The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESXi 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 ESXi over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 106 106 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 14 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.77% 0.26% -
As % of the System Software category 5.88% 2.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 0
Average salary £32,500 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.83% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-10.58% +11.84%
VMware ESXi
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
238 188 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.16% 12.41% 14.11%
Number of salaries quoted 217 159 177
Average salary £32,500 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.98% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESXi Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Birmingham region.

VMware ESXi Salary Trend in Birmingham

VMware ESXi
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

VMware ESXi Salary Histogram in Birmingham

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 16 (88.89%) VMware
3 15 (83.33%) Firewall
4 14 (77.78%) vSphere
5 12 (66.67%) Cisco
5 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
6 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
7 10 (55.56%) Linux
7 10 (55.56%) MS Exchange
8 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
8 9 (50.00%) Red Hat
8 9 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (44.44%) CentOS
10 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (38.89%) Juniper
10 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (33.33%) Finance
11 6 (33.33%) CCNA
11 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (27.78%) Citrix
12 5 (27.78%) MCSE
12 5 (27.78%) MCSA
12 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity
12 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
13 4 (22.22%) Handset

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 9 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
4 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (11.11%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (22.22%) WAN
3 3 (16.67%) SAN
3 3 (16.67%) LAN
4 2 (11.11%) OSPF
4 2 (11.11%) BGP
4 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
4 2 (11.11%) VoIP
4 2 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (5.56%) DMVPN
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (5.56%) Wireless Security
5 1 (5.56%) VLAN
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.56%) DNS
5 1 (5.56%) SSL
5 1 (5.56%) DHCP
5 1 (5.56%) FTP
5 1 (5.56%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.56%) Back Office
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Data Centre Technician
3 3 (16.67%) Support Technician
3 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) IT Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Handset
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Linux
3 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (44.44%) CentOS
5 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
8 1 (5.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity
1 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.56%) Data Virtualisation
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Change Control
5 1 (5.56%) Use Case
5 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
2 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (33.33%) CCNA
3 5 (27.78%) MCSE
3 5 (27.78%) MCSA
4 4 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (11.11%) CCNP
5 2 (11.11%) MCTS
5 2 (11.11%) MCITP
6 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.56%) Degree
6 1 (5.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) vSphere
2 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
3 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (16.67%) VMware ESX
5 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
6 1 (5.56%) SRDF
6 1 (5.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Cacti
1 1 (5.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) VMware
2 12 (66.67%) Cisco
2 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 7 (38.89%) Juniper
5 5 (27.78%) Citrix
6 2 (11.11%) Avaya
6 2 (11.11%) SonicWALL
7 1 (5.56%) Riverbed
7 1 (5.56%) F5
7 1 (5.56%) EMC
7 1 (5.56%) NetApp
7 1 (5.56%) Symantec