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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 67 48 71
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +23
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 2 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.36% 3.37% 1.45%
As % of the System Software category 2.27% 15.22% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 0
Average salary £45,500 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.21% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +2.38%
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
88 92 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 15.77% 22.12% 29.35%
Number of salaries quoted 45 43 46
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £20,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 36 (100.00%) VMware
2 31 (86.11%) Windows
2 31 (86.11%) Linux
3 28 (77.78%) Firewall
3 28 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (75.00%) LAN
4 27 (75.00%) WAN
4 27 (75.00%) Active Directory
5 23 (63.89%) MS Exchange
6 20 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 20 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (33.33%) Hyper-V
9 11 (30.56%) SQL
10 9 (25.00%) Cisco
10 9 (25.00%) SAN
11 8 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (19.44%) Windows 7
12 7 (19.44%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (19.44%) ISEB
12 7 (19.44%) LoadRunner
12 7 (19.44%) Windows XP
12 7 (19.44%) UNIX
12 7 (19.44%) SilkPerformer
12 7 (19.44%) ISTQB
12 7 (19.44%) Test Management
13 6 (16.67%) Juniper
13 6 (16.67%) Solaris

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 23 (63.89%) MS Exchange
2 20 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 20 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (11.11%) IIS
3 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (77.78%) Firewall
2 27 (75.00%) LAN
2 27 (75.00%) WAN
3 9 (25.00%) SAN
4 8 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) LoadRunner
1 7 (19.44%) SilkPerformer
2 5 (13.89%) WinRunner
2 5 (13.89%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
1 5 (13.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Support Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Windows Support Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Test Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Technical Support
4 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Test Manager
5 1 (2.78%) IT Support
5 1 (2.78%) Storage Support Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 31 (86.11%) Windows
1 31 (86.11%) Linux
2 28 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (19.44%) UNIX
5 7 (19.44%) Windows 7
5 7 (19.44%) Windows XP
6 6 (16.67%) Solaris
7 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Test Management
2 5 (13.89%) Test Automation
2 5 (13.89%) Regression Testing
2 5 (13.89%) Validation
2 5 (13.89%) Migration
2 5 (13.89%) Load Balancing
2 5 (13.89%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 3 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) ISEB
1 7 (19.44%) ISTQB
2 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (13.89%) CCNP
4 2 (5.56%) CCNA
5 1 (2.78%) RHCE
5 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.78%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.78%) JNCIP
5 1 (2.78%) JNCIE
5 1 (2.78%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 5 (13.89%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (25.00%) Cisco
3 6 (16.67%) Juniper
4 5 (13.89%) NetApp
4 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
4 5 (13.89%) HP
4 5 (13.89%) Oracle
4 5 (13.89%) Fujitsu
4 5 (13.89%) F5
5 4 (11.11%) Symantec
6 1 (2.78%) Brocade
6 1 (2.78%) Dell
6 1 (2.78%) IBM
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com