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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 103 114 101
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 38 23 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.51% 1.00% 1.61%
As % of the System Software category 10.80% 6.50% 15.17%
Number of salaries quoted 28 23 31
Average salary £35,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.45% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
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
352 354 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 14.00% 15.45% 10.65%
Number of salaries quoted 239 290 192
Average salary £46,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.23% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,050 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Reading

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 61 (100.00%) VMware
2 52 (85.25%) Windows
2 52 (85.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (73.77%) Microsoft
4 43 (70.49%) Active Directory
5 32 (52.46%) Citrix
6 27 (44.26%) SAN
7 26 (42.62%) MS Exchange
7 26 (42.62%) Exchange Server 2007
8 24 (39.34%) Exchange Server 2010
8 24 (39.34%) Exchange Server 2003
9 23 (37.70%) IIS
9 23 (37.70%) NAS
10 22 (36.07%) XenApp
10 22 (36.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 21 (34.43%) Exchange Server 2013
12 20 (32.79%) Exchange Server 2000
12 20 (32.79%) Disaster Recovery
12 20 (32.79%) MCP
13 19 (31.15%) SQL
13 19 (31.15%) Hyper-V
14 17 (27.87%) QA
14 17 (27.87%) WebLOAD
14 17 (27.87%) Degree
14 17 (27.87%) IMAP
14 17 (27.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 17 (27.87%) Change Control
14 17 (27.87%) AQtime
14 17 (27.87%) C#
14 17 (27.87%) C++

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (42.62%) MS Exchange
1 26 (42.62%) Exchange Server 2007
2 24 (39.34%) Exchange Server 2010
2 24 (39.34%) Exchange Server 2003
3 23 (37.70%) IIS
4 21 (34.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 20 (32.79%) Exchange Server 2000
6 14 (22.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (8.20%) Apache
8 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
8 3 (4.92%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (4.92%) WebSphere
9 2 (3.28%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (19.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.56%) MS Office
3 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (44.26%) SAN
2 23 (37.70%) NAS
3 17 (27.87%) IMAP
3 17 (27.87%) SMTP
3 17 (27.87%) DNS
4 15 (24.59%) Wireshark
5 11 (18.03%) DHCP
6 9 (14.75%) TCP/IP
7 8 (13.11%) Firewall
8 6 (9.84%) SNMP
9 3 (4.92%) FTP
9 3 (4.92%) LAN
9 3 (4.92%) WAN
9 3 (4.92%) Wireless
9 3 (4.92%) ICMP
9 3 (4.92%) VLAN
9 3 (4.92%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (4.92%) iSCSI
10 2 (3.28%) NetScaler
10 2 (3.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (27.87%) WebLOAD
1 17 (27.87%) AQtime
2 4 (6.56%) LoadRunner
3 3 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 14 (22.95%) Consultant
2 12 (19.67%) Wintel Consultant
3 11 (18.03%) Test Engineer
4 10 (16.39%) Architect
5 9 (14.75%) Senior Test Engineer
5 9 (14.75%) Performance Engineer
5 9 (14.75%) Performance Test Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Wintel Architect
7 6 (9.84%) Performance Tester
7 6 (9.84%) Tester
8 5 (8.20%) Support Engineer
9 4 (6.56%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (6.56%) Technical Architect
9 4 (6.56%) Designer
9 4 (6.56%) UNIX Engineer
10 3 (4.92%) Network Engineer
10 3 (4.92%) Technical Support
10 3 (4.92%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (4.92%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.87%) .NET
1 17 (27.87%) MAPI
2 1 (1.64%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.23%) Clustering
2 14 (22.95%) Blackberry
3 11 (18.03%) Computer Science
4 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.92%) HP StorageWorks
6 2 (3.28%) Replication
6 2 (3.28%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.64%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 52 (85.25%) Windows
2 13 (21.31%) Linux
3 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (14.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (14.75%) UNIX
5 7 (11.48%) Solaris
6 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.92%) VMS
8 2 (3.28%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (3.28%) CentOS
9 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.64%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.79%) Disaster Recovery
2 17 (27.87%) Benchmarking
2 17 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (27.87%) Change Control
3 13 (21.31%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (21.31%) ITIL
4 4 (6.56%) Problem Management
4 4 (6.56%) Project Planning
5 3 (4.92%) Service Management
5 3 (4.92%) Change Management
5 3 (4.92%) High Availability
6 2 (3.28%) Data Security
6 2 (3.28%) Brand Management
6 2 (3.28%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (3.28%) Performance Engineering
6 2 (3.28%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.64%) Software Architecture
7 1 (1.64%) Performance Testing
7 1 (1.64%) Migration
7 1 (1.64%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.15%) SQL
2 17 (27.87%) C#
2 17 (27.87%) C++
3 16 (26.23%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.92%) VBScript
4 3 (4.92%) VB
4 3 (4.92%) PHP
5 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.64%) Perl
6 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (36.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 20 (32.79%) MCP
3 17 (27.87%) Degree
4 15 (24.59%) Security Cleared
5 14 (22.95%) SC Cleared
6 5 (8.20%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (6.56%) RHCE
7 4 (6.56%) SCSA
8 2 (3.28%) MCTS
8 2 (3.28%) CWNA
8 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.28%) CCNA
9 1 (1.64%) CCA
9 1 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.64%) MCSE
9 1 (1.64%) MCITP
9 1 (1.64%) NCDA
9 1 (1.64%) NCIE
9 1 (1.64%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (27.87%) QA
2 3 (4.92%) SLA
3 2 (3.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (3.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (85.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (70.49%) Active Directory
3 22 (36.07%) XenApp
4 19 (31.15%) Hyper-V
5 17 (27.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 8 (13.11%) Terminal Services
7 5 (8.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 5 (8.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (8.20%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (4.92%) XenDesktop
9 2 (3.28%) vSphere
9 2 (3.28%) XenServer
9 2 (3.28%) Nmap
9 2 (3.28%) ISA Server
9 2 (3.28%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (1.64%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 13 (21.31%) NetBackup
2 12 (19.67%) Backup Exec
3 7 (11.48%) ARCserve
3 7 (11.48%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (9.84%) PureDisk
5 5 (8.20%) SCCM
6 3 (4.92%) WSUS
7 2 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 61 (100.00%) VMware
2 45 (73.77%) Microsoft
3 32 (52.46%) Citrix
4 15 (24.59%) HP
5 9 (14.75%) Red Hat
5 9 (14.75%) Symantec
6 7 (11.48%) Cisco
7 6 (9.84%) EMC
8 5 (8.20%) Dell
8 5 (8.20%) NetApp
8 5 (8.20%) Veritas
9 4 (6.56%) Brocade
9 4 (6.56%) Sun
10 3 (4.92%) Hitachi
10 3 (4.92%) Juniper
10 3 (4.92%) Remedy
10 3 (4.92%) Sophos
11 2 (3.28%) Websense
11 2 (3.28%) Kaseya
11 2 (3.28%) F5
Reading
Greythorn
Salary: £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago