The first table below looks at the demand for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 104 102 109
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 17 11 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.95% 0.64% 1.30%
As % of the System Software category 8.50% 8.66% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 24
Average salary £34,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
System Software Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
200 127 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.19% 7.44% 9.54%
Number of salaries quoted 159 89 204
Average salary £33,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,325 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
VMware ESX
North West

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Cheshire

VMware ESX
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Cheshire

VMware ESX
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -16 6 £38,250 +3.37% 2
Knutsford - 4 £34,500 -
Chester -8 2 £46,750 -
Runcorn - 1 £32,500 -
VMware ESX
North West

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (80.00%) Windows
3 17 (68.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (52.00%) Citrix
5 13 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (44.00%) ITIL
6 11 (44.00%) Windows 2000
7 10 (40.00%) SAN
7 10 (40.00%) Finance
7 10 (40.00%) Change Management
8 9 (36.00%) MCITP
8 9 (36.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (32.00%) Citrix Certification
9 8 (32.00%) DNS
9 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
9 8 (32.00%) MCTS
10 7 (28.00%) SQL
10 7 (28.00%) CCA
10 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
10 7 (28.00%) Dell
11 6 (24.00%) Change Control
11 6 (24.00%) IIS
11 6 (24.00%) VMS
11 6 (24.00%) DHCP
11 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
11 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
12 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
12 5 (20.00%) Oracle

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 6 (24.00%) IIS
1 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Project
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) SAN
2 8 (32.00%) DNS
3 6 (24.00%) DHCP
3 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.00%) VoIP
5 1 (4.00%) WAN
5 1 (4.00%) VPN
5 1 (4.00%) LAN
5 1 (4.00%) Internet
5 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (8.00%) SilkPerformer
2 1 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Back Office
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Windows Support Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Server Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Server Support Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Server Support
4 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Citrix Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 2 (8.00%) Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Support
6 2 (8.00%) SQL DBA
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (8.00%) Replication
1 2 (8.00%) Clustering
1 2 (8.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.00%) Celerra
2 1 (4.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 20 (80.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (44.00%) Windows 2000
5 6 (24.00%) VMS
6 3 (12.00%) Linux
7 2 (8.00%) UNIX
7 2 (8.00%) Windows NT
7 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
8 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) ITIL
2 10 (40.00%) Change Management
3 6 (24.00%) Change Control
4 4 (16.00%) Migration
5 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (12.00%) Project Management
6 2 (8.00%) Service Management
6 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (8.00%) Test Management
6 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (4.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.00%) Validation
7 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (8.00%) VBScript
2 2 (8.00%) VB
2 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (36.00%) MCITP
2 8 (32.00%) MCTS
2 8 (32.00%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (28.00%) CCA
4 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.00%) ISEB
5 2 (8.00%) PMP
5 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
5 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.00%) MCSE
6 1 (4.00%) HP AIS
6 1 (4.00%) HP MASE
6 1 (4.00%) VCDX
6 1 (4.00%) NCDA
6 1 (4.00%) NCIE
6 1 (4.00%) VCAP
6 1 (4.00%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (36.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (12.00%) vSphere
6 2 (8.00%) XenDesktop
6 2 (8.00%) XenApp
6 2 (8.00%) MetaFrame
7 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
7 1 (4.00%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (4.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) HP SIM
2 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (8.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (8.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (8.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (8.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (4.00%) SCCM
3 1 (4.00%) Legato
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (52.00%) Citrix
3 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (28.00%) Dell
5 5 (20.00%) EMC
5 5 (20.00%) HP
5 5 (20.00%) Oracle
6 4 (16.00%) NetApp
6 4 (16.00%) Symantec
7 3 (12.00%) IBM
8 2 (8.00%) CA
8 2 (8.00%) CommVault
9 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
9 1 (4.00%) Fujitsu
9 1 (4.00%) ProCurve
Warrington, Cheshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: £34,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 4 days ago