The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESXi 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 ESXi over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 188 196 185
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 23 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.25% 0.33%
As % of the System Software category 4.27% 2.49% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 10
Average salary £38,500 £44,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +87.23%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +2.94%
VMware ESXi
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
539 563 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.03% 10.20% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 465 511 401
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 £26,850 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESXi Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the West Midlands region.

VMware ESXi Salary Trend in the West Midlands

VMware ESXi
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

VMware ESXi Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

VMware ESXi
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 ESXi within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 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
Coventry +10 11 £38,500 +6.20%
Shropshire - 6 £45,000 -
Worcestershire +4 5 £50,000 +112.76%
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Solihull -4 1 - -
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 46 (100.00%) VMware
2 38 (82.61%) Windows
3 36 (78.26%) vSphere
4 30 (65.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 29 (63.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (63.04%) Citrix
6 28 (60.87%) Microsoft
7 27 (58.70%) XenApp
8 26 (56.52%) MS Exchange
9 25 (54.35%) Active Directory
10 23 (50.00%) Cisco
11 22 (47.83%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (47.83%) Firewall
12 21 (45.65%) Exchange Server 2010
13 19 (41.30%) Cisco Certification
13 19 (41.30%) NetApp
14 18 (39.13%) HP
14 18 (39.13%) MCSE
14 18 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2007
15 17 (36.96%) Disaster Recovery
15 17 (36.96%) SAN
15 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2003
15 17 (36.96%) XenDesktop
16 16 (34.78%) NetScaler
16 16 (34.78%) CCNA
16 16 (34.78%) TCP/IP
17 14 (30.43%) IBM
17 14 (30.43%) ITIL
17 14 (30.43%) Backup Exec
18 12 (26.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (56.52%) MS Exchange
2 21 (45.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (15.22%) Tomcat
6 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.35%) Apache
7 1 (2.17%) IIS
7 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (47.83%) Firewall
2 17 (36.96%) SAN
3 16 (34.78%) TCP/IP
3 16 (34.78%) NetScaler
4 11 (23.91%) DNS
5 10 (21.74%) LAN
5 10 (21.74%) WAN
5 10 (21.74%) DHCP
6 9 (19.57%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (19.57%) iSCSI
6 9 (19.57%) NAS
7 8 (17.39%) VoIP
7 8 (17.39%) VPN
8 7 (15.22%) VLAN
9 6 (13.04%) MPLS
10 5 (10.87%) Ethernet
10 5 (10.87%) BIG-IP
11 4 (8.70%) Wireless
11 4 (8.70%) IP Telephony
12 3 (6.52%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) CruiseControl
1 5 (10.87%) Maven
1 5 (10.87%) Hudson
1 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.70%) Ant
2 4 (8.70%) Artifactory
2 4 (8.70%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
1 5 (10.87%) Law
2 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.52%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Support Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) Analyst
2 9 (19.57%) IT Support Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) Senior Support Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) IT Support
2 9 (19.57%) Senior IT Support
3 6 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (13.04%) Administrator
4 5 (10.87%) Network Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) IT Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Voice Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Voice Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Communications Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Communications Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Replication
1 5 (10.87%) Client/Server
2 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.35%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) PDA
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 38 (82.61%) Windows
2 29 (63.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (26.09%) Linux
5 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
6 6 (13.04%) Windows XP
7 5 (10.87%) SUSE
8 1 (2.17%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (30.43%) ITIL
3 6 (13.04%) Migration
4 5 (10.87%) Business Continuity
4 5 (10.87%) Data Protection
4 5 (10.87%) Network Management
4 5 (10.87%) Software Deployment
4 5 (10.87%) DevOps
5 4 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (8.70%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.52%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.35%) Change Management
8 1 (2.17%) Supplier Management
8 1 (2.17%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.17%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) SQL
2 5 (10.87%) VBScript
2 5 (10.87%) Python
2 5 (10.87%) Java
2 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
2 5 (10.87%) Perl
2 5 (10.87%) PHP
2 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (47.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (41.30%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (39.13%) MCSE
4 16 (34.78%) CCNA
5 12 (26.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (19.57%) CCA
6 9 (19.57%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (15.22%) MCSA
8 6 (13.04%) NCDA
9 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
9 3 (6.52%) CCNP
9 3 (6.52%) MCTS
9 3 (6.52%) MCITP
10 2 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 36 (78.26%) vSphere
2 30 (65.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (58.70%) XenApp
4 25 (54.35%) Active Directory
5 17 (36.96%) XenDesktop
6 10 (21.74%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (30.43%) Backup Exec
2 5 (10.87%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (10.87%) Puppet
2 5 (10.87%) XenMobile
3 3 (6.52%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (6.52%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (6.52%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (2.17%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (63.04%) Citrix
3 28 (60.87%) Microsoft
4 23 (50.00%) Cisco
5 19 (41.30%) NetApp
6 18 (39.13%) HP
7 14 (30.43%) IBM
8 9 (19.57%) EMC
8 9 (19.57%) Siemens
8 9 (19.57%) Mitel
9 6 (13.04%) Symantec
10 5 (10.87%) JBoss
10 5 (10.87%) Dell
10 5 (10.87%) WatchGuard
10 5 (10.87%) Kaspersky
10 5 (10.87%) Acronis
11 4 (8.70%) 3PAR
12 3 (6.52%) Remedy
12 3 (6.52%) Fujitsu
13 2 (4.35%) Juniper