The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for VMware ESXi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VMware ESXi over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 116 130
Rank change year-on-year -4 +14  
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 20 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.08% 0.56% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 10.64% 5.52% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 3
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £38,000 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £49,200
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  

VMware ESXi is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 188 163 238
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 10.20% 10.10% 12.37%
Number of salaries quoted 157 140 179
Median salary £39,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.85% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,064 £21,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.29% +2.66%  

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing VMware ESXi as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Bristol

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Bristol.

Salary trend for VMware ESXi in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 across the Bristol region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 25 (100.00%) Windows
1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (92.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (64.00%) Cisco
4 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (60.00%) Windows Server
5 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
6 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (44.00%) Firewall
7 11 (44.00%) CCNP
7 11 (44.00%) CCNA
7 11 (44.00%) Linux
8 9 (36.00%) DHCP
8 9 (36.00%) VPN
8 9 (36.00%) DNS
8 9 (36.00%) vCenter Server
9 8 (32.00%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (32.00%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (32.00%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (32.00%) LAN
9 8 (32.00%) C
10 7 (28.00%) WAN
10 7 (28.00%) NFS
10 7 (28.00%) Dell
10 7 (28.00%) NetApp
10 7 (28.00%) Replication
10 7 (28.00%) Finance
10 7 (28.00%) XMPP

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 3 (12.00%) Apache
1 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) IaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) PaaS
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) Firewall
2 9 (36.00%) DHCP
2 9 (36.00%) DNS
2 9 (36.00%) VPN
3 8 (32.00%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (32.00%) LAN
4 7 (28.00%) iSCSI
4 7 (28.00%) WAN
5 6 (24.00%) Network Security
5 6 (24.00%) Software-Defined Networking
6 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (12.00%) VLAN
7 1 (4.00%) SAN
7 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Cisco IPT Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Security Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Linux Server Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Server Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Wintel Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Wintel Server Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) XMPP
2 3 (12.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (28.00%) Replication
3 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (12.00%) Clustering
6 1 (4.00%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (44.00%) Linux
6 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (4.00%) Solaris
9 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (28.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (24.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 6 (24.00%) IT Strategy
3 6 (24.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 6 (24.00%) Test Management
4 5 (20.00%) Security Patching
4 5 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.00%) Information Security
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) C
2 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (12.00%) AWK
3 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (12.00%) sed
3 3 (12.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (44.00%) CCNA
2 11 (44.00%) CCNP
3 6 (24.00%) CISM
3 6 (24.00%) CISSP
3 6 (24.00%) CNA
3 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (24.00%) Network+ Certification
3 6 (24.00%) Novell Certification
3 6 (24.00%) SANS
3 6 (24.00%) SSCP
3 6 (24.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (20.00%) MCITP
4 5 (20.00%) MCTS
5 4 (16.00%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.00%) MCSA
6 1 (4.00%) MCSE
6 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (92.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (28.00%) NFS
3 7 (28.00%) vSphere
4 3 (12.00%) XenApp
5 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) vCenter Server
2 7 (28.00%) vMotion
3 3 (12.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (12.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (64.00%) Cisco
3 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (28.00%) Dell
4 7 (28.00%) NetApp
5 6 (24.00%) SonicWALL
6 4 (16.00%) Citrix
6 4 (16.00%) Oracle
7 3 (12.00%) IBM
7 3 (12.00%) Symantec
8 1 (4.00%) HP