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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 122 119 118
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 18 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.76% 0.68% 0.91%
As % of the System Software category 6.12% 4.53% 7.26%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 10
Average salary £40,000 £44,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.11% +30.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,800 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.03%
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
294 331 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.42% 14.96% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 205 274 198
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £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 27 February 2015.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Reading

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 40 (100.00%) VMware
2 35 (87.50%) Windows
3 30 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (70.00%) Active Directory
5 26 (65.00%) Microsoft
6 23 (57.50%) MS Exchange
6 23 (57.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 18 (45.00%) Hyper-V
7 18 (45.00%) XenApp
7 18 (45.00%) Firewall
8 17 (42.50%) PowerShell
8 17 (42.50%) Change Control
9 16 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 16 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 16 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2000
9 16 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 16 (40.00%) MCP
9 16 (40.00%) Citrix
10 15 (37.50%) TCP/IP
11 14 (35.00%) Linux
12 13 (32.50%) DNS
12 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 11 (27.50%) Clustering
13 11 (27.50%) Blackberry
13 11 (27.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 11 (27.50%) Project Management

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 23 (57.50%) MS Exchange
1 23 (57.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 16 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 16 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 16 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 16 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (27.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
5 5 (12.50%) IIS
5 5 (12.50%) WebSphere
6 4 (10.00%) Apache
7 3 (7.50%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
8 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
9 1 (2.50%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (45.00%) Firewall
2 15 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 13 (32.50%) DNS
4 10 (25.00%) LAN
5 9 (22.50%) DHCP
6 7 (17.50%) SSL
7 4 (10.00%) SAN
7 4 (10.00%) NAS
7 4 (10.00%) WAN
8 3 (7.50%) ICMP
9 2 (5.00%) LDAP
10 1 (2.50%) ATM
10 1 (2.50%) ISDN
10 1 (2.50%) VoIP
10 1 (2.50%) X.21
10 1 (2.50%) PPP
10 1 (2.50%) SNMP
10 1 (2.50%) MPLS
10 1 (2.50%) OSPF
10 1 (2.50%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (5.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Consultant
2 9 (22.50%) Wintel Consultant
3 8 (20.00%) Architect
4 6 (15.00%) Wintel Architect
5 5 (12.50%) Designer
5 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (5.00%) UNIX Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Support
8 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Architect
9 1 (2.50%) Administrator
9 1 (2.50%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.50%) Network Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.50%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Blackberry
1 11 (27.50%) Clustering
2 7 (17.50%) Client/Server
3 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) PKI
4 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (87.50%) Windows
2 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (35.00%) Linux
4 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (20.00%) UNIX
6 7 (17.50%) Windows 7
6 7 (17.50%) Windows XP
7 6 (15.00%) Solaris
8 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Change Control
2 16 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (27.50%) Project Management
4 9 (22.50%) Migration
4 9 (22.50%) Project Planning
5 5 (12.50%) ITIL
6 4 (10.00%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.00%) Identity Management
7 2 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (2.50%) Network Design
8 1 (2.50%) ERP
8 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.50%) PHP
3 2 (5.00%) SQL
4 1 (2.50%) VBScript
4 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (40.00%) MCP
1 16 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.00%) SCSA
4 2 (5.00%) Degree
4 2 (5.00%) RHCE
5 1 (2.50%) CCNP
5 1 (2.50%) CCNA
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (7.50%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 18 (45.00%) Hyper-V
3 18 (45.00%) XenApp
4 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 9 (22.50%) Terminal Services
6 5 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (5.00%) Xen
7 2 (5.00%) XenServer
7 2 (5.00%) vSphere
8 1 (2.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) Backup Exec
2 7 (17.50%) WSUS
3 3 (7.50%) ARCserve
3 3 (7.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (7.50%) NetBackup
4 2 (5.00%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (65.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (40.00%) Citrix
4 10 (25.00%) Symantec
5 5 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 5 (12.50%) Cisco
5 5 (12.50%) HP
6 4 (10.00%) Sun
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle
7 2 (5.00%) Veritas
8 1 (2.50%) SAP
8 1 (2.50%) F5
Reading, Berkshire
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