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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 97 122 128
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +6
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 26 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.37% 0.058% 0.58%
As % of the System Software category 10.24% 0.84% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 24 1 12
Average salary £50,000 £36,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.98% +46.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £36,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,700 £36,500 £46,900
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.48% +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
254 119 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.39% 6.96% 6.81%
Number of salaries quoted 227 86 138
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £19,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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
Chester - 9 £50,000 - 1
Warrington +14 4 £42,500 +16.43%
Knutsford - 3 £62,500 - 2
Wilmslow - 2 £35,000 -
Nantwich - 2 £45,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
VMware ESX
North West

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 53 (100.00%) VMware
2 44 (83.02%) Windows
3 32 (60.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (58.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (56.60%) Finance
6 27 (50.94%) VMware Infrastructure
7 26 (49.06%) MCITP
7 26 (49.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (37.74%) SAN
9 17 (32.08%) Citrix
9 17 (32.08%) Linux
9 17 (32.08%) SQL
9 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
10 16 (30.19%) MCSE
11 15 (28.30%) EMC
12 14 (26.42%) MCTS
13 13 (24.53%) PowerShell
13 13 (24.53%) VB
13 13 (24.53%) TCP/IP
14 12 (22.64%) Active Directory
14 12 (22.64%) ITIL
14 12 (22.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 11 (20.75%) UNIX
15 11 (20.75%) MS Exchange
15 11 (20.75%) Change Control
15 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (18.87%) Windows 2000
16 10 (18.87%) Change Management
16 10 (18.87%) CCA
16 10 (18.87%) Citrix Certification

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 11 (20.75%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.32%) Lync
3 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (7.55%) IIS
5 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (37.74%) SAN
2 13 (24.53%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.55%) VPN
3 4 (7.55%) VoIP
3 4 (7.55%) iSCSI
4 3 (5.66%) DHCP
4 3 (5.66%) DNS
5 2 (3.77%) Intranet
5 2 (3.77%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) LoadRunner
1 9 (16.98%) SilkPerformer
2 7 (13.21%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 30 (56.60%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Retail
2 2 (3.77%) Back Office
2 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Support Engineer
1 15 (28.30%) Windows Support Engineer
2 14 (26.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (22.64%) Server Support
4 11 (20.75%) Server Engineer
4 11 (20.75%) Windows Server Engineer
4 11 (20.75%) Server Support Engineer
5 9 (16.98%) Test Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Consultant
6 5 (9.43%) Administrator
7 4 (7.55%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) IT Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) Senior Wintel Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) DBA
8 3 (5.66%) SQL DBA
8 3 (5.66%) Oracle DBA
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Clustering
2 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (83.02%) Windows
2 32 (60.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (58.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (32.08%) Linux
5 11 (20.75%) UNIX
5 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (18.87%) Windows 2000
7 9 (16.98%) Windows XP
7 9 (16.98%) VMS
7 9 (16.98%) Windows 7
8 4 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.77%) CentOS
9 2 (3.77%) HPUX
9 2 (3.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) ITIL
2 11 (20.75%) Change Control
3 10 (18.87%) Problem Management
3 10 (18.87%) Change Management
4 9 (16.98%) Test Management
4 9 (16.98%) Test Strategy
4 9 (16.98%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (11.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.66%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (5.66%) Service Management
7 3 (5.66%) Migration
7 3 (5.66%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.77%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (3.77%) Time Management
8 2 (3.77%) Test Automation
8 2 (3.77%) Validation
8 2 (3.77%) Regression Testing
8 2 (3.77%) Project Management
8 2 (3.77%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.08%) SQL
2 13 (24.53%) VB
2 13 (24.53%) PowerShell
3 9 (16.98%) VBScript
4 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (49.06%) MCITP
1 26 (49.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (30.19%) MCSE
3 14 (26.42%) MCTS
4 10 (18.87%) CCA
4 10 (18.87%) Citrix Certification
5 9 (16.98%) ISEB
5 9 (16.98%) ISTQB
6 6 (11.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (50.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (22.64%) Active Directory
2 12 (22.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 5 (9.43%) Hyper-V
3 5 (9.43%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.77%) XenApp
4 2 (3.77%) vSphere
4 2 (3.77%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (16.98%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (7.55%) Backup Exec
2 4 (7.55%) SCCM
3 2 (3.77%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.77%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (3.77%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 53 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
2 17 (32.08%) Citrix
3 15 (28.30%) EMC
4 8 (15.09%) HP
4 8 (15.09%) Dell
5 6 (11.32%) Cisco
5 6 (11.32%) NetApp
6 5 (9.43%) Oracle
7 4 (7.55%) CommVault
7 4 (7.55%) Apple
7 4 (7.55%) Symantec
7 4 (7.55%) NETGEAR
8 2 (3.77%) Fujitsu
8 2 (3.77%) McAfee
8 2 (3.77%) Veritas
8 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.77%) Hitachi
8 2 (3.77%) Aerohive Networks
9 1 (1.89%) SAP
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