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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 111 100 95
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 15 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.85% 0.77% 1.12%
As % of the System Software category 8.98% 7.87% 7.57%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 19
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £35,000 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £48,200 £47,900 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
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
167 178 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.44% 9.77% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 143 171 217
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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 22 May 2015.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Birmingham

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 38 (100.00%) VMware
1 38 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (94.74%) Windows
2 36 (94.74%) Microsoft
3 27 (71.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (63.16%) Citrix
5 23 (60.53%) Active Directory
6 22 (57.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 18 (47.37%) Hyper-V
8 17 (44.74%) vSphere
8 17 (44.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (42.11%) MS Exchange
9 16 (42.11%) MCSE
9 16 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (34.21%) Cisco
11 12 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2003
11 12 (31.58%) Firewall
12 11 (28.95%) NetBackup
12 11 (28.95%) SAN
13 10 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (26.32%) CCNA
13 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
14 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 9 (23.68%) Backup Exec
14 9 (23.68%) Clustering
14 9 (23.68%) Terminal Services
14 9 (23.68%) Symantec
14 9 (23.68%) SLA
15 8 (21.05%) Norton AntiVirus

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 16 (42.11%) MS Exchange
2 12 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (15.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2000
7 4 (10.53%) Apache
7 4 (10.53%) Tomcat
7 4 (10.53%) GlassFish
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) Firewall
2 11 (28.95%) SAN
3 5 (13.16%) VLAN
4 3 (7.89%) LAN
4 3 (7.89%) WAN
4 3 (7.89%) DHCP
4 3 (7.89%) Ethernet
4 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.89%) DNS
4 3 (7.89%) NetScaler
5 2 (5.26%) L2TP
5 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (5.26%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Support Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Support Technician
3 4 (10.53%) Consultant
3 4 (10.53%) Data Centre Technician
4 3 (7.89%) Linux Support
4 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Project Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Wintel Support
4 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Team Leader
4 3 (7.89%) Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) IT Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (7.89%) Linux Technician
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Clustering
2 7 (18.42%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.89%) iSeries
4 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 36 (94.74%) Windows
2 27 (71.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (44.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (10.53%) Linux
5 4 (10.53%) CentOS
6 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
6 3 (7.89%) Windows 2000
7 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.63%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (21.05%) Incident Management
2 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
3 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (7.89%) Change Control
5 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.63%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.63%) QMS
6 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.63%) Data Management
6 1 (2.63%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (2.63%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.63%) Content Management
6 1 (2.63%) Migration
6 1 (2.63%) Web Design
6 1 (2.63%) Project Management
6 1 (2.63%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (2.63%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.16%) VBScript
2 5 (13.16%) VB
3 4 (10.53%) Java
3 4 (10.53%) Perl
3 4 (10.53%) PHP
4 2 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (57.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 16 (42.11%) MCSE
2 16 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (26.32%) CCNA
4 7 (18.42%) MCSA
5 6 (15.79%) MCP
5 6 (15.79%) MCITP
6 3 (7.89%) VCP4
6 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
6 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.68%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 38 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (60.53%) Active Directory
3 18 (47.37%) Hyper-V
4 17 (44.74%) vSphere
5 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 9 (23.68%) Terminal Services
6 5 (13.16%) XenApp
7 4 (10.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (28.95%) NetBackup
2 9 (23.68%) Backup Exec
3 8 (21.05%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (15.79%) ARCserve
5 3 (7.89%) WSUS
5 3 (7.89%) SCOM
5 3 (7.89%) MOM
6 2 (5.26%) Opsview
6 2 (5.26%) Nagios
7 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
7 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) VMware
2 36 (94.74%) Microsoft
3 24 (63.16%) Citrix
4 13 (34.21%) Cisco
5 9 (23.68%) Symantec
6 6 (15.79%) IBM
6 6 (15.79%) HP
6 6 (15.79%) NetApp
7 4 (10.53%) SonicWALL
8 3 (7.89%) Veeam
8 3 (7.89%) Dell
8 3 (7.89%) EMC
9 2 (5.26%) AVG
9 2 (5.26%) CommVault
9 2 (5.26%) Sophos
9 2 (5.26%) Kaspersky
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