The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 176 162 184
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +22
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 50 41 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.87% 0.79% 0.43%
As % of the System Software category 8.00% 7.22% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 49 38 20
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £33,200 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +11.25%
VMware ESX
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

System Software Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
625 568 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.87% 10.93% 10.51%
Number of salaries quoted 517 508 414
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 the West Midlands

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

VMware ESX Salary Trend in the West Midlands

VMware ESX
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

VMware ESX
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -26 23 £37,500 -25.00%
Warwickshire +14 17 £44,000 -9.27% 1
Solihull +1 5 £37,500 +35.13%
Walsall - 2 £21,500 -
Halesowen 0 1 £32,500 -7.14%
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £38,500 -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 70 (86.42%) VMware
2 64 (79.01%) Windows
3 57 (70.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 55 (67.90%) Microsoft
5 47 (58.02%) Citrix
5 47 (58.02%) MS Exchange
6 46 (56.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 38 (46.91%) Active Directory
8 37 (45.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 34 (41.98%) Windows Server 2012
10 32 (39.51%) Exchange Server 2010
10 32 (39.51%) Clustering
10 32 (39.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 31 (38.27%) Exchange Server 2013
12 30 (37.04%) XenApp
13 28 (34.57%) Hyper-V
13 28 (34.57%) Cisco
14 26 (32.10%) Disaster Recovery
15 25 (30.86%) IBM
15 25 (30.86%) vSphere
16 24 (29.63%) Firewall
17 22 (27.16%) Exchange Server 2007
18 21 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2003
18 21 (25.93%) ITIL
19 20 (24.69%) MS Excel
19 20 (24.69%) HP
20 19 (23.46%) LAN
20 19 (23.46%) WAN
20 19 (23.46%) Linux
21 18 (22.22%) MCSE

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 47 (58.02%) MS Exchange
2 32 (39.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (38.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (27.16%) Exchange Server 2007
5 21 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2003
6 17 (20.99%) SharePoint
7 16 (19.75%) Exchange Server 2000
8 14 (17.28%) IIS
9 9 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (7.41%) Lync
11 2 (2.47%) Apache
12 1 (1.23%) WordPress
12 1 (1.23%) Moodle
12 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (24.69%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.88%) MS Office
3 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.88%) Office 365
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (29.63%) Firewall
2 19 (23.46%) LAN
2 19 (23.46%) WAN
3 18 (22.22%) SAN
3 18 (22.22%) NAS
4 15 (18.52%) DNS
5 14 (17.28%) DHCP
6 13 (16.05%) TCP/IP
7 12 (14.81%) iSCSI
8 11 (13.58%) Fibre Channel
8 11 (13.58%) SSH
9 10 (12.35%) NetScaler
10 8 (9.88%) IP Telephony
11 6 (7.41%) Internet
12 5 (6.17%) VPN
13 2 (2.47%) IPsec
13 2 (2.47%) VLAN
13 2 (2.47%) HTTP
13 2 (2.47%) Multicast
13 2 (2.47%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.23%) MySQL
General
1 11 (13.58%) Finance
2 2 (2.47%) Legal
2 2 (2.47%) Back Office
2 2 (2.47%) Banking
3 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (25.93%) Analyst
2 20 (24.69%) IT Support
3 17 (20.99%) Systems Administrator
3 17 (20.99%) Administrator
4 14 (17.28%) Support Analyst
5 13 (16.05%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 13 (16.05%) UNIX Administrator
6 11 (13.58%) Consultant
7 10 (12.35%) IT Support Analyst
8 9 (11.11%) Senior IT Support
8 9 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
8 9 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
8 9 (11.11%) Support Engineer
9 8 (9.88%) Architect
9 8 (9.88%) Wintel Consultant
10 6 (7.41%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
10 6 (7.41%) Infrastructure Team Leader
10 6 (7.41%) Wintel Support
10 6 (7.41%) Senior Network Analyst
10 6 (7.41%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.41%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (39.51%) Clustering
2 9 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.23%) Open Source
3 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 64 (79.01%) Windows
2 46 (56.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (45.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (41.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (23.46%) Linux
6 16 (19.75%) SUSE
7 15 (18.52%) UNIX
8 11 (13.58%) AIX
9 6 (7.41%) Solaris
9 6 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (6.17%) VMS
11 4 (4.94%) Windows XP
11 4 (4.94%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (3.70%) Windows 7
13 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
13 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000
13 1 (1.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.10%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (25.93%) ITIL
3 16 (19.75%) Change Control
4 9 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (7.41%) Change Management
6 3 (3.70%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.23%) Time Management
7 1 (1.23%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.23%) Content Management
7 1 (1.23%) Service Management
7 1 (1.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.47%) VBScript
2 2 (2.47%) VB
2 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.23%) Perl
3 1 (1.23%) PHP
3 1 (1.23%) SQL
3 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (39.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 18 (22.22%) MCSE
2 18 (22.22%) CCNA
2 18 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (18.52%) MCP
4 12 (14.81%) Security Cleared
5 11 (13.58%) Citrix Certification
6 9 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 9 (11.11%) CCA
7 7 (8.64%) MCSA
7 7 (8.64%) MCITP
8 6 (7.41%) VCP4
8 6 (7.41%) NCDA
9 2 (2.47%) CCNP
9 2 (2.47%) CCEE
9 2 (2.47%) CCAA
10 1 (1.23%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (70.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (46.91%) Active Directory
3 30 (37.04%) XenApp
4 28 (34.57%) Hyper-V
5 25 (30.86%) vSphere
6 14 (17.28%) XenDesktop
7 11 (13.58%) PowerHA
8 9 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 7 (8.64%) Terminal Services
10 6 (7.41%) XenServer
11 4 (4.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (1.23%) Shibboleth
12 1 (1.23%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (1.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (19.75%) Backup Exec
2 12 (14.81%) SCOM
3 8 (9.88%) WSUS
4 6 (7.41%) MOM
4 6 (7.41%) SCDPM
4 6 (7.41%) SCCM
5 5 (6.17%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (3.70%) ARCserve
6 3 (3.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 70 (86.42%) VMware
2 55 (67.90%) Microsoft
3 47 (58.02%) Citrix
4 28 (34.57%) Cisco
5 25 (30.86%) IBM
6 20 (24.69%) HP
7 16 (19.75%) Red Hat
8 13 (16.05%) NetApp
9 10 (12.35%) EMC
10 9 (11.11%) Siemens
10 9 (11.11%) Symantec
10 9 (11.11%) Mitel
11 7 (8.64%) Veritas
12 4 (4.94%) CommVault
13 3 (3.70%) Dell
14 2 (2.47%) Sophos
14 2 (2.47%) Kaspersky
15 1 (1.23%) AVG
15 1 (1.23%) Ruckus Wireless
15 1 (1.23%) SonicWALL
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