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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 76 70 38
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -32
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 1 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.14% 0.44% 3.47%
As % of the System Software category 1.05% 4.62% 21.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 9
Average salary £38,500 £28,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.08% -43.00%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,250 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+2.95% -5.05%
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
95 65 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 13.38% 9.59% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 82 54 53
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £56,400
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 10 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Support
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas