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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 171 128 141
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +13
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 9 48 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.27% 1.48% 0.75%
As % of the System Software category 2.34% 10.04% 7.51%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 12
Average salary £29,000 £40,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.50% +8.84%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.48% +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
384 478 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 11.49% 14.73% 9.97%
Number of salaries quoted 319 332 227
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 63 (100.00%) VMware
2 62 (98.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (88.89%) Active Directory
4 55 (87.30%) Cisco
5 41 (65.08%) EMC
6 38 (60.32%) IBM
7 37 (58.73%) ITIL
7 37 (58.73%) HP
7 37 (58.73%) NAS
8 36 (57.14%) E-Commerce
8 36 (57.14%) TOGAF
9 35 (55.56%) NetApp
9 35 (55.56%) Load Balancing
9 35 (55.56%) F5
10 26 (41.27%) Windows
11 17 (26.98%) Microsoft
11 17 (26.98%) Citrix
12 16 (25.40%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (22.22%) vSphere
14 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (17.46%) IIS
15 11 (17.46%) Linux
15 11 (17.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 10 (15.87%) MCSE
16 10 (15.87%) SLA
16 10 (15.87%) Red Hat
16 10 (15.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 9 (14.29%) CCNA
17 9 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
17 9 (14.29%) Incident Management

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 11 (17.46%) IIS
2 7 (11.11%) Apache
3 3 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.76%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.17%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.59%) nginx
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 37 (58.73%) NAS
2 6 (9.52%) MPLS
2 6 (9.52%) OSPF
2 6 (9.52%) BGP
2 6 (9.52%) Firewall
2 6 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (9.52%) Network Security
3 4 (6.35%) SAN
4 2 (3.17%) DNS
5 1 (1.59%) Internet
5 1 (1.59%) LAN
5 1 (1.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (6.35%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Retail
2 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (58.73%) Architect
1 37 (58.73%) Infrastructure Architect
2 10 (15.87%) Analyst
3 9 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 8 (12.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 8 (12.70%) Operations Analyst
4 8 (12.70%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
5 6 (9.52%) Server Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.17%) Support Team Leader
7 2 (3.17%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (1.59%) Technical Support
8 1 (1.59%) Technical Support Team Leader
8 1 (1.59%) Technical Team Leader
8 1 (1.59%) IT Director
8 1 (1.59%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 1 (1.59%) IT Support
8 1 (1.59%) VMware Specialist
8 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.17%) Clustering
1 2 (3.17%) PKI
2 1 (1.59%) Statistics
2 1 (1.59%) CMDB
2 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.27%) Windows
2 16 (25.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (17.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (17.46%) Linux
4 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (7.94%) UNIX
6 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (58.73%) ITIL
2 36 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 36 (57.14%) TOGAF
3 35 (55.56%) Load Balancing
4 9 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 7 (11.11%) DevOps
6 3 (4.76%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.76%) Performance Management
7 2 (3.17%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.17%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.17%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.59%) People Management
8 1 (1.59%) Change Management
8 1 (1.59%) Migration
8 1 (1.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.59%) Benchmarking
8 1 (1.59%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.59%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.59%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.52%) Java
2 2 (3.17%) SQL
2 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (15.87%) MCSE
2 10 (15.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (14.29%) CCNA
3 9 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.87%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 62 (98.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 14 (22.22%) vSphere
4 7 (11.11%) XenApp
5 6 (9.52%) MetaFrame
5 6 (9.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 6 (9.52%) XenDesktop
6 4 (6.35%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.59%) XenServer
8 1 (1.59%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.59%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) SCOM
2 2 (3.17%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.17%) SCCM
3 1 (1.59%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.59%) Puppet
3 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 63 (100.00%) VMware
2 55 (87.30%) Cisco
3 41 (65.08%) EMC
4 38 (60.32%) IBM
5 37 (58.73%) HP
6 35 (55.56%) F5
6 35 (55.56%) NetApp
7 17 (26.98%) Microsoft
7 17 (26.98%) Citrix
8 10 (15.87%) Red Hat
9 6 (9.52%) CheckPoint
9 6 (9.52%) Juniper
10 2 (3.17%) Symantec
10 2 (3.17%) Lotus
11 1 (1.59%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.59%) BMC
11 1 (1.59%) Intel
11 1 (1.59%) Dell
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