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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 165 167 158
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 62 55 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.04% 1.00% 1.02%
As % of the System Software category 7.99% 7.46% 9.27%
Number of salaries quoted 46 52 54
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,650 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £49,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
776 737 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.04% 13.41% 11.05%
Number of salaries quoted 532 565 523
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,320 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 -5 30 £46,000 +22.66% 1
Bracknell -8 10 £37,500 -6.25%
Slough +9 7 £50,000 +33.33%
Newbury - 4 £31,500 - 1
Wokingham -7 1 £29,000 -32.55%
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 120 (100.00%) VMware
2 95 (79.17%) Windows
3 86 (71.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 68 (56.67%) Microsoft
5 66 (55.00%) Active Directory
6 47 (39.17%) Citrix
7 46 (38.33%) DNS
8 45 (37.50%) SAN
9 37 (30.83%) SQL
10 35 (29.17%) SQL Server
10 35 (29.17%) DHCP
11 31 (25.83%) Firewall
12 30 (25.00%) IIS
12 30 (25.00%) XenApp
13 29 (24.17%) Windows Server 2008
13 29 (24.17%) MS Exchange
14 27 (22.50%) HP
14 27 (22.50%) Linux
15 25 (20.83%) ITIL
15 25 (20.83%) NAS
15 25 (20.83%) VMware ESXi
16 24 (20.00%) Degree
17 22 (18.33%) Cisco
18 21 (17.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 21 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2010
19 20 (16.67%) Hyper-V
19 20 (16.67%) QA
19 20 (16.67%) NetApp
19 20 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
20 19 (15.83%) MS Excel

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 30 (25.00%) IIS
2 29 (24.17%) MS Exchange
3 21 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (15.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (9.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (8.33%) Apache
8 9 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2000
9 6 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (3.33%) Tomcat
11 3 (2.50%) SharePoint
12 2 (1.67%) WebLogic
12 2 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (1.67%) Lync
Applications
1 19 (15.83%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.17%) MS Office
3 2 (1.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.50%) Office 365
3 2 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 46 (38.33%) DNS
2 45 (37.50%) SAN
3 35 (29.17%) DHCP
4 31 (25.83%) Firewall
5 25 (20.83%) NAS
6 18 (15.00%) TCP/IP
7 17 (14.17%) SMTP
7 17 (14.17%) IMAP
8 16 (13.33%) Wireshark
9 11 (9.17%) Internet
10 9 (7.50%) SSL
11 6 (5.00%) SNMP
11 6 (5.00%) WAN
11 6 (5.00%) LAN
12 5 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
13 4 (3.33%) iSCSI
13 4 (3.33%) VPN
14 3 (2.50%) FTP
14 3 (2.50%) NetScreen
14 3 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.33%) MySQL
3 7 (5.83%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.83%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 17 (14.17%) WebLOAD
1 17 (14.17%) AQtime
2 9 (7.50%) LoadRunner
3 5 (4.17%) SilkPerformer
4 3 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.83%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 13 (10.83%) Finance
2 8 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.00%) German Language
4 4 (3.33%) Retail
5 1 (0.83%) French Language
5 1 (0.83%) Publishing
5 1 (0.83%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 19 (15.83%) Support Engineer
2 15 (12.50%) Consultant
2 15 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 13 (10.83%) Technical Engineer
4 12 (10.00%) Technical Support
5 11 (9.17%) Test Engineer
6 10 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
7 9 (7.50%) Performance Test Engineer
7 9 (7.50%) Senior Test Engineer
7 9 (7.50%) Performance Engineer
7 9 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (5.83%) Network Engineer
9 7 (5.83%) Architect
9 7 (5.83%) Analyst
9 7 (5.83%) Technical Consultant
10 6 (5.00%) Tester
10 6 (5.00%) Performance Tester
11 5 (4.17%) Senior Technical Consultant
11 5 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.83%) .NET
2 17 (14.17%) MAPI
3 3 (2.50%) Web Services
4 2 (1.67%) J2EE
5 1 (0.83%) XML
5 1 (0.83%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.17%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.33%) Clustering
3 7 (5.83%) EqualLogic
4 6 (5.00%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.50%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.50%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.50%) HP StorageWorks
6 2 (1.67%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.67%) Replication
6 2 (1.67%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 95 (79.17%) Windows
2 29 (24.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (22.50%) Linux
4 20 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (13.33%) UNIX
7 13 (10.83%) Solaris
8 10 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (5.00%) CentOS
9 6 (5.00%) Windows XP
10 5 (4.17%) Windows 7
11 3 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (2.50%) VMS
11 3 (2.50%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.67%) HPUX
12 2 (1.67%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.83%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.83%) ITIL
2 17 (14.17%) Benchmarking
3 15 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (8.33%) Service Management
4 10 (8.33%) Validation
4 10 (8.33%) Migration
5 9 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (7.50%) Change Control
6 7 (5.83%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (5.00%) Time Management
7 6 (5.00%) ITSM
7 6 (5.00%) Security Management
8 5 (4.17%) Incident Management
8 5 (4.17%) Project Planning
8 5 (4.17%) Change Management
8 5 (4.17%) Test Management
8 5 (4.17%) Problem Management
8 5 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (3.33%) Load Balancing
9 4 (3.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 37 (30.83%) SQL
2 17 (14.17%) C#
2 17 (14.17%) C++
3 15 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 5 (4.17%) Shell Script
4 5 (4.17%) Perl
5 4 (3.33%) VB
6 3 (2.50%) Python
6 3 (2.50%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.67%) VBScript
7 2 (1.67%) Java
8 1 (0.83%) PHP
8 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (20.00%) Degree
2 21 (17.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 17 (14.17%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (14.17%) Security Cleared
4 15 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (12.50%) MCP
4 15 (12.50%) CCNA
5 14 (11.67%) MCSE
6 11 (9.17%) SC Cleared
7 8 (6.67%) MCITP
8 6 (5.00%) MCSA
8 6 (5.00%) MCDBA
8 6 (5.00%) MCTS
8 6 (5.00%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (4.17%) SCSA
9 5 (4.17%) RHCE
9 5 (4.17%) ISEB
9 5 (4.17%) ISTQB
9 5 (4.17%) NCDA
9 5 (4.17%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.67%) QA
2 3 (2.50%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 86 (71.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (55.00%) Active Directory
3 30 (25.00%) XenApp
4 25 (20.83%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 19 (15.83%) vSphere
7 18 (15.00%) XenDesktop
8 15 (12.50%) XenServer
9 12 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
9 12 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (7.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 5 (4.17%) Terminal Services
13 3 (2.50%) MetaFrame
13 3 (2.50%) NFS
13 3 (2.50%) KVM
14 2 (1.67%) UAG
14 2 (1.67%) ISA Server
14 2 (1.67%) Nmap
15 1 (0.83%) Squid
Systems Management
1 19 (15.83%) NetBackup
2 18 (15.00%) Backup Exec
3 7 (5.83%) WSUS
3 7 (5.83%) SCCM
3 7 (5.83%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (5.00%) ARCserve
4 6 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (5.00%) PureDisk
5 2 (1.67%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.83%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.83%) Plesk
6 1 (0.83%) YUM
6 1 (0.83%) SCOM
Vendors
1 120 (100.00%) VMware
2 68 (56.67%) Microsoft
3 47 (39.17%) Citrix
4 27 (22.50%) HP
5 22 (18.33%) Cisco
6 20 (16.67%) NetApp
7 15 (12.50%) Symantec
8 14 (11.67%) Dell
8 14 (11.67%) EMC
9 10 (8.33%) Veeam
10 9 (7.50%) Oracle
10 9 (7.50%) Juniper
11 8 (6.67%) Red Hat
12 7 (5.83%) Veritas
12 7 (5.83%) PlateSpin
13 6 (5.00%) F5
13 6 (5.00%) Sun
14 5 (4.17%) Brocade
15 4 (3.33%) Fujitsu
15 4 (3.33%) Kaseya
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