The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 53 71 47
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -24
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 8 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.35% 0.17% 0.46%
As % of the System Software category 9.52% 2.22% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 2
Average salary £32,000 £29,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.47% +9.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,450 £29,500 £29,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
System Software Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
84 45 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.19% 7.55% 12.73%
Number of salaries quoted 76 42 45
Average salary £35,000 £29,250 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.65% -11.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £21,250 £20,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
vSphere
South Wales

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 24 April 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Cardiff

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
3 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (69.23%) Hyper-V
4 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
5 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
6 6 (46.15%) SAN
7 5 (38.46%) Firewall
8 3 (23.08%) VPN
8 3 (23.08%) Cisco
9 2 (15.38%) ITIL
9 2 (15.38%) EMC
9 2 (15.38%) Citrix
9 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (15.38%) NetApp
9 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (15.38%) Clustering
9 2 (15.38%) Marketing
9 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (15.38%) EqualLogic
9 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (7.69%) High Availability
10 1 (7.69%) vCloud
10 1 (7.69%) WSUS
10 1 (7.69%) WorkSite
10 1 (7.69%) NAS
10 1 (7.69%) XenServer
10 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
10 1 (7.69%) EMC RecoverPoint

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (7.69%) WorkSite
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) SAN
2 5 (38.46%) Firewall
3 3 (23.08%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) NAS
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
General
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Support
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Support
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
1 2 (15.38%) EqualLogic
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
1 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (7.69%) High Availability
2 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
2 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (69.23%) Hyper-V
3 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.69%) vCloud
4 1 (7.69%) XenServer
4 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
4 1 (7.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) EMC
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) NetApp
5 1 (7.69%) Juniper
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago