The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 184 157 164
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +7
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 38 63 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.71% 1.12% 0.97%
As % of the System Software category 5.71% 8.86% 7.37%
Number of salaries quoted 34 56 28
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,150 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £48,300 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
VMware ESX
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

System Software Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
666 711 692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.38% 12.63% 13.19%
Number of salaries quoted 479 561 520
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £64,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Berkshire region.

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Berkshire

VMware ESX
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Berkshire

VMware ESX
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -9 19 £40,000 -1.23% 1
Slough +1 2 £34,250 -19.41%
Bracknell -14 2 £33,000 -26.66%
Wokingham - 1 - -
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VMware ESX.

1 78 (96.30%) VMware
2 66 (81.48%) Windows
3 47 (58.02%) Active Directory
4 43 (53.09%) Microsoft
5 39 (48.15%) Firewall
6 36 (44.44%) Linux
6 36 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 34 (41.98%) Cisco
8 30 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (30.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (30.86%) MS Exchange
10 23 (28.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 23 (28.40%) Windows 7
11 22 (27.16%) Hyper-V
11 22 (27.16%) TCP/IP
11 22 (27.16%) MS Excel
12 21 (25.93%) LAN
12 21 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
13 19 (23.46%) DNS
13 19 (23.46%) SQL Server
14 18 (22.22%) vSphere
15 17 (20.99%) SAN
15 17 (20.99%) SQL
16 16 (19.75%) Project Management
16 16 (19.75%) Migration
16 16 (19.75%) Backup Exec
17 15 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
17 15 (18.52%) Symantec
17 15 (18.52%) IIS
17 15 (18.52%) MS Office

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VMware ESX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (30.86%) MS Exchange
2 21 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (18.52%) IIS
4 14 (17.28%) SharePoint
5 13 (16.05%) Apache
6 10 (12.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (11.11%) nginx
8 5 (6.17%) Lync
9 4 (4.94%) Drupal
9 4 (4.94%) Alfresco
9 4 (4.94%) WordPress
9 4 (4.94%) CMS
10 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
10 2 (2.47%) WebLogic
10 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
10 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 22 (27.16%) MS Excel
2 15 (18.52%) MS Office
3 3 (3.70%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.47%) SaaS
3 1 (1.23%) Office 365
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (48.15%) Firewall
2 22 (27.16%) TCP/IP
3 21 (25.93%) LAN
4 19 (23.46%) DNS
5 17 (20.99%) SAN
6 14 (17.28%) DHCP
7 11 (13.58%) SSL
7 11 (13.58%) WAN
8 8 (9.88%) NAS
9 6 (7.41%) iSCSI
10 5 (6.17%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (4.94%) NetScaler
11 4 (4.94%) IPsec
11 4 (4.94%) VLAN
11 4 (4.94%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (4.94%) Spanning Tree
11 4 (4.94%) X.21
11 4 (4.94%) MPLS
11 4 (4.94%) OSPF
11 4 (4.94%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.46%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (13.58%) MySQL
4 8 (9.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.70%) PerformancePoint
5 3 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.70%) SSDT
5 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Power View
5 3 (3.70%) OLAP Cube
5 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.70%) QlikView
5 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.70%) OLAP
5 3 (3.70%) MS Access
5 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.70%) Data Mining
5 3 (3.70%) OLTP
5 3 (3.70%) Star Schema
5 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (3.70%) Subversion
1 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (4.94%) Games
2 2 (2.47%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 13 (16.05%) Architect
3 12 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (6.17%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (6.17%) Technical Support Engineer
5 5 (6.17%) Support Analyst
5 5 (6.17%) Technical Support
5 5 (6.17%) Analyst
5 5 (6.17%) Network Engineer
5 5 (6.17%) Data Centre Technician
6 4 (4.94%) IT Support
6 4 (4.94%) Linux Support Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Linux Support
7 3 (3.70%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (3.70%) Storage Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (3.70%) Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.94%) Web Services
2 3 (3.70%) Flash
2 3 (3.70%) MDX
2 3 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Client/Server
2 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.41%) Clustering
4 5 (6.17%) Replication
4 5 (6.17%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.94%) Blackberry
5 4 (4.94%) EqualLogic
6 3 (3.70%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (3.70%) Data Integration
6 3 (3.70%) Visualisation
6 3 (3.70%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.47%) PKI
8 1 (1.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 66 (81.48%) Windows
2 36 (44.44%) Linux
3 30 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (30.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (28.40%) Windows 7
6 15 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (17.28%) Windows XP
8 9 (11.11%) Ubuntu
8 9 (11.11%) CentOS
9 8 (9.88%) Solaris
10 7 (8.64%) UNIX
11 3 (3.70%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.75%) Migration
1 16 (19.75%) Project Management
2 15 (18.52%) Problem Management
3 14 (17.28%) ITIL
4 12 (14.81%) Project Planning
4 12 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
5 11 (13.58%) Change Control
6 8 (9.88%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (6.17%) Load Balancing
9 4 (4.94%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.94%) Network Design
10 3 (3.70%) Test Management
10 3 (3.70%) Data Modelling
10 3 (3.70%) ETL
10 3 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (3.70%) Scrum
10 3 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.70%) Data Management
10 3 (3.70%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.99%) SQL
2 13 (16.05%) PowerShell
3 12 (14.81%) C
4 8 (9.88%) Perl
4 8 (9.88%) PHP
4 8 (9.88%) Python
5 3 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.70%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.70%) C#
5 3 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (14.81%) MCSE
1 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (9.88%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (8.64%) Degree
4 5 (6.17%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.17%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.17%) CCNP
5 4 (4.94%) CCA
5 4 (4.94%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (4.94%) RHCE
5 4 (4.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.70%) JNCIS
6 3 (3.70%) CCDP
6 3 (3.70%) CCIE
6 3 (3.70%) CCSP
7 2 (2.47%) CCNA
7 2 (2.47%) MCP
8 1 (1.23%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.23%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.23%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (28.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (58.02%) Active Directory
2 36 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (27.16%) Hyper-V
4 18 (22.22%) vSphere
5 12 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (6.17%) XenApp
7 4 (4.94%) XenServer
7 4 (4.94%) XenDesktop
7 4 (4.94%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (3.70%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 16 (19.75%) Backup Exec
2 12 (14.81%) WSUS
2 12 (14.81%) SCCM
2 12 (14.81%) Legato
3 9 (11.11%) Plesk
3 9 (11.11%) cPanel
3 9 (11.11%) Webmin
4 5 (6.17%) ARCserve
5 4 (4.94%) SCOM
5 4 (4.94%) EdgeSight
6 3 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (2.47%) vMotion
8 1 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.23%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 78 (96.30%) VMware
2 43 (53.09%) Microsoft
3 34 (41.98%) Cisco
4 15 (18.52%) Symantec
5 14 (17.28%) NetApp
6 13 (16.05%) Red Hat
7 12 (14.81%) CommVault
7 12 (14.81%) EMC
8 9 (11.11%) Citrix
9 8 (9.88%) IBM
9 8 (9.88%) HP
10 7 (8.64%) Dell
10 7 (8.64%) Juniper
11 5 (6.17%) F5
12 4 (4.94%) Veeam
12 4 (4.94%) AppSense
12 4 (4.94%) CheckPoint
13 3 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (3.70%) Sun
13 3 (3.70%) Tableau
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