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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESXi over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 228 227 225
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 24 11 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.16% 0.33%
As % of the System Software category 3.31% 1.96% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 24
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £34,457 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,600 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+19.71% +5.97%
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
726 560 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.76% 8.18% 9.10%
Number of salaries quoted 583 475 585
Average salary £33,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.98% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,150 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 August 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Manchester -5 9 £32,500 -23.52% 3
Merseyside +11 8 £57,500 +45.56% 1
Cumbria - 4 £42,500 -
Lancashire - 2 £28,500 -
Cheshire -10 1 £40,000 -20.00% 1
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 43 (93.48%) VMware
2 32 (69.57%) SAN
3 26 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (56.52%) vCloud
4 25 (54.35%) HP
5 24 (52.17%) NetApp
5 24 (52.17%) PowerShell
6 23 (50.00%) VMware ESX
7 22 (47.83%) Change Management
7 22 (47.83%) EMC
7 22 (47.83%) Windows
8 20 (43.48%) Capacity Planning
9 18 (39.13%) Cloud Computing
9 18 (39.13%) VMFS
9 18 (39.13%) Performance Tuning
9 18 (39.13%) Client/Server
9 18 (39.13%) VMware Server
10 17 (36.96%) e-Health
10 17 (36.96%) SLA
10 17 (36.96%) CA
10 17 (36.96%) Capacity Management
11 14 (30.43%) DNS
11 14 (30.43%) Active Directory
11 14 (30.43%) ITIL
11 14 (30.43%) DHCP
11 14 (30.43%) MS Exchange
12 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
12 13 (28.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2010

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (17.39%) Apache
4 3 (6.52%) IIS
5 2 (4.35%) Lync
5 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.17%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.17%) Site Server
6 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (39.13%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon S3
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.35%) SaaS
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (69.57%) SAN
2 14 (30.43%) DNS
2 14 (30.43%) DHCP
3 9 (19.57%) LAN
3 9 (19.57%) WAN
3 9 (19.57%) Firewall
4 7 (15.22%) iSCSI
4 7 (15.22%) NAS
5 6 (13.04%) MPLS
5 6 (13.04%) DMZ
6 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
6 5 (10.87%) ADSL
6 5 (10.87%) ISDN
7 3 (6.52%) HTTP
7 3 (6.52%) Kerberos
7 3 (6.52%) LDAP
7 3 (6.52%) SMTP
8 2 (4.35%) Internet
8 2 (4.35%) SNMP
8 2 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) MySQL
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
1 2 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Consultant
2 11 (23.91%) VMware Consultant
3 8 (17.39%) VMware Specialist
4 7 (15.22%) Technical Specialist
4 7 (15.22%) Network Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Administrator
5 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Junior
6 3 (6.52%) IT Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Architect
7 2 (4.35%) VMWare Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Support Technician
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) HTML
1 6 (13.04%) CSS
2 2 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (39.13%) Client/Server
2 17 (36.96%) e-Health
3 5 (10.87%) Replication
4 2 (4.35%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.17%) FlexPod
5 1 (2.17%) Firmware
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) Statistics
5 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 22 (47.83%) Windows
2 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (19.57%) Linux
3 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (15.22%) Windows XP
5 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (10.87%) Debian
6 3 (6.52%) CentOS
6 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Change Management
2 20 (43.48%) Capacity Planning
3 18 (39.13%) Performance Tuning
4 17 (36.96%) Capacity Management
5 14 (30.43%) ITIL
6 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.52%) Risk Management
6 3 (6.52%) Workflow
6 3 (6.52%) Migration
6 3 (6.52%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (6.52%) Project Planning
6 3 (6.52%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.17%) ITSM
8 1 (2.17%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.17%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (52.17%) PowerShell
2 7 (15.22%) SQL
3 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.04%) Perl
4 3 (6.52%) VBScript
4 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (21.74%) Degree
3 7 (15.22%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (13.04%) MCSE
4 6 (13.04%) CCNA
5 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
5 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
6 3 (6.52%) MCITP
7 1 (2.17%) NCIE
7 1 (2.17%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (36.96%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 26 (56.52%) vCloud
2 23 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 18 (39.13%) VMware Server
3 18 (39.13%) VMFS
4 14 (30.43%) Active Directory
5 8 (17.39%) Hyper-V
5 8 (17.39%) vSphere
6 6 (13.04%) Squid
7 3 (6.52%) Terminal Services
7 3 (6.52%) Samba
7 3 (6.52%) NFS
7 3 (6.52%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) SCCM
2 4 (8.70%) Backup Exec
2 4 (8.70%) WSUS
3 2 (4.35%) SCOM
3 2 (4.35%) OpenNMS
3 2 (4.35%) Puppet
3 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 43 (93.48%) VMware
2 25 (54.35%) HP
3 24 (52.17%) NetApp
4 22 (47.83%) EMC
5 17 (36.96%) CA
6 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
7 8 (17.39%) Citrix
8 7 (15.22%) Cisco
9 6 (13.04%) Red Hat
10 5 (10.87%) CheckPoint
10 5 (10.87%) Juniper
10 5 (10.87%) Dell
11 4 (8.70%) ProCurve
11 4 (8.70%) Veeam
12 3 (6.52%) Oracle
12 3 (6.52%) Symantec
13 2 (4.35%) Acronis
13 2 (4.35%) SonicWALL
14 1 (2.17%) Draytek
14 1 (2.17%) Mitel
Liverpool
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £425 - £440 per day + many benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Plus car / pension /other b
Posted: 12 days ago
Warrington
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Bolton
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £47,000 to £57,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago