Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > South East
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 379 355 268
Rank change year-on-year -24 -87 +19
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 183 199 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.60% 0.66% 1.13%
As % of the System Software category 4.18% 4.74% 8.13%
Number of salaries quoted 99 175 378
South East median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -1.16% +1.18%
10th Percentile £23,750 £28,750 £30,875
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.41% -5.56% +2.27%

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 4,377 4,196 5,339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.34% 13.92% 13.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3,499 3,602 4,612
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,225 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +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 15 July 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 15 July 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 +9 109 £52,050 +9.58% 14
Berkshire -51 56 £60,000 +20.00% 10
Buckinghamshire +45 47 £52,050 +42.60% 3
Hampshire -1 37 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Surrey -18 18 £48,750 +28.29%
East Sussex -19 12 £40,000 -5.88% 1
West Sussex +3 8 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Oxfordshire -9 6 £32,500 -7.14% 1
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 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.

1 171 (93.44%) VMware
2 137 (74.86%) Windows
3 116 (63.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 107 (58.47%) Windows Server
5 90 (49.18%) Firewall
6 78 (42.62%) Microsoft
7 70 (38.25%) Active Directory
8 64 (34.97%) Citrix
9 63 (34.43%) XenApp
9 63 (34.43%) XenDesktop
10 62 (33.88%) Hyper-V
10 62 (33.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 57 (31.15%) vCenter Server
11 57 (31.15%) TCP/IP
11 57 (31.15%) Linux
12 48 (26.23%) DNS
13 46 (25.14%) Windows 10
14 44 (24.04%) Office 365
14 44 (24.04%) Microsoft Azure
14 44 (24.04%) vSphere
15 42 (22.95%) SAN
16 41 (22.40%) Problem-Solving
17 40 (21.86%) DHCP
17 40 (21.86%) Finance
18 35 (19.13%) SQL Server
19 34 (18.58%) Cisco
20 33 (18.03%) WAN
21 30 (16.39%) LAN
21 30 (16.39%) PowerShell
21 30 (16.39%) Data Centre

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 27 (14.75%) IIS
2 14 (7.65%) Oracle Service Bus
3 11 (6.01%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.73%) Apache
4 5 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.73%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.19%) WordPress
6 2 (1.09%) JBoss
6 2 (1.09%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.55%) WildFly
Applications
1 8 (4.37%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.19%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 44 (24.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 44 (24.04%) Office 365
2 27 (14.75%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (7.65%) IBM Cloud
4 8 (4.37%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.64%) SaaS
6 2 (1.09%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.55%) IaaS
7 1 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 90 (49.18%) Firewall
2 57 (31.15%) TCP/IP
3 48 (26.23%) DNS
4 42 (22.95%) SAN
5 40 (21.86%) DHCP
6 33 (18.03%) WAN
7 30 (16.39%) LAN
8 20 (10.93%) NetScaler
9 19 (10.38%) VLAN
10 10 (5.46%) VPN
11 9 (4.92%) Wireshark
12 8 (4.37%) VSAN
13 7 (3.83%) iSCSI
14 6 (3.28%) Cisco IOS
15 5 (2.73%) Remote Desktop
15 5 (2.73%) SSL
16 4 (2.19%) NAS
16 4 (2.19%) PuTTY
16 4 (2.19%) RTMP
16 4 (2.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (19.13%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.20%) Big Data
3 9 (4.92%) MySQL
4 2 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.09%) Power BI
4 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.55%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (2.19%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.19%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.55%) JIRA
2 1 (0.55%) TestRail
General
1 40 (21.86%) Finance
2 29 (15.85%) Legal
3 25 (13.66%) Law
4 7 (3.83%) Back Office
5 5 (2.73%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.09%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (16.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (12.02%) Architect
3 21 (11.48%) VMware Engineer
4 20 (10.93%) Team Leader
5 19 (10.38%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 18 (9.84%) Virtualisation Architect
7 17 (9.29%) Infrastructure Support
8 16 (8.74%) Support Engineer
8 16 (8.74%) Support Team Leader
9 15 (8.20%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
10 14 (7.65%) Data Centre Architect
10 14 (7.65%) Infrastructure Architect
11 13 (7.10%) Administrator
11 13 (7.10%) Head of Infrastructure
12 11 (6.01%) Analyst
12 11 (6.01%) Systems Administrator
13 10 (5.46%) Infrastructure Manager
13 10 (5.46%) Infrastructure Services Manager
13 10 (5.46%) Service Manager
14 9 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.20%) Middleware
2 5 (2.73%) LDAP
3 4 (2.19%) BREW
3 4 (2.19%) LAMP
3 4 (2.19%) Web Services
4 2 (1.09%) .NET
5 1 (0.55%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.55%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.55%) Flash
5 1 (0.55%) REST
5 1 (0.55%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.39%) Data Centre
2 19 (10.38%) Private Cloud
3 16 (8.74%) Public Cloud
4 14 (7.65%) IBM Mainframe
4 14 (7.65%) Mainframe
5 10 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (4.92%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (3.83%) Replication
8 6 (3.28%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (3.28%) Management Information System
8 6 (3.28%) Robotics
8 6 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (2.73%) Computer Science
10 4 (2.19%) HTC Vive
10 4 (2.19%) Video\Live Streaming
11 3 (1.64%) Clustering
11 3 (1.64%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.64%) Thin Client
12 2 (1.09%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.55%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 137 (74.86%) Windows
2 107 (58.47%) Windows Server
3 62 (33.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 57 (31.15%) Linux
5 46 (25.14%) Windows 10
6 26 (14.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (4.37%) Windows 7
8 7 (3.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (3.28%) VMS
9 6 (3.28%) Windows XP
10 5 (2.73%) Debian
10 5 (2.73%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.09%) CentOS
11 2 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.09%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.09%) Unix
12 1 (0.55%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (22.40%) Problem-Solving
2 28 (15.30%) Root Cause Analysis
3 26 (14.21%) ITIL
4 25 (13.66%) Continuous Improvement
5 21 (11.48%) Problem Management
5 21 (11.48%) Service Management
6 18 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (9.29%) Converged Infrastructure
8 16 (8.74%) Test Automation
9 15 (8.20%) Analytics
10 14 (7.65%) Big Data Analytics
10 14 (7.65%) Data Analytics
10 14 (7.65%) Incident Management
10 14 (7.65%) Strategic Thinking
11 12 (6.56%) Logistics
12 11 (6.01%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (5.46%) Change Management
13 10 (5.46%) DevOps
13 10 (5.46%) Mentoring
14 9 (4.92%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 30 (16.39%) PowerShell
2 12 (6.56%) SQL
3 8 (4.37%) Python
4 6 (3.28%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.64%) C
5 3 (1.64%) Java
6 1 (0.55%) C++
6 1 (0.55%) Perl
6 1 (0.55%) PHP
6 1 (0.55%) Ruby
6 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (10.38%) Degree
1 19 (10.38%) Security Cleared
2 17 (9.29%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (9.29%) Citrix Certification
3 15 (8.20%) CCNA
4 13 (7.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (7.10%) SC Cleared
5 11 (6.01%) DV Cleared
5 11 (6.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (3.83%) CCA
6 7 (3.83%) MCSE
7 4 (2.19%) CCAA
7 4 (2.19%) MCP
7 4 (2.19%) VCP6
8 2 (1.09%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.55%) CCIE
9 1 (0.55%) CCIE Data Center
9 1 (0.55%) CCNP
9 1 (0.55%) VCAP
9 1 (0.55%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.92%) SLA
2 6 (3.28%) GDPR
3 3 (1.64%) ISO 22301
3 3 (1.64%) QA
4 2 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.09%) PMO
5 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 116 (63.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (38.25%) Active Directory
3 63 (34.43%) XenApp
3 63 (34.43%) XenDesktop
4 62 (33.88%) Hyper-V
5 44 (24.04%) vSphere
6 22 (12.02%) VMware NSX
7 14 (7.65%) NFS
8 13 (7.10%) XenServer
9 11 (6.01%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (2.19%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.55%) Docker
12 1 (0.55%) Firmware
12 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.55%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 57 (31.15%) vCenter Server
2 16 (8.74%) SCCM
2 16 (8.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 12 (6.56%) SCOM
4 11 (6.01%) EdgeSight
5 7 (3.83%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (3.83%) vRealize
6 6 (3.28%) XenMobile
7 4 (2.19%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.64%) Ansible
8 3 (1.64%) PowerCLI
8 3 (1.64%) vMotion
8 3 (1.64%) WSUS
9 2 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (1.09%) HP SIM
9 2 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.09%) Puppet
9 2 (1.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (1.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (1.09%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 171 (93.44%) VMware
2 78 (42.62%) Microsoft
3 64 (34.97%) Citrix
4 34 (18.58%) Cisco
5 21 (11.48%) Veeam
6 20 (10.93%) IBM
7 19 (10.38%) HP
8 18 (9.84%) BMC
8 18 (9.84%) ServiceNow
9 15 (8.20%) Oracle
10 14 (7.65%) CommVault
10 14 (7.65%) Intel
11 12 (6.56%) Sony
11 12 (6.56%) Symantec
12 9 (4.92%) Juniper
13 8 (4.37%) 3PAR
13 8 (4.37%) EMC
14 7 (3.83%) Forcepoint
14 7 (3.83%) Ivanti
15 6 (3.28%) Blue Prism