Period
to 27 July 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 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > South West
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 254 254 262
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8 -45
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 75 94 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.72% 0.84% 0.75%
As % of the System Software category 6.37% 6.54% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 66 77 78
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -10.26% -8.24%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £44,875
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +3.45% -3.33%

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 1178 1437 1699
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 11.28% 12.89% 14.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1008 1208 1278
South West median annual salary £37,500 £34,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.29% -6.85% +4.29%
10th Percentile £21,750 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £57,063
England median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.71% +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 27 July 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 27 July 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
Bristol +3 33 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Wiltshire +6 11 £40,000 +23.08% 1
Devon 0 7 £28,500 -5.79%
Gloucestershire -11 7 £44,500 +18.67%
Dorset - 7 £55,000 - 1
Cornwall -18 6 £24,500 +11.36%
Somerset -11 5 £30,500 -28.24%
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 74 (98.67%) VMware
2 73 (97.33%) Windows
3 61 (81.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 50 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 50 (66.67%) Windows Server
5 40 (53.33%) Active Directory
6 39 (52.00%) Cisco
7 37 (49.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 36 (48.00%) Firewall
9 27 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 25 (33.33%) Linux
11 24 (32.00%) MS Exchange
12 23 (30.67%) LAN
12 23 (30.67%) WAN
12 23 (30.67%) DHCP
12 23 (30.67%) DNS
13 22 (29.33%) VPN
14 21 (28.00%) vSphere
15 19 (25.33%) Office 365
15 19 (25.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 19 (25.33%) Dell
15 19 (25.33%) Cisco Certification
16 18 (24.00%) ITIL
17 17 (22.67%) Citrix
18 16 (21.33%) Microsoft Office
18 16 (21.33%) Finance
19 15 (20.00%) SQL Server
19 15 (20.00%) C
19 15 (20.00%) HP

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 24 (32.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (6.67%) IBM Domino
5 4 (5.33%) Apache
5 4 (5.33%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.33%) WebSphere
6 3 (4.00%) IIS
7 1 (1.33%) Confluence
7 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.33%) OpenEdge
7 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (21.33%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 5 (6.67%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 19 (25.33%) Office 365
2 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.00%) Mimecast
4 2 (2.67%) IaaS
4 2 (2.67%) SaaS
5 1 (1.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (48.00%) Firewall
2 23 (30.67%) DHCP
2 23 (30.67%) DNS
2 23 (30.67%) LAN
2 23 (30.67%) WAN
3 22 (29.33%) VPN
4 13 (17.33%) SAN
5 12 (16.00%) iSCSI
6 10 (13.33%) Network Security
6 10 (13.33%) Software-Defined Networking
7 9 (12.00%) VLAN
8 8 (10.67%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (10.67%) TCP/IP
9 7 (9.33%) NetScaler
10 6 (8.00%) SNMP
11 5 (6.67%) MPLS
11 5 (6.67%) Wireless
11 5 (6.67%) Wireshark
12 4 (5.33%) IP Telephony
13 3 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.33%) JIRA
1 1 (1.33%) MSI
General
1 16 (21.33%) Finance
2 9 (12.00%) Advertising
3 5 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.00%) Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (32.00%) Analyst
2 12 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (14.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (14.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 10 (13.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 10 (13.33%) Security Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Cisco IPT Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) IT Manager
7 5 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Network Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Systems Manager
8 4 (5.33%) Administrator
8 4 (5.33%) Information Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) IT Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.33%) XMPP
2 5 (6.67%) CGI
2 5 (6.67%) XML
3 4 (5.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (14.67%) Replication
2 10 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (9.33%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.67%) AS400
4 5 (6.67%) CCTV
4 5 (6.67%) Clustering
5 4 (5.33%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.67%) HP Storage
6 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.33%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.33%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.33%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.33%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 73 (97.33%) Windows
2 50 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 37 (49.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (33.33%) Linux
5 25 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (14.67%) Windows 7
7 7 (9.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (8.00%) Unix
8 6 (8.00%) Windows 10
8 6 (8.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (8.00%) Windows XP
9 5 (6.67%) SUSE
9 5 (6.67%) Windows Vista
10 3 (4.00%) Mac OS
11 2 (2.67%) CentOS
12 1 (1.33%) Android
12 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.00%) ITIL
2 15 (20.00%) IT Strategy
3 12 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (16.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 10 (13.33%) Ethical Hacking
4 10 (13.33%) Server Virtualisation
4 10 (13.33%) Test Management
5 9 (12.00%) Information Security
6 8 (10.67%) ERP
7 7 (9.33%) Security Patching
8 6 (8.00%) Migration
8 6 (8.00%) People Management
8 6 (8.00%) Technical Analysis
9 5 (6.67%) Data Security
9 5 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (6.67%) Information Security Management
9 5 (6.67%) ITSM
9 5 (6.67%) SDLC
9 5 (6.67%) Security Management
9 5 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.00%) C
2 12 (16.00%) SQL
3 5 (6.67%) Java
3 5 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.67%) Python
4 4 (5.33%) AWK
4 4 (5.33%) Bash Shell
4 4 (5.33%) sed
Qualifications
1 19 (25.33%) Cisco Certification
1 19 (25.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (20.00%) CCNA
2 15 (20.00%) CCNP
3 13 (17.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (13.33%) CISM
4 10 (13.33%) CISSP
4 10 (13.33%) CNA
4 10 (13.33%) Network+ Certification
4 10 (13.33%) Novell Certification
4 10 (13.33%) SANS
4 10 (13.33%) SSCP
5 7 (9.33%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (9.33%) MCSE
6 6 (8.00%) CCA
6 6 (8.00%) CCEA
6 6 (8.00%) MCITP
6 6 (8.00%) MCTS
7 5 (6.67%) DV Cleared
7 5 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (13.33%) PCI DSS
3 6 (8.00%) SLA
4 5 (6.67%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 61 (81.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 21 (28.00%) vSphere
4 11 (14.67%) NFS
5 9 (12.00%) XenApp
6 8 (10.67%) Hyper-V
7 6 (8.00%) XenDesktop
8 5 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (1.33%) Firmware
10 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.33%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (14.67%) vCenter Server
1 11 (14.67%) vMotion
2 9 (12.00%) Backup Exec
3 7 (9.33%) WSUS
4 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (5.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (2.67%) SCCM
7 1 (1.33%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.33%) MobiControl
7 1 (1.33%) Nagios
7 1 (1.33%) SCDPM
7 1 (1.33%) SCOM
7 1 (1.33%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.33%) SCSM
7 1 (1.33%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 74 (98.67%) VMware
2 50 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 39 (52.00%) Cisco
4 19 (25.33%) Dell
5 17 (22.67%) Citrix
6 15 (20.00%) HP
6 15 (20.00%) SonicWALL
7 11 (14.67%) NetApp
8 10 (13.33%) Sophos
9 9 (12.00%) Symantec
10 8 (10.67%) Veeam
11 5 (6.67%) Avaya
11 5 (6.67%) IBM
11 5 (6.67%) Infor
11 5 (6.67%) Lotus
11 5 (6.67%) NETGEAR
11 5 (6.67%) Oracle
11 5 (6.67%) Riverbed
12 3 (4.00%) Red Hat
13 2 (2.67%) SAP
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