The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for VMware ESX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESX Server
England / West Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 206 229 191
Rank change year-on-year +23 -38  
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 8 15 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.24% 0.45%
As % of the System Software category 1.70% 2.31% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 22
Median salary £33,750 £30,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £30,000 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £36,150 £34,900 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -8.75% -3.61%  

VMware ESX is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 471 648 544
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 9.81% 10.51% 10.67%
Number of salaries quoted 393 513 459
Median salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

VMware ESX
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESX in the West Midlands

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for VMware ESX in the West Midlands

VMware ESX
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESX in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VMware ESX in the West Midlands

VMware ESX
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry - 4 £34,250 -
Warwickshire - 2 £31,750 -
Birmingham +6 1 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Staffordshire - 1 £26,000 -
VMware ESX
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing VMware ESX 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
3 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
4 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
4 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (46.15%) Cisco
5 6 (46.15%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (38.46%) Retail
6 5 (38.46%) SQL
6 5 (38.46%) Oracle
6 5 (38.46%) SAN
6 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database
6 5 (38.46%) Server Building
6 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
7 4 (30.77%) EPoS
7 4 (30.77%) Linux
8 2 (15.38%) IIS
8 2 (15.38%) ITIL
8 2 (15.38%) DNS
8 2 (15.38%) SLA
8 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 2 (15.38%) DHCP
8 2 (15.38%) VLAN
8 2 (15.38%) Firewall
8 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
8 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010

VMware ESX
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) G Suite
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) DHCP
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) VLAN
3 1 (7.69%) BGP
3 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
3 1 (7.69%) FTP
3 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless
3 1 (7.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (38.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) ICT Support
4 1 (7.69%) ICT Support Technician
4 1 (7.69%) ICT Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Technician
4 1 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) Server Support
4 1 (7.69%) Support Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 4 (30.77%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
5 4 (30.77%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (7.69%) Android
7 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
7 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
7 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
7 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Server Building
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.69%) Data Management
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) CCNP
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) DBS Check
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) HND
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.69%) MCP
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (46.15%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) Google
5 1 (7.69%) Juniper
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