The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 178 170 171
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 11 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 0.36% 0.32%
As % of the System Software category 2.84% 4.41% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 12
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £43,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,750
% change year-on-year
- -0.58%
System Software Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
388 340 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 9.70% 8.27% 8.63%
Number of salaries quoted 326 292 290
Average salary £32,500 £38,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.58% +13.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
VMware ESX
North West

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 25 July 2014.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Manchester

VMware ESX
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale - 4 £25,000 -
VMware ESX
North West

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (76.19%) Windows
4 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
7 11 (52.38%) SAN
8 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (42.86%) Change Management
8 9 (42.86%) Change Control
9 8 (38.10%) vSphere
9 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
10 7 (33.33%) Citrix
10 7 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
10 7 (33.33%) IIS
10 7 (33.33%) MCTS
10 7 (33.33%) MCITP
11 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (28.57%) Internet
11 6 (28.57%) Firewall
11 6 (28.57%) MS Office
11 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
11 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
11 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
11 6 (28.57%) Cisco
12 5 (23.81%) SLA
12 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (23.81%) Problem Management
12 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2007

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 7 (33.33%) IIS
2 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (23.81%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (9.52%) IBM Notes
4 2 (9.52%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
2 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) SAN
2 6 (28.57%) Internet
2 6 (28.57%) Firewall
3 5 (23.81%) NAS
4 3 (14.29%) Unified Communications
4 3 (14.29%) DNS
5 2 (9.52%) SSL
5 2 (9.52%) HTTP
5 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Consultant
3 5 (23.81%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) IT Support
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Support Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
4 4 (19.05%) Server Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Server Support Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Server Support
4 4 (19.05%) Support Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Clustering
2 3 (14.29%) Celerra
2 3 (14.29%) EqualLogic
3 2 (9.52%) PKI
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (19.05%) VMS
4 4 (19.05%) Windows 2000
5 3 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Change Management
1 9 (42.86%) Change Control
2 5 (23.81%) Problem Management
2 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (19.05%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
4 2 (9.52%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (33.33%) MCTS
2 7 (33.33%) MCITP
3 4 (19.05%) Degree
3 4 (19.05%) CCA
4 3 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (14.29%) HP AIS
4 3 (14.29%) HP MASE
4 3 (14.29%) VCDX
4 3 (14.29%) NCDA
4 3 (14.29%) NCIE
4 3 (14.29%) VCAP
4 3 (14.29%) CCEE
4 3 (14.29%) CCIA
5 2 (9.52%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) BS7799
System Software
1 18 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 8 (38.10%) vSphere
3 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
4 4 (19.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (14.29%) XenApp
5 3 (14.29%) XenServer
5 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
6 2 (9.52%) vCloud
7 1 (4.76%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) SCCM
2 4 (19.05%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) Citrix
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco
5 4 (19.05%) Symantec
5 4 (19.05%) Juniper
5 4 (19.05%) Hitachi
6 3 (14.29%) NetApp
6 3 (14.29%) HP
6 3 (14.29%) Dell
6 3 (14.29%) EMC
7 2 (9.52%) Lotus
7 2 (9.52%) Imperva