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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 90 90 68
Rank change year-on-year
0 -22
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 3 6 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.24% 0.53% 1.85%
As % of the System Software category 2.33% 4.38% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 12
Average salary £43,750 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.40%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -
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
129 137 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 10.52% 12.07% 10.15%
Number of salaries quoted 114 126 94
Average salary £36,000 £33,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.46% -6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £56,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,722 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% -1.31%

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
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 29 July 2015. 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 -10 2 - -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £43,750 -
VMware ESX
Wales

VMware ESX
Top 17 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft