The first table below looks at the demand for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Liverpool region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 39 60 40
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -20
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 20 2 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.87% 0.41% 5.12%
As % of the System Software category 44.44% 5.13% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 19 2 26
Average salary £57,500 £44,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.21% -17.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,700 £40,100 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £48,900 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
System Software Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
45 39 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 8.70% 7.94% 18.79%
Number of salaries quoted 44 29 91
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
VMware ESX
Merseyside

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Liverpool

VMware ESX
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Liverpool

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (96.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (92.31%) HP
4 22 (84.62%) SAN
5 20 (76.92%) NetApp
5 20 (76.92%) EMC
5 20 (76.92%) PowerShell
5 20 (76.92%) Capacity Planning
5 20 (76.92%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (76.92%) vCloud
6 18 (69.23%) VMFS
6 18 (69.23%) Performance Tuning
6 18 (69.23%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (69.23%) Client/Server
7 17 (65.38%) SLA
7 17 (65.38%) CA
7 17 (65.38%) Change Management
7 17 (65.38%) VMware Server
7 17 (65.38%) e-Health
7 17 (65.38%) Capacity Management
8 9 (34.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (26.92%) Degree
10 6 (23.08%) DMZ
10 6 (23.08%) ITIL
10 6 (23.08%) Windows
11 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
11 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
12 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
12 3 (11.54%) Citrix
12 3 (11.54%) Dell

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (69.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (84.62%) SAN
2 6 (23.08%) DMZ
3 3 (11.54%) DHCP
3 3 (11.54%) VPN
3 3 (11.54%) DNS
3 3 (11.54%) Internet
4 2 (7.69%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Consultant
2 12 (46.15%) VMware Consultant
3 7 (26.92%) Technical Specialist
3 7 (26.92%) VMware Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) VMWare Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Support
5 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.85%) Support Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 18 (69.23%) Client/Server
2 17 (65.38%) e-Health
3 3 (11.54%) Thin Client
3 3 (11.54%) Fat Client
4 2 (7.69%) EqualLogic
4 2 (7.69%) Celerra
5 1 (3.85%) CLARiiON
5 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Capacity Planning
2 18 (69.23%) Performance Tuning
3 17 (65.38%) Change Management
3 17 (65.38%) Capacity Management
4 6 (23.08%) ITIL
5 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (26.92%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) NCDA
3 2 (7.69%) NCIE
3 2 (7.69%) CCEE
3 2 (7.69%) CCIA
3 2 (7.69%) VCAP
3 2 (7.69%) VCDX
3 2 (7.69%) HP MASE
3 2 (7.69%) HP AIS
3 2 (7.69%) MCTS
3 2 (7.69%) MCITP
3 2 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.85%) CCA
4 1 (3.85%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (65.38%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (96.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (76.92%) VMware ESXi
2 20 (76.92%) vCloud
3 18 (69.23%) VMFS
4 17 (65.38%) VMware Server
5 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
5 3 (11.54%) Terminal Services
5 3 (11.54%) XenDesktop
5 3 (11.54%) vSphere
6 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
6 2 (7.69%) XenApp
6 2 (7.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) HP SIM
2 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (92.31%) HP
3 20 (76.92%) NetApp
3 20 (76.92%) EMC
4 17 (65.38%) CA
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.54%) Citrix
6 3 (11.54%) Dell
6 3 (11.54%) ProCurve
7 2 (7.69%) Cisco
8 1 (3.85%) Symantec