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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 145 154 167
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +13
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 68 68 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.36% 1.21% 0.96%
As % of the System Software category 10.61% 8.58% 6.81%
Number of salaries quoted 58 53 47
Average salary £38,500 £43,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
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
641 793 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.81% 14.10% 14.07%
Number of salaries quoted 461 524 622
Average salary £39,000 £42,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.77% +6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +7 37 £39,000 -35.00% 4
Bracknell +28 20 £38,500 +2.66%
Slough -9 8 £26,500 -47.00%
Maidenhead +11 1 - - 1
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 102 (96.23%) VMware
2 99 (93.40%) Windows
3 66 (62.26%) Cisco
4 57 (53.77%) Microsoft
5 56 (52.83%) Firewall
6 51 (48.11%) Active Directory
7 48 (45.28%) LAN
8 44 (41.51%) SQL
9 43 (40.57%) WAN
10 41 (38.68%) VMware Infrastructure
11 36 (33.96%) TCP/IP
11 36 (33.96%) Linux
12 34 (32.08%) MS Exchange
12 34 (32.08%) vSphere
12 34 (32.08%) Data Centre
13 33 (31.13%) Exchange Server 2010
13 33 (31.13%) Citrix
14 32 (30.19%) Hyper-V
15 31 (29.25%) Windows Server 2012
16 27 (25.47%) Windows Server 2008
17 25 (23.58%) Exchange Server 2013
17 25 (23.58%) Juniper
18 24 (22.64%) MS Excel
19 20 (18.87%) VMware ESXi
19 20 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
19 20 (18.87%) XenApp
20 19 (17.92%) C
20 19 (17.92%) DNS
20 19 (17.92%) Microsoft Certification
21 18 (16.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 34 (32.08%) MS Exchange
2 33 (31.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (23.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (9.43%) SharePoint
5 6 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (5.66%) IIS
6 5 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2000
7 4 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.94%) Apache
8 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.94%) Lync
Applications
1 24 (22.64%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.43%) MS Office
3 4 (3.77%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.60%) Taleo
1 7 (6.60%) Responsys
2 5 (4.72%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 56 (52.83%) Firewall
2 48 (45.28%) LAN
3 43 (40.57%) WAN
4 36 (33.96%) TCP/IP
5 19 (17.92%) DNS
6 13 (12.26%) DHCP
6 13 (12.26%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (6.60%) SSL
8 6 (5.66%) SAN
8 6 (5.66%) Network Security
8 6 (5.66%) iSCSI
9 5 (4.72%) NetScaler
10 4 (3.77%) ISDN
10 4 (3.77%) Spanning Tree
10 4 (3.77%) IPsec
10 4 (3.77%) VLAN
10 4 (3.77%) MPLS
10 4 (3.77%) OSPF
10 4 (3.77%) BGP
10 4 (3.77%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.98%) MySQL
2 7 (6.60%) Hadoop
2 7 (6.60%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (3.77%) MS Access
3 4 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.77%) Data Mining
3 4 (3.77%) OLTP
3 4 (3.77%) Star Schema
3 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.77%) QlikView
3 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (3.77%) PerformancePoint
3 4 (3.77%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.77%) SSDT
3 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Power View
3 4 (3.77%) OLAP Cube
3 4 (3.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.77%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (6.60%) Git (software)
1 7 (6.60%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.72%) Subversion
3 4 (3.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (0.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (25.47%) Support Engineer
2 20 (18.87%) Systems Administrator
2 20 (18.87%) Administrator
3 19 (17.92%) Technical Engineer
4 18 (16.98%) Technical Support
5 17 (16.04%) Technical Support Engineer
6 16 (15.09%) Architect
7 13 (12.26%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (8.49%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (6.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (6.60%) Data Centre Technician
10 5 (4.72%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 5 (4.72%) Windows Administrator
10 5 (4.72%) Systems Support
10 5 (4.72%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (3.77%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.77%) Network Engineer
11 4 (3.77%) Developer
11 4 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 4 (3.77%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.43%) Web Services
2 7 (6.60%) CGI
2 7 (6.60%) LAMP
3 4 (3.77%) MDX
3 4 (3.77%) .NET
4 3 (2.83%) Flash
5 1 (0.94%) CSS
5 1 (0.94%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 34 (32.08%) Data Centre
2 20 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (10.38%) Computer Science
4 10 (9.43%) Client/Server
5 7 (6.60%) Statistics
6 6 (5.66%) Clustering
7 4 (3.77%) Mathematics
7 4 (3.77%) Blackberry
7 4 (3.77%) Data Integration
7 4 (3.77%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.89%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 99 (93.40%) Windows
2 36 (33.96%) Linux
3 31 (29.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (25.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (16.98%) Windows 7
6 16 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (6.60%) Windows XP
7 7 (6.60%) Oracle Linux
7 7 (6.60%) CentOS
8 6 (5.66%) UNIX
9 5 (4.72%) Solaris
10 3 (2.83%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (12.26%) Problem Management
1 13 (12.26%) Capacity Planning
2 12 (11.32%) Change Control
2 12 (11.32%) Project Management
3 8 (7.55%) ITIL
3 8 (7.55%) Server Building
4 7 (6.60%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (6.60%) Migration
5 6 (5.66%) Project Planning
5 6 (5.66%) Security Patching
6 5 (4.72%) SDLC
6 5 (4.72%) Load Balancing
6 5 (4.72%) Data Analysis
6 5 (4.72%) Scrum
6 5 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (4.72%) Workflow
7 4 (3.77%) Data Modelling
7 4 (3.77%) ETL
7 4 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (41.51%) SQL
2 19 (17.92%) C
3 16 (15.09%) PowerShell
4 13 (12.26%) Java
5 8 (7.55%) Python
6 7 (6.60%) Shell Script
6 7 (6.60%) Perl
6 7 (6.60%) PHP
7 4 (3.77%) C#
7 4 (3.77%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.77%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.89%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.94%) VBScript
9 1 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (17.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (13.21%) MCSE
2 14 (13.21%) Degree
3 10 (9.43%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.43%) Security Cleared
4 8 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (7.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (4.72%) A+ Certification
5 5 (4.72%) Security+ Certification
5 5 (4.72%) Network+ Certification
5 5 (4.72%) CCA
5 5 (4.72%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (3.77%) MCP
6 4 (3.77%) CCNP
6 4 (3.77%) RHCE
7 3 (2.83%) JNCIS
7 3 (2.83%) CCIE
7 3 (2.83%) CCSP
7 3 (2.83%) CCDP
8 2 (1.89%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.94%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 51 (48.11%) Active Directory
2 41 (38.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (32.08%) vSphere
4 32 (30.19%) Hyper-V
5 20 (18.87%) XenApp
5 20 (18.87%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (6.60%) VirtualBox
7 6 (5.66%) Terminal Services
8 5 (4.72%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (4.72%) XenServer
8 5 (4.72%) XenDesktop
9 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.94%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.94%) vCloud
10 1 (0.94%) VMFS
10 1 (0.94%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 14 (13.21%) Backup Exec
2 12 (11.32%) Legato
3 9 (8.49%) SCCM
4 7 (6.60%) WSUS
4 7 (6.60%) Puppet
4 7 (6.60%) Vagrant
4 7 (6.60%) Graphite
5 5 (4.72%) EdgeSight
5 5 (4.72%) SCOM
6 4 (3.77%) ARCserve
6 4 (3.77%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (3.77%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.94%) yum
Vendors
1 102 (96.23%) VMware
2 66 (62.26%) Cisco
3 57 (53.77%) Microsoft
4 33 (31.13%) Citrix
5 25 (23.58%) Juniper
6 16 (15.09%) NetApp
7 13 (12.26%) EMC
8 12 (11.32%) Red Hat
8 12 (11.32%) CommVault
9 10 (9.43%) Symantec
10 9 (8.49%) Sun
10 9 (8.49%) IBM
11 8 (7.55%) Oracle
12 7 (6.60%) Eloqua
13 5 (4.72%) AppSense
13 5 (4.72%) Altiris
13 5 (4.72%) F5
14 4 (3.77%) Tableau
14 4 (3.77%) HP
15 3 (2.83%) Dell
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