The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for VMware ESX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESX Server
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 70 75
Rank change year-on-year +8 +5  
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 2 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.42% 0.16% 0.52%
As % of the System Software category 3.08% 1.39% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
Median salary £22,000 £47,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -53.68% +10.46%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -8.75% -3.61%  

VMware ESX 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 Sheffield with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Sheffield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 65 72 96
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 13.68% 11.41% 12.39%
Number of salaries quoted 61 70 73
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £32,000 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

VMware ESX
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESX in Sheffield

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX in Sheffield.

Salary trend for VMware ESX in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing VMware ESX 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) Office Communications Server
2 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Fault Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) NAS
2 4 (80.00%) vSphere
2 4 (80.00%) Change Control
2 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 4 (80.00%) Clustering
2 4 (80.00%) Change Management
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 4 (80.00%) IIS
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) SLA

VMware ESX
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (80.00%) IIS
1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (80.00%) Office Communications Server
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
1 4 (80.00%) NAS
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) IT Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) IT Support
1 4 (80.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Support Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Support Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Change Control
1 4 (80.00%) Change Management
1 4 (80.00%) Fault Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 4 (80.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCDBA
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle