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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 178 189 191
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 27 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.18% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 4.38% 1.79% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 27 4 12
Average salary £30,500 £45,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.22% +95.65%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-10.58% +11.84%
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
616 446 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 12.50% 10.08% 11.47%
Number of salaries quoted 558 355 442
Average salary £34,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 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 -1 14 £32,500 -45.83%
Worcestershire - 6 £21,500 -
Shropshire - 4 £30,250 -
Warwickshire - 2 £41,250 -
Dudley - 1 £27,000 -
Walsall - 1 £27,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £27,000 -
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 43 (97.73%) Windows
2 41 (93.18%) VMware
3 37 (84.09%) vSphere
4 26 (59.09%) Linux
5 25 (56.82%) Microsoft
6 24 (54.55%) Active Directory
7 21 (47.73%) MS Exchange
7 21 (47.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
9 18 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (38.64%) Tomcat
10 17 (38.64%) Citrix
10 17 (38.64%) Firewall
11 15 (34.09%) PowerShell
12 14 (31.82%) Perl
12 14 (31.82%) PHP
12 14 (31.82%) VBScript
13 13 (29.55%) Java
13 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
13 13 (29.55%) Python
13 13 (29.55%) JBoss
13 13 (29.55%) Cisco
13 13 (29.55%) CruiseControl
13 13 (29.55%) BIG-IP
13 13 (29.55%) Maven
13 13 (29.55%) Puppet
13 13 (29.55%) Hudson
13 13 (29.55%) Jenkins
13 13 (29.55%) DevOps
14 12 (27.27%) Artifactory

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 21 (47.73%) MS Exchange
2 20 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (38.64%) Tomcat
4 13 (29.55%) JBoss
5 8 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (11.36%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
9 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (4.55%) Apache
10 1 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (38.64%) Firewall
2 13 (29.55%) BIG-IP
3 12 (27.27%) SAN
4 8 (18.18%) WAN
4 8 (18.18%) DHCP
4 8 (18.18%) DNS
5 7 (15.91%) LAN
6 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.82%) SSH
7 2 (4.55%) VPN
7 2 (4.55%) MPLS
7 2 (4.55%) OSPF
7 2 (4.55%) BGP
7 2 (4.55%) EIGRP
7 2 (4.55%) VoIP
7 2 (4.55%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.27%) NAS
8 1 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (29.55%) CruiseControl
1 13 (29.55%) Maven
1 13 (29.55%) Hudson
1 13 (29.55%) Jenkins
2 12 (27.27%) Artifactory
2 12 (27.27%) Mercurial
2 12 (27.27%) Ant
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Financial Institution
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Administrator
2 8 (18.18%) Junior
2 8 (18.18%) Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Deployment Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Data Centre Technician
6 3 (6.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) DevOps Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Support Technician
6 3 (6.82%) Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Junior Developer
6 3 (6.82%) IT Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Handset
2 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) Clustering
3 2 (4.55%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 43 (97.73%) Windows
2 26 (59.09%) Linux
3 21 (47.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (18.18%) CentOS
7 6 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.55%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000
10 1 (2.27%) Windows NT
10 1 (2.27%) UNIX
10 1 (2.27%) SUSE
10 1 (2.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) DevOps
2 10 (22.73%) Software Deployment
3 6 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (11.36%) ITIL
4 5 (11.36%) Migration
4 5 (11.36%) Business Continuity
5 4 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (4.55%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (2.27%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.27%) Change Control
8 1 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.27%) Data Virtualisation
8 1 (2.27%) Use Case
8 1 (2.27%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) PowerShell
2 14 (31.82%) Perl
2 14 (31.82%) PHP
2 14 (31.82%) VBScript
3 13 (29.55%) Java
3 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
3 13 (29.55%) Python
4 7 (15.91%) SQL
4 7 (15.91%) C#
5 5 (11.36%) Shell Script
6 4 (9.09%) PL/SQL
7 3 (6.82%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.82%) C++
8 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (18.18%) Degree
2 8 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (15.91%) CCNA
4 6 (13.64%) MCSE
5 5 (11.36%) MCSA
5 5 (11.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.55%) MCTS
6 2 (4.55%) MCITP
6 2 (4.55%) CCNP
7 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.27%) NCDA
7 1 (2.27%) RHCE
7 1 (2.27%) CCA
7 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (84.09%) vSphere
2 24 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 18 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (18.18%) XenApp
5 6 (13.64%) VMware ESX
6 5 (11.36%) Hyper-V
6 5 (11.36%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.27%) SRDF
7 1 (2.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (29.55%) Puppet
2 1 (2.27%) Cacti
2 1 (2.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (2.27%) XenMobile
2 1 (2.27%) Nagios
2 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (93.18%) VMware
2 25 (56.82%) Microsoft
3 17 (38.64%) Citrix
4 13 (29.55%) Cisco
5 11 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 8 (18.18%) NetApp
7 7 (15.91%) HP
7 7 (15.91%) Juniper
8 6 (13.64%) 3PAR
9 5 (11.36%) Oracle
10 2 (4.55%) Brocade
10 2 (4.55%) SonicWALL
10 2 (4.55%) EMC
10 2 (4.55%) Avaya
10 2 (4.55%) Symantec
11 1 (2.27%) Riverbed
11 1 (2.27%) F5
11 1 (2.27%) Siemens
11 1 (2.27%) Dell
11 1 (2.27%) IBM
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