The first table below looks at the demand for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull 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 Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 45 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 5 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.74% 0.81% -
As % of the System Software category 10.87% 4.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +11.11%
System Software Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
46 50 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 16.03% 20.16% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 18 32 11
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,900 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £62,500 £57,500
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 Solihull

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Solihull

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 10 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
1 10 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 10 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (90.00%) vSphere
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (90.00%) CCNA
2 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 9 (90.00%) WAN
2 9 (90.00%) DHCP
2 9 (90.00%) DNS
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) MCP
4 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) XenApp
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 10 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 10 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 10 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
1 9 (90.00%) LAN
1 9 (90.00%) WAN
1 9 (90.00%) DHCP
1 9 (90.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Network Analyst
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
1 9 (90.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 8 (80.00%) Senior Network Analyst
2 8 (80.00%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (80.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Architect
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (90.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) MCP
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (90.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft