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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 213 187 188
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +1
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 9 25 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.46% 0.37%
As % of the System Software category 1.74% 4.87% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 19
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -20.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,300 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +32.35%
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
516 513 596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.87% 9.49% 11.06%
Number of salaries quoted 450 444 529
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Shropshire -12 4 £42,000 +20.00%
Coventry -15 3 £24,250 -31.69%
Walsall +6 1 £36,000 +2.85%
Birmingham -10 1 £36,000 +27.43% 2
Halesowen - 1 £29,000 -
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England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) VMware
3 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
4 12 (63.16%) Citrix
4 12 (63.16%) vSphere
5 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
6 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (47.37%) XenApp
7 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (42.11%) MCSE
8 8 (42.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (36.84%) XenDesktop
9 7 (36.84%) Firewall
10 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
11 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (26.32%) Cisco
11 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
11 5 (26.32%) Linux
12 4 (21.05%) CCNA
12 4 (21.05%) MCSA
12 4 (21.05%) NetApp
12 4 (21.05%) CCA
12 4 (21.05%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
12 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (21.05%) MCITP

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
1 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (15.79%) JBoss
3 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
4 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) DHCP
2 3 (15.79%) BIG-IP
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) SAN
3 2 (10.53%) MPLS
3 2 (10.53%) IP Telephony
4 1 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Ant
1 3 (15.79%) CruiseControl
1 3 (15.79%) Maven
1 3 (15.79%) Mercurial
1 3 (15.79%) Hudson
1 3 (15.79%) Artifactory
1 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Consultant
1 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
1 4 (21.05%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Sales Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Support Technician
2 3 (15.79%) Junior
2 3 (15.79%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Data Centre Technician
3 2 (10.53%) Junior Software Developer
3 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Junior Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (26.32%) Linux
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
6 1 (5.26%) Windows NT
6 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
6 1 (5.26%) CentOS
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) DevOps
2 2 (10.53%) Server Building
2 2 (10.53%) Migration
2 2 (10.53%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.79%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.79%) Perl
2 3 (15.79%) PHP
2 3 (15.79%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) VBScript
2 3 (15.79%) Python
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.26%) C++
4 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (42.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (42.11%) MCSE
3 4 (21.05%) MCSA
3 4 (21.05%) CCNA
3 4 (21.05%) MCITP
3 4 (21.05%) CCA
3 4 (21.05%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (15.79%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) CCDP
5 1 (5.26%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) vSphere
2 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
3 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (47.37%) XenApp
4 7 (36.84%) XenDesktop
5 4 (21.05%) XenServer
6 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
7 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) XenMobile
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) VMware
2 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
3 12 (63.16%) Citrix
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco
5 4 (21.05%) NetApp
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle
7 1 (5.26%) HP
7 1 (5.26%) Dell
7 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.26%) Apple
7 1 (5.26%) Juniper
7 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
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