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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 62 64 50
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 11 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.58% 1.33% 1.48%
As % of the System Software category 11.70% 13.43% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 5
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +18.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £67,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -6.66%
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
94 67 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 13.53% 9.88% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 82 56 57
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £52,700
UK excluding London average salary £39,421 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.12% -2.59%

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 9 February 2016, 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 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 20 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 19 (79.17%) VMware
4 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
5 15 (62.50%) MS Exchange
5 15 (62.50%) ITIL
5 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
5 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (54.17%) Cisco
7 12 (50.00%) Linux
7 12 (50.00%) SAN
8 11 (45.83%) DNS
8 11 (45.83%) DHCP
8 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (41.67%) Red Hat
9 10 (41.67%) Firewall
10 9 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (37.50%) Coaching
10 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (33.33%) Unix
11 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (29.17%) EqualLogic
12 7 (29.17%) Problem Management
12 7 (29.17%) VPN
12 7 (29.17%) Dell
12 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (29.17%) Avaya
13 6 (25.00%) Service Management

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 15 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (16.67%) IIS
4 4 (16.67%) OpenStack
5 3 (12.50%) Apache
6 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (8.33%) JBoss
6 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
7 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (4.17%) Drupal
7 1 (4.17%) nginx
7 1 (4.17%) Node.js
7 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
7 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) SAN
2 11 (45.83%) DHCP
2 11 (45.83%) DNS
3 10 (41.67%) Firewall
4 9 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (29.17%) VPN
6 6 (25.00%) IP Telephony
7 4 (16.67%) Internet
8 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
9 1 (4.17%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (4.17%) HTTP
9 1 (4.17%) IPsec
9 1 (4.17%) Kerberos
9 1 (4.17%) LDAP
9 1 (4.17%) MPLS
9 1 (4.17%) SSL
9 1 (4.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) GitLab
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
1 6 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Administrator
2 7 (29.17%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (20.83%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) IT Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) LAMP
2 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Flex
2 1 (4.17%) Django
2 1 (4.17%) Drush
2 1 (4.17%) jQuery
2 1 (4.17%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (4.17%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (4.17%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) EqualLogic
2 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (16.67%) Clustering
4 3 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (8.33%) Symmetrix
6 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
6 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 20 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (50.00%) Linux
5 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (33.33%) Unix
8 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (8.33%) AIX
10 1 (4.17%) CentOS
10 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) ITIL
2 9 (37.50%) Coaching
3 7 (29.17%) Problem Management
4 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 6 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (25.00%) Service Management
5 3 (12.50%) People Management
5 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.17%) DevOps
6 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.17%) Open Source
6 1 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Security Hardening
6 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.17%) Perl
1 1 (4.17%) PHP
1 1 (4.17%) Python
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (4.17%) CCNP
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) MCITP
3 1 (4.17%) MCSA
3 1 (4.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 13 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (12.50%) XenApp
3 3 (12.50%) XenDesktop
3 3 (12.50%) XenServer
4 1 (4.17%) Ceph
4 1 (4.17%) Docker
4 1 (4.17%) GlusterFS
4 1 (4.17%) iptables
4 1 (4.17%) LXC
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.17%) NFS
4 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) SCCM
1 4 (16.67%) WSUS
2 3 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 3 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (12.50%) Tivoli
2 3 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Ansible
3 1 (4.17%) CFEngine
3 1 (4.17%) HAProxy
3 1 (4.17%) Nagios
3 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.17%) Puppet
3 1 (4.17%) Salt
3 1 (4.17%) SELinux
3 1 (4.17%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) VMware
2 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
3 13 (54.17%) Cisco
4 10 (41.67%) Red Hat
5 7 (29.17%) Avaya
5 7 (29.17%) Dell
6 4 (16.67%) Citrix
6 4 (16.67%) IBM
7 3 (12.50%) HP
7 3 (12.50%) Nexenta
7 3 (12.50%) Oracle
7 3 (12.50%) Symantec
7 3 (12.50%) Veritas
8 2 (8.33%) 3PAR
8 2 (8.33%) EMC
8 2 (8.33%) Novell
9 1 (4.17%) Brocade
9 1 (4.17%) Juniper
9 1 (4.17%) NetApp
9 1 (4.17%) Rackspace