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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 216 199 190
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -9
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 20 25 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.46% 0.62%
As % of the System Software category 3.02% 4.67% 6.48%
Number of salaries quoted 20 22 31
Median salary £30,000 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £28,500 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £50,000 £45,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
662 535 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.79% 9.77% 9.58%
Number of salaries quoted 541 451 449
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,375
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -

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
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 29 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 May 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 -12 17 £30,000 -11.76%
Walsall - 2 £31,000 -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
1 25 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 25 (100.00%) VMware
1 25 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (92.00%) Hyper-V
2 23 (92.00%) Microsoft
3 22 (88.00%) MS Exchange
4 21 (84.00%) Citrix
4 21 (84.00%) XenApp
5 20 (80.00%) VLAN
5 20 (80.00%) Firewall
5 20 (80.00%) Windows Server
6 19 (76.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 19 (76.00%) SLA
7 18 (72.00%) SonicWALL
7 18 (72.00%) Wi-Fi
8 14 (56.00%) Windows 2000 Server
9 13 (52.00%) Windows 8
9 13 (52.00%) Windows XP
10 9 (36.00%) Backup Exec
10 9 (36.00%) Symantec
11 7 (28.00%) SAN
11 7 (28.00%) XenDesktop
11 7 (28.00%) NetScaler
11 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
12 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (24.00%) Norton AntiVirus

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 22 (88.00%) MS Exchange
2 19 (76.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (80.00%) Firewall
1 20 (80.00%) VLAN
2 18 (72.00%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (28.00%) NetScaler
3 7 (28.00%) SAN
4 5 (20.00%) IPsec
4 5 (20.00%) L2TP
4 5 (20.00%) WAN
5 3 (12.00%) LAN
6 2 (8.00%) DHCP
6 2 (8.00%) DNS
6 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (8.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Technician
3 4 (16.00%) Service Desk Technician
4 3 (12.00%) Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Server Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Exchange Technician
6 1 (4.00%) Server Technician
6 1 (4.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 14 (56.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 13 (52.00%) Windows 8
4 13 (52.00%) Windows XP
5 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (20.00%) Linux
6 5 (20.00%) Windows 2000
7 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL V3
1 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 5 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 5 (20.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (12.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (12.00%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (8.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) MCSA
1 6 (24.00%) MCSE
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (20.00%) CCNA
2 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.00%) MCITP
2 5 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (4.00%) MCP
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (76.00%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 25 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (92.00%) Hyper-V
3 21 (84.00%) XenApp
4 7 (28.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (8.00%) vSphere
6 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) Backup Exec
2 6 (24.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (16.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (8.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (92.00%) Microsoft
3 21 (84.00%) Citrix
4 18 (72.00%) SonicWALL
5 9 (36.00%) Symantec
6 5 (20.00%) AVG
6 5 (20.00%) EMC
6 5 (20.00%) HP
6 5 (20.00%) Kaseya
6 5 (20.00%) Kaspersky
6 5 (20.00%) NetApp
6 5 (20.00%) Ruckus Wireless
6 5 (20.00%) Sophos
7 3 (12.00%) Cisco
8 1 (4.00%) arcserve