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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 222 227 247
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +20
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 19 25 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.35% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 2.81% 3.83% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 12
Average salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,850 £32,000 £27,275
10% offered a salary of more than £75,750 £71,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -5.55%
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
677 653 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.11% 9.26% 7.29%
Number of salaries quoted 524 514 424
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -8 8 £36,750 -13.52% 1
Cheshire +1 6 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Lancashire +11 4 £42,500 +32.81% 3
Merseyside +8 1 - - 1
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 54 (100.00%) VMware
2 43 (79.63%) Windows
3 32 (59.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 25 (46.30%) Finance
6 23 (42.59%) SAN
7 22 (40.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (40.74%) MCSE
7 22 (40.74%) TCP/IP
8 19 (35.19%) PowerShell
9 17 (31.48%) MS Exchange
9 17 (31.48%) Citrix
10 16 (29.63%) EMC
10 16 (29.63%) VBScript
10 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (27.78%) MCITP
11 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (25.93%) Active Directory
12 14 (25.93%) Dell
12 14 (25.93%) Clustering
13 13 (24.07%) VB
13 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (22.22%) ITIL
14 12 (22.22%) HP
15 11 (20.37%) Problem Management
15 11 (20.37%) Exchange Server 2007
15 11 (20.37%) XenDesktop
16 10 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2003
16 10 (18.52%) Performance Monitoring
16 10 (18.52%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 17 (31.48%) MS Exchange
2 11 (20.37%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (9.26%) IIS
4 5 (9.26%) Lync
4 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.70%) OpenStack
6 2 (3.70%) IBM Notes
6 2 (3.70%) Apache
6 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.70%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Office 365
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (42.59%) SAN
2 22 (40.74%) TCP/IP
3 10 (18.52%) DNS
4 8 (14.81%) Firewall
5 5 (9.26%) iSCSI
5 5 (9.26%) VPN
6 3 (5.56%) VoIP
6 3 (5.56%) NAS
6 3 (5.56%) NetScaler
7 2 (3.70%) SNMP
7 2 (3.70%) Asterisk PBX
7 2 (3.70%) OpenVPN
7 2 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.70%) Wireless
7 2 (3.70%) IPsec
7 2 (3.70%) Network Security
7 2 (3.70%) SSL
7 2 (3.70%) Intranet
7 2 (3.70%) Internet
8 1 (1.85%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.70%) MySQL
3 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MSI
General
1 25 (46.30%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Back Office
2 2 (3.70%) Billing
3 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Consultant
2 10 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Senior Consultant
4 5 (9.26%) Windows Support Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Active Directory Consultant
5 4 (7.41%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 4 (7.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Architect
5 4 (7.41%) IT Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Server Support
6 3 (5.56%) Administrator
6 3 (5.56%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (1.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) Clustering
2 7 (12.96%) Replication
3 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 43 (79.63%) Windows
2 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (16.67%) Linux
6 6 (11.11%) UNIX
7 4 (7.41%) CentOS
7 4 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.70%) FreeBSD
8 2 (3.70%) HPUX
8 2 (3.70%) Solaris
8 2 (3.70%) OpenBSD
8 2 (3.70%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.85%) NetWare
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) ITIL
2 11 (20.37%) Problem Management
3 10 (18.52%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.96%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (12.96%) Migration
6 3 (5.56%) Project Management
6 3 (5.56%) Time Management
6 3 (5.56%) Change Control
7 2 (3.70%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.70%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.85%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.85%) Service Management
8 1 (1.85%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.85%) Workflow
8 1 (1.85%) Release Management
8 1 (1.85%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.85%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.19%) PowerShell
2 16 (29.63%) VBScript
3 13 (24.07%) VB
4 9 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (3.70%) Perl
5 2 (3.70%) PHP
5 2 (3.70%) Python
5 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (40.74%) MCSE
1 22 (40.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (27.78%) MCITP
3 4 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (5.56%) MCTS
4 3 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.56%) CCNA
5 1 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.85%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (59.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (25.93%) Active Directory
3 11 (20.37%) XenDesktop
4 9 (16.67%) XenApp
5 8 (14.81%) vSphere
6 6 (11.11%) Hyper-V
7 5 (9.26%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (3.70%) Postfix
9 2 (3.70%) Sendmail
9 2 (3.70%) Dovecot
9 2 (3.70%) Openswan
9 2 (3.70%) SpamAssassin
9 2 (3.70%) OpenSIPS
9 2 (3.70%) vCloud
9 2 (3.70%) Corosync
9 2 (3.70%) KVM
9 2 (3.70%) Ceph
9 2 (3.70%) iptables
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) SCCM
2 4 (7.41%) WSUS
3 2 (3.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (3.70%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (3.70%) Nagios
3 2 (3.70%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.70%) SCOM
3 2 (3.70%) Cacti
3 2 (3.70%) Munin
3 2 (3.70%) OpenNMS
3 2 (3.70%) yum
3 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (3.70%) XenMobile
3 2 (3.70%) logstash
3 2 (3.70%) Rsyslog
3 2 (3.70%) Bacula
3 2 (3.70%) vMotion
3 2 (3.70%) Pacemaker
4 1 (1.85%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.85%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 54 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (31.48%) Citrix
4 16 (29.63%) EMC
5 14 (25.93%) Dell
6 12 (22.22%) HP
7 10 (18.52%) Cisco
8 8 (14.81%) Apple
9 5 (9.26%) Sun
9 5 (9.26%) Oracle
10 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
11 3 (5.56%) NetApp
11 3 (5.56%) NETGEAR
12 2 (3.70%) Veeam
12 2 (3.70%) SolarWinds
12 2 (3.70%) Acronis
12 2 (3.70%) Percona
12 2 (3.70%) Aerohive Networks
12 2 (3.70%) McAfee
12 2 (3.70%) SonicWALL
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