Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 212 314 258
Rank change year-on-year +102 -56 -79
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 143 49 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.20% 0.39% 0.91%
As % of the System Software category 8.08% 3.05% 7.99%
Number of salaries quoted 115 32 121
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £19,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £50,000 £60,000
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 1,769 1,605 1,615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.80% 12.86% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,341 1,272 1,302
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +3.90%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £48,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.53% +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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +43 78 £60,000 +66.67% 4
Essex +55 27 £40,000 -15.79%
Cambridgeshire +17 21 £42,500 +13.33%
Norfolk +20 8 £33,000 -34.00%
Suffolk - 6 £52,250 - 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £52,500 -
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 135 (94.41%) VMware
2 104 (72.73%) Windows
3 78 (54.55%) Linux
4 75 (52.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 61 (42.66%) ITIL
6 60 (41.96%) Hyper-V
7 58 (40.56%) Microsoft
8 54 (37.76%) Amazon AWS
9 47 (32.87%) SAN
10 45 (31.47%) Active Directory
11 42 (29.37%) vSphere
12 41 (28.67%) Windows Server
13 40 (27.97%) DNS
14 38 (26.57%) TCP/IP
15 34 (23.78%) Microsoft Azure
16 32 (22.38%) Unix
16 32 (22.38%) Problem-Solving
17 31 (21.68%) Citrix
18 30 (20.98%) Office 365
19 28 (19.58%) OpenStack
19 28 (19.58%) vCenter Server
20 27 (18.88%) Data Centre
20 27 (18.88%) Microsoft Certification
21 26 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
22 25 (17.48%) HP
22 25 (17.48%) MCSE
23 24 (16.78%) Migration
24 22 (15.38%) XenApp
24 22 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
25 21 (14.69%) NAS

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 28 (19.58%) OpenStack
2 12 (8.39%) MS Exchange
3 9 (6.29%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (5.59%) GlassFish
5 6 (4.20%) Skype for Business
6 5 (3.50%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.10%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.70%) Apache
8 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.70%) IIS
8 1 (0.70%) JBoss
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (5.59%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 54 (37.76%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (23.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (20.98%) Office 365
4 10 (6.99%) IaaS
5 9 (6.29%) PaaS
5 9 (6.29%) SaaS
6 2 (1.40%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 47 (32.87%) SAN
2 40 (27.97%) DNS
3 38 (26.57%) TCP/IP
4 21 (14.69%) NAS
5 19 (13.29%) DHCP
6 18 (12.59%) Firewall
7 15 (10.49%) Internet
8 13 (9.09%) NetScaler
8 13 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
9 9 (6.29%) VPN
10 7 (4.90%) WAN
10 7 (4.90%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (4.20%) LAN
11 6 (4.20%) VSAN
12 5 (3.50%) Intranet
13 4 (2.80%) Broadband
14 2 (1.40%) Unified Communications
14 2 (1.40%) VLAN
14 2 (1.40%) VoIP
15 1 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.99%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.20%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.50%) Big Data
4 1 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.70%) MySQL
4 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.70%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (10.49%) Advertising
2 12 (8.39%) Retail
3 5 (3.50%) Finance
4 2 (1.40%) French Language
4 2 (1.40%) German Language
4 2 (1.40%) Swedish Language
5 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (24.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
3 16 (11.19%) VMware Engineer
4 13 (9.09%) Analyst
4 13 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 12 (8.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 11 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
6 11 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (7.69%) Storage Specialist
6 11 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (6.99%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 10 (6.99%) Unix Specialist
8 9 (6.29%) Architect
8 9 (6.29%) AWS Specialist
8 9 (6.29%) Infrastructure Architect
8 9 (6.29%) Linux Specialist
8 9 (6.29%) Team Leader
9 8 (5.59%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 7 (4.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 6 (4.20%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.59%) Velocity
2 7 (4.90%) JSON
3 6 (4.20%) Web Services
4 3 (2.10%) REST
5 1 (0.70%) JMS
5 1 (0.70%) LDAP
5 1 (0.70%) Node.js
5 1 (0.70%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.70%) SOAP
5 1 (0.70%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.70%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.70%) XML
5 1 (0.70%) XSD
5 1 (0.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.88%) Data Centre
2 17 (11.89%) Computer Science
2 17 (11.89%) Private Cloud
3 15 (10.49%) HP Storage
4 13 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (6.99%) Fat Client
5 10 (6.99%) Thin Client
6 9 (6.29%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (5.59%) NHS
8 5 (3.50%) Driving Licence
8 5 (3.50%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (3.50%) Public Cloud
9 3 (2.10%) Blackberry
9 3 (2.10%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.40%) iPhone
10 2 (1.40%) Robotics
11 1 (0.70%) Clustering
11 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.70%) Replication
11 1 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 104 (72.73%) Windows
2 78 (54.55%) Linux
3 41 (28.67%) Windows Server
4 32 (22.38%) Unix
5 26 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (13.29%) HPUX
8 13 (9.09%) Windows 7
9 9 (6.29%) AIX
9 9 (6.29%) CoreOS
10 7 (4.90%) Windows 10
11 6 (4.20%) Debian
11 6 (4.20%) Ubuntu
12 5 (3.50%) CentOS
12 5 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (2.80%) Fedora
13 4 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (2.10%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (2.10%) Windows 8
15 2 (1.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (42.66%) ITIL
2 32 (22.38%) Problem-Solving
3 24 (16.78%) Migration
4 18 (12.59%) Project Management
5 17 (11.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (11.19%) DevOps
6 16 (11.19%) E-Commerce
7 15 (10.49%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (10.49%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (6.99%) Runbook
8 10 (6.99%) Service Delivery
8 10 (6.99%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 9 (6.29%) Mathematics
9 9 (6.29%) Physics
10 8 (5.59%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (5.59%) Data Privacy
10 8 (5.59%) Tech Ops
11 7 (4.90%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (4.90%) Mentoring
11 7 (4.90%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.99%) PowerShell
2 19 (13.29%) Python
3 12 (8.39%) SQL
4 5 (3.50%) Bash Shell
4 5 (3.50%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.80%) C
6 1 (0.70%) Java
6 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (18.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (17.48%) MCSE
3 20 (13.99%) ITIL Certification
4 19 (13.29%) Degree
5 17 (11.89%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (9.09%) MCITP
7 12 (8.39%) Citrix Certification
7 12 (8.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (3.50%) CCNA
8 5 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (2.80%) CISSP
9 4 (2.80%) CompTIA Security+
9 4 (2.80%) DV Cleared
9 4 (2.80%) GIAC
9 4 (2.80%) Linux+ Certification
9 4 (2.80%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (2.80%) Novell Certification
9 4 (2.80%) SANS
9 4 (2.80%) Security Cleared
9 4 (2.80%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.50%) GDPR
2 5 (3.50%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.10%) SLA
System Software
1 75 (52.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (41.96%) Hyper-V
3 45 (31.47%) Active Directory
4 42 (29.37%) vSphere
5 22 (15.38%) XenApp
6 20 (13.99%) Docker
6 20 (13.99%) VMware NSX
7 16 (11.19%) Terminal Services
8 13 (9.09%) XenDesktop
9 12 (8.39%) XenServer
10 9 (6.29%) Ceph
11 5 (3.50%) Samba
11 5 (3.50%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (2.80%) NFS
12 4 (2.80%) VirtualBox
12 4 (2.80%) Xen
13 3 (2.10%) vCloud
14 1 (0.70%) iptables
14 1 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (19.58%) vCenter Server
2 19 (13.29%) HP Data Protector
2 19 (13.29%) Kubernetes
3 15 (10.49%) Puppet
4 10 (6.99%) SCCM
5 6 (4.20%) SCOrch
5 6 (4.20%) SCVMM
5 6 (4.20%) vRealize
6 4 (2.80%) Ansible
6 4 (2.80%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.80%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (2.80%) Nagios
6 4 (2.80%) OpenNMS
6 4 (2.80%) SCOM
6 4 (2.80%) ZABBIX
7 3 (2.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.70%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 135 (94.41%) VMware
2 58 (40.56%) Microsoft
3 31 (21.68%) Citrix
4 25 (17.48%) HP
5 21 (14.69%) 3PAR
5 21 (14.69%) Draytek
5 21 (14.69%) NetApp
5 21 (14.69%) SonicWALL
6 20 (13.99%) IBM
7 15 (10.49%) Brocade
8 13 (9.09%) Cisco
9 12 (8.39%) Ivanti
10 11 (7.69%) EMC
11 9 (6.29%) Red Hat
11 9 (6.29%) SolarWinds
12 7 (4.90%) Oracle
13 6 (4.20%) Dell
13 6 (4.20%) Veeam
14 5 (3.50%) CheckPoint
14 5 (3.50%) SAP