The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 197 226 160
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -66
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 38 25 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.34% 1.19%
As % of the System Software category 5.45% 4.44% 11.53%
Number of salaries quoted 36 11 80
Average salary £57,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.28% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £43,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
System Software Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
697 563 763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.97% 7.64% 10.33%
Number of salaries quoted 590 463 696
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £37,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +0.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
VMware ESX
England

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 14 July 2014.

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 14 July 2014. 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
Merseyside +19 22 £57,500 +47.43% 1
Manchester +6 10 £26,750 -17.69% 1
Cheshire -1 8 £38,500 +1.98% 4
Lancashire +5 1 £42,500 -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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 63 (100.00%) VMware
2 51 (80.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (71.43%) SAN
4 38 (60.32%) Windows
5 33 (52.38%) HP
6 28 (44.44%) Change Management
6 28 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (41.27%) Microsoft
7 26 (41.27%) EMC
8 25 (39.68%) SLA
9 24 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (38.10%) PowerShell
10 22 (34.92%) Capacity Planning
10 22 (34.92%) vCloud
10 22 (34.92%) NetApp
11 20 (31.75%) Client/Server
11 20 (31.75%) VMware ESXi
12 19 (30.16%) Capacity Management
12 19 (30.16%) Cloud Computing
12 19 (30.16%) CA
12 19 (30.16%) Active Directory
13 18 (28.57%) VMFS
13 18 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
14 17 (26.98%) e-Health
14 17 (26.98%) VMware Server
15 16 (25.40%) Citrix
15 16 (25.40%) MS Exchange
16 15 (23.81%) IIS
17 13 (20.63%) ITIL
17 13 (20.63%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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 16 (25.40%) MS Exchange
2 15 (23.81%) IIS
3 11 (17.46%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 5 (7.94%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (3.17%) IBM Notes
7 2 (3.17%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MS Office
1 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 19 (30.16%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (7.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (71.43%) SAN
2 12 (19.05%) DNS
3 11 (17.46%) Firewall
4 10 (15.87%) Internet
5 7 (11.11%) DHCP
5 7 (11.11%) NAS
6 6 (9.52%) TCP/IP
6 6 (9.52%) VPN
6 6 (9.52%) DMZ
7 4 (6.35%) Unified Communications
8 3 (4.76%) WAN
8 3 (4.76%) LAN
9 2 (3.17%) HTTP
9 2 (3.17%) SSL
9 2 (3.17%) IPsec
9 2 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.59%) Wireless
10 1 (1.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
1 5 (7.94%) Finance
1 5 (7.94%) Banking
2 2 (3.17%) Back Office
3 1 (1.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (33.33%) Consultant
2 12 (19.05%) VMware Consultant
3 10 (15.87%) Support Engineer
4 9 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
5 7 (11.11%) VMware Specialist
6 6 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
6 6 (9.52%) Support Consultant
6 6 (9.52%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 5 (7.94%) IT Support
7 5 (7.94%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Server Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Technical Support
9 3 (4.76%) Server Support
9 3 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (4.76%) Windows Server Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Server Support Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Windows Support Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (31.75%) Client/Server
2 17 (26.98%) e-Health
3 7 (11.11%) Clustering
4 5 (7.94%) Thin Client
4 5 (7.94%) Fat Client
5 4 (6.35%) Celerra
5 4 (6.35%) EqualLogic
6 3 (4.76%) CLARiiON
7 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.17%) PKI
8 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 38 (60.32%) Windows
2 28 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (14.29%) Windows 2000
5 7 (11.11%) Linux
6 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (6.35%) Windows NT
8 3 (4.76%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.76%) VMS
9 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (44.44%) Change Management
2 22 (34.92%) Capacity Planning
3 19 (30.16%) Capacity Management
4 18 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (20.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (20.63%) ITIL
6 8 (12.70%) Change Control
7 7 (11.11%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.76%) Project Management
8 3 (4.76%) Migration
8 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.76%) Asset Management
9 2 (3.17%) Information Security
9 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.17%) Performance Management
10 1 (1.59%) Data Protection
10 1 (1.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (1.59%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.59%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (1.59%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.10%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.35%) SQL
3 2 (3.17%) VBScript
3 2 (3.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (20.63%) Degree
2 11 (17.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (12.70%) MCITP
5 7 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (11.11%) MCTS
6 4 (6.35%) CCA
6 4 (6.35%) HP AIS
6 4 (6.35%) HP MASE
6 4 (6.35%) VCDX
6 4 (6.35%) NCDA
6 4 (6.35%) NCIE
6 4 (6.35%) VCAP
6 4 (6.35%) CCEE
6 4 (6.35%) CCIA
7 3 (4.76%) HP ASE
8 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
8 2 (3.17%) PMP
8 2 (3.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (39.68%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) BS7799
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 51 (80.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (34.92%) vCloud
3 20 (31.75%) VMware ESXi
4 19 (30.16%) Active Directory
5 18 (28.57%) VMFS
6 17 (26.98%) VMware Server
7 12 (19.05%) vSphere
8 9 (14.29%) Hyper-V
8 9 (14.29%) XenApp
9 6 (9.52%) XenDesktop
10 5 (7.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (6.35%) XenServer
11 4 (6.35%) Terminal Services
12 2 (3.17%) ISA Server
12 2 (3.17%) MetaFrame
13 1 (1.59%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 9 (14.29%) SCCM
1 9 (14.29%) HP SIM
2 6 (9.52%) Backup Exec
3 3 (4.76%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.17%) MOM
4 2 (3.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (3.17%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 2 (3.17%) SCOM
4 2 (3.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.59%) AppDNA
5 1 (1.59%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.59%) WSUS
5 1 (1.59%) Legato
Vendors
1 63 (100.00%) VMware
2 33 (52.38%) HP
3 26 (41.27%) EMC
3 26 (41.27%) Microsoft
4 22 (34.92%) NetApp
5 19 (30.16%) CA
6 16 (25.40%) Citrix
7 13 (20.63%) Cisco
8 11 (17.46%) Symantec
9 9 (14.29%) Dell
10 7 (11.11%) Juniper
11 6 (9.52%) Hitachi
12 4 (6.35%) ProCurve
12 4 (6.35%) IBM
13 2 (3.17%) Oracle
13 2 (3.17%) SolarWinds
13 2 (3.17%) Imperva
13 2 (3.17%) AppSense
13 2 (3.17%) Altiris
13 2 (3.17%) Lotus
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