The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 67 72 65
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 6 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.91% 1.53% 0.48%
As % of the System Software category 7.89% 12.87% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 3
Median salary £37,500 £33,750 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +18.42%
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -
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
76 101 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.48% 11.87% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 68 94 102
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £40,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
3 9 (81.82%) ITIL
3 9 (81.82%) Windows Server
4 8 (72.73%) VPN
4 8 (72.73%) Cisco
4 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
5 7 (63.64%) Unix
5 7 (63.64%) Linux
5 7 (63.64%) Firewall
5 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (54.55%) Finance
6 6 (54.55%) Problem Management
6 6 (54.55%) SAN
7 5 (45.45%) Avaya
7 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
7 5 (45.45%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
7 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (36.36%) Coaching
8 4 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (36.36%) Performance Management
8 4 (36.36%) NAS
8 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
9 3 (27.27%) DNS
9 3 (27.27%) DHCP

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) VPN
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) SAN
4 5 (45.45%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (36.36%) NAS
6 3 (27.27%) DHCP
6 3 (27.27%) DNS
7 2 (18.18%) IP Telephony
8 1 (9.09%) LAN
8 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
8 1 (9.09%) VLAN
8 1 (9.09%) VoIP
8 1 (9.09%) WAN
8 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Financial Institution
3 2 (18.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Administrator
1 4 (36.36%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Service Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Services Manager
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Monitoring Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Network Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server
3 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 7 (63.64%) Unix
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Solaris
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Problem Management
3 4 (36.36%) Coaching
3 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Management
3 4 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Perl
1 2 (18.18%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) MCITP
2 2 (18.18%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
1 1 (9.09%) OpenView
1 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (9.09%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco
3 5 (45.45%) Avaya
3 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) CA
5 1 (9.09%) F5
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Juniper
5 1 (9.09%) Riverbed
5 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds