Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 231 273 254
Rank change year-on-year +42 -19 -11
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 58 25 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.79% 0.31% 0.33%
As % of the System Software category 4.81% 2.65% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 41 22 24
Manchester median annual salary £20,000 £33,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -39.85% -16.88% -20.00%
10th Percentile £17,500 £21,075 £24,950
90th Percentile £42,500 £48,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £27,500 £32,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year -15.38% -15.58% -10.98%

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 Manchester with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,207 942 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 16.43% 11.77% 9.25%
Number of salaries quoted 996 832 605
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,000 £21,850
90th Percentile £65,625 £60,000 £58,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Manchester

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for VMware ESXi in Manchester

VMware ESXi
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Manchester over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for VMware ESXi in Manchester

VMware ESXi
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 25 September 2018. 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
Stockport +23 9 £20,000 -57.89%
Bolton +16 2 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Oldham - 1 - -
VMware ESXi
North West

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT jobs citing VMware ESXi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 58 (100.00%) VMware
2 56 (96.55%) Windows
3 49 (84.48%) Windows Server
4 48 (82.76%) Active Directory
4 48 (82.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 37 (63.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (55.17%) Hyper-V
6 32 (55.17%) MS Exchange
7 30 (51.72%) Exchange Server 2010
8 28 (48.28%) Exchange Server 2013
9 25 (43.10%) Tech Ops
10 23 (39.66%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (31.03%) DHCP
11 18 (31.03%) DNS
12 15 (25.86%) Office 365
12 15 (25.86%) vSphere
13 14 (24.14%) Linux
14 13 (22.41%) Cisco
14 13 (22.41%) Driving Licence
14 13 (22.41%) Windows 10
15 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
16 11 (18.97%) Firewall
16 11 (18.97%) Citrix
16 11 (18.97%) DBS Check
16 11 (18.97%) Windows 7
16 11 (18.97%) Mac OS
17 10 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 10 (17.24%) PowerShell
18 9 (15.52%) Exchange Server 2003
18 9 (15.52%) XenApp

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 32 (55.17%) MS Exchange
2 30 (51.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (48.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (15.52%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (12.07%) Confluence
6 5 (8.62%) IIS
7 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.72%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.86%) Office 365
2 4 (6.90%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (31.03%) DHCP
1 18 (31.03%) DNS
2 11 (18.97%) Firewall
3 7 (12.07%) SAN
4 5 (8.62%) iSCSI
4 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.17%) Internet
6 2 (3.45%) LAN
6 2 (3.45%) VPN
6 2 (3.45%) WAN
7 1 (1.72%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.72%) MPLS
7 1 (1.72%) VLAN
7 1 (1.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (12.07%) JIRA
General
1 6 (10.34%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Manufacturing
2 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.90%) Electronics
4 3 (5.17%) Marketing
5 2 (3.45%) Legal
6 1 (1.72%) Banking
6 1 (1.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) 1st Line Support
2 12 (20.69%) 1st Line Engineer
2 12 (20.69%) Support Engineer
3 10 (17.24%) Exchange Support
3 10 (17.24%) Help Desk Support
3 10 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) Service Desk Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) Service Desk Support
5 8 (13.79%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (12.07%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 7 (12.07%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (12.07%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (12.07%) Desktop Support
6 7 (12.07%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 7 (12.07%) Exchange Engineer
6 7 (12.07%) First Line Help Desk Support
6 7 (12.07%) Help Desk Engineer
6 7 (12.07%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 7 (12.07%) Network Support
7 6 (10.34%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.41%) Driving Licence
2 7 (12.07%) Replication
3 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.90%) EMC VNX
5 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.72%) iPhone
6 1 (1.72%) Life Science
6 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 56 (96.55%) Windows
2 49 (84.48%) Windows Server
3 37 (63.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (39.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (24.14%) Linux
6 13 (22.41%) Windows 10
7 11 (18.97%) Mac OS
7 11 (18.97%) Windows 7
8 7 (12.07%) CentOS
8 7 (12.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.72%) Android
10 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.10%) Tech Ops
2 10 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 8 (13.79%) ITIL
4 7 (12.07%) ERP
4 7 (12.07%) Migration
4 7 (12.07%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (8.62%) CRM
5 5 (8.62%) High Availability
5 5 (8.62%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.90%) Proactive Management
7 3 (5.17%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.17%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (5.17%) Programme Management
8 2 (3.45%) Compliance Management
8 2 (3.45%) Server Patching
8 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery Management
8 2 (3.45%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.24%) PowerShell
2 7 (12.07%) SQL
3 3 (5.17%) C
4 1 (1.72%) C#
4 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) DBS Check
2 4 (6.90%) Degree
3 3 (5.17%) DV Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.72%) CCIE
5 1 (1.72%) CCNA
5 1 (1.72%) CCNP
5 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (5.17%) SLA
2 2 (3.45%) COSHH
2 2 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (82.76%) Active Directory
1 48 (82.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (55.17%) Hyper-V
3 15 (25.86%) vSphere
4 9 (15.52%) XenApp
4 9 (15.52%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.45%) Xen
6 1 (1.72%) Kamailio
6 1 (1.72%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (13.79%) WSUS
2 7 (12.07%) vCenter Server
3 4 (6.90%) vRealize
4 3 (5.17%) SmoothWall
5 2 (3.45%) SCCM
5 2 (3.45%) SCOM
6 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.72%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 58 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (22.41%) Cisco
3 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
4 11 (18.97%) Citrix
5 7 (12.07%) Atlassian
5 7 (12.07%) Red Hat
5 7 (12.07%) Veeam
6 6 (10.34%) EMC
7 5 (8.62%) HP
8 3 (5.17%) Aruba
8 3 (5.17%) Dell
8 3 (5.17%) SAP
8 3 (5.17%) SonicWALL
9 2 (3.45%) Apple
9 2 (3.45%) Isilon
9 2 (3.45%) Nimble Storage
10 1 (1.72%) Avaya
10 1 (1.72%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.72%) JD Edwards
10 1 (1.72%) Symantec