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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 66 58 58
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 2 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.36% 1.44% 1.57%
As % of the System Software category 2.94% 17.24% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 10
Average salary £40,900 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.20% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +11.11%
System Software Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
68 58 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 12.27% 8.36% 10.36%
Number of salaries quoted 63 45 51
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £33,600 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) IIS
2 10 (90.91%) vSphere
3 9 (81.82%) Plesk
3 9 (81.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (81.82%) Migration
3 9 (81.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (81.82%) PHP
3 9 (81.82%) MySQL
3 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
3 9 (81.82%) Apache
4 8 (72.73%) Python
4 8 (72.73%) Linux
4 8 (72.73%) FTP
4 8 (72.73%) Red Hat
4 8 (72.73%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (72.73%) Degree
4 8 (72.73%) CMS
4 8 (72.73%) Drupal
4 8 (72.73%) Ubuntu
4 8 (72.73%) Alfresco
4 8 (72.73%) WordPress
4 8 (72.73%) Perl
4 8 (72.73%) nginx
4 8 (72.73%) CentOS
5 6 (54.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (54.55%) Replication

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (90.91%) IIS
2 9 (81.82%) Apache
3 8 (72.73%) CMS
3 8 (72.73%) Drupal
3 8 (72.73%) Alfresco
3 8 (72.73%) WordPress
3 8 (72.73%) nginx
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
4 1 (9.09%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) FTP
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server 2008
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server 2005
1 9 (81.82%) MySQL
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Support Engineer
1 8 (72.73%) Linux Engineer
1 8 (72.73%) Linux Support
1 8 (72.73%) Linux Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Services Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) COM
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Replication
1 6 (54.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Ubuntu
2 8 (72.73%) CentOS
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Migration
2 6 (54.55%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) PHP
2 8 (72.73%) Python
2 8 (72.73%) Perl
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) vSphere
2 9 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (81.82%) Plesk
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Red Hat
2 8 (72.73%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Dell
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
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