Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 454 481 418
Rank change year-on-year +27 -63 -74
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 1,031 938 1,413
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.64% 0.58% 0.75%
As % of the System Software category 4.42% 4.58% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 796 827 1,254
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +2.27%

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 23,324 20,483 23,705
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.37% 12.58% 12.54%
Number of salaries quoted 18,999 17,310 20,216
England median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% +2.38% +5.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,125
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -10 363 £55,000 +6.80% 35
South East +7 180 £47,500 +11.76% 28
Midlands +100 164 £40,000 +12.45% 5
East of England +94 142 £46,500 +16.25% 7
West Midlands +101 130 £40,000 +15.94% 5
North of England -50 117 £40,000 +14.29% 13
Yorkshire -23 73 £40,000 +8.11% 5
South West -5 65 £42,500 +16.44% 11
North West -4 43 £32,000 -8.57% 7
East Midlands +19 34 £40,000 +6.67%
North East -24 1 £27,000 - 1
VMware ESXi
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 England region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 996 (96.61%) VMware
2 858 (83.22%) Windows
3 622 (60.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 609 (59.07%) Windows Server
5 539 (52.28%) Active Directory
6 535 (51.89%) Microsoft
7 317 (30.75%) Linux
8 309 (29.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 305 (29.58%) Citrix
10 301 (29.19%) Firewall
11 298 (28.90%) ITIL
12 296 (28.71%) Hyper-V
13 295 (28.61%) Windows Server 2008
14 283 (27.45%) Microsoft Azure
15 278 (26.96%) SAN
16 270 (26.19%) vSphere
17 269 (26.09%) Cisco
17 269 (26.09%) vCenter Server
18 266 (25.80%) MS Exchange
19 235 (22.79%) DNS
20 225 (21.82%) Office 365
21 202 (19.59%) SQL Server
22 197 (19.11%) LAN
23 190 (18.43%) PowerShell
24 189 (18.33%) WAN
25 188 (18.23%) XenApp
26 184 (17.85%) Data Centre
27 181 (17.56%) DHCP
28 179 (17.36%) Finance
29 161 (15.62%) Amazon AWS

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
1 266 (25.80%) MS Exchange
2 112 (10.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 72 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
4 56 (5.43%) Skype for Business
5 51 (4.95%) SharePoint
6 49 (4.75%) IIS
7 37 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 37 (3.59%) OpenStack
8 26 (2.52%) Apache
9 21 (2.04%) Tomcat
10 17 (1.65%) Oracle Service Bus
11 16 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2003
12 14 (1.36%) Confluence
13 13 (1.26%) nginx
14 9 (0.87%) JBoss
14 9 (0.87%) WebSphere
15 8 (0.78%) WebLogic
15 8 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
16 7 (0.68%) Oracle Application Server
16 7 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 70 (6.79%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.29%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.097%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.097%) InDesign
4 1 (0.097%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.097%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.097%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.097%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.097%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 3 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.097%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.097%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.097%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 283 (27.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 225 (21.82%) Office 365
3 161 (15.62%) Amazon AWS
4 55 (5.33%) IaaS
5 36 (3.49%) PaaS
6 30 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
7 22 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
8 21 (2.04%) Amazon S3
9 19 (1.84%) IBM Cloud
10 18 (1.75%) Mimecast
11 16 (1.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 15 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 14 (1.36%) SaaS
14 11 (1.07%) Azure Active Directory
14 11 (1.07%) OneDrive
15 9 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
15 9 (0.87%) GitHub
15 9 (0.87%) Serverless
16 8 (0.78%) Route 53
17 7 (0.68%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 301 (29.19%) Firewall
2 278 (26.96%) SAN
3 235 (22.79%) DNS
4 197 (19.11%) LAN
5 189 (18.33%) WAN
6 181 (17.56%) DHCP
7 147 (14.26%) TCP/IP
8 116 (11.25%) NetScaler
9 68 (6.60%) VPN
10 55 (5.33%) VLAN
11 48 (4.66%) Skype
12 43 (4.17%) VoIP
13 42 (4.07%) SSL
14 41 (3.98%) Cisco ASA
15 39 (3.78%) NAS
16 38 (3.69%) IPsec
17 37 (3.59%) Remote Desktop
18 35 (3.39%) iSCSI
19 34 (3.30%) Internet
20 33 (3.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (19.59%) SQL Server
2 38 (3.69%) MySQL
3 33 (3.20%) Big Data
4 23 (2.23%) SQL Server 2016
5 19 (1.84%) Amazon RDS
6 15 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (1.16%) Oracle Database
9 11 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (0.78%) NoSQL
11 7 (0.68%) Relational Database
12 6 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (0.58%) MariaDB
12 6 (0.58%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
14 4 (0.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 4 (0.39%) Redis
15 3 (0.29%) MongoDB
15 3 (0.29%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 42 (4.07%) Jenkins
2 37 (3.59%) JIRA
3 31 (3.01%) Git (software)
4 23 (2.23%) TeamCity
5 20 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (1.75%) MSI
7 17 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 16 (1.55%) Subversion
9 13 (1.26%) WiX
10 11 (1.07%) Vagrant
11 9 (0.87%) Redmine
12 7 (0.68%) SoapUI
13 6 (0.58%) Ant
13 6 (0.58%) Maven
13 6 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
14 5 (0.48%) Bugzilla
14 5 (0.48%) Buildbot
14 5 (0.48%) Gradle
14 5 (0.48%) Trac
14 5 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 179 (17.36%) Finance
2 56 (5.43%) Law
3 48 (4.66%) Advertising
4 41 (3.98%) Legal
5 29 (2.81%) Marketing
6 23 (2.23%) Banking
6 23 (2.23%) Retail
7 19 (1.84%) Games
8 10 (0.97%) Telecoms
9 9 (0.87%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.68%) Back Office
10 7 (0.68%) Online Betting
11 6 (0.58%) German Language
12 5 (0.48%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.48%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.39%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.29%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.19%) French Language
15 2 (0.19%) Swedish Language
16 1 (0.097%) Billing
Job Titles
1 244 (23.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 117 (11.35%) Systems Engineer
3 108 (10.48%) Support Engineer
4 95 (9.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 88 (8.54%) VMware Engineer
6 77 (7.47%) Infrastructure Support
7 67 (6.50%) Team Leader
7 67 (6.50%) Windows Engineer
8 65 (6.30%) Analyst
9 64 (6.21%) 3rd Line Support
10 62 (6.01%) Architect
11 57 (5.53%) Infrastructure Team Leader
12 55 (5.33%) DevOps Engineer
13 53 (5.14%) Administrator
14 52 (5.04%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
15 51 (4.95%) IT Engineer
16 50 (4.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
16 50 (4.85%) Linux Engineer
17 46 (4.46%) Infrastructure Architect
18 44 (4.27%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (5.72%) Web Services
2 24 (2.33%) Middleware
3 20 (1.94%) JSON
4 17 (1.65%) .NET
5 14 (1.36%) HTML
6 13 (1.26%) .NET Framework
6 13 (1.26%) AngularJS
6 13 (1.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (1.26%) CSS
6 13 (1.26%) Dapper ORM
6 13 (1.26%) Entity Framework
6 13 (1.26%) MFC
6 13 (1.26%) NHibernate
6 13 (1.26%) WCF
6 13 (1.26%) WPF
7 11 (1.07%) LDAP
7 11 (1.07%) REST
8 10 (0.97%) Angular 2
9 9 (0.87%) Node.js
10 8 (0.78%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 184 (17.85%) Data Centre
2 81 (7.86%) Self-Motivation
3 71 (6.89%) Public Cloud
4 70 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
5 62 (6.01%) Computer Science
6 38 (3.69%) Management Information System
7 37 (3.59%) Clustering
7 37 (3.59%) Enterprise Storage
8 36 (3.49%) Private Cloud
9 27 (2.62%) EMC VNX
10 26 (2.52%) Replication
11 25 (2.42%) User Experience
12 23 (2.23%) Driving Licence
12 23 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
13 20 (1.94%) Fat Client
13 20 (1.94%) Thin Client
14 18 (1.75%) HP Storage
15 17 (1.65%) IBM Mainframe
15 17 (1.65%) Mainframe
16 13 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 858 (83.22%) Windows
2 609 (59.07%) Windows Server
3 317 (30.75%) Linux
4 309 (29.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 295 (28.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 113 (10.96%) Windows 10
7 111 (10.77%) Windows 7
8 78 (7.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 65 (6.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 50 (4.85%) Unix
11 38 (3.69%) CentOS
12 37 (3.59%) Windows 8
13 20 (1.94%) Ubuntu
14 19 (1.84%) HPUX
15 18 (1.75%) Debian
16 17 (1.65%) Mac OS
17 16 (1.55%) Mac OS X
17 16 (1.55%) Windows 2000 Server
18 15 (1.45%) Solaris
19 13 (1.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (28.90%) ITIL
2 153 (14.84%) Problem-Solving
3 104 (10.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 100 (9.70%) DevOps
5 86 (8.34%) Project Management
6 82 (7.95%) Disaster Recovery
7 77 (7.47%) Service Delivery
8 76 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
9 75 (7.27%) Migration
10 74 (7.18%) Root Cause Analysis
11 54 (5.24%) Mentoring
12 53 (5.14%) Agile Software Development
13 52 (5.04%) Configuration Management
13 52 (5.04%) PRINCE2
14 51 (4.95%) Business Continuity
14 51 (4.95%) Software Engineering
15 48 (4.66%) Incident Management
16 46 (4.46%) Service Management
17 41 (3.98%) IT Strategy
18 39 (3.78%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 190 (18.43%) PowerShell
2 104 (10.09%) SQL
3 59 (5.72%) Python
4 50 (4.85%) Bash Shell
5 34 (3.30%) Java
6 30 (2.91%) Perl
7 25 (2.42%) C
8 22 (2.13%) JavaScript
9 21 (2.04%) Ruby
10 18 (1.75%) PHP
11 17 (1.65%) C#
12 12 (1.16%) VBScript
13 9 (0.87%) Korn
13 9 (0.87%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.58%) Go
15 3 (0.29%) C++
16 2 (0.19%) VB
17 1 (0.097%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.097%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 131 (12.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 127 (12.32%) Degree
3 111 (10.77%) MCSE
4 77 (7.47%) Cisco Certification
5 65 (6.30%) ITIL Certification
6 64 (6.21%) CCNA
7 60 (5.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 58 (5.63%) Computer Science Degree
9 53 (5.14%) Security Cleared
10 45 (4.36%) Citrix Certification
11 29 (2.81%) DV Cleared
11 29 (2.81%) MCITP
12 26 (2.52%) SC Cleared
13 19 (1.84%) MCSA
14 17 (1.65%) CCNP
14 17 (1.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 13 (1.26%) CompTIA Security+
16 12 (1.16%) DBS Check
16 12 (1.16%) Network+ Certification
17 11 (1.07%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (9.99%) SLA
2 41 (3.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (2.62%) COBIT
4 16 (1.55%) GDPR
4 16 (1.55%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.68%) QA
6 3 (0.29%) COSHH
6 3 (0.29%) ISO 22301
6 3 (0.29%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.19%) PMO
8 1 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 622 (60.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 539 (52.28%) Active Directory
3 296 (28.71%) Hyper-V
4 270 (26.19%) vSphere
5 188 (18.23%) XenApp
6 154 (14.94%) XenDesktop
7 81 (7.86%) Microsoft App-V
8 74 (7.18%) VMware NSX
9 60 (5.82%) Docker
10 34 (3.30%) NFS
11 32 (3.10%) XenServer
12 31 (3.01%) Terminal Services
13 24 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
14 19 (1.84%) KVM
15 12 (1.16%) Firmware
16 11 (1.07%) Samba
16 11 (1.07%) Virtual Desktop
17 10 (0.97%) Xen
18 9 (0.87%) iptables
19 8 (0.78%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 269 (26.09%) vCenter Server
2 156 (15.13%) SCCM
3 79 (7.66%) SCOM
4 74 (7.18%) Puppet
5 64 (6.21%) Ansible
6 55 (5.33%) WSUS
7 45 (4.36%) Opscode Chef
8 44 (4.27%) Kubernetes
8 44 (4.27%) vMotion
9 43 (4.17%) SCVMM
10 34 (3.30%) Backup Exec
11 30 (2.91%) SCOrch
12 29 (2.81%) Nagios
12 29 (2.81%) vRealize
13 24 (2.33%) Terraform
14 23 (2.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 22 (2.13%) HP Data Protector
15 22 (2.13%) Microsoft Clustering
16 15 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
17 14 (1.36%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 996 (96.61%) VMware
2 535 (51.89%) Microsoft
3 305 (29.58%) Citrix
4 269 (26.09%) Cisco
5 147 (14.26%) HP
6 90 (8.73%) Veeam
7 83 (8.05%) NetApp
8 76 (7.37%) Red Hat
9 66 (6.40%) EMC
10 63 (6.11%) Ivanti
11 58 (5.63%) IBM
12 55 (5.33%) Dell
13 51 (4.95%) Oracle
14 47 (4.56%) Symantec
15 43 (4.17%) SolarWinds
16 40 (3.88%) CommVault
17 37 (3.59%) 3PAR
18 36 (3.49%) McAfee
19 35 (3.39%) Meraki
20 28 (2.72%) Apple