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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 167 167 176
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 55 44 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.97% 0.82% 0.53%
As % of the System Software category 8.83% 7.63% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 54 43 26
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% +40.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £33,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,400 £50,000 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,250 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +10.00%
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
623 577 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.01% 10.73% 10.05%
Number of salaries quoted 517 520 410
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,900 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Warwickshire +28 24 £44,000 +5.38%
Birmingham -27 18 £37,000 -26.00% 1
Solihull +6 6 £37,500 +15.38%
Coventry - 5 £38,500 -
Walsall - 1 £20,000 -
West Bromwich - 1 - -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 74 (87.06%) VMware
2 68 (80.00%) Windows
3 56 (65.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 54 (63.53%) MS Exchange
5 50 (58.82%) Microsoft
5 50 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 46 (54.12%) Citrix
7 42 (49.41%) Active Directory
8 36 (42.35%) Exchange Server 2010
9 34 (40.00%) Cisco
9 34 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 33 (38.82%) Clustering
11 32 (37.65%) Windows Server 2012
12 31 (36.47%) Hyper-V
12 31 (36.47%) Firewall
13 29 (34.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 29 (34.12%) vSphere
13 29 (34.12%) Exchange Server 2013
14 28 (32.94%) XenApp
15 27 (31.76%) Disaster Recovery
16 25 (29.41%) IBM
16 25 (29.41%) SAN
16 25 (29.41%) LAN
16 25 (29.41%) WAN
16 25 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2007
17 23 (27.06%) Exchange Server 2003
18 22 (25.88%) DNS
18 22 (25.88%) Cisco Certification
18 22 (25.88%) CCNA
19 21 (24.71%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 54 (63.53%) MS Exchange
2 36 (42.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (34.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 25 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 23 (27.06%) Exchange Server 2003
6 18 (21.18%) SharePoint
7 17 (20.00%) IIS
8 15 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2000
9 10 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (7.06%) Lync
11 3 (3.53%) Apache
12 2 (2.35%) WordPress
12 2 (2.35%) Moodle
13 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (22.35%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.76%) MS Office
3 3 (3.53%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.41%) Office 365
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (36.47%) Firewall
2 25 (29.41%) SAN
2 25 (29.41%) LAN
2 25 (29.41%) WAN
3 22 (25.88%) DNS
4 19 (22.35%) DHCP
5 18 (21.18%) NAS
6 13 (15.29%) TCP/IP
7 12 (14.12%) SSH
8 11 (12.94%) iSCSI
8 11 (12.94%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (11.76%) NetScaler
10 9 (10.59%) VPN
11 8 (9.41%) IP Telephony
12 6 (7.06%) Internet
13 3 (3.53%) VLAN
13 3 (3.53%) HTTP
14 2 (2.35%) IPsec
14 2 (2.35%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (2.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.35%) MySQL
General
1 13 (15.29%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Banking
3 2 (2.35%) Legal
3 2 (2.35%) Publishing
3 2 (2.35%) Back Office
4 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.18%) Retail
4 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (27.06%) IT Support
2 22 (25.88%) Analyst
3 18 (21.18%) Systems Administrator
3 18 (21.18%) Administrator
4 13 (15.29%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 13 (15.29%) UNIX Administrator
5 12 (14.12%) Support Analyst
5 12 (14.12%) Consultant
6 10 (11.76%) Support Engineer
6 10 (11.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 10 (11.76%) Network Analyst
6 10 (11.76%) IT Support Engineer
6 10 (11.76%) IT Support Analyst
7 9 (10.59%) Senior Support Engineer
7 9 (10.59%) Senior Network Analyst
7 9 (10.59%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (10.59%) Senior IT Support
7 9 (10.59%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 9 (10.59%) Wintel Consultant
8 8 (9.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.06%) Software Packaging
2 2 (2.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (38.82%) Clustering
2 10 (11.76%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.35%) Open Source
4 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.18%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.18%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 68 (80.00%) Windows
2 50 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 32 (37.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (23.53%) Linux
6 16 (18.82%) SUSE
7 15 (17.65%) UNIX
8 11 (12.94%) AIX
9 6 (7.06%) Solaris
9 6 (7.06%) Windows XP
9 6 (7.06%) Windows 2000 Server
9 6 (7.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (5.88%) Windows 7
10 5 (5.88%) VMS
11 1 (1.18%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.76%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (24.71%) ITIL
3 18 (21.18%) Change Control
4 9 (10.59%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (8.24%) Change Management
6 3 (3.53%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.35%) Time Management
7 2 (2.35%) Content Management
7 2 (2.35%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.18%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.18%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (1.18%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.53%) Bash Shell
2 3 (3.53%) VBScript
2 3 (3.53%) VB
3 2 (2.35%) Perl
3 2 (2.35%) PHP
3 2 (2.35%) SQL
4 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (34.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 22 (25.88%) CCNA
2 22 (25.88%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (17.65%) MCP
3 15 (17.65%) MCSE
4 12 (14.12%) Security Cleared
5 11 (12.94%) Citrix Certification
6 9 (10.59%) SC Cleared
6 9 (10.59%) CCA
7 6 (7.06%) NCDA
8 3 (3.53%) MCITP
8 3 (3.53%) MCSA
9 2 (2.35%) CCNP
9 2 (2.35%) CCEE
9 2 (2.35%) CCAA
9 2 (2.35%) VCP4
10 1 (1.18%) Degree
10 1 (1.18%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (65.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (49.41%) Active Directory
3 31 (36.47%) Hyper-V
4 29 (34.12%) vSphere
5 28 (32.94%) XenApp
6 14 (16.47%) XenDesktop
7 11 (12.94%) PowerHA
8 10 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (11.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 6 (7.06%) Terminal Services
10 5 (5.88%) XenServer
11 4 (4.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (2.35%) Shibboleth
12 2 (2.35%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 15 (17.65%) Backup Exec
2 8 (9.41%) SCOM
3 6 (7.06%) SCDPM
3 6 (7.06%) SCCM
4 5 (5.88%) WSUS
4 5 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (4.71%) NetBackup
5 4 (4.71%) ARCserve
6 2 (2.35%) MOM
7 1 (1.18%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 74 (87.06%) VMware
2 50 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 46 (54.12%) Citrix
4 34 (40.00%) Cisco
5 25 (29.41%) IBM
6 20 (23.53%) HP
7 16 (18.82%) Red Hat
8 14 (16.47%) NetApp
9 10 (11.76%) EMC
10 9 (10.59%) Siemens
10 9 (10.59%) Mitel
11 8 (9.41%) Symantec
12 6 (7.06%) Veritas
13 4 (4.71%) Dell
14 3 (3.53%) CommVault
15 2 (2.35%) Altiris
16 1 (1.18%) SonicWALL
16 1 (1.18%) Kaspersky
16 1 (1.18%) Kaseya
16 1 (1.18%) AVG
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago