The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESX Server
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 92 116 130
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +14
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 15 29 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.17% 1.40% 0.63%
As % of the System Software category 7.35% 8.98% 5.40%
Number of salaries quoted 15 29 15
Median salary £60,000 £62,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +56.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £65,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-14.11% +1.19%

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

System Software Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
204 323 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.93% 15.60% 11.61%
Number of salaries quoted 142 290 200
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £74,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Reading

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

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Reading

VMware ESX
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Reading region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Reading

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 38 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (73.68%) Linux
3 26 (68.42%) Windows
4 19 (50.00%) Unix
5 18 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (42.11%) PowerShell
7 15 (39.47%) Cisco
8 14 (36.84%) Firewall
8 14 (36.84%) Intrusion Detection
8 14 (36.84%) Security Architecture
8 14 (36.84%) Security Patching
8 14 (36.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 14 (36.84%) Palo Alto
8 14 (36.84%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 13 (34.21%) Red Hat
9 13 (34.21%) Perl
10 12 (31.58%) Solaris
10 12 (31.58%) CheckPoint
10 12 (31.58%) Change Management
10 12 (31.58%) Information Security
10 12 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (28.95%) Imperva
11 11 (28.95%) Windows Server
11 11 (28.95%) Patch Management
11 11 (28.95%) LogLogic
11 11 (28.95%) Kalman Filter
11 11 (28.95%) VPN
11 11 (28.95%) SSL
12 10 (26.32%) Active Directory

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.16%) IIS
2 3 (7.89%) IBM Domino
2 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) OpenShift
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (36.84%) Firewall
1 14 (36.84%) Intrusion Detection
2 12 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (28.95%) SSL
3 11 (28.95%) VPN
4 4 (10.53%) DNS
5 3 (7.89%) IMAP
5 3 (7.89%) NAS
5 3 (7.89%) SAN
5 3 (7.89%) SMTP
5 3 (7.89%) Wireshark
6 2 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) LoadRunner
1 5 (13.16%) WebLOAD
2 3 (7.89%) AQtime
2 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Architect
2 14 (36.84%) Security Architect
2 14 (36.84%) VMware Engineer
3 12 (31.58%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (23.68%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 7 (18.42%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 7 (18.42%) Support Engineer
6 6 (15.79%) Security Engineer
7 5 (13.16%) Linux Support
7 5 (13.16%) Linux Support Engineer
7 5 (13.16%) Performance Engineer
7 5 (13.16%) Senior Linux Support
7 5 (13.16%) Senior Support Engineer
7 5 (13.16%) Unix Engineer
7 5 (13.16%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 5 (13.16%) VMware Support Engineer
7 5 (13.16%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (10.53%) Operations Engineer
9 3 (7.89%) Performance Tester
9 3 (7.89%) Senior Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) .NET
1 3 (7.89%) MAPI
2 1 (2.63%) JSON
2 1 (2.63%) SOAP
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.89%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 28 (73.68%) Linux
2 26 (68.42%) Windows
3 19 (50.00%) Unix
4 12 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (31.58%) Solaris
5 11 (28.95%) Windows Server
6 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Security Architecture
1 14 (36.84%) Security Patching
2 12 (31.58%) Change Management
2 12 (31.58%) Information Security
3 11 (28.95%) Kalman Filter
3 11 (28.95%) Patch Management
4 10 (26.32%) High Availability
5 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.79%) Scrum
6 5 (13.16%) Performance Engineering
6 5 (13.16%) Performance Testing
6 5 (13.16%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (13.16%) Problem Management
6 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
6 5 (13.16%) Threat Management
7 3 (7.89%) Defect Management
8 1 (2.63%) BDD
8 1 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.63%) Network Management
8 1 (2.63%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) PowerShell
2 13 (34.21%) Perl
3 5 (13.16%) SQL
4 3 (7.89%) C#
4 3 (7.89%) C++
5 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.63%) C
6 1 (2.63%) Java
6 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) RHCE
3 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) HIPAA
1 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (26.32%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (36.84%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (7.89%) Perfmon
3 1 (2.63%) Kibana
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (2.63%) SCCM
3 1 (2.63%) WMI
3 1 (2.63%) WSUS
3 1 (2.63%) yum
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (39.47%) Cisco
3 14 (36.84%) Palo Alto
4 13 (34.21%) Red Hat
5 12 (31.58%) CheckPoint
6 11 (28.95%) Imperva
6 11 (28.95%) LogLogic
7 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 3 (7.89%) IBM
9 1 (2.63%) Qualys
9 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow