Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > London
6 months to
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 428 543 505
Rank change year-on-year +115 -38 +1
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 197 214 342
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.51% 0.36% 0.49%
As % of the System Software category 2.81% 2.19% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 164 197 297
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £40,000 £33,350 £41,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £83,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year +7.95% -5.88% +10.00%

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 7,004 9,779 10,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.09% 16.66% 14.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5,846 8,149 8,513
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +8.70% +7.48%
10th Percentile £33,000 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +54 52 £61,000 +6.09% 2
South London +16 21 £72,500 +38.10% 1
West London +30 5 £42,500 -10.53% 1
North London - 4 £28,000 -
East London - 3 £55,000 - 1
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 194 (98.48%) VMware
2 170 (86.29%) Windows
3 134 (68.02%) Windows Server
4 125 (63.45%) Active Directory
5 120 (60.91%) VMware Infrastructure
6 111 (56.35%) Microsoft
7 95 (48.22%) PowerShell
8 81 (41.12%) Azure
9 63 (31.98%) Office 365
10 58 (29.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 58 (29.44%) DNS
10 58 (29.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 56 (28.43%) Citrix
12 55 (27.92%) Linux
13 52 (26.40%) vCenter Server
14 51 (25.89%) Windows Server 2016
15 49 (24.87%) Windows Server 2008
16 44 (22.34%) TCP/IP
17 43 (21.83%) Firewall
18 42 (21.32%) Finance
18 42 (21.32%) DHCP
18 42 (21.32%) AWS
19 40 (20.30%) Cisco
19 40 (20.30%) Dell
20 37 (18.78%) vSphere
20 37 (18.78%) Windows 10
21 36 (18.27%) XenApp
21 36 (18.27%) SAN
22 34 (17.26%) MS Exchange
23 32 (16.24%) Hyper-V

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 34 (17.26%) MS Exchange
2 30 (15.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (7.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (6.09%) IIS
5 9 (4.57%) SharePoint
6 8 (4.06%) Skype for Business
7 5 (2.54%) Apache
8 2 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.02%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.51%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.51%) nginx
9 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (6.09%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.52%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.51%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 81 (41.12%) Azure
2 63 (31.98%) Office 365
3 42 (21.32%) AWS
4 16 (8.12%) IaaS
5 14 (7.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 14 (7.11%) PaaS
6 10 (5.08%) Mimecast
7 9 (4.57%) Slack
8 3 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.02%) OneDrive
9 2 (1.02%) SaaS
10 1 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.51%) Logic Apps
10 1 (0.51%) Route 53
10 1 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 58 (29.44%) DNS
2 44 (22.34%) TCP/IP
3 43 (21.83%) Firewall
4 42 (21.32%) DHCP
5 36 (18.27%) SAN
6 19 (9.64%) VPN
7 16 (8.12%) NetScaler
8 15 (7.61%) MPLS
9 13 (6.60%) VLAN
9 13 (6.60%) VoIP
9 13 (6.60%) VSAN
10 11 (5.58%) HTTP
11 10 (5.08%) Ethernet
11 10 (5.08%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (4.57%) LAN
12 9 (4.57%) NAS
13 8 (4.06%) Junos
13 8 (4.06%) Multicast
13 8 (4.06%) SSL
13 8 (4.06%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.18%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.57%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (3.55%) Big Data
4 3 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.51%) DB2
6 1 (0.51%) InfluxDB
6 1 (0.51%) KDB
6 1 (0.51%) Kdb+
6 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.51%) MySQL
6 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (4.57%) Bitbucket
1 9 (4.57%) JIRA
1 9 (4.57%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.02%) WinDbg
3 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.51%) Redmine
3 1 (0.51%) Subversion
General
1 42 (21.32%) Finance
2 22 (11.17%) Legal
3 15 (7.61%) Banking
3 15 (7.61%) Law
4 8 (4.06%) Back Office
5 7 (3.55%) Retail
6 6 (3.05%) Advertising
7 5 (2.54%) Public Sector
8 3 (1.52%) Housing Association
8 3 (1.52%) Publishing
9 2 (1.02%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.02%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.02%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.02%) Mandarin Language
9 2 (1.02%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (22.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (12.69%) Windows Engineer
3 22 (11.17%) Systems Engineer
4 17 (8.63%) VMware Engineer
5 16 (8.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 16 (8.12%) Analyst
6 14 (7.11%) Consultant
7 13 (6.60%) Administrator
7 13 (6.60%) Support Engineer
7 13 (6.60%) Systems Administrator
8 12 (6.09%) Citrix Engineer
9 11 (5.58%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (5.08%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 9 (4.57%) IT Engineer
11 9 (4.57%) Network Engineer
11 9 (4.57%) Windows Systems Engineer
12 8 (4.06%) IT Support
12 8 (4.06%) NOC Engineer
12 8 (4.06%) Server Engineer
12 8 (4.06%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.06%) LDAP
2 5 (2.54%) Web Services
3 4 (2.03%) SAML
4 3 (1.52%) .NET
5 2 (1.02%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.02%) Apache Flex
5 2 (1.02%) Middleware
5 2 (1.02%) XML
6 1 (0.51%) .NET Core
6 1 (0.51%) Cocoa
6 1 (0.51%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.51%) LAMP
6 1 (0.51%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.51%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.51%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.20%) Data Centre
2 17 (8.63%) Private Cloud
3 15 (7.61%) Clustering
3 15 (7.61%) Replication
4 14 (7.11%) User Experience
5 10 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (5.08%) Enterprise Storage
6 9 (4.57%) Blackberry
7 7 (3.55%) EMC VNX
8 6 (3.05%) EMC VMAX
8 6 (3.05%) HP Storage
8 6 (3.05%) IBM XIV
9 5 (2.54%) PKI
10 4 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.52%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.52%) Public Cloud
12 2 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (1.02%) Mobile App
12 2 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 170 (86.29%) Windows
2 134 (68.02%) Windows Server
3 58 (29.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 55 (27.92%) Linux
5 51 (25.89%) Windows Server 2016
6 49 (24.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 37 (18.78%) Windows 10
8 24 (12.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (9.64%) Windows 7
10 13 (6.60%) Unix
11 10 (5.08%) CentOS
11 10 (5.08%) Mac OS
12 8 (4.06%) Ubuntu
12 8 (4.06%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (4.06%) Windows Server 2019
13 7 (3.55%) Fedora
13 7 (3.55%) Oracle Linux
14 6 (3.05%) Windows 8
15 4 (2.03%) Data ONTAP
16 3 (1.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (29.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 30 (15.23%) ITIL
3 25 (12.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (9.64%) Root Cause Analysis
5 17 (8.63%) Load Balancing
6 16 (8.12%) High Availability
7 15 (7.61%) Migration
8 14 (7.11%) Configuration Management
8 14 (7.11%) Information Security
9 13 (6.60%) DevOps
9 13 (6.60%) Systems Engineering
10 12 (6.09%) Project Delivery
10 12 (6.09%) Task Automation
11 11 (5.58%) Infrastructure as Code
11 11 (5.58%) Proactive Monitoring
11 11 (5.58%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (5.08%) Change Control
12 10 (5.08%) Incident Management
12 10 (5.08%) Network Management
12 10 (5.08%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 95 (48.22%) PowerShell
2 16 (8.12%) Python
3 10 (5.08%) SQL
4 9 (4.57%) Bash Shell
4 9 (4.57%) Shell Script
5 8 (4.06%) C
6 6 (3.05%) VBScript
7 2 (1.02%) Perl
7 2 (1.02%) PHP
8 1 (0.51%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.51%) C++
8 1 (0.51%) C-shell
8 1 (0.51%) Korn
Qualifications
1 26 (13.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (12.18%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (9.64%) MCSE
4 17 (8.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 16 (8.12%) CCNA
5 16 (8.12%) CCNP
6 12 (6.09%) Degree
7 10 (5.08%) JNCIS
8 9 (4.57%) Security Cleared
9 8 (4.06%) Linux+ Certification
9 8 (4.06%) MCITP
10 7 (3.55%) CISSP
10 7 (3.55%) CompTIA Security+
10 7 (3.55%) DV Cleared
10 7 (3.55%) GIAC
10 7 (3.55%) Network+ Certification
10 7 (3.55%) SANS
10 7 (3.55%) SSCP
11 6 (3.05%) MCSA
12 3 (1.52%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (3.55%) QA
2 6 (3.05%) SLA
3 2 (1.02%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.51%) PMO
System Software
1 125 (63.45%) Active Directory
2 120 (60.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (18.78%) vSphere
4 36 (18.27%) XenApp
5 32 (16.24%) Hyper-V
6 29 (14.72%) XenDesktop
7 14 (7.11%) NFS
7 14 (7.11%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (5.58%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (4.57%) Xen
10 8 (4.06%) Docker
11 7 (3.55%) Firmware
11 7 (3.55%) Samba
11 7 (3.55%) VirtualBox
12 6 (3.05%) DFS Replication
13 5 (2.54%) vCloud
13 5 (2.54%) VMware NSX
14 4 (2.03%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 3 (1.52%) Virtual Desktop
16 2 (1.02%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
Systems Management
1 52 (26.40%) vCenter Server
2 29 (14.72%) SCCM
3 18 (9.14%) Ansible
4 13 (6.60%) SCOM
5 10 (5.08%) Jamf Pro
6 9 (4.57%) Grafana
6 9 (4.57%) Nagios
6 9 (4.57%) WSUS
7 8 (4.06%) Kubernetes
7 8 (4.06%) Puppet
8 7 (3.55%) Docker Swarm
8 7 (3.55%) OpenNMS
8 7 (3.55%) ZABBIX
9 5 (2.54%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (2.54%) NetVault Backup
9 5 (2.54%) PowerCLI
9 5 (2.54%) Terraform
9 5 (2.54%) Tivoli
10 4 (2.03%) Backup Exec
10 4 (2.03%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 194 (98.48%) VMware
2 111 (56.35%) Microsoft
3 56 (28.43%) Citrix
4 40 (20.30%) Cisco
4 40 (20.30%) Dell
5 29 (14.72%) EMC
5 29 (14.72%) NetApp
6 26 (13.20%) Red Hat
7 22 (11.17%) HP
8 16 (8.12%) Veeam
9 13 (6.60%) Juniper
10 11 (5.58%) F5
10 11 (5.58%) Ivanti
10 11 (5.58%) Oracle
10 11 (5.58%) SolarWinds
11 10 (5.08%) IBM
12 9 (4.57%) CommVault
12 9 (4.57%) EqualLogic
12 9 (4.57%) Fortinet
13 7 (3.55%) Hortonworks