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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 26 14 27
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 1 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 0.66% 2.22% 8.90%
As % of the System Software category 5.88% 25.00% 59.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 13
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +92.30%
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
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
17 4 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 11.26% 8.89% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 19
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +63.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £26,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing VMware ESX 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 Belfast region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) Replication
2 3 (75.00%) Firmware
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) CommVault
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Novell
4 1 (25.00%) EMC Certification
4 1 (25.00%) SAN

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (75.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) NetWare
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Security
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (25.00%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Firmware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (25.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (25.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) CommVault
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Novell
3 1 (25.00%) Sun