Period
to 21 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 474 428 384
Rank change year-on-year -46 -44 -81
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 1023 1279 1699
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.60% 0.72% 0.83%
As % of the System Software category 4.66% 5.78% 7.24%
Number of salaries quoted 879 1084 1443
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -3.41%
10th Percentile £31,200 £29,400 £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% -2.30%

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 21932 22114 23482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.93% 12.40% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 18471 18704 19678
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 21 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 21 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 +28 455 £52,500 -4.55% 16
South East -81 199 £40,000 -9.09% 14
North of England -13 153 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Yorkshire +3 104 £41,250 +3.77% 2
South West +15 83 £42,500 +21.43% 3
Midlands +36 74 £37,500 +15.38% 5
East of England -59 64 £46,500 +9.41% 4
North West 0 47 £32,500 -23.53%
West Midlands +30 46 £37,500 +22.45% 4
East Midlands +26 28 £42,500 +28.79% 1
North East -1 2 £45,000 +4.05%
VMware ESXi
UK

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 955 (93.35%) VMware
2 859 (83.97%) Windows
3 622 (60.80%) Active Directory
4 583 (56.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 575 (56.21%) Windows Server
6 544 (53.18%) Microsoft
7 456 (44.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 408 (39.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 393 (38.42%) Linux
10 332 (32.45%) Cisco
10 332 (32.45%) SAN
11 326 (31.87%) MS Exchange
12 304 (29.72%) Firewall
13 294 (28.74%) DNS
14 265 (25.90%) ITIL
15 263 (25.71%) Citrix
16 262 (25.61%) SQL Server
17 259 (25.32%) SQL
18 241 (23.56%) vCenter Server
19 224 (21.90%) Office 365
20 216 (21.11%) vSphere
21 208 (20.33%) DHCP
22 207 (20.23%) PowerShell
23 199 (19.45%) SCCM
23 199 (19.45%) Microsoft Azure
24 192 (18.77%) HP
25 188 (18.38%) Hyper-V
26 171 (16.72%) TCP/IP
27 163 (15.93%) Finance
28 159 (15.54%) 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
1 326 (31.87%) MS Exchange
2 131 (12.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 100 (9.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 81 (7.92%) SharePoint
5 75 (7.33%) Skype for Business
6 74 (7.23%) IIS
7 57 (5.57%) Apache
8 37 (3.62%) Tomcat
9 30 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2007
10 26 (2.54%) OpenStack
11 23 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
12 15 (1.47%) nginx
13 14 (1.37%) Cloud Foundry
13 14 (1.37%) Confluence
14 11 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 11 (1.08%) WebSphere
15 10 (0.98%) WordPress
16 8 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
17 7 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
17 7 (0.68%) uWSGI
Applications
1 82 (8.02%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.17%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.20%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.29%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.20%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 224 (21.90%) Office 365
2 199 (19.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 124 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (3.13%) PaaS
5 28 (2.74%) IaaS
6 18 (1.76%) OneDrive
6 18 (1.76%) SaaS
7 17 (1.66%) Mimecast
8 12 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.78%) GitHub
10 7 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
10 7 (0.68%) G Suite
11 6 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (0.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 3 (0.29%) Dropbox
13 3 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
13 3 (0.29%) Oracle CX
13 3 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 332 (32.45%) SAN
2 304 (29.72%) Firewall
3 294 (28.74%) DNS
4 208 (20.33%) DHCP
5 171 (16.72%) TCP/IP
6 147 (14.37%) VPN
7 126 (12.32%) WAN
8 121 (11.83%) LAN
9 108 (10.56%) VLAN
10 98 (9.58%) NAS
11 70 (6.84%) iSCSI
12 59 (5.77%) NetScaler
13 55 (5.38%) Skype
13 55 (5.38%) VoIP
14 44 (4.30%) Remote Desktop
15 42 (4.11%) Cisco ASA
16 41 (4.01%) SSL
17 40 (3.91%) Wireless
18 39 (3.81%) MPLS
19 38 (3.71%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (25.61%) SQL Server
2 78 (7.62%) MySQL
3 48 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 34 (3.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 26 (2.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 24 (2.35%) Azure SQL Database
6 24 (2.35%) SQL Server 2016
7 22 (2.15%) NoSQL
8 20 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
9 19 (1.86%) Amazon RDS
9 19 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
10 18 (1.76%) MongoDB
11 11 (1.08%) Hadoop
12 8 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (0.68%) MariaDB
14 5 (0.49%) Looker
14 5 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 4 (0.39%) Data Mining
15 4 (0.39%) DB2
Development Applications
1 38 (3.71%) JIRA
2 31 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 28 (2.74%) Git (software)
4 23 (2.25%) MSI
5 17 (1.66%) Subversion
6 16 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
7 14 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (0.98%) Redmine
9 9 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.49%) Fiddler
10 5 (0.49%) TestRail
10 5 (0.49%) Vagrant
11 4 (0.39%) Ant
11 4 (0.39%) GitLab
11 4 (0.39%) Maven
11 4 (0.39%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.098%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.098%) TestLink
12 1 (0.098%) Toad
12 1 (0.098%) WinDbg
General
1 163 (15.93%) Finance
2 54 (5.28%) Law
3 42 (4.11%) Banking
4 40 (3.91%) Legal
5 30 (2.93%) Games
6 25 (2.44%) Retail
6 25 (2.44%) Telecoms
7 22 (2.15%) Advertising
8 20 (1.96%) Investment Banking
9 17 (1.66%) Retail Banking
10 9 (0.88%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.78%) Electronics
11 8 (0.78%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.59%) Back Office
12 6 (0.59%) Marketing
13 4 (0.39%) French Language
13 4 (0.39%) Online Betting
14 3 (0.29%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.098%) Automotive
15 1 (0.098%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 271 (26.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 137 (13.39%) Analyst
3 105 (10.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 102 (9.97%) Support Engineer
5 98 (9.58%) VMware Engineer
6 84 (8.21%) Administrator
7 80 (7.82%) Systems Engineer
8 73 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
9 65 (6.35%) Infrastructure Support
10 63 (6.16%) 3rd Line Support
10 63 (6.16%) Team Leader
11 57 (5.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 56 (5.47%) Windows Engineer
13 52 (5.08%) IT Support
13 52 (5.08%) Linux Engineer
13 52 (5.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 51 (4.99%) IT Engineer
15 48 (4.69%) DevOps Engineer
15 48 (4.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
15 48 (4.69%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (2.54%) Web Services
2 23 (2.25%) Software Packaging
3 21 (2.05%) LAMP
4 18 (1.76%) Middleware
5 14 (1.37%) Memcached
6 12 (1.17%) LEMP Stack
7 7 (0.68%) .NET
7 7 (0.68%) Django
7 7 (0.68%) FIX Protocol
7 7 (0.68%) FreeSWITCH
7 7 (0.68%) PHP-FPM
7 7 (0.68%) WSGI
8 5 (0.49%) REST
9 4 (0.39%) Java EE
9 4 (0.39%) JSON
9 4 (0.39%) STL
10 3 (0.29%) SAP Basis
11 2 (0.20%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.20%) JTAPI
11 2 (0.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 159 (15.54%) Data Centre
2 134 (13.10%) Clustering
3 78 (7.62%) Replication
4 57 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
5 50 (4.89%) Management Information System
6 34 (3.32%) Private Cloud
7 22 (2.15%) User Experience
8 19 (1.86%) EMC VNX
9 17 (1.66%) Blackberry
10 16 (1.56%) EMC VMAX
11 14 (1.37%) Computer Science
12 13 (1.27%) Handset
13 10 (0.98%) Public Cloud
14 9 (0.88%) Driving Licence
15 8 (0.78%) iSeries
15 8 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
15 8 (0.78%) PKI
16 7 (0.68%) Fat Client
16 7 (0.68%) Thin Client
16 7 (0.68%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 859 (83.97%) Windows
2 575 (56.21%) Windows Server
3 456 (44.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 408 (39.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 393 (38.42%) Linux
6 128 (12.51%) Windows 7
7 122 (11.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 116 (11.34%) Windows 10
9 85 (8.31%) Unix
10 84 (8.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 71 (6.94%) CentOS
12 51 (4.99%) Ubuntu
13 35 (3.42%) Solaris
14 27 (2.64%) Mac OS X
15 26 (2.54%) Mac OS
16 23 (2.25%) Windows 8
17 17 (1.66%) Windows 2000 Server
18 15 (1.47%) Debian
19 6 (0.59%) Android
19 6 (0.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (25.90%) ITIL
2 101 (9.87%) DevOps
3 90 (8.80%) Disaster Recovery
4 89 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 74 (7.23%) Problem Management
6 72 (7.04%) Migration
7 68 (6.65%) Mentoring
8 63 (6.16%) Configuration Management
8 63 (6.16%) High Availability
9 61 (5.96%) Asset Management
9 61 (5.96%) Information Security
10 60 (5.87%) Project Management
11 55 (5.38%) Kalman Filter
12 53 (5.18%) Continuous Improvement
13 52 (5.08%) Capacity Management
13 52 (5.08%) Virtual Environments
14 51 (4.99%) Business Continuity
15 49 (4.79%) Open Source
16 48 (4.69%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 259 (25.32%) SQL
2 207 (20.23%) PowerShell
3 96 (9.38%) Bash Shell
4 78 (7.62%) Python
5 51 (4.99%) Perl
6 41 (4.01%) C
7 39 (3.81%) Java
8 19 (1.86%) Ruby
8 19 (1.86%) VBScript
9 18 (1.76%) PHP
10 17 (1.66%) Shell Script
11 15 (1.47%) Korn
12 9 (0.88%) C++
13 8 (0.78%) C#
13 8 (0.78%) JavaScript
14 7 (0.68%) AWK
14 7 (0.68%) sed
15 6 (0.59%) Scala
15 6 (0.59%) VB
16 4 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 152 (14.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 129 (12.61%) MCSE
3 103 (10.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 95 (9.29%) Cisco Certification
5 84 (8.21%) CCNA
6 79 (7.72%) Degree
7 58 (5.67%) Security Cleared
8 49 (4.79%) MCSA
9 38 (3.71%) DV Cleared
10 33 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
11 30 (2.93%) MCP
11 30 (2.93%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 24 (2.35%) MCITP
13 23 (2.25%) CISSP
14 21 (2.05%) CCNP
15 19 (1.86%) CCA
15 19 (1.86%) SC Cleared
16 18 (1.76%) SANS
17 17 (1.66%) RHCE
17 17 (1.66%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (5.18%) SLA
2 39 (3.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (1.66%) QA
4 14 (1.37%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.88%) COBIT
6 5 (0.49%) NIST 800
7 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.20%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.098%) PMO
System Software
1 622 (60.80%) Active Directory
2 583 (56.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 216 (21.11%) vSphere
4 188 (18.38%) Hyper-V
5 115 (11.24%) XenApp
6 78 (7.62%) XenDesktop
7 57 (5.57%) Microsoft App-V
7 57 (5.57%) NFS
8 56 (5.47%) VMware NSX
9 42 (4.11%) Docker
10 37 (3.62%) XenServer
11 33 (3.23%) Terminal Services
12 26 (2.54%) Virtual Desktop
12 26 (2.54%) Virtual Machines
13 24 (2.35%) Virtual Servers
14 20 (1.96%) DFS Replication
15 18 (1.76%) KVM
16 16 (1.56%) Firmware
17 15 (1.47%) Samba
18 12 (1.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 241 (23.56%) vCenter Server
2 199 (19.45%) SCCM
3 105 (10.26%) SCOM
4 92 (8.99%) Puppet
5 88 (8.60%) Backup Exec
6 73 (7.14%) WSUS
7 68 (6.65%) Nagios
8 66 (6.45%) Microsoft Clustering
9 61 (5.96%) Ansible
10 56 (5.47%) SCOrch
11 53 (5.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 42 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
13 37 (3.62%) SCDPM
14 32 (3.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 32 (3.13%) vRealize
15 30 (2.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 28 (2.74%) Cacti
16 28 (2.74%) vMotion
17 25 (2.44%) Kubernetes
18 22 (2.15%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 955 (93.35%) VMware
2 544 (53.18%) Microsoft
3 332 (32.45%) Cisco
4 263 (25.71%) Citrix
5 192 (18.77%) HP
6 131 (12.81%) Red Hat
7 125 (12.22%) NetApp
8 104 (10.17%) Symantec
9 98 (9.58%) Dell
10 71 (6.94%) Oracle
11 69 (6.74%) EMC
12 62 (6.06%) Veeam
13 56 (5.47%) Juniper
14 48 (4.69%) F5
15 43 (4.20%) Altiris
15 43 (4.20%) Forcepoint
16 39 (3.81%) Veritas
17 33 (3.23%) IBM
17 33 (3.23%) SolarWinds
18 32 (3.13%) CommVault