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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 171 178 191
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +13
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 58 52 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.00% 0.88% 0.57%
As % of the System Software category 6.94% 6.58% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 50 45 30
Average salary £39,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,400 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.48% +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
836 790 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.38% 13.39% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 602 565 508
Average salary £39,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.30% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
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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
Bracknell - 29 £39,000 -
Reading -10 11 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Slough -18 6 £53,750 +17.48% 2
Newbury 0 2 £28,750 -39.47%
Hungerford -1 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £28,000 -
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
2 108 (84.38%) Windows
3 93 (72.66%) Active Directory
4 91 (71.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 67 (52.34%) Microsoft
6 62 (48.44%) MS Exchange
7 60 (46.88%) Linux
8 55 (42.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 53 (41.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 52 (40.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 50 (39.06%) Firewall
11 50 (39.06%) Exchange Server 2010
12 44 (34.38%) Citrix
13 42 (32.81%) Exchange Server 2013
13 42 (32.81%) Hyper-V
14 40 (31.25%) SAN
14 40 (31.25%) SQL
15 38 (29.69%) XenApp
16 36 (28.13%) SQL Server
17 34 (26.56%) LAN
17 34 (26.56%) WAN
18 29 (22.66%) DNS
18 29 (22.66%) Exchange Server 2007
18 29 (22.66%) IIS
19 28 (21.88%) MS Excel
20 26 (20.31%) Cisco
20 26 (20.31%) Security Cleared
21 25 (19.53%) ITIL
21 25 (19.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
22 24 (18.75%) MCP

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 62 (48.44%) MS Exchange
2 50 (39.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (32.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 29 (22.66%) IIS
4 29 (22.66%) Exchange Server 2007
5 24 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
6 22 (17.19%) Exchange Server 2000
7 15 (11.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (7.03%) Apache
9 7 (5.47%) Tomcat
10 4 (3.13%) nginx
10 4 (3.13%) Lync
10 4 (3.13%) WebSphere
11 3 (2.34%) SharePoint
11 3 (2.34%) CMS
11 3 (2.34%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (2.34%) Drupal
11 3 (2.34%) Alfresco
11 3 (2.34%) WordPress
12 2 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 28 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.34%) Office 365
2 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (39.06%) Firewall
2 40 (31.25%) SAN
3 34 (26.56%) LAN
3 34 (26.56%) WAN
4 29 (22.66%) DNS
5 21 (16.41%) NAS
6 20 (15.63%) TCP/IP
7 19 (14.84%) DHCP
8 14 (10.94%) Wireshark
9 13 (10.16%) iSCSI
10 9 (7.03%) IMAP
10 9 (7.03%) SMTP
11 8 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (5.47%) Fibre Channel
12 7 (5.47%) NetScaler
13 3 (2.34%) ICMP
13 3 (2.34%) VLAN
13 3 (2.34%) FTP
13 3 (2.34%) SNMP
13 3 (2.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (4.69%) MySQL
4 5 (3.91%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (11.72%) LoadRunner
2 12 (9.38%) SilkPerformer
3 9 (7.03%) WebLOAD
3 9 (7.03%) AQtime
4 6 (4.69%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (3.91%) WinRunner
6 3 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (7.03%) Telecoms
1 9 (7.03%) Finance
1 9 (7.03%) Retail
2 4 (3.13%) Marketing
2 4 (3.13%) Automotive
3 3 (2.34%) Games
4 1 (0.78%) German Language
4 1 (0.78%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 35 (27.34%) Support Engineer
2 22 (17.19%) Consultant
3 13 (10.16%) Technical Support
3 13 (10.16%) Wintel Consultant
4 10 (7.81%) Architect
4 10 (7.81%) Technical Support Engineer
4 10 (7.81%) Technical Engineer
5 9 (7.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (6.25%) Analyst
6 8 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 8 (6.25%) Wintel Architect
7 7 (5.47%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (5.47%) Network Engineer
7 7 (5.47%) Administrator
7 7 (5.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) Test Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) Test Consultant
8 6 (4.69%) Test Manager
9 5 (3.91%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.03%) .NET
1 9 (7.03%) MAPI
2 1 (0.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.63%) Blackberry
2 19 (14.84%) Clustering
3 11 (8.59%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.69%) EqualLogic
6 3 (2.34%) HP StorageWorks
6 3 (2.34%) Replication
7 1 (0.78%) PKI
7 1 (0.78%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 108 (84.38%) Windows
2 60 (46.88%) Linux
3 55 (42.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 53 (41.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 52 (40.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (17.19%) UNIX
7 19 (14.84%) Windows XP
8 16 (12.50%) Solaris
9 12 (9.38%) Windows 7
10 9 (7.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (4.69%) CentOS
12 4 (3.13%) Ubuntu
13 3 (2.34%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.53%) ITIL
2 22 (17.19%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (11.72%) Change Control
4 12 (9.38%) Migration
4 12 (9.38%) Test Management
5 10 (7.81%) Validation
6 9 (7.03%) Regression Testing
6 9 (7.03%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (7.03%) Benchmarking
6 9 (7.03%) Test Automation
6 9 (7.03%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (5.47%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (4.69%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (4.69%) Test Scripting
8 6 (4.69%) Load Balancing
8 6 (4.69%) Problem Management
8 6 (4.69%) Test Strategy
8 6 (4.69%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (3.91%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 40 (31.25%) SQL
2 17 (13.28%) PowerShell
3 9 (7.03%) C#
3 9 (7.03%) C++
4 6 (4.69%) PHP
5 3 (2.34%) Python
5 3 (2.34%) Perl
6 2 (1.56%) VBScript
6 2 (1.56%) VB
6 2 (1.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (20.31%) Security Cleared
2 25 (19.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 24 (18.75%) MCP
4 17 (13.28%) SC Cleared
5 15 (11.72%) Degree
6 12 (9.38%) ISTQB
6 12 (9.38%) ISEB
7 9 (7.03%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (7.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (5.47%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (4.69%) CCA
9 6 (4.69%) CCNA
10 5 (3.91%) CCNP
10 5 (3.91%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (3.13%) RHCE
11 4 (3.13%) MCSE
11 4 (3.13%) SCSA
12 3 (2.34%) MCITP
13 2 (1.56%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.03%) QA
2 4 (3.13%) SLA
3 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 93 (72.66%) Active Directory
2 91 (71.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (32.81%) Hyper-V
4 38 (29.69%) XenApp
5 22 (17.19%) vSphere
6 17 (13.28%) Terminal Services
7 15 (11.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 14 (10.94%) XenServer
8 14 (10.94%) XenDesktop
9 13 (10.16%) VMware Workstation
9 13 (10.16%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (7.81%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (2.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (1.56%) Nmap
12 2 (1.56%) Xen
13 1 (0.78%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (10.94%) Backup Exec
1 14 (10.94%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (8.59%) SCCM
3 9 (7.03%) ARCserve
3 9 (7.03%) NetBackup
4 6 (4.69%) EdgeSight
4 6 (4.69%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (4.69%) SCOM
5 5 (3.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (3.13%) cPanel
6 4 (3.13%) Webmin
6 4 (3.13%) Plesk
7 3 (2.34%) PureDisk
8 2 (1.56%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 128 (100.00%) VMware
2 67 (52.34%) Microsoft
3 44 (34.38%) Citrix
4 26 (20.31%) Cisco
5 24 (18.75%) HP
6 15 (11.72%) NetApp
7 13 (10.16%) Red Hat
7 13 (10.16%) Symantec
8 10 (7.81%) Oracle
9 9 (7.03%) Dell
9 9 (7.03%) Fujitsu
9 9 (7.03%) Veeam
10 8 (6.25%) Juniper
11 6 (4.69%) AppSense
11 6 (4.69%) Kaseya
12 5 (3.91%) F5
12 5 (3.91%) EMC
12 5 (3.91%) Sun
13 4 (3.13%) CheckPoint
13 4 (3.13%) Veritas
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + +15% shift & +5% on call allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Eden Lea
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago