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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 22 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 10 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.13% - 0.52%
As % of the System Software category 30.30% - 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 2
Average salary £51,250 - £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
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
33 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 16.92% 6.93% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 31 15 11
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £33,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £34,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 29 January 2015.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Chester

VMware ESX
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) MCSE
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
1 10 (100.00%) MCITP
2 9 (90.00%) Problem Management
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (90.00%) Clustering
2 9 (90.00%) SAN
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (80.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (80.00%) EMC
3 8 (80.00%) VBScript
3 8 (80.00%) VB
3 8 (80.00%) PowerShell
4 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
7 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
7 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
7 1 (10.00%) Change Control

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) SAN
2 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Wintel Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Server Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Server Support
3 2 (20.00%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Problem Management
2 8 (80.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) VBScript
1 8 (80.00%) VB
1 8 (80.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) MCSE
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (100.00%) MCITP
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (80.00%) EMC