Period
to 19 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 361 314 292
Rank change year-on-year -47 -22 -41
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 195 269 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.62% 0.87% 1.10%
As % of the System Software category 4.65% 6.10% 8.04%
Number of salaries quoted 162 221 409
South East median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,750 £32,350
90th Percentile £58,500 £70,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +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 4,197 4,413 5,634
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.34% 14.21% 13.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3,528 3,724 4,849
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £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 February 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 February 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 -16 99 £40,000 -25.58% 8
Berkshire -19 79 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Surrey -33 45 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Hampshire -17 40 £28,000 -20.00% 5
Oxfordshire -6 15 £42,500 -10.53%
East Sussex -8 10 £27,500 -35.29% 2
Buckinghamshire -18 5 £27,500 -35.29% 6
Kent +17 3 £35,500 -26.04% 1
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 180 (92.31%) VMware
2 162 (83.08%) Windows
3 126 (64.62%) Windows Server
4 111 (56.92%) Microsoft
5 95 (48.72%) Cisco
6 90 (46.15%) SQL Server
6 90 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 88 (45.13%) SQL
8 87 (44.62%) Active Directory
9 80 (41.03%) MS Exchange
10 78 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 72 (36.92%) vCenter Server
12 70 (35.90%) Firewall
13 57 (29.23%) Symantec
14 51 (26.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 50 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2010
15 50 (25.64%) Linux
16 44 (22.56%) Juniper
17 43 (22.05%) Hyper-V
18 41 (21.03%) Windows Server 2008
18 41 (21.03%) Microsoft Azure
18 41 (21.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
19 38 (19.49%) ITIL
19 38 (19.49%) DNS
19 38 (19.49%) Clustering
20 37 (18.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 37 (18.97%) vSphere
20 37 (18.97%) F5
21 36 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2013
21 36 (18.46%) Backup Exec

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 80 (41.03%) MS Exchange
2 50 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (6.67%) IIS
5 9 (4.62%) Oracle Service Bus
6 6 (3.08%) Apache
7 5 (2.56%) OpenStack
8 4 (2.05%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.05%) Skype for Business
8 4 (2.05%) WordPress
9 1 (0.51%) Confluence
9 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (3.59%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 41 (21.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (7.18%) Office 365
3 13 (6.67%) IBM Cloud
4 11 (5.64%) Bluemix
5 7 (3.59%) IaaS
5 7 (3.59%) PaaS
6 5 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (2.56%) SaaS
7 4 (2.05%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.05%) GitHub
8 2 (1.03%) Akamai
8 2 (1.03%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.51%) G Suite
9 1 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 70 (35.90%) Firewall
2 38 (19.49%) DNS
3 34 (17.44%) TCP/IP
4 29 (14.87%) SAN
5 24 (12.31%) DHCP
6 22 (11.28%) LAN
7 20 (10.26%) WAN
8 15 (7.69%) NetScaler
9 14 (7.18%) Wireless
10 13 (6.67%) HTTP
11 11 (5.64%) Network Security
12 10 (5.13%) VLAN
12 10 (5.13%) VPN
13 9 (4.62%) VSAN
14 8 (4.10%) Ethernet
14 8 (4.10%) Internet
14 8 (4.10%) SMTP
15 7 (3.59%) MPLS
15 7 (3.59%) Remote Desktop
15 7 (3.59%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.74%) SQL Server 2014
3 14 (7.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (6.15%) Big Data
5 9 (4.62%) Data Mining
6 6 (3.08%) MySQL
6 6 (3.08%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.03%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 12 (6.15%) JIRA
2 10 (5.13%) TestRail
3 5 (2.56%) Vagrant
4 4 (2.05%) Ant
4 4 (2.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (2.05%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.05%) GitLab
4 4 (2.05%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.05%) Maven
4 4 (2.05%) Subversion
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.51%) TestLink
5 1 (0.51%) Toad
General
1 10 (5.13%) Finance
2 5 (2.56%) Financial Institution
3 4 (2.05%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.54%) Games
4 3 (1.54%) Law
4 3 (1.54%) Legal
5 2 (1.03%) Electronics
5 2 (1.03%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.03%) Marketing
6 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.51%) French Language
6 1 (0.51%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 64 (32.82%) Support Engineer
2 46 (23.59%) VMware Engineer
3 45 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 29 (14.87%) VMware Support Engineer
5 26 (13.33%) Architect
6 25 (12.82%) Infrastructure Support
6 25 (12.82%) Technical Engineer
6 25 (12.82%) Technical Support
7 24 (12.31%) Technical Support Engineer
8 22 (11.28%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 19 (9.74%) 3rd Line Support
10 17 (8.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 16 (8.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 13 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
13 12 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support
13 12 (6.15%) Analyst
13 12 (6.15%) Windows Engineer
14 11 (5.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 11 (5.64%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
14 11 (5.64%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.23%) Middleware
2 6 (3.08%) Web Services
3 4 (2.05%) BREW
3 4 (2.05%) JSON
3 4 (2.05%) REST
4 2 (1.03%) .NET
4 2 (1.03%) JTAPI
4 2 (1.03%) Kafka
4 2 (1.03%) LDAP
4 2 (1.03%) Node.js
4 2 (1.03%) RFC 2833
4 2 (1.03%) TAPI
5 1 (0.51%) Flash
5 1 (0.51%) LAMP
5 1 (0.51%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 38 (19.49%) Clustering
2 22 (11.28%) Data Centre
3 17 (8.72%) Public Cloud
4 9 (4.62%) IBM Mainframe
4 9 (4.62%) Mainframe
5 7 (3.59%) iSeries
6 5 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.56%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.05%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.05%) HTC Vive
7 4 (2.05%) Robotics
8 3 (1.54%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.54%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.03%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.03%) Replication
9 2 (1.03%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.51%) EMC VMAX
10 1 (0.51%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 162 (83.08%) Windows
2 126 (64.62%) Windows Server
3 90 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 50 (25.64%) Linux
5 41 (21.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (17.44%) Windows 10
7 31 (15.90%) Windows 7
8 8 (4.10%) Solaris
9 7 (3.59%) CentOS
10 6 (3.08%) Ubuntu
11 5 (2.56%) Unix
11 5 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (2.05%) VMS
13 3 (1.54%) Debian
13 3 (1.54%) SUSE
13 3 (1.54%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.03%) Fedora
14 2 (1.03%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (19.49%) ITIL
2 32 (16.41%) Change Management
3 31 (15.90%) Capacity Planning
4 24 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (11.79%) Problem Management
5 23 (11.79%) Test Automation
6 16 (8.21%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (7.18%) Capacity Management
8 11 (5.64%) Analytics
8 11 (5.64%) Big Data Analytics
8 11 (5.64%) Data Analytics
8 11 (5.64%) Performance Monitoring
8 11 (5.64%) Presales
8 11 (5.64%) Virtual Environments
9 9 (4.62%) Coaching
9 9 (4.62%) Converged Infrastructure
9 9 (4.62%) Defect Management
9 9 (4.62%) Mentoring
9 9 (4.62%) Process Improvement
9 9 (4.62%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 88 (45.13%) SQL
2 29 (14.87%) PowerShell
3 15 (7.69%) Python
4 11 (5.64%) Bash Shell
5 10 (5.13%) C++
6 6 (3.08%) C
6 6 (3.08%) Java
7 4 (2.05%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.05%) Scala
8 2 (1.03%) C#
9 1 (0.51%) Korn
9 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (18.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 32 (16.41%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 22 (11.28%) Security Cleared
4 20 (10.26%) SC Cleared
5 17 (8.72%) Degree
6 10 (5.13%) DV Cleared
7 9 (4.62%) CCNA
7 9 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (3.08%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (2.56%) CCA
9 5 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (2.05%) CCNP
11 3 (1.54%) CCDA
11 3 (1.54%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.54%) JNCIP
11 3 (1.54%) JNCIS
12 2 (1.03%) MCSE
13 1 (0.51%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.23%) SLA
2 17 (8.72%) QA
3 4 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.03%) PA-DSS
4 2 (1.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 87 (44.62%) Active Directory
2 78 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (22.05%) Hyper-V
4 37 (18.97%) vSphere
5 19 (9.74%) VMware NSX
6 18 (9.23%) XenDesktop
7 16 (8.21%) XenApp
8 11 (5.64%) NFS
9 9 (4.62%) XenServer
10 7 (3.59%) Docker
10 7 (3.59%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (2.56%) Terminal Services
11 5 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (1.03%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (1.03%) KVM
14 1 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 72 (36.92%) vCenter Server
2 51 (26.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 41 (21.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 36 (18.46%) Backup Exec
5 32 (16.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 9 (4.62%) SCCM
7 8 (4.10%) Ansible
7 8 (4.10%) Nagios
8 7 (3.59%) Kubernetes
8 7 (3.59%) SCOM
9 6 (3.08%) PowerCLI
9 6 (3.08%) Puppet
9 6 (3.08%) Terraform
9 6 (3.08%) vMotion
9 6 (3.08%) vRealize
10 5 (2.56%) EdgeSight
10 5 (2.56%) Failover Clustering
10 5 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (2.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 4 (2.05%) Salt
Vendors
1 180 (92.31%) VMware
2 111 (56.92%) Microsoft
3 95 (48.72%) Cisco
4 57 (29.23%) Symantec
5 44 (22.56%) Juniper
6 37 (18.97%) F5
7 34 (17.44%) Forcepoint
8 32 (16.41%) Altiris
8 32 (16.41%) Veritas
9 31 (15.90%) Citrix
10 21 (10.77%) Veeam
11 15 (7.69%) Oracle
12 13 (6.67%) IBM
13 12 (6.15%) Red Hat
14 11 (5.64%) CommVault
15 10 (5.13%) Sophos
16 9 (4.62%) Cadence
16 9 (4.62%) HP
16 9 (4.62%) Intel
17 8 (4.10%) Nimsoft