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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 185 208 215
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +7
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 40 25 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.70% 0.43% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 4.90% 3.24% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 40 21 10
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,450 £32,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,545 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.89%
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
817 771 631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.20% 13.33% 11.72%
Number of salaries quoted 590 554 498
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Reading +8 17 £33,000 -12.00%
Slough +7 13 £47,500 -20.83%
Bracknell -13 5 £35,000 +9.37%
Newbury - 3 £30,000 -
VMware ESXi
South East

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 72 (74.23%) VMware
2 71 (73.20%) Windows
3 63 (64.95%) Cisco
4 62 (63.92%) DNS
5 59 (60.82%) VMware Infrastructure
6 54 (55.67%) Firewall
7 52 (53.61%) Active Directory
7 52 (53.61%) vSphere
8 42 (43.30%) ITIL
9 32 (32.99%) TCP/IP
9 32 (32.99%) Microsoft
10 31 (31.96%) DHCP
11 30 (30.93%) SAN
12 29 (29.90%) SCCM
13 28 (28.87%) Linux
14 26 (26.80%) PCI DSS
14 26 (26.80%) Security Cleared
15 24 (24.74%) BGP
15 24 (24.74%) Degree
16 23 (23.71%) Citrix
16 23 (23.71%) Hyper-V
17 22 (22.68%) ARCserve
17 22 (22.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 22 (22.68%) Lync
18 21 (21.65%) VPN
18 21 (21.65%) SSL
18 21 (21.65%) CCNA
18 21 (21.65%) Cisco Certification
18 21 (21.65%) MPLS
18 21 (21.65%) Data Security

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 22 (22.68%) Lync
2 20 (20.62%) MS Exchange
3 19 (19.59%) IIS
4 15 (15.46%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (11.34%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (11.34%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (3.09%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.06%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (2.06%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (11.34%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.31%) MS Visio
2 10 (10.31%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.15%) SaaS
2 3 (3.09%) Office 365
3 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 62 (63.92%) DNS
2 54 (55.67%) Firewall
3 32 (32.99%) TCP/IP
4 31 (31.96%) DHCP
5 30 (30.93%) SAN
6 24 (24.74%) BGP
7 21 (21.65%) MPLS
7 21 (21.65%) VPN
7 21 (21.65%) SSL
7 21 (21.65%) Network Security
8 19 (19.59%) IPsec
8 19 (19.59%) Multicast
8 19 (19.59%) LAN
8 19 (19.59%) WAN
8 19 (19.59%) OSPF
9 17 (17.53%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (12.37%) NAS
11 8 (8.25%) iSCSI
11 8 (8.25%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (6.19%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.34%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (18.56%) Finance
2 2 (2.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (18.56%) Support Engineer
2 15 (15.46%) 3rd Line Support
3 13 (13.40%) Infrastructure Manager
3 13 (13.40%) NOC Engineer
4 10 (10.31%) Administrator
4 10 (10.31%) Operations Manager
5 9 (9.28%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (9.28%) VMware Engineer
6 8 (8.25%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (8.25%) Senior NOC Engineer
7 7 (7.22%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
8 6 (6.19%) Server Engineer
8 6 (6.19%) Junior
8 6 (6.19%) Server Support
8 6 (6.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) Support Analyst
9 5 (5.15%) Analyst
9 5 (5.15%) Team Leader
10 4 (4.12%) Technical Engineer
10 4 (4.12%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.65%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (9.28%) CLARiiON
3 7 (7.22%) Clustering
3 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.15%) EqualLogic
4 5 (5.15%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.09%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.09%) Replication
5 3 (3.09%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 71 (73.20%) Windows
2 28 (28.87%) Linux
3 20 (20.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (18.56%) UNIX
5 12 (12.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (7.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (7.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (5.15%) Solaris
8 3 (3.09%) VMS
8 3 (3.09%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.09%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.06%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (43.30%) ITIL
2 21 (21.65%) Data Security
3 19 (19.59%) Kalman Filter
4 17 (17.53%) Change Management
5 15 (15.46%) Network Management
6 9 (9.28%) Supplier Management
7 7 (7.22%) Service Delivery
7 7 (7.22%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (5.15%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (5.15%) Asset Management
8 5 (5.15%) Project Management
9 4 (4.12%) Operations Management
9 4 (4.12%) ITIL V3
10 3 (3.09%) High Availability
10 3 (3.09%) Data Management
11 2 (2.06%) Brand Management
11 2 (2.06%) Customer Engagement
11 2 (2.06%) Disaster Recovery
12 1 (1.03%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.19%) SQL
1 6 (6.19%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.09%) VBScript
3 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (26.80%) Security Cleared
2 24 (24.74%) Degree
3 21 (21.65%) CCNA
3 21 (21.65%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (8.25%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (7.22%) SC Cleared
5 7 (7.22%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.09%) HND
7 2 (2.06%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (26.80%) PCI DSS
2 22 (22.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 19 (19.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (19.59%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (60.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (53.61%) Active Directory
2 52 (53.61%) vSphere
3 23 (23.71%) Hyper-V
4 17 (17.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 16 (16.49%) XenApp
6 14 (14.43%) VMware ESX
7 10 (10.31%) ISA Server
8 2 (2.06%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (2.06%) Nmap
8 2 (2.06%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 29 (29.90%) SCCM
2 22 (22.68%) ARCserve
3 15 (15.46%) Zenoss
4 8 (8.25%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.09%) HP SIM
5 3 (3.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (2.06%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (2.06%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (2.06%) SCOM
Vendors
1 72 (74.23%) VMware
2 63 (64.95%) Cisco
3 32 (32.99%) Microsoft
4 23 (23.71%) Citrix
5 21 (21.65%) F5
6 20 (20.62%) EMC
7 18 (18.56%) ServiceNow
8 17 (17.53%) Websense
9 15 (15.46%) Polycom
10 14 (14.43%) Juniper
10 14 (14.43%) HP
11 11 (11.34%) Oracle
12 10 (10.31%) McAfee
13 9 (9.28%) Dell
14 8 (8.25%) Veeam
15 6 (6.19%) Symantec
16 5 (5.15%) CheckPoint
17 4 (4.12%) IBM
18 3 (3.09%) Hitachi
18 3 (3.09%) NetApp