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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 118 114 110
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 5 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.28% 0.41% 0.66%
As % of the System Software category 2.94% 3.72% 8.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 3
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -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
170 188 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.66% 11.03% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 138 140 97
Average salary £33,750 £33,852 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.30% -3.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,000 £22,275
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
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 3 July 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
Warrington +4 3 - -
Runcorn -8 1 - -
Wilmslow - 1 £45,000 -
VMware ESX
North West

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 5 (45.45%) DHCP
4 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
4 5 (45.45%) DNS
4 5 (45.45%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) Replication
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (36.36%) Clustering
5 4 (36.36%) Service Management
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
5 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle9i Database
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (36.36%) MCITP
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 4 (36.36%) Lync
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle 9iAS
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
4 1 (9.09%) IIS
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) ProjectWise
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DHCP
1 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) LAN
2 3 (27.27%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle9i Database
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) MySQL
3 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
3 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Administrator
1 4 (36.36%) DBA
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Replication
1 4 (36.36%) Clustering
2 3 (27.27%) Life Science
2 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Service Management
1 4 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (36.36%) Database Mirroring
2 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) ETL
2 3 (27.27%) ITSM
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
2 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
2 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
3 3 (27.27%) Prolog
4 1 (9.09%) VBScript
4 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (36.36%) MCITP
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) OCP
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (27.27%) MCTS
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
4 1 (9.09%) vSphere
4 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Backup Exec
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) Business Objects
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) CommVault
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) Dell
4 2 (18.18%) Apple
5 1 (9.09%) SonicWALL
5 1 (9.09%) EMC
5 1 (9.09%) NetApp