The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESXi 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 ESXi over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 114 125 110
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 7 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.41% 0.052% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 4.07% 0.50% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 2
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
VMware ESXi
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
172 201 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.97% 10.52% 8.04%
Number of salaries quoted 147 150 94
Average salary £31,000 £34,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

VMware ESXi Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

VMware ESXi Salary Trend in Cheshire

VMware ESXi
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 ESXi within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Knutsford - 3 £37,500 -
Warrington - 3 £37,500 -
Crewe - 1 £34,000 -
VMware ESXi
North West

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) DHCP
2 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 7 (87.50%) MCSE
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 7 (87.50%) WSUS
3 5 (62.50%) Symantec
3 5 (62.50%) LAN
3 5 (62.50%) WAN
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) HP
4 4 (50.00%) EMC
4 4 (50.00%) Citrix
4 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (50.00%) SAN
4 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (50.00%) Migration
4 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (50.00%) SCCM
4 4 (50.00%) iSCSI
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) ProCurve
4 4 (50.00%) Backup Exec

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (37.50%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) DHCP
1 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) iSCSI
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) VoIP
5 1 (12.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) IT Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
1 4 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
1 4 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 4 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 3 (37.50%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) MCSE
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (37.50%) MCSA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (50.00%) vSphere
1 4 (50.00%) vCloud
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) WSUS
2 4 (50.00%) SCCM
2 4 (50.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Symantec
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) EMC
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) ProCurve
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Fortinet