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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 75 71 61
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 10 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.18% 0.30% 0.51%
As % of the System Software category 10.10% 1.85% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 3
Average salary £32,500 £28,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.03% -16.17%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
99 108 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.70% 16.44% 11.17%
Number of salaries quoted 90 103 59
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,025 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £52,500 £38,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,875
% change year-on-year
- -3.53%

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 3 September 2015, 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 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) VMware
3 9 (64.29%) Firewall
3 9 (64.29%) SAN
4 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (50.00%) Linux
5 6 (42.86%) Dell
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (35.71%) EqualLogic
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (35.71%) MySQL
7 4 (28.57%) ITIL
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco
7 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
7 4 (28.57%) HP
7 4 (28.57%) Citrix
7 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
7 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (21.43%) Lync
8 3 (21.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (21.43%) MCITP
8 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
8 3 (21.43%) MCSE

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (21.43%) Lync
2 3 (21.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
3 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 2 (14.29%) JBoss
4 1 (7.14%) Apache
4 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
4 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) SAN
1 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) HTTP
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Administrator
4 3 (21.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (21.43%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 5 (35.71%) EqualLogic
3 1 (7.14%) Symmetrix
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) UNIX
5 1 (7.14%) HPUX
5 1 (7.14%) Solaris
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) MCSE
1 3 (21.43%) MCSA
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (21.43%) MCITP
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) WSUS
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Dell
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix
3 4 (28.57%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.14%) IBM
5 1 (7.14%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.14%) EMC
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago