Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for VMware ESXi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VMware ESXi over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 195 170
Rank change year-on-year +67 -25 -33
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 57 16 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.55% 0.37% 0.64%
As % of the System Software category 12.78% 2.90% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 40 13 25
Birmingham median annual salary £37,500 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £29,250 £22,300 £22,250
90th Percentile £40,475 £38,300 £41,500
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £31,375 £32,500
% change year-on-year +19.52% -3.46% -4.41%

VMware ESXi is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 446 552 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 12.16% 12.62% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 340 356 364
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £61,375 £57,500 £61,175
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -4.11% +4.29%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing VMware ESXi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Birmingham

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for VMware ESXi in Birmingham

VMware ESXi
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Birmingham over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for VMware ESXi in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT jobs citing VMware ESXi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 56 (98.25%) Windows
2 55 (96.49%) VMware
3 51 (89.47%) Windows Server
4 45 (78.95%) Microsoft
5 38 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 35 (61.40%) Active Directory
7 28 (49.12%) vSphere
7 28 (49.12%) vCenter Server
8 27 (47.37%) Hyper-V
9 26 (45.61%) Citrix
10 24 (42.11%) MS Exchange
10 24 (42.11%) XenApp
11 23 (40.35%) XenDesktop
11 23 (40.35%) Firewall
11 23 (40.35%) Data Centre
12 22 (38.60%) NetScaler
13 21 (36.84%) Project Management
13 21 (36.84%) SQL Server
13 21 (36.84%) ITIL
14 20 (35.09%) Microsoft App-V
14 20 (35.09%) Degree
15 19 (33.33%) SLA
16 18 (31.58%) Business Continuity
16 18 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
17 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2008
17 17 (29.82%) Microsoft Certification
17 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2003
17 17 (29.82%) Finance
18 16 (28.07%) SCVMM
18 16 (28.07%) Business Continuity Planning

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (42.11%) MS Exchange
2 11 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (12.28%) Apache
3 7 (12.28%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.51%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (22.81%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (22.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (40.35%) Firewall
2 22 (38.60%) NetScaler
3 14 (24.56%) SAN
4 13 (22.81%) LAN
4 13 (22.81%) WAN
5 11 (19.30%) IPsec
5 11 (19.30%) SSL
5 11 (19.30%) VoIP
6 6 (10.53%) VPN
7 3 (5.26%) Skype
7 3 (5.26%) Unified Communications
8 2 (3.51%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.75%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 17 (29.82%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Financial Institution
2 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.75%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) Analyst
2 12 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (17.54%) Architect
3 10 (17.54%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (17.54%) Support Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (14.04%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 7 (12.28%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) Network Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) Citrix Specialist
7 5 (8.77%) Citrix Technical Specialist
7 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 5 (8.77%) Network Support
7 5 (8.77%) Network Support Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) Technical Specialist
7 5 (8.77%) Technical Support
7 5 (8.77%) Virtualisation Specialist
8 4 (7.02%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Service Management Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (40.35%) Data Centre
2 10 (17.54%) Computer Science
2 10 (17.54%) Public Cloud
3 7 (12.28%) Clustering
3 7 (12.28%) Handset
4 3 (5.26%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.51%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.51%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.51%) iPad
5 2 (3.51%) iPhone
5 2 (3.51%) RSA SecurID
5 2 (3.51%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.75%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 56 (98.25%) Windows
2 51 (89.47%) Windows Server
3 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (17.54%) Windows 10
6 8 (14.04%) Linux
7 7 (12.28%) CentOS
8 3 (5.26%) Android
8 3 (5.26%) Apple iOS
8 3 (5.26%) Unix
9 2 (3.51%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.51%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.75%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) ITIL
1 21 (36.84%) Project Management
2 18 (31.58%) Business Continuity
2 18 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (28.07%) Business Continuity Planning
4 15 (26.32%) Root Cause Analysis
5 11 (19.30%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (19.30%) IT Strategy
5 11 (19.30%) Network Design
5 11 (19.30%) PRINCE2
5 11 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (19.30%) Translating Business Requirements
6 10 (17.54%) Application Packaging
6 10 (17.54%) Business Development
6 10 (17.54%) Customer Requirements
6 10 (17.54%) Line Management
6 10 (17.54%) Presales
6 10 (17.54%) Service Delivery
6 10 (17.54%) Software Engineering
6 10 (17.54%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) Bash Shell
1 7 (12.28%) Shell Script
2 3 (5.26%) Java
2 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.26%) Python
2 3 (5.26%) VB
3 2 (3.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (35.09%) Degree
2 17 (29.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (24.56%) MCSE
4 12 (21.05%) CCNA
4 12 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (17.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (17.54%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (14.04%) MCSA
7 5 (8.77%) MCITP
7 5 (8.77%) VCP4
7 5 (8.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (33.33%) SLA
2 11 (19.30%) COBIT
2 11 (19.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (61.40%) Active Directory
3 28 (49.12%) vSphere
4 27 (47.37%) Hyper-V
5 24 (42.11%) XenApp
6 23 (40.35%) XenDesktop
7 20 (35.09%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (5.26%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 28 (49.12%) vCenter Server
2 16 (28.07%) SCVMM
2 16 (28.07%) vMotion
3 12 (21.05%) Microsoft Intune
4 10 (17.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 10 (17.54%) SCOrch
5 5 (8.77%) MOM
5 5 (8.77%) SCOM
5 5 (8.77%) WSUS
6 3 (5.26%) SCCM
7 2 (3.51%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 55 (96.49%) VMware
2 45 (78.95%) Microsoft
3 26 (45.61%) Citrix
4 13 (22.81%) Apple
5 10 (17.54%) Ivanti
5 10 (17.54%) Juniper
5 10 (17.54%) NVIDIA
6 9 (15.79%) Cisco
7 7 (12.28%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.26%) Acronis
8 3 (5.26%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.51%) Dell
9 2 (3.51%) MobileIron
9 2 (3.51%) Wyse
10 1 (1.75%) NEC
10 1 (1.75%) Veeam