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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 62 67 62
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 6 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.00% 0.15% 2.49%
As % of the System Software category 10.53% 1.43% 16.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 14
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +2.56%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
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
57 70 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.47% 10.65% 15.24%
Number of salaries quoted 49 54 90
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 17 September 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
Liverpool +14 6 £57,500 +15.00%
VMware ESX
North West

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (96.15%) HP
2 25 (96.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (88.46%) SAN
4 21 (80.77%) EMC
4 21 (80.77%) NetApp
5 20 (76.92%) PowerShell
5 20 (76.92%) Capacity Planning
5 20 (76.92%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (76.92%) vCloud
6 19 (73.08%) Client/Server
6 19 (73.08%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (73.08%) VMFS
6 19 (73.08%) Performance Tuning
7 18 (69.23%) SLA
7 18 (69.23%) CA
7 18 (69.23%) Change Management
7 18 (69.23%) e-Health
7 18 (69.23%) VMware Server
7 18 (69.23%) Capacity Management
8 9 (34.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (26.92%) Degree
10 6 (23.08%) ITIL
10 6 (23.08%) DMZ
11 5 (19.23%) Windows
12 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
12 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
13 3 (11.54%) DHCP
13 3 (11.54%) VPN
13 3 (11.54%) DNS

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (73.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (88.46%) SAN
2 6 (23.08%) DMZ
3 3 (11.54%) Internet
3 3 (11.54%) DHCP
3 3 (11.54%) VPN
3 3 (11.54%) DNS
4 2 (7.69%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Consultant
2 13 (50.00%) VMware Consultant
3 7 (26.92%) VMware Specialist
3 7 (26.92%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Support
5 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.85%) Support Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) VMWare Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 19 (73.08%) Client/Server
2 18 (69.23%) e-Health
3 3 (11.54%) Thin Client
3 3 (11.54%) Fat Client
4 2 (7.69%) Celerra
4 2 (7.69%) EqualLogic
5 1 (3.85%) User Experience
5 1 (3.85%) CLARiiON
5 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Capacity Planning
2 19 (73.08%) Performance Tuning
3 18 (69.23%) Capacity Management
3 18 (69.23%) Change Management
4 6 (23.08%) ITIL
5 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (26.92%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) HP AIS
3 2 (7.69%) MCTS
3 2 (7.69%) MCITP
3 2 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.69%) HP MASE
3 2 (7.69%) VCDX
3 2 (7.69%) NCDA
3 2 (7.69%) NCIE
3 2 (7.69%) VCAP
3 2 (7.69%) CCEE
3 2 (7.69%) CCIA
4 1 (3.85%) HP ASE
4 1 (3.85%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (69.23%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (96.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (76.92%) VMware ESXi
2 20 (76.92%) vCloud
3 19 (73.08%) VMFS
4 18 (69.23%) VMware Server
5 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
5 3 (11.54%) Terminal Services
5 3 (11.54%) XenDesktop
5 3 (11.54%) vSphere
6 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
6 2 (7.69%) XenApp
6 2 (7.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) HP SIM
2 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (96.15%) HP
3 21 (80.77%) EMC
3 21 (80.77%) NetApp
4 18 (69.23%) CA
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.54%) Dell
6 3 (11.54%) Citrix
6 3 (11.54%) ProCurve
7 2 (7.69%) Cisco
8 1 (3.85%) Symantec