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 26 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
UK
3 months to
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 447 378 322
Rank change year-on-year -69 -56  
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 510 768 1069
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.58% 0.78% 1.00%
As % of the System Software category 4.58% 6.21% 8.29%
Number of salaries quoted 440 677 843
Median salary £43,875 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% -3.61%  

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 11136 12371 12901
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.71% 12.59% 12.04%
Number of salaries quoted 9412 10473 10642
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19%  
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 £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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -64 479 £45,000 - 63
London -44 208 £55,000 -2.82% 17
South East -66 78 £43,750 +1.74% 18
Yorkshire +49 60 £37,500 -6.25% 5
West Yorkshire +44 44 £40,250 +5.92% 4
Berkshire -18 38 £55,000 +27.90% 7
South West -22 37 £36,500 +14.96% 5
City of London +11 35 £48,000 -16.52% 6
Leeds +39 33 £47,500 -7.31% 3
North West -11 31 £33,250 -6.33% 4
East of England -32 25 £41,250 -2.94% 4
West Midlands +17 23 £34,500 +15.00% 9
Reading +15 20 £55,000 - 4
East Midlands +8 14 £37,500 +14.50% 1
Bristol -4 14 £42,500 +6.25%
Hertfordshire -19 13 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Birmingham +1 11 £40,000 +33.33%
Cheshire -12 11 £32,500 - 3
Manchester -20 11 £35,000 -1.40%
Surrey -23 11 £36,250 -19.44% 4
Scotland +11 10 £47,500 -7.31% 1
Wiltshire -1 9 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Watford -2 9 £52,500 +31.25% 1
East Yorkshire -5 9 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Hampshire -6 9 £37,500 - 2
Hull -10 9 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Edinburgh +6 8 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Cambridgeshire -5 8 £38,750 +7.63% 2
Coventry - 8 £34,500 - 6
Lancashire - 8 £32,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 923 (97.16%) VMware
2 772 (81.26%) Windows
3 612 (64.42%) Active Directory
4 581 (61.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 547 (57.58%) Windows Server
6 480 (50.53%) Microsoft
7 397 (41.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 389 (40.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 347 (36.53%) DNS
10 338 (35.58%) MS Exchange
11 325 (34.21%) Cisco
12 307 (32.32%) Linux
13 287 (30.21%) Firewall
14 266 (28.00%) SAN
15 237 (24.95%) DHCP
16 233 (24.53%) PowerShell
17 219 (23.05%) ITIL
18 214 (22.53%) Hyper-V
19 212 (22.32%) SQL Server
19 212 (22.32%) Citrix
20 204 (21.47%) Office 365
21 195 (20.53%) SQL
22 192 (20.21%) Data Centre
23 172 (18.11%) vSphere
24 168 (17.68%) SCCM
24 168 (17.68%) HP
25 164 (17.26%) WAN
26 162 (17.05%) Windows Server 2003
27 159 (16.74%) LAN
28 150 (15.79%) 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
1 338 (35.58%) MS Exchange
2 150 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 132 (13.89%) IIS
4 109 (11.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 87 (9.16%) SharePoint
6 55 (5.79%) Skype for Business
7 43 (4.53%) Apache
8 38 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 32 (3.37%) Tomcat
10 19 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
11 15 (1.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 15 (1.58%) OpenStack
12 14 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (0.74%) IBM Domino
15 6 (0.63%) JBoss
15 6 (0.63%) WebSphere
16 5 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
16 5 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
16 5 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 95 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (2.84%) MS Visio
3 20 (2.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.53%) SOLIDWORKS
6 4 (0.42%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.32%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.21%) Magento
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 204 (21.47%) Office 365
2 116 (12.21%) Amazon AWS
3 100 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (3.26%) PaaS
4 31 (3.26%) SaaS
5 17 (1.79%) IaaS
6 15 (1.58%) G Suite
7 11 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 10 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (1.05%) Mimecast
9 9 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.53%) OneDrive
13 4 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.42%) Dropbox
14 3 (0.32%) Amazon S3
15 2 (0.21%) Akamai
15 2 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 347 (36.53%) DNS
2 287 (30.21%) Firewall
3 266 (28.00%) SAN
4 237 (24.95%) DHCP
5 164 (17.26%) WAN
6 159 (16.74%) LAN
7 130 (13.68%) VPN
8 109 (11.47%) TCP/IP
9 74 (7.79%) VLAN
10 68 (7.16%) VoIP
11 60 (6.32%) Wireless
12 53 (5.58%) NAS
13 46 (4.84%) LDAP
14 44 (4.63%) Cisco ASA
15 40 (4.21%) iSCSI
16 39 (4.11%) Remote Desktop
17 37 (3.89%) MPLS
18 36 (3.79%) Network Security
19 33 (3.47%) SSL
20 31 (3.26%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (22.32%) SQL Server
2 57 (6.00%) MySQL
3 51 (5.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 43 (4.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 39 (4.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 31 (3.26%) MongoDB
7 21 (2.21%) NoSQL
8 19 (2.00%) Oracle Database
9 13 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (1.37%) Redis
10 12 (1.26%) SQL Server 2000
11 11 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
11 11 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
12 7 (0.74%) MariaDB
12 7 (0.74%) Relational Database
13 6 (0.63%) Oracle Exadata
13 6 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (0.63%) RDBMS
13 6 (0.63%) SQLite
14 4 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (3.05%) Git (software)
2 13 (1.37%) Jenkins
3 10 (1.05%) Vagrant
4 9 (0.95%) MSI
5 7 (0.74%) JIRA
5 7 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.42%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.32%) LoadRunner
7 3 (0.32%) Mercurial
7 3 (0.32%) Redmine
7 3 (0.32%) WebLOAD
8 2 (0.21%) AQtime
8 2 (0.21%) Fiddler
8 2 (0.21%) Subversion
9 1 (0.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 140 (14.74%) Finance
2 43 (4.53%) Telecoms
3 31 (3.26%) Law
3 31 (3.26%) Retail
4 27 (2.84%) Games
4 27 (2.84%) Legal
5 25 (2.63%) Manufacturing
6 20 (2.11%) Banking
7 13 (1.37%) Advertising
8 12 (1.26%) Electronics
9 11 (1.16%) Marketing
10 8 (0.84%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.42%) Back Office
12 3 (0.32%) Front Office
12 3 (0.32%) Publishing
13 2 (0.21%) Automotive
13 2 (0.21%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.11%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 259 (27.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 149 (15.68%) VMware Engineer
3 138 (14.53%) Support Engineer
4 134 (14.11%) Windows Engineer
5 95 (10.00%) Server Engineer
6 93 (9.79%) Analyst
7 71 (7.47%) Administrator
8 70 (7.37%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 70 (7.37%) Windows Server Engineer
9 67 (7.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 64 (6.74%) Architect
10 64 (6.74%) Infrastructure Support
11 59 (6.21%) Systems Administrator
11 59 (6.21%) Windows Support Engineer
12 58 (6.11%) Systems Engineer
13 56 (5.89%) IT Support
14 52 (5.47%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 50 (5.26%) Active Directory Engineer
15 50 (5.26%) IT Engineer
15 50 (5.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (5.05%) Software Packaging
2 35 (3.68%) Web Services
3 22 (2.32%) LAMP
4 16 (1.68%) .NET
5 13 (1.37%) Middleware
6 8 (0.84%) FIX Protocol
6 8 (0.84%) XMPP
7 7 (0.74%) XML
8 5 (0.53%) CGI
8 5 (0.53%) FFmpeg
8 5 (0.53%) MAPI
8 5 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (0.42%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.42%) HTML
10 3 (0.32%) Node.js
11 2 (0.21%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.21%) CSS
11 2 (0.21%) Windows Identity Foundation
11 2 (0.21%) XSLT
12 1 (0.11%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 192 (20.21%) Data Centre
2 89 (9.37%) Clustering
3 51 (5.37%) Replication
4 34 (3.58%) Management Information System
5 31 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (2.74%) Computer Science
7 25 (2.63%) Hedge funds
8 18 (1.89%) Blackberry
8 18 (1.89%) EMC VNX
9 17 (1.79%) PKI
10 15 (1.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 12 (1.26%) HP Storage
12 11 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
13 10 (1.05%) EPoS
13 10 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
13 10 (1.05%) VxBlock/Vblock
14 9 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
14 9 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
15 8 (0.84%) Driving Licence
15 8 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 772 (81.26%) Windows
2 547 (57.58%) Windows Server
3 397 (41.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 389 (40.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 307 (32.32%) Linux
6 162 (17.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 132 (13.89%) Windows 7
8 103 (10.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 83 (8.74%) Windows 10
10 78 (8.21%) Unix
11 47 (4.95%) CentOS
11 47 (4.95%) Ubuntu
12 44 (4.63%) Solaris
13 30 (3.16%) Windows XP
14 21 (2.21%) Windows 8
15 18 (1.89%) Mac OS X
16 15 (1.58%) Windows 2000
17 14 (1.47%) VMS
18 11 (1.16%) Debian
18 11 (1.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (23.05%) ITIL
2 95 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 88 (9.26%) High Availability
4 84 (8.84%) Project Management
5 72 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
6 70 (7.37%) Migration
7 65 (6.84%) Service Management
8 61 (6.42%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 56 (5.89%) DevOps
10 54 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement
10 54 (5.68%) Information Security
11 49 (5.16%) ITIL V3
12 48 (5.05%) Change Management
13 47 (4.95%) Server Building
14 46 (4.84%) Kalman Filter
14 46 (4.84%) Load Balancing
15 45 (4.74%) Problem Management
15 45 (4.74%) Task Automation
16 42 (4.42%) Time Management
17 41 (4.32%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 233 (24.53%) PowerShell
2 195 (20.53%) SQL
3 66 (6.95%) Perl
4 61 (6.42%) Bash Shell
5 45 (4.74%) Python
6 42 (4.42%) C
7 28 (2.95%) VBScript
8 20 (2.11%) Java
9 17 (1.79%) VB
10 10 (1.05%) PHP
10 10 (1.05%) Shell Script
11 8 (0.84%) C++
12 5 (0.53%) AWK
12 5 (0.53%) C#
12 5 (0.53%) Korn
12 5 (0.53%) sed
13 3 (0.32%) Ruby
13 3 (0.32%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 125 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 107 (11.26%) Degree
3 99 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
4 93 (9.79%) MCSE
5 74 (7.79%) CCNA
6 65 (6.84%) CCNP
7 61 (6.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 46 (4.84%) MCSA
8 46 (4.84%) Security Cleared
9 40 (4.21%) MCP
10 36 (3.79%) SC Cleared
11 28 (2.95%) RHCE
12 26 (2.74%) Master's Degree
12 26 (2.74%) MCITP
13 25 (2.63%) DV Cleared
14 24 (2.53%) Citrix Certification
15 17 (1.79%) CCA
15 17 (1.79%) HND
16 12 (1.26%) CISSP
16 12 (1.26%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (6.21%) SLA
2 24 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (2.11%) PCI DSS
4 14 (1.47%) QA
5 5 (0.53%) ISO 15288
5 5 (0.53%) ISO22301
6 4 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.21%) PMO
8 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.11%) EMIR
8 1 (0.11%) GCP
8 1 (0.11%) GMP
8 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.11%) MiFID
System Software
1 612 (64.42%) Active Directory
2 581 (61.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 214 (22.53%) Hyper-V
4 172 (18.11%) vSphere
5 90 (9.47%) XenDesktop
6 89 (9.37%) XenApp
7 58 (6.11%) VMware Workstation
8 45 (4.74%) Virtual Machines
9 37 (3.89%) NFS
10 29 (3.05%) Terminal Services
10 29 (3.05%) XenServer
11 21 (2.21%) DFS Replication
12 20 (2.11%) vCloud
13 18 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
13 18 (1.89%) VMware Server
14 17 (1.79%) Virtual Desktop
15 16 (1.68%) Virtual Servers
16 12 (1.26%) VirtualBox
17 11 (1.16%) Docker
17 11 (1.16%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 168 (17.68%) SCCM
2 143 (15.05%) vCenter Server
3 94 (9.89%) SCOM
4 83 (8.74%) Puppet
5 61 (6.42%) WSUS
6 56 (5.89%) Microsoft Clustering
7 54 (5.68%) Backup Exec
8 48 (5.05%) Nagios
9 47 (4.95%) Ansible
10 46 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
11 26 (2.74%) NetBackup
11 26 (2.74%) Norton AntiVirus
11 26 (2.74%) vMotion
12 20 (2.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 18 (1.89%) Failover Clustering
14 17 (1.79%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 15 (1.58%) OpenView
16 14 (1.47%) Cisco CUCM
16 14 (1.47%) Perfmon
17 12 (1.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 923 (97.16%) VMware
2 480 (50.53%) Microsoft
3 325 (34.21%) Cisco
4 212 (22.32%) Citrix
5 168 (17.68%) HP
6 108 (11.37%) NetApp
7 95 (10.00%) Red Hat
8 65 (6.84%) Symantec
9 64 (6.74%) Oracle
10 48 (5.05%) EMC
11 45 (4.74%) Veeam
12 42 (4.42%) CheckPoint
12 42 (4.42%) Juniper
13 38 (4.00%) Dell
13 38 (4.00%) F5
14 35 (3.68%) Palo Alto
15 26 (2.74%) IBM
16 25 (2.63%) Brocade
17 23 (2.42%) Google
18 21 (2.21%) Apple
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £53000.00 per annum + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 20 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: Additional benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000- 45000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: up to £36,500 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 40000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £175 to £200 per day circa 200 per day depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 30000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Pudsey, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Matt Burton Associates Ltd
Salary: £39,489 - 59,235 per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competive Salary with excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £60k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Matt Burton Associates Ltd
Salary: £39,489 - 59,235 per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago