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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 447 388 320
Rank change year-on-year -59 -68  
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 504 744 1114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.77% 1.01%
As % of the System Software category 4.44% 6.03% 8.54%
Number of salaries quoted 421 660 881
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,056 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.25% -  

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 11339 12341 13042
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.87% 12.71% 11.78%
Number of salaries quoted 9621 10508 10784
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 £38,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.28% +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 25 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 25 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 -71 471 £45,000 - 68
London -69 197 £50,500 -10.77% 12
South East -51 81 £42,500 - 27
Yorkshire +61 71 £40,000 +2.56% 10
West Yorkshire +56 58 £47,500 +15.85% 10
Leeds +43 48 £47,500 +11.76% 3
City of London +33 43 £45,000 -21.73% 3
Berkshire -10 41 £50,000 +8.10% 7
West Midlands +19 28 £34,750 +13.93% 4
South West -12 28 £43,000 +34.37% 7
North West -27 25 £32,500 -13.33% 7
East of England -28 22 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Reading +16 20 £50,000 -16.66% 5
Bristol -7 20 £43,500 +8.75%
East Midlands +25 17 £36,500 +10.60%
Hertfordshire -22 15 £37,500 -23.07% 1
Birmingham +10 14 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Surrey -10 14 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Scotland +19 13 £57,500 +15.00% 4
Lancashire +17 12 £32,500 -15.58% 2
Edinburgh +7 12 £57,500 - 3
Watford -3 12 £35,000 +59.09%
Coventry - 11 £34,500 - 2
Blackburn - 10 £32,500 -
Cheshire -24 9 £36,000 -15.29% 3
Nottingham +8 8 £36,500 +10.60%
Nottinghamshire 0 8 £36,500 +10.60%
West Sussex 0 8 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Oxfordshire +18 7 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Bradford +6 7 £40,000 -3.03% 7

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 973 (96.72%) VMware
2 819 (81.41%) Windows
3 640 (63.62%) Active Directory
4 613 (60.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 558 (55.47%) Windows Server
6 516 (51.29%) Microsoft
7 451 (44.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 419 (41.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 380 (37.77%) DNS
10 355 (35.29%) MS Exchange
11 344 (34.19%) Cisco
12 343 (34.10%) Linux
13 301 (29.92%) Firewall
14 290 (28.83%) SAN
15 269 (26.74%) DHCP
16 247 (24.55%) ITIL
17 230 (22.86%) PowerShell
17 230 (22.86%) Office 365
18 229 (22.76%) Citrix
19 220 (21.87%) Hyper-V
20 218 (21.67%) SQL
21 211 (20.97%) SQL Server
22 193 (19.18%) Data Centre
23 184 (18.29%) HP
24 178 (17.69%) SCCM
24 178 (17.69%) vSphere
25 171 (17.00%) WAN
26 164 (16.30%) LAN
27 161 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
28 160 (15.90%) Exchange Server 2010

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
1 355 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 160 (15.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 143 (14.21%) IIS
4 121 (12.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 100 (9.94%) SharePoint
6 72 (7.16%) Skype for Business
7 53 (5.27%) Apache
8 40 (3.98%) Tomcat
9 31 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
10 19 (1.89%) 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 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
15 6 (0.60%) CMS
15 6 (0.60%) IBM Domino
15 6 (0.60%) WebLogic
Applications
1 110 (10.93%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (2.88%) MS Visio
3 21 (2.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (1.99%) 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 10 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.80%) 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
1 230 (22.86%) Office 365
2 126 (12.52%) Amazon AWS
2 126 (12.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (2.78%) PaaS
3 28 (2.78%) SaaS
4 18 (1.79%) G Suite
5 14 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
5 14 (1.39%) IaaS
6 13 (1.29%) Mimecast
7 10 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
7 10 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 9 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (0.80%) OneDrive
10 7 (0.70%) Dropbox
11 4 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.20%) Akamai
13 2 (0.20%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 380 (37.77%) DNS
2 301 (29.92%) Firewall
3 290 (28.83%) SAN
4 269 (26.74%) DHCP
5 171 (17.00%) WAN
6 164 (16.30%) LAN
7 147 (14.61%) VPN
8 127 (12.62%) TCP/IP
9 81 (8.05%) VLAN
10 66 (6.56%) VoIP
11 58 (5.77%) Wireless
12 57 (5.67%) NAS
13 53 (5.27%) iSCSI
14 48 (4.77%) Remote Desktop
15 43 (4.27%) LDAP
16 42 (4.17%) Network Security
17 41 (4.08%) MPLS
18 38 (3.78%) Cisco ASA
19 37 (3.68%) SSL
20 34 (3.38%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (20.97%) SQL Server
2 68 (6.76%) MySQL
3 53 (5.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 49 (4.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 42 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 36 (3.58%) MongoDB
7 22 (2.19%) 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 (0.80%) Relational Database
13 8 (0.80%) SQL Server 2016
13 8 (0.80%) SQLite
14 7 (0.70%) Hadoop
14 7 (0.70%) MariaDB
14 7 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (0.70%) RDBMS
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%) Vagrant
5 7 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.40%) Fiddler
6 4 (0.40%) Redmine
7 3 (0.30%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.20%) Subversion
8 2 (0.20%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.099%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.099%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 149 (14.81%) Finance
2 45 (4.47%) Telecoms
3 39 (3.88%) Law
4 37 (3.68%) Legal
5 31 (3.08%) Retail
6 30 (2.98%) Games
7 25 (2.49%) Manufacturing
8 22 (2.19%) Banking
9 13 (1.29%) Advertising
9 13 (1.29%) Electronics
10 12 (1.19%) Marketing
11 7 (0.70%) 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%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.099%) Billing
15 1 (0.099%) French Language
15 1 (0.099%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 263 (26.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 142 (14.12%) VMware Engineer
3 131 (13.02%) Support Engineer
4 128 (12.72%) Windows Engineer
5 114 (11.33%) Analyst
6 91 (9.05%) Server Engineer
7 77 (7.65%) Administrator
8 74 (7.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 68 (6.76%) Systems Administrator
9 68 (6.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 66 (6.56%) Infrastructure Support
11 65 (6.46%) Systems Engineer
12 64 (6.36%) Architect
13 62 (6.16%) Windows Server Engineer
14 59 (5.86%) IT Support
15 53 (5.27%) IT Engineer
16 52 (5.17%) Windows Support Engineer
17 50 (4.97%) 3rd Line Support
18 49 (4.87%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
18 49 (4.87%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (4.17%) Software Packaging
2 37 (3.68%) Web Services
3 27 (2.68%) LAMP
4 15 (1.49%) .NET
5 11 (1.09%) Middleware
6 9 (0.89%) XML
7 8 (0.80%) FIX Protocol
7 8 (0.80%) 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%) MAPI
11 2 (0.20%) FFmpeg
11 2 (0.20%) LEMP Stack
12 1 (0.099%) OpenVZ
Miscellaneous
1 193 (19.18%) Data Centre
2 109 (10.83%) Clustering
3 69 (6.86%) Replication
4 41 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 40 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (2.29%) Computer Science
7 21 (2.09%) EMC VNX
8 19 (1.89%) Blackberry
8 19 (1.89%) Hedge funds
9 13 (1.29%) PKI
10 12 (1.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 11 (1.09%) EPoS
11 11 (1.09%) HP Storage
11 11 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
12 10 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
13 9 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
13 9 (0.89%) Private Cloud
14 7 (0.70%) Cyber Attack
14 7 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
14 7 (0.70%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 819 (81.41%) Windows
2 558 (55.47%) Windows Server
3 451 (44.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 419 (41.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 343 (34.10%) Linux
6 161 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 126 (12.52%) Windows 7
8 125 (12.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 85 (8.45%) Windows 10
10 79 (7.85%) Unix
11 60 (5.96%) CentOS
12 56 (5.57%) Ubuntu
13 33 (3.28%) Solaris
14 30 (2.98%) Windows XP
15 17 (1.69%) Mac OS X
16 15 (1.49%) Windows 8
17 11 (1.09%) Windows 2000
18 10 (0.99%) SUSE
18 10 (0.99%) VMS
19 8 (0.80%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (24.55%) ITIL
2 102 (10.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 96 (9.54%) High Availability
4 95 (9.44%) Project Management
5 85 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
6 76 (7.55%) Service Management
7 70 (6.96%) DevOps
8 66 (6.56%) Migration
9 63 (6.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 59 (5.86%) Load Balancing
11 54 (5.37%) Information Security
11 54 (5.37%) ITIL V3
11 54 (5.37%) Kalman Filter
12 52 (5.17%) Mentoring
13 49 (4.87%) Business Continuity
13 49 (4.87%) Change Management
14 47 (4.67%) Root Cause Analysis
14 47 (4.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
15 46 (4.57%) Open Source
16 42 (4.17%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 230 (22.86%) PowerShell
2 218 (21.67%) SQL
3 77 (7.65%) Bash Shell
4 69 (6.86%) Perl
5 53 (5.27%) Python
6 47 (4.67%) C
7 29 (2.88%) VBScript
8 21 (2.09%) Java
9 15 (1.49%) VB
10 11 (1.09%) PHP
11 8 (0.80%) AWK
11 8 (0.80%) Korn
11 8 (0.80%) sed
12 7 (0.70%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.50%) C#
13 5 (0.50%) C++
14 4 (0.40%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.30%) Ruby
16 1 (0.099%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 145 (14.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 106 (10.54%) MCSE
3 104 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
4 95 (9.44%) Degree
5 79 (7.85%) CCNA
6 68 (6.76%) CCNP
7 64 (6.36%) MCSA
7 64 (6.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 49 (4.87%) Security Cleared
9 47 (4.67%) MCP
10 34 (3.38%) SC Cleared
11 28 (2.78%) DV Cleared
11 28 (2.78%) MCITP
12 24 (2.39%) Citrix Certification
12 24 (2.39%) RHCE
13 21 (2.09%) Master's Degree
14 18 (1.79%) CISSP
14 18 (1.79%) HND
15 17 (1.69%) CCA
15 17 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (6.66%) SLA
2 35 (3.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (1.99%) PCI DSS
4 14 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 11 (1.09%) 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
1 640 (63.62%) Active Directory
2 613 (60.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 220 (21.87%) Hyper-V
4 178 (17.69%) vSphere
5 107 (10.64%) XenApp
6 96 (9.54%) XenDesktop
7 52 (5.17%) NFS
8 49 (4.87%) VMware Workstation
9 36 (3.58%) Virtual Machines
10 33 (3.28%) Terminal Services
11 30 (2.98%) XenServer
12 27 (2.68%) DFS Replication
13 21 (2.09%) Microsoft App-V
14 20 (1.99%) VMware Server
15 18 (1.79%) vCloud
16 16 (1.59%) Docker
16 16 (1.59%) Virtual Desktop
17 15 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
18 13 (1.29%) VirtualBox
19 12 (1.19%) KVM
Systems Management
1 178 (17.69%) SCCM
2 156 (15.51%) vCenter Server
3 100 (9.94%) Puppet
3 100 (9.94%) SCOM
4 75 (7.46%) WSUS
5 60 (5.96%) Ansible
5 60 (5.96%) Backup Exec
6 59 (5.86%) Microsoft Clustering
7 55 (5.47%) Opscode Chef
8 52 (5.17%) Nagios
9 31 (3.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 30 (2.98%) vMotion
11 28 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
12 26 (2.58%) NetBackup
13 20 (1.99%) Failover Clustering
14 16 (1.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 15 (1.49%) OpenView
16 13 (1.29%) DameWare
16 13 (1.29%) Perfmon
17 12 (1.19%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 973 (96.72%) VMware
2 516 (51.29%) Microsoft
3 344 (34.19%) Cisco
4 229 (22.76%) Citrix
5 184 (18.29%) HP
6 135 (13.42%) NetApp
7 114 (11.33%) Red Hat
8 86 (8.55%) Symantec
9 66 (6.56%) Oracle
10 60 (5.96%) EMC
11 48 (4.77%) CheckPoint
11 48 (4.77%) Dell
12 47 (4.67%) Juniper
12 47 (4.67%) Veeam
13 45 (4.47%) F5
14 34 (3.38%) IBM
15 31 (3.08%) Palo Alto
16 30 (2.98%) Google
17 24 (2.39%) Brocade
18 23 (2.29%) Riverbed
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £35k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 35k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: Additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Corriculo
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum 7% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits + On-Call
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension & Onsite gym
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum benefits and technical training
Posted: 5 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
The Original Factory Shop tofs
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competive Salary with excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + on call allowance & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Car + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
East Sussex
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago