The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 142 164 173
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +9
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 71 52 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.27% 0.94% 1.03%
As % of the System Software category 9.07% 6.91% 10.86%
Number of salaries quoted 57 46 58
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
System Software Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
783 753 571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.03% 13.66% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 521 603 476
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
VMware ESX
South East

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 July 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 July 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 -14 30 £58,750 +56.66% 1
Bracknell -3 9 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Slough - 9 £50,000 -
Maidenhead - 4 £50,000 -
Newbury - 4 £31,500 -
Wokingham 0 1 £29,000 -32.55%
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 131 (100.00%) VMware
2 93 (70.99%) Windows
3 90 (68.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 64 (48.85%) Microsoft
5 60 (45.80%) Active Directory
6 52 (39.69%) SAN
7 48 (36.64%) Citrix
8 42 (32.06%) DNS
9 38 (29.01%) SQL
10 34 (25.95%) SQL Server
11 33 (25.19%) HP
12 32 (24.43%) DHCP
12 32 (24.43%) IIS
13 30 (22.90%) Cisco
14 29 (22.14%) Firewall
14 29 (22.14%) XenApp
15 26 (19.85%) Linux
16 25 (19.08%) ITIL
16 25 (19.08%) Windows Server 2008
16 25 (19.08%) Degree
17 24 (18.32%) NetBackup
17 24 (18.32%) NAS
17 24 (18.32%) VMware ESXi
18 23 (17.56%) NetApp
19 22 (16.79%) Backup Exec
20 21 (16.03%) Dell
20 21 (16.03%) MS Exchange
20 21 (16.03%) vSphere
21 20 (15.27%) Hyper-V
21 20 (15.27%) EMC

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 32 (24.43%) IIS
2 21 (16.03%) MS Exchange
3 14 (10.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (8.40%) Apache
5 7 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2000
6 6 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (3.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (3.05%) Tomcat
8 4 (3.05%) Lync
9 3 (2.29%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.53%) CMS
10 2 (1.53%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.53%) Drupal
10 2 (1.53%) Alfresco
10 2 (1.53%) WordPress
10 2 (1.53%) nginx
11 1 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (14.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.53%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (39.69%) SAN
2 42 (32.06%) DNS
3 32 (24.43%) DHCP
4 29 (22.14%) Firewall
5 24 (18.32%) NAS
6 17 (12.98%) IMAP
6 17 (12.98%) SMTP
7 16 (12.21%) TCP/IP
8 15 (11.45%) Wireshark
9 12 (9.16%) Fibre Channel
9 12 (9.16%) Internet
10 11 (8.40%) SSL
11 7 (5.34%) VPN
12 6 (4.58%) SNMP
13 5 (3.82%) NetScreen
13 5 (3.82%) WAN
13 5 (3.82%) LAN
13 5 (3.82%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (3.05%) SSH
15 3 (2.29%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (25.95%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.16%) MySQL
3 8 (6.11%) Relational Database
3 8 (6.11%) RDBMS
4 6 (4.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (4.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 17 (12.98%) WebLOAD
1 17 (12.98%) AQtime
2 7 (5.34%) LoadRunner
3 3 (2.29%) SilkPerformer
4 2 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.76%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 11 (8.40%) Finance
2 8 (6.11%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.58%) German Language
4 2 (1.53%) Retail
5 1 (0.76%) Marketing
5 1 (0.76%) French Language
5 1 (0.76%) Publishing
5 1 (0.76%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 17 (12.98%) Systems Engineer
1 17 (12.98%) Support Engineer
2 16 (12.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (10.69%) Technical Engineer
4 13 (9.92%) Technical Support
5 12 (9.16%) Consultant
6 11 (8.40%) Technical Support Engineer
6 11 (8.40%) Test Engineer
7 10 (7.63%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (6.87%) Senior Test Engineer
8 9 (6.87%) Performance Engineer
8 9 (6.87%) Performance Test Engineer
9 8 (6.11%) Architect
9 8 (6.11%) Analyst
9 8 (6.11%) Network Engineer
10 7 (5.34%) Technical Consultant
11 6 (4.58%) Tester
11 6 (4.58%) Performance Tester
11 6 (4.58%) UNIX Engineer
12 5 (3.82%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.27%) .NET
2 17 (12.98%) MAPI
3 2 (1.53%) J2EE
3 2 (1.53%) Web Services
3 2 (1.53%) XML
4 1 (0.76%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.40%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.11%) Clustering
3 7 (5.34%) EqualLogic
4 5 (3.82%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.29%) Replication
5 3 (2.29%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.29%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.53%) HP StorageWorks
6 2 (1.53%) CLARiiON
6 2 (1.53%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.76%) Firmware
7 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 93 (70.99%) Windows
2 26 (19.85%) Linux
3 25 (19.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (12.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (11.45%) UNIX
6 12 (9.16%) Solaris
7 10 (7.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (6.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (5.34%) CentOS
10 5 (3.82%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (3.05%) Windows 2000
11 4 (3.05%) Windows XP
12 3 (2.29%) Windows 7
13 2 (1.53%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (1.53%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.53%) VMS
13 2 (1.53%) HPUX
14 1 (0.76%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.08%) ITIL
2 17 (12.98%) Benchmarking
3 15 (11.45%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (9.92%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (7.63%) Service Management
5 10 (7.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (6.87%) Migration
7 8 (6.11%) Validation
8 7 (5.34%) Incident Management
8 7 (5.34%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (5.34%) Change Control
9 6 (4.58%) Problem Management
9 6 (4.58%) Time Management
9 6 (4.58%) Security Management
9 6 (4.58%) ITSM
10 5 (3.82%) Change Management
10 5 (3.82%) Project Planning
10 5 (3.82%) Load Balancing
11 4 (3.05%) Data Modelling
12 3 (2.29%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (29.01%) SQL
2 17 (12.98%) C#
2 17 (12.98%) C++
3 13 (9.92%) PowerShell
4 8 (6.11%) Perl
5 6 (4.58%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.82%) VB
6 5 (3.82%) Python
7 3 (2.29%) PHP
7 3 (2.29%) Java
8 2 (1.53%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.53%) VBScript
8 2 (1.53%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (19.08%) Degree
2 20 (15.27%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (15.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 17 (12.98%) Security Cleared
4 15 (11.45%) CCNA
5 14 (10.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (9.92%) MCP
6 13 (9.92%) MCSE
6 13 (9.92%) SC Cleared
7 7 (5.34%) MCITP
7 7 (5.34%) CCNP
8 6 (4.58%) MCSA
8 6 (4.58%) MCDBA
8 6 (4.58%) RHCE
8 6 (4.58%) MCTS
8 6 (4.58%) Network+ Certification
8 6 (4.58%) SCSA
9 5 (3.82%) NCDA
9 5 (3.82%) NCIE
9 5 (3.82%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.27%) QA
2 3 (2.29%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.29%) SLA
2 3 (2.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 90 (68.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (45.80%) Active Directory
3 29 (22.14%) XenApp
4 24 (18.32%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (16.03%) vSphere
6 20 (15.27%) Hyper-V
7 17 (12.98%) XenDesktop
8 15 (11.45%) XenServer
9 12 (9.16%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (6.87%) VMware Workstation
11 8 (6.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 7 (5.34%) Terminal Services
13 6 (4.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 4 (3.05%) UAG
15 3 (2.29%) KVM
15 3 (2.29%) MetaFrame
15 3 (2.29%) NFS
16 2 (1.53%) ISA Server
17 1 (0.76%) Nmap
17 1 (0.76%) Squid
Systems Management
1 24 (18.32%) NetBackup
2 22 (16.79%) Backup Exec
3 8 (6.11%) ARCserve
3 8 (6.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (6.11%) SCCM
4 7 (5.34%) WSUS
5 6 (4.58%) PureDisk
6 4 (3.05%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (2.29%) Plesk
8 2 (1.53%) FortiGate
8 2 (1.53%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.53%) SCOM
8 2 (1.53%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.76%) YUM
9 1 (0.76%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 131 (100.00%) VMware
2 64 (48.85%) Microsoft
3 48 (36.64%) Citrix
4 33 (25.19%) HP
5 30 (22.90%) Cisco
6 23 (17.56%) NetApp
7 21 (16.03%) Dell
8 20 (15.27%) EMC
9 18 (13.74%) Symantec
10 14 (10.69%) Sun
11 12 (9.16%) IBM
11 12 (9.16%) Juniper
12 10 (7.63%) Red Hat
12 10 (7.63%) Hitachi
13 8 (6.11%) Veeam
13 8 (6.11%) Veritas
14 7 (5.34%) Oracle
14 7 (5.34%) Brocade
14 7 (5.34%) PlateSpin
15 6 (4.58%) F5
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Corporate Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon Application
Posted: 4 days ago