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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 75 46 70
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +24
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 2 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.26% 1.59% 0.58%
As % of the System Software category 1.98% 10.45% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 4
Average salary £37,000 £26,650 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.83% -39.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £26,650 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £49,500 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
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
101 67 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 13.32% 15.19% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 78 61 66
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £21,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 24 October 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) Dell
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (83.33%) SCCM
2 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) IIS
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) NetApp
5 2 (33.33%) EMC
6 1 (16.67%) Citrix

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (83.33%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Sales Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Pre Sales Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (16.67%) CCEE
1 1 (16.67%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
1 1 (16.67%) XenServer
1 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Dell
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco