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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 85 68 71
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 8 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.70% 1.91% 1.57%
As % of the System Software category 5.67% 17.80% 13.98%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 10
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -26.31%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
System Software Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
141 118 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 12.34% 10.71% 11.25%
Number of salaries quoted 130 104 80
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -18 3 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Caerphilly +9 2 £35,000 -12.50% 1
VMware ESX
Wales

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (60.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
5 13 (46.43%) SAN
5 13 (46.43%) Cisco
6 12 (42.86%) Windows
7 11 (39.29%) ITIL
7 11 (39.29%) MS Excel
8 10 (35.71%) MS Exchange
8 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
8 10 (35.71%) SQL
8 10 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (35.71%) Clustering
9 8 (28.57%) NAS
9 8 (28.57%) NetApp
10 7 (25.00%) CSS
10 7 (25.00%) UNIX
10 7 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
11 6 (21.43%) Problem Management
11 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
11 6 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
11 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
11 6 (21.43%) IIS
11 6 (21.43%) Citrix
12 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (17.86%) Firewall
12 5 (17.86%) MCP

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 10 (35.71%) MS Exchange
1 10 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (21.43%) IIS
3 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2000
4 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.57%) SAS
6 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (39.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) SAN
2 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
3 8 (28.57%) NAS
4 7 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (17.86%) Firewall
6 3 (10.71%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (10.71%) DVB
7 2 (7.14%) LAN
7 2 (7.14%) WAN
7 2 (7.14%) MPLS
7 2 (7.14%) OSPF
7 2 (7.14%) BGP
8 1 (3.57%) DHCP
8 1 (3.57%) DNS
8 1 (3.57%) NetScreen
8 1 (3.57%) Network Security
8 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (14.29%) Advertising
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Architect
2 4 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Support Specialist
3 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (10.71%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Wintel Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) CSS
2 3 (10.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Clustering
2 3 (10.71%) STB
2 3 (10.71%) DTV
3 2 (7.14%) CLARiiON
3 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Windows
2 7 (25.00%) UNIX
3 3 (10.71%) AIX
3 3 (10.71%) Linux
3 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) Problem Management
3 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (14.29%) Network Design
4 4 (14.29%) Change Control
5 3 (10.71%) Service Management
6 2 (7.14%) Change Management
7 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 3 (10.71%) Python
3 3 (10.71%) Perl
3 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.14%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.86%) MCP
3 4 (14.29%) SAP Certification
4 2 (7.14%) VCP5
4 2 (7.14%) MCSE
4 2 (7.14%) CCIE
4 2 (7.14%) CCNP
4 2 (7.14%) CCIP
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) ISO 9001
1 4 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (60.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
3 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (10.71%) XenApp
5 3 (10.71%) Terminal Services
5 3 (10.71%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (10.71%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) NetBackup
1 3 (10.71%) Backup Exec
1 3 (10.71%) WSUS
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) ARCserve
2 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (46.43%) Cisco
4 8 (28.57%) NetApp
5 6 (21.43%) Citrix
6 4 (14.29%) HP
6 4 (14.29%) SAP
7 3 (10.71%) Brocade
7 3 (10.71%) IBM
7 3 (10.71%) Oracle
7 3 (10.71%) Sybase
7 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
7 3 (10.71%) Remedy
7 3 (10.71%) Sophos
8 2 (7.14%) Capita
8 2 (7.14%) EMC
9 1 (3.57%) Juniper
9 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.57%) Symantec
9 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
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Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum + 10% bonus + excellent benefits
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Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago