The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESX Server
England / North West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 232 230
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2  
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 10 3 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.16% 0.052% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 1.58% 0.46% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 12
Median salary £29,750 £28,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -36.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,600 £32,850
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,400 £75,750
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -8.75% -3.61%  

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 the North West with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 632 647 688
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 10.27% 11.22% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 504 538 535
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

VMware ESX
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for VMware ESX in the North West

VMware ESX
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESX in the North West over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VMware ESX in the North West

VMware ESX
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -19 6 £28,500 +7.54% 1
Cheshire +8 4 £36,250 -28.92% 1
VMware ESX
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 North West region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (76.00%) Windows
3 17 (68.00%) Citrix
4 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
5 14 (56.00%) SAN
6 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
6 13 (52.00%) Windows Server
7 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
8 11 (44.00%) MS Exchange
8 11 (44.00%) ITIL
9 10 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (36.00%) PowerShell
10 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (36.00%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
12 7 (28.00%) Intel Security
12 7 (28.00%) Firewall
12 7 (28.00%) SCOM
12 7 (28.00%) McAfee ePO
12 7 (28.00%) iPad
12 7 (28.00%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
13 6 (24.00%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (24.00%) Amazon Redshift
13 6 (24.00%) DevOps
13 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (24.00%) NoSQL
13 6 (24.00%) Customer Engagement
13 6 (24.00%) Amazon EC2

VMware ESX
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 11 (44.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (36.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (24.00%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.00%) IIS
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (24.00%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (24.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (8.00%) Office 365
3 1 (4.00%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) SAN
2 7 (28.00%) Firewall
3 6 (24.00%) DNS
3 6 (24.00%) Internet
3 6 (24.00%) NAS
4 2 (8.00%) DMZ
5 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 6 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (24.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Administrator
1 6 (24.00%) DBA
1 6 (24.00%) Senior DBA
1 6 (24.00%) Senior SQL DBA
1 6 (24.00%) SQL DBA
2 5 (20.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Active Directory Support
2 5 (20.00%) Active Directory Support Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Exchange Support
2 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 5 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) IT Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
1 7 (28.00%) iPad
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (12.00%) VMS
6 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
7 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (24.00%) Customer Engagement
2 6 (24.00%) Data Architecture
2 6 (24.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (24.00%) DevOps
2 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (24.00%) Scrum
2 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (20.00%) Service Management
4 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) VB
3 2 (8.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.00%) MCP
3 2 (8.00%) MCSE
4 1 (4.00%) CCNA
4 1 (4.00%) CCNP
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.00%) DBS Check
4 1 (4.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (24.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (28.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (12.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (8.00%) XenApp
6 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) McAfee ePO
1 7 (28.00%) SCOM
2 5 (20.00%) Nagios
3 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.00%) SCCM
3 1 (4.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (68.00%) Citrix
3 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (28.00%) Intel Security
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco
5 2 (8.00%) Dell
5 2 (8.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) Apple
6 1 (4.00%) EqualLogic
6 1 (4.00%) Google
6 1 (4.00%) Juniper
6 1 (4.00%) Symantec
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