Period
to 23 October 2017

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

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 306 324 302
Rank change year-on-year +18 -22 -33
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 50 42 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.39% 0.35% 0.53%
As % of the System Software category 3.28% 3.23% 5.01%
Number of salaries quoted 47 40 53
North West median annual salary £32,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.53% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,200 £27,500
90th Percentile £53,050 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%

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 the North West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1524 1299 1378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 11.83% 10.70% 10.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1265 1091 1050
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +6.06%
10th Percentile £20,800 £21,250 £20,225
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £52,575
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing VMware ESXi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in the North West

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for VMware ESXi in the North West

VMware ESXi
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in the North West over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Salary histogram for VMware ESXi in the North West

VMware ESXi
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 ESXi within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 October 2017. 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
Manchester -15 30 £34,000 -20.00% 1
Lancashire +10 11 £32,500 -11.56%
Cheshire -20 8 £37,000 +1.37%
Merseyside +6 1 £65,000 +52.94%
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT jobs citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 47 (94.00%) VMware
2 42 (84.00%) Windows
3 27 (54.00%) Microsoft
4 26 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 25 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (46.00%) Windows Server
7 22 (44.00%) Cisco
7 22 (44.00%) Active Directory
8 20 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 18 (36.00%) SQL
10 15 (30.00%) Citrix
11 13 (26.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 12 (24.00%) SAN
12 12 (24.00%) Firewall
12 12 (24.00%) DNS
13 10 (20.00%) ITIL
13 10 (20.00%) VMware Server
13 10 (20.00%) Mitel
13 10 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
13 10 (20.00%) People Management
14 9 (18.00%) Office 365
14 9 (18.00%) vSphere
14 9 (18.00%) Hyper-V
14 9 (18.00%) XenDesktop
14 9 (18.00%) LAN
14 9 (18.00%) Linux
14 9 (18.00%) WAN
14 9 (18.00%) DHCP

VMware ESXi
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 25 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 20 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (26.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (8.00%) WordPress
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.00%) Office 365
2 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.00%) GitHub
3 3 (6.00%) OneDrive
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.00%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) DNS
1 12 (24.00%) Firewall
1 12 (24.00%) SAN
2 9 (18.00%) DHCP
2 9 (18.00%) LAN
2 9 (18.00%) WAN
3 8 (16.00%) NetScaler
4 5 (10.00%) MPLS
4 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.00%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (6.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (4.00%) iSCSI
7 2 (4.00%) VoIP
8 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.00%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (2.00%) FIX Connectivity
8 1 (2.00%) IPsec
8 1 (2.00%) LDAP
8 1 (2.00%) OpenVPN
8 1 (2.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.00%) JIRA
1 4 (8.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (2.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (52.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (28.00%) VMware Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Server Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) IT Support
6 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Citrix Specialist
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (6.00%) IT Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) IT Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.00%) Administrator
7 2 (4.00%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) IT Support Technician
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) COM
1 1 (2.00%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.00%) Driving Licence
3 3 (6.00%) iPad
3 3 (6.00%) Replication
4 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.00%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 42 (84.00%) Windows
2 25 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (46.00%) Windows Server
4 20 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (18.00%) Linux
6 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (8.00%) Mac OS
9 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
10 2 (4.00%) Ubuntu
10 2 (4.00%) Windows 10
11 1 (2.00%) AIX
11 1 (2.00%) CentOS
11 1 (2.00%) Debian
11 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 10 (20.00%) ITIL
1 10 (20.00%) People Management
2 6 (12.00%) Business Continuity
2 6 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (10.00%) Hardware Maintenance
3 5 (10.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.00%) Compliance Management
5 3 (6.00%) Patch Management
5 3 (6.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.00%) Resource Allocation
5 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery Management
6 2 (4.00%) Business Continuity Management
6 2 (4.00%) DevOps
6 2 (4.00%) Information Security
6 2 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (4.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.00%) SQL
2 8 (16.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Citrix Certification
2 6 (12.00%) Degree
2 6 (12.00%) MCSE
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (12.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (10.00%) CCA
3 5 (10.00%) NCDA
4 4 (8.00%) MCSA
5 3 (6.00%) CCNA
5 3 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.00%) HNC
5 3 (6.00%) HND
6 2 (4.00%) MCP
7 1 (2.00%) CCNP
7 1 (2.00%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) SLA
2 5 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (44.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (20.00%) VMware Server
4 9 (18.00%) Hyper-V
4 9 (18.00%) vSphere
4 9 (18.00%) XenDesktop
5 6 (12.00%) XenApp
6 4 (8.00%) XenServer
7 3 (6.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (4.00%) Terminal Services
9 1 (2.00%) Docker
9 1 (2.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) WSUS
2 5 (10.00%) SCCM
2 5 (10.00%) vCenter Server
3 3 (6.00%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (6.00%) Nagios
3 3 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.00%) Puppet
4 2 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (4.00%) XenMobile
5 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.00%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 47 (94.00%) VMware
2 27 (54.00%) Microsoft
3 22 (44.00%) Cisco
4 15 (30.00%) Citrix
5 10 (20.00%) Mitel
6 9 (18.00%) NetApp
7 5 (10.00%) McAfee
7 5 (10.00%) Symantec
8 4 (8.00%) HP
8 4 (8.00%) Veeam
9 3 (6.00%) Forcepoint
9 3 (6.00%) Juniper
9 3 (6.00%) Meraki
9 3 (6.00%) Nimble Storage
10 2 (4.00%) Altiris
10 2 (4.00%) arcserve
10 2 (4.00%) Dell
10 2 (4.00%) Sophos
10 2 (4.00%) Wyse
11 1 (2.00%) Google