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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 158 175 160
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -15
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 68 48 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.15% 0.85% 1.22%
As % of the System Software category 8.70% 6.35% 11.28%
Number of salaries quoted 48 48 66
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £34,350 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £60,000 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.92% +6.87%
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
782 756 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.25% 13.45% 10.80%
Number of salaries quoted 526 565 526
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 36 £35,000 -20.45% 2
Bracknell -1 15 £28,750 -28.12%
Newbury +12 5 £31,500 -1.56%
Slough +1 4 £50,000 +33.33%
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 128 (100.00%) VMware
2 109 (85.16%) Windows
3 94 (73.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 78 (60.94%) Active Directory
5 75 (58.59%) Microsoft
6 52 (40.63%) Citrix
7 48 (37.50%) DNS
8 44 (34.38%) SAN
9 42 (32.81%) SQL
10 40 (31.25%) SQL Server
11 37 (28.91%) MS Exchange
11 37 (28.91%) Windows Server 2008
12 36 (28.13%) XenApp
12 36 (28.13%) Linux
13 33 (25.78%) DHCP
14 32 (25.00%) HP
14 32 (25.00%) IIS
15 31 (24.22%) Firewall
16 30 (23.44%) Windows Server 2003
16 30 (23.44%) ITIL
16 30 (23.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 29 (22.66%) Hyper-V
18 28 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2007
18 28 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2010
19 27 (21.09%) NAS
20 25 (19.53%) Security Cleared
20 25 (19.53%) MCP
20 25 (19.53%) UNIX
20 25 (19.53%) Windows Server 2012
21 24 (18.75%) Degree

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 37 (28.91%) MS Exchange
2 32 (25.00%) IIS
3 28 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 28 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (17.97%) Exchange Server 2003
5 21 (16.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (14.84%) Exchange Server 2000
7 13 (10.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (6.25%) Apache
9 7 (5.47%) Tomcat
10 3 (2.34%) SharePoint
10 3 (2.34%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (2.34%) WebSphere
11 2 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.56%) Lync
12 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (17.97%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.91%) MS Office
3 2 (1.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.34%) Office 365
3 2 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 48 (37.50%) DNS
2 44 (34.38%) SAN
3 33 (25.78%) DHCP
4 31 (24.22%) Firewall
5 27 (21.09%) NAS
6 23 (17.97%) TCP/IP
7 17 (13.28%) SMTP
7 17 (13.28%) IMAP
7 17 (13.28%) Wireshark
8 12 (9.38%) WAN
8 12 (9.38%) LAN
9 8 (6.25%) Internet
10 7 (5.47%) iSCSI
11 6 (4.69%) SSL
11 6 (4.69%) SNMP
12 5 (3.91%) Fibre Channel
13 3 (2.34%) NetScaler
13 3 (2.34%) Wireless
13 3 (2.34%) SSH
13 3 (2.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.25%) MySQL
3 7 (5.47%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.47%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.91%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 17 (13.28%) WebLOAD
1 17 (13.28%) AQtime
2 15 (11.72%) LoadRunner
3 11 (8.59%) SilkPerformer
4 5 (3.91%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (3.13%) WinRunner
6 3 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (12.50%) Finance
2 9 (7.03%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.25%) Retail
4 6 (4.69%) German Language
5 1 (0.78%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.78%) French Language
5 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (18.75%) Consultant
2 20 (15.63%) Support Engineer
3 15 (11.72%) Systems Engineer
4 12 (9.38%) Wintel Consultant
5 11 (8.59%) Test Engineer
5 11 (8.59%) Technical Engineer
6 10 (7.81%) Technical Support
7 9 (7.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (7.03%) Architect
7 9 (7.03%) Performance Test Engineer
7 9 (7.03%) Senior Test Engineer
7 9 (7.03%) Performance Engineer
8 8 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
9 7 (5.47%) Analyst
9 7 (5.47%) Technical Consultant
10 6 (4.69%) Support Analyst
10 6 (4.69%) Test Manager
10 6 (4.69%) Tester
10 6 (4.69%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.84%) .NET
2 17 (13.28%) MAPI
3 3 (2.34%) Web Services
4 1 (0.78%) XML
4 1 (0.78%) J2EE
4 1 (0.78%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.28%) Clustering
2 13 (10.16%) Blackberry
3 11 (8.59%) Computer Science
4 10 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (7.03%) EqualLogic
6 3 (2.34%) HP StorageWorks
6 3 (2.34%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.34%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.56%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.56%) Replication
7 2 (1.56%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 109 (85.16%) Windows
2 37 (28.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (28.13%) Linux
4 30 (23.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (19.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (19.53%) UNIX
6 16 (12.50%) Solaris
7 13 (10.16%) Windows XP
7 13 (10.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (8.59%) Windows 7
9 6 (4.69%) CentOS
10 3 (2.34%) VMS
10 3 (2.34%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.56%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.78%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.78%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (23.44%) ITIL
2 19 (14.84%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (13.28%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (13.28%) Benchmarking
4 16 (12.50%) Change Control
5 15 (11.72%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (10.94%) Validation
6 14 (10.94%) Migration
7 11 (8.59%) Test Management
8 10 (7.81%) Service Management
9 8 (6.25%) Regression Testing
9 8 (6.25%) Test Automation
9 8 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
10 7 (5.47%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (4.69%) Time Management
11 6 (4.69%) Security Management
11 6 (4.69%) ITSM
11 6 (4.69%) Test Strategy
12 5 (3.91%) Network Monitoring
12 5 (3.91%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (32.81%) SQL
2 21 (16.41%) PowerShell
3 17 (13.28%) C#
3 17 (13.28%) C++
4 5 (3.91%) VB
5 4 (3.13%) Perl
5 4 (3.13%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.34%) VBScript
6 3 (2.34%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.34%) PHP
6 3 (2.34%) Python
7 2 (1.56%) Java
8 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (23.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 25 (19.53%) MCP
2 25 (19.53%) Security Cleared
3 24 (18.75%) Degree
4 16 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 14 (10.94%) CCNA
5 14 (10.94%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (10.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (10.16%) MCSE
7 11 (8.59%) ISEB
7 11 (8.59%) ISTQB
8 8 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (5.47%) MCITP
10 6 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (4.69%) Network+ Certification
10 6 (4.69%) MCSA
10 6 (4.69%) MCDBA
11 5 (3.91%) RHCE
11 5 (3.91%) SCSA
11 5 (3.91%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.63%) QA
2 4 (3.13%) SLA
3 3 (2.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 94 (73.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 78 (60.94%) Active Directory
3 36 (28.13%) XenApp
4 29 (22.66%) Hyper-V
5 22 (17.19%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (15.63%) vSphere
7 16 (12.50%) XenServer
7 16 (12.50%) XenDesktop
7 16 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 16 (12.50%) VMware Workstation
8 12 (9.38%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (7.03%) Terminal Services
10 7 (5.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (2.34%) NFS
11 3 (2.34%) MetaFrame
11 3 (2.34%) KVM
12 2 (1.56%) ISA Server
12 2 (1.56%) Nmap
13 1 (0.78%) Squid
13 1 (0.78%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 20 (15.63%) Backup Exec
2 19 (14.84%) NetBackup
3 13 (10.16%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (7.81%) SCCM
5 9 (7.03%) ARCserve
6 7 (5.47%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (5.47%) WSUS
7 6 (4.69%) PureDisk
8 2 (1.56%) FortiGate
8 2 (1.56%) SCOM
9 1 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.78%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.78%) YUM
Vendors
1 128 (100.00%) VMware
2 75 (58.59%) Microsoft
3 52 (40.63%) Citrix
4 32 (25.00%) HP
5 22 (17.19%) NetApp
6 21 (16.41%) Cisco
7 15 (11.72%) Dell
7 15 (11.72%) Symantec
8 13 (10.16%) EMC
8 13 (10.16%) Oracle
9 12 (9.38%) Veeam
10 11 (8.59%) Red Hat
11 8 (6.25%) Fujitsu
12 7 (5.47%) PlateSpin
13 6 (4.69%) F5
13 6 (4.69%) Veritas
14 5 (3.91%) Juniper
14 5 (3.91%) Sun
14 5 (3.91%) Kaseya
15 4 (3.13%) Brocade
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Greythorn
Salary: £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago