The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank - - 60
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 0.39%
As % of the System Software category - - 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
VMware ESX
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 Lancashire region.

System Software Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
28 61 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.62% 12.08% 10.25%
Number of salaries quoted 25 60 44
Average salary £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,650 £20,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Lancashire

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Celerra
2 1 (50.00%) HP AIS
2 1 (50.00%) HP MASE
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) VCDX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (50.00%) NCDA
2 1 (50.00%) NCIE
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) VCAP
2 1 (50.00%) CCEE
2 1 (50.00%) CCIA
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) HP

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) IT Director
1 1 (50.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Celerra
1 1 (50.00%) EqualLogic
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (50.00%) MCTS
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
1 1 (50.00%) HP AIS
1 1 (50.00%) HP MASE
1 1 (50.00%) VCDX
1 1 (50.00%) NCDA
1 1 (50.00%) NCIE
1 1 (50.00%) VCAP
1 1 (50.00%) CCEE
1 1 (50.00%) CCIA
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp