Period
to 21 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 227 302 241
Rank change year-on-year +75 -61 -36
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 105 54 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.00% 0.47% 1.01%
As % of the System Software category 6.20% 3.51% 9.05%
Number of salaries quoted 72 29 114
East of England median annual salary £53,750 £43,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.86% -2.78% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,125 £77,500 £63,375
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1,693 1,538 1,469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.11% 13.30% 11.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,250 1,279 1,191
East of England median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +1.19% +9.09%
10th Percentile £23,113 £23,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +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 October 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 October 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 +17 63 £60,000 +37.14% 10
Essex +40 20 £40,000 -40.74% 1
Cambridgeshire +27 10 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Suffolk - 8 £52,500 - 2
Bedfordshire +10 3 £42,500 +6.25%
Norfolk - 1 £33,000 -
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 104 (99.05%) VMware
2 68 (64.76%) Windows
3 64 (60.95%) Linux
4 63 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 55 (52.38%) Microsoft
6 50 (47.62%) Hyper-V
7 46 (43.81%) ITIL
8 42 (40.00%) DNS
8 42 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
9 41 (39.05%) Puppet
10 40 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
10 40 (38.10%) TCP/IP
11 35 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 34 (32.38%) Active Directory
12 34 (32.38%) Unix
13 32 (30.48%) SAN
13 32 (30.48%) OpenStack
14 31 (29.52%) Agile Software Development
15 30 (28.57%) vSphere
15 30 (28.57%) Windows Server
16 27 (25.71%) IBM
17 26 (24.76%) Windows Server 2012
18 23 (21.90%) Data Centre
18 23 (21.90%) NetApp
18 23 (21.90%) Python
18 23 (21.90%) PowerShell
19 22 (20.95%) GlassFish
19 22 (20.95%) Citrix
19 22 (20.95%) Problem-Solving
20 21 (20.00%) IaaS

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 32 (30.48%) OpenStack
2 22 (20.95%) GlassFish
3 12 (11.43%) Tomcat
4 10 (9.52%) JBoss
4 10 (9.52%) MQSeries
4 10 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (9.52%) WebLogic
4 10 (9.52%) WebSphere
5 7 (6.67%) MS Exchange
6 5 (4.76%) Skype for Business
7 4 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.95%) Apache
9 1 (0.95%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (7.62%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 42 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (20.00%) IaaS
3 21 (20.00%) Office 365
4 18 (17.14%) PaaS
4 18 (17.14%) SaaS
5 10 (9.52%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (3.81%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 42 (40.00%) DNS
2 40 (38.10%) TCP/IP
3 32 (30.48%) SAN
4 20 (19.05%) Firewall
5 18 (17.14%) VPN
6 13 (12.38%) NAS
7 12 (11.43%) Internet
8 11 (10.48%) DHCP
8 11 (10.48%) Reverse Proxy
9 9 (8.57%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (7.62%) NetScaler
11 7 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
12 5 (4.76%) Broadband
13 4 (3.81%) LAN
13 4 (3.81%) Unified Communications
13 4 (3.81%) VLAN
13 4 (3.81%) WAN
14 3 (2.86%) VSAN
15 2 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
15 2 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.57%) Big Data
2 3 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.95%) MySQL
4 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (9.52%) French Language
1 10 (9.52%) German Language
1 10 (9.52%) Swedish Language
2 8 (7.62%) Electronics
2 8 (7.62%) Retail
3 5 (4.76%) Advertising
4 3 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.95%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (24.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (17.14%) Architect
2 18 (17.14%) Infrastructure Architect
3 11 (10.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 11 (10.48%) Support Engineer
4 8 (7.62%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (7.62%) Cloud Architect
4 8 (7.62%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
5 7 (6.67%) Data Centre Engineer
5 7 (6.67%) Lead Architect
5 7 (6.67%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (6.67%) Unix Engineer
5 7 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
6 6 (5.71%) Team Leader
6 6 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) Analyst
7 5 (4.76%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.33%) Web Services
2 11 (10.48%) Velocity
3 10 (9.52%) ActiveMQ
3 10 (9.52%) EJB
3 10 (9.52%) EJB 3.0
3 10 (9.52%) HornetQ
3 10 (9.52%) Java EE
3 10 (9.52%) Java SE
3 10 (9.52%) JMS
3 10 (9.52%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (2.86%) JSON
4 3 (2.86%) REST
5 1 (0.95%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.90%) Data Centre
2 18 (17.14%) Hybrid Cloud
3 13 (12.38%) Private Cloud
4 12 (11.43%) Replication
5 10 (9.52%) Computer Science
5 10 (9.52%) Linux Command Line
6 8 (7.62%) Management Information System
7 6 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (4.76%) HP Storage
8 5 (4.76%) NHS
9 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (2.86%) Robotics
11 2 (1.90%) Clustering
11 2 (1.90%) Cybercrime
12 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.95%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.95%) EPoS
12 1 (0.95%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 68 (64.76%) Windows
2 64 (60.95%) Linux
3 34 (32.38%) Unix
4 30 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 26 (24.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (18.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (11.43%) AIX
8 10 (9.52%) CoreOS
9 9 (8.57%) Ubuntu
10 8 (7.62%) CentOS
10 8 (7.62%) Debian
10 8 (7.62%) Windows 10
10 8 (7.62%) Windows 7
11 7 (6.67%) Fedora
11 7 (6.67%) HPUX
11 7 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (4.76%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.95%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.95%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (43.81%) ITIL
2 35 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 31 (29.52%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (20.95%) Problem-Solving
5 18 (17.14%) DevOps
5 18 (17.14%) Service Management
6 16 (15.24%) Migration
6 16 (15.24%) Presales
7 14 (13.33%) Line Management
7 14 (13.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 11 (10.48%) E-Commerce
8 11 (10.48%) SOA
9 10 (9.52%) Change Management
9 10 (9.52%) Deployment Automation
9 10 (9.52%) Mathematics
9 10 (9.52%) Physics
9 10 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (7.62%) Risk Management
11 8 (7.62%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.90%) PowerShell
1 23 (21.90%) Python
2 18 (17.14%) Bash Shell
3 17 (16.19%) Shell Script
4 10 (9.52%) Java
5 8 (7.62%) AWK
6 6 (5.71%) SQL
7 5 (4.76%) C
8 1 (0.95%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (16.19%) Degree
1 17 (16.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (13.33%) MCSE
3 13 (12.38%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (7.62%) AWS Certification
5 8 (7.62%) Security Cleared
6 7 (6.67%) CCNA
6 7 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
6 7 (6.67%) DV Cleared
6 7 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (6.67%) MCITP
7 6 (5.71%) Master's Degree
8 5 (4.76%) CISSP
8 5 (4.76%) CompTIA Security+
8 5 (4.76%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (4.76%) SANS
8 5 (4.76%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.62%) SLA
2 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 63 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (47.62%) Hyper-V
3 34 (32.38%) Active Directory
4 30 (28.57%) vSphere
5 21 (20.00%) Docker
6 16 (15.24%) XenDesktop
7 10 (9.52%) Ceph
8 9 (8.57%) XenApp
9 8 (7.62%) BitLocker
9 8 (7.62%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (7.62%) Terminal Services
10 7 (6.67%) VirtualBox
10 7 (6.67%) VMware NSX
10 7 (6.67%) Xen
10 7 (6.67%) XenServer
11 6 (5.71%) Samba
12 5 (4.76%) NFS
12 5 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 41 (39.05%) Puppet
2 20 (19.05%) Kubernetes
3 18 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (14.29%) vCenter Server
5 10 (9.52%) SCCM
6 9 (8.57%) SCOM
7 8 (7.62%) Backup Exec
7 8 (7.62%) PowerCLI
8 7 (6.67%) Ansible
8 7 (6.67%) Docker Swarm
8 7 (6.67%) HP Data Protector
8 7 (6.67%) Nagios
8 7 (6.67%) OpenNMS
8 7 (6.67%) ZABBIX
9 4 (3.81%) SCVMM
9 4 (3.81%) vRealize
10 3 (2.86%) SCOrch
11 2 (1.90%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.95%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 104 (99.05%) VMware
2 55 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 27 (25.71%) IBM
4 23 (21.90%) NetApp
5 22 (20.95%) Citrix
6 21 (20.00%) HP
7 15 (14.29%) 3PAR
8 14 (13.33%) Oracle
9 13 (12.38%) Brocade
10 12 (11.43%) SonicWALL
11 11 (10.48%) Draytek
12 9 (8.57%) Dell
13 8 (7.62%) Cisco
13 8 (7.62%) EMC
13 8 (7.62%) Red Hat
14 7 (6.67%) Cloudera
14 7 (6.67%) Hortonworks
14 7 (6.67%) Ivanti
14 7 (6.67%) SolarWinds
15 6 (5.71%) Veeam