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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 239 225 265
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +40
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 16 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 1.95% 2.08% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 11
Average salary £42,500 £31,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £27,500 £20,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £43,750 £34,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -
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
821 576 629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 11.10% 8.47% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 717 482 552
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 £56,800 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 18 December 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 18 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
Manchester -21 10 £40,000 +40.35% 1
Cheshire - 6 £42,500 - 3
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 41 (97.62%) VMware
2 29 (69.05%) Windows
3 25 (59.52%) Active Directory
3 25 (59.52%) SAN
4 24 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (52.38%) MS Exchange
6 21 (50.00%) DNS
7 19 (45.24%) DHCP
7 19 (45.24%) VMware ESX
8 18 (42.86%) HP
8 18 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
9 17 (40.48%) vSphere
9 17 (40.48%) Cisco
10 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
10 16 (38.10%) WAN
10 16 (38.10%) LAN
11 15 (35.71%) Firewall
11 15 (35.71%) vCloud
12 14 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (30.95%) iSCSI
14 12 (28.57%) Hyper-V
14 12 (28.57%) TCP/IP
14 12 (28.57%) EMC
15 11 (26.19%) NetApp
15 11 (26.19%) ITIL
15 11 (26.19%) Change Management
15 11 (26.19%) NAS
15 11 (26.19%) PowerShell
16 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 22 (52.38%) MS Exchange
2 18 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (16.67%) IIS
4 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (11.90%) Lync
6 3 (7.14%) Apache
7 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
8 1 (2.38%) Site Server
8 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.38%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.90%) Office 365
3 2 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.76%) Amazon S3
3 2 (4.76%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.38%) IaaS
4 1 (2.38%) SaaS
4 1 (2.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (59.52%) SAN
2 21 (50.00%) DNS
3 19 (45.24%) DHCP
4 16 (38.10%) WAN
4 16 (38.10%) LAN
5 15 (35.71%) Firewall
6 13 (30.95%) iSCSI
7 12 (28.57%) TCP/IP
8 11 (26.19%) NAS
9 10 (23.81%) VPN
10 8 (19.05%) Internet
10 8 (19.05%) MPLS
11 6 (14.29%) SNMP
11 6 (14.29%) IPsec
12 5 (11.90%) ADSL
12 5 (11.90%) ISDN
13 4 (9.52%) DMZ
13 4 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
14 2 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 2 (4.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 4 (9.52%) MySQL
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 3 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Consultant
3 7 (16.67%) Architect
4 6 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (11.90%) Support Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Network Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) IT Consultant
6 4 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 4 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Architect
6 4 (9.52%) VMware Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) VMware Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Security Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (2.38%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 6 (14.29%) e-Health
3 5 (11.90%) Replication
4 2 (4.76%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.38%) Statistics
5 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.38%) iPhone
5 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (69.05%) Windows
2 18 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (23.81%) Linux
3 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (11.90%) Windows XP
6 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
7 3 (7.14%) Android
8 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
8 2 (4.76%) CentOS
8 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.76%) Debian
9 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (26.19%) Change Management
2 11 (26.19%) ITIL
3 6 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 6 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (9.52%) Business Continuity
5 3 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (4.76%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (4.76%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.76%) Migration
6 2 (4.76%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.38%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (2.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) PowerShell
2 9 (21.43%) SQL
3 4 (9.52%) VB
4 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.14%) Perl
5 1 (2.38%) PHP
5 1 (2.38%) Python
5 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.38%) Ruby
5 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (19.05%) MCSE
2 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (14.29%) MCITP
3 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 6 (14.29%) CCNA
3 6 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 5 (11.90%) Degree
5 4 (9.52%) MCTS
6 1 (2.38%) MCSD
6 1 (2.38%) CCA
6 1 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.38%) MCSA
6 1 (2.38%) VCDX
6 1 (2.38%) VCP4
6 1 (2.38%) VCAP
6 1 (2.38%) CCEE
6 1 (2.38%) CCAA
6 1 (2.38%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (59.52%) Active Directory
2 24 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (45.24%) VMware ESX
4 17 (40.48%) vSphere
5 15 (35.71%) vCloud
6 12 (28.57%) Hyper-V
7 6 (14.29%) VMFS
7 6 (14.29%) VMware Server
8 4 (9.52%) Terminal Services
9 3 (7.14%) Firmware
10 1 (2.38%) Samba
10 1 (2.38%) NFS
10 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (2.38%) Squid
10 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
10 1 (2.38%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) SCCM
2 6 (14.29%) SCOM
2 6 (14.29%) OpenNMS
2 6 (14.29%) WSUS
3 3 (7.14%) Backup Exec
3 3 (7.14%) Puppet
3 3 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.38%) Nagios
5 1 (2.38%) Opsview
Vendors
1 41 (97.62%) VMware
2 18 (42.86%) HP
3 17 (40.48%) Cisco
4 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
5 12 (28.57%) EMC
6 11 (26.19%) NetApp
7 9 (21.43%) Citrix
8 8 (19.05%) CA
8 8 (19.05%) Veeam
9 7 (16.67%) CheckPoint
9 7 (16.67%) Dell
9 7 (16.67%) Oracle
10 6 (14.29%) Juniper
10 6 (14.29%) Acronis
11 4 (9.52%) NETGEAR
11 4 (9.52%) Symantec
12 3 (7.14%) ProCurve
13 2 (4.76%) Kaspersky
13 2 (4.76%) Riverbed
13 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Knutsford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package / Car Allowance
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Home Working / MS Certs
Posted: 16 days ago