Period
to 20 July 2017

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 20 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 476 404 339
Rank change year-on-year -72 -65 -27
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 977 1471 2009
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.59% 0.77% 0.97%
As % of the System Software category 4.65% 6.21% 7.93%
Number of salaries quoted 854 1304 1613
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.27% -2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +2.27% -2.22%

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 England with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 21019 23674 25333
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 12.64% 12.42% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 17779 20204 21029
England median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,250 £22,869
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £66,250
UK median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -

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 20 July 2017.

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 20 July 2017. 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 -77 400 £52,500 -3.05% 21
North of England +74 200 £36,500 -7.59% 12
South East -79 195 £42,500 - 23
Yorkshire +96 136 £37,500 -5.06% 6
South West -4 73 £40,000 +23.08% 5
Midlands +14 59 £36,500 +12.31% 5
North West -8 56 £34,000 -9.33% 6
East of England -60 49 £37,500 -11.76% 2
West Midlands +9 38 £34,750 +15.83% 5
East Midlands +8 21 £37,500 +14.50%
North East +18 8 £27,000 -34.94%
VMware ESXi
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 England region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 923 (94.47%) VMware
2 801 (81.99%) Windows
3 617 (63.15%) Active Directory
4 567 (58.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 546 (55.89%) Windows Server
6 508 (52.00%) Microsoft
7 447 (45.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 404 (41.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 359 (36.75%) DNS
10 339 (34.70%) MS Exchange
11 334 (34.19%) Linux
12 319 (32.65%) Cisco
13 296 (30.30%) Firewall
14 293 (29.99%) SAN
15 250 (25.59%) ITIL
16 245 (25.08%) DHCP
17 221 (22.62%) Office 365
18 217 (22.21%) SQL
19 200 (20.47%) PowerShell
20 196 (20.06%) Citrix
21 191 (19.55%) vSphere
22 190 (19.45%) SQL Server
23 187 (19.14%) Hyper-V
24 184 (18.83%) HP
25 180 (18.42%) vCenter Server
26 178 (18.22%) SCCM
27 164 (16.79%) WAN
28 161 (16.48%) LAN
29 157 (16.07%) Data Centre
30 154 (15.76%) VPN

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
1 339 (34.70%) MS Exchange
2 144 (14.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 126 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 123 (12.59%) IIS
5 109 (11.16%) SharePoint
6 67 (6.86%) Skype for Business
7 63 (6.45%) Apache
8 46 (4.71%) Tomcat
9 32 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
10 14 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
10 14 (1.43%) OpenStack
11 12 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
12 10 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 10 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
12 10 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (1.02%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.61%) CMS
14 6 (0.61%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.51%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 115 (11.77%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (3.07%) MS Visio
3 20 (2.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (1.94%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.61%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.51%) SOLIDWORKS
7 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
8 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.61%) thinkFolio
3 5 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.20%) Magento
6 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 221 (22.62%) Office 365
2 129 (13.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 113 (11.57%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (2.56%) PaaS
4 25 (2.56%) SaaS
5 14 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
6 12 (1.23%) G Suite
7 11 (1.13%) IaaS
7 11 (1.13%) OneDrive
8 10 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (0.92%) Mimecast
9 9 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 7 (0.72%) Dropbox
11 6 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
12 5 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
14 2 (0.20%) Akamai
14 2 (0.20%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 359 (36.75%) DNS
2 296 (30.30%) Firewall
3 293 (29.99%) SAN
4 245 (25.08%) DHCP
5 164 (16.79%) WAN
6 161 (16.48%) LAN
7 154 (15.76%) VPN
8 127 (13.00%) TCP/IP
9 85 (8.70%) VLAN
10 68 (6.96%) VoIP
11 56 (5.73%) NAS
12 55 (5.63%) iSCSI
13 52 (5.32%) Remote Desktop
13 52 (5.32%) Wireless
14 42 (4.30%) Network Security
15 40 (4.09%) LDAP
16 37 (3.79%) MPLS
16 37 (3.79%) SSL
17 36 (3.68%) Skype
18 35 (3.58%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (19.45%) SQL Server
2 84 (8.60%) MySQL
3 50 (5.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 43 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 41 (4.20%) MongoDB
6 33 (3.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 20 (2.05%) NoSQL
8 17 (1.74%) Oracle Database
9 14 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
9 14 (1.43%) Redis
9 14 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
10 13 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
11 9 (0.92%) Hadoop
11 9 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
12 8 (0.82%) Relational Database
13 7 (0.72%) MariaDB
13 7 (0.72%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.72%) SQLite
14 6 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 27 (2.76%) Git (software)
2 21 (2.15%) Jenkins
3 13 (1.33%) MSI
4 12 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (1.13%) JIRA
6 8 (0.82%) Vagrant
7 7 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (0.51%) Fiddler
9 3 (0.31%) Mercurial
9 3 (0.31%) Redmine
10 2 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.20%) Subversion
11 1 (0.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 146 (14.94%) Finance
2 47 (4.81%) Law
3 36 (3.68%) Legal
4 35 (3.58%) Telecoms
5 31 (3.17%) Games
6 30 (3.07%) Retail
7 24 (2.46%) Banking
8 21 (2.15%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.33%) Advertising
10 11 (1.13%) Electronics
11 9 (0.92%) Marketing
12 7 (0.72%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.51%) Back Office
14 3 (0.31%) French Language
14 3 (0.31%) Front Office
15 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.20%) Automotive
15 2 (0.20%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.10%) Private Banking
16 1 (0.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 251 (25.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 134 (13.72%) VMware Engineer
3 123 (12.59%) Support Engineer
4 115 (11.77%) Windows Engineer
5 114 (11.67%) Analyst
6 80 (8.19%) Administrator
6 80 (8.19%) Server Engineer
7 73 (7.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 71 (7.27%) Systems Administrator
9 70 (7.16%) Systems Engineer
10 69 (7.06%) Infrastructure Support
11 67 (6.86%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
12 56 (5.73%) Architect
12 56 (5.73%) Windows Server Engineer
13 53 (5.42%) IT Engineer
14 51 (5.22%) Team Leader
15 50 (5.12%) IT Support
16 49 (5.02%) 3rd Line Support
17 48 (4.91%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
17 48 (4.91%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (3.48%) Web Services
2 32 (3.28%) LAMP
3 30 (3.07%) Software Packaging
4 10 (1.02%) .NET
5 9 (0.92%) XML
6 8 (0.82%) FIX Protocol
6 8 (0.82%) Middleware
6 8 (0.82%) XMPP
7 5 (0.51%) CGI
7 5 (0.51%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (0.41%) .NET Framework
8 4 (0.41%) CSS
8 4 (0.41%) HTML
8 4 (0.41%) LEMP Stack
8 4 (0.41%) Node.js
8 4 (0.41%) XSLT
9 3 (0.31%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.20%) FFmpeg
11 1 (0.10%) OpenVZ
11 1 (0.10%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 157 (16.07%) Data Centre
2 117 (11.98%) Clustering
3 70 (7.16%) Replication
4 39 (3.99%) Management Information System
5 25 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (2.25%) Computer Science
7 20 (2.05%) EMC VNX
8 15 (1.54%) Hedge funds
9 12 (1.23%) EPoS
9 12 (1.23%) HP Storage
9 12 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
10 11 (1.13%) Blackberry
10 11 (1.13%) PKI
11 10 (1.02%) Private Cloud
12 9 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
13 8 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
13 8 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
14 7 (0.72%) Cyber Attack
14 7 (0.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 6 (0.61%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 801 (81.99%) Windows
2 546 (55.89%) Windows Server
3 447 (45.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 404 (41.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 334 (34.19%) Linux
6 149 (15.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 133 (13.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 116 (11.87%) Windows 7
9 89 (9.11%) Windows 10
10 73 (7.47%) CentOS
11 72 (7.37%) Unix
12 57 (5.83%) Ubuntu
13 29 (2.97%) Windows XP
14 27 (2.76%) Solaris
15 19 (1.94%) Mac OS X
16 15 (1.54%) Windows 8
17 10 (1.02%) SUSE
18 9 (0.92%) Mac OS
19 8 (0.82%) Debian
20 7 (0.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (25.59%) ITIL
2 87 (8.90%) High Availability
3 84 (8.60%) Project Management
4 82 (8.39%) Agile Software Development
5 81 (8.29%) DevOps
6 70 (7.16%) Continuous Improvement
7 69 (7.06%) Disaster Recovery
8 68 (6.96%) Service Management
9 65 (6.65%) Migration
10 64 (6.55%) Load Balancing
11 57 (5.83%) Mentoring
12 53 (5.42%) ITIL V3
13 50 (5.12%) Kalman Filter
14 48 (4.91%) Information Security
15 47 (4.81%) Open Source
15 47 (4.81%) Root Cause Analysis
16 44 (4.50%) Service Delivery
17 42 (4.30%) Change Management
18 41 (4.20%) Security Patching
19 40 (4.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 217 (22.21%) SQL
2 200 (20.47%) PowerShell
3 86 (8.80%) Bash Shell
4 56 (5.73%) Perl
4 56 (5.73%) Python
5 44 (4.50%) C
6 27 (2.76%) VBScript
7 19 (1.94%) Java
8 16 (1.64%) PHP
9 12 (1.23%) VB
10 9 (0.92%) AWK
10 9 (0.92%) sed
11 8 (0.82%) Korn
12 6 (0.61%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.51%) C#
13 5 (0.51%) Ruby
14 2 (0.20%) C++
15 1 (0.10%) JavaScript
15 1 (0.10%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 147 (15.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 114 (11.67%) MCSE
3 101 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
4 76 (7.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 75 (7.68%) CCNA
5 75 (7.68%) Degree
6 64 (6.55%) CCNP
6 64 (6.55%) MCSA
7 50 (5.12%) Security Cleared
8 46 (4.71%) MCP
9 31 (3.17%) DV Cleared
9 31 (3.17%) SC Cleared
10 28 (2.87%) MCITP
11 26 (2.66%) Citrix Certification
12 24 (2.46%) RHCE
13 19 (1.94%) CCA
14 18 (1.84%) HND
15 17 (1.74%) CISSP
15 17 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
16 16 (1.64%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (5.63%) SLA
2 34 (3.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (2.15%) PCI DSS
4 13 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 10 (1.02%) QA
6 5 (0.51%) ISO 22301
6 5 (0.51%) NIST 800
7 4 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.31%) PMO
9 1 (0.10%) GCP
System Software
1 617 (63.15%) Active Directory
2 567 (58.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 191 (19.55%) vSphere
4 187 (19.14%) Hyper-V
5 89 (9.11%) XenApp
6 76 (7.78%) XenDesktop
7 57 (5.83%) NFS
8 33 (3.38%) Terminal Services
8 33 (3.38%) Virtual Machines
8 33 (3.38%) VMware Workstation
9 31 (3.17%) DFS Replication
10 29 (2.97%) XenServer
11 20 (2.05%) Virtual Desktop
12 19 (1.94%) Docker
13 18 (1.84%) Microsoft App-V
14 15 (1.54%) VMware Server
15 14 (1.43%) vCloud
16 13 (1.33%) KVM
16 13 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
17 11 (1.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 180 (18.42%) vCenter Server
2 178 (18.22%) SCCM
3 98 (10.03%) Puppet
4 95 (9.72%) SCOM
5 85 (8.70%) WSUS
6 71 (7.27%) Backup Exec
7 62 (6.35%) Microsoft Clustering
8 58 (5.94%) Ansible
9 52 (5.32%) Nagios
10 50 (5.12%) Opscode Chef
11 31 (3.17%) vMotion
12 30 (3.07%) Norton AntiVirus
13 28 (2.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 22 (2.25%) Failover Clustering
15 19 (1.94%) NetBackup
16 16 (1.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 16 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 15 (1.54%) OpenView
18 13 (1.33%) DameWare
18 13 (1.33%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 923 (94.47%) VMware
2 508 (52.00%) Microsoft
3 319 (32.65%) Cisco
4 196 (20.06%) Citrix
5 184 (18.83%) HP
6 135 (13.82%) NetApp
7 127 (13.00%) Red Hat
8 79 (8.09%) Symantec
9 62 (6.35%) Oracle
10 57 (5.83%) Dell
11 54 (5.53%) EMC
12 50 (5.12%) Juniper
13 45 (4.61%) F5
14 42 (4.30%) CheckPoint
14 42 (4.30%) Veeam
15 33 (3.38%) IBM
16 24 (2.46%) Brocade
17 23 (2.35%) Forcepoint
17 23 (2.35%) SonicWALL
18 22 (2.25%) Palo Alto
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £52500 - £57500 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £48,000 - £55,000 + Benefits + Progression
Posted: 22 hours ago
Pudsey, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Healthcare, Pension,
Posted: 21 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + Excellent Benefits + Career Progression
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + 20-30% Bonus + 8% Pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £20000 - £25000.00 per annum + £3000 Bonus, Paid Certs
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Car, 3k Bonus, Paid Certs
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + 7.5%
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Benefits + Career Progression
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Lewes, East Sussex
Technical Futures
Salary: Dependent upon experience
Posted: Yesterday
East Anglia
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £35k - 37k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000-£45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Bluetownonline
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday