Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
London > Central London
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 251 321 310
Rank change year-on-year +70 -11 +1
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 49 53 81
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 0.56% 0.41% 0.58%
As % of the System Software category 3.01% 2.27% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 35 46 75
Median annual salary £62,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.83% -4.17% +19.40%
10th Percentile £41,250 £29,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £70,500 £125,000 £82,500
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +9.52%

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 1,628 2,339 2,097
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 18.75% 18.19% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,455 2,083 1,926
Median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +13.64% +5.77%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £31,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £86,250
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +8.70% +6.48%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Central London

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VMware ESXi in Central London.

Salary trend for VMware ESXi in Central London

VMware ESXi
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing VMware ESXi in Central London over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

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 28 May 2020. 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 +77 38 £62,000 -0.80%
West End of London +6 5 - -
City of Westminster - 5 - -
VMware ESXi
London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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 48 (97.96%) VMware
2 42 (85.71%) Windows
3 32 (65.31%) Microsoft
4 31 (63.27%) Active Directory
5 29 (59.18%) Windows Server
6 28 (57.14%) PowerShell
7 25 (51.02%) VMware Infrastructure
8 24 (48.98%) Citrix
9 19 (38.78%) vCenter Server
10 18 (36.73%) XenDesktop
10 18 (36.73%) Azure
10 18 (36.73%) XenApp
11 16 (32.65%) DHCP
11 16 (32.65%) DNS
11 16 (32.65%) Office 365
12 14 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
12 14 (28.57%) Cisco
13 13 (26.53%) Finance
14 12 (24.49%) TCP/IP
14 12 (24.49%) SCCM
15 11 (22.45%) Azure Active Directory
15 11 (22.45%) Windows 10
15 11 (22.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 10 (20.41%) User Experience
16 10 (20.41%) NetApp
17 9 (18.37%) MS Exchange
17 9 (18.37%) NetScaler
17 9 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2010
18 8 (16.33%) Jamf Pro
19 7 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy

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 9 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (18.37%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.16%) IIS
3 1 (2.04%) Apache
3 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (36.73%) Azure
2 16 (32.65%) Office 365
3 11 (22.45%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (14.29%) Slack
5 6 (12.24%) Mimecast
6 4 (8.16%) AWS
7 1 (2.04%) IaaS
7 1 (2.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.65%) DHCP
1 16 (32.65%) DNS
2 12 (24.49%) TCP/IP
3 9 (18.37%) NetScaler
4 7 (14.29%) Firewall
5 6 (12.24%) SAN
5 6 (12.24%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (10.20%) Junos
6 5 (10.20%) MPLS
6 5 (10.20%) VoIP
7 2 (4.08%) LAN
7 2 (4.08%) NAS
8 1 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (2.04%) HTTP
8 1 (2.04%) Multicast
8 1 (2.04%) SNMP
8 1 (2.04%) SSL
8 1 (2.04%) VPN
8 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Bitbucket
1 7 (14.29%) JIRA
1 7 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 13 (26.53%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Law
3 5 (10.20%) Advertising
4 3 (6.12%) Banking
5 2 (4.08%) Housing Association
6 1 (2.04%) Back Office
6 1 (2.04%) Legal
6 1 (2.04%) Marketing
6 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (18.37%) Citrix Engineer
2 9 (18.37%) Windows Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) NOC Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Exchange Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Messaging Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Server Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Windows Server Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.12%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) User Experience
2 6 (12.24%) Blackberry
2 6 (12.24%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.12%) Replication
4 1 (2.04%) Clustering
4 1 (2.04%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 42 (85.71%) Windows
2 29 (59.18%) Windows Server
3 11 (22.45%) Windows 10
4 7 (14.29%) Linux
4 7 (14.29%) Mac OS
4 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.04%) AIX
8 1 (2.04%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
2 11 (22.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (14.29%) Consumerization
3 7 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (14.29%) DevOps
3 7 (14.29%) Infrastructure as Code
3 7 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
4 6 (12.24%) Change Control
4 6 (12.24%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (12.24%) Release Management
4 6 (12.24%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (10.20%) Network Management
5 5 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (8.16%) ITIL
6 4 (8.16%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.12%) Application Packaging
7 3 (6.12%) Information Security
7 3 (6.12%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 3 (6.12%) Performance Testing
7 3 (6.12%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 28 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) CCNP
1 5 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (10.20%) JNCIS
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.08%) MCSA
4 1 (2.04%) MCITP
4 1 (2.04%) MCSE
4 1 (2.04%) VCAP
4 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 31 (63.27%) Active Directory
2 25 (51.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (36.73%) XenApp
3 18 (36.73%) XenDesktop
4 6 (12.24%) Firmware
4 6 (12.24%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (12.24%) Virtual Servers
4 6 (12.24%) vSphere
5 4 (8.16%) DFS Replication
6 2 (4.08%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 19 (38.78%) vCenter Server
2 12 (24.49%) SCCM
3 8 (16.33%) Jamf Pro
4 7 (14.29%) Grafana
5 5 (10.20%) Ansible
5 5 (10.20%) NetVault Backup
6 3 (6.12%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (6.12%) SCOM
6 3 (6.12%) Tivoli
6 3 (6.12%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 2 (4.08%) vMotion
8 1 (2.04%) OpenView
8 1 (2.04%) PowerCLI
8 1 (2.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (97.96%) VMware
2 32 (65.31%) Microsoft
3 24 (48.98%) Citrix
4 14 (28.57%) Cisco
5 10 (20.41%) NetApp
6 7 (14.29%) Dell
7 5 (10.20%) iManage
7 5 (10.20%) Ivanti
7 5 (10.20%) Juniper
8 4 (8.16%) EMC
9 3 (6.12%) Bloomberg
9 3 (6.12%) Hitachi
9 3 (6.12%) IBM
9 3 (6.12%) McAfee
9 3 (6.12%) Reuters
10 2 (4.08%) CommVault
10 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
11 1 (2.04%) HP
11 1 (2.04%) Veeam
11 1 (2.04%) Veritas