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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 194 180 167
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -13
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 23 33 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.63% 0.78%
As % of the System Software category 4.83% 6.64% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 21 31 38
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £27,850 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,750 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
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
476 497 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.89% 9.54% 11.63%
Number of salaries quoted 394 441 510
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,800 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015. 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 -6 16 £34,000 -15.00% 5
Herefordshire - 5 £50,000 -
Staffordshire - 3 £34,000 -
Solihull +1 2 £34,000 -20.00%
Coventry -14 1 £36,500 +3.54% 1
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 49 (100.00%) VMware
2 47 (95.92%) Windows
3 46 (93.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 44 (89.80%) Microsoft
5 31 (63.27%) Active Directory
5 31 (63.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (53.06%) Citrix
7 24 (48.98%) Cisco
8 22 (44.90%) MS Exchange
8 22 (44.90%) Hyper-V
8 22 (44.90%) Data Centre
9 21 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 19 (38.78%) SAN
11 18 (36.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (34.69%) vSphere
13 16 (32.65%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (30.61%) MCSE
14 15 (30.61%) Exchange Server 2010
15 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (26.53%) Terminal Services
17 12 (24.49%) Linux
17 12 (24.49%) Firewall
17 12 (24.49%) Exchange Server 2003
18 11 (22.45%) NetBackup
18 11 (22.45%) DNS
19 10 (20.41%) Cisco Certification
19 10 (20.41%) CCNA
19 10 (20.41%) HP
19 10 (20.41%) SLA
19 10 (20.41%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 22 (44.90%) MS Exchange
2 15 (30.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (24.49%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (16.33%) IIS
4 8 (16.33%) Apache
4 8 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2000
7 5 (10.20%) Tomcat
8 4 (8.16%) GlassFish
9 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
10 1 (2.04%) IBM Notes
10 1 (2.04%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.16%) MS Office
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (38.78%) SAN
2 12 (24.49%) Firewall
3 11 (22.45%) DNS
4 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
5 7 (14.29%) VPN
5 7 (14.29%) WAN
5 7 (14.29%) DHCP
6 5 (10.20%) MPLS
6 5 (10.20%) VLAN
7 4 (8.16%) LAN
8 3 (6.12%) Ethernet
8 3 (6.12%) Unified Communications
8 3 (6.12%) NetScaler
8 3 (6.12%) IP Telephony
9 2 (4.08%) L2TP
9 2 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (4.08%) IPsec
10 1 (2.04%) SSL
10 1 (2.04%) Q.931
10 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Hudson
General
1 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
1 2 (4.08%) Advertising
2 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (20.41%) Support Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) Support Technician
3 6 (12.24%) Architect
4 5 (10.20%) Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (8.16%) Data Centre Technician
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Linux Support
6 3 (6.12%) Linux Technician
6 3 (6.12%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) IT Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Team Leader
6 3 (6.12%) Project Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Server Support Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (44.90%) Data Centre
2 10 (20.41%) Clustering
3 7 (14.29%) Blackberry
4 3 (6.12%) iSeries
4 3 (6.12%) EqualLogic
4 3 (6.12%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.04%) EPoS
6 1 (2.04%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 47 (95.92%) Windows
2 31 (63.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (36.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (24.49%) Linux
6 5 (10.20%) Windows 7
7 4 (8.16%) CentOS
8 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (6.12%) Windows 2000
9 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
9 2 (4.08%) UNIX
10 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (2.04%) Mac OS
10 1 (2.04%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (16.33%) Incident Management
3 7 (14.29%) Server Building
4 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
5 4 (8.16%) Matrix Management
5 4 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.12%) Change Control
6 3 (6.12%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.12%) ITIL
7 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.08%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.08%) Supplier Management
8 1 (2.04%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (2.04%) Analytics
8 1 (2.04%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (2.04%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (2.04%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) PowerShell
2 7 (14.29%) SQL
3 5 (10.20%) VBScript
3 5 (10.20%) VB
4 4 (8.16%) C
4 4 (8.16%) Java
4 4 (8.16%) Perl
4 4 (8.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 16 (32.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (30.61%) MCSE
4 10 (20.41%) CCNA
4 10 (20.41%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (12.24%) MCP
5 6 (12.24%) MCSA
6 5 (10.20%) MCITP
7 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
7 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
8 2 (4.08%) VCP4
9 1 (2.04%) ISEB
9 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.41%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 46 (93.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (63.27%) Active Directory
3 22 (44.90%) Hyper-V
4 17 (34.69%) vSphere
5 13 (26.53%) Terminal Services
6 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 7 (14.29%) XenApp
8 4 (8.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (8.16%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (4.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (22.45%) NetBackup
2 9 (18.37%) Backup Exec
3 8 (16.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (14.29%) ARCserve
5 6 (12.24%) SCCM
6 2 (4.08%) SCOM
6 2 (4.08%) Opsview
6 2 (4.08%) WSUS
6 2 (4.08%) MOM
6 2 (4.08%) Nagios
7 1 (2.04%) Tivoli
7 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (2.04%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) VMware
2 44 (89.80%) Microsoft
3 26 (53.06%) Citrix
4 24 (48.98%) Cisco
5 10 (20.41%) HP
6 9 (18.37%) Dell
6 9 (18.37%) Symantec
7 7 (14.29%) EMC
8 6 (12.24%) IBM
8 6 (12.24%) NetApp
9 4 (8.16%) Red Hat
9 4 (8.16%) SonicWALL
10 3 (6.12%) Veeam
10 3 (6.12%) F5
11 2 (4.08%) Kaspersky
11 2 (4.08%) AVG
11 2 (4.08%) CommVault
11 2 (4.08%) Sophos
11 2 (4.08%) BT
11 2 (4.08%) AppSense
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