The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 456 383 323
Rank change year-on-year -73 -60  
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 515 761 1092
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.58% 0.77% 1.00%
As % of the System Software category 4.49% 6.07% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 433 676 864
Median salary £44,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.11% +1.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,383 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £40,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.06% +1.87%  

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 with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 11479 12542 12812
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.88% 12.74% 11.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9736 10695 10605
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% +3.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing VMware ESXi as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in the UK

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESXi.

Salary trend for VMware ESXi in the UK

VMware ESXi
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for VMware ESXi in the UK

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -73 481 £45,000 - 67
London -55 200 £50,500 -10.77% 12
South East -63 85 £42,500 - 26
Yorkshire +48 72 £40,000 +2.56% 11
West Yorkshire +56 59 £47,500 +15.85% 11
Leeds +46 47 £47,500 +11.76% 4
City of London +33 44 £45,000 -21.73% 2
Berkshire -13 43 £50,000 +8.10% 8
South West -18 30 £43,000 +34.37% 6
West Midlands +15 29 £34,750 +13.93% 3
North West -29 26 £32,500 -13.33% 8
Bristol -16 21 £43,000 +7.50%
Reading +15 20 £50,000 -16.66% 4
East of England -51 20 £37,500 -18.91% 1
East Midlands +14 17 £36,500 +10.60%
Surrey -6 14 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Hertfordshire -26 14 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Birmingham +15 13 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Scotland +10 13 £57,500 +15.00% 3
Lancashire +13 12 £32,500 -15.58% 2
Edinburgh +7 12 £57,500 - 2
Watford -3 12 £35,000 +59.09%
Coventry - 12 £34,500 - 1
Blackburn - 10 £32,500 -
Bradford +10 9 £39,500 -4.24% 7
Cheshire -22 9 £36,000 -15.29% 2
West Sussex +4 8 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Nottinghamshire +2 8 £36,500 +10.60%
Nottingham +1 8 £36,500 +10.60%
Oxfordshire +14 7 £35,000 -22.22% 2

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 975 (96.73%) VMware
2 823 (81.65%) Windows
3 641 (63.59%) Active Directory
4 611 (60.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 557 (55.26%) Windows Server
6 518 (51.39%) Microsoft
7 449 (44.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 416 (41.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 381 (37.80%) DNS
10 356 (35.32%) MS Exchange
11 343 (34.03%) Linux
12 342 (33.93%) Cisco
13 299 (29.66%) Firewall
14 292 (28.97%) SAN
15 269 (26.69%) DHCP
16 246 (24.40%) ITIL
17 228 (22.62%) Office 365
18 227 (22.52%) Citrix
19 226 (22.42%) PowerShell
20 224 (22.22%) SQL
21 220 (21.83%) Hyper-V
22 207 (20.54%) SQL Server
23 194 (19.25%) Data Centre
24 181 (17.96%) HP
25 179 (17.76%) SCCM
26 177 (17.56%) vSphere
27 170 (16.87%) WAN
28 165 (16.37%) LAN
29 162 (16.07%) vCenter Server
30 160 (15.87%) Windows Server 2003

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 356 (35.32%) MS Exchange
2 159 (15.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 142 (14.09%) IIS
4 124 (12.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 100 (9.92%) SharePoint
6 71 (7.04%) Skype for Business
7 54 (5.36%) Apache
8 40 (3.97%) Tomcat
9 32 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
10 20 (1.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 15 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
11 15 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
11 15 (1.49%) OpenStack
12 10 (0.99%) WebSphere
13 9 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
13 9 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
14 8 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
15 6 (0.60%) CMS
15 6 (0.60%) IBM Domino
15 6 (0.60%) WebLogic
Applications
1 113 (11.21%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (2.98%) MS Visio
3 21 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (1.98%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.60%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.50%) SOLIDWORKS
7 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
8 1 (0.099%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.60%) thinkFolio
4 4 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.20%) Magento
7 1 (0.099%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 228 (22.62%) Office 365
2 128 (12.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 126 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (2.58%) SaaS
5 25 (2.48%) PaaS
6 16 (1.59%) G Suite
7 14 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
8 13 (1.29%) Mimecast
9 12 (1.19%) IaaS
10 10 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
10 10 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 9 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
12 8 (0.79%) OneDrive
13 7 (0.69%) Dropbox
14 4 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
15 3 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
16 2 (0.20%) Akamai
16 2 (0.20%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 381 (37.80%) DNS
2 299 (29.66%) Firewall
3 292 (28.97%) SAN
4 269 (26.69%) DHCP
5 170 (16.87%) WAN
6 165 (16.37%) LAN
7 145 (14.38%) VPN
8 131 (13.00%) TCP/IP
9 80 (7.94%) VLAN
10 65 (6.45%) VoIP
11 57 (5.65%) NAS
11 57 (5.65%) Wireless
12 52 (5.16%) iSCSI
13 48 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
14 43 (4.27%) LDAP
14 43 (4.27%) Network Security
15 39 (3.87%) MPLS
16 38 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
17 36 (3.57%) SSL
18 35 (3.47%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (20.54%) SQL Server
2 71 (7.04%) MySQL
3 53 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 49 (4.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 42 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 36 (3.57%) MongoDB
7 22 (2.18%) NoSQL
8 17 (1.69%) Oracle Database
9 15 (1.49%) Redis
10 14 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
10 14 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
11 13 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
12 12 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
13 8 (0.79%) Relational Database
13 8 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
13 8 (0.79%) SQLite
14 7 (0.69%) Hadoop
14 7 (0.69%) MariaDB
14 7 (0.69%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.60%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 30 (2.98%) Git (software)
2 17 (1.69%) Jenkins
3 11 (1.09%) JIRA
4 9 (0.89%) MSI
4 9 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (0.89%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.40%) Fiddler
5 4 (0.40%) Redmine
6 3 (0.30%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.20%) Subversion
7 2 (0.20%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.099%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.099%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 151 (14.98%) Finance
2 45 (4.46%) Telecoms
3 40 (3.97%) Law
4 37 (3.67%) Legal
5 30 (2.98%) Games
5 30 (2.98%) Retail
6 25 (2.48%) Manufacturing
7 22 (2.18%) Banking
8 14 (1.39%) Electronics
9 13 (1.29%) Advertising
10 12 (1.19%) Marketing
11 7 (0.69%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.40%) Back Office
13 3 (0.30%) Front Office
13 3 (0.30%) Publishing
14 2 (0.20%) Automotive
14 2 (0.20%) French Language
14 2 (0.20%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.099%) Billing
15 1 (0.099%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 267 (26.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 139 (13.79%) VMware Engineer
3 130 (12.90%) Support Engineer
4 127 (12.60%) Windows Engineer
5 114 (11.31%) Analyst
6 88 (8.73%) Server Engineer
7 77 (7.64%) Administrator
8 73 (7.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 68 (6.75%) Systems Administrator
9 68 (6.75%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 67 (6.65%) Systems Engineer
11 66 (6.55%) Infrastructure Support
12 65 (6.45%) Architect
13 61 (6.05%) Windows Server Engineer
14 58 (5.75%) IT Support
15 54 (5.36%) IT Engineer
16 51 (5.06%) Windows Support Engineer
17 49 (4.86%) 3rd Line Support
17 49 (4.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 49 (4.86%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (4.17%) Software Packaging
2 36 (3.57%) Web Services
3 28 (2.78%) LAMP
4 15 (1.49%) .NET
5 12 (1.19%) Middleware
6 9 (0.89%) XML
7 8 (0.79%) FIX Protocol
7 8 (0.79%) XMPP
8 5 (0.50%) CGI
9 4 (0.40%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.40%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.40%) CSS
9 4 (0.40%) HTML
9 4 (0.40%) Node.js
9 4 (0.40%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (0.40%) XSLT
10 3 (0.30%) LEMP Stack
10 3 (0.30%) MAPI
11 2 (0.20%) FFmpeg
12 1 (0.099%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 194 (19.25%) Data Centre
2 111 (11.01%) Clustering
3 69 (6.85%) Replication
4 42 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 37 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (2.18%) Computer Science
7 21 (2.08%) EMC VNX
8 20 (1.98%) Blackberry
9 19 (1.88%) Hedge funds
10 12 (1.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 12 (1.19%) EPoS
10 12 (1.19%) PKI
11 11 (1.09%) HP Storage
11 11 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
12 10 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
12 10 (0.99%) Private Cloud
13 9 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
14 7 (0.69%) Cyber Attack
14 7 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
14 7 (0.69%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 823 (81.65%) Windows
2 557 (55.26%) Windows Server
3 449 (44.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 416 (41.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 343 (34.03%) Linux
6 160 (15.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 129 (12.80%) Windows 7
8 122 (12.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 85 (8.43%) Windows 10
10 78 (7.74%) Unix
11 61 (6.05%) CentOS
12 56 (5.56%) Ubuntu
13 32 (3.17%) Solaris
14 30 (2.98%) Windows XP
15 17 (1.69%) Mac OS X
16 15 (1.49%) Windows 8
17 10 (0.99%) SUSE
17 10 (0.99%) Windows 2000
18 9 (0.89%) VMS
19 8 (0.79%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (24.40%) ITIL
2 101 (10.02%) Disaster Recovery
3 96 (9.52%) Project Management
4 95 (9.42%) High Availability
5 84 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 75 (7.44%) Service Management
7 71 (7.04%) DevOps
8 69 (6.85%) Migration
9 64 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
10 60 (5.95%) Load Balancing
11 55 (5.46%) Information Security
12 54 (5.36%) Kalman Filter
13 53 (5.26%) ITIL V3
14 52 (5.16%) Mentoring
15 49 (4.86%) Business Continuity
15 49 (4.86%) Change Management
16 46 (4.56%) Open Source
17 45 (4.46%) Root Cause Analysis
17 45 (4.46%) Virtual Infrastructure
18 43 (4.27%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 226 (22.42%) PowerShell
2 224 (22.22%) SQL
3 80 (7.94%) Bash Shell
4 67 (6.65%) Perl
5 53 (5.26%) Python
6 45 (4.46%) C
7 29 (2.88%) VBScript
8 21 (2.08%) Java
9 14 (1.39%) VB
10 12 (1.19%) PHP
11 9 (0.89%) Korn
12 8 (0.79%) AWK
12 8 (0.79%) sed
13 7 (0.69%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.50%) C#
14 5 (0.50%) C++
15 4 (0.40%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.30%) Ruby
17 1 (0.099%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 148 (14.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 109 (10.81%) MCSE
3 106 (10.52%) Cisco Certification
4 94 (9.33%) Degree
5 80 (7.94%) CCNA
6 69 (6.85%) CCNP
7 68 (6.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 66 (6.55%) MCSA
9 50 (4.96%) Security Cleared
10 47 (4.66%) MCP
11 34 (3.37%) SC Cleared
12 29 (2.88%) DV Cleared
13 27 (2.68%) MCITP
14 25 (2.48%) Citrix Certification
14 25 (2.48%) RHCE
15 21 (2.08%) Master's Degree
16 19 (1.88%) CISSP
17 18 (1.79%) CCA
17 18 (1.79%) HND
18 17 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (6.65%) SLA
2 35 (3.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (2.08%) PCI DSS
4 14 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 10 (0.99%) QA
6 5 (0.50%) ISO 22301
7 4 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.40%) NIST 800
8 3 (0.30%) PMO
9 1 (0.099%) GCP
9 1 (0.099%) GMP
9 1 (0.099%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 641 (63.59%) Active Directory
2 611 (60.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 220 (21.83%) Hyper-V
4 177 (17.56%) vSphere
5 107 (10.62%) XenApp
6 95 (9.42%) XenDesktop
7 51 (5.06%) NFS
8 49 (4.86%) VMware Workstation
9 35 (3.47%) Virtual Machines
10 32 (3.17%) Terminal Services
11 31 (3.08%) XenServer
12 28 (2.78%) DFS Replication
13 21 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
14 19 (1.88%) VMware Server
15 18 (1.79%) vCloud
16 16 (1.59%) Docker
16 16 (1.59%) Virtual Desktop
17 14 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
18 13 (1.29%) VirtualBox
19 12 (1.19%) KVM
Systems Management
1 179 (17.76%) SCCM
2 162 (16.07%) vCenter Server
3 100 (9.92%) Puppet
3 100 (9.92%) SCOM
4 75 (7.44%) WSUS
5 61 (6.05%) Backup Exec
6 60 (5.95%) Ansible
6 60 (5.95%) Microsoft Clustering
7 55 (5.46%) Opscode Chef
8 52 (5.16%) Nagios
9 31 (3.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 28 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
10 28 (2.78%) vMotion
11 26 (2.58%) NetBackup
12 21 (2.08%) Failover Clustering
13 17 (1.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 16 (1.59%) OpenView
15 13 (1.29%) DameWare
15 13 (1.29%) Perfmon
16 12 (1.19%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 975 (96.73%) VMware
2 518 (51.39%) Microsoft
3 342 (33.93%) Cisco
4 227 (22.52%) Citrix
5 181 (17.96%) HP
6 133 (13.19%) NetApp
7 113 (11.21%) Red Hat
8 86 (8.53%) Symantec
9 66 (6.55%) Oracle
10 60 (5.95%) EMC
11 50 (4.96%) Dell
12 48 (4.76%) Juniper
13 47 (4.66%) CheckPoint
13 47 (4.66%) Veeam
14 46 (4.56%) F5
15 33 (3.27%) IBM
16 30 (2.98%) Palo Alto
17 28 (2.78%) Google
18 24 (2.38%) Brocade
19 23 (2.28%) SonicWALL
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Modis International
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £39,489 - 59,235 per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
KnownFour
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Great benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 40000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 22000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Modis International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £60k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 basic + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: Negotiable package
Posted: Yesterday
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £35k plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 35k plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Corriculo
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: Additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum 7% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lightfoot Solutions Group Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
The Original Factory Shop tofs
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago