Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 201 162
Rank change year-on-year +35 -39 +4
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 30 21 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.79% 0.43% 0.84%
As % of the System Software category 6.71% 3.33% 6.79%
Number of salaries quoted 29 17 29
Birmingham median annual salary £37,500 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -7.69% -12.16%
10th Percentile £30,400 £24,900 £19,200
90th Percentile £43,750 £38,000 £44,400
West Midlands median annual salary £36,500 £31,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +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 447 631 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 11.73% 13.02% 12.38%
Number of salaries quoted 367 452 412
Birmingham median annual salary £38,500 £36,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.94% -7.69% -2.50%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,275 £25,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -1.41%

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 18 October 2017.

Salary histogram for VMware ESXi in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, IT jobs citing VMware ESXi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (96.67%) Windows
3 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 22 (73.33%) Active Directory
3 22 (73.33%) Windows Server
4 19 (63.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (60.00%) Firewall
6 16 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
7 14 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (46.67%) Business Continuity
8 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (43.33%) MCSE
8 13 (43.33%) Business Continuity Planning
9 12 (40.00%) vCenter Server
9 12 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (36.67%) CCNA
11 10 (33.33%) Juniper
11 10 (33.33%) Finance
11 10 (33.33%) vSphere
11 10 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (30.00%) SAN
12 9 (30.00%) Linux
12 9 (30.00%) Cisco
12 9 (30.00%) MS Exchange
13 8 (26.67%) MCSA
13 8 (26.67%) ITIL
14 7 (23.33%) Apache
14 7 (23.33%) Tomcat

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 9 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (23.33%) Apache
2 7 (23.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.67%) IIS
4 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Office 365
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.67%) SaaS
4 1 (3.33%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 18 (60.00%) Firewall
2 9 (30.00%) SAN
3 7 (23.33%) LAN
3 7 (23.33%) WAN
4 6 (20.00%) IPsec
4 6 (20.00%) SSL
4 6 (20.00%) VoIP
5 4 (13.33%) VPN
6 3 (10.00%) Skype
6 3 (10.00%) Unified Communications
7 2 (6.67%) NetScaler
8 1 (3.33%) BGP
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (3.33%) DHCP
8 1 (3.33%) DNS
8 1 (3.33%) EIGRP
8 1 (3.33%) FTP
8 1 (3.33%) OSPF
8 1 (3.33%) SSH
8 1 (3.33%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Network Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Network Support
5 3 (10.00%) Network Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Wintel Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Citrix Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Office 365 Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Service Management Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Network Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Clustering
1 7 (23.33%) Handset
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.67%) Fat Client
3 2 (6.67%) iPad
3 2 (6.67%) iPhone
3 2 (6.67%) RSA SecurID
3 2 (6.67%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 29 (96.67%) Windows
2 22 (73.33%) Windows Server
3 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (30.00%) Linux
4 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (23.33%) CentOS
6 4 (13.33%) Android
6 4 (13.33%) Apple iOS
7 3 (10.00%) Mac OS X
7 3 (10.00%) Unix
7 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (3.33%) Mac OS
9 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
9 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Business Continuity
1 14 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (43.33%) Business Continuity Planning
3 8 (26.67%) ITIL
4 7 (23.33%) Project Management
5 6 (20.00%) BCP
5 6 (20.00%) Contingency Planning
5 6 (20.00%) Information Security
5 6 (20.00%) IT Strategy
5 6 (20.00%) Network Design
5 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (20.00%) Six Sigma
5 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (10.00%) Information Security Management
6 3 (10.00%) Proactive Monitoring
6 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (10.00%) Security Management
6 3 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) Bash Shell
1 7 (23.33%) Shell Script
2 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (13.33%) SQL
4 3 (10.00%) Java
4 3 (10.00%) Python
4 3 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (43.33%) MCSE
3 12 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (36.67%) CCNA
5 8 (26.67%) MCSA
6 5 (16.67%) MCITP
6 5 (16.67%) VCP4
6 5 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (10.00%) Degree
8 2 (6.67%) CCNP
9 1 (3.33%) CCIE
9 1 (3.33%) DBS Check
9 1 (3.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) COBIT
1 6 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (13.33%) SLA
3 1 (3.33%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 22 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 19 (63.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (33.33%) vSphere
4 6 (20.00%) XenApp
5 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (40.00%) vCenter Server
2 6 (20.00%) WSUS
3 5 (16.67%) MOM
3 5 (16.67%) SCOM
4 4 (13.33%) SCCM
5 2 (6.67%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (6.67%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (6.67%) Puppet
6 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (33.33%) Juniper
4 9 (30.00%) Cisco
5 7 (23.33%) Red Hat
6 6 (20.00%) Citrix
7 3 (10.00%) Acronis
7 3 (10.00%) Apple
7 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (10.00%) NEC
7 3 (10.00%) Veeam
8 2 (6.67%) Dell
8 2 (6.67%) MobileIron
8 2 (6.67%) Wyse
9 1 (3.33%) F5
9 1 (3.33%) Google
9 1 (3.33%) HP
9 1 (3.33%) Radware