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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 227 218 240
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +22
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 16 32 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.45% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 2.62% 4.66% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 12 27 7
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £25,750 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,100 £67,250 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
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
611 687 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.90% 9.72% 7.30%
Number of salaries quoted 477 548 425
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 7 £37,500 +50.00% 3
Cheshire -1 4 £45,000 +16.12% 2
Lancashire -5 4 £45,000 +5.88%
Merseyside -8 1 - -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 51 (100.00%) VMware
2 46 (90.20%) Windows
3 34 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (56.86%) Microsoft
5 21 (41.18%) Citrix
6 19 (37.25%) Finance
6 19 (37.25%) SAN
7 17 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (31.37%) DNS
8 16 (31.37%) TCP/IP
8 16 (31.37%) Replication
9 14 (27.45%) HP
9 14 (27.45%) MCSE
9 14 (27.45%) PowerShell
9 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (25.49%) MS Exchange
10 13 (25.49%) ITIL
10 13 (25.49%) Firewall
11 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (23.53%) Data Centre
11 12 (23.53%) XenDesktop
12 11 (21.57%) Clustering
12 11 (21.57%) SQL
12 11 (21.57%) VBScript
12 11 (21.57%) Dell
13 10 (19.61%) Cisco
13 10 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2003
14 9 (17.65%) MCITP

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 13 (25.49%) MS Exchange
2 10 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (9.80%) Lync
5 4 (7.84%) IIS
6 3 (5.88%) Oracle 9iAS
6 3 (5.88%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (3.92%) OpenStack
7 2 (3.92%) nginx
7 2 (3.92%) IBM Notes
7 2 (3.92%) Apache
7 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
7 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (3.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 2 (3.92%) Office 365
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon S3
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (37.25%) SAN
2 16 (31.37%) DNS
2 16 (31.37%) TCP/IP
3 13 (25.49%) Firewall
4 6 (11.76%) VPN
5 5 (9.80%) DHCP
6 3 (5.88%) WAN
6 3 (5.88%) LAN
6 3 (5.88%) NAS
7 2 (3.92%) OpenVPN
7 2 (3.92%) NetScaler
7 2 (3.92%) Asterisk PBX
7 2 (3.92%) Network Security
7 2 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.92%) DMZ
7 2 (3.92%) Internet
7 2 (3.92%) VoIP
7 2 (3.92%) Ethernet
7 2 (3.92%) SSL
8 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.80%) MySQL
3 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database
4 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (7.84%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.92%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (3.92%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.92%) Big Data
6 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MSI
General
1 19 (37.25%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.92%) Billing
4 1 (1.96%) Back Office
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (17.65%) Consultant
2 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (7.84%) Active Directory Consultant
4 4 (7.84%) Architect
4 4 (7.84%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) DBA
4 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Administrator
5 3 (5.88%) Server Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Server Support
5 3 (5.88%) Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Head of Infrastructure
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Messaging Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) WebCenter
2 2 (3.92%) Web Services
3 1 (1.96%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (31.37%) Replication
2 12 (23.53%) Data Centre
3 11 (21.57%) Clustering
4 3 (5.88%) Life Science
4 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 46 (90.20%) Windows
2 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.84%) UNIX
6 3 (5.88%) Linux
6 3 (5.88%) CentOS
7 2 (3.92%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.92%) OpenBSD
7 2 (3.92%) Solaris
7 2 (3.92%) FreeBSD
8 1 (1.96%) NetWare
8 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) ITIL
2 9 (17.65%) Migration
3 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.80%) Problem Management
4 5 (9.80%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (7.84%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (7.84%) Database Mirroring
5 4 (7.84%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (7.84%) Business Continuity
5 4 (7.84%) Service Management
5 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.88%) ETL
6 3 (5.88%) ITSM
7 2 (3.92%) MapReduce
7 2 (3.92%) Change Control
7 2 (3.92%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.92%) Data Analysis
7 2 (3.92%) Time Management
7 2 (3.92%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (27.45%) PowerShell
2 11 (21.57%) SQL
2 11 (21.57%) VBScript
3 4 (7.84%) PL/SQL
3 4 (7.84%) VB
3 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.88%) Prolog
5 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.92%) Perl
5 2 (3.92%) PHP
5 2 (3.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (27.45%) MCSE
3 9 (17.65%) MCITP
4 4 (7.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (7.84%) CCNA
4 4 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (5.88%) OCP
5 3 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (5.88%) MCTS
5 3 (5.88%) Degree
6 2 (3.92%) NCDA
6 2 (3.92%) CCA
7 1 (1.96%) EMC Certification
7 1 (1.96%) CCNP
7 1 (1.96%) MCSA
7 1 (1.96%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 12 (23.53%) XenDesktop
4 8 (15.69%) vSphere
5 7 (13.73%) XenApp
6 4 (7.84%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (5.88%) Hyper-V
8 2 (3.92%) Varnish
8 2 (3.92%) KVM
8 2 (3.92%) Corosync
8 2 (3.92%) iptables
8 2 (3.92%) Ceph
8 2 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (3.92%) Dovecot
8 2 (3.92%) Openswan
8 2 (3.92%) SpamAssassin
8 2 (3.92%) OpenSIPS
8 2 (3.92%) Postfix
8 2 (3.92%) Sendmail
8 2 (3.92%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) WSUS
2 3 (5.88%) SCCM
2 3 (5.88%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.92%) Pacemaker
3 2 (3.92%) logstash
3 2 (3.92%) Rsyslog
3 2 (3.92%) Bacula
3 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (3.92%) yum
3 2 (3.92%) Cacti
3 2 (3.92%) Munin
3 2 (3.92%) Nagios
4 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.96%) MOM
4 1 (1.96%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.96%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.96%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.96%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.96%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (56.86%) Microsoft
3 21 (41.18%) Citrix
4 14 (27.45%) HP
5 11 (21.57%) Dell
6 10 (19.61%) Cisco
7 8 (15.69%) Apple
8 6 (11.76%) Oracle
8 6 (11.76%) EMC
9 5 (9.80%) Sun
10 3 (5.88%) IBM
10 3 (5.88%) Business Objects
10 3 (5.88%) CommVault
10 3 (5.88%) NetApp
11 2 (3.92%) Percona
11 2 (3.92%) SonicWALL
11 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds
11 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
11 2 (3.92%) Lotus
12 1 (1.96%) AppSense
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