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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 186 179 188
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 24 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.48% 0.47% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 3.83% 4.67% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24 17 16
Average salary £31,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.05% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £38,600 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £47,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
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
627 450 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 12.48% 10.18% 11.42%
Number of salaries quoted 572 360 444
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -4.37%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -5 19 £31,500 -25.88% 1
Warwickshire - 4 £32,175 -
Staffordshire 0 1 £22,500 -50.00%
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 65 (89.04%) VMware
2 64 (87.67%) Windows
3 59 (80.82%) Microsoft
4 58 (79.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 46 (63.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (61.64%) Citrix
7 43 (58.90%) Active Directory
8 40 (54.79%) MS Exchange
9 39 (53.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 33 (45.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 31 (42.47%) Exchange Server 2010
11 31 (42.47%) Exchange Server 2013
12 29 (39.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 29 (39.73%) Hyper-V
13 26 (35.62%) Clustering
14 23 (31.51%) Microsoft Certification
15 22 (30.14%) MCSE
15 22 (30.14%) Exchange Server 2003
16 20 (27.40%) XenApp
17 19 (26.03%) vSphere
17 19 (26.03%) Exchange Server 2000
17 19 (26.03%) Exchange Server 2007
17 19 (26.03%) Disaster Recovery
17 19 (26.03%) MS Excel
18 18 (24.66%) Cisco
18 18 (24.66%) MCP
19 16 (21.92%) SharePoint
20 15 (20.55%) LAN
20 15 (20.55%) WAN
20 15 (20.55%) MCSA

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 40 (54.79%) MS Exchange
2 31 (42.47%) Exchange Server 2010
2 31 (42.47%) Exchange Server 2013
3 22 (30.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 19 (26.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (26.03%) Exchange Server 2000
5 16 (21.92%) SharePoint
6 12 (16.44%) IIS
6 12 (16.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (6.85%) Lync
Applications
1 19 (26.03%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.55%) LAN
1 15 (20.55%) WAN
2 13 (17.81%) SAN
3 9 (12.33%) SSH
4 8 (10.96%) DNS
4 8 (10.96%) Firewall
4 8 (10.96%) DHCP
5 6 (8.22%) NAS
6 5 (6.85%) IP Telephony
6 5 (6.85%) Internet
7 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
7 4 (5.48%) VPN
8 2 (2.74%) iSCSI
8 2 (2.74%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.37%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.37%) VLAN
9 1 (1.37%) L2TP
9 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.37%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (5.48%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (20.55%) Analyst
2 14 (19.18%) Support Analyst
3 10 (13.70%) 3rd Line Support
3 10 (13.70%) Administrator
3 10 (13.70%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (13.70%) Wintel Support
3 10 (13.70%) IT Support
4 9 (12.33%) UNIX Administrator
4 9 (12.33%) Consultant
4 9 (12.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 9 (12.33%) Support Engineer
5 8 (10.96%) IT Support Analyst
5 8 (10.96%) Architect
5 8 (10.96%) Wintel Consultant
6 7 (9.59%) Wintel Architect
6 7 (9.59%) Server Support
7 6 (8.22%) Server Analyst
7 6 (8.22%) Server Support Analyst
8 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 5 (6.85%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.85%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 26 (35.62%) Clustering
2 12 (16.44%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.11%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.37%) iSeries
4 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 64 (87.67%) Windows
2 46 (63.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (45.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (39.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (13.70%) UNIX
5 10 (13.70%) Linux
6 9 (12.33%) SUSE
7 8 (10.96%) AIX
8 6 (8.22%) Windows XP
9 5 (6.85%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.74%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.37%) VMS
11 1 (1.37%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.37%) Solaris
11 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.03%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (20.55%) Change Control
3 13 (17.81%) ITIL
4 7 (9.59%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (8.22%) Mentoring
5 6 (8.22%) Incident Management
6 5 (6.85%) Change Management
7 3 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.74%) Matrix Management
9 1 (1.37%) Service Management
9 1 (1.37%) Migration
9 1 (1.37%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.48%) VBScript
2 4 (5.48%) VB
3 2 (2.74%) C
3 2 (2.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (53.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 23 (31.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (30.14%) MCSE
4 18 (24.66%) MCP
5 15 (20.55%) MCSA
6 12 (16.44%) MCITP
7 11 (15.07%) CCNA
7 11 (15.07%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (13.70%) SC Cleared
8 10 (13.70%) Security Cleared
8 10 (13.70%) VCP4
9 1 (1.37%) NCDA
9 1 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.37%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.37%) CCA
9 1 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (79.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (58.90%) Active Directory
3 29 (39.73%) Hyper-V
4 20 (27.40%) XenApp
5 19 (26.03%) vSphere
6 13 (17.81%) Terminal Services
7 12 (16.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 8 (10.96%) PowerHA
9 6 (8.22%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (8.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (2.74%) XenServer
10 2 (2.74%) XenDesktop
11 1 (1.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (20.55%) SCOM
2 11 (15.07%) Backup Exec
3 10 (13.70%) WSUS
3 10 (13.70%) MOM
4 8 (10.96%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (9.59%) NetBackup
5 7 (9.59%) SCCM
6 6 (8.22%) ARCserve
7 5 (6.85%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 65 (89.04%) VMware
2 59 (80.82%) Microsoft
3 45 (61.64%) Citrix
4 18 (24.66%) Cisco
5 12 (16.44%) Symantec
6 11 (15.07%) IBM
7 9 (12.33%) HP
7 9 (12.33%) Red Hat
8 4 (5.48%) EMC
8 4 (5.48%) CommVault
9 2 (2.74%) NetApp
9 2 (2.74%) Veritas
9 2 (2.74%) Sophos
9 2 (2.74%) Kaspersky
10 1 (1.37%) Veeam
10 1 (1.37%) Kaseya
10 1 (1.37%) AVG
10 1 (1.37%) Ruckus Wireless
10 1 (1.37%) Websense
10 1 (1.37%) SurfControl
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