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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi
England / East of England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 221 241 234
Rank change year-on-year +20 -7  
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 24 38 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.39% 0.51% 0.49%
As % of the System Software category 3.24% 4.13% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 21 33 34
Median salary £40,000 £28,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.35% -12.30%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £58,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +8.10%  

VMware ESXi is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 741 920 1137
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 12.00% 12.36% 14.99%
Number of salaries quoted 567 743 876
Median salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing VMware ESXi as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +1 16 £36,000 +14.28%
Essex +8 5 £45,000 +119.51%
Cambridgeshire +14 3 £41,250 +17.85%
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 47 (97.92%) VMware
2 46 (95.83%) Windows
3 43 (89.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (83.33%) Active Directory
5 39 (81.25%) Windows Server
6 29 (60.42%) DNS
7 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
8 24 (50.00%) DHCP
9 23 (47.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (45.83%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (43.75%) Office 365
11 21 (43.75%) Linux
12 20 (41.67%) Hyper-V
13 18 (37.50%) Veeam
13 18 (37.50%) TCP/IP
13 18 (37.50%) Citrix
14 17 (35.42%) Windows 7
14 17 (35.42%) vSphere
15 16 (33.33%) Data Centre
15 16 (33.33%) SQL Server
16 15 (31.25%) ITIL
16 15 (31.25%) MS Excel
16 15 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
17 14 (29.17%) Cisco
17 14 (29.17%) MCSE
17 14 (29.17%) Firewall
17 14 (29.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 13 (27.08%) Change Management
18 13 (27.08%) SQL
18 13 (27.08%) SAN

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 12 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (22.92%) Skype for Business
3 9 (18.75%) SharePoint
4 7 (14.58%) IIS
5 6 (12.50%) Apache
5 6 (12.50%) Tomcat
6 3 (6.25%) JBoss
6 3 (6.25%) OpenStack
7 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.42%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 21 (43.75%) Office 365
2 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (14.58%) Mimecast
4 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (60.42%) DNS
2 24 (50.00%) DHCP
3 18 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 14 (29.17%) Firewall
5 13 (27.08%) SAN
6 10 (20.83%) VPN
7 9 (18.75%) HTTP
8 7 (14.58%) Remote Desktop
8 7 (14.58%) Unified Communications
9 5 (10.42%) SNMP
9 5 (10.42%) VoIP
10 3 (6.25%) FTP
10 3 (6.25%) HTTPS
10 3 (6.25%) LAN
10 3 (6.25%) SMTP
10 3 (6.25%) WAN
11 2 (4.17%) Skype
12 1 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (2.08%) NAS
12 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (10.42%) MySQL
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (14.58%) Manufacturing
2 6 (12.50%) Finance
3 5 (10.42%) Retail
4 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Analyst
2 14 (29.17%) Support Analyst
3 13 (27.08%) Server Support
4 12 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 12 (25.00%) IT Support
5 11 (22.92%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (22.92%) Support Engineer
6 8 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 8 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (16.67%) Server Analyst
6 8 (16.67%) Server Engineer
6 8 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
7 7 (14.58%) Server Support Analyst
8 6 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (12.50%) Server Support Engineer
9 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (10.42%) IT Support Manager
9 5 (10.42%) Support Manager
9 5 (10.42%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (10.42%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) Middleware
2 5 (10.42%) EDI
2 5 (10.42%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.25%) Driving Licence
3 3 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 3 (6.25%) HP Storage
3 3 (6.25%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.17%) Handset
5 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 46 (95.83%) Windows
2 39 (81.25%) Windows Server
3 23 (47.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (45.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (43.75%) Linux
6 17 (35.42%) Windows 7
7 13 (27.08%) Mac OS X
8 10 (20.83%) Windows 10
9 8 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (10.42%) Ubuntu
10 5 (10.42%) Windows 8
11 2 (4.17%) Mac OS
12 1 (2.08%) Android
12 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) ITIL
2 13 (27.08%) Change Management
3 7 (14.58%) Business Continuity
3 7 (14.58%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (14.58%) Project Management
3 7 (14.58%) Web Filtering
4 6 (12.50%) SDLC
5 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (10.42%) Operations Management
5 5 (10.42%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (8.33%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.25%) Process Improvement
7 3 (6.25%) Time Management
8 2 (4.17%) ERP
8 2 (4.17%) Information Security
8 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.17%) Release Management
9 1 (2.08%) Application Packaging
9 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
9 1 (2.08%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (29.17%) MCSE
2 14 (29.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (22.92%) MCITP
3 11 (22.92%) MCP
4 6 (12.50%) RHCE
5 5 (10.42%) MCSA
6 3 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.08%) A+ Certification
7 1 (2.08%) CCNA
7 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (89.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 20 (41.67%) Hyper-V
4 17 (35.42%) vSphere
5 5 (10.42%) Terminal Services
5 5 (10.42%) VMware ESX
6 4 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (6.25%) XenDesktop
8 2 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (4.17%) XenApp
9 1 (2.08%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (27.08%) SCOM
2 12 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 12 (25.00%) SCCM
3 6 (12.50%) Puppet
3 6 (12.50%) vRealize
4 5 (10.42%) Nagios
5 3 (6.25%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (2.08%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 47 (97.92%) VMware
2 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 18 (37.50%) Citrix
3 18 (37.50%) Veeam
4 14 (29.17%) Cisco
5 11 (22.92%) HP
5 11 (22.92%) IBM
6 7 (14.58%) Dell
6 7 (14.58%) NetApp
7 6 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 6 (12.50%) WatchGuard
8 5 (10.42%) Sophos
9 2 (4.17%) 3PAR
9 2 (4.17%) CA
10 1 (2.08%) Adobe
10 1 (2.08%) Apple
10 1 (2.08%) Brocade
10 1 (2.08%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.08%) SonicWALL