Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 276 292
Rank change year-on-year +98 +16 -60
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 126 30 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.35% 0.31% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 9.47% 2.98% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 82 28 42
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £34,250 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.79% +12.30% -6.15%
10th Percentile £29,250 £26,175 £27,500
90th Percentile £48,000 £52,500 £47,950
England median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.41% -5.56% +1.12%

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 1,331 1,008 1,307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.21% 10.46% 10.87%
Number of salaries quoted 939 825 1,049
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,375 £60,050
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +68 92 £40,000 - 2
Staffordshire +23 18 £48,000 +84.62% 1
Coventry -3 10 £33,000 -4.35% 2
Warwickshire +11 3 £23,500 -29.85%
Wolverhampton - 2 £30,500 -
Walsall - 2 £30,500 -
Solihull +6 1 £41,500 +14.48% 2
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £55,000 -
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 123 (97.62%) Windows
2 115 (91.27%) VMware
3 104 (82.54%) Windows Server
4 75 (59.52%) Microsoft
5 70 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 69 (54.76%) Hyper-V
7 68 (53.97%) SQL Server
8 59 (46.83%) ITIL
8 59 (46.83%) Active Directory
8 59 (46.83%) MS Exchange
9 53 (42.06%) SLA
10 51 (40.48%) Microsoft App-V
11 50 (39.68%) Citrix
11 50 (39.68%) vCenter Server
12 47 (37.30%) XenApp
12 47 (37.30%) XenDesktop
12 47 (37.30%) vSphere
12 47 (37.30%) Data Centre
13 45 (35.71%) LAN
14 42 (33.33%) WAN
14 42 (33.33%) Finance
14 42 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
15 41 (32.54%) Degree
15 41 (32.54%) Project Management
16 40 (31.75%) Firewall
17 38 (30.16%) NetScaler
18 37 (29.37%) vMotion
18 37 (29.37%) SCVMM
19 35 (27.78%) ITIL Certification
20 32 (25.40%) Exchange Server 2010

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 59 (46.83%) MS Exchange
2 32 (25.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (4.76%) IIS
4 3 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.79%) Apache
5 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (19.05%) Office 365
3 14 (11.11%) IaaS
4 13 (10.32%) PaaS
5 5 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (3.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (35.71%) LAN
2 42 (33.33%) WAN
3 40 (31.75%) Firewall
4 38 (30.16%) NetScaler
5 30 (23.81%) SAN
5 30 (23.81%) SSL
6 29 (23.02%) IPsec
7 27 (21.43%) VoIP
8 15 (11.90%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (9.52%) VPN
10 5 (3.97%) DNS
10 5 (3.97%) SSH
11 3 (2.38%) ADSL
11 3 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (2.38%) TCP/IP
11 3 (2.38%) VRRP
11 3 (2.38%) Wireless
11 3 (2.38%) WLAN
12 1 (0.79%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (53.97%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.52%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.97%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 13 (10.32%) MSI
1 13 (10.32%) WiX
General
1 42 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (3.97%) Retail
3 2 (1.59%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.59%) Law
3 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (26.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (19.84%) Analyst
2 25 (19.84%) Support Analyst
3 22 (17.46%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 21 (16.67%) Citrix Specialist
4 21 (16.67%) Citrix Technical Specialist
4 21 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
4 21 (16.67%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 20 (15.87%) Network Analyst
5 20 (15.87%) Network Support
5 20 (15.87%) Network Support Analyst
6 14 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 14 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (10.32%) Developer
7 13 (10.32%) Technical Support
8 10 (7.94%) Architect
8 10 (7.94%) Infrastructure Support
8 10 (7.94%) IT Engineer
8 10 (7.94%) Support Engineer
8 10 (7.94%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.32%) .NET
1 13 (10.32%) .NET Framework
1 13 (10.32%) AngularJS
1 13 (10.32%) ASP.NET Web API
1 13 (10.32%) CSS
1 13 (10.32%) Dapper ORM
1 13 (10.32%) Entity Framework
1 13 (10.32%) HTML
1 13 (10.32%) MFC
1 13 (10.32%) NHibernate
1 13 (10.32%) WCF
1 13 (10.32%) Web Services
1 13 (10.32%) WPF
2 10 (7.94%) Angular 2
3 3 (2.38%) jQuery
4 2 (1.59%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.79%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 47 (37.30%) Data Centre
2 42 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
3 29 (23.02%) Computer Science
3 29 (23.02%) Public Cloud
4 10 (7.94%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (6.35%) Clustering
6 6 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.97%) Fintech
7 5 (3.97%) Private Cloud
8 3 (2.38%) PDA
9 2 (1.59%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 123 (97.62%) Windows
2 104 (82.54%) Windows Server
3 31 (24.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (18.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (11.11%) Windows 10
7 5 (3.97%) CentOS
7 5 (3.97%) Linux
7 5 (3.97%) Mac OS X
7 5 (3.97%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (46.83%) ITIL
2 41 (32.54%) Project Management
3 31 (24.60%) Root Cause Analysis
4 30 (23.81%) PRINCE2
5 29 (23.02%) Continuous Improvement
5 29 (23.02%) Service Delivery
5 29 (23.02%) Software Engineering
6 28 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (19.05%) Business Continuity
7 24 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 24 (19.05%) IT Strategy
7 24 (19.05%) Network Design
7 24 (19.05%) Translating Business Requirements
8 11 (8.73%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (7.14%) Application Packaging
9 9 (7.14%) Business Development
9 9 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
9 9 (7.14%) Line Management
9 9 (7.14%) Presales
9 9 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.49%) SQL
2 13 (10.32%) C#
2 13 (10.32%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (32.54%) Degree
2 35 (27.78%) ITIL Certification
3 29 (23.02%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (4.76%) CCNA
4 6 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.76%) MCITP
4 6 (4.76%) MCSE
4 6 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.38%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (42.06%) SLA
2 24 (19.05%) COBIT
2 24 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (4.76%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.79%) GDPR
System Software
1 70 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (54.76%) Hyper-V
3 59 (46.83%) Active Directory
4 51 (40.48%) Microsoft App-V
5 47 (37.30%) vSphere
5 47 (37.30%) XenApp
5 47 (37.30%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.97%) Squid
Systems Management
1 50 (39.68%) vCenter Server
2 37 (29.37%) SCVMM
2 37 (29.37%) vMotion
3 13 (10.32%) SCCM
4 9 (7.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 9 (7.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 9 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
4 9 (7.14%) SCOrch
5 3 (2.38%) WSUS
6 1 (0.79%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 115 (91.27%) VMware
2 75 (59.52%) Microsoft
3 50 (39.68%) Citrix
4 29 (23.02%) Ivanti
5 19 (15.08%) Cisco
6 9 (7.14%) Apple
6 9 (7.14%) NVIDIA
7 7 (5.56%) Veeam
8 6 (4.76%) CheckPoint
9 5 (3.97%) Atlassian
9 5 (3.97%) BT
10 4 (3.17%) Symantec
11 3 (2.38%) Dell
11 3 (2.38%) HP
11 3 (2.38%) IBM
12 1 (0.79%) F5
12 1 (0.79%) Red Hat