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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 131 104 119
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +15
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 1 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.056% 0.53% 0.058%
As % of the System Software category 0.54% 5.43% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 1
Average salary £36,000 £29,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% -19.44%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%
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
184 184 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.27% 9.82% 14.39%
Number of salaries quoted 162 174 215
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,946
% change year-on-year
- -3.71%

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 29 May 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 15 (100.00%) Firewall
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (93.33%) Windows
3 13 (86.67%) Cisco
3 13 (86.67%) vSphere
4 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
5 10 (66.67%) Data Centre
6 9 (60.00%) Linux
6 9 (60.00%) MS Exchange
7 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
7 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
7 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (53.33%) Red Hat
7 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (53.33%) CentOS
8 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (46.67%) Juniper
8 7 (46.67%) CCNA
8 7 (46.67%) MCSA
9 6 (40.00%) MCSE
9 6 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (33.33%) SLA
10 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
10 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (26.67%) Citrix

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 9 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
4 2 (13.33%) Apache
5 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (6.67%) VLAN
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (6.67%) Wireless Security
4 1 (6.67%) Wireless
4 1 (6.67%) IPsec
4 1 (6.67%) MPLS
4 1 (6.67%) OSPF
4 1 (6.67%) BGP
4 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) SSL
4 1 (6.67%) DMVPN
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Data Centre Technician
3 4 (26.67%) Support Technician
4 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Security Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Handset
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Linux
3 8 (53.33%) CentOS
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity
1 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Use Case
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (46.67%) CCNA
2 7 (46.67%) MCSA
3 6 (40.00%) MCSE
3 6 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (13.33%) CCNP
5 1 (6.67%) MCTS
5 1 (6.67%) MCITP
5 1 (6.67%) Degree
5 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) RHCE
5 1 (6.67%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) vSphere
2 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (26.67%) VMware ESX
5 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Nagios
1 1 (6.67%) Cacti
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco
3 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (53.33%) Red Hat
5 7 (46.67%) Juniper
6 4 (26.67%) Citrix
7 1 (6.67%) SonicWALL
7 1 (6.67%) NetApp
7 1 (6.67%) Dell
7 1 (6.67%) Riverbed
7 1 (6.67%) F5