Period
to 2 June 2020

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 2 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > South East
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 278 305 374
Rank change year-on-year +27 +69 0
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 117 227 184
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.74% 0.87% 0.60%
As % of the System Software category 4.69% 5.30% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 82 191 107
Median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% -8.60% +3.33%
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,580 £63,750 £64,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +7.95% -5.38% +9.41%

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 2,493 4,285 4,285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.73% 16.46% 14.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,960 3,418 3,451
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing VMware ESXi as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing VMware ESXi in the South East over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

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 2 June 2020. 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 +57 42 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Hampshire +21 32 £45,650 +6.16% 8
West Sussex +33 21 £33,750 -20.59%
Oxfordshire +7 21 £47,500 +5.56% 2
Buckinghamshire +44 15 £37,500 -
Surrey +36 9 £40,000 -15.79% 1
East Sussex +11 7 £77,500 +93.75%
Berkshire +47 6 £55,000 +37.50%
Kent +26 6 £45,000 +44.00%
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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.

1 103 (88.03%) VMware
2 85 (72.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (68.38%) Windows
4 74 (63.25%) Active Directory
5 70 (59.83%) Windows Server
6 60 (51.28%) Microsoft
7 50 (42.74%) Office 365
8 44 (37.61%) DNS
9 40 (34.19%) DHCP
10 37 (31.62%) Hyper-V
11 36 (30.77%) Azure
11 36 (30.77%) Firewall
12 35 (29.91%) WAN
12 35 (29.91%) Windows 10
13 33 (28.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 31 (26.50%) LAN
14 31 (26.50%) Windows Server 2016
15 27 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
15 27 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
16 26 (22.22%) AWS
16 26 (22.22%) VMware Workstation
17 25 (21.37%) Cisco
18 24 (20.51%) Virtual Machines
19 23 (19.66%) ITIL
19 23 (19.66%) MS Exchange
19 23 (19.66%) vSphere
20 22 (18.80%) Linux
20 22 (18.80%) SQL Server
20 22 (18.80%) Microsoft Certification
20 22 (18.80%) Project Management

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 23 (19.66%) MS Exchange
2 14 (11.97%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (6.84%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.98%) Skype for Business
5 5 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.71%) IIS
7 1 (0.85%) Confluence
7 1 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (17.09%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (10.26%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (5.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (5.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) assyst
1 4 (3.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 50 (42.74%) Office 365
2 36 (30.77%) Azure
3 26 (22.22%) AWS
4 6 (5.13%) PaaS
5 5 (4.27%) Mimecast
6 4 (3.42%) SaaS
7 2 (1.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (37.61%) DNS
2 40 (34.19%) DHCP
3 36 (30.77%) Firewall
4 35 (29.91%) WAN
5 31 (26.50%) LAN
6 18 (15.38%) SAN
7 16 (13.68%) VPN
8 12 (10.26%) TCP/IP
8 12 (10.26%) VLAN
9 10 (8.55%) Skype
10 8 (6.84%) Wireless
11 7 (5.98%) WLAN
12 6 (5.13%) ADSL
12 6 (5.13%) Fibre Channel
13 5 (4.27%) Ethernet
14 4 (3.42%) BGP
14 4 (3.42%) EIGRP
14 4 (3.42%) FCoE
14 4 (3.42%) MPLS
14 4 (3.42%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.80%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.85%) MySQL
3 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (9.40%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.13%) Subversion
3 2 (1.71%) Artifactory
3 2 (1.71%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.85%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.85%) JIRA
General
1 6 (5.13%) Finance
2 4 (3.42%) Back Office
2 4 (3.42%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.71%) Dutch Language
3 2 (1.71%) French Language
3 2 (1.71%) German Language
3 2 (1.71%) Italian Language
3 2 (1.71%) Online Betting
3 2 (1.71%) Retail
3 2 (1.71%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 32 (27.35%) Support Engineer
2 25 (21.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 20 (17.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 19 (16.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 14 (11.97%) IT Support
7 13 (11.11%) IT Engineer
8 12 (10.26%) IT Support Engineer
9 11 (9.40%) Network Engineer
10 10 (8.55%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 10 (8.55%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (8.55%) Systems Engineer
11 9 (7.69%) Consultant
11 9 (7.69%) Project Engineer
12 8 (6.84%) Wintel Engineer
13 7 (5.98%) Analyst
13 7 (5.98%) VMware Engineer
14 6 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
14 6 (5.13%) VMware Support Engineer
14 6 (5.13%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.42%) jQuery
1 4 (3.42%) RESTful
2 2 (1.71%) Apache NiFi
2 2 (1.71%) LDAP
3 1 (0.85%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.85%) Flash
3 1 (0.85%) Web Services
3 1 (0.85%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.68%) Management Information System
2 12 (10.26%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.84%) Driving Licence
4 7 (5.98%) CMDB
5 6 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.13%) Replication
6 5 (4.27%) Fat Client
6 5 (4.27%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.56%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.71%) AS400
8 2 (1.71%) Clustering
8 2 (1.71%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.71%) iSeries
9 1 (0.85%) EMC VMAX
9 1 (0.85%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.85%) Fibre Optics
9 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.85%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 80 (68.38%) Windows
2 70 (59.83%) Windows Server
3 35 (29.91%) Windows 10
4 31 (26.50%) Windows Server 2016
5 27 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (18.80%) Linux
6 22 (18.80%) Windows Server 2019
7 20 (17.09%) Windows 7
7 20 (17.09%) Windows 8
7 20 (17.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (5.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.42%) Solaris
9 4 (3.42%) Unix
10 3 (2.56%) Debian
11 1 (0.85%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (28.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 23 (19.66%) ITIL
3 22 (18.80%) Project Delivery
3 22 (18.80%) Project Management
4 13 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 12 (10.26%) Change Management
6 11 (9.40%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (9.40%) Mentoring
6 11 (9.40%) Patch Management
7 10 (8.55%) DevOps
8 9 (7.69%) Information Security
8 9 (7.69%) ITSM
8 9 (7.69%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 8 (6.84%) Mobile Device Management
9 8 (6.84%) Workflow
10 7 (5.98%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 7 (5.98%) Server Patching
10 7 (5.98%) Software Distribution
10 7 (5.98%) Virtual Environments
11 6 (5.13%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.24%) PowerShell
2 11 (9.40%) Perl
2 11 (9.40%) SQL
3 9 (7.69%) Python
4 7 (5.98%) VB
5 5 (4.27%) C++
5 5 (4.27%) PHP
6 4 (3.42%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.42%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.71%) Java
7 2 (1.71%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.85%) Ada
8 1 (0.85%) C
8 1 (0.85%) C#
8 1 (0.85%) Ruby
8 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (18.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (17.95%) Security Cleared
3 20 (17.09%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (17.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 18 (15.38%) MCSE
5 16 (13.68%) MCSA
6 13 (11.11%) Degree
7 12 (10.26%) CCNA
7 12 (10.26%) VCAP
8 11 (9.40%) SC Cleared
9 8 (6.84%) DV Cleared
9 8 (6.84%) MCP
10 7 (5.98%) CCNP
11 5 (4.27%) VCDX
12 4 (3.42%) CCIE
12 4 (3.42%) Computer Science Degree
12 4 (3.42%) LFCE
12 4 (3.42%) LFCS
12 4 (3.42%) Linux+ Certification
12 4 (3.42%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.82%) SLA
2 5 (4.27%) GDPR
2 5 (4.27%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.85%) PMO
System Software
1 85 (72.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 74 (63.25%) Active Directory
3 37 (31.62%) Hyper-V
4 26 (22.22%) VMware Workstation
5 24 (20.51%) Virtual Machines
6 23 (19.66%) vSphere
7 12 (10.26%) Virtual Desktop
8 7 (5.98%) VMware Server
9 4 (3.42%) VMware NSX
10 2 (1.71%) BitLocker
10 2 (1.71%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.71%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.85%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 22 (18.80%) vCenter Server
2 17 (14.53%) SCCM
3 15 (12.82%) WSUS
4 10 (8.55%) Ansible
5 8 (6.84%) Microsoft Intune
6 7 (5.98%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 4 (3.42%) Amdocs OSS
7 4 (3.42%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (3.42%) Icinga
7 4 (3.42%) Observium
7 4 (3.42%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (3.42%) SELinux
8 2 (1.71%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.71%) Puppet
8 2 (1.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.71%) vRealize
9 1 (0.85%) Avamar
9 1 (0.85%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 103 (88.03%) VMware
2 60 (51.28%) Microsoft
3 25 (21.37%) Cisco
4 14 (11.97%) Veeam
5 10 (8.55%) Citrix
6 9 (7.69%) Remedy
7 7 (5.98%) Red Hat
7 7 (5.98%) SolarWinds
8 6 (5.13%) EMC
8 6 (5.13%) Symantec
9 5 (4.27%) HP
9 5 (4.27%) Polycom
9 5 (4.27%) Veritas
9 5 (4.27%) Yealink
10 4 (3.42%) Cramer
10 4 (3.42%) Infoblox
10 4 (3.42%) McAfee
10 4 (3.42%) ServiceNow
10 4 (3.42%) Zscaler
11 3 (2.56%) NetApp