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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 129 134 128
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 15 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.67% 0.28% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 4.55% 1.97% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 2
Average salary £37,500 £46,000 £21,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.47% +117.75%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +19.71%
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
330 355 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 14.77% 14.11% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 247 238 313
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Reading region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

VMware ESXi Salary Histogram in Reading

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (91.67%) LAN
2 22 (91.67%) WAN
3 21 (87.50%) Citrix
3 21 (87.50%) Hyper-V
4 18 (75.00%) Firewall
4 18 (75.00%) TCP/IP
5 17 (70.83%) VMware ESX
5 17 (70.83%) vSphere
6 16 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (66.67%) Cisco
7 15 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (54.17%) XenApp
8 13 (54.17%) MySQL
9 12 (50.00%) Linux
10 11 (45.83%) SQL
10 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
11 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
12 4 (16.67%) ITIL
13 3 (12.50%) DNS
13 3 (12.50%) SAN
14 2 (8.33%) Internet
14 2 (8.33%) SLA
14 2 (8.33%) FTP
14 2 (8.33%) HND
15 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
15 1 (4.17%) HP
15 1 (4.17%) Dell
15 1 (4.17%) EMC

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Applications
1 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (91.67%) LAN
1 22 (91.67%) WAN
2 18 (75.00%) Firewall
2 18 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 16 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (12.50%) DNS
4 3 (12.50%) SAN
5 2 (8.33%) Internet
5 2 (8.33%) FTP
6 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Administrator
1 12 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (29.17%) Systems Support
3 7 (29.17%) Support Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Technical Support
5 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) IT Support
6 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Storage Specialist
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Technical Support
7 1 (4.17%) Storage Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (4.17%) Project Management
2 1 (4.17%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 21 (87.50%) Hyper-V
2 17 (70.83%) VMware ESX
2 17 (70.83%) vSphere
3 15 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (54.17%) XenApp
5 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Legato
1 1 (4.17%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (87.50%) Citrix
3 16 (66.67%) Cisco
4 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) Dell
5 1 (4.17%) EMC
5 1 (4.17%) Juniper
5 1 (4.17%) NetApp
5 1 (4.17%) Veritas
5 1 (4.17%) Symantec
5 1 (4.17%) IBM
5 1 (4.17%) Brocade