The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESXi 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 ESXi over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 136 121 126
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 8 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.33% 0.46% 0.48%
As % of the System Software category 2.40% 3.53% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 3
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £42,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-12.94% +18.05%
VMware ESXi
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
334 312 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.94% 13.10% 15.55%
Number of salaries quoted 232 245 275
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,341 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESXi Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Reading region.

VMware ESXi Salary Trend in Reading

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (95.00%) VMware
3 15 (75.00%) Firewall
4 13 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (60.00%) Hyper-V
6 10 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (50.00%) Cisco
6 10 (50.00%) SAN
7 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (40.00%) Linux
7 8 (40.00%) vSphere
8 7 (35.00%) Citrix
8 7 (35.00%) Project Management
8 7 (35.00%) XenApp
9 6 (30.00%) VMware ESX
9 6 (30.00%) HP
9 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (30.00%) ITIL
10 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 5 (25.00%) LAN
10 5 (25.00%) WAN
10 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (20.00%) IIS
11 4 (20.00%) SQL
11 4 (20.00%) Juniper
12 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Management
12 3 (15.00%) F5
12 3 (15.00%) Red Hat

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) IIS
2 3 (15.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) Lync
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) Firewall
2 10 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (50.00%) SAN
3 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (25.00%) LAN
4 5 (25.00%) WAN
5 3 (15.00%) NetScreen
6 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
6 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Junior
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) SCCM Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Mobility Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Linux
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.00%) CentOS
4 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Project Management
2 6 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Data Management
4 1 (5.00%) Network Design
4 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) PHP
3 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 8 (40.00%) vSphere
4 7 (35.00%) XenApp
5 6 (30.00%) VMware ESX
6 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Nagios
1 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.00%) WSUS
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) VMware
2 10 (50.00%) Cisco
3 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (35.00%) Citrix
5 6 (30.00%) HP
6 4 (20.00%) Juniper
7 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (15.00%) F5
8 2 (10.00%) Symantec
8 2 (10.00%) Dell
9 1 (5.00%) IBM
9 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
9 1 (5.00%) Sophos
9 1 (5.00%) WatchGuard
9 1 (5.00%) Veeam
9 1 (5.00%) 3PAR