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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 114 92 98
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +6
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 15 38 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.65% 1.80% 0.76%
As % of the System Software category 6.88% 13.72% 7.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15 37 12
Average salary £37,000 £50,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.00% +44.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £34,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,800 £55,000 £75,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
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
218 277 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.43% 13.10% 10.27%
Number of salaries quoted 179 255 137
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +21.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 18 September 2014.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Birmingham

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
1 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (96.43%) Active Directory
3 25 (89.29%) MS Exchange
3 25 (89.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (85.71%) Microsoft
5 21 (75.00%) Citrix
5 21 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 19 (67.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 17 (60.71%) XenApp
8 16 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
8 16 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2000
8 16 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
8 16 (57.14%) MCP
9 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (46.43%) Hyper-V
10 13 (46.43%) Clustering
10 13 (46.43%) Exchange Server 2013
11 12 (42.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 12 (42.86%) Change Control
11 12 (42.86%) Blackberry
11 12 (42.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 11 (39.29%) SC Cleared
12 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
13 9 (32.14%) PowerShell
13 9 (32.14%) Symantec
13 9 (32.14%) Firewall
13 9 (32.14%) Cisco
14 8 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 25 (89.29%) MS Exchange
2 21 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 16 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2000
3 16 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (46.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (42.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (10.71%) IIS
7 1 (3.57%) Apache
7 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) Firewall
2 6 (21.43%) SAN
2 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 6 (21.43%) VPN
2 6 (21.43%) DNS
3 5 (17.86%) DHCP
4 4 (14.29%) IP Telephony
5 3 (10.71%) Multicast
6 2 (7.14%) Unified Communications
6 2 (7.14%) IPsec
6 2 (7.14%) iSCSI
6 2 (7.14%) NAS
6 2 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (7.14%) LAN
6 2 (7.14%) WAN
7 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.57%) L2TP
7 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
7 1 (3.57%) FTP
7 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (10.71%) Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Back Office
2 2 (7.14%) Retail Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Consultant
2 9 (32.14%) Wintel Consultant
3 8 (28.57%) Architect
4 6 (21.43%) Wintel Architect
5 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Technical Architect
6 4 (14.29%) Network Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Designer
7 3 (10.71%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (7.14%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 2 (7.14%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
8 2 (7.14%) Pre Sales Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Sales Consultant
9 1 (3.57%) Server Support
9 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Clustering
2 12 (42.86%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (7.14%) Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.57%) UNIX
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (42.86%) Change Control
3 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) PowerShell
2 4 (14.29%) VBScript
2 4 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (67.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 16 (57.14%) MCP
3 11 (39.29%) SC Cleared
3 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
4 4 (14.29%) MCSE
4 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (10.71%) CCNA
6 2 (7.14%) MCITP
6 2 (7.14%) CCEE
6 2 (7.14%) CCAA
6 2 (7.14%) CCNP
6 2 (7.14%) MCSA
6 2 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (3.57%) VCP4
7 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (96.43%) Active Directory
2 25 (89.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (60.71%) XenApp
4 13 (46.43%) Hyper-V
5 12 (42.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 7 (25.00%) Terminal Services
7 4 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (14.29%) XenDesktop
8 3 (10.71%) XenServer
9 2 (7.14%) vSphere
10 1 (3.57%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (25.00%) ARCserve
2 7 (25.00%) NetBackup
3 5 (17.86%) Backup Exec
4 2 (7.14%) WSUS
5 1 (3.57%) MOM
5 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 21 (75.00%) Citrix
4 9 (32.14%) Symantec
4 9 (32.14%) Cisco
5 5 (17.86%) HP
6 3 (10.71%) NetApp
7 2 (7.14%) Dell
8 1 (3.57%) Sophos
8 1 (3.57%) Juniper
8 1 (3.57%) CommVault
8 1 (3.57%) EMC
8 1 (3.57%) Kaspersky
8 1 (3.57%) Kaseya
8 1 (3.57%) SonicWALL
8 1 (3.57%) AVG
8 1 (3.57%) Ruckus Wireless
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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