Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 266 279 274
Rank change year-on-year +13 -5 -16
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 41 50 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.45% 0.48% 0.59%
As % of the System Software category 2.55% 2.92% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 32 44 59
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +12.15% -2.73%
10th Percentile £40,000 £34,300 £41,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £71,750 £73,750
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £53,730
% change year-on-year -4.17% +11.67% +0.90%

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 1,611 1,711 1,494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.59% 16.57% 14.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,422 1,550 1,392
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £55,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +12.61% +11.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £97,375 £95,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +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 24 January 2020.

Salary histogram for VMware ESXi in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 38 (92.68%) Windows
2 32 (78.05%) VMware
3 31 (75.61%) Active Directory
4 29 (70.73%) Windows Server
5 21 (51.22%) PowerShell
6 17 (41.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (36.59%) DNS
7 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
8 14 (34.15%) Office 365
9 13 (31.71%) Citrix
10 12 (29.27%) Finance
10 12 (29.27%) Azure
10 12 (29.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 11 (26.83%) AWS
11 11 (26.83%) Cisco
12 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
12 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (24.39%) vCenter Server
13 9 (21.95%) Infrastructure as Code
13 9 (21.95%) ITIL
14 8 (19.51%) Linux
14 8 (19.51%) HP
14 8 (19.51%) Root Cause Analysis
15 7 (17.07%) vSphere
15 7 (17.07%) DevOps
15 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
15 7 (17.07%) Change Management
15 7 (17.07%) SAN
15 7 (17.07%) SCCM
16 6 (14.63%) Load Balancing

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 4 (9.76%) IIS
2 2 (4.88%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 14 (34.15%) Office 365
2 12 (29.27%) Azure
3 11 (26.83%) AWS
4 5 (12.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (9.76%) Slack
6 1 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.44%) GCP
6 1 (2.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (36.59%) DNS
2 7 (17.07%) SAN
2 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
3 6 (14.63%) DHCP
3 6 (14.63%) NAS
4 5 (12.20%) Firewall
5 4 (9.76%) NetScaler
6 3 (7.32%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (7.32%) HTTP
6 3 (7.32%) LAN
6 3 (7.32%) Multicast
6 3 (7.32%) SNMP
6 3 (7.32%) SSL
6 3 (7.32%) VPN
7 2 (4.88%) WAN
8 1 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.44%) ISDN
8 1 (2.44%) Skype
8 1 (2.44%) VSAN
8 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
2 1 (2.44%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Bitbucket
1 4 (9.76%) JIRA
1 4 (9.76%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.44%) Artifactory
2 1 (2.44%) CircleCI
2 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Law
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Advertising
4 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (12.20%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Citrix Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Services Manager
3 4 (9.76%) Service Manager
3 4 (9.76%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.88%) Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Technology Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) IT Support
6 1 (2.44%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Network Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Cocoa
1 1 (2.44%) Kafka
1 1 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (2.44%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Self-Motivation
1 5 (12.20%) Virtual Team
2 4 (9.76%) User Experience
3 3 (7.32%) Clustering
3 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.88%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) FlexPod
5 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 38 (92.68%) Windows
2 29 (70.73%) Windows Server
3 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (19.51%) Linux
5 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (12.20%) Windows 10
7 4 (9.76%) Mac OS
8 2 (4.88%) CentOS
8 2 (4.88%) Unix
8 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.44%) Android
9 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.44%) FreeNAS
9 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (21.95%) Infrastructure as Code
2 9 (21.95%) ITIL
3 8 (19.51%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (17.07%) Change Management
4 7 (17.07%) DevOps
5 6 (14.63%) Configuration Management
5 6 (14.63%) Load Balancing
5 6 (14.63%) Migration
5 6 (14.63%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (12.20%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (12.20%) Proactive Monitoring
7 4 (9.76%) Consumerization
7 4 (9.76%) IT Strategy
7 4 (9.76%) Network Architecture
8 3 (7.32%) CRM
8 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (7.32%) Problem Management
8 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) PowerShell
2 6 (14.63%) Python
2 6 (14.63%) Ruby
3 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.44%) Go
3 1 (2.44%) Perl
3 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.88%) CCNA
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.88%) MCSA
3 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.44%) CCNP
4 1 (2.44%) MCITP
4 1 (2.44%) MCSE
4 1 (2.44%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.88%) NIST
2 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 31 (75.61%) Active Directory
2 17 (41.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (17.07%) vSphere
4 5 (12.20%) XenApp
4 5 (12.20%) XenDesktop
5 3 (7.32%) Docker
6 2 (4.88%) Firmware
6 2 (4.88%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (4.88%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (2.44%) DFS Replication
7 1 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) vCenter Server
2 7 (17.07%) SCCM
3 5 (12.20%) Jamf Pro
4 4 (9.76%) Grafana
5 3 (7.32%) Ansible
5 3 (7.32%) SCOM
5 3 (7.32%) Terraform
6 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (4.88%) WSUS
7 1 (2.44%) Avamar
7 1 (2.44%) Consul
7 1 (2.44%) Graphite
7 1 (2.44%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (2.44%) Kubernetes
7 1 (2.44%) logstash
7 1 (2.44%) Mesos
7 1 (2.44%) Puppet
7 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (2.44%) Sysprep
7 1 (2.44%) vMotion
Vendors
1 32 (78.05%) VMware
2 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
3 13 (31.71%) Citrix
4 11 (26.83%) Cisco
5 8 (19.51%) HP
6 6 (14.63%) 3PAR
7 5 (12.20%) CheckPoint
8 4 (9.76%) Dell
8 4 (9.76%) NetApp
8 4 (9.76%) Veeam
9 3 (7.32%) Arista
9 3 (7.32%) F5
9 3 (7.32%) SonicWALL
10 2 (4.88%) Google
10 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
10 2 (4.88%) Riverbed
11 1 (2.44%) CommVault
11 1 (2.44%) Isilon
11 1 (2.44%) MobileIron
11 1 (2.44%) Sun