The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 207 217 238
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +21
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 35 25 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.52% 0.38% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 4.90% 4.01% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 28 25 12
Average salary £53,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.37% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,050 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year
- -1.73%
VMware ESX
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

System Software Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
715 624 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.57% 9.48% 7.57%
Number of salaries quoted 588 516 413
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in the North West

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

VMware ESX Salary Trend in the North West

VMware ESX
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the North West region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in the North West

VMware ESX
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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
Cheshire 0 20 £60,000 +50.00%
Manchester -16 11 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Lancashire 0 4 £42,500 +32.81% 1
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 63 (100.00%) VMware
2 49 (77.78%) Windows
3 36 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (46.03%) Microsoft
5 26 (41.27%) TCP/IP
5 26 (41.27%) SAN
6 25 (39.68%) Finance
7 22 (34.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (34.92%) MCSE
8 21 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (31.75%) PowerShell
9 20 (31.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (30.16%) Active Directory
11 18 (28.57%) MS Exchange
12 17 (26.98%) EMC
12 17 (26.98%) Citrix
13 16 (25.40%) VBScript
13 16 (25.40%) MCITP
13 16 (25.40%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (23.81%) Linux
14 15 (23.81%) Dell
15 14 (22.22%) VB
15 14 (22.22%) Clustering
16 13 (20.63%) SQL
16 13 (20.63%) ITIL
16 13 (20.63%) DNS
17 12 (19.05%) HP
17 12 (19.05%) XenDesktop
17 12 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
18 11 (17.46%) Problem Management

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 18 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 12 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (11.11%) IIS
5 6 (9.52%) Lync
6 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (3.17%) nginx
8 2 (3.17%) OpenStack
8 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
8 2 (3.17%) Apache
8 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
8 2 (3.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Office 365
2 4 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (41.27%) TCP/IP
1 26 (41.27%) SAN
2 13 (20.63%) DNS
3 11 (17.46%) Firewall
4 8 (12.70%) iSCSI
4 8 (12.70%) VPN
5 6 (9.52%) Internet
6 5 (7.94%) NAS
7 4 (6.35%) NetScaler
7 4 (6.35%) IPsec
7 4 (6.35%) SNMP
8 3 (4.76%) VoIP
9 2 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (3.17%) Network Security
9 2 (3.17%) Asterisk PBX
9 2 (3.17%) OpenVPN
9 2 (3.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (3.17%) Wireless
9 2 (3.17%) WAN
9 2 (3.17%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.17%) MySQL
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) SilkPerformer
1 2 (3.17%) MSI
1 2 (3.17%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (3.17%) LoadRunner
General
1 25 (39.68%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Billing
2 2 (3.17%) Back Office
3 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (20.63%) Consultant
2 11 (17.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 6 (9.52%) Architect
4 6 (9.52%) Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) Windows Support Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 4 (6.35%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Active Directory Consultant
6 4 (6.35%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) IT Consultant
6 4 (6.35%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (6.35%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Server Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Administrator
7 3 (4.76%) Server Support
7 3 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.22%) Clustering
2 7 (11.11%) Replication
3 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.17%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.59%) Statistics
5 1 (1.59%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 49 (77.78%) Windows
2 21 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (31.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (25.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (23.81%) Linux
6 7 (11.11%) UNIX
7 4 (6.35%) CentOS
7 4 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.76%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.17%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.17%) Android
9 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.17%) OpenBSD
9 2 (3.17%) FreeBSD
9 2 (3.17%) HPUX
9 2 (3.17%) Solaris
10 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.63%) ITIL
2 11 (17.46%) Problem Management
3 10 (15.87%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (15.87%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (11.11%) Migration
6 3 (4.76%) Change Control
7 2 (3.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (3.17%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.17%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.17%) Time Management
7 2 (3.17%) Test Management
7 2 (3.17%) Test Strategy
7 2 (3.17%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.17%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (3.17%) Project Management
7 2 (3.17%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.59%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (31.75%) PowerShell
2 16 (25.40%) VBScript
3 14 (22.22%) VB
4 13 (20.63%) SQL
5 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.17%) Python
5 2 (3.17%) Perl
5 2 (3.17%) PHP
6 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (34.92%) Microsoft Certification
1 22 (34.92%) MCSE
2 16 (25.40%) MCITP
3 5 (7.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (6.35%) MCTS
5 2 (3.17%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.17%) VCP4
5 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.17%) ISEB
5 2 (3.17%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (30.16%) Active Directory
3 12 (19.05%) XenDesktop
4 11 (17.46%) vSphere
5 10 (15.87%) XenApp
5 10 (15.87%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (11.11%) Hyper-V
7 4 (6.35%) vCloud
7 4 (6.35%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (3.17%) Postfix
8 2 (3.17%) Sendmail
8 2 (3.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (3.17%) Varnish
8 2 (3.17%) Dovecot
8 2 (3.17%) Openswan
8 2 (3.17%) SpamAssassin
8 2 (3.17%) OpenSIPS
8 2 (3.17%) Ceph
8 2 (3.17%) KVM
8 2 (3.17%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) SCCM
2 4 (6.35%) WSUS
2 4 (6.35%) SCOM
2 4 (6.35%) OpenNMS
3 2 (3.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (3.17%) Cacti
3 2 (3.17%) Munin
3 2 (3.17%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (3.17%) yum
3 2 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.17%) Bacula
3 2 (3.17%) XenMobile
3 2 (3.17%) logstash
3 2 (3.17%) Rsyslog
3 2 (3.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.17%) Nagios
3 2 (3.17%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.59%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.59%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 63 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (46.03%) Microsoft
3 17 (26.98%) EMC
3 17 (26.98%) Citrix
4 15 (23.81%) Dell
5 12 (19.05%) HP
6 10 (15.87%) Cisco
7 8 (12.70%) Apple
8 7 (11.11%) Oracle
9 4 (6.35%) NETGEAR
9 4 (6.35%) Veeam
9 4 (6.35%) Acronis
9 4 (6.35%) Red Hat
9 4 (6.35%) Sun
10 3 (4.76%) NetApp
10 3 (4.76%) Symantec
11 2 (3.17%) Kaspersky
11 2 (3.17%) SonicWALL
11 2 (3.17%) Riverbed
11 2 (3.17%) SolarWinds
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