Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > East of England
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 290 240 239
Rank change year-on-year -50 -1 -52
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 68 124 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.56% 0.95% 1.01%
As % of the System Software category 4.36% 8.99% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 42 105 101
East of England median annual salary £47,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.59% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £29,650 £30,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £60,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -1.16%

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 East of England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1559 1380 1825
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.85% 10.58% 12.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1273 1118 1430
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,550
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.18% +0.13%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing VMware ESXi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in the East of England

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in the East of England.

Salary trend for VMware ESXi in the East of England

VMware ESXi
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in the East of England over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Salary histogram for VMware ESXi in the East of England

VMware ESXi
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the East of England region over the 6 months to 12 December 2017. 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
Hertfordshire -13 59 £60,000 +41.18% 5
Cambridgeshire -57 3 £27,500 -38.89% 1
Bedfordshire +31 2 £41,250 +13.79%
Suffolk +13 2 £33,000 -40.00%
Essex +10 2 £66,250 +77.85%
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 East of England region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 66 (97.06%) VMware
2 54 (79.41%) Linux
3 49 (72.06%) Windows
4 41 (60.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 38 (55.88%) Active Directory
6 37 (54.41%) Data Centre
7 34 (50.00%) DHCP
7 34 (50.00%) DNS
7 34 (50.00%) Windows Server
8 33 (48.53%) Firewall
9 30 (44.12%) ITIL
9 30 (44.12%) VPN
10 29 (42.65%) Microsoft
11 26 (38.24%) Office 365
12 25 (36.76%) Skype for Business
13 23 (33.82%) vCenter Server
14 20 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
14 20 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
14 20 (29.41%) vSphere
14 20 (29.41%) E-Commerce
15 18 (26.47%) SAN
16 17 (25.00%) Mentoring
16 17 (25.00%) MS Exchange
17 16 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
17 16 (23.53%) Citrix
17 16 (23.53%) Terminal Services
17 16 (23.53%) Skype
17 16 (23.53%) Remote Desktop
17 16 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 15 (22.06%) Hyper-V

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 25 (36.76%) Skype for Business
2 17 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 12 (17.65%) OpenStack
4 7 (10.29%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (4.41%) Apache
5 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.94%) nginx
7 1 (1.47%) IIS
7 1 (1.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (38.24%) Office 365
2 13 (19.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (14.71%) PaaS
4 9 (13.24%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (13.24%) Mimecast
5 6 (8.82%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 34 (50.00%) DHCP
1 34 (50.00%) DNS
2 33 (48.53%) Firewall
3 30 (44.12%) VPN
4 18 (26.47%) SAN
5 16 (23.53%) Remote Desktop
5 16 (23.53%) Skype
6 15 (22.06%) TCP/IP
6 15 (22.06%) VLAN
6 15 (22.06%) WAN
7 13 (19.12%) LAN
8 10 (14.71%) ISDN
8 10 (14.71%) MPLS
8 10 (14.71%) PBX
8 10 (14.71%) VoIP
9 9 (13.24%) Unified Communications
10 7 (10.29%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (8.82%) Broadband
11 6 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (5.88%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.24%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (10.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (10.29%) NoSQL
2 7 (10.29%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (14.71%) Games
1 10 (14.71%) Retail
2 2 (2.94%) Electronics
3 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (39.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (29.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 20 (29.41%) Support Engineer
3 18 (26.47%) 3rd Line Support
3 18 (26.47%) VMware Engineer
4 17 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 13 (19.12%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (19.12%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (16.18%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 11 (16.18%) Infrastructure Support
6 11 (16.18%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 10 (14.71%) Analyst
7 10 (14.71%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (14.71%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 10 (14.71%) Office 365 Engineer
8 8 (11.76%) Senior DevOps
8 8 (11.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 8 (11.76%) Support Analyst
9 6 (8.82%) Desktop Support
9 6 (8.82%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) Memcached
2 2 (2.94%) Middleware
3 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (54.41%) Data Centre
2 12 (17.65%) Private Cloud
3 6 (8.82%) Handset
4 5 (7.35%) Public Cloud
5 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.88%) Fat Client
5 4 (5.88%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.94%) Clustering
6 2 (2.94%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.47%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 54 (79.41%) Linux
2 49 (72.06%) Windows
3 34 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 20 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (16.18%) Windows 10
7 10 (14.71%) Windows 7
7 10 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (13.24%) Mac OS X
8 9 (13.24%) Ubuntu
8 9 (13.24%) Windows 8
9 6 (8.82%) CentOS
9 6 (8.82%) Mac OS
10 3 (4.41%) Debian
10 3 (4.41%) Unix
11 1 (1.47%) AIX
11 1 (1.47%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.12%) ITIL
2 20 (29.41%) E-Commerce
3 17 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 13 (19.12%) DevOps
4 13 (19.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (17.65%) Business Continuity
6 11 (16.18%) Coaching
7 10 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (13.24%) Information Security
8 9 (13.24%) Kalman Filter
8 9 (13.24%) Software Engineering
8 9 (13.24%) Web Filtering
9 8 (11.76%) Configuration Management
9 8 (11.76%) Open Source
9 8 (11.76%) Service Delivery
10 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (10.29%) Continuous Deployment
10 7 (10.29%) DNA
10 7 (10.29%) High Availability
10 7 (10.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.18%) Python
2 10 (14.71%) Java
3 8 (11.76%) SQL
4 7 (10.29%) Ruby
5 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) Degree
2 6 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.35%) CCNA
4 3 (4.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (4.41%) MCSE
4 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.94%) CCNP
5 2 (2.94%) JNCIS
5 2 (2.94%) MCITP
5 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.47%) CCDP
6 1 (1.47%) CISM
6 1 (1.47%) CISSP
6 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.47%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.47%) MCP
6 1 (1.47%) SANS
6 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.94%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (60.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (55.88%) Active Directory
3 20 (29.41%) vSphere
4 16 (23.53%) Terminal Services
5 15 (22.06%) Hyper-V
6 14 (20.59%) VMware NSX
7 13 (19.12%) Docker
8 6 (8.82%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (5.88%) XenApp
10 2 (2.94%) iptables
10 2 (2.94%) KVM
10 2 (2.94%) NFS
10 2 (2.94%) Samba
11 1 (1.47%) Firmware
11 1 (1.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 23 (33.82%) vCenter Server
2 13 (19.12%) Kubernetes
3 12 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (14.71%) WSUS
5 9 (13.24%) Backup Exec
6 3 (4.41%) Puppet
7 2 (2.94%) Ansible
7 2 (2.94%) Nagios
7 2 (2.94%) Nessus
7 2 (2.94%) SCCM
7 2 (2.94%) SCOM
8 1 (1.47%) AirWatch
8 1 (1.47%) Cisco CME
8 1 (1.47%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (1.47%) vRealize
Vendors
1 66 (97.06%) VMware
2 29 (42.65%) Microsoft
3 16 (23.53%) Citrix
4 13 (19.12%) Dell
4 13 (19.12%) HP
5 10 (14.71%) Cisco
5 10 (14.71%) NetApp
6 9 (13.24%) Veeam
7 8 (11.76%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.41%) Sophos
9 2 (2.94%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.94%) EMC
9 2 (2.94%) Juniper
9 2 (2.94%) Meraki
10 1 (1.47%) Avaya
10 1 (1.47%) Brocade
10 1 (1.47%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.47%) Fujitsu
10 1 (1.47%) McAfee
10 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds