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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 119 95 102
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +7
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 9 39 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.41% 1.81% 0.70%
As % of the System Software category 4.31% 13.31% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 9 38 11
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,800 £55,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
209 293 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.53% 13.56% 8.96%
Number of salaries quoted 179 270 122
Average salary £41,000 £43,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.65% +14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 1 September 2014.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Birmingham

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (95.65%) Active Directory
3 20 (86.96%) MS Exchange
3 20 (86.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
5 16 (69.57%) Citrix
5 16 (69.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (69.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (60.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (52.17%) XenApp
9 11 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2000
9 11 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (47.83%) MCP
10 10 (43.48%) Clustering
10 10 (43.48%) Hyper-V
11 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 9 (39.13%) Change Control
11 9 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (39.13%) Cisco
11 9 (39.13%) Firewall
11 9 (39.13%) Blackberry
11 9 (39.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (30.43%) Symantec
12 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
12 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
12 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
13 6 (26.09%) Norton AntiVirus

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 20 (86.96%) MS Exchange
2 16 (69.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2000
4 9 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (39.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (13.04%) IIS
6 1 (4.35%) Apache
6 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) Firewall
2 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
2 6 (26.09%) VPN
2 6 (26.09%) DNS
2 6 (26.09%) SAN
3 5 (21.74%) DHCP
4 4 (17.39%) IP Telephony
5 3 (13.04%) Multicast
6 2 (8.70%) IPsec
6 2 (8.70%) LAN
6 2 (8.70%) WAN
6 2 (8.70%) iSCSI
6 2 (8.70%) NAS
6 2 (8.70%) Unified Communications
6 2 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (4.35%) NetScaler
7 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
7 1 (4.35%) FTP
7 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (13.04%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Retail Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Back Office
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Consultant
2 7 (30.43%) Wintel Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Network Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Wintel Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Pre Sales Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Sales Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Technician
7 1 (4.35%) Server Support
7 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Clustering
2 9 (39.13%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (8.70%) Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (39.13%) Change Control
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.04%) VBScript
2 3 (13.04%) VB
3 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (47.83%) MCP
3 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
3 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
4 4 (17.39%) MCSE
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (13.04%) CCNA
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (8.70%) CCEE
6 2 (8.70%) CCAA
6 2 (8.70%) MCITP
6 2 (8.70%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (8.70%) MCSA
6 2 (8.70%) CCNP
7 1 (4.35%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (4.35%) Degree
7 1 (4.35%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (95.65%) Active Directory
2 20 (86.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (52.17%) XenApp
4 10 (43.48%) Hyper-V
5 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (17.39%) XenDesktop
6 4 (17.39%) Terminal Services
7 3 (13.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (13.04%) XenServer
8 2 (8.70%) vSphere
9 1 (4.35%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (21.74%) NetBackup
2 5 (21.74%) ARCserve
3 4 (17.39%) Backup Exec
4 2 (8.70%) WSUS
5 1 (4.35%) SCOM
5 1 (4.35%) MOM
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
3 16 (69.57%) Citrix
4 9 (39.13%) Cisco
5 7 (30.43%) Symantec
6 5 (21.74%) HP
7 3 (13.04%) NetApp
8 2 (8.70%) Dell
9 1 (4.35%) EMC
9 1 (4.35%) Juniper
9 1 (4.35%) CommVault
9 1 (4.35%) Sophos
9 1 (4.35%) SonicWALL
9 1 (4.35%) Kaspersky
9 1 (4.35%) Kaseya
9 1 (4.35%) AVG
9 1 (4.35%) Ruckus Wireless
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candidate Source
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000
Posted: 5 hours ago