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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 59 63 43
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -20
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 6 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.00% 1.04% 1.46%
As % of the System Software category 6.45% 9.09% 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 6
Average salary £30,500 £46,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.05% +15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £42,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +11.25%
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
93 66 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.47% 11.40% 10.46%
Number of salaries quoted 89 61 36
Average salary £30,500 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.29% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Cardiff

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) LAN
2 8 (80.00%) WAN
3 6 (60.00%) NetApp
4 4 (40.00%) SAN
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (30.00%) Time Management
5 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (30.00%) Software Deployment
5 3 (30.00%) Wireless
5 3 (30.00%) Advertising
5 3 (30.00%) Network Design
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (30.00%) MPLS
5 3 (30.00%) OSPF
5 3 (30.00%) BGP
5 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (30.00%) VPN
5 3 (30.00%) CCIE
5 3 (30.00%) CCNP
5 3 (30.00%) CCIP
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) HP
5 3 (30.00%) WLAN
5 3 (30.00%) SQL

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (30.00%) IIS
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) LAN
1 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) SAN
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (30.00%) Wireless
3 3 (30.00%) MPLS
3 3 (30.00%) OSPF
3 3 (30.00%) BGP
3 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) WLAN
4 1 (10.00%) NAS
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) NetScreen
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (30.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Network Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Server Support
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Time Management
1 3 (30.00%) Software Deployment
1 3 (30.00%) Network Design
2 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (30.00%) CCIE
1 3 (30.00%) CCNP
1 3 (30.00%) CCIP
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) NetApp
3 3 (30.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) LANDesk
5 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) Juniper
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft