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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 124 105 100
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -5
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 4 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.19% 1.11% 0.80%
As % of the System Software category 1.78% 8.13% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4 20 11
Average salary £33,250 £31,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.25% -27.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,950 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,250 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+2.95% -5.05%
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
225 246 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.88% 13.60% 12.14%
Number of salaries quoted 185 223 154
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 15 (100.00%) VMware
1 15 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (86.67%) Windows
3 12 (80.00%) Windows Server
4 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
5 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
6 9 (60.00%) Windows XP
7 8 (53.33%) Citrix
7 8 (53.33%) Firewall
7 8 (53.33%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
8 7 (46.67%) XenApp
8 7 (46.67%) Windows 2000 Server
8 7 (46.67%) Windows 8
8 7 (46.67%) VLAN
8 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (46.67%) SonicWALL
8 7 (46.67%) SLA
8 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
9 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (20.00%) LAN
10 3 (20.00%) WAN
10 3 (20.00%) Solaris
10 3 (20.00%) AIX
10 3 (20.00%) Cisco
10 3 (20.00%) DNS
10 3 (20.00%) HP
10 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
1 8 (53.33%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (46.67%) VLAN
3 3 (20.00%) DNS
3 3 (20.00%) LAN
3 3 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (13.33%) DHCP
4 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.67%) DMZ
5 1 (6.67%) VPN
5 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Service Desk Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Support
3 1 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Unix Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Unix Technical Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (60.00%) Windows XP
4 7 (46.67%) Windows 2000 Server
4 7 (46.67%) Windows 8
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (20.00%) AIX
6 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (20.00%) Solaris
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (13.33%) HPUX
7 2 (13.33%) Linux
7 2 (13.33%) Unix
7 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
8 1 (6.67%) CentOS
8 1 (6.67%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (6.67%) Human Resource Management
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
2 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) MCITP
1 2 (13.33%) MCSA
1 2 (13.33%) MCSE
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (13.33%) VCP4
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) CCVP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
4 7 (46.67%) XenApp
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (13.33%) vSphere
7 1 (6.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) MOM
1 2 (13.33%) SCOM
1 2 (13.33%) WSUS
2 1 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (53.33%) Citrix
4 7 (46.67%) SonicWALL
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco
5 3 (20.00%) HP
6 2 (13.33%) CommVault
6 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (6.67%) Bloomberg
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle
7 1 (6.67%) SunGard
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday