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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 126 137 125
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 21 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.81% 0.55% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 6.05% 4.09% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 21 9 6
Average salary £33,000 £37,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,450 £30,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £44,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,375 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.06% -
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
347 342 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.37% 13.43% 12.40%
Number of salaries quoted 256 255 211
Average salary £35,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.60% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 19 December 2014.

VMware ESXi Salary Histogram in Reading

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 28 (100.00%) VMware
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (75.00%) vSphere
4 19 (67.86%) TCP/IP
5 17 (60.71%) ITIL
5 17 (60.71%) Cisco
5 17 (60.71%) Citrix
5 17 (60.71%) SAN
5 17 (60.71%) Firewall
6 15 (53.57%) Hyper-V
6 15 (53.57%) XenApp
7 14 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (50.00%) LAN
7 14 (50.00%) WAN
8 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (32.14%) DNS
9 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
10 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 7 (25.00%) DV Cleared
10 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
11 6 (21.43%) FTP
11 6 (21.43%) EMC
11 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
11 6 (21.43%) HP
12 5 (17.86%) Linux
13 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (67.86%) TCP/IP
2 17 (60.71%) SAN
2 17 (60.71%) Firewall
3 14 (50.00%) LAN
3 14 (50.00%) WAN
3 14 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (32.14%) DNS
5 6 (21.43%) FTP
6 3 (10.71%) iSCSI
6 3 (10.71%) Wireless
6 3 (10.71%) VLAN
6 3 (10.71%) Internet
6 3 (10.71%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (7.14%) 802.11
7 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (7.14%) SSL
7 2 (7.14%) DHCP
7 2 (7.14%) Wireshark
7 2 (7.14%) WPA
7 2 (7.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Support Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) VMware Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Junior
5 4 (14.29%) Technical Support
5 4 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Administrator
6 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (10.71%) Network Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) VMware Support Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (3.57%) Windows Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Support Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) HP StorageWorks
2 3 (10.71%) Replication
3 2 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (17.86%) Linux
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (10.71%) VMS
7 2 (7.14%) UNIX
7 2 (7.14%) CentOS
7 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) ITIL
2 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (10.71%) Data Management
3 3 (10.71%) High Availability
4 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) HND
3 2 (7.14%) CCNA
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.14%) CWNA
System Software
1 24 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (75.00%) vSphere
3 15 (53.57%) Hyper-V
3 15 (53.57%) XenApp
4 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (10.71%) VMware ESX
6 2 (7.14%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (7.14%) Nmap
7 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Backup Exec
2 2 (7.14%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (7.14%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) SCOM
2 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (60.71%) Cisco
2 17 (60.71%) Citrix
3 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 6 (21.43%) HP
3 6 (21.43%) EMC
4 4 (14.29%) Dell
5 3 (10.71%) Juniper
5 3 (10.71%) Hitachi
5 3 (10.71%) NetApp
5 3 (10.71%) Symantec
5 3 (10.71%) Brocade
6 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 2 (7.14%) CA
7 1 (3.57%) IBM