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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 158 183 179
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -4
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 67 44 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.29% 0.81% 0.96%
As % of the System Software category 8.50% 5.84% 6.64%
Number of salaries quoted 61 43 47
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -4.49%
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
788 753 768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.20% 13.82% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 696 578 575
Average salary £46,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +29 36 £61,250 +53.12% 3
Bracknell +2 11 £40,000 -
Maidenhead +1 6 £28,000 -
Slough -8 6 £52,500 +25.00%
Newbury +18 1 - -
Ascot - 1 - -
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 131 (97.04%) VMware
2 111 (82.22%) Windows
3 92 (68.15%) Microsoft
4 87 (64.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 85 (62.96%) Active Directory
6 84 (62.22%) Windows Server
7 73 (54.07%) ITIL
8 63 (46.67%) Firewall
9 62 (45.93%) Cisco
9 62 (45.93%) vSphere
10 59 (43.70%) SCCM
11 57 (42.22%) Linux
12 54 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 49 (36.30%) EMC
14 48 (35.56%) PowerShell
14 48 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
15 46 (34.07%) Windows Server 2003
15 46 (34.07%) MS Exchange
16 44 (32.59%) Hyper-V
17 43 (31.85%) MS Excel
17 43 (31.85%) Citrix
18 42 (31.11%) Exchange Server 2010
19 40 (29.63%) WSUS
20 39 (28.89%) Red Hat
21 38 (28.15%) Java
21 38 (28.15%) EMC VNX
22 37 (27.41%) Mentoring
22 37 (27.41%) Finance
23 36 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
24 35 (25.93%) Data Centre

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 46 (34.07%) MS Exchange
2 42 (31.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (10.37%) IIS
5 11 (8.15%) Lync
5 11 (8.15%) SharePoint
6 10 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (3.70%) Apache
7 5 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2000
8 4 (2.96%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.96%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.48%) WebLogic
Applications
1 43 (31.85%) MS Excel
2 15 (11.11%) MS Office
3 11 (8.15%) PowerPivot
4 3 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.56%) OpenShift
2 20 (14.81%) SaaS
3 13 (9.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.70%) Office 365
5 4 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.74%) Responsys
6 1 (0.74%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 63 (46.67%) Firewall
2 33 (24.44%) Cisco IOS
2 33 (24.44%) Cisco Nexus
2 33 (24.44%) LAN
3 30 (22.22%) WAN
4 25 (18.52%) DNS
5 21 (15.56%) SAN
6 17 (12.59%) iSCSI
7 14 (10.37%) DHCP
8 13 (9.63%) Fibre Channel
9 12 (8.89%) NAS
10 10 (7.41%) Unified Communications
10 10 (7.41%) Wireshark
11 9 (6.67%) TCP/IP
12 8 (5.93%) NetScaler
13 3 (2.22%) IMAP
13 3 (2.22%) LDAP
13 3 (2.22%) SMTP
13 3 (2.22%) SSL
13 3 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (8.15%) SQL Server 2014
3 11 (8.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 11 (8.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (8.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (5.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 7 (5.19%) Power BI
5 6 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (4.44%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (2.96%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 4 (2.96%) Data Mining
6 4 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.96%) MS Access
6 4 (2.96%) OLAP
6 4 (2.96%) OLTP
6 4 (2.96%) Pentaho
6 4 (2.96%) PerformancePoint
6 4 (2.96%) QlikView
6 4 (2.96%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 4 (2.96%) Subversion
1 4 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (2.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (2.22%) AQtime
2 3 (2.22%) WebLOAD
3 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.74%) Vagrant
General
1 37 (27.41%) Finance
2 4 (2.96%) Law
3 2 (1.48%) Games
3 2 (1.48%) Legal
3 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.74%) German Language
4 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (27.41%) Support Engineer
2 36 (26.67%) VMware Engineer
3 25 (18.52%) Administrator
4 23 (17.04%) Technical Support
5 22 (16.30%) Technical Engineer
6 21 (15.56%) Technical Support Engineer
7 20 (14.81%) VMware Support Engineer
8 19 (14.07%) Linux Administrator
9 15 (11.11%) Architect
9 15 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
9 15 (11.11%) Senior Linux Administrator
10 14 (10.37%) VMWare Administrator
11 13 (9.63%) Linux Engineer
12 12 (8.89%) Analyst
12 12 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (8.89%) Senior VMware Engineer
13 11 (8.15%) Senior IT Support
14 10 (7.41%) Senior VMWare Administrator
15 9 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
15 9 (6.67%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.15%) MDX
2 8 (5.93%) Web Services
3 7 (5.19%) .NET
4 5 (3.70%) MSMQ
5 4 (2.96%) Sass
6 3 (2.22%) MAPI
7 2 (1.48%) EDI
7 2 (1.48%) JMS
7 2 (1.48%) Middleware
7 2 (1.48%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.48%) WAP
7 2 (1.48%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.74%) CGI
8 1 (0.74%) LAMP
8 1 (0.74%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (28.15%) EMC VNX
2 35 (25.93%) Data Centre
3 17 (12.59%) Clustering
4 14 (10.37%) Computer Science
5 13 (9.63%) Enterprise Storage
6 10 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (5.93%) Mathematics
8 6 (4.44%) HP Storage
8 6 (4.44%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (3.70%) Blackberry
9 5 (3.70%) Replication
10 4 (2.96%) Client/Server
10 4 (2.96%) Data Integration
10 4 (2.96%) EqualLogic
10 4 (2.96%) NHS
10 4 (2.96%) Visualisation
11 3 (2.22%) e-Learning
11 3 (2.22%) PKI
11 3 (2.22%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.74%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 111 (82.22%) Windows
2 84 (62.22%) Windows Server
3 57 (42.22%) Linux
4 54 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 46 (34.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (12.59%) Unix
8 13 (9.63%) Windows XP
9 10 (7.41%) Windows 8
10 8 (5.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.96%) HPUX
11 4 (2.96%) Solaris
12 2 (1.48%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.74%) AIX
13 1 (0.74%) CentOS
13 1 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (54.07%) ITIL
2 37 (27.41%) Mentoring
3 36 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
4 15 (11.11%) Project Management
5 14 (10.37%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (10.37%) Presales
6 13 (9.63%) Root Cause Analysis
6 13 (9.63%) Server Patching
6 13 (9.63%) Service Management
6 13 (9.63%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (6.67%) Business Continuity
7 9 (6.67%) Information Security
7 9 (6.67%) ITIL V3
7 9 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (5.93%) High Availability
8 8 (5.93%) PRINCE2
8 8 (5.93%) TOGAF
9 7 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (3.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (35.56%) PowerShell
2 38 (28.15%) Java
3 34 (25.19%) Perl
3 34 (25.19%) Python
4 33 (24.44%) Ruby
5 30 (22.22%) SQL
6 18 (13.33%) Shell Script
7 13 (9.63%) T-SQL
8 7 (5.19%) C#
8 7 (5.19%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 7 (5.19%) VBScript
9 4 (2.96%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.22%) C++
11 1 (0.74%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (14.81%) ITIL Certification
3 18 (13.33%) MCSE
4 16 (11.85%) Degree
5 13 (9.63%) Security Cleared
6 9 (6.67%) MCP
7 8 (5.93%) CCA
7 8 (5.93%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (5.93%) SC Cleared
8 7 (5.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (3.70%) DV Cleared
10 3 (2.22%) A+ Certification
10 3 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (2.22%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (2.22%) MOS
10 3 (2.22%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (2.22%) Security+ Certification
11 2 (1.48%) CCNA
11 2 (1.48%) MCITP
12 1 (0.74%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (25.93%) QA
2 8 (5.93%) SLA
System Software
1 87 (64.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 85 (62.96%) Active Directory
3 62 (45.93%) vSphere
4 44 (32.59%) Hyper-V
5 23 (17.04%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (11.85%) XenApp
7 9 (6.67%) Terminal Services
7 9 (6.67%) XenDesktop
8 8 (5.93%) XenServer
9 7 (5.19%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (3.70%) ISA Server
10 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (2.96%) OpenSSH
12 3 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.74%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 59 (43.70%) SCCM
2 40 (29.63%) WSUS
3 33 (24.44%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 16 (11.85%) SCOM
5 14 (10.37%) Backup Exec
6 10 (7.41%) NetBackup
7 7 (5.19%) EdgeSight
8 6 (4.44%) SCVMM
8 6 (4.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 5 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (3.70%) Cisco UCCX
9 5 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (2.96%) Cisco UCCE
11 3 (2.22%) Perfmon
11 3 (2.22%) Puppet
11 3 (2.22%) SCDPM
11 3 (2.22%) SCSM
12 2 (1.48%) Cacti
12 2 (1.48%) Check_MK
12 2 (1.48%) Nagios
Vendors
1 131 (97.04%) VMware
2 92 (68.15%) Microsoft
3 62 (45.93%) Cisco
4 49 (36.30%) EMC
5 43 (31.85%) Citrix
6 39 (28.89%) Red Hat
7 34 (25.19%) HP
8 33 (24.44%) Qualys
9 26 (19.26%) Dell
10 18 (13.33%) Symantec
11 16 (11.85%) NetApp
12 14 (10.37%) IBM
13 8 (5.93%) AppSense
14 7 (5.19%) Oracle
15 6 (4.44%) Juniper
16 5 (3.70%) arcserve
16 5 (3.70%) Dell Compellent
16 5 (3.70%) Google
17 4 (2.96%) Tableau
18 3 (2.22%) Altiris
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