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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 253 223 211
Rank change year-on-year -30 -12  
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 25 15 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.37% 0.27% 0.55%
As % of the System Software category 3.30% 2.54% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 24 12 29
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% -  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  

VMware ESXi 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 757 590 645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 11.08% 10.49% 10.12%
Number of salaries quoted 652 486 513
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,200
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.29% +2.66%  

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing VMware ESXi as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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
Lancashire +13 12 £32,500 -15.58% 2
Cheshire -19 9 £36,000 -15.29% 3
Manchester -22 3 £35,000 -1.40% 2
Merseyside -9 1 £47,500 +11.76%
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 55 (96.49%) VMware
2 45 (78.95%) Windows
3 35 (61.40%) MS Exchange
4 34 (59.65%) Active Directory
5 30 (52.63%) Microsoft
6 27 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 27 (47.37%) Windows Server
7 25 (43.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (40.35%) Exchange Server 2013
9 22 (38.60%) Citrix
10 20 (35.09%) DNS
11 19 (33.33%) Cisco
12 18 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (28.07%) Data Centre
14 15 (26.32%) VMware Server
14 15 (26.32%) SQL
14 15 (26.32%) ITIL
15 14 (24.56%) LAN
15 14 (24.56%) WAN
15 14 (24.56%) Exchange Server 2010
16 13 (22.81%) DHCP
17 12 (21.05%) vCenter Server
18 11 (19.30%) SAN
18 11 (19.30%) NetApp
19 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
19 10 (17.54%) Mitel
19 10 (17.54%) Hyper-V
19 10 (17.54%) People Management
19 10 (17.54%) Infrastructure Management
20 9 (15.79%) 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 35 (61.40%) MS Exchange
2 23 (40.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (24.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.75%) IIS
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.79%) Office 365
2 7 (12.28%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.51%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 20 (35.09%) DNS
2 14 (24.56%) LAN
2 14 (24.56%) WAN
3 13 (22.81%) DHCP
4 11 (19.30%) SAN
5 9 (15.79%) Firewall
6 8 (14.04%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (8.77%) MPLS
7 5 (8.77%) VLAN
7 5 (8.77%) VoIP
8 4 (7.02%) NetScaler
8 4 (7.02%) VPN
9 3 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (5.26%) Network Security
9 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
10 2 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (3.51%) DMZ
10 2 (3.51%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (8.77%) Legal
2 2 (3.51%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 31 (54.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (40.35%) VMware Engineer
3 13 (22.81%) Server Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Senior Server Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Active Directory Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Active Directory Support
6 3 (5.26%) Active Directory Support Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Exchange Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Exchange Support
6 3 (5.26%) Server Specialist
6 3 (5.26%) Storage Specialist
6 3 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Technical Support
6 3 (5.26%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Cloud Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.07%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.26%) Clustering
2 3 (5.26%) iPad
3 2 (3.51%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 45 (78.95%) Windows
2 27 (47.37%) Windows Server
3 25 (43.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (12.28%) Linux
5 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.26%) VMS
7 2 (3.51%) AIX
7 2 (3.51%) CentOS
7 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.51%) Solaris
7 2 (3.51%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.51%) Unix
8 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) ITIL
2 10 (17.54%) Infrastructure Management
2 10 (17.54%) People Management
3 8 (14.04%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (14.04%) Service Delivery
4 7 (12.28%) Business Continuity
4 7 (12.28%) Migration
5 5 (8.77%) Change Management
5 5 (8.77%) Supplier Management
6 4 (7.02%) Patch Management
7 3 (5.26%) Compliance Management
7 3 (5.26%) Document Management
7 3 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery Management
7 3 (5.26%) Service Management
7 3 (5.26%) Task Automation
8 2 (3.51%) Data Security
8 2 (3.51%) Information Security
8 2 (3.51%) ITSM
8 2 (3.51%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.32%) SQL
2 9 (15.79%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.51%) VB
3 2 (3.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.28%) CCNA
2 7 (12.28%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (12.28%) MCSE
3 6 (10.53%) Degree
4 5 (8.77%) MCSA
5 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
5 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
6 3 (5.26%) DV Cleared
6 3 (5.26%) MCITP
6 3 (5.26%) NCDA
6 3 (5.26%) NCIE
6 3 (5.26%) VCAP
6 3 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.51%) CCNP
7 2 (3.51%) DBS Check
7 2 (3.51%) MCP
8 1 (1.75%) HNC
8 1 (1.75%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (12.28%) SLA
3 3 (5.26%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 34 (59.65%) Active Directory
2 27 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (26.32%) VMware Server
4 10 (17.54%) Hyper-V
5 9 (15.79%) XenApp
6 8 (14.04%) Terminal Services
7 7 (12.28%) vSphere
8 6 (10.53%) XenDesktop
9 2 (3.51%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (3.51%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (21.05%) vCenter Server
2 8 (14.04%) WSUS
3 3 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.51%) Puppet
4 2 (3.51%) SCCM
5 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.75%) Nagios
5 1 (1.75%) SCOM
5 1 (1.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 55 (96.49%) VMware
2 30 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 22 (38.60%) Citrix
4 19 (33.33%) Cisco
5 11 (19.30%) NetApp
6 10 (17.54%) Mitel
7 5 (8.77%) HP
8 4 (7.02%) Juniper
9 3 (5.26%) Avaya
9 3 (5.26%) McAfee
9 3 (5.26%) Nimble Storage
9 3 (5.26%) Symantec
10 2 (3.51%) arcserve
10 2 (3.51%) Dell
10 2 (3.51%) Google
10 2 (3.51%) Sophos
11 1 (1.75%) EqualLogic
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