The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 45 62 62
Rank change year-on-year
+17 0
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 34 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 5.83% 0.20% 0.41%
As % of the System Software category 17.09% 1.04% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 25 1 2
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,900 £40,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +3.61%
VMware ESX
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

System Software Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
199 96 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 34.13% 19.35% 14.02%
Number of salaries quoted 101 45 36
Average salary £39,000 £32,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.87% -17.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £20,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,200 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Bracknell

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

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Bracknell

VMware ESX
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Bracknell

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 44 (100.00%) VMware
2 39 (88.64%) Windows
3 34 (77.27%) Linux
4 33 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (72.73%) Firewall
6 31 (70.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (68.18%) LAN
7 30 (68.18%) WAN
7 30 (68.18%) Active Directory
8 26 (59.09%) VMware Infrastructure
9 24 (54.55%) MS Exchange
10 21 (47.73%) Exchange Server 2010
10 21 (47.73%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (43.18%) Exchange Server 2013
12 15 (34.09%) SQL
13 14 (31.82%) SQL Server
14 12 (27.27%) UNIX
14 12 (27.27%) Windows XP
14 12 (27.27%) ISEB
14 12 (27.27%) LoadRunner
14 12 (27.27%) VMware Workstation
14 12 (27.27%) Validation
14 12 (27.27%) Windows 7
14 12 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
14 12 (27.27%) SilkPerformer
14 12 (27.27%) ISTQB
14 12 (27.27%) Test Management
15 11 (25.00%) Hyper-V
15 11 (25.00%) Cisco
16 9 (20.45%) NetApp

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 24 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 21 (47.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (43.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (13.64%) IIS
4 6 (13.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 32 (72.73%) Firewall
2 30 (68.18%) LAN
2 30 (68.18%) WAN
3 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 8 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (18.18%) SAN
4 5 (11.36%) Internet
4 5 (11.36%) DNS
4 5 (11.36%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) RDBMS
2 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (27.27%) LoadRunner
1 12 (27.27%) SilkPerformer
2 6 (13.64%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (11.36%) WinRunner
General
1 9 (20.45%) Telecoms
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
1 9 (20.45%) Retail
2 3 (6.82%) German Language
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Technical Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Test Consultant
2 6 (13.64%) Test Manager
2 6 (13.64%) Consultant
2 6 (13.64%) Technical Support
2 6 (13.64%) Technical Support Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Windows Support Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Performance Test Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Performance Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Test Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Network Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 39 (88.64%) Windows
2 34 (77.27%) Linux
3 33 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (70.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (47.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (27.27%) UNIX
6 12 (27.27%) Windows 7
6 12 (27.27%) Windows XP
7 9 (20.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Validation
1 12 (27.27%) Test Management
2 9 (20.45%) Test Automation
2 9 (20.45%) Migration
2 9 (20.45%) Regression Testing
2 9 (20.45%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (13.64%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (13.64%) Test Strategy
3 6 (13.64%) Test Scripting
4 5 (11.36%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.82%) ITSM
5 3 (6.82%) Security Management
5 3 (6.82%) Time Management
5 3 (6.82%) Service Management
6 2 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) ISEB
1 12 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (11.36%) CCNP
4 5 (11.36%) CCNA
5 3 (6.82%) Degree
5 3 (6.82%) MCP
5 3 (6.82%) MCSE
5 3 (6.82%) MCSA
5 3 (6.82%) MCDBA
5 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.82%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (6.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.27%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.27%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.27%) JNCIE
System Software
1 30 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 26 (59.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (27.27%) VMware Workstation
4 11 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (11.36%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (6.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (25.00%) Cisco
3 9 (20.45%) Fujitsu
3 9 (20.45%) NetApp
3 9 (20.45%) Oracle
4 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 6 (13.64%) HP
6 5 (11.36%) Juniper
6 5 (11.36%) F5
7 3 (6.82%) Symantec
8 2 (4.55%) Veeam