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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 182 177 202
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +25
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 33 49 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.65% 0.84% 0.46%
As % of the System Software category 5.03% 6.33% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 33 45 17
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +102.38%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
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
656 774 748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.90% 13.22% 13.62%
Number of salaries quoted 482 528 576
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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 +9 16 £37,500 -18.47%
Maidenhead +12 7 £27,500 +10.00%
Slough -24 7 £39,000 -10.34%
Bracknell +19 2 £37,000 +48.00%
VMware ESXi
South East

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 42 (100.00%) VMware
2 41 (97.62%) Windows
3 31 (73.81%) vSphere
4 29 (69.05%) LAN
4 29 (69.05%) WAN
5 27 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 26 (61.90%) Firewall
7 25 (59.52%) Cisco
8 22 (52.38%) Citrix
8 22 (52.38%) Hyper-V
9 21 (50.00%) TCP/IP
10 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
10 19 (45.24%) VMware ESX
11 18 (42.86%) SQL
12 17 (40.48%) Active Directory
13 16 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (33.33%) XenApp
14 14 (33.33%) Linux
14 14 (33.33%) MS Excel
15 13 (30.95%) MySQL
16 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
17 11 (26.19%) Data Centre
18 10 (23.81%) MS Exchange
18 10 (23.81%) DNS
19 9 (21.43%) ITIL
20 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
20 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
21 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
21 7 (16.67%) DHCP
21 7 (16.67%) SLA

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 10 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (9.52%) IIS
5 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 29 (69.05%) LAN
1 29 (69.05%) WAN
2 26 (61.90%) Firewall
3 21 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 16 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (23.81%) DNS
6 7 (16.67%) DHCP
7 6 (14.29%) FTP
7 6 (14.29%) SAN
8 5 (11.90%) WebEx
9 2 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (4.76%) Network Security
9 2 (4.76%) Internet
10 1 (2.38%) VPN
10 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
10 1 (2.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) MySQL
2 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Support Engineer
2 12 (28.57%) Administrator
2 12 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (16.67%) Systems Support
4 7 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Technical Support
7 3 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support
7 3 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Server Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) IT Support
8 2 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Platform Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Server Support Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Server Support
8 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.52%) Clustering
3 2 (4.76%) EqualLogic
3 2 (4.76%) Symmetrix
4 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 41 (97.62%) Windows
2 14 (33.33%) Linux
3 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) ITIL
2 4 (9.52%) Risk Analysis
2 4 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
2 4 (9.52%) Coaching
3 1 (2.38%) Cyber Security
3 1 (2.38%) SIEM
3 1 (2.38%) Project Management
3 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.38%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (4.76%) HND
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 31 (73.81%) vSphere
2 27 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (52.38%) Hyper-V
4 19 (45.24%) VMware ESX
5 17 (40.48%) Active Directory
6 14 (33.33%) XenApp
7 6 (14.29%) vCloud
8 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
9 1 (2.38%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) SCCM
2 5 (11.90%) SCOM
3 2 (4.76%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (4.76%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (4.76%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.76%) WSUS
4 1 (2.38%) ARCserve
4 1 (2.38%) Legato
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (59.52%) Cisco
3 22 (52.38%) Citrix
4 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
5 7 (16.67%) Sun
6 6 (14.29%) HP
6 6 (14.29%) Apple
7 5 (11.90%) IBM
8 4 (9.52%) CheckPoint
8 4 (9.52%) Juniper
9 3 (7.14%) NetApp
9 3 (7.14%) Veritas
9 3 (7.14%) Dell
9 3 (7.14%) EMC
9 3 (7.14%) Symantec
10 2 (4.76%) Brocade
11 1 (2.38%) ProCurve
11 1 (2.38%) 3PAR