Period
to 7 May 2021

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 7 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > East of England
6 months to
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 179 196 218
Rank change year-on-year +17 +22 +19
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 10 25 81
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.27% 0.52% 0.98%
As % of the System Software category 1.81% 2.82% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5 22 57
10th Percentile £39,000 " £32,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% -10.00%
75th Percentile £47,500 £48,125 £57,500
90th Percentile £52,750 £57,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% -7.37%

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 554 888 1,477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.73% 18.64% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 390 734 1,161
10th Percentile £26,500 £24,750 £23,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing VMware ESXi as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VMware ESXi in the East of England.

Salary trend 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 7 May 2021. 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
Cambridgeshire -10 5 £40,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +38 4 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Essex - 1 £42,500 -
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 7 May 2021, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft 365
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Azure
3 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (40.00%) DNS
5 4 (40.00%) AWS
5 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (40.00%) Data Management
5 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (40.00%) DHCP
5 4 (40.00%) vCenter Server
5 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (30.00%) MCSA
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL
6 3 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (30.00%) Firewall
6 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (30.00%) SCOM
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 2 (20.00%) Veeam
7 2 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (20.00%) Change Control

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 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Azure
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft 365
2 4 (40.00%) AWS
3 2 (20.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DHCP
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) MPLS
4 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (10.00%) Skype
4 1 (10.00%) VLAN
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) IT Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (20.00%) EMC VNX
1 2 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Data Management
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Business Case
3 2 (20.00%) Change Control
3 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) MCSA
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) vCenter Server
2 3 (30.00%) SCOM
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (20.00%) SCCM
3 2 (20.00%) SCOrch
4 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) 3PAR
3 2 (20.00%) Brocade
3 2 (20.00%) EMC
3 2 (20.00%) jetNEXUS
3 2 (20.00%) Rackspace
3 2 (20.00%) Symantec
3 2 (20.00%) Veeam
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Ivanti
4 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds