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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 73 67 52
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 4 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.55% 0.74% 1.23%
As % of the System Software category 6.35% 4.31% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 7
Average salary £41,750 £42,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.76% +57.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,400 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -
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
63 116 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 8.70% 17.21% 7.57%
Number of salaries quoted 57 106 39
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,090 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £47,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
1 15 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (100.00%) vSphere
2 13 (86.67%) Citrix
3 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (80.00%) IIS
3 12 (80.00%) vCloud
4 10 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (60.00%) Terminal Services
6 6 (40.00%) Firewall
7 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
7 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
8 3 (20.00%) Fat Client
8 3 (20.00%) XenApp
8 3 (20.00%) Cisco
8 3 (20.00%) UNIX
8 3 (20.00%) Thin Client
9 2 (13.33%) DNS

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (80.00%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Consultant
2 5 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (13.33%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Wintel Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Citrix Technical Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Citrix Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (20.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
4 3 (20.00%) UNIX
System Software
1 15 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (100.00%) vSphere
2 12 (80.00%) vCloud
2 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (60.00%) Terminal Services
4 3 (20.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (86.67%) Citrix
3 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco