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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 181 164 184
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +20
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 43 59 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.78% 1.08% 0.81%
As % of the System Software category 5.90% 8.10% 6.53%
Number of salaries quoted 43 53 21
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £38,040 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,250 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +2.38%
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
729 728 659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.29% 13.37% 12.45%
Number of salaries quoted 538 558 452
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £64,775
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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 -3 17 £40,000 -10.11% 1
Slough +15 15 £42,000 -9.67%
Newbury -5 4 £31,000 -34.73%
Bracknell -19 2 £45,500 -4.21%
Maidenhead -5 1 £28,000 -17.64% 1
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

1 112 (100.00%) VMware
2 92 (82.14%) Windows
3 77 (68.75%) Active Directory
4 70 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 60 (53.57%) Linux
6 53 (47.32%) MS Exchange
7 52 (46.43%) Microsoft
7 52 (46.43%) Firewall
8 47 (41.96%) Windows Server 2008
9 46 (41.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 44 (39.29%) Exchange Server 2010
11 42 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 41 (36.61%) Hyper-V
13 37 (33.04%) LAN
14 36 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2013
15 31 (27.68%) WAN
16 29 (25.89%) Cisco
17 27 (24.11%) Citrix
17 27 (24.11%) SQL
17 27 (24.11%) SQL Server
18 25 (22.32%) SAN
19 24 (21.43%) MS Excel
20 23 (20.54%) IIS
20 23 (20.54%) XenApp
21 22 (19.64%) vSphere
21 22 (19.64%) DNS
22 21 (18.75%) TCP/IP
23 20 (17.86%) Windows XP
24 19 (16.96%) ITIL
24 19 (16.96%) Migration

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 53 (47.32%) MS Exchange
2 44 (39.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 23 (20.54%) IIS
5 17 (15.18%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2000
6 16 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
7 13 (11.61%) Apache
8 11 (9.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (8.04%) nginx
10 7 (6.25%) Lync
10 7 (6.25%) SharePoint
11 6 (5.36%) Tomcat
12 5 (4.46%) WebSphere
13 4 (3.57%) Drupal
13 4 (3.57%) Alfresco
13 4 (3.57%) WordPress
13 4 (3.57%) CMS
14 3 (2.68%) IBM HTTP Server
15 2 (1.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 24 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) SaaS
2 1 (0.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 52 (46.43%) Firewall
2 37 (33.04%) LAN
3 31 (27.68%) WAN
4 25 (22.32%) SAN
5 22 (19.64%) DNS
6 21 (18.75%) TCP/IP
7 14 (12.50%) DHCP
8 11 (9.82%) iSCSI
8 11 (9.82%) NAS
9 8 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (6.25%) SSL
11 5 (4.46%) NetScaler
11 5 (4.46%) Wireshark
12 3 (2.68%) ICMP
13 2 (1.79%) LDAP
14 1 (0.89%) ATM
14 1 (0.89%) ISDN
14 1 (0.89%) VoIP
14 1 (0.89%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (24.11%) SQL Server
2 18 (16.07%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (9.82%) MySQL
4 8 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (6.25%) LoadRunner
1 7 (6.25%) SilkPerformer
2 5 (4.46%) WinRunner
2 5 (4.46%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (4.46%) Telecoms
1 5 (4.46%) Finance
1 5 (4.46%) Retail
2 4 (3.57%) Marketing
2 4 (3.57%) Automotive
2 4 (3.57%) Games
3 2 (1.79%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 14 (12.50%) Consultant
3 12 (10.71%) Architect
4 10 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (8.93%) Technical Support
5 9 (8.04%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (8.04%) Wintel Consultant
6 8 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
6 8 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
7 7 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 7 (6.25%) Analyst
7 7 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) Wintel Architect
8 6 (5.36%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.36%) Administrator
9 5 (4.46%) Network Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.46%) Data Centre Technician
9 5 (4.46%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.89%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 16 (14.29%) Clustering
2 7 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.36%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.36%) EqualLogic
4 5 (4.46%) Replication
5 2 (1.79%) PKI
6 1 (0.89%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.89%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 92 (82.14%) Windows
2 60 (53.57%) Linux
3 47 (41.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 46 (41.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (17.86%) Windows XP
7 18 (16.07%) Windows 7
8 15 (13.39%) UNIX
9 12 (10.71%) Solaris
10 9 (8.04%) Ubuntu
10 9 (8.04%) CentOS
11 5 (4.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.96%) ITIL
1 19 (16.96%) Migration
2 17 (15.18%) Change Control
3 16 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (9.82%) Project Management
5 9 (8.04%) Project Planning
5 9 (8.04%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (7.14%) Problem Management
7 7 (6.25%) Test Management
8 6 (5.36%) Load Balancing
8 6 (5.36%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.46%) Regression Testing
9 5 (4.46%) Validation
9 5 (4.46%) Test Automation
9 5 (4.46%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (4.46%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (3.57%) Test Scripting
10 4 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 27 (24.11%) SQL
2 17 (15.18%) PowerShell
3 11 (9.82%) PHP
4 8 (7.14%) Python
4 8 (7.14%) Perl
5 4 (3.57%) C
6 1 (0.89%) VBScript
6 1 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (16.07%) Security Cleared
2 17 (15.18%) MCP
2 17 (15.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 13 (11.61%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 7 (6.25%) ISEB
4 7 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (5.36%) CCNP
5 6 (5.36%) Degree
6 5 (4.46%) CCA
6 5 (4.46%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (4.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (3.57%) MCSE
7 4 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.68%) CCNA
8 3 (2.68%) RHCE
9 2 (1.79%) SCSA
10 1 (0.89%) MOS
10 1 (0.89%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 77 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 70 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (36.61%) Hyper-V
4 23 (20.54%) XenApp
5 22 (19.64%) vSphere
6 14 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (12.50%) Terminal Services
7 11 (9.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 7 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (6.25%) XenServer
9 6 (5.36%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (4.46%) XenDesktop
11 2 (1.79%) Xen
12 1 (0.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 15 (13.39%) Backup Exec
2 12 (10.71%) SCCM
3 9 (8.04%) ARCserve
3 9 (8.04%) Plesk
3 9 (8.04%) cPanel
3 9 (8.04%) Webmin
4 7 (6.25%) WSUS
4 7 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (4.46%) SCOM
5 5 (4.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (4.46%) EdgeSight
6 4 (3.57%) Legato
7 3 (2.68%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (2.68%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.79%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 112 (100.00%) VMware
2 52 (46.43%) Microsoft
3 29 (25.89%) Cisco
4 27 (24.11%) Citrix
5 16 (14.29%) HP
6 15 (13.39%) Red Hat
6 15 (13.39%) Symantec
7 9 (8.04%) NetApp
8 7 (6.25%) Dell
8 7 (6.25%) Oracle
9 6 (5.36%) IBM
9 6 (5.36%) Juniper
9 6 (5.36%) CheckPoint
9 6 (5.36%) Veeam
9 6 (5.36%) F5
10 5 (4.46%) Fujitsu
10 5 (4.46%) AppSense
11 4 (3.57%) CommVault
11 4 (3.57%) EMC
11 4 (3.57%) Sun
Reading, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + 7% Pension / 12% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Bell Integration
Posted: 12 days ago