Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 269 254 281
Rank change year-on-year -15 +27 -79
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 78 103 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.66% 0.83% 0.70%
As % of the System Software category 5.15% 8.03% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 62 75 78
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £63,250 £59,375
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 1,515 1,282 1,819
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.86% 10.37% 12.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,248 1,018 1,434
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £41,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% +11.33% -
10th Percentile £23,851 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,875 £65,000 £60,000
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 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 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
Hertfordshire +14 64 £62,500 +47.06% 10
Cambridgeshire -46 6 £27,500 -38.89% 7
Bedfordshire +41 4 £43,750 +34.62% 2
Essex +7 3 £47,500 +27.52%
Suffolk +16 2 £33,000 -40.00%
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 East of England region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 76 (97.44%) VMware
2 55 (70.51%) Windows
2 55 (70.51%) Linux
3 47 (60.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 37 (47.44%) Active Directory
6 32 (41.03%) DHCP
6 32 (41.03%) DNS
6 32 (41.03%) Windows Server
7 31 (39.74%) vCenter Server
7 31 (39.74%) Microsoft
7 31 (39.74%) ITIL
8 28 (35.90%) Firewall
9 25 (32.05%) vSphere
10 24 (30.77%) VPN
11 21 (26.92%) Citrix
11 21 (26.92%) Office 365
12 19 (24.36%) E-Commerce
12 19 (24.36%) VMware NSX
13 18 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (23.08%) OpenStack
13 18 (23.08%) Skype for Business
13 18 (23.08%) Private Cloud
14 17 (21.79%) DevOps
14 17 (21.79%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (21.79%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (21.79%) SAN
15 15 (19.23%) TCP/IP
15 15 (19.23%) Hyper-V
15 15 (19.23%) Docker

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 18 (23.08%) OpenStack
1 18 (23.08%) Skype for Business
2 13 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 9 (11.54%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.85%) Apache
6 2 (2.56%) nginx
7 1 (1.28%) IIS
7 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (26.92%) Office 365
2 12 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (10.26%) Mimecast
5 6 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (5.13%) PaaS
7 1 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 32 (41.03%) DHCP
1 32 (41.03%) DNS
2 28 (35.90%) Firewall
3 24 (30.77%) VPN
4 17 (21.79%) SAN
5 15 (19.23%) TCP/IP
6 12 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
7 10 (12.82%) Skype
7 10 (12.82%) WAN
7 10 (12.82%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (11.54%) VLAN
9 8 (10.26%) LAN
9 8 (10.26%) Unified Communications
10 6 (7.69%) Broadband
11 5 (6.41%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (6.41%) NetScaler
12 4 (5.13%) ISDN
12 4 (5.13%) MPLS
12 4 (5.13%) PBX
12 4 (5.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.54%) Apache Cassandra
1 9 (11.54%) NoSQL
1 9 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (10.26%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (10.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (11.54%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (5.13%) Games
1 4 (5.13%) Retail
2 2 (2.56%) Electronics
3 1 (1.28%) Finance
3 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (32.05%) VMware Engineer
3 17 (21.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (20.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 15 (19.23%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 14 (17.95%) Support Engineer
7 13 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
8 12 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
9 11 (14.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (12.82%) Analyst
10 10 (12.82%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (10.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (10.26%) Cloud Engineer
11 8 (10.26%) IT Engineer
11 8 (10.26%) Senior DevOps
11 8 (10.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 8 (10.26%) Support Analyst
12 6 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
12 6 (7.69%) Desktop Support
12 6 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.54%) Memcached
2 2 (2.56%) LDAP
2 2 (2.56%) Middleware
3 1 (1.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 18 (23.08%) Private Cloud
3 8 (10.26%) Computer Science
4 7 (8.97%) Fat Client
4 7 (8.97%) Thin Client
5 6 (7.69%) Handset
5 6 (7.69%) Public Cloud
6 3 (3.85%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.56%) Clustering
7 2 (2.56%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.28%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 55 (70.51%) Linux
1 55 (70.51%) Windows
2 32 (41.03%) Windows Server
3 17 (21.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (21.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (12.82%) Windows 10
5 9 (11.54%) Ubuntu
5 9 (11.54%) Windows 7
6 8 (10.26%) Mac OS X
6 8 (10.26%) Windows 8
7 6 (7.69%) CentOS
7 6 (7.69%) Mac OS
8 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.85%) Debian
9 3 (3.85%) Unix
10 1 (1.28%) AIX
10 1 (1.28%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (39.74%) ITIL
2 19 (24.36%) E-Commerce
3 18 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (21.79%) DevOps
5 13 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 12 (15.38%) Business Continuity
6 12 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (12.82%) Configuration Management
7 10 (12.82%) Open Source
7 10 (12.82%) Service Delivery
7 10 (12.82%) Software Engineering
8 9 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (11.54%) Continuous Deployment
8 9 (11.54%) High Availability
8 9 (11.54%) Information Security
8 9 (11.54%) Test Automation
9 8 (10.26%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (10.26%) Migration
9 8 (10.26%) Web Filtering
10 7 (8.97%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.67%) Python
2 12 (15.38%) Java
3 10 (12.82%) SQL
4 9 (11.54%) Ruby
5 7 (8.97%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (14.10%) Degree
3 9 (11.54%) MCSE
4 8 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (8.97%) CCNA
5 7 (8.97%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (7.69%) MCITP
7 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.56%) CCNP
8 2 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.56%) JNCIS
8 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.28%) CCDP
9 1 (1.28%) CISM
9 1 (1.28%) CISSP
9 1 (1.28%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.28%) MCP
9 1 (1.28%) Novell Certification
9 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.56%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.56%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (60.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (47.44%) Active Directory
3 25 (32.05%) vSphere
4 19 (24.36%) VMware NSX
5 15 (19.23%) Docker
5 15 (19.23%) Hyper-V
6 12 (15.38%) Terminal Services
7 9 (11.54%) XenApp
8 6 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (2.56%) iptables
9 2 (2.56%) KVM
9 2 (2.56%) NFS
9 2 (2.56%) Samba
9 2 (2.56%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.56%) XenServer
10 1 (1.28%) Firmware
10 1 (1.28%) vCloud
10 1 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (1.28%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 31 (39.74%) vCenter Server
2 15 (19.23%) Kubernetes
3 14 (17.95%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (10.26%) Backup Exec
5 4 (5.13%) WSUS
6 3 (3.85%) Puppet
7 2 (2.56%) Ansible
7 2 (2.56%) Nagios
7 2 (2.56%) Nessus
7 2 (2.56%) SCCM
7 2 (2.56%) SCOM
8 1 (1.28%) AirWatch
8 1 (1.28%) Cisco CME
8 1 (1.28%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (1.28%) vRealize
Vendors
1 76 (97.44%) VMware
2 31 (39.74%) Microsoft
3 21 (26.92%) Citrix
4 12 (15.38%) Cisco
4 12 (15.38%) HP
5 11 (14.10%) Dell
6 10 (12.82%) NetApp
7 9 (11.54%) Red Hat
8 8 (10.26%) Veeam
9 3 (3.85%) Sophos
10 2 (2.56%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.56%) Ivanti
10 2 (2.56%) Juniper
10 2 (2.56%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.28%) Avaya
11 1 (1.28%) Brocade
11 1 (1.28%) EMC
11 1 (1.28%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.28%) Fujitsu
11 1 (1.28%) Meraki