Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > London
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 490 469 429
Rank change year-on-year -21 -40 -33
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 339 418 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.50% 0.56% 0.67%
As % of the System Software category 3.21% 4.25% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 294 376 461
London median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £56,600
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% -8.13% +19.16%
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +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 10,561 9,835 9,772
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 15.43% 13.27% 12.47%
Number of salaries quoted 8,879 8,362 8,514
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £26,750
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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -72 76 £60,000 +25.00% 11
West London +7 12 £50,000 +33.33% 16
South London +9 11 £46,500 +25.68% 5
East London -5 11 £30,000 -42.86% 4
North London -1 2 £47,500 - 1
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 330 (97.35%) VMware
2 275 (81.12%) Windows
3 203 (59.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 186 (54.87%) Active Directory
5 183 (53.98%) Windows Server
6 162 (47.79%) Microsoft
7 134 (39.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 122 (35.99%) Linux
9 113 (33.33%) Citrix
10 95 (28.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 95 (28.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 94 (27.73%) Microsoft Azure
11 94 (27.73%) PowerShell
12 90 (26.55%) Office 365
13 87 (25.66%) Firewall
14 85 (25.07%) DNS
15 84 (24.78%) MS Exchange
15 84 (24.78%) Finance
16 80 (23.60%) Amazon AWS
17 74 (21.83%) DHCP
18 73 (21.53%) Cisco
18 73 (21.53%) SAN
19 71 (20.94%) SQL Server
19 71 (20.94%) SCCM
20 69 (20.35%) ITIL
21 64 (18.88%) vSphere
22 56 (16.52%) Windows 7
22 56 (16.52%) Skype for Business
22 56 (16.52%) Red Hat
23 54 (15.93%) vCenter Server

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 84 (24.78%) MS Exchange
2 56 (16.52%) Skype for Business
3 38 (11.21%) SharePoint
4 34 (10.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (5.31%) OpenStack
6 14 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 13 (3.83%) IIS
8 12 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (2.36%) Apache
10 7 (2.06%) Tomcat
11 6 (1.77%) Confluence
12 4 (1.18%) CloudStack
13 3 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.88%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.59%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.29%) nginx
15 1 (0.29%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 15 (4.42%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.88%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.59%) PlanetPress Connect
2 2 (0.59%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 94 (27.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 90 (26.55%) Office 365
3 80 (23.60%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (5.31%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (5.31%) Amazon S3
5 13 (3.83%) SaaS
6 10 (2.95%) Serverless
7 9 (2.65%) OpenShift
8 8 (2.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 8 (2.36%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (2.36%) AWS Lambda
8 8 (2.36%) IaaS
8 8 (2.36%) Mimecast
8 8 (2.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (1.77%) PaaS
10 5 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (1.18%) GitHub
12 2 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.59%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 87 (25.66%) Firewall
2 85 (25.07%) DNS
3 74 (21.83%) DHCP
4 73 (21.53%) SAN
5 45 (13.27%) Skype
6 43 (12.68%) LAN
7 36 (10.62%) TCP/IP
8 35 (10.32%) VPN
9 32 (9.44%) WAN
10 20 (5.90%) VLAN
11 19 (5.60%) NetScaler
12 18 (5.31%) VSAN
12 18 (5.31%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (3.54%) iSCSI
13 12 (3.54%) NAS
14 11 (3.24%) Cisco IOS
15 10 (2.95%) MPLS
16 9 (2.65%) IP Telephony
17 8 (2.36%) Unified Communications
17 8 (2.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (20.94%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (5.01%) Amazon RDS
4 14 (4.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (3.54%) MySQL
6 11 (3.24%) SQL Server 2016
7 10 (2.95%) Big Data
8 8 (2.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (1.77%) MariaDB
10 4 (1.18%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.59%) Blockchain
12 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.59%) Redis
12 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (0.29%) DB2
13 1 (0.29%) NonStop SQL
13 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 36 (10.62%) Jenkins
2 16 (4.72%) WinDbg
3 14 (4.13%) JIRA
4 13 (3.83%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.77%) Redmine
6 3 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.59%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.59%) GoCD
7 2 (0.59%) MSI
7 2 (0.59%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.29%) GitLab
8 1 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.29%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.29%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.29%) TeamCity
General
1 84 (24.78%) Finance
2 22 (6.49%) Advertising
3 19 (5.60%) Banking
4 11 (3.24%) Law
5 10 (2.95%) Games
6 8 (2.36%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.06%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.77%) Legal
8 6 (1.77%) Marketing
9 4 (1.18%) Retail
9 4 (1.18%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.59%) German Language
10 2 (0.59%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 69 (20.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 68 (20.06%) Systems Engineer
3 42 (12.39%) Windows Engineer
4 41 (12.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 39 (11.50%) Linux Engineer
6 32 (9.44%) VMware Engineer
7 30 (8.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 30 (8.85%) Wintel Engineer
8 22 (6.49%) Desktop Support
8 22 (6.49%) SCCM Engineer
9 19 (5.60%) Administrator
9 19 (5.60%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 19 (5.60%) Server Engineer
10 18 (5.31%) Windows Systems Engineer
11 17 (5.01%) Support Engineer
11 17 (5.01%) Wintel Systems Engineer
12 16 (4.72%) Desktop Engineer
13 15 (4.42%) Senior Desktop Engineer
13 15 (4.42%) Senior SCCM Engineer
14 14 (4.13%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.37%) Web Services
2 12 (3.54%) Middleware
3 4 (1.18%) .NET
4 3 (0.88%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (0.88%) LDAP
5 2 (0.59%) Kafka
5 2 (0.59%) LAMP
5 2 (0.59%) Node.js
5 2 (0.59%) SAML
5 2 (0.59%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (0.59%) XML
6 1 (0.29%) JMS
6 1 (0.29%) JSON
6 1 (0.29%) MAPI
6 1 (0.29%) Memcached
6 1 (0.29%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.29%) REST
6 1 (0.29%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.29%) XSD
6 1 (0.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
1 30 (8.85%) Enterprise Storage
2 28 (8.26%) Data Centre
3 22 (6.49%) Clustering
4 21 (6.19%) User Experience
5 15 (4.42%) Management Information System
6 13 (3.83%) EMC VNX
6 13 (3.83%) Replication
7 12 (3.54%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (2.65%) Blackberry
9 8 (2.36%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (1.77%) Cyberthreat
10 6 (1.77%) EMC VMAX
10 6 (1.77%) Fintech
10 6 (1.77%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.47%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.47%) Private Cloud
11 5 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (1.18%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 275 (81.12%) Windows
2 183 (53.98%) Windows Server
3 134 (39.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 122 (35.99%) Linux
5 95 (28.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 56 (16.52%) Windows 7
7 45 (13.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 45 (13.27%) Windows 10
8 25 (7.37%) CentOS
9 19 (5.60%) Windows 8
10 17 (5.01%) Unix
11 14 (4.13%) Ubuntu
12 12 (3.54%) Windows 2000 Server
12 12 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (2.65%) Mac OS X
14 8 (2.36%) Debian
14 8 (2.36%) Fedora
14 8 (2.36%) Solaris
15 4 (1.18%) Mac OS
15 4 (1.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (28.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 69 (20.35%) ITIL
3 47 (13.86%) DevOps
4 42 (12.39%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (7.96%) Configuration Management
6 24 (7.08%) Task Automation
7 23 (6.78%) Patch Management
8 20 (5.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 20 (5.90%) Migration
8 20 (5.90%) Mobile Device Management
9 19 (5.60%) Disaster Recovery
9 19 (5.60%) Server Building
9 19 (5.60%) Virtual Environments
10 18 (5.31%) Mentoring
10 18 (5.31%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 16 (4.72%) High Availability
11 16 (4.72%) Root Cause Analysis
12 15 (4.42%) Kalman Filter
12 15 (4.42%) Security Patching
13 14 (4.13%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 94 (27.73%) PowerShell
2 47 (13.86%) Bash Shell
3 40 (11.80%) SQL
4 39 (11.50%) Python
5 18 (5.31%) VBScript
6 17 (5.01%) Ruby
7 16 (4.72%) C
8 12 (3.54%) Perl
9 10 (2.95%) Go
10 7 (2.06%) Java
11 6 (1.77%) Korn
11 6 (1.77%) PHP
12 4 (1.18%) VB
13 3 (0.88%) C#
13 3 (0.88%) C++
13 3 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 53 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (13.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 43 (12.68%) MCSE
4 27 (7.96%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (7.08%) CCNA
5 24 (7.08%) Degree
6 21 (6.19%) Security Cleared
7 9 (2.65%) DV Cleared
7 9 (2.65%) RHCE
7 9 (2.65%) SC Cleared
8 8 (2.36%) Linux+ Certification
8 8 (2.36%) MCITP
9 7 (2.06%) CCNP
9 7 (2.06%) CISSP
9 7 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (2.06%) MCSA
10 6 (1.77%) CCA
10 6 (1.77%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (1.77%) Network+ Certification
10 6 (1.77%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.88%) GDPR
1 3 (0.88%) PCI DSS
1 3 (0.88%) QA
2 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.29%) COBIT
3 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 203 (59.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 186 (54.87%) Active Directory
3 64 (18.88%) vSphere
4 53 (15.63%) XenApp
5 52 (15.34%) Hyper-V
6 32 (9.44%) Docker
7 28 (8.26%) XenDesktop
8 16 (4.72%) BitLocker
9 12 (3.54%) VMware NSX
10 10 (2.95%) Microsoft App-V
10 10 (2.95%) NFS
10 10 (2.95%) XenServer
11 8 (2.36%) Virtual Desktop
11 8 (2.36%) Xen
12 6 (1.77%) Samba
13 5 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (1.18%) Firmware
14 4 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
15 3 (0.88%) KVM
15 3 (0.88%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 71 (20.94%) SCCM
2 54 (15.93%) vCenter Server
3 53 (15.63%) Ansible
4 49 (14.45%) Puppet
5 29 (8.55%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (8.26%) Kubernetes
6 28 (8.26%) vRealize
7 26 (7.67%) WSUS
8 25 (7.37%) SCOM
9 22 (6.49%) SCOrch
10 19 (5.60%) Backup Exec
10 19 (5.60%) Terraform
11 18 (5.31%) Perfmon
12 17 (5.01%) Microsoft Clustering
13 16 (4.72%) Nagios
13 16 (4.72%) vRealize Orchestrator
14 8 (2.36%) McAfee ePO
15 7 (2.06%) Failover Clustering
16 6 (1.77%) Norton AntiVirus
16 6 (1.77%) Simpana
Vendors
1 330 (97.35%) VMware
2 162 (47.79%) Microsoft
3 113 (33.33%) Citrix
4 73 (21.53%) Cisco
5 56 (16.52%) Red Hat
6 39 (11.50%) HP
7 37 (10.91%) Veeam
8 32 (9.44%) NetApp
9 31 (9.14%) EMC
10 24 (7.08%) SolarWinds
11 20 (5.90%) Dell
12 15 (4.42%) Symantec
13 14 (4.13%) Bloomberg
14 13 (3.83%) Avaya
14 13 (3.83%) CommVault
14 13 (3.83%) McAfee
15 11 (3.24%) Juniper
15 11 (3.24%) Meraki
16 10 (2.95%) Sophos
17 9 (2.65%) IBM