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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 100 114 100
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 36 29 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.62% 1.22% 1.71%
As % of the System Software category 10.59% 7.67% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 27 19 33
Average salary £38,000 £60,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.66% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £41,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -
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
340 378 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.34% 15.93% 19.36%
Number of salaries quoted 239 233 371
Average salary £38,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.94% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 31 July 2015.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Reading

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 53 (92.98%) VMware
2 51 (89.47%) Windows
3 36 (63.16%) Firewall
4 35 (61.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 34 (59.65%) TCP/IP
6 31 (54.39%) Microsoft
7 28 (49.12%) Hyper-V
8 27 (47.37%) LAN
9 26 (45.61%) Linux
10 25 (43.86%) Cisco
10 25 (43.86%) Citrix
11 22 (38.60%) VMware ESXi
12 21 (36.84%) WAN
13 19 (33.33%) SQL
14 18 (31.58%) MySQL
14 18 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (28.07%) DNS
15 16 (28.07%) Active Directory
16 15 (26.32%) MS Excel
16 15 (26.32%) XenApp
17 14 (24.56%) PowerShell
17 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2008
17 14 (24.56%) Degree
17 14 (24.56%) Backup Exec
17 14 (24.56%) Project Management
18 12 (21.05%) DHCP
18 12 (21.05%) MS Exchange
18 12 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
18 12 (21.05%) vSphere
18 12 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (21.05%) MS Exchange
1 12 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (19.30%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.77%) IIS
3 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2000
3 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (7.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.75%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 11 (19.30%) MS Office
3 4 (7.02%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) Taleo
1 7 (12.28%) Responsys
2 5 (8.77%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (63.16%) Firewall
2 34 (59.65%) TCP/IP
3 27 (47.37%) LAN
4 21 (36.84%) WAN
5 16 (28.07%) DNS
6 12 (21.05%) DHCP
6 12 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (14.04%) SSL
8 5 (8.77%) Network Security
9 4 (7.02%) iSCSI
9 4 (7.02%) VLAN
9 4 (7.02%) Spanning Tree
9 4 (7.02%) IPsec
9 4 (7.02%) ISDN
9 4 (7.02%) X.21
9 4 (7.02%) MPLS
9 4 (7.02%) OSPF
9 4 (7.02%) BGP
9 4 (7.02%) DSL
9 4 (7.02%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.58%) MySQL
2 7 (12.28%) Hadoop
2 7 (12.28%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.02%) OLAP
4 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (7.02%) SSDT
4 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Power View
4 4 (7.02%) OLAP Cube
4 4 (7.02%) MS Access
4 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (7.02%) Data Mining
4 4 (7.02%) OLTP
4 4 (7.02%) Star Schema
4 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (7.02%) QlikView
4 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (7.02%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
1 7 (12.28%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (7.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (7.02%) Subversion
General
1 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) Systems Administrator
1 20 (35.09%) Administrator
2 7 (12.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (12.28%) Support Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (8.77%) Systems Support
5 4 (7.02%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Network Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Architect
5 4 (7.02%) Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.02%) Windows Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Technical Support
7 2 (3.51%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.51%) IT Support
7 2 (3.51%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.04%) Web Services
2 7 (12.28%) CGI
2 7 (12.28%) LAMP
3 4 (7.02%) MDX
3 4 (7.02%) .NET
4 2 (3.51%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (19.30%) Computer Science
2 11 (19.30%) Client/Server
3 7 (12.28%) Statistics
4 5 (8.77%) Clustering
4 5 (8.77%) Data Centre
5 4 (7.02%) Mathematics
5 4 (7.02%) Blackberry
5 4 (7.02%) Data Integration
5 4 (7.02%) Visualisation
6 2 (3.51%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 51 (89.47%) Windows
2 26 (45.61%) Linux
3 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (12.28%) CentOS
5 7 (12.28%) Windows 7
5 7 (12.28%) Oracle Linux
5 7 (12.28%) Windows XP
6 5 (8.77%) UNIX
6 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.26%) Solaris
8 2 (3.51%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.56%) Project Management
2 12 (21.05%) Change Control
3 8 (14.04%) Migration
4 7 (12.28%) Project Planning
4 7 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (12.28%) Security Patching
5 5 (8.77%) Load Balancing
5 5 (8.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (7.02%) Workflow
6 4 (7.02%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (7.02%) Inmon Methodology
6 4 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (7.02%) Scrum
6 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.02%) Data Management
6 4 (7.02%) Network Design
6 4 (7.02%) Data Analysis
6 4 (7.02%) ITIL
6 4 (7.02%) Data Modelling
6 4 (7.02%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.33%) SQL
2 14 (24.56%) PowerShell
3 11 (19.30%) Java
4 7 (12.28%) Perl
4 7 (12.28%) PHP
4 7 (12.28%) Python
4 7 (12.28%) Shell Script
5 6 (10.53%) C
6 4 (7.02%) C#
6 4 (7.02%) T-SQL
6 4 (7.02%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.75%) VBScript
7 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) Degree
2 7 (12.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
4 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
5 4 (7.02%) A+ Certification
5 4 (7.02%) Security+ Certification
5 4 (7.02%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (7.02%) CCNP
5 4 (7.02%) MCP
6 3 (5.26%) CCSP
6 3 (5.26%) RHCE
6 3 (5.26%) JNCIS
6 3 (5.26%) CCDP
7 2 (3.51%) CCIE
8 1 (1.75%) MCSE
8 1 (1.75%) CCNA
8 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.75%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.51%) SLA
3 1 (1.75%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 35 (61.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (49.12%) Hyper-V
3 22 (38.60%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (28.07%) Active Directory
5 15 (26.32%) XenApp
6 12 (21.05%) vSphere
7 7 (12.28%) VirtualBox
8 5 (8.77%) Terminal Services
9 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (1.75%) vCloud
10 1 (1.75%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 14 (24.56%) Backup Exec
2 7 (12.28%) WSUS
2 7 (12.28%) Puppet
2 7 (12.28%) Vagrant
2 7 (12.28%) Graphite
3 4 (7.02%) SCCM
3 4 (7.02%) ARCserve
3 4 (7.02%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (7.02%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 53 (92.98%) VMware
2 31 (54.39%) Microsoft
3 25 (43.86%) Citrix
3 25 (43.86%) Cisco
4 11 (19.30%) Symantec
5 10 (17.54%) Red Hat
6 8 (14.04%) Sun
7 7 (12.28%) Oracle
7 7 (12.28%) Eloqua
8 4 (7.02%) Altiris
8 4 (7.02%) F5
8 4 (7.02%) Tableau
8 4 (7.02%) HP
9 3 (5.26%) Juniper
10 2 (3.51%) Dell
10 2 (3.51%) ION Trading
10 2 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (3.51%) IBM
10 2 (3.51%) Brocade
10 2 (3.51%) Supermicro
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deloitte
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago