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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESX Server
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 93 95 137
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +42
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 19 48 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.36% 2.22% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 8.44% 16.27% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 17 44 8
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £65,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +2.35%

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
225 295 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 16.07% 13.65% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 164 243 226
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Reading

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 55 (100.00%) VMware
2 41 (74.55%) Windows
3 38 (69.09%) Linux
4 33 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (41.82%) PowerShell
5 23 (41.82%) Windows Server
6 20 (36.36%) Red Hat
7 19 (34.55%) Perl
8 17 (30.91%) High Availability
9 16 (29.09%) Cisco
9 16 (29.09%) Active Directory
9 16 (29.09%) Unix
10 14 (25.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (25.45%) Solaris
11 13 (23.64%) Scrum
11 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (21.82%) Firewall
12 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
13 11 (20.00%) CheckPoint
13 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (20.00%) Change Management
13 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 11 (20.00%) IIS
13 11 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
13 11 (20.00%) Information Security
13 11 (20.00%) Palo Alto
13 11 (20.00%) Security Patching
13 11 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 11 (20.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (20.00%) IIS
2 4 (7.27%) IBM Domino
2 4 (7.27%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.27%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.45%) Apache
3 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) OpenShift
1 5 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.82%) Firewall
2 11 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (16.36%) DNS
4 8 (14.55%) SSL
4 8 (14.55%) VPN
5 6 (10.91%) Wireshark
6 4 (7.27%) IMAP
6 4 (7.27%) NAS
6 4 (7.27%) SAN
6 4 (7.27%) SMTP
7 3 (5.45%) LAN
7 3 (5.45%) WAN
8 1 (1.82%) LDAP
8 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) MySQL
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) LoadRunner
1 6 (10.91%) WebLOAD
2 5 (9.09%) Subversion
3 4 (7.27%) AQtime
3 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (10.91%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Support Engineer
1 16 (29.09%) VMware Engineer
2 13 (23.64%) Senior VMware Engineer
2 13 (23.64%) Windows Engineer
3 12 (21.82%) Architect
3 12 (21.82%) Linux Engineer
4 11 (20.00%) Security Architect
5 9 (16.36%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 9 (16.36%) Senior Support Engineer
5 9 (16.36%) VMware Support Engineer
6 8 (14.55%) Performance Engineer
7 7 (12.73%) Linux Support
7 7 (12.73%) Linux Support Engineer
7 7 (12.73%) Senior Linux Support
8 6 (10.91%) Operations Engineer
8 6 (10.91%) Windows Support Engineer
9 5 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
9 5 (9.09%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) .NET
2 5 (9.09%) JSON
2 5 (9.09%) SOAP
2 5 (9.09%) Web Services
3 4 (7.27%) MAPI
4 2 (3.64%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 8 (14.55%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (12.73%) Computer Science
4 6 (10.91%) Data Centre
5 3 (5.45%) Driving Licence
6 2 (3.64%) Clustering
7 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 41 (74.55%) Windows
2 38 (69.09%) Linux
3 23 (41.82%) Windows Server
4 16 (29.09%) Unix
5 14 (25.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (25.45%) Solaris
6 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.64%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) High Availability
2 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (23.64%) Scrum
3 11 (20.00%) Change Management
3 11 (20.00%) Information Security
3 11 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 11 (20.00%) Security Patching
4 8 (14.55%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (14.55%) Patch Management
4 8 (14.55%) Performance Engineering
4 8 (14.55%) Performance Testing
4 8 (14.55%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (14.55%) Problem Management
4 8 (14.55%) Test Strategy
5 5 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 5 (9.09%) ITIL
5 5 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 5 (9.09%) Open Source
5 5 (9.09%) SDLC
5 5 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.82%) PowerShell
2 19 (34.55%) Perl
3 10 (18.18%) Bash Shell
4 8 (14.55%) SQL
5 5 (9.09%) C
5 5 (9.09%) Java
5 5 (9.09%) Python
6 4 (7.27%) C#
6 4 (7.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Degree
2 5 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (7.27%) RHCE
4 2 (3.64%) MCITP
4 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) SCSA
4 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) HIPAA
1 5 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (29.09%) Active Directory
3 6 (10.91%) Hyper-V
4 5 (9.09%) vSphere
5 2 (3.64%) Firmware
6 1 (1.82%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (10.91%) Perfmon
3 5 (9.09%) Kibana
3 5 (9.09%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 5 (9.09%) SCCM
3 5 (9.09%) WMI
3 5 (9.09%) WSUS
3 5 (9.09%) yum
4 2 (3.64%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 55 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (36.36%) Red Hat
3 16 (29.09%) Cisco
4 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
5 11 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 11 (20.00%) Palo Alto
6 8 (14.55%) Imperva
6 8 (14.55%) LogLogic
7 5 (9.09%) Qualys
7 5 (9.09%) ServiceNow
8 4 (7.27%) IBM
9 3 (5.45%) Oracle
10 2 (3.64%) HP
10 2 (3.64%) Veritas
11 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (1.82%) Sun