Period
to 23 October 2019

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 23 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > South East
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 376 339 369
Rank change year-on-year -37 +30 -91
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 129 214 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.51% 0.73% 0.64%
As % of the System Software category 3.05% 5.07% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 100 143 173
South East median annual salary £46,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £31,200 £31,600 £28,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £44,000 £45,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.76% +0.56% -

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 4,235 4,222 3,984
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.71% 14.50% 13.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3,454 3,426 3,448
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
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 23 October 2019.

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 23 October 2019. 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 +13 33 £48,000 -12.73% 5
Hampshire +4 32 £35,400 -19.55% 11
Surrey +24 20 £60,000 +50.00% 13
Thames Valley -46 19 £45,000 -2.70% 8
East Sussex +16 18 £40,000 - 2
Berkshire -12 14 £45,000 -25.00% 5
Kent +3 7 £33,500 -16.25%
Oxfordshire +16 3 £47,500 +35.71% 3
Buckinghamshire -22 2 £46,000 -9.85%
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, 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.

1 125 (96.90%) VMware
2 105 (81.40%) Windows
3 85 (65.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 72 (55.81%) Windows Server
5 60 (46.51%) Active Directory
6 57 (44.19%) Cisco
7 55 (42.64%) Microsoft
7 55 (42.64%) vCenter Server
8 52 (40.31%) DNS
9 49 (37.98%) DHCP
10 41 (31.78%) ITIL
10 41 (31.78%) SAN
10 41 (31.78%) Firewall
11 37 (28.68%) WAN
12 36 (27.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 35 (27.13%) HP
13 35 (27.13%) Citrix
13 35 (27.13%) Linux
14 34 (26.36%) vSphere
15 32 (24.81%) Security Cleared
15 32 (24.81%) LAN
16 30 (23.26%) Windows Server 2012
17 28 (21.71%) TCP/IP
17 28 (21.71%) Finance
18 27 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
19 26 (20.16%) SCCM
20 23 (17.83%) PowerShell
20 23 (17.83%) Windows Server 2008
21 22 (17.05%) SC Cleared
21 22 (17.05%) Cisco Certification

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 16 (12.40%) MS Exchange
2 14 (10.85%) SharePoint
3 12 (9.30%) Skype for Business
4 8 (6.20%) IIS
5 7 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (3.10%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (2.33%) Apache
7 3 (2.33%) Confluence
8 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.78%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.78%) JCAPS
9 1 (0.78%) nginx
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Cisco SocialMiner
Cloud Services
1 21 (16.28%) Office 365
2 20 (15.50%) Azure
3 13 (10.08%) IaaS
4 11 (8.53%) AWS
5 6 (4.65%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 6 (4.65%) SaaS
6 2 (1.55%) PaaS
7 1 (0.78%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 52 (40.31%) DNS
2 49 (37.98%) DHCP
3 41 (31.78%) Firewall
3 41 (31.78%) SAN
4 37 (28.68%) WAN
5 32 (24.81%) LAN
6 28 (21.71%) TCP/IP
7 17 (13.18%) VPN
8 14 (10.85%) MPLS
9 12 (9.30%) Network Security
10 11 (8.53%) Software-Defined Networking
11 10 (7.75%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (7.75%) VoIP
12 9 (6.98%) iSCSI
12 9 (6.98%) NAS
12 9 (6.98%) RTMP
12 9 (6.98%) RTSP
12 9 (6.98%) SMTP
13 7 (5.43%) VSAN
14 6 (4.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.08%) MySQL
1 13 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.65%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.10%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.55%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (1.55%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.55%) TKPROF
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (8.53%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.98%) Mercurial
3 8 (6.20%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.65%) JIRA
5 4 (3.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (21.71%) Finance
2 14 (10.85%) Back Office
3 13 (10.08%) Online Betting
4 2 (1.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.78%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (27.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (15.50%) Network Engineer
3 18 (13.95%) Analyst
4 17 (13.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 17 (13.18%) Infrastructure Support
5 15 (11.63%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 15 (11.63%) 3rd Line Support
5 15 (11.63%) Administrator
5 15 (11.63%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 15 (11.63%) Systems Administrator
6 14 (10.85%) Support Analyst
6 14 (10.85%) Support Engineer
7 13 (10.08%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 13 (10.08%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 10 (7.75%) Linux Administrator
8 10 (7.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 7 (5.43%) Storage Engineer
9 7 (5.43%) VMware Engineer
9 7 (5.43%) Windows Engineer
10 6 (4.65%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.98%) LAMP
2 5 (3.88%) LDAP
2 5 (3.88%) Software Packaging
3 3 (2.33%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.55%) Middleware
4 2 (1.55%) Web Services
4 2 (1.55%) Web Services Management
5 1 (0.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.50%) Replication
2 19 (14.73%) Data Centre
3 12 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (7.75%) Clustering
5 9 (6.98%) Video\Live Streaming
6 6 (4.65%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.10%) Algorithms
7 4 (3.10%) IVR
7 4 (3.10%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (2.33%) Driving Licence
8 3 (2.33%) EMC VNX
8 3 (2.33%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.55%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.78%) Fibre Optics
10 1 (0.78%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.78%) PKI
10 1 (0.78%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 105 (81.40%) Windows
2 72 (55.81%) Windows Server
3 35 (27.13%) Linux
4 30 (23.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (17.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (10.08%) Unix
7 9 (6.98%) CentOS
7 9 (6.98%) Debian
8 8 (6.20%) Windows 10
9 4 (3.10%) Ubuntu
10 3 (2.33%) Solaris
10 3 (2.33%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.55%) Fedora
11 2 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.78%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (31.78%) ITIL
2 36 (27.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 18 (13.95%) Project Delivery
3 18 (13.95%) Server Building
4 17 (13.18%) Root Cause Analysis
5 16 (12.40%) DevOps
5 16 (12.40%) Service Management
6 13 (10.08%) Capacity Management
6 13 (10.08%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (8.53%) Patch Management
8 10 (7.75%) Configuration Management
8 10 (7.75%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (6.98%) Antivirus Management
9 9 (6.98%) CRM
9 9 (6.98%) Network Monitoring
9 9 (6.98%) Service Delivery
10 8 (6.20%) Mentoring
11 7 (5.43%) Business Continuity
11 7 (5.43%) Presales
11 7 (5.43%) Vendor Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (17.83%) PowerShell
2 20 (15.50%) SQL
3 12 (9.30%) Python
4 10 (7.75%) Bash Shell
5 7 (5.43%) C
6 4 (3.10%) Java
7 3 (2.33%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.55%) Perl
8 2 (1.55%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.55%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.78%) Go
9 1 (0.78%) Ruby
9 1 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (24.81%) Security Cleared
2 27 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (17.05%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (17.05%) SC Cleared
4 17 (13.18%) DV Cleared
4 17 (13.18%) MCSE
5 16 (12.40%) Degree
6 14 (10.85%) CCNA
7 10 (7.75%) CCNP
8 7 (5.43%) MCSA
9 5 (3.88%) CCIE
9 5 (3.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (3.10%) Avaya Certification
11 3 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (2.33%) VCP6
12 2 (1.55%) CCSE
12 2 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (1.55%) MCP
13 1 (0.78%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.78%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.88%) GDPR
1 5 (3.88%) SLA
2 4 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.55%) ISO 14001
3 2 (1.55%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (1.55%) NCSC
3 2 (1.55%) NIST
3 2 (1.55%) PMO
3 2 (1.55%) RMADS
4 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 85 (65.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (46.51%) Active Directory
3 34 (26.36%) vSphere
4 22 (17.05%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (13.18%) XenDesktop
6 16 (12.40%) Hyper-V
7 12 (9.30%) XenApp
8 9 (6.98%) VMware NSX
9 7 (5.43%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (4.65%) Terminal Server
11 5 (3.88%) Docker
11 5 (3.88%) iptables
11 5 (3.88%) ISA Server
12 3 (2.33%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 2 (1.55%) KVM
13 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.78%) NFS
14 1 (0.78%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 55 (42.64%) vCenter Server
2 26 (20.16%) SCCM
3 22 (17.05%) vRealize
4 12 (9.30%) SCOM
5 9 (6.98%) Ansible
6 8 (6.20%) Puppet
7 6 (4.65%) Failover Clustering
8 5 (3.88%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (3.10%) CA Spectrum
9 4 (3.10%) Cisco UCCE
9 4 (3.10%) Cisco UCCX
9 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (3.10%) vMotion
10 3 (2.33%) AppManager
10 3 (2.33%) Backup Exec
10 3 (2.33%) Grafana
10 3 (2.33%) Graylog
10 3 (2.33%) Nagios
10 3 (2.33%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 3 (2.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 125 (96.90%) VMware
2 57 (44.19%) Cisco
3 55 (42.64%) Microsoft
4 35 (27.13%) Citrix
4 35 (27.13%) HP
5 18 (13.95%) IBM
6 17 (13.18%) NetApp
7 10 (7.75%) Dell
7 10 (7.75%) Veeam
8 9 (6.98%) EMC
8 9 (6.98%) F5
8 9 (6.98%) ServiceNow
9 8 (6.20%) Avaya
9 8 (6.20%) SolarWinds
10 7 (5.43%) Brocade
10 7 (5.43%) Isilon
10 7 (5.43%) Symantec
11 6 (4.65%) 3PAR
11 6 (4.65%) Aruba
11 6 (4.65%) Palo Alto