Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 2018 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 277 249 256
Rank change year-on-year -28 +7 +48
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 67 76 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.61% 0.76% 0.84%
As % of the System Software category 3.93% 5.18% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 61 74 89
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.32% -20.83% +33.33%
10th Percentile £43,750 £36,975 £39,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £63,375 £78,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -8.70% +27.78%

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 1,707 1,468 1,441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.43% 14.77% 11.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,573 1,356 1,312
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £28,263
90th Percentile £95,000 £83,000 £78,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £53,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +12.15% +7.00% +11.11%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing VMware ESXi as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for VMware ESXi in the City of London

VMware ESXi
Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. 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
London Bridge - 2 £55,000 -
VMware ESXi
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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 63 (94.03%) VMware
2 53 (79.10%) Windows
3 39 (58.21%) Finance
4 37 (55.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 35 (52.24%) Active Directory
6 34 (50.75%) Windows Server
7 33 (49.25%) Linux
8 31 (46.27%) Microsoft
9 30 (44.78%) PowerShell
10 29 (43.28%) Red Hat
11 27 (40.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 27 (40.30%) Office 365
12 23 (34.33%) Skype for Business
13 22 (32.84%) Skype
14 21 (31.34%) Amazon AWS
15 20 (29.85%) Citrix
16 19 (28.36%) vSphere
17 18 (26.87%) vCenter Server
18 17 (25.37%) Windows Server 2008
18 17 (25.37%) DNS
19 16 (23.88%) Microsoft Azure
19 16 (23.88%) Ansible
19 16 (23.88%) DevOps
19 16 (23.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 15 (22.39%) SharePoint
21 14 (20.90%) Enterprise Storage
21 14 (20.90%) Mobile Device Management
21 14 (20.90%) vRealize
22 13 (19.40%) OpenStack
22 13 (19.40%) Bash Shell

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 23 (34.33%) Skype for Business
2 15 (22.39%) SharePoint
3 13 (19.40%) OpenStack
4 11 (16.42%) MS Exchange
5 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.49%) Apache
6 1 (1.49%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.49%) Confluence
6 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (40.30%) Office 365
2 21 (31.34%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (23.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (17.91%) OpenShift
5 2 (2.99%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.99%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.49%) GitHub
6 1 (1.49%) IaaS
6 1 (1.49%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.49%) PaaS
6 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (32.84%) Skype
2 17 (25.37%) DNS
3 11 (16.42%) DHCP
3 11 (16.42%) SAN
4 10 (14.93%) Firewall
5 8 (11.94%) LAN
6 6 (8.96%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (8.96%) NetScaler
7 5 (7.46%) iSCSI
7 5 (7.46%) MPLS
7 5 (7.46%) VPN
7 5 (7.46%) WAN
8 4 (5.97%) NX-OS
9 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
10 2 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.99%) Intranet
11 1 (1.49%) Network Security
11 1 (1.49%) SSL
11 1 (1.49%) Unified Communications
11 1 (1.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (17.91%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.49%) GitLab
2 1 (1.49%) JIRA
2 1 (1.49%) MSI
2 1 (1.49%) WinDbg
General
1 39 (58.21%) Finance
2 13 (19.40%) Advertising
3 4 (5.97%) Banking
4 3 (4.48%) Law
5 2 (2.99%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (38.81%) Linux Engineer
2 16 (23.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 16 (23.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (23.88%) Systems Engineer
3 15 (22.39%) Windows Engineer
4 14 (20.90%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 13 (19.40%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 13 (19.40%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 13 (19.40%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 11 (16.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 6 (8.96%) Cloud Specialist
8 6 (8.96%) Messaging Specialist
8 6 (8.96%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 6 (8.96%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
9 5 (7.46%) Citrix Engineer
9 5 (7.46%) Junior DevOps
9 5 (7.46%) Junior DevOps Engineer
9 5 (7.46%) Junior Linux Engineer
9 5 (7.46%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.91%) Middleware
2 4 (5.97%) X-Windows
3 3 (4.48%) Web Services
4 1 (1.49%) HTML
4 1 (1.49%) Kafka
4 1 (1.49%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (8.96%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.97%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.99%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.99%) Clustering
5 2 (2.99%) HP StoreVirtual
5 2 (2.99%) PKI
5 2 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.99%) User Experience
6 1 (1.49%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.49%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.49%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.49%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.49%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 53 (79.10%) Windows
2 34 (50.75%) Windows Server
3 33 (49.25%) Linux
4 27 (40.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (25.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (14.93%) Windows 10
7 9 (13.43%) Windows 7
7 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.48%) CentOS
9 2 (2.99%) Unix
10 1 (1.49%) Android
10 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.49%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.49%) MVS
10 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) DevOps
1 16 (23.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 14 (20.90%) Mobile Device Management
3 11 (16.42%) ITIL
4 7 (10.45%) Migration
4 7 (10.45%) Task Automation
5 5 (7.46%) High Availability
5 5 (7.46%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (7.46%) Security Patching
6 4 (5.97%) Patch Management
6 4 (5.97%) Problem Management
6 4 (5.97%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (4.48%) Capacity Management
7 3 (4.48%) Change Management
7 3 (4.48%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.48%) Proactive Management
7 3 (4.48%) Work Breakdown Structure
8 2 (2.99%) ITSM
8 2 (2.99%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.78%) PowerShell
2 13 (19.40%) Bash Shell
3 12 (17.91%) Python
4 1 (1.49%) C
4 1 (1.49%) Perl
4 1 (1.49%) PHP
4 1 (1.49%) SQL
4 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (17.91%) RHCE
2 11 (16.42%) Degree
3 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (10.45%) MCSE
4 7 (10.45%) RHCSA
5 3 (4.48%) CCNA
5 3 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.48%) MCITP
5 3 (4.48%) MCSA
5 3 (4.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.99%) CCA
6 2 (2.99%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.99%) Linux+ Certification
6 2 (2.99%) MCP
7 1 (1.49%) CCEA
7 1 (1.49%) CISSP
7 1 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) COBIT
1 1 (1.49%) GDPR
1 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 37 (55.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (52.24%) Active Directory
3 19 (28.36%) vSphere
4 13 (19.40%) XenApp
5 12 (17.91%) Docker
6 11 (16.42%) Hyper-V
7 6 (8.96%) Firmware
8 3 (4.48%) XenServer
9 1 (1.49%) BitLocker
9 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.49%) NFS
9 1 (1.49%) VirtualBox
9 1 (1.49%) VMware NSX
9 1 (1.49%) Xen
9 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (26.87%) vCenter Server
2 16 (23.88%) Ansible
3 14 (20.90%) vRealize
4 12 (17.91%) Puppet
5 9 (13.43%) SCCM
6 5 (7.46%) Backup Exec
7 3 (4.48%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (4.48%) SCOM
8 2 (2.99%) Nagios
8 2 (2.99%) Tivoli
9 1 (1.49%) DatAdvantage
9 1 (1.49%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (1.49%) Kibana
9 1 (1.49%) Kubernetes
9 1 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (1.49%) QRadar
9 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (1.49%) SCOrch
9 1 (1.49%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 63 (94.03%) VMware
2 31 (46.27%) Microsoft
3 29 (43.28%) Red Hat
4 20 (29.85%) Citrix
5 11 (16.42%) Cisco
6 5 (7.46%) HP
7 4 (5.97%) McAfee
7 4 (5.97%) SolarWinds
7 4 (5.97%) Veeam
8 3 (4.48%) IBM
8 3 (4.48%) Ivanti
8 3 (4.48%) NetApp
8 3 (4.48%) Splunk
8 3 (4.48%) Symantec
9 2 (2.99%) Avaya
9 2 (2.99%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.99%) Dell
9 2 (2.99%) EMC
9 2 (2.99%) Hitachi
9 2 (2.99%) Mitel