The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESXi 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 ESXi over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 239 250 244
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 17 12 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.18% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 2.67% 1.72% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 18
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -10.71%
VMware ESXi
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
637 699 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.97% 10.45% 9.50%
Number of salaries quoted 538 531 563
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,850 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing VMware ESXi as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

VMware ESXi Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the North West region.

VMware ESXi Salary Trend in the North West

VMware ESXi
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

VMware ESXi Salary Histogram in the North West

VMware ESXi
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 ESXi within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +5 13 £55,000 +1.85% 3
Cheshire +26 2 £34,500 -8.00% 1
Lancashire - 2 £33,000 -
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (86.67%) Firewall
3 24 (80.00%) SQL
4 22 (73.33%) DNS
5 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
5 17 (56.67%) SQL Server
5 17 (56.67%) PowerShell
6 15 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (46.67%) Windows
7 14 (46.67%) MS Exchange
7 14 (46.67%) Windows Server
8 12 (40.00%) Cisco
8 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 12 (40.00%) NAS
8 12 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (33.33%) NoSQL
9 10 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
9 10 (33.33%) DevOps
9 10 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
9 10 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (33.33%) Amazon S3
9 10 (33.33%) Data Architecture
9 10 (33.33%) PCI DSS
9 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (33.33%) Software Engineering
9 10 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 10 (33.33%) SCOM

VMware ESXi
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 14 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 10 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (33.33%) Amazon S3
3 9 (30.00%) Office 365
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (86.67%) Firewall
2 22 (73.33%) DNS
3 12 (40.00%) NAS
4 10 (33.33%) DHCP
4 10 (33.33%) Internet
4 10 (33.33%) SAN
5 4 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (13.33%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (10.00%) LAN
6 3 (10.00%) MPLS
6 3 (10.00%) WAN
7 2 (6.67%) VoIP
7 2 (6.67%) Wireless
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (56.67%) SQL Server
2 15 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
3 10 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
1 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Administrator
2 12 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (33.33%) DBA
3 10 (33.33%) Senior DBA
3 10 (33.33%) Senior SQL DBA
3 10 (33.33%) SQL DBA
4 5 (16.67%) Support Technician
4 5 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
6 3 (10.00%) ICT Administrator
6 3 (10.00%) ICT Support Technician
6 3 (10.00%) ICT Technician
6 3 (10.00%) IT Administrator
6 3 (10.00%) IT Support
6 3 (10.00%) IT Technician
6 3 (10.00%) Network Support
6 3 (10.00%) Network Support Technician
6 3 (10.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Replication
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
1 14 (46.67%) Windows Server
2 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
1 10 (33.33%) Data Architecture
1 10 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 10 (33.33%) DevOps
1 10 (33.33%) Scrum
1 10 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (16.67%) Information Security
3 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (10.00%) Resource Allocation
3 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (10.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
4 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity Management
4 2 (6.67%) High Availability
4 2 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (80.00%) SQL
2 17 (56.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) MCSE
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (16.67%) MCITP
3 2 (6.67%) CCNA
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.33%) HNC
4 1 (3.33%) HND
4 1 (3.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (6.67%) Terminal Services
3 2 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (6.67%) XenApp
4 1 (3.33%) Firmware
4 1 (3.33%) VMware Server
4 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) SCOM
2 8 (26.67%) WSUS
3 3 (10.00%) Nagios
4 2 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (6.67%) Puppet
5 1 (3.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (40.00%) Cisco
2 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (23.33%) Dell
3 7 (23.33%) Forcepoint
3 7 (23.33%) Nimble Storage
3 7 (23.33%) Veeam
4 5 (16.67%) Avaya
4 5 (16.67%) SonicWALL
4 5 (16.67%) Sophos
5 4 (13.33%) EqualLogic
5 4 (13.33%) HP
6 3 (10.00%) Citrix
6 3 (10.00%) Meraki
6 3 (10.00%) NetApp
7 2 (6.67%) arcserve
7 2 (6.67%) Fortinet
7 2 (6.67%) Symantec
8 1 (3.33%) Juniper
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