Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 185 154
Rank change year-on-year +2 -31 -13
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 74 119 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.17% 1.39% 1.88%
As % of the System Software category 9.11% 9.39% 13.89%
Number of salaries quoted 69 103 187
Berkshire median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,750 £33,450
90th Percentile £55,000 £72,000 £60,000
South East median annual salary £40,000 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.11% +11.25% -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 812 1267 1497
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.89% 14.75% 13.54%
Number of salaries quoted 714 1069 1174
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.73% +19.33%
10th Percentile £23,500 £26,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Bracknell +48 48 £42,500 +6.25%
Reading -32 12 £42,500 -29.17%
Slough -9 6 £27,000 -28.00% 1
Wokingham - 2 £42,500 -
Newbury -15 1 £85,000 +65.85%
Ascot -33 1 £37,500 -6.25%
VMware ESXi
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 69 (93.24%) VMware
2 59 (79.73%) Windows
3 48 (64.86%) Cisco
3 48 (64.86%) Windows Server
4 45 (60.81%) SQL Server
5 39 (52.70%) SQL
6 38 (51.35%) MS Exchange
6 38 (51.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 37 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 30 (40.54%) Symantec
8 30 (40.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 30 (40.54%) Exchange Server 2010
8 30 (40.54%) vCenter Server
9 28 (37.84%) Firewall
10 26 (35.14%) Active Directory
11 25 (33.78%) TCP/IP
11 25 (33.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 24 (32.43%) F5
12 24 (32.43%) ITIL
13 23 (31.08%) Degree
14 22 (29.73%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 22 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2013
14 22 (29.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 22 (29.73%) Juniper
14 22 (29.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 22 (29.73%) Veritas
14 22 (29.73%) Forcepoint
14 22 (29.73%) Clustering
14 22 (29.73%) Backup Exec
14 22 (29.73%) Altiris

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 38 (51.35%) MS Exchange
2 30 (40.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (8.11%) IIS
5 5 (6.76%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.35%) Apache
7 1 (1.35%) Confluence
7 1 (1.35%) Jetty
7 1 (1.35%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (13.51%) SaaS
3 8 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (5.41%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (5.41%) GitHub
4 4 (5.41%) Office 365
5 2 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.70%) IaaS
6 1 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 28 (37.84%) Firewall
2 25 (33.78%) TCP/IP
3 14 (18.92%) DNS
4 9 (12.16%) HTTP
4 9 (12.16%) SMTP
4 9 (12.16%) Wireless
5 8 (10.81%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (10.81%) IPsec
5 8 (10.81%) VLAN
5 8 (10.81%) VPN
6 5 (6.76%) BGP
6 5 (6.76%) Internet
6 5 (6.76%) OSPF
7 4 (5.41%) EIGRP
7 4 (5.41%) MPLS
7 4 (5.41%) RIP
7 4 (5.41%) WebEx
8 3 (4.05%) DHCP
8 3 (4.05%) SAN
9 2 (2.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (60.81%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (10.81%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (8.11%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.41%) DB2
4 4 (5.41%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.70%) MySQL
5 2 (2.70%) Redis
5 2 (2.70%) SQLite
6 1 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.41%) Ant
2 4 (5.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.41%) GitLab
2 4 (5.41%) Maven
2 4 (5.41%) Subversion
2 4 (5.41%) Vagrant
3 2 (2.70%) JIRA
4 1 (1.35%) Redmine
General
1 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 27 (36.49%) Support Engineer
2 14 (18.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (16.22%) VMware Engineer
4 11 (14.86%) Consultant
4 11 (14.86%) Technical Engineer
4 11 (14.86%) Technical Support
4 11 (14.86%) VMware Support Engineer
5 10 (13.51%) Infrastructure Support
5 10 (13.51%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 10 (13.51%) IT Consultant
5 10 (13.51%) Technical Support Engineer
6 9 (12.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 9 (12.16%) Administrator
6 9 (12.16%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (12.16%) Windows Administrator
6 9 (12.16%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 8 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (10.81%) IT Security Consultant
7 8 (10.81%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.81%) Middleware
2 5 (6.76%) REST
2 5 (6.76%) Web Services
3 4 (5.41%) JSON
4 1 (1.35%) LAMP
4 1 (1.35%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (29.73%) Clustering
2 9 (12.16%) Data Centre
3 8 (10.81%) iSeries
4 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.41%) Client/Server
5 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.41%) Cybercrime
5 4 (5.41%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.35%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 59 (79.73%) Windows
2 48 (64.86%) Windows Server
3 38 (51.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (28.38%) Linux
5 12 (16.22%) CentOS
5 12 (16.22%) Unix
6 11 (14.86%) Solaris
7 9 (12.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (9.46%) Ubuntu
8 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (6.76%) Windows 10
9 5 (6.76%) Windows 7
10 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.70%) Debian
12 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.43%) ITIL
2 12 (16.22%) Project Management
3 11 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (14.86%) Presales
4 8 (10.81%) Capacity Management
4 8 (10.81%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (10.81%) Change Management
4 8 (10.81%) Content Management
4 8 (10.81%) Cryptanalysis
4 8 (10.81%) Ethical Hacking
4 8 (10.81%) Information Security
4 8 (10.81%) Mentoring
4 8 (10.81%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (10.81%) SDLC
4 8 (10.81%) Social Engineering
5 7 (9.46%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (8.11%) Change Control
6 6 (8.11%) High Availability
6 6 (8.11%) Open Source
7 5 (6.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 39 (52.70%) SQL
2 13 (17.57%) PowerShell
3 11 (14.86%) Bash Shell
4 6 (8.11%) Python
5 5 (6.76%) Korn
6 4 (5.41%) Java
6 4 (5.41%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.41%) Scala
7 2 (2.70%) Perl
8 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (33.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 23 (31.08%) Degree
3 22 (29.73%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (8.11%) DV Cleared
4 6 (8.11%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (5.41%) MCSE
5 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.35%) CCA
6 1 (1.35%) CCNA
6 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.35%) CISSP
6 1 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.35%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (1.35%) GIAC
6 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.35%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.35%) SANS
6 1 (1.35%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (1.35%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (10.81%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (35.14%) Active Directory
2 18 (24.32%) Hyper-V
2 18 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.46%) Docker
4 6 (8.11%) vSphere
5 5 (6.76%) VMware NSX
6 4 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (5.41%) XenApp
6 4 (5.41%) XenDesktop
7 3 (4.05%) KVM
8 2 (2.70%) VirtualBox
9 1 (1.35%) NFS
9 1 (1.35%) Samba
9 1 (1.35%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.35%) vCloud
9 1 (1.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (40.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 30 (40.54%) vCenter Server
2 22 (29.73%) Backup Exec
2 22 (29.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 22 (29.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (8.11%) Ansible
3 6 (8.11%) Puppet
4 5 (6.76%) Nagios
4 5 (6.76%) Terraform
5 4 (5.41%) Kubernetes
5 4 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (5.41%) Salt
5 4 (5.41%) SCCM
6 3 (4.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (4.05%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.35%) Plesk
7 1 (1.35%) SCOM
7 1 (1.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 69 (93.24%) VMware
2 48 (64.86%) Cisco
3 37 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 30 (40.54%) Symantec
5 24 (32.43%) F5
6 22 (29.73%) Altiris
6 22 (29.73%) Forcepoint
6 22 (29.73%) Juniper
6 22 (29.73%) Veritas
7 8 (10.81%) Citrix
8 7 (9.46%) Red Hat
9 6 (8.11%) Oracle
9 6 (8.11%) Rackspace
10 4 (5.41%) AppDynamics
10 4 (5.41%) AppSense
10 4 (5.41%) Cognos
10 4 (5.41%) IBM
10 4 (5.41%) New Relic
10 4 (5.41%) Splunk
10 4 (5.41%) Tableau