Period
to 20 February 2020

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 20 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 149 160 197
Rank change year-on-year +11 +37 -37
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 16 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.53% 0.56% 0.40%
As % of the System Software category 3.00% 3.37% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 17
Leeds median annual salary £44,609 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.96% +1.35% -12.94%
10th Percentile £40,215 £31,450 £27,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £42,500 £57,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -5.88%

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 534 534 570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 17.84% 16.63% 11.46%
Number of salaries quoted 484 491 489
Leeds median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,150 £22,750 £23,950
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £60,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% +5.26% +1.33%

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (93.75%) Windows
3 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 14 (87.50%) Windows Server
4 10 (62.50%) VMware NSX
4 10 (62.50%) AWS
5 9 (56.25%) Azure
5 9 (56.25%) Cisco
6 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (50.00%) Change Management
7 7 (43.75%) TOGAF
7 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (43.75%) SAN
8 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
8 6 (37.50%) ITIL
9 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
9 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (25.00%) vSphere
10 4 (25.00%) TOGAF Certification
10 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 4 (25.00%) Technology Roadmap
10 4 (25.00%) Finance
10 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
10 4 (25.00%) Linux
10 4 (25.00%) HP
11 3 (18.75%) Citrix
11 3 (18.75%) Unix
11 3 (18.75%) Avaya
11 3 (18.75%) Project Management

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 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (62.50%) AWS
2 9 (56.25%) Azure
3 3 (18.75%) IaaS
3 3 (18.75%) PaaS
3 3 (18.75%) SaaS
4 2 (12.50%) Office 365
5 1 (6.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) SAN
2 3 (18.75%) LAN
2 3 (18.75%) NAS
3 2 (12.50%) WAN
3 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (6.25%) DHCP
4 1 (6.25%) DNS
4 1 (6.25%) ISDN
4 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Law
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Architect
1 7 (43.75%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (18.75%) Unix
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Change Management
2 7 (43.75%) TOGAF
3 6 (37.50%) ITIL
4 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (25.00%) Technology Roadmap
6 3 (18.75%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (18.75%) Critical Thinking
6 3 (18.75%) Data Centre Operations
6 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (18.75%) IT Strategy
6 3 (18.75%) Microservices
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) Operations Management
6 3 (18.75%) Preventative Maintenance
6 3 (18.75%) Project Delivery
6 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
6 3 (18.75%) Strategic Roadmap
6 3 (18.75%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) TOGAF Certification
2 2 (12.50%) MCSE
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) MCP
System Software
1 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (62.50%) VMware NSX
3 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (25.00%) vSphere
5 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.25%) Postfix
5 1 (6.25%) Squid
5 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Ansible
1 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (18.75%) Puppet
1 3 (18.75%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco
3 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (18.75%) Avaya
5 3 (18.75%) Citrix
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle
6 1 (6.25%) Dell
6 1 (6.25%) Huawei
6 1 (6.25%) NetApp