Period
to 22 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 22 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 361 267 282
Rank change year-on-year -94 +15 -29
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 198 380 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.64% 1.08% 1.09%
As % of the System Software category 4.81% 7.63% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 180 318 405
South East median annual salary £40,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -6.98%
10th Percentile £28,000 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £66,250 £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 4118 4979 5832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.38% 14.15% 13.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3571 4238 4891
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 22 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 22 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 -53 99 £42,500 -10.53% 4
Berkshire -5 77 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Surrey -37 42 £47,500 +7.95% 4
Hampshire -2 37 £28,000 -20.00% 5
Oxfordshire -1 20 £42,500 -10.53% 2
West Sussex -13 14 £35,000 -12.50%
East Sussex - 7 £35,000 -
Kent +13 4 £35,000 -30.00%
Buckinghamshire -53 2 £45,000 +5.88%
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 175 (88.38%) VMware
2 164 (82.83%) Windows
3 121 (61.11%) Windows Server
4 96 (48.48%) Microsoft
5 93 (46.97%) SQL Server
6 92 (46.46%) Cisco
6 92 (46.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 91 (45.96%) MS Exchange
8 87 (43.94%) Active Directory
9 75 (37.88%) SQL
10 74 (37.37%) vCenter Server
11 69 (34.85%) VMware Infrastructure
12 55 (27.78%) Firewall
13 54 (27.27%) Linux
14 52 (26.26%) DNS
15 51 (25.76%) Windows Server 2008
16 47 (23.74%) Symantec
17 46 (23.23%) Exchange Server 2010
18 44 (22.22%) Hyper-V
19 43 (21.72%) ITIL
20 42 (21.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
21 41 (20.71%) TCP/IP
21 41 (20.71%) Clustering
22 40 (20.20%) Backup Exec
23 38 (19.19%) F5
24 37 (18.69%) Windows 10
24 37 (18.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
25 35 (17.68%) Exchange Server 2013
25 35 (17.68%) vSphere
26 34 (17.17%) PowerShell

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 91 (45.96%) MS Exchange
2 46 (23.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (17.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (6.57%) IIS
5 10 (5.05%) Apache
5 10 (5.05%) SharePoint
6 9 (4.55%) Skype for Business
7 6 (3.03%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.52%) nginx
9 2 (1.01%) Confluence
9 2 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.01%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.51%) Jetty
10 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.04%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 29 (14.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (11.11%) Office 365
3 21 (10.61%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (7.58%) SaaS
5 9 (4.55%) IaaS
6 7 (3.54%) PaaS
7 4 (2.02%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (2.02%) GitHub
7 4 (2.02%) OneDrive
8 2 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.51%) G Suite
9 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.51%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.51%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 55 (27.78%) Firewall
2 52 (26.26%) DNS
3 41 (20.71%) TCP/IP
4 28 (14.14%) DHCP
5 18 (9.09%) SAN
6 17 (8.59%) VPN
7 16 (8.08%) VLAN
8 15 (7.58%) Wireless
9 14 (7.07%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (6.57%) Skype
11 12 (6.06%) HTTP
11 12 (6.06%) LAN
11 12 (6.06%) SMTP
12 11 (5.56%) IPsec
13 9 (4.55%) VoIP
14 8 (4.04%) Fibre Channel
14 8 (4.04%) Internet
15 7 (3.54%) NAS
15 7 (3.54%) Network Security
15 7 (3.54%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (46.97%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.59%) SQL Server 2014
3 16 (8.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (6.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (6.06%) MySQL
6 8 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (3.03%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.02%) Data Mining
8 4 (2.02%) DB2
8 4 (2.02%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.01%) Redis
9 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (1.01%) SQLite
10 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.51%) Big Data
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 9 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 9 (4.55%) JIRA
2 5 (2.53%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.53%) TestRail
2 5 (2.53%) Vagrant
3 4 (2.02%) Ant
3 4 (2.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (2.02%) GitLab
3 4 (2.02%) Maven
3 4 (2.02%) MSI
3 4 (2.02%) Subversion
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.51%) Redmine
4 1 (0.51%) TestLink
4 1 (0.51%) Toad
General
1 10 (5.05%) Finance
1 10 (5.05%) Telecoms
2 5 (2.53%) Financial Institution
3 4 (2.02%) French Language
3 4 (2.02%) Law
4 3 (1.52%) Electronics
4 3 (1.52%) Games
4 3 (1.52%) Retail
5 2 (1.01%) Banking
5 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.01%) Marketing
6 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.51%) Billing
6 1 (0.51%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 48 (24.24%) Support Engineer
2 46 (23.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 28 (14.14%) VMware Engineer
4 23 (11.62%) Administrator
4 23 (11.62%) Systems Administrator
5 22 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
5 22 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 18 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
6 18 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
6 18 (9.09%) Technical Support
6 18 (9.09%) VMware Support Engineer
7 16 (8.08%) Consultant
7 16 (8.08%) Technical Support Engineer
8 15 (7.58%) Systems Engineer
9 13 (6.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 12 (6.06%) Analyst
10 12 (6.06%) Architect
11 11 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
11 11 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 10 (5.05%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.55%) LAMP
1 9 (4.55%) Middleware
2 8 (4.04%) Web Services
3 5 (2.53%) REST
4 4 (2.02%) JSON
5 3 (1.52%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (1.01%) JTAPI
6 2 (1.01%) RFC 2833
6 2 (1.01%) Software Packaging
6 2 (1.01%) TAPI
7 1 (0.51%) COM
7 1 (0.51%) Node.js
7 1 (0.51%) WSH
7 1 (0.51%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (20.71%) Clustering
2 23 (11.62%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.04%) iSeries
4 7 (3.54%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.53%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.02%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.02%) PKI
7 4 (2.02%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.52%) Cybercrime
8 3 (1.52%) HP Storage
8 3 (1.52%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.01%) BYOD
10 1 (0.51%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.51%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.51%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.51%) Replication
10 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 164 (82.83%) Windows
2 121 (61.11%) Windows Server
3 92 (46.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 54 (27.27%) Linux
5 51 (25.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (18.69%) Windows 10
7 24 (12.12%) Windows 7
8 21 (10.61%) CentOS
9 13 (6.57%) Solaris
9 13 (6.57%) Ubuntu
10 12 (6.06%) Unix
11 9 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (3.54%) Mac OS X
13 5 (2.53%) Fedora
14 4 (2.02%) Debian
14 4 (2.02%) Windows 8
14 4 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (1.01%) Android
15 2 (1.01%) Apple iOS
15 2 (1.01%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (21.72%) ITIL
2 23 (11.62%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (10.10%) Change Management
3 20 (10.10%) Presales
4 18 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 15 (7.58%) Problem Management
6 13 (6.57%) Mentoring
6 13 (6.57%) Performance Monitoring
7 12 (6.06%) Capacity Management
7 12 (6.06%) Information Security
7 12 (6.06%) Project Management
8 11 (5.56%) Change Control
9 10 (5.05%) Configuration Management
9 10 (5.05%) Test Automation
10 9 (4.55%) DevOps
10 9 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
11 8 (4.04%) Cryptanalysis
11 8 (4.04%) Proactive Monitoring
11 8 (4.04%) SDLC
11 8 (4.04%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 75 (37.88%) SQL
2 34 (17.17%) PowerShell
3 23 (11.62%) Bash Shell
4 18 (9.09%) Python
5 7 (3.54%) Perl
5 7 (3.54%) PHP
6 6 (3.03%) Java
7 5 (2.53%) C++
7 5 (2.53%) Korn
8 4 (2.02%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.02%) Scala
9 3 (1.52%) VBScript
10 2 (1.01%) C
10 2 (1.01%) Ruby
11 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (18.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 30 (15.15%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 24 (12.12%) Degree
4 22 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 19 (9.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (6.57%) SC Cleared
7 11 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (5.56%) DV Cleared
7 11 (5.56%) MCSA
8 8 (4.04%) CCNA
9 6 (3.03%) MCSE
10 5 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (1.52%) RHCE
11 3 (1.52%) RHCSA
12 2 (1.01%) CCA
12 2 (1.01%) CCNP
12 2 (1.01%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.51%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.59%) QA
2 14 (7.07%) SLA
3 10 (5.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.01%) PA-DSS
4 2 (1.01%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 87 (43.94%) Active Directory
2 69 (34.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 35 (17.68%) vSphere
5 12 (6.06%) Docker
6 10 (5.05%) KVM
6 10 (5.05%) XenServer
7 9 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (4.04%) XenApp
8 8 (4.04%) XenDesktop
9 7 (3.54%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (3.03%) VMware NSX
11 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (1.52%) Postfix
11 3 (1.52%) Sendmail
11 3 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (1.01%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (1.01%) VirtualBox
12 2 (1.01%) Xen
Systems Management
1 74 (37.37%) vCenter Server
2 42 (21.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 40 (20.20%) Backup Exec
4 30 (15.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 30 (15.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 14 (7.07%) Puppet
5 14 (7.07%) SCCM
6 12 (6.06%) Ansible
7 10 (5.05%) Nagios
8 8 (4.04%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (3.54%) Kubernetes
9 7 (3.54%) Microsoft Clustering
9 7 (3.54%) Microsoft Intune
9 7 (3.54%) SCOM
10 6 (3.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 5 (2.53%) Failover Clustering
11 5 (2.53%) Terraform
12 4 (2.02%) Cacti
12 4 (2.02%) Salt
13 3 (1.52%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 175 (88.38%) VMware
2 96 (48.48%) Microsoft
3 92 (46.46%) Cisco
4 47 (23.74%) Symantec
5 38 (19.19%) F5
6 34 (17.17%) Forcepoint
6 34 (17.17%) Juniper
7 31 (15.66%) Veritas
8 30 (15.15%) Altiris
9 29 (14.65%) Citrix
10 24 (12.12%) Red Hat
11 16 (8.08%) HP
12 12 (6.06%) Dell
12 12 (6.06%) Oracle
13 11 (5.56%) EMC
14 9 (4.55%) Veeam
15 8 (4.04%) Rackspace
16 7 (3.54%) IBM
16 7 (3.54%) NetApp
17 6 (3.03%) Apple