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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 207 189 181
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -8
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 6 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.33% 0.40%
As % of the System Software category 1.30% 3.51% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 18
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -19.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £35,000 £49,300
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%
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
461 485 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.74% 9.45% 11.83%
Number of salaries quoted 380 431 520
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Coventry -7 3 £24,250 -16.37% 1
Shropshire - 3 £41,500 - 1
Walsall +5 1 £36,000 +2.85%
Birmingham -21 1 £36,000 +24.13%
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 31 (96.88%) Windows
1 31 (96.88%) VMware
2 24 (75.00%) vSphere
3 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
4 18 (56.25%) Active Directory
4 18 (56.25%) Firewall
5 17 (53.13%) MS Exchange
6 16 (50.00%) Linux
6 16 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (46.88%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (43.75%) Citrix
9 13 (40.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (40.63%) Cisco
10 10 (31.25%) Tomcat
10 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
11 9 (28.13%) MCSE
11 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
11 9 (28.13%) XenApp
12 8 (25.00%) CentOS
12 8 (25.00%) PowerShell
12 8 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (21.88%) CCNA
13 7 (21.88%) Juniper
13 7 (21.88%) MCSA
13 7 (21.88%) Perl
13 7 (21.88%) PHP
13 7 (21.88%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 17 (53.13%) MS Exchange
2 16 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (31.25%) Tomcat
4 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (18.75%) JBoss
6 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (9.38%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
8 2 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (56.25%) Firewall
2 6 (18.75%) BIG-IP
3 5 (15.63%) SAN
4 4 (12.50%) DNS
4 4 (12.50%) WAN
4 4 (12.50%) DHCP
5 3 (9.38%) LAN
5 3 (9.38%) MPLS
6 2 (6.25%) IP Telephony
7 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.13%) VPN
7 1 (3.13%) SSL
7 1 (3.13%) OSPF
7 1 (3.13%) BGP
7 1 (3.13%) EIGRP
7 1 (3.13%) Wireless
7 1 (3.13%) IPsec
7 1 (3.13%) VLAN
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.13%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Artifactory
1 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
1 6 (18.75%) Mercurial
1 6 (18.75%) Hudson
1 6 (18.75%) Maven
1 6 (18.75%) CruiseControl
1 6 (18.75%) Ant
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Junior
3 5 (15.63%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Data Centre Technician
4 4 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (12.50%) Support Technician
5 3 (9.38%) Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (9.38%) Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Junior Developer
5 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) DevOps Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Junior Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.25%) Handset
1 2 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 31 (96.88%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Linux
3 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (25.00%) CentOS
5 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.13%) Windows NT
8 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
8 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) DevOps
2 5 (15.63%) Migration
3 4 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.38%) Software Deployment
4 3 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (3.13%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Use Case
6 1 (3.13%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (21.88%) Perl
2 7 (21.88%) PHP
3 6 (18.75%) C#
3 6 (18.75%) Java
3 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 6 (18.75%) SQL
3 6 (18.75%) VBScript
3 6 (18.75%) Python
4 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
5 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 3 (9.38%) C++
6 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (28.13%) MCSE
3 8 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (21.88%) CCNA
4 7 (21.88%) MCSA
4 7 (21.88%) Degree
5 4 (12.50%) MCITP
6 2 (6.25%) MCTS
6 2 (6.25%) CCA
6 2 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (6.25%) CCNP
7 1 (3.13%) CCDP
7 1 (3.13%) RHCE
7 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (75.00%) vSphere
2 18 (56.25%) Active Directory
3 15 (46.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (28.13%) XenApp
5 5 (15.63%) XenDesktop
6 4 (12.50%) VMware ESX
7 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
8 2 (6.25%) XenServer
9 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) Nagios
2 1 (3.13%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) Cacti
2 1 (3.13%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 31 (96.88%) VMware
2 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 14 (43.75%) Citrix
4 13 (40.63%) Cisco
5 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
6 7 (21.88%) Juniper
7 6 (18.75%) NetApp
8 3 (9.38%) Oracle
8 3 (9.38%) HP
8 3 (9.38%) 3PAR
9 2 (6.25%) SonicWALL
10 1 (3.13%) Dell
10 1 (3.13%) Brocade
10 1 (3.13%) F5
10 1 (3.13%) Riverbed
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