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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 63 60 71
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 3 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.56% 0.97% 0.59%
As % of the System Software category 6.25% 6.25% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 4
Average salary £27,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.47% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
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
48 80 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 8.92% 15.56% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 36 74 31
Average salary £40,250 £42,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -11.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,550 £35,000 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,946
% change year-on-year
- -3.71%

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 29 May 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (94.44%) Linux
3 10 (55.56%) IIS
3 10 (55.56%) vSphere
4 9 (50.00%) nginx
4 9 (50.00%) Plesk
4 9 (50.00%) CentOS
4 9 (50.00%) cPanel
4 9 (50.00%) Webmin
4 9 (50.00%) Windows
4 9 (50.00%) MySQL
4 9 (50.00%) Apache
4 9 (50.00%) Ubuntu
4 9 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (44.44%) Python
5 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 8 (44.44%) Perl
5 8 (44.44%) PHP
5 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
5 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (38.89%) Server Building
6 7 (38.89%) IBM
7 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (27.78%) Replication
8 5 (27.78%) Migration
8 5 (27.78%) Clustering
8 5 (27.78%) SQL

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (55.56%) IIS
2 9 (50.00%) nginx
2 9 (50.00%) Apache
3 4 (22.22%) CMS
3 4 (22.22%) Drupal
3 4 (22.22%) Alfresco
3 4 (22.22%) WordPress
4 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (5.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) MySQL
2 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (22.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Data Centre Technician
3 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Linux Support
3 4 (22.22%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 5 (27.78%) Replication
2 5 (27.78%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 9 (50.00%) CentOS
2 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Server Building
2 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (27.78%) Migration
3 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Python
1 8 (44.44%) Perl
1 8 (44.44%) PHP
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) vSphere
2 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) Plesk
1 9 (50.00%) cPanel
1 9 (50.00%) Webmin
2 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp