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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 67 57 46
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.15% 0.38% 0.55%
As % of the System Software category 0.90% 3.92% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £30,000 - £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
System Software Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
111 51 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.23% 9.75% 13.81%
Number of salaries quoted 104 38 44
Average salary £33,500 £36,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.94% +7.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,900 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,950 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Hyper-V
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco
5 3 (37.50%) SAN
6 2 (25.00%) Marketing
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (25.00%) Firewall
6 2 (25.00%) WAN
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle
7 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
7 1 (12.50%) LAN
7 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (12.50%) Migration
7 1 (12.50%) Replication
7 1 (12.50%) Juniper
7 1 (12.50%) HP
7 1 (12.50%) Dell
7 1 (12.50%) Citrix
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (12.50%) WSUS
7 1 (12.50%) WorkSite
7 1 (12.50%) Clustering
7 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
7 1 (12.50%) XenServer

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) WorkSite
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
General
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (87.50%) Hyper-V
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) XenServer
3 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper