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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 21 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 4 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 4.76% 9.87% -
As % of the System Software category 28.57% 55.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 0
Average salary £50,000 £26,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+92.30% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -
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
14 27 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 16.67% 17.76% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 25 4
Average salary £26,500 £26,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.92% -45.26%
UK excluding London average salary £37,722 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% -1.31%

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 29 July 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Nmap
2 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (75.00%) Rapid7
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Ant
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Ant
1 3 (75.00%) Maven
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Development Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Development Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Software Development Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) IT Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) NetWare
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) Open Source
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Workstation
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (25.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Nmap
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
1 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (25.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Rapid7
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Novell