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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 170 163 177
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 52 48 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.93% 0.88% 0.56%
As % of the System Software category 9.06% 8.53% 5.70%
Number of salaries quoted 51 47 26
Average salary £38,500 £44,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £31,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
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
574 563 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.25% 10.35% 9.78%
Number of salaries quoted 475 506 395
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 19 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 19 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 +29 22 £44,000 +5.38%
Birmingham -29 16 £38,500 -23.00% 1
Coventry -3 7 £38,500 +24.19%
Solihull +2 5 £37,500 +18.11%
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 19 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 78 (89.66%) VMware
2 72 (82.76%) Windows
3 58 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 58 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 53 (60.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (58.62%) Microsoft
6 48 (55.17%) Citrix
7 47 (54.02%) Active Directory
8 39 (44.83%) Exchange Server 2010
9 37 (42.53%) Cisco
10 34 (39.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 34 (39.08%) Firewall
11 32 (36.78%) Clustering
11 32 (36.78%) Hyper-V
12 31 (35.63%) Disaster Recovery
13 30 (34.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 30 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
14 29 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
14 29 (33.33%) XenApp
14 29 (33.33%) vSphere
15 28 (32.18%) Exchange Server 2007
16 27 (31.03%) LAN
16 27 (31.03%) WAN
17 26 (29.89%) Exchange Server 2003
18 24 (27.59%) DNS
18 24 (27.59%) SAN
19 23 (26.44%) IBM
19 23 (26.44%) CCNA
19 23 (26.44%) Cisco Certification
20 22 (25.29%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 58 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 39 (44.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 28 (32.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 26 (29.89%) Exchange Server 2003
6 17 (19.54%) SharePoint
6 17 (19.54%) Exchange Server 2000
7 15 (17.24%) IIS
8 12 (13.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (5.75%) Lync
10 3 (3.45%) Apache
11 2 (2.30%) WordPress
11 2 (2.30%) Moodle
12 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (21.84%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.34%) MS Office
3 3 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.20%) Office 365
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (39.08%) Firewall
2 27 (31.03%) LAN
2 27 (31.03%) WAN
3 24 (27.59%) DNS
3 24 (27.59%) SAN
4 20 (22.99%) DHCP
5 17 (19.54%) NAS
6 15 (17.24%) TCP/IP
7 12 (13.79%) SSH
8 11 (12.64%) VPN
8 11 (12.64%) iSCSI
8 11 (12.64%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (11.49%) NetScaler
10 9 (10.34%) IP Telephony
11 5 (5.75%) Internet
12 3 (3.45%) VLAN
12 3 (3.45%) HTTP
12 3 (3.45%) Multicast
13 2 (2.30%) Unified Communications
13 2 (2.30%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.30%) MySQL
General
1 13 (14.94%) Finance
2 8 (9.20%) Banking
3 2 (2.30%) Retail
3 2 (2.30%) Retail Banking
3 2 (2.30%) Legal
3 2 (2.30%) Publishing
3 2 (2.30%) Back Office
4 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (26.44%) IT Support
2 22 (25.29%) Analyst
3 16 (18.39%) Systems Administrator
3 16 (18.39%) Administrator
4 12 (13.79%) Consultant
5 11 (12.64%) Network Analyst
5 11 (12.64%) Support Analyst
5 11 (12.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 11 (12.64%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 11 (12.64%) UNIX Administrator
6 10 (11.49%) IT Support Engineer
6 10 (11.49%) IT Support Analyst
6 10 (11.49%) Support Engineer
6 10 (11.49%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (11.49%) Architect
6 10 (11.49%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 10 (11.49%) Senior Network Analyst
7 9 (10.34%) Senior Support Engineer
7 9 (10.34%) Senior IT Support
7 9 (10.34%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.75%) Software Packaging
2 2 (2.30%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (36.78%) Clustering
2 12 (13.79%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.30%) Open Source
4 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.15%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.15%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 72 (82.76%) Windows
2 53 (60.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (39.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (20.69%) Linux
6 14 (16.09%) SUSE
7 13 (14.94%) UNIX
8 9 (10.34%) AIX
9 6 (6.90%) Solaris
9 6 (6.90%) Windows XP
9 6 (6.90%) Windows 2000 Server
9 6 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (5.75%) Windows 7
10 5 (5.75%) VMS
11 1 (1.15%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (35.63%) Disaster Recovery
2 22 (25.29%) ITIL
3 19 (21.84%) Change Control
4 8 (9.20%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (6.90%) Change Management
6 3 (3.45%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.30%) Time Management
7 2 (2.30%) Content Management
7 2 (2.30%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.15%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.15%) PRINCE
8 1 (1.15%) Project Management
8 1 (1.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.15%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.64%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.60%) VBScript
2 4 (4.60%) VB
3 3 (3.45%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.30%) Perl
4 2 (2.30%) PHP
4 2 (2.30%) SQL
5 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (34.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 23 (26.44%) CCNA
2 23 (26.44%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (19.54%) MCP
4 15 (17.24%) Security Cleared
5 14 (16.09%) MCSE
5 14 (16.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (13.79%) SC Cleared
7 11 (12.64%) Citrix Certification
8 9 (10.34%) CCA
9 6 (6.90%) NCDA
10 2 (2.30%) CCEE
10 2 (2.30%) CCAA
10 2 (2.30%) MCITP
10 2 (2.30%) Degree
10 2 (2.30%) MCSA
10 2 (2.30%) CCNP
11 1 (1.15%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (1.15%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (54.02%) Active Directory
3 32 (36.78%) Hyper-V
4 29 (33.33%) XenApp
4 29 (33.33%) vSphere
5 14 (16.09%) XenDesktop
6 12 (13.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 10 (11.49%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (10.34%) PowerHA
9 8 (9.20%) Terminal Services
10 5 (5.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 5 (5.75%) XenServer
11 2 (2.30%) Shibboleth
11 2 (2.30%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (1.15%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 16 (18.39%) Backup Exec
2 8 (9.20%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (8.05%) NetBackup
3 7 (8.05%) ARCserve
4 6 (6.90%) SCOM
5 5 (5.75%) SCDPM
5 5 (5.75%) SCCM
6 4 (4.60%) WSUS
7 1 (1.15%) Unicenter
7 1 (1.15%) MOM
Vendors
1 78 (89.66%) VMware
2 51 (58.62%) Microsoft
3 48 (55.17%) Citrix
4 37 (42.53%) Cisco
5 23 (26.44%) IBM
6 19 (21.84%) HP
7 14 (16.09%) NetApp
7 14 (16.09%) Red Hat
8 10 (11.49%) Symantec
8 10 (11.49%) EMC
9 9 (10.34%) Siemens
9 9 (10.34%) Mitel
10 6 (6.90%) Veritas
11 4 (4.60%) Dell
12 2 (2.30%) Altiris
12 2 (2.30%) CommVault
13 1 (1.15%) Sophos
13 1 (1.15%) SonicWALL
13 1 (1.15%) Kaspersky
13 1 (1.15%) Kaseya
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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