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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 64 67 67
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 4 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.60% 1.07% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 5.63% 7.29% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 1
Average salary £39,500 £31,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.39% +6.77%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
71 96 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.66% 14.63% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 55 85 47
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% +18.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,700 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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 22 May 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 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) Citrix
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) SAN
5 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco
5 4 (44.44%) Firewall
5 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (33.33%) HP
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (22.22%) DHCP
7 2 (22.22%) ITIL
7 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
7 2 (22.22%) MCSE
7 2 (22.22%) MCSA
7 2 (22.22%) XenApp
7 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
7 2 (22.22%) DFS Replication
7 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
7 2 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Lync
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) SAN
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (11.11%) VoIP
5 1 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (11.11%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Solutions Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
1 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Line Management
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) MCSA
1 2 (22.22%) MCITP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) XenApp
3 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
3 2 (22.22%) DFS Replication
4 1 (11.11%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Citrix
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco
5 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 3 (33.33%) HP
6 1 (11.11%) Mitel
6 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
6 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle
6 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 1 (11.11%) Juniper