Period
to 22 June 2018

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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > London
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 495 485 417
Rank change year-on-year -10 -68 -74
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 363 388 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.52% 0.55% 0.74%
As % of the System Software category 3.47% 4.23% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 311 354 555
London median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.80% -1.90% +9.38%
10th Percentile £40,250 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,125 £73,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +2.27%

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 10,472 9,176 10,160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.98% 13.06% 12.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8,725 7,860 8,872
London median annual salary £57,500 £54,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.99% +8.50% +8.18%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +10.47% +2.38% +5.00%

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 June 2018.

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 June 2018. 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 -16 84 £60,000 +25.00% 8
West London +15 16 £50,000 +33.33% 6
South London +4 15 £41,500 +18.57% 1
North London +5 6 £45,000 -5.26%
East London -4 3 £46,500 -11.43% 1
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, 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.

1 360 (99.17%) VMware
2 306 (84.30%) Windows
3 226 (62.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 211 (58.13%) Windows Server
5 208 (57.30%) Active Directory
6 163 (44.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 160 (44.08%) Microsoft
8 132 (36.36%) Cisco
9 124 (34.16%) Microsoft Azure
10 119 (32.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 113 (31.13%) Citrix
12 110 (30.30%) Linux
13 101 (27.82%) MS Exchange
14 92 (25.34%) PowerShell
15 91 (25.07%) Firewall
16 87 (23.97%) LAN
16 87 (23.97%) Office 365
17 86 (23.69%) ITIL
18 84 (23.14%) DNS
19 83 (22.87%) Amazon AWS
19 83 (22.87%) vSphere
20 75 (20.66%) WAN
21 71 (19.56%) HP
21 71 (19.56%) SAN
22 68 (18.73%) DHCP
22 68 (18.73%) vCenter Server
23 64 (17.63%) SCCM
24 61 (16.80%) Finance
25 59 (16.25%) Windows 7
25 59 (16.25%) DevOps

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
1 101 (27.82%) MS Exchange
2 40 (11.02%) Skype for Business
3 39 (10.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (7.44%) SharePoint
5 23 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (4.41%) Apache
7 15 (4.13%) IIS
8 13 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (3.58%) Tomcat
9 12 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (3.03%) Confluence
11 8 (2.20%) nginx
12 7 (1.93%) WebLogic
12 7 (1.93%) WebSphere
13 6 (1.65%) JBoss
13 6 (1.65%) OpenStack
13 6 (1.65%) Oracle Application Server
13 6 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (1.65%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (0.83%) Traffic Server
Applications
1 24 (6.61%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.28%) InDesign
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.28%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (0.28%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 3 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 124 (34.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 87 (23.97%) Office 365
3 83 (22.87%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
5 21 (5.79%) Amazon S3
6 16 (4.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 16 (4.41%) Mimecast
7 14 (3.86%) IaaS
8 12 (3.31%) PaaS
8 12 (3.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 9 (2.48%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (2.48%) GitHub
9 9 (2.48%) Serverless
10 8 (2.20%) Route 53
11 7 (1.93%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (1.10%) OneDrive
12 4 (1.10%) SaaS
13 3 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 91 (25.07%) Firewall
2 87 (23.97%) LAN
3 84 (23.14%) DNS
4 75 (20.66%) WAN
5 71 (19.56%) SAN
6 68 (18.73%) DHCP
7 36 (9.92%) Skype
8 32 (8.82%) NetScaler
8 32 (8.82%) VPN
9 31 (8.54%) TCP/IP
10 26 (7.16%) VLAN
11 21 (5.79%) Network Security
12 19 (5.23%) Cisco IOS
13 18 (4.96%) iSCSI
13 18 (4.96%) MPLS
14 17 (4.68%) DMZ
15 15 (4.13%) HTTP
15 15 (4.13%) NAS
16 12 (3.31%) NX-OS
16 12 (3.31%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.41%) MySQL
3 15 (4.13%) Amazon RDS
4 13 (3.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (3.03%) Big Data
5 11 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
6 7 (1.93%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.65%) MariaDB
7 6 (1.65%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (1.10%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.83%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.83%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.55%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.28%) Redis
Development Applications
1 33 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 20 (5.51%) Git (software)
3 14 (3.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 14 (3.86%) TeamCity
4 12 (3.31%) JIRA
5 9 (2.48%) Subversion
6 6 (1.65%) Ant
6 6 (1.65%) Maven
6 6 (1.65%) SoapUI
6 6 (1.65%) Vagrant
7 5 (1.38%) Gradle
7 5 (1.38%) MSI
7 5 (1.38%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.38%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (1.10%) WinDbg
9 3 (0.83%) GitLab
9 3 (0.83%) JUnit
9 3 (0.83%) TestNG
10 1 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.28%) SonarQube
General
1 61 (16.80%) Finance
2 33 (9.09%) Advertising
3 28 (7.71%) Law
4 18 (4.96%) Banking
5 11 (3.03%) Marketing
6 9 (2.48%) Legal
7 8 (2.20%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.93%) Games
9 5 (1.38%) Aerospace
9 5 (1.38%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.38%) Online Betting
10 4 (1.10%) German Language
10 4 (1.10%) Italian Language
10 4 (1.10%) Retail
11 3 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 78 (21.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 63 (17.36%) Systems Engineer
3 38 (10.47%) DevOps Engineer
4 37 (10.19%) Support Engineer
4 37 (10.19%) Windows Engineer
5 31 (8.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 30 (8.26%) VMware Engineer
7 28 (7.71%) Linux Engineer
8 27 (7.44%) Wintel Engineer
9 23 (6.34%) Administrator
10 20 (5.51%) Architect
10 20 (5.51%) Server Engineer
10 20 (5.51%) Systems Administrator
11 18 (4.96%) Infrastructure Architect
11 18 (4.96%) IT Engineer
11 18 (4.96%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 17 (4.68%) 3rd Line Support
13 16 (4.41%) Senior Architect
14 15 (4.13%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
14 15 (4.13%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (8.26%) Web Services
2 9 (2.48%) JSON
2 9 (2.48%) REST
3 7 (1.93%) FIX Protocol
3 7 (1.93%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (1.65%) JMS
4 6 (1.65%) LDAP
4 6 (1.65%) Regular Expression
4 6 (1.65%) SOAP
4 6 (1.65%) TIBCO EMS
4 6 (1.65%) XML
4 6 (1.65%) XSD
4 6 (1.65%) XSLT
5 5 (1.38%) LEMP Stack
6 4 (1.10%) Kafka
6 4 (1.10%) LAMP
6 4 (1.10%) Middleware
7 3 (0.83%) JAX-RS
7 3 (0.83%) JDBC
8 2 (0.55%) WSGI
Miscellaneous
1 49 (13.50%) Data Centre
2 28 (7.71%) Management Information System
3 27 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (7.44%) Enterprise Storage
4 18 (4.96%) Clustering
4 18 (4.96%) Replication
4 18 (4.96%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (4.13%) EMC VNX
6 13 (3.58%) Public Cloud
7 9 (2.48%) Blackberry
7 9 (2.48%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.20%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (1.93%) Driving Licence
10 6 (1.65%) EMC VMAX
10 6 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.65%) User Experience
11 5 (1.38%) Cloud Native
11 5 (1.38%) Cyberthreat
11 5 (1.38%) iPhone
11 5 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 306 (84.30%) Windows
2 211 (58.13%) Windows Server
3 163 (44.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 119 (32.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 110 (30.30%) Linux
6 59 (16.25%) Windows 7
7 42 (11.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 29 (7.99%) Windows 10
9 26 (7.16%) Windows 8
10 19 (5.23%) CentOS
11 17 (4.68%) Unix
12 14 (3.86%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (3.31%) Debian
13 12 (3.31%) Mac OS X
14 11 (3.03%) Ubuntu
15 10 (2.75%) Mac OS
15 10 (2.75%) Windows 2000 Server
16 9 (2.48%) Solaris
17 6 (1.65%) Amazon Linux
18 5 (1.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (23.69%) ITIL
2 59 (16.25%) DevOps
3 39 (10.74%) Configuration Management
4 35 (9.64%) Problem-Solving
5 32 (8.82%) Migration
5 32 (8.82%) Patch Management
6 29 (7.99%) Task Automation
7 24 (6.61%) Continuous Improvement
8 21 (5.79%) Capacity Management
9 20 (5.51%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 19 (5.23%) PRINCE2
10 19 (5.23%) Server Building
11 17 (4.68%) Disaster Recovery
11 17 (4.68%) Project Management
12 16 (4.41%) High Availability
12 16 (4.41%) Incident Management
12 16 (4.41%) ITIL V3
12 16 (4.41%) Mentoring
12 16 (4.41%) Root Cause Analysis
13 15 (4.13%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 92 (25.34%) PowerShell
2 33 (9.09%) SQL
3 30 (8.26%) Bash Shell
4 26 (7.16%) Java
5 25 (6.89%) Python
6 17 (4.68%) Perl
7 11 (3.03%) VBScript
8 10 (2.75%) PHP
8 10 (2.75%) Ruby
9 9 (2.48%) C
10 5 (1.38%) Go
10 5 (1.38%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.55%) VB
12 1 (0.28%) C#
12 1 (0.28%) C++
12 1 (0.28%) Korn
12 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 31 (8.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (7.16%) MCSE
4 25 (6.89%) Degree
5 18 (4.96%) CCNA
5 18 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (3.86%) Security Cleared
7 8 (2.20%) CCNP
8 7 (1.93%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.93%) MCSA
8 7 (1.93%) RHCE
8 7 (1.93%) SC Cleared
9 6 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (1.65%) VCAP
10 5 (1.38%) MCITP
11 4 (1.10%) CCA
11 4 (1.10%) EMCSA
11 4 (1.10%) MCP
12 3 (0.83%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.20%) SLA
2 5 (1.38%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.38%) QA
3 4 (1.10%) GDPR
3 4 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.28%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 226 (62.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 208 (57.30%) Active Directory
3 83 (22.87%) vSphere
4 51 (14.05%) Hyper-V
5 33 (9.09%) XenApp
6 32 (8.82%) Docker
7 19 (5.23%) XenDesktop
8 15 (4.13%) Virtual Machines
8 15 (4.13%) VMware NSX
9 14 (3.86%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (1.93%) Virtual Desktop
11 6 (1.65%) BitLocker
11 6 (1.65%) iptables
11 6 (1.65%) VMware Server
11 6 (1.65%) Xen
12 5 (1.38%) NFS
12 5 (1.38%) Terminal Server
13 4 (1.10%) DFS Replication
13 4 (1.10%) KVM
13 4 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 68 (18.73%) vCenter Server
2 64 (17.63%) SCCM
3 50 (13.77%) Puppet
4 39 (10.74%) Ansible
5 33 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
5 33 (9.09%) SCOM
6 27 (7.44%) Kubernetes
7 22 (6.06%) Backup Exec
8 21 (5.79%) Terraform
9 19 (5.23%) Microsoft Clustering
10 18 (4.96%) SCOrch
11 17 (4.68%) Nagios
12 15 (4.13%) WSUS
13 13 (3.58%) Simpana
14 11 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
15 9 (2.48%) vRealize
16 7 (1.93%) Cacti
16 7 (1.93%) McAfee ePO
16 7 (1.93%) Perfmon
17 6 (1.65%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 360 (99.17%) VMware
2 160 (44.08%) Microsoft
3 132 (36.36%) Cisco
4 113 (31.13%) Citrix
5 71 (19.56%) HP
6 48 (13.22%) Red Hat
7 33 (9.09%) NetApp
8 29 (7.99%) Veeam
9 28 (7.71%) Meraki
10 27 (7.44%) EMC
11 24 (6.61%) McAfee
12 23 (6.34%) Dell
13 20 (5.51%) CommVault
14 19 (5.23%) Oracle
15 17 (4.68%) WatchGuard
16 14 (3.86%) Splunk
17 13 (3.58%) IBM
18 12 (3.31%) Apple
18 12 (3.31%) Juniper
18 12 (3.31%) SolarWinds