VMware ESXi Jobs with Work from Home Options

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
UK > Work from Home

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for VMware ESXi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VMware ESXi over the 6 months to 20 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
20 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 419 514 641
Rank change year-on-year +95 +127 -188
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 158 171 197
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.47% 0.39% 0.30%
As % of the System Software category 3.58% 2.59% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 129 138 157
10th Percentile £35,750 £32,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £47,500 £40,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,000 £50,250 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.46% +0.50% -9.09%
75th Percentile £87,500 £76,316 £63,750
90th Percentile £115,000 £80,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

All System Software Skills
Work from Home

VMware ESXi is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a WFH option and a requirement for system software skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4,415 6,611 12,301
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 13.12% 15.10% 18.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3,530 4,851 7,549
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% -4.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £72,433 £80,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £95,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £57,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% -3.51% +3.64%

VMware ESXi
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing VMware ESXi as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

VMware ESXi trend for jobs with a WFH option

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing VMware ESXi.

VMware ESXi salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

VMware ESXi
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing VMware ESXi over the 6 months to 20 April 2024.

VMware ESXi salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 71 (44.94%) Microsoft Exchange
2 32 (20.25%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.53%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.90%) IIS
5 1 (0.63%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 102 (64.56%) Azure
2 82 (51.90%) Microsoft 365
3 45 (28.48%) Entra ID
4 28 (17.72%) AWS
5 23 (14.56%) IaaS
6 17 (10.76%) PaaS
7 16 (10.13%) Azure DevOps
8 15 (9.49%) SaaS
9 10 (6.33%) Amazon S3
9 10 (6.33%) GCP
10 7 (4.43%) Nutanix
10 7 (4.43%) OneDrive
11 5 (3.16%) OpenShift
12 2 (1.27%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 2 (1.27%) Azure Monitor
12 2 (1.27%) Azure Storage
13 1 (0.63%) Azure Stack
13 1 (0.63%) Cohesity
13 1 (0.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 59 (37.34%) Firewall
2 48 (30.38%) VPN
3 46 (29.11%) DNS
4 34 (21.52%) LAN
5 33 (20.89%) DHCP
6 28 (17.72%) WAN
7 25 (15.82%) Remote Desktop
8 21 (13.29%) TCP/IP
9 20 (12.66%) Internet
9 20 (12.66%) Wi-Fi
10 19 (12.03%) MPLS
10 19 (12.03%) VLAN
11 18 (11.39%) SNMP
12 14 (8.86%) NGFW
13 11 (6.96%) HTTP
14 10 (6.33%) SMTP
14 10 (6.33%) tcpdump
14 10 (6.33%) WLAN
15 9 (5.70%) SAN
16 8 (5.06%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.49%) MySQL
2 10 (6.33%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (6.33%) MongoDB
3 9 (5.70%) SQL Server
4 8 (5.06%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (2.53%) DB2
6 2 (1.27%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (10.76%) JIRA
2 10 (6.33%) Jenkins
General
1 81 (51.27%) Social Skills
2 20 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (9.49%) Telecoms
4 13 (8.23%) Finance
5 8 (5.06%) Public Sector
6 4 (2.53%) Aerospace
6 4 (2.53%) Documentation Skills
6 4 (2.53%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 3 (1.90%) Law
8 2 (1.27%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (0.63%) Advertising
9 1 (0.63%) Legal
9 1 (0.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 48 (30.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 48 (30.38%) Senior
2 32 (20.25%) Support Engineer
3 24 (15.19%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (13.29%) Architect
5 20 (12.66%) Infrastructure Support
5 20 (12.66%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 19 (12.03%) Project Manager
7 17 (10.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 17 (10.76%) IT Engineer
8 16 (10.13%) DevOps Engineer
8 16 (10.13%) Lead
9 14 (8.86%) Citrix Architect
9 14 (8.86%) Cloud Architect
9 14 (8.86%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 14 (8.86%) DevOps Architect
9 14 (8.86%) Senior DevOps
9 14 (8.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 12 (7.59%) Data Centre Project Manager
10 12 (7.59%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.19%) YAML
2 19 (12.03%) JSON
3 16 (10.13%) ARM Templates
4 10 (6.33%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (2.53%) RESTful
5 4 (2.53%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (2.53%) XML
6 2 (1.27%) 802.1X
6 2 (1.27%) ADO
6 2 (1.27%) Lightning Web Components
7 1 (0.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 42 (26.58%) Public Cloud
2 34 (21.52%) Clustering
3 30 (18.99%) Data Centre
4 18 (11.39%) Private Cloud
5 15 (9.49%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (7.59%) PKI
7 8 (5.06%) EFT
8 7 (4.43%) Management Information System
8 7 (4.43%) Replication
9 6 (3.80%) iPad
10 5 (3.16%) Driving Licence
10 5 (3.16%) EMC VNX
11 3 (1.90%) Cloud Native
12 2 (1.27%) NHS
12 2 (1.27%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.63%) Cyber Threat
13 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.63%) IoT
13 1 (0.63%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 98 (62.03%) Windows
2 83 (52.53%) Windows Server
3 32 (20.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (17.72%) Linux
5 18 (11.39%) Windows Server 2016
5 18 (11.39%) Windows Server 2019
6 7 (4.43%) Windows 10
7 4 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.27%) VMS
9 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (30.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 47 (29.75%) Agile
3 34 (21.52%) DevOps
4 33 (20.89%) Continuous Improvement
5 31 (19.62%) Problem-Solving
6 29 (18.35%) CI/CD
7 27 (17.09%) Infrastructure as Code
8 24 (15.19%) Project Management
9 19 (12.03%) PRINCE2
10 18 (11.39%) High Availability
10 18 (11.39%) Resource Management
11 17 (10.76%) ITIL
12 16 (10.13%) Backlog Management
12 16 (10.13%) Information Security
12 16 (10.13%) Migration
12 16 (10.13%) Network Virtualisation
12 16 (10.13%) Performance Management
12 16 (10.13%) Systems Engineering
13 14 (8.86%) Load Balancing
13 14 (8.86%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 68 (43.04%) PowerShell
2 16 (10.13%) Python
3 14 (8.86%) Perl
4 10 (6.33%) Bash
5 9 (5.70%) ActionScript
6 8 (5.06%) VB
7 4 (2.53%) Lua
7 4 (2.53%) Ruby
7 4 (2.53%) Tcl
8 2 (1.27%) Java
9 1 (0.63%) C
9 1 (0.63%) Go
9 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (11.39%) Degree
2 16 (10.13%) APMP
3 15 (9.49%) Security Cleared
4 10 (6.33%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.16%) HND
6 4 (2.53%) CCNA
6 4 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.53%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.53%) RHCA
6 4 (2.53%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (1.27%) HNC
7 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.63%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.63%) MCP
8 1 (0.63%) MCSE
8 1 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.06%) SLA
2 4 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.27%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.27%) PMO
System Software
1 98 (62.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 93 (58.86%) Active Directory
3 42 (26.58%) Hyper-V
4 33 (20.89%) vSphere
5 20 (12.66%) Virtual Desktop
6 17 (10.76%) Docker
7 8 (5.06%) OpenSSH
7 8 (5.06%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (5.06%) XenApp
8 2 (1.27%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.63%) Firmware
9 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 70 (44.30%) vCenter Server
2 28 (17.72%) Microsoft Intune
3 25 (15.82%) Terraform
4 24 (15.19%) WSUS
5 21 (13.29%) SCCM
6 20 (12.66%) Ansible
6 20 (12.66%) Single Sign-On
7 16 (10.13%) Microsoft Clustering
8 15 (9.49%) Nagios
9 14 (8.86%) Puppet
10 12 (7.59%) Grafana
11 10 (6.33%) Graphite
11 10 (6.33%) HAProxy
11 10 (6.33%) PowerCLI
12 8 (5.06%) IBM BigFix
13 7 (4.43%) Kubernetes
14 6 (3.80%) vRealize
15 5 (3.16%) EMC NetWorker
16 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 4 (2.53%) Progress Chef
Vendors
1 139 (87.97%) VMware
2 63 (39.87%) Microsoft
3 53 (33.54%) Cisco
4 49 (31.01%) Citrix
5 22 (13.92%) ServiceNow
6 19 (12.03%) Ruckus Wireless
6 19 (12.03%) Veeam
7 18 (11.39%) Commvault
7 18 (11.39%) Sun
8 12 (7.59%) IBM
9 11 (6.96%) Meraki
10 10 (6.33%) Red Hat
10 10 (6.33%) SolarWinds
11 9 (5.70%) Aruba
11 9 (5.70%) Juniper
12 8 (5.06%) Globalscape
13 7 (4.43%) Dell
13 7 (4.43%) Extreme Networks
13 7 (4.43%) HP
14 5 (3.16%) EMC