stack
10 5 (0.57%) jQuery
11 4 (0.45%) FreeSWITCH
11 4 (0.45%) Sensu
12 2 (0.23%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 161 (18.27%) Data Centre
2 63 (7.15%) Replication
3 55 (6.24%) Clustering
4 35 (3.97%) Blackberry
5 34 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (3.06%) VCE vBlock
7 24 (2.72%) EMC VNX
8 22 (2.50%) HP StoreVirtual
9 20 (2.27%) Driving Licence
10 19 (2.16%) Public Cloud
10 19 (2.16%) Smartphone
11 18 (2.04%) IPTV
11 18 (2.04%) Over-the-Top Content
12 17 (1.93%) PKI
13 15 (1.70%) iPhone
13 15 (1.70%) Management Information System
14 14 (1.59%) Client/Server
15 13 (1.48%) EMC VMAX
15 13 (1.48%) EqualLogic
16 12 (1.36%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 630 (71.51%) Windows
2 457 (51.87%) Windows Server
3 403 (45.74%) Linux
4 352 (39.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 322 (36.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 173 (19.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 130 (14.76%) CentOS
8 111 (12.60%) Windows 7
9 96 (10.90%) Unix
10 84 (9.53%) Ubuntu
11 70 (7.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 67 (7.60%) Windows 10
13 58 (6.58%) Windows 8
14 41 (4.65%) Oracle Linux
15 33 (3.75%) SUSE
16 32 (3.63%) Windows XP
17 31 (3.52%) Windows Vista
18 28 (3.18%) Solaris
19 26 (2.95%) AIX
20 23 (2.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (18.27%) ITIL
2 98 (11.12%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (10.78%) DevOps
4 89 (10.10%) Configuration Management
5 86 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 71 (8.06%) Load Balancing
7 64 (7.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 59 (6.70%) Open Source
8 59 (6.70%) Security Patching
9 38 (4.31%) Migration
10 35 (3.97%) Server Virtualisation
11 34 (3.86%) Scrum
12 33 (3.75%) Problem Management
13 30 (3.41%) Change Management
13 30 (3.41%) Project Management
14 28 (3.18%) Continuous Delivery
15 27 (3.06%) Capacity Planning
15 27 (3.06%) Performance Monitoring
16 26 (2.95%) PRINCE2
16 26 (2.95%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 163 (18.50%) SQL
2 112 (12.71%) PowerShell
3 99 (11.24%) Bash Shell
4 75 (8.51%) Perl
5 58 (6.58%) Python
6 44 (4.99%) Ruby
7 26 (2.95%) PHP
8 25 (2.84%) Java
9 21 (2.38%) Shell Script
10 12 (1.36%) C
11 11 (1.25%) VB
12 8 (0.91%) R
13 7 (0.79%) JavaScript
13 7 (0.79%) Korn
13 7 (0.79%) VBScript
14 6 (0.68%) C#
15 5 (0.57%) VBA
16 2 (0.23%) AWK
16 2 (0.23%) sed
17 1 (0.11%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 142 (16.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 129 (14.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 88 (9.99%) MCSE
4 81 (9.19%) Security Cleared
5 72 (8.17%) SC Cleared
6 56 (6.36%) Cisco Certification
6 56 (6.36%) MCSA
7 48 (5.45%) CCNA
8 45 (5.11%) Degree
9 30 (3.41%) MCITP
10 24 (2.72%) ITIL Certification
10 24 (2.72%) RHCE
11 21 (2.38%) CCNP
12 19 (2.16%) A+ Certification
13 18 (2.04%) Network+ Certification
14 14 (1.59%) MCP
14 14 (1.59%) RHCSA
15 13 (1.48%) DV Cleared
16 11 (1.25%) DBS Check
17 7 (0.79%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (6.02%) SLA
2 29 (3.29%) QA
3 27 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.14%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) SAS 70
System Software
1 526 (59.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 461 (52.33%) Active Directory
3 262 (29.74%) vSphere
4 126 (14.30%) Hyper-V
5 121 (13.73%) VMware ESX
6 117 (13.28%) NFS
7 87 (9.88%) Virtual Machines
8 86 (9.76%) XenApp
9 41 (4.65%) vCloud
9 41 (4.65%) XenDesktop
10 35 (3.97%) XenServer
11 24 (2.72%) Terminal Services
12 20 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
13 16 (1.82%) Docker
14 14 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
15 13 (1.48%) DFS Replication
15 13 (1.48%) VMware Server
16 12 (1.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 11 (1.25%) KVM
18 10 (1.14%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 155 (17.59%) Puppet
2 102 (11.58%) Nagios
3 89 (10.10%) Ansible
4 86 (9.76%) SCCM
5 62 (7.04%) Backup Exec
6 52 (5.90%) WSUS
7 39 (4.43%) vMotion
8 34 (3.86%) NetBackup
9 30 (3.41%) SCOM
10 28 (3.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 21 (2.38%) HAProxy
12 20 (2.27%) vRealize
13 18 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
13 18 (2.04%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 18 (2.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 17 (1.93%) Norton AntiVirus
14 17 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
15 16 (1.82%) Cacti
15 16 (1.82%) Microsoft Clustering
16 13 (1.48%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 835 (94.78%) VMware
2 439 (49.83%) Microsoft
3 377 (42.79%) Cisco
4 239 (27.13%) HP
5 200 (22.70%) Citrix
6 134 (15.21%) Red Hat
7 103 (11.69%) NetApp
8 81 (9.19%) Symantec
9 68 (7.72%) EMC
10 67 (7.60%) Dell
11 58 (6.58%) Veeam
12 55 (6.24%) Oracle
13 49 (5.56%) IBM
14 38 (4.31%) SonicWALL
15 37 (4.20%) 3PAR
16 36 (4.09%) Apple
17 34 (3.86%) CheckPoint
18 31 (3.52%) Juniper
19 29 (3.29%) WatchGuard
20 25 (2.84%) Intel Security
Chertsey, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + car allowance/company car
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Employ Solutions
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Package (Car, Bonus, Healthcare, P
Posted: 6 hours ago
South East London
Robert Half
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eligo
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £46,000 to £58,000 per annum + on call + company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Comtecs
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £35,000 to £46,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £16016 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Chester
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Corsham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £36672.00 - £46414.00 per annum + pension, car, holiday
Posted: 24 days ago
Eastbourne
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Guildford
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago