Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 162 170
Rank change year-on-year +13 +8 -24
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 64 57 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.40% 1.29% 1.04%
As % of the System Software category 9.62% 10.84% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 46 33 38
Hertfordshire median annual salary £62,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.06% +21.43% -22.22%
10th Percentile £27,875 £21,700 £29,400
90th Percentile £77,500 £49,000 £64,125
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 665 526 702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 14.58% 11.92% 14.02%
Number of salaries quoted 558 422 527
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,025 £23,800
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% +10.67% -

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing VMware ESXi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Hertfordshire

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for VMware ESXi in Hertfordshire

VMware ESXi
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for VMware ESXi in Hertfordshire

VMware ESXi
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 January 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
Watford -9 17 £45,000 +5.88% 1
St Albans - 12 £80,000 - 1
Hatfield -6 7 £60,000 +30.43% 4
Welwyn Garden City -9 5 - - 1
Stevenage +3 2 £39,000 +85.71%
Hemel Hempstead -9 2 £51,250 -21.15% 1
Hitchin - 1 £27,500 -
VMware ESXi
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 64 (100.00%) VMware
2 50 (78.13%) Linux
3 46 (71.88%) Windows
4 40 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 38 (59.38%) Data Centre
6 29 (45.31%) Active Directory
7 27 (42.19%) DHCP
7 27 (42.19%) DNS
7 27 (42.19%) Windows Server
7 27 (42.19%) vCenter Server
8 24 (37.50%) ITIL
9 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
10 22 (34.38%) vSphere
11 19 (29.69%) Office 365
11 19 (29.69%) VPN
11 19 (29.69%) E-Commerce
12 18 (28.13%) Citrix
12 18 (28.13%) Firewall
12 18 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (28.13%) OpenStack
12 18 (28.13%) Skype for Business
12 18 (28.13%) Private Cloud
12 18 (28.13%) VMware NSX
13 15 (23.44%) DevOps
14 13 (20.31%) Kubernetes
14 13 (20.31%) Docker
14 13 (20.31%) Mentoring
14 13 (20.31%) Python
15 12 (18.75%) Java
15 12 (18.75%) Continuous Integration

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 18 (28.13%) OpenStack
1 18 (28.13%) Skype for Business
2 9 (14.06%) Cloud Foundry
3 8 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (29.69%) Office 365
2 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (12.50%) Mimecast
3 6 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (42.19%) DHCP
1 27 (42.19%) DNS
2 19 (29.69%) VPN
3 18 (28.13%) Firewall
4 11 (17.19%) SAN
5 10 (15.63%) Remote Desktop
5 10 (15.63%) Skype
5 10 (15.63%) TCP/IP
6 9 (14.06%) VLAN
6 9 (14.06%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (12.50%) Unified Communications
8 7 (10.94%) LAN
8 7 (10.94%) WAN
9 6 (9.38%) Broadband
10 4 (6.25%) ISDN
10 4 (6.25%) MPLS
10 4 (6.25%) PBX
10 4 (6.25%) VoIP
11 3 (4.69%) NetScaler
12 2 (3.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) Apache Cassandra
1 9 (14.06%) NoSQL
1 9 (14.06%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (6.25%) Games
1 4 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (39.06%) VMware Engineer
2 22 (34.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (26.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (23.44%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 14 (21.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 12 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
6 12 (18.75%) Support Engineer
7 11 (17.19%) 3rd Line Support
7 11 (17.19%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 10 (15.63%) Analyst
8 10 (15.63%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
9 8 (12.50%) Senior DevOps
9 8 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 8 (12.50%) Support Analyst
10 6 (9.38%) Desktop Analyst
10 6 (9.38%) Desktop Support
10 6 (9.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 5 (7.81%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.06%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 38 (59.38%) Data Centre
2 18 (28.13%) Private Cloud
3 7 (10.94%) Computer Science
3 7 (10.94%) Fat Client
3 7 (10.94%) Thin Client
4 6 (9.38%) Handset
4 6 (9.38%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 50 (78.13%) Linux
2 46 (71.88%) Windows
3 27 (42.19%) Windows Server
4 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (12.50%) Mac OS X
6 8 (12.50%) Windows 10
6 8 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 8 (12.50%) Windows 8
7 7 (10.94%) Ubuntu
8 6 (9.38%) CentOS
8 6 (9.38%) Mac OS
9 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.56%) AIX
10 1 (1.56%) CoreOS
10 1 (1.56%) Debian
10 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (37.50%) ITIL
2 19 (29.69%) E-Commerce
3 18 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (23.44%) DevOps
5 13 (20.31%) Mentoring
6 12 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (17.19%) Business Continuity
8 10 (15.63%) Configuration Management
8 10 (15.63%) Open Source
8 10 (15.63%) Service Delivery
8 10 (15.63%) Software Engineering
9 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (14.06%) Continuous Deployment
9 9 (14.06%) High Availability
9 9 (14.06%) Test Automation
10 8 (12.50%) Information Security
10 8 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (12.50%) Web Filtering
11 7 (10.94%) Coaching
11 7 (10.94%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.31%) Python
2 12 (18.75%) Java
3 9 (14.06%) Ruby
3 9 (14.06%) SQL
4 6 (9.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Computer Science Degree
1 7 (10.94%) Degree
2 6 (9.38%) MCSE
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.13%) JNCIS
3 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) CCDP
4 1 (1.56%) CCNA
4 1 (1.56%) CCNP
4 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) JNCIA
4 1 (1.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.13%) PCI DSS
1 2 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (45.31%) Active Directory
3 22 (34.38%) vSphere
4 18 (28.13%) VMware NSX
5 13 (20.31%) Docker
6 10 (15.63%) Terminal Services
7 9 (14.06%) Hyper-V
8 7 (10.94%) XenApp
9 6 (9.38%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (1.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 27 (42.19%) vCenter Server
2 13 (20.31%) Kubernetes
3 12 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (12.50%) Backup Exec
5 4 (6.25%) WSUS
6 2 (3.13%) Nagios
6 2 (3.13%) Nessus
6 2 (3.13%) SCCM
6 2 (3.13%) SCOM
7 1 (1.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 64 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
3 18 (28.13%) Citrix
4 10 (15.63%) HP
5 9 (14.06%) Dell
5 9 (14.06%) NetApp
6 8 (12.50%) Veeam
7 7 (10.94%) Red Hat
8 5 (7.81%) Cisco
9 2 (3.13%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.13%) Juniper
9 2 (3.13%) Sophos
10 1 (1.56%) Brocade
10 1 (1.56%) EMC
10 1 (1.56%) Fujitsu
10 1 (1.56%) IBM
10 1 (1.56%) Meraki