The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 126 123 122
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 57 24 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.57% 0.94% 1.26%
As % of the System Software category 11.80% 9.64% 12.72%
Number of salaries quoted 27 13 23
Average salary £34,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,600 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £49,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
System Software Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
483 249 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 13.34% 9.77% 9.93%
Number of salaries quoted 354 204 165
Average salary £38,000 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.43% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
VMware ESX
West Yorkshire

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 10 July 2014.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Leeds

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 10 July 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.

1 105 (100.00%) VMware
2 93 (88.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (69.52%) Windows
4 64 (60.95%) Linux
5 60 (57.14%) Cisco
6 57 (54.29%) EMC
7 53 (50.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 50 (47.62%) vSphere
9 47 (44.76%) SAN
10 46 (43.81%) E-Commerce
11 44 (41.90%) Windows Server 2003
12 43 (40.95%) Red Hat
13 41 (39.05%) VMware ESXi
14 40 (38.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 40 (38.10%) UNIX
14 40 (38.10%) Microsoft
15 36 (34.29%) Problem Management
16 34 (32.38%) MS Excel
17 32 (30.48%) Active Directory
18 26 (24.76%) HP
19 22 (20.95%) Citrix
19 22 (20.95%) ITIL
19 22 (20.95%) NetApp
20 21 (20.00%) Firewall
21 20 (19.05%) SQL
21 20 (19.05%) NAS
22 17 (16.19%) TOGAF
22 17 (16.19%) Apache
22 17 (16.19%) IBM
23 15 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 17 (16.19%) Apache
2 15 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 14 (13.33%) MS Exchange
4 9 (8.57%) IIS
5 6 (5.71%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.76%) GlassFish
7 4 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.86%) IBM Notes
8 3 (2.86%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.95%) Lync
10 1 (0.95%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.95%) WebLogic
Applications
1 34 (32.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (44.76%) SAN
2 21 (20.00%) Firewall
3 20 (19.05%) NAS
4 7 (6.67%) DNS
5 6 (5.71%) Unified Communications
6 5 (4.76%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.86%) DHCP
8 2 (1.90%) HTTP
8 2 (1.90%) LAN
8 2 (1.90%) WAN
8 2 (1.90%) Internet
8 2 (1.90%) SSL
9 1 (0.95%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.95%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.95%) Network Security
9 1 (0.95%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.95%) MPLS
9 1 (0.95%) OSPF
9 1 (0.95%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.95%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (5.71%) Retail
2 3 (2.86%) Banking
3 2 (1.90%) Finance
4 1 (0.95%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 29 (27.62%) Analyst
2 27 (25.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 27 (25.71%) Operations Analyst
2 27 (25.71%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
3 19 (18.10%) Architect
4 18 (17.14%) Infrastructure Architect
5 13 (12.38%) Technical Engineer
6 10 (9.52%) Support Engineer
7 8 (7.62%) Administrator
8 7 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 7 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
8 7 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
8 7 (6.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 6 (5.71%) Support Technician
10 5 (4.76%) Linux Support
11 4 (3.81%) Consultant
11 4 (3.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (3.81%) IT Support Engineer
11 4 (3.81%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.95%) Web Services
1 1 (0.95%) Flash
1 1 (0.95%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.81%) Clustering
2 3 (2.86%) PKI
2 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.86%) Celerra
2 3 (2.86%) EqualLogic
2 3 (2.86%) CLARiiON
3 2 (1.90%) Replication
4 1 (0.95%) iSeries
4 1 (0.95%) Statistics
4 1 (0.95%) CMDB
4 1 (0.95%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 73 (69.52%) Windows
2 64 (60.95%) Linux
3 53 (50.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (41.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 40 (38.10%) UNIX
5 40 (38.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (6.67%) CentOS
8 5 (4.76%) Windows 7
8 5 (4.76%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.81%) SUSE
9 4 (3.81%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.90%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.90%) Solaris
11 1 (0.95%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (43.81%) E-Commerce
2 36 (34.29%) Problem Management
3 22 (20.95%) ITIL
4 17 (16.19%) TOGAF
5 14 (13.33%) Load Balancing
6 11 (10.48%) Incident Management
7 6 (5.71%) Change Management
8 5 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (4.76%) Capacity Management
9 4 (3.81%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.81%) Service Delivery
10 3 (2.86%) Performance Management
11 2 (1.90%) QMS
11 2 (1.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (1.90%) Business Continuity
11 2 (1.90%) Information Security
11 2 (1.90%) Project Management
11 2 (1.90%) Service Management
11 2 (1.90%) Infrastructure Management
11 2 (1.90%) Service Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.05%) SQL
2 15 (14.29%) Perl
2 15 (14.29%) PHP
3 14 (13.33%) Java
4 8 (7.62%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.86%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.95%) C
6 1 (0.95%) C++
6 1 (0.95%) COBOL
6 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (8.57%) MCSE
4 6 (5.71%) CCNA
4 6 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (2.86%) HP AIS
5 3 (2.86%) HP ASE
5 3 (2.86%) HP MASE
5 3 (2.86%) VCDX
5 3 (2.86%) NCDA
5 3 (2.86%) NCIE
5 3 (2.86%) VCAP
5 3 (2.86%) CCEE
5 3 (2.86%) CCIA
5 3 (2.86%) MCTS
5 3 (2.86%) MCITP
6 2 (1.90%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.95%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.57%) SLA
2 4 (3.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 93 (88.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (47.62%) vSphere
3 41 (39.05%) VMware ESXi
4 32 (30.48%) Active Directory
5 13 (12.38%) Hyper-V
6 6 (5.71%) XenApp
7 5 (4.76%) XenServer
8 4 (3.81%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.90%) vCloud
10 1 (0.95%) KVM
10 1 (0.95%) RHEV
10 1 (0.95%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.95%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (11.43%) Foglight
2 3 (2.86%) SCOM
3 2 (1.90%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.90%) SCCM
4 1 (0.95%) OpenView
4 1 (0.95%) Nagios
4 1 (0.95%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.95%) HP NNM
4 1 (0.95%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.95%) Puppet
4 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.95%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.95%) Opsview
Vendors
1 105 (100.00%) VMware
2 60 (57.14%) Cisco
3 57 (54.29%) EMC
4 43 (40.95%) Red Hat
5 40 (38.10%) Microsoft
6 26 (24.76%) HP
7 22 (20.95%) NetApp
7 22 (20.95%) Citrix
8 17 (16.19%) IBM
9 14 (13.33%) F5
10 5 (4.76%) Oracle
11 4 (3.81%) CommVault
12 3 (2.86%) Lotus
12 3 (2.86%) Dell
13 2 (1.90%) Intel
13 2 (1.90%) Sun
13 2 (1.90%) Apple
13 2 (1.90%) Imperva
13 2 (1.90%) Symantec
13 2 (1.90%) Sophos
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