The first table below looks at the demand for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 55 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 20 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.67% 1.94% -
As % of the System Software category 16.39% 21.74% -
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 0
Average salary £40,000 £51,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.95% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +11.80%
System Software Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
122 46 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 16.29% 8.93% 11.68%
Number of salaries quoted 96 39 68
Average salary £36,000 £50,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
VMware ESX
South Yorkshire

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Sheffield

VMware ESX
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Sheffield

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (96.00%) Microsoft
3 23 (92.00%) Windows
4 21 (84.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (80.00%) MS Excel
6 18 (72.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (68.00%) IIS
8 15 (60.00%) vSphere
9 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
10 12 (48.00%) SAN
11 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
11 10 (40.00%) vCloud
12 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
12 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (28.00%) Clustering
13 7 (28.00%) ITIL
13 7 (28.00%) Linux
13 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (28.00%) SCCM
14 6 (24.00%) NAS
15 5 (20.00%) DHCP
15 5 (20.00%) DNS
15 5 (20.00%) Dell
16 4 (16.00%) HP
16 4 (16.00%) LAN
16 4 (16.00%) WAN
16 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 17 (68.00%) IIS
2 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (12.00%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (12.00%) SAS
4 3 (12.00%) Apache
4 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 20 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) CloudFront
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) SAN
2 6 (24.00%) NAS
3 5 (20.00%) DHCP
3 5 (20.00%) DNS
4 4 (16.00%) LAN
4 4 (16.00%) WAN
5 3 (12.00%) Internet
6 2 (8.00%) Firewall
7 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
7 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Consultant
2 8 (32.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Data Centre Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) IT Support
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Technical Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Implementation Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) Server Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Software Packaging
2 1 (4.00%) Django
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) Celerra
2 1 (4.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (4.00%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 23 (92.00%) Windows
2 18 (72.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (28.00%) Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Migration
3 3 (12.00%) Change Management
3 3 (12.00%) IT Governance
3 3 (12.00%) Change Control
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.00%) Perl
2 2 (8.00%) PHP
3 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.00%) MCTS
2 1 (4.00%) MCITP
2 1 (4.00%) HP AIS
2 1 (4.00%) HP ASE
2 1 (4.00%) HP MASE
2 1 (4.00%) VCDX
2 1 (4.00%) NCDA
2 1 (4.00%) NCIE
2 1 (4.00%) VCAP
2 1 (4.00%) CCEE
2 1 (4.00%) CCIA
2 1 (4.00%) CCA
2 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (84.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (60.00%) vSphere
3 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
4 10 (40.00%) vCloud
5 1 (4.00%) Samba
5 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.00%) Postfix
5 1 (4.00%) XenApp
5 1 (4.00%) XenServer
5 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) Foglight
3 1 (4.00%) MOM
3 1 (4.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (96.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.00%) Dell
4 4 (16.00%) HP
4 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (12.00%) 3PAR
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco
6 1 (4.00%) EMC
6 1 (4.00%) Citrix
6 1 (4.00%) NetApp