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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 220 224 227
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 34 21 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.46% 0.31% 0.48%
As % of the System Software category 4.23% 3.62% 6.08%
Number of salaries quoted 32 21 29
Average salary £50,000 £32,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.48% +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
803 580 625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.98% 8.54% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 702 484 546
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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
Cheshire +25 26 £50,000 +36.98% 3
Manchester -35 8 £52,000 +89.09% 2
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 86 (100.00%) VMware
2 62 (72.09%) Windows
3 48 (55.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (54.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (48.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 40 (46.51%) Finance
7 36 (41.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 34 (39.53%) MCITP
9 33 (38.37%) SAN
10 28 (32.56%) Citrix
11 24 (27.91%) Microsoft
11 24 (27.91%) Change Management
12 23 (26.74%) TCP/IP
12 23 (26.74%) ITIL
13 22 (25.58%) MCTS
13 22 (25.58%) EMC
14 21 (24.42%) Linux
14 21 (24.42%) PowerShell
15 20 (23.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 20 (23.26%) Change Control
15 20 (23.26%) SQL
16 19 (22.09%) Active Directory
16 19 (22.09%) VMware ESXi
17 18 (20.93%) CCA
17 18 (20.93%) Citrix Certification
17 18 (20.93%) Windows 2000
18 17 (19.77%) VMS
18 17 (19.77%) Windows Server 2012
19 16 (18.60%) MCSE
20 15 (17.44%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 14 (16.28%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.47%) IIS
3 7 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (6.98%) Lync
5 5 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.33%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.33%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (2.33%) Apache
8 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (8.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.98%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.65%) Office 365
3 2 (2.33%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 33 (38.37%) SAN
2 23 (26.74%) TCP/IP
3 10 (11.63%) iSCSI
4 9 (10.47%) Internet
4 9 (10.47%) DNS
5 7 (8.14%) VPN
6 6 (6.98%) SNMP
6 6 (6.98%) NAS
6 6 (6.98%) IPsec
7 4 (4.65%) Firewall
7 4 (4.65%) DMZ
7 4 (4.65%) VoIP
7 4 (4.65%) DHCP
8 3 (3.49%) Wireless
8 3 (3.49%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (2.33%) Intranet
9 2 (2.33%) LAN
9 2 (2.33%) WAN
10 1 (1.16%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.47%) SQL Server
1 9 (10.47%) Oracle Database
2 6 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.49%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (10.47%) LoadRunner
1 9 (10.47%) SilkPerformer
2 7 (8.14%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 40 (46.51%) Finance
2 2 (2.33%) Retail
2 2 (2.33%) Back Office
2 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (27.91%) Support Engineer
2 23 (26.74%) Windows Support Engineer
3 20 (23.26%) Server Support
4 19 (22.09%) Server Engineer
4 19 (22.09%) Server Support Engineer
4 19 (22.09%) Windows Server Engineer
5 15 (17.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (12.79%) Consultant
7 9 (10.47%) Test Manager
8 7 (8.14%) Architect
9 6 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (5.81%) Administrator
11 4 (4.65%) Analyst
11 4 (4.65%) IT Consultant
11 4 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (4.65%) Wintel Engineer
11 4 (4.65%) Senior Architect
11 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 4 (4.65%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (4.65%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) Clustering
2 6 (6.98%) e-Health
2 6 (6.98%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.49%) Replication
5 2 (2.33%) PKI
5 2 (2.33%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.16%) Statistics
6 1 (1.16%) iPhone
6 1 (1.16%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 62 (72.09%) Windows
2 47 (54.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (48.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (24.42%) Linux
5 18 (20.93%) Windows 2000
6 17 (19.77%) VMS
6 17 (19.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (13.95%) Windows 7
8 11 (12.79%) UNIX
9 10 (11.63%) Windows XP
10 4 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.33%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.33%) CentOS
11 2 (2.33%) HPUX
11 2 (2.33%) Solaris
11 2 (2.33%) Debian
11 2 (2.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.91%) Change Management
2 23 (26.74%) ITIL
3 20 (23.26%) Change Control
4 13 (15.12%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (11.63%) Problem Management
6 9 (10.47%) Test Management
6 9 (10.47%) Test Strategy
6 9 (10.47%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (10.47%) Performance Monitoring
7 8 (9.30%) Capacity Management
8 6 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.49%) Service Management
9 3 (3.49%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.49%) Migration
9 3 (3.49%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (2.33%) Test Automation
10 2 (2.33%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (2.33%) Mobile Device Management
10 2 (2.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (24.42%) PowerShell
2 20 (23.26%) SQL
3 13 (15.12%) VB
4 9 (10.47%) VBScript
5 3 (3.49%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (41.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (39.53%) MCITP
3 22 (25.58%) MCTS
4 18 (20.93%) CCA
4 18 (20.93%) Citrix Certification
5 16 (18.60%) MCSE
6 9 (10.47%) ISEB
6 9 (10.47%) ISTQB
7 8 (9.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.33%) Degree
8 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.30%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) BS7799
System Software
1 48 (55.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (23.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 19 (22.09%) Active Directory
3 19 (22.09%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (13.95%) vSphere
4 12 (13.95%) vCloud
5 7 (8.14%) Hyper-V
6 6 (6.98%) VMware Server
6 6 (6.98%) VMFS
7 5 (5.81%) XenApp
8 3 (3.49%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.33%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (1.16%) SpamAssassin
10 1 (1.16%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (10.47%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (6.98%) SCCM
2 6 (6.98%) SCOM
2 6 (6.98%) OpenNMS
3 4 (4.65%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.33%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.33%) Puppet
4 2 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 86 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (32.56%) Citrix
3 24 (27.91%) Microsoft
4 22 (25.58%) EMC
5 15 (17.44%) HP
5 15 (17.44%) Dell
6 14 (16.28%) NetApp
7 11 (12.79%) Oracle
8 8 (9.30%) Cisco
8 8 (9.30%) CA
9 7 (8.14%) Veeam
10 6 (6.98%) Acronis
10 6 (6.98%) Symantec
11 5 (5.81%) Apple
12 4 (4.65%) CommVault
12 4 (4.65%) NETGEAR
13 2 (2.33%) Kaspersky
13 2 (2.33%) Fujitsu
13 2 (2.33%) McAfee
13 2 (2.33%) Websense
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