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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 191 221 235
Rank change year-on-year +30 +14  
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 44 37 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.85% 0.58% 0.77%
As % of the System Software category 6.00% 4.55% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 42 33 70
Median salary £46,000 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +21.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £48,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £64,400 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  

VMware ESXi is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 733 813 987
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.08% 12.81% 9.50%
Number of salaries quoted 656 751 871
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.29% +2.66%  

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing VMware ESXi as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for VMware ESXi in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 65 (100.00%) VMware
2 48 (73.85%) Windows
3 47 (72.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (66.15%) Active Directory
5 40 (61.54%) Windows Server
6 33 (50.77%) DNS
7 26 (40.00%) DHCP
7 26 (40.00%) Finance
8 24 (36.92%) Microsoft
8 24 (36.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (35.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (35.38%) MS Exchange
10 22 (33.85%) Firewall
11 20 (30.77%) Linux
12 19 (29.23%) ITIL
12 19 (29.23%) HP
12 19 (29.23%) Symantec
12 19 (29.23%) Exchange Server 2010
13 18 (27.69%) Cisco
14 17 (26.15%) SCCM
15 16 (24.62%) Office 365
15 16 (24.62%) WAN
16 15 (23.08%) SharePoint
17 14 (21.54%) SQL
17 14 (21.54%) vSphere
18 13 (20.00%) Puppet
18 13 (20.00%) PowerShell
18 13 (20.00%) SQL Server
18 13 (20.00%) IIS
18 13 (20.00%) Citrix

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 23 (35.38%) MS Exchange
2 19 (29.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (23.08%) SharePoint
4 13 (20.00%) IIS
5 6 (9.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (9.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (6.15%) CMS
7 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (4.62%) Skype for Business
9 1 (1.54%) Apache
9 1 (1.54%) CloudStack
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) InfoPath
2 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (4.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (4.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (6.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (6.15%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 16 (24.62%) Office 365
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.15%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (6.15%) Dropbox
3 4 (6.15%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (6.15%) OneDrive
4 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.54%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 33 (50.77%) DNS
2 26 (40.00%) DHCP
3 22 (33.85%) Firewall
4 16 (24.62%) WAN
5 13 (20.00%) SAN
6 12 (18.46%) LAN
7 11 (16.92%) iSCSI
8 10 (15.38%) LDAP
8 10 (15.38%) Wireless
9 8 (12.31%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (12.31%) Intranet
9 8 (12.31%) VPN
10 6 (9.23%) TCP/IP
10 6 (9.23%) VLAN
10 6 (9.23%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (7.69%) Internet
12 4 (6.15%) Cisco Wireless
12 4 (6.15%) NetScaler
13 3 (4.62%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.08%) MySQL
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.54%) JIRA
1 1 (1.54%) Subversion
General
1 26 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Legal
3 4 (6.15%) Banking
3 4 (6.15%) Electronics
3 4 (6.15%) Law
3 4 (6.15%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.15%) Marketing
3 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.62%) Publishing
5 2 (3.08%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (15.38%) Network Engineer
2 9 (13.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (10.77%) Administrator
3 7 (10.77%) Support Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) Linux Technician
5 5 (7.69%) LAN Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) WAN Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (6.15%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Security Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) SharePoint Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.15%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) VMware Support Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.23%) .NET
2 5 (7.69%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (6.15%) .NET Framework
3 4 (6.15%) CSS
3 4 (6.15%) Web Services
3 4 (6.15%) XML
3 4 (6.15%) XSLT
4 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.54%) FFmpeg
5 1 (1.54%) LAMP
5 1 (1.54%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.15%) Replication
3 3 (4.62%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.62%) Clustering
3 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.54%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.54%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (1.54%) iPad
5 1 (1.54%) iPhone
5 1 (1.54%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 48 (73.85%) Windows
2 40 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 24 (36.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (35.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (30.77%) Linux
6 12 (18.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (16.92%) CentOS
7 11 (16.92%) Windows 10
8 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (6.15%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.54%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.23%) ITIL
2 8 (12.31%) Change Control
2 8 (12.31%) ITIL V3
2 8 (12.31%) Project Management
3 7 (10.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (10.77%) Migration
4 6 (9.23%) High Availability
4 6 (9.23%) Service Management
5 5 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (6.15%) Change Management
6 4 (6.15%) CRM
6 4 (6.15%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (6.15%) Network Design
6 4 (6.15%) Programme Management
6 4 (6.15%) Release Management
6 4 (6.15%) Server Building
6 4 (6.15%) SIEM
6 4 (6.15%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.54%) SQL
2 13 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 9 (13.85%) Bash Shell
3 9 (13.85%) Java
4 7 (10.77%) Python
5 6 (9.23%) VB
6 5 (7.69%) VBScript
7 4 (6.15%) C#
8 1 (1.54%) Perl
8 1 (1.54%) Ruby
8 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (13.85%) MCSE
3 8 (12.31%) CCNA
3 8 (12.31%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (12.31%) MCSA
4 7 (10.77%) Degree
5 6 (9.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (7.69%) DV Cleared
6 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
7 4 (6.15%) CCNP
7 4 (6.15%) MCITP
8 2 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.54%) CCA
9 1 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.54%) Master's Degree
9 1 (1.54%) MCP
9 1 (1.54%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (72.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (66.15%) Active Directory
3 14 (21.54%) vSphere
4 8 (12.31%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (10.77%) iptables
5 7 (10.77%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.08%) XenApp
7 1 (1.54%) vCloud
7 1 (1.54%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.54%) Xen
7 1 (1.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (26.15%) SCCM
2 13 (20.00%) Puppet
3 8 (12.31%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (10.77%) Backup Exec
4 7 (10.77%) Nagios
4 7 (10.77%) SCOM
5 6 (9.23%) vCenter Server
5 6 (9.23%) WSUS
6 5 (7.69%) AirWatch
6 5 (7.69%) CFEngine
6 5 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (6.15%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (6.15%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (6.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (6.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (6.15%) XenMobile
8 3 (4.62%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (1.54%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 65 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (36.92%) Microsoft
3 19 (29.23%) HP
3 19 (29.23%) Symantec
4 18 (27.69%) Cisco
5 13 (20.00%) Citrix
6 12 (18.46%) Red Hat
7 10 (15.38%) CheckPoint
8 8 (12.31%) Juniper
9 7 (10.77%) SolarWinds
10 6 (9.23%) Aruba
10 6 (9.23%) Brocade
10 6 (9.23%) Extreme Networks
10 6 (9.23%) Fortinet
10 6 (9.23%) Palo Alto
11 5 (7.69%) Aerohive Networks
11 5 (7.69%) Dell
11 5 (7.69%) McAfee
11 5 (7.69%) MobileIron
11 5 (7.69%) NetApp
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