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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 234 232 245
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 26 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 3.70% 2.10% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 18
Average salary £45,000 £38,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% +40.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £37,000 £34,750
% change year-on-year
+14.18% +6.47%
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
703 572 618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.52% 8.42% 8.37%
Number of salaries quoted 559 479 537
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -3 11 £52,000 +30.00% 7
Merseyside +9 6 £57,500 +51.31%
Cumbria - 4 £42,500 -
Cheshire -20 3 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Lancashire +4 2 £28,500 -
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (94.00%) VMware
2 36 (72.00%) SAN
3 31 (62.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (56.00%) VMware ESX
5 27 (54.00%) vCloud
6 26 (52.00%) HP
7 25 (50.00%) Windows
8 24 (48.00%) NetApp
8 24 (48.00%) PowerShell
9 23 (46.00%) EMC
9 23 (46.00%) Change Management
10 20 (40.00%) CA
10 20 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
11 19 (38.00%) VMFS
11 19 (38.00%) Cloud Computing
11 19 (38.00%) VMware Server
11 19 (38.00%) Performance Tuning
11 19 (38.00%) Active Directory
11 19 (38.00%) Client/Server
12 18 (36.00%) SLA
12 18 (36.00%) e-Health
12 18 (36.00%) Capacity Management
13 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (32.00%) DNS
14 14 (28.00%) MS Exchange
14 14 (28.00%) DHCP
14 14 (28.00%) ITIL
15 13 (26.00%) Firewall
15 13 (26.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 13 (26.00%) Exchange Server 2010

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (28.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (26.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (14.00%) Apache
4 4 (8.00%) IIS
5 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.00%) Lync
7 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.00%) Site Server
7 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.00%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Office
2 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (38.00%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.00%) Office 365
3 2 (4.00%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 36 (72.00%) SAN
2 16 (32.00%) DNS
3 14 (28.00%) DHCP
4 13 (26.00%) Firewall
5 10 (20.00%) WAN
5 10 (20.00%) LAN
5 10 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 9 (18.00%) iSCSI
6 9 (18.00%) NAS
7 8 (16.00%) DMZ
8 6 (12.00%) Internet
8 6 (12.00%) MPLS
9 5 (10.00%) ADSL
9 5 (10.00%) ISDN
10 4 (8.00%) SNMP
10 4 (8.00%) IPsec
11 3 (6.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (6.00%) LDAP
11 3 (6.00%) VPN
11 3 (6.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) MySQL
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.00%) Finance
1 2 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Consultant
2 12 (24.00%) VMware Consultant
3 8 (16.00%) VMware Specialist
4 7 (14.00%) Network Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Technical Specialist
5 5 (10.00%) Administrator
6 4 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (6.00%) Junior
8 2 (4.00%) Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) IT Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Support Technician
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Security Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Security Analyst
9 1 (2.00%) Network Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) HTML
1 5 (10.00%) CSS
2 4 (8.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (38.00%) Client/Server
2 18 (36.00%) e-Health
3 5 (10.00%) Replication
3 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.00%) Smartphone
4 2 (4.00%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.00%) FlexPod
5 1 (2.00%) Firmware
5 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Statistics
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 25 (50.00%) Windows
2 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (22.00%) Linux
3 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (12.00%) Windows XP
6 5 (10.00%) Windows 7
7 4 (8.00%) CentOS
7 4 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (8.00%) Debian
8 3 (6.00%) Android
9 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.00%) Change Management
2 20 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 19 (38.00%) Performance Tuning
4 18 (36.00%) Capacity Management
5 14 (28.00%) ITIL
6 7 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.00%) Workflow
8 2 (4.00%) Migration
8 2 (4.00%) Business Continuity
8 2 (4.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (4.00%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (4.00%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.00%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.00%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (2.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (14.00%) SQL
3 6 (12.00%) Perl
4 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.00%) VBScript
8 1 (2.00%) VB
8 1 (2.00%) Python
8 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (20.00%) Degree
3 7 (14.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (12.00%) CCNA
4 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (8.00%) MCSE
5 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.00%) MCITP
7 1 (2.00%) NCIE
7 1 (2.00%) VCP5
7 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (36.00%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (62.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (56.00%) VMware ESX
3 27 (54.00%) vCloud
4 19 (38.00%) VMFS
4 19 (38.00%) Active Directory
4 19 (38.00%) VMware Server
5 10 (20.00%) vSphere
6 9 (18.00%) Hyper-V
7 5 (10.00%) Squid
8 4 (8.00%) Terminal Services
9 3 (6.00%) Samba
9 3 (6.00%) NFS
9 3 (6.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) SCCM
2 4 (8.00%) SCOM
2 4 (8.00%) OpenNMS
2 4 (8.00%) WSUS
3 3 (6.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (4.00%) Puppet
5 1 (2.00%) Nagios
5 1 (2.00%) Opsview
Vendors
1 47 (94.00%) VMware
2 26 (52.00%) HP
3 24 (48.00%) NetApp
4 23 (46.00%) EMC
5 20 (40.00%) CA
6 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (18.00%) Cisco
8 7 (14.00%) Dell
8 7 (14.00%) CheckPoint
9 6 (12.00%) Red Hat
9 6 (12.00%) Juniper
9 6 (12.00%) Veeam
10 5 (10.00%) Citrix
10 5 (10.00%) Oracle
11 4 (8.00%) Symantec
11 4 (8.00%) Acronis
12 3 (6.00%) ProCurve
13 2 (4.00%) SonicWALL
13 2 (4.00%) Websense
13 2 (4.00%) Clearswift
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