The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESX Server
Rank 161 163 153
Rank change year-on-year +2 -10  
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 2 10 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.077% 0.31% 0.90%
As % of the System Software category 0.62% 2.84% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 17
Median salary £60,000 £31,500 £35,661
Median salary % change year-on-year +90.47% -11.66%  
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 Leeds with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 324 352 431
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 12.48% 10.74% 11.71%
Number of salaries quoted 270 274 336
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

VMware ESX
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for VMware ESX in Leeds

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 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 Leeds region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (73.91%) Cisco
3 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
4 14 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (52.17%) Load Balancing
5 12 (52.17%) F5
5 12 (52.17%) DNS
6 11 (47.83%) ITIL
6 11 (47.83%) Infoblox
6 11 (47.83%) NoSQL
7 10 (43.48%) PCI DSS
7 10 (43.48%) Puppet
7 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
7 10 (43.48%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (43.48%) Web Services
7 10 (43.48%) LDAP
7 10 (43.48%) Citrix
7 10 (43.48%) Brocade
8 9 (39.13%) E-Commerce
8 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
8 9 (39.13%) Windows
8 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
8 9 (39.13%) MongoDB
9 8 (34.78%) Games
10 7 (30.43%) Advertising
10 7 (30.43%) SQL
10 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
11 6 (26.09%) IIS
11 6 (26.09%) MCSE
11 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (26.09%) IIS
3 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) DNS
2 10 (43.48%) LDAP
3 2 (8.70%) MPLS
3 2 (8.70%) NAS
3 2 (8.70%) SAN
3 2 (8.70%) VPN
3 2 (8.70%) WAN
4 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
4 1 (4.35%) SSL
4 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) NoSQL
2 10 (43.48%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (39.13%) MongoDB
4 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
5 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (4.35%) MySQL
7 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
7 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
7 1 (4.35%) Riak
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 8 (34.78%) Games
2 7 (30.43%) Advertising
3 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Architect
1 12 (52.17%) Infrastructure Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Team Leader
3 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (13.04%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) DevOps Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Operations Team Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Operations Team Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Network Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.35%) VMware Architect
6 1 (4.35%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Online Games
1 2 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.35%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
1 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
2 5 (21.74%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Load Balancing
2 11 (47.83%) ITIL
3 9 (39.13%) E-Commerce
4 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
5 5 (21.74%) ITIL V3
6 4 (17.39%) Change Management
7 3 (13.04%) BCP
7 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.70%) DevOps
8 2 (8.70%) High Availability
8 2 (8.70%) Server Patching
9 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
9 1 (4.35%) People Management
9 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
9 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
9 1 (4.35%) Project Management
9 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) MCSE
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (13.04%) CCA
3 3 (13.04%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (13.04%) MCITP
4 2 (8.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (43.48%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) PMO
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 14 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (21.74%) XenApp
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (4.35%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) Puppet
2 3 (13.04%) SCOM
2 3 (13.04%) WSUS
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (73.91%) Cisco
3 12 (52.17%) F5
4 11 (47.83%) Infoblox
5 10 (43.48%) Brocade
5 10 (43.48%) Citrix
6 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
7 5 (21.74%) NetApp
8 4 (17.39%) HP
9 3 (13.04%) EMC
9 3 (13.04%) Oracle
10 2 (8.70%) IBM
10 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
11 1 (4.35%) 3PAR
11 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
11 1 (4.35%) Veritas