Period
to 25 November 2017

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

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 175 198
Rank change year-on-year -1 +23 -57
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 40 60 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.81% 1.10% 0.92%
As % of the System Software category 5.76% 8.21% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 30 51 62
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £31,428 £35,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £63,750 £64,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% -4.76%

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 694 731 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 14.06% 13.38% 10.82%
Number of salaries quoted 596 648 651
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VMware ESXi in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 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 Leeds region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 39 (97.50%) VMware
2 32 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 31 (77.50%) Windows
4 29 (72.50%) Cisco
4 29 (72.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (55.00%) Linux
6 21 (52.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (47.50%) Windows Server
7 19 (47.50%) ITIL
8 18 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
9 17 (42.50%) HP
10 15 (37.50%) Red Hat
11 13 (32.50%) MS Exchange
11 13 (32.50%) Load Balancing
11 13 (32.50%) Clustering
11 13 (32.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (32.50%) Data Centre
12 12 (30.00%) vSphere
12 12 (30.00%) High Availability
13 11 (27.50%) Firewall
13 11 (27.50%) Unix
13 11 (27.50%) SAN
14 9 (22.50%) Citrix
14 9 (22.50%) SharePoint
15 8 (20.00%) Hyper-V
15 8 (20.00%) F5
15 8 (20.00%) DNS
15 8 (20.00%) CheckPoint
16 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003

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 13 (32.50%) MS Exchange
2 9 (22.50%) SharePoint
3 5 (12.50%) IIS
3 5 (12.50%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.00%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (27.50%) Firewall
1 11 (27.50%) SAN
2 8 (20.00%) DNS
3 6 (15.00%) Network Security
3 6 (15.00%) VPN
3 6 (15.00%) WAN
4 5 (12.50%) DHCP
4 5 (12.50%) LAN
4 5 (12.50%) NAS
5 4 (10.00%) iSCSI
5 4 (10.00%) VoIP
6 3 (7.50%) MPLS
7 2 (5.00%) ISDN
7 2 (5.00%) VLAN
8 1 (2.50%) Internet
8 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.50%) LDAP
8 1 (2.50%) NGN
8 1 (2.50%) SSL
8 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.50%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) Riak
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (10.00%) Advertising
2 3 (7.50%) Games
3 2 (5.00%) Law
3 2 (5.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Windows Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) VMware Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Network Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) Network Security Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) Security Analyst
7 4 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) Architect
7 4 (10.00%) Consultant
7 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (10.00%) Network Support
7 4 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (10.00%) Senior Network Analyst
7 4 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
7 4 (10.00%) Server Support
8 3 (7.50%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Clustering
1 13 (32.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) Replication
3 2 (5.00%) PKI
4 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (77.50%) Windows
2 22 (55.00%) Linux
3 21 (52.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (47.50%) Windows Server
5 18 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (32.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (27.50%) Unix
8 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) ITIL
2 13 (32.50%) Load Balancing
3 12 (30.00%) High Availability
4 6 (15.00%) E-Commerce
5 5 (12.50%) Change Management
5 5 (12.50%) DevOps
5 5 (12.50%) Patch Management
6 3 (7.50%) Coaching
6 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.50%) Email Filtering
6 3 (7.50%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (7.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 3 (7.50%) Release Management
6 3 (7.50%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.50%) Service Management
6 3 (7.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 3 (7.50%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) Bash Shell
1 7 (17.50%) Perl
1 7 (17.50%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.50%) Python
3 4 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (7.50%) CCNP
3 3 (7.50%) MCP
3 3 (7.50%) MCSE
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.00%) CCNA
4 2 (5.00%) ISEB
4 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.00%) SLA
3 1 (2.50%) PMO
System Software
1 32 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 29 (72.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (30.00%) vSphere
4 8 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (12.50%) VMware NSX
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (15.00%) vCenter Server
3 5 (12.50%) SCCM
3 5 (12.50%) WSUS
4 4 (10.00%) Puppet
4 4 (10.00%) SCOM
5 3 (7.50%) Ansible
5 3 (7.50%) CFEngine
5 3 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (7.50%) Salt
6 2 (5.00%) Backup Exec
6 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (5.00%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (2.50%) OpenView
7 1 (2.50%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 39 (97.50%) VMware
2 29 (72.50%) Cisco
3 17 (42.50%) HP
3 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
4 15 (37.50%) Red Hat
5 9 (22.50%) Citrix
6 8 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 8 (20.00%) F5
7 7 (17.50%) Symantec
8 5 (12.50%) Veeam
9 4 (10.00%) NetApp
10 3 (7.50%) BMC
10 3 (7.50%) Google
10 3 (7.50%) Remedy
10 3 (7.50%) Riverbed
11 2 (5.00%) CommVault
11 2 (5.00%) Dell
11 2 (5.00%) Huawei
11 2 (5.00%) Infoblox
11 2 (5.00%) Oracle