Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > London
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 539 503 491
Rank change year-on-year -36 -12 -94
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 225 357 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.37% 0.51% 0.51%
As % of the System Software category 2.25% 3.56% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 192 310 308
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £41,125 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £75,750
England median annual salary £44,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -7.37% +11.76% -5.56%

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 9,994 10,020 8,623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 16.46% 14.31% 12.57%
Number of salaries quoted 8,277 8,431 7,375
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £82,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +2.41%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +5 56 £58,000 -0.85% 3
South London +5 15 £52,500 +54.41%
West London +23 4 £45,000 -18.18% 2
East London +19 3 £70,000 +55.56%
North London +11 1 £41,500 -7.78%
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 219 (97.33%) VMware
2 178 (79.11%) Windows
3 157 (69.78%) Active Directory
4 145 (64.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 131 (58.22%) Windows Server
6 119 (52.89%) Microsoft
7 92 (40.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 87 (38.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 77 (34.22%) Office 365
10 74 (32.89%) PowerShell
11 70 (31.11%) DNS
12 69 (30.67%) vSphere
13 67 (29.78%) Linux
14 63 (28.00%) Cisco
14 63 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
15 62 (27.56%) SQL Server
16 61 (27.11%) ITIL
17 60 (26.67%) Finance
18 59 (26.22%) SAN
19 56 (24.89%) Citrix
20 55 (24.44%) MS Exchange
21 53 (23.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 51 (22.67%) DHCP
22 51 (22.67%) Firewall
23 50 (22.22%) SCCM
24 44 (19.56%) Data Centre
25 42 (18.67%) vCenter Server
26 39 (17.33%) TCP/IP
27 37 (16.44%) Hyper-V
28 36 (16.00%) Amazon AWS

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 55 (24.44%) MS Exchange
2 27 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (8.00%) IIS
4 15 (6.67%) Skype for Business
5 13 (5.78%) SharePoint
6 8 (3.56%) WordPress
7 7 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (3.11%) OpenStack
8 5 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.78%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.33%) Apache
11 2 (0.89%) CMS
11 2 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.89%) nginx
12 1 (0.44%) Confluence
12 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 23 (10.22%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.33%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 77 (34.22%) Office 365
2 63 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (7.11%) SaaS
5 15 (6.67%) IaaS
6 7 (3.11%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (2.22%) OpenShift
8 4 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (1.78%) PaaS
9 3 (1.33%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.89%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.44%) Cloudflare
11 1 (0.44%) G Suite
11 1 (0.44%) GitHub
11 1 (0.44%) npm
11 1 (0.44%) NuGet
11 1 (0.44%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 70 (31.11%) DNS
2 59 (26.22%) SAN
3 51 (22.67%) DHCP
3 51 (22.67%) Firewall
4 39 (17.33%) TCP/IP
5 30 (13.33%) VPN
6 24 (10.67%) VLAN
7 19 (8.44%) LAN
7 19 (8.44%) NAS
8 17 (7.56%) WAN
9 16 (7.11%) VSAN
10 13 (5.78%) Skype
11 12 (5.33%) iSCSI
11 12 (5.33%) MPLS
12 10 (4.44%) Cisco IOS
12 10 (4.44%) Network Security
12 10 (4.44%) VoIP
13 7 (3.11%) DMZ
13 7 (3.11%) PCoIP
13 7 (3.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (27.56%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (4.89%) SQL Server 2016
4 9 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (3.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (2.67%) MySQL
6 6 (2.67%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.78%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.33%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.89%) Big Data
10 2 (0.89%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 11 (4.89%) Jenkins
1 11 (4.89%) WinDbg
2 9 (4.00%) MSI
3 7 (3.11%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.78%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.44%) FishEye
6 1 (0.44%) FogBugz
6 1 (0.44%) GitLab
6 1 (0.44%) JIRA
6 1 (0.44%) Maven
6 1 (0.44%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.44%) RubyGems
General
1 60 (26.67%) Finance
2 16 (7.11%) Banking
3 8 (3.56%) Marketing
4 7 (3.11%) Advertising
5 5 (2.22%) Law
6 4 (1.78%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.33%) Legal
8 1 (0.44%) Automotive
8 1 (0.44%) Back Office
8 1 (0.44%) Electronics
8 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.44%) French Language
8 1 (0.44%) German Language
8 1 (0.44%) Retail
8 1 (0.44%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 45 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 34 (15.11%) Analyst
3 26 (11.56%) Systems Engineer
4 25 (11.11%) Administrator
4 25 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
5 24 (10.67%) Windows Engineer
6 20 (8.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 20 (8.89%) Support Engineer
6 20 (8.89%) Systems Administrator
7 18 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 14 (6.22%) Wintel Engineer
9 13 (5.78%) Desktop Engineer
10 12 (5.33%) DevOps Engineer
10 12 (5.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (5.33%) Senior Windows Engineer
10 12 (5.33%) Support Analyst
10 12 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (4.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 11 (4.89%) Architect
11 11 (4.89%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.89%) Software Packaging
2 9 (4.00%) LDAP
3 5 (2.22%) Middleware
4 4 (1.78%) Web Services
5 3 (1.33%) LAMP
6 2 (0.89%) .NET
6 2 (0.89%) COM
6 2 (0.89%) Kafka
7 1 (0.44%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.44%) ADO
7 1 (0.44%) Django
7 1 (0.44%) Node.js
7 1 (0.44%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 44 (19.56%) Data Centre
2 31 (13.78%) Replication
3 26 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (10.22%) User Experience
5 17 (7.56%) Public Cloud
6 16 (7.11%) Clustering
7 10 (4.44%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (3.11%) Fintech
8 7 (3.11%) Management Information System
8 7 (3.11%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.78%) EMC VMAX
10 4 (1.78%) EMC VNX
10 4 (1.78%) Private Cloud
11 3 (1.33%) CMDB
11 3 (1.33%) Digital Media
11 3 (1.33%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.89%) Cyberthreat
12 2 (0.89%) Derivative
12 2 (0.89%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 178 (79.11%) Windows
2 131 (58.22%) Windows Server
3 92 (40.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 87 (38.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 67 (29.78%) Linux
6 30 (13.33%) Windows 10
7 28 (12.44%) Windows 7
8 25 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (4.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (4.44%) Android
11 9 (4.00%) CentOS
11 9 (4.00%) Data ONTAP
12 7 (3.11%) Ubuntu
13 5 (2.22%) Unix
13 5 (2.22%) Windows 8
14 4 (1.78%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.89%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.89%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.89%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (27.11%) ITIL
2 53 (23.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 36 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 29 (12.89%) Migration
4 29 (12.89%) Root Cause Analysis
5 26 (11.56%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (8.44%) Incident Management
6 19 (8.44%) Information Security
6 19 (8.44%) Server Virtualisation
7 17 (7.56%) Configuration Management
8 16 (7.11%) DevOps
9 15 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (6.67%) High Availability
9 15 (6.67%) Security Patching
10 14 (6.22%) Asset Management
11 13 (5.78%) Task Automation
12 12 (5.33%) Analytical Thinking
12 12 (5.33%) Time Management
13 11 (4.89%) Capacity Management
13 11 (4.89%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 74 (32.89%) PowerShell
2 30 (13.33%) SQL
3 18 (8.00%) Bash Shell
3 18 (8.00%) Python
4 11 (4.89%) VBScript
5 6 (2.67%) C
5 6 (2.67%) Perl
6 4 (1.78%) AWK
6 4 (1.78%) sed
7 3 (1.33%) C#
7 3 (1.33%) PHP
8 2 (0.89%) Java
8 2 (0.89%) Ruby
9 1 (0.44%) AppleScript
9 1 (0.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 34 (15.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 33 (14.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (9.33%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (7.11%) MCSE
5 15 (6.67%) Degree
6 13 (5.78%) CCNA
7 11 (4.89%) MCSA
8 10 (4.44%) MCP
9 9 (4.00%) CISSP
9 9 (4.00%) VCP6
10 8 (3.56%) CCNP
10 8 (3.56%) CESG Certified Professional
11 6 (2.67%) RHCE
11 6 (2.67%) Security Cleared
12 5 (2.22%) MCITP
13 4 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
13 4 (1.78%) NCDA
13 4 (1.78%) NCIE
13 4 (1.78%) SC Cleared
14 3 (1.33%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.33%) SLA
2 1 (0.44%) GDPR
System Software
1 157 (69.78%) Active Directory
2 145 (64.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (30.67%) vSphere
4 37 (16.44%) Hyper-V
5 23 (10.22%) XenApp
6 18 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
7 17 (7.56%) VMware NSX
7 17 (7.56%) XenDesktop
8 14 (6.22%) Virtual Desktop
9 13 (5.78%) Virtual Servers
10 12 (5.33%) NFS
10 12 (5.33%) VMware Workstation
11 11 (4.89%) BitLocker
11 11 (4.89%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (3.11%) Docker
13 3 (1.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (1.33%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.89%) DFS Replication
14 2 (0.89%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 50 (22.22%) SCCM
2 42 (18.67%) vCenter Server
3 30 (13.33%) vRealize
4 24 (10.67%) Ansible
5 20 (8.89%) SCOrch
6 19 (8.44%) SCOM
7 17 (7.56%) WSUS
8 15 (6.67%) Puppet
9 14 (6.22%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 13 (5.78%) Microsoft Clustering
11 11 (4.89%) Perfmon
12 8 (3.56%) vMotion
13 6 (2.67%) Backup Exec
13 6 (2.67%) Nagios
14 5 (2.22%) Failover Clustering
14 5 (2.22%) SCVMM
15 4 (1.78%) Kubernetes
15 4 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
15 4 (1.78%) Simpana
15 4 (1.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 219 (97.33%) VMware
2 119 (52.89%) Microsoft
3 63 (28.00%) Cisco
4 56 (24.89%) Citrix
5 33 (14.67%) HP
6 32 (14.22%) NetApp
7 26 (11.56%) Red Hat
8 16 (7.11%) EqualLogic
9 15 (6.67%) Avaya
9 15 (6.67%) EMC
10 14 (6.22%) Oracle
11 12 (5.33%) Veeam
12 11 (4.89%) Dell
12 11 (4.89%) Google
12 11 (4.89%) Mitel
13 10 (4.44%) IBM
14 9 (4.00%) Meraki
15 8 (3.56%) Adobe
15 8 (3.56%) Sage
15 8 (3.56%) Symantec