Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 200 157
Rank change year-on-year +32 -43 +12
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 29 18 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.76% 0.38% 0.88%
As % of the System Software category 6.40% 3.01% 7.22%
Number of salaries quoted 27 14 30
Birmingham median annual salary £37,500 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -7.69% -13.33%
10th Percentile £32,000 £22,950 £19,475
90th Percentile £40,100 £38,375 £42,500
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £30,625 £37,000
% change year-on-year +22.45% -17.23% -1.33%

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 453 598 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 11.88% 12.66% 12.26%
Number of salaries quoted 374 412 400
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% -8.75% +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £59,250 £57,500 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,250
% change year-on-year +7.14% -0.71% -0.70%

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 29 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (96.55%) Windows
3 23 (79.31%) Active Directory
3 23 (79.31%) Windows Server
4 20 (68.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (65.52%) Microsoft
5 19 (65.52%) SQL Server
5 19 (65.52%) Firewall
6 17 (58.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (55.17%) Business Continuity
7 16 (55.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (55.17%) Business Continuity Planning
8 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (48.28%) MCSE
9 13 (44.83%) Finance
10 12 (41.38%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (41.38%) SAN
10 12 (41.38%) CCNA
10 12 (41.38%) vCenter Server
11 10 (34.48%) Juniper
11 10 (34.48%) Project Management
11 10 (34.48%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (34.48%) vSphere
12 9 (31.03%) Network Design
12 9 (31.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 9 (31.03%) COBIT
12 9 (31.03%) Six Sigma
12 9 (31.03%) BCP
12 9 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (31.03%) IPsec

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 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
2 7 (24.14%) Apache
2 7 (24.14%) Tomcat
3 3 (10.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (6.90%) Skype for Business
5 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Office 365
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (65.52%) Firewall
2 12 (41.38%) SAN
3 9 (31.03%) IPsec
3 9 (31.03%) LAN
3 9 (31.03%) SSL
3 9 (31.03%) VoIP
3 9 (31.03%) WAN
4 3 (10.34%) NetScaler
4 3 (10.34%) Skype
4 3 (10.34%) Unified Communications
4 3 (10.34%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (65.52%) SQL Server
2 10 (34.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (27.59%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Support Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Network Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Network Support
6 3 (10.34%) Network Support Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Wintel Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Citrix Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Citrix Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Office 365 Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Service Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Service Management Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Clustering
1 7 (24.14%) Handset
2 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
4 2 (6.90%) Fat Client
4 2 (6.90%) iPad
4 2 (6.90%) iPhone
4 2 (6.90%) RSA SecurID
4 2 (6.90%) Thin Client
5 1 (3.45%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 28 (96.55%) Windows
2 23 (79.31%) Windows Server
3 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (27.59%) Linux
5 7 (24.14%) CentOS
5 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (10.34%) Android
6 3 (10.34%) Apple iOS
6 3 (10.34%) Unix
7 2 (6.90%) Mac OS X
7 2 (6.90%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
8 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Business Continuity
1 16 (55.17%) Business Continuity Planning
1 16 (55.17%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (34.48%) Project Management
3 9 (31.03%) BCP
3 9 (31.03%) Contingency Planning
3 9 (31.03%) IT Strategy
3 9 (31.03%) ITIL
3 9 (31.03%) Network Design
3 9 (31.03%) PRINCE2
3 9 (31.03%) Six Sigma
3 9 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (31.03%) Translating Business Requirements
4 6 (20.69%) Information Security
5 3 (10.34%) Information Security Management
5 3 (10.34%) Proactive Monitoring
5 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
5 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) Security Management
5 3 (10.34%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) Bash Shell
1 7 (24.14%) Shell Script
2 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
2 4 (13.79%) SQL
3 3 (10.34%) Java
3 3 (10.34%) Python
3 3 (10.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (48.28%) MCSE
3 12 (41.38%) CCNA
3 12 (41.38%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (27.59%) MCSA
5 5 (17.24%) MCITP
5 5 (17.24%) VCP4
5 5 (17.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (31.03%) COBIT
1 9 (31.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (79.31%) Active Directory
2 20 (68.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (34.48%) vSphere
4 7 (24.14%) XenApp
5 4 (13.79%) XenDesktop
6 3 (10.34%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
8 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (41.38%) vCenter Server
2 5 (17.24%) MOM
2 5 (17.24%) SCOM
2 5 (17.24%) WSUS
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (10.34%) SCCM
4 2 (6.90%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (3.45%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (3.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.45%) Puppet
5 1 (3.45%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (65.52%) Microsoft
3 10 (34.48%) Juniper
4 7 (24.14%) Cisco
4 7 (24.14%) Citrix
4 7 (24.14%) Red Hat
5 4 (13.79%) Apple
6 3 (10.34%) Acronis
6 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
6 3 (10.34%) NEC
6 3 (10.34%) Veeam
7 2 (6.90%) Dell
7 2 (6.90%) MobileIron
7 2 (6.90%) Wyse
8 1 (3.45%) NVIDIA