Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > London
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 574 449 487
Rank change year-on-year -125 +38 +49
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 164 71 251
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.32% 0.29% 0.49%
As % of the System Software category 1.73% 1.52% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 130 63 186
10th Percentile £39,075 £36,250 £31,375
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,875 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - -4.55%
75th Percentile £80,000 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £90,500 £80,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -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 9,501 4,659 9,049
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.48% 19.10% 17.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6,303 4,025 7,553
10th Percentile £35,000 £40,000 £29,750
25th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £41,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year - +12.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £112,500 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 27 January 2022.

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 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -27 34 £54,000 -12.20% 11
South London -24 5 £60,000 - 1
East London -32 5 £40,000 -11.11% 3
West London -71 4 £47,500 -10.48% 5
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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.

1 162 (98.78%) VMware
2 126 (76.83%) Windows
3 115 (70.12%) Microsoft
4 113 (68.90%) Active Directory
5 109 (66.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 90 (54.88%) Microsoft 365
7 85 (51.83%) Azure
8 75 (45.73%) Finance
9 69 (42.07%) Citrix
10 68 (41.46%) Windows Server
11 55 (33.54%) Windows 10
12 52 (31.71%) Firewall
13 50 (30.49%) vSphere
14 49 (29.88%) SharePoint
14 49 (29.88%) Linux
15 47 (28.66%) AWS
15 47 (28.66%) Azure Active Directory
16 45 (27.44%) PowerShell
17 44 (26.83%) OneDrive
18 41 (25.00%) ITIL
19 39 (23.78%) DHCP
19 39 (23.78%) DNS
20 38 (23.17%) Microsoft Office
20 38 (23.17%) Social Skills
21 37 (22.56%) Problem-Solving
22 35 (21.34%) SQL Server
23 34 (20.73%) Google
24 33 (20.12%) Data Centre
25 31 (18.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 31 (18.90%) Microsoft Intune

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 49 (29.88%) SharePoint
2 29 (17.68%) MS Exchange
3 13 (7.93%) WebSphere
4 9 (5.49%) IIS
5 4 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (2.44%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.44%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.22%) JBoss
6 2 (1.22%) nginx
6 2 (1.22%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.61%) Confluence
7 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 38 (23.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 90 (54.88%) Microsoft 365
2 85 (51.83%) Azure
3 47 (28.66%) AWS
3 47 (28.66%) Azure Active Directory
4 44 (26.83%) OneDrive
5 24 (14.63%) Power Platform
5 24 (14.63%) PowerApps
6 22 (13.41%) PaaS
7 20 (12.20%) SaaS
8 16 (9.76%) IaaS
9 12 (7.32%) GCP
10 9 (5.49%) Smartsheet
11 8 (4.88%) Mimecast
11 8 (4.88%) OpenShift
12 5 (3.05%) Dynamics 365
13 4 (2.44%) Cloud Run
13 4 (2.44%) Nutanix
14 3 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
15 2 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
15 2 (1.22%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 52 (31.71%) Firewall
2 39 (23.78%) DHCP
2 39 (23.78%) DNS
3 29 (17.68%) SAN
4 18 (10.98%) WAN
5 14 (8.54%) VoIP
6 11 (6.71%) LAN
7 10 (6.10%) NAS
7 10 (6.10%) TCP/IP
8 9 (5.49%) NetScaler
8 9 (5.49%) WebEx
9 8 (4.88%) SD-WAN
9 8 (4.88%) VLAN
10 6 (3.66%) BIG-IP
10 6 (3.66%) Network Security
10 6 (3.66%) VSAN
10 6 (3.66%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (2.44%) VPN
12 3 (1.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (21.34%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.88%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (4.27%) DB2
4 6 (3.66%) SQL Server 2019
5 2 (1.22%) MariaDB
5 2 (1.22%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.22%) Redis
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 13 (7.93%) JIRA
2 8 (4.88%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.05%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.44%) Subversion
5 1 (0.61%) Ant
5 1 (0.61%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.61%) GitLab
5 1 (0.61%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.61%) MSI
5 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
General
1 75 (45.73%) Finance
2 38 (23.17%) Social Skills
3 22 (13.41%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 21 (12.80%) Marketing
5 17 (10.37%) Documentation Skills
6 12 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (6.71%) Banking
7 11 (6.71%) Influencing Skills
8 8 (4.88%) Back Office
9 6 (3.66%) Retail
10 4 (2.44%) Aerospace
10 4 (2.44%) Automotive
10 4 (2.44%) Financial Institution
11 2 (1.22%) Advertising
11 2 (1.22%) Front Office
11 2 (1.22%) Law
11 2 (1.22%) Legal
12 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.61%) Organisational Skills
12 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (14.63%) Analyst
2 23 (14.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (12.80%) Architect
4 20 (12.20%) Infrastructure Architect
5 13 (7.93%) Consultant
6 12 (7.32%) Desktop Engineer
6 12 (7.32%) Support Analyst
7 11 (6.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 11 (6.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 11 (6.71%) Administrator
8 9 (5.49%) Incident Manager
8 9 (5.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 9 (5.49%) Major Incident Manager
9 8 (4.88%) Service Delivery Consultant
9 8 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (4.88%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (4.27%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (4.27%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
10 7 (4.27%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.71%) WebSphere MQ
2 9 (5.49%) 802.1X
3 8 (4.88%) Middleware
4 4 (2.44%) Keycloak
5 2 (1.22%) .NET
5 2 (1.22%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (1.22%) Node.js
5 2 (1.22%) REST
5 2 (1.22%) Software Packaging
5 2 (1.22%) Web Services
5 2 (1.22%) XML
6 1 (0.61%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.61%) ADO
6 1 (0.61%) COM
6 1 (0.61%) DOM
6 1 (0.61%) Kafka
6 1 (0.61%) LDAP
6 1 (0.61%) OLE DB
6 1 (0.61%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 33 (20.12%) Data Centre
2 20 (12.20%) Clustering
3 16 (9.76%) Handset
4 8 (4.88%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.05%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.05%) PKI
5 5 (3.05%) Replication
6 4 (2.44%) EMC VNX
7 3 (1.83%) Cloud Native
7 3 (1.83%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.22%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (1.22%) Cybercrime
8 2 (1.22%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.22%) EMC VMAX
8 2 (1.22%) Fibre Optics
8 2 (1.22%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.22%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.22%) IBM XIV
8 2 (1.22%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 126 (76.83%) Windows
2 68 (41.46%) Windows Server
3 55 (33.54%) Windows 10
4 49 (29.88%) Linux
5 21 (12.80%) Windows Server 2016
6 20 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (10.98%) Windows Server 2019
8 13 (7.93%) Unix
8 13 (7.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (7.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.83%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.22%) Kali Linux
10 2 (1.22%) Solaris
10 2 (1.22%) SUSE
10 2 (1.22%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.22%) VMS
10 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (25.00%) ITIL
2 37 (22.56%) Problem-Solving
3 31 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (18.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 30 (18.29%) ITSM
5 24 (14.63%) Risk Management
6 21 (12.80%) Creative Thinking
6 21 (12.80%) DevOps
6 21 (12.80%) Strategic Thinking
7 19 (11.59%) Service Delivery
8 18 (10.98%) Change Management
9 17 (10.37%) Data Security
9 17 (10.37%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (10.37%) Service Management
10 15 (9.15%) Project Management
11 14 (8.54%) Asset Management
11 14 (8.54%) Computer Science
11 14 (8.54%) TOGAF
12 13 (7.93%) Project Delivery
13 11 (6.71%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 45 (27.44%) PowerShell
2 14 (8.54%) SQL
3 12 (7.32%) Python
4 8 (4.88%) Bash
5 6 (3.66%) Go
6 5 (3.05%) Java
6 5 (3.05%) Perl
7 4 (2.44%) C
8 3 (1.83%) C++
8 3 (1.83%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.22%) C#
10 1 (0.61%) AWK
10 1 (0.61%) PHP
10 1 (0.61%) Ruby
10 1 (0.61%) VBA
10 1 (0.61%) VBScript
10 1 (0.61%) Winbatch
10 1 (0.61%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 22 (13.41%) Degree
2 11 (6.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (5.49%) RHCA
3 9 (5.49%) TOGAF Certification
4 8 (4.88%) Master's Degree
4 8 (4.88%) MCSE
5 7 (4.27%) HP APS
6 5 (3.05%) Security Cleared
6 5 (3.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (1.83%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (1.83%) VCP5
9 2 (1.22%) CCDA
9 2 (1.22%) CCNA
9 2 (1.22%) CCNP
9 2 (1.22%) CEH
9 2 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.22%) CISSP
9 2 (1.22%) GIAC
9 2 (1.22%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.66%) GDPR
2 2 (1.22%) NIST
2 2 (1.22%) SLA
3 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.61%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 113 (68.90%) Active Directory
2 109 (66.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (30.49%) vSphere
4 24 (14.63%) XenApp
5 21 (12.80%) XenDesktop
6 18 (10.98%) Virtual Desktop
7 16 (9.76%) Hyper-V
8 10 (6.10%) Docker
9 8 (4.88%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (3.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (3.05%) NFS
12 4 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (1.83%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 3 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (1.83%) Terminal Services
13 3 (1.83%) VMware NSX
14 2 (1.22%) Firmware
14 2 (1.22%) vCloud
15 1 (0.61%) Ceph
15 1 (0.61%) KVM
Systems Management
1 31 (18.90%) Microsoft Intune
2 27 (16.46%) vCenter Server
3 22 (13.41%) SCCM
4 16 (9.76%) Kubernetes
5 15 (9.15%) Ansible
6 10 (6.10%) Single Sign-On
7 9 (5.49%) Terraform
8 8 (4.88%) Puppet
8 8 (4.88%) WSUS
9 7 (4.27%) Backup Exec
9 7 (4.27%) Failover Clustering
9 7 (4.27%) VxRail
10 6 (3.66%) Prometheus
11 5 (3.05%) Grafana
11 5 (3.05%) vRealize
12 4 (2.44%) CA Single Sign-On
12 4 (2.44%) Istio
12 4 (2.44%) Knative
12 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
12 4 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 162 (98.78%) VMware
2 115 (70.12%) Microsoft
3 69 (42.07%) Citrix
4 34 (20.73%) Google
5 27 (16.46%) Cisco
6 24 (14.63%) Red Hat
7 22 (13.41%) Sophos
8 20 (12.20%) IBM
9 19 (11.59%) HP
10 17 (10.37%) ServiceNow
10 17 (10.37%) Veeam
11 16 (9.76%) Dell
12 15 (9.15%) EqualLogic
13 14 (8.54%) Meraki
14 13 (7.93%) EMC
15 11 (6.71%) Juniper
16 9 (5.49%) Commvault
17 8 (4.88%) NetApp
18 7 (4.27%) Avaya
18 7 (4.27%) Nimble Storage