The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 73 54 52
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -2
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 6 21 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.77% 2.89% 1.65%
As % of the System Software category 6.45% 21.88% 20.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6 19 8
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £23,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -5.55%
VMware ESX
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

System Software Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
93 96 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 11.91% 13.22% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 71 78 37
Average salary £35,500 £36,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.38% -28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) vSphere
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) IIS
5 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (50.00%) vCloud
6 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (40.00%) Citrix
7 3 (30.00%) DNS
7 3 (30.00%) ITIL
7 3 (30.00%) Terminal Services
7 3 (30.00%) Firewall
7 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
7 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 2 (20.00%) EMC
8 2 (20.00%) MCSE
8 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (10.00%) SAN
9 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
9 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
9 1 (10.00%) Cisco
9 1 (10.00%) UNIX

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 6 (60.00%) IIS
2 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Support Technician
2 3 (30.00%) IT Support Technician
2 3 (30.00%) IT Support
3 2 (20.00%) Server Technician
3 2 (20.00%) Server Support
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Server Support Technician
3 2 (20.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Technical Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) UNIX
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) vSphere
2 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) vCloud
4 3 (30.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) EMC
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) Dell
5 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint