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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 159 132 144
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +12
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 19 46 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.53% 1.35% 0.65%
As % of the System Software category 4.39% 11.17% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 9
Average salary £35,661 £40,000 £33,361
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.84% +19.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,500 £33,089
10% offered a salary of more than £41,300 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.32% +7.50%
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
433 412 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 12.04% 12.08% 9.29%
Number of salaries quoted 342 309 194
Average salary £35,661 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,350 £21,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £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
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 26 February 2015.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Leeds

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 46 (100.00%) VMware
2 42 (91.30%) Active Directory
3 41 (89.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (76.09%) Windows
5 34 (73.91%) Cisco
6 23 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 22 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (43.48%) Load Balancing
9 18 (39.13%) IBM
10 17 (36.96%) HP
10 17 (36.96%) EMC
11 16 (34.78%) ITIL
11 16 (34.78%) NAS
12 15 (32.61%) vSphere
13 14 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (30.43%) Linux
13 14 (30.43%) Citrix
13 14 (30.43%) NetApp
14 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (28.26%) Red Hat
14 13 (28.26%) Firewall
15 12 (26.09%) TOGAF
15 12 (26.09%) F5
15 12 (26.09%) CheckPoint
15 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (26.09%) Juniper
15 12 (26.09%) MCSE
16 11 (23.91%) E-Commerce
17 10 (21.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 9 (19.57%) Incident Management

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (19.57%) IIS
2 6 (13.04%) MS Exchange
3 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (8.70%) Apache
5 2 (4.35%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.17%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (2.17%) nginx
6 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.78%) NAS
2 13 (28.26%) Firewall
3 6 (13.04%) SAN
4 4 (8.70%) Internet
4 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.70%) DNS
5 3 (6.52%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (6.52%) Network Security
5 3 (6.52%) MPLS
5 3 (6.52%) OSPF
5 3 (6.52%) BGP
5 3 (6.52%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Architect
1 13 (28.26%) Infrastructure Architect
2 12 (26.09%) Support Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Operations Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Server Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.17%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.17%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.17%) Administrator
6 1 (2.17%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 1 (2.17%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) VMware Specialist
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) Web Services
1 1 (2.17%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Statistics
3 1 (2.17%) CMDB
3 1 (2.17%) iSeries
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (76.09%) Windows
2 22 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (30.43%) Linux
4 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (19.57%) UNIX
6 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) Load Balancing
2 16 (34.78%) ITIL
3 12 (26.09%) TOGAF
4 11 (23.91%) E-Commerce
5 9 (19.57%) Incident Management
6 6 (13.04%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.70%) DevOps
8 2 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.17%) Capacity Management
9 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.17%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (2.17%) Project Planning
9 1 (2.17%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (2.17%) Change Management
9 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.17%) Migration
9 1 (2.17%) Business Continuity
9 1 (2.17%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) Java
2 2 (4.35%) SQL
3 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (26.09%) MCSE
3 10 (21.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (19.57%) CCNA
4 9 (19.57%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.52%) MCSA
6 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 42 (91.30%) Active Directory
2 41 (89.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (32.61%) vSphere
4 4 (8.70%) XenApp
5 3 (6.52%) MetaFrame
5 3 (6.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (6.52%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.17%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.17%) Squid
7 1 (2.17%) XenServer
7 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) SCOM
2 5 (10.87%) SCCM
3 4 (8.70%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.17%) WSUS
4 1 (2.17%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (2.17%) Puppet
4 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) VMware
2 34 (73.91%) Cisco
3 23 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 18 (39.13%) IBM
5 17 (36.96%) HP
5 17 (36.96%) EMC
6 14 (30.43%) Citrix
6 14 (30.43%) NetApp
7 13 (28.26%) Red Hat
8 12 (26.09%) CheckPoint
8 12 (26.09%) F5
8 12 (26.09%) Juniper
9 5 (10.87%) Intel
10 4 (8.70%) Symantec
11 3 (6.52%) Dell
12 2 (4.35%) Lotus
13 1 (2.17%) Riverbed
13 1 (2.17%) BMC
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