The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESXi 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 ESXi over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 174 134 140
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +6
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 2 46 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.054% 1.25% 0.43%
As % of the System Software category 0.48% 11.59% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 11
Average salary £29,500 £45,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.44% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £41,125 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-10.03% +9.66%
VMware ESXi
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
416 397 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 11.25% 10.78% 9.99%
Number of salaries quoted 333 326 217
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £21,000
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 ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

VMware ESXi Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

VMware ESXi Salary Trend in Leeds

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) DNS
3 7 (63.64%) VMware
4 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco
4 6 (54.55%) Linux
5 5 (45.45%) Apache
5 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
5 5 (45.45%) SMTP
5 5 (45.45%) Java
5 5 (45.45%) Perl
5 5 (45.45%) IIS
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 5 (45.45%) UNIX
5 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
5 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
5 5 (45.45%) Load Balancing
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (45.45%) PCI DSS
5 5 (45.45%) Bash Shell
5 5 (45.45%) Clustering
5 5 (45.45%) MPLS
5 5 (45.45%) OSPF
5 5 (45.45%) BGP
5 5 (45.45%) EIGRP
6 4 (36.36%) SAN
6 4 (36.36%) Citrix
6 4 (36.36%) DHCP

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (45.45%) IIS
1 5 (45.45%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) DNS
2 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
3 5 (45.45%) SMTP
3 5 (45.45%) MPLS
3 5 (45.45%) OSPF
3 5 (45.45%) BGP
3 5 (45.45%) EIGRP
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (36.36%) DHCP
4 4 (36.36%) SAN
5 3 (27.27%) Firewall
6 2 (18.18%) Wireless
6 2 (18.18%) VLAN
6 2 (18.18%) LAN
6 2 (18.18%) WAN
6 2 (18.18%) NAS
7 1 (9.09%) FTP
7 1 (9.09%) VPN
7 1 (9.09%) Network Security
7 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Operations Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Operations Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (45.45%) UNIX
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
1 5 (45.45%) Load Balancing
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
2 3 (27.27%) Coaching
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) Perl
1 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
1 5 (45.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) MCSE
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) MCP
2 2 (18.18%) MCSA
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
1 1 (9.09%) Foglight
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
4 4 (36.36%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) Juniper