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

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 95 100 54
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -46
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 3 5 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.26% 0.41% 3.71%
As % of the System Software category 1.57% 3.60% 20.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 26
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £29,800 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,300 £35,000 £51,600
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,250 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+2.95% -5.05%
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
191 139 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 16.28% 11.46% 17.87%
Number of salaries quoted 175 118 139
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 11 February 2016. 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 -6 1 £38,500 +35.08%
Newport - 1 £32,500 -
Bridgend - 1 £37,500 -
VMware ESX
Wales

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) SAN
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) HP
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco
4 4 (50.00%) IBM
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) vSphere
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (37.50%) High Availability
5 3 (37.50%) Unix
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) NAS
5 3 (37.50%) Change Management
6 2 (25.00%) Advertising
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (25.00%) SAP Certification
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (25.00%) SSH
6 2 (25.00%) MCITP
6 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (25.00%) IIS
6 2 (25.00%) SAP

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) NAS
3 2 (25.00%) SSH
3 2 (25.00%) Telnet
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) PuTTY
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
1 2 (25.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) SAN Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Support
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) Solaris
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) AIX
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) High Availability
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (25.00%) Process Management
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCITP
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (25.00%) ISO22301
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 1 (12.50%) BladeLogic
1 1 (12.50%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) SAP
5 1 (12.50%) BMC
5 1 (12.50%) NetApp
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (12.50%) Remedy
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec
5 1 (12.50%) Veritas