Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 176 171
Rank change year-on-year +58 -5 -34
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 83 8 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.19% 0.21% 0.70%
As % of the System Software category 15.04% 2.12% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 51 6 31
Birmingham median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +33.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £29,250 £35,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £42,500 £59,500 £40,000
West Midlands median annual salary £39,500 £33,750 £31,000
% change year-on-year +17.04% +8.87% -4.62%

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 552 378 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.56% 9.92% 11.82%
Number of salaries quoted 370 275 402
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,200 £23,025
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £64,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% +15.38%

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 19 April 2018.

Salary histogram for VMware ESXi in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 82 (98.80%) Windows
2 78 (93.98%) VMware
3 77 (92.77%) Windows Server
4 57 (68.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 49 (59.04%) MS Exchange
5 49 (59.04%) Microsoft
6 47 (56.63%) ITIL
6 47 (56.63%) Hyper-V
7 46 (55.42%) Citrix
8 45 (54.22%) Active Directory
9 44 (53.01%) XenApp
9 44 (53.01%) XenDesktop
10 41 (49.40%) vSphere
11 39 (46.99%) SLA
12 38 (45.78%) Degree
13 35 (42.17%) Data Centre
13 35 (42.17%) NetScaler
13 35 (42.17%) Microsoft App-V
14 32 (38.55%) SQL Server
14 32 (38.55%) vMotion
14 32 (38.55%) SCVMM
14 32 (38.55%) vCenter Server
15 31 (37.35%) Project Management
16 28 (33.73%) Firewall
16 28 (33.73%) Finance
17 27 (32.53%) ITIL Certification
17 27 (32.53%) Exchange Server 2010
18 26 (31.33%) Root Cause Analysis
19 25 (30.12%) LAN
19 25 (30.12%) WAN

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 (59.04%) MS Exchange
2 27 (32.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (15.66%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (21.69%) Office 365
2 12 (14.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (42.17%) NetScaler
2 28 (33.73%) Firewall
3 25 (30.12%) LAN
3 25 (30.12%) WAN
4 23 (27.71%) SAN
4 23 (27.71%) SSL
4 23 (27.71%) VoIP
5 22 (26.51%) IPsec
6 6 (7.23%) VPN
7 3 (3.61%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (3.61%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.61%) VRRP
8 2 (2.41%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.20%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (38.55%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (8.43%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 28 (33.73%) Finance
2 2 (2.41%) Financial Institution
2 2 (2.41%) Law
2 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (25.30%) Analyst
1 21 (25.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 21 (25.30%) Support Analyst
2 17 (20.48%) Citrix Specialist
2 17 (20.48%) Citrix Technical Specialist
2 17 (20.48%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 17 (20.48%) Network Analyst
2 17 (20.48%) Network Support
2 17 (20.48%) Network Support Analyst
2 17 (20.48%) Technical Specialist
2 17 (20.48%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 11 (13.25%) Architect
3 11 (13.25%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (12.05%) Technical Support
5 6 (7.23%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (6.02%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 35 (42.17%) Data Centre
2 24 (28.92%) Computer Science
2 24 (28.92%) Public Cloud
2 24 (28.92%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.61%) Clustering
5 2 (2.41%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 82 (98.80%) Windows
2 77 (92.77%) Windows Server
3 24 (28.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (20.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (13.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (56.63%) ITIL
2 31 (37.35%) Project Management
3 26 (31.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 24 (28.92%) Continuous Improvement
4 24 (28.92%) Service Delivery
4 24 (28.92%) Software Engineering
5 23 (27.71%) PRINCE2
6 20 (24.10%) Business Continuity
6 20 (24.10%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (24.10%) IT Strategy
6 20 (24.10%) Network Design
6 20 (24.10%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (24.10%) Translating Business Requirements
7 11 (13.25%) Application Packaging
7 11 (13.25%) Business Development
7 11 (13.25%) Customer Requirements
7 11 (13.25%) Line Management
7 11 (13.25%) Presales
7 11 (13.25%) Time Management
8 3 (3.61%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.84%) SQL
2 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (45.78%) Degree
2 27 (32.53%) ITIL Certification
3 24 (28.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (7.23%) CCNA
4 6 (7.23%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (7.23%) MCSE
4 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.61%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (46.99%) SLA
2 20 (24.10%) COBIT
2 20 (24.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 57 (68.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (56.63%) Hyper-V
3 45 (54.22%) Active Directory
4 44 (53.01%) XenApp
4 44 (53.01%) XenDesktop
5 41 (49.40%) vSphere
6 35 (42.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 32 (38.55%) SCVMM
1 32 (38.55%) vCenter Server
1 32 (38.55%) vMotion
2 11 (13.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 11 (13.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 11 (13.25%) Microsoft Intune
2 11 (13.25%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.20%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 78 (93.98%) VMware
2 49 (59.04%) Microsoft
3 46 (55.42%) Citrix
4 24 (28.92%) Ivanti
5 11 (13.25%) Apple
5 11 (13.25%) NVIDIA
6 7 (8.43%) Veeam
7 5 (6.02%) Cisco
8 3 (3.61%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.20%) Symantec