Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 331 397 283
Rank change year-on-year +66 -114 +8
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 221 162 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.75% 0.56% 1.13%
As % of the System Software category 5.12% 4.03% 7.98%
Number of salaries quoted 137 143 356
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +3.61%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,100 £32,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £61,550
England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +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 4,320 4,015 5,088
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.61% 13.78% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3,513 3,448 4,398
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,825 £61,340
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +17 113 £52,050 +22.47% 6
Berkshire -13 60 £60,000 +37.14% 4
Hampshire +15 48 £44,000 +6.67% 9
Buckinghamshire +55 44 £52,050 +42.60% 1
Surrey +28 30 £43,500 +2.35% 4
West Sussex +4 16 £65,000 +85.71% 1
East Sussex -13 14 £40,000 +14.29% 4
Oxfordshire -7 9 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Middlesex - 1 £42,500 -
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 211 (95.48%) VMware
2 172 (77.83%) Windows
3 144 (65.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 135 (61.09%) Windows Server
5 107 (48.42%) Microsoft
6 104 (47.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 94 (42.53%) Active Directory
8 83 (37.56%) Firewall
9 82 (37.10%) Linux
10 72 (32.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 70 (31.67%) vCenter Server
12 67 (30.32%) Hyper-V
13 61 (27.60%) SQL Server
14 57 (25.79%) Microsoft Azure
15 56 (25.34%) Citrix
16 55 (24.89%) XenApp
17 54 (24.43%) XenDesktop
18 49 (22.17%) IIS
19 48 (21.72%) TCP/IP
20 46 (20.81%) Problem-Solving
21 45 (20.36%) DNS
21 45 (20.36%) DHCP
21 45 (20.36%) Cisco
22 44 (19.91%) Problem Management
22 44 (19.91%) Root Cause Analysis
22 44 (19.91%) Office 365
23 43 (19.46%) Windows 10
24 41 (18.55%) Windows Server 2008
24 41 (18.55%) Service Management
24 41 (18.55%) SAN

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 49 (22.17%) IIS
2 20 (9.05%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.07%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.26%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (1.81%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.90%) JBoss
8 1 (0.45%) Apache
8 1 (0.45%) Confluence
8 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.45%) WildFly
Applications
1 14 (6.33%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.26%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 57 (25.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (19.91%) Office 365
3 20 (9.05%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (2.26%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.90%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.45%) IaaS
7 1 (0.45%) PaaS
7 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (37.56%) Firewall
2 48 (21.72%) TCP/IP
3 45 (20.36%) DHCP
3 45 (20.36%) DNS
4 41 (18.55%) SAN
5 38 (17.19%) LAN
6 34 (15.38%) WAN
7 22 (9.95%) VLAN
8 18 (8.14%) NetScaler
8 18 (8.14%) VPN
9 13 (5.88%) RTMP
9 13 (5.88%) RTSP
10 10 (4.52%) Wireshark
11 9 (4.07%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (4.07%) Internet
12 6 (2.71%) SSL
12 6 (2.71%) VoIP
13 5 (2.26%) iSCSI
13 5 (2.26%) NAS
13 5 (2.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (27.60%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.33%) MySQL
3 6 (2.71%) Big Data
3 6 (2.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.36%) Power BI
4 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.90%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.45%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 13 (5.88%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.45%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.45%) JIRA
General
1 34 (15.38%) Finance
2 22 (9.95%) Legal
3 19 (8.60%) Law
4 7 (3.17%) Back Office
5 6 (2.71%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.90%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.45%) Advertising
7 1 (0.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (25.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 30 (13.57%) Administrator
3 27 (12.22%) VMware Engineer
4 25 (11.31%) Systems Administrator
5 21 (9.50%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 21 (9.50%) Team Leader
6 17 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
7 16 (7.24%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 16 (7.24%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
8 15 (6.79%) Analyst
8 15 (6.79%) Linux Administrator
8 15 (6.79%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
8 15 (6.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 14 (6.33%) Head of Infrastructure
10 11 (4.98%) Architect
10 11 (4.98%) Infrastructure Manager
10 11 (4.98%) Support Engineer
11 10 (4.52%) Network Engineer
11 10 (4.52%) Server Engineer
11 10 (4.52%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.24%) LAMP
2 6 (2.71%) Middleware
3 5 (2.26%) LDAP
4 4 (1.81%) Web Services
5 3 (1.36%) .NET
6 2 (0.90%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.45%) Apache Camel
7 1 (0.45%) REST
7 1 (0.45%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.74%) Private Cloud
2 27 (12.22%) Data Centre
3 18 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (6.79%) Replication
5 13 (5.88%) Video\Live Streaming
6 10 (4.52%) Public Cloud
6 10 (4.52%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (3.17%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.71%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.71%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (2.26%) IBM Mainframe
9 5 (2.26%) Mainframe
9 5 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.81%) Robotics
11 3 (1.36%) EMC VNX
11 3 (1.36%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.36%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.90%) EMC VMAX
12 2 (0.90%) EMC VNXe
12 2 (0.90%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 172 (77.83%) Windows
2 135 (61.09%) Windows Server
3 82 (37.10%) Linux
4 72 (32.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (19.46%) Windows 10
6 41 (18.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (6.33%) Debian
8 9 (4.07%) Windows 7
9 6 (2.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (2.71%) VMS
9 6 (2.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (2.26%) Windows 8
10 5 (2.26%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.36%) CentOS
11 3 (1.36%) SUSE
12 2 (0.90%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.90%) Unix
13 1 (0.45%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (47.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 46 (20.81%) Problem-Solving
3 44 (19.91%) Problem Management
3 44 (19.91%) Root Cause Analysis
4 41 (18.55%) Service Management
5 35 (15.84%) ITIL
6 31 (14.03%) Continuous Improvement
7 25 (11.31%) Incident Management
8 22 (9.95%) Logistics
9 19 (8.60%) Configuration Management
9 19 (8.60%) DevOps
10 14 (6.33%) Business Continuity
10 14 (6.33%) Change Management
10 14 (6.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (6.33%) Mentoring
11 13 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
12 10 (4.52%) Converged Infrastructure
12 10 (4.52%) Line Management
13 9 (4.07%) Service Delivery
14 8 (3.62%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 26 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 18 (8.14%) Bash Shell
2 18 (8.14%) Python
3 6 (2.71%) SQL
4 5 (2.26%) C
5 3 (1.36%) Java
6 2 (0.90%) Perl
7 1 (0.45%) PHP
7 1 (0.45%) Ruby
7 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (13.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (10.86%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (9.50%) CCNA
3 21 (9.50%) Security Cleared
4 20 (9.05%) MCSE
5 19 (8.60%) Degree
6 16 (7.24%) Citrix Certification
6 16 (7.24%) SC Cleared
6 16 (7.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (4.52%) MCSA
8 9 (4.07%) DV Cleared
9 8 (3.62%) VCP6
10 7 (3.17%) MCP
11 6 (2.71%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (2.71%) MCITP
12 5 (2.26%) CCA
13 4 (1.81%) CCAA
13 4 (1.81%) CCNP
14 3 (1.36%) VCAP
15 1 (0.45%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.98%) GDPR
2 8 (3.62%) SLA
3 3 (1.36%) ISO 22301
4 2 (0.90%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.90%) PMO
4 2 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 144 (65.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 94 (42.53%) Active Directory
3 67 (30.32%) Hyper-V
4 55 (24.89%) XenApp
5 54 (24.43%) XenDesktop
6 40 (18.10%) vSphere
7 16 (7.24%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (4.98%) XenServer
9 9 (4.07%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (4.07%) VMware NSX
10 5 (2.26%) NFS
11 3 (1.36%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.90%) Firmware
13 1 (0.45%) Docker
13 1 (0.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 70 (31.67%) vCenter Server
2 13 (5.88%) SCCM
3 11 (4.98%) vRealize
4 9 (4.07%) EdgeSight
4 9 (4.07%) SCOM
5 7 (3.17%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (2.71%) Backup Exec
6 6 (2.71%) XenMobile
7 5 (2.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (1.81%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (1.36%) Ansible
9 3 (1.36%) HP SIM
9 3 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.36%) WSUS
10 2 (0.90%) EMC VPLEX
10 2 (0.90%) Nagios
10 2 (0.90%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.90%) PowerCLI
10 2 (0.90%) Puppet
10 2 (0.90%) vMotion
Vendors
1 211 (95.48%) VMware
2 107 (48.42%) Microsoft
3 56 (25.34%) Citrix
4 45 (20.36%) Cisco
5 37 (16.74%) BMC
5 37 (16.74%) ServiceNow
6 30 (13.57%) HP
7 15 (6.79%) EMC
8 13 (5.88%) Sony
8 13 (5.88%) Veeam
9 12 (5.43%) Dell
9 12 (5.43%) IBM
9 12 (5.43%) SolarWinds
10 10 (4.52%) 3PAR
10 10 (4.52%) Red Hat
11 9 (4.07%) Symantec
12 7 (3.17%) Oracle
13 5 (2.26%) Intel
13 5 (2.26%) SAP
13 5 (2.26%) Veritas