The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESXi 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 ESXi over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 178 172 177
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 6 6 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% 0.16% 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 1.47% 1.87% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 16
Average salary £37,500 £28,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.92% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £28,500 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-10.58% +10.38%
VMware ESXi
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
407 321 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 10.30% 8.63% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 348 283 313
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 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

VMware ESXi Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

VMware ESXi Salary Trend in Manchester

VMware ESXi
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

VMware ESXi Salary Histogram in Manchester

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 22 (95.65%) VMware
2 14 (60.87%) DNS
3 13 (56.52%) Windows
3 13 (56.52%) vSphere
4 12 (52.17%) TCP/IP
5 10 (43.48%) DHCP
5 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
5 10 (43.48%) SAN
5 10 (43.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (39.13%) Firewall
6 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
6 9 (39.13%) LAN
6 9 (39.13%) WAN
6 9 (39.13%) vCloud
7 8 (34.78%) NAS
7 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
7 8 (34.78%) Cisco
7 8 (34.78%) Internet
7 8 (34.78%) VMware ESX
7 8 (34.78%) iSCSI
7 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (30.43%) Veeam
8 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (26.09%) Acronis
9 6 (26.09%) OpenNMS
9 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
9 6 (26.09%) Dell

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
2 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.04%) IIS
3 3 (13.04%) Apache
4 2 (8.70%) Lync
4 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (4.35%) Site Server
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon S3
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (4.35%) IaaS
3 1 (4.35%) SaaS
3 1 (4.35%) PaaS
3 1 (4.35%) Office 365
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) DNS
2 12 (52.17%) TCP/IP
3 10 (43.48%) DHCP
3 10 (43.48%) SAN
4 9 (39.13%) Firewall
4 9 (39.13%) LAN
4 9 (39.13%) WAN
5 8 (34.78%) NAS
5 8 (34.78%) Internet
5 8 (34.78%) iSCSI
6 6 (26.09%) SNMP
6 6 (26.09%) IPsec
7 4 (17.39%) MPLS
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (13.04%) VPN
9 2 (8.70%) DMZ
9 2 (8.70%) VLAN
9 2 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (4.35%) Wireless
10 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (13.04%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Security Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Junior Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Virtualisation Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.35%) iPhone
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.35%) Statistics
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (26.09%) Linux
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (13.04%) Android
5 3 (13.04%) Debian
5 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
6 2 (8.70%) CentOS
6 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
7 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity
3 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (13.04%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (8.70%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
4 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.35%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Web Development
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Perl
2 2 (8.70%) PHP
3 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
1 3 (13.04%) MCSE
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) CCNA
3 1 (4.35%) VCP5
3 1 (4.35%) VCAP
3 1 (4.35%) CCEE
3 1 (4.35%) CCAA
3 1 (4.35%) CCIA
3 1 (4.35%) VCP4
3 1 (4.35%) VCDX
3 1 (4.35%) MCITP
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) MCSA
3 1 (4.35%) MCSD
3 1 (4.35%) CCA
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) vSphere
2 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
2 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (39.13%) vCloud
4 8 (34.78%) VMware ESX
5 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
6 3 (13.04%) Firmware
7 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (4.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) OpenNMS
1 6 (26.09%) SCOM
1 6 (26.09%) WSUS
2 5 (21.74%) SCCM
3 4 (17.39%) Puppet
4 3 (13.04%) Backup Exec
5 2 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (8.70%) Nagios
5 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) VMware
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 8 (34.78%) Cisco
4 7 (30.43%) Veeam
5 6 (26.09%) Acronis
5 6 (26.09%) Dell
5 6 (26.09%) Oracle
6 5 (21.74%) HP
6 5 (21.74%) Citrix
6 5 (21.74%) NetApp
7 4 (17.39%) Symantec
8 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
9 2 (8.70%) Juniper
9 2 (8.70%) EMC
9 2 (8.70%) CA
9 2 (8.70%) Websense
9 2 (8.70%) Clearswift
9 2 (8.70%) ProCurve
9 2 (8.70%) Kaspersky
9 2 (8.70%) Riverbed