The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Slough region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 52 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 9 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.82% - 1.49%
As % of the System Software category 11.39% - 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 8
Average salary £50,000 - £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 - £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
System Software Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
79 56 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 15.96% 8.60% 7.96%
Number of salaries quoted 76 48 45
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
VMware ESX
Berkshire

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
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Slough region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Slough

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) vSphere
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) HP
2 7 (58.33%) Citrix
3 6 (50.00%) Dell
3 6 (50.00%) SAN
3 6 (50.00%) NetApp
3 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (50.00%) XenApp
3 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (50.00%) Backup Exec
3 6 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (41.67%) VCAP
4 5 (41.67%) NetBackup
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (41.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (41.67%) MCTS
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) MCITP
4 5 (41.67%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (41.67%) PlateSpin
4 5 (41.67%) XenServer
4 5 (41.67%) XenDesktop
4 5 (41.67%) Veeam
4 5 (41.67%) EqualLogic
4 5 (41.67%) NCDA
4 5 (41.67%) NCIE
4 5 (41.67%) Symantec

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
2 3 (25.00%) SSL
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Technical Consultant
1 5 (41.67%) Senior Technical Consultant
1 5 (41.67%) Senior Consultant
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) EqualLogic
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Logistics
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) VCAP
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (41.67%) MCTS
1 5 (41.67%) MCITP
1 5 (41.67%) NCDA
1 5 (41.67%) NCIE
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (41.67%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) vSphere
2 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (50.00%) XenApp
2 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (41.67%) XenServer
3 5 (41.67%) XenDesktop
3 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 5 (41.67%) NetBackup
3 2 (16.67%) SCCM
4 1 (8.33%) ARCserve
4 1 (8.33%) SCOM
4 1 (8.33%) Plesk
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) HP
2 7 (58.33%) Citrix
3 6 (50.00%) Dell
3 6 (50.00%) NetApp
4 5 (41.67%) PlateSpin
4 5 (41.67%) Veeam
4 5 (41.67%) Symantec
4 5 (41.67%) EMC
5 3 (25.00%) F5
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco
6 1 (8.33%) IBM
6 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow