Period
to 14 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 190 162
Rank change year-on-year -15 -28 +16
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 55 74 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.84% 1.15% 1.89%
As % of the System Software category 4.57% 7.72% 12.40%
Number of salaries quoted 29 62 167
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £46,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.73% -2.63% +23.38%
10th Percentile £40,000 £31,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £66,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -1.16% +1.18%

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 1,204 958 1,387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.31% 14.84% 15.23%
Number of salaries quoted 914 827 1,182
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 August 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 August 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 -13 41 £60,000 -7.69%
Slough +4 6 £40,000 -27.27%
Reading -6 4 £47,500 +5.56%
Wokingham - 3 £42,500 -
VMware ESXi
South East

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 55 (100.00%) VMware
2 45 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 44 (80.00%) Active Directory
4 43 (78.18%) Windows
5 41 (74.55%) Hyper-V
6 39 (70.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 37 (67.27%) vCenter Server
8 36 (65.45%) Windows Server
8 36 (65.45%) Microsoft Azure
8 36 (65.45%) Linux
9 28 (50.91%) Root Cause Analysis
10 26 (47.27%) ServiceNow
10 26 (47.27%) Private Cloud
10 26 (47.27%) Problem Management
10 26 (47.27%) SQL Server
10 26 (47.27%) IIS
10 26 (47.27%) BMC
10 26 (47.27%) Service Management
11 20 (36.36%) WAN
12 17 (30.91%) DHCP
12 17 (30.91%) DNS
12 17 (30.91%) Firewall
13 16 (29.09%) LAN
13 16 (29.09%) Logistics
13 16 (29.09%) Incident Management
14 15 (27.27%) SAN
15 12 (21.82%) Data Centre
15 12 (21.82%) Veeam
16 11 (20.00%) Oracle

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 26 (47.27%) IIS
2 10 (18.18%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.82%) Apache
3 1 (1.82%) Confluence
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 36 (65.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (18.18%) IBM Cloud
3 6 (10.91%) Office 365
4 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (36.36%) WAN
2 17 (30.91%) DHCP
2 17 (30.91%) DNS
2 17 (30.91%) Firewall
3 16 (29.09%) LAN
4 15 (27.27%) SAN
5 7 (12.73%) VLAN
6 6 (10.91%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
7 4 (7.27%) iSCSI
8 3 (5.45%) NAS
9 2 (3.64%) BGP
9 2 (3.64%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (3.64%) NetScaler
9 2 (3.64%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.82%) IMAP
10 1 (1.82%) Network Security
10 1 (1.82%) SSH
10 1 (1.82%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (47.27%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.18%) Big Data
3 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.82%) Bitbucket
1 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 6 (10.91%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Back Office
3 1 (1.82%) Advertising
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (52.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (25.45%) VMware Engineer
3 13 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (21.82%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (18.18%) Architect
5 10 (18.18%) Data Centre Architect
5 10 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
5 10 (18.18%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (18.18%) Virtualisation Architect
6 8 (14.55%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Analyst
7 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 5 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (9.09%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.64%) Administrator
8 2 (3.64%) Citrix Support
8 2 (3.64%) Server Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) Middleware
2 2 (3.64%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (47.27%) Private Cloud
2 12 (21.82%) Data Centre
3 10 (18.18%) IBM Mainframe
3 10 (18.18%) Mainframe
3 10 (18.18%) Public Cloud
4 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (7.27%) Robotics
7 2 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.82%) EMC VNX
8 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 43 (78.18%) Windows
2 36 (65.45%) Linux
2 36 (65.45%) Windows Server
3 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (9.09%) Windows 10
4 5 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 5 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 4 (7.27%) VMS
6 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.64%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.64%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.82%) CentOS
7 1 (1.82%) Debian
7 1 (1.82%) Fedora
7 1 (1.82%) Unix
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (70.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 28 (50.91%) Root Cause Analysis
3 26 (47.27%) Problem Management
3 26 (47.27%) Service Management
4 16 (29.09%) Incident Management
4 16 (29.09%) Logistics
5 10 (18.18%) Analytics
5 10 (18.18%) Big Data Analytics
5 10 (18.18%) Converged Infrastructure
5 10 (18.18%) Data Analytics
5 10 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (18.18%) Strategic Thinking
5 10 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 5 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (5.45%) Line Management
8 2 (3.64%) ITIL
8 2 (3.64%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.64%) Time Management
9 1 (1.82%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.82%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) Bash Shell
1 3 (5.45%) Python
2 2 (3.64%) Perl
2 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.82%) C
3 1 (1.82%) PHP
3 1 (1.82%) Ruby
3 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) CCA
1 2 (3.64%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (1.82%) CCIE
2 1 (1.82%) CCIE Data Center
2 1 (1.82%) CCNP
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.82%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) MCSE
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) PCI DSS
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) GDPR
System Software
1 45 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 41 (74.55%) Hyper-V
4 10 (18.18%) NFS
4 10 (18.18%) VMware NSX
5 7 (12.73%) XenApp
5 7 (12.73%) XenDesktop
6 6 (10.91%) vSphere
7 2 (3.64%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (3.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 37 (67.27%) vCenter Server
2 10 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (7.27%) SCCM
5 2 (3.64%) Backup Exec
5 2 (3.64%) EdgeSight
5 2 (3.64%) SCOM
6 1 (1.82%) Ansible
6 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 55 (100.00%) VMware
2 45 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 26 (47.27%) BMC
3 26 (47.27%) ServiceNow
4 12 (21.82%) Veeam
5 11 (20.00%) Oracle
6 10 (18.18%) Actifio
6 10 (18.18%) CommVault
6 10 (18.18%) IBM
6 10 (18.18%) Intel
7 8 (14.55%) Cisco
8 7 (12.73%) Citrix
9 5 (9.09%) Apple
9 5 (9.09%) Forcepoint
9 5 (9.09%) Polycom
9 5 (9.09%) Symantec
10 4 (7.27%) Automation Anywhere
10 4 (7.27%) Blue Prism
11 3 (5.45%) Canon
11 3 (5.45%) MobileIron