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 24 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 Coventry region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 55 60 44
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 10 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.57% 0.87% 1.06%
As % of the System Software category 13.70% 5.94% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 4
Average salary £38,500 £31,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,450 £31,000 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £38,650 £41,750 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,750
% change year-on-year
- -0.58%
System Software Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
73 101 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 11.44% 14.72% 11.35%
Number of salaries quoted 67 85 40
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
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 24 July 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (92.31%) XenApp
2 12 (92.31%) XenDesktop
2 12 (92.31%) HP
2 12 (92.31%) Citrix
2 12 (92.31%) Citrix Certification
2 12 (92.31%) vSphere
3 11 (84.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (84.62%) Windows
3 11 (84.62%) Firewall
4 10 (76.92%) EMC
4 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (76.92%) iSCSI
4 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
4 10 (76.92%) NetApp
4 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (76.92%) Fibre Channel
5 9 (69.23%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (69.23%) MCSE
5 9 (69.23%) ITIL
6 8 (61.54%) CCNA
6 8 (61.54%) IBM
6 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
6 8 (61.54%) Siemens
6 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (61.54%) CCA
6 8 (61.54%) Mitel

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) Firewall
2 10 (76.92%) iSCSI
2 10 (76.92%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
3 8 (61.54%) NAS
3 8 (61.54%) NetScaler
4 5 (38.46%) SAN
5 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
6 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (7.69%) Wireless
6 1 (7.69%) VPN
6 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Support Engineer
1 8 (61.54%) Senior Support Engineer
1 8 (61.54%) IT Support Engineer
1 8 (61.54%) IT Support
1 8 (61.54%) Senior IT Support
2 4 (30.77%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Sales Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Pre Sales Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Celerra
1 2 (15.38%) CLARiiON
1 2 (15.38%) EqualLogic
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 8 (61.54%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (92.31%) Citrix Certification
3 11 (84.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (69.23%) MCSE
5 8 (61.54%) CCNA
5 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (61.54%) CCA
6 7 (53.85%) NCDA
7 4 (30.77%) CCEE
8 2 (15.38%) VCDX
8 2 (15.38%) HP AIS
8 2 (15.38%) HP ASE
8 2 (15.38%) HP MASE
8 2 (15.38%) MCTS
8 2 (15.38%) MCITP
8 2 (15.38%) CCAA
8 2 (15.38%) CCIA
8 2 (15.38%) VCAP
8 2 (15.38%) NCIE
9 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (92.31%) XenApp
2 12 (92.31%) XenDesktop
2 12 (92.31%) vSphere
3 9 (69.23%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (30.77%) XenServer
5 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
5 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 2 (15.38%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.69%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) HP
2 12 (92.31%) Citrix
3 10 (76.92%) EMC
3 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 10 (76.92%) NetApp
4 8 (61.54%) IBM
4 8 (61.54%) Siemens
4 8 (61.54%) Mitel
5 4 (30.77%) Dell
6 1 (7.69%) Dell KACE
6 1 (7.69%) Meraki
6 1 (7.69%) Symantec
6 1 (7.69%) CA
6 1 (7.69%) CommVault
6 1 (7.69%) Avaya