Period
to 18 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 165 176 166
Rank change year-on-year +11 -10 +56
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 13 31 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.42% 0.65% 1.29%
As % of the System Software category 2.49% 4.60% 9.24%
Number of salaries quoted 12 28 44
Leeds median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% -12.00% +2.94%
10th Percentile £36,250 £27,500 £35,500
90th Percentile £70,500 £47,875 £76,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - -1.23%

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 Leeds with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 522 674 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 16.88% 14.17% 14.01%
Number of salaries quoted 463 579 582
Leeds median annual salary £45,669 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.49% +8.43% +10.67%
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,900
West Yorkshire median annual salary £41,750 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +4.38% +3.90% +2.67%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Leeds

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for VMware ESXi in Leeds

VMware ESXi
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Leeds over the 6 months to 18 July 2019.

Salary histogram for VMware ESXi in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server
3 10 (76.92%) vCenter Server
4 8 (61.54%) Veeam
4 8 (61.54%) NetApp
4 8 (61.54%) Firewall
5 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (53.85%) WAN
5 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
5 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (46.15%) ITIL
6 6 (46.15%) HP
7 5 (38.46%) Change Management
7 5 (38.46%) NAS
7 5 (38.46%) Symantec
7 5 (38.46%) SAN
7 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
7 5 (38.46%) LAN
7 5 (38.46%) Cisco
7 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (30.77%) Preventative Maintenance
8 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (30.77%) Software Deployment
8 4 (30.77%) SQL
8 4 (30.77%) Norton AntiVirus

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
4 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (23.08%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) WAN
3 5 (38.46%) LAN
3 5 (38.46%) NAS
3 5 (38.46%) SAN
4 4 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (23.08%) DNS
6 2 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
6 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
6 2 (15.38%) VLAN
6 2 (15.38%) VPN
7 1 (7.69%) DHCP
7 1 (7.69%) VoIP
7 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Azure Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
1 2 (15.38%) EMC VNX
1 2 (15.38%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
1 12 (92.31%) Windows Server
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Change Management
2 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) Preventative Maintenance
3 4 (30.77%) Software Deployment
4 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
4 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
4 2 (15.38%) Development Roadmap
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) High Availability
4 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 2 (15.38%) Presales
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) Proactive Management
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Storage Management
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Technology Roadmap
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
2 2 (15.38%) MCITP
2 2 (15.38%) VCP5
3 1 (7.69%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (7.69%) CISSP
3 1 (7.69%) ISSAP
3 1 (7.69%) ISSMP
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) RHCE
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
1 12 (92.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix Hypervisor
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (15.38%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) vCenter Server
2 4 (30.77%) Backup Exec
2 4 (30.77%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (15.38%) vRealize
4 1 (7.69%) Ansible
4 1 (7.69%) Puppet
4 1 (7.69%) Terraform
4 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
3 8 (61.54%) NetApp
3 8 (61.54%) Veeam
4 6 (46.15%) HP
5 5 (38.46%) Cisco
5 5 (38.46%) Symantec
6 4 (30.77%) Citrix
7 2 (15.38%) arcserve
7 2 (15.38%) Dell
7 2 (15.38%) Fortinet
7 2 (15.38%) Meraki
7 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
7 2 (15.38%) SonicWALL
7 2 (15.38%) Synology