Period
to 30 March 2020

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 30 March 2020 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
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 248 292 289
Rank change year-on-year +44 -3 -16
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 47 42 56
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.53% 0.40% 0.52%
As % of the System Software category 3.01% 2.30% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 38 36 49
Median annual salary £62,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.80% +4.17% +11.11%
10th Percentile £40,000 £46,750 £43,500
90th Percentile £73,050 £125,000 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +1.85%

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 1,564 1,828 1,496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.78% 17.63% 13.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,381 1,650 1,383
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +13.64% +4.76%
10th Percentile £28,500 £31,225 £31,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +10.00%

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 30 March 2020.

Salary histogram for VMware ESXi in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 March 2020, 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 43 (91.49%) Windows
1 43 (91.49%) VMware
2 34 (72.34%) Active Directory
3 32 (68.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (59.57%) Windows Server
4 28 (59.57%) Microsoft
5 26 (55.32%) PowerShell
6 22 (46.81%) Citrix
7 20 (42.55%) vCenter Server
8 16 (34.04%) Root Cause Analysis
8 16 (34.04%) DNS
9 15 (31.91%) Finance
9 15 (31.91%) Azure
10 14 (29.79%) XenApp
10 14 (29.79%) XenDesktop
11 13 (27.66%) SCCM
11 13 (27.66%) DHCP
12 12 (25.53%) TCP/IP
12 12 (25.53%) Cisco
12 12 (25.53%) Office 365
12 12 (25.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 10 (21.28%) Windows 10
14 9 (19.15%) vSphere
14 9 (19.15%) NetScaler
14 9 (19.15%) DevOps
14 9 (19.15%) User Experience
15 8 (17.02%) Jamf Pro
15 8 (17.02%) Data Centre
15 8 (17.02%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012

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 6 (12.77%) IIS
2 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (8.51%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.13%) Apache
3 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (31.91%) Azure
2 12 (25.53%) Office 365
3 8 (17.02%) AWS
4 7 (14.89%) Slack
5 5 (10.64%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.13%) GCP
6 1 (2.13%) GitHub
6 1 (2.13%) IaaS
6 1 (2.13%) Mimecast
6 1 (2.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.04%) DNS
2 13 (27.66%) DHCP
3 12 (25.53%) TCP/IP
4 9 (19.15%) NetScaler
5 7 (14.89%) SAN
6 6 (12.77%) Firewall
7 5 (10.64%) NAS
8 3 (6.38%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (6.38%) HTTP
8 3 (6.38%) LAN
8 3 (6.38%) Multicast
8 3 (6.38%) SNMP
8 3 (6.38%) SSL
8 3 (6.38%) VPN
9 2 (4.26%) WAN
10 1 (2.13%) ISDN
10 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
10 1 (2.13%) VLAN
10 1 (2.13%) VSAN
10 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Bitbucket
1 7 (14.89%) JIRA
1 7 (14.89%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.13%) Artifactory
2 1 (2.13%) CircleCI
2 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (31.91%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Law
3 2 (4.26%) Housing Association
3 2 (4.26%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Advertising
4 1 (2.13%) Back Office
4 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (21.28%) VMware Engineer
3 9 (19.15%) Citrix Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Desktop Support
8 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.26%) Active Directory Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Desktop Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (4.26%) SCCM Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) Cocoa
1 1 (2.13%) Kafka
1 1 (2.13%) Middleware
1 1 (2.13%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (2.13%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) User Experience
2 8 (17.02%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.38%) Clustering
3 3 (6.38%) Replication
4 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.13%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.13%) PKI
4 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 43 (91.49%) Windows
2 28 (59.57%) Windows Server
3 10 (21.28%) Windows 10
4 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (14.89%) Linux
5 7 (14.89%) Mac OS
5 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (4.26%) CentOS
7 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (2.13%) AIX
8 1 (2.13%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (2.13%) FreeNAS
8 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) Root Cause Analysis
2 12 (25.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 9 (19.15%) DevOps
4 8 (17.02%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (14.89%) Change Control
5 7 (14.89%) Consumerization
5 7 (14.89%) Infrastructure as Code
5 7 (14.89%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (14.89%) Proactive Monitoring
5 7 (14.89%) Release Management
6 5 (10.64%) Load Balancing
7 4 (8.51%) ITIL
8 3 (6.38%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (6.38%) Time Management
9 2 (4.26%) Application Packaging
9 2 (4.26%) Information Security
9 2 (4.26%) Problem Management
9 2 (4.26%) Runbook
9 2 (4.26%) Server Virtualisation
9 2 (4.26%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (55.32%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.38%) Python
3 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.13%) Go
3 1 (2.13%) Perl
3 1 (2.13%) Ruby
3 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.26%) CCNA
2 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.26%) MCITP
2 2 (4.26%) MCSA
2 2 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.13%) CCNP
3 1 (2.13%) MCSE
3 1 (2.13%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.13%) NIST
1 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.13%) QA
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (72.34%) Active Directory
2 32 (68.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (29.79%) XenApp
3 14 (29.79%) XenDesktop
4 9 (19.15%) vSphere
5 7 (14.89%) Firmware
5 7 (14.89%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (14.89%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (8.51%) DFS Replication
7 2 (4.26%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 2 (4.26%) Docker
8 1 (2.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (42.55%) vCenter Server
2 13 (27.66%) SCCM
3 8 (17.02%) Jamf Pro
4 7 (14.89%) Grafana
5 4 (8.51%) SCOM
6 2 (4.26%) Ansible
6 2 (4.26%) Terraform
6 2 (4.26%) vMotion
6 2 (4.26%) WSUS
7 1 (2.13%) Avamar
7 1 (2.13%) Consul
7 1 (2.13%) Graphite
7 1 (2.13%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
7 1 (2.13%) logstash
7 1 (2.13%) Mesos
7 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (2.13%) PowerCLI
7 1 (2.13%) Puppet
7 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 43 (91.49%) VMware
2 28 (59.57%) Microsoft
3 22 (46.81%) Citrix
4 12 (25.53%) Cisco
5 7 (14.89%) NetApp
6 4 (8.51%) CheckPoint
6 4 (8.51%) HP
7 3 (6.38%) Dell
7 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.26%) 3PAR
8 2 (4.26%) Arista
8 2 (4.26%) Bloomberg
8 2 (4.26%) F5
8 2 (4.26%) Google
8 2 (4.26%) Ivanti
8 2 (4.26%) Reuters
8 2 (4.26%) SonicWALL
8 2 (4.26%) Veeam
9 1 (2.13%) Isilon
9 1 (2.13%) MobileIron