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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 50 54 61
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 4 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.93% 0.44% 0.41%
As % of the System Software category 9.52% 4.88% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Average salary £42,500 £32,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.81% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £32,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £32,000 £40,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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
42 41 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 9.74% 8.99% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 40 35 45
Average salary £35,750 £30,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.16% +27.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £20,400 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £29,100 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Lancashire

VMware ESX
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn - 2 £46,250 -
Burnley - 2 £36,250 -
VMware ESX
North West

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) OpenBSD
2 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (50.00%) Replication
2 2 (50.00%) Pacemaker
2 2 (50.00%) iptables
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) FreeBSD
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) NFS
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) nginx
1 2 (50.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (50.00%) OpenVPN
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (50.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Solaris
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) FreeBSD
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) OpenBSD
1 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (50.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) NFS
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) Postfix
1 2 (50.00%) Sendmail
1 2 (50.00%) XenApp
1 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (50.00%) Varnish
1 2 (50.00%) Dovecot
1 2 (50.00%) Openswan
1 2 (50.00%) SpamAssassin
1 2 (50.00%) OpenSIPS
1 2 (50.00%) Corosync
1 2 (50.00%) KVM
1 2 (50.00%) Ceph
1 2 (50.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Nagios
1 2 (50.00%) Cacti
1 2 (50.00%) Munin
1 2 (50.00%) yum
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 2 (50.00%) logstash
1 2 (50.00%) Rsyslog
1 2 (50.00%) Bacula
1 2 (50.00%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (50.00%) Percona
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat