Period
to 25 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 242 186 295
Rank change year-on-year -56 +109 -3
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 16 9 38
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.27% 0.25% 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 1.51% 1.26% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 37
10th Percentile £40,000 £52,250 £47,400
25th Percentile £44,688 £60,750 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -14.29% +12.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £73,875 £72,500 £81,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,000 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £67,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -22.22% +17.39% -4.17%

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

All System Software Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,057 717 1,881
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.71% 19.85% 18.89%
Number of salaries quoted 990 642 1,730
10th Percentile £38,647 £36,250 £28,475
25th Percentile £54,625 £52,500 £44,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.85% +8.33%
75th Percentile £95,000 £83,750 £83,750
90th Percentile £110,000 £93,750 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in the City of London

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VMware ESXi in the City of London.

Salary trend for VMware ESXi in the City of London

VMware ESXi
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing VMware ESXi in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

Salary histogram for VMware ESXi in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, 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 City of London region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (93.75%) Active Directory
3 14 (87.50%) Windows
3 14 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (62.50%) Azure
4 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
4 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 9 (56.25%) Citrix
6 8 (50.00%) Finance
7 6 (37.50%) HP
7 6 (37.50%) DNS
7 6 (37.50%) DHCP
7 6 (37.50%) Windows 10
7 6 (37.50%) vSphere
7 6 (37.50%) vCenter Server
8 5 (31.25%) Social Skills
8 5 (31.25%) Microsoft 365
8 5 (31.25%) Dell
8 5 (31.25%) Law
9 4 (25.00%) Migration
9 4 (25.00%) Banking
9 4 (25.00%) SAN
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
9 4 (25.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 4 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (25.00%) Project Delivery
10 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2016
10 3 (18.75%) Azure ExpressRoute

VMware ESXi
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 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (62.50%) Azure
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (18.75%) AWS
3 3 (18.75%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (18.75%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 3 (18.75%) Azure Storage
3 3 (18.75%) IaaS
4 1 (6.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) DHCP
1 6 (37.50%) DNS
2 4 (25.00%) SAN
3 3 (18.75%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) NetScaler
4 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) VoIP
4 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (12.50%) Wireless
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (6.25%) FTP
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security
5 1 (6.25%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Law
2 5 (31.25%) Social Skills
3 4 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 2 (12.50%) Front Office
4 2 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Azure Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Storage Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) SAN Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) HP Storage Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
1 1 (6.25%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (12.50%) Hedge funds
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.25%) EMC VNXe
3 1 (6.25%) FlexPod
3 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) SWIFT
3 1 (6.25%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (37.50%) Windows 10
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (6.25%) Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 4 (25.00%) Migration
1 4 (25.00%) Project Delivery
1 4 (25.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity
2 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Break/Fix
3 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) ITSM
3 2 (12.50%) Regulatory Compliance
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Contingency Planning
4 1 (6.25%) DevSecOps
4 1 (6.25%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (6.25%) Storage Management
4 1 (6.25%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CCNA
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (18.75%) MCSE
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) GDPR
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) NIST
System Software
1 15 (93.75%) Active Directory
2 14 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (37.50%) vSphere
4 4 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (18.75%) XenApp
5 3 (18.75%) XenDesktop
6 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
6 1 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) vCenter Server
2 3 (18.75%) PowerCLI
2 3 (18.75%) WSUS
3 2 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (12.50%) NetBackup
3 2 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (12.50%) SCCM
3 2 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (6.25%) vMotion
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 9 (56.25%) Citrix
4 6 (37.50%) HP
5 5 (31.25%) Dell
6 3 (18.75%) 3PAR
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco
6 3 (18.75%) EqualLogic
6 3 (18.75%) Nimble Storage
6 3 (18.75%) Sophos
7 2 (12.50%) Altiris
7 2 (12.50%) Bloomberg
7 2 (12.50%) McAfee
7 2 (12.50%) Reuters
7 2 (12.50%) RightFax
7 2 (12.50%) Symantec
7 2 (12.50%) Veeam
8 1 (6.25%) EMC
8 1 (6.25%) IBM
8 1 (6.25%) NetApp