Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > London
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 389 531 519
Rank change year-on-year +142 -12 -32
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 139 213 339
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.52% 0.38% 0.49%
As % of the System Software category 2.76% 2.16% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 117 188 286
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £42,000 £35,588 £40,000
90th Percentile £79,250 £85,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +16.28% -4.44% +2.27%

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 5,035 9,874 10,752
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.68% 17.47% 15.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4,313 8,197 8,943
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £37,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £97,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in London

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VMware ESXi in London.

Salary trend for VMware ESXi in London

VMware ESXi
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing VMware ESXi in London over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 2020. 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 +103 32 £62,000 -8.15% 5
South London +34 20 £72,500 +55.91% 1
West London +53 2 £41,500 -44.67% 1
East London +14 1 £90,000 +38.46%
North London - 1 £28,000 -
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 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 London region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 139 (100.00%) VMware
2 114 (82.01%) Windows
3 93 (66.91%) Windows Server
4 87 (62.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 82 (58.99%) Microsoft
5 82 (58.99%) Active Directory
6 68 (48.92%) Azure
7 47 (33.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 47 (33.81%) PowerShell
8 43 (30.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 41 (29.50%) Cisco
9 41 (29.50%) Linux
10 37 (26.62%) Finance
11 36 (25.90%) Windows Server 2016
11 36 (25.90%) Office 365
12 35 (25.18%) DNS
13 34 (24.46%) AWS
14 33 (23.74%) vSphere
15 32 (23.02%) Firewall
16 28 (20.14%) Windows Server 2008
16 28 (20.14%) TCP/IP
16 28 (20.14%) MS Exchange
17 27 (19.42%) vCenter Server
18 26 (18.71%) Windows 10
18 26 (18.71%) Citrix
18 26 (18.71%) Hyper-V
19 25 (17.99%) EMC
19 25 (17.99%) DHCP
19 25 (17.99%) ITIL
20 24 (17.27%) Dell

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 28 (20.14%) MS Exchange
2 20 (14.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (10.07%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (9.35%) IIS
5 11 (7.91%) Skype for Business
6 4 (2.88%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.16%) Apache
8 2 (1.44%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.72%) nginx
9 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (4.32%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 68 (48.92%) Azure
2 36 (25.90%) Office 365
3 34 (24.46%) AWS
4 13 (9.35%) IaaS
5 11 (7.91%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (6.47%) PaaS
7 4 (2.88%) Mimecast
7 4 (2.88%) Slack
8 3 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (1.44%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.44%) Route 53
9 2 (1.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.72%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 35 (25.18%) DNS
2 32 (23.02%) Firewall
3 28 (20.14%) TCP/IP
4 25 (17.99%) DHCP
5 22 (15.83%) SAN
6 17 (12.23%) VPN
7 13 (9.35%) LAN
8 12 (8.63%) WAN
9 10 (7.19%) Skype
9 10 (7.19%) VoIP
10 9 (6.47%) Ethernet
10 9 (6.47%) Unified Communications
11 8 (5.76%) Junos
11 8 (5.76%) MPLS
11 8 (5.76%) NetScaler
11 8 (5.76%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (5.04%) FTP
13 3 (2.16%) HTTP
13 3 (2.16%) Multicast
13 3 (2.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.76%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (2.88%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (2.16%) Big Data
5 1 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.72%) DB2
5 1 (0.72%) InfluxDB
5 1 (0.72%) KDB
5 1 (0.72%) Kdb+
5 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.72%) MySQL
5 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.88%) Bitbucket
1 4 (2.88%) JIRA
1 4 (2.88%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (1.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.72%) Redmine
3 1 (0.72%) Subversion
General
1 37 (26.62%) Finance
2 20 (14.39%) Banking
3 8 (5.76%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.32%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.60%) Law
6 4 (2.88%) Legal
7 3 (2.16%) Housing Association
7 3 (2.16%) Retail
8 2 (1.44%) Advertising
8 2 (1.44%) Back Office
8 2 (1.44%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.44%) Mandarin Language
8 2 (1.44%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.72%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 29 (20.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (14.39%) Systems Engineer
3 19 (13.67%) Windows Engineer
4 14 (10.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 14 (10.07%) VMware Engineer
5 10 (7.19%) Administrator
5 10 (7.19%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (7.19%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (5.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 8 (5.76%) NOC Engineer
7 7 (5.04%) Analyst
7 7 (5.04%) Citrix Engineer
7 7 (5.04%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 7 (5.04%) Server Engineer
7 7 (5.04%) Windows Administrator
7 7 (5.04%) Windows Server Engineer
7 7 (5.04%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.32%) Windows Systems Engineer
9 5 (3.60%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (3.60%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.32%) LDAP
2 4 (2.88%) Web Services
3 2 (1.44%) .NET
3 2 (1.44%) Middleware
4 1 (0.72%) .NET Core
4 1 (0.72%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.72%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.72%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.72%) LAMP
4 1 (0.72%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (0.72%) SAML
4 1 (0.72%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.72%) XML
4 1 (0.72%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.51%) Data Centre
2 14 (10.07%) Private Cloud
3 12 (8.63%) Replication
4 9 (6.47%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (5.04%) User Experience
6 6 (4.32%) EMC VMAX
6 6 (4.32%) EMC VNX
6 6 (4.32%) HP Storage
6 6 (4.32%) IBM XIV
7 4 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.88%) Clustering
8 3 (2.16%) Blackberry
8 3 (2.16%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (2.16%) PKI
8 3 (2.16%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.44%) Fibre Optics
9 2 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.44%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 114 (82.01%) Windows
2 93 (66.91%) Windows Server
3 47 (33.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (29.50%) Linux
5 36 (25.90%) Windows Server 2016
6 28 (20.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (18.71%) Windows 10
8 20 (14.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (8.63%) Unix
10 11 (7.91%) Windows 7
11 6 (4.32%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (4.32%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (3.60%) CentOS
13 4 (2.88%) Mac OS
14 3 (2.16%) Fedora
14 3 (2.16%) Ubuntu
15 2 (1.44%) Kali Linux
15 2 (1.44%) Solaris
15 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2019
16 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (30.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 25 (17.99%) ITIL
3 22 (15.83%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (12.23%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (10.79%) Information Security
6 13 (9.35%) Migration
7 12 (8.63%) Incident Management
7 12 (8.63%) Proactive Monitoring
8 10 (7.19%) DevOps
8 10 (7.19%) Mentoring
8 10 (7.19%) Network Management
8 10 (7.19%) Project Delivery
9 9 (6.47%) Infrastructure as Code
9 9 (6.47%) Systems Engineering
10 8 (5.76%) Configuration Management
10 8 (5.76%) Creative Thinking
10 8 (5.76%) Customer Requirements
10 8 (5.76%) Vulnerability Management
11 7 (5.04%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (5.04%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 47 (33.81%) PowerShell
2 10 (7.19%) Python
3 7 (5.04%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.88%) Bash Shell
4 4 (2.88%) C
4 4 (2.88%) SQL
4 4 (2.88%) VBScript
5 2 (1.44%) PHP
6 1 (0.72%) Bourne shell
6 1 (0.72%) C++
6 1 (0.72%) C-shell
6 1 (0.72%) Korn
6 1 (0.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (10.07%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (8.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (7.91%) CCNP
3 11 (7.91%) Degree
4 10 (7.19%) JNCIS
5 9 (6.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (5.76%) MCSE
7 6 (4.32%) CCNA
8 5 (3.60%) VCP5
9 4 (2.88%) Linux+ Certification
9 4 (2.88%) Security Cleared
10 3 (2.16%) CISSP
10 3 (2.16%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (2.16%) DV Cleared
10 3 (2.16%) GIAC
10 3 (2.16%) MCITP
10 3 (2.16%) MCSA
10 3 (2.16%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (2.16%) SANS
10 3 (2.16%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.76%) SLA
2 7 (5.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (4.32%) QA
4 2 (1.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 87 (62.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 82 (58.99%) Active Directory
3 33 (23.74%) vSphere
4 26 (18.71%) Hyper-V
5 18 (12.95%) XenApp
6 17 (12.23%) XenDesktop
7 12 (8.63%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (6.47%) NFS
9 6 (4.32%) vCloud
10 5 (3.60%) DFS Replication
10 5 (3.60%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (2.88%) Docker
11 4 (2.88%) Xen
12 3 (2.16%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 3 (2.16%) Firmware
12 3 (2.16%) Samba
12 3 (2.16%) VirtualBox
12 3 (2.16%) VMware NSX
13 2 (1.44%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.72%) BIND 9
Systems Management
1 27 (19.42%) vCenter Server
2 17 (12.23%) Ansible
3 16 (11.51%) SCCM
4 8 (5.76%) SCVMM
4 8 (5.76%) Terraform
5 6 (4.32%) Kubernetes
5 6 (4.32%) SCOM
6 5 (3.60%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (3.60%) Tivoli
7 4 (2.88%) Grafana
7 4 (2.88%) Jamf Pro
7 4 (2.88%) Nagios
7 4 (2.88%) PowerCLI
7 4 (2.88%) WSUS
8 3 (2.16%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (2.16%) OpenNMS
8 3 (2.16%) Puppet
8 3 (2.16%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (2.16%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 3 (2.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 139 (100.00%) VMware
2 82 (58.99%) Microsoft
3 41 (29.50%) Cisco
4 26 (18.71%) Citrix
5 25 (17.99%) EMC
6 24 (17.27%) Dell
7 22 (15.83%) Red Hat
8 17 (12.23%) HP
9 13 (9.35%) Juniper
10 11 (7.91%) NetApp
11 10 (7.19%) IBM
12 9 (6.47%) Ivanti
12 9 (6.47%) Oracle
13 8 (5.76%) F5
13 8 (5.76%) Fortinet
14 7 (5.04%) SolarWinds
15 6 (4.32%) Fujitsu
15 6 (4.32%) Hitachi
15 6 (4.32%) Remedy
16 5 (3.60%) McAfee