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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England / South West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 212 194 199
Rank change year-on-year -18 +5  
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 30 44 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.56% 0.84% 0.87%
As % of the System Software category 5.18% 7.12% 5.72%
Number of salaries quoted 26 35 45
Median salary £43,000 £32,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.37% -8.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,500 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £39,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £40,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.06% +1.87%  

VMware ESXi is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 579 618 909
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 10.89% 11.80% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 490 517 679
Median salary £37,500 £33,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.94% -5.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing VMware ESXi as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -16 21 £43,000 +7.50%
Dorset - 4 £60,000 - 2
Somerset 0 2 £33,500 -21.17% 2
Cornwall -13 2 £24,500 +6.52%
Devon +7 1 £20,000 -25.92%
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 West region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 69 (100.00%) VMware
2 65 (94.20%) Windows
3 50 (72.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (59.42%) Cisco
4 41 (59.42%) Microsoft
5 40 (57.97%) Windows Server
6 35 (50.72%) Firewall
7 30 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (42.03%) Active Directory
9 26 (37.68%) MS Exchange
10 24 (34.78%) LAN
11 23 (33.33%) WAN
12 22 (31.88%) ITIL
13 21 (30.43%) Linux
14 20 (28.99%) Windows Server 2003
15 19 (27.54%) DHCP
15 19 (27.54%) DNS
15 19 (27.54%) Windows Server 2012
16 18 (26.09%) SQL Server
17 17 (24.64%) VPN
17 17 (24.64%) Cisco Certification
17 17 (24.64%) vSphere
18 16 (23.19%) Office 365
18 16 (23.19%) Microsoft Office
19 15 (21.74%) HP
19 15 (21.74%) Dell
20 14 (20.29%) C
21 13 (18.84%) Citrix
21 13 (18.84%) CCNA
21 13 (18.84%) Finance

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 26 (37.68%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.25%) IBM Domino
4 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.35%) Apache
5 3 (4.35%) IIS
5 3 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.35%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.45%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 16 (23.19%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.25%) MS Visio
2 5 (7.25%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.19%) Office 365
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.35%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.45%) IaaS
4 1 (1.45%) PaaS
4 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (50.72%) Firewall
2 24 (34.78%) LAN
3 23 (33.33%) WAN
4 19 (27.54%) DHCP
4 19 (27.54%) DNS
5 17 (24.64%) VPN
6 11 (15.94%) SAN
7 9 (13.04%) iSCSI
8 8 (11.59%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (11.59%) IP Telephony
9 7 (10.14%) Network Security
9 7 (10.14%) SNMP
9 7 (10.14%) Software-Defined Networking
9 7 (10.14%) VLAN
10 6 (8.70%) TCP/IP
11 5 (7.25%) MPLS
11 5 (7.25%) NetScaler
11 5 (7.25%) Wireless
11 5 (7.25%) Wireshark
12 3 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) JIRA
1 1 (1.45%) MSI
1 1 (1.45%) Redmine
General
1 13 (18.84%) Finance
2 6 (8.70%) Advertising
3 5 (7.25%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.90%) Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Games
5 1 (1.45%) Retail
5 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (24.64%) Analyst
2 16 (23.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (15.94%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (13.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) Security Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Cisco IPT Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) IT Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) IT Manager
7 5 (7.25%) IT Support
7 5 (7.25%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Network Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Systems Manager
8 4 (5.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Administrator
8 4 (5.80%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) XMPP
2 5 (7.25%) CGI
2 5 (7.25%) XML
3 3 (4.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.04%) Replication
3 8 (11.59%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (10.14%) Data Centre
5 5 (7.25%) AS400
5 5 (7.25%) CCTV
6 4 (5.80%) Client/Server
7 3 (4.35%) Clustering
7 3 (4.35%) HP Storage
7 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.45%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.45%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 65 (94.20%) Windows
2 40 (57.97%) Windows Server
3 30 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (30.43%) Linux
5 20 (28.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (27.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (13.04%) Windows 7
8 6 (8.70%) Unix
8 6 (8.70%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (8.70%) Windows XP
9 5 (7.25%) SUSE
9 5 (7.25%) Windows Vista
10 4 (5.80%) Windows 10
11 3 (4.35%) Mac OS
11 3 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.45%) Android
12 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.88%) ITIL
2 13 (18.84%) IT Strategy
3 10 (14.49%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (13.04%) Information Security
4 9 (13.04%) Mobile Device Management
4 9 (13.04%) Problem Management
5 8 (11.59%) ERP
6 7 (10.14%) Ethical Hacking
6 7 (10.14%) Server Virtualisation
6 7 (10.14%) Test Management
7 6 (8.70%) ITSM
7 6 (8.70%) People Management
7 6 (8.70%) Security Patching
7 6 (8.70%) Service Management
8 5 (7.25%) Data Security
8 5 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (7.25%) Information Security Management
8 5 (7.25%) Security Management
8 5 (7.25%) Social Engineering
8 5 (7.25%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.29%) C
2 11 (15.94%) SQL
3 5 (7.25%) Java
3 5 (7.25%) Python
4 4 (5.80%) Bash Shell
4 4 (5.80%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.35%) AWK
5 3 (4.35%) sed
6 1 (1.45%) Korn
Qualifications
1 17 (24.64%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (18.84%) CCNA
3 12 (17.39%) CCNP
3 12 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (11.59%) CISSP
5 8 (11.59%) Network+ Certification
5 8 (11.59%) SANS
5 8 (11.59%) SSCP
6 7 (10.14%) CISM
6 7 (10.14%) CNA
6 7 (10.14%) Novell Certification
7 6 (8.70%) MCSE
8 5 (7.25%) MCITP
8 5 (7.25%) MCTS
8 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
9 4 (5.80%) CCA
9 4 (5.80%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (5.80%) DV Cleared
9 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (10.14%) PCI DSS
3 6 (8.70%) SLA
4 5 (7.25%) ISO 22301
5 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 50 (72.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (42.03%) Active Directory
3 17 (24.64%) vSphere
4 9 (13.04%) NFS
5 8 (11.59%) XenApp
6 6 (8.70%) Hyper-V
6 6 (8.70%) XenDesktop
7 5 (7.25%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (5.80%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.45%) Firmware
9 1 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.45%) Samba
9 1 (1.45%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.45%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (17.39%) vCenter Server
2 8 (11.59%) Backup Exec
2 8 (11.59%) vMotion
3 6 (8.70%) WSUS
4 5 (7.25%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (4.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (2.90%) Nagios
6 2 (2.90%) SCCM
7 1 (1.45%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.45%) Ansible
7 1 (1.45%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.45%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.45%) MobiControl
7 1 (1.45%) Puppet
7 1 (1.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 69 (100.00%) VMware
2 41 (59.42%) Cisco
2 41 (59.42%) Microsoft
3 15 (21.74%) Dell
3 15 (21.74%) HP
4 13 (18.84%) Citrix
5 12 (17.39%) SonicWALL
6 10 (14.49%) Sophos
7 9 (13.04%) NetApp
7 9 (13.04%) Veeam
8 8 (11.59%) Symantec
9 5 (7.25%) Avaya
9 5 (7.25%) Infor
9 5 (7.25%) Lotus
9 5 (7.25%) NETGEAR
9 5 (7.25%) Riverbed
10 4 (5.80%) IBM
10 4 (5.80%) Oracle
11 2 (2.90%) SAP
12 1 (1.45%) CA
Bath, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competive Salary with excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Car + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 9 days ago
Poole
Grafham Walbancke
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago