The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank - 39 47
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - 0.85% 0.44%
As % of the System Software category - 11.11% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
VMware ESX
Cheshire

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

System Software Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
24 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 9.76% 7.66% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 16
Average salary £33,750 £37,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.78% +48.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Chester

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

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Chester

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (40.00%) MS Project
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Dell
4 2 (40.00%) EMC
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) PMP
4 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) MCITP
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) VBScript
5 1 (20.00%) VB
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) MCSE

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 2 (40.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Project
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Server Operations Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (20.00%) Celerra
1 1 (20.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) People Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
1 1 (20.00%) VB
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCITP
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) PMP
1 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (20.00%) MCTS
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (20.00%) HP AIS
2 1 (20.00%) HP MASE
2 1 (20.00%) VCDX
2 1 (20.00%) NCDA
2 1 (20.00%) NCIE
2 1 (20.00%) VCAP
2 1 (20.00%) CCEE
2 1 (20.00%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) XenServer
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Legato
1 1 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (20.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) ProCurve
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp