Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 164 116 187
Rank change year-on-year -48 +71 -9
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 19 67 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.59% 1.84% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 3.38% 14.60% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 12 42 8
Birmingham median annual salary £38,750 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +25.00% -7.69%
10th Percentile £27,825 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £54,875 £42,500 £40,325
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £37,500 £33,250
% change year-on-year +17.33% +12.78% +2.31%

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 562 459 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.50% 12.58% 12.10%
Number of salaries quoted 365 332 341
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -5.17%

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 17 February 2019.

Salary histogram for VMware ESXi in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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 18 (94.74%) Windows
1 18 (94.74%) VMware
2 17 (89.47%) Windows Server
3 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
4 14 (73.68%) MCSE
4 14 (73.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
6 12 (63.16%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (57.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (57.89%) Office 365
8 9 (47.37%) Data Centre
8 9 (47.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 9 (47.37%) XenApp
8 9 (47.37%) Citrix
9 8 (42.11%) XenDesktop
9 8 (42.11%) Time Management
9 8 (42.11%) GDPR
9 8 (42.11%) Hyper-V
9 8 (42.11%) vSphere
10 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Intune
10 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
10 7 (36.84%) Windows 8
10 7 (36.84%) SCOrch
10 7 (36.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 7 (36.84%) Line Management
10 7 (36.84%) Windows 10
10 7 (36.84%) Presales
10 7 (36.84%) Customer Requirements
10 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager

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 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (57.89%) Office 365
3 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (15.79%) IaaS
5 2 (10.53%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) SAN
2 4 (21.05%) Skype
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) VoIP
4 1 (5.26%) VPN
4 1 (5.26%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Architect
2 7 (36.84%) Technical Architect
3 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (10.53%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Data Centre
2 6 (31.58%) Replication
3 3 (15.79%) Private Cloud
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 17 (89.47%) Windows Server
3 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (36.84%) Windows 10
4 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
4 7 (36.84%) Windows 8
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.53%) Linux
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (42.11%) Time Management
3 7 (36.84%) Application Packaging
3 7 (36.84%) Business Development
3 7 (36.84%) Customer Requirements
3 7 (36.84%) Line Management
3 7 (36.84%) Presales
3 7 (36.84%) Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) Data Protection
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL V3
4 4 (21.05%) Operations Management
4 4 (21.05%) Performance Management
5 3 (15.79%) Migration
5 3 (15.79%) Network Virtualisation
6 2 (10.53%) Converged Infrastructure
6 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (5.26%) High Availability
7 1 (5.26%) Proactive Monitoring
7 1 (5.26%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) MCSE
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (57.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (36.84%) Degree
4 4 (21.05%) MCP
4 4 (21.05%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) GDPR
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
2 9 (47.37%) XenApp
3 8 (42.11%) Hyper-V
3 8 (42.11%) vSphere
3 8 (42.11%) XenDesktop
4 7 (36.84%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (15.79%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (10.53%) Firmware
8 1 (5.26%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Intune
1 7 (36.84%) SCCM
1 7 (36.84%) SCOrch
2 2 (10.53%) vMotion
3 1 (5.26%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) VMware
2 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 9 (47.37%) Citrix
4 7 (36.84%) Ivanti
5 6 (31.58%) Cisco
6 5 (26.32%) Veeam
7 4 (21.05%) SolarWinds
8 2 (10.53%) Google
9 1 (5.26%) Dell
9 1 (5.26%) IBM
9 1 (5.26%) NetApp