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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 143 164 173
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +9
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 66 62 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.31% 1.06% 0.99%
As % of the System Software category 10.71% 8.05% 7.37%
Number of salaries quoted 58 46 52
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £29,000 £32,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,500 £49,500
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
616 770 733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.25% 13.14% 13.43%
Number of salaries quoted 471 527 559
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -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 4 September 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 September 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 +13 37 £39,500 -7.05% 6
Bracknell +31 19 £38,500 +18.46%
Slough -4 6 £27,500 -45.00%
Wokingham -1 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 111 (96.52%) VMware
2 108 (93.91%) Windows
3 70 (60.87%) Microsoft
4 68 (59.13%) Cisco
5 59 (51.30%) Active Directory
6 57 (49.57%) Firewall
7 52 (45.22%) LAN
8 50 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
9 48 (41.74%) SQL
10 47 (40.87%) WAN
10 47 (40.87%) vSphere
11 41 (35.65%) Citrix
12 39 (33.91%) MS Exchange
13 38 (33.04%) TCP/IP
13 38 (33.04%) Exchange Server 2010
14 37 (32.17%) Windows Server 2012
14 37 (32.17%) Linux
15 36 (31.30%) Data Centre
16 34 (29.57%) Hyper-V
17 32 (27.83%) Windows Server 2008
18 31 (26.96%) Exchange Server 2013
19 30 (26.09%) MS Excel
20 28 (24.35%) Juniper
21 27 (23.48%) XenApp
22 22 (19.13%) Windows Server 2003
22 22 (19.13%) Analytical Skills
23 21 (18.26%) MySQL
24 20 (17.39%) DNS
25 19 (16.52%) VMware ESXi
26 18 (15.65%) Microsoft Certification

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 39 (33.91%) MS Exchange
2 38 (33.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (26.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (7.83%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (7.83%) IIS
5 8 (6.96%) SharePoint
5 8 (6.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (6.96%) Exchange Server 2000
6 6 (5.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (3.48%) Apache
7 4 (3.48%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.61%) Lync
9 1 (0.87%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.96%) MS Office
3 4 (3.48%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.96%) Taleo
1 8 (6.96%) Responsys
2 5 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.61%) Office 365
4 2 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (49.57%) Firewall
2 52 (45.22%) LAN
3 47 (40.87%) WAN
4 38 (33.04%) TCP/IP
5 20 (17.39%) DNS
6 15 (13.04%) SAN
7 14 (12.17%) iSCSI
8 13 (11.30%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (11.30%) DHCP
9 8 (6.96%) NetScaler
10 7 (6.09%) SSL
11 6 (5.22%) Network Security
11 6 (5.22%) NAS
12 4 (3.48%) L2TP
12 4 (3.48%) VLAN
12 4 (3.48%) Wireshark
13 3 (2.61%) IPsec
13 3 (2.61%) X.21
13 3 (2.61%) MPLS
13 3 (2.61%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.26%) MySQL
2 8 (6.96%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (6.96%) Hadoop
3 5 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.48%) OLAP
4 4 (3.48%) PerformancePoint
4 4 (3.48%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.48%) SSDT
4 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Power View
4 4 (3.48%) OLAP Cube
4 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.48%) QlikView
4 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.48%) MS Access
4 4 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.48%) Data Mining
4 4 (3.48%) OLTP
4 4 (3.48%) Star Schema
4 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (6.96%) Git (software)
1 8 (6.96%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.35%) Subversion
3 4 (3.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (0.87%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (28.70%) Support Engineer
2 26 (22.61%) Systems Administrator
2 26 (22.61%) Administrator
3 25 (21.74%) Technical Engineer
4 23 (20.00%) Technical Support
5 22 (19.13%) Technical Support Engineer
6 14 (12.17%) Architect
7 10 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (7.83%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (6.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (5.22%) Consultant
10 6 (5.22%) Windows Administrator
10 6 (5.22%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 6 (5.22%) Data Centre Technician
11 5 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (4.35%) 3rd Line Technical Support
11 5 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (4.35%) Systems Support
12 4 (3.48%) Senior Developer
12 4 (3.48%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.43%) Web Services
2 8 (6.96%) CGI
2 8 (6.96%) LAMP
3 4 (3.48%) MDX
3 4 (3.48%) .NET
4 3 (2.61%) Flash
5 1 (0.87%) WAP
5 1 (0.87%) CSS
5 1 (0.87%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.87%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (31.30%) Data Centre
2 22 (19.13%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (11.30%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.96%) Client/Server
4 8 (6.96%) Clustering
4 8 (6.96%) Statistics
5 6 (5.22%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.48%) Data Integration
6 4 (3.48%) Visualisation
6 4 (3.48%) EqualLogic
6 4 (3.48%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.74%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.74%) PKI
7 2 (1.74%) Replication
8 1 (0.87%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.87%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 108 (93.91%) Windows
2 37 (32.17%) Linux
2 37 (32.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 32 (27.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (19.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (10.43%) Windows 7
6 9 (7.83%) Windows XP
7 8 (6.96%) Oracle Linux
7 8 (6.96%) CentOS
8 5 (4.35%) UNIX
8 5 (4.35%) Solaris
9 4 (3.48%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.61%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.87%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.91%) Change Control
2 12 (10.43%) ITIL
3 10 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (7.83%) Problem Management
4 9 (7.83%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (6.96%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (6.09%) Server Building
6 7 (6.09%) Configuration Management
6 7 (6.09%) Project Management
6 7 (6.09%) Migration
7 6 (5.22%) Workflow
7 6 (5.22%) Data Analysis
8 5 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (4.35%) Scrum
8 5 (4.35%) SDLC
8 5 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (3.48%) Kimball Methodology
9 4 (3.48%) Inmon Methodology
9 4 (3.48%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (3.48%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 48 (41.74%) SQL
2 18 (15.65%) PowerShell
3 15 (13.04%) C
4 14 (12.17%) Java
5 9 (7.83%) Python
6 8 (6.96%) Shell Script
6 8 (6.96%) Perl
6 8 (6.96%) PHP
7 5 (4.35%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.48%) C#
8 4 (3.48%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.74%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.87%) VBScript
10 1 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (15.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (13.91%) Degree
2 16 (13.91%) Security Cleared
3 14 (12.17%) SC Cleared
4 12 (10.43%) MCSE
5 10 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (6.96%) CCA
6 8 (6.96%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (6.09%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (5.22%) MCP
8 6 (5.22%) A+ Certification
8 6 (5.22%) Security+ Certification
8 6 (5.22%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (3.48%) RHCE
10 3 (2.61%) JNCIS
10 3 (2.61%) CCDP
10 3 (2.61%) CCIE
10 3 (2.61%) CCSP
10 3 (2.61%) CCNP
10 3 (2.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.61%) SLA
3 1 (0.87%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 59 (51.30%) Active Directory
2 50 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (40.87%) vSphere
4 34 (29.57%) Hyper-V
5 27 (23.48%) XenApp
6 19 (16.52%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (9.57%) Terminal Services
8 8 (6.96%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (6.96%) XenServer
8 8 (6.96%) XenDesktop
8 8 (6.96%) VirtualBox
9 6 (5.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.87%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.87%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.87%) vCloud
10 1 (0.87%) VMFS
10 1 (0.87%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 15 (13.04%) Backup Exec
2 13 (11.30%) SCCM
3 10 (8.70%) Puppet
4 8 (6.96%) Vagrant
4 8 (6.96%) EdgeSight
4 8 (6.96%) Graphite
4 8 (6.96%) SCOM
4 8 (6.96%) Legato
5 7 (6.09%) WSUS
6 6 (5.22%) ARCserve
6 6 (5.22%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (5.22%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.74%) Nagios
7 2 (1.74%) Cacti
7 2 (1.74%) BMC Marimba
7 2 (1.74%) Check_MK
8 1 (0.87%) yum
8 1 (0.87%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 111 (96.52%) VMware
2 70 (60.87%) Microsoft
3 68 (59.13%) Cisco
4 41 (35.65%) Citrix
5 28 (24.35%) Juniper
6 13 (11.30%) NetApp
6 13 (11.30%) Red Hat
7 11 (9.57%) Sun
8 10 (8.70%) EMC
8 10 (8.70%) Oracle
8 10 (8.70%) Symantec
9 8 (6.96%) CommVault
9 8 (6.96%) IBM
9 8 (6.96%) AppSense
9 8 (6.96%) Eloqua
10 7 (6.09%) Dell
11 6 (5.22%) HP
11 6 (5.22%) Altiris
12 4 (3.48%) F5
12 4 (3.48%) Tableau
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