Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 472 470 475
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 +21
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 651 854 1,014
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.58% 0.61% 0.61%
As % of the System Software category 3.38% 3.85% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 493 684 829
England median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.44% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £30,300 £29,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,875 £71,250
UK median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.44% - +5.88%

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 19,249 22,169 22,128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.10% 15.86% 13.42%
Number of salaries quoted 15,828 18,165 18,384
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £24,538
90th Percentile £85,300 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 23 February 2020.

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 23 February 2020. 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 +60 252 £52,500 -4.55% 34
South East -21 121 £45,000 +5.88% 44
North of England +31 97 £40,000 -2.44% 32
South West +53 80 £42,500 +13.33% 29
Midlands +14 74 £39,000 -11.36% 12
West Midlands +9 53 £37,500 -14.77% 9
North West +38 51 £40,000 +6.67% 17
Yorkshire +27 43 £41,000 -13.68% 12
East of England +4 26 £40,000 -5.88% 15
East Midlands +29 21 £42,500 +10.39% 3
North East +9 3 £41,500 +38.33% 3
VMware ESXi
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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.

1 618 (94.93%) VMware
2 550 (84.49%) Windows
3 429 (65.90%) Active Directory
4 402 (61.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 396 (60.83%) Windows Server
6 340 (52.23%) Microsoft
7 246 (37.79%) Office 365
8 240 (36.87%) Linux
9 223 (34.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 205 (31.49%) Firewall
11 198 (30.41%) Azure
12 192 (29.49%) DNS
13 171 (26.27%) Cisco
13 171 (26.27%) Citrix
14 167 (25.65%) PowerShell
15 163 (25.04%) vSphere
16 153 (23.50%) vCenter Server
17 151 (23.20%) Windows Server 2012
18 145 (22.27%) DHCP
19 137 (21.04%) Windows Server 2008
20 135 (20.74%) Windows 10
21 133 (20.43%) Hyper-V
22 132 (20.28%) SCCM
23 131 (20.12%) SAN
24 129 (19.82%) ITIL
25 127 (19.51%) AWS
26 123 (18.89%) TCP/IP
27 122 (18.74%) Data Centre
28 119 (18.28%) SQL Server
29 117 (17.97%) Veeam

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 93 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 46 (7.07%) SharePoint
3 44 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 42 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 36 (5.53%) Skype for Business
6 30 (4.61%) WebSphere
7 29 (4.45%) IIS
8 20 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (1.69%) Apache
10 7 (1.08%) Confluence
10 7 (1.08%) Tornado
11 5 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.61%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.31%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.31%) WordPress
14 1 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.15%) JCAPS
14 1 (0.15%) nginx
14 1 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 61 (9.37%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.61%) assyst
1 4 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.15%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 246 (37.79%) Office 365
2 198 (30.41%) Azure
3 127 (19.51%) AWS
4 25 (3.84%) Azure Active Directory
5 24 (3.69%) SaaS
6 22 (3.38%) IaaS
6 22 (3.38%) PaaS
7 14 (2.15%) Mimecast
8 11 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (1.23%) Slack
10 7 (1.08%) OneDrive
10 7 (1.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.31%) GitHub
12 1 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.15%) Amazon ECS
12 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.15%) AWS CodePipeline
12 1 (0.15%) Dropbox
12 1 (0.15%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 205 (31.49%) Firewall
2 192 (29.49%) DNS
3 145 (22.27%) DHCP
4 131 (20.12%) SAN
5 123 (18.89%) TCP/IP
6 98 (15.05%) WAN
7 89 (13.67%) LAN
8 65 (9.98%) VPN
9 56 (8.60%) VLAN
10 49 (7.53%) VSAN
11 40 (6.14%) Wireless
12 39 (5.99%) NetScaler
13 37 (5.68%) NAS
14 34 (5.22%) Skype
15 27 (4.15%) VoIP
16 25 (3.84%) Wi-Fi
17 19 (2.92%) Fibre Channel
17 19 (2.92%) iSCSI
18 18 (2.76%) HTTP
19 17 (2.61%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (18.28%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.84%) SQL Server 2016
3 23 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (2.46%) MySQL
5 15 (2.30%) Big Data
6 13 (2.00%) DB2
7 9 (1.38%) MariaDB
8 8 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (0.77%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.77%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.46%) Ingres
11 3 (0.46%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.31%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.31%) Redis
12 2 (0.31%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 27 (4.15%) Git (software)
2 19 (2.92%) Jenkins
2 19 (2.92%) JIRA
3 11 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (1.38%) Bitbucket
5 8 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (0.61%) Artifactory
8 3 (0.46%) Bitbucket Server
9 2 (0.31%) CircleCI
9 2 (0.31%) Subversion
9 2 (0.31%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.31%) WinDbg
10 1 (0.15%) Metasploit
10 1 (0.15%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.15%) Rational Quality Manager
10 1 (0.15%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.15%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 102 (15.67%) Finance
2 29 (4.45%) Law
2 29 (4.45%) Legal
3 27 (4.15%) Aerospace
4 26 (3.99%) Back Office
5 22 (3.38%) Retail
5 22 (3.38%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.76%) Military
6 18 (2.76%) Public Sector
7 17 (2.61%) Banking
8 14 (2.15%) Marketing
9 13 (2.00%) Automotive
10 9 (1.38%) Manufacturing
11 7 (1.08%) Online Betting
12 6 (0.92%) Advertising
12 6 (0.92%) Games
13 5 (0.77%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.61%) Publishing
15 3 (0.46%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.31%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 189 (29.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 94 (14.44%) Support Engineer
3 64 (9.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 63 (9.68%) Analyst
5 60 (9.22%) 3rd Line Support
6 54 (8.29%) IT Support
7 50 (7.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 49 (7.53%) Systems Engineer
9 48 (7.37%) Architect
10 45 (6.91%) IT Engineer
11 44 (6.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 42 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support
13 41 (6.30%) Administrator
14 40 (6.14%) VMware Engineer
15 37 (5.68%) Windows Engineer
16 36 (5.53%) Systems Administrator
17 35 (5.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
18 32 (4.92%) Consultant
19 28 (4.30%) Network Engineer
20 27 (4.15%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.46%) LDAP
2 13 (2.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 12 (1.84%) SAML
4 9 (1.38%) LAMP
5 7 (1.08%) Middleware
5 7 (1.08%) Software Packaging
5 7 (1.08%) Web Services
6 6 (0.92%) .NET
7 4 (0.61%) Apache Flex
7 4 (0.61%) jQuery
7 4 (0.61%) RESTful
8 3 (0.46%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.46%) XML
9 2 (0.31%) Apache NiFi
9 2 (0.31%) Kafka
9 2 (0.31%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.31%) Sensu
10 1 (0.15%) Elastic Stack
10 1 (0.15%) REST
10 1 (0.15%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 122 (18.74%) Data Centre
2 63 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (7.68%) User Experience
4 42 (6.45%) Management Information System
5 38 (5.84%) Clustering
6 33 (5.07%) Replication
7 26 (3.99%) CCTV
8 23 (3.53%) EMC VNX
9 21 (3.23%) Private Cloud
10 20 (3.07%) Self-Motivation
11 19 (2.92%) Enterprise Storage
12 15 (2.30%) Client/Server
12 15 (2.30%) Hybrid Cloud
13 13 (2.00%) Virtual Team
14 11 (1.69%) iPad
14 11 (1.69%) iPhone
15 9 (1.38%) Driving Licence
15 9 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
15 9 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
16 7 (1.08%) Fibre Optics
Operating Systems
1 550 (84.49%) Windows
2 396 (60.83%) Windows Server
3 240 (36.87%) Linux
4 151 (23.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 137 (21.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 135 (20.74%) Windows 10
7 71 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 46 (7.07%) Windows 7
9 39 (5.99%) CentOS
10 35 (5.38%) Unix
11 30 (4.61%) Windows 8
12 27 (4.15%) Ubuntu
13 26 (3.99%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (2.46%) Fedora
14 16 (2.46%) Mac OS
15 7 (1.08%) Debian
16 6 (0.92%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.92%) Solaris
17 5 (0.77%) SUSE
18 4 (0.61%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (34.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 129 (19.82%) ITIL
3 82 (12.60%) Problem-Solving
4 69 (10.60%) Load Balancing
5 66 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
6 60 (9.22%) Service Management
7 51 (7.83%) Project Delivery
8 48 (7.37%) Configuration Management
9 47 (7.22%) High Availability
9 47 (7.22%) Migration
10 44 (6.76%) Change Management
11 42 (6.45%) Service Delivery
12 41 (6.30%) Project Management
12 41 (6.30%) Root Cause Analysis
13 40 (6.14%) DevOps
14 32 (4.92%) Information Security
15 30 (4.61%) Capacity Management
15 30 (4.61%) Disaster Recovery
16 28 (4.30%) ITIL V3
16 28 (4.30%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 167 (25.65%) PowerShell
2 95 (14.59%) SQL
3 52 (7.99%) Python
4 36 (5.53%) C
5 34 (5.22%) Bash Shell
6 15 (2.30%) VBScript
7 13 (2.00%) Perl
8 10 (1.54%) R
8 10 (1.54%) Ruby
8 10 (1.54%) Shell Script
9 8 (1.23%) JavaScript
10 5 (0.77%) C++
10 5 (0.77%) PHP
11 2 (0.31%) C#
11 2 (0.31%) Go
11 2 (0.31%) Java
11 2 (0.31%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.31%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.15%) C-shell
12 1 (0.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 98 (15.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 73 (11.21%) Security Cleared
3 61 (9.37%) MCSE
4 56 (8.60%) Cisco Certification
5 49 (7.53%) SC Cleared
6 47 (7.22%) CCNA
7 46 (7.07%) Degree
8 45 (6.91%) DV Cleared
9 40 (6.14%) MCSA
10 37 (5.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 21 (3.23%) Linux+ Certification
12 20 (3.07%) CCNP
13 19 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
14 14 (2.15%) AWS Certification
14 14 (2.15%) CISSP
14 14 (2.15%) CompTIA Security+
14 14 (2.15%) GIAC
14 14 (2.15%) Network+ Certification
14 14 (2.15%) SANS
14 14 (2.15%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (11.06%) SLA
2 16 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (2.46%) QA
3 14 (2.15%) ISO 9001
4 11 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 6 (0.92%) NIST
6 5 (0.77%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.46%) GDPR
8 2 (0.31%) NCSC
8 2 (0.31%) RMADS
9 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.15%) PMO
9 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 429 (65.90%) Active Directory
2 402 (61.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 163 (25.04%) vSphere
4 133 (20.43%) Hyper-V
5 79 (12.14%) Virtual Machines
6 75 (11.52%) XenApp
7 68 (10.45%) XenDesktop
8 53 (8.14%) VMware NSX
9 40 (6.14%) Docker
10 31 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
11 28 (4.30%) NFS
12 23 (3.53%) Samba
12 23 (3.53%) Xen
13 16 (2.46%) VirtualBox
14 14 (2.15%) VMware Workstation
15 11 (1.69%) Firmware
15 11 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
16 9 (1.38%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 7 (1.08%) vCloud
18 6 (0.92%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 153 (23.50%) vCenter Server
2 132 (20.28%) SCCM
3 47 (7.22%) Puppet
4 45 (6.91%) vRealize
5 43 (6.61%) Ansible
6 40 (6.14%) SCOM
7 38 (5.84%) Microsoft Intune
8 37 (5.68%) Nagios
9 33 (5.07%) WSUS
10 27 (4.15%) Kubernetes
11 19 (2.92%) Backup Exec
12 18 (2.76%) ZABBIX
13 17 (2.61%) Jamf Pro
14 15 (2.30%) Docker Swarm
15 14 (2.15%) OpenNMS
16 13 (2.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 12 (1.84%) Failover Clustering
18 10 (1.54%) Cacti
18 10 (1.54%) HAProxy
18 10 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 618 (94.93%) VMware
2 340 (52.23%) Microsoft
3 171 (26.27%) Cisco
3 171 (26.27%) Citrix
4 117 (17.97%) Veeam
5 112 (17.20%) NetApp
6 76 (11.67%) HP
7 75 (11.52%) Red Hat
8 72 (11.06%) EMC
9 70 (10.75%) Dell
10 54 (8.29%) IBM
11 42 (6.45%) McAfee
12 31 (4.76%) Sophos
13 30 (4.61%) Avaya
14 29 (4.45%) EqualLogic
15 28 (4.30%) SolarWinds
16 26 (3.99%) Juniper
16 26 (3.99%) Meraki
16 26 (3.99%) Oracle
17 24 (3.69%) 3PAR