Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 471 421 386
Rank change year-on-year -50 -35 -82
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 1011 1285 1719
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.60% 0.72% 0.83%
As % of the System Software category 4.65% 5.77% 7.26%
Number of salaries quoted 870 1090 1457
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -3.41%
10th Percentile £30,975 £29,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -1.16%

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 21722 22258 23677
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.95% 12.42% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 18300 18825 19864
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%

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 November 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 18 November 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 +2 450 £52,500 -4.55% 14
South East -96 191 £40,000 -9.09% 7
North of England -22 153 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Yorkshire +16 105 £41,250 +3.77% 2
South West -5 84 £42,500 +19.72% 2
Midlands +25 74 £37,500 +15.38% 5
East of England -53 64 £46,500 +9.41% 4
North West -20 47 £32,500 -21.21%
West Midlands +31 46 £37,500 +22.45% 3
East Midlands +26 28 £42,500 +28.79% 2
North East 0 1 £45,000 +4.05%
VMware ESXi
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 944 (93.37%) VMware
2 847 (83.78%) Windows
3 619 (61.23%) Active Directory
4 581 (57.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 564 (55.79%) Windows Server
6 539 (53.31%) Microsoft
7 448 (44.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 404 (39.96%) Windows Server 2008
9 392 (38.77%) Linux
10 328 (32.44%) SAN
11 324 (32.05%) MS Exchange
12 323 (31.95%) Cisco
13 305 (30.17%) Firewall
14 294 (29.08%) DNS
15 262 (25.91%) ITIL
16 259 (25.62%) Citrix
17 254 (25.12%) SQL
17 254 (25.12%) SQL Server
18 236 (23.34%) vCenter Server
19 221 (21.86%) Office 365
20 214 (21.17%) vSphere
21 208 (20.57%) DHCP
22 203 (20.08%) PowerShell
23 197 (19.49%) SCCM
24 196 (19.39%) Microsoft Azure
25 192 (18.99%) HP
26 184 (18.20%) Hyper-V
27 172 (17.01%) TCP/IP
28 163 (16.12%) Finance
29 157 (15.53%) Data Centre

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
1 324 (32.05%) MS Exchange
2 128 (12.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 99 (9.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 82 (8.11%) SharePoint
5 75 (7.42%) Skype for Business
6 74 (7.32%) IIS
7 56 (5.54%) Apache
8 37 (3.66%) Tomcat
9 30 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2007
10 26 (2.57%) OpenStack
11 23 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
12 15 (1.48%) Confluence
12 15 (1.48%) nginx
13 14 (1.38%) Cloud Foundry
14 12 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 11 (1.09%) WebSphere
16 10 (0.99%) WordPress
17 8 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
18 7 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
18 7 (0.69%) uWSGI
Applications
1 83 (8.21%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.19%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.20%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.40%) thinkFolio
5 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.20%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 221 (21.86%) Office 365
2 196 (19.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 120 (11.87%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (3.17%) PaaS
5 28 (2.77%) IaaS
6 19 (1.88%) OneDrive
7 18 (1.78%) SaaS
8 17 (1.68%) Mimecast
9 12 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
10 8 (0.79%) GitHub
11 7 (0.69%) G Suite
12 5 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (0.40%) Dropbox
14 3 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 3 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
14 3 (0.30%) Oracle CX
15 2 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 328 (32.44%) SAN
2 305 (30.17%) Firewall
3 294 (29.08%) DNS
4 208 (20.57%) DHCP
5 172 (17.01%) TCP/IP
6 145 (14.34%) VPN
7 123 (12.17%) WAN
8 118 (11.67%) LAN
9 108 (10.68%) VLAN
10 96 (9.50%) NAS
11 71 (7.02%) iSCSI
12 58 (5.74%) NetScaler
13 54 (5.34%) Skype
13 54 (5.34%) VoIP
14 43 (4.25%) Remote Desktop
15 42 (4.15%) Cisco ASA
16 41 (4.06%) SSL
17 40 (3.96%) Wireless
18 39 (3.86%) MPLS
18 39 (3.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (25.12%) SQL Server
2 77 (7.62%) MySQL
3 48 (4.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 32 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 26 (2.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 24 (2.37%) SQL Server 2016
7 23 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
8 22 (2.18%) NoSQL
9 19 (1.88%) Amazon RDS
9 19 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (1.78%) Apache Cassandra
10 18 (1.78%) MongoDB
10 18 (1.78%) SQL Server 2014
11 11 (1.09%) Hadoop
12 8 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (0.69%) MariaDB
14 5 (0.49%) Looker
14 5 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 4 (0.40%) DB2
16 3 (0.30%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 38 (3.76%) JIRA
2 30 (2.97%) Jenkins
3 27 (2.67%) Git (software)
4 23 (2.27%) MSI
5 16 (1.58%) Subversion
5 16 (1.58%) Visual Studio Team System
6 14 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (1.09%) Redmine
8 8 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (0.49%) Fiddler
9 5 (0.49%) Vagrant
10 4 (0.40%) Ant
10 4 (0.40%) GitLab
10 4 (0.40%) Maven
10 4 (0.40%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.40%) TestRail
11 1 (0.099%) TestLink
11 1 (0.099%) WinDbg
General
1 163 (16.12%) Finance
2 54 (5.34%) Law
3 42 (4.15%) Banking
4 41 (4.06%) Legal
5 29 (2.87%) Games
6 25 (2.47%) Retail
6 25 (2.47%) Telecoms
7 22 (2.18%) Advertising
8 20 (1.98%) Investment Banking
9 17 (1.68%) Retail Banking
10 9 (0.89%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.79%) Electronics
12 7 (0.69%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.59%) Back Office
13 6 (0.59%) Marketing
14 4 (0.40%) French Language
14 4 (0.40%) Online Betting
15 3 (0.30%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.099%) Automotive
16 1 (0.099%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 264 (26.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 141 (13.95%) Analyst
3 104 (10.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 99 (9.79%) Support Engineer
5 93 (9.20%) VMware Engineer
6 84 (8.31%) Administrator
7 80 (7.91%) Systems Engineer
8 73 (7.22%) Systems Administrator
9 63 (6.23%) Team Leader
10 62 (6.13%) Infrastructure Support
11 61 (6.03%) 3rd Line Support
12 56 (5.54%) Windows Engineer
13 55 (5.44%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
14 52 (5.14%) Linux Engineer
14 52 (5.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 51 (5.04%) IT Support
16 50 (4.95%) IT Engineer
17 49 (4.85%) Support Analyst
18 48 (4.75%) DevOps Engineer
19 46 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (2.47%) Web Services
2 23 (2.27%) Software Packaging
3 21 (2.08%) LAMP
4 18 (1.78%) Middleware
5 14 (1.38%) Memcached
6 12 (1.19%) LEMP Stack
7 7 (0.69%) .NET
7 7 (0.69%) Django
7 7 (0.69%) FIX Protocol
7 7 (0.69%) FreeSWITCH
7 7 (0.69%) PHP-FPM
7 7 (0.69%) WSGI
8 5 (0.49%) REST
9 4 (0.40%) Java EE
9 4 (0.40%) JSON
9 4 (0.40%) STL
10 3 (0.30%) SAP Basis
11 2 (0.20%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.20%) JTAPI
11 2 (0.20%) TAPI
Miscellaneous
1 157 (15.53%) Data Centre
2 131 (12.96%) Clustering
3 80 (7.91%) Replication
4 57 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
5 50 (4.95%) Management Information System
6 34 (3.36%) Private Cloud
7 21 (2.08%) User Experience
8 18 (1.78%) EMC VNX
9 17 (1.68%) Blackberry
10 16 (1.58%) EMC VMAX
11 14 (1.38%) Computer Science
12 13 (1.29%) Handset
13 10 (0.99%) Driving Licence
14 8 (0.79%) iSeries
14 8 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
14 8 (0.79%) PKI
14 8 (0.79%) Public Cloud
15 7 (0.69%) Fat Client
15 7 (0.69%) Thin Client
15 7 (0.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 847 (83.78%) Windows
2 564 (55.79%) Windows Server
3 448 (44.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 404 (39.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 392 (38.77%) Linux
6 128 (12.66%) Windows 7
7 124 (12.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 117 (11.57%) Windows 10
9 86 (8.51%) Unix
10 84 (8.31%) Windows Server 2003
11 71 (7.02%) CentOS
12 50 (4.95%) Ubuntu
13 35 (3.46%) Solaris
14 27 (2.67%) Mac OS X
15 26 (2.57%) Mac OS
16 23 (2.27%) Windows 8
17 17 (1.68%) Windows 2000 Server
18 15 (1.48%) Debian
19 6 (0.59%) Android
19 6 (0.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (25.91%) ITIL
2 100 (9.89%) DevOps
3 90 (8.90%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (8.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 90 (8.90%) Service Delivery
4 75 (7.42%) Problem Management
5 72 (7.12%) Migration
6 67 (6.63%) Mentoring
7 64 (6.33%) High Availability
8 63 (6.23%) Configuration Management
9 62 (6.13%) Asset Management
10 61 (6.03%) Information Security
11 60 (5.93%) Project Management
12 55 (5.44%) Kalman Filter
13 53 (5.24%) Continuous Improvement
14 51 (5.04%) Business Continuity
15 50 (4.95%) Capacity Management
16 49 (4.85%) Open Source
16 49 (4.85%) Virtual Environments
17 48 (4.75%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 254 (25.12%) SQL
2 203 (20.08%) PowerShell
3 97 (9.59%) Bash Shell
4 79 (7.81%) Python
5 51 (5.04%) Perl
6 42 (4.15%) C
7 39 (3.86%) Java
8 18 (1.78%) PHP
8 18 (1.78%) Ruby
9 16 (1.58%) Korn
9 16 (1.58%) Shell Script
9 16 (1.58%) VBScript
10 8 (0.79%) C#
10 8 (0.79%) C++
10 8 (0.79%) JavaScript
11 7 (0.69%) AWK
11 7 (0.69%) sed
12 6 (0.59%) Scala
12 6 (0.59%) VB
13 4 (0.40%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 155 (15.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 131 (12.96%) MCSE
3 102 (10.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 97 (9.59%) Cisco Certification
5 86 (8.51%) CCNA
6 80 (7.91%) Degree
7 60 (5.93%) Security Cleared
8 49 (4.85%) MCSA
9 40 (3.96%) DV Cleared
10 33 (3.26%) Citrix Certification
11 30 (2.97%) MCP
12 28 (2.77%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 24 (2.37%) CISSP
13 24 (2.37%) MCITP
14 22 (2.18%) CCNP
15 19 (1.88%) SANS
15 19 (1.88%) SC Cleared
16 18 (1.78%) CCA
16 18 (1.78%) Network+ Certification
16 18 (1.78%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (5.54%) SLA
2 38 (3.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (1.58%) QA
4 14 (1.38%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.89%) COBIT
6 5 (0.49%) NIST 800
7 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.20%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.099%) PMO
System Software
1 619 (61.23%) Active Directory
2 581 (57.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 214 (21.17%) vSphere
4 184 (18.20%) Hyper-V
5 112 (11.08%) XenApp
6 78 (7.72%) XenDesktop
7 60 (5.93%) NFS
8 55 (5.44%) Microsoft App-V
8 55 (5.44%) VMware NSX
9 42 (4.15%) Docker
10 35 (3.46%) XenServer
11 32 (3.17%) Terminal Services
12 28 (2.77%) Virtual Machines
13 26 (2.57%) Virtual Desktop
14 24 (2.37%) Virtual Servers
15 21 (2.08%) DFS Replication
16 18 (1.78%) KVM
17 16 (1.58%) Firmware
17 16 (1.58%) Samba
18 12 (1.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 236 (23.34%) vCenter Server
2 197 (19.49%) SCCM
3 104 (10.29%) SCOM
4 93 (9.20%) Puppet
5 85 (8.41%) Backup Exec
6 71 (7.02%) WSUS
7 69 (6.82%) Nagios
8 66 (6.53%) Microsoft Clustering
9 61 (6.03%) Ansible
10 54 (5.34%) SCOrch
11 50 (4.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 42 (4.15%) Opscode Chef
13 37 (3.66%) SCDPM
14 30 (2.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 30 (2.97%) vRealize
15 29 (2.87%) vMotion
16 28 (2.77%) Cacti
16 28 (2.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 25 (2.47%) Kubernetes
18 23 (2.27%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 944 (93.37%) VMware
2 539 (53.31%) Microsoft
3 323 (31.95%) Cisco
4 259 (25.62%) Citrix
5 192 (18.99%) HP
6 133 (13.16%) Red Hat
7 129 (12.76%) NetApp
8 101 (9.99%) Symantec
9 97 (9.59%) Dell
10 70 (6.92%) Oracle
11 69 (6.82%) EMC
12 62 (6.13%) Veeam
13 53 (5.24%) Juniper
14 46 (4.55%) F5
15 42 (4.15%) Altiris
16 41 (4.06%) Forcepoint
17 37 (3.66%) Veritas
18 34 (3.36%) SolarWinds
19 33 (3.26%) IBM
20 32 (3.17%) CheckPoint