Period
to 30 October 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 30 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > London
6 months to
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 398 487 505
Rank change year-on-year +89 +18 -38
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 64 262 341
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.32% 0.48% 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 1.69% 2.72% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 66 220 295
Median annual salary £53,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.73% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £38,750 £31,500 £39,850
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,625 £75,000
England median annual salary £46,500 £43,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +6.90% -6.45% +3.33%

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 3,797 9,650 10,702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.97% 17.63% 15.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3,312 7,998 8,959
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £41,250 £29,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £91,250
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 30 October 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 30 October 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 +117 10 £65,000 +13.04% 2
South London +44 9 £60,000 +33.33% 1
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 64 (100.00%) VMware
2 50 (78.13%) Windows
3 45 (70.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (64.06%) Active Directory
5 40 (62.50%) Microsoft
6 39 (60.94%) Windows Server
7 38 (59.38%) Azure
8 25 (39.06%) Cisco
9 22 (34.38%) ITIL
9 22 (34.38%) Finance
10 21 (32.81%) DNS
10 21 (32.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 20 (31.25%) VPN
11 20 (31.25%) Firewall
11 20 (31.25%) Office 365
12 19 (29.69%) PowerShell
12 19 (29.69%) Hyper-V
13 18 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (26.56%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (26.56%) Linux
14 17 (26.56%) Windows 10
15 16 (25.00%) DHCP
16 15 (23.44%) Citrix
16 15 (23.44%) Unified Communications
17 14 (21.88%) Skype for Business
17 14 (21.88%) SLA
17 14 (21.88%) MS Exchange
18 13 (20.31%) TCP/IP
18 13 (20.31%) vSphere
19 12 (18.75%) WAN

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 14 (21.88%) MS Exchange
1 14 (21.88%) Skype for Business
2 11 (17.19%) IIS
3 3 (4.69%) Confluence
3 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.69%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (3.13%) Apache
5 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.56%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 38 (59.38%) Azure
2 20 (31.25%) Office 365
3 11 (17.19%) AWS
4 7 (10.94%) Mimecast
5 4 (6.25%) IaaS
6 2 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.56%) Logic Apps
7 1 (1.56%) PaaS
7 1 (1.56%) Route 53
7 1 (1.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (32.81%) DNS
2 20 (31.25%) Firewall
2 20 (31.25%) VPN
3 16 (25.00%) DHCP
4 15 (23.44%) Unified Communications
5 13 (20.31%) TCP/IP
6 12 (18.75%) WAN
7 11 (17.19%) LAN
8 9 (14.06%) SAN
9 8 (12.50%) Skype
9 8 (12.50%) VoIP
10 6 (9.38%) Network Security
11 3 (4.69%) Ethernet
11 3 (4.69%) Intranet
12 2 (3.13%) DMZ
12 2 (3.13%) FTP
12 2 (3.13%) Internet
12 2 (3.13%) IP Telephony
12 2 (3.13%) VSAN
13 1 (1.56%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.06%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.56%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.56%) GIS
3 1 (1.56%) InfluxDB
3 1 (1.56%) KDB
3 1 (1.56%) Kdb+
3 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.56%) MySQL
3 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.56%) QGIS
3 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.56%) Redmine
1 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 22 (34.38%) Finance
2 11 (17.19%) Banking
3 10 (15.63%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.81%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.69%) Law
6 2 (3.13%) Back Office
7 1 (1.56%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.56%) Legal
7 1 (1.56%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (1.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (26.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
2 12 (18.75%) VMware Engineer
3 11 (17.19%) Windows Engineer
4 9 (14.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 9 (14.06%) Cloud Engineer
5 8 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
5 8 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) Office 365 Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) Remote Support Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) Server Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Senior Windows Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Audio Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Voice Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (1.56%) .NET Core
2 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.56%) Apache Flex
2 1 (1.56%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.56%) LAMP
2 1 (1.56%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (1.56%) LDAP
2 1 (1.56%) PostGIS
2 1 (1.56%) Web Services
2 1 (1.56%) XML
2 1 (1.56%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (7.81%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.81%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.69%) Clustering
4 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.13%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.13%) Replication
5 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.56%) Anti-Piracy
5 1 (1.56%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.56%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.56%) EMC VNXe
5 1 (1.56%) Eurex
5 1 (1.56%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.56%) IBM XIV
5 1 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.56%) PKI
5 1 (1.56%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.56%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 50 (78.13%) Windows
2 39 (60.94%) Windows Server
3 18 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (26.56%) Linux
4 17 (26.56%) Windows 10
4 17 (26.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (15.63%) Windows 7
6 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2016
7 7 (10.94%) Mac OS X
7 7 (10.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (10.94%) Unix
7 7 (10.94%) Windows 8
8 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2019
9 3 (4.69%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (3.13%) CentOS
11 1 (1.56%) Android
11 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.56%) Debian
11 1 (1.56%) SUSE
11 1 (1.56%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.38%) ITIL
2 21 (32.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 11 (17.19%) Business Continuity
4 10 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (14.06%) Proactive Monitoring
6 8 (12.50%) Creative Thinking
6 8 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
6 8 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 8 (12.50%) Proactive Maintenance
7 7 (10.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (10.94%) Web Filtering
8 6 (9.38%) Information Security
9 5 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (7.81%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (7.81%) Systems Engineering
10 4 (6.25%) Deployment Automation
10 4 (6.25%) DevOps
10 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure as Code
11 3 (4.69%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.69%) PowerShell
2 6 (9.38%) SQL
3 5 (7.81%) VBScript
4 2 (3.13%) PHP
5 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.56%) Bourne shell
5 1 (1.56%) C
5 1 (1.56%) C++
5 1 (1.56%) C-shell
5 1 (1.56%) Korn
5 1 (1.56%) Perl
5 1 (1.56%) Python
5 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (6.25%) Degree
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.69%) MCSA
3 3 (4.69%) MCSE
3 3 (4.69%) VCP5
4 2 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.13%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.56%) CCIE
5 1 (1.56%) CCNA
5 1 (1.56%) CCNP
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.56%) CISM
5 1 (1.56%) CISSP
5 1 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.56%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (1.56%) MCP
5 1 (1.56%) RHCE
5 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.88%) SLA
2 3 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 45 (70.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (64.06%) Active Directory
3 19 (29.69%) Hyper-V
4 13 (20.31%) vSphere
5 10 (15.63%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (9.38%) XenApp
7 3 (4.69%) vCloud
7 3 (4.69%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.56%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 1 (1.56%) BIND 9
8 1 (1.56%) Docker
8 1 (1.56%) Firmware
8 1 (1.56%) LXC
8 1 (1.56%) NFS
8 1 (1.56%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.56%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.56%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.56%) zsh
Systems Management
1 8 (12.50%) SCVMM
2 7 (10.94%) Backup Exec
2 7 (10.94%) vCenter Server
3 6 (9.38%) SCCM
4 4 (6.25%) Kubernetes
5 3 (4.69%) Ansible
5 3 (4.69%) SCOM
5 3 (4.69%) Terraform
6 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.13%) WSUS
7 1 (1.56%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (1.56%) DatAdvantage
7 1 (1.56%) Icinga
7 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.56%) Nagios
7 1 (1.56%) Nessus
7 1 (1.56%) PowerCLI
7 1 (1.56%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 64 (100.00%) VMware
2 40 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 25 (39.06%) Cisco
4 15 (23.44%) Citrix
5 11 (17.19%) Veeam
6 10 (15.63%) HP
7 9 (14.06%) EMC
8 8 (12.50%) Dell
8 8 (12.50%) NetApp
8 8 (12.50%) Red Hat
9 7 (10.94%) Asigra
10 6 (9.38%) SolarWinds
11 5 (7.81%) Oracle
12 4 (6.25%) Dialogic
13 3 (4.69%) Meraki
14 2 (3.13%) Nimble Storage
14 2 (3.13%) Palo Alto
14 2 (3.13%) Sophos
15 1 (1.56%) Forcepoint
15 1 (1.56%) Remedy