Period
to 26 May 2020

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 26 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > South West
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 199 262 292
Rank change year-on-year +63 +30 -15
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 47 61 58
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 0.80% 0.63% 0.54%
As % of the System Software category 4.22% 3.95% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 34 51 41
Median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -22.22% +28.57%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,750 £31,625
90th Percentile £56,750 £70,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year +7.95% -5.88% +10.00%

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 1,113 1,545 1,622
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 19.05% 15.84% 15.04%
Number of salaries quoted 889 1,303 1,221
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing VMware ESXi as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing VMware ESXi in the South West over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

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 26 May 2020. 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
Wiltshire +46 21 £33,000 +10.00% 1
Somerset +17 11 £40,000 +6.67%
Gloucestershire +13 11 £50,000 +2.56%
Bristol +40 4 £27,500 -18.52% 3
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, 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 47 (100.00%) VMware
2 46 (97.87%) Windows
3 34 (72.34%) Windows Server
4 29 (61.70%) Active Directory
5 27 (57.45%) Security Cleared
5 27 (57.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 26 (55.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 25 (53.19%) vCenter Server
8 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
9 20 (42.55%) Cisco
9 20 (42.55%) Firewall
9 20 (42.55%) SC Cleared
10 19 (40.43%) Windows 10
10 19 (40.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (38.30%) Problem-Solving
11 18 (38.30%) Windows Server 2019
12 16 (34.04%) Office 365
13 15 (31.91%) DV Cleared
13 15 (31.91%) Linux
14 14 (29.79%) Configuration Management
15 13 (27.66%) PowerShell
15 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (25.53%) Wi-Fi
16 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
16 12 (25.53%) SharePoint
17 11 (23.40%) Dell
17 11 (23.40%) iPhone
17 11 (23.40%) iPad
17 11 (23.40%) Exchange Server 2013
17 11 (23.40%) Meraki

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 12 (25.53%) SharePoint
2 11 (23.40%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (19.15%) MS Exchange
4 4 (8.51%) Skype for Business
5 3 (6.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (34.04%) Office 365
2 7 (14.89%) Azure
3 5 (10.64%) SaaS
4 2 (4.26%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (42.55%) Firewall
2 12 (25.53%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (12.77%) SAN
4 4 (8.51%) LAN
4 4 (8.51%) Skype
4 4 (8.51%) WAN
4 4 (8.51%) WLAN
5 3 (6.38%) Network Security
6 2 (4.26%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (4.26%) Internet
6 2 (4.26%) iSCSI
6 2 (4.26%) VLAN
6 2 (4.26%) VSAN
7 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.13%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.13%) OSPF
7 1 (2.13%) VoIP
7 1 (2.13%) VPN
7 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2017
3 4 (8.51%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) JIRA
2 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.13%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.13%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 6 (12.77%) Aerospace
2 4 (8.51%) Legal
2 4 (8.51%) Military
3 3 (6.38%) Retail
4 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.13%) Electronics
5 1 (2.13%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 25 (53.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Network Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Server Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) IT Support
4 6 (12.77%) Support Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) VMware Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Support
5 5 (10.64%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 4 (8.51%) Platform Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Support Technician
6 4 (8.51%) Systems Integrator
7 3 (6.38%) IT Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) IT Support Technician
7 3 (6.38%) IT Technician
7 3 (6.38%) Network Support
7 3 (6.38%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) iPad
1 11 (23.40%) iPhone
2 8 (17.02%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (12.77%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
6 2 (4.26%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 46 (97.87%) Windows
2 34 (72.34%) Windows Server
3 19 (40.43%) Windows 10
3 19 (40.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (38.30%) Windows Server 2019
5 15 (31.91%) Linux
6 10 (21.28%) CentOS
7 9 (19.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (8.51%) Fedora
8 4 (8.51%) Ubuntu
9 2 (4.26%) Solaris
9 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (55.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 18 (38.30%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (29.79%) Configuration Management
4 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (21.28%) ITIL
6 9 (19.15%) Service Delivery
7 6 (12.77%) NsoIT
7 6 (12.77%) Service Management
8 5 (10.64%) Load Balancing
8 5 (10.64%) Task Automation
9 4 (8.51%) Acceptance Criteria
9 4 (8.51%) Actionable Insight
9 4 (8.51%) Change Management
9 4 (8.51%) High Availability
9 4 (8.51%) ITSM
9 4 (8.51%) SDLC
9 4 (8.51%) Security Patching
9 4 (8.51%) Test Automation
9 4 (8.51%) V-Model
9 4 (8.51%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.77%) Bash Shell
2 6 (12.77%) Python
3 4 (8.51%) C
3 4 (8.51%) SQL
4 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (57.45%) Security Cleared
2 20 (42.55%) SC Cleared
3 15 (31.91%) DV Cleared
4 9 (19.15%) CCNA
4 9 (19.15%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (8.51%) CISSP
5 4 (8.51%) CompTIA Security+
5 4 (8.51%) GIAC
5 4 (8.51%) Linux+ Certification
5 4 (8.51%) MCSE
5 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (8.51%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (8.51%) SANS
5 4 (8.51%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (61.70%) Active Directory
2 27 (57.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (17.02%) vSphere
4 6 (12.77%) Docker
4 6 (12.77%) VMware NSX
5 5 (10.64%) VirtualBox
6 4 (8.51%) NFS
6 4 (8.51%) Samba
6 4 (8.51%) Xen
7 2 (4.26%) Firmware
7 2 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (2.13%) VMware Server
8 1 (2.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (53.19%) vCenter Server
2 10 (21.28%) SCCM
3 7 (14.89%) Ansible
4 6 (12.77%) Kubernetes
4 6 (12.77%) Puppet
5 4 (8.51%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (8.51%) Nagios
5 4 (8.51%) OpenNMS
5 4 (8.51%) ZABBIX
6 3 (6.38%) FortiGate
7 2 (4.26%) vRealize
7 2 (4.26%) WSUS
8 1 (2.13%) PowerCLI
8 1 (2.13%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
3 20 (42.55%) Cisco
4 11 (23.40%) Dell
4 11 (23.40%) Meraki
5 9 (19.15%) Apple
5 9 (19.15%) Red Hat
6 7 (14.89%) Atlassian
6 7 (14.89%) Juniper
7 6 (12.77%) Brocade
8 5 (10.64%) McAfee
9 4 (8.51%) Cloudera
9 4 (8.51%) EMC
9 4 (8.51%) Hortonworks
9 4 (8.51%) NetApp
9 4 (8.51%) SolarWinds
10 3 (6.38%) Acronis
10 3 (6.38%) ESET
10 3 (6.38%) Ubiquiti
10 3 (6.38%) Veeam