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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 192 169 179
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +10
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 23 30 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.61% 0.60%
As % of the System Software category 4.83% 6.06% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 21 29 29
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £48,850
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -6.66%
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
476 495 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.91% 10.09% 12.81%
Number of salaries quoted 385 433 550
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,625 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.36% -0.93%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 -9 18 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Staffordshire - 3 £34,000 -
Solihull -2 2 £34,000 -15.00%
Coventry -12 2 £37,250 -21.57%
Herefordshire - 2 - - 2
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 47 (100.00%) VMware
2 45 (95.74%) Windows
2 45 (95.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (91.49%) Microsoft
4 34 (72.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (61.70%) Active Directory
6 22 (46.81%) Citrix
6 22 (46.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 20 (42.55%) Cisco
7 20 (42.55%) Hyper-V
7 20 (42.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (40.43%) vSphere
8 19 (40.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (40.43%) MS Exchange
9 18 (38.30%) MCSE
10 17 (36.17%) SAN
11 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (31.91%) Exchange Server 2010
13 12 (25.53%) Terminal Services
13 12 (25.53%) Firewall
14 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
15 10 (21.28%) Linux
15 10 (21.28%) SLA
15 10 (21.28%) Cisco Certification
15 10 (21.28%) CCNA
16 9 (19.15%) HP
16 9 (19.15%) DNS
16 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
16 9 (19.15%) MCSA
16 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 19 (40.43%) MS Exchange
2 15 (31.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (14.89%) IIS
5 7 (14.89%) Apache
6 5 (10.64%) Tomcat
6 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (10.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (8.51%) GlassFish
7 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
7 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (2.13%) IBM Notes
8 1 (2.13%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.51%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.17%) SAN
2 12 (25.53%) Firewall
3 9 (19.15%) DNS
4 8 (17.02%) WAN
4 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
5 7 (14.89%) DHCP
6 6 (12.77%) VPN
6 6 (12.77%) LAN
7 4 (8.51%) VLAN
8 3 (6.38%) Ethernet
9 2 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (4.26%) IPsec
9 2 (4.26%) IP Telephony
9 2 (4.26%) MPLS
9 2 (4.26%) L2TP
9 2 (4.26%) Unified Communications
9 2 (4.26%) NetScaler
10 1 (2.13%) SSL
10 1 (2.13%) Q.931
10 1 (2.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Hudson
General
1 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.26%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Advertising
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Support Engineer
2 7 (14.89%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (14.89%) Support Technician
3 5 (10.64%) Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Consultant
4 4 (8.51%) Wintel Support
4 4 (8.51%) Data Centre Technician
5 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Linux Support
5 3 (6.38%) Linux Technician
5 3 (6.38%) Team Leader
5 3 (6.38%) IT Director
5 3 (6.38%) Project Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) IT Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Server Support
5 3 (6.38%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Clustering
2 5 (10.64%) Blackberry
3 4 (8.51%) iSeries
4 3 (6.38%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.26%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (4.26%) EqualLogic
6 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.13%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 45 (95.74%) Windows
2 34 (72.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (42.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (21.28%) Linux
6 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
7 4 (8.51%) CentOS
8 3 (6.38%) Windows XP
9 2 (4.26%) UNIX
9 2 (4.26%) Windows 2000
9 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) Incident Management
1 8 (17.02%) Mentoring
2 5 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (8.51%) Matrix Management
3 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.26%) Migration
5 2 (4.26%) ITIL
5 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.26%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.13%) Coaching
6 1 (2.13%) QMS
6 1 (2.13%) Change Control
6 1 (2.13%) Analytics
6 1 (2.13%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.13%) Change Management
6 1 (2.13%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) SQL
2 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.51%) VBScript
3 4 (8.51%) VB
3 4 (8.51%) C
3 4 (8.51%) Java
3 4 (8.51%) Perl
3 4 (8.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (46.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 19 (40.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (38.30%) MCSE
4 10 (21.28%) CCNA
4 10 (21.28%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (19.15%) MCSA
6 8 (17.02%) MCITP
7 4 (8.51%) MCP
7 4 (8.51%) VCP4
8 1 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.28%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 45 (95.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (61.70%) Active Directory
3 20 (42.55%) Hyper-V
4 19 (40.43%) vSphere
5 12 (25.53%) Terminal Services
6 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (10.64%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (6.38%) XenApp
8 3 (6.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) NetBackup
2 8 (17.02%) Backup Exec
3 6 (12.77%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (10.64%) ARCserve
5 4 (8.51%) WSUS
5 4 (8.51%) SCCM
5 4 (8.51%) SCOM
5 4 (8.51%) MOM
6 2 (4.26%) Nagios
6 2 (4.26%) Opsview
7 1 (2.13%) Tivoli
7 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) VMware
2 43 (91.49%) Microsoft
3 22 (46.81%) Citrix
4 20 (42.55%) Cisco
5 9 (19.15%) HP
6 7 (14.89%) IBM
7 6 (12.77%) Dell
7 6 (12.77%) EMC
7 6 (12.77%) Symantec
8 5 (10.64%) NetApp
9 4 (8.51%) SonicWALL
9 4 (8.51%) Veeam
10 2 (4.26%) F5
10 2 (4.26%) AVG
10 2 (4.26%) Kaspersky
10 2 (4.26%) Sophos
10 2 (4.26%) CommVault
10 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
11 1 (2.13%) Lotus
11 1 (2.13%) Avaya
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