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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 243 234 244
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 22 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 2.88% 1.92% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 8
Average salary £42,500 £31,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.85% +27.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £27,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £42,150 £36,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
763 574 583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.29% 8.30% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 650 468 515
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -11 12 £45,000 +63.63% 2
Cheshire - 8 £42,500 - 1
Merseyside +14 1 - -
Cumbria - 1 £42,500 -
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 47 (95.92%) VMware
2 33 (67.35%) SAN
3 31 (63.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (59.18%) Windows
5 26 (53.06%) Active Directory
6 24 (48.98%) VMware ESX
7 23 (46.94%) HP
7 23 (46.94%) MS Exchange
8 21 (42.86%) DNS
9 20 (40.82%) vCloud
10 19 (38.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (38.78%) DHCP
11 18 (36.73%) EMC
11 18 (36.73%) Exchange Server 2010
12 17 (34.69%) vSphere
12 17 (34.69%) Cisco
12 17 (34.69%) NetApp
13 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
13 16 (32.65%) WAN
13 16 (32.65%) LAN
13 16 (32.65%) Change Management
13 16 (32.65%) PowerShell
14 15 (30.61%) Firewall
15 14 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
15 14 (28.57%) iSCSI
16 13 (26.53%) TCP/IP
16 13 (26.53%) CA
17 12 (24.49%) ITIL
17 12 (24.49%) VMware Server
17 12 (24.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 23 (46.94%) MS Exchange
2 18 (36.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (14.29%) IIS
4 6 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (8.16%) Apache
5 4 (8.16%) Lync
6 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.04%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.04%) Site Server
7 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.45%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (10.20%) Office 365
4 2 (4.08%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (4.08%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 33 (67.35%) SAN
2 21 (42.86%) DNS
3 19 (38.78%) DHCP
4 16 (32.65%) WAN
4 16 (32.65%) LAN
5 15 (30.61%) Firewall
6 14 (28.57%) iSCSI
7 13 (26.53%) TCP/IP
8 11 (22.45%) NAS
9 10 (20.41%) VPN
10 8 (16.33%) Internet
10 8 (16.33%) MPLS
11 6 (12.24%) SNMP
11 6 (12.24%) DMZ
11 6 (12.24%) IPsec
12 5 (10.20%) ADSL
12 5 (10.20%) ISDN
13 4 (8.16%) Cisco Nexus
14 2 (4.08%) LDAP
14 2 (4.08%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 5 (10.20%) MySQL
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Subversion
General
1 4 (8.16%) Legal
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Consultant
2 10 (20.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) VMware Consultant
3 7 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Architect
4 6 (12.24%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (10.20%) VMware Specialist
5 5 (10.20%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (8.16%) IT Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.16%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Administrator
8 2 (4.08%) IT Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Junior
8 2 (4.08%) Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) Web Services
2 2 (4.08%) HTML
2 2 (4.08%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) e-Health
1 11 (22.45%) Client/Server
2 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.20%) Replication
4 2 (4.08%) Smartphone
4 2 (4.08%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.04%) iPhone
5 1 (2.04%) Statistics
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (59.18%) Windows
2 19 (38.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (18.37%) Linux
6 5 (10.20%) Windows XP
7 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
8 3 (6.12%) Android
8 3 (6.12%) CentOS
8 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (4.08%) Debian
9 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Change Management
2 14 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (24.49%) ITIL
4 11 (22.45%) Capacity Planning
4 11 (22.45%) Capacity Management
4 11 (22.45%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (8.16%) Business Continuity
6 3 (6.12%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.08%) Migration
7 2 (4.08%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.08%) Workflow
7 2 (4.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (4.08%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (4.08%) Project Planning
7 2 (4.08%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (4.08%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (4.08%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.65%) PowerShell
2 9 (18.37%) SQL
3 4 (8.16%) VB
4 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.12%) Perl
5 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.04%) Ruby
6 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (14.29%) Degree
2 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (14.29%) MCSE
3 6 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (12.24%) CCNA
3 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
4 5 (10.20%) MCITP
5 4 (8.16%) MCTS
6 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.45%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (63.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (53.06%) Active Directory
3 24 (48.98%) VMware ESX
4 20 (40.82%) vCloud
5 17 (34.69%) vSphere
6 12 (24.49%) VMware Server
7 11 (22.45%) Hyper-V
7 11 (22.45%) VMFS
8 4 (8.16%) Terminal Services
9 3 (6.12%) Firmware
10 2 (4.08%) NFS
10 2 (4.08%) Samba
10 2 (4.08%) Squid
10 2 (4.08%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) SCCM
2 6 (12.24%) WSUS
2 6 (12.24%) SCOM
2 6 (12.24%) OpenNMS
3 3 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.12%) Backup Exec
4 2 (4.08%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (4.08%) Puppet
5 1 (2.04%) Opsview
5 1 (2.04%) Nagios
Vendors
1 47 (95.92%) VMware
2 23 (46.94%) HP
3 18 (36.73%) EMC
4 17 (34.69%) Cisco
4 17 (34.69%) NetApp
5 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
6 13 (26.53%) CA
7 9 (18.37%) Dell
8 8 (16.33%) Citrix
8 8 (16.33%) Veeam
9 7 (14.29%) CheckPoint
9 7 (14.29%) Oracle
10 6 (12.24%) Juniper
10 6 (12.24%) Acronis
11 4 (8.16%) Symantec
11 4 (8.16%) NETGEAR
12 3 (6.12%) ProCurve
12 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
13 2 (4.08%) Websense
13 2 (4.08%) Clearswift
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