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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 214 211 202
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 7 13 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.25% 0.60%
As % of the System Software category 1.11% 2.52% 5.01%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 34
Median salary £30,000 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.91% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £45,400 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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
633 516 678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.50% 10.10% 11.98%
Number of salaries quoted 483 411 593
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 7 December 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 -14 4 £30,000 -17.80%
Warwickshire +12 2 £33,500 -27.17% 2
Staffordshire -7 1 £20,000 -33.33%
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
3 16 (84.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (84.21%) Windows Server
4 15 (78.95%) MS Exchange
5 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (47.37%) DHCP
6 9 (47.37%) DNS
6 9 (47.37%) SLA
6 9 (47.37%) Citrix
6 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (47.37%) Hyper-V
7 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
8 7 (36.84%) Firewall
8 7 (36.84%) Cisco
9 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
10 5 (26.32%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (26.32%) Windows 8
10 5 (26.32%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (26.32%) Change Control
10 5 (26.32%) Office 365
10 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
10 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
10 5 (26.32%) Terminal Services
10 5 (26.32%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (26.32%) Veeam
10 5 (26.32%) VLAN

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 15 (78.95%) MS Exchange
2 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (10.53%) IBM Notes
4 2 (10.53%) IIS
5 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) DHCP
1 9 (47.37%) DNS
2 7 (36.84%) Firewall
3 5 (26.32%) Remote Desktop
3 5 (26.32%) VLAN
3 5 (26.32%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (21.05%) EIGRP
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (15.79%) DMVPN
5 3 (15.79%) WAN
5 3 (15.79%) Wireless
6 2 (10.53%) SAN
6 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications
7 1 (5.26%) BGP
7 1 (5.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (21.05%) Service Desk Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Administrator
2 3 (15.79%) Network Administrator
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Network Administrator
2 3 (15.79%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.26%) IT Support
4 1 (5.26%) Server Support
4 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Client/Server
2 3 (15.79%) PKI
3 2 (10.53%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Windows Server
3 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
5 5 (26.32%) Windows 8
5 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
6 4 (21.05%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (10.53%) Linux
8 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
8 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Change Control
1 5 (26.32%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (15.79%) High Availability
2 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
2 3 (15.79%) Server Building
2 3 (15.79%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (5.26%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (5.26%) DevOps
3 1 (5.26%) Information Security
3 1 (5.26%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.53%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
2 2 (10.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) CCNA
1 3 (15.79%) CCNP
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) CISA
2 1 (5.26%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (84.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (47.37%) Hyper-V
4 5 (26.32%) Terminal Services
4 5 (26.32%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (21.05%) XenApp
6 3 (15.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (10.53%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
3 9 (47.37%) Citrix
4 7 (36.84%) Cisco
5 5 (26.32%) Veeam
6 4 (21.05%) SonicWALL
7 3 (15.79%) Riverbed
8 2 (10.53%) arcserve
8 2 (10.53%) Lotus
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle
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