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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 188 163 179
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +16
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 23 20 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.45% 0.45% 0.45%
As % of the System Software category 4.54% 4.77% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 22 19 21
Average salary £32,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £29,000 £28,150
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -4.49%
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
507 419 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.95% 9.43% 12.80%
Number of salaries quoted 426 356 526
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 March 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 March 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 -3 19 £30,500 -23.75% 4
Coventry -17 2 £37,250 -21.57%
Solihull -4 1 £34,000 -9.33% 1
Staffordshire -4 1 £34,000 -24.44%
Warwickshire - 1 £36,500 -
Walsall - 1 - -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 46 (100.00%) VMware
2 45 (97.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (95.65%) Windows
3 44 (95.65%) Microsoft
4 37 (80.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (65.22%) Active Directory
6 25 (54.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 22 (47.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (47.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (45.65%) Citrix
8 21 (45.65%) MCSE
9 20 (43.48%) vSphere
10 18 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (39.13%) MS Exchange
10 18 (39.13%) Cisco
11 16 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (30.43%) Hyper-V
12 14 (30.43%) SAN
13 13 (28.26%) MS Excel
13 13 (28.26%) MCSA
14 11 (23.91%) Terminal Services
14 11 (23.91%) MCITP
14 11 (23.91%) Firewall
15 10 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
15 10 (21.74%) CCNA
15 10 (21.74%) DHCP
15 10 (21.74%) DNS
16 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP
16 9 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2003
16 9 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2013

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 18 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 16 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (13.04%) IIS
5 5 (10.87%) Apache
5 5 (10.87%) Tomcat
5 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
5 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2000
6 4 (8.70%) GlassFish
7 3 (6.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.17%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (28.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (30.43%) SAN
2 11 (23.91%) Firewall
3 10 (21.74%) DHCP
3 10 (21.74%) DNS
4 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP
5 7 (15.22%) LAN
5 7 (15.22%) WAN
6 5 (10.87%) VPN
7 3 (6.52%) Ethernet
8 2 (4.35%) SSH
9 1 (2.17%) VLAN
9 1 (2.17%) iSCSI
9 1 (2.17%) Q.931
9 1 (2.17%) ISDN
9 1 (2.17%) HTTP
9 1 (2.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Support Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (17.39%) Wintel Support
4 7 (15.22%) Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Support Technician
5 6 (13.04%) Support Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Server Support
7 4 (8.70%) Server Support Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Server Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Data Centre Technician
8 3 (6.52%) Linux Support
8 3 (6.52%) Linux Technician
8 3 (6.52%) Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) Team Leader
9 2 (4.35%) Administrator
9 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (4.35%) IT Consultant
9 2 (4.35%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Clustering
2 4 (8.70%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.52%) iSeries
4 2 (4.35%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 44 (95.65%) Windows
2 37 (80.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (47.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (15.22%) Linux
6 4 (8.70%) CentOS
6 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.35%) UNIX
9 1 (2.17%) Windows Phone
9 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) Incident Management
2 5 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (8.70%) ITIL
3 4 (8.70%) Matrix Management
3 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
4 2 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.35%) Migration
4 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.17%) WFM
5 1 (2.17%) Change Management
5 1 (2.17%) Service Management
5 1 (2.17%) Coaching
5 1 (2.17%) QMS
5 1 (2.17%) Change Control
5 1 (2.17%) Analytics
5 1 (2.17%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) SQL
2 4 (8.70%) C
2 4 (8.70%) Java
2 4 (8.70%) Perl
2 4 (8.70%) PHP
3 3 (6.52%) VBScript
3 3 (6.52%) VB
4 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (54.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 22 (47.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (45.65%) MCSE
4 13 (28.26%) MCSA
5 11 (23.91%) MCITP
6 10 (21.74%) CCNA
6 10 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (17.39%) VCP4
8 4 (8.70%) MCP
9 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
9 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
10 1 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 45 (97.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (65.22%) Active Directory
3 20 (43.48%) vSphere
4 14 (30.43%) Hyper-V
5 11 (23.91%) Terminal Services
6 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 6 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (6.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (6.52%) XenApp
8 1 (2.17%) XenServer
8 1 (2.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) MOM
1 8 (17.39%) Backup Exec
1 8 (17.39%) WSUS
1 8 (17.39%) SCOM
2 7 (15.22%) NetBackup
3 4 (8.70%) SCCM
3 4 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (6.52%) ARCserve
5 2 (4.35%) Nagios
5 2 (4.35%) Opsview
6 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) VMware
2 44 (95.65%) Microsoft
3 21 (45.65%) Citrix
4 18 (39.13%) Cisco
5 7 (15.22%) HP
6 6 (13.04%) IBM
6 6 (13.04%) Symantec
7 4 (8.70%) CommVault
7 4 (8.70%) Dell
7 4 (8.70%) EMC
8 3 (6.52%) Veeam
9 2 (4.35%) NetApp
10 1 (2.17%) Veritas
10 1 (2.17%) SonicWALL
10 1 (2.17%) Kaspersky
10 1 (2.17%) McAfee
10 1 (2.17%) Sophos
10 1 (2.17%) Websense
10 1 (2.17%) SurfControl
10 1 (2.17%) Avaya
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