Period
to 22 April 2019

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 22 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 226 208 169
Rank change year-on-year -18 -39 -43
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 21 69 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.37% 0.98% 1.46%
As % of the System Software category 2.09% 6.27% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 17 42 90
Berkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -27.27% +18.28%
10th Percentile £31,900 £31,250 £37,300
90th Percentile £68,500 £60,000 £70,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +3.45%

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 1,003 1,100 1,108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.76% 15.61% 15.71%
Number of salaries quoted 863 842 930
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,494 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.13% +1.23% -

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 22 April 2019.

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 22 April 2019. 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
Reading +15 10 £40,000 +28.51% 1
Newbury +4 4 £56,250 +26.40% 2
Bracknell -26 3 £34,000 -9.33%
Ascot - 1 £34,500 -
VMware ESXi
South East

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, 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 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (90.48%) Windows
3 16 (76.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (71.43%) Linux
4 15 (71.43%) Firewall
5 14 (66.67%) Windows Server
6 13 (61.90%) Nagios
6 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
6 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
7 12 (57.14%) PowerShell
7 12 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (47.62%) Hyper-V
8 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (47.62%) Degree
9 9 (42.86%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (38.10%) Centreon
10 8 (38.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 8 (38.10%) iptables
10 8 (38.10%) Docker
10 8 (38.10%) DevOps
10 8 (38.10%) Kibana
10 8 (38.10%) Go
10 8 (38.10%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (38.10%) Graphite
10 8 (38.10%) Skype
10 8 (38.10%) VPN
10 8 (38.10%) DNS
10 8 (38.10%) SQL
10 8 (38.10%) IIS
10 8 (38.10%) Apache

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 8 (38.10%) Apache
1 8 (38.10%) IIS
1 8 (38.10%) nginx
1 8 (38.10%) Skype for Business
2 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
3 3 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (38.10%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (23.81%) Office 365
5 2 (9.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) Firewall
2 8 (38.10%) DHCP
2 8 (38.10%) DNS
2 8 (38.10%) Skype
2 8 (38.10%) VoIP
2 8 (38.10%) VPN
3 5 (23.81%) FCoE
3 5 (23.81%) SNMP
3 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
4 3 (14.29%) SAN
5 2 (9.52%) BIG-IP
5 2 (9.52%) Wireless
6 1 (4.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Big Data
1 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) JIRA
1 5 (23.81%) Redmine
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Administrator
2 8 (38.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (33.33%) Graduate
3 7 (33.33%) Graduate Systems Administrator
3 7 (33.33%) Graduate Systems Engineer
4 6 (28.57%) Architect
4 6 (28.57%) Graduate Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (23.81%) Technical Architect
6 4 (19.05%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (19.05%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 4 (19.05%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 3 (14.29%) Lead Architect
8 2 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (9.52%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
8 2 (9.52%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
1 3 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (9.52%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) Linux
3 14 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 8 (38.10%) VMS
5 5 (23.81%) Unix
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) DevOps
1 8 (38.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 8 (38.10%) Service Delivery
2 7 (33.33%) Systems Engineering
3 5 (23.81%) Acceptance Criteria
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Analytics
3 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (23.81%) High Availability
3 5 (23.81%) Integration Testing
3 5 (23.81%) ITIL
3 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
3 5 (23.81%) Process Improvement
3 5 (23.81%) Service Management
3 5 (23.81%) Smoke Testing
3 5 (23.81%) TDD
3 5 (23.81%) User Stories
3 5 (23.81%) V-Model
3 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
4 3 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 8 (38.10%) Go
2 8 (38.10%) Python
2 8 (38.10%) Ruby
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
3 5 (23.81%) C
4 2 (9.52%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Degree
2 5 (23.81%) CCNA
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (23.81%) CISSP
2 5 (23.81%) CompTIA Security+
2 5 (23.81%) DV Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) GIAC
2 5 (23.81%) Linux+ Certification
2 5 (23.81%) MCSE
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (23.81%) Network+ Certification
2 5 (23.81%) SANS
2 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) SSCP
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
3 10 (47.62%) Hyper-V
4 9 (42.86%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (38.10%) Docker
5 8 (38.10%) iptables
5 8 (38.10%) VirtualBox
5 8 (38.10%) Xen
6 5 (23.81%) NFS
6 5 (23.81%) Samba
6 5 (23.81%) VMware NSX
7 2 (9.52%) vSphere
8 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (61.90%) Nagios
2 8 (38.10%) Graphite
2 8 (38.10%) Kibana
3 7 (33.33%) ZABBIX
4 5 (23.81%) Ansible
4 5 (23.81%) Puppet
4 5 (23.81%) vCenter Server
5 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
5 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
3 8 (38.10%) Centreon
3 8 (38.10%) Google
4 7 (33.33%) NetApp
4 7 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 5 (23.81%) EMC
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco
6 2 (9.52%) F5
6 2 (9.52%) Intel
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle
6 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 2 (9.52%) Remedy
6 2 (9.52%) Symantec
7 1 (4.76%) Citrix