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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 206 149 198
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +49
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 9 71 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.18% 1.30% 0.44%
As % of the System Software category 1.52% 9.89% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 9 56 17
Average salary £34,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%
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
591 718 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.75% 13.15% 13.27%
Number of salaries quoted 427 533 546
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -16 7 £34,000 -15.00%
Maidenhead -3 1 £47,500 +58.33%
Slough -4 1 £46,500 -15.45%
VMware ESXi
South East

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 31 (93.94%) Windows
1 31 (93.94%) VMware
2 27 (81.82%) Firewall
3 21 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (63.64%) vSphere
4 19 (57.58%) Hyper-V
4 19 (57.58%) Cisco
5 18 (54.55%) SAN
6 17 (51.52%) Citrix
7 16 (48.48%) Linux
8 15 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (42.42%) ITIL
9 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
9 14 (42.42%) LAN
9 14 (42.42%) WAN
9 14 (42.42%) HP
10 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
10 12 (36.36%) XenApp
10 12 (36.36%) SCCM
10 12 (36.36%) VMware ESX
11 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
11 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
12 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
12 9 (27.27%) Lync
13 8 (24.24%) Fibre Channel
13 8 (24.24%) XenDesktop
13 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
14 7 (21.21%) SQL
14 7 (21.21%) MySQL

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (27.27%) Lync
2 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (12.12%) IIS
5 3 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (81.82%) Firewall
2 18 (54.55%) SAN
3 15 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (42.42%) LAN
4 14 (42.42%) WAN
5 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 8 (24.24%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (18.18%) DNS
7 6 (18.18%) DHCP
8 5 (15.15%) VPN
9 4 (12.12%) SNMP
9 4 (12.12%) VLAN
9 4 (12.12%) iSCSI
9 4 (12.12%) NAS
9 4 (12.12%) Structured Cabling
10 3 (9.09%) NetScreen
11 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
11 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.21%) MySQL
3 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Electronics
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Support Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (12.12%) Support Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) IT Support
4 3 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.06%) Junior
5 2 (6.06%) Graduate
5 2 (6.06%) Junior Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Junior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) EqualLogic
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.03%) Replication
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 31 (93.94%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) Linux
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (9.09%) CentOS
6 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (6.06%) UNIX
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Vista
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.03%) Windows NT
8 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) Project Management
3 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.06%) Migration
5 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.03%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (3.03%) Network Design
6 1 (3.03%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.03%) Change Management
6 1 (3.03%) Data Security
6 1 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.03%) Time Management
6 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) MCSE
1 3 (9.09%) MCSA
1 3 (9.09%) CCNA
1 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) QA
3 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 21 (63.64%) vSphere
2 19 (57.58%) Hyper-V
3 12 (36.36%) XenApp
3 12 (36.36%) VMware ESX
4 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
5 8 (24.24%) XenDesktop
6 4 (12.12%) Samba
7 2 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (3.03%) DFS Replication
8 1 (3.03%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 12 (36.36%) SCCM
2 4 (12.12%) ARCserve
2 4 (12.12%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.06%) XenMobile
4 1 (3.03%) WSUS
4 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 31 (93.94%) VMware
2 19 (57.58%) Cisco
3 17 (51.52%) Citrix
4 14 (42.42%) HP
5 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 6 (18.18%) Dell
6 6 (18.18%) 3PAR
7 5 (15.15%) Veeam
7 5 (15.15%) ProCurve
7 5 (15.15%) Brocade
7 5 (15.15%) CheckPoint
8 4 (12.12%) Juniper
8 4 (12.12%) SolarWinds
9 3 (9.09%) F5
9 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
10 2 (6.06%) Progress
11 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
11 1 (3.03%) Kaseya
11 1 (3.03%) WatchGuard
11 1 (3.03%) SAP