Period
to 4 March 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 4 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > London
6 months to
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 463 469 529
Rank change year-on-year +6 +60 -50
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 85 258 271
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.30% 0.51% 0.43%
As % of the System Software category 1.54% 2.90% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 95 206 236
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £38,000 £31,500 £33,310
90th Percentile £84,500 £75,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% -5.26%

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 5,510 8,896 10,101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.43% 17.56% 16.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4,568 7,455 8,530
Median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £40,000 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £96,250 £92,500
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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +68 24 £77,000 +28.33% 4
West London +62 6 £53,063 +67.13% 1
South London +22 3 - - 2
East London +7 2 £35,500 -60.56%
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 79 (92.94%) VMware
2 61 (71.76%) Windows
3 60 (70.59%) Active Directory
4 56 (65.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 38 (44.71%) PowerShell
6 37 (43.53%) Windows Server
7 32 (37.65%) Finance
8 31 (36.47%) Microsoft
8 31 (36.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 29 (34.12%) TCP/IP
10 26 (30.59%) Azure
10 26 (30.59%) Microsoft 365
11 25 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 25 (29.41%) vCenter Server
12 24 (28.24%) Linux
12 24 (28.24%) DNS
12 24 (28.24%) Firewall
13 21 (24.71%) Cisco
13 21 (24.71%) Dell
14 20 (23.53%) EMC
14 20 (23.53%) DHCP
14 20 (23.53%) Windows Server 2016
15 18 (21.18%) Data Centre
15 18 (21.18%) ITIL
15 18 (21.18%) Red Hat
16 17 (20.00%) MS Exchange
17 16 (18.82%) vSphere
17 16 (18.82%) Citrix
17 16 (18.82%) Windows 10
18 15 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 17 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.24%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.71%) IIS
4 3 (3.53%) Confluence
4 3 (3.53%) IBM Notes
4 3 (3.53%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.35%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.18%) nginx
6 1 (1.18%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 26 (30.59%) Azure
1 26 (30.59%) Microsoft 365
2 12 (14.12%) AWS
3 8 (9.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (4.71%) OneDrive
4 4 (4.71%) SaaS
5 3 (3.53%) GCP
5 3 (3.53%) Mimecast
5 3 (3.53%) OpenShift
6 2 (2.35%) Cloud Run
6 2 (2.35%) IaaS
6 2 (2.35%) PaaS
7 1 (1.18%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.18%) GitHub
7 1 (1.18%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 29 (34.12%) TCP/IP
2 24 (28.24%) DNS
2 24 (28.24%) Firewall
3 20 (23.53%) DHCP
4 14 (16.47%) VoIP
4 14 (16.47%) VPN
5 12 (14.12%) VSAN
6 10 (11.76%) VLAN
7 9 (10.59%) SAN
8 8 (9.41%) LAN
8 8 (9.41%) WAN
9 5 (5.88%) NetScaler
10 4 (4.71%) Ethernet
10 4 (4.71%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (4.71%) HTTP
11 3 (3.53%) Internet
11 3 (3.53%) Intranet
11 3 (3.53%) MPLS
11 3 (3.53%) SNMP
11 3 (3.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.53%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.18%) Big Data
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Bitbucket
1 2 (2.35%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.18%) GitLab
General
1 32 (37.65%) Finance
2 11 (12.94%) Banking
3 3 (3.53%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.53%) Legal
4 1 (1.18%) Back Office
4 1 (1.18%) Housing Association
4 1 (1.18%) Law
4 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
2 16 (18.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (16.47%) Analyst
4 12 (14.12%) Systems Engineer
5 11 (12.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 11 (12.94%) Support Engineer
6 10 (11.76%) Backup Engineer
6 10 (11.76%) Server Engineer
6 10 (11.76%) Storage and Backup Engineer
6 10 (11.76%) Storage Engineer
7 8 (9.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 7 (8.24%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (8.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (8.24%) Wintel Engineer
9 6 (7.06%) IT Engineer
9 6 (7.06%) Professional Services Engineer
10 5 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
10 5 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
10 5 (5.88%) Senior Citrix Engineer
11 4 (4.71%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.35%) 802.1X
1 2 (2.35%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.18%) .NET
2 1 (1.18%) Kafka
2 1 (1.18%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.18%) Data Centre
2 13 (15.29%) Client/Server
3 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (12.94%) Enterprise Storage
4 10 (11.76%) EMC VNXe
4 10 (11.76%) FlexPod
4 10 (11.76%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 8 (9.41%) EMC VNX
6 6 (7.06%) Management Information System
7 5 (5.88%) Hedge funds
8 3 (3.53%) Clustering
8 3 (3.53%) Replication
9 1 (1.18%) Cloud Native
9 1 (1.18%) Life Science
9 1 (1.18%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.18%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.18%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 61 (71.76%) Windows
2 37 (43.53%) Windows Server
3 31 (36.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (28.24%) Linux
6 20 (23.53%) Windows Server 2016
7 16 (18.82%) Windows 10
8 14 (16.47%) Windows 7
9 13 (15.29%) Oracle Linux
10 8 (9.41%) Windows Server 2019
11 6 (7.06%) VMS
12 3 (3.53%) CentOS
12 3 (3.53%) Mac OS X
12 3 (3.53%) Windows 8
13 2 (2.35%) Android
13 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (2.35%) Ubuntu
13 2 (2.35%) Unix
14 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
14 1 (1.18%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.18%) ITIL
2 15 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 12 (14.12%) Change Control
3 12 (14.12%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (12.94%) Proactive Monitoring
5 9 (10.59%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (9.41%) Business Continuity
7 7 (8.24%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (8.24%) Service Delivery
7 7 (8.24%) Service Management
8 6 (7.06%) Availability Management
8 6 (7.06%) Capacity Management
8 6 (7.06%) Change Management
8 6 (7.06%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (7.06%) Incident Management
8 6 (7.06%) Infrastructure as Code
8 6 (7.06%) Project Delivery
9 5 (5.88%) DevOps
9 5 (5.88%) Fintech
9 5 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 38 (44.71%) PowerShell
2 9 (10.59%) Bash Shell
3 5 (5.88%) Python
4 4 (4.71%) C
4 4 (4.71%) SQL
5 2 (2.35%) C#
5 2 (2.35%) Go
5 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.35%) VBScript
6 1 (1.18%) Perl
6 1 (1.18%) Ruby
6 1 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.71%) Degree
2 4 (4.71%) MCSA
2 4 (4.71%) MCSE
2 4 (4.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (3.53%) CCNA
3 3 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.53%) CompTIA Security+
3 3 (3.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.35%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.35%) CCA
4 2 (2.35%) CCNP
4 2 (2.35%) CISSP
4 2 (2.35%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.18%) MCITP
5 1 (1.18%) RHCA
5 1 (1.18%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) SLA
2 2 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 60 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 56 (65.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (18.82%) vSphere
4 14 (16.47%) Hyper-V
5 10 (11.76%) XenApp
6 7 (8.24%) XenDesktop
7 6 (7.06%) Docker
8 5 (5.88%) VMware NSX
9 4 (4.71%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (3.53%) NFS
10 3 (3.53%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (2.35%) Firmware
11 2 (2.35%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (2.35%) VMware Server
12 1 (1.18%) Samba
12 1 (1.18%) VirtualBox
12 1 (1.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (29.41%) vCenter Server
2 12 (14.12%) SCOM
3 10 (11.76%) Ansible
4 9 (10.59%) Nagios
4 9 (10.59%) vMotion
5 8 (9.41%) BladeLogic
5 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 6 (7.06%) Kubernetes
6 6 (7.06%) SCCM
7 4 (4.71%) Backup Exec
7 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (4.71%) Terraform
8 3 (3.53%) Puppet
9 2 (2.35%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (2.35%) Grafana
9 2 (2.35%) Istio
9 2 (2.35%) Knative
9 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (2.35%) Prometheus
10 1 (1.18%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 79 (92.94%) VMware
2 31 (36.47%) Microsoft
3 21 (24.71%) Cisco
3 21 (24.71%) Dell
4 20 (23.53%) EMC
5 18 (21.18%) Red Hat
6 16 (18.82%) Citrix
7 15 (17.65%) HP
7 15 (17.65%) NetApp
7 15 (17.65%) Veeam
8 13 (15.29%) Oracle
9 10 (11.76%) Isilon
10 9 (10.59%) 3PAR
11 8 (9.41%) Blue Coat
11 8 (9.41%) BMC
12 6 (7.06%) DataCore
13 4 (4.71%) ServiceNow
13 4 (4.71%) SolarWinds
14 3 (3.53%) Asigra
14 3 (3.53%) Lotus