The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington 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 47 53 60
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 16 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 3.61% 0.76% 1.96%
As % of the System Software category 21.33% 6.98% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 10
Average salary £42,500 £36,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% +58.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
VMware ESX
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Warrington region.

System Software Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
75 43 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 16.93% 10.83% 12.38%
Number of salaries quoted 55 29 56
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £40,000 £46,250
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 Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Warrington region.

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Warrington

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 15 (83.33%) SQL
3 12 (66.67%) Windows
3 12 (66.67%) Linux
4 9 (50.00%) ISEB
4 9 (50.00%) LoadRunner
4 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (50.00%) UNIX
4 9 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 9 (50.00%) SilkPerformer
4 9 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 9 (50.00%) Test Management
4 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 9 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (50.00%) Test Strategy
5 7 (38.89%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 6 (33.33%) SAN
6 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (27.78%) NetApp
7 5 (27.78%) Oracle
7 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
8 3 (16.67%) IIS
8 3 (16.67%) MS Office
8 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
8 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
8 3 (16.67%) VB
8 3 (16.67%) VoIP

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (16.67%) Lync
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (16.67%) iSCSI
2 3 (16.67%) VoIP
2 3 (16.67%) DHCP
2 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (16.67%) VPN
2 3 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 9 (50.00%) SilkPerformer
2 7 (38.89%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 3 (16.67%) IT Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) DBA
3 3 (16.67%) Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Test Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Replication
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Linux
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) UNIX
2 9 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Test Management
1 9 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (16.67%) Service Management
2 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (11.11%) Validation
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 3 (16.67%) VB
2 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) ISEB
1 9 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (16.67%) MCSE
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (16.67%) MCTS
2 3 (16.67%) MCITP
3 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 3 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (27.78%) NetApp
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) HP
3 3 (16.67%) Dell
3 3 (16.67%) EMC
3 3 (16.67%) CommVault
3 3 (16.67%) Symantec
3 3 (16.67%) NETGEAR
4 2 (11.11%) Fujitsu