Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 218 261 244
Rank change year-on-year +43 -17 -13
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 67 33 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.91% 0.41% 0.49%
As % of the System Software category 5.10% 3.52% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 50 30 37
Manchester median annual salary £21,000 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.38% -23.53% -15.00%
10th Percentile £17,500 £22,525 £28,250
90th Percentile £45,750 £48,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £27,500 £32,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -15.38% -23.53% -

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 1,313 938 806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 17.85% 11.75% 10.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,091 807 739
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,750 £58,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35% +5.71%

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 22 November 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 22 November 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 +24 10 £20,000 -57.89%
Bury -2 3 £37,500 +15.38%
Bolton +19 2 £37,500 +7.14%
Altrincham -8 2 - -
Oldham - 1 - -
Salford - 1 £36,000 - 2
VMware ESXi
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 67 (100.00%) VMware
2 59 (88.06%) Windows
3 51 (76.12%) Active Directory
3 51 (76.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (71.64%) Windows Server
5 35 (52.24%) Hyper-V
6 34 (50.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (46.27%) MS Exchange
8 27 (40.30%) DNS
8 27 (40.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (38.81%) Exchange Server 2010
10 24 (35.82%) Exchange Server 2013
10 24 (35.82%) DHCP
11 23 (34.33%) Tech Ops
12 19 (28.36%) Office 365
13 18 (26.87%) Linux
13 18 (26.87%) Firewall
14 16 (23.88%) Cisco
14 16 (23.88%) PowerShell
15 15 (22.39%) Veeam
15 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
16 13 (19.40%) vSphere
16 13 (19.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 12 (17.91%) Windows 10
17 12 (17.91%) Windows 7
18 11 (16.42%) Driving Licence
19 10 (14.93%) XenApp
19 10 (14.93%) Replication
19 10 (14.93%) TCP/IP
19 10 (14.93%) ITIL

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 31 (46.27%) MS Exchange
2 26 (38.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (35.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (13.43%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (7.46%) IIS
6 4 (5.97%) Confluence
6 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.49%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 19 (28.36%) Office 365
2 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.97%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.49%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.49%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 27 (40.30%) DNS
2 24 (35.82%) DHCP
3 18 (26.87%) Firewall
4 10 (14.93%) TCP/IP
5 5 (7.46%) iSCSI
5 5 (7.46%) LAN
5 5 (7.46%) SAN
5 5 (7.46%) VPN
5 5 (7.46%) WAN
6 3 (4.48%) Internet
6 3 (4.48%) SSH
6 3 (4.48%) VoIP
7 2 (2.99%) DMZ
8 1 (1.49%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.49%) MPLS
8 1 (1.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (5.97%) JIRA
2 2 (2.99%) GitLab
3 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (11.94%) Manufacturing
2 5 (7.46%) Electronics
2 5 (7.46%) Finance
3 4 (5.97%) Marketing
3 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.99%) Legal
5 1 (1.49%) Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (23.88%) Support Engineer
2 15 (22.39%) 1st Line Support
3 14 (20.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (17.91%) 1st Line Engineer
4 12 (17.91%) Service Desk Engineer
5 10 (14.93%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (14.93%) Exchange Engineer
5 10 (14.93%) Exchange Support
5 10 (14.93%) Help Desk Support
5 10 (14.93%) Service Desk Support
6 8 (11.94%) Analyst
6 8 (11.94%) Support Analyst
7 7 (10.45%) Desktop Engineer
7 7 (10.45%) Desktop Support
7 7 (10.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 7 (10.45%) First Line Help Desk Support
7 7 (10.45%) Help Desk Engineer
7 7 (10.45%) Help Desk Support Engineer
7 7 (10.45%) Network Support
7 7 (10.45%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) LDAP
2 1 (1.49%) Node.js
2 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Driving Licence
2 10 (14.93%) Replication
3 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.97%) EMC VNX
5 3 (4.48%) Life Science
6 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.49%) iPhone
7 1 (1.49%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 59 (88.06%) Windows
2 48 (71.64%) Windows Server
3 34 (50.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (40.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (26.87%) Linux
6 12 (17.91%) Windows 10
6 12 (17.91%) Windows 7
7 9 (13.43%) Mac OS
8 6 (8.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (5.97%) CentOS
11 3 (4.48%) Solaris
12 2 (2.99%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (1.49%) Android
13 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.33%) Tech Ops
2 13 (19.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 10 (14.93%) ITIL
4 7 (10.45%) ERP
4 7 (10.45%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (7.46%) CRM
5 5 (7.46%) High Availability
5 5 (7.46%) Migration
5 5 (7.46%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (5.97%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (5.97%) Proactive Management
6 4 (5.97%) Programme Management
7 3 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.48%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (4.48%) Resource Allocation
7 3 (4.48%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 2 (2.99%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.99%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.88%) PowerShell
2 10 (14.93%) SQL
3 3 (4.48%) C
4 1 (1.49%) C#
4 1 (1.49%) Java
4 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) DBS Check
2 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) Degree
4 1 (1.49%) CCIE
4 1 (1.49%) CCNA
4 1 (1.49%) CCNP
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.99%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 51 (76.12%) Active Directory
1 51 (76.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (52.24%) Hyper-V
3 13 (19.40%) vSphere
4 10 (14.93%) XenApp
5 9 (13.43%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.49%) Docker
7 1 (1.49%) Kamailio
7 1 (1.49%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (11.94%) WSUS
2 7 (10.45%) vCenter Server
3 4 (5.97%) Puppet
3 4 (5.97%) vRealize
4 3 (4.48%) Nagios
4 3 (4.48%) NetBackup
4 3 (4.48%) SmoothWall
4 3 (4.48%) ZENworks
5 2 (2.99%) vMotion
6 1 (1.49%) Ansible
6 1 (1.49%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.49%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.49%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 67 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (23.88%) Cisco
3 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
3 15 (22.39%) Veeam
4 10 (14.93%) Citrix
5 7 (10.45%) HP
6 6 (8.96%) Red Hat
7 5 (7.46%) Meraki
8 4 (5.97%) Atlassian
8 4 (5.97%) EMC
8 4 (5.97%) SAP
9 3 (4.48%) Aruba
9 3 (4.48%) Forcepoint
9 3 (4.48%) SonicWALL
9 3 (4.48%) Veritas
10 2 (2.99%) Apple
10 2 (2.99%) Nimble Storage
11 1 (1.49%) Avaya
11 1 (1.49%) JD Edwards
11 1 (1.49%) Symantec