Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 250 235 239
Rank change year-on-year -15 +4 +6
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 32 49 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.43% 0.66% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 3.48% 5.68% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 26 49 20
Manchester median annual salary £32,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.71% +21.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £21,625 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £57,500 £53,000
North West median annual salary £34,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -18.82% +13.33% -11.76%

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 920 863 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 12.30% 11.68% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 793 774 516
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.34% +9.85%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £54,750
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year - +10.29% -1.45%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 0 3 £47,500 +17.28%
Bury +12 2 £32,500 -23.53%
Salford - 1 £31,500 -
Altrincham - 1 £48,500 -
VMware ESXi
North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 31 (96.88%) VMware
2 28 (87.50%) Windows
3 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
4 19 (59.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (53.13%) Windows Server
7 12 (37.50%) Citrix
8 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
9 10 (31.25%) Office 365
9 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (28.13%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (25.00%) SAN
11 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
11 8 (25.00%) Cisco
11 8 (25.00%) XenDesktop
11 8 (25.00%) PowerShell
12 7 (21.88%) vSphere
12 7 (21.88%) NetScaler
12 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
12 7 (21.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (21.88%) SQL
12 7 (21.88%) DNS
12 7 (21.88%) SLA
13 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
13 6 (18.75%) NetApp
13 6 (18.75%) CCA
13 6 (18.75%) Linux
13 6 (18.75%) Firewall
13 6 (18.75%) Veeam
13 6 (18.75%) NCDA

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 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.50%) WordPress
4 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (31.25%) Office 365
2 4 (12.50%) GitHub
3 3 (9.38%) OneDrive
4 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (3.13%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) SAN
2 7 (21.88%) DNS
2 7 (21.88%) NetScaler
3 6 (18.75%) Firewall
3 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 5 (15.63%) LAN
4 5 (15.63%) WAN
5 4 (12.50%) DHCP
6 2 (6.25%) VPN
7 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
7 1 (3.13%) IPsec
7 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.13%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 4 (12.50%) JIRA
1 4 (12.50%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Citrix Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) IT Support
4 4 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Citrix Specialist
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) IT Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Support Technician
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) COM
1 1 (3.13%) LDAP
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Driving Licence
2 3 (9.38%) Replication
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.13%) EMC VNX
4 1 (3.13%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 28 (87.50%) Windows
2 19 (59.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (53.13%) Windows Server
5 6 (18.75%) Linux
6 4 (12.50%) Mac OS
6 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 3 (9.38%) Windows 10
8 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
8 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (3.13%) Debian
9 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) ITIL
2 4 (12.50%) Hardware Maintenance
3 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.25%) DevOps
4 2 (6.25%) Resource Allocation
4 2 (6.25%) Server Building
4 2 (6.25%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 1 (3.13%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.13%) Migration
5 1 (3.13%) Patch Management
5 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.13%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (21.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (21.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (18.75%) CCA
3 6 (18.75%) NCDA
4 5 (15.63%) MCSE
4 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (12.50%) MCSA
6 3 (9.38%) MCP
7 1 (3.13%) Degree
7 1 (3.13%) HNC
7 1 (3.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
2 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
4 7 (21.88%) vSphere
5 4 (12.50%) XenApp
6 3 (9.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (9.38%) XenServer
7 1 (3.13%) Docker
7 1 (3.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) SCCM
2 3 (9.38%) WSUS
3 2 (6.25%) Nagios
3 2 (6.25%) XenMobile
4 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 31 (96.88%) VMware
2 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 12 (37.50%) Citrix
4 8 (25.00%) Cisco
5 6 (18.75%) NetApp
5 6 (18.75%) Veeam
6 3 (9.38%) McAfee
6 3 (9.38%) Symantec
7 2 (6.25%) Altiris
7 2 (6.25%) Dell
7 2 (6.25%) Forcepoint
7 2 (6.25%) HP
7 2 (6.25%) Meraki
7 2 (6.25%) Wyse
8 1 (3.13%) EMC
8 1 (3.13%) ProCurve