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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 95 114 107
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -7
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 38 31 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.77% 1.25% 1.28%
As % of the System Software category 12.46% 9.14% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 33 20 27
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
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
305 339 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 14.25% 13.66% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 242 228 307
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,875
% change year-on-year
- -3.53%

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 3 September 2015.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Reading

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 59 (93.65%) VMware
2 57 (90.48%) Windows
3 40 (63.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (60.32%) Microsoft
5 35 (55.56%) TCP/IP
6 32 (50.79%) Citrix
7 29 (46.03%) Firewall
8 27 (42.86%) LAN
8 27 (42.86%) Cisco
8 27 (42.86%) Hyper-V
9 26 (41.27%) Linux
10 22 (34.92%) WAN
11 21 (33.33%) Active Directory
11 21 (33.33%) SQL
11 21 (33.33%) MySQL
11 21 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (31.75%) XenApp
13 19 (30.16%) MS Excel
14 18 (28.57%) vSphere
15 17 (26.98%) VMware ESXi
16 16 (25.40%) Windows Server 2008
16 16 (25.40%) Degree
17 15 (23.81%) PowerShell
17 15 (23.81%) DNS
17 15 (23.81%) Backup Exec
18 14 (22.22%) Change Control
19 13 (20.63%) Exchange Server 2010
19 13 (20.63%) Computer Science
19 13 (20.63%) MS Exchange
20 12 (19.05%) DHCP

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 13 (20.63%) MS Exchange
1 13 (20.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2000
2 8 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (12.70%) IIS
2 8 (12.70%) SharePoint
3 7 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (4.76%) Apache
5 3 (4.76%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.76%) Lync
6 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (30.16%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.70%) MS Office
3 4 (6.35%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) Taleo
1 8 (12.70%) Responsys
2 5 (7.94%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 29 (46.03%) Firewall
3 27 (42.86%) LAN
4 22 (34.92%) WAN
5 15 (23.81%) DNS
6 12 (19.05%) DHCP
6 12 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (17.46%) iSCSI
8 8 (12.70%) SAN
9 6 (9.52%) SSL
9 6 (9.52%) Network Security
10 4 (6.35%) VLAN
10 4 (6.35%) NAS
11 3 (4.76%) Unified Communications
11 3 (4.76%) IPsec
11 3 (4.76%) MPLS
11 3 (4.76%) OSPF
11 3 (4.76%) BGP
11 3 (4.76%) DSL
11 3 (4.76%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (33.33%) MySQL
2 8 (12.70%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (12.70%) Hadoop
3 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.35%) OLAP
4 4 (6.35%) PerformancePoint
4 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (6.35%) SSDT
4 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Power View
4 4 (6.35%) OLAP Cube
4 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (6.35%) QlikView
4 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (6.35%) MS Access
4 4 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (6.35%) Data Mining
4 4 (6.35%) OLTP
4 4 (6.35%) Star Schema
4 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Git (software)
1 8 (12.70%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (6.35%) Subversion
General
1 1 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (41.27%) Systems Administrator
1 26 (41.27%) Administrator
2 10 (15.87%) Support Engineer
3 6 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (9.52%) Consultant
3 6 (9.52%) Technical Support
3 6 (9.52%) Windows Administrator
3 6 (9.52%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Technical Support Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Systems Support
4 5 (7.94%) Architect
5 4 (6.35%) Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.76%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Technical Architect
6 3 (4.76%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) Web Services
2 8 (12.70%) CGI
2 8 (12.70%) LAMP
3 4 (6.35%) MDX
3 4 (6.35%) .NET
4 3 (4.76%) Flash
5 1 (1.59%) WAP
5 1 (1.59%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 21 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (20.63%) Computer Science
3 8 (12.70%) Client/Server
3 8 (12.70%) Statistics
4 7 (11.11%) Clustering
5 6 (9.52%) Blackberry
6 4 (6.35%) Data Integration
6 4 (6.35%) Visualisation
6 4 (6.35%) EqualLogic
6 4 (6.35%) Mathematics
6 4 (6.35%) Data Centre
7 2 (3.17%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (3.17%) Replication
8 1 (1.59%) E-Learning
8 1 (1.59%) PKI
8 1 (1.59%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 57 (90.48%) Windows
2 26 (41.27%) Linux
3 16 (25.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (12.70%) CentOS
5 8 (12.70%) Oracle Linux
5 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (9.52%) Windows XP
7 4 (6.35%) Solaris
7 4 (6.35%) UNIX
7 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.76%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.17%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.59%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.59%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.22%) Change Control
2 8 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (12.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (11.11%) Migration
4 6 (9.52%) Data Analysis
4 6 (9.52%) Project Management
4 6 (9.52%) Workflow
5 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (7.94%) ITIL
6 4 (6.35%) Data Modelling
6 4 (6.35%) ETL
6 4 (6.35%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.35%) Project Planning
6 4 (6.35%) Load Balancing
6 4 (6.35%) Scrum
6 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.35%) Data Management
6 4 (6.35%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (6.35%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (6.35%) Inmon Methodology
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.33%) SQL
2 15 (23.81%) PowerShell
3 12 (19.05%) Java
4 8 (12.70%) Perl
4 8 (12.70%) PHP
4 8 (12.70%) Python
4 8 (12.70%) Shell Script
5 6 (9.52%) C
6 5 (7.94%) T-SQL
7 4 (6.35%) C#
7 4 (6.35%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.59%) VBScript
8 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (25.40%) Degree
2 10 (15.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 6 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (9.52%) A+ Certification
5 6 (9.52%) Security+ Certification
5 6 (9.52%) Network+ Certification
5 6 (9.52%) MCP
6 4 (6.35%) RHCE
7 3 (4.76%) JNCIS
7 3 (4.76%) MCSE
7 3 (4.76%) CCIE
7 3 (4.76%) CCSP
7 3 (4.76%) CCNP
7 3 (4.76%) CCDP
7 3 (4.76%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.59%) CCA
8 1 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (4.76%) SLA
3 1 (1.59%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 40 (63.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 21 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 20 (31.75%) XenApp
5 18 (28.57%) vSphere
6 17 (26.98%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (14.29%) Terminal Services
8 8 (12.70%) VirtualBox
9 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.59%) XenServer
10 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (1.59%) vCloud
10 1 (1.59%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 15 (23.81%) Backup Exec
2 10 (15.87%) Puppet
3 8 (12.70%) Vagrant
3 8 (12.70%) Graphite
4 6 (9.52%) ARCserve
4 6 (9.52%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (9.52%) NetBackup
5 5 (7.94%) WSUS
5 5 (7.94%) SCCM
6 2 (3.17%) Nagios
6 2 (3.17%) Cacti
6 2 (3.17%) BMC Marimba
6 2 (3.17%) Check_MK
7 1 (1.59%) EdgeSight
7 1 (1.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 59 (93.65%) VMware
2 38 (60.32%) Microsoft
3 32 (50.79%) Citrix
4 27 (42.86%) Cisco
5 12 (19.05%) Red Hat
6 10 (15.87%) Symantec
6 10 (15.87%) Sun
7 9 (14.29%) Oracle
8 8 (12.70%) Eloqua
9 6 (9.52%) Altiris
9 6 (9.52%) Dell
10 5 (7.94%) HP
11 4 (6.35%) Juniper
11 4 (6.35%) Tableau
12 3 (4.76%) F5
12 3 (4.76%) Brocade
12 3 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (3.17%) IBM
13 2 (3.17%) ION Trading
13 2 (3.17%) Veeam
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