Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 259 243 288
Rank change year-on-year -16 +45 -46
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 71 113 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.70% 0.97% 0.78%
As % of the System Software category 4.85% 8.11% 8.05%
Number of salaries quoted 70 95 117
City of London median annual salary £47,750 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.42% +26.32% -5.00%
10th Percentile £38,625 £35,800 £27,450
90th Percentile £64,375 £78,750 £61,750
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% -

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 1465 1394 1676
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.40% 11.91% 9.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1355 1268 1460
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +11.70% -1.05%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £73,750
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +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 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VMware ESXi in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 70 (98.59%) VMware
2 61 (85.92%) Windows
3 47 (66.20%) Windows Server
4 46 (64.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 45 (63.38%) Active Directory
6 34 (47.89%) Microsoft
7 32 (45.07%) Citrix
8 30 (42.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 29 (40.85%) SCCM
10 27 (38.03%) HP
11 26 (36.62%) PowerShell
12 23 (32.39%) Linux
13 22 (30.99%) MS Exchange
13 22 (30.99%) Finance
14 21 (29.58%) XenDesktop
14 21 (29.58%) SCOM
14 21 (29.58%) Windows Server 2012
15 19 (26.76%) XenApp
16 18 (25.35%) iSCSI
16 18 (25.35%) Firewall
16 18 (25.35%) SharePoint
16 18 (25.35%) ITIL
17 17 (23.94%) Exchange Server 2010
18 16 (22.54%) SolarWinds
18 16 (22.54%) vSphere
18 16 (22.54%) Symantec
19 15 (21.13%) Service Delivery
19 15 (21.13%) Red Hat
19 15 (21.13%) Proactive Monitoring
20 14 (19.72%) Microsoft App-V

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 22 (30.99%) MS Exchange
2 18 (25.35%) SharePoint
3 17 (23.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.63%) IIS
4 4 (5.63%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (4.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.82%) CMS
6 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.82%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) thinkFolio
2 2 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.68%) Office 365
2 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.23%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (4.23%) Dropbox
4 3 (4.23%) OneDrive
5 2 (2.82%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.41%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.41%) CloudFront
6 1 (1.41%) IaaS
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle CX
6 1 (1.41%) PaaS
6 1 (1.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.35%) Firewall
1 18 (25.35%) iSCSI
2 13 (18.31%) DHCP
2 13 (18.31%) DNS
3 12 (16.90%) SAN
3 12 (16.90%) TCP/IP
4 11 (15.49%) LAN
5 10 (14.08%) VPN
5 10 (14.08%) WAN
6 9 (12.68%) Wireless
7 8 (11.27%) Intranet
8 7 (9.86%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (8.45%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (8.45%) Internet
9 6 (8.45%) NetScaler
10 5 (7.04%) Cisco Wireless
10 5 (7.04%) VLAN
11 4 (5.63%) LDAP
11 4 (5.63%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (2.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.63%) MySQL
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.41%) SAP HANA
General
1 22 (30.99%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Banking
3 2 (2.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.41%) Law
4 1 (1.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (45.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (21.13%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 8 (11.27%) IT Engineer
3 8 (11.27%) Network Engineer
4 7 (9.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 7 (9.86%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (9.86%) Administrator
4 7 (9.86%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.45%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Applications Specialist
6 5 (7.04%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Deployment Specialist
8 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 3 (4.23%) Junior Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.23%) Wintel Administrator
8 3 (4.23%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) Web Services
2 6 (8.45%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (2.82%) .NET
3 2 (2.82%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.82%) CSS
3 2 (2.82%) Software Packaging
3 2 (2.82%) XML
3 2 (2.82%) XSLT
4 1 (1.41%) Middleware
4 1 (1.41%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.68%) Blackberry
3 5 (7.04%) HP StoreVirtual
4 4 (5.63%) Clustering
4 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.82%) Fintech
5 2 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.41%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.41%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.41%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.41%) Replication
6 1 (1.41%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 61 (85.92%) Windows
2 47 (66.20%) Windows Server
3 30 (42.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (32.39%) Linux
5 21 (29.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (15.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (14.08%) CentOS
8 6 (8.45%) Windows 10
9 5 (7.04%) Windows 7
10 4 (5.63%) Unix
11 1 (1.41%) Solaris
11 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.41%) VMS
11 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.35%) ITIL
2 15 (21.13%) Proactive Monitoring
2 15 (21.13%) Service Delivery
3 14 (19.72%) Incident Management
4 9 (12.68%) Capacity Management
4 9 (12.68%) Change Control
4 9 (12.68%) E-Discovery
5 7 (9.86%) Data Security
5 7 (9.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (8.45%) DevOps
6 6 (8.45%) Electronic Trading
6 6 (8.45%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (8.45%) Migration
6 6 (8.45%) Network Design
6 6 (8.45%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (8.45%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (8.45%) SIEM
7 5 (7.04%) ITIL V3
7 5 (7.04%) Release Management
8 3 (4.23%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (36.62%) PowerShell
2 13 (18.31%) Bash Shell
3 8 (11.27%) Java
3 8 (11.27%) SQL
4 6 (8.45%) Perl
5 4 (5.63%) Python
6 3 (4.23%) VB
6 3 (4.23%) VBScript
7 2 (2.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (18.31%) MCSE
1 13 (18.31%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (18.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (16.90%) Degree
2 12 (16.90%) MCSA
3 7 (9.86%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (8.45%) CCNA
4 6 (8.45%) MCITP
4 6 (8.45%) RHCE
5 4 (5.63%) Linux+ Certification
5 4 (5.63%) MCP
5 4 (5.63%) RHCSA
6 3 (4.23%) DV Cleared
6 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.41%) CCA
7 1 (1.41%) CCNP
7 1 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) SLA
2 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (64.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (63.38%) Active Directory
3 21 (29.58%) XenDesktop
4 19 (26.76%) XenApp
5 16 (22.54%) vSphere
6 14 (19.72%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (12.68%) DFS Replication
8 7 (9.86%) Xen
9 5 (7.04%) VMware NSX
10 4 (5.63%) iptables
10 4 (5.63%) Terminal Services
11 3 (4.23%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (2.82%) Hyper-V
12 2 (2.82%) vCloud
13 1 (1.41%) KVM
13 1 (1.41%) NFS
13 1 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 29 (40.85%) SCCM
2 21 (29.58%) SCOM
3 14 (19.72%) SCOrch
4 13 (18.31%) Puppet
5 12 (16.90%) XenMobile
6 11 (15.49%) Backup Exec
6 11 (15.49%) SolarWinds Orion
7 7 (9.86%) vCenter Server
8 5 (7.04%) Nagios
9 4 (5.63%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (5.63%) vRealize
10 3 (4.23%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (4.23%) NetBackup
10 3 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (4.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (2.82%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (2.82%) SafeCom
11 2 (2.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 70 (98.59%) VMware
2 34 (47.89%) Microsoft
3 32 (45.07%) Citrix
4 27 (38.03%) HP
5 16 (22.54%) SolarWinds
5 16 (22.54%) Symantec
6 15 (21.13%) Red Hat
7 14 (19.72%) AppSense
8 10 (14.08%) Cisco
9 9 (12.68%) NetApp
10 7 (9.86%) Clearswift
10 7 (9.86%) Dell
11 6 (8.45%) EqualLogic
11 6 (8.45%) Mitel
11 6 (8.45%) Splunk
12 5 (7.04%) CheckPoint
12 5 (7.04%) Forcepoint
12 5 (7.04%) Juniper
13 4 (5.63%) Oracle
14 3 (4.23%) EMC