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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank - 58 86
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 0 29 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - 3.05% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category - 19.59% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 0 23 3
Average salary - £44,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,750 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.11% -5.55%
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
149 148 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 12.18% 15.55% 6.75%
Number of salaries quoted 126 130 60
Average salary £36,500 £36,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% +24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £28,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £42,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco
3 9 (81.82%) Windows
3 9 (81.82%) LAN
3 9 (81.82%) WAN
4 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
5 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
6 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
6 6 (54.55%) Citrix
6 6 (54.55%) Firewall
6 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
7 5 (45.45%) SAN
7 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (36.36%) SQL
8 4 (36.36%) IIS
8 4 (36.36%) VPN
8 4 (36.36%) CCNA
8 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
9 3 (27.27%) HP
9 3 (27.27%) NetApp
9 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (27.27%) LANDesk
9 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (27.27%) Cisco PIX

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
2 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (36.36%) IIS
5 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (18.18%) Apache
6 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
7 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) LAN
1 9 (81.82%) WAN
2 6 (54.55%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) SAN
3 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
4 4 (36.36%) VPN
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (18.18%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (18.18%) DNS
6 2 (18.18%) DHCP
6 2 (18.18%) SNMP
6 2 (18.18%) WLAN
6 2 (18.18%) ADSL
6 2 (18.18%) ISDN
6 2 (18.18%) OSPF
6 2 (18.18%) BGP
6 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
6 2 (18.18%) IGRP
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
1 2 (18.18%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (18.18%) Time Management
1 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (18.18%) Network Management
1 2 (18.18%) Software Deployment
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Change Control
2 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CCNA
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) MCP
2 2 (18.18%) CCNP
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
4 2 (18.18%) XenServer
4 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (18.18%) Firmware
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) Citrix
4 3 (27.27%) NetApp
4 3 (27.27%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) LANDesk
5 2 (18.18%) Brocade
5 2 (18.18%) Dell
5 2 (18.18%) EMC
5 2 (18.18%) Nokia
5 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint