The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
South East / Kent
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 82 86
Rank change year-on-year +8 +4  
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 4 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.60% 0.82% 1.49%
As % of the System Software category 3.48% 6.02% 12.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 16
Median salary £30,250 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.37% -2.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £35,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £53,000 £64,688
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £40,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.06% +1.87%  

VMware ESXi is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 115 133 131
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 17.19% 13.71% 12.21%
Number of salaries quoted 94 121 129
Median salary £32,500 £30,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.55% -12.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing VMware ESXi as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Kent

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for VMware ESXi in Kent

VMware ESXi
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dartford - 1 £22,500 -
West Malling - 1 £26,500 -
VMware ESXi
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Kent region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (60.00%) XenApp
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (20.00%) Sun
5 1 (20.00%) Apple
5 1 (20.00%) DMZ
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) Blackberry

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DHCP
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) DMZ
3 1 (20.00%) IMAP
3 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) SMTP
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) IT Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (20.00%) HP StoreVirtual
1 1 (20.00%) iPhone
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (20.00%) Change Control
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) 3PAR
5 1 (20.00%) Apple
5 1 (20.00%) Draytek
5 1 (20.00%) EMC
5 1 (20.00%) Meraki
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) QNAP
5 1 (20.00%) Sun
5 1 (20.00%) Veeam