The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 97 111 138
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +27
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 28 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.55% 0.19% 0.43%
As % of the System Software category 11.48% 2.29% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 26 3 5
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +44.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
VMware ESX
North West

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

System Software Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
244 131 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.53% 8.12% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 212 98 98
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £20,300 £16,650
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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
Chester - 10 £51,250 -
Knutsford - 6 £70,000 -
Warrington - 3 £42,500 - 1
Nantwich - 2 £45,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
VMware ESX
North West

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 51 (100.00%) VMware
2 42 (82.35%) Windows
3 29 (56.86%) Finance
4 27 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (49.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (49.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (41.18%) MCITP
7 20 (39.22%) SAN
8 18 (35.29%) Microsoft
9 17 (33.33%) Linux
9 17 (33.33%) MCSE
9 17 (33.33%) SQL
10 16 (31.37%) EMC
11 14 (27.45%) VB
11 14 (27.45%) PowerShell
12 13 (25.49%) Citrix
13 12 (23.53%) TCP/IP
13 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
14 11 (21.57%) HP
14 11 (21.57%) UNIX
14 11 (21.57%) Clustering
14 11 (21.57%) Problem Management
15 10 (19.61%) VBScript
15 10 (19.61%) Dell
15 10 (19.61%) MS Exchange
15 10 (19.61%) Performance Monitoring
16 9 (17.65%) Test Strategy
16 9 (17.65%) Windows 7

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 10 (19.61%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.76%) Lync
3 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (7.84%) IIS
5 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.84%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (39.22%) SAN
2 12 (23.53%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.84%) VPN
3 4 (7.84%) iSCSI
4 3 (5.88%) DNS
4 3 (5.88%) VoIP
4 3 (5.88%) DHCP
5 2 (3.92%) Intranet
5 2 (3.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) LoadRunner
1 9 (17.65%) SilkPerformer
2 7 (13.73%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 29 (56.86%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Retail
2 2 (3.92%) Back Office
2 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (25.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (17.65%) Windows Support Engineer
2 9 (17.65%) Test Manager
2 9 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Windows Server Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Server Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Server Support
4 6 (11.76%) Server Support Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Consultant
5 5 (9.80%) Administrator
6 4 (7.84%) IT Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Wintel Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) SQL DBA
7 3 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) DBA
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Clustering
2 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (82.35%) Windows
2 27 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (49.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (33.33%) Linux
5 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (21.57%) UNIX
7 9 (17.65%) Windows 7
7 9 (17.65%) Windows XP
8 4 (7.84%) Windows 2000
8 4 (7.84%) VMS
8 4 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.92%) HPUX
9 2 (3.92%) Solaris
9 2 (3.92%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) Problem Management
2 10 (19.61%) Performance Monitoring
3 9 (17.65%) Test Strategy
3 9 (17.65%) Test Management
4 7 (13.73%) ITIL
5 6 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.76%) Change Control
6 4 (7.84%) Change Management
7 3 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (5.88%) Migration
7 3 (5.88%) Service Management
8 2 (3.92%) Project Management
8 2 (3.92%) Project Planning
8 2 (3.92%) Time Management
8 2 (3.92%) Regression Testing
8 2 (3.92%) Validation
8 2 (3.92%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (3.92%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) SQL
2 14 (27.45%) VB
2 14 (27.45%) PowerShell
3 10 (19.61%) VBScript
4 3 (5.88%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 21 (41.18%) MCITP
2 17 (33.33%) MCSE
3 9 (17.65%) ISEB
3 9 (17.65%) ISTQB
4 8 (15.69%) MCTS
5 6 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (7.84%) CCA
6 4 (7.84%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (49.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
3 6 (11.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 5 (9.80%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (9.80%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.88%) XenApp
6 2 (3.92%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (3.92%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.92%) vSphere
7 1 (1.96%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (7.84%) SCCM
3 3 (5.88%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.92%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (3.92%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (3.92%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 16 (31.37%) EMC
4 13 (25.49%) Citrix
5 11 (21.57%) HP
6 10 (19.61%) Dell
7 7 (13.73%) Apple
8 6 (11.76%) Cisco
9 5 (9.80%) Oracle
9 5 (9.80%) NetApp
10 4 (7.84%) NETGEAR
11 3 (5.88%) CommVault
11 3 (5.88%) Symantec
12 2 (3.92%) McAfee
12 2 (3.92%) Hitachi
12 2 (3.92%) Veritas
12 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
12 2 (3.92%) Fujitsu
12 2 (3.92%) Aerohive Networks
13 1 (1.96%) Veeam
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago