Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 245 291 267
Rank change year-on-year +46 -24 -45
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 130 62 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.01% 0.51% 0.82%
As % of the System Software category 7.36% 4.52% 6.70%
Number of salaries quoted 113 45 97
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.21% +4.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,500 £19,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £49,000 £51,000
England median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.41% -5.56% +2.27%

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 1,767 1,371 1,777
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.69% 11.23% 12.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,378 1,052 1,393
East of England median annual salary £46,056 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.72% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 +22 77 £62,500 +73.61% 6
Cambridgeshire -20 19 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Essex +17 17 £40,000 +21.21% 2
Norfolk +19 8 £33,000 -34.00% 1
Bedfordshire +30 6 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Suffolk +10 4 £33,000 -26.67% 1
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, 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.

1 120 (92.31%) VMware
2 99 (76.15%) Windows
3 69 (53.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 66 (50.77%) Linux
5 52 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 50 (38.46%) ITIL
7 44 (33.85%) Active Directory
8 41 (31.54%) vCenter Server
9 40 (30.77%) Hyper-V
10 39 (30.00%) Data Centre
11 37 (28.46%) Windows Server
11 37 (28.46%) vSphere
12 36 (27.69%) DNS
13 35 (26.92%) Citrix
13 35 (26.92%) SAN
14 30 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
15 29 (22.31%) VMware NSX
16 28 (21.54%) Microsoft Certification
17 26 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
17 26 (20.00%) DHCP
18 25 (19.23%) Migration
19 24 (18.46%) Firewall
19 24 (18.46%) MCSE
20 23 (17.69%) XenApp
20 23 (17.69%) OpenStack
20 23 (17.69%) Problem-Solving
21 22 (16.92%) Windows Server 2012
21 22 (16.92%) Office 365
21 22 (16.92%) Windows Server 2008
21 22 (16.92%) HP

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 23 (17.69%) OpenStack
2 14 (10.77%) MS Exchange
3 12 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (5.38%) Skype for Business
5 6 (4.62%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.08%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (2.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.31%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.77%) Apache
8 1 (0.77%) JBoss
8 1 (0.77%) nginx
8 1 (0.77%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.77%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.77%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (6.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 30 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (16.92%) Office 365
3 20 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.31%) IaaS
4 3 (2.31%) Mimecast
4 3 (2.31%) PaaS
4 3 (2.31%) SaaS
5 1 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 36 (27.69%) DNS
2 35 (26.92%) SAN
3 26 (20.00%) DHCP
4 24 (18.46%) Firewall
5 16 (12.31%) Internet
6 15 (11.54%) TCP/IP
7 12 (9.23%) VPN
8 10 (7.69%) NAS
8 10 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
8 10 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (6.92%) NetScaler
10 8 (6.15%) WAN
11 6 (4.62%) Intranet
11 6 (4.62%) LAN
12 3 (2.31%) Unified Communications
12 3 (2.31%) VSAN
13 2 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (1.54%) VoIP
14 1 (0.77%) Broadband
14 1 (0.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.31%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (3.08%) NoSQL
2 4 (3.08%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.31%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.77%) MySQL
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (3.08%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.77%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.77%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (7.69%) Advertising
2 7 (5.38%) Retail
3 5 (3.85%) Finance
4 1 (0.77%) Electronics
4 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (23.85%) VMware Engineer
2 28 (21.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (21.54%) Systems Engineer
3 16 (12.31%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (12.31%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 16 (12.31%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (10.77%) Analyst
5 11 (8.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 11 (8.46%) Support Engineer
6 8 (6.15%) IT Engineer
6 8 (6.15%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 8 (6.15%) Storage Specialist
6 8 (6.15%) Team Leader
7 7 (5.38%) Citrix Engineer
7 7 (5.38%) Security Analyst
7 7 (5.38%) Unix Specialist
8 6 (4.62%) AWS Specialist
8 6 (4.62%) Linux Specialist
8 6 (4.62%) Windows Engineer
8 6 (4.62%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.85%) Web Services
2 4 (3.08%) JSON
2 4 (3.08%) Memcached
3 2 (1.54%) LDAP
4 1 (0.77%) JMS
4 1 (0.77%) Middleware
4 1 (0.77%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.77%) REST
4 1 (0.77%) SOAP
4 1 (0.77%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (0.77%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.77%) XML
4 1 (0.77%) XSD
4 1 (0.77%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 39 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 19 (14.62%) Private Cloud
3 16 (12.31%) Fat Client
3 16 (12.31%) Thin Client
4 15 (11.54%) Computer Science
5 11 (8.46%) Public Cloud
6 10 (7.69%) HP Storage
7 9 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (6.15%) Driving Licence
9 5 (3.85%) NHS
10 3 (2.31%) Blackberry
10 3 (2.31%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (1.54%) iPhone
12 1 (0.77%) Clustering
12 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.77%) User Experience
12 1 (0.77%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 99 (76.15%) Windows
2 66 (50.77%) Linux
3 37 (28.46%) Windows Server
4 22 (16.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (16.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (13.85%) Unix
6 14 (10.77%) Windows 7
7 13 (10.00%) HPUX
8 7 (5.38%) Windows 10
9 3 (2.31%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.31%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (2.31%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.54%) Debian
10 2 (1.54%) Solaris
10 2 (1.54%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.77%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.77%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.77%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (38.46%) ITIL
2 26 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (19.23%) Migration
4 23 (17.69%) Problem-Solving
5 21 (16.15%) E-Commerce
6 15 (11.54%) Project Management
7 14 (10.77%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (10.77%) DevOps
7 14 (10.77%) Runbook
8 13 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 11 (8.46%) Infrastructure Transformation
9 11 (8.46%) The Twelve-Factor App
10 10 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (6.15%) Business Continuity
11 8 (6.15%) Coaching
11 8 (6.15%) Data Privacy
11 8 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (6.15%) Information Security
11 8 (6.15%) Mentoring
11 8 (6.15%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.85%) PowerShell
2 15 (11.54%) SQL
3 9 (6.92%) Python
4 6 (4.62%) Java
5 4 (3.08%) Ruby
6 2 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (21.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (18.46%) MCSE
3 17 (13.08%) Degree
4 15 (11.54%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (10.00%) MCITP
6 9 (6.92%) Citrix Certification
6 9 (6.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (3.85%) CCNA
7 5 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (3.85%) Novell Certification
8 1 (0.77%) CCA
8 1 (0.77%) CCNP
8 1 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (5.38%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.85%) GDPR
3 3 (2.31%) SLA
4 2 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 69 (53.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (33.85%) Active Directory
3 40 (30.77%) Hyper-V
4 37 (28.46%) vSphere
5 29 (22.31%) VMware NSX
6 23 (17.69%) XenApp
7 12 (9.23%) Terminal Services
8 10 (7.69%) Docker
9 9 (6.92%) XenDesktop
9 9 (6.92%) XenServer
10 6 (4.62%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (3.08%) vCloud
12 2 (1.54%) iptables
12 2 (1.54%) KVM
12 2 (1.54%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.77%) Ceph
13 1 (0.77%) Firmware
13 1 (0.77%) NFS
13 1 (0.77%) Samba
13 1 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 41 (31.54%) vCenter Server
2 13 (10.00%) HP Data Protector
3 10 (7.69%) Kubernetes
4 9 (6.92%) SCCM
5 6 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.31%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.31%) SCOM
6 3 (2.31%) SCOrch
6 3 (2.31%) SCVMM
6 3 (2.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (2.31%) vRealize
7 2 (1.54%) Nagios
7 2 (1.54%) Nessus
7 2 (1.54%) Puppet
8 1 (0.77%) Ansible
8 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.77%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.77%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.77%) WSUS
Vendors
1 120 (92.31%) VMware
2 52 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 35 (26.92%) Citrix
4 22 (16.92%) HP
5 15 (11.54%) 3PAR
6 14 (10.77%) Cisco
7 12 (9.23%) NetApp
8 10 (7.69%) Brocade
8 10 (7.69%) Draytek
8 10 (7.69%) SonicWALL
9 9 (6.92%) Ivanti
10 8 (6.15%) IBM
11 7 (5.38%) CheckPoint
11 7 (5.38%) Sophos
11 7 (5.38%) Veeam
12 6 (4.62%) Red Hat
12 6 (4.62%) SAP
12 6 (4.62%) SolarWinds
13 5 (3.85%) Dell
13 5 (3.85%) Oracle