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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 231 197 199
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +2
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 13 28 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.49% 0.57%
As % of the System Software category 1.93% 4.91% 5.72%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 27
Median salary £30,000 £36,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.24% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,700 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £51,400 £43,850
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.03%
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
674 570 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.07% 9.91% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 556 497 468
Median salary £37,750 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -13 9 £30,000 -17.24%
Walsall - 2 £31,000 -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT jobs citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 26 (100.00%) Windows
1 26 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 26 (100.00%) VMware
1 26 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (92.31%) Microsoft
3 23 (88.46%) Hyper-V
4 22 (84.62%) MS Exchange
5 21 (80.77%) Citrix
5 21 (80.77%) XenApp
6 20 (76.92%) Windows Server
6 20 (76.92%) VLAN
6 20 (76.92%) Firewall
7 19 (73.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 19 (73.08%) SLA
8 18 (69.23%) SonicWALL
8 18 (69.23%) Wi-Fi
9 14 (53.85%) Windows 2000 Server
10 13 (50.00%) Windows 8
10 13 (50.00%) Windows XP
11 9 (34.62%) Backup Exec
11 9 (34.62%) Symantec
12 7 (26.92%) SAN
12 7 (26.92%) NetScaler
12 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (26.92%) XenDesktop
13 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (23.08%) Norton AntiVirus
13 6 (23.08%) MCSE
13 6 (23.08%) MCSA

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (84.62%) MS Exchange
2 19 (73.08%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (76.92%) Firewall
1 20 (76.92%) VLAN
2 18 (69.23%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (26.92%) NetScaler
3 7 (26.92%) SAN
4 5 (19.23%) IPsec
4 5 (19.23%) L2TP
4 5 (19.23%) WAN
5 3 (11.54%) LAN
6 2 (7.69%) DHCP
6 2 (7.69%) DNS
6 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 2 (7.69%) VPN
General
1 2 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Service Desk Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Technician
3 4 (15.38%) Service Desk Technician
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Server Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Exchange Technician
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Server Technician
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (76.92%) Windows Server
3 14 (53.85%) Windows 2000 Server
4 13 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 13 (50.00%) Windows XP
5 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (19.23%) Linux
6 5 (19.23%) Windows 2000
7 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) ITIL
1 5 (19.23%) ITIL V3
1 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
1 5 (19.23%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 5 (19.23%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (11.54%) TOGAF
3 3 (11.54%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (7.69%) Server Building
4 2 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (3.85%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (3.85%) DevOps
5 1 (3.85%) Information Security
5 1 (3.85%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) MCSA
1 6 (23.08%) MCSE
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (19.23%) CCNA
2 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (19.23%) MCITP
2 5 (19.23%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (3.85%) CISA
3 1 (3.85%) CISSP
3 1 (3.85%) MCP
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (73.08%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 26 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (88.46%) Hyper-V
3 21 (80.77%) XenApp
4 7 (26.92%) XenDesktop
5 3 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (7.69%) vSphere
7 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) Backup Exec
2 6 (23.08%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (15.38%) NetBackup
4 2 (7.69%) SCCM
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (92.31%) Microsoft
3 21 (80.77%) Citrix
4 18 (69.23%) SonicWALL
5 9 (34.62%) Symantec
6 5 (19.23%) AVG
6 5 (19.23%) EMC
6 5 (19.23%) HP
6 5 (19.23%) Kaseya
6 5 (19.23%) Kaspersky
6 5 (19.23%) NetApp
6 5 (19.23%) Ruckus Wireless
6 5 (19.23%) Sophos
7 4 (15.38%) Cisco
8 1 (3.85%) arcserve
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Holland and Barrett
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