Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 181 185
Rank change year-on-year +51 +4 -29
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 70 15 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.80% 0.39% 0.66%
As % of the System Software category 12.39% 3.97% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 44 13 29
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +33.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,550 £27,500
90th Percentile £42,500 £70,250 £44,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £34,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year +15.11% +15.83% -13.04%

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 565 378 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.54% 9.83% 12.40%
Number of salaries quoted 374 316 462
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,750 £23,275
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,875 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% +7.14%

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 23 July 2018.

Salary histogram for VMware ESXi in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, IT jobs citing VMware ESXi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 68 (97.14%) Windows
2 67 (95.71%) VMware
3 65 (92.86%) Windows Server
4 57 (81.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 52 (74.29%) ITIL
6 49 (70.00%) MS Exchange
7 41 (58.57%) Active Directory
8 37 (52.86%) SQL Server
9 35 (50.00%) Citrix
9 35 (50.00%) XenApp
10 34 (48.57%) XenDesktop
11 32 (45.71%) vSphere
11 32 (45.71%) SLA
11 32 (45.71%) Firewall
12 30 (42.86%) Finance
12 30 (42.86%) SAN
13 29 (41.43%) Windows Server 2003
13 29 (41.43%) PRINCE2
13 29 (41.43%) LAN
13 29 (41.43%) WAN
13 29 (41.43%) SSL
13 29 (41.43%) Hyper-V
14 28 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
14 28 (40.00%) Microsoft
14 28 (40.00%) IPsec
15 27 (38.57%) VoIP
15 27 (38.57%) Degree
16 26 (37.14%) Project Management
17 25 (35.71%) Microsoft App-V
17 25 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010

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 49 (70.00%) MS Exchange
2 25 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.29%) Office 365
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (45.71%) Firewall
2 30 (42.86%) SAN
3 29 (41.43%) LAN
3 29 (41.43%) SSL
3 29 (41.43%) WAN
4 28 (40.00%) IPsec
5 27 (38.57%) VoIP
6 25 (35.71%) NetScaler
7 5 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
8 3 (4.29%) VPN
8 3 (4.29%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (52.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (11.43%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 30 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (35.71%) Analyst
1 25 (35.71%) Support Analyst
2 19 (27.14%) Citrix Specialist
2 19 (27.14%) Citrix Technical Specialist
2 19 (27.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 19 (27.14%) Technical Specialist
2 19 (27.14%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 17 (24.29%) Network Analyst
3 17 (24.29%) Network Support
3 17 (24.29%) Network Support Analyst
4 14 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 14 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 13 (18.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (17.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 9 (12.86%) Technical Support
8 7 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 7 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 7 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 7 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.43%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 25 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 23 (32.86%) Computer Science
2 23 (32.86%) Public Cloud
2 23 (32.86%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 68 (97.14%) Windows
2 65 (92.86%) Windows Server
3 29 (41.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.86%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.43%) CentOS
7 1 (1.43%) Debian
7 1 (1.43%) Fedora
7 1 (1.43%) Linux
7 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (74.29%) ITIL
2 29 (41.43%) PRINCE2
3 26 (37.14%) Project Management
4 24 (34.29%) Business Continuity
4 24 (34.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (34.29%) IT Strategy
4 24 (34.29%) Network Design
4 24 (34.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (34.29%) Translating Business Requirements
5 23 (32.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 23 (32.86%) Root Cause Analysis
5 23 (32.86%) Service Delivery
5 23 (32.86%) Software Engineering
6 4 (5.71%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (2.86%) Application Packaging
7 2 (2.86%) Business Development
7 2 (2.86%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (2.86%) Line Management
7 2 (2.86%) Presales
7 2 (2.86%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.43%) Perl
2 1 (1.43%) PHP
2 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.43%) Python
2 1 (1.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
2 27 (38.57%) Degree
3 23 (32.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (8.57%) MCSE
4 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (7.14%) CCNA
5 5 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (7.14%) MCITP
6 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (45.71%) SLA
2 24 (34.29%) COBIT
2 24 (34.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.86%) GDPR
System Software
1 57 (81.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (58.57%) Active Directory
3 35 (50.00%) XenApp
4 34 (48.57%) XenDesktop
5 32 (45.71%) vSphere
6 29 (41.43%) Hyper-V
7 25 (35.71%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 24 (34.29%) SCVMM
1 24 (34.29%) vCenter Server
1 24 (34.29%) vMotion
2 2 (2.86%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (2.86%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.43%) Ansible
3 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.43%) Puppet
3 1 (1.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 67 (95.71%) VMware
2 35 (50.00%) Citrix
3 28 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 24 (34.29%) Ivanti
5 7 (10.00%) Veeam
6 5 (7.14%) CheckPoint
6 5 (7.14%) Cisco
7 1 (1.43%) Apple
7 1 (1.43%) EMC
7 1 (1.43%) HP
7 1 (1.43%) NetApp
7 1 (1.43%) NVIDIA
7 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.43%) Symantec