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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 71 49 64
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +15
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 4 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.55% 1.62% 0.84%
As % of the System Software category 3.17% 16.07% 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 4
Average salary £42,500 £26,650 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.47% -39.08%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
126 56 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 17.26% 10.09% 10.59%
Number of salaries quoted 110 50 60
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,490 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 27 August 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 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 17 (94.44%) MS Excel
2 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
3 15 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (72.22%) IIS
5 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
5 11 (61.11%) vSphere
6 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (50.00%) SAN
6 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
7 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (38.89%) vCloud
9 6 (33.33%) SCCM
9 6 (33.33%) Dell
9 6 (33.33%) Linux
10 5 (27.78%) DHCP
10 5 (27.78%) DNS
11 4 (22.22%) LAN
11 4 (22.22%) WAN
11 4 (22.22%) ITIL
11 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (22.22%) Migration
11 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (22.22%) Cloud Computing

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 13 (72.22%) IIS
2 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
3 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (11.11%) Apache
5 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
5 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (94.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) SAN
2 5 (27.78%) DHCP
2 5 (27.78%) DNS
3 4 (22.22%) LAN
3 4 (22.22%) WAN
4 3 (16.67%) Firewall
5 2 (11.11%) Internet
5 2 (11.11%) NAS
6 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
6 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
6 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) IT Support
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Technical Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) VMware Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Wintel Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) VMware Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Software Implementation Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Implementation Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Sales Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) CLARiiON
3 1 (5.56%) Celerra
3 1 (5.56%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (33.33%) Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
1 4 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (11.11%) Change Management
2 2 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (5.56%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Java
1 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 2 (11.11%) Perl
1 2 (11.11%) PHP
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (11.11%) CCEE
2 1 (5.56%) CCAA
2 1 (5.56%) CCIA
2 1 (5.56%) CCA
2 1 (5.56%) MCTS
2 1 (5.56%) MCITP
2 1 (5.56%) HP AIS
2 1 (5.56%) HP ASE
2 1 (5.56%) HP MASE
2 1 (5.56%) VCDX
2 1 (5.56%) NCDA
2 1 (5.56%) NCIE
2 1 (5.56%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (61.11%) vSphere
2 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
3 7 (38.89%) vCloud
4 2 (11.11%) XenApp
4 2 (11.11%) XenServer
4 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) Foglight
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) Dell
4 3 (16.67%) EMC
4 3 (16.67%) NetApp
4 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix
5 2 (11.11%) HP