The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 107 95 86
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 27 40 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.15% 1.77% 2.10%
As % of the System Software category 7.52% 9.39% 22.27%
Number of salaries quoted 19 34 45
Average salary £57,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,100 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
System Software Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
359 426 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.34% 18.86% 9.45%
Number of salaries quoted 228 359 191
Average salary £47,500 £41,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.85% -6.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
VMware ESX
Berkshire

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 23 July 2014.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Reading

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 45 (100.00%) VMware
2 39 (86.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (77.78%) Windows
4 29 (64.44%) Microsoft
5 27 (60.00%) SAN
6 26 (57.78%) Active Directory
7 21 (46.67%) NAS
8 20 (44.44%) Citrix
8 20 (44.44%) IIS
9 19 (42.22%) SQL
10 17 (37.78%) Degree
11 15 (33.33%) Benchmarking
11 15 (33.33%) C#
11 15 (33.33%) C++
11 15 (33.33%) .NET
11 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
11 15 (33.33%) SMTP
11 15 (33.33%) MAPI
11 15 (33.33%) AQtime
11 15 (33.33%) IMAP
11 15 (33.33%) QA
11 15 (33.33%) WebLOAD
12 14 (31.11%) NetBackup
13 13 (28.89%) Security Cleared
14 12 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
14 12 (26.67%) Wireshark
14 12 (26.67%) Backup Exec
14 12 (26.67%) DNS
14 12 (26.67%) HP
15 11 (24.44%) Linux

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 20 (44.44%) IIS
2 9 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2000
4 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (8.89%) Apache
6 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (60.00%) SAN
2 21 (46.67%) NAS
3 15 (33.33%) SMTP
3 15 (33.33%) IMAP
4 12 (26.67%) Wireshark
4 12 (26.67%) DNS
5 10 (22.22%) DHCP
6 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
7 5 (11.11%) SNMP
8 3 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (4.44%) NetScaler
9 2 (4.44%) FTP
9 2 (4.44%) Network Security
9 2 (4.44%) iSCSI
9 2 (4.44%) Firewall
10 1 (2.22%) Wireless
10 1 (2.22%) SSH
10 1 (2.22%) VLAN
10 1 (2.22%) HTTP
10 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (33.33%) WebLOAD
1 15 (33.33%) AQtime
2 3 (6.67%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Test Engineer
2 9 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 9 (20.00%) Performance Engineer
2 9 (20.00%) Performance Test Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) UNIX Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Architect
3 6 (13.33%) Consultant
4 5 (11.11%) Tester
4 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Performance Tester
5 4 (8.89%) Technical Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Wintel Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Software Tester
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.44%) Wintel Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) Citrix Support Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) .NET
1 15 (33.33%) MAPI
2 2 (4.44%) J2EE
3 1 (2.22%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.33%) Clustering
3 5 (11.11%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.44%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.22%) Replication
5 1 (2.22%) Firmware
5 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.22%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.22%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 35 (77.78%) Windows
2 11 (24.44%) Linux
3 10 (22.22%) Solaris
4 9 (20.00%) UNIX
5 6 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (4.44%) HPUX
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.22%) VMS
8 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Benchmarking
2 12 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (20.00%) ITIL
4 8 (17.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (15.56%) Change Control
6 6 (13.33%) Problem Management
7 5 (11.11%) Project Planning
8 3 (6.67%) Service Management
8 3 (6.67%) Change Management
9 2 (4.44%) Data Security
9 2 (4.44%) Brand Management
9 2 (4.44%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (4.44%) Software Architecture
9 2 (4.44%) Web Development
9 2 (4.44%) Load Balancing
9 2 (4.44%) Performance Engineering
10 1 (2.22%) Server Monitoring
10 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Management
10 1 (2.22%) High Availability
10 1 (2.22%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (42.22%) SQL
2 15 (33.33%) C#
2 15 (33.33%) C++
3 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.67%) Perl
5 2 (4.44%) VBScript
5 2 (4.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) Degree
2 13 (28.89%) Security Cleared
3 11 (24.44%) SC Cleared
3 11 (24.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (15.56%) MCP
5 6 (13.33%) RHCE
5 6 (13.33%) SCSA
6 3 (6.67%) DV Cleared
7 2 (4.44%) MCTS
7 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.22%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.22%) MCSE
8 1 (2.22%) CCA
8 1 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (2.22%) MCITP
8 1 (2.22%) NCDA
8 1 (2.22%) NCIE
8 1 (2.22%) VCAP
8 1 (2.22%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (86.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (57.78%) Active Directory
3 11 (24.44%) Hyper-V
4 9 (20.00%) XenApp
5 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 6 (13.33%) Terminal Services
7 5 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (8.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (8.89%) vSphere
9 3 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (6.67%) XenServer
9 3 (6.67%) XenDesktop
10 2 (4.44%) ISA Server
11 1 (2.22%) MetaFrame
11 1 (2.22%) NFS
11 1 (2.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (2.22%) KVM
11 1 (2.22%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 14 (31.11%) NetBackup
2 12 (26.67%) Backup Exec
3 7 (15.56%) ARCserve
4 5 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (11.11%) SCCM
4 5 (11.11%) PureDisk
5 3 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (64.44%) Microsoft
3 20 (44.44%) Citrix
4 12 (26.67%) HP
5 9 (20.00%) Symantec
6 8 (17.78%) Veritas
7 6 (13.33%) Red Hat
7 6 (13.33%) Sun
8 4 (8.89%) Remedy
8 4 (8.89%) EMC
8 4 (8.89%) NetApp
8 4 (8.89%) Brocade
9 3 (6.67%) Sophos
9 3 (6.67%) ServiceNow
9 3 (6.67%) Dell
9 3 (6.67%) Oracle
9 3 (6.67%) Cisco
10 2 (4.44%) JBoss
10 2 (4.44%) McAfee
10 2 (4.44%) Veeam
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