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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 182 186 168
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 42 38 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.88% 0.71% 1.08%
As % of the System Software category 5.81% 5.55% 8.44%
Number of salaries quoted 40 34 55
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £33,150 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,000 £47,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
723 685 735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.08% 12.74% 12.82%
Number of salaries quoted 626 497 585
Median salary £43,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,875
% change year-on-year
- -3.53%

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 6 May 2016.

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 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +17 21 £57,500 +43.75% 2
Bracknell +5 7 £40,000 +21.21%
Maidenhead - 6 £36,500 - 1
Newbury - 3 £30,500 - 2
Slough 0 2 £47,500 +38.68%
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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.

1 109 (100.00%) VMware
2 89 (81.65%) Windows
3 76 (69.72%) Microsoft
4 70 (64.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 70 (64.22%) Windows Server
5 68 (62.39%) Active Directory
6 53 (48.62%) ITIL
7 48 (44.04%) Firewall
8 46 (42.20%) vSphere
9 45 (41.28%) Cisco
10 40 (36.70%) Linux
11 37 (33.94%) EMC
11 37 (33.94%) SCCM
12 36 (33.03%) QA
12 36 (33.03%) PowerShell
13 35 (32.11%) Windows Server 2012
14 31 (28.44%) Mentoring
14 31 (28.44%) WSUS
14 31 (28.44%) MS Excel
14 31 (28.44%) SQL
15 30 (27.52%) HP
15 30 (27.52%) Red Hat
16 29 (26.61%) Finance
16 29 (26.61%) SAN
16 29 (26.61%) SQL Server
16 29 (26.61%) Hyper-V
17 28 (25.69%) Citrix
17 28 (25.69%) VMware ESXi
18 27 (24.77%) Java
19 26 (23.85%) Capacity Planning

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 23 (21.10%) MS Exchange
2 20 (18.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 20 (18.35%) IIS
3 15 (13.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (6.42%) SharePoint
5 6 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (3.67%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.75%) Apache
8 2 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.83%) CMS
8 2 (1.83%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.83%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.83%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 31 (28.44%) MS Excel
2 16 (14.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.01%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (11.01%) OpenShift
1 12 (11.01%) SaaS
2 4 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.67%) IaaS
3 2 (1.83%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.92%) Office 365
4 1 (0.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (44.04%) Firewall
2 29 (26.61%) SAN
3 25 (22.94%) DNS
4 24 (22.02%) Cisco IOS
4 24 (22.02%) Cisco Nexus
5 20 (18.35%) NAS
6 19 (17.43%) LAN
7 18 (16.51%) WAN
8 15 (13.76%) Fibre Channel
9 13 (11.93%) SMTP
10 12 (11.01%) IMAP
10 12 (11.01%) Wireshark
11 9 (8.26%) DHCP
12 7 (6.42%) iSCSI
13 6 (5.50%) TCP/IP
14 5 (4.59%) Unified Communications
15 3 (2.75%) LDAP
16 2 (1.83%) Cisco ASA
16 2 (1.83%) SSL
16 2 (1.83%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (26.61%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 7 (6.42%) Power BI
3 7 (6.42%) PowerPivot
3 7 (6.42%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (6.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (6.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (6.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.50%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (11.01%) AQtime
1 12 (11.01%) WebLOAD
2 2 (1.83%) Subversion
General
1 29 (26.61%) Finance
2 4 (3.67%) Law
3 3 (2.75%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.75%) Publishing
4 2 (1.83%) Games
4 2 (1.83%) Legal
4 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.92%) Electronics
5 1 (0.92%) German Language
5 1 (0.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (22.02%) Support Engineer
1 24 (22.02%) VMware Engineer
2 18 (16.51%) Architect
3 15 (13.76%) VMware Support Engineer
4 14 (12.84%) Analyst
5 13 (11.93%) Administrator
6 11 (10.09%) Cloud Administrator
6 11 (10.09%) Linux Administrator
6 11 (10.09%) Support Analyst
7 10 (9.17%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (9.17%) Performance Tester
7 10 (9.17%) QA Tester
7 10 (9.17%) Software QA Tester
7 10 (9.17%) Software Tester
7 10 (9.17%) Technical Support
7 10 (9.17%) Tester
8 9 (8.26%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (8.26%) Cloud Engineer
9 8 (7.34%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 8 (7.34%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.93%) .NET
2 12 (11.01%) MAPI
3 7 (6.42%) MDX
3 7 (6.42%) Web Services
4 4 (3.67%) Sass
5 2 (1.83%) EDI
5 2 (1.83%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (1.83%) JMS
5 2 (1.83%) Middleware
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.83%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.02%) EMC VNX
2 20 (18.35%) Computer Science
3 17 (15.60%) Data Centre
4 13 (11.93%) Clustering
5 12 (11.01%) Enterprise Storage
6 8 (7.34%) Smartphone
7 6 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (5.50%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (4.59%) HP Storage
9 4 (3.67%) NHS
10 3 (2.75%) EqualLogic
10 3 (2.75%) Mathematics
10 3 (2.75%) Replication
11 2 (1.83%) PKI
12 1 (0.92%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.92%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.92%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 89 (81.65%) Windows
2 70 (64.22%) Windows Server
3 40 (36.70%) Linux
4 35 (32.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (22.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (20.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (14.68%) Unix
8 5 (4.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (4.59%) Windows 7
8 5 (4.59%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.67%) Solaris
10 3 (2.75%) HPUX
10 3 (2.75%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.83%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.92%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (48.62%) ITIL
2 31 (28.44%) Mentoring
3 26 (23.85%) Capacity Planning
4 17 (15.60%) Presales
5 14 (12.84%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (12.84%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (11.01%) Benchmarking
6 12 (11.01%) Performance Engineering
6 12 (11.01%) Server Patching
6 12 (11.01%) Service Management
6 12 (11.01%) Vulnerability Management
7 10 (9.17%) Project Management
8 9 (8.26%) Business Continuity
8 9 (8.26%) Information Security
8 9 (8.26%) ITIL V3
9 8 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (7.34%) PRINCE2
9 8 (7.34%) TOGAF
10 6 (5.50%) Coaching
11 5 (4.59%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (33.03%) PowerShell
2 31 (28.44%) SQL
3 27 (24.77%) Java
4 24 (22.02%) Perl
4 24 (22.02%) Python
4 24 (22.02%) Ruby
5 15 (13.76%) Shell Script
6 13 (11.93%) C++
7 12 (11.01%) C#
8 7 (6.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 7 (6.42%) T-SQL
8 7 (6.42%) VBScript
9 2 (1.83%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.83%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (21.10%) Degree
2 21 (19.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (13.76%) MCSE
4 12 (11.01%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (9.17%) MCP
6 8 (7.34%) MOS
7 4 (3.67%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.75%) CCNA
8 3 (2.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.83%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.83%) MCITP
10 1 (0.92%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.92%) CCNP
10 1 (0.92%) CCNP Voice
10 1 (0.92%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (0.92%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.92%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.92%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.92%) RHCE
10 1 (0.92%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (33.03%) QA
2 13 (11.93%) SLA
System Software
1 70 (64.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (62.39%) Active Directory
3 46 (42.20%) vSphere
4 29 (26.61%) Hyper-V
5 28 (25.69%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (7.34%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (3.67%) ISA Server
8 3 (2.75%) OpenSSH
8 3 (2.75%) vCloud
8 3 (2.75%) XenApp
9 2 (1.83%) Samba
10 1 (0.92%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.92%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.92%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.92%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 37 (33.94%) SCCM
2 31 (28.44%) WSUS
3 24 (22.02%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 13 (11.93%) Perfmon
5 10 (9.17%) Backup Exec
6 7 (6.42%) SCVMM
7 4 (3.67%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (3.67%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (2.75%) Cisco UCCE
8 3 (2.75%) SCDPM
8 3 (2.75%) SCOM
8 3 (2.75%) SCSM
8 3 (2.75%) vRealize
9 2 (1.83%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (1.83%) Puppet
9 2 (1.83%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (1.83%) yum
10 1 (0.92%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 109 (100.00%) VMware
2 76 (69.72%) Microsoft
3 45 (41.28%) Cisco
4 37 (33.94%) EMC
5 30 (27.52%) HP
5 30 (27.52%) Red Hat
6 28 (25.69%) Citrix
7 24 (22.02%) Qualys
8 19 (17.43%) Dell
8 19 (17.43%) NetApp
9 14 (12.84%) IBM
10 10 (9.17%) Google
11 6 (5.50%) Oracle
12 4 (3.67%) arcserve
13 3 (2.75%) Dell Compellent
13 3 (2.75%) Symantec
13 3 (2.75%) Veeam
14 2 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (1.83%) Sun
14 2 (1.83%) Veritas
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 23 days ago