Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 224 287 280
Rank change year-on-year +63 -7 -55
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 89 25 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.91% 0.25% 0.34%
As % of the System Software category 6.80% 2.17% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 54 24 38
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £33,375 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.36% -3.26% +6.15%
10th Percentile £29,250 £26,475 £27,500
90th Percentile £44,100 £38,525 £42,725
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,309 1,150 1,115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.33% 11.28% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 961 887 893
West Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -5.41% +5.71%
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,927 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing VMware ESXi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in the West Midlands

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for VMware ESXi in the West Midlands

VMware ESXi
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for VMware ESXi in the West Midlands

VMware ESXi
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 ESXi within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +80 68 £37,500 +25.00% 3
Staffordshire +14 11 £48,000 +67.69% 1
Coventry -13 5 £31,500 +5.00% 3
Warwickshire -2 3 £23,500 -29.85%
Wolverhampton - 2 £30,500 - 1
Walsall - 2 £30,500 -
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £55,000 - 1
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 87 (97.75%) Windows
2 79 (88.76%) VMware
3 74 (83.15%) Windows Server
4 59 (66.29%) Microsoft
5 53 (59.55%) Active Directory
6 50 (56.18%) Hyper-V
7 47 (52.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 42 (47.19%) MS Exchange
9 40 (44.94%) SQL Server
10 39 (43.82%) Firewall
11 38 (42.70%) vCenter Server
12 35 (39.33%) Data Centre
13 34 (38.20%) vSphere
13 34 (38.20%) ITIL
13 34 (38.20%) Citrix
14 33 (37.08%) Microsoft App-V
15 31 (34.83%) XenApp
16 29 (32.58%) Degree
17 28 (31.46%) Project Management
17 28 (31.46%) XenDesktop
18 27 (30.34%) NetScaler
18 27 (30.34%) SLA
19 26 (29.21%) Windows Server 2008
20 24 (26.97%) SCVMM
20 24 (26.97%) vMotion
20 24 (26.97%) Business Continuity
20 24 (26.97%) Disaster Recovery
21 23 (25.84%) Finance
21 23 (25.84%) LAN
21 23 (25.84%) Windows Server 2012

VMware ESXi
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 42 (47.19%) MS Exchange
2 21 (23.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (8.99%) Apache
4 7 (7.87%) Tomcat
5 6 (6.74%) IIS
6 3 (3.37%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 19 (21.35%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (25.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (24.72%) Office 365
3 7 (7.87%) IaaS
4 6 (6.74%) PaaS
5 5 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (5.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (43.82%) Firewall
2 27 (30.34%) NetScaler
3 23 (25.84%) LAN
4 22 (24.72%) SAN
5 20 (22.47%) WAN
6 19 (21.35%) VoIP
7 18 (20.22%) SSL
8 17 (19.10%) IPsec
9 11 (12.36%) VPN
10 6 (6.74%) DNS
11 5 (5.62%) SSH
12 3 (3.37%) ADSL
12 3 (3.37%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (3.37%) TCP/IP
12 3 (3.37%) Wireless
12 3 (3.37%) WLAN
13 2 (2.25%) VRRP
14 1 (1.12%) DHCP
14 1 (1.12%) Internet
14 1 (1.12%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (44.94%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.87%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (7.87%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.62%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (6.74%) MSI
1 6 (6.74%) WiX
General
1 23 (25.84%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Retail
3 2 (2.25%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (26.97%) Analyst
2 16 (17.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (17.98%) Support Analyst
3 12 (13.48%) Architect
3 12 (13.48%) Network Analyst
4 11 (12.36%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (12.36%) Network Support
4 11 (12.36%) Network Support Analyst
4 11 (12.36%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (10.11%) Citrix Specialist
5 9 (10.11%) Citrix Technical Specialist
5 9 (10.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 9 (10.11%) Support Engineer
5 9 (10.11%) Technical Specialist
5 9 (10.11%) Virtualisation Specialist
6 8 (8.99%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 8 (8.99%) Technical Support
7 7 (7.87%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (6.74%) Developer
8 6 (6.74%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.74%) .NET
1 6 (6.74%) .NET Framework
1 6 (6.74%) AngularJS
1 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET Web API
1 6 (6.74%) CSS
1 6 (6.74%) Dapper ORM
1 6 (6.74%) Entity Framework
1 6 (6.74%) HTML
1 6 (6.74%) MFC
1 6 (6.74%) NHibernate
1 6 (6.74%) WCF
1 6 (6.74%) Web Services
1 6 (6.74%) WPF
2 3 (3.37%) Angular 2
2 3 (3.37%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 35 (39.33%) Data Centre
2 16 (17.98%) Computer Science
2 16 (17.98%) Public Cloud
3 14 (15.73%) Clustering
4 7 (7.87%) Handset
5 5 (5.62%) Fintech
5 5 (5.62%) Private Cloud
6 3 (3.37%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (3.37%) PDA
7 2 (2.25%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 87 (97.75%) Windows
2 74 (83.15%) Windows Server
3 26 (29.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (25.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (23.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (22.47%) Windows 10
7 13 (14.61%) Linux
8 12 (13.48%) CentOS
9 5 (5.62%) Mac OS X
9 5 (5.62%) Unix
10 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (38.20%) ITIL
2 28 (31.46%) Project Management
3 24 (26.97%) Business Continuity
3 24 (26.97%) Disaster Recovery
4 21 (23.60%) Root Cause Analysis
5 18 (20.22%) PRINCE2
6 17 (19.10%) IT Strategy
6 17 (19.10%) Network Design
6 17 (19.10%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (19.10%) Translating Business Requirements
7 16 (17.98%) Business Continuity Planning
7 16 (17.98%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (17.98%) Service Delivery
7 16 (17.98%) Software Engineering
8 11 (12.36%) Application Packaging
8 11 (12.36%) Business Development
8 11 (12.36%) Customer Requirements
8 11 (12.36%) Line Management
8 11 (12.36%) Presales
8 11 (12.36%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.99%) SQL
2 7 (7.87%) Bash Shell
2 7 (7.87%) Shell Script
3 6 (6.74%) C#
3 6 (6.74%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.12%) C
4 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (32.58%) Degree
2 17 (19.10%) ITIL Certification
3 16 (17.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (15.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (14.61%) CCNA
5 13 (14.61%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (12.36%) MCSE
7 4 (4.49%) MCSA
8 3 (3.37%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (2.25%) MCITP
10 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.12%) VCP4
10 1 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (30.34%) SLA
2 17 (19.10%) COBIT
2 17 (19.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (6.74%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.12%) GDPR
System Software
1 53 (59.55%) Active Directory
2 50 (56.18%) Hyper-V
3 47 (52.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (38.20%) vSphere
5 33 (37.08%) Microsoft App-V
6 31 (34.83%) XenApp
7 28 (31.46%) XenDesktop
8 5 (5.62%) Squid
Systems Management
1 38 (42.70%) vCenter Server
2 24 (26.97%) SCVMM
2 24 (26.97%) vMotion
3 11 (12.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 11 (12.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 11 (12.36%) Microsoft Intune
3 11 (12.36%) SCOrch
4 6 (6.74%) SCCM
5 4 (4.49%) WSUS
6 1 (1.12%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.12%) MOM
6 1 (1.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 79 (88.76%) VMware
2 59 (66.29%) Microsoft
3 34 (38.20%) Citrix
4 16 (17.98%) Ivanti
5 14 (15.73%) Cisco
6 11 (12.36%) Apple
6 11 (12.36%) NVIDIA
7 9 (10.11%) Red Hat
8 7 (7.87%) Juniper
9 5 (5.62%) Atlassian
9 5 (5.62%) BT
10 4 (4.49%) HP
11 3 (3.37%) Dell
11 3 (3.37%) IBM
11 3 (3.37%) Symantec
12 1 (1.12%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.12%) McAfee
12 1 (1.12%) ProCurve
12 1 (1.12%) QAD
12 1 (1.12%) WatchGuard