Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > South West
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 263 281 299
Rank change year-on-year +18 +18 -88
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 74 64 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.74% 0.61% 0.43%
As % of the System Software category 4.86% 4.65% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 62 50 50
South West median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -2.78% -4.00%
10th Percentile £29,125 £23,350 £29,725
90th Percentile £60,225 £60,000 £43,325
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,523 1,375 1,426
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.23% 13.18% 12.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,206 1,099 1,264
South West median annual salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.43% - -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £56,600
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 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 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 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
Gloucestershire +47 34 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Wiltshire -4 14 £36,000 +2.86% 4
Somerset +14 11 £41,250 +17.86%
Cornwall -18 8 - -
Dorset -19 5 £55,000 +15.79% 5
Bristol -24 2 £53,750 +65.38% 2
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 74 (100.00%) VMware
2 60 (81.08%) Windows
3 49 (66.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 44 (59.46%) Windows Server
5 32 (43.24%) Firewall
5 32 (43.24%) Microsoft
6 30 (40.54%) ITIL
7 29 (39.19%) Linux
7 29 (39.19%) Hyper-V
8 28 (37.84%) Active Directory
9 27 (36.49%) Security Cleared
9 27 (36.49%) vCenter Server
10 24 (32.43%) DV Cleared
10 24 (32.43%) TCP/IP
11 23 (31.08%) MCSE
11 23 (31.08%) Citrix
11 23 (31.08%) Microsoft Certification
11 23 (31.08%) Service Delivery
12 22 (29.73%) Cisco
12 22 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
13 20 (27.03%) Degree
13 20 (27.03%) MS Exchange
13 20 (27.03%) SAN
13 20 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
13 20 (27.03%) Dell
13 20 (27.03%) CCNA
13 20 (27.03%) Service Management
14 19 (25.68%) Problem Management
15 18 (24.32%) DNS
16 17 (22.97%) ITSM

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 20 (27.03%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (6.76%) Skype for Business
4 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.05%) Confluence
5 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (12.16%) IaaS
3 5 (6.76%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.76%) Office 365
4 3 (4.05%) G Suite
5 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (43.24%) Firewall
2 24 (32.43%) TCP/IP
3 20 (27.03%) SAN
4 18 (24.32%) DNS
5 16 (21.62%) DHCP
6 14 (18.92%) VLAN
7 12 (16.22%) WAN
8 11 (14.86%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (13.51%) FCoE
9 10 (13.51%) IP Telephony
9 10 (13.51%) LAN
9 10 (13.51%) NAS
9 10 (13.51%) SNMP
10 4 (5.41%) iSCSI
10 4 (5.41%) Network Security
11 3 (4.05%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (4.05%) IPv4
11 3 (4.05%) NetScaler
11 3 (4.05%) Skype
12 2 (2.70%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (18.92%) JIRA
2 10 (13.51%) Redmine
3 3 (4.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.35%) Subversion
General
1 11 (14.86%) Games
2 10 (13.51%) Advertising
3 3 (4.05%) Legal
4 2 (2.70%) Finance
5 1 (1.35%) Back Office
5 1 (1.35%) Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Local Government
5 1 (1.35%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 34 (45.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (17.57%) Linux Engineer
3 9 (12.16%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Platform Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Windows Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (5.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (5.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Analyst
5 4 (5.41%) Network Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
6 3 (4.05%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
6 3 (4.05%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 3 (4.05%) Desktop Support
6 3 (4.05%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Support Assistant
6 3 (4.05%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) Web Services
2 2 (2.70%) Java EE
2 2 (2.70%) Middleware
2 2 (2.70%) STL
3 1 (1.35%) .NET
3 1 (1.35%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Replication
2 10 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (12.16%) User Experience
4 8 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.70%) Clustering
6 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.70%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.70%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 60 (81.08%) Windows
2 44 (59.46%) Windows Server
3 29 (39.19%) Linux
4 22 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (17.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (12.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (9.46%) Windows 7
9 6 (8.11%) CentOS
10 3 (4.05%) Windows 10
11 2 (2.70%) Unix
12 1 (1.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.54%) ITIL
2 23 (31.08%) Service Delivery
3 20 (27.03%) Service Management
4 19 (25.68%) Problem Management
5 17 (22.97%) ITSM
5 17 (22.97%) Proactive Management
6 13 (17.57%) Mentoring
7 12 (16.22%) Coaching
7 12 (16.22%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (14.86%) Virtual Environments
9 10 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (13.51%) High Availability
9 10 (13.51%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 10 (13.51%) User Stories
10 9 (12.16%) Data Protection
10 9 (12.16%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (12.16%) ITIL V3
11 8 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (10.81%) Incident Management
11 8 (10.81%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.57%) C
2 10 (13.51%) Bash Shell
2 10 (13.51%) Korn
3 3 (4.05%) Java
3 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.70%) C#
4 2 (2.70%) C++
4 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.70%) Objective-C
4 2 (2.70%) PHP
4 2 (2.70%) Python
4 2 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (36.49%) Security Cleared
2 24 (32.43%) DV Cleared
3 23 (31.08%) MCSE
3 23 (31.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (27.03%) CCNA
4 20 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (27.03%) Degree
5 11 (14.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (13.51%) CISSP
6 10 (13.51%) CompTIA Security+
6 10 (13.51%) GIAC
6 10 (13.51%) Linux+ Certification
6 10 (13.51%) Network+ Certification
6 10 (13.51%) SANS
6 10 (13.51%) SSCP
7 7 (9.46%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (6.76%) CCA
9 4 (5.41%) VCP5
10 3 (4.05%) CCEA
11 2 (2.70%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.16%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (66.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (39.19%) Hyper-V
3 28 (37.84%) Active Directory
4 13 (17.57%) vSphere
5 10 (13.51%) NFS
5 10 (13.51%) Samba
5 10 (13.51%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (13.51%) VMware NSX
6 9 (12.16%) Firmware
7 4 (5.41%) XenDesktop
8 3 (4.05%) Shibboleth
8 3 (4.05%) XenApp
9 1 (1.35%) VMFS
9 1 (1.35%) Xen
9 1 (1.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (36.49%) vCenter Server
2 13 (17.57%) Nagios
3 12 (16.22%) Puppet
4 11 (14.86%) SCCM
5 10 (13.51%) Ansible
6 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 9 (12.16%) SCDPM
7 5 (6.76%) WSUS
8 3 (4.05%) Cacti
8 3 (4.05%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (2.70%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (2.70%) PowerCLI
9 2 (2.70%) vMotion
10 1 (1.35%) CFEngine
10 1 (1.35%) Control-M
10 1 (1.35%) OpenView
10 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 74 (100.00%) VMware
2 32 (43.24%) Microsoft
3 23 (31.08%) Citrix
4 22 (29.73%) Cisco
5 20 (27.03%) Dell
6 13 (17.57%) EMC
6 13 (17.57%) SolarWinds
7 10 (13.51%) NetApp
8 9 (12.16%) Red Hat
9 5 (6.76%) Veeam
10 3 (4.05%) Atlassian
10 3 (4.05%) Google
10 3 (4.05%) HP
10 3 (4.05%) Snow
10 3 (4.05%) Sophos
11 2 (2.70%) IBM
11 2 (2.70%) Lumension
11 2 (2.70%) SonicWALL
11 2 (2.70%) Sourcefire
11 2 (2.70%) Tripwire