The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESXi 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 ESXi over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 172 203 208
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +5
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 53 25 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.90% 0.45% 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 6.69% 3.31% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 48 15 21
Average salary £43,000 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.37% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £21,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+14.86% +7.24%
VMware ESXi
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
792 756 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.38% 13.46% 10.68%
Number of salaries quoted 532 569 518
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 £26,700 £30,000 £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 ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESXi Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Berkshire region.

VMware ESXi Salary Trend in Berkshire

VMware ESXi
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

VMware ESXi Salary Histogram in Berkshire

VMware ESXi
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 ESXi within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 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
Slough +32 27 £42,500 - 1
Reading -6 7 £46,750 +122.61% 1
Maidenhead - 4 £25,000 -
Bracknell -10 2 £25,000 -21.87%
Newbury - 2 £32,500 -
VMware ESXi
South East

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 95 (81.20%) Windows
2 93 (79.49%) Active Directory
3 91 (77.78%) VMware
4 82 (70.09%) DNS
5 62 (52.99%) VMware Infrastructure
6 61 (52.14%) DHCP
7 52 (44.44%) Microsoft
8 47 (40.17%) Cisco
8 47 (40.17%) Firewall
9 42 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 40 (34.19%) MS Exchange
11 38 (32.48%) vSphere
12 36 (30.77%) Linux
13 33 (28.21%) Exchange Server 2010
14 32 (27.35%) Exchange Server 2007
14 32 (27.35%) ITIL
15 30 (25.64%) Finance
15 30 (25.64%) Security Cleared
16 26 (22.22%) SCCM
16 26 (22.22%) SSL
16 26 (22.22%) Citrix
16 26 (22.22%) SAN
17 25 (21.37%) PCI DSS
18 24 (20.51%) F5
18 24 (20.51%) EMC
19 23 (19.66%) Cisco Certification
19 23 (19.66%) CCNA
19 23 (19.66%) VMware ESX
20 22 (18.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
20 22 (18.80%) Lync

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 40 (34.19%) MS Exchange
2 33 (28.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (27.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 22 (18.80%) Lync
5 14 (11.97%) IIS
6 6 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.56%) Apache
7 3 (2.56%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.71%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.85%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (3.42%) MS Office
1 4 (3.42%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.84%) Office 365
2 4 (3.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (70.09%) DNS
2 61 (52.14%) DHCP
3 47 (40.17%) Firewall
4 26 (22.22%) SSL
4 26 (22.22%) SAN
5 21 (17.95%) Wireless
5 21 (17.95%) VLAN
5 21 (17.95%) Network Security
6 19 (16.24%) BGP
7 18 (15.38%) VPN
8 17 (14.53%) MPLS
9 16 (13.68%) NAS
10 15 (12.82%) Multicast
10 15 (12.82%) OSPF
10 15 (12.82%) IPsec
11 12 (10.26%) TCP/IP
12 5 (4.27%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (4.27%) iSCSI
13 4 (3.42%) LDAP
14 3 (2.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (25.64%) Finance
2 2 (1.71%) Games
3 1 (0.85%) Marketing
3 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.85%) Publishing
3 1 (0.85%) Electronics
3 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (16.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (11.97%) Support Engineer
3 13 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 11 (9.40%) Systems Engineer
5 10 (8.55%) Administrator
5 10 (8.55%) Operations Manager
6 9 (7.69%) Server Engineer
6 9 (7.69%) NOC Engineer
6 9 (7.69%) Principle Engineer
7 8 (6.84%) Desktop Support
7 8 (6.84%) Field Engineer
7 8 (6.84%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (5.98%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (5.98%) Security Engineer
8 7 (5.98%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 7 (5.98%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (5.98%) Security Support Engineer
8 7 (5.98%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
9 5 (4.27%) VMware Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.85%) .NET
1 1 (0.85%) J2EE
1 1 (0.85%) X-Windows
1 1 (0.85%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.53%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (5.98%) Clustering
3 5 (4.27%) EqualLogic
4 4 (3.42%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.42%) CLARiiON
5 3 (2.56%) HP StorageWorks
5 3 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.71%) Kindle
6 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.71%) Replication
7 1 (0.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 95 (81.20%) Windows
2 42 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (30.77%) Linux
4 21 (17.95%) UNIX
5 15 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (6.84%) Windows 7
8 8 (6.84%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.42%) Solaris
10 3 (2.56%) VMS
11 2 (1.71%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (27.35%) ITIL
2 21 (17.95%) Data Security
3 16 (13.68%) Change Management
4 15 (12.82%) Network Management
5 13 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (7.69%) Supplier Management
7 8 (6.84%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (5.98%) Project Management
9 6 (5.13%) Brand Management
9 6 (5.13%) Customer Engagement
10 4 (3.42%) ITIL V3
10 4 (3.42%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (3.42%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.42%) Asset Management
10 4 (3.42%) Operations Management
11 3 (2.56%) Problem Management
11 3 (2.56%) Validation
11 3 (2.56%) High Availability
11 3 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
12 2 (1.71%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.84%) SQL
2 3 (2.56%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.85%) Java
4 1 (0.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (25.64%) Security Cleared
2 23 (19.66%) CCNA
2 23 (19.66%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (16.24%) Degree
4 15 (12.82%) DV Cleared
5 12 (10.26%) SC Cleared
6 8 (6.84%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.71%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (21.37%) PCI DSS
2 22 (18.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 15 (12.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (12.82%) SLA
4 2 (1.71%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 93 (79.49%) Active Directory
2 62 (52.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (32.48%) vSphere
4 23 (19.66%) VMware ESX
5 19 (16.24%) XenApp
6 18 (15.38%) XenDesktop
7 17 (14.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 9 (7.69%) Hyper-V
9 4 (3.42%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.71%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (1.71%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 26 (22.22%) SCCM
2 15 (12.82%) Zenoss
3 14 (11.97%) ARCserve
4 12 (10.26%) EMC NetWorker
5 6 (5.13%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.71%) SCOM
7 2 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.85%) Puppet
8 1 (0.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 91 (77.78%) VMware
2 52 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 47 (40.17%) Cisco
4 26 (22.22%) Citrix
5 24 (20.51%) EMC
5 24 (20.51%) F5
6 22 (18.80%) Veeam
7 20 (17.09%) Juniper
7 20 (17.09%) HP
8 18 (15.38%) WatchGuard
9 14 (11.97%) Oracle
10 12 (10.26%) ServiceNow
11 11 (9.40%) Websense
11 11 (9.40%) Polycom
12 10 (8.55%) Red Hat
13 8 (6.84%) Dell
14 7 (5.98%) NetApp
15 4 (3.42%) McAfee
16 3 (2.56%) Hitachi
16 3 (2.56%) IBM
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