The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 213 231 220
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 29 11 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 0.15% 0.45%
As % of the System Software category 4.12% 1.96% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 25 8 33
Average salary £57,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.29% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £34,308 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -4.10%
System Software Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
704 562 718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.82% 7.83% 9.58%
Number of salaries quoted 584 474 644
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
VMware ESXi
England

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 1 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 1 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
Merseyside +14 19 £57,500 +43.75%
Manchester 0 6 £19,000 -50.33%
Lancashire 0 2 £28,500 -
Cheshire -3 2 £28,000 -44.00%
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 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 34 (91.89%) VMware
2 25 (67.57%) SAN
3 24 (64.86%) HP
3 24 (64.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (64.86%) vCloud
4 23 (62.16%) PowerShell
4 23 (62.16%) NetApp
5 22 (59.46%) EMC
6 21 (56.76%) VMware ESX
7 20 (54.05%) Capacity Planning
8 18 (48.65%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (48.65%) VMFS
8 18 (48.65%) VMware Server
8 18 (48.65%) Client/Server
8 18 (48.65%) Performance Tuning
9 17 (45.95%) SLA
9 17 (45.95%) CA
9 17 (45.95%) Change Management
9 17 (45.95%) e-Health
9 17 (45.95%) Capacity Management
10 14 (37.84%) Windows
11 13 (35.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
13 10 (27.03%) Degree
14 9 (24.32%) Linux
14 9 (24.32%) ITIL
15 7 (18.92%) SQL
15 7 (18.92%) DNS
15 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
15 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.22%) Apache
3 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.41%) Lync
4 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.70%) IIS
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.70%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (48.65%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (67.57%) SAN
2 7 (18.92%) DNS
2 7 (18.92%) DHCP
3 6 (16.22%) DMZ
4 5 (13.51%) iSCSI
5 3 (8.11%) LDAP
5 3 (8.11%) HTTP
5 3 (8.11%) Kerberos
5 3 (8.11%) LAN
5 3 (8.11%) WAN
5 3 (8.11%) SMTP
6 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.41%) Firewall
7 1 (2.70%) VLAN
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Consultant
2 11 (29.73%) VMware Consultant
3 8 (21.62%) VMware Specialist
4 7 (18.92%) Technical Specialist
5 6 (16.22%) Administrator
6 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Junior
7 3 (8.11%) IT Manager
7 3 (8.11%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (5.41%) VMWare Administrator
8 2 (5.41%) Technical Administrator
8 2 (5.41%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Network Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Support Technician
8 2 (5.41%) Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Senior Consultant
9 1 (2.70%) 1st Line Support
9 1 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.70%) Desktop Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) HTML
1 6 (16.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (48.65%) Client/Server
2 17 (45.95%) e-Health
3 2 (5.41%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Statistics
4 1 (2.70%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Linux
3 6 (16.22%) Windows XP
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (8.11%) Debian
6 3 (8.11%) CentOS
6 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Capacity Planning
2 18 (48.65%) Performance Tuning
3 17 (45.95%) Change Management
3 17 (45.95%) Capacity Management
4 9 (24.32%) ITIL
5 3 (8.11%) Migration
5 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
5 3 (8.11%) Workflow
5 3 (8.11%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.11%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (8.11%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.70%) ITSM
6 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 23 (62.16%) PowerShell
2 7 (18.92%) SQL
3 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
3 6 (16.22%) Perl
4 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
4 3 (8.11%) VBScript
4 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (27.03%) Degree
3 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (16.22%) MCSE
4 3 (8.11%) MCITP
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.70%) NCIE
5 1 (2.70%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (45.95%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (64.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 24 (64.86%) vCloud
2 21 (56.76%) VMware ESX
3 18 (48.65%) VMFS
3 18 (48.65%) VMware Server
4 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
5 6 (16.22%) Squid
6 5 (13.51%) vSphere
7 3 (8.11%) Terminal Services
7 3 (8.11%) Samba
7 3 (8.11%) NFS
7 3 (8.11%) KVM
8 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) SCCM
1 3 (8.11%) WSUS
1 3 (8.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 34 (91.89%) VMware
2 24 (64.86%) HP
3 23 (62.16%) NetApp
4 22 (59.46%) EMC
5 17 (45.95%) CA
6 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
7 7 (18.92%) Citrix
8 6 (16.22%) Red Hat
9 4 (10.81%) ProCurve
10 3 (8.11%) Symantec
10 3 (8.11%) Dell
11 1 (2.70%) Sophos
11 1 (2.70%) Nortel
11 1 (2.70%) SAP
11 1 (2.70%) Oracle
11 1 (2.70%) Cisco
11 1 (2.70%) IBM
11 1 (2.70%) SonicWALL
11 1 (2.70%) Draytek
11 1 (2.70%) Mitel