The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank - 68 63
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 0 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.47% 2.04%
As % of the System Software category - 4.00% 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 5
Average salary - £55,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +69.23%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.48% +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 Merseyside region.

System Software Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
29 75 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.91% 11.76% 12.76%
Number of salaries quoted 27 61 57
Average salary £32,000 £45,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.88% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,550 £51,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Merseyside

VMware ESX
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 6 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 6 (100.00%) SLA
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) EMC
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
1 6 (100.00%) CA
1 6 (100.00%) NetApp
1 6 (100.00%) Change Management
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) e-Health
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Server
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (100.00%) VMFS
1 6 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (100.00%) vCloud
1 6 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) DMZ
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (33.33%) Degree

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) DMZ
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 6 (100.00%) e-Health
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Change Management
1 6 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Server
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) VMFS
1 6 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (100.00%) vCloud
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) EMC
1 6 (100.00%) CA
1 6 (100.00%) NetApp
1 6 (100.00%) VMware