Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 458 455 413
Rank change year-on-year -3 -42 -110
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 992 1,040 1,512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.61% 0.62% 0.77%
As % of the System Software category 4.63% 5.05% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 830 853 1,338
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 21,445 20,574 23,057
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.16% 12.32% 11.74%
Number of salaries quoted 17,980 17,179 19,527
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +1.27%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing VMware ESXi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in England

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in England.

Salary trend for VMware ESXi in England

VMware ESXi
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in England over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for VMware ESXi in England

VMware ESXi
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 19 January 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
London +90 428 £52,500 - 37
South East -71 191 £40,000 -11.11% 25
North of England -61 115 £40,000 - 24
Midlands +54 111 £37,500 +13.64% 19
East of England -15 78 £50,000 +17.65% 16
South West +13 76 £42,500 +21.43% 15
West Midlands +61 75 £37,500 +19.52% 8
Yorkshire -31 65 £40,000 +2.56% 10
North West -12 48 £34,500 -18.82% 13
East Midlands +21 36 £42,500 +26.87% 11
North East - 2 £45,000 - 1
VMware ESXi
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 945 (95.26%) VMware
2 851 (85.79%) Windows
3 598 (60.28%) Windows Server
4 563 (56.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 558 (56.25%) Active Directory
6 522 (52.62%) Microsoft
7 389 (39.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 362 (36.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 328 (33.06%) Linux
10 323 (32.56%) Cisco
11 293 (29.54%) SAN
12 288 (29.03%) Firewall
13 285 (28.73%) Citrix
14 281 (28.33%) vCenter Server
15 277 (27.92%) MS Exchange
15 277 (27.92%) ITIL
16 271 (27.32%) SQL Server
17 239 (24.09%) vSphere
18 230 (23.19%) DNS
19 220 (22.18%) Microsoft Azure
20 218 (21.98%) SQL
21 217 (21.88%) Hyper-V
22 210 (21.17%) PowerShell
23 200 (20.16%) Office 365
24 190 (19.15%) SCCM
25 173 (17.44%) HP
26 168 (16.94%) Data Centre
27 164 (16.53%) DHCP
28 143 (14.42%) WAN
28 143 (14.42%) TCP/IP

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 277 (27.92%) MS Exchange
2 120 (12.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 77 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 55 (5.54%) Skype for Business
5 52 (5.24%) IIS
6 42 (4.23%) SharePoint
7 33 (3.33%) OpenStack
8 32 (3.23%) Apache
9 30 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2007
10 24 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2003
11 20 (2.02%) Tomcat
12 17 (1.71%) Cloud Foundry
12 17 (1.71%) nginx
13 16 (1.61%) Confluence
14 10 (1.01%) uWSGI
14 10 (1.01%) WordPress
15 6 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 5 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
16 5 (0.50%) WebSphere
17 4 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 69 (6.96%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.10%) InDesign
5 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.10%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.10%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.10%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.20%) Relativity
2 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 220 (22.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 200 (20.16%) Office 365
3 109 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
4 46 (4.64%) IaaS
5 31 (3.13%) PaaS
6 20 (2.02%) Mimecast
7 18 (1.81%) OneDrive
8 12 (1.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 11 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (1.11%) IBM Cloud
10 10 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (0.91%) Amazon S3
11 9 (0.91%) GitHub
11 9 (0.91%) SaaS
12 7 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (0.71%) Bluemix
12 7 (0.71%) Route 53
13 6 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
14 5 (0.50%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 293 (29.54%) SAN
2 288 (29.03%) Firewall
3 230 (23.19%) DNS
4 164 (16.53%) DHCP
5 143 (14.42%) TCP/IP
5 143 (14.42%) WAN
6 140 (14.11%) LAN
7 112 (11.29%) VPN
8 90 (9.07%) VLAN
9 89 (8.97%) NetScaler
10 76 (7.66%) NAS
11 54 (5.44%) iSCSI
12 46 (4.64%) Network Security
13 44 (4.44%) Wireless
14 42 (4.23%) Skype
15 38 (3.83%) VoIP
16 35 (3.53%) Cisco ASA
17 33 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
18 32 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
18 32 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 271 (27.32%) SQL Server
2 45 (4.54%) MySQL
3 32 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 23 (2.32%) NoSQL
6 21 (2.12%) Amazon RDS
6 21 (2.12%) SQL Server 2016
7 20 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
8 19 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 19 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
9 18 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
10 16 (1.61%) Azure SQL Database
11 10 (1.01%) MariaDB
12 9 (0.91%) Data Mining
13 8 (0.81%) Big Data
14 7 (0.71%) MongoDB
15 4 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
16 3 (0.30%) InterBase
16 3 (0.30%) SAP HANA
16 3 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 48 (4.84%) JIRA
2 31 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 28 (2.82%) Git (software)
4 27 (2.72%) MSI
5 21 (2.12%) Subversion
6 15 (1.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 13 (1.31%) Redmine
7 13 (1.31%) TeamCity
8 11 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (1.01%) TestRail
9 10 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (0.50%) Vagrant
11 4 (0.40%) Ant
11 4 (0.40%) GitLab
11 4 (0.40%) Maven
11 4 (0.40%) WiX
12 3 (0.30%) WinDbg
13 1 (0.10%) Oracle APEX
13 1 (0.10%) TestLink
13 1 (0.10%) Toad
General
1 133 (13.41%) Finance
2 50 (5.04%) Law
3 36 (3.63%) Advertising
3 36 (3.63%) Banking
4 28 (2.82%) Legal
5 23 (2.32%) Games
6 20 (2.02%) Investment Banking
7 18 (1.81%) Telecoms
8 17 (1.71%) Retail Banking
9 12 (1.21%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.01%) Retail
11 7 (0.71%) Back Office
11 7 (0.71%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.71%) Online Betting
12 6 (0.60%) Electronics
13 5 (0.50%) Marketing
14 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.20%) French Language
15 1 (0.10%) German Language
15 1 (0.10%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 244 (24.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 121 (12.20%) Support Engineer
3 117 (11.79%) VMware Engineer
4 100 (10.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 89 (8.97%) Analyst
6 87 (8.77%) Systems Engineer
7 69 (6.96%) 3rd Line Support
8 65 (6.55%) Administrator
9 63 (6.35%) Windows Engineer
10 55 (5.54%) Infrastructure Support
10 55 (5.54%) IT Engineer
11 52 (5.24%) Linux Engineer
11 52 (5.24%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 52 (5.24%) Team Leader
12 51 (5.14%) Systems Administrator
13 49 (4.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 46 (4.64%) Architect
14 46 (4.64%) DevOps Engineer
14 46 (4.64%) IT Support
15 43 (4.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (2.72%) Web Services
2 25 (2.52%) Middleware
3 19 (1.92%) Software Packaging
4 17 (1.71%) Memcached
5 14 (1.41%) LEMP Stack
6 13 (1.31%) .NET
7 12 (1.21%) LDAP
8 11 (1.11%) FIX Protocol
9 10 (1.01%) Django
9 10 (1.01%) FreeSWITCH
9 10 (1.01%) PHP-FPM
9 10 (1.01%) WSGI
10 6 (0.60%) LAMP
11 4 (0.40%) CSS
11 4 (0.40%) Entity Framework
11 4 (0.40%) MFC
11 4 (0.40%) NHibernate
11 4 (0.40%) STL
11 4 (0.40%) WCF
11 4 (0.40%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 168 (16.94%) Data Centre
2 102 (10.28%) Clustering
3 54 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (5.14%) Replication
5 46 (4.64%) Private Cloud
6 42 (4.23%) Management Information System
7 36 (3.63%) Public Cloud
8 33 (3.33%) User Experience
9 28 (2.82%) Computer Science
10 19 (1.92%) EMC VNX
11 18 (1.81%) Enterprise Storage
12 17 (1.71%) EMC VMAX
13 16 (1.61%) Driving Licence
14 15 (1.51%) Blackberry
15 14 (1.41%) Fat Client
15 14 (1.41%) Thin Client
16 13 (1.31%) Handset
17 11 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
18 10 (1.01%) Wiki
19 9 (0.91%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 851 (85.79%) Windows
2 598 (60.28%) Windows Server
3 389 (39.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 362 (36.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 328 (33.06%) Linux
6 126 (12.70%) Windows 7
7 117 (11.79%) Windows 10
8 76 (7.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 60 (6.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 57 (5.75%) Unix
11 52 (5.24%) CentOS
12 35 (3.53%) Ubuntu
13 33 (3.33%) Solaris
14 27 (2.72%) Mac OS X
15 26 (2.62%) Mac OS
15 26 (2.62%) Windows 8
16 20 (2.02%) Debian
17 17 (1.71%) Windows 2000 Server
18 15 (1.51%) VMS
19 7 (0.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (27.92%) ITIL
2 97 (9.78%) Service Delivery
3 86 (8.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 85 (8.57%) DevOps
5 78 (7.86%) Configuration Management
6 77 (7.76%) Problem Management
7 76 (7.66%) Agile Software Development
8 63 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 62 (6.25%) Mentoring
10 59 (5.95%) Migration
11 58 (5.85%) Capacity Planning
12 54 (5.44%) Virtual Environments
13 52 (5.24%) Project Management
14 51 (5.14%) Asset Management
14 51 (5.14%) High Availability
15 50 (5.04%) Capacity Management
16 49 (4.94%) Business Continuity
16 49 (4.94%) Stakeholder Management
17 47 (4.74%) Change Management
18 46 (4.64%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 218 (21.98%) SQL
2 210 (21.17%) PowerShell
3 71 (7.16%) Python
4 68 (6.85%) Bash Shell
5 44 (4.44%) Java
6 38 (3.83%) Perl
7 35 (3.53%) C
8 21 (2.12%) VBScript
9 20 (2.02%) Ruby
9 20 (2.02%) Shell Script
10 16 (1.61%) PHP
11 14 (1.41%) C#
11 14 (1.41%) C++
11 14 (1.41%) Korn
12 12 (1.21%) JavaScript
13 6 (0.60%) Scala
14 4 (0.40%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.40%) VB
15 3 (0.30%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 139 (14.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 127 (12.80%) MCSE
3 99 (9.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 96 (9.68%) Degree
5 82 (8.27%) Cisco Certification
6 76 (7.66%) CCNA
7 59 (5.95%) Security Cleared
8 40 (4.03%) DV Cleared
9 37 (3.73%) Citrix Certification
10 31 (3.13%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 28 (2.82%) MCSA
12 25 (2.52%) MCITP
13 23 (2.32%) SC Cleared
14 22 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
15 21 (2.12%) MCP
16 20 (2.02%) CCA
16 20 (2.02%) Network+ Certification
17 17 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
17 17 (1.71%) Linux+ Certification
18 16 (1.61%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (6.75%) SLA
2 33 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (2.02%) QA
4 13 (1.31%) PCI DSS
5 12 (1.21%) COBIT
6 2 (0.20%) ISO 22301
6 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.20%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.10%) GDPR
System Software
1 563 (56.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 558 (56.25%) Active Directory
3 239 (24.09%) vSphere
4 217 (21.88%) Hyper-V
5 139 (14.01%) XenApp
6 102 (10.28%) XenDesktop
7 84 (8.47%) Microsoft App-V
8 65 (6.55%) VMware NSX
9 45 (4.54%) Docker
10 37 (3.73%) XenServer
11 34 (3.43%) Terminal Services
12 33 (3.33%) NFS
13 29 (2.92%) Virtual Machines
14 25 (2.52%) Virtual Desktop
15 18 (1.81%) Virtual Servers
16 15 (1.51%) Samba
16 15 (1.51%) VMware Workstation
17 13 (1.31%) Firmware
18 10 (1.01%) Kamailio
18 10 (1.01%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 281 (28.33%) vCenter Server
2 190 (19.15%) SCCM
3 102 (10.28%) SCOM
4 76 (7.66%) Puppet
5 71 (7.16%) Backup Exec
6 70 (7.06%) SCOrch
7 63 (6.35%) Nagios
8 61 (6.15%) WSUS
9 52 (5.24%) Ansible
9 52 (5.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 41 (4.13%) Opscode Chef
11 40 (4.03%) Microsoft Clustering
12 36 (3.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 34 (3.43%) Kubernetes
14 33 (3.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 32 (3.23%) vRealize
16 30 (3.02%) Cacti
16 30 (3.02%) vMotion
17 29 (2.92%) SCDPM
18 23 (2.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 945 (95.26%) VMware
2 522 (52.62%) Microsoft
3 323 (32.56%) Cisco
4 285 (28.73%) Citrix
5 173 (17.44%) HP
6 95 (9.58%) Red Hat
6 95 (9.58%) Symantec
7 92 (9.27%) Dell
7 92 (9.27%) NetApp
8 67 (6.75%) Veeam
9 61 (6.15%) Juniper
10 60 (6.05%) EMC
11 57 (5.75%) Oracle
12 43 (4.33%) Altiris
12 43 (4.33%) F5
13 42 (4.23%) Veritas
14 37 (3.73%) Forcepoint
14 37 (3.73%) SolarWinds
15 35 (3.53%) CommVault
15 35 (3.53%) Ivanti