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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 224 231 240
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 15 24 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.34% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 2.38% 3.55% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8 20 12
Average salary £41,250 £42,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £32,600 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £49,450 £62,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -8.69%
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
629 677 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.71% 9.54% 7.47%
Number of salaries quoted 470 527 431
Average salary £33,500 £33,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.51% -9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Manchester +7 9 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Lancashire +6 4 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Merseyside +10 1 - -
Cheshire +5 1 £17,000 -57.50%
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 48 (100.00%) VMware
2 42 (87.50%) Windows
3 28 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
5 23 (47.92%) Finance
6 21 (43.75%) SAN
7 20 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (41.67%) MCSE
8 19 (39.58%) TCP/IP
9 17 (35.42%) Citrix
9 17 (35.42%) PowerShell
9 17 (35.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (33.33%) VBScript
11 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (29.17%) EMC
12 14 (29.17%) MS Exchange
12 14 (29.17%) Clustering
13 13 (27.08%) Active Directory
13 13 (27.08%) MCITP
13 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (25.00%) Dell
14 12 (25.00%) ITIL
15 11 (22.92%) VB
15 11 (22.92%) HP
15 11 (22.92%) DNS
15 11 (22.92%) Problem Management
16 10 (20.83%) XenDesktop
16 10 (20.83%) Performance Monitoring
17 9 (18.75%) Replication
17 9 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (29.17%) MS Exchange
2 9 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (8.33%) IIS
5 3 (6.25%) Lync
5 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.17%) OpenStack
6 2 (4.17%) IBM Notes
6 2 (4.17%) Apache
6 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
6 2 (4.17%) nginx
7 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (43.75%) SAN
2 19 (39.58%) TCP/IP
3 11 (22.92%) DNS
4 8 (16.67%) Firewall
5 3 (6.25%) VPN
5 3 (6.25%) VoIP
6 2 (4.17%) SSL
6 2 (4.17%) Wireless
6 2 (4.17%) Network Security
6 2 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (4.17%) NAS
6 2 (4.17%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (4.17%) OpenVPN
6 2 (4.17%) NetScaler
6 2 (4.17%) Intranet
7 1 (2.08%) Internet
7 1 (2.08%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.08%) DMZ
7 1 (2.08%) DHCP
7 1 (2.08%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) MySQL
2 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.08%) Big Data
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MSI
General
1 23 (47.92%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Billing
3 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Consultant
2 9 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Senior Consultant
4 5 (10.42%) Windows Support Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Active Directory Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Server Support
6 3 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) IT Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Server Support Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) COM
1 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) Clustering
2 9 (18.75%) Replication
3 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 42 (87.50%) Windows
2 17 (35.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (10.42%) Linux
6 4 (8.33%) CentOS
6 4 (8.33%) UNIX
7 2 (4.17%) OpenBSD
7 2 (4.17%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.17%) FreeBSD
7 2 (4.17%) Solaris
8 1 (2.08%) NetWare
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) ITIL
2 11 (22.92%) Problem Management
3 10 (20.83%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (16.67%) Migration
4 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.25%) Time Management
5 3 (6.25%) Project Management
6 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.17%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.17%) Change Control
7 1 (2.08%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.08%) Release Management
7 1 (2.08%) Database Mirroring
7 1 (2.08%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.08%) Computer Security
7 1 (2.08%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.08%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.08%) MapReduce
7 1 (2.08%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (35.42%) PowerShell
2 16 (33.33%) VBScript
3 11 (22.92%) VB
4 7 (14.58%) SQL
5 2 (4.17%) Perl
5 2 (4.17%) PHP
5 2 (4.17%) Python
5 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (41.67%) MCSE
1 20 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (27.08%) MCITP
3 3 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.25%) CCNA
4 2 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.08%) MCTS
5 1 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.08%) EMC Certification
System Software
1 28 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (27.08%) Active Directory
3 10 (20.83%) XenDesktop
4 8 (16.67%) XenApp
5 5 (10.42%) vSphere
6 4 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (8.33%) Hyper-V
7 2 (4.17%) Postfix
7 2 (4.17%) Sendmail
7 2 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (4.17%) Varnish
7 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.17%) Dovecot
7 2 (4.17%) Openswan
7 2 (4.17%) SpamAssassin
7 2 (4.17%) OpenSIPS
7 2 (4.17%) Corosync
7 2 (4.17%) KVM
7 2 (4.17%) Ceph
7 2 (4.17%) iptables
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) WSUS
2 3 (6.25%) SCCM
3 2 (4.17%) Cacti
3 2 (4.17%) Munin
3 2 (4.17%) yum
3 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (4.17%) Nagios
3 2 (4.17%) logstash
3 2 (4.17%) Rsyslog
3 2 (4.17%) Bacula
3 2 (4.17%) Pacemaker
3 2 (4.17%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.08%) MOM
4 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.08%) BladeLogic
4 1 (2.08%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 17 (35.42%) Citrix
4 14 (29.17%) EMC
5 12 (25.00%) Dell
6 11 (22.92%) HP
7 8 (16.67%) Cisco
7 8 (16.67%) Apple
8 5 (10.42%) Sun
9 3 (6.25%) Oracle
10 2 (4.17%) IBM
10 2 (4.17%) Lotus
10 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
10 2 (4.17%) NetApp
10 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds
10 2 (4.17%) Percona
10 2 (4.17%) Aerohive Networks
10 2 (4.17%) McAfee
11 1 (2.08%) AppSense
11 1 (2.08%) SonicWALL
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