The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 105 120
Rank change year-on-year +14 +15  
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 20 26 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.53% 1.47% 1.35%
As % of the System Software category 10.53% 9.77% 8.36%
Number of salaries quoted 16 25 23
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +60.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £51,600
UK excluding London median salary £39,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -0.62% -  

VMware ESXi is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 190 266 371
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 14.54% 15.05% 16.17%
Number of salaries quoted 156 225 272
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +31.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £30,000 £23,341
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing VMware ESXi as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Reading

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Reading.

Salary trend for VMware ESXi in Reading

VMware ESXi
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Reading over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for VMware ESXi in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Reading region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 44 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (61.36%) Linux
3 25 (56.82%) Windows
3 25 (56.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (54.55%) DNS
5 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
5 18 (40.91%) Unix
6 17 (38.64%) Windows Server
7 16 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (36.36%) Active Directory
8 15 (34.09%) Firewall
9 14 (31.82%) Clustering
9 14 (31.82%) Cybersecurity
10 13 (29.55%) Red Hat
10 13 (29.55%) TCP/IP
10 13 (29.55%) Hyper-V
11 12 (27.27%) Perl
11 12 (27.27%) High Availability
12 11 (25.00%) IIS
12 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (25.00%) Bash Shell
13 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (22.73%) SQL
13 10 (22.73%) Solaris
14 9 (20.45%) DHCP
14 9 (20.45%) EMC
14 9 (20.45%) NetApp
14 9 (20.45%) Ubuntu
14 9 (20.45%) CentOS
14 9 (20.45%) DV Cleared

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 11 (25.00%) IIS
2 8 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.27%) Apache
4 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) Office 365
2 8 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (18.18%) SaaS
3 1 (2.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (54.55%) DNS
2 15 (34.09%) Firewall
3 13 (29.55%) TCP/IP
4 9 (20.45%) DHCP
5 6 (13.64%) SSL
6 5 (11.36%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (11.36%) SAN
6 5 (11.36%) VPN
7 4 (9.09%) SNMP
8 3 (6.82%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (6.82%) FCoE
9 2 (4.55%) Network Security
10 1 (2.27%) BGP
10 1 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
10 1 (2.27%) LAN
10 1 (2.27%) OSPF
10 1 (2.27%) SSH
10 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
10 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) NoSQL
1 8 (18.18%) Redis
1 8 (18.18%) SQLite
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) Big Data
3 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) JIRA
1 3 (6.82%) Redmine
General
1 1 (2.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
1 11 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 10 (22.73%) Technical Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Exchange Engineer
4 8 (18.18%) VMware Engineer
5 7 (15.91%) Support Engineer
5 7 (15.91%) Technical Support
5 7 (15.91%) Technical Support Engineer
5 7 (15.91%) Windows Support Engineer
6 6 (13.64%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (13.64%) Unix Engineer
6 6 (13.64%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 5 (11.36%) Architect
7 5 (11.36%) Exchange Support
7 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (11.36%) Security Architect
7 5 (11.36%) Security Engineer
8 4 (9.09%) Exchange Specialist
8 4 (9.09%) SAN Engineer
8 4 (9.09%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) Clustering
2 6 (13.64%) Cyber Attack
3 5 (11.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (61.36%) Linux
2 25 (56.82%) Windows
3 18 (40.91%) Unix
4 17 (38.64%) Windows Server
5 16 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (22.73%) Solaris
7 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (20.45%) CentOS
8 9 (20.45%) Ubuntu
9 5 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.27%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (27.27%) High Availability
3 8 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 8 (18.18%) Open Source
4 6 (13.64%) Data Management
4 6 (13.64%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (11.36%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (11.36%) Patch Management
5 5 (11.36%) Security Architecture
5 5 (11.36%) Security Patching
6 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.09%) Analytics
6 4 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 4 (9.09%) Service Management
7 3 (6.82%) Change Control
7 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.82%) Process Improvement
7 3 (6.82%) Protective Monitoring
7 3 (6.82%) Smoke Testing
7 3 (6.82%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) Perl
2 11 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 10 (22.73%) SQL
4 8 (18.18%) Python
5 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.82%) C
6 3 (6.82%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) DV Cleared
1 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) CCNA
3 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.82%) CISSP
3 3 (6.82%) CompTIA Security+
3 3 (6.82%) GIAC
3 3 (6.82%) Linux+ Certification
3 3 (6.82%) MCSE
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.82%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (6.82%) SANS
3 3 (6.82%) Security+ Certification
3 3 (6.82%) SSCP
4 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (56.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 13 (29.55%) Hyper-V
4 8 (18.18%) Docker
4 8 (18.18%) KVM
4 8 (18.18%) VirtualBox
4 8 (18.18%) vSphere
5 3 (6.82%) NFS
5 3 (6.82%) Samba
6 1 (2.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) vCenter Server
2 6 (13.64%) Backup Exec
2 6 (13.64%) NetBackup
3 5 (11.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (6.82%) Ansible
4 3 (6.82%) Nagios
4 3 (6.82%) Puppet
5 2 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (2.27%) cPanel
6 1 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.27%) Plesk
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 13 (29.55%) Red Hat
4 9 (20.45%) EMC
4 9 (20.45%) NetApp
5 8 (18.18%) Rackspace
6 6 (13.64%) arcserve
6 6 (13.64%) Cisco
6 6 (13.64%) CommVault
6 6 (13.64%) Veeam
7 5 (11.36%) Imperva
7 5 (11.36%) LogLogic
7 5 (11.36%) Palo Alto
8 4 (9.09%) HP
9 3 (6.82%) CheckPoint
9 3 (6.82%) Remedy
9 3 (6.82%) SolarWinds
10 2 (4.55%) Veritas
11 1 (2.27%) Citrix
11 1 (2.27%) McAfee
Reading, Berkshire
IDOX plc
Salary: £Competitive with good corporate benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Foundation IT
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Competitive Market Salary + Full Company Benefits Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Foundation IT
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 26 days ago