Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 470 501 459
Rank change year-on-year +31 -42 +16
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 261 329 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.48% 0.49% 0.61%
As % of the System Software category 2.72% 3.08% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 206 282 420
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £31,500 £35,125 £36,250
90th Percentile £83,125 £74,875 £73,750
England median annual salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.11% - -

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 9,587 10,674 10,013
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.74% 15.88% 13.31%
Number of salaries quoted 7,940 8,927 8,489
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £29,250 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
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 22 November 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 22 November 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 +19 62 £57,500 -4.17% 12
East London +25 18 £90,000 +93.55% 3
South London +13 18 £46,250 -0.54% 1
West London +23 14 £31,750 -36.50% 4
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 246 (94.25%) VMware
2 214 (81.99%) Windows
3 185 (70.88%) Windows Server
4 164 (62.84%) Active Directory
5 148 (56.70%) Office 365
6 112 (42.91%) VMware Infrastructure
7 96 (36.78%) Citrix
8 95 (36.40%) Microsoft
9 86 (32.95%) Azure
10 83 (31.80%) Firewall
11 82 (31.42%) DNS
12 81 (31.03%) AWS
13 74 (28.35%) Linux
14 69 (26.44%) SAN
14 69 (26.44%) Windows Server 2008
14 69 (26.44%) Windows Server 2012
15 67 (25.67%) Windows 10
16 66 (25.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 64 (24.52%) PowerShell
18 62 (23.75%) TCP/IP
19 60 (22.99%) DHCP
20 59 (22.61%) Finance
21 51 (19.54%) Cisco
21 51 (19.54%) SQL Server
21 51 (19.54%) Veeam
22 49 (18.77%) ITIL
23 48 (18.39%) Problem-Solving
24 47 (18.01%) vSphere
25 44 (16.86%) VPN
26 43 (16.48%) Data Centre

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 22 (8.43%) MS Exchange
2 19 (7.28%) Skype for Business
3 15 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (4.98%) SharePoint
6 12 (4.60%) WebSphere
7 8 (3.07%) IIS
8 5 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.53%) CMS
10 3 (1.15%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.77%) Confluence
12 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (9.96%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 148 (56.70%) Office 365
2 86 (32.95%) Azure
3 81 (31.03%) AWS
4 11 (4.21%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (4.21%) PaaS
4 11 (4.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 10 (3.83%) SaaS
6 5 (1.92%) OneDrive
7 3 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.77%) GitHub
9 1 (0.38%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.38%) G Suite
9 1 (0.38%) GCP
9 1 (0.38%) IaaS
9 1 (0.38%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 83 (31.80%) Firewall
2 82 (31.42%) DNS
3 69 (26.44%) SAN
4 62 (23.75%) TCP/IP
5 60 (22.99%) DHCP
6 44 (16.86%) VPN
7 36 (13.79%) LAN
8 32 (12.26%) WAN
9 22 (8.43%) VSAN
10 17 (6.51%) Skype
11 16 (6.13%) Wireless
12 15 (5.75%) Cisco IOS
13 13 (4.98%) HTTP
14 12 (4.60%) NAS
14 12 (4.60%) VLAN
14 12 (4.60%) VoIP
15 10 (3.83%) Ethernet
16 8 (3.07%) Multicast
17 7 (2.68%) iSCSI
17 7 (2.68%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (19.54%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.60%) DB2
3 10 (3.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.77%) Big Data
7 2 (0.77%) MySQL
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.38%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (1.53%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.77%) Artifactory
3 2 (0.77%) Bitbucket Server
3 2 (0.77%) CircleCI
3 2 (0.77%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.77%) JIRA
3 2 (0.77%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.38%) Maven
General
1 59 (22.61%) Finance
2 34 (13.03%) Law
3 16 (6.13%) Aerospace
4 11 (4.21%) Back Office
5 7 (2.68%) Banking
6 6 (2.30%) Legal
6 6 (2.30%) Public Sector
7 4 (1.53%) Games
7 4 (1.53%) Retail
8 3 (1.15%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.77%) Housing Association
9 2 (0.77%) Marketing
9 2 (0.77%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.38%) Advertising
10 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 53 (20.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (10.73%) Architect
3 27 (10.34%) Analyst
4 23 (8.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 21 (8.05%) Administrator
6 20 (7.66%) Support Engineer
6 20 (7.66%) VMware Engineer
7 19 (7.28%) Infrastructure Manager
8 17 (6.51%) IT Support
8 17 (6.51%) Windows Engineer
9 16 (6.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 16 (6.13%) Network Engineer
9 16 (6.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 15 (5.75%) Cloud Architect
10 15 (5.75%) Systems Administrator
11 13 (4.98%) IT Administrator
11 13 (4.98%) IT Engineer
11 13 (4.98%) Senior Analyst
11 13 (4.98%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (4.98%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.60%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (1.53%) SAML
3 3 (1.15%) .NET
4 2 (0.77%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.77%) Apache Flex
4 2 (0.77%) Kafka
4 2 (0.77%) LDAP
4 2 (0.77%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (0.77%) Sensu
4 2 (0.77%) XML
5 1 (0.38%) Middleware
5 1 (0.38%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 43 (16.48%) Data Centre
2 20 (7.66%) Management Information System
3 16 (6.13%) Hybrid Cloud
3 16 (6.13%) Private Cloud
4 15 (5.75%) Virtual Team
5 12 (4.60%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (4.21%) Video Conferencing
7 10 (3.83%) Fibre Optics
8 9 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (2.68%) Clustering
10 6 (2.30%) Replication
11 5 (1.92%) Smartphone
12 4 (1.53%) User Experience
13 3 (1.15%) Public Cloud
14 2 (0.77%) Anti-Piracy
14 2 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
14 2 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
15 1 (0.38%) Cloud Native
15 1 (0.38%) Driving Licence
15 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 214 (81.99%) Windows
2 185 (70.88%) Windows Server
3 74 (28.35%) Linux
4 69 (26.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 69 (26.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 67 (25.67%) Windows 10
6 39 (14.94%) Windows 7
7 33 (12.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (6.13%) Unix
9 11 (4.21%) Windows 8
10 10 (3.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (3.07%) Mac OS
12 6 (2.30%) CentOS
13 5 (1.92%) SUSE
13 5 (1.92%) Ubuntu
14 4 (1.53%) Mac OS X
15 3 (1.15%) Android
16 2 (0.77%) VxWorks
17 1 (0.38%) Fedora
17 1 (0.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (25.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 49 (18.77%) ITIL
3 48 (18.39%) Problem-Solving
4 33 (12.64%) Migration
5 28 (10.73%) Information Security
6 27 (10.34%) Project Delivery
7 25 (9.58%) Load Balancing
8 21 (8.05%) Capacity Management
9 20 (7.66%) Disaster Recovery
9 20 (7.66%) Network Architecture
10 18 (6.90%) Change Management
11 17 (6.51%) Configuration Management
11 17 (6.51%) Information Security Management
11 17 (6.51%) ISMS
11 17 (6.51%) Security Management
12 15 (5.75%) Fintech
13 14 (5.36%) CRM
13 14 (5.36%) Project Management
13 14 (5.36%) Task Automation
14 13 (4.98%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 64 (24.52%) PowerShell
2 21 (8.05%) SQL
3 14 (5.36%) Python
4 13 (4.98%) Ruby
5 6 (2.30%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.53%) Ada
6 4 (1.53%) C#
6 4 (1.53%) C++
7 3 (1.15%) Perl
7 3 (1.15%) VBScript
8 2 (0.77%) Go
9 1 (0.38%) C
9 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (6.13%) Degree
3 14 (5.36%) AWS Certification
4 12 (4.60%) MCSA
5 10 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (3.83%) JNCIA
5 10 (3.83%) JNCIP
5 10 (3.83%) JNCIS
6 9 (3.45%) CCNA
7 8 (3.07%) CCNP
7 8 (3.07%) MCSE
7 8 (3.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (1.92%) CCDA
8 5 (1.92%) VCAP
9 2 (0.77%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.77%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (0.38%) ISSAP
10 1 (0.38%) ISSMP
10 1 (0.38%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (13.03%) SLA
2 11 (4.21%) QA
3 10 (3.83%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (1.15%) NIST
5 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.77%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 164 (62.84%) Active Directory
2 112 (42.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (18.01%) vSphere
4 41 (15.71%) XenDesktop
5 39 (14.94%) XenApp
6 30 (11.49%) Hyper-V
7 9 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (2.68%) VMware NSX
9 6 (2.30%) Docker
9 6 (2.30%) Xen
10 3 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (1.15%) vCloud
10 3 (1.15%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.77%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 2 (0.77%) iptables
11 2 (0.77%) KVM
11 2 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.38%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 32 (12.26%) SCCM
2 25 (9.58%) vCenter Server
3 19 (7.28%) vRealize
4 16 (6.13%) Microsoft Intune
5 13 (4.98%) Backup Exec
6 11 (4.21%) Jamf Pro
7 7 (2.68%) Ansible
7 7 (2.68%) Cisco CUCM
7 7 (2.68%) Puppet
8 5 (1.92%) SCOM
9 4 (1.53%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (1.53%) Nagios
9 4 (1.53%) Perfmon
9 4 (1.53%) Terraform
10 3 (1.15%) Kubernetes
10 3 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (1.15%) SCVMM
10 3 (1.15%) vMotion
10 3 (1.15%) WSUS
11 2 (0.77%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 246 (94.25%) VMware
2 96 (36.78%) Citrix
3 95 (36.40%) Microsoft
4 51 (19.54%) Cisco
4 51 (19.54%) Veeam
5 39 (14.94%) HP
6 37 (14.18%) Red Hat
7 28 (10.73%) Nimble Storage
8 27 (10.34%) Sophos
9 24 (9.20%) Dell
9 24 (9.20%) IBM
10 22 (8.43%) Avaya
11 18 (6.90%) Ivanti
11 18 (6.90%) NetApp
12 17 (6.51%) Sony
13 15 (5.75%) Meraki
14 13 (4.98%) SolarWinds
15 11 (4.21%) 3PAR
15 11 (4.21%) Juniper
16 10 (3.83%) EqualLogic