The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 51 39
Rank change year-on-year -4 -12  
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 12 6 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.18% 1.22% 6.12%
As % of the System Software category 13.79% 12.24% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 6
Median salary £35,000 £22,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +59.09% -61.73%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  

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 advertised in Watford with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 87 49 88
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 15.79% 10.00% 16.33%
Number of salaries quoted 67 38 43
Median salary £42,000 £38,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -14.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £22,500 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.29% +2.66%  

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for VMware ESXi in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 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 across the Watford region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 22 (100.00%) Windows
1 22 (100.00%) DHCP
1 22 (100.00%) DNS
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 22 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
1 22 (100.00%) Office 365
2 21 (95.45%) Skype for Business
2 21 (95.45%) Windows Server
2 21 (95.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (95.45%) ITIL
2 21 (95.45%) VPN
2 21 (95.45%) Linux
3 19 (86.36%) Firewall
4 18 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (77.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (77.27%) Mentoring
5 17 (77.27%) Remote Desktop
5 17 (77.27%) Terminal Services
6 16 (72.73%) Data Centre
7 15 (68.18%) PaaS
7 15 (68.18%) Coaching
7 15 (68.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (68.18%) MPLS
7 15 (68.18%) Microsoft Office
7 15 (68.18%) E-Commerce
7 15 (68.18%) MS Exchange
7 15 (68.18%) ISDN
7 15 (68.18%) LAN

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 21 (95.45%) Skype for Business
2 15 (68.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 22 (100.00%) Office 365
2 15 (68.18%) PaaS
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (18.18%) Mimecast
4 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (100.00%) DHCP
1 22 (100.00%) DNS
2 21 (95.45%) VPN
3 19 (86.36%) Firewall
4 17 (77.27%) Remote Desktop
5 15 (68.18%) ISDN
5 15 (68.18%) LAN
5 15 (68.18%) MPLS
5 15 (68.18%) PBX
5 15 (68.18%) VLAN
5 15 (68.18%) VoIP
5 15 (68.18%) WAN
6 14 (63.64%) Skype
7 4 (18.18%) SAN
7 4 (18.18%) Unified Communications
8 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
9 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon RDS
General
1 15 (68.18%) Retail
2 11 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) 3rd Line Support
2 16 (72.73%) Active Directory Support
3 15 (68.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 15 (68.18%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 15 (68.18%) Infrastructure Support
3 15 (68.18%) Office 365 Engineer
3 15 (68.18%) Support Engineer
4 14 (63.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 14 (63.64%) Active Directory Engineer
4 14 (63.64%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 11 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 5 (22.73%) Exchange Support
7 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server Engineer
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server Support
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (72.73%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (95.45%) Linux
2 21 (95.45%) Windows Server
3 18 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (77.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (68.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (22.73%) Mac OS X
7 2 (9.09%) Mac OS
8 1 (4.55%) Android
8 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
8 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) ITIL
2 17 (77.27%) Mentoring
3 15 (68.18%) Coaching
3 15 (68.18%) E-Commerce
4 4 (18.18%) Business Continuity
4 4 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (18.18%) Mathematics
4 4 (18.18%) Web Filtering
5 2 (9.09%) Information Security
5 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) A+ Certification
2 1 (4.55%) CCNA
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) MCSA
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 22 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (95.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (77.27%) Terminal Services
4 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
5 2 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (9.09%) vSphere
6 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) WSUS
2 4 (18.18%) Backup Exec
3 2 (9.09%) SCCM
3 2 (9.09%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco
2 5 (22.73%) Citrix
3 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 4 (18.18%) Dell
3 4 (18.18%) HP
3 4 (18.18%) NetApp
3 4 (18.18%) Veeam
4 1 (4.55%) Adobe
4 1 (4.55%) Apple