The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 67 59 41
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 1 8 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.18% 1.34% 4.06%
As % of the System Software category 1.41% 10.81% 42.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 21
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.79% +10.00%
VMware ESX
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 Slough region.

System Software Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
71 74 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 12.59% 12.35% 9.67%
Number of salaries quoted 54 69 47
Average salary £36,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.11% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Slough

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

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Slough

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Slough region citing VMware ESX 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 ESX.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) SAN
2 7 (70.00%) NetApp
3 6 (60.00%) Citrix
3 6 (60.00%) HP
3 6 (60.00%) Backup Exec
3 6 (60.00%) XenApp
3 6 (60.00%) vSphere
4 5 (50.00%) EqualLogic
4 5 (50.00%) NCDA
4 5 (50.00%) NCIE
4 5 (50.00%) VCAP
4 5 (50.00%) XenServer
4 5 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 5 (50.00%) Veeam
4 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (50.00%) NetBackup
4 5 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (50.00%) MCTS
4 5 (50.00%) MCITP
4 5 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (50.00%) PlateSpin
4 5 (50.00%) Dell
4 5 (50.00%) EMC
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) MCSE

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Slough region citing VMware ESX 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 ESX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) SSL
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
1 5 (50.00%) Consultant
1 5 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
1 5 (50.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Logistics
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (50.00%) MCTS
1 5 (50.00%) MCITP
1 5 (50.00%) NCDA
1 5 (50.00%) NCIE
1 5 (50.00%) VCAP
1 5 (50.00%) MCSE
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) XenApp
1 6 (60.00%) vSphere
2 5 (50.00%) XenServer
2 5 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Backup Exec
2 5 (50.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (10.00%) ARCserve
3 1 (10.00%) WSUS
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) NetApp
3 6 (60.00%) Citrix
3 6 (60.00%) HP
4 5 (50.00%) Dell
4 5 (50.00%) EMC
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) PlateSpin
4 5 (50.00%) Veeam
4 5 (50.00%) Symantec
5 2 (20.00%) F5
6 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco