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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 101 107 112
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 24 9 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.24% 0.57% 1.16%
As % of the System Software category 10.71% 7.76% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 18 4 18
Average salary £34,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £52,650
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
224 116 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.56% 7.29% 9.29%
Number of salaries quoted 171 81 177
Average salary £34,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £59,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 August 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 August 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 -8 12 £38,250 +3.37% 1
Knutsford - 7 £34,500 -
Chester -9 1 £60,000 +20.00%
Wilmslow - 1 £40,000 -
VMware ESX
North West

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 31 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (77.42%) Windows
3 21 (67.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (67.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (51.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (45.16%) Finance
5 14 (45.16%) Citrix
6 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (41.94%) ITIL
6 13 (41.94%) Change Management
6 13 (41.94%) MCITP
7 12 (38.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 12 (38.71%) Windows 2000
8 11 (35.48%) Citrix Certification
8 11 (35.48%) SQL
8 11 (35.48%) MCTS
9 10 (32.26%) CCA
9 10 (32.26%) SAN
10 9 (29.03%) VMS
10 9 (29.03%) Change Control
11 8 (25.81%) DNS
12 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
12 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
12 7 (22.58%) Oracle
12 7 (22.58%) Dell
13 6 (19.35%) ISEB
13 6 (19.35%) LoadRunner
13 6 (19.35%) NetApp
13 6 (19.35%) UNIX
13 6 (19.35%) Microsoft

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.90%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Project
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) SAN
2 8 (25.81%) DNS
3 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
4 6 (19.35%) DHCP
5 3 (9.68%) VoIP
6 1 (3.23%) VPN
6 1 (3.23%) Internet
6 1 (3.23%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) LoadRunner
1 6 (19.35%) SilkPerformer
2 4 (12.90%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Support Engineer
2 10 (32.26%) Windows Support Engineer
3 9 (29.03%) Server Support Engineer
3 9 (29.03%) Windows Server Engineer
3 9 (29.03%) Server Support
3 9 (29.03%) Server Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Test Manager
5 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (9.68%) Administrator
6 3 (9.68%) SQL DBA
6 3 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) DBA
7 2 (6.45%) Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Test Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Operations Team Leader
8 1 (3.23%) Server Operations Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Replication
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.45%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.23%) Celerra
3 1 (3.23%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 24 (77.42%) Windows
2 21 (67.74%) Windows Server 2003
2 21 (67.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (38.71%) Windows 2000
4 9 (29.03%) VMS
5 6 (19.35%) Windows XP
5 6 (19.35%) UNIX
5 6 (19.35%) Linux
5 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.45%) Solaris
6 2 (6.45%) Windows NT
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) ITIL
1 13 (41.94%) Change Management
2 9 (29.03%) Change Control
3 6 (19.35%) Test Strategy
3 6 (19.35%) Test Management
4 4 (12.90%) Migration
5 3 (9.68%) Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) Service Management
5 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Validation
7 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
2 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.45%) VBScript
3 2 (6.45%) VB
3 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (41.94%) MCITP
2 11 (35.48%) Citrix Certification
2 11 (35.48%) MCTS
3 10 (32.26%) CCA
4 6 (19.35%) ISEB
4 6 (19.35%) ISTQB
5 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.45%) MCSE
5 2 (6.45%) PMP
5 2 (6.45%) PMI Certification
5 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (3.23%) HP AIS
6 1 (3.23%) HP MASE
6 1 (3.23%) VCDX
6 1 (3.23%) NCDA
6 1 (3.23%) NCIE
6 1 (3.23%) VCAP
6 1 (3.23%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 16 (51.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (38.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
4 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.45%) MetaFrame
5 2 (6.45%) Terminal Services
5 2 (6.45%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (3.23%) XenApp
6 1 (3.23%) XenServer
6 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.23%) vSphere
6 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (9.68%) HP SIM
2 3 (9.68%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (6.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (6.45%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.23%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (3.23%) Legato
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (45.16%) Citrix
3 7 (22.58%) Dell
3 7 (22.58%) Oracle
4 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
4 6 (19.35%) NetApp
5 5 (16.13%) Symantec
5 5 (16.13%) HP
5 5 (16.13%) EMC
6 4 (12.90%) IBM
7 3 (9.68%) CommVault
8 2 (6.45%) Fujitsu
8 2 (6.45%) CA
9 1 (3.23%) SAP
9 1 (3.23%) ProCurve
9 1 (3.23%) Veeam
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
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