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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 73 45 67
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +22
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 3 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.40% 2.44% 0.61%
As % of the System Software category 2.68% 17.46% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 4
Average salary £42,500 £26,650 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.47% -39.08%
UK excluding London average salary £40,250 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +10.00%
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
112 63 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 15.05% 13.97% 11.06%
Number of salaries quoted 88 58 69
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

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

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (66.67%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
4 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Pre Sales Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
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 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) XenServer
2 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) Foglight
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Dell
3 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (33.33%) NetApp
4 2 (33.33%) EMC
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco