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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESXi
UK
Rank 607 557 585
Rank change year-on-year -50 +28  
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 261 427 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.42% 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 2.57% 3.42% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 236 369 332
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 £26,400 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £60,000 £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 10140 12489 13196
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.09% 12.20% 12.56%
Number of salaries quoted 8455 10543 10945
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.40% -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 22 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 22 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 -35 240 £40,000 -6.97% 32
London -5 79 £55,000 +10.00% 7
South East -28 53 £40,000 -11.11% 11
Yorkshire +43 39 £32,500 -13.33% 2
West Yorkshire +37 24 £37,000 +17.46% 1
North West -12 23 £36,500 +14.96% 3
East of England +11 21 £40,000 +40.35% 2
Berkshire -6 21 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Manchester -15 18 £36,500 +17.74% 3
Leeds +31 16 £37,000 +17.46% 1
City of London +30 15 £52,500 -12.50% 3
Surrey +29 15 £38,000 -17.83% 1
Hertfordshire +1 15 £36,000 +17.07% 1
South West +9 14 £40,000 +26.98% 3
Reading +31 13 £50,000 - 2
North Yorkshire +2 10 £21,250 -43.33%
Harrogate -3 10 £21,250 -43.33%
Scotland +22 9 £71,250 +5.55% 2
Hampshire +17 9 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Edinburgh +12 7 £72,500 +7.40%
Watford - 7 £45,000 - 1
Leatherhead +3 6 £35,500 -40.83% 1
West Midlands +21 5 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Wiltshire +21 5 £40,000 -
Hull +3 5 £26,000 -30.66% 1
East Yorkshire -5 5 £26,000 -30.66% 1
Bradford - 5 £37,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £27,000 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £27,000 - 1
North East - 5 £27,000 - 1

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 484 (94.53%) VMware
2 404 (78.91%) Windows
3 321 (62.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 313 (61.13%) Active Directory
5 309 (60.35%) Windows Server
6 248 (48.44%) Microsoft
7 234 (45.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 220 (42.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 199 (38.87%) Cisco
10 196 (38.28%) DNS
11 173 (33.79%) Linux
12 154 (30.08%) MS Exchange
13 143 (27.93%) Firewall
14 136 (26.56%) SQL Server
15 135 (26.37%) Hyper-V
16 134 (26.17%) DHCP
17 128 (25.00%) vSphere
18 119 (23.24%) SAN
19 112 (21.88%) Citrix
20 111 (21.68%) PowerShell
21 110 (21.48%) SQL
22 102 (19.92%) Office 365
22 102 (19.92%) Data Centre
23 100 (19.53%) MS Excel
23 100 (19.53%) HP
24 86 (16.80%) LAN
25 85 (16.60%) Exchange Server 2010
26 83 (16.21%) WAN
27 77 (15.04%) ITIL
27 77 (15.04%) VPN

VMware ESXi
Top Related 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
1 154 (30.08%) MS Exchange
2 85 (16.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 53 (10.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 44 (8.59%) IIS
5 36 (7.03%) SharePoint
6 34 (6.64%) Exchange Server 2007
7 28 (5.47%) Skype for Business
8 24 (4.69%) Apache
9 17 (3.32%) Tomcat
10 15 (2.93%) Elasticsearch
10 15 (2.93%) OpenStack
11 13 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2003
12 10 (1.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.59%) JBoss
14 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.39%) ArcGIS
15 2 (0.39%) GroupWise
16 1 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 100 (19.53%) MS Excel
2 52 (10.16%) MS Office
3 2 (0.39%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (2.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 102 (19.92%) Office 365
2 76 (14.84%) Amazon AWS
3 73 (14.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (2.54%) Mimecast
5 10 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (1.76%) SaaS
7 6 (1.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (1.17%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.59%) PaaS
10 2 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.20%) G Suite
11 1 (0.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 196 (38.28%) DNS
2 143 (27.93%) Firewall
3 134 (26.17%) DHCP
4 119 (23.24%) SAN
5 86 (16.80%) LAN
6 83 (16.21%) WAN
7 77 (15.04%) VPN
8 61 (11.91%) TCP/IP
9 43 (8.40%) VLAN
10 41 (8.01%) VoIP
11 28 (5.47%) Cisco ASA
12 26 (5.08%) NAS
13 20 (3.91%) Fibre Channel
14 18 (3.52%) Internet
15 17 (3.32%) iSCSI
16 16 (3.13%) LDAP
16 16 (3.13%) Wireless
17 14 (2.73%) NetScaler
18 13 (2.54%) SNMP
18 13 (2.54%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (26.56%) SQL Server
2 43 (8.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 33 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 32 (6.25%) MySQL
5 14 (2.73%) Amazon RDS
6 13 (2.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (2.54%) SQL Server 2014
7 11 (2.15%) MongoDB
8 10 (1.95%) NoSQL
9 9 (1.76%) Redis
10 6 (1.17%) Amazon Redshift
10 6 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.98%) MariaDB
11 5 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (0.78%) Relational Database
12 4 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.78%) SQLite
13 2 (0.39%) Geospatial Data
13 2 (0.39%) GIS
13 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (1.76%) Git (software)
1 9 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (1.56%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.17%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.59%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.39%) JIRA
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.39%) Subversion
6 1 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 61 (11.91%) Finance
2 27 (5.27%) Manufacturing
3 24 (4.69%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.91%) Marketing
5 17 (3.32%) Advertising
6 16 (3.13%) Electronics
7 15 (2.93%) Retail
8 11 (2.15%) Games
9 10 (1.95%) Legal
10 9 (1.76%) Banking
11 8 (1.56%) Publishing
12 6 (1.17%) Law
13 2 (0.39%) Back Office
13 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.20%) Front Office
14 1 (0.20%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 137 (26.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 83 (16.21%) VMware Engineer
3 73 (14.26%) Support Engineer
4 63 (12.30%) Windows Engineer
5 61 (11.91%) Administrator
6 53 (10.35%) Analyst
7 49 (9.57%) Systems Administrator
8 44 (8.59%) Support Analyst
9 42 (8.20%) Server Engineer
10 41 (8.01%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 40 (7.81%) 3rd Line Support
12 39 (7.62%) Systems Engineer
13 35 (6.84%) IT Support
14 34 (6.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 30 (5.86%) Network Engineer
16 28 (5.47%) Infrastructure Support
16 28 (5.47%) IT Engineer
16 28 (5.47%) Technical Support
17 26 (5.08%) Cisco Engineer
18 25 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.32%) Web Services
2 14 (2.73%) LAMP
3 7 (1.37%) Middleware
4 6 (1.17%) FFmpeg
5 5 (0.98%) EDI
5 5 (0.98%) Flash
6 4 (0.78%) HTML
7 3 (0.59%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.39%) .NET
8 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.39%) Sensu
8 2 (0.39%) 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
9 1 (0.20%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 102 (19.92%) Data Centre
2 56 (10.94%) Clustering
3 26 (5.08%) Replication
4 21 (4.10%) PKI
5 17 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (2.54%) Driving Licence
6 13 (2.54%) EMC VNX
7 11 (2.15%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.15%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 10 (1.95%) Blackberry
9 9 (1.76%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.76%) Linux Command Line
10 8 (1.56%) Digital Media
10 8 (1.56%) HP Storage
11 7 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.17%) Video on Demand
13 4 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (0.78%) IPTV
13 4 (0.78%) Over-the-Top Content
13 4 (0.78%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 404 (78.91%) Windows
2 309 (60.35%) Windows Server
3 234 (45.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 220 (42.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 173 (33.79%) Linux
6 64 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 60 (11.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 52 (10.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 35 (6.84%) Ubuntu
10 31 (6.05%) Windows 10
11 25 (4.88%) CentOS
12 23 (4.49%) Windows 8
13 21 (4.10%) Mac OS X
14 20 (3.91%) Unix
15 17 (3.32%) Windows 2000
16 15 (2.93%) Solaris
17 13 (2.54%) Windows XP
18 12 (2.34%) Debian
19 11 (2.15%) VMS
19 11 (2.15%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (15.04%) ITIL
2 47 (9.18%) Migration
3 33 (6.45%) Server Building
4 29 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (5.66%) DevOps
5 24 (4.69%) ITIL V3
6 23 (4.49%) Open Source
7 22 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (4.10%) Information Security
9 19 (3.71%) Change Management
10 17 (3.32%) Disaster Recovery
10 17 (3.32%) High Availability
10 17 (3.32%) Load Balancing
11 16 (3.13%) Desktop Virtualisation
11 16 (3.13%) Network Load Balancing
12 15 (2.93%) Security Patching
12 15 (2.93%) Service Management
13 14 (2.73%) Business Continuity
13 14 (2.73%) Configuration Management
13 14 (2.73%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 111 (21.68%) PowerShell
2 110 (21.48%) SQL
3 37 (7.23%) Bash Shell
4 28 (5.47%) Perl
5 24 (4.69%) Python
6 9 (1.76%) PHP
6 9 (1.76%) VB
7 8 (1.56%) C
7 8 (1.56%) Shell Script
8 5 (0.98%) Ruby
9 3 (0.59%) Java
9 3 (0.59%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.39%) C#
10 2 (0.39%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.20%) C++
11 1 (0.20%) Tcl
11 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 62 (12.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (10.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 54 (10.55%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (8.20%) CCNA
5 39 (7.62%) MCSE
6 35 (6.84%) MCP
6 35 (6.84%) MCSA
6 35 (6.84%) Security Cleared
7 33 (6.45%) SC Cleared
8 29 (5.66%) CCNP
9 24 (4.69%) Degree
10 22 (4.30%) RHCE
11 18 (3.52%) MCITP
12 15 (2.93%) DV Cleared
13 12 (2.34%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (1.17%) CCDP
14 6 (1.17%) HND
14 6 (1.17%) JNCIS
14 6 (1.17%) VCAP
14 6 (1.17%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.45%) SLA
2 12 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.17%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.98%) 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
1 321 (62.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 313 (61.13%) Active Directory
3 135 (26.37%) Hyper-V
4 128 (25.00%) vSphere
5 48 (9.38%) VMware ESX
6 38 (7.42%) XenApp
7 33 (6.45%) XenDesktop
8 23 (4.49%) Virtual Machines
9 20 (3.91%) NFS
10 16 (3.13%) vCloud
11 15 (2.93%) XenServer
12 14 (2.73%) VMware Server
13 12 (2.34%) Terminal Services
13 12 (2.34%) Virtual Desktop
13 12 (2.34%) VMware Workstation
14 11 (2.15%) VirtualBox
15 10 (1.95%) Microsoft App-V
16 9 (1.76%) KVM
17 8 (1.56%) Forefront TMG
17 8 (1.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 73 (14.26%) SCCM
2 62 (12.11%) SCOM
3 43 (8.40%) Puppet
4 33 (6.45%) Backup Exec
5 32 (6.25%) Nagios
6 28 (5.47%) Ansible
6 28 (5.47%) WSUS
7 23 (4.49%) Microsoft Clustering
8 22 (4.30%) Opscode Chef
9 16 (3.13%) NetBackup
10 15 (2.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 13 (2.54%) Cisco CUCM
12 11 (2.15%) vMotion
13 10 (1.95%) OpenView
13 10 (1.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 9 (1.76%) WMI
15 6 (1.17%) Cacti
15 6 (1.17%) Graylog
15 6 (1.17%) vRealize
16 5 (0.98%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 484 (94.53%) VMware
2 248 (48.44%) Microsoft
3 199 (38.87%) Cisco
4 112 (21.88%) Citrix
5 100 (19.53%) HP
6 65 (12.70%) NetApp
7 52 (10.16%) Red Hat
8 45 (8.79%) Veeam
9 34 (6.64%) EMC
10 32 (6.25%) Juniper
10 32 (6.25%) Symantec
11 22 (4.30%) IBM
12 20 (3.91%) Dell
13 16 (3.13%) Veritas
14 14 (2.73%) CheckPoint
15 13 (2.54%) Brocade
15 13 (2.54%) Riverbed
15 13 (2.54%) SAP
16 12 (2.34%) CommVault
17 11 (2.15%) Oracle
Bath, Avon
JM
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
H&R Talent
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Leidos
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
H&R Talent
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dundee
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000 - £38000.00 per annum + Bonus, Laptop, Phone
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000 per annum + Bonus, Paid Certs etc
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + Pension, Bonus etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
greywood
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Spring Technology
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £36000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Watford
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 26 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 26 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 26 days ago