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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 316 252 261
Rank change year-on-year -64 +9  
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 80 204 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.55% 1.10% 1.11%
As % of the System Software category 3.94% 7.92% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 65 182 205
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £33,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,600 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.75% -  

VMware ESXi is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2029 2576 3029
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 14.03% 13.94% 14.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1743 2234 2525
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing VMware ESXi as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -9 41 £50,000 +8.10% 7
Surrey -13 14 £42,500 +6.25% 7
West Sussex +1 8 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Oxfordshire +17 7 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Hampshire -6 5 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Kent +5 4 £30,250 -24.37%
Buckinghamshire -3 2 £39,000 -5.45% 2
East Sussex - 2 £30,000 - 2
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing VMware ESXi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 185 (99.46%) VMware
2 144 (77.42%) Windows
3 107 (57.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 106 (56.99%) Active Directory
5 98 (52.69%) Windows Server
6 81 (43.55%) DNS
7 75 (40.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 74 (39.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 70 (37.63%) Linux
10 66 (35.48%) Firewall
11 62 (33.33%) Microsoft
12 56 (30.11%) Cisco
13 46 (24.73%) DHCP
14 44 (23.66%) Hyper-V
14 44 (23.66%) vSphere
15 41 (22.04%) TCP/IP
16 39 (20.97%) vCenter Server
17 38 (20.43%) SAN
18 37 (19.89%) SQL Server
18 37 (19.89%) PowerShell
19 35 (18.82%) Data Centre
20 33 (17.74%) MS Exchange
21 32 (17.20%) Unix
21 32 (17.20%) Amazon AWS
22 28 (15.05%) Security Cleared
22 28 (15.05%) Office 365
22 28 (15.05%) SQL
23 27 (14.52%) Citrix
23 27 (14.52%) Windows Server 2003
23 27 (14.52%) Clustering

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 33 (17.74%) MS Exchange
2 23 (12.37%) IIS
3 19 (10.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (4.30%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (3.23%) Apache
7 3 (1.61%) nginx
8 2 (1.08%) Drupal
8 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.08%) Kentico
8 2 (1.08%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.08%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.08%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.08%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.08%) WordPress
9 1 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.54%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.54%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (4.30%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 32 (17.20%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (15.05%) Office 365
3 18 (9.68%) SaaS
4 10 (5.38%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (5.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 8 (4.30%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (3.23%) IaaS
7 5 (2.69%) PaaS
8 3 (1.61%) G Suite
8 3 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 81 (43.55%) DNS
2 66 (35.48%) Firewall
3 46 (24.73%) DHCP
4 41 (22.04%) TCP/IP
5 38 (20.43%) SAN
6 25 (13.44%) VPN
7 20 (10.75%) LAN
8 17 (9.14%) WAN
9 16 (8.60%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (8.60%) SSL
9 16 (8.60%) Wireless
10 15 (8.06%) VLAN
11 12 (6.45%) Intrusion Detection
12 11 (5.91%) Network Security
13 10 (5.38%) iSCSI
13 10 (5.38%) NetScaler
14 7 (3.76%) HTTP
14 7 (3.76%) SMTP
14 7 (3.76%) VoIP
15 6 (3.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (19.89%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.38%) NoSQL
2 10 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (4.84%) MySQL
4 8 (4.30%) Redis
4 8 (4.30%) SQLite
5 3 (1.61%) DB2
5 3 (1.61%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.54%) Big Data
7 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (5.38%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.30%) Vagrant
3 4 (2.15%) JIRA
4 3 (1.61%) Mercurial
4 3 (1.61%) Redmine
5 2 (1.08%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (6.45%) Finance
2 11 (5.91%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.69%) Advertising
4 4 (2.15%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.61%) Electronics
6 1 (0.54%) Billing
6 1 (0.54%) French Language
6 1 (0.54%) Front Office
6 1 (0.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (18.82%) Support Engineer
2 32 (17.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 22 (11.83%) Windows Engineer
4 21 (11.29%) Administrator
4 21 (11.29%) Systems Administrator
5 20 (10.75%) Systems Engineer
5 20 (10.75%) VMware Engineer
6 19 (10.22%) IT Support
6 19 (10.22%) Technical Engineer
7 15 (8.06%) Technical Support
8 14 (7.53%) IT Engineer
8 14 (7.53%) Technical Support Engineer
9 11 (5.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 11 (5.91%) Infrastructure Support
9 11 (5.91%) IT Administrator
9 11 (5.91%) IT Support Engineer
9 11 (5.91%) IT Systems Administrator
10 10 (5.38%) Architect
10 10 (5.38%) Consultant
11 9 (4.84%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.30%) LAMP
1 8 (4.30%) Web Services
2 5 (2.69%) Middleware
3 3 (1.61%) .NET
3 3 (1.61%) Node.js
3 3 (1.61%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.54%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.54%) MAPI
4 1 (0.54%) REST
4 1 (0.54%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (18.82%) Data Centre
2 27 (14.52%) Clustering
3 12 (6.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (3.23%) Cyber Attack
4 6 (3.23%) Replication
5 5 (2.69%) iSeries
5 5 (2.69%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.15%) Cybercrime
6 4 (2.15%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.61%) PKI
7 3 (1.61%) Streaming Video
8 2 (1.08%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.54%) iPhone
9 1 (0.54%) PDA
9 1 (0.54%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 144 (77.42%) Windows
2 98 (52.69%) Windows Server
3 75 (40.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 74 (39.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 70 (37.63%) Linux
6 32 (17.20%) Unix
7 27 (14.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (11.29%) Solaris
9 17 (9.14%) Windows 7
10 15 (8.06%) CentOS
10 15 (8.06%) Ubuntu
11 8 (4.30%) Debian
11 8 (4.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (4.30%) Windows 8
12 7 (3.76%) Windows 10
12 7 (3.76%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.61%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.61%) SUSE
14 2 (1.08%) openSUSE
14 2 (1.08%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (14.52%) High Availability
2 25 (13.44%) ITIL
3 19 (10.22%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (9.68%) DevOps
4 18 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
5 17 (9.14%) Security Patching
6 16 (8.60%) Information Security
7 15 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (8.06%) Mentoring
7 15 (8.06%) Patch Management
8 13 (6.99%) Load Balancing
8 13 (6.99%) Open Source
9 12 (6.45%) Security Architecture
10 11 (5.91%) Change Control
10 11 (5.91%) Configuration Management
10 11 (5.91%) Process Improvement
10 11 (5.91%) Service Management
11 10 (5.38%) Change Management
11 10 (5.38%) Incident Management
12 9 (4.84%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 37 (19.89%) PowerShell
2 28 (15.05%) SQL
3 22 (11.83%) Bash Shell
4 15 (8.06%) Perl
5 13 (6.99%) Python
6 12 (6.45%) C
7 7 (3.76%) Korn
8 5 (2.69%) C++
9 4 (2.15%) VBScript
10 2 (1.08%) Ruby
11 1 (0.54%) C#
11 1 (0.54%) PHP
11 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (15.05%) Security Cleared
2 23 (12.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (10.22%) SC Cleared
4 16 (8.60%) DV Cleared
5 14 (7.53%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (5.91%) CCNA
8 10 (5.38%) MCSA
8 10 (5.38%) MCSE
9 7 (3.76%) Degree
10 6 (3.23%) CCNP
10 6 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (3.23%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (2.69%) CREST Certified
12 4 (2.15%) CCA
12 4 (2.15%) JNCIS
13 3 (1.61%) CCENT
13 3 (1.61%) CISSP
13 3 (1.61%) Security+ Certification
13 3 (1.61%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.76%) QA
2 6 (3.23%) SLA
3 2 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.54%) GMP
System Software
1 107 (57.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 106 (56.99%) Active Directory
3 44 (23.66%) Hyper-V
3 44 (23.66%) vSphere
4 13 (6.99%) VirtualBox
5 11 (5.91%) KVM
6 10 (5.38%) Docker
6 10 (5.38%) XenApp
7 7 (3.76%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (3.23%) XenServer
9 5 (2.69%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (2.69%) XenDesktop
10 4 (2.15%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (2.15%) NFS
10 4 (2.15%) Samba
10 4 (2.15%) Terminal Services
10 4 (2.15%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (1.61%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.54%) Postfix
12 1 (0.54%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 39 (20.97%) vCenter Server
2 16 (8.60%) Backup Exec
2 16 (8.60%) SCCM
3 14 (7.53%) WSUS
4 12 (6.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 10 (5.38%) Ansible
5 10 (5.38%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (4.84%) Puppet
6 9 (4.84%) SCOM
6 9 (4.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 8 (4.30%) NetBackup
8 7 (3.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (3.23%) Nagios
9 6 (3.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 4 (2.15%) EdgeSight
10 4 (2.15%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (1.61%) cPanel
11 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Clustering
12 2 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
12 2 (1.08%) vRealize
Vendors
1 185 (99.46%) VMware
2 62 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 56 (30.11%) Cisco
4 27 (14.52%) Citrix
5 26 (13.98%) NetApp
6 21 (11.29%) Red Hat
7 16 (8.60%) EMC
8 14 (7.53%) Juniper
9 13 (6.99%) Palo Alto
9 13 (6.99%) Symantec
10 12 (6.45%) CheckPoint
10 12 (6.45%) HP
10 12 (6.45%) Imperva
10 12 (6.45%) LogLogic
11 10 (5.38%) Oracle
12 9 (4.84%) F5
12 9 (4.84%) Forcepoint
13 8 (4.30%) Rackspace
13 8 (4.30%) SolarWinds
13 8 (4.30%) Veeam
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £35k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 35k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
Corriculo
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum benefits and technical training
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + 7.5%
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Dynalogic Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£60,000 + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£60,000 + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-60,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IDOX plc
Salary: £Competitive with good corporate benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Horsham
Talent Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Guildford
Talent Point
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Foundation IT
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 24 days ago
Farnborough
Talent Point
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Competitive Market Salary + Full Company Benefits Package
Posted: 16 days ago
Woking
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Guildford
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Foundation IT
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 24 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus & extensive benefits
Posted: 19 days ago