The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank - 53 64
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 0 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff - 2.04% 0.55%
As % of the System Software category - 12.66% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 3
Average salary - £51,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +36.66%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -4.49%
VMware ESX
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

System Software Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
70 79 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.80% 16.12% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 57 65 30
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £29,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £45,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Cardiff region.

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Cardiff

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VMware ESX.

1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) IIS
4 3 (42.86%) NetApp
4 3 (42.86%) LANDesk
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) XenServer
5 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (28.57%) Office 365
5 2 (28.57%) Software Deployment
5 2 (28.57%) Time Management
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (28.57%) SAN

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VMware ESX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
1 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (42.86%) IIS
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (28.57%) WLAN
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Time Management
1 2 (28.57%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 2 (28.57%) XenServer
4 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
3 3 (42.86%) LANDesk
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) HP