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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 148 166 172
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +6
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 66 53 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.19% 0.96% 0.99%
As % of the System Software category 8.56% 7.06% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 56 47 54
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 £32,100 £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 £42,750
% change year-on-year
- -0.58%
System Software Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
771 751 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.88% 13.63% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 520 598 469
Average salary £42,750 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.87% +3.89%
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 25 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 25 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 -13 28 £57,500 +53.33% 3
Slough - 9 £50,000 -
Bracknell -4 6 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Maidenhead - 4 £50,000 -
Newbury - 4 £31,500 -
Wokingham +1 1 £29,000 -32.55%
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 127 (100.00%) VMware
2 89 (70.08%) Windows
3 87 (68.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 64 (50.39%) Microsoft
5 58 (45.67%) Active Directory
6 51 (40.16%) SAN
7 49 (38.58%) Citrix
8 41 (32.28%) DNS
9 35 (27.56%) SQL
10 31 (24.41%) SQL Server
10 31 (24.41%) HP
10 31 (24.41%) DHCP
11 30 (23.62%) XenApp
12 29 (22.83%) Cisco
12 29 (22.83%) IIS
13 28 (22.05%) Firewall
14 25 (19.69%) Degree
15 24 (18.90%) ITIL
16 23 (18.11%) NAS
16 23 (18.11%) NetBackup
16 23 (18.11%) VMware ESXi
17 22 (17.32%) vSphere
17 22 (17.32%) Linux
18 21 (16.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 21 (16.54%) Hyper-V
18 21 (16.54%) Windows Server 2008
19 20 (15.75%) Backup Exec
19 20 (15.75%) Dell
19 20 (15.75%) MS Exchange
19 20 (15.75%) NetApp

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 29 (22.83%) IIS
2 20 (15.75%) MS Exchange
3 13 (10.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (7.87%) Apache
5 7 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2000
6 5 (3.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (3.15%) Lync
8 3 (2.36%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.57%) CMS
9 2 (1.57%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.57%) Drupal
9 2 (1.57%) Alfresco
9 2 (1.57%) WordPress
9 2 (1.57%) nginx
Applications
1 19 (14.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.57%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (40.16%) SAN
2 41 (32.28%) DNS
3 31 (24.41%) DHCP
4 28 (22.05%) Firewall
5 23 (18.11%) NAS
6 16 (12.60%) IMAP
6 16 (12.60%) SMTP
7 15 (11.81%) TCP/IP
8 14 (11.02%) Wireshark
9 12 (9.45%) Fibre Channel
9 12 (9.45%) Internet
10 10 (7.87%) SSL
11 7 (5.51%) VPN
12 5 (3.94%) SNMP
12 5 (3.94%) NetScreen
12 5 (3.94%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (3.15%) SSH
13 4 (3.15%) WAN
13 4 (3.15%) LAN
14 3 (2.36%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (24.41%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.45%) MySQL
3 8 (6.30%) Relational Database
3 8 (6.30%) RDBMS
4 6 (4.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 16 (12.60%) WebLOAD
1 16 (12.60%) AQtime
2 3 (2.36%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (7.09%) Finance
2 6 (4.72%) German Language
2 6 (4.72%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.79%) Italian Language
3 1 (0.79%) Publishing
3 1 (0.79%) Marketing
3 1 (0.79%) French Language
Job Titles
1 18 (14.17%) Systems Engineer
2 17 (13.39%) Support Engineer
3 15 (11.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (11.02%) Technical Engineer
5 13 (10.24%) Technical Support
6 12 (9.45%) Consultant
7 11 (8.66%) Technical Support Engineer
7 11 (8.66%) Test Engineer
8 10 (7.87%) Linux Engineer
9 9 (7.09%) Senior Test Engineer
9 9 (7.09%) Performance Engineer
9 9 (7.09%) Performance Test Engineer
10 8 (6.30%) Architect
10 8 (6.30%) Analyst
11 7 (5.51%) Network Engineer
11 7 (5.51%) Technical Consultant
12 6 (4.72%) UNIX Engineer
13 5 (3.94%) Senior Technical Consultant
13 5 (3.94%) Support Analyst
13 5 (3.94%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.96%) .NET
2 16 (12.60%) MAPI
3 2 (1.57%) J2EE
3 2 (1.57%) Web Services
3 2 (1.57%) XML
4 1 (0.79%) Flash
4 1 (0.79%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.66%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.51%) Clustering
2 7 (5.51%) EqualLogic
3 5 (3.94%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.36%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.36%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.57%) Replication
5 2 (1.57%) CLARiiON
5 2 (1.57%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.79%) Firmware
6 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.79%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 89 (70.08%) Windows
2 22 (17.32%) Linux
3 21 (16.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (10.24%) UNIX
5 12 (9.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (7.87%) Solaris
7 9 (7.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (5.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (4.72%) CentOS
10 5 (3.94%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (3.15%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.57%) HPUX
12 2 (1.57%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.57%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.79%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.79%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.90%) ITIL
2 16 (12.60%) Benchmarking
3 15 (11.81%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (10.24%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (7.87%) Service Management
5 10 (7.87%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (5.51%) Migration
6 7 (5.51%) Incident Management
6 7 (5.51%) Change Control
6 7 (5.51%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (4.72%) Problem Management
7 6 (4.72%) Time Management
7 6 (4.72%) ITSM
7 6 (4.72%) Security Management
7 6 (4.72%) Validation
8 5 (3.94%) Project Planning
8 5 (3.94%) Change Management
8 5 (3.94%) Load Balancing
9 4 (3.15%) Data Modelling
10 3 (2.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 35 (27.56%) SQL
2 16 (12.60%) C#
2 16 (12.60%) C++
3 12 (9.45%) PowerShell
4 8 (6.30%) Perl
5 6 (4.72%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.94%) VB
6 5 (3.94%) Python
7 3 (2.36%) PHP
7 3 (2.36%) Java
8 2 (1.57%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.57%) VBScript
9 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (19.69%) Degree
2 21 (16.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 19 (14.96%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (11.81%) Security Cleared
5 14 (11.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (11.02%) CCNA
6 13 (10.24%) MCP
6 13 (10.24%) MCSE
6 13 (10.24%) SC Cleared
7 7 (5.51%) CCNP
7 7 (5.51%) MCITP
8 6 (4.72%) MCTS
8 6 (4.72%) Network+ Certification
8 6 (4.72%) SCSA
8 6 (4.72%) MCSA
8 6 (4.72%) MCDBA
8 6 (4.72%) RHCE
9 5 (3.94%) NCDA
9 5 (3.94%) NCIE
9 5 (3.94%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.96%) QA
2 3 (2.36%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.36%) SLA
2 3 (2.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 87 (68.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (45.67%) Active Directory
3 30 (23.62%) XenApp
4 23 (18.11%) VMware ESXi
5 22 (17.32%) vSphere
6 21 (16.54%) Hyper-V
7 17 (13.39%) XenDesktop
8 16 (12.60%) XenServer
9 12 (9.45%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (6.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 7 (5.51%) Terminal Services
12 6 (4.72%) VMware Workstation
12 6 (4.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (3.15%) NFS
13 4 (3.15%) UAG
13 4 (3.15%) KVM
14 3 (2.36%) MetaFrame
15 2 (1.57%) ISA Server
16 1 (0.79%) Squid
16 1 (0.79%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 23 (18.11%) NetBackup
2 20 (15.75%) Backup Exec
3 8 (6.30%) ARCserve
3 8 (6.30%) SCCM
4 7 (5.51%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (5.51%) WSUS
5 5 (3.94%) PureDisk
6 3 (2.36%) Plesk
7 2 (1.57%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.57%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.57%) SCOM
7 2 (1.57%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.79%) YUM
8 1 (0.79%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 127 (100.00%) VMware
2 64 (50.39%) Microsoft
3 49 (38.58%) Citrix
4 31 (24.41%) HP
5 29 (22.83%) Cisco
6 20 (15.75%) Dell
6 20 (15.75%) NetApp
7 19 (14.96%) EMC
8 17 (13.39%) Symantec
9 14 (11.02%) Sun
10 12 (9.45%) IBM
11 11 (8.66%) Juniper
12 9 (7.09%) Red Hat
12 9 (7.09%) Hitachi
12 9 (7.09%) Veeam
13 8 (6.30%) Veritas
14 7 (5.51%) PlateSpin
15 6 (4.72%) F5
15 6 (4.72%) Brocade
15 6 (4.72%) Oracle
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon Application
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Coal IT Services
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