The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 97 103 89
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 18 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.99% 0.86% 0.76%
As % of the System Software category 9.47% 5.77% 8.03%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 11
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +13.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,800 £46,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +11.11%
System Software Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
190 260 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.47% 14.95% 9.44%
Number of salaries quoted 179 211 115
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +29.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £28,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
VMware ESX
West Midlands

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 April 2014.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Birmingham

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 29 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (79.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (65.52%) Active Directory
4 18 (62.07%) Windows
4 18 (62.07%) MS Exchange
5 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
6 16 (55.17%) Citrix
7 14 (48.28%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (48.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (41.38%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (37.93%) XenApp
10 10 (34.48%) Hyper-V
10 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2000
10 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (34.48%) MCP
10 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
10 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (31.03%) SAN
11 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
11 9 (31.03%) Clustering
11 9 (31.03%) NetBackup
12 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
12 8 (27.59%) EMC
12 8 (27.59%) Cisco
13 7 (24.14%) Terminal Services
13 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2013
14 6 (20.69%) Blackberry
14 6 (20.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (62.07%) MS Exchange
2 12 (41.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2000
3 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (20.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
7 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (3.45%) Apache
7 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
7 1 (3.45%) IIS
7 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (3.45%) Lync
7 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) SAN
2 4 (13.79%) Firewall
2 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
2 4 (13.79%) VPN
3 3 (10.34%) DNS
4 2 (6.90%) Unified Communications
4 2 (6.90%) DHCP
4 2 (6.90%) IP Telephony
5 1 (3.45%) NAS
5 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.45%) LAN
5 1 (3.45%) WAN
5 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.45%) FTP
5 1 (3.45%) HTTP
5 1 (3.45%) IPsec
5 1 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.45%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (13.79%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Consultant
2 8 (27.59%) Architect
3 6 (20.69%) Wintel Architect
4 5 (17.24%) EMC Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Storage Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Technical Architect
4 5 (17.24%) EMC Storage Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) EMC Storage Specialist
5 4 (13.79%) EMC Storage Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) Wintel Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) Storage Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) Storage Specialist
5 4 (13.79%) Server Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Clustering
2 6 (20.69%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.90%) EqualLogic
3 2 (6.90%) CLARiiON
3 2 (6.90%) Celerra
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.90%) UNIX
4 2 (6.90%) Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (17.24%) Integration Testing
2 5 (17.24%) Capacity Management
2 5 (17.24%) Change Control
3 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
3 3 (10.34%) Change Management
3 3 (10.34%) Security Management
4 2 (6.90%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (3.45%) Information Security
5 1 (3.45%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL
5 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE
5 1 (3.45%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
1 3 (10.34%) VBScript
1 3 (10.34%) VB
2 1 (3.45%) C
2 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (34.48%) MCP
2 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
3 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
4 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (13.79%) MCITP
5 3 (10.34%) Degree
5 3 (10.34%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (10.34%) VCAP
5 3 (10.34%) CCEE
5 3 (10.34%) CCIA
6 2 (6.90%) NCDA
6 2 (6.90%) NCIE
6 2 (6.90%) MCTS
6 2 (6.90%) HP AIS
6 2 (6.90%) HP ASE
6 2 (6.90%) HP MASE
6 2 (6.90%) VCDX
7 1 (3.45%) CISM
7 1 (3.45%) MCSE
System Software
1 23 (79.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (65.52%) Active Directory
3 11 (37.93%) XenApp
4 10 (34.48%) Hyper-V
5 7 (24.14%) Terminal Services
6 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (17.24%) XenServer
8 4 (13.79%) vSphere
8 4 (13.79%) XenDesktop
9 3 (10.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (6.90%) vCloud
11 1 (3.45%) NFS
11 1 (3.45%) MetaFrame
11 1 (3.45%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (31.03%) NetBackup
2 5 (17.24%) ARCserve
2 5 (17.24%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (10.34%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.45%) WSUS
4 1 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
3 16 (55.17%) Citrix
4 8 (27.59%) EMC
4 8 (27.59%) Cisco
5 5 (17.24%) Symantec
6 4 (13.79%) HP
6 4 (13.79%) Dell
7 3 (10.34%) NetApp
8 2 (6.90%) Juniper
9 1 (3.45%) Veeam
9 1 (3.45%) PlateSpin
9 1 (3.45%) Blue Coat
9 1 (3.45%) Oracle
9 1 (3.45%) McAfee
9 1 (3.45%) DataCore
9 1 (3.45%) FalconStor