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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 130 152
Rank change year-on-year -8 +22  
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 41 81 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.24% 1.81% 1.48%
As % of the System Software category 8.38% 12.16% 11.16%
Number of salaries quoted 33 77 56
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £36,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  

VMware ESXi is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 489 666 681
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 14.74% 14.89% 13.22%
Number of salaries quoted 422 564 494
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,450 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.29% +2.66%  

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing VMware ESXi as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +20 20 £50,000 -16.66% 5
Slough +6 5 £52,500 +16.66%
Bracknell +5 3 £37,500 -12.79% 2
Newbury -3 1 £85,000 +178.68%
VMware ESXi
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 98 (98.99%) VMware
2 71 (71.72%) Windows
3 51 (51.52%) Windows Server
4 50 (50.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 46 (46.46%) Linux
6 44 (44.44%) DNS
7 42 (42.42%) Active Directory
8 38 (38.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 37 (37.37%) Firewall
10 29 (29.29%) Unix
10 29 (29.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 28 (28.28%) Microsoft
12 27 (27.27%) Cisco
12 27 (27.27%) TCP/IP
12 27 (27.27%) vSphere
13 26 (26.26%) Amazon AWS
14 25 (25.25%) High Availability
15 21 (21.21%) PowerShell
15 21 (21.21%) vCenter Server
16 19 (19.19%) Hyper-V
17 18 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
17 18 (18.18%) VPN
17 18 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
17 18 (18.18%) IIS
17 18 (18.18%) Clustering
18 17 (17.17%) ITIL
18 17 (17.17%) DHCP
18 17 (17.17%) Bash Shell
19 16 (16.16%) Red Hat
19 16 (16.16%) Information Security

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 18 (18.18%) IIS
2 10 (10.10%) MS Exchange
3 8 (8.08%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.01%) Apache
4 1 (1.01%) Confluence
4 1 (1.01%) Jetty
4 1 (1.01%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.01%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.01%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (26.26%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (14.14%) SaaS
3 13 (13.13%) Office 365
4 10 (10.10%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (10.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 8 (8.08%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (2.02%) IaaS
8 1 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 44 (44.44%) DNS
2 37 (37.37%) Firewall
3 27 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 18 (18.18%) VPN
5 17 (17.17%) DHCP
6 14 (14.14%) SAN
6 14 (14.14%) SSL
7 12 (12.12%) Intrusion Detection
8 11 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (10.10%) Network Security
10 6 (6.06%) Wireless
11 5 (5.05%) HTTP
11 5 (5.05%) iSCSI
11 5 (5.05%) LAN
11 5 (5.05%) SMTP
11 5 (5.05%) WAN
12 4 (4.04%) NetScaler
12 4 (4.04%) SNMP
12 4 (4.04%) VLAN
12 4 (4.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.08%) NoSQL
2 8 (8.08%) Redis
2 8 (8.08%) SQLite
3 3 (3.03%) DB2
3 3 (3.03%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.02%) MySQL
5 1 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.01%) Big Data
5 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (8.08%) Vagrant
2 4 (4.04%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.04%) JIRA
3 3 (3.03%) Redmine
4 2 (2.02%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (5.05%) Finance
1 5 (5.05%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.01%) Billing
2 1 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (15.15%) Support Engineer
1 15 (15.15%) Windows Engineer
2 14 (14.14%) Systems Engineer
2 14 (14.14%) Technical Engineer
2 14 (14.14%) VMware Engineer
3 12 (12.12%) Technical Support
4 11 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
5 10 (10.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (9.09%) Consultant
6 9 (9.09%) Exchange Engineer
6 9 (9.09%) Principal Engineer
6 9 (9.09%) Security Engineer
7 8 (8.08%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (7.07%) Security Consultant
8 7 (7.07%) Windows Support Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) Architect
9 6 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) Technical Design Authority
9 6 (6.06%) Unix Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.07%) Web Services
2 5 (5.05%) Middleware
3 3 (3.03%) .NET
4 1 (1.01%) Node.js
4 1 (1.01%) REST
4 1 (1.01%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.18%) Clustering
2 13 (13.13%) Data Centre
3 12 (12.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (6.06%) Cyber Attack
5 5 (5.05%) iSeries
6 4 (4.04%) Cybercrime
7 3 (3.03%) PKI
7 3 (3.03%) Public Cloud
8 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.01%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.01%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 71 (71.72%) Windows
2 51 (51.52%) Windows Server
3 46 (46.46%) Linux
4 38 (38.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (29.29%) Unix
5 29 (29.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (15.15%) Solaris
8 12 (12.12%) CentOS
9 9 (9.09%) Ubuntu
10 8 (8.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (4.04%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.01%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.25%) High Availability
2 18 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (17.17%) ITIL
4 16 (16.16%) Information Security
5 14 (14.14%) Mentoring
6 12 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (12.12%) Kalman Filter
6 12 (12.12%) Patch Management
6 12 (12.12%) Security Architecture
6 12 (12.12%) Security Patching
7 11 (11.11%) Process Improvement
8 10 (10.10%) Change Management
8 10 (10.10%) Load Balancing
9 9 (9.09%) Threat Management
10 8 (8.08%) Analytics
10 8 (8.08%) Change Control
10 8 (8.08%) DevOps
10 8 (8.08%) Open Source
10 8 (8.08%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (7.07%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.21%) PowerShell
2 17 (17.17%) Bash Shell
3 15 (15.15%) SQL
4 12 (12.12%) Perl
5 10 (10.10%) C
6 8 (8.08%) Python
7 7 (7.07%) Korn
8 5 (5.05%) C++
9 1 (1.01%) C#
9 1 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (13.13%) DV Cleared
1 13 (13.13%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.06%) Degree
2 6 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 6 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (5.05%) CREST Certified
4 4 (4.04%) CCA
4 4 (4.04%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (4.04%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.03%) CCNA
5 3 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.03%) CISSP
5 3 (3.03%) GIAC
5 3 (3.03%) Linux+ Certification
5 3 (3.03%) MCSE
5 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.03%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (3.03%) SANS
5 3 (3.03%) Security+ Certification
5 3 (3.03%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.07%) QA
2 3 (3.03%) SLA
3 2 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (50.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (42.42%) Active Directory
3 27 (27.27%) vSphere
4 19 (19.19%) Hyper-V
5 12 (12.12%) VirtualBox
6 10 (10.10%) Docker
7 9 (9.09%) KVM
8 4 (4.04%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (4.04%) Terminal Services
8 4 (4.04%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (4.04%) XenApp
8 4 (4.04%) XenDesktop
8 4 (4.04%) XenServer
9 3 (3.03%) NFS
9 3 (3.03%) Samba
10 2 (2.02%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (1.01%) vCloud
11 1 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (21.21%) vCenter Server
2 12 (12.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 10 (10.10%) Backup Exec
3 10 (10.10%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (10.10%) WSUS
4 8 (8.08%) Ansible
5 7 (7.07%) Puppet
5 7 (7.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 6 (6.06%) NetBackup
7 5 (5.05%) SCCM
8 4 (4.04%) EdgeSight
8 4 (4.04%) SCOM
8 4 (4.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (4.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (3.03%) Nagios
9 3 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (2.02%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (1.01%) cPanel
11 1 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (1.01%) Plesk
Vendors
1 98 (98.99%) VMware
2 28 (28.28%) Microsoft
3 27 (27.27%) Cisco
4 16 (16.16%) Red Hat
5 15 (15.15%) NetApp
6 13 (13.13%) Palo Alto
7 12 (12.12%) CheckPoint
7 12 (12.12%) Imperva
7 12 (12.12%) LogLogic
8 9 (9.09%) EMC
9 8 (8.08%) Rackspace
10 7 (7.07%) Symantec
11 6 (6.06%) arcserve
11 6 (6.06%) Citrix
11 6 (6.06%) CommVault
11 6 (6.06%) Juniper
11 6 (6.06%) Veeam
11 6 (6.06%) Veritas
12 5 (5.05%) F5
13 4 (4.04%) HP
Bracknell, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-60,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IDOX plc
Salary: £Competitive with good corporate benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Foundation IT
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 23 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Competitive Market Salary + Full Company Benefits Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Foundation IT
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 23 days ago