Period
to 22 November 2017

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

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 281 300 264
Rank change year-on-year +19 -36 -29
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 47 32 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.28% 0.53%
As % of the System Software category 4.01% 2.44% 5.60%
Number of salaries quoted 37 28 51
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £30,625 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.45% -17.23% -1.33%
10th Percentile £30,500 £24,675 £25,750
90th Percentile £41,150 £38,225 £43,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -3.41%

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 1171 1314 1017
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 11.52% 11.44% 9.44%
Number of salaries quoted 931 1006 846
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -0.71% -1.40%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 +30 30 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Coventry +14 14 £31,500 +14.55%
Worcestershire - 2 £42,500 - 1
Warwickshire -5 1 £27,500 -27.63%
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 43 (91.49%) Windows
2 42 (89.36%) VMware
3 31 (65.96%) Microsoft
4 30 (63.83%) Firewall
4 30 (63.83%) Windows Server
5 29 (61.70%) Active Directory
6 22 (46.81%) SAN
6 22 (46.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (40.43%) SQL Server
8 18 (38.30%) Linux
8 18 (38.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (36.17%) Business Continuity
9 17 (36.17%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (34.04%) Business Continuity Planning
11 15 (31.91%) vCenter Server
11 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (31.91%) MCSE
11 15 (31.91%) MS Exchange
12 14 (29.79%) PRINCE2
12 14 (29.79%) Project Management
12 14 (29.79%) Cisco
12 14 (29.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 13 (27.66%) Finance
13 13 (27.66%) CCNA
13 13 (27.66%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (27.66%) vSphere
14 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (25.53%) XenApp
14 12 (25.53%) Citrix
15 11 (23.40%) LAN

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 15 (31.91%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.89%) Apache
2 7 (14.89%) Tomcat
3 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.26%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.40%) Office 365
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) G Suite
3 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (63.83%) Firewall
2 22 (46.81%) SAN
3 11 (23.40%) LAN
3 11 (23.40%) WAN
4 9 (19.15%) IPsec
4 9 (19.15%) SSL
4 9 (19.15%) VoIP
5 5 (10.64%) NAS
6 4 (8.51%) DNS
6 4 (8.51%) NetScaler
6 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
7 3 (6.38%) DHCP
7 3 (6.38%) Ethernet
7 3 (6.38%) Network Security
7 3 (6.38%) Skype
7 3 (6.38%) Unified Communications
7 3 (6.38%) VPN
8 1 (2.13%) Internet
8 1 (2.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (40.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (21.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (10.64%) Hadoop
4 5 (10.64%) Looker
5 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Fiddler
General
1 13 (27.66%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (38.30%) Analyst
2 10 (21.28%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (21.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) Support Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Head of Architecture
5 5 (10.64%) Head of Security
6 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Network Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) IT Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Network Support
7 3 (6.38%) Network Support Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Wintel Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Citrix Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Security Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Service Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Clustering
2 7 (14.89%) Handset
3 6 (12.77%) Data Centre
4 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.38%) Blackberry
5 3 (6.38%) EPoS
6 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.26%) Fat Client
6 2 (4.26%) iPad
6 2 (4.26%) iPhone
6 2 (4.26%) RSA SecurID
6 2 (4.26%) Thin Client
7 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.13%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 43 (91.49%) Windows
2 30 (63.83%) Windows Server
3 18 (38.30%) Linux
4 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (14.89%) CentOS
7 6 (12.77%) Windows 10
8 5 (10.64%) Unix
8 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (8.51%) Windows 7
10 3 (6.38%) Android
10 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
10 3 (6.38%) Kali Linux
11 2 (4.26%) Mac OS X
11 2 (4.26%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (2.13%) Mac OS
12 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Business Continuity
1 17 (36.17%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (34.04%) Business Continuity Planning
3 14 (29.79%) PRINCE2
3 14 (29.79%) Project Management
4 11 (23.40%) Information Security
4 11 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (21.28%) ITIL
6 9 (19.15%) BCP
6 9 (19.15%) Contingency Planning
6 9 (19.15%) IT Strategy
6 9 (19.15%) Network Design
6 9 (19.15%) Six Sigma
6 9 (19.15%) Translating Business Requirements
7 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.64%) Incident Management
7 5 (10.64%) OWASP
7 5 (10.64%) Security Architecture
7 5 (10.64%) TOGAF
7 5 (10.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.15%) SQL
2 8 (17.02%) Python
3 7 (14.89%) Bash Shell
3 7 (14.89%) PowerShell
3 7 (14.89%) Shell Script
4 5 (10.64%) Perl
5 3 (6.38%) Java
5 3 (6.38%) VB
6 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (38.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (31.91%) MCSE
3 13 (27.66%) CCNA
3 13 (27.66%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (19.15%) MCSA
5 5 (10.64%) CISSP
5 5 (10.64%) Degree
5 5 (10.64%) ISSEP
5 5 (10.64%) MCITP
5 5 (10.64%) VCP4
5 5 (10.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.13%) CCNP
6 1 (2.13%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.13%) MCP
6 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (29.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (19.15%) COBIT
3 5 (10.64%) NIST 800
4 4 (8.51%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (61.70%) Active Directory
2 22 (46.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (27.66%) vSphere
4 12 (25.53%) XenApp
5 6 (12.77%) XenDesktop
6 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
7 3 (6.38%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (4.26%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (31.91%) vCenter Server
2 5 (10.64%) HP Fortify
2 5 (10.64%) MOM
2 5 (10.64%) Nessus
2 5 (10.64%) SCOM
2 5 (10.64%) WSUS
3 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (6.38%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (6.38%) SCCM
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (4.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (4.26%) SCOrch
6 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.13%) Puppet
6 1 (2.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 42 (89.36%) VMware
2 31 (65.96%) Microsoft
3 14 (29.79%) Cisco
4 12 (25.53%) Citrix
5 10 (21.28%) Juniper
6 8 (17.02%) Red Hat
7 6 (12.77%) HP
8 5 (10.64%) Apple
8 5 (10.64%) NetApp
8 5 (10.64%) Veracode
9 4 (8.51%) Veeam
10 3 (6.38%) Acronis
10 3 (6.38%) CheckPoint
10 3 (6.38%) NEC
11 2 (4.26%) Dell
11 2 (4.26%) MobileIron
11 2 (4.26%) NVIDIA
11 2 (4.26%) Wyse
12 1 (2.13%) Google
12 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds