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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 91 107 106
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -1
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 39 38 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.33% 1.71% 1.43%
As % of the System Software category 14.66% 11.84% 9.84%
Number of salaries quoted 36 32 27
Median salary £60,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% +21.42%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £39,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -5.45%
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
266 321 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.89% 14.49% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 211 263 256
Median salary £55,000 £41,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.53% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 24 September 2016.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Reading

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, 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 63 (100.00%) VMware
2 51 (80.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (73.02%) Windows
4 44 (69.84%) Linux
5 28 (44.44%) Windows Server
6 24 (38.10%) Bash Shell
6 24 (38.10%) Red Hat
7 23 (36.51%) Perl
8 22 (34.92%) PowerShell
9 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (31.75%) DevOps
11 19 (30.16%) vSphere
12 18 (28.57%) Cisco
13 17 (26.98%) Java
13 17 (26.98%) Scrum
14 16 (25.40%) Hyper-V
14 16 (25.40%) Finance
15 15 (23.81%) ITIL
15 15 (23.81%) Python
15 15 (23.81%) Active Directory
15 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
16 14 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
16 14 (22.22%) WSUS
16 14 (22.22%) Qualys
16 14 (22.22%) SCCM
16 14 (22.22%) SaaS
16 14 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
16 14 (22.22%) Mentoring
16 14 (22.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 14 (22.22%) OpenShift

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 13 (20.63%) IIS
2 8 (12.70%) Apache
2 8 (12.70%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.94%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.17%) IBM Domino
4 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.22%) OpenShift
1 14 (22.22%) SaaS
2 3 (4.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) DNS
1 8 (12.70%) Wireshark
2 7 (11.11%) Firewall
2 7 (11.11%) SAN
3 6 (9.52%) IMAP
3 6 (9.52%) NAS
3 6 (9.52%) SMTP
4 3 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (4.76%) LAN
4 3 (4.76%) WAN
5 2 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.17%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (3.17%) LDAP
5 2 (3.17%) SSL
5 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (20.63%) Subversion
2 6 (9.52%) AQtime
2 6 (9.52%) WebLOAD
3 2 (3.17%) LoadRunner
3 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (25.40%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Retail
2 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (26.98%) Windows Engineer
2 14 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (20.63%) Senior DevOps
3 13 (20.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 12 (19.05%) Support Engineer
5 11 (17.46%) PowerShell Engineer
6 10 (15.87%) Systems Engineer
6 10 (15.87%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 8 (12.70%) Operations Engineer
8 6 (9.52%) Automation Engineer
8 6 (9.52%) Performance Tester
8 6 (9.52%) Senior VMware Engineer
8 6 (9.52%) Tester
8 6 (9.52%) Unix Engineer
8 6 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
8 6 (9.52%) Windows Support Engineer
9 5 (7.94%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (7.94%) Senior Support Engineer
9 5 (7.94%) VMware Support Engineer
10 4 (6.35%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.46%) JSON
1 11 (17.46%) SOAP
1 11 (17.46%) Web Services
2 8 (12.70%) .NET
3 6 (9.52%) LAMP
3 6 (9.52%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Data Centre
2 9 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.52%) Clustering
4 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.76%) EMC VNX
6 2 (3.17%) Digital Media
6 2 (3.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (3.17%) PKI
7 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 46 (73.02%) Windows
2 44 (69.84%) Linux
3 28 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 10 (15.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (15.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (14.29%) Solaris
6 8 (12.70%) Unix
7 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.75%) DevOps
3 17 (26.98%) Scrum
4 15 (23.81%) ITIL
5 14 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
5 14 (22.22%) Mentoring
6 13 (20.63%) BDD
6 13 (20.63%) Configuration Management
6 13 (20.63%) Open Source
6 13 (20.63%) SDLC
6 13 (20.63%) TDD
7 9 (14.29%) High Availability
7 9 (14.29%) Problem Management
8 8 (12.70%) Performance Engineering
8 8 (12.70%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (9.52%) Line Management
9 6 (9.52%) Operations Management
9 6 (9.52%) Virtual Environments
10 4 (6.35%) Presales
10 4 (6.35%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.10%) Bash Shell
2 23 (36.51%) Perl
3 22 (34.92%) PowerShell
4 17 (26.98%) Java
5 15 (23.81%) Python
6 13 (20.63%) C
7 8 (12.70%) SQL
8 7 (11.11%) C++
9 6 (9.52%) C#
10 3 (4.76%) Ruby
11 1 (1.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (15.87%) Degree
3 6 (9.52%) RHCE
3 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.52%) SCSA
3 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 6 (9.52%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.17%) MCITP
4 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.46%) HIPAA
1 11 (17.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 51 (80.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (30.16%) vSphere
3 16 (25.40%) Hyper-V
4 15 (23.81%) Active Directory
5 6 (9.52%) Firmware
6 3 (4.76%) vCloud
7 2 (3.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 14 (22.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 14 (22.22%) SCCM
1 14 (22.22%) WSUS
2 13 (20.63%) yum
3 11 (17.46%) Kibana
3 11 (17.46%) WMI
4 8 (12.70%) Perfmon
5 6 (9.52%) NetBackup
5 6 (9.52%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (4.76%) vRealize
7 2 (3.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 63 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (38.10%) Red Hat
3 18 (28.57%) Cisco
4 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 14 (22.22%) Qualys
6 11 (17.46%) ServiceNow
7 8 (12.70%) Oracle
8 7 (11.11%) HP
9 6 (9.52%) Veritas
10 5 (7.94%) EMC
11 2 (3.17%) CheckPoint
11 2 (3.17%) IBM
11 2 (3.17%) Imperva
11 2 (3.17%) LogLogic
11 2 (3.17%) NetApp
11 2 (3.17%) Palo Alto
11 2 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (3.17%) Sun
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