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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESX Server
England / North West
Rank 234 230 231
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 13 6 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.11% 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 2.06% 0.90% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 28
Median salary £30,000 £26,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% -51.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £41,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-14.11% +1.19%

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
630 666 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.47% 11.79% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 486 551 627
Median salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -16 10 £30,000 +20.00%
Cheshire +16 3 £42,500 -16.66%
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (67.86%) SAN
3 18 (64.29%) Citrix
3 18 (64.29%) Windows
4 17 (60.71%) SQL Server
5 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
6 13 (46.43%) PowerShell
6 13 (46.43%) Windows Server
7 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
8 11 (39.29%) SCOM
8 11 (39.29%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (35.71%) NoSQL
9 10 (35.71%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (35.71%) Amazon S3
9 10 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (35.71%) NAS
9 10 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (35.71%) Customer Engagement
9 10 (35.71%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (35.71%) Amazon Redshift
9 10 (35.71%) DevOps
9 10 (35.71%) PCI DSS
9 10 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 10 (35.71%) Data Architecture
9 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (35.71%) Software Engineering
9 10 (35.71%) Firewall
9 10 (35.71%) Scrum

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (35.71%) Elasticsearch
1 10 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (35.71%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (35.71%) Amazon S3
2 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (67.86%) SAN
2 10 (35.71%) DNS
2 10 (35.71%) Firewall
2 10 (35.71%) Internet
2 10 (35.71%) NAS
3 2 (7.14%) DMZ
4 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (60.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (35.71%) Amazon Redshift
2 10 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (35.71%) NoSQL
2 10 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Administrator
1 10 (35.71%) DBA
1 10 (35.71%) Senior DBA
1 10 (35.71%) Senior SQL DBA
1 10 (35.71%) SQL DBA
2 5 (17.86%) Active Directory Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Active Directory Support
2 5 (17.86%) Active Directory Support Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Exchange Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Exchange Support
2 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Technical Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Technical Support
2 5 (17.86%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 7 (25.00%) iPad
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Windows Server
3 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.71%) VMS
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) Customer Engagement
1 10 (35.71%) Data Architecture
1 10 (35.71%) Data Modelling
1 10 (35.71%) DevOps
1 10 (35.71%) ITIL
1 10 (35.71%) Scrum
1 10 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (17.86%) Service Management
3 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 2 (7.14%) ITIL V3
3 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) PowerShell
2 10 (35.71%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) VB
3 2 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) MCP
2 2 (7.14%) MCSA
2 2 (7.14%) MCSE
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (35.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 11 (39.29%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (10.71%) XenApp
4 3 (10.71%) XenDesktop
5 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 2 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (39.29%) SCOM
2 7 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (17.86%) Nagios
4 2 (7.14%) SCCM
5 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
5 1 (3.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (64.29%) Citrix
3 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
4 7 (25.00%) Intel Security
5 3 (10.71%) HP
6 2 (7.14%) Apple
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco
6 2 (7.14%) Dell
7 1 (3.57%) EqualLogic
7 1 (3.57%) Juniper
7 1 (3.57%) Symantec