The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 120 122 110
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.10% 0.049% 0.059%
As % of the System Software category 1.07% 0.37% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £34,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -8.72%
System Software Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
187 267 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.59% 13.20% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 163 249 148
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
VMware ESXi
West Midlands

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
1 10 (100.00%) vSphere
2 9 (90.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (70.00%) VLAN
4 7 (70.00%) Citrix
4 7 (70.00%) SAN
4 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (70.00%) LAN
4 7 (70.00%) WAN
4 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (70.00%) VPN
5 6 (60.00%) Windows XP
5 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (60.00%) Firewall
6 5 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (50.00%) Law
6 5 (50.00%) Backup Exec
6 5 (50.00%) Network Management
6 5 (50.00%) XenApp
6 5 (50.00%) XenDesktop
6 5 (50.00%) Kaspersky
6 5 (50.00%) Replication
6 5 (50.00%) Client/Server

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 9 (90.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (20.00%) Apache
3 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (70.00%) VPN
1 7 (70.00%) SAN
1 7 (70.00%) LAN
1 7 (70.00%) WAN
1 7 (70.00%) VLAN
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 5 (50.00%) MPLS
3 5 (50.00%) NetScaler
4 3 (30.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Network Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Network Support
5 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
5 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 5 (50.00%) Replication
2 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (20.00%) Clustering
4 1 (10.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (60.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Network Management
2 4 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) MCSA
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) MCTS
3 1 (10.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) vSphere
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (50.00%) XenApp
4 5 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 5 (50.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) Citrix
3 5 (50.00%) Kaspersky
3 5 (50.00%) NetApp
3 5 (50.00%) Symantec
3 5 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) Remedy
5 2 (20.00%) Juniper
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft