The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 164 124 138
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +14
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 15 48 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.44% 1.46% 0.62%
As % of the System Software category 3.64% 10.06% 6.95%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 9
Average salary £32,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,345 £46,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
VMware ESX
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

System Software Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
412 477 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 12.11% 14.47% 8.86%
Number of salaries quoted 340 337 195
Average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 Leeds

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Leeds

VMware ESX
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Leeds

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 56 (100.00%) VMware
2 52 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 52 (92.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (85.71%) Cisco
4 32 (57.14%) Load Balancing
5 31 (55.36%) IBM
5 31 (55.36%) EMC
6 30 (53.57%) HP
6 30 (53.57%) ITIL
6 30 (53.57%) NAS
7 29 (51.79%) Windows
8 28 (50.00%) NetApp
8 28 (50.00%) TOGAF
9 27 (48.21%) F5
10 26 (46.43%) E-Commerce
11 19 (33.93%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
13 16 (28.57%) Citrix
14 13 (23.21%) Linux
14 13 (23.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (23.21%) vSphere
15 12 (21.43%) Red Hat
16 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (19.64%) MCSE
17 10 (17.86%) Firewall
17 10 (17.86%) Juniper
17 10 (17.86%) CheckPoint
17 10 (17.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 9 (16.07%) Incident Management
18 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2003

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 9 (16.07%) IIS
2 6 (10.71%) Apache
3 4 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.79%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.79%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.79%) nginx
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 30 (53.57%) NAS
2 10 (17.86%) Firewall
3 5 (8.93%) MPLS
3 5 (8.93%) OSPF
3 5 (8.93%) BGP
3 5 (8.93%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (8.93%) Network Security
4 3 (5.36%) SAN
5 2 (3.57%) Internet
6 1 (1.79%) LAN
6 1 (1.79%) WAN
6 1 (1.79%) DHCP
6 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
General
1 3 (5.36%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (51.79%) Infrastructure Architect
1 29 (51.79%) Architect
2 11 (19.64%) Support Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Server Analyst
5 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (1.79%) Team Leader
6 1 (1.79%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (1.79%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (1.79%) VMware Specialist
6 1 (1.79%) IT Director
6 1 (1.79%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) WSH
1 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) iSeries
3 1 (1.79%) CMDB
3 1 (1.79%) Statistics
3 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (51.79%) Windows
2 19 (33.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (23.21%) Linux
3 13 (23.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.14%) UNIX
6 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 30 (53.57%) ITIL
3 28 (50.00%) TOGAF
4 26 (46.43%) E-Commerce
5 9 (16.07%) Incident Management
6 6 (10.71%) DevOps
7 4 (7.14%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.57%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.79%) Change Management
9 1 (1.79%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.79%) Project Management
9 1 (1.79%) Benchmarking
9 1 (1.79%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (1.79%) Project Planning
9 1 (1.79%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (1.79%) Migration
9 1 (1.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.79%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.93%) Java
2 2 (3.57%) SQL
3 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (19.64%) MCSE
2 10 (17.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (16.07%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (16.07%) CCNA
4 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.79%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 52 (92.86%) Active Directory
1 52 (92.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (23.21%) vSphere
3 6 (10.71%) XenApp
4 5 (8.93%) MetaFrame
4 5 (8.93%) XenDesktop
4 5 (8.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.79%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.79%) XenServer
6 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.79%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) SCOM
2 3 (5.36%) SCCM
3 2 (3.57%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.79%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.79%) Puppet
4 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 56 (100.00%) VMware
2 48 (85.71%) Cisco
3 31 (55.36%) IBM
3 31 (55.36%) EMC
4 30 (53.57%) HP
5 28 (50.00%) NetApp
6 27 (48.21%) F5
7 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
8 16 (28.57%) Citrix
9 12 (21.43%) Red Hat
10 10 (17.86%) Juniper
10 10 (17.86%) CheckPoint
11 3 (5.36%) Intel
12 2 (3.57%) Symantec
12 2 (3.57%) Dell
13 1 (1.79%) Lotus
13 1 (1.79%) BMC
13 1 (1.79%) Riverbed
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