Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for VMware ESXi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VMware ESXi over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 137 162
Rank change year-on-year -33 +25 -10
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 8 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.26% 0.27% 0.59%
As % of the System Software category 2.39% 2.27% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 16
Cheshire median annual salary £55,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.78% -4.00% -1.32%
10th Percentile £33,700 £33,450 £29,625
90th Percentile £57,500 £43,750 £45,000
North West median annual salary £32,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -23.53% - +6.25%

VMware ESXi is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 335 264 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 10.88% 11.72% 11.62%
Number of salaries quoted 240 233 321
Cheshire median annual salary £34,000 £32,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.62% +3.17% -7.35%
10th Percentile £19,000 £18,750 £19,000
90th Percentile £57,275 £48,750 £52,500
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71% +4.48%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing VMware ESXi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Cheshire

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for VMware ESXi in Cheshire

VMware ESXi
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Cheshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VMware ESXi in Cheshire

VMware ESXi
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 ESXi within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe +1 2 £55,000 +50.68%
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 - - 1
Congleton - 1 £30,000 -
VMware ESXi
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) Citrix
4 5 (62.50%) Problem Management
5 4 (50.00%) SCCM
5 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (50.00%) XenApp
5 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (37.50%) WAN
6 3 (37.50%) SLA
6 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
6 3 (37.50%) LAN
6 3 (37.50%) Linux
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
6 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
7 2 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity Management

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring 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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) MPLS
2 2 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (12.50%) IPsec
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) MSI
General
1 2 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) IT Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Software Deployment Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Support
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Support
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Problem Management
2 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity Management
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Data Security
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) High Availability
3 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) IT Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) ITSM
3 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) Software Deployment
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCA
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
2 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) XenApp
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) arcserve
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Sophos
4 2 (25.00%) Symantec
5 1 (12.50%) McAfee