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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 134 125 118
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 10 23 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.39% 0.92% 0.79%
As % of the System Software category 2.98% 6.99% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 15
Average salary £43,750 £41,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.70% -21.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,600 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.48% +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
336 329 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.16% 13.22% 12.08%
Number of salaries quoted 249 243 207
Average salary £35,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.60% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 24 December 2014.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Reading

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 47 (100.00%) VMware
2 39 (82.98%) Windows
2 39 (82.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (74.47%) Active Directory
4 34 (72.34%) Microsoft
5 26 (55.32%) MS Exchange
5 26 (55.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 26 (55.32%) Exchange Server 2010
6 25 (53.19%) Citrix
6 25 (53.19%) XenApp
7 24 (51.06%) Exchange Server 2003
8 22 (46.81%) MCP
8 22 (46.81%) Disaster Recovery
8 22 (46.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 22 (46.81%) Exchange Server 2000
8 22 (46.81%) Exchange Server 2013
9 17 (36.17%) Clustering
9 17 (36.17%) Hyper-V
10 16 (34.04%) SAN
11 15 (31.91%) Blackberry
11 15 (31.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 15 (31.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 15 (31.91%) PowerShell
11 15 (31.91%) NAS
11 15 (31.91%) Change Control
12 13 (27.66%) Linux
12 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (25.53%) IIS
13 12 (25.53%) DNS
13 12 (25.53%) HP

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 26 (55.32%) MS Exchange
1 26 (55.32%) Exchange Server 2007
1 26 (55.32%) Exchange Server 2010
2 24 (51.06%) Exchange Server 2003
3 22 (46.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 22 (46.81%) Exchange Server 2000
4 15 (31.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 12 (25.53%) IIS
6 5 (10.64%) Apache
7 4 (8.51%) WebSphere
8 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
8 3 (6.38%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (4.26%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
10 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.04%) SAN
2 15 (31.91%) NAS
3 12 (25.53%) DNS
4 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
5 9 (19.15%) Firewall
6 8 (17.02%) DHCP
7 7 (14.89%) SMTP
7 7 (14.89%) IMAP
7 7 (14.89%) Wireshark
8 3 (6.38%) iSCSI
8 3 (6.38%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (6.38%) VLAN
8 3 (6.38%) LAN
8 3 (6.38%) WAN
8 3 (6.38%) FTP
8 3 (6.38%) Wireless
8 3 (6.38%) ICMP
9 2 (4.26%) 802.11
9 2 (4.26%) WPA
9 2 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) WebLOAD
1 7 (14.89%) AQtime
2 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.26%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (2.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Consultant
2 13 (27.66%) Wintel Consultant
3 10 (21.28%) Architect
4 8 (17.02%) Wintel Architect
5 5 (10.64%) Designer
5 5 (10.64%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Test Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) UNIX Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Network Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Performance Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Technical Support
7 3 (6.38%) Technical Support Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Performance Test Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) QA Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) .NET
1 7 (14.89%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.17%) Clustering
2 15 (31.91%) Blackberry
3 6 (12.77%) Computer Science
3 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.38%) HP StorageWorks
5 2 (4.26%) Replication
6 1 (2.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 39 (82.98%) Windows
2 13 (27.66%) Linux
2 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (19.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (19.15%) UNIX
3 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (14.89%) Solaris
5 3 (6.38%) VMS
6 2 (4.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (31.91%) Change Control
3 7 (14.89%) ITIL
3 7 (14.89%) Benchmarking
3 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.77%) Problem Management
5 5 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (8.51%) Project Planning
7 3 (6.38%) High Availability
8 2 (4.26%) Migration
8 2 (4.26%) Knowledge Management
9 1 (2.13%) Identity Management
9 1 (2.13%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) PowerShell
2 9 (19.15%) SQL
3 7 (14.89%) C#
3 7 (14.89%) C++
4 3 (6.38%) PHP
5 2 (4.26%) VBScript
5 2 (4.26%) VB
5 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (46.81%) MCP
1 22 (46.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (23.40%) SC Cleared
2 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
3 8 (17.02%) Degree
4 4 (8.51%) RHCE
4 4 (8.51%) SCSA
5 3 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.26%) CWNA
6 2 (4.26%) CCNA
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) QA
2 3 (6.38%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (82.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (74.47%) Active Directory
3 25 (53.19%) XenApp
4 17 (36.17%) Hyper-V
5 15 (31.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 11 (23.40%) Terminal Services
7 3 (6.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (6.38%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (4.26%) vSphere
8 2 (4.26%) XenServer
8 2 (4.26%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (4.26%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (4.26%) Nmap
8 2 (4.26%) Xen
9 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) Backup Exec
2 6 (12.77%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (12.77%) NetBackup
3 4 (8.51%) ARCserve
4 2 (4.26%) SCVMM
4 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (4.26%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) VMware
2 34 (72.34%) Microsoft
3 25 (53.19%) Citrix
4 12 (25.53%) HP
5 9 (19.15%) Red Hat
6 6 (12.77%) Symantec
6 6 (12.77%) Cisco
7 5 (10.64%) Sun
8 4 (8.51%) Veritas
9 3 (6.38%) Brocade
9 3 (6.38%) Hitachi
9 3 (6.38%) NetApp
9 3 (6.38%) Dell
9 3 (6.38%) EMC
9 3 (6.38%) Juniper
10 2 (4.26%) CA
10 2 (4.26%) Kaseya
11 1 (2.13%) Oracle
Reading
Eden Lea
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago