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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 145 120 136
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +16
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 41 36 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.09% 1.28% 0.80%
As % of the System Software category 8.33% 10.20% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 14
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £34,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £43,300 £48,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +11.25%
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
492 353 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 13.04% 12.55% 11.37%
Number of salaries quoted 364 245 258
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,800 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 October 2014.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Leeds

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 95 (100.00%) VMware
2 92 (96.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (80.00%) Cisco
4 70 (73.68%) Active Directory
5 67 (70.53%) EMC
6 55 (57.89%) E-Commerce
7 52 (54.74%) HP
7 52 (54.74%) NAS
8 51 (53.68%) IBM
9 50 (52.63%) NetApp
10 49 (51.58%) TOGAF
11 48 (50.53%) ITIL
12 45 (47.37%) Load Balancing
12 45 (47.37%) F5
13 44 (46.32%) Windows
14 29 (30.53%) Linux
15 27 (28.42%) Windows Server 2008
16 26 (27.37%) Microsoft
17 24 (25.26%) vSphere
18 23 (24.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 22 (23.16%) Red Hat
20 19 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
20 19 (20.00%) SAN
21 17 (17.89%) Citrix
21 17 (17.89%) UNIX
22 16 (16.84%) VMware ESXi
23 15 (15.79%) MS Excel
24 14 (14.74%) IIS
25 13 (13.68%) Problem Management
26 11 (11.58%) Firewall

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 14 (14.74%) IIS
2 11 (11.58%) Apache
3 10 (10.53%) MS Exchange
4 7 (7.37%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.21%) Lotus Domino
6 3 (3.16%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.16%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.05%) nginx
7 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (15.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 52 (54.74%) NAS
2 19 (20.00%) SAN
3 11 (11.58%) Firewall
4 6 (6.32%) DNS
4 6 (6.32%) MPLS
4 6 (6.32%) OSPF
4 6 (6.32%) BGP
4 6 (6.32%) Network Security
4 6 (6.32%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (3.16%) Internet
5 3 (3.16%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.11%) DHCP
6 2 (2.11%) LAN
6 2 (2.11%) WAN
7 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
General
1 6 (6.32%) Retail
2 5 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (53.68%) Infrastructure Architect
1 51 (53.68%) Architect
2 21 (22.11%) Analyst
3 18 (18.95%) Operations Analyst
3 18 (18.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 18 (18.95%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
4 6 (6.32%) Server Analyst
4 6 (6.32%) Support Engineer
5 4 (4.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (3.16%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (3.16%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (3.16%) Team Leader
7 2 (2.11%) IT Support
7 2 (2.11%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (2.11%) Support Team Leader
8 1 (1.05%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (1.05%) Technical Support
8 1 (1.05%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 1 (1.05%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (1.05%) Technical Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.16%) Clustering
1 3 (3.16%) PKI
2 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.05%) Replication
2 1 (1.05%) Statistics
2 1 (1.05%) CMDB
2 1 (1.05%) iSeries
2 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 44 (46.32%) Windows
2 29 (30.53%) Linux
3 27 (28.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (24.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (17.89%) UNIX
7 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.16%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.11%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (57.89%) E-Commerce
2 49 (51.58%) TOGAF
3 48 (50.53%) ITIL
4 45 (47.37%) Load Balancing
5 13 (13.68%) Problem Management
6 7 (7.37%) Incident Management
6 7 (7.37%) DevOps
7 4 (4.21%) Capacity Management
7 4 (4.21%) Performance Management
8 2 (2.11%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (2.11%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.11%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.05%) Benchmarking
9 1 (1.05%) Business Continuity
9 1 (1.05%) Change Management
9 1 (1.05%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.05%) Service Management
9 1 (1.05%) Migration
9 1 (1.05%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.47%) SQL
1 9 (9.47%) Java
2 3 (3.16%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.16%) Perl
2 3 (3.16%) PHP
2 3 (3.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (11.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.42%) MCSE
2 8 (8.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (7.37%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (7.37%) CCNA
4 2 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.42%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 92 (96.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (73.68%) Active Directory
3 24 (25.26%) vSphere
4 16 (16.84%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (7.37%) XenApp
6 6 (6.32%) MetaFrame
6 6 (6.32%) XenDesktop
6 6 (6.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 5 (5.26%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.05%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.05%) Squid
8 1 (1.05%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (5.26%) SCOM
2 4 (4.21%) SCCM
2 4 (4.21%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.16%) Foglight
4 2 (2.11%) Puppet
4 2 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.05%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.05%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 95 (100.00%) VMware
2 76 (80.00%) Cisco
3 67 (70.53%) EMC
4 52 (54.74%) HP
5 51 (53.68%) IBM
6 50 (52.63%) NetApp
7 45 (47.37%) F5
8 26 (27.37%) Microsoft
9 22 (23.16%) Red Hat
10 17 (17.89%) Citrix
11 6 (6.32%) Juniper
11 6 (6.32%) CheckPoint
12 4 (4.21%) Symantec
13 3 (3.16%) Lotus
13 3 (3.16%) Intel
14 2 (2.11%) Riverbed
14 2 (2.11%) CommVault
14 2 (2.11%) Sophos
15 1 (1.05%) Oracle
15 1 (1.05%) BMC
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