The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank - 93 71
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 0.13% 0.32%
As % of the System Software category - 0.77% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +11.25%
VMware ESX
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

System Software Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
52 130 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 6.78% 16.33% 11.37%
Number of salaries quoted 46 127 58
Average salary £30,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,256 £59,500 £50,000
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 Leicestershire

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Leicestershire

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) CCEE
2 1 (50.00%) CCAA
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Technical Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Sales Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCEE
1 1 (50.00%) CCAA
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
1 1 (50.00%) XenServer
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco