Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > London
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 496 469 500
Rank change year-on-year -27 +31 -103
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 310 430 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.47% 0.58% 0.52%
As % of the System Software category 2.93% 4.37% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 265 388 320
London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +15.79%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £31,950
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £78,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 10,590 9,840 8,978
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 15.95% 13.28% 12.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8,849 8,344 7,715
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +8.91% +6.32%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 -37 67 £60,000 +13.21% 6
East London +12 15 £46,500 +6.29% 3
South London -15 8 £57,500 +27.78% 2
West London -6 7 £50,000 - 6
North London +2 2 £40,250 -10.56%
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 296 (95.48%) VMware
2 243 (78.39%) Windows
3 192 (61.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 167 (53.87%) Windows Server
5 162 (52.26%) Active Directory
6 150 (48.39%) Microsoft
7 108 (34.84%) Citrix
8 106 (34.19%) Linux
9 105 (33.87%) PowerShell
10 92 (29.68%) Windows Server 2008
11 88 (28.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 85 (27.42%) SQL Server
13 82 (26.45%) DNS
13 82 (26.45%) vCenter Server
14 81 (26.13%) Firewall
15 74 (23.87%) ITIL
16 73 (23.55%) Cisco
16 73 (23.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 69 (22.26%) DHCP
17 69 (22.26%) SCCM
18 67 (21.61%) Finance
19 66 (21.29%) Office 365
20 63 (20.32%) XenApp
21 60 (19.35%) MS Exchange
22 58 (18.71%) Amazon AWS
22 58 (18.71%) vSphere
23 57 (18.39%) Microsoft Azure
23 57 (18.39%) Windows 10
24 55 (17.74%) vRealize
25 53 (17.10%) Ansible

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 60 (19.35%) MS Exchange
2 42 (13.55%) Skype for Business
3 32 (10.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (9.68%) SharePoint
5 20 (6.45%) OpenStack
6 11 (3.55%) IIS
7 10 (3.23%) Apache
7 10 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (3.23%) Tomcat
8 8 (2.58%) WordPress
9 7 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.29%) CloudStack
11 4 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.97%) Confluence
13 2 (0.65%) nginx
13 2 (0.65%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 22 (7.10%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.94%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.65%) PlanetPress Connect
2 2 (0.65%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 66 (21.29%) Office 365
2 58 (18.71%) Amazon AWS
3 57 (18.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (5.16%) SaaS
5 13 (4.19%) OpenShift
6 12 (3.87%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (3.87%) Amazon S3
7 10 (3.23%) IaaS
7 10 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (1.61%) Mimecast
8 5 (1.61%) Serverless
9 4 (1.29%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.97%) GitHub
10 3 (0.97%) PaaS
11 1 (0.32%) Datadog
11 1 (0.32%) G Suite
11 1 (0.32%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 82 (26.45%) DNS
2 81 (26.13%) Firewall
3 69 (22.26%) DHCP
4 53 (17.10%) SAN
5 46 (14.84%) VPN
6 39 (12.58%) LAN
6 39 (12.58%) TCP/IP
7 30 (9.68%) Skype
8 26 (8.39%) VLAN
9 23 (7.42%) Wi-Fi
10 22 (7.10%) WAN
11 21 (6.77%) VSAN
12 18 (5.81%) NetScaler
13 11 (3.55%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (3.55%) iSCSI
14 9 (2.90%) Unified Communications
15 8 (2.58%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (2.58%) FCoE
15 8 (2.58%) IP Telephony
15 8 (2.58%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (27.42%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (4.52%) Amazon RDS
4 11 (3.55%) SQL Server 2016
5 9 (2.90%) MySQL
5 9 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (2.26%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (1.94%) Couchbase
8 5 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (1.29%) Big Data
10 3 (0.97%) MariaDB
10 3 (0.97%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.97%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.32%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.32%) Redis
12 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (8.71%) WinDbg
2 26 (8.39%) Jenkins
3 20 (6.45%) JIRA
4 13 (4.19%) Git (software)
5 7 (2.26%) Bitbucket
5 7 (2.26%) git-flow
5 7 (2.26%) Redmine
6 3 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.65%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.65%) GoCD
7 2 (0.65%) MSI
7 2 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.32%) GitLab
8 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 67 (21.61%) Finance
2 18 (5.81%) Advertising
3 12 (3.87%) Banking
4 11 (3.55%) Games
5 8 (2.58%) Law
5 8 (2.58%) Marketing
6 5 (1.61%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.29%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.97%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.97%) Legal
8 3 (0.97%) Retail
9 2 (0.65%) Electronics
9 2 (0.65%) French Language
9 2 (0.65%) German Language
9 2 (0.65%) Swedish Language
10 1 (0.32%) Back Office
10 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 60 (19.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 43 (13.87%) Systems Engineer
3 36 (11.61%) Windows Engineer
4 31 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
5 29 (9.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 29 (9.35%) SCCM Engineer
6 28 (9.03%) Administrator
6 28 (9.03%) Desktop Engineer
6 28 (9.03%) VMware Engineer
7 27 (8.71%) PowerShell Engineer
8 26 (8.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 26 (8.39%) Senior Desktop Engineer
9 25 (8.06%) Senior SCCM Engineer
9 25 (8.06%) Wintel Engineer
10 19 (6.13%) Support Engineer
11 17 (5.48%) Systems Administrator
12 16 (5.16%) Analyst
13 15 (4.84%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 15 (4.84%) Wintel Systems Engineer
14 14 (4.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.81%) Web Services
2 14 (4.52%) Middleware
3 5 (1.61%) .NET
3 5 (1.61%) LAMP
4 4 (1.29%) X-Windows
5 3 (0.97%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (0.97%) LDAP
6 2 (0.65%) Kafka
6 2 (0.65%) SAML
7 1 (0.32%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.32%) EJB
7 1 (0.32%) EJB 3.0
7 1 (0.32%) HornetQ
7 1 (0.32%) HTML
7 1 (0.32%) Java EE
7 1 (0.32%) Java SE
7 1 (0.32%) JMS
7 1 (0.32%) libvirt
7 1 (0.32%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (13.87%) User Experience
2 41 (13.23%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (10.32%) Data Centre
4 23 (7.42%) Replication
5 21 (6.77%) Enterprise Storage
6 17 (5.48%) Clustering
7 15 (4.84%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
9 9 (2.90%) Management Information System
10 8 (2.58%) Public Cloud
11 7 (2.26%) Fintech
11 7 (2.26%) Private Cloud
12 6 (1.94%) Digital Media
13 5 (1.61%) Cyberthreat
13 5 (1.61%) Derivative
14 4 (1.29%) Blackberry
14 4 (1.29%) EMC VNX
14 4 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
15 3 (0.97%) Online Games
15 3 (0.97%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 243 (78.39%) Windows
2 167 (53.87%) Windows Server
3 106 (34.19%) Linux
4 92 (29.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 88 (28.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 57 (18.39%) Windows 10
7 50 (16.13%) Windows 7
8 30 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (9.35%) CentOS
10 15 (4.84%) Ubuntu
11 14 (4.52%) Unix
11 14 (4.52%) Windows 8
12 10 (3.23%) Android
12 10 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
13 9 (2.90%) Mac OS X
14 8 (2.58%) Data ONTAP
15 6 (1.94%) Fedora
16 5 (1.61%) Debian
16 5 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
17 4 (1.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (23.87%) ITIL
2 73 (23.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 44 (14.19%) Problem-Solving
4 36 (11.61%) Root Cause Analysis
5 35 (11.29%) Security Patching
6 33 (10.65%) Continuous Improvement
7 32 (10.32%) DevOps
8 27 (8.71%) Analytical Thinking
8 27 (8.71%) Systems Engineering
9 24 (7.74%) Configuration Management
10 23 (7.42%) Disaster Recovery
11 21 (6.77%) Cybersecurity
11 21 (6.77%) High Availability
12 20 (6.45%) Server Building
13 19 (6.13%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (6.13%) Migration
14 17 (5.48%) Mentoring
15 15 (4.84%) Computer Science
15 15 (4.84%) Project Management
15 15 (4.84%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 105 (33.87%) PowerShell
2 48 (15.48%) Bash Shell
3 46 (14.84%) SQL
4 41 (13.23%) Python
5 28 (9.03%) VBScript
6 16 (5.16%) C
7 10 (3.23%) Ruby
8 8 (2.58%) Perl
9 7 (2.26%) Korn
10 6 (1.94%) Go
11 5 (1.61%) PHP
12 4 (1.29%) C++
12 4 (1.29%) Java
13 3 (0.97%) C#
13 3 (0.97%) VB
14 2 (0.65%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.32%) AppleScript
15 1 (0.32%) AWK
Qualifications
1 52 (16.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (15.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 41 (13.23%) MCSE
4 36 (11.61%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (10.65%) CCNA
6 24 (7.74%) Degree
7 18 (5.81%) Security Cleared
8 13 (4.19%) RHCE
9 11 (3.55%) MCITP
10 9 (2.90%) DV Cleared
10 9 (2.90%) Linux+ Certification
10 9 (2.90%) MCSA
11 8 (2.58%) RHCSA
12 7 (2.26%) CISSP
12 7 (2.26%) Citrix Certification
12 7 (2.26%) CompTIA Security+
12 7 (2.26%) GIAC
12 7 (2.26%) Network+ Certification
12 7 (2.26%) SANS
12 7 (2.26%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (0.65%) SLA
2 1 (0.32%) COBIT
2 1 (0.32%) GDPR
2 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 192 (61.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 162 (52.26%) Active Directory
3 63 (20.32%) XenApp
4 58 (18.71%) vSphere
5 44 (14.19%) Hyper-V
6 32 (10.32%) Docker
7 27 (8.71%) BitLocker
8 24 (7.74%) XenDesktop
9 19 (6.13%) VMware NSX
10 18 (5.81%) Virtual Machines
11 13 (4.19%) NFS
12 11 (3.55%) Xen
13 10 (3.23%) Firmware
13 10 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
13 10 (3.23%) VirtualBox
14 9 (2.90%) Microsoft App-V
14 9 (2.90%) VMware Workstation
15 8 (2.58%) Virtual Servers
16 7 (2.26%) Samba
16 7 (2.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 82 (26.45%) vCenter Server
2 69 (22.26%) SCCM
3 55 (17.74%) vRealize
4 53 (17.10%) Ansible
5 47 (15.16%) Puppet
6 35 (11.29%) WSUS
7 32 (10.32%) SCOrch
8 29 (9.35%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 27 (8.71%) Perfmon
10 24 (7.74%) SCOM
11 22 (7.10%) Kubernetes
12 20 (6.45%) Nagios
13 16 (5.16%) Opscode Chef
13 16 (5.16%) Terraform
14 13 (4.19%) Failover Clustering
15 11 (3.55%) Backup Exec
16 10 (3.23%) Docker Swarm
17 9 (2.90%) Microsoft Clustering
18 6 (1.94%) McAfee ePO
18 6 (1.94%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 296 (95.48%) VMware
2 150 (48.39%) Microsoft
3 108 (34.84%) Citrix
4 73 (23.55%) Cisco
5 45 (14.52%) Red Hat
6 39 (12.58%) NetApp
7 34 (10.97%) Veeam
8 30 (9.68%) HP
9 29 (9.35%) SolarWinds
10 27 (8.71%) Avaya
10 27 (8.71%) EMC
11 24 (7.74%) Dell
12 17 (5.48%) Bloomberg
13 13 (4.19%) Meraki
14 12 (3.87%) Sophos
14 12 (3.87%) Symantec
15 11 (3.55%) Google
16 10 (3.23%) IBM
16 10 (3.23%) McAfee
16 10 (3.23%) Sage