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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 126 109 105
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -4
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 18 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.73% 0.99% 0.99%
As % of the System Software category 6.34% 11.11% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 18 18 17
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.93%
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
284 162 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.52% 8.90% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 211 132 181
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,800 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 30 April 2016.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Birmingham

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
1 20 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (95.00%) Active Directory
3 18 (90.00%) Hyper-V
4 17 (85.00%) MS Exchange
5 16 (80.00%) Windows Server
6 14 (70.00%) XenApp
6 14 (70.00%) SLA
6 14 (70.00%) Citrix
6 14 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 13 (65.00%) VLAN
7 13 (65.00%) SonicWALL
7 13 (65.00%) Firewall
7 13 (65.00%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 10 (50.00%) Windows XP
9 9 (45.00%) Windows 8
10 8 (40.00%) Symantec
10 8 (40.00%) Backup Exec
11 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (30.00%) MCSE
12 6 (30.00%) MCSA
13 5 (25.00%) Windows 2000
13 5 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
13 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
13 5 (25.00%) MCITP

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 17 (85.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) Firewall
1 13 (65.00%) VLAN
1 13 (65.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (20.00%) IPsec
2 4 (20.00%) L2TP
2 4 (20.00%) LAN
2 4 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 4 (20.00%) SAN
2 4 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Senior Technician
2 3 (15.00%) Service Desk Technician
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Project Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 10 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 9 (45.00%) Windows 8
5 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (25.00%) Windows 2000
7 4 (20.00%) Linux
8 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL V3
1 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (15.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (15.00%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) MCSA
1 6 (30.00%) MCSE
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (25.00%) MCITP
3 4 (20.00%) CCNA
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (70.00%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (95.00%) Active Directory
3 18 (90.00%) Hyper-V
4 14 (70.00%) XenApp
5 4 (20.00%) XenDesktop
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
6 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) Backup Exec
2 5 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (20.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (5.00%) MOM
4 1 (5.00%) SCOM
4 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (70.00%) Citrix
4 13 (65.00%) SonicWALL
5 8 (40.00%) Symantec
6 4 (20.00%) AVG
6 4 (20.00%) Cisco
6 4 (20.00%) EMC
6 4 (20.00%) HP
6 4 (20.00%) Kaseya
6 4 (20.00%) Kaspersky
6 4 (20.00%) NetApp
6 4 (20.00%) Ruckus Wireless
6 4 (20.00%) Sophos
7 1 (5.00%) arcserve
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago