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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 218 200 180
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -20
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 14 21 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.40% 0.96%
As % of the System Software category 2.08% 4.60% 8.50%
Number of salaries quoted 13 20 53
Median salary £31,250 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £54,100 £45,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £39,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -6.02%
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
673 457 635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.61% 8.60% 11.30%
Number of salaries quoted 511 379 529
Median salary £33,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -33 8 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Staffordshire +4 3 £31,250 +13.63%
Warwickshire +1 3 £38,000 -5.00%
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 27 (100.00%) Windows
1 27 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (85.19%) Windows Server
3 23 (85.19%) Microsoft
4 21 (77.78%) MS Exchange
5 18 (66.67%) Hyper-V
6 17 (62.96%) Citrix
7 16 (59.26%) SLA
7 16 (59.26%) Firewall
8 13 (48.15%) XenApp
8 13 (48.15%) VLAN
9 12 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
10 11 (40.74%) SonicWALL
10 11 (40.74%) Windows 2000 Server
10 11 (40.74%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (37.04%) Windows XP
11 10 (37.04%) Windows 8
12 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (33.33%) DHCP
12 9 (33.33%) DNS
13 8 (29.63%) Cisco
14 7 (25.93%) WAN
14 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
15 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
16 5 (18.52%) SAN
16 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
16 5 (18.52%) vSphere

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (77.78%) MS Exchange
2 12 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (7.41%) IBM Notes
4 2 (7.41%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Office 365
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (59.26%) Firewall
2 13 (48.15%) VLAN
3 11 (40.74%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (33.33%) DHCP
4 9 (33.33%) DNS
5 7 (25.93%) WAN
6 5 (18.52%) SAN
7 4 (14.81%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (11.11%) DMVPN
8 3 (11.11%) EIGRP
8 3 (11.11%) NetScaler
8 3 (11.11%) Wireless
9 2 (7.41%) LAN
9 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
9 2 (7.41%) Unified Communications
9 2 (7.41%) VPN
10 1 (3.70%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (7.41%) Back Office
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Service Desk Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Network Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Network Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Server Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 3 (11.11%) PKI
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (85.19%) Windows Server
3 11 (40.74%) Windows 2000 Server
4 10 (37.04%) Windows 8
4 10 (37.04%) Windows XP
5 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (11.11%) Linux
6 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (14.81%) Change Control
2 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
2 4 (14.81%) Migration
3 3 (11.11%) High Availability
3 3 (11.11%) Server Building
3 3 (11.11%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (7.41%) TOGAF
4 2 (7.41%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (7.41%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (3.70%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (3.70%) DevOps
5 1 (3.70%) Information Security
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.70%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (3.70%) Project Governance
5 1 (3.70%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.41%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
2 2 (7.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) CCNA
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (11.11%) CCNP
3 1 (3.70%) CISA
3 1 (3.70%) CISSP
3 1 (3.70%) MCITP
3 1 (3.70%) MCP
3 1 (3.70%) MCSA
3 1 (3.70%) MCSE
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (59.26%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 24 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (66.67%) Hyper-V
4 13 (48.15%) XenApp
5 5 (18.52%) vSphere
6 4 (14.81%) Terminal Services
6 4 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Backup Exec
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
2 2 (7.41%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) Sysprep
3 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (85.19%) Microsoft
3 17 (62.96%) Citrix
4 11 (40.74%) SonicWALL
5 8 (29.63%) Cisco
6 4 (14.81%) Veeam
7 3 (11.11%) Riverbed
7 3 (11.11%) Symantec
8 2 (7.41%) arcserve
8 2 (7.41%) Lotus
8 2 (7.41%) Oracle
9 1 (3.70%) AVG
9 1 (3.70%) EMC
9 1 (3.70%) HP
9 1 (3.70%) Kaseya
9 1 (3.70%) Kaspersky
9 1 (3.70%) NetApp
9 1 (3.70%) Ruckus Wireless
9 1 (3.70%) Sophos