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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 65 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.75% - 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 9.30% - 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -
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
43 38 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.02% 7.98% 16.09%
Number of salaries quoted 42 32 76
Average salary £41,250 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.92% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 31 July 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 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) SAN
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (66.67%) Replication
5 5 (55.56%) vSphere
5 5 (55.56%) HP
5 5 (55.56%) Citrix
5 5 (55.56%) Business Continuity
5 5 (55.56%) VPN
6 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (22.22%) Billing
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (22.22%) ITIL
7 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
7 2 (22.22%) CCNA
7 2 (22.22%) IBM
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 2 (22.22%) Office 365
7 2 (22.22%) XenApp
7 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
7 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
7 2 (22.22%) IBM PureFlex

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) nginx
2 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
1 2 (22.22%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) SAN
3 5 (55.56%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (11.11%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (11.11%) OpenVPN
5 1 (11.11%) DNS
5 1 (11.11%) SSL
5 1 (11.11%) VoIP
5 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (22.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) OpenBSD
3 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) CentOS
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) FreeBSD
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Business Continuity
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCNA
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MCTS
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (55.56%) vSphere
4 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (22.22%) XenApp
5 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
6 1 (11.11%) NFS
6 1 (11.11%) Postfix
6 1 (11.11%) Sendmail
6 1 (11.11%) Varnish
6 1 (11.11%) Dovecot
6 1 (11.11%) Openswan
6 1 (11.11%) SpamAssassin
6 1 (11.11%) OpenSIPS
6 1 (11.11%) Corosync
6 1 (11.11%) KVM
6 1 (11.11%) Ceph
6 1 (11.11%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Nagios
1 1 (11.11%) Cacti
1 1 (11.11%) Munin
1 1 (11.11%) yum
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 1 (11.11%) logstash
1 1 (11.11%) Rsyslog
1 1 (11.11%) Bacula
1 1 (11.11%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) HP
3 5 (55.56%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
5 1 (11.11%) Percona
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle