Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for VMware ESXi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VMware ESXi over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 181 146
Rank change year-on-year 0 -35 -1
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 77 122 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.21% 1.41% 1.93%
As % of the System Software category 9.29% 9.47% 14.21%
Number of salaries quoted 71 106 193
Berkshire median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £70,000 £60,000
South East median annual salary £39,500 £44,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year -10.23% +8.64% -5.81%

VMware ESXi is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 829 1288 1506
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.05% 14.87% 13.58%
Number of salaries quoted 730 1085 1184
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.73% +19.33%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £23,345
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing VMware ESXi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Berkshire

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Berkshire.

Salary trend for VMware ESXi in Berkshire

VMware ESXi
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Berkshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VMware ESXi in Berkshire

VMware ESXi
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +51 51 £42,500 +6.25%
Reading -28 12 £42,500 -29.17%
Slough -5 6 £27,000 -28.00% 1
Wokingham - 3 £42,500 -
Newbury -18 1 £85,000 +65.85%
Ascot -34 1 £37,500 -6.25%
VMware ESXi
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing VMware ESXi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 72 (93.51%) VMware
2 62 (80.52%) Windows
3 52 (67.53%) Cisco
3 52 (67.53%) Windows Server
4 48 (62.34%) SQL Server
5 42 (54.55%) SQL
5 42 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (53.25%) MS Exchange
6 41 (53.25%) Microsoft
7 33 (42.86%) Symantec
7 33 (42.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 33 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
8 30 (38.96%) vCenter Server
9 29 (37.66%) Active Directory
10 27 (35.06%) ITIL
10 27 (35.06%) Firewall
11 26 (33.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 25 (32.47%) F5
13 24 (31.17%) TCP/IP
14 23 (29.87%) Veritas
14 23 (29.87%) Juniper
14 23 (29.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 23 (29.87%) Clustering
14 23 (29.87%) Backup Exec
14 23 (29.87%) Altiris
14 23 (29.87%) Forcepoint
14 23 (29.87%) Exchange Server 2013
14 23 (29.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 23 (29.87%) Degree
14 23 (29.87%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 41 (53.25%) MS Exchange
2 33 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (29.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (7.79%) IIS
5 5 (6.49%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.30%) Apache
7 1 (1.30%) Confluence
7 1 (1.30%) Jetty
7 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (12.99%) SaaS
3 8 (10.39%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (5.19%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (5.19%) GitHub
4 4 (5.19%) Office 365
5 2 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.60%) IaaS
6 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 27 (35.06%) Firewall
2 24 (31.17%) TCP/IP
3 15 (19.48%) DNS
4 9 (11.69%) HTTP
4 9 (11.69%) SMTP
4 9 (11.69%) Wireless
5 8 (10.39%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (10.39%) IPsec
5 8 (10.39%) VLAN
5 8 (10.39%) VPN
6 5 (6.49%) BGP
6 5 (6.49%) Internet
6 5 (6.49%) OSPF
7 4 (5.19%) DHCP
7 4 (5.19%) EIGRP
7 4 (5.19%) MPLS
7 4 (5.19%) RIP
7 4 (5.19%) SAN
7 4 (5.19%) WebEx
8 3 (3.90%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (62.34%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.99%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (12.99%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (10.39%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (7.79%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.19%) DB2
5 4 (5.19%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.60%) MySQL
6 2 (2.60%) Redis
6 2 (2.60%) SQLite
7 1 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.19%) Ant
2 4 (5.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (5.19%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.19%) GitLab
2 4 (5.19%) Maven
2 4 (5.19%) Subversion
2 4 (5.19%) Vagrant
3 2 (2.60%) JIRA
4 1 (1.30%) Redmine
General
1 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 29 (37.66%) Support Engineer
2 17 (22.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (18.18%) VMware Engineer
4 12 (15.58%) Infrastructure Support
4 12 (15.58%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 12 (15.58%) VMware Support Engineer
5 11 (14.29%) Consultant
5 11 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
5 11 (14.29%) Technical Support
6 10 (12.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 10 (12.99%) IT Consultant
6 10 (12.99%) Technical Support Engineer
7 9 (11.69%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (11.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (11.69%) Administrator
7 9 (11.69%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (11.69%) Windows Administrator
7 9 (11.69%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 8 (10.39%) IT Security Consultant
8 8 (10.39%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.39%) Middleware
2 5 (6.49%) REST
2 5 (6.49%) Web Services
3 4 (5.19%) JSON
4 1 (1.30%) LAMP
4 1 (1.30%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.87%) Clustering
2 9 (11.69%) Data Centre
3 8 (10.39%) iSeries
4 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.19%) Client/Server
5 4 (5.19%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.19%) Public Cloud
6 3 (3.90%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.30%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 62 (80.52%) Windows
2 52 (67.53%) Windows Server
3 42 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (25.97%) Linux
5 12 (15.58%) CentOS
6 11 (14.29%) Solaris
6 11 (14.29%) Unix
7 9 (11.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (9.09%) Ubuntu
10 6 (7.79%) Windows 10
10 6 (7.79%) Windows 7
11 3 (3.90%) Windows 8
12 2 (2.60%) Debian
13 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.06%) ITIL
2 12 (15.58%) Project Management
3 11 (14.29%) Presales
4 10 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (12.99%) Capacity Management
4 10 (12.99%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (12.99%) Change Management
5 8 (10.39%) Content Management
5 8 (10.39%) Cryptanalysis
5 8 (10.39%) Ethical Hacking
5 8 (10.39%) Information Security
5 8 (10.39%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (10.39%) SDLC
5 8 (10.39%) Social Engineering
6 7 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 6 (7.79%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (7.79%) High Availability
7 6 (7.79%) Open Source
8 5 (6.49%) Change Control
8 5 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 42 (54.55%) SQL
2 13 (16.88%) PowerShell
3 10 (12.99%) Bash Shell
4 6 (7.79%) Python
5 4 (5.19%) Java
5 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.19%) Korn
5 4 (5.19%) Scala
6 2 (2.60%) Perl
7 1 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (33.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 23 (29.87%) Degree
2 23 (29.87%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (6.49%) DV Cleared
3 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.19%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (5.19%) MCSE
4 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.60%) CCA
5 2 (2.60%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.30%) CCNA
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.30%) CISSP
6 1 (1.30%) GIAC
6 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.30%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (1.30%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.30%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (1.30%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (10.39%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (37.66%) Active Directory
2 19 (24.68%) Hyper-V
3 18 (23.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (9.09%) Docker
4 7 (9.09%) vSphere
5 5 (6.49%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (6.49%) XenApp
5 5 (6.49%) XenDesktop
6 4 (5.19%) VMware NSX
7 3 (3.90%) KVM
8 2 (2.60%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.60%) VirtualBox
8 2 (2.60%) XenServer
9 1 (1.30%) NFS
9 1 (1.30%) Samba
9 1 (1.30%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 33 (42.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 30 (38.96%) vCenter Server
3 23 (29.87%) Backup Exec
3 23 (29.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 23 (29.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (7.79%) Ansible
4 6 (7.79%) Puppet
5 5 (6.49%) Nagios
5 5 (6.49%) SCCM
5 5 (6.49%) Terraform
6 4 (5.19%) Kubernetes
6 4 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (5.19%) Salt
7 3 (3.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (3.90%) SCOrch
8 2 (2.60%) EdgeSight
8 2 (2.60%) SCOM
9 1 (1.30%) cPanel
Vendors
1 72 (93.51%) VMware
2 52 (67.53%) Cisco
3 41 (53.25%) Microsoft
4 33 (42.86%) Symantec
5 25 (32.47%) F5
6 23 (29.87%) Altiris
6 23 (29.87%) Forcepoint
6 23 (29.87%) Juniper
6 23 (29.87%) Veritas
7 9 (11.69%) Citrix
8 7 (9.09%) Red Hat
9 6 (7.79%) Oracle
9 6 (7.79%) Rackspace
10 5 (6.49%) AppSense
11 4 (5.19%) AppDynamics
11 4 (5.19%) Cognos
11 4 (5.19%) IBM
11 4 (5.19%) New Relic
11 4 (5.19%) Splunk
11 4 (5.19%) Tableau