Period
to 18 April 2019

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 18 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 484 492 500
Rank change year-on-year +8 +8 -96
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 813 975 914
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.59% 0.59% 0.56%
As % of the System Software category 3.58% 4.29% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 661 748 804
England median annual salary £44,000 £46,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.38% +9.41% -5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,850 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,375 £70,000
UK median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% -5.56%

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 22,687 22,728 20,024
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.47% 13.68% 12.35%
Number of salaries quoted 18,426 18,581 16,802
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +2.41%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +4.94%

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 18 April 2019.

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 18 April 2019. 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 -48 224 £55,000 - 7
South East +45 209 £42,500 +6.25% 12
North of England +43 123 £39,000 -2.50% 11
Midlands -5 108 £42,500 +6.25% 2
West Midlands +9 89 £44,000 +11.39% 2
East of England +34 80 £42,500 -15.00% 3
South West +37 63 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Yorkshire +7 60 £45,000 +12.50% 4
North West +54 57 £37,750 +7.86% 6
East Midlands +21 19 £38,500 -3.75%
North East +22 6 £30,000 -33.33% 1
VMware ESXi
UK

For the 6 months to 18 April 2019, 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 England region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 765 (94.10%) VMware
2 670 (82.41%) Windows
3 492 (60.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 481 (59.16%) Active Directory
5 457 (56.21%) Windows Server
6 421 (51.78%) Microsoft
7 290 (35.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 284 (34.93%) Linux
9 258 (31.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 243 (29.89%) PowerShell
11 242 (29.77%) Office 365
12 235 (28.91%) DNS
12 235 (28.91%) Citrix
13 230 (28.29%) ITIL
14 221 (27.18%) Cisco
15 220 (27.06%) Microsoft Azure
16 209 (25.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 208 (25.58%) Firewall
18 203 (24.97%) vCenter Server
19 199 (24.48%) vSphere
20 187 (23.00%) Hyper-V
21 182 (22.39%) SAN
22 179 (22.02%) DHCP
23 171 (21.03%) SQL Server
24 165 (20.30%) Microsoft Certification
25 156 (19.19%) MS Exchange
26 142 (17.47%) HP
27 141 (17.34%) Finance
28 137 (16.85%) SCCM
29 134 (16.48%) Problem-Solving

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
1 156 (19.19%) MS Exchange
2 67 (8.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 52 (6.40%) SharePoint
4 51 (6.27%) Skype for Business
5 45 (5.54%) Exchange Server 2013
6 44 (5.41%) IIS
7 20 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2007
8 16 (1.97%) Apache
8 16 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2003
9 12 (1.48%) nginx
10 9 (1.11%) OpenStack
11 8 (0.98%) WordPress
12 7 (0.86%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (0.74%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.25%) CMS
15 2 (0.25%) IBM Domino
15 2 (0.25%) Site Server
Applications
1 88 (10.82%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.37%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 242 (29.77%) Office 365
2 220 (27.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 120 (14.76%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (5.29%) IaaS
5 28 (3.44%) Google Cloud Platform
6 22 (2.71%) Azure Active Directory
7 21 (2.58%) SaaS
8 15 (1.85%) OneDrive
9 12 (1.48%) PaaS
10 11 (1.35%) Mimecast
11 9 (1.11%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 8 (0.98%) IBM Cloud
13 5 (0.62%) OpenShift
14 4 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (0.49%) G Suite
15 3 (0.37%) Amazon S3
16 2 (0.25%) GitHub
16 2 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 1 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 1 (0.12%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 235 (28.91%) DNS
2 208 (25.58%) Firewall
3 182 (22.39%) SAN
4 179 (22.02%) DHCP
5 117 (14.39%) TCP/IP
6 105 (12.92%) VPN
7 90 (11.07%) LAN
7 90 (11.07%) WAN
8 61 (7.50%) VoIP
9 60 (7.38%) VLAN
10 44 (5.41%) NetScaler
11 42 (5.17%) NAS
12 41 (5.04%) VSAN
13 37 (4.55%) Skype
14 36 (4.43%) MPLS
15 33 (4.06%) Fibre Channel
16 27 (3.32%) iSCSI
17 24 (2.95%) Wi-Fi
18 21 (2.58%) Cisco ASA
19 20 (2.46%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (21.03%) SQL Server
2 40 (4.92%) MySQL
3 36 (4.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (2.58%) SQL Server 2016
5 18 (2.21%) NoSQL
6 16 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
8 13 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (1.48%) Oracle Database
10 11 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
11 10 (1.23%) Big Data
12 7 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (0.62%) MongoDB
14 5 (0.62%) Redis
15 4 (0.49%) Hadoop
15 4 (0.49%) Oracle Database 12c
16 3 (0.37%) Couchbase
17 2 (0.25%) MS Access
17 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 32 (3.94%) Git (software)
2 23 (2.83%) Jenkins
3 19 (2.34%) Mercurial
4 15 (1.85%) JIRA
5 11 (1.35%) WinDbg
6 10 (1.23%) Redmine
7 8 (0.98%) MSI
8 7 (0.86%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.62%) Subversion
10 4 (0.49%) GitLab
10 4 (0.49%) Hudson
11 3 (0.37%) Bugzilla
11 3 (0.37%) Buildbot
11 3 (0.37%) Chocolatey
11 3 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.37%) Trac
11 3 (0.37%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.12%) git-flow
13 1 (0.12%) Maven
General
1 141 (17.34%) Finance
2 26 (3.20%) Telecoms
3 22 (2.71%) Banking
4 15 (1.85%) Aerospace
5 13 (1.60%) Marketing
5 13 (1.60%) Military
6 10 (1.23%) Back Office
7 8 (0.98%) Billing
7 8 (0.98%) Legal
8 7 (0.86%) Advertising
8 7 (0.86%) Front Office
8 7 (0.86%) Games
8 7 (0.86%) Retail
9 6 (0.74%) Electronics
9 6 (0.74%) Law
10 5 (0.62%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.37%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.12%) Automotive
12 1 (0.12%) French Language
12 1 (0.12%) German Language
Job Titles
1 201 (24.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 98 (12.05%) Administrator
3 91 (11.19%) Analyst
4 86 (10.58%) Support Engineer
5 83 (10.21%) Systems Administrator
6 73 (8.98%) IT Engineer
7 68 (8.36%) Systems Engineer
7 68 (8.36%) Windows Engineer
8 63 (7.75%) VMware Engineer
9 56 (6.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 55 (6.77%) Architect
11 51 (6.27%) Server Engineer
12 50 (6.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 49 (6.03%) IT Support
14 41 (5.04%) 3rd Line Support
14 41 (5.04%) Infrastructure Support
14 41 (5.04%) Linux Administrator
15 40 (4.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 37 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
16 37 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.08%) LDAP
2 23 (2.83%) LAMP
3 18 (2.21%) Web Services
4 12 (1.48%) Software Packaging
5 5 (0.62%) Middleware
5 5 (0.62%) Node.js
6 4 (0.49%) Apache NiFi
6 4 (0.49%) CGI
6 4 (0.49%) CSS
6 4 (0.49%) Django
6 4 (0.49%) HTML
7 3 (0.37%) .NET
7 3 (0.37%) MSMQ
8 2 (0.25%) ADSI
8 2 (0.25%) COM
8 2 (0.25%) Kafka
8 2 (0.25%) OpenVZ
8 2 (0.25%) REST
8 2 (0.25%) Web Services Management
9 1 (0.12%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 133 (16.36%) Data Centre
2 87 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
3 77 (9.47%) Replication
4 34 (4.18%) Public Cloud
5 33 (4.06%) Clustering
6 27 (3.32%) Management Information System
7 25 (3.08%) EMC VNX
8 23 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
8 23 (2.83%) User Experience
9 21 (2.58%) Hybrid Cloud
10 19 (2.34%) Video\Live Streaming
11 16 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (1.72%) CMDB
13 10 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
14 9 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
14 9 (1.11%) Private Cloud
15 8 (0.98%) Driving Licence
16 7 (0.86%) Fintech
17 5 (0.62%) VxBlock/Vblock
18 4 (0.49%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 670 (82.41%) Windows
2 457 (56.21%) Windows Server
3 290 (35.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 284 (34.93%) Linux
5 258 (31.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 111 (13.65%) Windows 10
7 93 (11.44%) Windows 7
8 68 (8.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 54 (6.64%) Unix
10 40 (4.92%) CentOS
10 40 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 26 (3.20%) Ubuntu
12 23 (2.83%) Data ONTAP
13 21 (2.58%) Debian
13 21 (2.58%) Windows 8
14 13 (1.60%) VMS
15 12 (1.48%) Android
16 9 (1.11%) Oracle Linux
17 7 (0.86%) Windows 2000
17 7 (0.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (28.29%) ITIL
2 209 (25.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 134 (16.48%) Problem-Solving
4 88 (10.82%) DevOps
5 75 (9.23%) Service Management
6 68 (8.36%) Mentoring
7 64 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
8 62 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 57 (7.01%) Migration
10 54 (6.64%) Disaster Recovery
10 54 (6.64%) Root Cause Analysis
11 51 (6.27%) Change Management
12 50 (6.15%) Configuration Management
13 45 (5.54%) High Availability
14 44 (5.41%) Project Management
15 42 (5.17%) ITIL V3
16 36 (4.43%) Cybersecurity
17 34 (4.18%) Continuous Improvement
17 34 (4.18%) Load Balancing
17 34 (4.18%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 243 (29.89%) PowerShell
2 124 (15.25%) SQL
3 78 (9.59%) Python
4 74 (9.10%) Bash Shell
5 34 (4.18%) C
6 19 (2.34%) Ruby
7 13 (1.60%) JavaScript
8 12 (1.48%) Perl
8 12 (1.48%) VBScript
9 10 (1.23%) PHP
10 8 (0.98%) Go
10 8 (0.98%) Java
10 8 (0.98%) VB
11 6 (0.74%) Korn
12 4 (0.49%) AWK
12 4 (0.49%) sed
13 3 (0.37%) C#
13 3 (0.37%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.25%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.12%) C++
Qualifications
1 165 (20.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 107 (13.16%) MCSE
3 106 (13.04%) Security Cleared
4 99 (12.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 75 (9.23%) MCSA
6 63 (7.75%) Degree
7 56 (6.89%) Cisco Certification
8 44 (5.41%) SC Cleared
9 43 (5.29%) CCNA
10 34 (4.18%) DV Cleared
11 31 (3.81%) Citrix Certification
11 31 (3.81%) ITIL Certification
12 30 (3.69%) MCP
13 28 (3.44%) VCP6
14 19 (2.34%) CISSP
15 18 (2.21%) MCITP
16 15 (1.85%) CCNP
17 12 (1.48%) Network+ Certification
18 11 (1.35%) GIAC
18 11 (1.35%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (6.89%) SLA
2 16 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.85%) GDPR
4 9 (1.11%) COBIT
5 4 (0.49%) PMO
6 2 (0.25%) Government Security Classifications
6 2 (0.25%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.25%) RMADS
7 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.12%) QA
System Software
1 492 (60.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 481 (59.16%) Active Directory
3 199 (24.48%) vSphere
4 187 (23.00%) Hyper-V
5 89 (10.95%) XenApp
6 73 (8.98%) Virtual Machines
6 73 (8.98%) XenDesktop
7 43 (5.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 43 (5.29%) VMware NSX
8 38 (4.67%) Docker
9 34 (4.18%) NFS
10 28 (3.44%) Virtual Servers
11 25 (3.08%) BitLocker
12 21 (2.58%) KVM
13 20 (2.46%) Virtual Desktop
14 18 (2.21%) Terminal Services
14 18 (2.21%) XenServer
15 16 (1.97%) Samba
16 15 (1.85%) VMware Workstation
16 15 (1.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 203 (24.97%) vCenter Server
2 137 (16.85%) SCCM
3 83 (10.21%) Puppet
4 82 (10.09%) Ansible
5 68 (8.36%) SCOM
6 62 (7.63%) vRealize
7 42 (5.17%) Backup Exec
7 42 (5.17%) Nagios
8 41 (5.04%) Opscode Chef
9 40 (4.92%) SCOrch
9 40 (4.92%) WSUS
10 33 (4.06%) SCVMM
11 32 (3.94%) NetBackup
12 30 (3.69%) XenMobile
13 29 (3.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 28 (3.44%) Microsoft Clustering
15 22 (2.71%) OpenView
16 21 (2.58%) vMotion
17 20 (2.46%) Netcool
17 20 (2.46%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 765 (94.10%) VMware
2 421 (51.78%) Microsoft
3 235 (28.91%) Citrix
4 221 (27.18%) Cisco
5 142 (17.47%) HP
6 99 (12.18%) Veeam
7 94 (11.56%) NetApp
8 79 (9.72%) EMC
9 69 (8.49%) Dell
10 68 (8.36%) Red Hat
11 61 (7.50%) Symantec
12 60 (7.38%) IBM
13 54 (6.64%) Oracle
14 41 (5.04%) SolarWinds
15 32 (3.94%) Meraki
16 31 (3.81%) McAfee
17 30 (3.69%) Google
18 29 (3.57%) Avaya
19 26 (3.20%) 3PAR
20 25 (3.08%) Remedy