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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 221 226 243
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +17
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 29 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 3.97% 1.94% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 24 10 10
Average salary £42,500 £36,750 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.64% +14.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £26,500 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £35,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
730 567 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.83% 8.38% 8.47%
Number of salaries quoted 598 464 525
Average salary £34,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +4 17 £47,500 +26.66% 3
Cheshire -16 7 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Cumbria - 4 £42,500 -
Merseyside +13 1 - -
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 54 (94.74%) VMware
2 40 (70.18%) SAN
3 37 (64.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (54.39%) VMware ESX
5 30 (52.63%) HP
6 29 (50.88%) Windows
7 28 (49.12%) vCloud
8 26 (45.61%) Active Directory
9 25 (43.86%) EMC
9 25 (43.86%) NetApp
10 23 (40.35%) Change Management
10 23 (40.35%) PowerShell
11 21 (36.84%) DNS
11 21 (36.84%) MS Exchange
12 20 (35.09%) CA
13 19 (33.33%) Client/Server
13 19 (33.33%) DHCP
13 19 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
13 19 (33.33%) VMware Server
13 19 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
13 19 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
13 19 (33.33%) VMFS
13 19 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
14 18 (31.58%) Capacity Management
14 18 (31.58%) SLA
14 18 (31.58%) e-Health
15 17 (29.82%) Exchange Server 2010
15 17 (29.82%) vSphere
16 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
17 15 (26.32%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 21 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 17 (29.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (10.53%) IIS
4 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (8.77%) Apache
5 3 (5.26%) Lync
6 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.75%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.75%) Site Server
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MS Office
2 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (7.02%) Office 365
4 2 (3.51%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.51%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 40 (70.18%) SAN
2 21 (36.84%) DNS
3 19 (33.33%) DHCP
4 15 (26.32%) WAN
4 15 (26.32%) LAN
4 15 (26.32%) Firewall
5 14 (24.56%) TCP/IP
6 13 (22.81%) iSCSI
7 11 (19.30%) NAS
8 8 (14.04%) DMZ
8 8 (14.04%) VPN
8 8 (14.04%) Internet
8 8 (14.04%) MPLS
9 6 (10.53%) IPsec
9 6 (10.53%) SNMP
10 5 (8.77%) ADSL
10 5 (8.77%) ISDN
11 4 (7.02%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (5.26%) LDAP
12 3 (5.26%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) Oracle Database
2 6 (10.53%) MySQL
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 4 (7.02%) Legal
2 2 (3.51%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (28.07%) Consultant
2 12 (21.05%) VMware Consultant
3 9 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) VMware Specialist
5 7 (12.28%) Network Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Technical Specialist
6 6 (10.53%) Architect
6 6 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.02%) Support Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (7.02%) Administrator
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Architect
7 4 (7.02%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (5.26%) Junior
8 3 (5.26%) IT Consultant
9 2 (3.51%) Support Technician
9 2 (3.51%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) Web Services
2 3 (5.26%) HTML
2 3 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 18 (31.58%) e-Health
3 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.77%) Replication
5 2 (3.51%) Smartphone
5 2 (3.51%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.75%) iPhone
6 1 (1.75%) Statistics
6 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (50.88%) Windows
2 19 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (17.54%) Linux
5 6 (10.53%) Windows XP
6 5 (8.77%) Windows 7
7 4 (7.02%) CentOS
7 4 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (5.26%) Android
9 2 (3.51%) Debian
9 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (40.35%) Change Management
2 19 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 19 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 18 (31.58%) Capacity Management
4 14 (24.56%) ITIL
5 13 (22.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (7.02%) Business Continuity
7 3 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (5.26%) Workflow
8 2 (3.51%) Migration
8 2 (3.51%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.51%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.51%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.51%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (3.51%) Project Planning
8 2 (3.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (3.51%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (3.51%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (3.51%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.75%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 23 (40.35%) PowerShell
2 9 (15.79%) SQL
3 4 (7.02%) Perl
3 4 (7.02%) Bash Shell
4 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.26%) VB
4 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.75%) Python
5 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (17.54%) Degree
3 6 (10.53%) MCSE
3 6 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (10.53%) CCNA
3 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.02%) MCITP
5 3 (5.26%) MCTS
6 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (31.58%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (64.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (54.39%) VMware ESX
3 28 (49.12%) vCloud
4 26 (45.61%) Active Directory
5 19 (33.33%) VMware Server
5 19 (33.33%) VMFS
6 17 (29.82%) vSphere
7 10 (17.54%) Hyper-V
8 4 (7.02%) Terminal Services
9 3 (5.26%) KVM
9 3 (5.26%) Firmware
9 3 (5.26%) NFS
9 3 (5.26%) Squid
9 3 (5.26%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) SCCM
2 6 (10.53%) WSUS
2 6 (10.53%) SCOM
2 6 (10.53%) OpenNMS
3 3 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.26%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.51%) Puppet
5 1 (1.75%) Opsview
5 1 (1.75%) Nagios
Vendors
1 54 (94.74%) VMware
2 30 (52.63%) HP
3 25 (43.86%) EMC
3 25 (43.86%) NetApp
4 20 (35.09%) CA
5 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
6 15 (26.32%) Cisco
7 9 (15.79%) Dell
8 8 (14.04%) Citrix
8 8 (14.04%) Veeam
9 7 (12.28%) CheckPoint
9 7 (12.28%) Oracle
10 6 (10.53%) Juniper
10 6 (10.53%) Acronis
11 4 (7.02%) Symantec
11 4 (7.02%) Red Hat
12 3 (5.26%) NETGEAR
12 3 (5.26%) ProCurve
13 2 (3.51%) Websense
13 2 (3.51%) Clearswift
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bury
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Salary: Competitive Salary
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Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
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