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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 66 41 68
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +27
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 1 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.19% 4.60% 2.01%
As % of the System Software category 1.59% 24.42% 7.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 16 0
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -4.49%
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
63 86 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 11.82% 18.82% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 33 55 44
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,000 £19,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £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 27 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 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (92.86%) Firewall
3 23 (82.14%) Windows
3 23 (82.14%) Linux
4 22 (78.57%) LAN
4 22 (78.57%) WAN
4 22 (78.57%) Active Directory
5 21 (75.00%) MS Exchange
6 20 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (67.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (64.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 18 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (64.29%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (42.86%) Hyper-V
10 9 (32.14%) SAN
10 9 (32.14%) Cisco
11 8 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (21.43%) Juniper
12 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (17.86%) Load Balancing
13 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
13 5 (17.86%) SQL
13 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
13 5 (17.86%) CCNP
13 5 (17.86%) F5
14 4 (14.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 4 (14.29%) Symantec
14 4 (14.29%) Blackberry
15 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 21 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 18 (64.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 18 (64.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 26 (92.86%) Firewall
2 22 (78.57%) LAN
2 22 (78.57%) WAN
3 9 (32.14%) SAN
4 8 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) WinRunner
1 1 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.57%) SilkPerformer
General
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Support Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Support Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) IT Support
6 1 (3.57%) Storage Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Test Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 23 (82.14%) Windows
1 23 (82.14%) Linux
2 20 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (67.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.14%) Solaris
6 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.57%) UNIX
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Load Balancing
2 1 (3.57%) Test Management
2 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
2 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
2 1 (3.57%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (3.57%) Regression Testing
2 1 (3.57%) Validation
2 1 (3.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (17.86%) CCNP
3 2 (7.14%) CCNA
4 1 (3.57%) ISEB
4 1 (3.57%) CCIE
4 1 (3.57%) RHCE
4 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.57%) JNCIA
4 1 (3.57%) JNCIP
4 1 (3.57%) JNCIE
4 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.57%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (32.14%) Cisco
3 6 (21.43%) Juniper
4 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.86%) F5
5 4 (14.29%) Symantec
6 2 (7.14%) HP
7 1 (3.57%) Dell
7 1 (3.57%) IBM
7 1 (3.57%) NetApp
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle
7 1 (3.57%) Brocade
7 1 (3.57%) Fujitsu