The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESX Server
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 178 198 175
Rank change year-on-year +20 -23  
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 4 16 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.11% 0.36% 0.94%
As % of the System Software category 0.89% 3.16% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 24
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,661
Median salary % change year-on-year - +19.17%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year -8.75% -4.76%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 447 507 618
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 12.40% 11.42% 12.36%
Number of salaries quoted 381 402 494
Median salary £38,500 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.31% +8.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for VMware ESX in West Yorkshire

VMware ESX
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESX in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VMware ESX in West Yorkshire

VMware ESX
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Leeds +13 2 £60,000 +90.47%
Wakefield - 2 £42,500 -
VMware ESX
Yorkshire

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 32 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (78.13%) Cisco
3 20 (62.50%) ITIL
4 19 (59.38%) Active Directory
5 18 (56.25%) Windows
5 18 (56.25%) MS Exchange
5 18 (56.25%) Windows Server
6 16 (50.00%) DNS
7 15 (46.88%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (40.63%) HP
8 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
9 12 (37.50%) Load Balancing
9 12 (37.50%) SCOM
9 12 (37.50%) F5
10 11 (34.38%) Infoblox
10 11 (34.38%) NoSQL
10 11 (34.38%) SAN
11 10 (31.25%) Web Services
11 10 (31.25%) LDAP
11 10 (31.25%) Citrix
11 10 (31.25%) Puppet
11 10 (31.25%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (31.25%) Brocade
11 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (31.25%) PCI DSS
11 10 (31.25%) Git (software)
11 10 (31.25%) vSphere
12 9 (28.13%) SCCM
12 9 (28.13%) MongoDB
12 9 (28.13%) vMotion

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 18 (56.25%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (18.75%) IIS
3 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (50.00%) DNS
2 11 (34.38%) SAN
3 10 (31.25%) LDAP
4 8 (25.00%) WAN
5 6 (18.75%) LAN
6 4 (12.50%) DHCP
7 2 (6.25%) MPLS
7 2 (6.25%) NAS
7 2 (6.25%) VPN
8 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
8 1 (3.13%) SSL
8 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 11 (34.38%) NoSQL
3 10 (31.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (28.13%) MongoDB
5 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.13%) MySQL
6 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.13%) Riak
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 8 (25.00%) Games
2 7 (21.88%) Advertising
3 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Back Office
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Architect
2 12 (37.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 9 (28.13%) Team Leader
4 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 5 (15.63%) Technical Leader
5 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (9.38%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
6 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) DevOps Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Operations Team Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Operations Team Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Team Leader
6 2 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Network Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
1 5 (15.63%) HP Storage
2 2 (6.25%) Online Games
2 2 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 18 (56.25%) Windows
1 18 (56.25%) Windows Server
2 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (15.63%) Linux
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) ITIL
2 12 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 9 (28.13%) E-Commerce
4 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
5 6 (18.75%) ITIL V3
6 4 (12.50%) BCP
6 4 (12.50%) Change Management
6 4 (12.50%) Server Building
7 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.25%) DevOps
8 2 (6.25%) High Availability
8 2 (6.25%) Server Patching
9 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
9 1 (3.13%) Migration
9 1 (3.13%) People Management
9 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
9 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
9 1 (3.13%) Process Management
9 1 (3.13%) Project Management
9 1 (3.13%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) MCSE
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (9.38%) CCA
3 3 (9.38%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (9.38%) MCITP
4 2 (6.25%) ISEB
5 1 (3.13%) CCNA
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) PCI DSS
2 7 (21.88%) SLA
3 1 (3.13%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (59.38%) Active Directory
2 15 (46.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (31.25%) vSphere
4 5 (15.63%) XenApp
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (3.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) SCOM
2 10 (31.25%) Puppet
3 9 (28.13%) SCCM
3 9 (28.13%) vMotion
4 3 (9.38%) WSUS
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (78.13%) Cisco
3 13 (40.63%) HP
4 12 (37.50%) F5
5 11 (34.38%) Infoblox
6 10 (31.25%) Brocade
6 10 (31.25%) Citrix
7 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 5 (15.63%) NetApp
9 3 (9.38%) EMC
9 3 (9.38%) Oracle
10 2 (6.25%) IBM
10 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
11 1 (3.13%) 3PAR
11 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
11 1 (3.13%) Veritas