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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 138 117 117
Rank change year-on-year
-21 0
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 8 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.34% 0.99% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 2.58% 7.84% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 7
Median salary £30,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
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
310 255 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.16% 12.56% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 250 228 187
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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
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 July 2016.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Birmingham

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 22 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
1 22 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 22 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 21 (95.45%) MS Exchange
3 18 (81.82%) Citrix
3 18 (81.82%) SLA
3 18 (81.82%) XenApp
3 18 (81.82%) Exchange Server 2003
3 18 (81.82%) Windows Server
4 17 (77.27%) VLAN
4 17 (77.27%) SonicWALL
4 17 (77.27%) Firewall
4 17 (77.27%) Wi-Fi
5 14 (63.64%) Windows 2000 Server
6 13 (59.09%) Windows XP
6 13 (59.09%) Windows 8
7 8 (36.36%) Symantec
7 8 (36.36%) Backup Exec
8 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
9 5 (22.73%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (22.73%) MCSE
9 5 (22.73%) MCSA
10 4 (18.18%) Linux

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 (95.45%) MS Exchange
2 18 (81.82%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (77.27%) Firewall
1 17 (77.27%) VLAN
1 17 (77.27%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (18.18%) IPsec
2 4 (18.18%) L2TP
2 4 (18.18%) NetScaler
2 4 (18.18%) SAN
3 3 (13.64%) LAN
3 3 (13.64%) WAN
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Service Desk Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Architect
2 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 3 (13.64%) Senior Technician
2 3 (13.64%) Service Desk Technician
2 3 (13.64%) Technical Architect
2 3 (13.64%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (13.64%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Project Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) Windows Server
3 14 (63.64%) Windows 2000 Server
4 13 (59.09%) Windows 8
4 13 (59.09%) Windows XP
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (18.18%) Linux
6 4 (18.18%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL V3
1 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
1 4 (18.18%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 4 (18.18%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
2 3 (13.64%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) MCSA
1 5 (22.73%) MCSE
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (18.18%) CCNA
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (18.18%) MCITP
2 4 (18.18%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (81.82%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 22 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 22 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (81.82%) XenApp
3 4 (18.18%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) Backup Exec
2 5 (22.73%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (18.18%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (81.82%) Citrix
3 17 (77.27%) SonicWALL
4 8 (36.36%) Symantec
5 4 (18.18%) AVG
5 4 (18.18%) EMC
5 4 (18.18%) HP
5 4 (18.18%) Kaseya
5 4 (18.18%) Kaspersky
5 4 (18.18%) NetApp
5 4 (18.18%) Ruckus Wireless
5 4 (18.18%) Sophos
6 3 (13.64%) Cisco
7 1 (4.55%) arcserve