Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 164 209
Rank change year-on-year -20 +45 -17
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 23 63 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.55% 1.28% 0.56%
As % of the System Software category 3.58% 8.41% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 22 43 28
Leeds median annual salary £38,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.95% +11.76% +14.86%
10th Percentile £27,500 £33,900 £35,500
90th Percentile £48,625 £77,000 £53,625
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -8.57% +9.38% +8.11%

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 642 749 744
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 15.42% 15.18% 13.41%
Number of salaries quoted 568 629 641
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +10.67% +4.66%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,200 £21,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £52,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +11.84% +2.70% +5.71%

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 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for VMware ESXi in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 Leeds region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 22 (95.65%) Windows Server
3 21 (91.30%) Microsoft
3 21 (91.30%) Active Directory
4 19 (82.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 17 (73.91%) vCenter Server
6 14 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (52.17%) Cisco
7 12 (52.17%) SAN
8 11 (47.83%) MS Exchange
8 11 (47.83%) PowerShell
9 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (39.13%) Veeam
10 9 (39.13%) EMC
11 8 (34.78%) iSCSI
11 8 (34.78%) Marketing
11 8 (34.78%) vRealize
11 8 (34.78%) EMC VNX
11 8 (34.78%) Azure Active Directory
11 8 (34.78%) Office 365
11 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (34.78%) Proactive Management
12 7 (30.43%) WSUS
12 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (30.43%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (26.09%) Linux
14 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
14 5 (21.74%) SQL
15 4 (17.39%) Commercial Awareness

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 11 (47.83%) MS Exchange
2 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
5 1 (4.35%) CMS
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.35%) IBM Domino
5 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (34.78%) Azure Active Directory
2 8 (34.78%) Office 365
3 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) SAN
2 8 (34.78%) iSCSI
3 3 (13.04%) Firewall
3 3 (13.04%) Skype
3 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.04%) WAN
4 2 (8.70%) DNS
4 2 (8.70%) LAN
4 2 (8.70%) NAS
4 2 (8.70%) NetScaler
4 2 (8.70%) Wireless
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (4.35%) Extranet
5 1 (4.35%) MPLS
5 1 (4.35%) Network Security
5 1 (4.35%) SMTP
5 1 (4.35%) VLAN
5 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (34.78%) Marketing
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Support Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Support
3 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Office 365 Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) VMware Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Active Directory Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Active Directory Specialist
6 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Server Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) EMC VNX
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Mindset
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Windows
1 22 (95.65%) Windows Server
2 6 (26.09%) Linux
3 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Unix
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (34.78%) Proactive Management
3 4 (17.39%) Commercial Awareness
3 4 (17.39%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
4 3 (13.04%) DevOps
4 3 (13.04%) Information Security
5 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
5 2 (8.70%) Network Design
5 2 (8.70%) Network Management
5 2 (8.70%) Service Management
5 2 (8.70%) Wealth Management
6 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.35%) Information Security Governance
6 1 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.35%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (4.35%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) PowerShell
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.04%) MCP
2 3 (13.04%) MCSE
3 2 (8.70%) MCSA
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.35%) CCNA
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.35%) DBS Check
4 1 (4.35%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) GDPR
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (91.30%) Active Directory
2 14 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (17.39%) vSphere
4 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 17 (73.91%) vCenter Server
2 8 (34.78%) vRealize
3 7 (30.43%) WSUS
4 3 (13.04%) SCCM
5 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
5 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (91.30%) Microsoft
3 12 (52.17%) Cisco
4 9 (39.13%) EMC
4 9 (39.13%) Veeam
5 3 (13.04%) Citrix
6 2 (8.70%) Apple
6 2 (8.70%) HP
6 2 (8.70%) Remedy
7 1 (4.35%) Avaya
7 1 (4.35%) Dell
7 1 (4.35%) EqualLogic
7 1 (4.35%) Lotus
7 1 (4.35%) Mitel
7 1 (4.35%) ProCurve
7 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
7 1 (4.35%) Verint
7 1 (4.35%) Zerto