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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESX Server
South East / Berkshire
Rank 139 169 190
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +21
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 41 62 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.21% 1.22% 0.76%
As % of the System Software category 7.14% 8.00% 5.53%
Number of salaries quoted 32 58 42
Median salary £62,500 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £29,700 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-14.11% +1.19%

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
574 775 759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.96% 15.23% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 481 683 576
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +27 13 £60,000 +4.34%
Bracknell +9 7 £30,000 -25.00%
Slough +29 5 £55,000 +4.76%
Maidenhead +7 4 £65,000 +124.13%
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT jobs citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 67 (100.00%) VMware
2 49 (73.13%) Windows
3 41 (61.19%) Linux
4 35 (52.24%) Firewall
5 33 (49.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 32 (47.76%) Unix
7 31 (46.27%) Information Security
8 27 (40.30%) Intrusion Detection
8 27 (40.30%) Cisco
8 27 (40.30%) Security Architecture
8 27 (40.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 27 (40.30%) Security Patching
8 27 (40.30%) Palo Alto
8 27 (40.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 25 (37.31%) SSL
9 25 (37.31%) VPN
9 25 (37.31%) Change Management
9 25 (37.31%) CheckPoint
9 25 (37.31%) Cisco ASA
10 24 (35.82%) Imperva
10 24 (35.82%) Patch Management
10 24 (35.82%) Kalman Filter
10 24 (35.82%) LogLogic
11 22 (32.84%) Windows Server
11 22 (32.84%) PowerShell
12 21 (31.34%) Active Directory
13 19 (28.36%) High Availability
14 18 (26.87%) Threat Management
15 17 (25.37%) Windows Server 2008
15 17 (25.37%) Solaris

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.45%) IIS
2 3 (4.48%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.99%) CMS
3 2 (2.99%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.48%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (4.48%) Office 365
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.99%) SaaS
3 2 (2.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (52.24%) Firewall
2 27 (40.30%) Intrusion Detection
3 25 (37.31%) Cisco ASA
3 25 (37.31%) SSL
3 25 (37.31%) VPN
4 14 (20.90%) DNS
5 9 (13.43%) TCP/IP
6 8 (11.94%) Network Security
7 7 (10.45%) SAN
7 7 (10.45%) SMTP
8 6 (8.96%) Wireless
9 5 (7.46%) HTTP
10 4 (5.97%) NAS
11 2 (2.99%) IMAP
11 2 (2.99%) iSCSI
11 2 (2.99%) Wireshark
12 1 (1.49%) DHCP
12 1 (1.49%) LAN
12 1 (1.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.93%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) LoadRunner
1 4 (5.97%) WebLOAD
2 2 (2.99%) AQtime
2 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.49%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (10.45%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.99%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (28.36%) Architect
1 19 (28.36%) VMware Engineer
2 18 (26.87%) Security Architect
3 12 (17.91%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (17.91%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 10 (14.93%) Security Engineer
5 9 (13.43%) Support Engineer
6 8 (11.94%) Consultant
6 8 (11.94%) Security Consultant
7 7 (10.45%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 7 (10.45%) Tester
7 7 (10.45%) VMware Support Engineer
7 7 (10.45%) Windows Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) Data Centre Consultant
9 5 (7.46%) Linux Support
9 5 (7.46%) Linux Support Engineer
9 5 (7.46%) Network Design Consultant
9 5 (7.46%) Network Security Consultant
9 5 (7.46%) Senior Linux Support
9 5 (7.46%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.46%) Middleware
2 4 (5.97%) Web Services
3 3 (4.48%) .NET
4 2 (2.99%) MAPI
5 1 (1.49%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (40.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 10 (14.93%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.46%) iSeries
4 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.48%) Driving Licence
5 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.99%) NHS
6 2 (2.99%) Replication
7 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.49%) PKI
7 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.49%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (73.13%) Windows
2 41 (61.19%) Linux
3 32 (47.76%) Unix
4 22 (32.84%) Windows Server
5 17 (25.37%) Solaris
5 17 (25.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (20.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (17.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.99%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (46.27%) Information Security
2 27 (40.30%) Security Architecture
2 27 (40.30%) Security Patching
3 25 (37.31%) Change Management
4 24 (35.82%) Kalman Filter
4 24 (35.82%) Patch Management
5 19 (28.36%) High Availability
6 18 (26.87%) Threat Management
7 6 (8.96%) ITIL
8 5 (7.46%) Content Management
8 5 (7.46%) CRM
8 5 (7.46%) Ethical Hacking
8 5 (7.46%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (7.46%) Problem Management
8 5 (7.46%) Project Management
8 5 (7.46%) SDLC
8 5 (7.46%) Social Engineering
9 4 (5.97%) Performance Engineering
9 4 (5.97%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (5.97%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.84%) PowerShell
2 12 (17.91%) Perl
3 7 (10.45%) C++
4 6 (8.96%) C
4 6 (8.96%) SQL
5 2 (2.99%) C#
6 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) Degree
2 5 (7.46%) CREST Certified
3 2 (2.99%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (49.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (31.34%) Active Directory
3 8 (11.94%) vSphere
4 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (40.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (8.96%) WSUS
3 3 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.99%) Perfmon
5 1 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.49%) Puppet
5 1 (1.49%) SCCM
5 1 (1.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 67 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (40.30%) Cisco
2 27 (40.30%) Palo Alto
3 25 (37.31%) CheckPoint
4 24 (35.82%) Imperva
4 24 (35.82%) LogLogic
5 12 (17.91%) Red Hat
6 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
7 5 (7.46%) NetApp
8 2 (2.99%) Google
8 2 (2.99%) IBM
9 1 (1.49%) Dell
9 1 (1.49%) Symantec