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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 174 163 179
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +16
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 14 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.34% 0.41% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 3.59% 4.72% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 8
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 £30,300 £30,000 £25,550
10% offered a salary of more than £57,600 £43,000 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
390 339 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 9.47% 8.79% 8.20%
Number of salaries quoted 315 297 266
Average salary £33,027 £39,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.31% +14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 - 3 £52,000 - 1
VMware ESX
North West

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (85.00%) Windows
3 16 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (65.00%) Change Control
5 13 (65.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (65.00%) Change Management
6 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (45.00%) Citrix Certification
8 9 (45.00%) Citrix
8 9 (45.00%) IIS
8 9 (45.00%) MCTS
8 9 (45.00%) MCITP
9 8 (40.00%) Internet
9 8 (40.00%) Finance
9 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
9 8 (40.00%) Windows 2000
9 8 (40.00%) ITIL
9 8 (40.00%) CCA
9 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
9 8 (40.00%) VMS
9 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 8 (40.00%) vSphere
10 7 (35.00%) NAS
10 7 (35.00%) SCCM
10 7 (35.00%) SAN
11 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
11 6 (30.00%) SharePoint

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (45.00%) IIS
2 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (10.00%) IBM Notes
4 2 (10.00%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (10.00%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Office 365
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Internet
2 7 (35.00%) NAS
2 7 (35.00%) SAN
3 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.00%) DNS
4 2 (10.00%) SNMP
4 2 (10.00%) IPsec
4 2 (10.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (5.00%) Firewall
5 1 (5.00%) Wireless
5 1 (5.00%) HTTP
5 1 (5.00%) SSL
5 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (10.00%) MySQL
4 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Support Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Server Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Server Support Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Server Support
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Support Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) IT Support
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) PKI
3 1 (5.00%) Celerra
3 1 (5.00%) EqualLogic
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (65.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (40.00%) Windows 2000
4 8 (40.00%) VMS
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (10.00%) Linux
6 2 (10.00%) Debian
7 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Change Management
1 13 (65.00%) Change Control
2 8 (40.00%) ITIL
3 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.00%) Capacity Management
6 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.00%) Information Security
6 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (45.00%) Citrix Certification
2 9 (45.00%) MCTS
2 9 (45.00%) MCITP
3 8 (40.00%) CCA
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.00%) HP AIS
4 1 (5.00%) HP MASE
4 1 (5.00%) VCDX
4 1 (5.00%) NCDA
4 1 (5.00%) NCIE
4 1 (5.00%) VCAP
4 1 (5.00%) CCEE
4 1 (5.00%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) BS7799
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 8 (40.00%) vSphere
3 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (10.00%) vCloud
5 1 (5.00%) SpamAssassin
5 1 (5.00%) XenApp
5 1 (5.00%) XenServer
5 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) SCOM
2 2 (10.00%) OpenNMS
2 2 (10.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (45.00%) Citrix
4 3 (15.00%) Dell
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 2 (10.00%) Lotus
5 2 (10.00%) Veeam
5 2 (10.00%) Acronis
6 1 (5.00%) Imperva
6 1 (5.00%) NetApp
6 1 (5.00%) EMC
6 1 (5.00%) HP
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Plus car / pension /other b
Posted: 12 days ago
Bolton
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £47,000 to £57,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago