The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 61 85 50
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -35
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 25 5 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.46% 0.49% 4.07%
As % of the System Software category 17.36% 6.49% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 25
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £52,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +11.11%
System Software Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
144 77 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 14.19% 7.49% 14.79%
Number of salaries quoted 130 71 106
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £41,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
VMware ESX
Wales

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +14 10 £51,250 +20.58%
Caerphilly - 4 £50,000 -
Bridgend +1 3 £44,000 +60.00%
Newport - 3 £35,000 -
VMware ESX
Wales

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 57 (100.00%) VMware
2 44 (77.19%) Microsoft
3 37 (64.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (52.63%) Active Directory
4 30 (52.63%) SAN
5 27 (47.37%) Cisco
6 26 (45.61%) ITIL
7 21 (36.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 19 (33.33%) NAS
8 19 (33.33%) Windows
9 18 (31.58%) MS Exchange
9 18 (31.58%) Citrix
10 16 (28.07%) NetApp
10 16 (28.07%) HP
10 16 (28.07%) Brocade
11 15 (26.32%) Clustering
11 15 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
11 15 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2007
12 14 (24.56%) SC Cleared
12 14 (24.56%) Security Cleared
12 14 (24.56%) Hyper-V
12 14 (24.56%) SQL
13 13 (22.81%) SAP
13 13 (22.81%) TCP/IP
13 13 (22.81%) ISO 9001
13 13 (22.81%) SAP Certification
13 13 (22.81%) Finance
13 13 (22.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 12 (21.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 12 (21.05%) Change Control

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 15 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (21.05%) IIS
4 6 (10.53%) SAS
4 6 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2000
6 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (3.51%) Lync
7 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (21.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (52.63%) SAN
2 19 (33.33%) NAS
3 13 (22.81%) TCP/IP
4 10 (17.54%) Cisco IOS
4 10 (17.54%) Cisco PIX
5 8 (14.04%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (10.53%) Firewall
7 3 (5.26%) DVB
7 3 (5.26%) DNS
8 2 (3.51%) DHCP
8 2 (3.51%) Wireless
9 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (22.81%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (22.81%) Architect
2 11 (19.30%) Technical Architect
2 11 (19.30%) Support Specialist
3 9 (15.79%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 8 (14.04%) Storage Specialist
5 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (5.26%) Wintel Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Storage Specialist
7 3 (5.26%) Storage Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Server Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.54%) CSS
2 3 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.32%) Clustering
2 5 (8.77%) CLARiiON
3 3 (5.26%) STB
3 3 (5.26%) DTV
4 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.33%) Windows
2 11 (19.30%) UNIX
3 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (10.53%) Linux
3 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (8.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.26%) AIX
6 2 (3.51%) Solaris
6 2 (3.51%) SUSE
6 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (45.61%) ITIL
2 12 (21.05%) Change Control
3 10 (17.54%) Service Management
3 10 (17.54%) Problem Management
4 7 (12.28%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (8.77%) Capacity Management
6 2 (3.51%) Change Management
6 2 (3.51%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.56%) SQL
2 12 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 8 (14.04%) PowerHouse
4 3 (5.26%) Python
4 3 (5.26%) Perl
4 3 (5.26%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.75%) VBScript
5 1 (1.75%) VB
5 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (36.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 14 (24.56%) SC Cleared
2 14 (24.56%) Security Cleared
3 13 (22.81%) SAP Certification
4 7 (12.28%) VCP5
5 6 (10.53%) MCP
6 5 (8.77%) Degree
7 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (7.02%) DV Cleared
8 3 (5.26%) MCSE
9 2 (3.51%) MCSA
10 1 (1.75%) CCAA
10 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.81%) ISO 9001
1 13 (22.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (64.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (52.63%) Active Directory
3 14 (24.56%) Hyper-V
4 12 (21.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 10 (17.54%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (7.02%) Terminal Services
6 4 (7.02%) XenApp
6 4 (7.02%) vSphere
7 3 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.75%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (17.54%) SCCM
1 10 (17.54%) WSUS
1 10 (17.54%) NetBackup
2 8 (14.04%) Backup Exec
3 4 (7.02%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.51%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 57 (100.00%) VMware
2 44 (77.19%) Microsoft
3 27 (47.37%) Cisco
4 18 (31.58%) Citrix
5 16 (28.07%) NetApp
5 16 (28.07%) HP
5 16 (28.07%) Brocade
6 13 (22.81%) SAP
7 10 (17.54%) Sophos
7 10 (17.54%) Remedy
8 8 (14.04%) 3PAR
8 8 (14.04%) Capita
9 6 (10.53%) Symantec
9 6 (10.53%) EMC
10 5 (8.77%) Veeam
10 5 (8.77%) Red Hat
11 3 (5.26%) Sybase
11 3 (5.26%) Oracle
11 3 (5.26%) IBM
12 1 (1.75%) AppSense