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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESXi
North West / Cheshire
Rank 89 101 123
Rank change year-on-year +12 +22  
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.37% 0.077% 0.057%
As % of the System Software category 4.21% 0.54% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Median salary £31,250 £32,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.84% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -7.50% +6.66%  

VMware ESXi 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 95 184 190
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 8.90% 14.15% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 74 154 147
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 £20,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

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
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 3 months to 25 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
Wilmslow - 3 £30,000 -
VMware ESXi
North West

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) CentOS
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (16.67%) SonicWALL
4 1 (16.67%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 1 (16.67%) SCCM

VMware ESXi
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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) GroupWise
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) AWS Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Technician
2 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) CentOS
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris
2 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
1 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Management
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) High Availability
1 1 (16.67%) Information Security
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (16.67%) NDS
2 1 (16.67%) NetIQ eDirectory
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) arcserve
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (16.67%) SonicWALL
4 1 (16.67%) Sophos
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec