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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 141 114 121
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +7
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 5 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.21% 0.91% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 1.76% 7.47% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 6
Median salary £29,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.66% +4.16%
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
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
284 241 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.86% 12.12% 9.90%
Number of salaries quoted 198 208 179
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 26 August 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
1 21 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 21 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
1 21 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 21 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 18 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2003
2 18 (85.71%) SLA
3 17 (80.95%) Citrix
3 17 (80.95%) Firewall
3 17 (80.95%) Wi-Fi
3 17 (80.95%) XenApp
3 17 (80.95%) VLAN
3 17 (80.95%) SonicWALL
3 17 (80.95%) Windows Server
4 14 (66.67%) Windows 2000 Server
5 13 (61.90%) Windows 8
5 13 (61.90%) Windows XP
6 7 (33.33%) Symantec
6 7 (33.33%) Backup Exec
6 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (19.05%) AVG
8 4 (19.05%) Ruckus Wireless
8 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
8 4 (19.05%) ITIL V3
8 4 (19.05%) NetScaler
8 4 (19.05%) MCITP

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 21 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 18 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (80.95%) Firewall
1 17 (80.95%) VLAN
1 17 (80.95%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (19.05%) IPsec
2 4 (19.05%) L2TP
2 4 (19.05%) NetScaler
2 4 (19.05%) SAN
3 3 (14.29%) LAN
3 3 (14.29%) WAN
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Service Desk Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Architect
2 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Technician
2 3 (14.29%) Service Desk Technician
2 3 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 3 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Windows Server
3 14 (66.67%) Windows 2000 Server
4 13 (61.90%) Windows 8
4 13 (61.90%) Windows XP
5 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (19.05%) Linux
6 4 (19.05%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL V3
1 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
1 4 (19.05%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 4 (19.05%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
2 3 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) CCNA
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (19.05%) MCITP
1 4 (19.05%) MCSA
1 4 (19.05%) MCSE
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (19.05%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (85.71%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 21 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 21 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (80.95%) XenApp
3 4 (19.05%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 4 (19.05%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (14.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (80.95%) Citrix
2 17 (80.95%) SonicWALL
3 7 (33.33%) Symantec
4 4 (19.05%) AVG
4 4 (19.05%) EMC
4 4 (19.05%) HP
4 4 (19.05%) Kaseya
4 4 (19.05%) Kaspersky
4 4 (19.05%) NetApp
4 4 (19.05%) Ruckus Wireless
4 4 (19.05%) Sophos
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco