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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank - 68 67
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 0 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff - 1.16% 0.51%
As % of the System Software category - 7.45% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £51,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.89%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -12.08%
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 94 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.57% 15.54% 7.99%
Number of salaries quoted 54 83 43
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £28,300 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,200 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) XenServer
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) LANDesk
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) XenServer
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) LANDesk