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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 69 58 67
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 6 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.92% 2.20% 1.00%
As % of the System Software category 7.06% 12.96% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 6
Average salary £52,500 £42,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.67%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -4.49%
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
85 108 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 13.04% 16.95% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 75 87 90
Average salary £50,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £22,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 8 February 2016.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Slough

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) WSUS
2 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (83.33%) Risk Analysis
2 5 (83.33%) vSphere
2 5 (83.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (83.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (83.33%) Mentoring
2 5 (83.33%) Coaching
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Clustering
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) NetApp
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) SLA
3 4 (66.67%) Dell
3 4 (66.67%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) HP Data Protector

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) DHCP
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Senior IT Support
1 4 (66.67%) Support Team Leader
1 4 (66.67%) Team Leader
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support
2 2 (33.33%) Server Support
2 2 (33.33%) Wintel Support
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Clustering
1 5 (83.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (16.67%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) AIX
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Coaching
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Mentoring
1 5 (83.33%) Risk Analysis
1 5 (83.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) WSUS
2 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 2 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) NetApp
3 4 (66.67%) Dell
4 2 (33.33%) Symantec
4 2 (33.33%) Veritas
5 1 (16.67%) 3PAR
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat