Period
to 21 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 385 332 366
Rank change year-on-year -53 +34 -82
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 100 202 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.43% 0.76% 0.61%
As % of the System Software category 2.67% 5.12% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 77 148 164
South East median annual salary £48,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.94% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £30,450 £34,475 £28,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £55,875
England median annual salary £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.78% - +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 South East with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 3,749 3,945 4,091
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.15% 14.84% 13.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3,036 3,205 3,477
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,750 £22,400
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £65,000
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 South East

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in the South East

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for VMware ESXi in the South East

VMware ESXi
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in the South East over the 6 months to 21 January 2020.

Salary histogram for VMware ESXi in the South East

VMware ESXi
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 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
West Sussex +21 28 £48,000 -8.57% 5
Hampshire -7 28 £31,500 -28.41% 13
Surrey +17 18 £58,500 +30.00% 5
Thames Valley -27 14 £45,000 +20.00% 8
Kent +2 9 £45,000 +36.36% 1
Berkshire +4 8 £55,000 +15.79% 5
Oxfordshire +14 4 £40,750 +16.43% 3
East Sussex -20 4 £36,000 -10.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +7 2 - -
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 South East region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 96 (96.00%) VMware
2 76 (76.00%) Windows
3 62 (62.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 56 (56.00%) Active Directory
5 51 (51.00%) Windows Server
6 47 (47.00%) DNS
7 45 (45.00%) Microsoft
8 38 (38.00%) Cisco
8 38 (38.00%) DHCP
9 37 (37.00%) Firewall
10 31 (31.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 30 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 28 (28.00%) ITIL
12 28 (28.00%) vCenter Server
13 26 (26.00%) SCCM
13 26 (26.00%) SAN
13 26 (26.00%) WAN
14 25 (25.00%) Citrix
14 25 (25.00%) Office 365
14 25 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 24 (24.00%) Security Cleared
16 23 (23.00%) Degree
16 23 (23.00%) HP
16 23 (23.00%) Linux
17 22 (22.00%) Finance
17 22 (22.00%) NetApp
18 21 (21.00%) MCSE
18 21 (21.00%) vRealize
19 20 (20.00%) LAN
19 20 (20.00%) vSphere

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 15 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.00%) IIS
4 5 (5.00%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.00%) Confluence
5 3 (3.00%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.00%) Apache
7 1 (1.00%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.00%) JCAPS
7 1 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (25.00%) Office 365
2 18 (18.00%) Azure
3 7 (7.00%) AWS
4 4 (4.00%) SaaS
5 3 (3.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (3.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (47.00%) DNS
2 38 (38.00%) DHCP
3 37 (37.00%) Firewall
4 26 (26.00%) SAN
4 26 (26.00%) WAN
5 20 (20.00%) LAN
6 15 (15.00%) TCP/IP
7 11 (11.00%) VLAN
8 9 (9.00%) iSCSI
8 9 (9.00%) NAS
8 9 (9.00%) VPN
8 9 (9.00%) VSAN
9 6 (6.00%) IP Telephony
9 6 (6.00%) Skype
9 6 (6.00%) Unified Communications
10 5 (5.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
11 4 (4.00%) NetScaler
11 4 (4.00%) VoIP
12 3 (3.00%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (3.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.00%) MySQL
4 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.00%) TKPROF
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (6.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.00%) JIRA
3 4 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.00%) Subversion
5 1 (1.00%) Mercurial
General
1 22 (22.00%) Finance
2 11 (11.00%) Back Office
3 10 (10.00%) Online Betting
4 3 (3.00%) Banking
4 3 (3.00%) Public Sector
4 3 (3.00%) Retail
5 2 (2.00%) Dutch Language
5 2 (2.00%) French Language
5 2 (2.00%) German Language
5 2 (2.00%) Italian Language
5 2 (2.00%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 27 (27.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (19.00%) Support Engineer
3 16 (16.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 15 (15.00%) Analyst
5 13 (13.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 11 (11.00%) Infrastructure Support
6 11 (11.00%) Support Analyst
7 10 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 10 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 10 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 10 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 9 (9.00%) Administrator
8 9 (9.00%) Network Engineer
8 9 (9.00%) Storage Engineer
8 9 (9.00%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (7.00%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (7.00%) Wintel Engineer
10 6 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (6.00%) Architect
10 6 (6.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.00%) Software Packaging
2 3 (3.00%) LDAP
3 2 (2.00%) Middleware
3 2 (2.00%) Web Services
4 1 (1.00%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.00%) LAMP
4 1 (1.00%) REST
4 1 (1.00%) Spring
4 1 (1.00%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.00%) Data Centre
1 14 (14.00%) Management Information System
2 13 (13.00%) Replication
3 10 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.00%) Clustering
5 3 (3.00%) EMC VNX
5 3 (3.00%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.00%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.00%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.00%) Fibre Optics
7 1 (1.00%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.00%) PKI
7 1 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.00%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.00%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 76 (76.00%) Windows
2 51 (51.00%) Windows Server
3 25 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (23.00%) Linux
5 17 (17.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (13.00%) Windows 10
7 10 (10.00%) Unix
8 7 (7.00%) Debian
9 4 (4.00%) CentOS
9 4 (4.00%) Solaris
10 3 (3.00%) Ubuntu
10 3 (3.00%) Windows 7
11 2 (2.00%) Fedora
11 2 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.00%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 28 (28.00%) ITIL
3 15 (15.00%) Capacity Management
4 13 (13.00%) Service Management
5 12 (12.00%) Information Security
5 12 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (12.00%) Project Delivery
6 11 (11.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (10.00%) CRM
7 10 (10.00%) Server Building
8 9 (9.00%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (8.00%) Availability Management
9 8 (8.00%) Vendor Relationship Management
10 7 (7.00%) Change Management
10 7 (7.00%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (7.00%) Patch Management
10 7 (7.00%) Service Delivery
10 7 (7.00%) Web Filtering
11 6 (6.00%) Mentoring
11 6 (6.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.00%) PowerShell
2 11 (11.00%) SQL
3 8 (8.00%) C
4 4 (4.00%) Perl
5 3 (3.00%) Java
5 3 (3.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.00%) Python
5 3 (3.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (24.00%) Security Cleared
3 23 (23.00%) Degree
4 21 (21.00%) MCSE
5 17 (17.00%) SC Cleared
6 16 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (15.00%) MCSA
8 14 (14.00%) CCNA
9 13 (13.00%) DV Cleared
9 13 (13.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (7.00%) CCNP
10 7 (7.00%) VCP6
11 6 (6.00%) VCAP
12 5 (5.00%) Avaya Certification
12 5 (5.00%) LFCE
12 5 (5.00%) LFCS
12 5 (5.00%) Linux+ Certification
12 5 (5.00%) RHCE
12 5 (5.00%) RHCSA
13 2 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.00%) SLA
2 4 (4.00%) GDPR
3 3 (3.00%) NIST
4 2 (2.00%) NCSC
4 2 (2.00%) RMADS
5 1 (1.00%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.00%) QA
5 1 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 62 (62.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (56.00%) Active Directory
3 20 (20.00%) vSphere
4 14 (14.00%) XenDesktop
5 12 (12.00%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (9.00%) Hyper-V
6 9 (9.00%) XenApp
7 7 (7.00%) VMware NSX
8 6 (6.00%) ISA Server
9 4 (4.00%) Docker
9 4 (4.00%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (3.00%) NFS
10 3 (3.00%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (1.00%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 28 (28.00%) vCenter Server
2 26 (26.00%) SCCM
3 21 (21.00%) vRealize
4 11 (11.00%) SCOM
5 6 (6.00%) Puppet
6 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (4.00%) Ansible
7 4 (4.00%) WSUS
8 3 (3.00%) AppManager
8 3 (3.00%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (3.00%) Grafana
8 3 (3.00%) Graylog
8 3 (3.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 2 (2.00%) Avamar
9 2 (2.00%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 2 (2.00%) Kubernetes
9 2 (2.00%) Nagios
9 2 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (2.00%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 96 (96.00%) VMware
2 45 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 38 (38.00%) Cisco
4 25 (25.00%) Citrix
5 23 (23.00%) HP
6 22 (22.00%) NetApp
7 13 (13.00%) EMC
8 11 (11.00%) IBM
8 11 (11.00%) Veeam
9 9 (9.00%) Brocade
9 9 (9.00%) Isilon
9 9 (9.00%) SolarWinds
10 8 (8.00%) Dell
11 7 (7.00%) Avaya
11 7 (7.00%) Forcepoint
11 7 (7.00%) Red Hat
11 7 (7.00%) Symantec
12 6 (6.00%) 3PAR
13 5 (5.00%) ServiceNow
13 5 (5.00%) Splunk