The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for VMware ESX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESX Server
North West / Cheshire
Rank 85 104 116
Rank change year-on-year +19 +12  
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 4 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.38% 0.076% 0.40%
As % of the System Software category 4.40% 0.53% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 7
Median salary £36,250 £51,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.92% -15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £51,000 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £51,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year -8.75% -4.76%  

VMware ESX is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 91 189 188
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 8.61% 14.44% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 71 157 147
Median salary £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.53% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,200 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

VMware ESX
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESX in Cheshire

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for VMware ESX in Cheshire

VMware ESX
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 2 £42,500 -
Warrington - 1 £30,000 -
VMware ESX
North West

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) VMS
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) VBScript
3 2 (50.00%) VB
3 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) DMZ
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (25.00%) DBS Check
4 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) Google
4 1 (25.00%) SCOM
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (25.00%) G Suite

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) G Suite
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DMZ
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (25.00%) WLAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Consultant
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) VMS
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) Google