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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 189 161 179
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +18
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 26 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.51% 0.45% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 4.63% 4.60% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 25 18 15
Average salary £30,500 £42,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.38% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,950 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £48,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
561 413 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.09% 9.84% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 487 331 491
Average salary £32,500 £42,105 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.81% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 March 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 March 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 -11 22 £30,500 -29.47% 1
Warwickshire - 2 £36,500 -
Coventry -18 1 £38,000 -20.00% 1
Walsall - 1 - -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 57 (93.44%) VMware
2 55 (90.16%) Windows
3 54 (88.52%) Microsoft
3 54 (88.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (67.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (63.93%) Active Directory
6 34 (55.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 32 (52.46%) Citrix
8 29 (47.54%) MS Exchange
9 26 (42.62%) Windows Server 2003
10 25 (40.98%) Exchange Server 2010
11 23 (37.70%) Windows Server 2012
12 22 (36.07%) Microsoft Certification
13 21 (34.43%) MCSE
13 21 (34.43%) vSphere
13 21 (34.43%) Hyper-V
13 21 (34.43%) Exchange Server 2013
14 19 (31.15%) Cisco
14 19 (31.15%) Exchange Server 2003
15 18 (29.51%) Clustering
15 18 (29.51%) MS Excel
16 14 (22.95%) MCSA
16 14 (22.95%) SAN
16 14 (22.95%) Terminal Services
16 14 (22.95%) Disaster Recovery
16 14 (22.95%) Exchange Server 2000
16 14 (22.95%) Exchange Server 2007
17 13 (21.31%) MCP
18 12 (19.67%) XenApp
19 11 (18.03%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 29 (47.54%) MS Exchange
2 25 (40.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (34.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (31.15%) Exchange Server 2003
5 14 (22.95%) Exchange Server 2000
5 14 (22.95%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (14.75%) IIS
7 8 (13.11%) SharePoint
7 8 (13.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (8.20%) Apache
8 5 (8.20%) Tomcat
9 4 (6.56%) GlassFish
10 2 (3.28%) Lync
11 1 (1.64%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (29.51%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.20%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.95%) SAN
2 11 (18.03%) DHCP
2 11 (18.03%) DNS
2 11 (18.03%) Firewall
3 10 (16.39%) LAN
3 10 (16.39%) WAN
4 8 (13.11%) TCP/IP
5 5 (8.20%) VPN
6 4 (6.56%) SSH
7 3 (4.92%) Ethernet
8 2 (3.28%) IP Telephony
8 2 (3.28%) Internet
8 2 (3.28%) NAS
9 1 (1.64%) ISDN
9 1 (1.64%) HTTP
9 1 (1.64%) SSL
9 1 (1.64%) Q.931
9 1 (1.64%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (4.92%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (14.75%) 3rd Line Support
1 9 (14.75%) Analyst
1 9 (14.75%) Wintel Support
2 8 (13.11%) Support Analyst
2 8 (13.11%) Support Engineer
3 7 (11.48%) Architect
3 7 (11.48%) Support Technician
4 6 (9.84%) Server Support
4 6 (9.84%) Consultant
4 6 (9.84%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (9.84%) Administrator
4 6 (9.84%) Wintel Architect
5 5 (8.20%) Designer
5 5 (8.20%) Team Leader
5 5 (8.20%) Server Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Server Support Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 4 (6.56%) UNIX Administrator
6 4 (6.56%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.56%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.51%) Clustering
2 8 (13.11%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.28%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.28%) iSeries
4 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 55 (90.16%) Windows
2 41 (67.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (42.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (37.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (16.39%) Linux
6 6 (9.84%) UNIX
7 4 (6.56%) SUSE
7 4 (6.56%) Windows XP
7 4 (6.56%) AIX
7 4 (6.56%) CentOS
7 4 (6.56%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.28%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.64%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (13.11%) Incident Management
2 8 (13.11%) Change Control
3 6 (9.84%) ITIL
4 4 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (6.56%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (4.92%) Mentoring
5 3 (4.92%) Change Management
5 3 (4.92%) Matrix Management
6 2 (3.28%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.64%) Coaching
7 1 (1.64%) Analytics
7 1 (1.64%) Migration
7 1 (1.64%) Service Management
7 1 (1.64%) QMS
7 1 (1.64%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
1 5 (8.20%) SQL
2 4 (6.56%) Java
2 4 (6.56%) Perl
2 4 (6.56%) PHP
3 3 (4.92%) VBScript
3 3 (4.92%) VB
3 3 (4.92%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (55.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 22 (36.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (34.43%) MCSE
4 14 (22.95%) MCSA
5 13 (21.31%) MCP
6 11 (18.03%) MCITP
7 10 (16.39%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (16.39%) CCNA
7 10 (16.39%) VCP4
8 8 (13.11%) SC Cleared
8 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 54 (88.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (63.93%) Active Directory
3 21 (34.43%) vSphere
3 21 (34.43%) Hyper-V
4 14 (22.95%) Terminal Services
5 12 (19.67%) XenApp
6 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 6 (9.84%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (6.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (6.56%) PowerHA
9 1 (1.64%) XenServer
9 1 (1.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (18.03%) SCOM
2 9 (14.75%) MOM
2 9 (14.75%) Backup Exec
2 9 (14.75%) WSUS
3 8 (13.11%) NetBackup
4 6 (9.84%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (8.20%) SCCM
5 5 (8.20%) ARCserve
6 2 (3.28%) Nagios
6 2 (3.28%) SCDPM
6 2 (3.28%) Opsview
7 1 (1.64%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 57 (93.44%) VMware
2 54 (88.52%) Microsoft
3 32 (52.46%) Citrix
4 19 (31.15%) Cisco
5 9 (14.75%) IBM
5 9 (14.75%) Symantec
6 8 (13.11%) HP
7 5 (8.20%) CommVault
8 4 (6.56%) Red Hat
8 4 (6.56%) Dell
9 3 (4.92%) EMC
10 2 (3.28%) Veeam
11 1 (1.64%) Kaspersky
11 1 (1.64%) Verint
11 1 (1.64%) McAfee
11 1 (1.64%) Sophos
11 1 (1.64%) Websense
11 1 (1.64%) Veritas
11 1 (1.64%) Avaya
11 1 (1.64%) Juniper
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £38,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 23 days ago