Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > North West
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 278 315 312
Rank change year-on-year +37 -3 -10
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 78 48 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.65% 0.37% 0.30%
As % of the System Software category 4.24% 3.19% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 61 44 33
North West median annual salary £27,500 £32,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% -15.58% -10.98%
10th Percentile £17,500 £26,925 £29,800
90th Percentile £47,500 £48,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +5.88%

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 1,841 1,504 1,193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.39% 11.49% 10.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,500 1,267 998
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +42 58 £20,000 -39.85% 6
Cheshire +12 10 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Lancashire +4 8 £35,000 +7.69%
Merseyside +16 2 £55,375 +16.58% 6
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 78 (100.00%) VMware
2 69 (88.46%) Windows
3 59 (75.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 57 (73.08%) Active Directory
5 53 (67.95%) Windows Server
6 42 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (44.87%) MS Exchange
8 32 (41.03%) Hyper-V
9 30 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
10 28 (35.90%) Exchange Server 2013
10 28 (35.90%) DNS
11 27 (34.62%) Linux
11 27 (34.62%) vSphere
12 25 (32.05%) Tech Ops
13 23 (29.49%) Firewall
14 22 (28.21%) DHCP
15 17 (21.79%) Windows 10
16 16 (20.51%) Office 365
16 16 (20.51%) PowerShell
16 16 (20.51%) Cisco
16 16 (20.51%) Microsoft
17 15 (19.23%) Red Hat
17 15 (19.23%) CentOS
18 14 (17.95%) Windows 7
19 13 (16.67%) SQL
19 13 (16.67%) MySQL
19 13 (16.67%) Driving Licence
20 12 (15.38%) SQL Server
21 11 (14.10%) Citrix

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 35 (44.87%) MS Exchange
2 30 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (35.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (8.97%) Confluence
6 5 (6.41%) Apache
6 5 (6.41%) CloudStack
6 5 (6.41%) IIS
6 5 (6.41%) nginx
6 5 (6.41%) OpenStack
6 5 (6.41%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.28%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.51%) Office 365
2 4 (5.13%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (35.90%) DNS
2 23 (29.49%) Firewall
3 22 (28.21%) DHCP
4 10 (12.82%) SAN
5 6 (7.69%) Internet
5 6 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 5 (6.41%) iSCSI
6 5 (6.41%) LAN
6 5 (6.41%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (6.41%) WAN
7 3 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (3.85%) Network Security
7 3 (3.85%) VoIP
7 3 (3.85%) VPN
8 2 (2.56%) VLAN
9 1 (1.28%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.28%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.28%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.67%) MySQL
2 12 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.41%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.13%) Big Data
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (8.97%) JIRA
General
1 7 (8.97%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Manufacturing
2 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.13%) Electronics
4 3 (3.85%) Marketing
5 2 (2.56%) Banking
5 2 (2.56%) Legal
6 1 (1.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (26.92%) Systems Engineer
2 16 (20.51%) 1st Line Support
3 13 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 12 (15.38%) 1st Line Engineer
5 10 (12.82%) Exchange Support
5 10 (12.82%) Help Desk Support
5 10 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (11.54%) Service Desk Engineer
6 9 (11.54%) Service Desk Support
7 8 (10.26%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (10.26%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 7 (8.97%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 7 (8.97%) Desktop Engineer
8 7 (8.97%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 7 (8.97%) Exchange Engineer
8 7 (8.97%) First Line Help Desk Support
8 7 (8.97%) Help Desk Engineer
8 7 (8.97%) Help Desk Support Engineer
8 7 (8.97%) Network Support
8 7 (8.97%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.41%) LAMP
1 5 (6.41%) LAPP Stack
1 5 (6.41%) LEMP Stack
1 5 (6.41%) OpenVZ
2 1 (1.28%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 11 (14.10%) Replication
3 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.41%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.13%) Clustering
5 4 (5.13%) EMC VNX
6 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.28%) iPhone
7 1 (1.28%) Life Science
7 1 (1.28%) PMI
7 1 (1.28%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 69 (88.46%) Windows
2 53 (67.95%) Windows Server
3 42 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (34.62%) Linux
6 17 (21.79%) Windows 10
7 15 (19.23%) CentOS
8 14 (17.95%) Windows 7
9 11 (14.10%) Mac OS
10 10 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (6.41%) FreeBSD
11 5 (6.41%) OpenBSD
11 5 (6.41%) Solaris
11 5 (6.41%) Ubuntu
12 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (1.28%) Android
13 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.05%) Tech Ops
2 10 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 9 (11.54%) High Availability
4 8 (10.26%) ITIL
4 8 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (8.97%) ERP
5 7 (8.97%) Migration
5 7 (8.97%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (7.69%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 5 (6.41%) Business Continuity
7 5 (6.41%) CRM
7 5 (6.41%) Load Balancing
8 4 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.13%) Proactive Management
9 3 (3.85%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (3.85%) Programme Management
9 3 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.51%) PowerShell
2 13 (16.67%) SQL
3 8 (10.26%) Bash Shell
3 8 (10.26%) Perl
3 8 (10.26%) Python
4 5 (6.41%) PHP
5 3 (3.85%) C
5 3 (3.85%) Ruby
5 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.28%) C#
6 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (14.10%) DBS Check
2 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.41%) MCSE
4 4 (5.13%) Degree
5 3 (3.85%) CCNP
5 3 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.85%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.28%) CCIE
7 1 (1.28%) CCNA
7 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (3.85%) SLA
2 2 (2.56%) COSHH
2 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 59 (75.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (73.08%) Active Directory
3 32 (41.03%) Hyper-V
4 27 (34.62%) vSphere
5 9 (11.54%) XenApp
5 9 (11.54%) XenDesktop
6 7 (8.97%) Corosync
7 5 (6.41%) KVM
7 5 (6.41%) Terminal Services
8 4 (5.13%) Ceph
8 4 (5.13%) DRBD
8 4 (5.13%) iptables
9 2 (2.56%) Xen
10 1 (1.28%) Kamailio
10 1 (1.28%) vCloud
10 1 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (14.10%) WSUS
2 10 (12.82%) vCenter Server
3 9 (11.54%) Nagios
4 7 (8.97%) Pacemaker
5 5 (6.41%) Cacti
5 5 (6.41%) Munin
6 4 (5.13%) vRealize
7 3 (3.85%) HAProxy
7 3 (3.85%) Icinga
7 3 (3.85%) Opsview
7 3 (3.85%) SmoothWall
8 2 (2.56%) SCCM
8 2 (2.56%) SCOM
9 1 (1.28%) Backup Exec
9 1 (1.28%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (1.28%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (1.28%) FortiGate
9 1 (1.28%) OpenView
9 1 (1.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 78 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (20.51%) Cisco
2 16 (20.51%) Microsoft
3 15 (19.23%) Red Hat
4 11 (14.10%) Citrix
5 7 (8.97%) Atlassian
5 7 (8.97%) SolarWinds
5 7 (8.97%) Veeam
6 6 (7.69%) EMC
6 6 (7.69%) HP
7 5 (6.41%) Oracle
7 5 (6.41%) Percona
8 3 (3.85%) ArcSight
8 3 (3.85%) Aruba
8 3 (3.85%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.85%) Dell
8 3 (3.85%) SAP
8 3 (3.85%) SonicWALL
9 2 (2.56%) Isilon
9 2 (2.56%) Nimble Storage