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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 174 155 174
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +19
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 17 22 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.42% 0.60% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 4.79% 6.85% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 7
Average salary £34,500 £30,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.11% +7.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,250 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,250 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +10.00%
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
355 321 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 8.82% 8.71% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 287 275 247
Average salary £33,027 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.92% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,800 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 £52,000 -
VMware ESX
North West

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 20 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (65.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (50.00%) Change Management
5 13 (50.00%) Change Control
6 12 (46.15%) Internet
6 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
7 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (42.31%) vSphere
8 10 (38.46%) Citrix
8 10 (38.46%) IIS
8 10 (38.46%) SAN
9 9 (34.62%) Citrix Certification
9 9 (34.62%) ITIL
9 9 (34.62%) NAS
9 9 (34.62%) MCTS
9 9 (34.62%) MCITP
10 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (30.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 8 (30.77%) VMS
10 8 (30.77%) CCA
10 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
10 8 (30.77%) Windows 2000
10 8 (30.77%) Finance
11 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
11 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
11 7 (26.92%) SCCM

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 10 (38.46%) IIS
2 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
3 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
4 5 (19.23%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (7.69%) IBM Notes
5 2 (7.69%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (7.69%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Office 365
2 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon S3
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) Internet
2 10 (38.46%) SAN
3 9 (34.62%) NAS
4 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
5 6 (23.08%) DNS
6 4 (15.38%) iSCSI
6 4 (15.38%) IPsec
6 4 (15.38%) SNMP
7 3 (11.54%) Firewall
8 2 (7.69%) DMZ
8 2 (7.69%) LAN
8 2 (7.69%) WAN
8 2 (7.69%) VPN
8 2 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (3.85%) DHCP
9 1 (3.85%) Wireless
9 1 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
9 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (7.69%) MySQL
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Support Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Windows Server Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Server Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Server Support Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Windows Support Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Server Support
3 6 (23.08%) IT Support
4 5 (19.23%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 4 (15.38%) Senior Architect
5 4 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (15.38%) Architect
6 3 (11.54%) Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Security Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Security Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Consultant
8 1 (3.85%) Support Technician
8 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) PKI
2 2 (7.69%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.85%) Statistics
3 1 (3.85%) iPhone
3 1 (3.85%) Celerra
3 1 (3.85%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Windows
1 20 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (30.77%) VMS
3 8 (30.77%) Windows 2000
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (15.38%) Linux
6 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
7 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
7 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
7 2 (7.69%) Android
7 2 (7.69%) Debian
8 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Change Management
1 13 (50.00%) Change Control
2 9 (34.62%) ITIL
3 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (19.23%) Problem Management
4 3 (11.54%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (34.62%) Citrix Certification
2 9 (34.62%) MCTS
2 9 (34.62%) MCITP
3 8 (30.77%) CCA
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.85%) HP AIS
4 1 (3.85%) HP MASE
4 1 (3.85%) NCDA
4 1 (3.85%) NCIE
4 1 (3.85%) VCAP
4 1 (3.85%) CCEE
4 1 (3.85%) CCIA
4 1 (3.85%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) BS7799
System Software
1 17 (65.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 11 (42.31%) vSphere
4 8 (30.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 6 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (15.38%) vCloud
7 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
8 2 (7.69%) XenApp
8 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
9 1 (3.85%) SpamAssassin
9 1 (3.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) SCCM
2 4 (15.38%) SCOM
2 4 (15.38%) OpenNMS
3 2 (7.69%) Puppet
3 2 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 10 (38.46%) Citrix
4 5 (19.23%) Dell
5 4 (15.38%) Veeam
5 4 (15.38%) Acronis
5 4 (15.38%) Oracle
6 2 (7.69%) Riverbed
6 2 (7.69%) Kaspersky
6 2 (7.69%) Websense
6 2 (7.69%) Clearswift
6 2 (7.69%) CA
6 2 (7.69%) Lotus
6 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
6 2 (7.69%) Symantec
6 2 (7.69%) EMC
7 1 (3.85%) HP
7 1 (3.85%) Avaya
7 1 (3.85%) NetApp
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago