Period
to 14 October 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 14 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 220 209 185
Rank change year-on-year -11 -24 -10
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 16 59 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.28% 0.93% 1.22%
As % of the System Software category 1.76% 5.26% 9.04%
Number of salaries quoted 15 37 64
Berkshire median annual salary £40,000 £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +41.18% -15.00%
10th Percentile £37,000 £39,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,000 £60,000 £58,875
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -6.98%

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 907 1,122 819
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.06% 17.70% 13.47%
Number of salaries quoted 725 875 710
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £71,250 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +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 14 October 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 14 October 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 -5 7 £38,000 -25.85% 3
Newbury - 5 £50,000 -
Slough +14 3 £45,000 +12.50% 1
VMware ESXi
South East

For the 6 months to 14 October 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 16 (100.00%) VMware
1 16 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (62.50%) Firewall
2 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) DHCP
2 10 (62.50%) VPN
2 10 (62.50%) DNS
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (62.50%) Azure
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 8 (50.00%) vCenter Server
3 8 (50.00%) AWS
3 8 (50.00%) SAN
3 8 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 7 (43.75%) Degree
4 7 (43.75%) LAN
4 7 (43.75%) WAN
4 7 (43.75%) Unix
4 7 (43.75%) CentOS
4 7 (43.75%) Hyper-V
4 7 (43.75%) iptables
5 6 (37.50%) LDAP
6 5 (31.25%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (25.00%) VXLAN
7 4 (25.00%) Palo Alto
7 4 (25.00%) Cisco SocialMiner
7 4 (25.00%) vMotion

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 4 (25.00%) IIS
2 3 (18.75%) Apache
2 3 (18.75%) Confluence
2 3 (18.75%) nginx
2 3 (18.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco SocialMiner
Cloud Services
1 10 (62.50%) Azure
2 8 (50.00%) AWS
3 3 (18.75%) GCP
3 3 (18.75%) Office 365
4 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) DHCP
1 10 (62.50%) DNS
1 10 (62.50%) Firewall
1 10 (62.50%) VPN
2 8 (50.00%) SAN
3 7 (43.75%) LAN
3 7 (43.75%) WAN
4 4 (25.00%) BGP
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco ICM
4 4 (25.00%) DMVPN
4 4 (25.00%) DSLAM
4 4 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 4 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (25.00%) MPLS
4 4 (25.00%) Network Security
4 4 (25.00%) OSPF
4 4 (25.00%) SSH
4 4 (25.00%) VRRP
4 4 (25.00%) VXLAN
4 4 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 3 (18.75%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Administrator
1 6 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Graduate
3 3 (18.75%) Graduate Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Graduate Systems Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Graduate Systems Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) IT Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) IT Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Senior IT Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Senior IT Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (25.00%) IVR
2 3 (18.75%) Clustering
2 3 (18.75%) Driving Licence
2 3 (18.75%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
1 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
2 7 (43.75%) CentOS
2 7 (43.75%) Unix
3 3 (18.75%) Ubuntu
3 3 (18.75%) VMS
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 10
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco ICM Scripting
1 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
1 4 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (18.75%) DevOps
2 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Server Building
2 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (18.75%) Storage Virtualisation
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (18.75%) Go
2 3 (18.75%) Python
2 3 (18.75%) Ruby
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) CCNA
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) GDPR
System Software
1 16 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 7 (43.75%) Hyper-V
3 7 (43.75%) iptables
4 5 (31.25%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (18.75%) Docker
5 3 (18.75%) VirtualBox
5 3 (18.75%) vSphere
5 3 (18.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) vCenter Server
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (25.00%) vMotion
3 3 (18.75%) Ansible
3 3 (18.75%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (18.75%) Grafana
3 3 (18.75%) Graphite
3 3 (18.75%) Graylog
3 3 (18.75%) Kibana
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (18.75%) Nagios
3 3 (18.75%) Puppet
3 3 (18.75%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco
3 4 (25.00%) F5
3 4 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 4 (25.00%) ServiceNow
4 3 (18.75%) Atlassian
4 3 (18.75%) Barracuda Networks
4 3 (18.75%) Centreon
4 3 (18.75%) Google
4 3 (18.75%) NETGEAR
4 3 (18.75%) SolarWinds
4 3 (18.75%) SonicWALL
4 3 (18.75%) Symantec
4 3 (18.75%) Veeam
5 1 (6.25%) BMC