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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 588 541 583
Rank change year-on-year -47 +42  
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 269 454 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.43% 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 2.61% 3.54% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 240 392 337
Median salary £40,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.97% +7.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +8.10%  

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 10313 12839 13478
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.06% 12.28% 12.52%
Number of salaries quoted 8611 10851 11153
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -68 248 £40,000 -6.97% 24
London -19 82 £55,000 +10.00% 11
South East -32 52 £40,000 -8.04% 5
Yorkshire +39 38 £32,500 -13.33% 2
East of England +20 24 £40,000 +40.35%
West Yorkshire +27 22 £37,500 +19.04% 1
North West -4 22 £36,500 +14.96% 5
Berkshire -4 21 £42,500 -8.60% 2
South West +30 19 £40,000 +63.26% 1
Manchester -13 17 £36,500 +17.74% 4
Hertfordshire +1 16 £36,000 +14.28%
City of London +21 15 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Leeds +26 14 £37,250 +18.25% 1
Reading +32 13 £50,000 - 2
Surrey +20 13 £38,000 -15.55% 2
Scotland +23 10 £71,250 +5.55% 2
North Yorkshire +5 10 £21,250 -43.33%
Harrogate +2 10 £21,250 -43.33%
Hampshire +13 9 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Edinburgh +9 8 £72,500 +7.40%
Watford - 7 £45,000 -
East Yorkshire -3 6 £26,000 -30.66% 1
Hull -3 6 £26,000 -30.66% 1
Bristol - 6 £42,500 -
West Midlands +20 5 £50,000 +28.20%
Wiltshire +20 5 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire +9 5 £31,000 -9.48%
Essex +8 5 £45,000 +119.51%
High Wycombe +6 5 £31,000 -34.73%
Leatherhead -3 5 £35,000 -41.66% 1

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 481 (95.06%) VMware
2 401 (79.25%) Windows
3 319 (63.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 309 (61.07%) Active Directory
5 306 (60.47%) Windows Server
6 246 (48.62%) Microsoft
7 228 (45.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 215 (42.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 198 (39.13%) DNS
10 191 (37.75%) Cisco
11 170 (33.60%) Linux
12 150 (29.64%) MS Exchange
13 140 (27.67%) Firewall
14 137 (27.08%) Hyper-V
15 136 (26.88%) DHCP
16 135 (26.68%) SQL Server
17 122 (24.11%) vSphere
18 112 (22.13%) SAN
19 110 (21.74%) PowerShell
20 109 (21.54%) Citrix
21 107 (21.15%) SQL
22 104 (20.55%) Office 365
23 99 (19.57%) MS Excel
24 94 (18.58%) Data Centre
25 93 (18.38%) HP
26 86 (17.00%) LAN
27 83 (16.40%) WAN
28 81 (16.01%) Exchange Server 2010
29 78 (15.42%) Amazon AWS
30 77 (15.22%) VPN

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
1 150 (29.64%) MS Exchange
2 81 (16.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (9.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 43 (8.50%) IIS
5 37 (7.31%) SharePoint
6 31 (6.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 27 (5.34%) Skype for Business
8 25 (4.94%) Apache
9 17 (3.36%) Tomcat
10 15 (2.96%) Elasticsearch
11 14 (2.77%) OpenStack
12 13 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2003
13 10 (1.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (0.59%) JBoss
15 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
16 2 (0.40%) ArcGIS
16 2 (0.40%) GroupWise
17 1 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 99 (19.57%) MS Excel
2 53 (10.47%) MS Office
3 2 (0.40%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.40%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (2.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 104 (20.55%) Office 365
2 78 (15.42%) Amazon AWS
3 75 (14.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (2.77%) Mimecast
5 10 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (1.58%) SaaS
7 6 (1.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (1.19%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.40%) PaaS
11 1 (0.20%) G Suite
11 1 (0.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 198 (39.13%) DNS
2 140 (27.67%) Firewall
3 136 (26.88%) DHCP
4 112 (22.13%) SAN
5 86 (17.00%) LAN
6 83 (16.40%) WAN
7 77 (15.22%) VPN
8 59 (11.66%) TCP/IP
9 45 (8.89%) VLAN
10 44 (8.70%) VoIP
11 30 (5.93%) Cisco ASA
12 25 (4.94%) NAS
13 19 (3.75%) Fibre Channel
14 18 (3.56%) Internet
15 17 (3.36%) LDAP
16 16 (3.16%) iSCSI
16 16 (3.16%) Wireless
17 15 (2.96%) HTTP
18 14 (2.77%) NetScaler
19 13 (2.57%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (26.68%) SQL Server
2 45 (8.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 33 (6.52%) MySQL
4 31 (6.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (2.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (2.57%) Amazon RDS
6 13 (2.57%) SQL Server 2014
7 11 (2.17%) MongoDB
8 10 (1.98%) NoSQL
9 9 (1.78%) Redis
10 6 (1.19%) Amazon Redshift
10 6 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (0.99%) MariaDB
12 4 (0.79%) Relational Database
12 4 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.79%) SQLite
13 2 (0.40%) Geospatial Data
13 2 (0.40%) GIS
13 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (1.78%) Git (software)
1 9 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (1.58%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.19%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.59%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.40%) JIRA
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.40%) Subversion
6 1 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 60 (11.86%) Finance
2 28 (5.53%) Manufacturing
3 25 (4.94%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.95%) Advertising
4 20 (3.95%) Marketing
5 17 (3.36%) Electronics
6 13 (2.57%) Retail
7 11 (2.17%) Games
8 9 (1.78%) Banking
8 9 (1.78%) Legal
9 7 (1.38%) Publishing
10 6 (1.19%) Law
11 2 (0.40%) Back Office
11 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.20%) Front Office
12 1 (0.20%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 134 (26.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 81 (16.01%) VMware Engineer
3 74 (14.62%) Support Engineer
4 64 (12.65%) Windows Engineer
5 59 (11.66%) Administrator
6 52 (10.28%) Analyst
7 47 (9.29%) Systems Administrator
8 42 (8.30%) Server Engineer
8 42 (8.30%) Support Analyst
9 41 (8.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 41 (8.10%) 3rd Line Support
10 37 (7.31%) IT Support
11 35 (6.92%) Systems Engineer
12 32 (6.32%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 30 (5.93%) IT Engineer
14 29 (5.73%) Network Engineer
15 28 (5.53%) Technical Support
16 26 (5.14%) Cisco Engineer
16 26 (5.14%) Infrastructure Support
17 24 (4.74%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.56%) Web Services
2 15 (2.96%) LAMP
3 7 (1.38%) Middleware
4 6 (1.19%) FFmpeg
5 5 (0.99%) EDI
6 4 (0.79%) HTML
7 3 (0.59%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (0.59%) Flash
7 3 (0.59%) XMPP
8 2 (0.40%) .NET
8 2 (0.40%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.40%) Sensu
8 2 (0.40%) Windows Identity Foundation
9 1 (0.20%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.20%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (0.20%) libvirt
9 1 (0.20%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 94 (18.58%) Data Centre
2 54 (10.67%) Clustering
3 26 (5.14%) Replication
4 21 (4.15%) PKI
5 16 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (2.57%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.17%) Driving Licence
8 10 (1.98%) Blackberry
8 10 (1.98%) Computer Science
8 10 (1.98%) EMC VNX
8 10 (1.98%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 9 (1.78%) Linux Command Line
10 8 (1.58%) Digital Media
11 7 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.38%) HP Storage
12 6 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (1.19%) Private Cloud
12 6 (1.19%) Video on Demand
13 5 (0.99%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 401 (79.25%) Windows
2 306 (60.47%) Windows Server
3 228 (45.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 215 (42.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 170 (33.60%) Linux
6 61 (12.06%) Windows 7
6 61 (12.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 52 (10.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 35 (6.92%) Ubuntu
9 31 (6.13%) Windows 10
10 25 (4.94%) CentOS
11 20 (3.95%) Mac OS X
11 20 (3.95%) Windows 8
12 18 (3.56%) Unix
13 16 (3.16%) Windows 2000
14 15 (2.96%) Solaris
15 14 (2.77%) Windows XP
16 12 (2.37%) Debian
17 10 (1.98%) VMS
17 10 (1.98%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (14.82%) ITIL
2 46 (9.09%) Migration
3 32 (6.32%) Server Building
4 29 (5.73%) DevOps
5 28 (5.53%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (4.55%) Open Source
7 22 (4.35%) ITIL V3
8 21 (4.15%) Information Security
9 18 (3.56%) Change Management
9 18 (3.56%) Load Balancing
10 16 (3.16%) High Availability
10 16 (3.16%) Network Load Balancing
10 16 (3.16%) Service Management
11 15 (2.96%) Desktop Virtualisation
11 15 (2.96%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (2.96%) Network Management
11 15 (2.96%) Security Patching
12 14 (2.77%) Digital Marketing
12 14 (2.77%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 110 (21.74%) PowerShell
2 107 (21.15%) SQL
3 38 (7.51%) Bash Shell
4 28 (5.53%) Perl
5 25 (4.94%) Python
6 11 (2.17%) C
7 9 (1.78%) PHP
7 9 (1.78%) VB
8 8 (1.58%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.99%) Ruby
10 3 (0.59%) Java
10 3 (0.59%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.40%) C#
11 2 (0.40%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 55 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (10.67%) Cisco Certification
3 53 (10.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 41 (8.10%) CCNA
5 38 (7.51%) MCSE
6 36 (7.11%) Security Cleared
7 35 (6.92%) MCP
8 34 (6.72%) SC Cleared
9 31 (6.13%) CCNP
10 30 (5.93%) MCSA
11 24 (4.74%) Degree
12 22 (4.35%) RHCE
13 17 (3.36%) MCITP
14 15 (2.96%) DV Cleared
15 12 (2.37%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
16 8 (1.58%) HND
17 7 (1.38%) JNCIS
18 6 (1.19%) CCDP
18 6 (1.19%) GNVQ
18 6 (1.19%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.32%) SLA
2 12 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.19%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.99%) QA
5 3 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.20%) EMIR
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.20%) MiFID
6 1 (0.20%) PMO
6 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 319 (63.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 309 (61.07%) Active Directory
3 137 (27.08%) Hyper-V
4 122 (24.11%) vSphere
5 49 (9.68%) VMware ESX
6 37 (7.31%) XenApp
7 33 (6.52%) XenDesktop
8 25 (4.94%) Virtual Machines
9 19 (3.75%) NFS
10 17 (3.36%) vCloud
11 15 (2.96%) XenServer
12 13 (2.57%) VMware Server
12 13 (2.57%) VMware Workstation
13 12 (2.37%) Terminal Services
14 11 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
14 11 (2.17%) Virtual Desktop
14 11 (2.17%) VirtualBox
15 8 (1.58%) Forefront TMG
15 8 (1.58%) KVM
15 8 (1.58%) UAG
Systems Management
1 76 (15.02%) SCCM
2 65 (12.85%) SCOM
3 44 (8.70%) Puppet
4 32 (6.32%) Backup Exec
5 31 (6.13%) Nagios
6 28 (5.53%) Ansible
7 27 (5.34%) WSUS
8 22 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
8 22 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
9 16 (3.16%) NetBackup
10 14 (2.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 12 (2.37%) Cisco CUCM
12 10 (1.98%) OpenView
12 10 (1.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 10 (1.98%) vMotion
13 9 (1.78%) WMI
14 6 (1.19%) Cacti
14 6 (1.19%) DameWare
14 6 (1.19%) HP Data Protector
14 6 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 481 (95.06%) VMware
2 246 (48.62%) Microsoft
3 191 (37.75%) Cisco
4 109 (21.54%) Citrix
5 93 (18.38%) HP
6 61 (12.06%) NetApp
7 53 (10.47%) Red Hat
8 46 (9.09%) Veeam
9 32 (6.32%) Juniper
9 32 (6.32%) Symantec
10 31 (6.13%) EMC
11 20 (3.95%) Dell
12 19 (3.75%) IBM
13 16 (3.16%) Veritas
14 14 (2.77%) SAP
15 13 (2.57%) Brocade
15 13 (2.57%) CheckPoint
15 13 (2.57%) Riverbed
16 12 (2.37%) F5
16 12 (2.37%) Oracle
City, London
H&R Talent
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Henderson Scott
Posted: 10 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + 10% bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cornwall
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus ect
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £375 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Pension, Private Health, Life Insurance
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
greywood
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 5 days ago
Dundee
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago