The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 153 156 156
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 54 58 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.10% 1.13% 0.69%
As % of the System Software category 9.69% 9.75% 6.18%
Number of salaries quoted 27 34 25
Average salary £35,661 £32,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.72% -38.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £33,361
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £68,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
VMware ESX
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 West Yorkshire region.

System Software Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
557 595 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.33% 11.60% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 444 479 355
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

VMware ESX Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

VMware ESX
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

VMware ESX
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +3 41 £36,581 +14.31% 6
Bradford +1 14 £32,500 -
Bingley -8 1 - -
VMware ESX
Yorkshire

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 82 (100.00%) VMware
2 74 (90.24%) Windows
3 68 (82.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 65 (79.27%) Active Directory
5 51 (62.20%) Microsoft
6 40 (48.78%) HP
7 36 (43.90%) Firewall
8 34 (41.46%) Cisco
9 32 (39.02%) DNS
10 30 (36.59%) Windows Server 2008
11 27 (32.93%) Load Balancing
11 27 (32.93%) Linux
12 26 (31.71%) ITIL
12 26 (31.71%) UNIX
12 26 (31.71%) MS Excel
13 23 (28.05%) NetApp
14 22 (26.83%) SAN
15 21 (25.61%) Red Hat
15 21 (25.61%) Windows Server 2003
15 21 (25.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 20 (24.39%) SQL Server
16 20 (24.39%) Performance Tuning
17 19 (23.17%) TCP/IP
18 18 (21.95%) Disaster Recovery
19 17 (20.73%) Microsoft Certification
19 17 (20.73%) IBM
20 16 (19.51%) Replication
20 16 (19.51%) Juniper
20 16 (19.51%) CheckPoint
21 15 (18.29%) EMC

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (14.63%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.41%) IIS
3 7 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.44%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.22%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 26 (31.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.10%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (43.90%) Firewall
2 32 (39.02%) DNS
3 22 (26.83%) SAN
4 19 (23.17%) TCP/IP
5 15 (18.29%) NAS
6 12 (14.63%) DHCP
7 11 (13.41%) WAN
8 10 (12.20%) VPN
9 8 (9.76%) MPLS
10 5 (6.10%) Unified Communications
10 5 (6.10%) IP Telephony
11 4 (4.88%) Internet
11 4 (4.88%) LAN
12 2 (2.44%) iSCSI
13 1 (1.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.10%) MySQL
2 5 (6.10%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (6.10%) NoSQL
2 5 (6.10%) Riak
3 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (6.10%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) Legal
3 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (29.27%) Analyst
2 21 (25.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (20.73%) Technical Analyst
4 13 (15.85%) Architect
4 13 (15.85%) Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (9.76%) Support Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Operations Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Consultant
10 2 (2.44%) Project Engineer
10 2 (2.44%) Senior Technical Analyst
10 2 (2.44%) Virtualisation Consultant
11 1 (1.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 1 (1.22%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
11 1 (1.22%) Cloud Consultant
11 1 (1.22%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.51%) Replication
2 6 (7.32%) Statistics
3 5 (6.10%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (6.10%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.66%) Clustering
5 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.22%) CMDB
6 1 (1.22%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 74 (90.24%) Windows
2 30 (36.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (32.93%) Linux
4 26 (31.71%) UNIX
5 21 (25.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (25.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.93%) Load Balancing
2 26 (31.71%) ITIL
3 20 (24.39%) Performance Tuning
4 18 (21.95%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (15.85%) Business Continuity
5 13 (15.85%) Service Management
5 13 (15.85%) Performance Monitoring
5 13 (15.85%) Capacity Management
6 11 (13.41%) TOGAF
7 7 (8.54%) Service Delivery
8 6 (7.32%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.10%) Incident Management
9 5 (6.10%) Project Management
10 4 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (3.66%) Software Distribution
11 3 (3.66%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.66%) System Testing
11 3 (3.66%) Supplier Management
11 3 (3.66%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.20%) SQL
2 8 (9.76%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (20.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (14.63%) MCSA
3 9 (10.98%) MCSE
4 7 (8.54%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (7.32%) MCITP
6 5 (6.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (6.10%) CCNA
6 5 (6.10%) ISEB
6 5 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (4.88%) MCTS
8 3 (3.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) SLA
2 3 (3.66%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.22%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 68 (82.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (79.27%) Active Directory
3 15 (18.29%) vSphere
4 6 (7.32%) Hyper-V
5 5 (6.10%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (2.44%) vCloud
6 2 (2.44%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) SCCM
1 5 (6.10%) SCOM
2 4 (4.88%) NetBackup
2 4 (4.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 82 (100.00%) VMware
2 51 (62.20%) Microsoft
3 40 (48.78%) HP
4 34 (41.46%) Cisco
5 23 (28.05%) NetApp
6 21 (25.61%) Red Hat
7 17 (20.73%) IBM
8 16 (19.51%) CheckPoint
8 16 (19.51%) Juniper
9 15 (18.29%) EMC
10 11 (13.41%) F5
11 10 (12.20%) Citrix
12 6 (7.32%) Intel
13 5 (6.10%) Oracle
13 5 (6.10%) Infoblox
14 4 (4.88%) Symantec
15 2 (2.44%) Lotus
15 2 (2.44%) Dell
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