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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 235 231 230
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 18 24 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.32% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 2.57% 3.36% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 9
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £27,800 £34,457
10% offered a salary of more than £59,600 £58,600 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +19.71%
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
701 715 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.26% 9.61% 8.45%
Number of salaries quoted 532 570 493
Average salary £34,000 £33,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.49% -12.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 September 2015.

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 September 2015. 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 11 £58,000 +78.46%
Cheshire +8 7 £37,500 -6.25%
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 32 (94.12%) Windows
2 30 (88.24%) VMware
3 27 (79.41%) Microsoft
4 25 (73.53%) DNS
5 22 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (58.82%) SAN
7 19 (55.88%) DHCP
8 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (44.12%) SCCM
10 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (41.18%) Citrix
10 14 (41.18%) MS Excel
11 13 (38.24%) SQL
12 12 (35.29%) Degree
13 11 (32.35%) WSUS
13 11 (32.35%) Active Directory
14 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
14 10 (29.41%) IIS
14 10 (29.41%) MCSE
14 10 (29.41%) ITIL
14 10 (29.41%) Migration
14 10 (29.41%) VMware ESX
14 10 (29.41%) XenApp
15 9 (26.47%) XenServer
15 9 (26.47%) NAS
16 8 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
16 8 (23.53%) Problem Management
17 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
17 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 10 (29.41%) IIS
2 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (11.76%) Lync
5 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.82%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (8.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (17.65%) Amazon S3
2 6 (17.65%) Amazon EMR
2 6 (17.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 5 (14.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (73.53%) DNS
2 20 (58.82%) SAN
3 19 (55.88%) DHCP
4 9 (26.47%) NAS
5 7 (20.59%) Firewall
5 7 (20.59%) Wireless
6 6 (17.65%) WAN
6 6 (17.65%) Ethernet
6 6 (17.65%) LAN
6 6 (17.65%) DMZ
6 6 (17.65%) Internet
7 4 (11.76%) iSCSI
8 3 (8.82%) VoIP
9 2 (5.88%) MPLS
9 2 (5.88%) RTP
9 2 (5.88%) SCCP
9 2 (5.88%) H.323
10 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (17.65%) NoSQL
3 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (17.65%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (17.65%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (5.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Ant
1 1 (2.94%) Maven
1 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.94%) Gradle
General
1 4 (11.76%) Law
2 1 (2.94%) Advertising
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) IT Manager
2 6 (17.65%) Architect
2 6 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Implementation Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Architect
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Server DBA
4 4 (11.76%) SQL DBA
4 4 (11.76%) Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) DBA
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Project Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Field Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Support Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Field Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior DBA
6 2 (5.88%) Senior SQL Server DBA
6 2 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Replication
1 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
2 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.76%) EMC VNX
4 2 (5.88%) Statistics
5 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (94.12%) Windows
2 22 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
5 4 (11.76%) Windows XP
5 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (8.82%) Linux
7 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) ITIL
1 10 (29.41%) Migration
2 8 (23.53%) Problem Management
3 6 (17.65%) Data Migration
3 6 (17.65%) Data Analysis
3 6 (17.65%) Identity Management
3 6 (17.65%) MapReduce
3 6 (17.65%) Mentoring
4 4 (11.76%) Coaching
4 4 (11.76%) Patch Management
4 4 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
4 4 (11.76%) TOGAF
4 4 (11.76%) Strategic Planning
4 4 (11.76%) Project Planning
5 3 (8.82%) Security Patching
6 2 (5.88%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (5.88%) Change Control
6 2 (5.88%) Web Development
6 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) SQL
2 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
3 4 (11.76%) VBScript
3 4 (11.76%) VB
4 2 (5.88%) Perl
4 2 (5.88%) PHP
4 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) Degree
2 10 (29.41%) MCSE
2 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.82%) MCSA
4 3 (8.82%) CCNA
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.88%) CCNP
5 2 (5.88%) MCP
5 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (5.88%) CCVP
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (32.35%) Active Directory
3 10 (29.41%) VMware ESX
3 10 (29.41%) XenApp
4 9 (26.47%) XenServer
5 6 (17.65%) XenDesktop
5 6 (17.65%) vSphere
5 6 (17.65%) Hyper-V
6 4 (11.76%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (44.12%) SCCM
2 11 (32.35%) WSUS
3 4 (11.76%) Backup Exec
4 3 (8.82%) Puppet
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 30 (88.24%) VMware
2 27 (79.41%) Microsoft
3 14 (41.18%) Citrix
4 6 (17.65%) Symantec
5 5 (14.71%) HP
5 5 (14.71%) Cisco
6 4 (11.76%) ProCurve
6 4 (11.76%) EMC
7 2 (5.88%) NetApp
8 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.94%) Sophos
8 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.94%) Veeam
8 1 (2.94%) 3PAR