The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 48 46 46
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 2 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.71% 2.52% 0.83%
As % of the System Software category 4.26% 17.07% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 2
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
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 Solihull region.

System Software Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
47 41 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 16.61% 14.75% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 16 17 30
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £45,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Advertising
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) SonicWALL