Period
to 22 July 2019

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 22 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 202 194 294
Rank change year-on-year -8 +100 +13
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 73 108 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.93% 1.16% 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 5.51% 8.51% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 63 74 32
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £34,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +15.11% +15.83%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,500 £46,725 £52,375
England median annual salary £44,000 £46,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.38% +9.41% -5.56%

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 1,325 1,269 1,043
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.84% 13.66% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,073 907 874
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £24,500 £22,500 £22,788
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +3.53%

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 22 July 2019.

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 22 July 2019. 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 -4 29 £40,000 - 7
Warwickshire +9 19 £44,000 +35.38%
Worcestershire - 11 £60,000 - 4
Solihull -5 7 £40,000 -3.61%
Staffordshire +5 3 £35,000 -27.08% 2
Coventry +3 3 £30,000 -10.45% 3
Halesowen - 1 - -
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, 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 72 (98.63%) Windows
2 61 (83.56%) VMware
3 52 (71.23%) Active Directory
4 50 (68.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 41 (56.16%) Citrix
6 39 (53.42%) ITIL
7 33 (45.21%) Microsoft Azure
8 32 (43.84%) Windows Server
9 29 (39.73%) SAN
10 27 (36.99%) Microsoft
11 26 (35.62%) Veeam
12 24 (32.88%) Office 365
13 23 (31.51%) vSphere
14 22 (30.14%) Windows Server 2012
15 21 (28.77%) Finance
16 20 (27.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 19 (26.03%) WAN
18 18 (24.66%) SQL
18 18 (24.66%) SQL Server
18 18 (24.66%) Linux
19 17 (23.29%) Firewall
19 17 (23.29%) Amazon AWS
20 16 (21.92%) Hyper-V
20 16 (21.92%) Analytical Skills
20 16 (21.92%) MCSE
20 16 (21.92%) HP
20 16 (21.92%) Microsoft Certification
20 16 (21.92%) Windows Server 2003
21 15 (20.55%) DNS
21 15 (20.55%) Service Management

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 11 (15.07%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (6.85%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.74%) IIS
3 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (19.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 33 (45.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (32.88%) Office 365
3 17 (23.29%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (9.59%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (4.11%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (39.73%) SAN
2 19 (26.03%) WAN
3 17 (23.29%) Firewall
4 15 (20.55%) DNS
5 14 (19.18%) DHCP
5 14 (19.18%) LAN
6 10 (13.70%) TCP/IP
7 6 (8.22%) IPsec
8 5 (6.85%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (6.85%) NetScaler
8 5 (6.85%) Skype
8 5 (6.85%) SSL
9 4 (5.48%) VoIP
10 3 (4.11%) LTE
11 2 (2.74%) 3GPP
11 2 (2.74%) SMS
11 2 (2.74%) VPN
12 1 (1.37%) IGMP
12 1 (1.37%) Kerberos
12 1 (1.37%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.66%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.37%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) AutoIt
1 1 (1.37%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.37%) MSI
General
1 21 (28.77%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (24.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (20.55%) Support Engineer
3 13 (17.81%) Systems Engineer
4 12 (16.44%) IT Engineer
5 9 (12.33%) Analyst
5 9 (12.33%) Architect
5 9 (12.33%) Azure Engineer
5 9 (12.33%) Cloud Engineer
5 9 (12.33%) Technical Architect
6 8 (10.96%) PowerShell Engineer
6 8 (10.96%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 7 (9.59%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (9.59%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 6 (8.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (8.22%) Applications Engineer
8 6 (8.22%) Applications Support
8 6 (8.22%) Applications Support Engineer
8 6 (8.22%) IT Support
8 6 (8.22%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (6.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.85%) Web Services
2 1 (1.37%) .NET
2 1 (1.37%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.92%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (16.44%) Replication
3 7 (9.59%) Clustering
3 7 (9.59%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (8.22%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.74%) CMDB
5 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.37%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.37%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 72 (98.63%) Windows
2 32 (43.84%) Windows Server
3 22 (30.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (24.66%) Linux
5 16 (21.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (16.44%) Unix
7 10 (13.70%) Windows 10
8 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (8.22%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.74%) Solaris
11 1 (1.37%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (53.42%) ITIL
2 20 (27.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 15 (20.55%) Service Management
4 14 (19.18%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (17.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (16.44%) Virtual Environments
7 11 (15.07%) ITIL V3
8 10 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (13.70%) Customer Requirements
8 10 (13.70%) Project Management
9 9 (12.33%) Acceptance Criteria
9 9 (12.33%) Change Management
9 9 (12.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (12.33%) PRINCE2
9 9 (12.33%) TOGAF
10 8 (10.96%) Load Balancing
11 5 (6.85%) DNA
11 5 (6.85%) Operations Management
11 5 (6.85%) Performance Management
11 5 (6.85%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.66%) SQL
2 15 (20.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (21.92%) MCSE
1 16 (21.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (19.18%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (15.07%) MCSA
4 7 (9.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (8.22%) CCNA
5 6 (8.22%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (6.85%) MCITP
6 5 (6.85%) MCP
7 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) SLA
2 5 (6.85%) GDPR
3 4 (5.48%) COBIT
3 4 (5.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (71.23%) Active Directory
2 50 (68.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (31.51%) vSphere
4 16 (21.92%) Hyper-V
5 12 (16.44%) XenApp
6 7 (9.59%) XenDesktop
7 5 (6.85%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (6.85%) Terminal Services
8 4 (5.48%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (4.11%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (2.74%) Firmware
11 1 (1.37%) VirtualBox
11 1 (1.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (17.81%) SCCM
2 12 (16.44%) OpenView
3 11 (15.07%) Netcool
4 10 (13.70%) SCVMM
5 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 9 (12.33%) SCOM
5 9 (12.33%) SCOrch
6 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (8.22%) Backup Exec
7 6 (8.22%) WSUS
8 5 (6.85%) FortiGate
9 3 (4.11%) vCenter Server
10 2 (2.74%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (1.37%) vMotion
Vendors
1 61 (83.56%) VMware
2 41 (56.16%) Citrix
3 27 (36.99%) Microsoft
4 26 (35.62%) Veeam
5 16 (21.92%) HP
6 12 (16.44%) Remedy
7 11 (15.07%) Cisco
7 11 (15.07%) Oracle
8 9 (12.33%) Symantec
9 8 (10.96%) Comptel
10 7 (9.59%) Cerillion
10 7 (9.59%) Dell
10 7 (9.59%) IBM
11 6 (8.22%) CheckPoint
12 5 (6.85%) Avaya
12 5 (6.85%) BMC
12 5 (6.85%) SolarWinds
13 4 (5.48%) Altiris
13 4 (5.48%) McAfee
14 3 (4.11%) 3PAR