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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 68 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 4 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.58% 1.52% -
As % of the System Software category 6.25% 8.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 0
Average salary £51,250 £37,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.51% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
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
64 71 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.30% 17.93% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 53 54 21
Average salary £38,000 £37,250 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.01% +20.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Cardiff

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco
5 5 (41.67%) Citrix
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (33.33%) CCNA
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
6 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (25.00%) Welsh Language
7 3 (25.00%) Wireshark
7 3 (25.00%) Mitel
7 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (25.00%) Line Management
7 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (16.67%) IIS
6 1 (8.33%) JBoss
6 1 (8.33%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (25.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (25.00%) VoIP
2 3 (25.00%) WAN
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) VPN
2 3 (25.00%) MPLS
2 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) Wireless
3 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
4 1 (8.33%) SMTP
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) FTP
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 3 (25.00%) Welsh Language
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Advertising
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Solutions Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Server Support
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Flex
1 1 (8.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) EqualLogic
2 1 (8.33%) Symmetrix
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (25.00%) Line Management
2 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCNA
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CCNP
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (16.67%) MCSE
3 2 (16.67%) MCSA
4 1 (8.33%) MCP
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (25.00%) ProxySG
4 2 (16.67%) DFS Replication
4 2 (16.67%) XenApp
4 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (25.00%) Mitel
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) Juniper
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (25.00%) Blue Coat
5 2 (16.67%) IBM
6 1 (8.33%) Verint
6 1 (8.33%) Avaya
6 1 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) Dell
6 1 (8.33%) EMC
6 1 (8.33%) NetApp