Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 327 299 315
Rank change year-on-year -28 +16 -27
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 42 62 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.33% 0.51% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 2.75% 4.23% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 31 62 28
North West median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% +21.43% -22.22%
10th Percentile £20,500 £28,325 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,250 £57,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +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 1,526 1,466 1,348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 11.93% 11.99% 11.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,225 1,193 1,056
North West median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £20,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
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 19 February 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 19 February 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 25 £31,500 -25.88%
Cheshire -44 12 £50,000 +38.89% 5
Merseyside +18 3 £58,500 +62.50% 1
Lancashire +14 2 £35,000 -2.78% 1
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 41 (97.62%) VMware
2 39 (92.86%) Windows
3 26 (61.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (59.52%) Windows Server
5 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
6 21 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
8 18 (42.86%) Active Directory
9 16 (38.10%) Citrix
9 16 (38.10%) PowerShell
10 13 (30.95%) Linux
11 12 (28.57%) DNS
12 11 (26.19%) MCSE
12 11 (26.19%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (26.19%) XenApp
13 10 (23.81%) XenDesktop
13 10 (23.81%) vSphere
13 10 (23.81%) SAN
13 10 (23.81%) Citrix Certification
13 10 (23.81%) SQL
13 10 (23.81%) TCP/IP
14 9 (21.43%) SLA
14 9 (21.43%) LAN
14 9 (21.43%) WAN
15 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
15 8 (19.05%) Cisco
15 8 (19.05%) CCA
15 8 (19.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 8 (19.05%) Hyper-V
16 7 (16.67%) Office 365

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 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.76%) WordPress
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Office 365
2 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.76%) GitHub
2 2 (4.76%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.38%) G Suite
3 1 (2.38%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) DNS
2 10 (23.81%) SAN
2 10 (23.81%) TCP/IP
3 9 (21.43%) LAN
3 9 (21.43%) WAN
4 7 (16.67%) Firewall
5 6 (14.29%) NetScaler
6 5 (11.90%) DHCP
6 5 (11.90%) VPN
7 4 (9.52%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (7.14%) iSCSI
8 3 (7.14%) Network Security
9 2 (4.76%) Internet
9 2 (4.76%) IPsec
9 2 (4.76%) Wireless
10 1 (2.38%) 802.11
10 1 (2.38%) FTP
10 1 (2.38%) IPv4
10 1 (2.38%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) MySQL
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.76%) JIRA
1 2 (4.76%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.38%) MSI
General
1 2 (4.76%) Banking
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Legal
2 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Citrix Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Administrator
4 3 (7.14%) Citrix Specialist
4 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) IT Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) IT Support
5 2 (4.76%) IT Technician
5 2 (4.76%) Software Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.38%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (2.38%) Flash
1 1 (2.38%) LDAP
1 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.76%) Replication
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.38%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 39 (92.86%) Windows
2 26 (61.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (59.52%) Windows Server
4 21 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (30.95%) Linux
6 7 (16.67%) Windows 10
7 6 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
10 3 (7.14%) Mac OS
11 2 (4.76%) CentOS
11 2 (4.76%) Ubuntu
11 2 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (2.38%) Debian
12 1 (2.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.90%) ITIL
2 4 (9.52%) High Availability
2 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 3 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 3 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity
4 2 (4.76%) Change Control
4 2 (4.76%) DevOps
4 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.76%) Hardware Maintenance
4 2 (4.76%) Presales
4 2 (4.76%) Server Building
4 2 (4.76%) Software Deployment
4 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.38%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (2.38%) IT Strategy
5 1 (2.38%) Resource Allocation
5 1 (2.38%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 16 (38.10%) PowerShell
2 10 (23.81%) SQL
3 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) MCSE
1 11 (26.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (23.81%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (19.05%) CCA
3 8 (19.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (11.90%) NCDA
5 3 (7.14%) MCP
5 3 (7.14%) MCSA
6 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO 22301
2 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 11 (26.19%) XenApp
4 10 (23.81%) vSphere
4 10 (23.81%) XenDesktop
5 8 (19.05%) Hyper-V
6 5 (11.90%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (9.52%) Terminal Services
8 2 (4.76%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (4.76%) XenServer
9 1 (2.38%) Docker
9 1 (2.38%) NFS
9 1 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) SCCM
2 4 (9.52%) WSUS
3 2 (4.76%) Puppet
3 2 (4.76%) vCenter Server
3 2 (4.76%) XenMobile
4 1 (2.38%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.38%) CFEngine
4 1 (2.38%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.38%) Nagios
4 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 41 (97.62%) VMware
2 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 16 (38.10%) Citrix
4 8 (19.05%) Cisco
5 6 (14.29%) Veeam
6 5 (11.90%) NetApp
7 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
8 3 (7.14%) Dell
9 2 (4.76%) Altiris
9 2 (4.76%) HP
9 2 (4.76%) McAfee
9 2 (4.76%) Oracle
9 2 (4.76%) Symantec
9 2 (4.76%) Wyse
10 1 (2.38%) Forcepoint
10 1 (2.38%) Google
10 1 (2.38%) IBM
10 1 (2.38%) NEC
10 1 (2.38%) Trend Micro
10 1 (2.38%) WatchGuard