The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Coventry region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 58 66 50
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 2 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.36% 0.78% 0.97%
As % of the System Software category 2.41% 4.17% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 4
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +2.40%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +11.11%
System Software Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
83 120 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 15.04% 18.66% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 80 118 17
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
VMware ESX
West Midlands

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 18 April 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 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) XenServer
2 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (75.00%) VCAP
2 3 (75.00%) CCEE
2 3 (75.00%) CCIA
2 3 (75.00%) NetApp
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) EMC
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) MCTS
3 2 (50.00%) CLARiiON
3 2 (50.00%) vCloud
3 2 (50.00%) NCDA
3 2 (50.00%) NCIE
3 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (50.00%) VCDX
3 2 (50.00%) HP AIS
3 2 (50.00%) HP ASE

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) CLARiiON
1 2 (50.00%) Celerra
1 2 (50.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) VCAP
1 3 (75.00%) CCEE
1 3 (75.00%) CCIA
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (75.00%) MCITP
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCTS
2 2 (50.00%) NCDA
2 2 (50.00%) NCIE
2 2 (50.00%) VCDX
2 2 (50.00%) HP AIS
2 2 (50.00%) HP ASE
2 2 (50.00%) HP MASE
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (25.00%) CCEA
3 1 (25.00%) CCA
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) XenServer
2 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (50.00%) vCloud
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) NetApp
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) EMC
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) DataCore
3 1 (25.00%) FalconStor
3 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (25.00%) PlateSpin
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper