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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 110 100 104
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 19 22 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.92% 1.16% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 7.54% 8.66% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 19 19 6
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,800 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,800 £51,000 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.48% +1.17%
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
252 254 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.17% 13.42% 13.11%
Number of salaries quoted 223 222 167
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £31,748
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Birmingham

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VMware ESX.

1 34 (100.00%) Windows
1 34 (100.00%) VMware
1 34 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 32 (94.12%) Active Directory
3 31 (91.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 21 (61.76%) Citrix
5 18 (52.94%) MS Exchange
5 18 (52.94%) Exchange Server 2003
5 18 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (50.00%) XenApp
6 17 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2000
6 17 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (50.00%) MCP
7 15 (44.12%) MCSE
7 15 (44.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (44.12%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (38.24%) Hyper-V
9 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (35.29%) MCITP
10 11 (32.35%) Clustering
10 11 (32.35%) Blackberry
10 11 (32.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 11 (32.35%) MCSA
10 11 (32.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 10 (29.41%) SCOM
11 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
11 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VMware ESX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (52.94%) MS Exchange
1 18 (52.94%) Exchange Server 2003
2 17 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 17 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 17 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2000
3 15 (44.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (32.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (11.76%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) DHCP
1 4 (11.76%) DNS
2 2 (5.88%) SAN
2 2 (5.88%) LAN
2 2 (5.88%) WAN
3 1 (2.94%) L2TP
3 1 (2.94%) Firewall
3 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.94%) IPsec
3 1 (2.94%) VLAN
3 1 (2.94%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Wintel Support
2 9 (26.47%) Consultant
3 8 (23.53%) Architect
3 8 (23.53%) Wintel Consultant
4 7 (20.59%) Wintel Architect
5 6 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (14.71%) Designer
7 4 (11.76%) Server Support Analyst
7 4 (11.76%) Server Analyst
7 4 (11.76%) Analyst
7 4 (11.76%) Server Support
7 4 (11.76%) Support Analyst
7 4 (11.76%) Wintel Support Analyst
7 4 (11.76%) Wintel Analyst
7 4 (11.76%) Wintel Server Analyst
8 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
9 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
9 2 (5.88%) IT Director
9 2 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
10 1 (2.94%) Change Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Blackberry
1 11 (32.35%) Clustering
2 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.94%) iSeries
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.94%) UNIX
6 1 (2.94%) Linux
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (29.41%) Change Control
3 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.82%) VBScript
2 3 (8.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (91.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 17 (50.00%) MCP
3 15 (44.12%) MCSE
3 15 (44.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (35.29%) MCITP
5 11 (32.35%) MCSA
6 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
6 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
6 10 (29.41%) VCP4
7 4 (11.76%) CCNA
7 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.94%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (94.12%) Active Directory
3 17 (50.00%) XenApp
4 13 (38.24%) Hyper-V
5 11 (32.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 10 (29.41%) Terminal Services
7 4 (11.76%) vSphere
8 3 (8.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (29.41%) MOM
1 10 (29.41%) WSUS
1 10 (29.41%) SCOM
2 9 (26.47%) Backup Exec
3 6 (17.65%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (17.65%) NetBackup
4 5 (14.71%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) VMware
2 32 (94.12%) Microsoft
3 21 (61.76%) Citrix
4 10 (29.41%) Symantec
5 4 (11.76%) CommVault
6 3 (8.82%) Cisco
7 1 (2.94%) IBM
7 1 (2.94%) HP
7 1 (2.94%) EMC
7 1 (2.94%) NetApp
7 1 (2.94%) Sophos
7 1 (2.94%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.94%) Kaspersky
7 1 (2.94%) Veeam
7 1 (2.94%) Kaseya
7 1 (2.94%) AVG
7 1 (2.94%) Ruckus Wireless
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