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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 183 171 191
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +20
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 47 51 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.87% 0.95% 0.60%
As % of the System Software category 6.33% 6.76% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 43 46 25
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £38,750 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
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
742 754 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.67% 14.00% 11.79%
Number of salaries quoted 560 554 453
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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
Slough +5 14 £42,000 -9.67% 1
Bracknell - 14 £39,000 - 1
Reading -11 10 £40,000 -6.97%
Newbury -11 4 £31,000 -34.73%
Maidenhead - 1 £28,000 -
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 114 (100.00%) VMware
2 93 (81.58%) Windows
3 86 (75.44%) Active Directory
4 78 (68.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 64 (56.14%) MS Exchange
6 60 (52.63%) Microsoft
7 57 (50.00%) Linux
8 54 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2010
9 52 (45.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 52 (45.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 51 (44.74%) Firewall
11 48 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
12 42 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2013
13 40 (35.09%) Hyper-V
14 38 (33.33%) Citrix
15 37 (32.46%) LAN
16 33 (28.95%) WAN
17 31 (27.19%) SQL Server
18 30 (26.32%) XenApp
19 29 (25.44%) Exchange Server 2007
19 29 (25.44%) SQL
20 27 (23.68%) SAN
21 26 (22.81%) MS Excel
22 25 (21.93%) DNS
23 24 (21.05%) Cisco
23 24 (21.05%) IIS
24 23 (20.18%) MCP
24 23 (20.18%) Security Cleared
24 23 (20.18%) Exchange Server 2003
24 23 (20.18%) vSphere

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 64 (56.14%) MS Exchange
2 54 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 29 (25.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 24 (21.05%) IIS
6 23 (20.18%) Exchange Server 2003
7 22 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2000
8 15 (13.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 14 (12.28%) Apache
10 9 (7.89%) nginx
11 7 (6.14%) Lync
11 7 (6.14%) Tomcat
12 5 (4.39%) SharePoint
12 5 (4.39%) WebSphere
13 4 (3.51%) CMS
13 4 (3.51%) Drupal
13 4 (3.51%) Alfresco
13 4 (3.51%) WordPress
14 3 (2.63%) IBM HTTP Server
15 2 (1.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (22.81%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.02%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.51%) Office 365
2 2 (1.75%) SaaS
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (44.74%) Firewall
2 37 (32.46%) LAN
3 33 (28.95%) WAN
4 27 (23.68%) SAN
5 25 (21.93%) DNS
6 21 (18.42%) TCP/IP
7 16 (14.04%) DHCP
8 12 (10.53%) iSCSI
8 12 (10.53%) NAS
9 8 (7.02%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (7.02%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (5.26%) Wireshark
11 5 (4.39%) SSL
11 5 (4.39%) NetScaler
12 3 (2.63%) ICMP
13 2 (1.75%) Internet
13 2 (1.75%) LDAP
14 1 (0.88%) FTP
14 1 (0.88%) 802.11
14 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (27.19%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (9.65%) MySQL
4 8 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (7.89%) LoadRunner
1 9 (7.89%) SilkPerformer
2 5 (4.39%) WinRunner
2 5 (4.39%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (6.14%) Telecoms
1 7 (6.14%) Finance
1 7 (6.14%) Retail
2 4 (3.51%) Marketing
2 4 (3.51%) Automotive
2 4 (3.51%) Games
3 2 (1.75%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 36 (31.58%) Support Engineer
2 19 (16.67%) Consultant
3 13 (11.40%) Wintel Consultant
4 12 (10.53%) Technical Support
5 10 (8.77%) Technical Support Engineer
5 10 (8.77%) Architect
5 10 (8.77%) Technical Engineer
6 9 (7.89%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (7.02%) Wintel Architect
7 8 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (6.14%) Administrator
8 7 (6.14%) Analyst
8 7 (6.14%) Support Analyst
8 7 (6.14%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (6.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Designer
9 5 (4.39%) Windows Support Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.39%) Network Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.30%) Clustering
2 20 (17.54%) Blackberry
3 8 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.26%) EqualLogic
4 6 (5.26%) Replication
5 4 (3.51%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.75%) PKI
7 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.88%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 93 (81.58%) Windows
2 57 (50.00%) Linux
3 52 (45.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (45.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 16 (14.04%) UNIX
7 13 (11.40%) Windows 7
7 13 (11.40%) Solaris
8 10 (8.77%) CentOS
9 9 (7.89%) Ubuntu
10 6 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.88%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.30%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (18.42%) ITIL
3 18 (15.79%) Migration
3 18 (15.79%) Change Control
4 9 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (7.89%) Test Management
5 7 (6.14%) Regression Testing
5 7 (6.14%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (6.14%) Test Automation
5 7 (6.14%) Validation
6 6 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 6 (5.26%) Load Balancing
6 6 (5.26%) Project Planning
7 5 (4.39%) Test Scripting
7 5 (4.39%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (4.39%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (3.51%) Test Strategy
8 4 (3.51%) Problem Management
8 4 (3.51%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (3.51%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.44%) SQL
2 19 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 11 (9.65%) PHP
4 8 (7.02%) Perl
4 8 (7.02%) Python
5 2 (1.75%) VBScript
5 2 (1.75%) VB
6 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (20.18%) MCP
1 23 (20.18%) Security Cleared
2 22 (19.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 16 (14.04%) SC Cleared
4 9 (7.89%) ISTQB
4 9 (7.89%) ISEB
5 7 (6.14%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (6.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (5.26%) Degree
6 6 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (4.39%) CCA
7 5 (4.39%) CCNP
8 4 (3.51%) CCNA
8 4 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.75%) RHCE
9 2 (1.75%) SCSA
10 1 (0.88%) MOS
10 1 (0.88%) CWNA
10 1 (0.88%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.88%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 86 (75.44%) Active Directory
2 78 (68.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (35.09%) Hyper-V
4 30 (26.32%) XenApp
5 23 (20.18%) vSphere
6 16 (14.04%) Terminal Services
7 15 (13.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 12 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (7.89%) VMware Workstation
10 7 (6.14%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (6.14%) XenServer
11 6 (5.26%) XenDesktop
12 2 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (1.75%) Xen
13 1 (0.88%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 13 (11.40%) Backup Exec
2 12 (10.53%) SCCM
3 10 (8.77%) ARCserve
3 10 (8.77%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (7.89%) Plesk
4 9 (7.89%) cPanel
4 9 (7.89%) Webmin
5 5 (4.39%) SCOM
5 5 (4.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (4.39%) EdgeSight
5 5 (4.39%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (4.39%) WSUS
6 4 (3.51%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.75%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 114 (100.00%) VMware
2 60 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 38 (33.33%) Citrix
4 24 (21.05%) Cisco
5 19 (16.67%) HP
6 15 (13.16%) Red Hat
7 14 (12.28%) Symantec
8 9 (7.89%) NetApp
8 9 (7.89%) Oracle
9 8 (7.02%) Veeam
10 7 (6.14%) Fujitsu
10 7 (6.14%) Dell
11 6 (5.26%) CheckPoint
11 6 (5.26%) Juniper
11 6 (5.26%) Kaseya
12 5 (4.39%) F5
12 5 (4.39%) AppSense
13 4 (3.51%) Sun
13 4 (3.51%) IBM
14 2 (1.75%) Veritas
Bracknell
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £28000 per annum + +15% shift +5% on call allowance
Posted: 5 days ago