Period
to 19 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 19 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 235 277 321
Rank change year-on-year +42 +44 -13
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 58 69 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.66% 0.65% 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 4.13% 3.83% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 47 51 36
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +8.70% -18.82%
10th Percentile £27,250 £19,000 £21,625
90th Percentile £55,000 £49,482 £57,625
England median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.22% - +5.88%

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 the North West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,403 1,801 1,500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.07% 17.07% 11.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,146 1,511 1,216
North West median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.41% +17.33% -
10th Percentile £23,250 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £66,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing VMware ESXi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in the North West

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in the North West.

Salary trend for VMware ESXi in the North West

VMware ESXi
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in the North West over the 6 months to 19 January 2020.

Salary histogram for VMware ESXi in the North West

VMware ESXi
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 January 2020. 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
Manchester +28 24 £40,000 +50.94% 13
Cheshire +30 19 £37,500 -16.67% 4
Lancashire 0 7 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Cumbria - 7 £32,000 -
Merseyside +2 1 £50,000 -1.48% 1
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2020, 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 North West region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 55 (94.83%) VMware
2 49 (84.48%) Windows
3 43 (74.14%) Active Directory
4 32 (55.17%) Linux
5 31 (53.45%) Firewall
5 31 (53.45%) Windows Server
6 30 (51.72%) vSphere
7 29 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 28 (48.28%) Microsoft
9 26 (44.83%) Cisco
10 25 (43.10%) DNS
11 19 (32.76%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (31.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 18 (31.03%) MS Exchange
12 18 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (29.31%) Data Centre
13 17 (29.31%) Office 365
14 16 (27.59%) TCP/IP
14 16 (27.59%) SAN
15 14 (24.14%) Azure
15 14 (24.14%) High Availability
15 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (24.14%) Virtual Machines
16 13 (22.41%) Hyper-V
16 13 (22.41%) Puppet
16 13 (22.41%) DHCP
17 12 (20.69%) Migration
17 12 (20.69%) Problem-Solving
18 11 (18.97%) Docker
18 11 (18.97%) DevOps

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (31.03%) MS Exchange
2 9 (15.52%) Apache
3 8 (13.79%) WebSphere
4 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.17%) IIS
5 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.72%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (29.31%) Office 365
2 14 (24.14%) Azure
3 7 (12.07%) AWS
4 6 (10.34%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (53.45%) Firewall
2 25 (43.10%) DNS
3 16 (27.59%) SAN
3 16 (27.59%) TCP/IP
4 13 (22.41%) DHCP
5 9 (15.52%) SMTP
6 8 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (13.79%) VLAN
7 7 (12.07%) WAN
8 6 (10.34%) LAN
8 6 (10.34%) VoIP
9 5 (8.62%) NetScaler
10 3 (5.17%) Internet
10 3 (5.17%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (5.17%) VSAN
11 2 (3.45%) SSL
11 2 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (1.72%) PPP
12 1 (1.72%) VPN
12 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) MySQL
1 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.52%) MariaDB
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.72%) Ingres
4 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Git (software)
1 10 (17.24%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.45%) GitLab
3 1 (1.72%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 8 (13.79%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Public Sector
2 5 (8.62%) Retail
3 3 (5.17%) Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.45%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.72%) Billing
5 1 (1.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (18.97%) Analyst
3 9 (15.52%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (13.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 8 (13.79%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) IT Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 4 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Consultant
7 4 (6.90%) IT Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Service Desk Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Administrator
8 3 (5.17%) Data Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) LAMP
1 9 (15.52%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.31%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.79%) EMC VNX
3 5 (8.62%) Wiki
4 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.90%) Replication
5 3 (5.17%) Clustering
5 3 (5.17%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 2 (3.45%) Social Network
7 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.72%) FMCG
7 1 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 49 (84.48%) Windows
2 32 (55.17%) Linux
3 31 (53.45%) Windows Server
4 19 (32.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (15.52%) CentOS
7 8 (13.79%) Windows 7
8 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (6.90%) Windows 10
10 3 (5.17%) SUSE
10 3 (5.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (5.17%) Unix
11 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.72%) Android
12 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (31.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 14 (24.14%) High Availability
3 12 (20.69%) Migration
3 12 (20.69%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (18.97%) DevOps
5 9 (15.52%) Data Science
5 9 (15.52%) Server Building
6 8 (13.79%) ITIL
7 6 (10.34%) Problem Management
8 5 (8.62%) Mentoring
8 5 (8.62%) Patch Management
8 5 (8.62%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (6.90%) Change Management
9 4 (6.90%) Email Filtering
9 4 (6.90%) Incident Management
9 4 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (5.17%) Asset Management
10 3 (5.17%) Performance Testing
10 3 (5.17%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.24%) SQL
2 9 (15.52%) Bash Shell
2 9 (15.52%) Python
3 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.72%) Ruby
5 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
1 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.90%) CCNA
2 4 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.45%) MCSE
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.72%) Degree
5 1 (1.72%) HND
5 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.72%) MCP
5 1 (1.72%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (74.14%) Active Directory
2 30 (51.72%) vSphere
3 29 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (24.14%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (22.41%) Hyper-V
6 11 (18.97%) Docker
7 9 (15.52%) NFS
7 9 (15.52%) Samba
8 5 (8.62%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 5 (8.62%) VMware NSX
8 5 (8.62%) XenApp
8 5 (8.62%) XenDesktop
9 3 (5.17%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (3.45%) DFS Replication
10 2 (3.45%) Firmware
10 2 (3.45%) vCloud
11 1 (1.72%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (22.41%) Puppet
2 10 (17.24%) Nagios
3 9 (15.52%) Cacti
3 9 (15.52%) Galera Cluster
3 9 (15.52%) HAProxy
4 8 (13.79%) SCCM
5 5 (8.62%) WSUS
6 4 (6.90%) vCenter Server
6 4 (6.90%) vMotion
7 3 (5.17%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (5.17%) SCOM
7 3 (5.17%) vRealize
8 2 (3.45%) Kubernetes
8 2 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (3.45%) NetApp OnCommand
8 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (3.45%) Terraform
9 1 (1.72%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 55 (94.83%) VMware
2 28 (48.28%) Microsoft
3 26 (44.83%) Cisco
4 11 (18.97%) EMC
5 10 (17.24%) Veeam
6 9 (15.52%) Citrix
6 9 (15.52%) HP
7 8 (13.79%) IBM
8 5 (8.62%) NetApp
8 5 (8.62%) Palo Alto
9 3 (5.17%) Red Hat
9 3 (5.17%) SonicWALL
10 2 (3.45%) Fortinet
10 2 (3.45%) McAfee
10 2 (3.45%) SAP
11 1 (1.72%) Apple
11 1 (1.72%) Dell
11 1 (1.72%) Lotus
11 1 (1.72%) Symantec
11 1 (1.72%) Ubiquiti