The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 142 112 120
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +8
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 8 13 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.32% 0.69% 0.74%
As % of the System Software category 2.67% 6.37% 7.36%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 17
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £41,000 £50,200
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £38,750 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.80% -5.48%
VMware ESX
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

System Software Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
300 204 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.04% 10.85% 10.09%
Number of salaries quoted 181 164 186
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £59,600
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Birmingham

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 17 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
1 17 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 17 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 17 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 15 (88.24%) SLA
3 14 (82.35%) Citrix
4 11 (64.71%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (64.71%) Windows 2000 Server
5 10 (58.82%) XenApp
5 10 (58.82%) Windows 8
5 10 (58.82%) Firewall
5 10 (58.82%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (58.82%) VLAN
5 10 (58.82%) SonicWALL
5 10 (58.82%) Windows XP
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (23.53%) Change Control
7 4 (23.53%) Office 365
7 4 (23.53%) Veeam
7 4 (23.53%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (23.53%) DHCP
7 4 (23.53%) DNS
7 4 (23.53%) Terminal Services
7 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 17 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (64.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Office 365
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) Firewall
1 10 (58.82%) VLAN
1 10 (58.82%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (23.53%) DHCP
2 4 (23.53%) DNS
2 4 (23.53%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 2 (11.76%) WAN
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Service Desk Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 11 (64.71%) Windows 2000 Server
3 10 (58.82%) Windows 8
3 10 (58.82%) Windows XP
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Change Control
1 4 (23.53%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
2 2 (11.76%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (88.24%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 17 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 17 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (58.82%) XenApp
3 4 (23.53%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Backup Exec
1 2 (11.76%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (82.35%) Citrix
3 10 (58.82%) SonicWALL
4 4 (23.53%) Veeam
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 2 (11.76%) Symantec