Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 181 171
Rank change year-on-year -21 -10 +6
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 58 76 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.91% 1.24% 1.55%
As % of the System Software category 5.15% 9.22% 10.22%
Number of salaries quoted 37 66 122
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.18% -15.00% +29.87%
South East median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year +10.00% -7.51% +6.79%

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 1,126 824 1,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.68% 13.43% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 879 715 1,106
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £26,000 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £71,250
South East median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 2018. 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
Maidenhead - 41 £60,000 -
Slough 0 5 £40,000 +56.86%
Bracknell -53 4 £42,500 - 2
Reading -7 3 £51,250 +17.14% 1
Thatcham - 2 £45,000 -
Wokingham +5 1 £42,500 -
Windsor - 1 £50,000 -
VMware ESXi
South East

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT jobs citing VMware ESXi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 58 (100.00%) VMware
2 55 (94.83%) Windows
3 53 (91.38%) Linux
4 52 (89.66%) Windows Server
5 51 (87.93%) VMware Infrastructure
6 48 (82.76%) Microsoft
7 47 (81.03%) Active Directory
7 47 (81.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 45 (77.59%) Hyper-V
8 45 (77.59%) vCenter Server
9 42 (72.41%) Microsoft Azure
10 41 (70.69%) Root Cause Analysis
11 40 (68.97%) SQL Server
12 39 (67.24%) IIS
12 39 (67.24%) BMC
12 39 (67.24%) Service Management
12 39 (67.24%) Problem Management
12 39 (67.24%) ServiceNow
12 39 (67.24%) Private Cloud
13 22 (37.93%) Incident Management
13 22 (37.93%) Logistics
14 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (15.52%) VLAN
15 9 (15.52%) Cisco
16 8 (13.79%) SAN
16 8 (13.79%) Red Hat
16 8 (13.79%) Veeam
17 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
17 7 (12.07%) WAN
17 7 (12.07%) Backup Exec

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 39 (67.24%) IIS
2 3 (5.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.72%) Apache
3 1 (1.72%) Confluence
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 42 (72.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.34%) Office 365
3 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.72%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (1.72%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) VLAN
2 8 (13.79%) SAN
3 7 (12.07%) WAN
4 6 (10.34%) Firewall
4 6 (10.34%) LAN
5 5 (8.62%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (8.62%) DHCP
5 5 (8.62%) DNS
5 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.17%) NAS
7 2 (3.45%) BIG-IP
7 2 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (3.45%) iSCSI
7 2 (3.45%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.72%) HSRP
8 1 (1.72%) IMAP
8 1 (1.72%) Network Security
8 1 (1.72%) SSH
8 1 (1.72%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (68.97%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (6.90%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (1.72%) Big Data
3 1 (1.72%) MySQL
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.72%) Bitbucket
1 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 6 (10.34%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Back Office
3 1 (1.72%) Advertising
3 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (79.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (32.76%) Linux Engineer
3 17 (29.31%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (29.31%) VMware Engineer
4 16 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (20.69%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 7 (12.07%) Team Leader
7 4 (6.90%) Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) IT Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (1.72%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (1.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 1 (1.72%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (1.72%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (1.72%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) LAMP
2 1 (1.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 39 (67.24%) Private Cloud
2 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.90%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (5.17%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.72%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.72%) iPhone
6 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.72%) Robotics
6 1 (1.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 55 (94.83%) Windows
2 53 (91.38%) Linux
3 52 (89.66%) Windows Server
4 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (8.62%) Windows 7
7 4 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (6.90%) SUSE
7 4 (6.90%) Windows 10
7 4 (6.90%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.45%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (3.45%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.72%) Android
9 1 (1.72%) CentOS
9 1 (1.72%) Debian
9 1 (1.72%) Fedora
9 1 (1.72%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (81.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 41 (70.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 39 (67.24%) Problem Management
3 39 (67.24%) Service Management
4 22 (37.93%) Incident Management
4 22 (37.93%) Logistics
5 5 (8.62%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.17%) Line Management
8 2 (3.45%) Patch Management
9 1 (1.72%) Analytics
9 1 (1.72%) Big Data Analytics
9 1 (1.72%) Collaborative Working
9 1 (1.72%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.72%) Converged Infrastructure
9 1 (1.72%) Data Analytics
9 1 (1.72%) DevOps
9 1 (1.72%) Strategic Thinking
9 1 (1.72%) Threat Detection
9 1 (1.72%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.17%) Bash Shell
2 3 (5.17%) Python
3 2 (3.45%) Perl
4 1 (1.72%) C
4 1 (1.72%) PHP
4 1 (1.72%) Ruby
4 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) CCIE
2 1 (1.72%) CCIE Data Center
2 1 (1.72%) CCNP
2 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (87.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (81.03%) Active Directory
3 45 (77.59%) Hyper-V
4 6 (10.34%) vSphere
5 4 (6.90%) XenApp
5 4 (6.90%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.72%) NFS
6 1 (1.72%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 45 (77.59%) vCenter Server
2 7 (12.07%) Backup Exec
3 4 (6.90%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.45%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.45%) SCCM
4 2 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.72%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.72%) Ansible
5 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.72%) Puppet
5 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (100.00%) VMware
2 48 (82.76%) Microsoft
3 39 (67.24%) BMC
3 39 (67.24%) ServiceNow
4 9 (15.52%) Cisco
5 8 (13.79%) Red Hat
5 8 (13.79%) Veeam
6 6 (10.34%) Symantec
7 5 (8.62%) HP
8 4 (6.90%) Altiris
8 4 (6.90%) Apple
8 4 (6.90%) Citrix
8 4 (6.90%) Dot Hill
8 4 (6.90%) Forcepoint
8 4 (6.90%) Oracle
8 4 (6.90%) Polycom
8 4 (6.90%) Veritas
9 3 (5.17%) Intel
10 2 (3.45%) arcserve
10 2 (3.45%) NetApp