Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 235 250 242
Rank change year-on-year +15 -8 +6
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 47 33 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.69% 0.44% 0.66%
As % of the System Software category 3.80% 3.60% 5.70%
Number of salaries quoted 33 27 49
Manchester median annual salary £26,500 £31,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.87% -25.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £18,600 £21,850 £27,200
90th Percentile £42,172 £48,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £36,000 £34,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -20.00% +13.33%

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 1,236 916 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.21% 12.29% 11.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,049 793 773
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £58,750
North West median annual salary £44,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +17.33% - +10.29%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 +18 8 £20,000 -57.89% 1
Bury +2 4 £37,500 +15.38%
Altrincham -6 2 - -
Bolton - 2 £37,500 - 1
Salford -5 1 £36,000 +14.29%
Oldham - 1 - -
VMware ESXi
North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 47 (100.00%) VMware
2 38 (80.85%) Windows
3 35 (74.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (68.09%) Active Directory
5 27 (57.45%) Windows Server
6 22 (46.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (46.81%) DNS
7 21 (44.68%) Hyper-V
8 18 (38.30%) DHCP
8 18 (38.30%) MS Exchange
8 18 (38.30%) Linux
8 18 (38.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (36.17%) Firewall
10 16 (34.04%) Office 365
11 14 (29.79%) PowerShell
12 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
12 13 (27.66%) Veeam
12 13 (27.66%) Windows 7
12 13 (27.66%) Exchange Server 2010
13 12 (25.53%) vSphere
13 12 (25.53%) Windows 10
13 12 (25.53%) TCP/IP
14 11 (23.40%) Cisco
15 10 (21.28%) ITIL
16 9 (19.15%) SQL
16 9 (19.15%) WSUS
16 9 (19.15%) Replication
16 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2013
17 8 (17.02%) Meraki
17 8 (17.02%) Tech Ops

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 18 (38.30%) MS Exchange
2 13 (27.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (8.51%) Confluence
5 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (6.38%) IIS
7 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (34.04%) Office 365
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.13%) IaaS
3 1 (2.13%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.13%) OpenDNS
3 1 (2.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 22 (46.81%) DNS
2 18 (38.30%) DHCP
3 17 (36.17%) Firewall
4 12 (25.53%) TCP/IP
5 7 (14.89%) WAN
6 6 (12.77%) LAN
7 5 (10.64%) VPN
8 4 (8.51%) SSH
9 2 (4.26%) DMZ
9 2 (4.26%) VLAN
9 2 (4.26%) VoIP
10 1 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (2.13%) Internet
10 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
10 1 (2.13%) MPLS
10 1 (2.13%) SAN
10 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (8.51%) JIRA
2 2 (4.26%) GitLab
3 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (14.89%) Manufacturing
2 5 (10.64%) Electronics
3 4 (8.51%) Finance
3 4 (8.51%) Marketing
3 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.26%) Legal
5 1 (2.13%) Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Support Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) 1st Line Support
3 8 (17.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Service Desk Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (14.89%) Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) Service Desk Support
4 7 (14.89%) Support Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) Exchange Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Service Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) VMware Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) LDAP
2 1 (2.13%) MSMQ
2 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Replication
2 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.38%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.26%) Life Science
5 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 38 (80.85%) Windows
2 27 (57.45%) Windows Server
3 22 (46.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (38.30%) Linux
4 18 (38.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (27.66%) Windows 7
6 12 (25.53%) Windows 10
7 6 (12.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (8.51%) CentOS
8 4 (8.51%) Solaris
8 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (4.26%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (2.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) ITIL
2 8 (17.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (17.02%) Tech Ops
3 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (10.64%) Migration
3 5 (10.64%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (8.51%) CRM
4 4 (8.51%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (8.51%) ERP
4 4 (8.51%) Programme Management
4 4 (8.51%) Resource Allocation
4 4 (8.51%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.38%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (6.38%) High Availability
5 3 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.26%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.79%) PowerShell
2 9 (19.15%) SQL
3 4 (8.51%) C
4 1 (2.13%) Java
4 1 (2.13%) Python
4 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (74.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (68.09%) Active Directory
3 21 (44.68%) Hyper-V
4 12 (25.53%) vSphere
5 5 (10.64%) XenApp
6 3 (6.38%) XenDesktop
7 2 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (2.13%) Docker
8 1 (2.13%) vCloud
8 1 (2.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) WSUS
2 5 (10.64%) Nagios
3 4 (8.51%) NetBackup
3 4 (8.51%) ZENworks
4 3 (6.38%) Puppet
5 2 (4.26%) Backup Exec
5 2 (4.26%) vCenter Server
5 2 (4.26%) vMotion
6 1 (2.13%) Ansible
6 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.13%) SmoothWall
6 1 (2.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
2 13 (27.66%) Veeam
3 11 (23.40%) Cisco
4 8 (17.02%) Meraki
5 6 (12.77%) Red Hat
6 5 (10.64%) Citrix
6 5 (10.64%) Veritas
7 4 (8.51%) Atlassian
7 4 (8.51%) Forcepoint
7 4 (8.51%) HP
7 4 (8.51%) SAP
8 2 (4.26%) Nimble Storage
8 2 (4.26%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.13%) Aruba
9 1 (2.13%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.13%) Google
9 1 (2.13%) NetApp
9 1 (2.13%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.13%) SYSPRO