The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for VMware ESX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESX Server
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 247 268
Rank change year-on-year +27 +21  
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 13 29 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.24% 0.40% 0.53%
As % of the System Software category 1.93% 3.57% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 13 28 47
Median salary £70,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +55.55% -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £58,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88%  

VMware ESX 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 the City of London with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 674 813 1333
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 12.60% 11.35% 12.59%
Number of salaries quoted 615 728 1145
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% -  

VMware ESX
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESX in the City of London

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for VMware ESX in the City of London

VMware ESX
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESX in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for VMware ESX in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, IT jobs citing VMware ESX 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 City of London region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (46.67%) Windows
3 14 (46.67%) WAN
4 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
4 13 (43.33%) Windows Server
5 12 (40.00%) Linux
6 11 (36.67%) DNS
6 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
6 11 (36.67%) PowerShell
6 11 (36.67%) Finance
7 10 (33.33%) Firewall
7 10 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 10 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (33.33%) Office 365
8 9 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (30.00%) High Availability
8 9 (30.00%) ITIL
9 8 (26.67%) SQL
10 7 (23.33%) Citrix
10 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
11 6 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
11 6 (20.00%) ITIL V3
11 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
11 6 (20.00%) Perl
11 6 (20.00%) CCNA
11 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (20.00%) VBScript
11 6 (20.00%) Oracle

VMware ESX
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 10 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 9 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (20.00%) IIS
4 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 4 (13.33%) Skype for Business
6 1 (3.33%) CMS
6 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (33.33%) Office 365
2 4 (13.33%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (46.67%) WAN
2 11 (36.67%) DNS
3 10 (33.33%) Firewall
4 6 (20.00%) DHCP
5 5 (16.67%) LAN
6 4 (13.33%) 4G
6 4 (13.33%) MPLS
6 4 (13.33%) VoIP
6 4 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (10.00%) DMZ
7 3 (10.00%) LDAP
7 3 (10.00%) SMTP
7 3 (10.00%) VLAN
8 2 (6.67%) SAN
9 1 (3.33%) Internet
9 1 (3.33%) Intranet
9 1 (3.33%) NetScaler
9 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Retail
3 3 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 3 (10.00%) Law
3 3 (10.00%) Legal
4 2 (6.67%) Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Support Engineer
1 7 (23.33%) VMware Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Programme Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.00%) VMware Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Wintel Support
5 3 (10.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (3.33%) CSS
1 1 (3.33%) Software Packaging
1 1 (3.33%) XML
1 1 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Clustering
1 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (10.00%) Replication
2 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 13 (43.33%) Windows Server
3 12 (40.00%) Linux
4 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (20.00%) Solaris
6 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
8 2 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) High Availability
1 9 (30.00%) ITIL
2 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (16.67%) Project Management
4 4 (13.33%) Business Continuity
4 4 (13.33%) Network Segmentation
4 4 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (13.33%) Server Building
4 4 (13.33%) Service Management
5 3 (10.00%) Change Control
5 3 (10.00%) Change Management
5 3 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.00%) Release Management
5 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) PowerShell
2 8 (26.67%) SQL
3 6 (20.00%) Perl
3 6 (20.00%) VBScript
4 4 (13.33%) VB
5 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.33%) C#
6 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) CCNA
1 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.00%) RHCE
4 1 (3.33%) CCA
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 20 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
3 10 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (10.00%) vSphere
4 3 (10.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (6.67%) NFS
5 2 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 6 (20.00%) SCCM
2 4 (13.33%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (10.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (10.00%) vCenter Server
4 1 (3.33%) SCOM
4 1 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (23.33%) Citrix
4 6 (20.00%) Cisco
4 6 (20.00%) Oracle
4 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (13.33%) BMC
5 4 (13.33%) Mitel
6 3 (10.00%) HP
6 3 (10.00%) NetApp
7 2 (6.67%) CA
7 2 (6.67%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (6.67%) Dell
7 2 (6.67%) Sun
7 2 (6.67%) Sybase
7 2 (6.67%) Veritas
City, London
Source Technology
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus package and on call allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
The Curve Group
Posted: 4 days ago