Period
to 23 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 6 months to 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
London > Central London
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 305 323 256
Rank change year-on-year +18 -67 +19
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 63 74 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.49% 0.53% 0.93%
As % of the System Software category 2.60% 3.46% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 73 72 114
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +25.00% -16.52%
10th Percentile £37,250 £43,875 £36,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £75,000 £62,500
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% -8.13%

VMware ESXi is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2,421 2,136 1,896
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 18.98% 15.29% 15.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2,211 1,950 1,728
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +12.15% +7.00%
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,475 £28,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £82,500
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +10.00%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing VMware ESXi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Central London

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend in Central London

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

Salary trend for VMware ESXi in Central London

VMware ESXi
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Central London over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Salary histogram for VMware ESXi in Central London

VMware ESXi
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the Central London region over the 6 months to 23 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +7 44 £68,750 +14.58% 9
Kensington and Chelsea +12 7 £57,500 -1.71%
West End of London +5 2 £31,500 -40.00%
City of Westminster - 1 £51,250 -
VMware ESXi
London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, IT jobs citing VMware ESXi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 59 (93.65%) Active Directory
2 53 (84.13%) Windows
3 52 (82.54%) VMware
4 51 (80.95%) Windows Server
5 41 (65.08%) Office 365
6 37 (58.73%) DNS
7 31 (49.21%) SQL Server
8 27 (42.86%) Microsoft
9 25 (39.68%) AWS
10 23 (36.51%) Cisco
10 23 (36.51%) Finance
10 23 (36.51%) VMware Infrastructure
11 22 (34.92%) DHCP
11 22 (34.92%) Azure
12 21 (33.33%) HP
12 21 (33.33%) Migration
12 21 (33.33%) Firewall
13 19 (30.16%) PowerShell
13 19 (30.16%) SAN
13 19 (30.16%) Windows Server 2012
14 18 (28.57%) Citrix
14 18 (28.57%) Configuration Management
14 18 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (22.22%) Degree
15 14 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
15 14 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 13 (20.63%) Infrastructure Management
16 13 (20.63%) ITIL
16 13 (20.63%) MS Exchange
17 12 (19.05%) Python

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 13 (20.63%) MS Exchange
2 11 (17.46%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (17.46%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (6.35%) IIS
4 4 (6.35%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 41 (65.08%) Office 365
2 25 (39.68%) AWS
3 22 (34.92%) Azure
4 11 (17.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (6.35%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.59%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 37 (58.73%) DNS
2 22 (34.92%) DHCP
3 21 (33.33%) Firewall
4 19 (30.16%) SAN
5 11 (17.46%) VPN
6 9 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 8 (12.70%) Network Security
8 7 (11.11%) DMZ
9 4 (6.35%) NAS
9 4 (6.35%) Skype
10 3 (4.76%) Internet
10 3 (4.76%) LAN
10 3 (4.76%) Unified Communications
10 3 (4.76%) WAN
11 2 (3.17%) iSCSI
11 2 (3.17%) MPLS
11 2 (3.17%) SSL
11 2 (3.17%) VoIP
11 2 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (3.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (49.21%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (17.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (15.87%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MSI
General
1 23 (36.51%) Finance
2 11 (17.46%) Banking
3 6 (9.52%) Law
4 2 (3.17%) Legal
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (28.57%) Infrastructure Manager
2 12 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (15.87%) Infrastructure Services Manager
3 10 (15.87%) Service Manager
4 9 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) IT Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) IT Support
6 5 (7.94%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (4.76%) Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) IT Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
9 2 (3.17%) VMware Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (1.59%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Self-Motivation
1 11 (17.46%) Virtual Team
2 8 (12.70%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.76%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.59%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 53 (84.13%) Windows
2 51 (80.95%) Windows Server
3 19 (30.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (19.05%) Linux
6 9 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (9.52%) Windows 10
7 6 (9.52%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.17%) Unix
9 1 (1.59%) Android
9 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.33%) Migration
2 18 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 14 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 14 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (20.63%) Infrastructure Management
4 13 (20.63%) ITIL
5 12 (19.05%) Change Management
5 12 (19.05%) IT Strategy
6 11 (17.46%) Infrastructure as Code
7 10 (15.87%) Network Architecture
8 8 (12.70%) Capacity Management
8 8 (12.70%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (11.11%) Change Control
9 7 (11.11%) High Availability
9 7 (11.11%) Incident Management
9 7 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (9.52%) Service Delivery
11 4 (6.35%) Information Security
11 4 (6.35%) Proactive Maintenance
11 4 (6.35%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (30.16%) PowerShell
2 12 (19.05%) Python
3 11 (17.46%) Ruby
4 5 (7.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (22.22%) Degree
2 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (12.70%) MCSA
4 3 (4.76%) MCSE
5 1 (1.59%) CCNA
5 1 (1.59%) CCNP
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) VCAP
5 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.46%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) NIST
3 1 (1.59%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 59 (93.65%) Active Directory
2 23 (36.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.52%) vSphere
3 6 (9.52%) XenApp
4 4 (6.35%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.17%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (3.17%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.59%) Docker
6 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.59%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) SCCM
2 5 (7.94%) vCenter Server
3 2 (3.17%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.17%) SCOM
3 2 (3.17%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (3.17%) WSUS
4 1 (1.59%) Ansible
4 1 (1.59%) AppDNA
4 1 (1.59%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.59%) PowerCLI
4 1 (1.59%) Sysprep
4 1 (1.59%) Terraform
4 1 (1.59%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.59%) vRealize
Vendors
1 52 (82.54%) VMware
2 27 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 23 (36.51%) Cisco
4 21 (33.33%) HP
5 18 (28.57%) Citrix
6 10 (15.87%) 3PAR
7 9 (14.29%) Red Hat
8 7 (11.11%) NetApp
9 6 (9.52%) Veeam
10 2 (3.17%) Avaya
10 2 (3.17%) McAfee
10 2 (3.17%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.59%) Dell
11 1 (1.59%) F5
11 1 (1.59%) Juniper
11 1 (1.59%) Oracle
11 1 (1.59%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.59%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.59%) Symantec