Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 454 457 411
Rank change year-on-year +3 -46 -83
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 454 434 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.60% 0.58% 0.76%
As % of the System Software category 4.56% 4.73% 6.99%
Number of salaries quoted 416 370 599
London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,400
90th Percentile £73,750 £78,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -3.41%

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 9957 9179 9718
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.25% 12.26% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8445 7948 8373
London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.53% +3.33%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,220
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 -11 123 £52,500 -4.55% 3
West London +24 40 £37,500 -28.57% 3
South London +18 13 £45,000 +17.04%
North London +12 12 £46,250 +68.18%
East London +10 8 £47,500 -
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing VMware ESXi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 450 (99.12%) VMware
2 374 (82.38%) Windows
3 302 (66.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 289 (63.66%) Active Directory
5 227 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 212 (46.70%) Microsoft
7 202 (44.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 201 (44.27%) Linux
9 192 (42.29%) SAN
10 191 (42.07%) Windows Server 2008
11 135 (29.74%) Cisco
12 132 (29.07%) DNS
13 129 (28.41%) MS Exchange
14 127 (27.97%) PowerShell
15 124 (27.31%) Citrix
16 120 (26.43%) HP
16 120 (26.43%) Firewall
17 119 (26.21%) SQL
18 118 (25.99%) SCCM
19 111 (24.45%) Finance
20 108 (23.79%) SQL Server
21 107 (23.57%) Office 365
21 107 (23.57%) Microsoft Azure
22 99 (21.81%) vSphere
23 96 (21.15%) DHCP
24 88 (19.38%) ITIL
25 87 (19.16%) vCenter Server
26 76 (16.74%) TCP/IP
27 74 (16.30%) Amazon AWS
28 68 (14.98%) 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
1 129 (28.41%) MS Exchange
2 61 (13.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 54 (11.89%) SharePoint
4 50 (11.01%) IIS
5 34 (7.49%) Apache
6 27 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2013
7 26 (5.73%) Skype for Business
7 26 (5.73%) Tomcat
8 17 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (2.42%) OpenStack
10 10 (2.20%) nginx
11 8 (1.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (1.76%) Cloud Foundry
11 8 (1.76%) Confluence
11 8 (1.76%) WebSphere
12 7 (1.54%) uWSGI
13 4 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (3.96%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.98%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.44%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.66%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.44%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 107 (23.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 107 (23.57%) Office 365
2 74 (16.30%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (3.74%) IaaS
4 11 (2.42%) PaaS
5 7 (1.54%) Mimecast
6 4 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.88%) OneDrive
7 3 (0.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.66%) Dropbox
7 3 (0.66%) Oracle CX
8 2 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.44%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.44%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.44%) G Suite
8 2 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 192 (42.29%) SAN
2 132 (29.07%) DNS
3 120 (26.43%) Firewall
4 96 (21.15%) DHCP
5 76 (16.74%) TCP/IP
6 67 (14.76%) VPN
7 61 (13.44%) NAS
8 55 (12.11%) VLAN
9 50 (11.01%) WAN
10 48 (10.57%) iSCSI
11 44 (9.69%) LAN
12 26 (5.73%) SSL
13 22 (4.85%) Cisco ASA
14 19 (4.19%) NetScaler
15 18 (3.96%) Wireless
16 15 (3.30%) Skype
16 15 (3.30%) Wi-Fi
17 14 (3.08%) Network Security
17 14 (3.08%) VoIP
17 14 (3.08%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (23.79%) SQL Server
2 60 (13.22%) MySQL
3 22 (4.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 20 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (3.96%) SQL Server 2016
6 17 (3.74%) MongoDB
7 11 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (1.76%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
10 7 (1.54%) MariaDB
11 6 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.66%) InterBase
12 3 (0.66%) SAP HANA
13 2 (0.44%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (0.22%) OLAP
14 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (3.74%) MSI
2 16 (3.52%) Git (software)
3 14 (3.08%) Jenkins
4 13 (2.86%) JIRA
5 12 (2.64%) Subversion
6 2 (0.44%) Redmine
7 1 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.22%) WinDbg
General
1 111 (24.45%) Finance
2 49 (10.79%) Law
3 36 (7.93%) Banking
4 31 (6.83%) Legal
5 19 (4.19%) Investment Banking
6 17 (3.74%) Retail Banking
7 13 (2.86%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.32%) Advertising
9 4 (0.88%) Back Office
9 4 (0.88%) Games
9 4 (0.88%) Marketing
10 3 (0.66%) Electronics
10 3 (0.66%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.66%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.66%) Online Betting
10 3 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 105 (23.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 62 (13.66%) Analyst
3 51 (11.23%) Team Leader
4 46 (10.13%) Administrator
5 45 (9.91%) Systems Engineer
6 38 (8.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 37 (8.15%) Systems Administrator
8 33 (7.27%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 31 (6.83%) DevOps Engineer
9 31 (6.83%) VMware Engineer
10 28 (6.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 26 (5.73%) Senior DevOps
11 26 (5.73%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 24 (5.29%) Support Analyst
13 22 (4.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
13 22 (4.85%) IT Analyst
13 22 (4.85%) IT Support
13 22 (4.85%) Network Engineer
14 20 (4.41%) 3rd Line Support
15 18 (3.96%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.63%) Software Packaging
2 12 (2.64%) Web Services
3 9 (1.98%) LAMP
3 9 (1.98%) LEMP Stack
4 8 (1.76%) Memcached
5 7 (1.54%) Django
5 7 (1.54%) FreeSWITCH
5 7 (1.54%) PHP-FPM
5 7 (1.54%) WSGI
6 6 (1.32%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (1.10%) Middleware
8 3 (0.66%) .NET
8 3 (0.66%) SAP Basis
9 2 (0.44%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.44%) CSS
9 2 (0.44%) Java EE
9 2 (0.44%) LAPP Stack
9 2 (0.44%) STL
9 2 (0.44%) XML
9 2 (0.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 62 (13.66%) Data Centre
2 60 (13.22%) Clustering
3 46 (10.13%) Replication
4 35 (7.71%) Management Information System
5 20 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (4.19%) User Experience
7 18 (3.96%) EMC VNX
8 17 (3.74%) Private Cloud
9 16 (3.52%) EMC VMAX
10 14 (3.08%) Blackberry
11 7 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
11 7 (1.54%) Wiki
12 5 (1.10%) HP StoreVirtual
13 4 (0.88%) CLARiiON
13 4 (0.88%) Fintech
13 4 (0.88%) NHS
14 3 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 3 (0.66%) Hedge funds
14 3 (0.66%) Public Cloud
14 3 (0.66%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 374 (82.38%) Windows
2 227 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 202 (44.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 201 (44.27%) Linux
5 191 (42.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 56 (12.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 52 (11.45%) Windows 7
8 49 (10.79%) Unix
9 39 (8.59%) Windows 10
10 30 (6.61%) CentOS
11 27 (5.95%) Ubuntu
12 22 (4.85%) Solaris
13 20 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (3.52%) Windows 2000 Server
15 14 (3.08%) Mac OS
16 10 (2.20%) Windows 8
17 9 (1.98%) Mac OS X
18 7 (1.54%) Debian
19 4 (0.88%) VMS
20 1 (0.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (19.38%) ITIL
2 68 (14.98%) DevOps
3 58 (12.78%) Asset Management
4 55 (12.11%) Service Delivery
5 54 (11.89%) Migration
6 48 (10.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 45 (9.91%) Disaster Recovery
8 43 (9.47%) Configuration Management
9 39 (8.59%) Capacity Management
10 38 (8.37%) Performance Tuning
11 36 (7.93%) Agile Software Development
12 35 (7.71%) Open Source
13 29 (6.39%) Kalman Filter
13 29 (6.39%) Network Monitoring
13 29 (6.39%) Virtual Environments
14 28 (6.17%) High Availability
14 28 (6.17%) ITIL V3
15 27 (5.95%) Project Management
16 26 (5.73%) Capacity Planning
17 25 (5.51%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 127 (27.97%) PowerShell
2 119 (26.21%) SQL
3 46 (10.13%) Bash Shell
4 35 (7.71%) Python
5 30 (6.61%) Perl
6 25 (5.51%) C
7 18 (3.96%) Java
8 16 (3.52%) VBScript
9 11 (2.42%) Ruby
10 9 (1.98%) PHP
11 6 (1.32%) C#
11 6 (1.32%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.88%) AWK
12 4 (0.88%) sed
13 3 (0.66%) VB
14 2 (0.44%) C++
14 2 (0.44%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.44%) Korn
14 2 (0.44%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 63 (13.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (13.22%) MCSE
3 32 (7.05%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (7.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 31 (6.83%) CCNA
5 27 (5.95%) Degree
6 21 (4.63%) MCSA
7 19 (4.19%) MCP
8 15 (3.30%) MCITP
9 14 (3.08%) RHCE
10 6 (1.32%) CCNP
10 6 (1.32%) Linux+ Certification
10 6 (1.32%) Security Cleared
11 5 (1.10%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.88%) RHCSA
12 4 (0.88%) VCP5
13 3 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.44%) CCA
14 2 (0.44%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.63%) SLA
2 8 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 302 (66.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 289 (63.66%) Active Directory
3 99 (21.81%) vSphere
4 63 (13.88%) Hyper-V
5 57 (12.56%) XenApp
6 38 (8.37%) XenDesktop
7 37 (8.15%) NFS
8 32 (7.05%) Microsoft App-V
9 26 (5.73%) VMware NSX
10 21 (4.63%) DFS Replication
11 18 (3.96%) Virtual Servers
12 17 (3.74%) Docker
13 15 (3.30%) Virtual Desktop
14 14 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
15 13 (2.86%) XenServer
16 8 (1.76%) vCloud
16 8 (1.76%) Xen
17 7 (1.54%) Kamailio
17 7 (1.54%) Postfix
17 7 (1.54%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 118 (25.99%) SCCM
2 87 (19.16%) vCenter Server
3 60 (13.22%) Puppet
4 53 (11.67%) SCOM
5 49 (10.79%) SCOrch
6 47 (10.35%) Microsoft Clustering
6 47 (10.35%) Nagios
7 37 (8.15%) Ansible
8 33 (7.27%) Backup Exec
9 27 (5.95%) vRealize
10 24 (5.29%) Cacti
10 24 (5.29%) WSUS
11 20 (4.41%) Simpana
12 17 (3.74%) vMotion
13 16 (3.52%) Opscode Chef
14 13 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
15 12 (2.64%) XenMobile
16 11 (2.42%) SolarWinds Orion
17 10 (2.20%) NetBackup
18 9 (1.98%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 450 (99.12%) VMware
2 212 (46.70%) Microsoft
3 135 (29.74%) Cisco
4 124 (27.31%) Citrix
5 120 (26.43%) HP
6 67 (14.76%) NetApp
7 63 (13.88%) Red Hat
8 52 (11.45%) Oracle
9 45 (9.91%) EMC
10 35 (7.71%) Symantec
11 31 (6.83%) Dell
12 26 (5.73%) CommVault
13 21 (4.63%) Veeam
14 20 (4.41%) Sybase
15 18 (3.96%) CheckPoint
15 18 (3.96%) SolarWinds
16 14 (3.08%) 3PAR
16 14 (3.08%) AppSense
16 14 (3.08%) IBM
17 11 (2.42%) Mitel