Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 363 279 285
Rank change year-on-year -84 +6 -44
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 191 376 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.63% 1.07% 1.09%
As % of the System Software category 4.71% 7.63% 7.90%
Number of salaries quoted 175 314 412
South East median annual salary £40,000 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.11% +11.25% -6.98%
10th Percentile £28,000 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £65,875 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -3.41%

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 4058 4930 5899
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.38% 14.09% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3521 4195 4959
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -44 96 £42,500 -10.53% 2
Berkshire +11 74 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Surrey -28 39 £47,500 +7.95%
Hampshire -14 36 £28,000 -20.00% 5
Oxfordshire +10 20 £42,500 -10.53% 1
West Sussex -8 14 £35,000 -12.50%
East Sussex - 7 £35,000 -
Kent +13 4 £35,000 -30.00%
Buckinghamshire -46 2 £45,000 +7.78%
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 168 (87.96%) VMware
2 158 (82.72%) Windows
3 114 (59.69%) Windows Server
4 89 (46.60%) Microsoft
5 88 (46.07%) SQL Server
6 87 (45.55%) MS Exchange
7 86 (45.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 85 (44.50%) Cisco
9 84 (43.98%) Active Directory
10 73 (38.22%) vCenter Server
11 69 (36.13%) SQL
12 68 (35.60%) VMware Infrastructure
13 56 (29.32%) Firewall
14 54 (28.27%) Linux
15 51 (26.70%) DNS
16 50 (26.18%) Windows Server 2008
17 43 (22.51%) Hyper-V
18 42 (21.99%) Exchange Server 2010
18 42 (21.99%) TCP/IP
18 42 (21.99%) Symantec
19 40 (20.94%) ITIL
20 39 (20.42%) Clustering
21 38 (19.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
22 37 (19.37%) Backup Exec
23 36 (18.85%) F5
23 36 (18.85%) Windows 10
24 35 (18.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
25 34 (17.80%) vSphere
25 34 (17.80%) PowerShell
26 33 (17.28%) Exchange Server 2013

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 87 (45.55%) MS Exchange
2 42 (21.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (17.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (6.81%) IIS
5 10 (5.24%) Apache
5 10 (5.24%) SharePoint
6 9 (4.71%) Skype for Business
7 6 (3.14%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.57%) nginx
9 2 (1.05%) Confluence
9 2 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.52%) Jetty
10 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (5.76%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.19%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (14.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (11.52%) Office 365
3 21 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (7.85%) SaaS
5 9 (4.71%) IaaS
6 7 (3.66%) PaaS
7 4 (2.09%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (2.09%) GitHub
7 4 (2.09%) OneDrive
8 2 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.52%) G Suite
9 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.52%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.52%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 56 (29.32%) Firewall
2 51 (26.70%) DNS
3 42 (21.99%) TCP/IP
4 27 (14.14%) DHCP
5 17 (8.90%) SAN
5 17 (8.90%) VPN
6 16 (8.38%) VLAN
7 15 (7.85%) Wireless
8 14 (7.33%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (6.81%) Skype
10 12 (6.28%) HTTP
10 12 (6.28%) LAN
10 12 (6.28%) SMTP
11 11 (5.76%) IPsec
12 9 (4.71%) VoIP
13 8 (4.19%) Fibre Channel
13 8 (4.19%) Internet
14 7 (3.66%) MPLS
14 7 (3.66%) NAS
14 7 (3.66%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (46.07%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (7.85%) SQL Server 2014
4 12 (6.28%) MySQL
5 11 (5.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (4.19%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (3.14%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.09%) Data Mining
8 4 (2.09%) DB2
8 4 (2.09%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.05%) Redis
9 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (1.05%) SQLite
10 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (4.71%) Jenkins
1 9 (4.71%) JIRA
2 5 (2.62%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.62%) TestRail
2 5 (2.62%) Vagrant
3 4 (2.09%) Ant
3 4 (2.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (2.09%) GitLab
3 4 (2.09%) Maven
3 4 (2.09%) MSI
3 4 (2.09%) Subversion
4 1 (0.52%) Redmine
4 1 (0.52%) TestLink
General
1 11 (5.76%) Telecoms
2 10 (5.24%) Finance
3 5 (2.62%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.09%) French Language
4 4 (2.09%) Law
5 3 (1.57%) Electronics
5 3 (1.57%) Games
5 3 (1.57%) Retail
6 2 (1.05%) Banking
6 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.05%) Marketing
7 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.52%) Billing
7 1 (0.52%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 45 (23.56%) Support Engineer
2 41 (21.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (13.09%) VMware Engineer
4 23 (12.04%) Administrator
4 23 (12.04%) Systems Administrator
5 20 (10.47%) Infrastructure Support
5 20 (10.47%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 18 (9.42%) 2nd Line Support
7 17 (8.90%) Technical Engineer
7 17 (8.90%) Technical Support
8 16 (8.38%) Consultant
8 16 (8.38%) VMware Support Engineer
9 15 (7.85%) Systems Engineer
9 15 (7.85%) Technical Support Engineer
10 12 (6.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 12 (6.28%) Analyst
10 12 (6.28%) Architect
11 10 (5.24%) 3rd Line Support
11 10 (5.24%) IT Administrator
11 10 (5.24%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.71%) LAMP
1 9 (4.71%) Middleware
2 8 (4.19%) Web Services
3 5 (2.62%) REST
4 4 (2.09%) JSON
5 3 (1.57%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (1.05%) JTAPI
6 2 (1.05%) RFC 2833
6 2 (1.05%) Software Packaging
6 2 (1.05%) TAPI
7 1 (0.52%) COM
7 1 (0.52%) Node.js
7 1 (0.52%) WSH
7 1 (0.52%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (20.42%) Clustering
2 23 (12.04%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.19%) iSeries
4 7 (3.66%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.62%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.62%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.09%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.09%) Cybercrime
7 4 (2.09%) PKI
7 4 (2.09%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.57%) HP Storage
8 3 (1.57%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.05%) BYOD
10 1 (0.52%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.52%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.52%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.52%) Replication
10 1 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 158 (82.72%) Windows
2 114 (59.69%) Windows Server
3 86 (45.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 54 (28.27%) Linux
5 50 (26.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (18.85%) Windows 10
7 23 (12.04%) Windows 7
8 21 (10.99%) CentOS
9 13 (6.81%) Solaris
9 13 (6.81%) Ubuntu
9 13 (6.81%) Unix
10 9 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (3.66%) Mac OS X
12 5 (2.62%) Fedora
13 4 (2.09%) Debian
13 4 (2.09%) Windows 8
13 4 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (1.05%) Android
14 2 (1.05%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.05%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (20.94%) ITIL
2 24 (12.57%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (10.47%) Presales
4 17 (8.90%) Change Management
5 15 (7.85%) Problem Management
6 14 (7.33%) Capacity Planning
6 14 (7.33%) Mentoring
7 12 (6.28%) Change Control
7 12 (6.28%) Information Security
7 12 (6.28%) Performance Monitoring
7 12 (6.28%) Project Management
8 10 (5.24%) Capacity Management
8 10 (5.24%) Configuration Management
8 10 (5.24%) Test Automation
9 9 (4.71%) DevOps
9 9 (4.71%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (4.71%) Process Improvement
10 8 (4.19%) Cryptanalysis
10 8 (4.19%) SDLC
10 8 (4.19%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 69 (36.13%) SQL
2 34 (17.80%) PowerShell
3 24 (12.57%) Bash Shell
4 18 (9.42%) Python
5 7 (3.66%) Perl
5 7 (3.66%) PHP
6 6 (3.14%) Java
6 6 (3.14%) Korn
7 5 (2.62%) C++
8 4 (2.09%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.09%) Scala
9 3 (1.57%) VBScript
10 2 (1.05%) C
10 2 (1.05%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 35 (18.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 28 (14.66%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 24 (12.57%) Degree
4 23 (12.04%) Security Cleared
5 19 (9.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (6.81%) SC Cleared
7 12 (6.28%) DV Cleared
8 11 (5.76%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (5.76%) MCSA
9 8 (4.19%) CCNA
10 6 (3.14%) MCSE
11 5 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (1.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (1.57%) RHCE
12 3 (1.57%) RHCSA
13 2 (1.05%) CCNP
13 2 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.52%) CCDA
14 1 (0.52%) CCIE
14 1 (0.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.90%) QA
2 14 (7.33%) SLA
3 10 (5.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.05%) PA-DSS
4 2 (1.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 84 (43.98%) Active Directory
2 68 (35.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (22.51%) Hyper-V
4 34 (17.80%) vSphere
5 12 (6.28%) Docker
6 10 (5.24%) KVM
7 9 (4.71%) XenServer
8 8 (4.19%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (3.66%) Virtual Desktop
9 7 (3.66%) VMware NSX
9 7 (3.66%) XenApp
9 7 (3.66%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.57%) Postfix
10 3 (1.57%) Sendmail
10 3 (1.57%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (1.05%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (1.05%) Samba
11 2 (1.05%) VirtualBox
11 2 (1.05%) Xen
Systems Management
1 73 (38.22%) vCenter Server
2 38 (19.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 37 (19.37%) Backup Exec
4 28 (14.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 28 (14.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 14 (7.33%) Puppet
6 13 (6.81%) SCCM
7 12 (6.28%) Ansible
8 10 (5.24%) Nagios
9 8 (4.19%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (3.66%) Kubernetes
10 7 (3.66%) Microsoft Clustering
10 7 (3.66%) Microsoft Intune
11 6 (3.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 6 (3.14%) SCOM
12 5 (2.62%) Failover Clustering
12 5 (2.62%) Terraform
13 4 (2.09%) Cacti
13 4 (2.09%) Salt
14 3 (1.57%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 168 (87.96%) VMware
2 89 (46.60%) Microsoft
3 85 (44.50%) Cisco
4 42 (21.99%) Symantec
5 36 (18.85%) F5
6 32 (16.75%) Forcepoint
6 32 (16.75%) Juniper
7 29 (15.18%) Veritas
8 28 (14.66%) Altiris
8 28 (14.66%) Citrix
9 24 (12.57%) Red Hat
10 16 (8.38%) HP
11 11 (5.76%) Dell
11 11 (5.76%) EMC
11 11 (5.76%) Oracle
12 9 (4.71%) Veeam
13 8 (4.19%) Rackspace
14 7 (3.66%) IBM
14 7 (3.66%) NetApp
15 6 (3.14%) Apple