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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 65 58 44
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 3 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.48% 0.87% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 2.75% 8.06% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 1
Average salary £28,500 £35,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.57% -39.13%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
109 62 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 17.38% 10.73% 11.59%
Number of salaries quoted 105 57 37
Average salary £31,750 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.61% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 September 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (66.67%) Hyper-V
4 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 3 (33.33%) IIS
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (33.33%) Advertising
6 2 (22.22%) Marketing
6 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (22.22%) SAN
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) MCSE
6 2 (22.22%) MCSA
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
7 1 (11.11%) Firewall
7 1 (11.11%) CCNA
7 1 (11.11%) HP
7 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 1 (11.11%) MCP
7 1 (11.11%) LAN
7 1 (11.11%) WAN

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (33.33%) IIS
1 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (11.11%) WorkSite
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) SMTP
2 1 (11.11%) FTP
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Advertising
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Server Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Server Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Server Support
1 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (22.22%) MCSE
2 2 (22.22%) MCSA
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) MCP
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (66.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) HP