The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 172 170 165
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 28 27 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.57% 0.54% 0.60%
As % of the System Software category 5.74% 4.29% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 27 26 28
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,300 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,600 £47,800 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-7.60% +13.58%
System Software Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
488 629 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.90% 12.55% 7.64%
Number of salaries quoted 427 529 299
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
VMware ESX
England

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +7 18 £40,000 +11.11%
Solihull +1 5 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Coventry +10 2 £47,500 +11.76%
Walsall - 2 £19,500 -
Shropshire +5 1 £37,500 -3.22%
Staffordshire -12 1 £45,000 +80.00%
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 50 (100.00%) VMware
2 38 (76.00%) Windows
3 37 (74.00%) Active Directory
4 34 (68.00%) MS Exchange
5 31 (62.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 25 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (48.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
9 20 (40.00%) Cisco
9 20 (40.00%) SAN
9 20 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 19 (38.00%) Citrix
11 17 (34.00%) DNS
11 17 (34.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 16 (32.00%) Firewall
12 16 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2003
12 16 (32.00%) vSphere
13 15 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 15 (30.00%) DHCP
14 13 (26.00%) LAN
14 13 (26.00%) WAN
15 12 (24.00%) XenApp
15 12 (24.00%) Hyper-V
16 11 (22.00%) Exchange Server 2000
16 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
16 11 (22.00%) MS Excel
16 11 (22.00%) MCP
16 11 (22.00%) EMC
17 10 (20.00%) Terminal Services
17 10 (20.00%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 34 (68.00%) MS Exchange
2 24 (48.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (22.00%) Exchange Server 2000
6 8 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (14.00%) IIS
8 6 (12.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
10 4 (8.00%) Apache
11 2 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
12 1 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (2.00%) Oracle 10gAS
12 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (2.00%) WordPress
12 1 (2.00%) Moodle
12 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (2.00%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (22.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.00%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (40.00%) SAN
2 17 (34.00%) DNS
3 16 (32.00%) Firewall
4 15 (30.00%) DHCP
5 13 (26.00%) LAN
5 13 (26.00%) WAN
6 8 (16.00%) VPN
7 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (6.00%) HTTP
9 2 (4.00%) IP Telephony
9 2 (4.00%) Unified Communications
9 2 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (2.00%) Multicast
10 1 (2.00%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (2.00%) SSH
10 1 (2.00%) VLAN
10 1 (2.00%) iSCSI
10 1 (2.00%) NAS
10 1 (2.00%) IPsec
10 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.00%) MySQL
General
1 10 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Analyst
2 12 (24.00%) Consultant
3 10 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (18.00%) Network Analyst
4 9 (18.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 9 (18.00%) Architect
5 8 (16.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 8 (16.00%) Senior Network Analyst
6 7 (14.00%) Wintel Architect
7 5 (10.00%) EMC Storage Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) EMC Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Server Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Support Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Technical Architect
8 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) Storage Specialist
8 4 (8.00%) Storage Consultant
8 4 (8.00%) EMC Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) Flash
1 1 (2.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Clustering
2 6 (12.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.00%) Celerra
3 2 (4.00%) CLARiiON
3 2 (4.00%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.00%) Open Source
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (76.00%) Windows
2 25 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (14.00%) Linux
5 4 (8.00%) UNIX
6 2 (4.00%) Fedora
6 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (4.00%) CentOS
7 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.00%) AIX
7 1 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (12.00%) Change Control
3 5 (10.00%) Capacity Management
3 5 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 4 (8.00%) Change Management
5 3 (6.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.00%) Project Management
5 3 (6.00%) Security Management
5 3 (6.00%) ITIL
6 2 (4.00%) Migration
6 2 (4.00%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.00%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (2.00%) Service Management
7 1 (2.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.00%) Time Management
7 1 (2.00%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (2.00%) Information Security
7 1 (2.00%) Content Management
7 1 (2.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 1 (2.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (8.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.00%) C
3 3 (6.00%) VBScript
3 3 (6.00%) VB
4 2 (4.00%) Perl
4 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.00%) PHP
5 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (22.00%) MCP
3 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 9 (18.00%) CCNA
4 9 (18.00%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (8.00%) MCITP
6 4 (8.00%) Degree
7 3 (6.00%) VCAP
7 3 (6.00%) CCEE
7 3 (6.00%) CCIA
7 3 (6.00%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (4.00%) MCTS
8 2 (4.00%) HP AIS
8 2 (4.00%) HP ASE
8 2 (4.00%) HP MASE
8 2 (4.00%) VCDX
8 2 (4.00%) NCDA
8 2 (4.00%) NCIE
System Software
1 37 (74.00%) Active Directory
2 31 (62.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (32.00%) vSphere
4 12 (24.00%) Hyper-V
4 12 (24.00%) XenApp
5 10 (20.00%) Terminal Services
6 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (10.00%) XenServer
8 4 (8.00%) XenDesktop
9 3 (6.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (4.00%) Postfix
10 2 (4.00%) vCloud
11 1 (2.00%) KVM
11 1 (2.00%) NFS
11 1 (2.00%) Shibboleth
11 1 (2.00%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (2.00%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) NetBackup
2 5 (10.00%) ARCserve
2 5 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (8.00%) Backup Exec
4 2 (4.00%) WSUS
4 2 (4.00%) SCCM
5 1 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.00%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 50 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (40.00%) Cisco
4 19 (38.00%) Citrix
5 11 (22.00%) EMC
6 7 (14.00%) HP
7 6 (12.00%) NetApp
8 5 (10.00%) Symantec
8 5 (10.00%) Dell
9 3 (6.00%) Oracle
9 3 (6.00%) CommVault
10 2 (4.00%) Juniper
10 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
11 1 (2.00%) Sage
11 1 (2.00%) McAfee
11 1 (2.00%) Altiris
11 1 (2.00%) Blue Coat
11 1 (2.00%) Brocade
11 1 (2.00%) PlateSpin
11 1 (2.00%) Veeam
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum up to a 22.5% bonus + pension + heal
Posted: 6 days ago