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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 177 162 168
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 41 49 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.74% 0.88% 0.63%
As % of the System Software category 7.47% 8.52% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 37 48 27
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +32.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £31,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £50,000 £65,250
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
549 575 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.92% 10.34% 9.95%
Number of salaries quoted 471 520 399
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
(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
Warwickshire - 17 £44,000 - 1
Coventry +7 9 £38,500 +24.19%
Solihull -3 8 £37,500 +18.11%
Birmingham -27 6 £36,000 -28.00% 1
West Bromwich - 1 - -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 65 (90.28%) VMware
2 59 (81.94%) Windows
3 47 (65.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (62.50%) MS Exchange
5 38 (52.78%) Microsoft
5 38 (52.78%) Active Directory
6 36 (50.00%) Citrix
6 36 (50.00%) Cisco
7 33 (45.83%) Firewall
8 30 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 28 (38.89%) vSphere
9 28 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
10 24 (33.33%) LAN
10 24 (33.33%) WAN
11 23 (31.94%) DNS
11 23 (31.94%) CCNA
11 23 (31.94%) Cisco Certification
11 23 (31.94%) Clustering
11 23 (31.94%) Windows Server 2012
12 22 (30.56%) Hyper-V
12 22 (30.56%) Disaster Recovery
12 22 (30.56%) SAN
13 21 (29.17%) IBM
13 21 (29.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 20 (27.78%) XenApp
14 20 (27.78%) ITIL
15 19 (26.39%) DHCP
15 19 (26.39%) Exchange Server 2007
16 18 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 45 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 28 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (26.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (23.61%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (19.44%) IIS
7 13 (18.06%) SharePoint
8 8 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2000
9 6 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (5.56%) Lync
11 3 (4.17%) Apache
12 2 (2.78%) Moodle
12 2 (2.78%) WordPress
13 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (18.06%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.11%) MS Office
3 3 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.11%) Office 365
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (45.83%) Firewall
2 24 (33.33%) LAN
2 24 (33.33%) WAN
3 23 (31.94%) DNS
4 22 (30.56%) SAN
5 19 (26.39%) DHCP
6 16 (22.22%) NAS
7 15 (20.83%) TCP/IP
8 11 (15.28%) Fibre Channel
8 11 (15.28%) iSCSI
9 10 (13.89%) VPN
9 10 (13.89%) NetScaler
10 9 (12.50%) SSH
11 8 (11.11%) IP Telephony
12 4 (5.56%) Internet
13 3 (4.17%) Multicast
13 3 (4.17%) VLAN
13 3 (4.17%) HTTP
14 2 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (2.78%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.78%) MySQL
General
1 13 (18.06%) Finance
2 8 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (2.78%) Legal
3 2 (2.78%) Publishing
3 2 (2.78%) Back Office
3 2 (2.78%) Retail Banking
3 2 (2.78%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (27.78%) Analyst
2 19 (26.39%) IT Support
3 13 (18.06%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (18.06%) Administrator
4 11 (15.28%) Network Analyst
4 11 (15.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 10 (13.89%) Support Engineer
5 10 (13.89%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (13.89%) IT Support Engineer
5 10 (13.89%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 10 (13.89%) Senior Network Analyst
6 9 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
6 9 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
6 9 (12.50%) Senior IT Support
6 9 (12.50%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 9 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (11.11%) Support Analyst
8 7 (9.72%) Consultant
8 7 (9.72%) IT Support Analyst
9 6 (8.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) Software Packaging
2 2 (2.78%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.94%) Clustering
2 6 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.78%) Open Source
4 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.39%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.39%) Replication
4 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 59 (81.94%) Windows
2 47 (65.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (31.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (22.22%) Linux
6 12 (16.67%) SUSE
7 11 (15.28%) UNIX
8 7 (9.72%) AIX
9 6 (8.33%) Solaris
9 6 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (6.94%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (6.94%) Windows XP
10 5 (6.94%) VMS
11 4 (5.56%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.39%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 20 (27.78%) ITIL
3 12 (16.67%) Change Control
4 7 (9.72%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (8.33%) Change Management
6 2 (2.78%) Project Management
6 2 (2.78%) Time Management
6 2 (2.78%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.78%) Content Management
7 1 (1.39%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (1.39%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.39%) PRINCE
7 1 (1.39%) CRM
7 1 (1.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.39%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.72%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.17%) Bash Shell
2 3 (4.17%) SQL
3 2 (2.78%) VBScript
3 2 (2.78%) VB
3 2 (2.78%) Perl
3 2 (2.78%) PHP
4 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (31.94%) CCNA
1 23 (31.94%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (29.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 15 (20.83%) MCSE
3 15 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (15.28%) Citrix Certification
5 9 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 9 (12.50%) CCA
6 8 (11.11%) MCP
7 6 (8.33%) SC Cleared
7 6 (8.33%) NCDA
8 2 (2.78%) MCSA
8 2 (2.78%) CCNP
8 2 (2.78%) MCITP
8 2 (2.78%) Degree
8 2 (2.78%) CCEE
8 2 (2.78%) CCAA
9 1 (1.39%) VCP4
9 1 (1.39%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (52.78%) Active Directory
3 28 (38.89%) vSphere
4 22 (30.56%) Hyper-V
5 20 (27.78%) XenApp
6 14 (19.44%) XenDesktop
7 10 (13.89%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (9.72%) PowerHA
9 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (6.94%) XenServer
11 4 (5.56%) Terminal Services
12 3 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (2.78%) Shibboleth
13 2 (2.78%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (1.39%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 15 (20.83%) Backup Exec
2 5 (6.94%) SCOM
2 5 (6.94%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (5.56%) ARCserve
3 4 (5.56%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.56%) SCCM
3 4 (5.56%) WSUS
3 4 (5.56%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.39%) Unicenter
4 1 (1.39%) MOM
Vendors
1 65 (90.28%) VMware
2 38 (52.78%) Microsoft
3 36 (50.00%) Citrix
3 36 (50.00%) Cisco
4 21 (29.17%) IBM
5 18 (25.00%) HP
6 14 (19.44%) NetApp
7 12 (16.67%) Red Hat
8 10 (13.89%) EMC
9 9 (12.50%) Mitel
9 9 (12.50%) Siemens
10 7 (9.72%) Symantec
11 6 (8.33%) Veritas
12 4 (5.56%) Dell
13 2 (2.78%) CommVault
13 2 (2.78%) Altiris
14 1 (1.39%) Dell KACE
14 1 (1.39%) Ruckus Wireless
14 1 (1.39%) Meraki
14 1 (1.39%) AVG
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