Period
to 20 August 2019

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 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > London
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 544 516 485
Rank change year-on-year -28 -31 -74
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 212 324 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.38% 0.47% 0.58%
As % of the System Software category 2.15% 3.04% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 179 266 392
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £35,600 £40,125 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,250 £75,000 £79,750
England median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.22% - -

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 9,853 10,644 9,692
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.57% 15.40% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8,163 8,864 8,277
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £83,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 20 August 2019.

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 20 August 2019. 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 +8 51 £67,500 +12.50% 11
South London +11 18 £46,500 +5.08% 2
West London +2 4 £61,250 +11.36% 5
East London +24 1 £65,000 +42.08% 5
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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.

1 209 (98.58%) VMware
2 175 (82.55%) Windows
3 158 (74.53%) Active Directory
4 156 (73.58%) Windows Server
5 122 (57.55%) Office 365
6 87 (41.04%) VMware Infrastructure
7 78 (36.79%) SAN
8 74 (34.91%) Microsoft Azure
9 70 (33.02%) DNS
10 66 (31.13%) Firewall
10 66 (31.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 63 (29.72%) Windows Server 2012
12 60 (28.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 58 (27.36%) DHCP
14 55 (25.94%) Cisco
15 53 (25.00%) Microsoft
16 50 (23.58%) Finance
17 49 (23.11%) Amazon AWS
17 49 (23.11%) vSphere
18 48 (22.64%) Data Centre
19 45 (21.23%) PowerShell
19 45 (21.23%) TCP/IP
19 45 (21.23%) MS Exchange
20 42 (19.81%) Windows 10
21 38 (17.92%) ITIL
21 38 (17.92%) Citrix
22 37 (17.45%) Linux
22 37 (17.45%) Windows 7
23 36 (16.98%) HP
24 35 (16.51%) SQL 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 45 (21.23%) MS Exchange
2 25 (11.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (10.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (8.02%) Skype for Business
5 13 (6.13%) IIS
6 8 (3.77%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.83%) CMS
8 4 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.89%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (6.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 122 (57.55%) Office 365
2 74 (34.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (23.11%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (6.13%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.89%) IaaS
5 4 (1.89%) SaaS
6 3 (1.42%) PaaS
7 2 (0.94%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.47%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.47%) G Suite
8 1 (0.47%) GitHub
8 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.47%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.47%) npm
8 1 (0.47%) NuGet
8 1 (0.47%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 78 (36.79%) SAN
2 70 (33.02%) DNS
3 66 (31.13%) Firewall
4 58 (27.36%) DHCP
5 45 (21.23%) TCP/IP
6 29 (13.68%) VPN
7 24 (11.32%) VSAN
8 20 (9.43%) NAS
9 17 (8.02%) LAN
10 16 (7.55%) Skype
10 16 (7.55%) WAN
11 14 (6.60%) Cisco IOS
12 13 (6.13%) VLAN
13 8 (3.77%) MPLS
14 7 (3.30%) DMZ
15 6 (2.83%) HTTP
15 6 (2.83%) VoIP
16 5 (2.36%) Ethernet
16 5 (2.36%) Internet
16 5 (2.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (16.51%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (3.30%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (3.30%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.42%) Big Data
7 2 (0.94%) MySQL
7 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 7 (3.30%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.36%) MSI
3 4 (1.89%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.94%) Maven
5 1 (0.47%) GitLab
5 1 (0.47%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.47%) RubyGems
5 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
General
1 50 (23.58%) Finance
2 19 (8.96%) Law
3 15 (7.08%) Banking
4 12 (5.66%) Legal
5 9 (4.25%) Aerospace
6 7 (3.30%) Retail
7 2 (0.94%) Advertising
7 2 (0.94%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (24.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 30 (14.15%) Administrator
3 29 (13.68%) Systems Administrator
4 25 (11.79%) Analyst
5 24 (11.32%) Infrastructure Manager
6 23 (10.85%) VMware Engineer
7 19 (8.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 18 (8.49%) Windows Engineer
9 15 (7.08%) Team Leader
9 15 (7.08%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (6.60%) IT Engineer
11 13 (6.13%) Infrastructure Team Leader
11 13 (6.13%) Windows Administrator
11 13 (6.13%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (6.13%) Windows Systems Administrator
12 12 (5.66%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (5.66%) Technical Leader
13 11 (5.19%) IT Manager
13 11 (5.19%) Support Engineer
14 10 (4.72%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.77%) LDAP
2 6 (2.83%) Software Packaging
3 2 (0.94%) Middleware
4 1 (0.47%) .NET
4 1 (0.47%) CSS
4 1 (0.47%) Django
4 1 (0.47%) HTML
4 1 (0.47%) Node.js
4 1 (0.47%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 48 (22.64%) Data Centre
2 13 (6.13%) Management Information System
2 13 (6.13%) Public Cloud
3 8 (3.77%) Replication
4 5 (2.36%) Fibre Optics
5 3 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.42%) Clustering
5 3 (1.42%) Private Cloud
5 3 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.94%) Cloud Native
6 2 (0.94%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (0.94%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.47%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 175 (82.55%) Windows
2 156 (73.58%) Windows Server
3 66 (31.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 63 (29.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (19.81%) Windows 10
6 37 (17.45%) Linux
6 37 (17.45%) Windows 7
7 15 (7.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (6.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (4.25%) Windows 8
10 8 (3.77%) Mac OS
11 5 (2.36%) SUSE
12 4 (1.89%) Unix
13 2 (0.94%) Android
13 2 (0.94%) CentOS
13 2 (0.94%) Fedora
13 2 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.94%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.47%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (28.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 38 (17.92%) ITIL
3 25 (11.79%) Information Security
4 23 (10.85%) Problem-Solving
5 20 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 20 (9.43%) Migration
6 18 (8.49%) Capacity Management
7 16 (7.55%) Change Management
8 15 (7.08%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (6.60%) DevOps
9 14 (6.60%) Network Architecture
10 12 (5.66%) IT Strategy
11 11 (5.19%) Coaching
11 11 (5.19%) Configuration Management
11 11 (5.19%) Fintech
11 11 (5.19%) Security Management
12 10 (4.72%) Storage Management
12 10 (4.72%) Task Automation
13 9 (4.25%) ISMS
13 9 (4.25%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 45 (21.23%) PowerShell
2 14 (6.60%) SQL
3 10 (4.72%) Python
4 7 (3.30%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.36%) C#
6 4 (1.89%) Ada
6 4 (1.89%) C++
7 3 (1.42%) Perl
8 2 (0.94%) C
8 2 (0.94%) Ruby
9 1 (0.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (8.96%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (7.08%) CCNA
4 14 (6.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (6.13%) MCSE
6 10 (4.72%) Degree
7 9 (4.25%) CCNP
7 9 (4.25%) MCSA
8 6 (2.83%) MCP
9 5 (2.36%) CCDA
9 5 (2.36%) CISSP
9 5 (2.36%) JNCIA
9 5 (2.36%) JNCIP
9 5 (2.36%) JNCIS
10 3 (1.42%) RHCE
10 3 (1.42%) Security Cleared
10 3 (1.42%) VCP6
11 2 (0.94%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 2 (0.94%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (0.94%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.66%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.47%) NIST
2 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 158 (74.53%) Active Directory
2 87 (41.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (23.11%) vSphere
4 30 (14.15%) Hyper-V
5 27 (12.74%) XenApp
6 16 (7.55%) XenDesktop
7 12 (5.66%) VMware NSX
8 9 (4.25%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (3.77%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (3.30%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (2.83%) Docker
12 5 (2.36%) vCloud
12 5 (2.36%) Xen
13 4 (1.89%) NFS
13 4 (1.89%) Virtual Desktop
13 4 (1.89%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (1.42%) Samba
15 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.94%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 22 (10.38%) SCCM
1 22 (10.38%) vCenter Server
2 14 (6.60%) Ansible
3 11 (5.19%) Puppet
4 5 (2.36%) SCOM
4 5 (2.36%) vRealize
5 4 (1.89%) Nagios
5 4 (1.89%) Perfmon
5 4 (1.89%) WSUS
6 3 (1.42%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (1.42%) Jamf Pro
6 3 (1.42%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (1.42%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (1.42%) Terraform
7 2 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.94%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.94%) XenMobile
7 2 (0.94%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 209 (98.58%) VMware
2 55 (25.94%) Cisco
3 53 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 38 (17.92%) Citrix
5 36 (16.98%) HP
6 34 (16.04%) Veeam
7 24 (11.32%) Dell
8 20 (9.43%) Red Hat
9 12 (5.66%) NetApp
10 11 (5.19%) EqualLogic
10 11 (5.19%) SolarWinds
11 10 (4.72%) Juniper
12 9 (4.25%) 3PAR
12 9 (4.25%) Ivanti
12 9 (4.25%) Nimble Storage
12 9 (4.25%) Sony
13 8 (3.77%) Avaya
13 8 (3.77%) EMC
14 7 (3.30%) Mitel
15 6 (2.83%) Dell Compellent