The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank - 30 37
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast - 0.80% 0.66%
As % of the System Software category - 6.25% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £32,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -40.90%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
VMware ESX
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

System Software Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 0.91% 12.80% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 7
Average salary £26,000 £24,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -21.31%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Belfast region.

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Belfast

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VMware ESX.

1 13 (100.00%) ITIL
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) DNS
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 13 (100.00%) DHCP
1 13 (100.00%) Veritas
1 13 (100.00%) Sophos
1 13 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
1 13 (100.00%) Clustering
1 13 (100.00%) NetBackup
2 12 (92.31%) SC Cleared
2 12 (92.31%) Security Cleared
3 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (61.54%) NAS
3 8 (61.54%) vSphere
3 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (61.54%) ITIL V3
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (61.54%) Backup Exec
3 8 (61.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (61.54%) Symantec
3 8 (61.54%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (61.54%) Citrix
3 8 (61.54%) SAN
3 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VMware ESX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (61.54%) IIS
1 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
1 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2003
1 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2007
1 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) DHCP
1 13 (100.00%) DNS
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) NAS
2 8 (61.54%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Support Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) Clustering
2 6 (46.15%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) ITIL
1 13 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (61.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 8 (61.54%) ITIL V3
3 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
3 2 (15.38%) Compatibility Testing
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) SC Cleared
1 12 (92.31%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (61.54%) vSphere
3 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (100.00%) NetBackup
2 8 (61.54%) Backup Exec
2 8 (61.54%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (38.46%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) Veritas
1 13 (100.00%) Sophos
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) Symantec
2 8 (61.54%) Citrix
3 5 (38.46%) CommVault