Period
to 25 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > South West
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 268 291 274
Rank change year-on-year +23 -17 +33
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 61 53 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.60% 0.50% 0.60%
As % of the System Software category 4.13% 3.30% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 47 34 53
South West median annual salary £35,000 £42,118 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.90% +20.34% +9.38%
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,013 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,500 £52,500 £48,750
England median annual salary £44,000 £46,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.38% +9.41% -5.56%

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 West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,477 1,605 1,253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.60% 15.06% 12.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,225 1,211 1,012
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +2.41%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing VMware ESXi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in the South West

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in the South West.

Salary trend for VMware ESXi in the South West

VMware ESXi
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in the South West over the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

Salary histogram for VMware ESXi in the South West

VMware ESXi
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 25 April 2019. 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
Gloucestershire +4 18 £67,500 +50.00%
Bristol +30 16 £33,750 -12.34% 2
Wiltshire +2 15 £30,000 -16.67%
Somerset +2 9 £37,500 +12.78%
Devon - 3 £35,000 - 2
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 West region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 57 (93.44%) VMware
2 42 (68.85%) Windows
2 42 (68.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (67.21%) vCenter Server
4 32 (52.46%) Linux
5 31 (50.82%) Security Cleared
6 30 (49.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 24 (39.34%) Microsoft
7 24 (39.34%) vSphere
7 24 (39.34%) Ansible
8 23 (37.70%) PowerShell
8 23 (37.70%) Hyper-V
9 21 (34.43%) Puppet
9 21 (34.43%) Windows Server
10 19 (31.15%) SCCM
11 16 (26.23%) Active Directory
11 16 (26.23%) Firewall
12 15 (24.59%) Bash Shell
12 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (22.95%) DNS
13 14 (22.95%) DHCP
14 13 (21.31%) Cybersecurity
14 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (19.67%) Python
16 11 (18.03%) SharePoint
16 11 (18.03%) Cisco
16 11 (18.03%) DV Cleared
16 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (18.03%) Opscode Chef
16 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Azure

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 11 (18.03%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.92%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (14.75%) Office 365
3 8 (13.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.64%) IaaS
4 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.23%) Firewall
2 14 (22.95%) DHCP
2 14 (22.95%) DNS
3 7 (11.48%) MPLS
4 6 (9.84%) Network Security
4 6 (9.84%) VLAN
4 6 (9.84%) VPN
4 6 (9.84%) VSAN
5 5 (8.20%) TCP/IP
6 4 (6.56%) FCoE
6 4 (6.56%) NetScaler
6 4 (6.56%) SNMP
7 3 (4.92%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (3.28%) Junos
8 2 (3.28%) LAN
8 2 (3.28%) SAN
8 2 (3.28%) WAN
9 1 (1.64%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.64%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) NoSQL
2 4 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) JIRA
2 4 (6.56%) Redmine
3 3 (4.92%) Bugzilla
3 3 (4.92%) Buildbot
3 3 (4.92%) Chocolatey
3 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.92%) TeamCity
3 3 (4.92%) Trac
3 3 (4.92%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.64%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.64%) git-flow
General
1 7 (11.48%) Back Office
1 7 (11.48%) Front Office
1 7 (11.48%) Games
2 6 (9.84%) Military
3 4 (6.56%) Legal
4 3 (4.92%) Electronics
4 3 (4.92%) Finance
4 3 (4.92%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.92%) Marketing
4 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.64%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 27 (44.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (16.39%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 9 (14.75%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Architect
4 6 (9.84%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Technical Architect
6 4 (6.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Platform Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Data Centre Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Windows DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) Apache NiFi
1 4 (6.56%) CGI
2 1 (1.64%) Web Services
2 1 (1.64%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.28%) Replication
4 1 (1.64%) Cybercrime
4 1 (1.64%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.64%) iSeries
4 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 42 (68.85%) Windows
2 32 (52.46%) Linux
3 21 (34.43%) Windows Server
4 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (9.84%) CentOS
7 5 (8.20%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.28%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.64%) Debian
9 1 (1.64%) Fedora
9 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (49.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (21.31%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (16.39%) Line Management
4 10 (16.39%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (13.11%) Mentoring
6 7 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (11.48%) Use Case
7 5 (8.20%) Software Engineering
7 5 (8.20%) Systems Engineering
7 5 (8.20%) Technical Leadership
7 5 (8.20%) TOGAF
8 4 (6.56%) Coaching
8 4 (6.56%) Data Analysis
8 4 (6.56%) DevOps
8 4 (6.56%) High Availability
8 4 (6.56%) User Stories
9 3 (4.92%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (4.92%) Programme Management
9 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (37.70%) PowerShell
2 15 (24.59%) Bash Shell
3 12 (19.67%) Python
4 7 (11.48%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.84%) C
6 4 (6.56%) Korn
6 4 (6.56%) SQL
7 3 (4.92%) Java
7 3 (4.92%) Perl
7 3 (4.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (50.82%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.03%) DV Cleared
3 7 (11.48%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (8.20%) CCNA
4 5 (8.20%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (6.56%) CISSP
5 4 (6.56%) CompTIA Security+
5 4 (6.56%) GIAC
5 4 (6.56%) Linux+ Certification
5 4 (6.56%) MCSE
5 4 (6.56%) SANS
5 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.56%) SSCP
6 3 (4.92%) Degree
7 2 (3.28%) CCENT
7 2 (3.28%) MCITP
7 2 (3.28%) MCP
7 2 (3.28%) MCTS
8 1 (1.64%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (68.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (39.34%) vSphere
3 23 (37.70%) Hyper-V
4 16 (26.23%) Active Directory
5 9 (14.75%) Docker
6 8 (13.11%) NFS
6 8 (13.11%) VMware NSX
7 7 (11.48%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (9.84%) KVM
9 5 (8.20%) Samba
10 3 (4.92%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (3.28%) VirtualBox
11 2 (3.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 41 (67.21%) vCenter Server
2 24 (39.34%) Ansible
3 21 (34.43%) Puppet
4 19 (31.15%) SCCM
5 11 (18.03%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (14.75%) SCOrch
7 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 5 (8.20%) Nagios
7 5 (8.20%) SCOM
7 5 (8.20%) SCVMM
8 4 (6.56%) NetBackup
8 4 (6.56%) vRealize
8 4 (6.56%) WSUS
8 4 (6.56%) yum
9 2 (3.28%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (3.28%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (3.28%) Kubernetes
10 1 (1.64%) PowerCLI
10 1 (1.64%) Terraform
10 1 (1.64%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 57 (93.44%) VMware
2 24 (39.34%) Microsoft
3 11 (18.03%) Cisco
4 9 (14.75%) Citrix
5 6 (9.84%) EMC
5 6 (9.84%) Red Hat
6 5 (8.20%) NetApp
6 5 (8.20%) SolarWinds
7 4 (6.56%) Oracle
8 3 (4.92%) Fortinet
8 3 (4.92%) SAP
8 3 (4.92%) Veeam
9 2 (3.28%) Dell
9 2 (3.28%) Juniper
10 1 (1.64%) Brocade
10 1 (1.64%) BT
10 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.64%) Google
10 1 (1.64%) HP
10 1 (1.64%) IBM