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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 May 2022 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 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 255 218 225
Rank change year-on-year -37 +7 +67
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 25 13 41
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.34% 0.26% 0.58%
As % of the System Software category 2.18% 1.33% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 31
10th Percentile £43,500 £61,688 £40,000
25th Percentile £51,000 £65,625 £49,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,000 £72,000 £62,000
Median % change year-on-year -25.00% +16.13% -4.62%
75th Percentile £65,250 £80,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £74,500 - £72,500
Central London median annual salary £54,000 £66,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year -18.49% +10.42% +4.35%

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 1,146 980 1,316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.53% 19.61% 18.73%
Number of salaries quoted 979 883 1,174
10th Percentile £37,500 £46,900 £32,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £75,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.33% +11.11% +3.85%
75th Percentile £94,375 £93,750 £85,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £105,000 £98,375
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +7.41% +8.00%

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 24 May 2022.

Salary histogram for VMware ESXi in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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 24 (96.00%) Windows
1 24 (96.00%) VMware
2 22 (88.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (88.00%) Active Directory
3 21 (84.00%) Finance
4 18 (72.00%) Microsoft Office
4 18 (72.00%) Azure
5 16 (64.00%) AWS
5 16 (64.00%) Microsoft 365
6 15 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (60.00%) Citrix
7 13 (52.00%) ITIL
7 13 (52.00%) Azure Active Directory
8 12 (48.00%) Windows 10
8 12 (48.00%) OneDrive
8 12 (48.00%) Google
8 12 (48.00%) SharePoint
8 12 (48.00%) ITSM
8 12 (48.00%) Firewall
8 12 (48.00%) Power Platform
8 12 (48.00%) PowerApps
8 12 (48.00%) Social Skills
9 11 (44.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 11 (44.00%) Creative Thinking
9 11 (44.00%) Strategic Thinking
9 11 (44.00%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (44.00%) Risk Management
9 11 (44.00%) Agile
9 11 (44.00%) Marketing
9 11 (44.00%) Windows Server

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 12 (48.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (72.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (72.00%) Azure
2 16 (64.00%) AWS
2 16 (64.00%) Microsoft 365
3 13 (52.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (48.00%) OneDrive
4 12 (48.00%) Power Platform
4 12 (48.00%) PowerApps
5 9 (36.00%) Smartsheet
6 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) Firewall
2 10 (40.00%) WebEx
3 6 (24.00%) DHCP
3 6 (24.00%) DNS
4 2 (8.00%) VoIP
4 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (4.00%) SMTP
5 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.00%) VLAN
5 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
General
1 21 (84.00%) Finance
2 12 (48.00%) Social Skills
3 11 (44.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 11 (44.00%) Marketing
4 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (36.00%) Influencing Skills
5 2 (8.00%) Documentation Skills
6 1 (4.00%) Law
6 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Incident Manager
1 9 (36.00%) Major Incident Manager
2 6 (24.00%) Incident and Problem Manager
2 6 (24.00%) Problem Manager
3 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) IT Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Server Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Handset
2 2 (8.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 12 (48.00%) Windows 10
3 11 (44.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (4.00%) Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Unix
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) ITIL
2 12 (48.00%) ITSM
3 11 (44.00%) Agile
3 11 (44.00%) Creative Thinking
3 11 (44.00%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (44.00%) Risk Management
3 11 (44.00%) Strategic Thinking
4 9 (36.00%) Change Management
4 9 (36.00%) Data Analysis
4 9 (36.00%) GAP Analysis
4 9 (36.00%) Incident Management
4 9 (36.00%) ITIL 4
4 9 (36.00%) Knowledge Management
4 9 (36.00%) Major Incident Management
4 9 (36.00%) Problem Management
4 9 (36.00%) Process Improvement
4 9 (36.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (36.00%) Service Management
4 9 (36.00%) Statistics
4 9 (36.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (4.00%) MCITP
1 1 (4.00%) MCSE
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (88.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.00%) XenApp
4 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory Federation Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (4.00%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (4.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 24 (96.00%) VMware
2 22 (88.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (60.00%) Citrix
4 12 (48.00%) Google
5 4 (16.00%) ServiceNow
6 2 (8.00%) Dell
6 2 (8.00%) Sophos
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco
7 1 (4.00%) Commvault
7 1 (4.00%) Ivanti