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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 218 214 231
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 27 33 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.47% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 4.33% 4.76% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 20 29 13
Average salary £45,000 £57,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +64.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £64,400 £42,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
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
623 693 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.69% 9.84% 7.70%
Number of salaries quoted 495 577 470
Average salary £35,000 £33,852 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.39% -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +13 16 £54,000 +116.00% 5
Cheshire -10 5 £45,000 +5.88%
Lancashire -12 5 £45,000 +5.88%
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 46 (100.00%) VMware
2 42 (91.30%) Windows
3 32 (69.57%) Microsoft
4 30 (65.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (47.83%) DNS
6 21 (45.65%) Active Directory
7 20 (43.48%) Citrix
7 20 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (41.30%) SAN
9 18 (39.13%) Replication
10 15 (32.61%) TCP/IP
10 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
11 14 (30.43%) Migration
11 14 (30.43%) Firewall
11 14 (30.43%) PowerShell
11 14 (30.43%) XenDesktop
11 14 (30.43%) Data Centre
12 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (28.26%) MS Exchange
12 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (26.09%) SQL
14 11 (23.91%) ITIL
14 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2003
15 10 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2007
15 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (21.74%) MCSE
15 10 (21.74%) HP
15 10 (21.74%) DHCP
15 10 (21.74%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (28.26%) MS Exchange
2 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (15.22%) Lync
5 5 (10.87%) IIS
6 3 (6.52%) Oracle 9iAS
6 3 (6.52%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (4.35%) OpenStack
7 2 (4.35%) nginx
7 2 (4.35%) IBM Notes
7 2 (4.35%) Apache
7 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
7 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
8 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Primavera
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (6.52%) Amazon S3
1 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.52%) Amazon EMR
1 3 (6.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (4.35%) IBM PureFlex
2 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (47.83%) DNS
2 19 (41.30%) SAN
3 15 (32.61%) TCP/IP
4 14 (30.43%) Firewall
5 10 (21.74%) DHCP
6 7 (15.22%) VPN
7 4 (8.70%) NAS
8 3 (6.52%) DMZ
8 3 (6.52%) Internet
8 3 (6.52%) Ethernet
8 3 (6.52%) LAN
8 3 (6.52%) WAN
9 2 (4.35%) VoIP
9 2 (4.35%) SSL
9 2 (4.35%) Network Security
9 2 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (4.35%) Asterisk PBX
9 2 (4.35%) OpenVPN
10 1 (2.17%) NetScaler
10 1 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
2 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (15.22%) Oracle Database
3 7 (15.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (15.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (10.87%) MySQL
6 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (8.70%) Oracle9i Database
6 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (6.52%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
7 3 (6.52%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (4.35%) Big Data
8 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MSI
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Law
2 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.35%) Billing
4 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.17%) Back Office
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Architect
2 10 (21.74%) Consultant
3 7 (15.22%) Senior Consultant
4 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) DBA
6 4 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Administrator
6 4 (8.70%) Applications Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Active Directory Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Oracle Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.35%) Data Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Server Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) Web Services
1 3 (6.52%) WebCenter
2 1 (2.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (39.13%) Replication
2 14 (30.43%) Data Centre
3 7 (15.22%) Clustering
4 3 (6.52%) Life Science
4 3 (6.52%) LPAR
4 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.17%) iPhone
5 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 42 (91.30%) Windows
2 20 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (19.57%) UNIX
6 5 (10.87%) AIX
7 2 (4.35%) Solaris
7 2 (4.35%) Linux
7 2 (4.35%) FreeBSD
7 2 (4.35%) NetWare
7 2 (4.35%) OpenBSD
7 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.35%) CentOS
7 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Migration
2 11 (23.91%) ITIL
3 5 (10.87%) Service Delivery
3 5 (10.87%) Business Continuity
3 5 (10.87%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (8.70%) Service Management
4 4 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (8.70%) Database Mirroring
5 3 (6.52%) Data Migration
5 3 (6.52%) MapReduce
5 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.52%) Coaching
5 3 (6.52%) TOGAF
5 3 (6.52%) Data Analysis
5 3 (6.52%) ITSM
5 3 (6.52%) Identity Management
5 3 (6.52%) ETL
6 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.35%) Project Management
6 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) PowerShell
2 12 (26.09%) SQL
3 8 (17.39%) VBScript
4 4 (8.70%) PL/SQL
4 4 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.52%) Prolog
6 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.35%) Perl
6 2 (4.35%) PHP
6 2 (4.35%) Python
7 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (21.74%) MCSE
3 6 (13.04%) Degree
4 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (10.87%) CCNA
5 4 (8.70%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (8.70%) MCITP
6 3 (6.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (6.52%) MCTS
6 3 (6.52%) OCP
6 3 (6.52%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (4.35%) EMC Certification
7 2 (4.35%) CCA
7 2 (4.35%) NCDA
8 1 (2.17%) HP ASE
8 1 (2.17%) MCSA
8 1 (2.17%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (65.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (45.65%) Active Directory
3 14 (30.43%) XenDesktop
4 7 (15.22%) vSphere
4 7 (15.22%) XenApp
5 6 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (6.52%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
6 3 (6.52%) XenServer
7 2 (4.35%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (4.35%) Varnish
7 2 (4.35%) Postfix
7 2 (4.35%) Sendmail
7 2 (4.35%) NFS
7 2 (4.35%) ISA Server
7 2 (4.35%) Dovecot
7 2 (4.35%) Openswan
7 2 (4.35%) SpamAssassin
7 2 (4.35%) OpenSIPS
7 2 (4.35%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) WSUS
2 6 (13.04%) SCCM
3 3 (6.52%) Backup Exec
4 2 (4.35%) MOM
4 2 (4.35%) Nagios
4 2 (4.35%) Cacti
4 2 (4.35%) Munin
4 2 (4.35%) yum
4 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (4.35%) logstash
4 2 (4.35%) Rsyslog
4 2 (4.35%) Bacula
4 2 (4.35%) Pacemaker
5 1 (2.17%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) VMware
2 32 (69.57%) Microsoft
3 20 (43.48%) Citrix
4 10 (21.74%) HP
4 10 (21.74%) Cisco
5 9 (19.57%) Oracle
6 8 (17.39%) IBM
7 6 (13.04%) Dell
7 6 (13.04%) Sun
8 4 (8.70%) EMC
9 3 (6.52%) Business Objects
9 3 (6.52%) CommVault
9 3 (6.52%) NetApp
10 2 (4.35%) Novell
10 2 (4.35%) Lotus
10 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
10 2 (4.35%) Apple
10 2 (4.35%) SonicWALL
10 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
10 2 (4.35%) Percona
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