Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > London
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 453 520 395
Rank change year-on-year +67 -125 -67
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 416 301 676
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.60% 0.43% 0.79%
As % of the System Software category 4.33% 3.59% 6.87%
Number of salaries quoted 380 249 610
London median annual salary £54,750 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.29% +10.53% +2.15%
10th Percentile £41,125 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,250 £75,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 9,616 8,380 9,833
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.90% 12.07% 11.46%
Number of salaries quoted 8,182 7,125 8,475
London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £81,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in London

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for VMware ESXi in London

VMware ESXi
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in London over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for VMware ESXi in London

VMware ESXi
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the London region over the 6 months to 25 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +10 120 £54,750 +9.50% 3
West London +17 17 £65,000 +23.81% 6
North London +15 14 £45,000 +63.64%
South London +5 10 £35,500 -18.39% 3
East London +1 6 £35,000 -24.32% 3
VMware ESXi
England

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

1 413 (99.28%) VMware
2 359 (86.30%) Windows
3 269 (64.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 252 (60.58%) Windows Server
5 238 (57.21%) Active Directory
6 191 (45.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 174 (41.83%) Microsoft
8 164 (39.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 163 (39.18%) Cisco
10 145 (34.86%) Linux
11 127 (30.53%) Citrix
12 126 (30.29%) SAN
13 122 (29.33%) PowerShell
14 119 (28.61%) ITIL
15 113 (27.16%) Microsoft Azure
16 110 (26.44%) vSphere
17 104 (25.00%) SQL Server
18 102 (24.52%) Firewall
19 101 (24.28%) vCenter Server
20 97 (23.32%) SCCM
21 95 (22.84%) HP
22 94 (22.60%) DNS
23 93 (22.36%) MS Exchange
24 91 (21.88%) LAN
25 81 (19.47%) WAN
25 81 (19.47%) Data Centre
26 76 (18.27%) Office 365
27 73 (17.55%) Amazon AWS
28 72 (17.31%) DHCP
28 72 (17.31%) Finance

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 93 (22.36%) MS Exchange
2 32 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (6.25%) IIS
4 25 (6.01%) Exchange Server 2013
5 19 (4.57%) Apache
5 19 (4.57%) nginx
5 19 (4.57%) Skype for Business
6 18 (4.33%) SharePoint
7 17 (4.09%) Confluence
8 13 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
9 12 (2.88%) Tomcat
9 12 (2.88%) uWSGI
10 10 (2.40%) OpenStack
11 8 (1.92%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (1.20%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 3 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.72%) Jetty
14 3 (0.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (4.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.24%) InDesign
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.24%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (0.24%) PTC Creo
2 1 (0.24%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 113 (27.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 76 (18.27%) Office 365
3 73 (17.55%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (6.25%) IaaS
5 17 (4.09%) PaaS
6 12 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (2.64%) Amazon S3
7 11 (2.64%) Mimecast
7 11 (2.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 9 (2.16%) Route 53
9 8 (1.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 8 (1.92%) Amazon ELB
9 8 (1.92%) GitHub
10 5 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (1.20%) OneDrive
11 4 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.72%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 3 (0.72%) CloudFront
12 3 (0.72%) Oracle CX
13 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 126 (30.29%) SAN
2 102 (24.52%) Firewall
3 94 (22.60%) DNS
4 91 (21.88%) LAN
5 81 (19.47%) WAN
6 72 (17.31%) DHCP
7 53 (12.74%) VPN
8 49 (11.78%) TCP/IP
9 47 (11.30%) VLAN
10 43 (10.34%) NAS
11 38 (9.13%) iSCSI
12 29 (6.97%) Network Security
13 25 (6.01%) Cisco IOS
14 24 (5.77%) NetScaler
15 23 (5.53%) Wi-Fi
16 20 (4.81%) DMZ
17 18 (4.33%) Cisco ASA
17 18 (4.33%) Wireless
18 17 (4.09%) Skype
18 17 (4.09%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.21%) MySQL
3 13 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
4 12 (2.88%) MariaDB
4 12 (2.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (2.64%) Amazon RDS
5 11 (2.64%) NoSQL
6 8 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.44%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.44%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.72%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.72%) SAP HANA
8 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.24%) InterBase
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 25 (6.01%) Jenkins
2 24 (5.77%) Subversion
3 23 (5.53%) Git (software)
4 22 (5.29%) JIRA
5 16 (3.85%) MSI
6 15 (3.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 15 (3.61%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.44%) Ant
7 6 (1.44%) Maven
7 6 (1.44%) Vagrant
8 5 (1.20%) Gradle
9 4 (0.96%) WinDbg
10 3 (0.72%) GitLab
10 3 (0.72%) JUnit
10 3 (0.72%) Redmine
10 3 (0.72%) TestNG
11 1 (0.24%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.24%) FishEye
11 1 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.24%) SoapUI
General
1 72 (17.31%) Finance
2 54 (12.98%) Law
3 26 (6.25%) Advertising
4 25 (6.01%) Banking
4 25 (6.01%) Legal
5 13 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.88%) Games
7 9 (2.16%) Investment Banking
7 9 (2.16%) Online Betting
7 9 (2.16%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.44%) Back Office
8 6 (1.44%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.20%) Retail
10 3 (0.72%) Marketing
11 2 (0.48%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.24%) Electronics
12 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 85 (20.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 60 (14.42%) Systems Engineer
3 41 (9.86%) Administrator
4 37 (8.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 36 (8.65%) VMware Engineer
6 34 (8.17%) DevOps Engineer
6 34 (8.17%) Systems Administrator
7 33 (7.93%) Linux Engineer
7 33 (7.93%) Support Engineer
8 30 (7.21%) Team Leader
9 28 (6.73%) Analyst
10 27 (6.49%) Windows Engineer
11 24 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support
11 24 (5.77%) Infrastructure Team Leader
12 23 (5.53%) IT Engineer
13 21 (5.05%) Linux Systems Engineer
14 19 (4.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 19 (4.57%) Infrastructure Manager
15 17 (4.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 17 (4.09%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.61%) LEMP Stack
1 15 (3.61%) Web Services
2 13 (3.13%) FIX Protocol
2 13 (3.13%) Software Packaging
3 12 (2.88%) Django
3 12 (2.88%) FreeSWITCH
3 12 (2.88%) PHP-FPM
3 12 (2.88%) WSGI
4 8 (1.92%) Memcached
5 6 (1.44%) Middleware
6 5 (1.20%) LAMP
7 4 (0.96%) JSON
7 4 (0.96%) LDAP
7 4 (0.96%) REST
8 3 (0.72%) .NET
8 3 (0.72%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.72%) JAX-RS
8 3 (0.72%) JDBC
8 3 (0.72%) Kafka
8 3 (0.72%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 81 (19.47%) Data Centre
2 37 (8.89%) Clustering
2 37 (8.89%) Replication
3 25 (6.01%) Management Information System
4 23 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (4.81%) Private Cloud
6 16 (3.85%) EMC VNX
6 16 (3.85%) User Experience
7 13 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
8 12 (2.88%) EMC VMAX
8 12 (2.88%) Linux Command Line
8 12 (2.88%) Wiki
9 10 (2.40%) Blackberry
10 9 (2.16%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.20%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.20%) Fintech
11 5 (1.20%) iPhone
12 4 (0.96%) Computer Science
12 4 (0.96%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.96%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 359 (86.30%) Windows
2 252 (60.58%) Windows Server
3 191 (45.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 164 (39.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 145 (34.86%) Linux
6 55 (13.22%) Windows 7
7 40 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 35 (8.41%) Windows 10
9 29 (6.97%) Unix
10 19 (4.57%) CentOS
11 17 (4.09%) Mac OS
12 16 (3.85%) Debian
13 15 (3.61%) Ubuntu
14 14 (3.37%) Solaris
15 13 (3.13%) Windows 8
16 12 (2.88%) Mac OS X
16 12 (2.88%) VMS
16 12 (2.88%) Windows 2000 Server
17 10 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
18 4 (0.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (28.61%) ITIL
2 69 (16.59%) DevOps
3 62 (14.90%) Configuration Management
4 36 (8.65%) Migration
4 36 (8.65%) Service Delivery
5 33 (7.93%) Asset Management
6 32 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 32 (7.69%) High Availability
7 31 (7.45%) Capacity Management
8 30 (7.21%) Performance Tuning
9 27 (6.49%) Task Automation
10 26 (6.25%) Release Management
11 25 (6.01%) Disaster Recovery
11 25 (6.01%) Root Cause Analysis
12 24 (5.77%) Mentoring
13 23 (5.53%) Change Control
14 22 (5.29%) Capacity Planning
15 21 (5.05%) Patch Management
16 20 (4.81%) Continuous Integration
17 19 (4.57%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 122 (29.33%) PowerShell
2 64 (15.38%) SQL
3 38 (9.13%) Bash Shell
3 38 (9.13%) Perl
4 34 (8.17%) Python
5 29 (6.97%) Java
6 25 (6.01%) VBScript
7 18 (4.33%) PHP
8 10 (2.40%) Shell Script
9 9 (2.16%) Ruby
10 8 (1.92%) C
11 5 (1.20%) C#
12 3 (0.72%) Korn
12 3 (0.72%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.48%) C++
13 2 (0.48%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.48%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.48%) VB
14 1 (0.24%) AWK
14 1 (0.24%) sed
Qualifications
1 44 (10.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (10.34%) MCSE
3 34 (8.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 24 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (5.53%) CCNA
6 20 (4.81%) RHCE
7 17 (4.09%) Degree
8 15 (3.61%) MCSA
9 12 (2.88%) MCITP
10 8 (1.92%) CCNP
11 7 (1.68%) MCP
12 6 (1.44%) Linux+ Certification
13 5 (1.20%) VCP5
14 4 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.96%) Security Cleared
15 3 (0.72%) CISSP
15 3 (0.72%) Citrix Certification
15 3 (0.72%) GIAC
15 3 (0.72%) Network+ Certification
15 3 (0.72%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.13%) SLA
2 7 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.72%) QA
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 269 (64.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 238 (57.21%) Active Directory
3 110 (26.44%) vSphere
4 49 (11.78%) Hyper-V
5 45 (10.82%) XenApp
6 33 (7.93%) Docker
7 30 (7.21%) XenDesktop
8 26 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
9 20 (4.81%) VMware NSX
10 15 (3.61%) Virtual Machines
11 12 (2.88%) BIND 9
11 12 (2.88%) Kamailio
11 12 (2.88%) Postfix
11 12 (2.88%) Terminal Services
11 12 (2.88%) Virtual Servers
12 11 (2.64%) DFS Replication
12 11 (2.64%) Virtual Desktop
13 9 (2.16%) NFS
14 8 (1.92%) BitLocker
14 8 (1.92%) KVM
Systems Management
1 101 (24.28%) vCenter Server
2 97 (23.32%) SCCM
3 61 (14.66%) Puppet
4 52 (12.50%) SCOM
5 46 (11.06%) SCOrch
6 38 (9.13%) Nagios
7 32 (7.69%) Ansible
8 27 (6.49%) Cacti
9 26 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
10 24 (5.77%) Backup Exec
10 24 (5.77%) vRealize
10 24 (5.77%) WSUS
11 22 (5.29%) Microsoft Clustering
12 20 (4.81%) Simpana
13 19 (4.57%) Cisco CUCM
14 17 (4.09%) Kubernetes
15 15 (3.61%) HAProxy
16 12 (2.88%) Munin
16 12 (2.88%) NetBackup
17 10 (2.40%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 413 (99.28%) VMware
2 174 (41.83%) Microsoft
3 163 (39.18%) Cisco
4 127 (30.53%) Citrix
5 95 (22.84%) HP
6 48 (11.54%) Red Hat
7 41 (9.86%) NetApp
8 37 (8.89%) Dell
9 36 (8.65%) Oracle
10 31 (7.45%) EMC
11 30 (7.21%) Veeam
12 23 (5.53%) CommVault
13 20 (4.81%) CheckPoint
13 20 (4.81%) SolarWinds
14 19 (4.57%) EqualLogic
14 19 (4.57%) Meraki
15 17 (4.09%) Symantec
16 16 (3.85%) McAfee
16 16 (3.85%) Splunk
17 15 (3.61%) 3PAR