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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 214 216 241
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +25
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 34 22 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.49% 0.34% 0.40%
As % of the System Software category 4.58% 3.65% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 32 22 18
Average salary £52,500 £33,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.71% -2.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £27,500 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £77,250 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
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
743 603 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.68% 9.30% 7.63%
Number of salaries quoted 637 511 494
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +21 28 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Manchester -22 4 £65,000 +136.36%
Lancashire -5 2 £42,500 +32.81%
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 68 (100.00%) VMware
2 52 (76.47%) Windows
3 35 (51.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (48.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (47.06%) Finance
6 29 (42.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (41.18%) SAN
8 23 (33.82%) Microsoft
9 22 (32.35%) TCP/IP
9 22 (32.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 22 (32.35%) MCITP
10 19 (27.94%) Linux
11 18 (26.47%) Citrix
11 18 (26.47%) EMC
12 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (23.53%) Dell
13 16 (23.53%) MCSE
13 16 (23.53%) SQL
14 15 (22.06%) PowerShell
15 14 (20.59%) VB
15 14 (20.59%) Active Directory
16 13 (19.12%) HP
16 13 (19.12%) VMware ESXi
17 12 (17.65%) vSphere
17 12 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
17 12 (17.65%) Clustering
18 11 (16.18%) ITIL
18 11 (16.18%) UNIX
18 11 (16.18%) MS Exchange
18 11 (16.18%) Problem Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (16.18%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.76%) IIS
3 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (8.82%) Lync
4 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.41%) Apache
6 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.47%) nginx
7 1 (1.47%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.35%) Office 365
3 2 (2.94%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.94%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (41.18%) SAN
2 22 (32.35%) TCP/IP
3 10 (14.71%) iSCSI
4 8 (11.76%) Internet
5 7 (10.29%) VPN
6 6 (8.82%) NAS
6 6 (8.82%) Firewall
6 6 (8.82%) IPsec
6 6 (8.82%) DNS
6 6 (8.82%) SNMP
7 3 (4.41%) DHCP
7 3 (4.41%) VoIP
7 3 (4.41%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (2.94%) Wireless
8 2 (2.94%) Intranet
8 2 (2.94%) DMZ
8 2 (2.94%) WAN
8 2 (2.94%) LAN
9 1 (1.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 6 (8.82%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.41%) MySQL
4 3 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) LoadRunner
1 7 (10.29%) SilkPerformer
2 6 (8.82%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 32 (47.06%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Back Office
3 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.47%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (17.65%) Support Engineer
1 12 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (16.18%) Windows Support Engineer
3 9 (13.24%) Server Engineer
3 9 (13.24%) Server Support
3 9 (13.24%) Windows Server Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Architect
4 8 (11.76%) Server Support Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) Test Manager
5 7 (10.29%) Consultant
6 6 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.35%) Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 4 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Senior Wintel Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Senior Architect
8 4 (5.88%) IT Consultant
8 4 (5.88%) Administrator
8 4 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Clustering
2 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.41%) Replication
4 2 (2.94%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.47%) iPhone
5 1 (1.47%) Statistics
5 1 (1.47%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 52 (76.47%) Windows
2 33 (48.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (42.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (27.94%) Linux
5 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (16.18%) UNIX
7 9 (13.24%) Windows 7
8 8 (11.76%) Windows XP
9 6 (8.82%) VMS
9 6 (8.82%) Windows 2000
10 4 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (4.41%) CentOS
12 2 (2.94%) Android
12 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
12 2 (2.94%) Debian
12 2 (2.94%) HPUX
12 2 (2.94%) Solaris
13 1 (1.47%) FreeBSD
13 1 (1.47%) OpenBSD
13 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (16.18%) ITIL
2 11 (16.18%) Problem Management
3 10 (14.71%) Performance Monitoring
4 9 (13.24%) Change Control
5 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (10.29%) Change Management
6 7 (10.29%) Test Strategy
6 7 (10.29%) Test Management
7 3 (4.41%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (2.94%) Project Planning
8 2 (2.94%) Time Management
8 2 (2.94%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.94%) Service Management
8 2 (2.94%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.94%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.94%) Project Management
8 2 (2.94%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.53%) SQL
2 15 (22.06%) PowerShell
3 14 (20.59%) VB
4 10 (14.71%) VBScript
5 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.47%) Perl
6 1 (1.47%) PHP
6 1 (1.47%) Python
6 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (32.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 22 (32.35%) MCITP
2 16 (23.53%) MCSE
3 10 (14.71%) MCTS
4 7 (10.29%) ISEB
4 7 (10.29%) ISTQB
5 6 (8.82%) CCA
5 6 (8.82%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (7.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.47%) CCNA
7 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (51.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (20.59%) Active Directory
3 13 (19.12%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (17.65%) vSphere
5 8 (11.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 8 (11.76%) XenApp
6 7 (10.29%) vCloud
7 6 (8.82%) XenDesktop
8 5 (7.35%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.47%) NFS
9 1 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.47%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.47%) Dovecot
9 1 (1.47%) Openswan
9 1 (1.47%) SpamAssassin
9 1 (1.47%) OpenSIPS
9 1 (1.47%) Varnish
9 1 (1.47%) VMFS
9 1 (1.47%) KVM
9 1 (1.47%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (8.82%) SCCM
2 6 (8.82%) SCOM
2 6 (8.82%) OpenNMS
3 2 (2.94%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (2.94%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (2.94%) XenMobile
3 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.94%) Puppet
3 2 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.94%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.94%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.47%) Rsyslog
4 1 (1.47%) Nagios
4 1 (1.47%) yum
4 1 (1.47%) logstash
4 1 (1.47%) Bacula
4 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (1.47%) Cacti
4 1 (1.47%) Munin
Vendors
1 68 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (33.82%) Microsoft
3 18 (26.47%) Citrix
3 18 (26.47%) EMC
4 16 (23.53%) Dell
5 13 (19.12%) HP
6 10 (14.71%) Oracle
7 9 (13.24%) Cisco
8 8 (11.76%) Apple
9 6 (8.82%) Veeam
9 6 (8.82%) Acronis
9 6 (8.82%) NetApp
10 4 (5.88%) NETGEAR
10 4 (5.88%) Symantec
11 3 (4.41%) Red Hat
11 3 (4.41%) CA
12 2 (2.94%) Kaspersky
12 2 (2.94%) Aerohive Networks
12 2 (2.94%) Riverbed
12 2 (2.94%) McAfee
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