The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 75 85 33
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -52
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 12 15 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.10% 1.26% 6.97%
As % of the System Software category 10.91% 10.27% 51.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 60
Average salary £30,500 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.79% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £29,100 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £48,900 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £43,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-5.81% +4.87%
VMware ESX
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 South Wales region.

System Software Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
110 146 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 10.06% 12.25% 13.61%
Number of salaries quoted 102 130 113
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the South Wales region.

VMware ESX Salary Trend in South Wales

VMware ESX
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in South Wales

VMware ESX
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +4 9 £28,500 -40.00% 1
Bridgend +17 2 £33,500 +71.79% 2
Caerphilly +3 1 £36,000 -6.49%
VMware ESX
Wales

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing VMware ESX 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 VMware ESX.

1 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (77.78%) Cisco
3 20 (74.07%) MS Exchange
3 20 (74.07%) Active Directory
4 18 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
5 16 (59.26%) Windows
6 12 (44.44%) SQL
6 12 (44.44%) LAN
6 12 (44.44%) WAN
6 12 (44.44%) Citrix
6 12 (44.44%) SAN
6 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (40.74%) Clustering
8 10 (37.04%) TCP/IP
8 10 (37.04%) IIS
9 9 (33.33%) ITIL
9 9 (33.33%) MCP
9 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 9 (33.33%) Hyper-V
9 9 (33.33%) NAS
10 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (29.63%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (29.63%) Cisco PIX
10 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (29.63%) CSS
10 8 (29.63%) NetApp
11 6 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing VMware ESX 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 VMware ESX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (74.07%) MS Exchange
2 18 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (37.04%) IIS
5 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2000
7 5 (18.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) LAN
1 12 (44.44%) WAN
1 12 (44.44%) SAN
2 10 (37.04%) TCP/IP
3 9 (33.33%) NAS
4 8 (29.63%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (29.63%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (18.52%) Firewall
6 3 (11.11%) Wireless
6 3 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (11.11%) VPN
6 3 (11.11%) WLAN
6 3 (11.11%) MPLS
6 3 (11.11%) OSPF
6 3 (11.11%) BGP
General
1 3 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Consultant
1 7 (25.93%) Support Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Wintel Consultant
4 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Network Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Support Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support
6 2 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Clustering
2 5 (18.52%) Blackberry
3 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (11.11%) Linux
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 5 (18.52%) Change Control
4 4 (14.81%) Change Management
5 3 (11.11%) Network Design
5 3 (11.11%) Time Management
5 3 (11.11%) Software Deployment
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.70%) Project Management
7 1 (3.70%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) MCP
2 6 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (14.81%) Degree
5 3 (11.11%) MCSE
5 3 (11.11%) CCIE
5 3 (11.11%) CCNP
5 3 (11.11%) CCIP
5 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (7.41%) SAP Certification
6 2 (7.41%) CCNA
7 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO 9001
1 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (74.07%) Active Directory
2 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 6 (22.22%) XenApp
5 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (7.41%) XenServer
8 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (77.78%) Cisco
3 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
4 12 (44.44%) Citrix
5 8 (29.63%) NetApp
6 6 (22.22%) HP
7 4 (14.81%) LANDesk
8 2 (7.41%) SAP
9 1 (3.70%) 3PAR
9 1 (3.70%) Brocade
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent salary plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago