Period
to 14 May 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 14 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > London
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 511 464 566
Rank change year-on-year -47 +102 -46
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 91 196 203
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.48% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 1.35% 2.68% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 81 158 188
10th Percentile £41,750 £40,350 £32,300
25th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.73% - -
75th Percentile £78,000 £63,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £73,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% -7.37%

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 6,748 7,326 9,718
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 20.04% 18.11% 16.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5,166 6,182 8,184
10th Percentile £38,750 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,188
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 14 May 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 14 May 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 +22 22 £66,250 +10.42% 4
West London +40 7 £53,063 +24.85% 3
East London +9 1 £26,000 -52.73% 1
South London -7 1 £44,500 -38.62% 2
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 14 May 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 84 (92.31%) VMware
2 67 (73.63%) Windows
3 64 (70.33%) Active Directory
4 54 (59.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 39 (42.86%) Windows Server
6 35 (38.46%) PowerShell
7 32 (35.16%) Azure
8 31 (34.07%) Microsoft
9 30 (32.97%) Finance
10 28 (30.77%) TCP/IP
11 27 (29.67%) Linux
11 27 (29.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 25 (27.47%) vCenter Server
13 24 (26.37%) Microsoft 365
14 23 (25.27%) Citrix
15 22 (24.18%) Firewall
16 21 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 20 (21.98%) EMC
17 20 (21.98%) Red Hat
18 19 (20.88%) Dell
18 19 (20.88%) DNS
18 19 (20.88%) Windows Server 2012
19 18 (19.78%) vSphere
19 18 (19.78%) Hyper-V
19 18 (19.78%) MS Exchange
20 17 (18.68%) Veeam
20 17 (18.68%) Windows Server 2016
21 16 (17.58%) Azure Active Directory
21 16 (17.58%) HP
22 15 (16.48%) SAN

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 18 (19.78%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.49%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.40%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (3.30%) nginx
6 1 (1.10%) Confluence
6 1 (1.10%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 32 (35.16%) Azure
2 24 (26.37%) Microsoft 365
3 16 (17.58%) Azure Active Directory
4 14 (15.38%) AWS
5 7 (7.69%) OneDrive
6 6 (6.59%) GCP
7 5 (5.49%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 4 (4.40%) Amazon S3
8 4 (4.40%) Azure Storage
8 4 (4.40%) IaaS
8 4 (4.40%) SaaS
9 3 (3.30%) Dropbox
9 3 (3.30%) Kong
9 3 (3.30%) OpenShift
10 2 (2.20%) Cloud Run
10 2 (2.20%) Mimecast
10 2 (2.20%) PaaS
11 1 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (1.10%) Azure Key Vault
11 1 (1.10%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 22 (24.18%) Firewall
3 19 (20.88%) DNS
4 15 (16.48%) DHCP
4 15 (16.48%) SAN
5 12 (13.19%) VSAN
6 11 (12.09%) VPN
7 10 (10.99%) VoIP
8 9 (9.89%) VLAN
9 8 (8.79%) NetScaler
10 7 (7.69%) HTTP
11 5 (5.49%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (5.49%) LAN
12 4 (4.40%) Internet
12 4 (4.40%) SNMP
12 4 (4.40%) SSL
12 4 (4.40%) Unified Communications
12 4 (4.40%) WAN
13 3 (3.30%) BIG-IP
14 2 (2.20%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.59%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.10%) Big Data
3 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Bitbucket
1 5 (5.49%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.40%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.10%) GitLab
General
1 30 (32.97%) Finance
2 10 (10.99%) Social Skills
3 9 (9.89%) Banking
4 8 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.49%) Law
6 4 (4.40%) Back Office
7 3 (3.30%) Financial Institution
7 3 (3.30%) Legal
8 1 (1.10%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (19.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (17.58%) VMware Engineer
3 14 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 13 (14.29%) Server Engineer
5 11 (12.09%) Analyst
5 11 (12.09%) Storage Engineer
6 9 (9.89%) Azure Engineer
6 9 (9.89%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (8.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (8.79%) Backup Engineer
7 8 (8.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 8 (8.79%) Storage and Backup Engineer
8 7 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (7.69%) Professional Services Engineer
8 7 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
9 6 (6.59%) Infrastructure Manager
9 6 (6.59%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (5.49%) Citrix Engineer
10 5 (5.49%) Senior Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.40%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (3.30%) Kafka
3 2 (2.20%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.10%) .NET
4 1 (1.10%) REST
4 1 (1.10%) Web Services
4 1 (1.10%) WSH
4 1 (1.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.89%) EMC VNX
2 9 (9.89%) Enterprise Storage
3 8 (8.79%) Client/Server
3 8 (8.79%) EMC VNXe
3 8 (8.79%) FlexPod
3 8 (8.79%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 4 (4.40%) Hedge funds
4 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.30%) Clustering
6 2 (2.20%) Cloud Native
6 2 (2.20%) Replication
7 1 (1.10%) Housing Association
7 1 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.10%) Life Science
7 1 (1.10%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.10%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 67 (73.63%) Windows
2 39 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 27 (29.67%) Linux
3 27 (29.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (20.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (18.68%) Windows Server 2016
6 14 (15.38%) Windows 10
7 13 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
8 12 (13.19%) Windows 7
9 8 (8.79%) VMS
10 6 (6.59%) Windows Server 2019
11 5 (5.49%) CentOS
12 2 (2.20%) Mac OS X
12 2 (2.20%) Ubuntu
13 1 (1.10%) Fedora
13 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (1.10%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (13.19%) ITIL
3 11 (12.09%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (10.99%) Change Control
4 10 (10.99%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (9.89%) Proactive Monitoring
5 9 (9.89%) Project Delivery
5 9 (9.89%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (8.79%) Infrastructure as Code
7 7 (7.69%) Fintech
7 7 (7.69%) Service Management
8 6 (6.59%) Availability Management
8 6 (6.59%) Capacity Management
8 6 (6.59%) DevOps
8 6 (6.59%) Incident Management
8 6 (6.59%) Load Balancing
8 6 (6.59%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.49%) Data Loss Prevention
9 5 (5.49%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (5.49%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 35 (38.46%) PowerShell
2 11 (12.09%) Bash Shell
3 8 (8.79%) Python
4 4 (4.40%) C
4 4 (4.40%) SQL
5 2 (2.20%) C#
5 2 (2.20%) Go
5 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.20%) VBScript
6 1 (1.10%) Perl
6 1 (1.10%) Ruby
6 1 (1.10%) VB
6 1 (1.10%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.59%) CCNA
2 6 (6.59%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (6.59%) MCSE
2 6 (6.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (4.40%) Degree
4 3 (3.30%) CompTIA Security+
4 3 (3.30%) MCSA
5 2 (2.20%) AWS Certification
5 2 (2.20%) CCA
5 2 (2.20%) CCNP
5 2 (2.20%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (2.20%) GIAC
5 2 (2.20%) MCP
5 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.10%) CEH
6 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.10%) MCITP
6 1 (1.10%) RHCA
6 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) SLA
2 3 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.10%) NIST
System Software
1 64 (70.33%) Active Directory
2 54 (59.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (19.78%) Hyper-V
3 18 (19.78%) vSphere
4 13 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (10.99%) XenDesktop
6 8 (8.79%) Docker
6 8 (8.79%) XenApp
7 5 (5.49%) VMware NSX
8 3 (3.30%) Firmware
8 3 (3.30%) NFS
8 3 (3.30%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (2.20%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.10%) Samba
10 1 (1.10%) VirtualBox
10 1 (1.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (27.47%) vCenter Server
2 13 (14.29%) SCOM
3 12 (13.19%) Ansible
4 10 (10.99%) Nagios
5 9 (9.89%) BladeLogic
5 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 9 (9.89%) SCCM
5 9 (9.89%) vMotion
6 8 (8.79%) Kubernetes
7 7 (7.69%) Backup Exec
8 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (6.59%) Terraform
9 5 (5.49%) Puppet
10 4 (4.40%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (4.40%) PowerCLI
11 3 (3.30%) Grafana
11 3 (3.30%) Packer
11 3 (3.30%) Prometheus
11 3 (3.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 3 (3.30%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 84 (92.31%) VMware
2 31 (34.07%) Microsoft
3 23 (25.27%) Citrix
4 20 (21.98%) EMC
4 20 (21.98%) Red Hat
5 19 (20.88%) Dell
6 17 (18.68%) Veeam
7 16 (17.58%) HP
8 15 (16.48%) 3PAR
9 14 (15.38%) Cisco
10 13 (14.29%) Oracle
11 9 (9.89%) Blue Coat
11 9 (9.89%) BMC
11 9 (9.89%) Isilon
11 9 (9.89%) NetApp
12 6 (6.59%) Asigra
12 6 (6.59%) DataCore
13 4 (4.40%) Nimble Storage
13 4 (4.40%) ServiceNow
14 3 (3.30%) F5