Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 268 257 256
Rank change year-on-year -11 -1 -33
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 66 83 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.63% 0.78% 0.93%
As % of the System Software category 4.40% 6.72% 8.60%
Number of salaries quoted 63 69 117
City of London median annual salary £53,500 £55,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.60% +11.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £28,400
90th Percentile £73,000 £78,750 £65,000
Central London median annual salary £53,730 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -0.50% +8.00% +6.38%

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 1,501 1,236 1,559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.32% 11.63% 10.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,403 1,121 1,356
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.80% +8.42% +1.06%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,000 £75,000
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for VMware ESXi in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 (98.48%) VMware
2 64 (96.97%) Windows
3 48 (72.73%) Windows Server
4 44 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 41 (62.12%) Active Directory
6 37 (56.06%) Microsoft
7 34 (51.52%) Citrix
8 31 (46.97%) PowerShell
8 31 (46.97%) SCCM
9 27 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 26 (39.39%) HP
11 23 (34.85%) XenApp
12 22 (33.33%) XenDesktop
13 20 (30.30%) Linux
13 20 (30.30%) Data Centre
14 18 (27.27%) MS Exchange
14 18 (27.27%) Firewall
14 18 (27.27%) SCOM
15 17 (25.76%) LAN
15 17 (25.76%) ITIL
16 16 (24.24%) DNS
16 16 (24.24%) SCOrch
17 15 (22.73%) iSCSI
17 15 (22.73%) Incident Management
17 15 (22.73%) WAN
17 15 (22.73%) Service Delivery
17 15 (22.73%) Finance
17 15 (22.73%) Microsoft App-V
18 14 (21.21%) DHCP
18 14 (21.21%) Red Hat

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 18 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 12 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (15.15%) SharePoint
4 6 (9.09%) IIS
5 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.52%) Confluence
7 1 (1.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (12.12%) Office 365
3 5 (7.58%) IaaS
4 3 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.55%) Amazon S3
4 3 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (4.55%) CloudFront
4 3 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (3.03%) PaaS
6 1 (1.52%) GitHub
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 18 (27.27%) Firewall
2 17 (25.76%) LAN
3 16 (24.24%) DNS
4 15 (22.73%) iSCSI
4 15 (22.73%) WAN
5 14 (21.21%) DHCP
6 13 (19.70%) TCP/IP
7 12 (18.18%) SAN
7 12 (18.18%) VPN
8 9 (13.64%) Fibre Channel
8 9 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (12.12%) NetScaler
9 8 (12.12%) VLAN
10 5 (7.58%) Skype
10 5 (7.58%) Wireless
11 4 (6.06%) Network Security
12 3 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (4.55%) DMZ
13 2 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (3.03%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (1.52%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) JIRA
1 2 (3.03%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.52%) MSI
2 1 (1.52%) WinDbg
General
1 15 (22.73%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Banking
3 4 (6.06%) Advertising
4 3 (4.55%) Legal
5 2 (3.03%) Retail
6 1 (1.52%) Back Office
6 1 (1.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (37.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (22.73%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 10 (15.15%) IT Engineer
4 8 (12.12%) IT Manager
4 8 (12.12%) Operations Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) Administrator
6 6 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (7.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Applications Specialist
8 4 (6.06%) Deployment Specialist
8 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support
8 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) IT Support
8 4 (6.06%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (7.58%) Web Services
3 4 (6.06%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.52%) .NET
4 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.52%) COM
4 1 (1.52%) Middleware
4 1 (1.52%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 20 (30.30%) Data Centre
2 9 (13.64%) Blackberry
2 9 (13.64%) Clustering
3 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.06%) Fintech
4 4 (6.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (6.06%) HP StoreVirtual
5 2 (3.03%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (3.03%) EMC VNX
5 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.52%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.52%) Replication
6 1 (1.52%) User Experience
6 1 (1.52%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 64 (96.97%) Windows
2 48 (72.73%) Windows Server
3 27 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (30.30%) Linux
5 14 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (18.18%) CentOS
7 10 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (4.55%) Unix
8 3 (4.55%) Windows 10
8 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.52%) Solaris
9 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.52%) VMS
9 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.76%) ITIL
2 15 (22.73%) Incident Management
2 15 (22.73%) Service Delivery
3 10 (15.15%) Proactive Monitoring
4 9 (13.64%) Capacity Management
4 9 (13.64%) E-Discovery
5 8 (12.12%) Change Control
5 8 (12.12%) DevOps
5 8 (12.12%) Electronic Trading
6 6 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (7.58%) Mentoring
7 5 (7.58%) Release Management
8 4 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (6.06%) Migration
9 3 (4.55%) Identity Access Management
9 3 (4.55%) Time Management
10 2 (3.03%) Compliance Audit
10 2 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (3.03%) Patch Management
10 2 (3.03%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 31 (46.97%) PowerShell
2 10 (15.15%) Perl
3 9 (13.64%) VBScript
4 8 (12.12%) Bash Shell
4 8 (12.12%) Java
5 6 (9.09%) SQL
6 3 (4.55%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.52%) C#
7 1 (1.52%) VB
7 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) Degree
2 8 (12.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (9.09%) RHCE
4 4 (6.06%) Linux+ Certification
4 4 (6.06%) MCP
4 4 (6.06%) MCSE
4 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.06%) RHCSA
5 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.03%) MCSA
6 1 (1.52%) CCA
6 1 (1.52%) CCNA
6 1 (1.52%) CCNP
6 1 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.52%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (62.12%) Active Directory
3 23 (34.85%) XenApp
4 22 (33.33%) XenDesktop
5 15 (22.73%) Microsoft App-V
6 14 (21.21%) vSphere
7 9 (13.64%) DFS Replication
8 8 (12.12%) Terminal Services
9 7 (10.61%) Xen
10 4 (6.06%) Hyper-V
11 3 (4.55%) VMware NSX
12 1 (1.52%) BitLocker
12 1 (1.52%) Firmware
12 1 (1.52%) KVM
12 1 (1.52%) NFS
12 1 (1.52%) vCloud
12 1 (1.52%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 31 (46.97%) SCCM
2 18 (27.27%) SCOM
3 16 (24.24%) SCOrch
4 10 (15.15%) Puppet
5 9 (13.64%) Backup Exec
5 9 (13.64%) SolarWinds Orion
5 9 (13.64%) vCenter Server
5 9 (13.64%) XenMobile
6 6 (9.09%) WSUS
7 5 (7.58%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (7.58%) Nagios
8 4 (6.06%) vRealize
9 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (4.55%) NetBackup
10 2 (3.03%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (3.03%) SafeCom
11 1 (1.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (1.52%) Perfmon
11 1 (1.52%) Simpana
Vendors
1 65 (98.48%) VMware
2 37 (56.06%) Microsoft
3 34 (51.52%) Citrix
4 26 (39.39%) HP
5 14 (21.21%) Ivanti
5 14 (21.21%) Red Hat
6 13 (19.70%) Cisco
6 13 (19.70%) SolarWinds
7 10 (15.15%) NetApp
8 8 (12.12%) Splunk
9 6 (9.09%) Symantec
10 4 (6.06%) CheckPoint
11 3 (4.55%) Clearswift
11 3 (4.55%) EMC
11 3 (4.55%) Oracle
12 2 (3.03%) 3PAR
12 2 (3.03%) Apple
12 2 (3.03%) Dell
12 2 (3.03%) Proofpoint
12 2 (3.03%) Veeam