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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 140 124 129
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 7 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.31% 0.56% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 2.20% 4.13% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 3
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%
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
318 315 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.98% 13.61% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 231 220 315
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,341 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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 22 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 18 (90.00%) Firewall
4 14 (70.00%) Hyper-V
5 12 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (55.00%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (55.00%) Linux
6 11 (55.00%) Cisco
7 9 (45.00%) Citrix
7 9 (45.00%) SAN
7 9 (45.00%) vSphere
8 8 (40.00%) XenApp
8 8 (40.00%) VMware ESX
8 8 (40.00%) LAN
8 8 (40.00%) WAN
8 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
9 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (35.00%) MySQL
9 7 (35.00%) Project Management
10 6 (30.00%) SQL
11 5 (25.00%) ITIL
11 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
11 5 (25.00%) HP
12 4 (20.00%) Juniper
12 4 (20.00%) IIS
13 3 (15.00%) CentOS
13 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (15.00%) LAMP
13 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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%) Lync
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
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 18 (90.00%) Firewall
2 11 (55.00%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (45.00%) SAN
4 8 (40.00%) LAN
4 8 (40.00%) WAN
4 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (15.00%) NetScreen
6 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) MySQL
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Support
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Mobility Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) SCCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) EqualLogic
1 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) CentOS
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Network Design
4 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) PHP
3 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) Hyper-V
2 12 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (45.00%) vSphere
4 8 (40.00%) XenApp
4 8 (40.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) WSUS
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) Nagios
1 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) VMware
2 11 (55.00%) Cisco
3 9 (45.00%) Citrix
4 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (25.00%) HP
6 4 (20.00%) Juniper
7 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (15.00%) F5
8 2 (10.00%) Dell
9 1 (5.00%) Veeam
9 1 (5.00%) 3PAR
9 1 (5.00%) WatchGuard
9 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
9 1 (5.00%) Symantec
9 1 (5.00%) Sophos