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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 204 185 196
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +11
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 20 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.36% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 3.50% 2.54% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 7
Average salary £38,500 £44,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,100 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £36,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+18.05% +4.34%
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
572 552 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.28% 10.30% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 477 496 395
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £24,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -1 9 £38,500 +6.20%
Worcestershire - 5 £50,000 -
Shropshire - 4 £45,000 - 1
Birmingham +2 2 £41,250 -17.50% 2
Warwickshire - 1 - - 1
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 43 (97.73%) VMware
2 37 (84.09%) Windows
3 34 (77.27%) vSphere
4 30 (68.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 29 (65.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (63.64%) Microsoft
6 28 (63.64%) Citrix
7 26 (59.09%) XenApp
8 23 (52.27%) Active Directory
8 23 (52.27%) MS Exchange
9 20 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (43.18%) NetApp
10 19 (43.18%) Cisco
10 19 (43.18%) Firewall
11 18 (40.91%) MCSE
11 18 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2010
12 17 (38.64%) XenDesktop
12 17 (38.64%) Cisco Certification
12 17 (38.64%) HP
12 17 (38.64%) Disaster Recovery
13 16 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
13 16 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (36.36%) SAN
14 15 (34.09%) NetScaler
15 14 (31.82%) CCNA
15 14 (31.82%) IBM
15 14 (31.82%) TCP/IP
16 13 (29.55%) ITIL
16 13 (29.55%) Backup Exec
17 12 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 23 (52.27%) MS Exchange
2 18 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (11.36%) Tomcat
6 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.27%) IIS
7 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (43.18%) Firewall
2 16 (36.36%) SAN
3 15 (34.09%) NetScaler
4 14 (31.82%) TCP/IP
5 11 (25.00%) DNS
6 10 (22.73%) DHCP
7 9 (20.45%) iSCSI
7 9 (20.45%) VoIP
7 9 (20.45%) WAN
7 9 (20.45%) LAN
7 9 (20.45%) Fibre Channel
7 9 (20.45%) NAS
8 6 (13.64%) VPN
9 5 (11.36%) MPLS
9 5 (11.36%) BIG-IP
9 5 (11.36%) VLAN
10 4 (9.09%) IP Telephony
10 4 (9.09%) Ethernet
11 3 (6.82%) Unified Communications
11 3 (6.82%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Hudson
1 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
1 5 (11.36%) CruiseControl
1 5 (11.36%) Maven
2 4 (9.09%) Ant
2 4 (9.09%) Mercurial
2 4 (9.09%) Artifactory
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Law
2 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.82%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) IT Support Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) Senior Support Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) IT Support
2 9 (20.45%) Senior IT Support
3 7 (15.91%) Administrator
3 7 (15.91%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (13.64%) IT Administrator
4 6 (13.64%) Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Network Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Communications Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Communications Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Voice Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Voice Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (11.36%) Replication
2 4 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) PDA
4 1 (2.27%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.27%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 37 (84.09%) Windows
2 29 (65.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (25.00%) Linux
4 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (13.64%) SUSE
5 6 (13.64%) Windows 7
6 5 (11.36%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.27%) UNIX
7 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (29.55%) ITIL
3 6 (13.64%) Migration
3 6 (13.64%) Business Continuity
3 6 (13.64%) Data Protection
4 5 (11.36%) Software Deployment
4 5 (11.36%) DevOps
5 4 (9.09%) Network Management
6 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.82%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.55%) Change Management
7 2 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.27%) Data Virtualisation
8 1 (2.27%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.27%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (11.36%) VBScript
2 5 (11.36%) Java
2 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
2 5 (11.36%) Perl
2 5 (11.36%) PHP
2 5 (11.36%) Python
2 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (40.91%) MCSE
3 17 (38.64%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (31.82%) CCNA
5 12 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (20.45%) CCA
6 9 (20.45%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (13.64%) NCDA
8 5 (11.36%) MCSA
9 3 (6.82%) CCNP
9 3 (6.82%) MCTS
9 3 (6.82%) MCITP
9 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
10 2 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 34 (77.27%) vSphere
2 30 (68.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (59.09%) XenApp
4 23 (52.27%) Active Directory
5 17 (38.64%) XenDesktop
6 10 (22.73%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.27%) SRDF
7 1 (2.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (29.55%) Backup Exec
2 5 (11.36%) Puppet
3 4 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (9.09%) XenMobile
4 3 (6.82%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (6.82%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (6.82%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (2.27%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 43 (97.73%) VMware
2 28 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 28 (63.64%) Citrix
3 19 (43.18%) NetApp
3 19 (43.18%) Cisco
4 17 (38.64%) HP
5 14 (31.82%) IBM
6 10 (22.73%) EMC
7 9 (20.45%) Mitel
7 9 (20.45%) Siemens
8 6 (13.64%) Symantec
9 5 (11.36%) Acronis
9 5 (11.36%) JBoss
9 5 (11.36%) Dell
9 5 (11.36%) WatchGuard
10 4 (9.09%) 3PAR
10 4 (9.09%) Kaspersky
11 3 (6.82%) Fujitsu
12 2 (4.55%) Avaya
12 2 (4.55%) Remedy
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20-30k
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago