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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 64 52 47
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 13 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.68% 2.67% 1.95%
As % of the System Software category 17.33% 16.82% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 10
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £23,000 £42,250
10% offered a salary of more than £44,700 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
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
75 107 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 9.70% 15.85% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 62 87 45
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £42,500
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 5 May 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
1 14 (100.00%) vSphere
2 13 (92.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (78.57%) Citrix
4 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 10 (71.43%) IIS
4 10 (71.43%) vCloud
5 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
7 7 (50.00%) Terminal Services
8 5 (35.71%) Firewall
9 3 (21.43%) XenApp
9 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
9 3 (21.43%) Fat Client
9 3 (21.43%) Cisco
9 3 (21.43%) Thin Client
9 3 (21.43%) UNIX
9 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
10 2 (14.29%) DNS
11 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
11 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
11 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
11 1 (7.14%) ITIL
11 1 (7.14%) MCSE
11 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (7.14%) EMC

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 10 (71.43%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Server Support
4 1 (7.14%) Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Server Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Server Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Wintel Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Fat Client
1 3 (21.43%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) UNIX
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) vSphere
2 13 (92.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 10 (71.43%) vCloud
4 7 (50.00%) Terminal Services
5 3 (21.43%) XenApp
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (78.57%) Citrix
3 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) EMC