Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > South West
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 267 260 280
Rank change year-on-year -7 +20 +28
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 57 76 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.57% 0.74% 0.61%
As % of the System Software category 4.35% 5.19% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 52 72 52
South West median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% +21.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,450 £23,575
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1,309 1,463 1,433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 13.16% 14.30% 13.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,082 1,184 1,155
South West median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57% -2.78%
10th Percentile £23,775 £22,150 £21,264
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +7 21 £45,000 +2.86% 2
Wiltshire +1 20 £30,000 -16.67% 6
Devon - 7 £31,000 -
Bristol +13 5 £42,000 +1.82% 3
Dorset -1 3 £35,000 -36.36% 3
Somerset +7 1 £50,000 +25.00%
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 West region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 53 (92.98%) VMware
2 39 (68.42%) Linux
3 36 (63.16%) Security Cleared
4 34 (59.65%) vCenter Server
5 33 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 32 (56.14%) Windows
7 25 (43.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 24 (42.11%) Puppet
8 24 (42.11%) Ansible
9 22 (38.60%) Bash Shell
10 21 (36.84%) Microsoft
11 19 (33.33%) SCCM
12 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (31.58%) PowerShell
13 17 (29.82%) DV Cleared
13 17 (29.82%) Active Directory
13 17 (29.82%) vSphere
14 16 (28.07%) Cybersecurity
14 16 (28.07%) ITIL
15 15 (26.32%) Python
15 15 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (24.56%) Nagios
16 14 (24.56%) High Availability
16 14 (24.56%) SolarWinds
16 14 (24.56%) Windows Server
17 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
18 12 (21.05%) DNS
18 12 (21.05%) EMC
18 12 (21.05%) Firewall
18 12 (21.05%) Docker

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 10 (17.54%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.02%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.51%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.51%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.75%) Apache
4 1 (1.75%) Confluence
4 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (19.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (14.04%) Office 365
3 6 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.51%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.05%) DNS
1 12 (21.05%) Firewall
2 10 (17.54%) DHCP
2 10 (17.54%) TCP/IP
3 8 (14.04%) FCoE
3 8 (14.04%) SNMP
4 3 (5.26%) SAN
4 3 (5.26%) Skype
4 3 (5.26%) Wireless
5 2 (3.51%) NAS
5 2 (3.51%) NetScaler
5 2 (3.51%) Network Security
5 2 (3.51%) VSAN
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.75%) Junos
6 1 (1.75%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.75%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (1.75%) SSH
6 1 (1.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.53%) Big Data
2 6 (10.53%) MySQL
3 5 (8.77%) MariaDB
3 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (19.30%) JIRA
2 8 (14.04%) Redmine
3 4 (7.02%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.51%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.51%) GitLab
5 1 (1.75%) git-flow
General
1 8 (14.04%) Games
2 5 (8.77%) Finance
3 3 (5.26%) Military
4 2 (3.51%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (26.32%) Linux Engineer
3 10 (17.54%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 10 (17.54%) Platform Engineer
4 9 (15.79%) Windows Engineer
4 9 (15.79%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (14.04%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Hyper-V Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Hyper-V Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Test Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Administrator
8 3 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
9 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) IT Administrator
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Server Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Server Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.75%) .NET
2 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.75%) HTML
2 1 (1.75%) JSON
2 1 (1.75%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.75%) RESTful
2 1 (1.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.02%) Cybercrime
3 3 (5.26%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.75%) PKI
5 1 (1.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (68.42%) Linux
2 32 (56.14%) Windows
3 14 (24.56%) Windows Server
4 8 (14.04%) CentOS
4 8 (14.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (14.04%) Ubuntu
5 7 (12.28%) Unix
6 6 (10.53%) Fedora
7 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (5.26%) Windows 10
10 2 (3.51%) Solaris
11 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (28.07%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (28.07%) ITIL
4 14 (24.56%) High Availability
5 11 (19.30%) Configuration Management
5 11 (19.30%) Line Management
5 11 (19.30%) Systems Engineering
6 10 (17.54%) User Stories
7 9 (15.79%) Software Engineering
8 8 (14.04%) Coaching
8 8 (14.04%) Mentoring
8 8 (14.04%) Test Automation
9 7 (12.28%) ITIL V3
9 7 (12.28%) Waterfall
10 6 (10.53%) Task Automation
10 6 (10.53%) Technical Leadership
10 6 (10.53%) V-Model
11 5 (8.77%) Identity Management
11 5 (8.77%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 22 (38.60%) Bash Shell
2 18 (31.58%) PowerShell
3 15 (26.32%) Python
4 11 (19.30%) C
5 8 (14.04%) Korn
6 6 (10.53%) Java
7 5 (8.77%) SQL
8 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.26%) Perl
9 1 (1.75%) Go
9 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (63.16%) Security Cleared
2 17 (29.82%) DV Cleared
3 15 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (19.30%) CCNA
4 11 (19.30%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (19.30%) MCSE
5 10 (17.54%) CISSP
5 10 (17.54%) CompTIA Security+
5 10 (17.54%) GIAC
5 10 (17.54%) Linux+ Certification
5 10 (17.54%) Network+ Certification
5 10 (17.54%) SANS
5 10 (17.54%) SSCP
6 8 (14.04%) Degree
7 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.51%) MCITP
8 2 (3.51%) MCP
8 2 (3.51%) MCSA
8 2 (3.51%) MCTS
8 2 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 33 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (29.82%) Active Directory
2 17 (29.82%) vSphere
3 12 (21.05%) Docker
4 10 (17.54%) Hyper-V
4 10 (17.54%) NFS
4 10 (17.54%) Samba
5 9 (15.79%) VMware NSX
6 7 (12.28%) VirtualBox
6 7 (12.28%) Xen
7 4 (7.02%) XenApp
8 3 (5.26%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.75%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (1.75%) KVM
9 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.75%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 34 (59.65%) vCenter Server
2 24 (42.11%) Ansible
2 24 (42.11%) Puppet
3 19 (33.33%) SCCM
4 14 (24.56%) Nagios
5 7 (12.28%) Docker Swarm
5 7 (12.28%) Kubernetes
6 6 (10.53%) OpenNMS
6 6 (10.53%) ZABBIX
7 5 (8.77%) Galera Cluster
8 3 (5.26%) Terraform
8 3 (5.26%) WSUS
9 1 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (1.75%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (1.75%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 53 (92.98%) VMware
2 21 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 14 (24.56%) SolarWinds
4 12 (21.05%) EMC
5 10 (17.54%) NetApp
6 8 (14.04%) Red Hat
7 7 (12.28%) Cisco
7 7 (12.28%) Citrix
8 6 (10.53%) Cloudera
8 6 (10.53%) Hortonworks
9 5 (8.77%) Oracle
9 5 (8.77%) Veeam
10 4 (7.02%) Dell
11 2 (3.51%) Apple
11 2 (3.51%) Google
11 2 (3.51%) SonicWALL
12 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
12 1 (1.75%) Fortinet
12 1 (1.75%) HP
12 1 (1.75%) Juniper