The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank - 57 50
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 0 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff - 0.67% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category - 5.80% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £34,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
vSphere
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
114 69 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.96% 11.52% 12.85%
Number of salaries quoted 109 59 40
Average salary £32,750 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,800 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.77% +6.13%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

vSphere
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Cardiff

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing vSphere 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 vSphere.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) Hyper-V
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) SAN
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Marketing
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 1 (14.29%) LAN
6 1 (14.29%) HP
6 1 (14.29%) Dell
6 1 (14.29%) Citrix
6 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (14.29%) Firewall
6 1 (14.29%) Migration
6 1 (14.29%) Replication
6 1 (14.29%) Clustering
6 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
6 1 (14.29%) WSUS
6 1 (14.29%) WorkSite
6 1 (14.29%) XenServer
6 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
6 1 (14.29%) High Availability

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing vSphere 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 vSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) WorkSite
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
General
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (85.71%) Hyper-V
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) XenServer
3 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
Cardiff
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