The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 182 158 179
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +21
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 4 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.10% 0.40% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 0.97% 4.67% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 11
Average salary £65,000 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+136.36% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £27,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £42,800 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
VMware ESX
North West

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

System Software Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
413 321 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 10.47% 8.64% 8.69%
Number of salaries quoted 349 283 322
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -4.37%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Manchester

VMware ESX
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Manchester

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (68.18%) Windows
3 12 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 10 (45.45%) vSphere
6 9 (40.91%) Citrix
7 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (36.36%) Internet
7 8 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (31.82%) Finance
8 7 (31.82%) Dell
8 7 (31.82%) SAN
9 6 (27.27%) SNMP
9 6 (27.27%) Web Services
9 6 (27.27%) ITIL
9 6 (27.27%) Oracle
9 6 (27.27%) IPsec
9 6 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database
9 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (27.27%) Acronis
9 6 (27.27%) Change Control
9 6 (27.27%) vCloud
9 6 (27.27%) SCOM
9 6 (27.27%) iSCSI
9 6 (27.27%) OpenNMS
9 6 (27.27%) NAS
9 6 (27.27%) Veeam
10 5 (22.73%) Citrix Presentation Server

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 (18.18%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (36.36%) Internet
3 7 (31.82%) SAN
4 6 (27.27%) iSCSI
4 6 (27.27%) NAS
4 6 (27.27%) IPsec
4 6 (27.27%) SNMP
5 4 (18.18%) Firewall
6 3 (13.64%) VPN
6 3 (13.64%) DNS
6 3 (13.64%) NetScaler
7 2 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (9.09%) LAN
7 2 (9.09%) WAN
7 2 (9.09%) DMZ
8 1 (4.55%) DHCP
8 1 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (9.09%) MySQL
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Architect
1 6 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
1 6 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Server Support
2 5 (22.73%) Server Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Server Support Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Support Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Security Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.55%) Statistics
2 1 (4.55%) iPhone
2 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (22.73%) VMS
4 5 (22.73%) Windows 2000
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (13.64%) Linux
6 2 (9.09%) Debian
6 2 (9.09%) Android
6 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.55%) UNIX
7 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL
1 6 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (27.27%) Change Control
2 5 (22.73%) Change Management
3 2 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) CCA
1 5 (22.73%) Citrix Certification
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (22.73%) MCTS
1 5 (22.73%) MCITP
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (45.45%) vSphere
3 8 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (27.27%) vCloud
5 5 (22.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (18.18%) XenApp
6 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
7 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
8 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) SCOM
1 6 (27.27%) OpenNMS
2 2 (9.09%) Puppet
2 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (9.09%) XenMobile
2 2 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (40.91%) Citrix
3 7 (31.82%) Dell
4 6 (27.27%) Oracle
4 6 (27.27%) Veeam
4 6 (27.27%) Acronis
5 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco
6 2 (9.09%) CA
6 2 (9.09%) NetApp
6 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 2 (9.09%) Symantec
6 2 (9.09%) Websense
6 2 (9.09%) Clearswift
6 2 (9.09%) Kaspersky
6 2 (9.09%) Riverbed
7 1 (4.55%) Apple
7 1 (4.55%) AppSense
7 1 (4.55%) SonicWALL
7 1 (4.55%) HP