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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 128 128 112
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 10 17 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.42% 0.72% 0.84%
As % of the System Software category 3.38% 5.04% 6.72%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 13
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £30,300 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
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 Reading region.

System Software Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
296 337 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.50% 14.23% 12.47%
Number of salaries quoted 225 259 199
Average salary £37,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 January 2015.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Reading

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 43 (100.00%) VMware
2 37 (86.05%) Windows
3 36 (83.72%) Active Directory
3 36 (83.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (76.74%) Microsoft
5 30 (69.77%) MS Exchange
5 30 (69.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 26 (60.47%) Exchange Server 2007
7 24 (55.81%) Exchange Server 2003
7 24 (55.81%) Citrix
7 24 (55.81%) XenApp
8 23 (53.49%) Exchange Server 2013
9 22 (51.16%) MCP
9 22 (51.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 22 (51.16%) Exchange Server 2000
9 22 (51.16%) Disaster Recovery
10 19 (44.19%) PowerShell
11 18 (41.86%) Change Control
12 17 (39.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (39.53%) Hyper-V
12 17 (39.53%) Clustering
13 15 (34.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 15 (34.88%) Blackberry
13 15 (34.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 13 (30.23%) Firewall
14 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (30.23%) DNS
14 13 (30.23%) TCP/IP
15 11 (25.58%) Linux
15 11 (25.58%) Terminal Services

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 30 (69.77%) MS Exchange
1 30 (69.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 26 (60.47%) Exchange Server 2007
3 24 (55.81%) Exchange Server 2003
4 23 (53.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 22 (51.16%) Exchange Server 2000
6 15 (34.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (18.60%) IIS
8 6 (13.95%) Apache
8 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
9 5 (11.63%) WebSphere
10 3 (6.98%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (4.65%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
11 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
12 1 (2.33%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.95%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Office 365
2 2 (4.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.23%) TCP/IP
1 13 (30.23%) DNS
1 13 (30.23%) Firewall
2 10 (23.26%) DHCP
3 8 (18.60%) SAN
3 8 (18.60%) NAS
4 7 (16.28%) LAN
5 6 (13.95%) SSL
6 3 (6.98%) WAN
6 3 (6.98%) ICMP
6 3 (6.98%) Wireshark
7 2 (4.65%) iSCSI
7 2 (4.65%) LDAP
7 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (4.65%) Wireless
7 2 (4.65%) WPA
7 2 (4.65%) VLAN
7 2 (4.65%) IMAP
7 2 (4.65%) SMTP
7 2 (4.65%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) WebLOAD
1 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.65%) AQtime
2 1 (2.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (4.65%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Consultant
2 13 (30.23%) Wintel Consultant
3 10 (23.26%) Architect
4 8 (18.60%) Wintel Architect
5 6 (13.95%) Support Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Designer
7 4 (9.30%) Technical Support
7 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Technical Support Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 2 (4.65%) Technical Architect
9 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (4.65%) Network Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) UNIX Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Wintel Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
10 1 (2.33%) Linux Engineer
10 1 (2.33%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) .NET
1 2 (4.65%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (39.53%) Clustering
2 15 (34.88%) Blackberry
3 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (9.30%) Client/Server
5 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.65%) HP StorageWorks
6 2 (4.65%) Replication
6 2 (4.65%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 37 (86.05%) Windows
2 17 (39.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (25.58%) Linux
5 7 (16.28%) UNIX
5 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (13.95%) Solaris
7 4 (9.30%) Windows XP
7 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.65%) VMS
8 2 (4.65%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Disaster Recovery
2 18 (41.86%) Change Control
3 7 (16.28%) ITIL
4 6 (13.95%) Migration
4 6 (13.95%) Project Planning
5 4 (9.30%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.98%) Project Management
7 2 (4.65%) Benchmarking
7 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.65%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (4.65%) Identity Management
7 2 (4.65%) High Availability
8 1 (2.33%) Performance Testing
8 1 (2.33%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.30%) SQL
3 3 (6.98%) PHP
4 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.65%) VBScript
4 2 (4.65%) VB
4 2 (4.65%) C#
4 2 (4.65%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (51.16%) MCP
1 22 (51.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (25.58%) SC Cleared
2 11 (25.58%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) Degree
4 3 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.65%) CWNA
5 2 (4.65%) SCSA
5 2 (4.65%) CCNA
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.65%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (6.98%) SLA
3 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 36 (83.72%) Active Directory
1 36 (83.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (55.81%) XenApp
3 17 (39.53%) Hyper-V
4 15 (34.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 11 (25.58%) Terminal Services
6 2 (4.65%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (4.65%) Nmap
6 2 (4.65%) Xen
6 2 (4.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (4.65%) XenServer
6 2 (4.65%) vSphere
6 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) Backup Exec
2 6 (13.95%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (11.63%) NetBackup
4 4 (9.30%) WSUS
4 4 (9.30%) ARCserve
5 2 (4.65%) SCVMM
5 2 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (2.33%) PureDisk
6 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) VMware
2 33 (76.74%) Microsoft
3 24 (55.81%) Citrix
4 10 (23.26%) Symantec
5 9 (20.93%) HP
6 7 (16.28%) Red Hat
7 6 (13.95%) Cisco
8 4 (9.30%) Sun
9 2 (4.65%) Oracle
9 2 (4.65%) Juniper
9 2 (4.65%) CA
9 2 (4.65%) Hitachi
9 2 (4.65%) NetApp
9 2 (4.65%) Veritas
9 2 (4.65%) Dell
9 2 (4.65%) EMC
9 2 (4.65%) Brocade
9 2 (4.65%) Kaseya
10 1 (2.33%) SAP