Period
to 21 October 2019

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 21 October 2019 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
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 290 287 250
Rank change year-on-year -3 -37 +17
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 40 65 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.40% 0.59% 0.75%
As % of the System Software category 2.11% 3.82% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 38 59 73
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +26.32% -20.83%
10th Percentile £48,050 £43,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £75,000 £63,500
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +14.29% -8.70%

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 1,900 1,702 1,464
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.01% 15.40% 14.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,724 1,567 1,355
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £29,075 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £59,500 £53,500
% change year-on-year +9.24% +11.21% +7.00%

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 21 October 2019.

Salary histogram for VMware ESXi in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 City of London region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 37 (92.50%) Windows
2 35 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 34 (85.00%) VMware
3 34 (85.00%) Windows Server
4 23 (57.50%) Office 365
5 17 (42.50%) DNS
6 16 (40.00%) Cisco
6 16 (40.00%) Finance
7 14 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (35.00%) PowerShell
7 14 (35.00%) HP
7 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
8 13 (32.50%) ITIL
8 13 (32.50%) Azure
8 13 (32.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 12 (30.00%) IT Strategy
9 12 (30.00%) SLA
10 11 (27.50%) Change Management
10 11 (27.50%) AWS
10 11 (27.50%) 3PAR
11 10 (25.00%) Network Architecture
11 10 (25.00%) Citrix
11 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (22.50%) SAN
12 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (20.00%) Degree
14 7 (17.50%) DHCP
14 7 (17.50%) Linux

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 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.00%) IIS
3 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (7.50%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (57.50%) Office 365
2 13 (32.50%) Azure
3 11 (27.50%) AWS
4 5 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.50%) GCP
6 1 (2.50%) GitHub
6 1 (2.50%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (42.50%) DNS
2 9 (22.50%) SAN
3 7 (17.50%) DHCP
4 5 (12.50%) Firewall
5 4 (10.00%) VPN
6 3 (7.50%) NAS
6 3 (7.50%) Skype
6 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (5.00%) Internet
7 2 (5.00%) LAN
7 2 (5.00%) MPLS
7 2 (5.00%) Unified Communications
7 2 (5.00%) VoIP
7 2 (5.00%) WAN
8 1 (2.50%) HTTP
8 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.50%) Network Security
8 1 (2.50%) PSTN
8 1 (2.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.50%) MySQL
4 1 (2.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Artifactory
1 1 (2.50%) CircleCI
1 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Law
3 3 (7.50%) Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.50%) Advertising
5 1 (2.50%) Marketing
5 1 (2.50%) Retail
5 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 11 (27.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (25.00%) Infrastructure Services Manager
3 10 (25.00%) Service Manager
4 5 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) IT Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Technology Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Kafka
1 1 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (2.50%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
1 5 (12.50%) Virtual Team
2 4 (10.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 37 (92.50%) Windows
2 34 (85.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (17.50%) Linux
5 4 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.00%) CentOS
6 2 (5.00%) Unix
7 1 (2.50%) Android
7 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.50%) FreeNAS
7 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.50%) Solaris
7 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 13 (32.50%) ITIL
2 12 (30.00%) IT Strategy
3 11 (27.50%) Change Management
4 10 (25.00%) Network Architecture
5 8 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Management
7 6 (15.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (15.00%) Migration
7 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
8 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure as Code
9 3 (7.50%) DevOps
9 3 (7.50%) Proactive Maintenance
9 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
9 3 (7.50%) Storage Management
10 2 (5.00%) Capacity Management
10 2 (5.00%) Data Privacy
10 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
10 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
10 2 (5.00%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (17.50%) Python
3 6 (15.00%) Ruby
4 3 (7.50%) SQL
5 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.50%) Go
5 1 (2.50%) Perl
5 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) MCSE
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.50%) CCNA
3 1 (2.50%) CCNP
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.50%) MCSA
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) VCAP
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.00%) SLA
2 3 (7.50%) NIST
3 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.00%) QA
4 1 (2.50%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 35 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.50%) vSphere
4 4 (10.00%) XenApp
5 3 (7.50%) Docker
5 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (2.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.50%) VMware NSX
7 1 (2.50%) Xen
7 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) SCCM
1 5 (12.50%) vCenter Server
2 3 (7.50%) Ansible
2 3 (7.50%) Terraform
2 3 (7.50%) WSUS
3 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.00%) SCOM
3 2 (5.00%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (2.50%) Avamar
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.50%) Consul
4 1 (2.50%) Graphite
4 1 (2.50%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.50%) logstash
4 1 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.50%) Mesos
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.50%) Puppet
4 1 (2.50%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 34 (85.00%) VMware
2 16 (40.00%) Cisco
3 14 (35.00%) HP
4 11 (27.50%) 3PAR
5 10 (25.00%) Citrix
5 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (12.50%) NetApp
7 4 (10.00%) Veeam
8 2 (5.00%) Arista
8 2 (5.00%) Avaya
8 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
8 2 (5.00%) Dell
8 2 (5.00%) F5
8 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.00%) SolarWinds
8 2 (5.00%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.50%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (2.50%) ESET
9 1 (2.50%) MobileIron
9 1 (2.50%) SaltStack