Period
to 23 June 2018

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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 314 305 315
Rank change year-on-year -9 +10 -25
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 43 57 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.35% 0.44% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 2.60% 4.11% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 32 56 23
North West median annual salary £32,000 £35,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.57% -1.41% -11.25%
10th Percentile £19,000 £29,000 £29,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £47,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +2.27%

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 1,651 1,388 1,230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.30% 10.76% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,351 1,143 1,018
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -1.75%
10th Percentile £21,750 £21,500 £20,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +10.47% +2.38% +5.00%

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 June 2018.

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 June 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
Manchester +26 28 £28,250 -19.29% 6
Lancashire -3 7 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Cheshire -35 7 £50,000 +50.38%
Merseyside +9 1 £60,000 +26.32%
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 North West region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 43 (100.00%) VMware
2 40 (93.02%) Windows
3 31 (72.09%) Active Directory
3 31 (72.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (65.12%) Windows Server
5 23 (53.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (51.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (46.51%) MS Exchange
8 19 (44.19%) DNS
9 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
10 15 (34.88%) Linux
10 15 (34.88%) vSphere
11 14 (32.56%) Exchange Server 2010
12 13 (30.23%) DHCP
13 12 (27.91%) PowerShell
14 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
14 11 (25.58%) SAN
14 11 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2013
14 11 (25.58%) Hyper-V
15 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (20.93%) MySQL
16 9 (20.93%) Cisco
16 9 (20.93%) Firewall
16 9 (20.93%) Windows 10
17 8 (18.60%) DBS Check
17 8 (18.60%) vCenter Server
17 8 (18.60%) Tech Ops
17 8 (18.60%) Windows 7
17 8 (18.60%) Office 365
17 8 (18.60%) Driving Licence

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 20 (46.51%) MS Exchange
2 14 (32.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.98%) Confluence
5 2 (4.65%) Apache
5 2 (4.65%) CloudStack
5 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.65%) nginx
5 2 (4.65%) OpenStack
5 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) Office 365
2 2 (4.65%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (44.19%) DNS
2 13 (30.23%) DHCP
3 11 (25.58%) SAN
4 9 (20.93%) Firewall
5 6 (13.95%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (11.63%) Internet
6 5 (11.63%) LAN
6 5 (11.63%) Network Security
6 5 (11.63%) WAN
7 3 (6.98%) iSCSI
7 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
8 2 (4.65%) VoIP
8 2 (4.65%) VPN
9 1 (2.33%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (2.33%) FTP
9 1 (2.33%) PBX
9 1 (2.33%) Unified Communications
9 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.93%) MySQL
3 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (6.98%) JIRA
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Administrator
3 7 (16.28%) 1st Line Support
3 7 (16.28%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Operations Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Network Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Exchange Support
6 3 (6.98%) Junior
6 3 (6.98%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Principal Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Principal Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) 1st Line Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Active Directory Support
7 2 (4.65%) First Line Help Desk Support
7 2 (4.65%) Junior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) LAMP
1 2 (4.65%) LAPP Stack
1 2 (4.65%) LEMP Stack
1 2 (4.65%) OpenVZ
2 1 (2.33%) Flash
2 1 (2.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Driving Licence
2 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.65%) Clustering
5 2 (4.65%) EMC VNX
5 2 (4.65%) Replication
6 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 40 (93.02%) Windows
2 28 (65.12%) Windows Server
3 23 (53.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (51.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (34.88%) Linux
6 9 (20.93%) Windows 10
7 8 (18.60%) Windows 7
8 7 (16.28%) Mac OS
9 5 (11.63%) CentOS
9 5 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (6.98%) Solaris
10 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (4.65%) FreeBSD
11 2 (4.65%) OpenBSD
11 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
11 2 (4.65%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Tech Ops
2 7 (16.28%) High Availability
3 6 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 6 (13.95%) ITIL
4 5 (11.63%) Business Continuity
4 5 (11.63%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (6.98%) Migration
5 3 (6.98%) Server Patching
5 3 (6.98%) Software Licensing
6 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.65%) Presales
6 2 (4.65%) Proactive Management
6 2 (4.65%) Server Building
7 1 (2.33%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (2.33%) DevOps
7 1 (2.33%) IT Strategy
7 1 (2.33%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (2.33%) Programme Delivery
7 1 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) PowerShell
2 8 (18.60%) SQL
3 3 (6.98%) C
4 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.65%) Perl
4 2 (4.65%) PHP
4 2 (4.65%) Python
5 1 (2.33%) C#
5 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (18.60%) DBS Check
3 7 (16.28%) MCSE
4 5 (11.63%) Degree
5 3 (6.98%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (6.98%) DV Cleared
5 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.65%) CCNP
6 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.33%) CCIE
7 1 (2.33%) CCNA
7 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) COSHH
1 3 (6.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO 22301
2 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (72.09%) Active Directory
1 31 (72.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (34.88%) vSphere
3 11 (25.58%) Hyper-V
4 6 (13.95%) Terminal Services
5 3 (6.98%) Xen
5 3 (6.98%) XenApp
6 2 (4.65%) Ceph
6 2 (4.65%) Corosync
6 2 (4.65%) DRBD
6 2 (4.65%) iptables
6 2 (4.65%) KVM
7 1 (2.33%) Kamailio
7 1 (2.33%) vCloud
7 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) vCenter Server
1 8 (18.60%) WSUS
2 3 (6.98%) SCCM
2 3 (6.98%) SCOM
3 2 (4.65%) Cacti
3 2 (4.65%) Munin
3 2 (4.65%) Nagios
3 2 (4.65%) Pacemaker
3 2 (4.65%) vRealize
4 1 (2.33%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.33%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
3 9 (20.93%) Cisco
4 7 (16.28%) Red Hat
5 6 (13.95%) Citrix
6 5 (11.63%) Dell
6 5 (11.63%) EMC
7 4 (9.30%) Oracle
7 4 (9.30%) Veeam
8 3 (6.98%) Atlassian
8 3 (6.98%) HP
8 3 (6.98%) Isilon
8 3 (6.98%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.65%) Percona
10 1 (2.33%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.33%) IBM
10 1 (2.33%) NEC
10 1 (2.33%) Rackspace
10 1 (2.33%) Trend Micro
10 1 (2.33%) WatchGuard