Period
to 19 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 384 333 277
Rank change year-on-year -51 -56 +3
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 182 217 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.58% 0.72% 1.21%
As % of the System Software category 4.22% 5.09% 8.60%
Number of salaries quoted 113 187 422
South East median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +3.45% -1.14%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £46,750 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -5.56% +2.27%

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 4,311 4,261 5,501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.65% 14.12% 14.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3,505 3,605 4,786
South East median annual salary £40,494 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.23% - +2.85%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,625 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%

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 April 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 April 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 -19 100 £40,000 -27.27% 13
Berkshire -33 68 £40,000 -27.27% 4
Surrey -24 37 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Hampshire -24 36 £40,000 +23.08% 11
Buckinghamshire +4 23 £27,500 -30.38% 3
Oxfordshire -13 9 £40,000 -11.11% 6
East Sussex -16 8 £27,500 -35.29% 1
Kent +14 1 £36,000 -24.21%
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 170 (93.41%) VMware
2 142 (78.02%) Windows
3 108 (59.34%) Windows Server
4 95 (52.20%) Microsoft
5 89 (48.90%) VMware Infrastructure
6 81 (44.51%) Firewall
7 78 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 77 (42.31%) Active Directory
9 66 (36.26%) vCenter Server
10 63 (34.62%) Cisco
11 57 (31.32%) SQL Server
12 50 (27.47%) Citrix
13 49 (26.92%) SQL
14 48 (26.37%) Hyper-V
15 47 (25.82%) MS Exchange
16 45 (24.73%) vSphere
17 44 (24.18%) DNS
18 43 (23.63%) XenApp
19 42 (23.08%) XenDesktop
20 41 (22.53%) Linux
20 41 (22.53%) SAN
21 39 (21.43%) TCP/IP
21 39 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
22 37 (20.33%) Symantec
22 37 (20.33%) Windows 10
23 35 (19.23%) DHCP
24 34 (18.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
24 34 (18.68%) Windows Server 2008
25 33 (18.13%) Problem-Solving
26 32 (17.58%) WAN

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 47 (25.82%) MS Exchange
2 27 (14.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (10.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (9.34%) Oracle Service Bus
5 9 (4.95%) IIS
6 6 (3.30%) Apache
7 4 (2.20%) WordPress
8 3 (1.65%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.55%) Confluence
10 1 (0.55%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 39 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (14.29%) Office 365
3 21 (11.54%) IBM Cloud
4 19 (10.44%) Bluemix
4 19 (10.44%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.10%) Akamai
6 2 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.10%) GitHub
6 2 (1.10%) IaaS
6 2 (1.10%) PaaS
6 2 (1.10%) SaaS
6 2 (1.10%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.55%) G Suite
7 1 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 81 (44.51%) Firewall
2 44 (24.18%) DNS
3 41 (22.53%) SAN
4 39 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 35 (19.23%) DHCP
6 32 (17.58%) WAN
7 27 (14.84%) LAN
8 23 (12.64%) NetScaler
9 13 (7.14%) VSAN
10 10 (5.49%) VLAN
11 8 (4.40%) iSCSI
11 8 (4.40%) Network Security
11 8 (4.40%) Wireshark
12 6 (3.30%) VPN
13 5 (2.75%) IPsec
13 5 (2.75%) Remote Desktop
14 4 (2.20%) BGP
14 4 (2.20%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (2.20%) Ethernet
14 4 (2.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (31.32%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.99%) Big Data
3 9 (4.95%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (4.40%) Data Mining
5 7 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.30%) MySQL
7 4 (2.20%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.10%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.55%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 11 (6.04%) JIRA
2 8 (4.40%) TestRail
3 3 (1.65%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.10%) Ant
4 2 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.10%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.10%) GitLab
4 2 (1.10%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.10%) Maven
4 2 (1.10%) Subversion
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.55%) Toad
General
1 26 (14.29%) Finance
2 19 (10.44%) Legal
3 11 (6.04%) Law
4 4 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.10%) Back Office
5 2 (1.10%) Electronics
5 2 (1.10%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.10%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.10%) Marketing
6 1 (0.55%) Games
6 1 (0.55%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 38 (20.88%) Support Engineer
2 35 (19.23%) VMware Engineer
3 33 (18.13%) Architect
4 29 (15.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 22 (12.09%) Infrastructure Support
5 22 (12.09%) VMware Support Engineer
6 20 (10.99%) Technical Engineer
7 19 (10.44%) Infrastructure Architect
7 19 (10.44%) Technical Support
7 19 (10.44%) Virtualisation Architect
8 18 (9.89%) Technical Support Engineer
9 17 (9.34%) Data Centre Architect
10 16 (8.79%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (7.14%) Team Leader
12 12 (6.59%) Infrastructure Team Leader
12 12 (6.59%) Support Team Leader
13 11 (6.04%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 11 (6.04%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
14 10 (5.49%) 3rd Line Support
14 10 (5.49%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.44%) Middleware
2 4 (2.20%) BREW
2 4 (2.20%) Web Services
3 2 (1.10%) .NET
3 2 (1.10%) JSON
3 2 (1.10%) JTAPI
3 2 (1.10%) Kafka
3 2 (1.10%) LDAP
3 2 (1.10%) Node.js
3 2 (1.10%) REST
3 2 (1.10%) RFC 2833
3 2 (1.10%) TAPI
4 1 (0.55%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.93%) Data Centre
2 23 (12.64%) Public Cloud
3 20 (10.99%) Clustering
4 17 (9.34%) IBM Mainframe
4 17 (9.34%) Mainframe
5 11 (6.04%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (3.85%) Robotics
7 5 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.20%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (2.20%) HTC Vive
9 3 (1.65%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.10%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.10%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.10%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.10%) Replication
10 2 (1.10%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.55%) EMC VMAX
11 1 (0.55%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 142 (78.02%) Windows
2 108 (59.34%) Windows Server
3 78 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (22.53%) Linux
5 37 (20.33%) Windows 10
6 34 (18.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (10.99%) Windows 7
8 9 (4.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (3.85%) VMS
10 6 (3.30%) Windows XP
11 4 (2.20%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.65%) Unix
12 3 (1.65%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.10%) CentOS
13 2 (1.10%) Debian
13 2 (1.10%) Fedora
13 2 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.10%) SUSE
13 2 (1.10%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.13%) Problem-Solving
2 31 (17.03%) ITIL
3 27 (14.84%) Test Automation
4 24 (13.19%) Change Management
5 22 (12.09%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (12.09%) Capacity Planning
6 20 (10.99%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (10.44%) Analytics
7 19 (10.44%) Big Data Analytics
7 19 (10.44%) Data Analytics
8 18 (9.89%) Problem Management
9 17 (9.34%) Converged Infrastructure
9 17 (9.34%) Strategic Thinking
10 14 (7.69%) Mentoring
11 11 (6.04%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (6.04%) Virtual Environments
12 9 (4.95%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (4.40%) Capacity Management
13 8 (4.40%) Process Improvement
13 8 (4.40%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (26.92%) SQL
2 26 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 10 (5.49%) Python
4 8 (4.40%) C++
5 6 (3.30%) C
6 4 (2.20%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.20%) Java
7 2 (1.10%) C#
7 2 (1.10%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.10%) Scala
8 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (14.84%) Security Cleared
2 23 (12.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 21 (11.54%) SC Cleared
4 17 (9.34%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 15 (8.24%) DV Cleared
6 14 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
7 10 (5.49%) CCA
7 10 (5.49%) Degree
8 7 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (3.30%) CCNA
9 6 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (3.30%) Network+ Certification
10 5 (2.75%) MCSE
11 3 (1.65%) CCNP
11 3 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (1.65%) VCP6
12 2 (1.10%) CCDA
12 2 (1.10%) JNCIA
12 2 (1.10%) JNCIP
12 2 (1.10%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.24%) SLA
2 8 (4.40%) QA
3 4 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.65%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.10%) PA-DSS
6 1 (0.55%) GDPR
System Software
1 89 (48.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 77 (42.31%) Active Directory
3 48 (26.37%) Hyper-V
4 45 (24.73%) vSphere
5 43 (23.63%) XenApp
6 42 (23.08%) XenDesktop
7 31 (17.03%) VMware NSX
8 19 (10.44%) NFS
9 16 (8.79%) XenServer
10 10 (5.49%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (2.75%) Docker
11 5 (2.75%) Terminal Services
12 3 (1.65%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.55%) Firmware
13 1 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 66 (36.26%) vCenter Server
2 34 (18.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 29 (15.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 18 (9.89%) Backup Exec
5 17 (9.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 13 (7.14%) SCCM
7 11 (6.04%) SCOM
8 10 (5.49%) EdgeSight
9 7 (3.85%) PowerCLI
9 7 (3.85%) vMotion
9 7 (3.85%) vRealize
10 6 (3.30%) XenMobile
11 5 (2.75%) Ansible
11 5 (2.75%) Kubernetes
12 4 (2.20%) Nagios
12 4 (2.20%) Terraform
13 3 (1.65%) Failover Clustering
13 3 (1.65%) Puppet
14 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Clustering
14 2 (1.10%) Salt
Vendors
1 170 (93.41%) VMware
2 95 (52.20%) Microsoft
3 63 (34.62%) Cisco
4 50 (27.47%) Citrix
5 37 (20.33%) Symantec
6 26 (14.29%) Juniper
7 23 (12.64%) Veeam
8 21 (11.54%) IBM
9 20 (10.99%) Forcepoint
9 20 (10.99%) Oracle
10 19 (10.44%) F5
11 17 (9.34%) Altiris
11 17 (9.34%) CommVault
11 17 (9.34%) Intel
11 17 (9.34%) Veritas
12 10 (5.49%) Ivanti
13 8 (4.40%) Cadence
13 8 (4.40%) Sophos
14 7 (3.85%) Blue Prism
14 7 (3.85%) Nimsoft