The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 41 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 2 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.75% 3.49% 2.04%
As % of the System Software category 5.13% 42.86% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £46,750 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.50% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
System Software Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
39 21 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 14.66% 8.14% 11.22%
Number of salaries quoted 25 9 18
Average salary £27,000 £35,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.40% +41.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £35,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -3.79%
VMware ESX
Cheshire

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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Chester region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Chester

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) MCITP
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (40.00%) MS Project
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) PMP
4 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Dell
4 2 (40.00%) EMC
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (20.00%) NetApp
5 1 (20.00%) Thin Client

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Project
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
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%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Server Operations Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (20.00%) Celerra
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
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%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
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%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) HP AIS
2 1 (20.00%) HP MASE
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (20.00%) MCTS
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%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
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%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) ProCurve