Period
to 27 September 2021

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 27 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > East of England
6 months to
27 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 201 130 237
Rank change year-on-year -71 +107 -13
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 25 1 44
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.47% 0.053% 0.62%
As % of the System Software category 2.90% 0.23% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 36
10th Percentile " " £27,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% - -21.95%
75th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £52,625 " £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +9.20% -3.33%

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 863 439 1,256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.38% 23.19% 17.82%
Number of salaries quoted 527 357 1,018
10th Percentile £24,550 £25,700 £24,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,371 £28,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,500 £47,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.70% +17.50% -9.09%
75th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing VMware ESXi as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing VMware ESXi in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 September 2021.

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 27 September 2021. 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
Essex - 15 £40,000 - 2
Hertfordshire - 7 £45,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire -60 3 £38,750 -3.13%
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 27 September 2021, 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 East of England region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (96.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (88.00%) Windows
4 19 (76.00%) Active Directory
4 19 (76.00%) vSphere
5 18 (72.00%) Windows Server
5 18 (72.00%) Citrix
5 18 (72.00%) TCP/IP
6 16 (64.00%) DNS
6 16 (64.00%) DHCP
6 16 (64.00%) XenApp
7 15 (60.00%) LAN
7 15 (60.00%) WAN
7 15 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (56.00%) Firewall
8 14 (56.00%) XenDesktop
9 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (52.00%) Degree
9 13 (52.00%) SQL
9 13 (52.00%) IIS
9 13 (52.00%) Windows 10
9 13 (52.00%) Social Skills
10 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
11 11 (44.00%) Time Management
11 11 (44.00%) Organisational Skills
11 11 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (32.00%) PowerShell
12 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
13 7 (28.00%) Azure

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 13 (52.00%) IIS
2 11 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) AWS
1 7 (28.00%) Azure
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (12.00%) IaaS
4 2 (8.00%) GCP
5 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (72.00%) TCP/IP
2 16 (64.00%) DHCP
2 16 (64.00%) DNS
3 15 (60.00%) LAN
3 15 (60.00%) WAN
4 14 (56.00%) Firewall
5 3 (12.00%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (12.00%) SAN
6 2 (8.00%) NetScaler
6 2 (8.00%) Network Security
6 2 (8.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 13 (52.00%) Social Skills
2 11 (44.00%) Organisational Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Publishing
4 1 (4.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 11 (44.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 11 (44.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 11 (44.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Citrix Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Citrix Support
6 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
7 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (4.00%) Citrix Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Citrix Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 1 (4.00%) IT Support Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) Support Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) Support Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Clustering
1 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (12.00%) EMC VNX
1 3 (12.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) Cybercrime
2 1 (4.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (88.00%) Windows
2 18 (72.00%) Windows Server
3 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (52.00%) Windows 10
4 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (44.00%) Time Management
3 5 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (12.00%) Business Case
4 3 (12.00%) Change Control
4 3 (12.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (12.00%) Network Management
4 3 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (12.00%) Security Patching
5 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.00%) Information Security
5 2 (8.00%) ITSM
5 2 (8.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (8.00%) Patch Management
5 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.00%) Service Management
5 2 (8.00%) Task Automation
6 1 (4.00%) Data Management
6 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) MCSA
2 2 (8.00%) MCSE
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 24 (96.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (76.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (76.00%) vSphere
3 16 (64.00%) XenApp
4 14 (56.00%) XenDesktop
5 5 (20.00%) Terminal Services
6 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (4.00%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) SCOM
2 3 (12.00%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (12.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (12.00%) SCCM
2 3 (12.00%) SCOrch
2 3 (12.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (72.00%) Citrix
3 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.00%) Ivanti
5 3 (12.00%) 3PAR
5 3 (12.00%) Brocade
5 3 (12.00%) CyberArk
5 3 (12.00%) EMC
5 3 (12.00%) jetNEXUS
5 3 (12.00%) Rackspace
5 3 (12.00%) Symantec
5 3 (12.00%) Veeam
6 2 (8.00%) Google
6 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco
7 1 (4.00%) CommVault