Period
to 26 June 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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 291 303 278
Rank change year-on-year +12 -25 +14
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 38 58 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.37% 0.52% 0.65%
As % of the System Software category 2.00% 3.62% 4.93%
Number of salaries quoted 36 50 64
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £61,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.20% +28.95% -17.39%
10th Percentile £47,500 £47,375 £31,975
90th Percentile £125,000 £82,500 £75,000
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £47,750
% change year-on-year -4.17% +25.65% -15.11%

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 1,897 1,604 1,338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.71% 14.34% 13.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,707 1,479 1,223
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% +9.52% +1.94%
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,750 £27,800
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £81,250
Central London median annual salary £63,670 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.76% +10.00% -

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 26 June 2019.

Salary histogram for VMware ESXi in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 38 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (73.68%) Windows
3 26 (68.42%) Active Directory
4 23 (60.53%) Finance
4 23 (60.53%) Windows Server
5 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
6 20 (52.63%) DNS
7 17 (44.74%) Linux
8 16 (42.11%) DHCP
8 16 (42.11%) SAN
8 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (42.11%) Office 365
8 16 (42.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 14 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (36.84%) Citrix
9 14 (36.84%) Cisco
10 13 (34.21%) Red Hat
10 13 (34.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (34.21%) SCCM
10 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (31.58%) vCenter Server
11 12 (31.58%) Banking
12 11 (28.95%) PowerShell
12 11 (28.95%) Firewall
12 11 (28.95%) ITIL
13 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
13 10 (26.32%) Configuration Management
14 9 (23.68%) Migration
14 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP

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 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (10.53%) IIS
4 3 (7.89%) OpenStack
4 3 (7.89%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.63%) Apache
5 1 (2.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (42.11%) Office 365
2 14 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (7.89%) SaaS
5 2 (5.26%) IaaS
5 2 (5.26%) OpenShift
5 2 (5.26%) PaaS
6 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.63%) Cloudflare
6 1 (2.63%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 20 (52.63%) DNS
2 16 (42.11%) DHCP
2 16 (42.11%) SAN
3 11 (28.95%) Firewall
4 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
5 7 (18.42%) DMZ
6 5 (13.16%) VPN
7 4 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (7.89%) LAN
8 3 (7.89%) MPLS
8 3 (7.89%) Skype
8 3 (7.89%) Unified Communications
8 3 (7.89%) WAN
9 2 (5.26%) Wireless
10 1 (2.63%) BGP
10 1 (2.63%) EIGRP
10 1 (2.63%) Internet
10 1 (2.63%) PBX
10 1 (2.63%) PSTN
10 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) FishEye
2 1 (2.63%) FogBugz
2 1 (2.63%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) MSI
General
1 23 (60.53%) Finance
2 12 (31.58%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Law
3 3 (7.89%) Legal
4 2 (5.26%) Advertising
5 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Infrastructure Manager
2 10 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) VMware Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Citrix Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
6 3 (7.89%) IT Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Services Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) LDAP
2 2 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.16%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.63%) Handset
3 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (73.68%) Windows
2 23 (60.53%) Windows Server
3 17 (44.74%) Linux
4 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (34.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (13.16%) Windows 10
7 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
8 3 (7.89%) Unix
9 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.63%) Android
10 1 (2.63%) CentOS
10 1 (2.63%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (2.63%) Solaris
10 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (28.95%) ITIL
3 10 (26.32%) Configuration Management
4 9 (23.68%) Migration
5 8 (21.05%) Capacity Management
6 7 (18.42%) Change Control
6 7 (18.42%) High Availability
6 7 (18.42%) Incident Management
6 7 (18.42%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (15.79%) IT Strategy
8 5 (13.16%) DevOps
8 5 (13.16%) Service Delivery
9 4 (10.53%) Proactive Maintenance
10 3 (7.89%) Computer Architecture
10 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (7.89%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (7.89%) Fintech
10 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (7.89%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) PowerShell
2 7 (18.42%) SQL
3 3 (7.89%) Python
4 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) MCSE
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (18.42%) CCNP
2 7 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (18.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (15.79%) CESG Certified Professional
3 6 (15.79%) CISSP
3 6 (15.79%) VCP6
4 3 (7.89%) Degree
4 3 (7.89%) RHCE
5 2 (5.26%) RHCSA
6 1 (2.63%) CCNA
6 1 (2.63%) MCSA
6 1 (2.63%) NCDA
6 1 (2.63%) NCIE
6 1 (2.63%) RHCA
6 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) GDPR
System Software
1 26 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 13 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (21.05%) vSphere
4 7 (18.42%) Hyper-V
4 7 (18.42%) XenDesktop
5 6 (15.79%) XenApp
6 2 (5.26%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 2 (5.26%) Docker
7 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.63%) NFS
7 1 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.63%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (34.21%) SCCM
2 12 (31.58%) vCenter Server
3 5 (13.16%) Ansible
4 4 (10.53%) SCOM
5 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (7.89%) Puppet
5 3 (7.89%) WSUS
6 2 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (5.26%) vRealize
7 1 (2.63%) AppDNA
7 1 (2.63%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Nagios
7 1 (2.63%) SCDPM
7 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
7 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
3 14 (36.84%) Cisco
3 14 (36.84%) Citrix
4 13 (34.21%) Red Hat
5 8 (21.05%) HP
6 7 (18.42%) NetApp
7 3 (7.89%) Avaya
7 3 (7.89%) Veeam
8 2 (5.26%) 3PAR
8 2 (5.26%) McAfee
8 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.63%) ArcSight
9 1 (2.63%) Dell
9 1 (2.63%) ESET
9 1 (2.63%) Juniper
9 1 (2.63%) OneLogin
9 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (2.63%) Synology
9 1 (2.63%) Xerox