The first table below looks at the demand for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Northern Ireland region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 21 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 19 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 9.36% - 4.83%
As % of the System Software category 67.86% - 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 19 0 4
Average salary £26,000 - £43,750
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 - £32,550
10% offered a salary of more than £26,500 - £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
System Software Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
28 15 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 13.79% 7.98% 11.59%
Number of salaries quoted 27 8 11
Average salary £26,500 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.21% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £44,050 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
VMware ESX
UK

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Northern Ireland region.

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

VMware ESX
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
County Antrim - 19 £26,000 -
VMware ESX
UK

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing VMware ESX 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 ESX.

1 24 (100.00%) ITIL
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
1 24 (100.00%) DNS
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 24 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 24 (100.00%) DHCP
1 24 (100.00%) Veritas
1 24 (100.00%) Sophos
1 24 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 24 (100.00%) Firewall
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
1 24 (100.00%) NetBackup
2 23 (95.83%) SC Cleared
2 23 (95.83%) Security Cleared
3 19 (79.17%) NAS
3 19 (79.17%) vSphere
3 19 (79.17%) ITIL V3
3 19 (79.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (79.17%) Backup Exec
3 19 (79.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 19 (79.17%) Clustering
3 19 (79.17%) Symantec
3 19 (79.17%) Citrix
3 19 (79.17%) SAN
3 19 (79.17%) IIS
4 14 (58.33%) MS Exchange
4 14 (58.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2010

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing VMware ESX 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 ESX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (79.17%) IIS
2 14 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 14 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 14 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 14 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 24 (100.00%) DHCP
1 24 (100.00%) DNS
1 24 (100.00%) Firewall
2 19 (79.17%) NAS
2 19 (79.17%) SAN
3 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
1 13 (54.17%) SQL Server 2000
1 13 (54.17%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (79.17%) Clustering
2 6 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (79.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) ITIL
1 24 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (79.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 19 (79.17%) ITIL V3
3 8 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 8 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
Qualifications
1 23 (95.83%) SC Cleared
1 23 (95.83%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 24 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (79.17%) vSphere
3 8 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (100.00%) NetBackup
2 19 (79.17%) Backup Exec
3 14 (58.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (20.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 24 (100.00%) Veritas
1 24 (100.00%) Sophos
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (79.17%) Symantec
2 19 (79.17%) Citrix
3 5 (20.83%) CommVault