Period
to 20 September 2021

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 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > London
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 610 392 512
Rank change year-on-year -218 +120 +4
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 101 94 239
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.46% 0.43%
As % of the System Software category 1.08% 2.39% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83 82 194
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £33,750
25th Percentile £42,000 £45,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £53,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.80% -2.73% -
75th Percentile £77,750 £73,438 £70,000
90th Percentile £98,000 £78,625 £86,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +7.95% -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 9,389 3,938 9,964
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.26% 19.47% 17.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5,869 3,438 8,328
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £29,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.86% +7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £100,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -

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 20 September 2021.

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 September 2021. 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 -51 26 £58,750 -6.00% 7
West London -60 3 £51,000 +22.89% 3
South London -37 2 £40,000 -39.62% 2
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, 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.

1 100 (99.01%) VMware
2 70 (69.31%) Windows
3 66 (65.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 60 (59.41%) Active Directory
5 57 (56.44%) Azure
6 54 (53.47%) Microsoft
7 41 (40.59%) Windows Server
8 38 (37.62%) Citrix
9 36 (35.64%) Microsoft 365
10 34 (33.66%) Linux
11 32 (31.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 31 (30.69%) Firewall
12 31 (30.69%) vSphere
13 29 (28.71%) DNS
13 29 (28.71%) Social Skills
14 25 (24.75%) DHCP
14 25 (24.75%) AWS
15 24 (23.76%) vCenter Server
15 24 (23.76%) Data Centre
16 23 (22.77%) Windows 10
16 23 (22.77%) Finance
17 22 (21.78%) SAN
17 22 (21.78%) Azure Active Directory
18 21 (20.79%) PowerShell
19 20 (19.80%) SharePoint
20 19 (18.81%) XenDesktop
20 19 (18.81%) VSAN
21 18 (17.82%) XenApp
21 18 (17.82%) VPN
21 18 (17.82%) Cisco

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 20 (19.80%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.91%) MS Exchange
3 7 (6.93%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (5.94%) Skype for Business
5 5 (4.95%) nginx
6 4 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.97%) IIS
8 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.99%) JBoss
8 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 57 (56.44%) Azure
2 36 (35.64%) Microsoft 365
3 25 (24.75%) AWS
4 22 (21.78%) Azure Active Directory
5 17 (16.83%) GCP
6 13 (12.87%) OneDrive
7 8 (7.92%) Amazon EKS
7 8 (7.92%) PaaS
8 7 (6.93%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 7 (6.93%) IBM Cloud
8 7 (6.93%) Mimecast
8 7 (6.93%) MinIO
8 7 (6.93%) OpenShift
8 7 (6.93%) Stackdriver
9 6 (5.94%) Azure Storage
9 6 (5.94%) IaaS
10 5 (4.95%) Amazon S3
10 5 (4.95%) Kong
11 3 (2.97%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (1.98%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 31 (30.69%) Firewall
2 29 (28.71%) DNS
3 25 (24.75%) DHCP
4 22 (21.78%) SAN
5 19 (18.81%) VSAN
6 18 (17.82%) VPN
7 14 (13.86%) TCP/IP
8 8 (7.92%) SD-WAN
9 7 (6.93%) HTTP
9 7 (6.93%) Network Security
10 6 (5.94%) Unified Communications
11 5 (4.95%) BIG-IP
11 5 (4.95%) LAN
11 5 (4.95%) NetScaler
11 5 (4.95%) WAN
12 3 (2.97%) Cisco Firepower
12 3 (2.97%) Internet
12 3 (2.97%) VLAN
12 3 (2.97%) VoIP
12 3 (2.97%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.91%) Amazon RDS
1 9 (8.91%) NoSQL
2 8 (7.92%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.98%) MySQL
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.99%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.99%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.99%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (9.90%) Jenkins
2 9 (8.91%) JIRA
3 7 (6.93%) GitLab
4 5 (4.95%) Bitbucket
4 5 (4.95%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.99%) MSI
General
1 29 (28.71%) Social Skills
2 23 (22.77%) Finance
3 11 (10.89%) Banking
4 9 (8.91%) Law
5 7 (6.93%) Presentation Skills
6 5 (4.95%) Back Office
7 3 (2.97%) Legal
7 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.98%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.98%) Documentation Skills
8 2 (1.98%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.98%) Front Office
8 2 (1.98%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 24 (23.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (11.88%) Desktop Engineer
3 11 (10.89%) Analyst
3 11 (10.89%) Azure Engineer
3 11 (10.89%) VMware Engineer
4 10 (9.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 9 (8.91%) Support Engineer
6 8 (7.92%) Storage Engineer
6 8 (7.92%) Support Analyst
7 7 (6.93%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (5.94%) IT Manager
8 6 (5.94%) SAN Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) SAN Storage Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Architect
9 5 (4.95%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Desktop Support
9 5 (4.95%) HP Storage Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.88%) Elastic Stack
2 10 (9.90%) Kafka
3 8 (7.92%) Node.js
4 7 (6.93%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (2.97%) 802.1X
6 2 (1.98%) REST
6 2 (1.98%) Web Services
6 2 (1.98%) XML
7 1 (0.99%) .NET
7 1 (0.99%) Middleware
7 1 (0.99%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.76%) Data Centre
2 11 (10.89%) Cloud Native
3 9 (8.91%) Public Cloud
4 5 (4.95%) Clustering
4 5 (4.95%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.98%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.98%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.98%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.98%) EMC VNXe
6 2 (1.98%) Fibre Optics
6 2 (1.98%) FlexPod
6 2 (1.98%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.98%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.98%) Legacy Systems
6 2 (1.98%) Replication
6 2 (1.98%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 1 (0.99%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.99%) Cybercrime
7 1 (0.99%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 70 (69.31%) Windows
2 41 (40.59%) Windows Server
3 34 (33.66%) Linux
4 23 (22.77%) Windows 10
5 14 (13.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (10.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (10.89%) Windows Server 2016
7 8 (7.92%) Windows Server 2019
8 6 (5.94%) Windows 7
9 5 (4.95%) Mac OS X
9 5 (4.95%) VMS
10 4 (3.96%) CentOS
10 4 (3.96%) Unix
11 2 (1.98%) SUSE
11 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.99%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.99%) Solaris
12 1 (0.99%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (31.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 15 (14.85%) Load Balancing
3 12 (11.88%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (11.88%) DevOps
4 11 (10.89%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (10.89%) Migration
5 10 (9.90%) Data Centre Operations
6 9 (8.91%) Configuration Management
6 9 (8.91%) ITIL
6 9 (8.91%) Project Delivery
6 9 (8.91%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 8 (7.92%) Analytics
7 8 (7.92%) Infrastructure as Code
7 8 (7.92%) Thought Leadership
8 7 (6.93%) Coaching
8 7 (6.93%) Computer Science
8 7 (6.93%) Observability
8 7 (6.93%) Scrum
9 6 (5.94%) Identity Management
9 6 (5.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.79%) PowerShell
2 16 (15.84%) Python
3 11 (10.89%) SQL
4 8 (7.92%) Go
4 8 (7.92%) Java
5 7 (6.93%) C#
6 5 (4.95%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.98%) XQuery
8 1 (0.99%) C
8 1 (0.99%) PHP
8 1 (0.99%) Ruby
8 1 (0.99%) VB
8 1 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (8.91%) Degree
1 9 (8.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (7.92%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (6.93%) CCNA
3 7 (6.93%) Master's Degree
3 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.94%) MCP
5 5 (4.95%) MCSE
5 5 (4.95%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.95%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.96%) CEH
6 4 (3.96%) GIAC
7 3 (2.97%) CISSP
8 2 (1.98%) CCDA
8 2 (1.98%) CCNP
8 2 (1.98%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.98%) JNCIA
8 2 (1.98%) JNCIP
8 2 (1.98%) JNCIS
8 2 (1.98%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.98%) GDPR
2 2 (1.98%) NIST
2 2 (1.98%) SLA
3 1 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.99%) PMO
System Software
1 66 (65.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (59.41%) Active Directory
3 31 (30.69%) vSphere
4 19 (18.81%) XenDesktop
5 18 (17.82%) XenApp
6 15 (14.85%) Hyper-V
7 12 (11.88%) Docker
8 11 (10.89%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (6.93%) Ceph
9 7 (6.93%) KVM
10 4 (3.96%) Firmware
10 4 (3.96%) VMware NSX
11 3 (2.97%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (1.98%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 2 (1.98%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (1.98%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.99%) NFS
13 1 (0.99%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.99%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 24 (23.76%) vCenter Server
2 14 (13.86%) Kubernetes
3 13 (12.87%) Puppet
4 11 (10.89%) SCCM
5 10 (9.90%) Ansible
6 9 (8.91%) Prometheus
7 8 (7.92%) Backup Exec
7 8 (7.92%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Intune
8 7 (6.93%) Salt
8 7 (6.93%) ZABBIX
9 6 (5.94%) PowerCLI
10 5 (4.95%) Terraform
11 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (3.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 4 (3.96%) WSUS
12 3 (2.97%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (2.97%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (2.97%) Packer
12 3 (2.97%) vMotion
Vendors
1 100 (99.01%) VMware
2 54 (53.47%) Microsoft
3 38 (37.62%) Citrix
4 18 (17.82%) Cisco
5 15 (14.85%) HP
6 13 (12.87%) Dell
6 13 (12.87%) Red Hat
7 12 (11.88%) Veeam
8 11 (10.89%) Google
9 10 (9.90%) IBM
10 8 (7.92%) 3PAR
10 8 (7.92%) Asigra
10 8 (7.92%) ServiceNow
11 7 (6.93%) AppDynamics
11 7 (6.93%) Dynatrace
11 7 (6.93%) SAP
11 7 (6.93%) Symantec
12 6 (5.94%) EMC
12 6 (5.94%) NetApp
12 6 (5.94%) Nimble Storage