Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 168 198
Rank change year-on-year +12 +30 -41
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 35 30 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.96% 0.79% 0.43%
As % of the System Software category 6.53% 6.62% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 22 29 17
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +25.00% -7.69%
10th Percentile £28,225 £30,400 £24,900
90th Percentile £53,625 £43,750 £38,000
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £36,500 £31,250
% change year-on-year -4.11% +16.80% -16.67%

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 536 453 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.73% 11.91% 13.11%
Number of salaries quoted 366 373 452
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% +6.16% -5.81%
10th Percentile £22,875 £25,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £56,250 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +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 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for VMware ESXi in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 33 (94.29%) Windows
1 33 (94.29%) VMware
2 31 (88.57%) Windows Server
3 28 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (62.86%) ITIL
4 22 (62.86%) Active Directory
5 19 (54.29%) MS Exchange
6 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
7 16 (45.71%) Citrix
7 16 (45.71%) XenApp
8 15 (42.86%) Hyper-V
8 15 (42.86%) Project Management
9 14 (40.00%) Firewall
9 14 (40.00%) SAN
9 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
9 14 (40.00%) XenDesktop
9 14 (40.00%) Degree
10 13 (37.14%) Ivanti
10 13 (37.14%) Data Centre
10 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (37.14%) Microsoft App-V
11 12 (34.29%) IPsec
11 12 (34.29%) PRINCE2
11 12 (34.29%) LAN
11 12 (34.29%) VoIP
11 12 (34.29%) WAN
11 12 (34.29%) SSL
11 12 (34.29%) vSphere
12 11 (31.43%) SLA
12 11 (31.43%) ITIL Certification

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 19 (54.29%) MS Exchange
2 9 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Office 365
2 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (8.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (40.00%) Firewall
1 14 (40.00%) SAN
2 12 (34.29%) IPsec
2 12 (34.29%) LAN
2 12 (34.29%) SSL
2 12 (34.29%) VoIP
2 12 (34.29%) WAN
3 10 (28.57%) NetScaler
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.71%) VPN
4 2 (5.71%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 11 (31.43%) Infrastructure Support
3 10 (28.57%) Analyst
3 10 (28.57%) Support Analyst
4 9 (25.71%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 8 (22.86%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 7 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 7 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 7 (20.00%) Citrix Specialist
6 7 (20.00%) Citrix Technical Specialist
6 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 7 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
6 7 (20.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
7 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
7 4 (11.43%) Technical Architect
7 4 (11.43%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Data Centre
2 9 (25.71%) Computer Science
2 9 (25.71%) Public Cloud
2 9 (25.71%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (8.57%) Private Cloud
4 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 33 (94.29%) Windows
2 31 (88.57%) Windows Server
3 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (11.43%) Windows 10
6 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
6 4 (11.43%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.86%) CentOS
7 1 (2.86%) Debian
7 1 (2.86%) Fedora
7 1 (2.86%) Linux
7 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) ITIL
2 15 (42.86%) Project Management
3 12 (34.29%) PRINCE2
4 10 (28.57%) Business Continuity
4 10 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 10 (28.57%) IT Strategy
4 10 (28.57%) Network Design
4 10 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (28.57%) Translating Business Requirements
5 9 (25.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (25.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (25.71%) Service Delivery
5 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
6 6 (17.14%) Time Management
7 4 (11.43%) Application Packaging
7 4 (11.43%) Business Development
7 4 (11.43%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (11.43%) Line Management
7 4 (11.43%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.86%) Perl
2 1 (2.86%) PHP
2 1 (2.86%) Python
2 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Degree
2 11 (31.43%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (28.57%) MCSE
3 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (25.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (22.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (8.57%) CCNA
6 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (5.71%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (31.43%) SLA
2 10 (28.57%) COBIT
2 10 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.71%) GDPR
4 1 (2.86%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 28 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (62.86%) Active Directory
3 16 (45.71%) XenApp
4 15 (42.86%) Hyper-V
5 14 (40.00%) XenDesktop
6 13 (37.14%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (34.29%) vSphere
8 3 (8.57%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (2.86%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) vCenter Server
2 9 (25.71%) SCVMM
2 9 (25.71%) vMotion
3 4 (11.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (11.43%) SCCM
3 4 (11.43%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.86%) Ansible
4 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (94.29%) VMware
2 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
3 16 (45.71%) Citrix
4 13 (37.14%) Ivanti
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco
6 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.71%) NetApp
7 1 (2.86%) Dell
7 1 (2.86%) EMC
7 1 (2.86%) HP
7 1 (2.86%) IBM
7 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.86%) Veeam