Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 210 177 153
Rank change year-on-year -33 -24 +49
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 61 96 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.91% 1.44% 1.97%
As % of the System Software category 5.27% 9.15% 13.05%
Number of salaries quoted 32 79 179
Berkshire median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.73% +15.79% +20.25%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £63,375 £73,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +9.41% -1.16% -

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 1,157 1,049 1,410
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.19% 15.75% 15.10%
Number of salaries quoted 889 885 1,212
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £67,500
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 18 June 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 18 June 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 38 £60,000 -7.69%
Bracknell -16 10 £38,250 +2.00% 1
Slough +1 6 £40,000 -27.27%
Reading -20 3 £37,750 -24.50% 5
Wokingham - 3 - - 1
Newbury -15 1 £44,500 -6.32%
VMware ESXi
South East

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 61 (100.00%) VMware
2 45 (73.77%) Microsoft
3 41 (67.21%) Active Directory
3 41 (67.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (63.93%) Windows
5 36 (59.02%) Hyper-V
6 34 (55.74%) Microsoft Azure
7 33 (54.10%) vCenter Server
7 33 (54.10%) WAN
8 29 (47.54%) Windows Server
9 28 (45.90%) DNS
9 28 (45.90%) Firewall
10 26 (42.62%) DHCP
11 25 (40.98%) LAN
11 25 (40.98%) SAN
12 23 (37.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 21 (34.43%) Data Centre
14 20 (32.79%) Bluemix
14 20 (32.79%) Public Cloud
14 20 (32.79%) Data Analytics
14 20 (32.79%) Analytics
14 20 (32.79%) Big Data
14 20 (32.79%) Big Data Analytics
14 20 (32.79%) IBM Cloud
14 20 (32.79%) VMware NSX
14 20 (32.79%) IBM
14 20 (32.79%) Middleware
14 20 (32.79%) NFS
14 20 (32.79%) Linux
14 20 (32.79%) 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 18 (29.51%) Oracle Service Bus
2 11 (18.03%) MS Exchange
3 9 (14.75%) IIS
4 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 34 (55.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (32.79%) Bluemix
2 20 (32.79%) IBM Cloud
3 6 (9.84%) Office 365
4 2 (3.28%) Akamai
4 2 (3.28%) IaaS
4 2 (3.28%) PaaS
4 2 (3.28%) SaaS
5 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (54.10%) WAN
2 28 (45.90%) DNS
2 28 (45.90%) Firewall
3 26 (42.62%) DHCP
4 25 (40.98%) LAN
4 25 (40.98%) SAN
5 8 (13.11%) VLAN
6 7 (11.48%) TCP/IP
7 6 (9.84%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (6.56%) iSCSI
9 3 (4.92%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (4.92%) NetScaler
10 2 (3.28%) BGP
10 2 (3.28%) IPsec
10 2 (3.28%) VPN
11 1 (1.64%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (1.64%) NAS
11 1 (1.64%) OSPF
11 1 (1.64%) Unified Communications
11 1 (1.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.79%) Big Data
2 16 (26.23%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
General
1 6 (9.84%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Back Office
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (32.79%) Architect
1 20 (32.79%) Infrastructure Architect
2 18 (29.51%) Data Centre Architect
2 18 (29.51%) Virtualisation Architect
3 13 (21.31%) VMware Engineer
4 11 (18.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (13.11%) Support Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 6 (9.84%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (9.84%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Analyst
8 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (8.20%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (8.20%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (8.20%) VMware Support Engineer
9 4 (6.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (6.56%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (32.79%) Middleware
2 2 (3.28%) .NET
2 2 (3.28%) Kafka
2 2 (3.28%) Node.js
3 1 (1.64%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 21 (34.43%) Data Centre
2 20 (32.79%) Public Cloud
3 18 (29.51%) IBM Mainframe
3 18 (29.51%) Mainframe
4 9 (14.75%) Private Cloud
5 8 (13.11%) Robotics
6 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (8.20%) Clustering
7 5 (8.20%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (4.92%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.64%) EMC VMAX
9 1 (1.64%) EMC VNX
9 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 39 (63.93%) Windows
2 29 (47.54%) Windows Server
3 20 (32.79%) Linux
4 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (13.11%) VMS
5 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (9.84%) Windows 10
6 6 (9.84%) Windows 7
7 5 (8.20%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.28%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.28%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.64%) CentOS
9 1 (1.64%) Debian
9 1 (1.64%) Fedora
9 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.79%) Analytics
1 20 (32.79%) Big Data Analytics
1 20 (32.79%) Data Analytics
2 18 (29.51%) Converged Infrastructure
2 18 (29.51%) Disaster Recovery
2 18 (29.51%) Strategic Thinking
2 18 (29.51%) Test Automation
3 12 (19.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (14.75%) Problem Management
4 9 (14.75%) Service Management
5 8 (13.11%) Incident Management
5 8 (13.11%) Logistics
6 5 (8.20%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (6.56%) ITIL
8 3 (4.92%) Time Management
9 2 (3.28%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.28%) Open Source
9 2 (3.28%) Problem-Solving
10 1 (1.64%) Server Building
10 1 (1.64%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.20%) SQL
2 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.28%) C#
3 2 (3.28%) Java
4 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.64%) C
4 1 (1.64%) Perl
4 1 (1.64%) PHP
4 1 (1.64%) Python
4 1 (1.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (8.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (4.92%) CCA
2 3 (4.92%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (4.92%) Degree
3 1 (1.64%) CCIE
3 1 (1.64%) CCIE Data Center
3 1 (1.64%) CCNP
3 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.64%) MCSE
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.64%) GDPR
2 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (67.21%) Active Directory
1 41 (67.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (59.02%) Hyper-V
3 20 (32.79%) NFS
3 20 (32.79%) VMware NSX
4 8 (13.11%) XenApp
4 8 (13.11%) XenDesktop
5 6 (9.84%) vSphere
6 3 (4.92%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (4.92%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (4.92%) XenServer
7 2 (3.28%) Docker
8 1 (1.64%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 33 (54.10%) vCenter Server
2 23 (37.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (9.84%) Backup Exec
4 5 (8.20%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (8.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (8.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (6.56%) SCCM
6 3 (4.92%) Ansible
6 3 (4.92%) EdgeSight
6 3 (4.92%) SCOM
7 2 (3.28%) Kubernetes
7 2 (3.28%) Terraform
8 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 61 (100.00%) VMware
2 45 (73.77%) Microsoft
3 20 (32.79%) IBM
3 20 (32.79%) Oracle
4 19 (31.15%) Veeam
5 18 (29.51%) Cisco
5 18 (29.51%) CommVault
5 18 (29.51%) Intel
6 10 (16.39%) Forcepoint
6 10 (16.39%) Symantec
7 9 (14.75%) BMC
7 9 (14.75%) ServiceNow
8 8 (13.11%) Automation Anywhere
8 8 (13.11%) Blue Prism
8 8 (13.11%) Citrix
9 6 (9.84%) Juniper
10 5 (8.20%) Altiris
10 5 (8.20%) Apple
10 5 (8.20%) Polycom
10 5 (8.20%) Veritas