The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 58 60 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 8 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.34% 0.53% 0.71%
As % of the System Software category 10.67% 3.85% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 3
Average salary £38,500 £31,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.19% -1.58%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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 Coventry region.

System Software Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
75 78 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 12.58% 13.90% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 65 70 56
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £29,800 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,132 £57,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Coventry

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (91.67%) iSCSI
2 11 (91.67%) XenDesktop
2 11 (91.67%) XenApp
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (91.67%) HP
2 11 (91.67%) Citrix
2 11 (91.67%) Citrix Certification
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (91.67%) vSphere
2 11 (91.67%) Fibre Channel
3 10 (83.33%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (83.33%) MCSE
3 10 (83.33%) ITIL
4 9 (75.00%) CCNA
4 9 (75.00%) IBM
4 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (75.00%) CCA
4 9 (75.00%) NetApp
4 9 (75.00%) Siemens
4 9 (75.00%) NAS
4 9 (75.00%) Mitel

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (91.67%) iSCSI
2 11 (91.67%) Fibre Channel
3 9 (75.00%) NetScaler
3 9 (75.00%) NAS
3 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (25.00%) SAN
5 1 (8.33%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) DNS
5 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Support Engineer
1 9 (75.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 9 (75.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 9 (75.00%) IT Support
1 9 (75.00%) Senior IT Support
2 2 (16.67%) Pre Sales Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) ITIL
2 9 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (91.67%) Citrix Certification
3 10 (83.33%) MCSE
3 10 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (75.00%) CCNA
4 9 (75.00%) CCA
4 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (50.00%) NCDA
6 2 (16.67%) CCEE
6 2 (16.67%) CCAA
7 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (91.67%) XenApp
2 11 (91.67%) XenDesktop
2 11 (91.67%) vSphere
3 10 (83.33%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) XenServer
6 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (8.33%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (91.67%) HP
2 11 (91.67%) Citrix
3 9 (75.00%) IBM
3 9 (75.00%) Mitel
3 9 (75.00%) NetApp
3 9 (75.00%) Siemens
3 9 (75.00%) EMC
4 2 (16.67%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) Avaya
5 1 (8.33%) CA
5 1 (8.33%) CommVault
5 1 (8.33%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) Dell KACE
5 1 (8.33%) Meraki