Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > South East
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 331 367 281
Rank change year-on-year +36 -86 +24
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 210 196 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.74% 0.63% 1.07%
As % of the System Software category 5.04% 4.76% 7.46%
Number of salaries quoted 153 171 300
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -10.11% +7.88%
10th Percentile £35,000 £28,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £55,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 4,163 4,120 4,895
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.75% 13.30% 14.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3,418 3,537 4,170
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,650 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 2018. 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
Thames Valley +15 85 £42,500 - 8
Berkshire -13 52 £60,000 +41.18% 4
Hampshire +1 39 £44,000 +57.14% 8
Surrey +25 32 £44,250 -6.84% 3
East Sussex +27 27 £40,000 +14.29% 1
West Sussex +2 25 £52,500 +105.88% 1
Buckinghamshire +34 18 £39,000 -13.33% 2
Oxfordshire +6 14 £35,000 -17.65% 2
Kent +22 1 £40,000 +12.68%
Middlesex - 1 £42,500 -
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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.

1 206 (98.10%) VMware
2 173 (82.38%) Windows
3 148 (70.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 123 (58.57%) Windows Server
5 105 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 99 (47.14%) Linux
7 95 (45.24%) Active Directory
8 70 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 68 (32.38%) SQL Server
10 67 (31.90%) vCenter Server
11 64 (30.48%) Cisco
12 62 (29.52%) Windows Server 2008
13 60 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
14 57 (27.14%) Microsoft Certification
15 56 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
16 52 (24.76%) Firewall
17 49 (23.33%) DNS
18 48 (22.86%) Hyper-V
19 47 (22.38%) DHCP
19 47 (22.38%) IIS
20 46 (21.90%) ITIL
21 40 (19.05%) MCSE
21 40 (19.05%) Problem Management
22 39 (18.57%) Data Centre
23 38 (18.10%) Root Cause Analysis
23 38 (18.10%) SAN
24 37 (17.62%) Service Management
25 36 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
26 34 (16.19%) Python
26 34 (16.19%) Bash Shell

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 47 (22.38%) IIS
2 32 (15.24%) MS Exchange
3 13 (6.19%) SharePoint
4 11 (5.24%) Skype for Business
5 7 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.90%) Apache
6 4 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.43%) nginx
8 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.48%) Confluence
9 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.48%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.48%) JBoss
9 1 (0.48%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.48%) Site Server
9 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (6.19%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.43%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 60 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (13.33%) Office 365
3 13 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.81%) IBM Cloud
5 7 (3.33%) IaaS
6 5 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.95%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.48%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.48%) PaaS
9 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (24.76%) Firewall
2 49 (23.33%) DNS
3 47 (22.38%) DHCP
4 38 (18.10%) SAN
5 31 (14.76%) LAN
6 28 (13.33%) TCP/IP
7 25 (11.90%) RTMP
7 25 (11.90%) RTSP
8 24 (11.43%) WAN
9 20 (9.52%) VPN
10 16 (7.62%) VLAN
11 10 (4.76%) Internet
12 9 (4.29%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (4.29%) MPLS
13 8 (3.81%) NetScaler
13 8 (3.81%) SMTP
14 7 (3.33%) FTP
14 7 (3.33%) Wireshark
15 6 (2.86%) iSCSI
15 6 (2.86%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (32.38%) SQL Server
2 26 (12.38%) MySQL
3 13 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.90%) Qlik Sense
6 3 (1.43%) Power BI
7 1 (0.48%) Big Data
7 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.48%) MS Access
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (11.90%) Git (software)
1 25 (11.90%) Mercurial
2 3 (1.43%) JIRA
3 2 (0.95%) Redmine
4 1 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.48%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (4.29%) Finance
2 5 (2.38%) Law
2 5 (2.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.95%) Banking
4 1 (0.48%) Advertising
4 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.48%) Back Office
4 1 (0.48%) Electronics
4 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 62 (29.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 53 (25.24%) Administrator
3 48 (22.86%) Systems Administrator
4 29 (13.81%) Linux Administrator
5 28 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 21 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
7 18 (8.57%) Linux Engineer
8 16 (7.62%) Support Engineer
9 15 (7.14%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 15 (7.14%) Team Leader
10 14 (6.67%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (5.71%) IT Engineer
11 12 (5.71%) Storage Engineer
11 12 (5.71%) Virtualisation Engineer
12 11 (5.24%) Server Engineer
12 11 (5.24%) Windows Engineer
13 10 (4.76%) Analyst
14 9 (4.29%) Architect
14 9 (4.29%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (13.33%) LAMP
2 5 (2.38%) LDAP
3 3 (1.43%) Web Services
4 2 (0.95%) .NET
4 2 (0.95%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.48%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.48%) REST
5 1 (0.48%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 39 (18.57%) Data Centre
2 32 (15.24%) Private Cloud
3 27 (12.86%) Replication
4 25 (11.90%) Video\Live Streaming
5 18 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.81%) EMC VNX
6 8 (3.81%) Public Cloud
7 7 (3.33%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.90%) EMC VMAX
9 4 (1.90%) EMC VNXe
9 4 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.90%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 3 (1.43%) CMDB
10 3 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.95%) Clustering
12 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.48%) NHS
12 1 (0.48%) Social Media
12 1 (0.48%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 173 (82.38%) Windows
2 123 (58.57%) Windows Server
3 99 (47.14%) Linux
4 62 (29.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (12.86%) Debian
7 25 (11.90%) Windows 10
8 19 (9.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (8.10%) Windows 7
10 12 (5.71%) Unix
11 10 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (2.86%) VMS
13 5 (2.38%) SUSE
13 5 (2.38%) Windows XP
14 3 (1.43%) CentOS
15 2 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.48%) Android
16 1 (0.48%) Fedora
16 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 46 (21.90%) ITIL
3 40 (19.05%) Problem Management
4 38 (18.10%) Root Cause Analysis
5 37 (17.62%) Service Management
6 36 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
7 32 (15.24%) DevOps
8 31 (14.76%) Configuration Management
9 25 (11.90%) Network Monitoring
10 24 (11.43%) Mentoring
11 19 (9.05%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (9.05%) Incident Management
12 15 (7.14%) Converged Infrastructure
12 15 (7.14%) Logistics
13 14 (6.67%) Service Delivery
14 12 (5.71%) Line Management
14 12 (5.71%) PRINCE2
15 11 (5.24%) Change Management
15 11 (5.24%) Stakeholder Management
16 10 (4.76%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 34 (16.19%) Bash Shell
1 34 (16.19%) Python
2 31 (14.76%) PowerShell
3 14 (6.67%) SQL
4 5 (2.38%) C
5 4 (1.90%) Ruby
6 3 (1.43%) Go
7 2 (0.95%) Java
7 2 (0.95%) Perl
8 1 (0.48%) Korn
8 1 (0.48%) PHP
8 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 57 (27.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (19.05%) MCSE
3 27 (12.86%) MCSA
4 23 (10.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 22 (10.48%) Degree
6 20 (9.52%) Security Cleared
7 17 (8.10%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (6.67%) CCNA
8 14 (6.67%) SC Cleared
9 9 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (4.29%) VCP6
10 8 (3.81%) Citrix Certification
10 8 (3.81%) MCITP
10 8 (3.81%) VCAP
11 7 (3.33%) DV Cleared
12 5 (2.38%) CCNP
12 5 (2.38%) MCP
13 4 (1.90%) CCA
14 3 (1.43%) Linux+ Certification
15 2 (0.95%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.29%) SLA
2 7 (3.33%) GDPR
3 4 (1.90%) QA
4 3 (1.43%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.48%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 148 (70.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 95 (45.24%) Active Directory
3 48 (22.86%) Hyper-V
4 33 (15.71%) vSphere
5 29 (13.81%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (9.05%) XenApp
7 12 (5.71%) XenDesktop
8 6 (2.86%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 6 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (2.86%) Terminal Server
9 5 (2.38%) VMware NSX
10 4 (1.90%) Docker
10 4 (1.90%) XenServer
11 3 (1.43%) Firmware
11 3 (1.43%) iptables
11 3 (1.43%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (1.43%) VirtualBox
11 3 (1.43%) Xen
12 2 (0.95%) NFS
12 2 (0.95%) Samba
Systems Management
1 67 (31.90%) vCenter Server
2 16 (7.62%) vRealize
3 11 (5.24%) Backup Exec
3 11 (5.24%) SCCM
4 7 (3.33%) Nagios
4 7 (3.33%) SCOM
5 6 (2.86%) Ansible
5 6 (2.86%) EdgeSight
6 5 (2.38%) NetBackup
6 5 (2.38%) Puppet
7 4 (1.90%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (1.90%) EMC VPLEX
7 4 (1.90%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.90%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (1.43%) Graphite
8 3 (1.43%) HP SIM
8 3 (1.43%) Kibana
8 3 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.43%) WSUS
9 2 (0.95%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 206 (98.10%) VMware
2 105 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 64 (30.48%) Cisco
4 32 (15.24%) BMC
4 32 (15.24%) ServiceNow
5 28 (13.33%) EMC
6 27 (12.86%) Citrix
6 27 (12.86%) HP
7 24 (11.43%) Dell
8 17 (8.10%) Red Hat
9 15 (7.14%) SolarWinds
10 14 (6.67%) IBM
11 12 (5.71%) NetApp
12 10 (4.76%) Veeam
13 8 (3.81%) Symantec
14 7 (3.33%) 3PAR
14 7 (3.33%) Veritas
15 6 (2.86%) Aruba
16 5 (2.38%) Oracle
16 5 (2.38%) Sun