Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 206 183 179
Rank change year-on-year -23 -4 -35
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 48 75 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.80% 1.17% 1.49%
As % of the System Software category 4.57% 9.15% 9.71%
Number of salaries quoted 33 66 109
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.18% -15.00% +20.48%
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +8.43%

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 1,050 820 1,297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.45% 12.75% 15.36%
Number of salaries quoted 806 702 1,095
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,125 £23,050 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 -4 31 £60,000 -
Reading +5 5 £41,500 -2.35% 1
Bracknell -58 5 £42,500 - 2
Thatcham - 2 £45,000 -
Ascot +26 1 £34,500 -8.00% 1
Wokingham +12 1 £42,500 -
Windsor - 1 £50,000 -
VMware ESXi
South East

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 48 (100.00%) VMware
2 47 (97.92%) Windows
3 44 (91.67%) Linux
3 44 (91.67%) Windows Server
4 41 (85.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 38 (79.17%) Microsoft
5 38 (79.17%) Active Directory
6 37 (77.08%) vCenter Server
6 37 (77.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 37 (77.08%) Hyper-V
7 36 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 34 (70.83%) IIS
9 33 (68.75%) SQL Server
9 33 (68.75%) Service Management
9 33 (68.75%) Root Cause Analysis
10 31 (64.58%) ServiceNow
10 31 (64.58%) Private Cloud
10 31 (64.58%) Problem Management
10 31 (64.58%) BMC
11 15 (31.25%) Incident Management
11 15 (31.25%) Logistics
12 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (14.58%) Red Hat
14 6 (12.50%) SAN
14 6 (12.50%) PowerShell
14 6 (12.50%) Backup Exec
14 6 (12.50%) Firewall
14 6 (12.50%) Veeam
15 5 (10.42%) Amazon AWS

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 34 (70.83%) IIS
2 4 (8.33%) Apache
2 4 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.25%) nginx
3 3 (6.25%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.08%) Confluence
5 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 36 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (6.25%) Office 365
4 1 (2.08%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) Firewall
1 6 (12.50%) SAN
2 5 (10.42%) VLAN
3 4 (8.33%) VoIP
3 4 (8.33%) VPN
4 3 (6.25%) DHCP
4 3 (6.25%) DNS
4 3 (6.25%) NAS
4 3 (6.25%) Skype
4 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.17%) BIG-IP
5 2 (4.17%) FCoE
5 2 (4.17%) SNMP
6 1 (2.08%) DMZ
6 1 (2.08%) IMAP
6 1 (2.08%) Internet
6 1 (2.08%) SSH
6 1 (2.08%) SSL
6 1 (2.08%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (8.33%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (2.08%) Big Data
3 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.08%) MySQL
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) JIRA
2 2 (4.17%) Redmine
3 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.08%) Bitbucket
General
1 1 (2.08%) Advertising
1 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (77.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (35.42%) Linux Engineer
3 13 (27.08%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
5 11 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (20.83%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 6 (12.50%) Team Leader
8 5 (10.42%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) Administrator
9 3 (6.25%) IT Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) Network Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) Support Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
10 2 (4.17%) Junior Network Administrator
10 2 (4.17%) Junior Network Engineer
10 2 (4.17%) Junior Systems Engineer
10 2 (4.17%) Network Administrator
10 2 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
10 2 (4.17%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) LDAP
2 2 (4.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (64.58%) Private Cloud
2 2 (4.17%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) iPhone
3 1 (2.08%) NHS
3 1 (2.08%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.08%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 47 (97.92%) Windows
2 44 (91.67%) Linux
2 44 (91.67%) Windows Server
3 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.33%) SUSE
6 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.25%) VMS
6 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (4.17%) Unix
8 1 (2.08%) Android
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (77.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 33 (68.75%) Root Cause Analysis
2 33 (68.75%) Service Management
3 31 (64.58%) Problem Management
4 15 (31.25%) Incident Management
4 15 (31.25%) Logistics
5 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (8.33%) Systems Engineering
6 3 (6.25%) DevOps
6 3 (6.25%) ITIL
6 3 (6.25%) Line Management
6 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.17%) High Availability
7 2 (4.17%) Integration Testing
7 2 (4.17%) Process Improvement
7 2 (4.17%) TDD
7 2 (4.17%) V-Model
7 2 (4.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.42%) Python
3 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 4 (8.33%) SQL
4 3 (6.25%) Go
4 3 (6.25%) Ruby
5 2 (4.17%) C
6 1 (2.08%) Korn
6 1 (2.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) CCNA
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.17%) CISSP
2 2 (4.17%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) GIAC
2 2 (4.17%) Linux+ Certification
2 2 (4.17%) MCSE
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (4.17%) SANS
2 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (85.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (79.17%) Active Directory
3 37 (77.08%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.33%) vSphere
5 3 (6.25%) Docker
5 3 (6.25%) iptables
5 3 (6.25%) VirtualBox
5 3 (6.25%) Xen
6 2 (4.17%) NFS
6 2 (4.17%) Samba
6 2 (4.17%) VMware NSX
7 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 37 (77.08%) vCenter Server
2 6 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 5 (10.42%) Nagios
4 3 (6.25%) Graphite
4 3 (6.25%) Kibana
5 2 (4.17%) Ansible
5 2 (4.17%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.17%) Puppet
5 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (2.08%) AirWatch
6 1 (2.08%) SCCM
6 1 (2.08%) WSUS
6 1 (2.08%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) VMware
2 38 (79.17%) Microsoft
3 31 (64.58%) BMC
3 31 (64.58%) ServiceNow
4 7 (14.58%) Red Hat
5 6 (12.50%) Veeam
6 4 (8.33%) Altiris
6 4 (8.33%) Cisco
6 4 (8.33%) Dot Hill
6 4 (8.33%) HP
6 4 (8.33%) NetApp
6 4 (8.33%) SolarWinds
6 4 (8.33%) Veritas
7 3 (6.25%) Centreon
7 3 (6.25%) Google
7 3 (6.25%) Oracle
8 2 (4.17%) EMC
8 2 (4.17%) F5
8 2 (4.17%) Intel
8 2 (4.17%) Symantec