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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 190 178 159
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -19
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 20 41 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.36% 0.75% 0.91%
As % of the System Software category 4.09% 7.31% 8.73%
Number of salaries quoted 18 39 49
Average salary £39,500 £38,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.59% -10.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,850 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
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
489 561 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.75% 10.25% 10.38%
Number of salaries quoted 418 484 523
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,250 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,875
% change year-on-year
- -3.53%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +13 13 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Warwickshire -19 3 £40,000 -9.09%
Coventry -16 1 £39,000 +1.29% 3
Herefordshire - 1 £50,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £27,500 -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 44 (100.00%) VMware
2 41 (93.18%) Windows
3 37 (84.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (77.27%) Microsoft
5 26 (59.09%) Active Directory
6 22 (50.00%) MS Exchange
7 20 (45.45%) Hyper-V
8 18 (40.91%) Citrix
9 16 (36.36%) Cisco
10 14 (31.82%) SAN
11 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (27.27%) XenApp
12 12 (27.27%) Symantec
13 11 (25.00%) WAN
13 11 (25.00%) Linux
13 11 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
13 11 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (22.73%) VLAN
15 9 (20.45%) PowerShell
15 9 (20.45%) VPN
15 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2012
16 8 (18.18%) LAN
16 8 (18.18%) Red Hat
16 8 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
16 8 (18.18%) NetApp
16 8 (18.18%) SonicWALL
16 8 (18.18%) Firewall
17 7 (15.91%) NetBackup
17 7 (15.91%) Backup Exec
17 7 (15.91%) Disaster Recovery

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 22 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (15.91%) IIS
3 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (13.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2000
5 3 (6.82%) Apache
6 2 (4.55%) IBM Notes
6 2 (4.55%) Lync
7 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.82%) SAN
2 11 (25.00%) WAN
2 11 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (22.73%) VLAN
4 9 (20.45%) VPN
5 8 (18.18%) LAN
5 8 (18.18%) Firewall
6 6 (13.64%) DNS
6 6 (13.64%) MPLS
7 5 (11.36%) DMZ
7 5 (11.36%) Wireless
8 4 (9.09%) NetScaler
9 3 (6.82%) IP Telephony
9 3 (6.82%) Unified Communications
10 2 (4.55%) IPsec
10 2 (4.55%) L2TP
10 2 (4.55%) DHCP
11 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) MySQL
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Hudson
General
1 2 (4.55%) Finance
1 2 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
2 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (15.91%) Architect
2 6 (13.64%) Support Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Administrator
4 4 (9.09%) Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Network Support
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.36%) Blackberry
3 4 (9.09%) Clustering
4 3 (6.82%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (6.82%) EqualLogic
5 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.55%) EPoS
5 2 (4.55%) LPAR
6 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.27%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.27%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 41 (93.18%) Windows
2 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (25.00%) Linux
4 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (11.36%) Windows 7
6 5 (11.36%) Windows 2000 Server
6 5 (11.36%) Windows XP
7 4 (9.09%) Windows 2000
7 4 (9.09%) Windows 8
8 3 (6.82%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (6.82%) UNIX
9 2 (4.55%) AIX
10 1 (2.27%) CentOS
10 1 (2.27%) Mac OS
10 1 (2.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.91%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (13.64%) Project Management
2 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
3 5 (11.36%) Resource Management
4 4 (9.09%) Change Control
4 4 (9.09%) ITIL
5 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.82%) Change Management
5 3 (6.82%) Migration
5 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.82%) Supplier Management
5 3 (6.82%) Server Building
5 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.55%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.27%) Content Management
7 1 (2.27%) Data Management
7 1 (2.27%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.27%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.36%) SQL
3 4 (9.09%) VBScript
3 4 (9.09%) VB
4 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (11.36%) CCNP
2 5 (11.36%) CCNA
2 5 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (11.36%) CCVP
3 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.09%) MCP
4 3 (6.82%) MCSE
4 3 (6.82%) MCITP
4 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.55%) VCP4
5 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.55%) MCSA
6 1 (2.27%) ISEB
6 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) SLA
2 2 (4.55%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 37 (84.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (59.09%) Active Directory
3 20 (45.45%) Hyper-V
4 12 (27.27%) XenApp
5 5 (11.36%) Terminal Services
5 5 (11.36%) vSphere
6 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (6.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (6.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (15.91%) NetBackup
2 7 (15.91%) Backup Exec
3 6 (13.64%) SCCM
3 6 (13.64%) ARCserve
4 3 (6.82%) SCOM
5 2 (4.55%) Sysprep
5 2 (4.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (4.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (4.55%) WSUS
5 2 (4.55%) MOM
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) VMware
2 34 (77.27%) Microsoft
3 18 (40.91%) Citrix
4 16 (36.36%) Cisco
5 12 (27.27%) Symantec
6 8 (18.18%) NetApp
6 8 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 8 (18.18%) SonicWALL
7 7 (15.91%) HP
8 6 (13.64%) Dell
9 5 (11.36%) EMC
9 5 (11.36%) Oracle
10 3 (6.82%) AppSense
10 3 (6.82%) IBM
10 3 (6.82%) F5
10 3 (6.82%) BT
11 2 (4.55%) AVG
11 2 (4.55%) Kaspersky
11 2 (4.55%) CommVault
11 2 (4.55%) Sophos
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