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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 222 198 178
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -20
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 10 22 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.39% 0.76%
As % of the System Software category 1.52% 4.39% 6.93%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 38
Median salary £31,375 £39,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.56% +2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £39,950 £58,000 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -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
656 501 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.31% 8.87% 11.03%
Number of salaries quoted 514 425 510
Median salary £34,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -32 4 £29,000 -22.66%
Warwickshire +2 3 £38,000 -5.00%
Staffordshire 0 2 £31,250 +13.63%
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
1 30 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (86.67%) Microsoft
4 24 (80.00%) MS Exchange
5 23 (76.67%) Firewall
6 22 (73.33%) Hyper-V
6 22 (73.33%) Windows Server
7 20 (66.67%) XenApp
7 20 (66.67%) VLAN
7 20 (66.67%) Citrix
8 19 (63.33%) SLA
8 19 (63.33%) Exchange Server 2003
9 18 (60.00%) SonicWALL
9 18 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
10 14 (46.67%) Windows 2000 Server
11 13 (43.33%) Windows 8
11 13 (43.33%) Windows XP
12 9 (30.00%) Cisco
12 9 (30.00%) SAN
13 8 (26.67%) Symantec
13 8 (26.67%) CCNA
13 8 (26.67%) Backup Exec
13 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (26.67%) WAN
13 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (26.67%) Mentoring
14 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (23.33%) NetScaler

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 24 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 19 (63.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.67%) IBM Notes
4 2 (6.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (76.67%) Firewall
2 20 (66.67%) VLAN
3 18 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (30.00%) SAN
5 8 (26.67%) WAN
6 7 (23.33%) NetScaler
7 5 (16.67%) DHCP
7 5 (16.67%) DNS
7 5 (16.67%) IPsec
7 5 (16.67%) L2TP
8 3 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (10.00%) DMVPN
8 3 (10.00%) EIGRP
8 3 (10.00%) LAN
8 3 (10.00%) Wireless
9 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
9 2 (6.67%) Unified Communications
9 2 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Service Desk Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Technician
3 4 (13.33%) Service Desk Technician
4 3 (10.00%) Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Network Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Network Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Exchange Technician
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) PKI
3 2 (6.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (73.33%) Windows Server
3 14 (46.67%) Windows 2000 Server
4 13 (43.33%) Windows 8
4 13 (43.33%) Windows XP
5 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (23.33%) Linux
7 5 (16.67%) Windows 2000
7 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Mentoring
2 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (16.67%) ITIL
3 5 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 5 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 5 (16.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 3 (10.00%) High Availability
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 3 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (6.67%) Server Building
5 2 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (3.33%) Application Virtualisation
6 1 (3.33%) DevOps
6 1 (3.33%) Information Security
6 1 (3.33%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.67%) Java
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) CCNA
1 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (16.67%) MCITP
2 5 (16.67%) MCSA
2 5 (16.67%) MCSE
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (10.00%) CCNP
4 1 (3.33%) CISA
4 1 (3.33%) CISSP
4 1 (3.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (63.33%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 27 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (73.33%) Hyper-V
4 20 (66.67%) XenApp
5 7 (23.33%) XenDesktop
6 5 (16.67%) vSphere
7 3 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) Backup Exec
2 5 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (10.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (6.67%) SCCM
4 2 (6.67%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 20 (66.67%) Citrix
4 18 (60.00%) SonicWALL
5 9 (30.00%) Cisco
6 8 (26.67%) Symantec
7 5 (16.67%) AVG
7 5 (16.67%) EMC
7 5 (16.67%) HP
7 5 (16.67%) Kaseya
7 5 (16.67%) Kaspersky
7 5 (16.67%) NetApp
7 5 (16.67%) Ruckus Wireless
7 5 (16.67%) Sophos
8 3 (10.00%) Riverbed
9 2 (6.67%) arcserve
9 2 (6.67%) Lotus
9 2 (6.67%) Oracle
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