Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 170 200
Rank change year-on-year +8 +30 -36
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 23 31 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.65% 0.82% 0.37%
As % of the System Software category 4.13% 6.86% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 13 28 13
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +25.00% -7.69%
10th Percentile £27,150 £29,775 £22,300
90th Percentile £54,750 £39,650 £38,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,250 £31,250
% change year-on-year +7.38% +19.20% -9.42%

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 557 452 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.73% 11.93% 12.53%
Number of salaries quoted 375 371 395
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +9.59% -6.41%
10th Percentile £25,450 £25,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -2.78%

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 9 December 2018.

Salary histogram for VMware ESXi in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 21 (91.30%) Windows
1 21 (91.30%) VMware
2 19 (82.61%) Windows Server
3 16 (69.57%) Active Directory
4 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
5 13 (56.52%) Citrix
5 13 (56.52%) XenApp
5 13 (56.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (56.52%) Office 365
6 12 (52.17%) Hyper-V
6 12 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (52.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (52.17%) MCSE
6 12 (52.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (47.83%) Project Management
7 11 (47.83%) Degree
7 11 (47.83%) XenDesktop
7 11 (47.83%) Data Centre
8 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (43.48%) Time Management
8 10 (43.48%) Ivanti
8 10 (43.48%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (34.78%) SCCM
10 8 (34.78%) Business Development
10 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
10 8 (34.78%) Application Packaging
10 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Intune
10 8 (34.78%) Windows 8
10 8 (34.78%) SCOrch

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 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (56.52%) Office 365
2 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (13.04%) IaaS
4 1 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Firewall
1 5 (21.74%) SAN
2 4 (17.39%) VoIP
3 3 (13.04%) NetScaler
4 2 (8.70%) IPsec
4 2 (8.70%) LAN
4 2 (8.70%) SSL
4 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.70%) VPN
4 2 (8.70%) VRRP
4 2 (8.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Architect
1 8 (34.78%) Technical Architect
2 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (13.04%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Citrix Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Citrix Technical Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Private Cloud
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Clustering
3 2 (8.70%) Public Cloud
3 2 (8.70%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 19 (82.61%) Windows Server
3 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (34.78%) Windows 10
5 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
5 8 (34.78%) Windows 8
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (8.70%) Linux
8 1 (4.35%) CentOS
8 1 (4.35%) Debian
8 1 (4.35%) Fedora
8 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Project Management
2 10 (43.48%) Time Management
3 8 (34.78%) Application Packaging
3 8 (34.78%) Business Development
3 8 (34.78%) Customer Requirements
3 8 (34.78%) Line Management
3 8 (34.78%) Presales
4 6 (26.09%) Data Protection
4 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (21.74%) ITIL
6 4 (17.39%) Migration
7 3 (13.04%) Network Virtualisation
7 3 (13.04%) Virtual Environments
8 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
8 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (8.70%) IT Strategy
8 2 (8.70%) Network Design
8 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
8 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
8 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.35%) Perl
2 1 (4.35%) PHP
2 1 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) MCSE
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (52.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (47.83%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.35%) CCNA
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) GDPR
2 4 (17.39%) SLA
3 2 (8.70%) COBIT
3 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 16 (69.57%) Active Directory
2 13 (56.52%) XenApp
3 12 (52.17%) Hyper-V
3 12 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (47.83%) XenDesktop
5 10 (43.48%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (26.09%) vSphere
7 3 (13.04%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (4.35%) Firmware
8 1 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Intune
1 8 (34.78%) SCCM
1 8 (34.78%) SCOrch
2 3 (13.04%) vCenter Server
2 3 (13.04%) vMotion
3 2 (8.70%) SCVMM
4 1 (4.35%) Ansible
4 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) VMware
2 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
3 13 (56.52%) Citrix
4 10 (43.48%) Ivanti
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco
5 2 (8.70%) NetApp
6 1 (4.35%) Dell
6 1 (4.35%) EMC
6 1 (4.35%) Google
6 1 (4.35%) HP
6 1 (4.35%) IBM
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.35%) Veeam