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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 114 130 130
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 22 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.99% 0.55% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 6.47% 3.44% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 22 4 4
Average salary £37,500 £29,500 £21,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.11% +39.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £29,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £42,100 £32,625
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £43,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +26.47%
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
340 378 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.34% 15.93% 19.36%
Number of salaries quoted 239 233 371
Average salary £38,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.94% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 31 July 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
1 32 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (90.63%) Hyper-V
3 27 (84.38%) Firewall
4 22 (68.75%) VMware ESX
4 22 (68.75%) LAN
4 22 (68.75%) WAN
5 21 (65.63%) Citrix
6 20 (62.50%) Cisco
6 20 (62.50%) Linux
6 20 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (53.13%) vSphere
7 17 (53.13%) TCP/IP
8 16 (50.00%) MySQL
9 14 (43.75%) SQL
9 14 (43.75%) MS Excel
10 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
10 13 (40.63%) XenApp
11 7 (21.88%) Project Management
12 6 (18.75%) SAN
13 5 (15.63%) ITIL
14 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
14 4 (12.50%) IIS
14 4 (12.50%) Juniper
14 4 (12.50%) HP
15 3 (9.38%) PHP
15 3 (9.38%) LAMP
15 3 (9.38%) F5
15 3 (9.38%) CentOS

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (12.50%) IIS
2 3 (9.38%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.13%) Lync
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 27 (84.38%) Firewall
2 22 (68.75%) LAN
2 22 (68.75%) WAN
3 20 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (53.13%) TCP/IP
5 6 (18.75%) SAN
6 3 (9.38%) NetScreen
7 2 (6.25%) Internet
7 2 (6.25%) DNS
7 2 (6.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) MySQL
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Systems Administrator
1 13 (40.63%) Administrator
2 8 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (21.88%) Support Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Systems Support
4 4 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Support
5 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) IT Support
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Technical Support
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) EqualLogic
1 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (62.50%) Linux
3 3 (9.38%) CentOS
3 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Project Management
2 5 (15.63%) ITIL
3 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (3.13%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) PHP
3 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 29 (90.63%) Hyper-V
2 22 (68.75%) VMware ESX
3 20 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (53.13%) vSphere
5 13 (40.63%) XenApp
6 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Nagios
1 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (65.63%) Citrix
3 20 (62.50%) Cisco
4 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.50%) HP
5 4 (12.50%) Juniper
6 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
6 3 (9.38%) F5
7 1 (3.13%) WatchGuard
7 1 (3.13%) Veeam
7 1 (3.13%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.13%) Symantec
7 1 (3.13%) Sophos
7 1 (3.13%) Dell