Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 286 267 231
Rank change year-on-year -19 -36 +46
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 59 66 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.55% 0.64% 0.94%
As % of the System Software category 3.40% 4.44% 8.07%
Number of salaries quoted 53 63 90
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +26.32%
10th Percentile £42,500 £39,000 £35,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £78,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £53,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.21% -3.64% +11.68%

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 1,735 1,487 1,314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.27% 14.34% 11.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,593 1,386 1,186
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £29,500 £31,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +6.38%

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 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for VMware ESXi in the City of London

VMware ESXi
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the City of London region over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 2 £55,000 -
VMware ESXi
Central London

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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 54 (91.53%) VMware
2 39 (66.10%) Windows
3 38 (64.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (59.32%) Finance
5 28 (47.46%) Windows Server
6 27 (45.76%) Linux
7 26 (44.07%) Microsoft
8 24 (40.68%) Red Hat
9 23 (38.98%) Active Directory
10 22 (37.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (35.59%) vCenter Server
12 19 (32.20%) vRealize
12 19 (32.20%) PowerShell
13 18 (30.51%) Office 365
14 16 (27.12%) vSphere
14 16 (27.12%) Bash Shell
15 15 (25.42%) OpenStack
15 15 (25.42%) Ansible
15 15 (25.42%) DevOps
15 15 (25.42%) Python
15 15 (25.42%) Advertising
16 14 (23.73%) Middleware
16 14 (23.73%) Citrix
16 14 (23.73%) RHCE
16 14 (23.73%) Docker
16 14 (23.73%) OpenShift
16 14 (23.73%) Jenkins
16 14 (23.73%) Puppet
16 14 (23.73%) Amazon AWS
17 13 (22.03%) DNS

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 15 (25.42%) OpenStack
2 12 (20.34%) Skype for Business
3 7 (11.86%) SharePoint
4 6 (10.17%) MS Exchange
5 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.69%) Apache
6 1 (1.69%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.69%) Confluence
6 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.69%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (30.51%) Office 365
2 14 (23.73%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (23.73%) OpenShift
3 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.39%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.39%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.69%) GitHub
5 1 (1.69%) IaaS
5 1 (1.69%) PaaS
5 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.03%) DNS
2 12 (20.34%) Skype
3 11 (18.64%) SAN
4 9 (15.25%) Firewall
5 7 (11.86%) DHCP
5 7 (11.86%) VPN
6 6 (10.17%) LAN
6 6 (10.17%) WAN
7 5 (8.47%) iSCSI
7 5 (8.47%) NetScaler
8 4 (6.78%) MPLS
9 3 (5.08%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (3.39%) Intranet
10 2 (3.39%) Network Security
10 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
10 2 (3.39%) VoIP
10 2 (3.39%) VSAN
11 1 (1.69%) HTTP
11 1 (1.69%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (23.73%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.39%) MSI
2 2 (3.39%) WinDbg
3 1 (1.69%) GitLab
3 1 (1.69%) JIRA
General
1 35 (59.32%) Finance
2 15 (25.42%) Advertising
3 3 (5.08%) Law
4 2 (3.39%) Banking
4 2 (3.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (37.29%) Linux Engineer
2 15 (25.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (25.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 15 (25.42%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 12 (20.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 10 (16.95%) Windows Engineer
5 8 (13.56%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 8 (13.56%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (11.86%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 6 (10.17%) Junior
7 6 (10.17%) Junior DevOps
7 6 (10.17%) Junior DevOps Engineer
7 6 (10.17%) Junior Linux Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Cloud Specialist
8 4 (6.78%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (6.78%) IT Manager
8 4 (6.78%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 4 (6.78%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.73%) Middleware
2 4 (6.78%) X-Windows
3 3 (5.08%) Web Services
4 1 (1.69%) HTML
4 1 (1.69%) Kafka
4 1 (1.69%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (8.47%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.08%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (5.08%) Driving Licence
3 3 (5.08%) User Experience
4 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.39%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.39%) Clustering
4 2 (3.39%) HP StoreVirtual
4 2 (3.39%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.69%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.69%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.69%) PKI
5 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 39 (66.10%) Windows
2 28 (47.46%) Windows Server
3 27 (45.76%) Linux
4 22 (37.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (15.25%) Windows 10
6 9 (15.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (13.56%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.08%) CentOS
9 2 (3.39%) Mac OS
9 2 (3.39%) Unix
10 1 (1.69%) Android
10 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.69%) MVS
10 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.42%) DevOps
2 11 (18.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (18.64%) ITIL
3 7 (11.86%) Mobile Device Management
3 7 (11.86%) Security Patching
4 6 (10.17%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (8.47%) Change Management
5 5 (8.47%) High Availability
6 4 (6.78%) Migration
6 4 (6.78%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
7 3 (5.08%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.08%) Information Security
7 3 (5.08%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.08%) Patch Management
7 3 (5.08%) Task Automation
7 3 (5.08%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (5.08%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 2 (3.39%) Analytical Thinking
8 2 (3.39%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.20%) PowerShell
2 16 (27.12%) Bash Shell
3 15 (25.42%) Python
4 2 (3.39%) Perl
4 2 (3.39%) SQL
4 2 (3.39%) VBScript
5 1 (1.69%) AppleScript
5 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (23.73%) RHCE
2 9 (15.25%) Degree
3 8 (13.56%) RHCSA
4 5 (8.47%) MCSE
4 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.39%) CCNA
6 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.39%) Linux+ Certification
6 2 (3.39%) MCITP
6 2 (3.39%) MCP
6 2 (3.39%) MCSA
7 1 (1.69%) CCA
7 1 (1.69%) CCEA
7 1 (1.69%) CISSP
7 1 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) COBIT
1 1 (1.69%) GDPR
1 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 38 (64.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (38.98%) Active Directory
3 16 (27.12%) vSphere
4 14 (23.73%) Docker
5 11 (18.64%) XenApp
6 8 (13.56%) Firmware
7 7 (11.86%) Hyper-V
8 2 (3.39%) BitLocker
8 2 (3.39%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (3.39%) VMware NSX
8 2 (3.39%) XenServer
9 1 (1.69%) NFS
9 1 (1.69%) VirtualBox
9 1 (1.69%) Xen
9 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (35.59%) vCenter Server
2 19 (32.20%) vRealize
3 15 (25.42%) Ansible
4 14 (23.73%) Puppet
5 7 (11.86%) SCCM
6 4 (6.78%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (6.78%) WSUS
7 3 (5.08%) SCOrch
7 3 (5.08%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 2 (3.39%) Backup Exec
8 2 (3.39%) Jamf Pro
8 2 (3.39%) Nagios
8 2 (3.39%) Perfmon
8 2 (3.39%) SCOM
9 1 (1.69%) DatAdvantage
9 1 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (1.69%) QRadar
9 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (1.69%) Tivoli
9 1 (1.69%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 54 (91.53%) VMware
2 26 (44.07%) Microsoft
3 24 (40.68%) Red Hat
4 14 (23.73%) Citrix
5 9 (15.25%) Cisco
6 5 (8.47%) HP
6 5 (8.47%) McAfee
7 4 (6.78%) Ivanti
7 4 (6.78%) SolarWinds
8 3 (5.08%) Symantec
9 2 (3.39%) Apple
9 2 (3.39%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.39%) Dell
9 2 (3.39%) EMC
9 2 (3.39%) EqualLogic
9 2 (3.39%) IBM
9 2 (3.39%) Lumension
9 2 (3.39%) Mitel
9 2 (3.39%) ServiceNow
9 2 (3.39%) Splunk