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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 205 176 177
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +1
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 23 37 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.69% 0.75%
As % of the System Software category 4.41% 7.13% 7.16%
Number of salaries quoted 19 34 41
Average salary £38,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,770 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £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
522 519 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.03% 9.64% 10.54%
Number of salaries quoted 454 457 526
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,225 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -1 17 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Herefordshire - 3 £50,000 -
Warwickshire -26 2 £47,500 +7.95% 1
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 48 (100.00%) VMware
2 44 (91.67%) Windows
3 42 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (85.42%) Microsoft
5 26 (54.17%) Active Directory
6 24 (50.00%) Hyper-V
7 23 (47.92%) MS Exchange
8 20 (41.67%) Citrix
9 19 (39.58%) SAN
10 18 (37.50%) Cisco
10 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (31.25%) Data Centre
13 13 (27.08%) Exchange Server 2003
13 13 (27.08%) Linux
14 12 (25.00%) Firewall
15 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
15 11 (22.92%) Exchange Server 2010
15 11 (22.92%) XenApp
16 10 (20.83%) vSphere
16 10 (20.83%) WAN
16 10 (20.83%) DNS
16 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (20.83%) Symantec
16 10 (20.83%) NetBackup
16 10 (20.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 9 (18.75%) VLAN
17 9 (18.75%) PowerShell
17 9 (18.75%) Backup Exec
17 9 (18.75%) Wi-Fi

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 23 (47.92%) MS Exchange
2 13 (27.08%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (22.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (16.67%) Apache
6 7 (14.58%) IIS
7 5 (10.42%) Tomcat
7 5 (10.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (8.33%) GlassFish
9 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
10 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (39.58%) SAN
2 12 (25.00%) Firewall
3 10 (20.83%) WAN
3 10 (20.83%) DNS
4 9 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (18.75%) VPN
4 9 (18.75%) VLAN
5 7 (14.58%) LAN
6 6 (12.50%) DHCP
6 6 (12.50%) MPLS
7 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
8 4 (8.33%) DMZ
8 4 (8.33%) Wireless
8 4 (8.33%) NetScaler
9 3 (6.25%) Unified Communications
9 3 (6.25%) IP Telephony
9 3 (6.25%) Ethernet
10 2 (4.17%) IPsec
10 2 (4.17%) L2TP
11 1 (2.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) MySQL
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Hudson
General
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
1 2 (4.17%) Advertising
2 1 (2.08%) Retail
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (14.58%) Architect
2 5 (10.42%) Consultant
2 5 (10.42%) Support Engineer
3 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (8.33%) Support Technician
3 4 (8.33%) Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) IT Consultant
4 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (6.25%) Team Leader
4 3 (6.25%) Administrator
4 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Linux Support
4 3 (6.25%) Linux Technician
5 2 (4.17%) Senior Technician
5 2 (4.17%) Wintel Consultant
5 2 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 8 (16.67%) Clustering
3 5 (10.42%) Blackberry
4 3 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (6.25%) iSeries
4 3 (6.25%) EqualLogic
5 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.17%) LPAR
6 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.08%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 44 (91.67%) Windows
2 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (27.08%) Linux
5 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (8.33%) Windows 7
7 4 (8.33%) UNIX
7 4 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (8.33%) CentOS
7 4 (8.33%) Windows 2000
7 4 (8.33%) Windows XP
8 3 (6.25%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.17%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (4.17%) AIX
10 1 (2.08%) Mac OS
10 1 (2.08%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 6 (12.50%) Server Building
3 5 (10.42%) Project Management
4 4 (8.33%) ITIL
4 4 (8.33%) Change Control
4 4 (8.33%) Resource Management
4 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.25%) Supplier Management
5 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.25%) Migration
5 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.17%) TOGAF
6 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.17%) Matrix Management
6 2 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.08%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.08%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.50%) SQL
3 4 (8.33%) VBScript
3 4 (8.33%) VB
3 4 (8.33%) Java
3 4 (8.33%) Perl
3 4 (8.33%) PHP
4 2 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (12.50%) MCSE
4 5 (10.42%) CCNA
4 5 (10.42%) MCITP
4 5 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (8.33%) CCVP
5 4 (8.33%) MCP
5 4 (8.33%) CCNP
6 3 (6.25%) MCSA
6 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
7 2 (4.17%) VCP4
7 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.08%) ISEB
8 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.08%) QA
3 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 42 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (54.17%) Active Directory
3 24 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 11 (22.92%) XenApp
5 10 (20.83%) vSphere
6 8 (16.67%) Terminal Services
7 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (6.25%) XenDesktop
9 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (20.83%) NetBackup
2 9 (18.75%) Backup Exec
3 6 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (10.42%) ARCserve
4 5 (10.42%) SCCM
5 2 (4.17%) SCOM
5 2 (4.17%) Opsview
5 2 (4.17%) WSUS
5 2 (4.17%) MOM
5 2 (4.17%) Nagios
6 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) VMware
2 41 (85.42%) Microsoft
3 20 (41.67%) Citrix
4 18 (37.50%) Cisco
5 10 (20.83%) Symantec
6 9 (18.75%) HP
6 9 (18.75%) Dell
7 8 (16.67%) IBM
8 7 (14.58%) NetApp
8 7 (14.58%) SonicWALL
9 6 (12.50%) Red Hat
9 6 (12.50%) EMC
10 4 (8.33%) CommVault
10 4 (8.33%) Oracle
11 3 (6.25%) AppSense
11 3 (6.25%) Veeam
11 3 (6.25%) F5
11 3 (6.25%) BT
12 2 (4.17%) AVG
12 2 (4.17%) Kaspersky
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