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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank - 38 47
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 0 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - 1.54% 1.18%
As % of the System Software category - 14.81% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £38,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
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
16 27 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 9.04% 10.38% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 10
Average salary £26,041 £30,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.19% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,550 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) MCITP
2 5 (83.33%) Problem Management
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Clustering
2 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (66.67%) VBScript
3 4 (66.67%) VB
3 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (66.67%) EMC
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
6 1 (16.67%) Change Control
6 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Server Support
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Wintel Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Problem Management
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) VBScript
1 4 (66.67%) VB
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) MCITP
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) EMC