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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 225 186 164
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -22
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 5 24 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.089% 0.48% 0.52%
As % of the System Software category 0.86% 3.77% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5 23 18
Average salary £36,500 £31,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.87% -25.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £39,800
10% offered a salary of more than £43,600 £51,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -4.49%
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
580 636 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.31% 12.62% 10.32%
Number of salaries quoted 461 569 348
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -19.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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 -15 4 £33,250 +7.25% 1
Warwickshire -16 1 £46,000 +26.02%
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (87.50%) Windows
3 17 (70.83%) Windows Server
4 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
6 10 (41.67%) Citrix
7 9 (37.50%) Windows XP
7 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
7 9 (37.50%) XenApp
8 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (33.33%) Hyper-V
8 8 (33.33%) Firewall
8 8 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (29.17%) Linux
9 7 (29.17%) SLA
9 7 (29.17%) SonicWALL
9 7 (29.17%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (29.17%) Windows 8
9 7 (29.17%) VLAN
9 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (25.00%) Cisco
11 5 (20.83%) HP
11 5 (20.83%) SQL
11 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
11 5 (20.83%) vSphere
12 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.33%) IIS
3 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) Firewall
1 8 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (29.17%) VLAN
3 3 (12.50%) DNS
3 3 (12.50%) LAN
3 3 (12.50%) SAN
3 3 (12.50%) WAN
4 2 (8.33%) DHCP
4 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.17%) DMZ
5 1 (4.17%) MPLS
5 1 (4.17%) VPN
5 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) MySQL
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Service Desk Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Administrator
2 4 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Project Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Wintel Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) EPoS
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 17 (70.83%) Windows Server
3 9 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (29.17%) Linux
5 7 (29.17%) Windows 2000 Server
5 7 (29.17%) Windows 8
6 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (12.50%) AIX
8 3 (12.50%) CentOS
8 3 (12.50%) Solaris
9 2 (8.33%) HPUX
9 2 (8.33%) Unix
9 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000
9 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
9 2 (8.33%) Windows Vista
10 1 (4.17%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (4.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.33%) Change Management
1 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
2 1 (4.17%) Human Resource Management
2 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (4.17%) Presales
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
2 1 (4.17%) Project Management
2 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.17%) Perl
3 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) MCITP
1 3 (12.50%) MCSA
1 3 (12.50%) MCSE
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (8.33%) VCP4
3 1 (4.17%) CCA
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) CCNP
3 1 (4.17%) CCVP
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.17%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
3 9 (37.50%) XenApp
4 8 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 5 (20.83%) vSphere
6 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (4.17%) Xen
7 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) SCCM
1 3 (12.50%) SCOM
2 2 (8.33%) MOM
2 2 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (8.33%) WSUS
3 1 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.17%) Sysprep
3 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (41.67%) Citrix
4 7 (29.17%) SonicWALL
5 6 (25.00%) Cisco
6 5 (20.83%) HP
6 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
7 2 (8.33%) CommVault
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle
7 2 (8.33%) Symantec
8 1 (4.17%) AppSense
8 1 (4.17%) arcserve
8 1 (4.17%) Bloomberg
8 1 (4.17%) BT
8 1 (4.17%) Dell
8 1 (4.17%) Intel
8 1 (4.17%) Lotus
8 1 (4.17%) NetApp
8 1 (4.17%) SunGard
West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago