Period
to 11 August 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 11 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > North West
6 months to
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 174 249 304
Rank change year-on-year +75 +55 +21
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 44 91 64
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 0.89% 0.86% 0.52%
As % of the System Software category 5.33% 5.40% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 34 74 48
Median annual salary £50,000 £32,500 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.85% +54.76% -36.84%
10th Percentile £32,500 £23,250 £17,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £47,928 £45,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +16.28% -4.44% -

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 825 1,685 1,750
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.78% 15.95% 14.26%
Number of salaries quoted 670 1,292 1,424
Median annual salary £50,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.95% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,500 £22,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing VMware ESXi as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing VMware ESXi in the North West over the 6 months to 11 August 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 11 August 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
Merseyside +39 18 £67,500 +50.00%
Cheshire +27 12 £47,500 +25.00% 6
Manchester +77 11 £47,500 +82.69% 2
Cumbria -14 3 £35,000 +7.69%
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 11 August 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 38 (86.36%) VMware
2 29 (65.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (56.82%) Cisco
4 18 (40.91%) Finance
4 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
5 17 (38.64%) Windows
5 17 (38.64%) Unified Communications
5 17 (38.64%) Cisco UCCX
5 17 (38.64%) Polycom
5 17 (38.64%) Cisco CUCM
5 17 (38.64%) Red Box
6 16 (36.36%) Video Conferencing
7 14 (31.82%) Active Directory
8 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
8 13 (29.55%) Linux
9 12 (27.27%) Citrix
10 10 (22.73%) LAN
10 10 (22.73%) WAN
10 10 (22.73%) IBM
10 10 (22.73%) Web Services
11 9 (20.45%) Windows Server
12 8 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (18.18%) Data Centre
12 8 (18.18%) Hyper-V
13 7 (15.91%) MongoDB
13 7 (15.91%) vSphere
13 7 (15.91%) SCCM
13 7 (15.91%) SAN
13 7 (15.91%) Oracle
13 7 (15.91%) EMC

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 7 (15.91%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.36%) IIS
3 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Office 365
2 5 (11.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (11.36%) AWS
2 5 (11.36%) Azure
3 4 (9.09%) Amazon ECS
3 4 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (9.09%) AWS CodeBuild
3 4 (9.09%) AWS CodePipeline
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.27%) Route 53
4 1 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (38.64%) Unified Communications
2 10 (22.73%) LAN
2 10 (22.73%) WAN
3 7 (15.91%) SAN
4 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
5 5 (11.36%) DHCP
5 5 (11.36%) DNS
6 4 (9.09%) Firewall
6 4 (9.09%) Network Security
7 3 (6.82%) Ethernet
7 3 (6.82%) Multicast
7 3 (6.82%) NetScaler
7 3 (6.82%) SSL
7 3 (6.82%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (6.82%) Wireless
8 2 (4.55%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.91%) MongoDB
2 7 (15.91%) Oracle Database
3 4 (9.09%) Amazon Aurora
3 4 (9.09%) MySQL
3 4 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.09%) Redis
4 3 (6.82%) Big Data
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle APEX
General
1 18 (40.91%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Law
2 3 (6.82%) Legal
2 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 14 (31.82%) Network Engineer
3 13 (29.55%) Network Communications Engineer
4 8 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Database Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Platform Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Wintel Server Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Platform Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Service Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) Web Services
2 4 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.27%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (36.36%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.82%) PKI
4 3 (6.82%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 1 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.27%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 17 (38.64%) Windows
2 13 (29.55%) Linux
3 9 (20.45%) Windows Server
4 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.82%) Solaris
7 3 (6.82%) Unix
7 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (15.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.36%) Problem Management
4 4 (9.09%) Analytics
4 4 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 4 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 4 (9.09%) ITIL
4 4 (9.09%) Microservices
4 4 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (9.09%) Requirements Gathering
4 4 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 4 (9.09%) Wireframes
5 3 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.82%) Data Management
5 3 (6.82%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (6.82%) Principle of Least Privilege
5 3 (6.82%) Project Delivery
6 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) SQL
2 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.09%) C#
3 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.82%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.82%) Perl
4 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) DBS Check
2 3 (6.82%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) VCP6
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) GDPR
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (65.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (31.82%) Active Directory
3 8 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 7 (15.91%) vSphere
5 6 (13.64%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 5 (11.36%) VMware NSX
6 5 (11.36%) XenApp
7 4 (9.09%) Docker
7 4 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (9.09%) vCloud
7 4 (9.09%) Xen
8 3 (6.82%) Firmware
8 3 (6.82%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (6.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (38.64%) Cisco CUCM
1 17 (38.64%) Cisco UCCX
2 7 (15.91%) SCCM
3 5 (11.36%) vCenter Server
4 4 (9.09%) IBM BigFix
5 1 (2.27%) Ansible
5 1 (2.27%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.27%) PowerCLI
5 1 (2.27%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.27%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (2.27%) Terraform
5 1 (2.27%) vRealize
Vendors
1 38 (86.36%) VMware
2 25 (56.82%) Cisco
3 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
4 17 (38.64%) Polycom
4 17 (38.64%) Red Box
5 12 (27.27%) Citrix
6 10 (22.73%) IBM
7 7 (15.91%) EMC
7 7 (15.91%) Oracle
8 5 (11.36%) Fortinet
8 5 (11.36%) HP
8 5 (11.36%) NetApp
8 5 (11.36%) Veeam
9 4 (9.09%) BMC
9 4 (9.09%) Cognos
9 4 (9.09%) DevExpress
9 4 (9.09%) ServiceNow
9 4 (9.09%) Tanium
10 3 (6.82%) SAP
11 1 (2.27%) Dell