Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > South West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 259 291
Rank change year-on-year +14 +32 -78
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 83 80 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.81% 0.73% 0.53%
As % of the System Software category 6.02% 5.55% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 80 61 63
South West median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £30,125 £23,500 £29,300
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £43,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -3.41%

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 1379 1442 1465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 13.39% 13.20% 12.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1138 1158 1224
South West median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% +4.35%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,264 £20,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £57,500
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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 +27 33 £43,750 +9.38% 1
Bristol -11 18 £42,500 +30.77%
Somerset +1 12 £37,001 -12.94%
Wiltshire -8 10 £36,000 +6.67%
Dorset - 9 £55,000 -
Devon +17 1 £20,000 -42.03% 1
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 82 (98.80%) VMware
2 69 (83.13%) Windows
3 61 (73.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (56.63%) Microsoft
4 47 (56.63%) Windows Server
5 45 (54.22%) Active Directory
6 38 (45.78%) Firewall
7 32 (38.55%) Citrix
7 32 (38.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (36.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (36.14%) Linux
9 29 (34.94%) Cisco
10 28 (33.73%) DNS
10 28 (33.73%) Dell
11 26 (31.33%) TCP/IP
11 26 (31.33%) DHCP
12 25 (30.12%) CCNA
12 25 (30.12%) Cisco Certification
12 25 (30.12%) vSphere
13 23 (27.71%) SAN
13 23 (27.71%) MS Exchange
13 23 (27.71%) ITIL
13 23 (27.71%) vCenter Server
14 22 (26.51%) Security Cleared
15 21 (25.30%) Hyper-V
15 21 (25.30%) Replication
16 20 (24.10%) WAN
16 20 (24.10%) DV Cleared
16 20 (24.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 18 (21.69%) Problem Management

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 23 (27.71%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.82%) Confluence
5 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.61%) Apache
6 3 (3.61%) Skype for Business
6 3 (3.61%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.61%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.05%) Office 365
2 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.61%) G Suite
5 2 (2.41%) IaaS
5 2 (2.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (45.78%) Firewall
2 28 (33.73%) DNS
3 26 (31.33%) DHCP
3 26 (31.33%) TCP/IP
4 23 (27.71%) SAN
5 20 (24.10%) WAN
6 17 (20.48%) LAN
6 17 (20.48%) VLAN
7 13 (15.66%) VPN
8 10 (12.05%) Fibre Channel
8 10 (12.05%) iSCSI
8 10 (12.05%) NAS
8 10 (12.05%) Network Security
9 9 (10.84%) IP Telephony
10 8 (9.64%) SNMP
11 7 (8.43%) FCoE
11 7 (8.43%) NetScaler
11 7 (8.43%) Software-Defined Networking
12 3 (3.61%) IPv4
12 3 (3.61%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.61%) MySQL
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (14.46%) JIRA
2 7 (8.43%) Redmine
3 4 (4.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.20%) Subversion
General
1 12 (14.46%) Advertising
2 11 (13.25%) Finance
3 8 (9.64%) Games
4 3 (3.61%) Banking
4 3 (3.61%) Legal
5 2 (2.41%) Retail
6 1 (1.20%) Back Office
6 1 (1.20%) Local Government
6 1 (1.20%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 32 (38.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (26.51%) Analyst
3 12 (14.46%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (12.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 10 (12.05%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (8.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (8.43%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 7 (8.43%) Security Analyst
6 5 (6.02%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 5 (6.02%) Platform Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Server Analyst
6 5 (6.02%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Team Leader
6 5 (6.02%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) 1st Line Support Technician
7 4 (4.82%) Information Security Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Network Security Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.61%) LAMP
1 3 (3.61%) Web Services
2 2 (2.41%) Java EE
2 2 (2.41%) Middleware
2 2 (2.41%) STL
3 1 (1.20%) .NET
3 1 (1.20%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.30%) Replication
2 15 (18.07%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.02%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (4.82%) Clustering
4 4 (4.82%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.41%) User Experience
6 1 (1.20%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 69 (83.13%) Windows
2 47 (56.63%) Windows Server
3 32 (38.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (36.14%) Linux
4 30 (36.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (19.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (16.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (13.25%) Windows 7
8 7 (8.43%) CentOS
9 5 (6.02%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.41%) Unix
11 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.71%) ITIL
2 18 (21.69%) Problem Management
3 14 (16.87%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (15.66%) Service Delivery
5 11 (13.25%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 11 (13.25%) Service Management
6 9 (10.84%) Data Protection
6 9 (10.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (10.84%) Information Security
6 9 (10.84%) ITIL V3
6 9 (10.84%) ITSM
6 9 (10.84%) Proactive Management
6 9 (10.84%) Virtual Environments
7 8 (9.64%) Migration
7 8 (9.64%) Server Virtualisation
8 7 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (8.43%) Ethical Hacking
8 7 (8.43%) High Availability
8 7 (8.43%) IT Strategy
8 7 (8.43%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.05%) Bash Shell
1 10 (12.05%) C
2 7 (8.43%) Korn
3 6 (7.23%) PowerShell
4 5 (6.02%) SQL
5 3 (3.61%) AWK
5 3 (3.61%) Java
5 3 (3.61%) sed
6 2 (2.41%) C#
6 2 (2.41%) C++
6 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.41%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.41%) PHP
6 2 (2.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (30.12%) CCNA
1 25 (30.12%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (26.51%) Security Cleared
3 20 (24.10%) DV Cleared
3 20 (24.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 17 (20.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (16.87%) CISSP
5 14 (16.87%) MCSE
5 14 (16.87%) Network+ Certification
5 14 (16.87%) SANS
5 14 (16.87%) SSCP
6 12 (14.46%) Degree
7 11 (13.25%) Citrix Certification
8 8 (9.64%) CCA
8 8 (9.64%) CCNP
9 7 (8.43%) CCEA
9 7 (8.43%) CISM
9 7 (8.43%) GIAC
9 7 (8.43%) Linux+ Certification
9 7 (8.43%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.43%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (73.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (54.22%) Active Directory
3 25 (30.12%) vSphere
4 21 (25.30%) Hyper-V
5 16 (19.28%) NFS
6 10 (12.05%) XenApp
7 9 (10.84%) Firmware
7 9 (10.84%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (9.64%) XenDesktop
9 7 (8.43%) Samba
9 7 (8.43%) VMware NSX
10 3 (3.61%) Shibboleth
11 1 (1.20%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (1.20%) VMFS
11 1 (1.20%) Xen
11 1 (1.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (27.71%) vCenter Server
2 10 (12.05%) Nagios
2 10 (12.05%) SCCM
2 10 (12.05%) SCDPM
2 10 (12.05%) vMotion
3 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 8 (9.64%) Puppet
5 7 (8.43%) Ansible
6 5 (6.02%) WSUS
7 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (3.61%) Backup Exec
8 3 (3.61%) Cacti
8 3 (3.61%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (3.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (1.20%) Control-M
9 1 (1.20%) OpenView
9 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (1.20%) SCOM
9 1 (1.20%) SCVMM
9 1 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 82 (98.80%) VMware
2 47 (56.63%) Microsoft
3 32 (38.55%) Citrix
4 29 (34.94%) Cisco
5 28 (33.73%) Dell
6 16 (19.28%) NetApp
7 11 (13.25%) Red Hat
8 10 (12.05%) EMC
8 10 (12.05%) SolarWinds
9 9 (10.84%) SonicWALL
10 5 (6.02%) IBM
10 5 (6.02%) Veeam
11 4 (4.82%) Atlassian
11 4 (4.82%) HP
11 4 (4.82%) Oracle
12 3 (3.61%) Google
12 3 (3.61%) Snow
12 3 (3.61%) Sophos
12 3 (3.61%) Symantec
13 1 (1.20%) McAfee