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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 224 195
Rank change year-on-year +22 -29  
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 27 22 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.52% 0.35% 0.59%
As % of the System Software category 4.75% 3.22% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 21 19 27
Median salary £34,750 £30,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.83% -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £59,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  

VMware ESXi 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 568 684 562
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 11.03% 10.96% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 466 562 487
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £23,500 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.29% +2.66%  

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 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
Birmingham +14 13 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Coventry - 11 £34,500 - 2
Solihull -8 2 £22,000 -66.15%
Warwickshire - 1 £27,500 -
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 32 (88.89%) VMware
2 31 (86.11%) Windows
3 22 (61.11%) Linux
4 17 (47.22%) Cisco
5 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 16 (44.44%) SAN
6 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
6 13 (36.11%) Firewall
7 12 (33.33%) SQL
7 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 11 (30.56%) Oracle Database
8 11 (30.56%) Windows 7
8 11 (30.56%) Oracle
8 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (30.56%) Hyper-V
9 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (25.00%) Degree
10 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 9 (25.00%) EPoS
11 8 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (22.22%) DevOps
12 7 (19.44%) HP
12 7 (19.44%) CCNP
12 7 (19.44%) VPN
12 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
13 6 (16.67%) NAS
13 6 (16.67%) Incident Management
13 6 (16.67%) IIS
13 6 (16.67%) NetApp

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 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.67%) IIS
3 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Office 365
1 5 (13.89%) SaaS
2 3 (8.33%) G Suite
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (44.44%) SAN
2 13 (36.11%) Firewall
3 7 (19.44%) VPN
4 6 (16.67%) NAS
5 5 (13.89%) DHCP
5 5 (13.89%) DNS
5 5 (13.89%) LAN
5 5 (13.89%) WAN
6 4 (11.11%) BGP
6 4 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (11.11%) EIGRP
6 4 (11.11%) FTP
6 4 (11.11%) OSPF
6 4 (11.11%) RIP
6 4 (11.11%) SSH
6 4 (11.11%) TACACS
6 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 3 (8.33%) Ethernet
7 3 (8.33%) Network Security
7 3 (8.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) Oracle Database
2 4 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 4 (11.11%) Looker
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Fiddler
General
1 3 (8.33%) Retail
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) IT Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Head of Architecture
3 4 (11.11%) Head of Security
3 4 (11.11%) Technical Support
4 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Architect
5 2 (5.56%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Network Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Wintel Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Wintel Support
5 2 (5.56%) Wintel Support Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) EPoS
2 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.56%) EMC VNX
4 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 31 (86.11%) Windows
2 22 (61.11%) Linux
3 12 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (30.56%) Windows 7
5 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.33%) Kali Linux
7 2 (5.56%) Android
7 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
7 2 (5.56%) Fedora
7 2 (5.56%) Solaris
7 2 (5.56%) SUSE
7 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
7 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.78%) Unix
8 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) DevOps
2 6 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (13.89%) Information Security
3 5 (13.89%) ITIL
3 5 (13.89%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (13.89%) Migration
3 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
4 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (11.11%) OWASP
4 4 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (11.11%) Project Management
4 4 (11.11%) Security Architecture
4 4 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 4 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 3 (8.33%) Business Continuity
5 3 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
3 5 (13.89%) Perl
3 5 (13.89%) Python
4 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Degree
2 8 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (19.44%) CCNP
4 4 (11.11%) CCNA
4 4 (11.11%) CISSP
4 4 (11.11%) ISSEP
4 4 (11.11%) MCSE
4 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (8.33%) DBS Check
5 3 (8.33%) MCP
6 2 (5.56%) CCIE
6 2 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.78%) HND
7 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.78%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (11.11%) NIST 800
2 4 (11.11%) SLA
3 1 (2.78%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
2 11 (30.56%) Hyper-V
2 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) vSphere
3 1 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Failover Clustering
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Clustering
1 5 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (13.89%) Puppet
2 4 (11.11%) HP Fortify
2 4 (11.11%) Nessus
2 4 (11.11%) vCenter Server
3 3 (8.33%) Backup Exec
4 2 (5.56%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (5.56%) NetBackup
4 2 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (5.56%) SCCM
4 2 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (88.89%) VMware
2 17 (47.22%) Cisco
3 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 11 (30.56%) Oracle
5 7 (19.44%) HP
6 6 (16.67%) NetApp
7 4 (11.11%) Veracode
8 3 (8.33%) Google
9 2 (5.56%) 3PAR
9 2 (5.56%) arcserve
9 2 (5.56%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (5.56%) Brocade
9 2 (5.56%) EMC
9 2 (5.56%) F5
9 2 (5.56%) IBM
9 2 (5.56%) McAfee
9 2 (5.56%) Radware
9 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
9 2 (5.56%) Symantec
9 2 (5.56%) Veritas
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